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partner in crime Eyebee, are behind new night Loose Joints every Thursday at The 13th Note Club, Glasgow. With a music policy which covers electro, hip hop, soul, Latin, Afro, dub, electronica and jaa, there’s not a lot out there which they won't play. The difference though is that they’ve cut the scratching/mixing part out of the equation and promise to play every to last.
Cecil Leuter: ‘Pop Electronique No.1' (Jazzman 7in) A simple bop-styled backing track with
an orgy of tones and pulses firing off on
all sides. Imagine Albert Ayler’s take on E.V.A.
Hurricane: 'Hurricane‘ (MCA Soundtracks)
The Roots, Mos Def and Common head this all-star team, going to work on this Dylan cover from the Denzel Washington film of the same name. Knock-out beats and rhymes.
Divine Styler: 'Conception Design Conception' (Mo Wax)
This dark, dirty, electro-hip hop brute is currently rockin' the spot at Clyde
Street. Dealer's choice for the anthem of
Move A Head: ‘Drums For Maia' (Afro Art)
The two Nick’s - Peacock and Quail — keep the quality high and the fuss to a
minimum on Ashley Beedle’s label. Afro-
beat and Latin-jazz mixed-up and rolled out in characteristic style, what more can you ask for?
78 THE usr 11—25h1ay 2000
GLASGOW FRIDAYS: PRE-CLUB continued
I Paul Cawley at Air Organic. 9pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. In addition to running Soma’s breakbeat sister labels Fenetik and Psy Phi, Paul Cawley warms up for the weekend with brand new breaks, hip hop and drum & bass.
I The Pleasure Lounge at Ad Lib. 5-9pm. Free. Weekly. Something of a pre pre-club this, for those who get tipsy at tea time, with Special Favours resident DJ Mingo-go spinning the usual eclectic selection, from lush pop to electro via ‘phuturistic sleaze’.
I Radar at The Cross Bar. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Wiggy selection of esoteric dub and progressive techno.
I Russell's at Russell’s. 6pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. DJ Yaw kicks out the best R&B, hip hop and swingbeat.
I Soaterama at Nice ‘n’ Sleazy (ground ﬂoor). 8pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. An across-the-board blend with an emphasis on the unexpected, from punk to drum & bass.
I Stateside Sounds at The State Bar. 4—7pm. Free. Weekly. Paul Shields selects alt-country favourites, rock classics and blues cuts.
I Syntax at Bar Jedi. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Nik Craig of Syntax is joined by DJ Trace (Maddog) for a night of chilled-out electro, ﬁlter-heavy disco and techy house. Sec preview.
I Amorphous 2000 at Glasgow School ofArt. 10pm—3am. £4 (£3). 19 May only. A mixed~up array of acid house, drum & bass and techno from Kelvin Bridge (aka Twitch), Stevie Elements and Felix.
I The Ark at The Tunnel. 10.30pm—3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. The mighty triumvirate of Scott Mackay, Michael Kilkie and Zammo keep the crowd on their toes with top quality hard house, while Simon Foy kicks out smooth vocal house and garage in the back room.
I Big Daddy at The 13th Note Club. 9pm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Funk and jazz from Graham and Daniel, except they call it buttcrack beats, ring stinging funk and Nagasaki noodlings. Quite.
I Blowfly Disco at Glasgow School of Art. lUpm—3am. £4 (£3). 12 & 19 May. Chris and Dart of Bughouse fame play, alternately, ‘low-slung funk’ and ‘electro- pop’. Make of that what you will.
I Buddasole at Club Budda.
1 1pm-3am. £5. Weekly. Solemusic head honcho Stevie Middleton with seriously high calibre soulful house and garage. For music lovers.
I Bump 'n' Hustle at Babaza. 6pm-3am (DJs from 11pm). Free before 11pm; £5 after. Weekly. Paul Traynor and Jamie Strang ofArchaos fame with fine and funky R&B cuts, hip hop and some classic soul and funk thrown in to keep the capacity crowd going. Arrive early to avoid disappointment, as this is one of the busiest regular Fri nighters around. I Caliente! at Havana. 6pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Loco Latin action from the Salsa Sabrosa crew from 6pm through to the wee small hours.
I The Cathouse at The Cathouse. 10.30pm—3am. £4 (£3); £1 before 11pm. Weekly. Rock, grunge, indie and a dash of breakbeat across three floors at Glasgow’s top venue for rockers and alternateens.
I Derby Street All Stars at Planet Peach. 10pm—3am. Price the. 19 May only. Jim, Barry and Miles, of burgeoning Glasgow house label Derby Street, take over the Sub Club’s Fri rotation for one night only to show off their skills.
I Electric Bogie at Planet Peach. Next date 26 May with Howie B.
I EuPhonIc at The Temple.
1 1pm—3.3()am. £6 (£4). Weekly. Trevor Reilly, Billy MacAtee and Paul Mendez spin trance and hard house with a funky edge to a packed-out club of up-for-it kids.
I G 'n' D at Archaos. llpm—3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. Dress smart and prepare to party in the main room with Ryan Kerr
and David Gilmore spinning dance classics, garage and house from the commercial end of the spectrum. Betty’s features Ian Thompson with dance classics across the genres, while Paul Traynor provides a collection of R&B, hip hop and soul cuts in the exclusive Skyban
I Global at Universe (Coatbridge). 11pm—2.45am. £5. Weekly. Tunnel types Kevin MacFarlane and Stephen Lee spinning garage, vocal house and anthems.
I Goodfoot at The Bedsit. 10pm—2am. £5. 19 May. Fortnightly. Peerless northern action from Scott Brown and the lads, featuring stomping classics, raretics and the occasional funk-flavoured cut. Continue your obsession with wilfully obscure soul sounds, or ﬁnd out exactly why old blokes from Stockport will re- mortgage their homes to purchase a 7m single.
I Good Friday at Slave. 1()pm—3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Lovejoy and Robin with bouncing cuts ranging from vocal to hard house.
I Life at Life. 10pm—3am. £5. Weekly. Stuart McCallum mans the decks with a funk and soul selection.
I Midi Hi-Fi at Glasgow School of Art. Next date 2 Jun.
I Mystec at Rocksy’s Basement. llpm—Zam. £7. 19 May. Monthly. Dirty Wriggles and Good Hands play bass- driven electro and techno. as well as having the muckiest names in the business. Catch the bus to Paisley from The Variety Bar at 10.30pm.
I Polo Lounge at The Polo Lounge. llpm—3am. £5. Weekly. Michelle provides a loose mix of house and indie classics downstairs. while Andy rocks the Trophy Room with 80s and 90s hits at this gay venue.
I Pressure at The Arches. Monthly. Next date 26 May with Luke Slater, Cari Lekcbusch, Rolando and David Alverado. I Radar at Glasgow School ofArt. 10pm—3am. £4 (£3). 12 May. Monthly. Scott K, Tim B, MJC, and Spudd might be a bit lax on thinking up interesting DJ aliases, but they sure as hell know how to rock out the hard-but-musical techno.
I Reds at Reds. 11pm—3am. £6 (£5). Weekly. Club classics and house sounds from Alan Ronald.
I Relief at The Arches. 1 1pm-3am. £8 (£6). Weekly. The Relief chaps have been sticking to their own considerable talents for a while, but after Sneak’s masterful showing last month, things seem to be hotting up again: Gene l’arris guests on 12 May.
I Salsa Sabrosa at Strathclyde University Student Union. 9.30pm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Keith, Alexis and Geo D with the best in merengue, salsa and all things Latin. Entry includes dance classes at the start of the night.
I Soulsa at Eat Drink Man Woman. 9pm—late. £3. Weekly. Smooth disco courtesy ofAndy Unger. Rodger. Pete Murphy and Wayne Dixon, who are keen to show that disco doesn’t just mean Daft Punk and their filter-happy peers, preferring instead the genuine classics the revivalists sample and, well, rip off.
I Syntax at G]. llme—3am. £5. 19 May. Monthly. A brand new night at a re- launched venue. Residents Jace, Nik Craig and Adam Marshall are joined by Jason Pussypower, direct from Prague, fora night of Detroit, tech-house, electro and deep techno. See preview.
I Tangent at Alaska. llpm—Sam. Price TBC. Weekly. The Tangent duo of A- Man and Panic take up residency at Alaska. bringing their eclectic dance beats with them.
I Tentra at Trash. 1(1pm—3am. £5. Weekly. A brand new Fri night. launching with suitably bangin’ guest slots from Lisa Littlewood and Colin Tevendale.
I Traxx at Planet Peach. llpm—3am. £7 (£6). 12 May only. A Traxx special with Elliot Eastwick, the head honcho of the ever-reliable Paper Recordings and founder of Hard Times currently garnering much praise for his Robodisco night down Manchester way. and labelmatc Miles Holloway. See liitlist.
I Velvet Rooms at The Velvet Rooms. 10pm-3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. John Lyons with smooth R&B downstairs, plus Raymond Darvon spinning club classics upstairs.
I Yang at Yang. 11pm—3am. Free before midnight; £5 after. Weekly. Dema and Nice, core members of the super-skilled Freek Menoovers crew, rock the bar with turntablist hip hop while Kushi provides deep house beats in the back room.
I Yum Yum at The 13th Note Club (basement). 9pm—3am. £5; free before 11pm. Weekly. Latin grooves, jazz, hip hop and the like predominate, but pretty much anything goes, including wiggy projection action from Ray Suzuki.
Chart & party
I Glamorama at The Apartment. 11pm—3am. £8. Weekly. Good time club selections from party king Jim Da Best. I Carwash at g2. 11pm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. A night of disco, funk and soul classics, courtesy of The Garage’s Jerry Lyons.
I Cheesy Pop at Qudos (QMU). 10pm—2am. £3 (£2) — students and up to four guests. Weekly. Seven years on and rampant hordes of mucky-minded, vodka-fuelled urchins still flock to hear DJ Toast’s Edam selection. A riotous evening, with the emphasis on pure unashamed fun.
I Crash at The Shed. 10pm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Dave Ross rocking the Southside sister club to The Garage with student-friendly kitsch and chart faves. I Envy at Destiny. 10pm—3am. £5 before 11pm; £6 after. Weekly. Throbbing house action at the city centre megavenue. Wear nice shoes.
I Love Bug at The Garage. 10.30pm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Insanely busy night of party tunes for students and youngsters.
I Pink Cadillac at Betty’s (Archaos). 11pm—3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Break out your feather boas, ludicrous flares, platform boots and Afro wigs and groove to classic disco and sexy funk, courtesy of DJ Shaft.
I Shag at Fury Murry’s. 11pm—3.15am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Drunken party tunes from Mark and James G.
I Strawberry Fields at Strawberry Fields. 9pm—3am. £6 before 11pm; £7 after. Weekly. A party-up set taking in dancefloor faves from the 60s to the present day.
I Budda at Bar Budda. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Stevie Middleton of Solemusic with deep house and garage. I Bughouse at Bar Jedi. 9pm—midnight. Chris and Dan bring the ﬁnest in house to the out-of-the-way bar.
I Cross Wired at The Cross Bar. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. House and techno with a seriously funky feel.
I Cul De Sac at The Cul De Sac. 9pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. Jim Hutchison from Soma with funked-up techno and deep house.
I Dirty Wriggles at The Variety Bar. ()pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. The crew behind the Mystcc events liven up Sat night with a techno ‘n’ electro pre-club set.
I Firehorse Foundations at Alaska. Monthly. Next date 27 May.
I Fourward Thinking at Four Cafe Bar (CCA). 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Brand new pre-club with an emphasis on breaks and beats.
I Bar 10 at Bar 1(). 7pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Soul, R&B and hip hop at the city centre bar.
I Kenny H at Russell’s Cafe Bar. ()pni—midnight. Free. Weekly. Funky house, with a smattering of soul.
I Nomad at Nomad. 7.30pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Enjoy some quality house from Kris Kcegan. Ian Thompson and A.J. Plus you can capture those cheeky grins with the free camera hire offer.
I Pussypower at Scaramouehe Bar. 9.30pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. The Pussypower phenomenon continues with