I Salsa Dura at McChuill’s. Next date 8 Jul.

I Sam Wallace at liat Drink Man Woman. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Across-the-board house sounds to get you ready for a night out.

I Walker & Hughes at The Living Room. ()pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. The deepest of house frotn Colin and Lawrence one of the best ways to gear up for the night out proper.

I The Works at Bar 10. ()prn—midnight. Free. Weekly. Graham Wilson with soul, hip hop and house.


I The Antidote Buses leave from 13th Note Club. Next date 15 Jul.

I Archaos at Archaos. llpm—4am. £8. Weekly. Kris Keegan and A.J. rock the main room with house and garage, Ian Thompson whacks out the best in underground garage and dance classics in Betty’s, while members in the Skybar are treated to Paul 'l‘raynor’s smooth R&B mix. In addition, the Archaos cast of performers bring a touch of the circus to clubland with fire-eaters. stilt-walkers and daredevil trapeze artistry.

I Ascendance at The Temple. llpm—3am. £7 (£5). 24 Jun. Fortnightly. Johnny Rockit and DJ Zoe with seriously thumping tribal house and hard-edged trance. Regular guests include Simon Foy and The Gallery‘s Steve Lee.

I Atomic at The Temple. llpm—3am. £7 (£5). 1 Jul. Fortnightly. The club known as Atomic Baby in lidinburgh switches coasts. but maintains the cracking atmosphere, featuring crisp and shiny hard house frotn the ever-reliable Michael Kilkie and Zammo.

I Bennet's at Bennet’s. 11.30pm—3am. £5. Weekly. Shattn with a commercial dance set and Annie with a blend of 70s and 8th hits. Gay.

I Bitch at Slave. llpm—3am. £10 (£8). 24 Jun. Monthly. A new, all female (that’s DJs, promoters and venue owner) event, featuring the resident talents of Maggie Joy alongside special guest, the most definitely not female Michael Kilkie.

I The Cathouse at The Cathouse. 10.30pm—3am. £3.50 (£2.50) before 11.30pm; £4 after. Weekly. Indie, rock, grunge and beats across three floors.

I Club 69 at Rocksy’s Basement. 10pm-2.30am (midnight curfew). £5 (members only). Weekly. The team behind the Rub-A-Dub record shop with the deepest underground sounds. For membership details, call Rub-A-Dub on 400 6967.

I Club Cubana at The Bedsit. 10.30pm-2am. £4 (£3). 1 Jul. Fortnightly. Academia de Salsa provide free dance tuition from 11pm, after which DJ Duncanario takes over with a frantic Latin mix matched by equally frantic dance action.

I Divine at Glasgow School ofArt. 10pm—2.30am. £4 (£3.50). Weekly. Come this summer. Divine will have been providing a dose of northern. funk and 60s classics for nigh on ten years, but the kids still can‘t get enough.

I Freeform at The l3th Note Club (both floors). ()pm—3am. Free before 10.30pm; £5 (£4) after. Weekly. All sorts of tunes frotn Steven and Paul Watt, taking in hip hop, jazz. disco and Latin, all augmented by Ray Suzuki’s left of centre projections.

I Freelance Science at Alaska. llpm—3am. £10. 1 Jul. Monthly. Stuart and Orde combine lengthy stints at three 1210s with live electronic manipulations thanks to a couple of samplers and a drum machine. Unsurprisingly, given the quality of sounds on offer. the night gets packed ottt quick smart. so be sure to get down to Alaska early.

I Fruitfly at The Arches. Next date 15 Jul with Rob Di Stefano.

I Groovejet at Trash. llpm—3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. Brothers Matt and Pete knock out quality house and garage in the main room. while l’aul N‘Jie spins R&B in room two.

I Home Cookin' at Babaza. (rpm—3am (DJs from 1 1pm). Free before llpm; £5 .tfter. Weekly. Jamie Strang and Raymond

Woods with a top-notch blend of music of black origin, including rare groove, R628 and hip hop, all underpinned with soul classics and a seriously funky flavouh

I Infusion at Yang. llpm—3am. Free before midnight; £5 after. Weekly. Making full use of Yang’s three rooms, you can catch Colin Gate and Dribbler in the main room with disco. New York garage and house. Andy Young and Nick Peacock do their Latin jazz thing with live percussion from Gee in room two. Last but not least. Scott Ferguson and Rhonamok man the decks in the upstairs bar.

I Inside Out at The Arches. 10pm—3am. £10. 24 Jun. Monthly. As usual, the Inside out crew have roped in some heavyweight guests to entertain the glam house massive. Tall Paul is set to play for a lengthy three hours, but there should still be time for Sister Bliss, l-luggy and Alan Ladshaw to move the crowd.

I Knucklehead Present My Machines at The Glasgow School of Art (upstairs). 10pm—late. £4 (£3.50). Weekly. Wilkes and llatch hammer out cool, deadly funked-up techno and hard as nails house to a seriously appreciative crowd.

I Life at Life. 10pm—3am. £5. Weekly. Andy Ungcr presents a selection of soul, funk and disco augmented with original samples and loops to guarantee a new take on familiar sounds.

I MAS at The Apartment. llpm—3am. £8. Weekly. House and disco with a funky undercurrent.

I Mish Mash at The Riverside Club. Midnight—3am. £8 1 July. Monthly. The madness has shifted a bit for this month, with nights running on 1 a: 29 Jul. The masterplan remains the same, however: soul, dub and the deepest of house welded together by llarri with live MCing and percussion to maintain the tempo.

I Multifunktion at Alaska. 10.30pm—3am. £8. 24 Jun. Monthly. Great music. great crowd what more could you ask for? Muchaill, Nick Peacock and Stuart Freaks spin high calibre house from across the board.

I Polo Lounge at The Polo Lounge. 10.3(lpm-3am. £5. Weekly. Featuring Andy in the Trophy Room with hits from the 60s to the 80s while Tom provides an upfront dance selection in the main room. Gay.

I Reds at Reds. llpm—3.15pm. £7 (£5). Weekly. Upbeat garage and disco- flavoured house from DJ Skud.

I Rumba Te Tumba at Havana Bar. 9pm—3am. Free. Weekly. A wild mix of Latin and Spanish selections from the Salsa Sabrosa crew.

I SignalToNoise at ()1. 10.30pm—3am. £4 before 11.30pm; £5 (£4) after. Weekly. A night of heavy sounds, taking in anything with weight from metal to rap. I Slave Sexual at Slave. 10pm—3am. £7 (£5). Weekly (not 24 Jun). Robin and Lovejoy with a harder hard house set than their weekly outings. Dress up lovely and arrive early to avoid

disap )ointment.

I So eution at Q. 6pm—3am (DJs from 11pm). £5. Weekly. Enjoy deep house tunes from Solemusic’s Stevie Middleton at this new bar-cum-club.

I Straight Ahead at Alaska. Next date 15 Jul.

I Subliminal Sessions at The Arches. Next date 8 Jul.

I Substitute at Planet Peach. 10pm—3am. £8. Weekly. llarri and Domenic aim towards another six years of deservedly dominating Glasgow Saturday nights with their special blend of bang up-to-date deep and funky house. 24 Jun sees the welcome return of Chicago boy Johnny Fiasco. See Feature. I Trade at The Arches. 10pm—3am. £10. 1 Jul. Monthly. This is the only night worth it’s salt featuring the thumping four-four musical journey of hard house. this month courtesy of Ziad and Ken Ferguson. If you‘re the sort who dances all the way home, then dances sotne more, head down to Come Down at Slave on Sun 2 Jul for the official all-day aftershow party.

I Traxx at The Soundhaus. Next date 15 Jul.

I Triumph at The Tunnel. 10.30pm—3.30am. £9 (£7). Weekly. Colin Tevendale and Steven McCreery supply the dressed-up glamour kids with progressive house and trance in the main room while Kevin MacFarlane and Stephen Lee mix up garage, disco and vocal house in room two. If you’re not wearing awfully nice clothes, however, don’t expect to get in.

I 2 Tons Of Fun at Club Budda. 11pm—3am. £6. Weekly. Geoff Montford and Chris Harris get funky with a bang up-to-date selection of disco house.

I Ultima at Alaska. 11pm—3am. £8. 8 Jul. Monthly. Twitch and GK Machine return with their high-concept evening. The idea is to play music from this century, and this century only. Since infantilism and nostalgia seem the order of the day in modern Clubland, this makes a refreshing change.

I The Unit Coaches from the Cross Bar. Donations. 10.30pm. 24 Jun & 1 Jul only. Outdoor party collective The Unit head off to the hills for another one of their underground events. More info at www.the-unit.co.uk.

I Velvet Rooms at The Velvet Rooms. llpm—3am. £4 before midnight; £8 after. Weekly. Stevie Smith breaks out the club classics, garage and house in the main room while Raymond Woods cools things down with hip hop and R6118 in room two.

Chart & party

I Bonkers at Bonkers. llpm—3am. £4 before midnight; £5 after. Weekly. Hits from the 80s, chart house and cheesy trance.

I Classic PM at Fury Murry ’s.

l 1pm-3am. £6 (£4). Weekly. Downstairs features a mix of dance classics and party tunes, with a dash of indie added to the mix upstairs.

I The Garage at The Garage. 10pm—3am. £5 (£3) before 11pm; £6 (£4) after. Weekly. Super-commercial party sounds on the main dancefloor and indie classics in The Attic.

I Graduate Club at g2. 11pm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Designed to suit those who have always enjoyed a Garage-style night out, but feel a little long in the tooth when surrounded by fresh-faced, lager- stained youngsters. Steve Davis provides the party anthems.

I Seduction at Destiny. 10pm—3am. £6 before 11pm; £7 after. Weekly. Tonight the uber club would like you to ‘dress to impress’ while enjoying the usual commercial house ‘n’ trance pap.

I Strawberry Fields at Strawberry Fields. 9pm—3am. £6 before 11pm; £7 after. Weekly. Classic party nonsense from the 60s to last week.



I Bonafide Love at The Cross Bar. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. DJ Dirtsman with reggae. roots and ragga. I Budda at Bar Budda. 8pm—midnight. Free. W ’ekly. Colin Walker (New York Alliance) playing deep house.

I Come Down at Slave. 11.30am—late. Free. 1 Jul. Monthly. More of a post club, this one. Slave resident Robin and percussionist Andrew llorn will be providing a Chicago house soundtrack for all those who couldn’t get to sleep after Trade, or anyone who fancies clubbing during the day. Ice cream, fresh fruit and non- alcoholic refreshments will be available for wusses, while sturdier types can take advantage of the drinks promos. See panel.

I Dazed And Confused Summer Party at Republic Bier llalle. 8pm—lam. Free. 2 July only. Start your summer of excess with Martyn Jengahead, the prosaieally named Amalgamation of Sounds and Dan Ross.

I Descargarana at llavana. Spin—late. Free. Weekly. Live Latin-jazz action as DJ George Martirt isjoined by resident band Che Guevara Five.

listings CLUBS

I Divine Intervention at Brel. 9pm—midnight. Free. 25 Jun. Monthly. Andrew Divine with a smooth Sunday selection of soul, funk and soundtracks. I Fresh at Mojo. 9pm—late. Free. Weekly. Let the Fresh crew chill you out before the stress of the week ahead. Resident Gary Lawson isjoined by regular guests Paul Hughes (Mau Sound System) and Barry Johnstone.

I G-Man 8: Traxx at The Living Room. 4pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. lt is now possible to write off the Sabbath in its entirety while enjoying some top-notch tunes, thanks to the Living Room’s double bill. The afternoon shift is taken care of by G-Man, with his beats and hip hop. From 9pm, things get a bit livelier thanks to underground house from Simon and Derek.

I Harri at Groucho St Judes. ()pm—midnight. Free. 25 Jun. Fortnightly. The Sub Club stalwart brings his high calibre house to the most stylish of Glasgow’s style bars.

I Hi-T at Tchai—Ovna. 4pm—10pm. Free. Weekly. The latest in the flurry of Sunday relaxation sessions. This one is aimed squarely at those after a spot of detoxification, since the venue is a non- smoking tea shop that looks like an opium den. The tunes, courtesy of a huge number of local DJs, are drawn from every genre under the sun as long as they’re laid-back. Drink obscure teas, play chess, give your body a rest.

I Liquid Gold at Q. 5pm—lam. Free. Weekly. The official pre-club for Babaza’s ever-popular hedonism fest, Liquid Cool, with Ian Thompson warming up the regulars with a diverse range of soul-funk sounds from Lauryn Hill to Stevie Wonder. Quite why it’s named after a brand of poppers is anyone’s guess.

I The Longest Day at The Cut De Sac. Noon—1am. Free. 25 Jun only. A whole day devoted to the sounds of Glasgow as The Cul Dc Sac and The Sub Club get together for this West End Festival. The bill includes percussive-house experts Kinky Afro, regulars from Glasgow’s burgeoning house label Derby Street All Stars, Soma star Laurence Hughes and Cul De Sac resident Shu Hirata as well as a host of other familiar faces from around town.

I Low Down Tunes at Four Cafe Bar (CCA). 9pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. Melodic breaks and beats.

I Nick Peacock at The Variety Bar. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Local hero Nick Peacock selects the best jazz grooves, with the occasional foray into house.

I Nico's at Nico’s. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Dribbler and Steve with reggae and dub selections.

I Paul Cawley at Groucho St Judes. 9pm—midnight. Free. 2 Jul. Fortnightly. The man behind the Fenetik imprint and Psy Phi brings his breaks and beats to the swankiest style bar in town.

I R&B at Bar 10. 7pm—3am. Weekly. Relax with rhythm and blues cuts and take advantage of the generous drinks promos at this city centre style bar.

I The Sunday Social at The Arches. 4pm—l 1pm. Free before 5pm, £5 after. 2 Jul. Monthly. Sunday afternoons are now perfect once a month, thanks to this extravaganza of visual and aural arts. Today’s headliners are King Kooba (Second Skin), whose particular brand of future funk is augmented live by vocals, drums and guitar. They’re joined by US electronica experts Phoenicia and experimental jazzmen Soundzero. DJ Mingo-go and Shu llirata do decks, with VJ Tapehed providing the visuals.

I Yang at Yang. ()pnt—lam. Free. Weekly. Hip hop and house with Dribbler and A Burd Called Ger.


I Bennet's at Bennet’s. 11.30pm—3am. £3. Weekly. Tom plays tunes loved by twelve-year-old girls. plus some bangin‘ handbag, to equally appreciative gay men. Funny old world.

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