CLUBS listings


I Bennet's at Bennet’s. 11.30pm-3am. £5. Weekly. Shaun with a commercial dance set and Annie with a blend of 705 and 805 hits. Gay.

I Bitch! at Slave. Next date 26 Aug.

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 Divine at Glasgow School of Art.

10pm-3am. £5 (£4); £3.50 GSA students.

Weekly. With the birthday celebrations out of the way, Andrew Divine and Hush Puppy can get on with the next ten years of moogy noodling, Northern stomp and other future-retro sounds.

I Colours at The Arches. 10.30pm—4am. £16. 12 Aug only. What do you know? Colours have another whopping line up for the house massive. Residents Jon Mancini and Ian ‘Boney’ Clark are joined by Steve Lawler and Graeme Park. Oh, and some bloke called John Digweed will be manning the decks for five hours of the uplifting stuff.

I Fenetik Boat Party at The Renfrew Ferry. 9pm—3am. Price tbc. 12 Aug only. Soma’s beatsy sister label puts on a bit of a showcase. Mo’ Wax head honcho James Lavelle joins Psy Phi regulars Paul Cawley and Alex Haughton on decks, with additional sets from Fenetik signee Daniel lbbotson and Sidewinder in souped-up live mode. See preview.

I Freak Menouvers at Glasgow School of Art. Next date 2 Sep.

I Freeform at The 13th Note Club (both floors). 9pm—3am. Free before 10.30pm; £5 (£4) after. Weekly. All sorts of tunes from Steven and Paul Watt, taking in hip hop, jazz, disco and Latin, augmented by Ray Suzuki’s left-of-centre projections. I Freelance Science at Alaska. Next date the.

I Fruitfly at The Arches. Next date 19 Aug with Pete Doyle.

I Fuse at The Arches. Next date 2 Sep. I Groovejet at Trash. 1 lpm—3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. Brothers Matt and Pete knock out quality house and garage in the main room, while Paul N’Jie spins R&B in Room Two.

I Home Cookin' at Babaza. 6pm—3am (DJs from 11pm). Free before 11pm; £5 after. Weekly. Naeem isjoined by Stuart McCallum, regular guest at the likes of Fresh ‘n’ Funky and Rotation down in the Big Smoke, who will be flying up each and every week to spin his trademark R&B with a dash of classic disco and funk.

I Infusion at Yang. 11pm—3am. Free before midnight; £5 after. Weekly. Making full use onang’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 Jamboree at Reds. 11pm—3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. John Lyons and Martin Hesketh of Velvet Rooms fame mix up a blend of commercial R&B and soul.

I Inside Out at The Arches. Next date 26 Aug.

I Knucklehead Present My Machines at The Glasgow School of Art (upstairs). 10pm—late. £4 (£3.50). Weekly. Wilkes and Hatch 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 Unger 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. 11pm—3am. £8. Weekly. House and disco with a funky undercurrent.

I Mlsh Mash at The Riverside Club. Next date 26 Aug.

30 THE UST 10—17Aug 2000

The Living Room

Glasgow: 5—9 Bytes Road

It's really good here. You can come for coffee during the day and out for a pint in the evening. I like the big, comfy leather seats, and the fireplace makes my night!

- Glasgow's much more fun than


Edinburgh. Last night I was at The 13th Note . . . lots of tequila . . . and was walking by the Clyde. I got completely lost and this car pulls up beside me and this guy stops. I thought he was asking me directions so I leaned in the window but he said "Are you doing business?”. I got pulled up as a hooker. But he drove away fast when he realised his mistake.

I woke up on the motorway at 8am, and that's the thing about Glasgow. It's got a reputation for being dangerous, but it’s

a really nice place to live.

I Polo lounge at The Polo Lounge. 10.30pm—3am. £5. Weekly. Featuring Andy in the Trophy Room with hits from the 60s to the 805 while Tom provides an upfront dance selection in the Main Room at the city’s rettiest gay club.

I Rumba Te Tum a at Havana Bar. 9pm-3am. Free. Weekly. A wild mix of Iatin and Spanish selections from the Salsa Sabrosa crew.

I SignalToNoise at G]. 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. Robin and Lovejoy with a harder hard house set than their weekly outings. Dress up lovely and arrive early to avoid disappointment.

I Soleution at Q. 5pm—3am (DJs from 11pm). Free before 11pm; £5 after. Weekly. Archaos’s Ryan Kerr takes over from Stevie Middleton, on a vocal house


I Substitute at Planet Peach. 11pm—3am. £8. Weekly. Harry and Domenic with their exclusive, tune- packed, funky house blend.

I Tangent Love Boat Party on a boat, buses leave Yang at 7pm. £17. 8pm-midnight. in celebration of six years of house-related antics, Eamonn and Gerard are partying on a moving boat on a secret body of water. Simply turn up at Yang for 7pm. catch the bus to the top- secret loch location, have a whale of a time on the high seas, then continue. Tickets are available from Fopp. Kushi. Vinyl Freaks and Concrete Skates. See Preview.

I Traxx at The Soundhaus. Next date 19 Aug.

I Triumph at The Tunnel. 1().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 MacFarlanc and Stephen Lee mix up garage, disco and vocal house in Room TVvo. 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.

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I Vegas at The Renfrew Ferry. Next date 19 Aug.

I Velvet Rooms at The Velvet Rooms. 11pm—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 R&B in Room 'J\vo.

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I Bankers at Bonkers. 11pm—3am. £4 before midnight; £5 after. Weekly. Hits from the 80s, chart house and cheesy trance.

I Classic FM at Fury Murry’s. 11pm—3am. £6 (£4). Weekly. Dance Classics and party tunes, with alternative and rock tunes upstairs in Twister.

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. 1(1pm-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. Spm—midnight. Free. Weekly. DJ Dirtsman with reggae, roots and ragga. I Budda at Bar Budda. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Colin Walker (New York Alliance) playing deep house.

I Come Down at Slave. Monthly. Next date 3 Sep.

I Descargarana at Havana. 8pm—late. Free. Weekly. Live Iatin jazz action as DJ George Martin is joined by resident band Che Guevara Five.

I Divine Intervention at Brel. Next date 27 Aug.

I Fresh at Mojo. ()pm—late. Free. Weekly. Let the Fresh crew chill you out before the stress of the week ahead. Resident Gary Lawson is joined by regular guests Paul Hughes (Mau Sound System) and Barry Johnstone.

I G-Man 8r Traxx at The Living Room. 4pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. 1! 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. Next date 20 Aug.

I Hi-T at Tchai-Ovna. 4pm-10pm. Free. Weekly. The latest in the flurry of Sun 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 Low Down Tunes at Four Cafe Bar (CCA). ()pm—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. Fortnightly. The Fenetik fellow with some beats ‘n’ breakage.

I R8r8 at Bar 10. 7pm—3am. Weekly. Relax with R&B cuts and take advantage of the generous drinks promos at this city centre style bar.

I Yang at Yang. 9pm-lam. Free. Weekly. Hip hop and house with Dribbler and A Burd Called Ger.


I Bennet's at Bennet‘s. l 1.30pm—3am. £3. Weekly. Tom plays tunes loved by twelve-year-old girls, plus some bangin’ handbag, to equally appreciative gay men. Funny old world.

I Bite at The Cathouse. 10.30pm—3am. Free entry before 11.30pm; £2 (£1.50) after. Weekly. A milder mix of indie and rock than you’ll find at the city’s premier rock venue on Fri or Sat.

I Club Tropicana at The Garage (Attic). 1 lpm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. indie. both classic and contemporary, with a healthy dose of Britpop.

I Cocoyan at The Apartment. llpm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. A new night

of dancehall. R618 and soca-Iatino

fusion front l’uppa Shartgo (Joints & Jams) and newcomer DJ Yaw.

I Funk Sundays at Slave. 8pm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. House with Chicago tendencies from Andy Guest. plus live percussion courtesy ofAndrew Horn.

I Hostage at Media. 10pm—late. £5 (£4). Weekly. Residents Derek Taylor and Steven McCreery of The Tunnel play across-thc-board credible house sounds. I Liquid Cool at Babaza. 9pm-3am. £5. Weekly. A.J.. Kris Keegan and lan Thompson playing top-notch vocal garage and house to a club packed with hyper-hedonistic twentysomething