Glasgow clubs

Regular weekly clubs plus one off events are listed by city, then by day, then alphabetically by title. Clu s will be listed provided up-to-date details reach our offices ( at least ei ht days before publication. Lack of information may result in clubs being omitted. Glasgow club listings compiled by Jack Mottram.



I Bounty at Q. Spin—lam. Free. Weekly. Billy Milligan is at the helnt of this new night. featuring party tunes across the genres. from RekB to club classics.

I Deejays In Disguise at The Variety Bar. Spin—close. Free. Weekly. The Knucklehead crew take a breather from their usual hectic style and concentrate on the dubbier end of the techno spectrum.

I Free Party Power at The Living Room. ()pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Quality underground house action. spiced tip with a bit of skewed disco.

I Nico's at Nieo's. ()pin—midnight. Free. Weekly. DJ Miguel (Wall to Wall) spins upbeat house selections for a studenty crowd.

I Nomad at Nomad. 7.30pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Resident ‘Donut‘ Jay is

joined by Kris Keegan. laii Thompson

and A.J. spinning the best house sounds. I Pousey Cafe at Air Organic.

8-1 1pm. Free. Weekly. The Jengaheads get you stoked up for a night out. with a mixed bag of beats. from electro and funk through to house and techno.

I Phatboy's Kitchen at Mc(‘huill‘s Way ()ut West. Spin—midnight. Free. Weekly. Hip hop. breaks and beats courtesy ofThe Wax Monkey.

I Shogo at The Brunswick ('ellars. ()pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. An evening of breaks. beats and suchlike from (i—Man and occasional guests. with skateboarding visual entertainments.

I Tilt at Bar ll). 7pm—late. Free. Weekly. An evening of Furo trance from the Tilt crew.

I Virunga at Brel. ‘)ptt‘l-—ll‘lidniglil. Free. Weekly. A top selection of tunes with a world bias. including soca. Latin dance. African and reggae.


I 1210 at Babaza. Spin—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. 'l‘op-notch house. garage and trance from Ian Thompson and David (iilmore. renowned for keeping the crowd on their toes and dropping the odd surprise track. in a bid to encourage new talent. the residents step down from S--l 1pm. turning over the Technics to up-and-coming DJs. (‘all the club on 2ll-i llllll for details of how to participate.

I Bennet's at Bennet‘s. l lpm--3ain. £3 (£2). Weekly. Sltawn delivers a commercial dance mix in the main room. while .'\l’.t‘.ic supplies 7le and Slls hits at the premier gay venue.

I Bug-A-Boo at The Velvet Rooms.

l lpm-—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. John Lyons. Martin llesketh and James Fullerton take it in turns to provide the R&B and soul selections.

I Casino Royale at The Apartment.

1 lpm—3am. £4. Weekly. Bossanova beats. Hammond grooves. soundtracks and loungeeore from your hosts Frankie Savaloy and Kirk St Moritz. Additional entertainment value added by the Bedazzled comedy collective and Monty (‘antsin of lieu! RUN/It fame. ' I Club Salsa Sabrosa at The llavana Bar. lll.3llpm- 3am. £4 (£3.5ll). Weekly. lop-notch Latin sounds. with all hip- shaking genres coycrcd thanks to residents Keith. Alexis and (ieo I).

I Columbian at The Asylum Back Room. Spm lam. Free to ('L'Sll membcis: £l otherwise. Weekly. Music with breaks. from hip hop and big beat to soul and funk.

64 THE LIS .I‘.

SKI) 0L:


Glasgow: Sats

- I come three or four times a month. I really like Archaos, it’s got a good mix of people, a good atmosphere. I've got friends up from Liverpool; there are twelve of us girls out for a 21st birthday, so we’re gonna be really, really largin’ it. Watch out Archaos.

- It's a really up-market Glasgow person that comes to Archaos. I mean, I don’t know Glasgow people that well but it's kinda the smarter person that comes here that’s into their trendy type of mu5ic. You have

to dress very smart, you've got to make an impression otherwise you look like where they come from.

- Glasgow’s the real Scotland. I’m not from Scotland but Glasgow is definitely the real Scotland. I've been to Edinburgh befOre, but Glasgow’s where the real people live.

I Cop at Archaos. llpm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Absolutely colossal student night with \'ance and (‘.J. supplying hard partying house anthems in the main room and daft classics from Tam (.‘oyle downstairs.

I Go Bang at Reds. llpm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. (iK Machine. (ilenn C‘. Jay Hay and (iuy spin a varied techno and house selection.

I Hi Karate at The (ilasgow School of Art. lt).3(lpm—2am. £3. Weekly. After their summer sessions in the Vie Bar. Andrew Divine and Neil MacMillan return to the tried and tested Thur night slot for the usual melange of breaks. beats. ragga and jungle.

I Loose Joints at The 13th Note (‘luh llpm—3am. £2. Weekly. Residents (eyebee) and (deecee) have shifted the old Booty Jam tip a gear with a new concept night. just like a 70s album the concept being to play a broad mix of dancelloor classics without overdoing the turntable techniques. instead concentrating on the songs themselves.

I Media Student Night at Media. llpm—3am. £1 with matric card; £3 otherwise. Weekly. The new groovy 7(ls and Slls Media lays down the red carpet to students.

I MFI at L'uivcrse ((‘oalbridge). llpm—2.3(lam. £4 (£2). Weekly. Big telly man liwan MacLeod and DJ Bob with a disco-tinged selection of house old and

I Pimp at Planet Peach. llpm~3am. £4. Weekly. Steve (iaslon pumps out the funkiest disco and lightens the blend with the occasional kitsch classic.

I Polo For Me at The Polo Lounge. lllpm—lam. Free. Weekly. You. the lucky punter. take the helm tonight. as request cards are available over the bar and in the booth.

I Rhythm And Blues at Life. lllpm—3am. £5. Weekly. ()ne of the city's finest R&B nights with residents Paul 'l‘raynor. Naeem and Stuart Mc('allum.

I Skint at The ('athouse. llpm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Tough chentical breaks and beats. rock and indie for a studenty crowd. I Skycop at Skybar (Archaos).

l l.45pm—-3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. The posh bit of Archaos thrills to the deep house stylings of Ryan Kerr. as the regular student night packs them in downstairs. I Thursday Is Enough at ('lub Budda.

l lpm-3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Disco and house from Stevie Smith.

I Trash at Trash. lll.3()pm--3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Student faves with a funky theme.

I Tune! at g2. llpm ~3am. l-rec enlzy before llpm; £3 (£2) after. Weekly. Simon Morrison and Andy llorn select brand new house and trance. plus Ibiza layotiriles lojog the memory.

I Tunnel Thursdays at The Tunnel. llpm -3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Tunnel regulars Kevin .‘ylcFarlane and Scott Mackay. plus Lisa l.llllc\\.'i)od in room two. spin house for a dressed-up crowd of students.

I Upfront at The Asylum. ltlpm—3am. £1 (free to (‘USU members). Weekly. liddie Tonner and Scott Mochar with quality house and trance.

I The Wha? at The l3lh Note (fliih. 9pm—2am. £4. 21 Sep. Monthly. The Muddy Pedals crew with their unique blend of breaks.

I Yang at Yang. 1 lpm—3am. Free before midnight; £3 (£2) after. Weekly. Fantastic night featuring live funk action from Elevation Trio in the bar and weekly residents Bob Peck and (‘harlie lnman slamming out their trademark block party hip hop. funk and breaks. Room three features a rotating selection of DJ talent. including techno crew Mystee Beatz on the third Fri of the month.

Chart & party

I Loveshack at Fury Murry's. llpm—3ani. £4 (£2). Weekly. Jim and Phil with a blend of commercial classics. vintage indie and a touch of disco.

I Rumble at The (iarage. llpm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Absolutely crackers student night. stuffed to the gunnels every time with kids sharking to the sounds of chart hits. indie favourites and lowbrow house.

I Wired at Destiny. 1(lpm—3am. £2 before 1 lpm; £3 after. Weekly. (‘asual night at the wrought-iron exhibition-cum- club, with a dancier music policy. This is the only time when denim and trainers are acceptable apparel here. so you don‘t have to iron your Ben Sherman.



I Bar 10 at Bar ll). ()pm—late. Free. Weekly. ()n the first three Fri of the month you can catch lan Anderson spinning house. with the last week reserved for some deeper stuff from DJ Bill.

I Brian Murnin at The Living Room. ()pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Brian continues to ‘play the songs that make the whole world sing'.

I Budda at Bar Budda. Spin-midnight. Free. Weekly. (‘hris llarris spinning groove-led house to the usual party crowd.

I Bughouse at Balsa. (mm—midnight. Free. Weekly. ('hunky house grooves to liven up the city centre.

I Chi at Mc('hiiill's. Spin—midnight. Free. Monthly. The first in a succession of rather cool nights. the evening starts with mellow shaolin beats and builds to funky house and boiincey techno.

I Critical Mass at Nice ‘n' Sleazy. Spin-slate. Free. Weekly. Jon Fopp. aka Nodj, with a wilfully peculiar selection ranging from punk to funk and all points in between.

I Cul De Sac at ('ul l)e Sac.

0pm midnight. Free. Weekly. llouse action from a pool of DJs. including Sle\ ie Donaldson. Domenic (‘appcllo‘ tiraham Wilson and ls'ieran Mct'ann.

I Edward's at lidward's. ()pm—midnight.

Free. Weekly. Upbeat selections from Keith Pyper to get you going for the weekend.

I Illuminations at The Lighthouse. 8.3(lpm—midnight. Free. Weekly. DJ Dandy (Disco X) and Alan B. (Breach) spin ‘tomorrow, yesterday. today’ music. I Nico's at Nico's. 9pm—midnight. Free. W*ekly. Barry Burns with a mixed-up selection of Northern. hip hop and house. I Nomad at Nomad. 7.3(lpm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Kris Keegan. Ian Thompson and AJ. join ‘Donut’ Jay at this pre-club. Free camera hire adds a nice touch.

I Paul Cawley at Air Organic. ()pni—midnight. Free. Weekly. In addition to running Soma‘s breakbeat sister label Fenetik and club night Psy Phi. Paul (‘awley warms up for the weekend with brand new breaks. hip hop and drum & bass.

I Radar at The (‘ross Bar. Spin—midnight. Free. Weekly. Wiggy selection of esoteric dub and progressive techno.

I Russell's at Russell‘s. ()pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. DJ Yaw kicks out the best R&B. hip hop and swingbeat.

I Soaterama at Nice ‘n' Sleazy (ground floor). Spin—midnight. Free. Weekly. An across-the-board blend with an emphasis on the unexpected. front punk to drum & bass.

I Stateside Sounds at The State Bar. 4—7pm. Free. Weekly. Paul Shields selects favourites. rock classics and blues cuts.

I Stiletto at The 13th Note Cafe. Win—midnight. £2. 22 Sep only. Sadie. Anna J and Lynne with their usual varied selections. decorations and projections. I Tap-Moi-La at The Tap. ()pm—midnight. Weekly. A new prc-elub from. in their words. ‘just two more blokes playing their records in a pub.‘ Fortunately llush Puppy of Divine fame and (‘hris ‘Beans‘ (leddes (he's in some indie band. apparently) have corking collections taking in (ills pop. Wigan- centric soul. mod jazz and Latin grooves.


I The Ark at The Tunnel. ll).3()pm—3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. The mighty triumvirate of Scott Maekay. Michael Kilkic and [ammo 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 13111 Note (Tub. ‘ipin--3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Funk and

jazz from (iraham and Daniel. except

they call it buttcrack beats. ring-stinging funk and Nagasaki noodlings. Quite.

I Buddasoie at ('lub Budda.

l lpm—v3am. £o. Weekly. Solemusic head honcho Stevie Middleton welcomes very special guest. disco don and all round deep house maestro Joey Negro. on Fri 2‘) Sep at this seriously high calibre soulful house and garage night. See Preview and llitlist.