I Bump 'N' Hustle at Babaza. 6pm—3am (DJs from 11pm). Free before 11pm; £5 after. Weekly. Paul Traynor and Raymond Woods 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. £1 before 11pm; £4 (£3) after. Weekly. Rock, grunge, indie and a dash of breakbeat across three ﬂoors at Glasgow’s top venue for rockers and alternateens.
I Ethos at Q. 5pm—3am. Free before 11pm; £5 after. Weekly. New face at the decks Dominic Martin supplies the soulful Latin house and garage grooves. I EuPhonic at The Temple. 11pm-3.30am. £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 Fresh at The P010 Lounge. 11pm—3am. £5. Weekly. Michelle provides a loose mix of house and indie classics downstairs, while Andy rocks the Trophy Room with 805 and 905 hits at the top gay venue.
I G 'n’ D at Archaos. 11pm—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, while Paul Traynor provides a collection of R&B, hip hop and soul cuts in the exclusive Skybar.
I Global at Universe (Coatbridge). 11pm-2.45am. £5. Weekly. Tunnel types Kevin MacFarlanc and Stephen Lee spinning garage, vocal house and anthems.
I Life at Life. 10pm—3am. £5. Weekly. Stuart McCallum mans the decks with a funk and soul selection.
I Manga at Planet Peach. 11pm—3am. £8 (£6). 22 Sep only. Scotland’s premier drum 8.: bass ambassadors bring their beats to Glasgow for a new residency, with a special live guest slot from E-Z Rollers featuring MC lakes and The Lady Roller. Manga residents G-Mac and MC Feelman combine forces with homegrown drum & bass man Stevie (Elements). Tickets available from Fopp, 23rd Precinct and Tribal Junki. See Hitlist
I Media at Media. 11pm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Media abandon their mainstream dance policy in favour of 705 and 805 classics, so grab your shoulder-padded suits and get on down.
I Midi HI-Fi at Glasgow School of Art. 10.30pm-3am. £4. 29 Sep. Monthly. Krash Slaughta takes a break this time, with Radio 1 Stalwart Gill Mills taking over for this month only. The special guest is Mekon, the Wall of Sound stalwart responsible for the cracking What‘s Going On single, featuring the much missed vocal talents of Roxanne Shanté. See Hitlist.
I Mystec Beatz at Rocksy's Basement. Next date 20 Oct.
I Octane at Alaska. 10pm—3am. £8 (£6). 29 Sep. Monthly. Giving Relief some relief, this brand new night sees Derek Wallace and Steven McReery doing their thing.
I Pressure at The Arches. 10.30pm—4am. £14. 29 Sep. Monthly. Another fab line up, funnily enough, with Stuart and Orde joined by Chicago hero Cajmere and one Samuel L. Sessions, the only Swedish techno luminary dubbed ‘Son of Jeff Mills‘.
I Reds at Reds. 11pm—3am. £5 (£3.50). Weekly. Club classics and commercial house sounds from Alan Ronald.
I Relief at Alaska. 10pm—3am. £8. Weekly. The Relief gang jump ship to the newly kitted out venue. Musicwise, it’s business as usual with smooth house action from Silicone Soul and Lawrence Hughes.
I Soulsa at Ad-Lib. 9pm—3am. £3. Weekly. Smooth disco courtesy of Andy Unger, Rodger, Pete Murphy and Wayne Dixon, who are keen to show that disco doesn’t just mean ﬁlter-happy Frenchmen, preferring instead the genuine classics the revivalists sample.
I Str8 Up at Slave. 10pm—3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Lovejoy and Robin with bouncing cuts ranging from vocal to hard house.
I Tantra at Trash. 10pm—3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. Pumping house action from The Tunnel’s Colin Tevendale and Lisa Littlewood, with more mellow house and disco in room two from DJ Robert.
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. Following the corker of an aftershow for their Love Boat Party, Tangent are all set to blend up disco, soul and whatever takes their fancy every week. Michael Peck is on hand to warm things up with blistering hip hop and funk in the top bar, before the mighty Goodfoot get Northern on your asses. Kushi, meanwhile, will continue to take it deeJ) in the back room, so to speak.
I um Yum at The 13th Note Club (basement). 9pm—3am. Free before 11pm; £5 after. Weekly. Latin grooves, jazz, hip hop and the like predominate, but pretty much anything goes, including wiggy projection action from Ray Suzuki
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I Glamorama at The Apartment. 11pm—3am. £8. Weekly. Good-time club selections from party king Jim Da Best. I Carwash at g2. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. A night ofdisco, funk and soul classics, courtesy of The Garage’s Jerry Lyons.
I Cheesy Pop at Qudos (QMU). 10pm—2am. £2 (£1). 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 Envy at Destiny. 10pm—3am. £5 before llpm; £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. lnsanely 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—3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Drunken party tunes from Mark and James G. ‘No one forgets their ﬁrst Shag’ they assure us.
I Strawberry Fields at Strawberry Fields. 9pm—3am. £6 before 11pm; £7 after. Weekly. A party-up set taking in danceﬁoor faves from the 605 to the present day.
I Budda at Bar Budda. 8pm—midnight.
Free. Weekly. Stevie Middleton of
f Solemusic with deep house and garage.
I Bughouse at Bar Jedi. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Chris and Dan bring the ﬁnest in house to the out-of—the-way, sci- ﬁ-themed bar.
I The Corinthian at The Corinthian. 9pm—late. Free. Weekly. Wayne Dixon takes care of the main bar in this mega leisure complex with a selection of
3 classic soul and disco and contemporary i ‘groove’ (ie. proper) R&B. I Cross ered 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—ntidnight. Free. Weekly. Jim I Hutchison from Soma with funked-up ; techno and deep house.
I Dirty Wriggles at The Variety Bar. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. A techno ‘n’ electro pre-club set from Dirty Wriggles of Mystec Beatz.
I Fourward Thinking at Four Cafe Bar (CCA). 9pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. Pre-club with an emphasis on breaks and beats.
I Kenny H at Russell’s Cafe Bar. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Funky house, with a smattering of soul.
I Nico's at Nico’s. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Gavin Somerville with a pungent blend of cheesy house.
I Nomad at Nomad. 7.30pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Enjoy some quality house from Kris Keegan, Ian Thompson and A.J. And you can capture those cheeky grins with the free camera hire offer.
I Sam Wallace at Eat Drink Man Woman. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Across-the-board house sounds to get you ready for a ni ht out.
I Walker 8: Hug es at The Living Room. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. The deepest of house from Colin and Lawrence — one of the best ways to gear up for the night out proper.
I The Works at Bar 10. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Graham Wilson with soul, hip hop and house.
I Archaos at Archaos. 11pm—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 Traynor’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. 11pm—3am. £7 (£5). 23 Sep. 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. 11pm—3am. £7 (£5). 30 Sep. Fortnightly. Crisp and shiny hard house from the ever-reliable Michael Kilkie and Zammo.
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 at the city’s oldest gay club. Not in terms of the clientele, of course. I Bitch! at Slave. Next date 30 Sep.
I The Cathouse at The Cathouse. 10.30pm—3am. £3.50 (£2.50) before 11.30pm; £4 after. Weekly. lndie, rock, grunge and beats across three ﬂoors.
I Club Cubana at Caledonian University Students’ Union. 11pm-3am. £4 (£3). 23 Sep. Fortnightly. Latin grooves from the Cubana DJs at a new
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 and the best guest DJs. This month, if you do one thing, make it 69. The mighty Two Lone Swordsmen, aka Andy Weatherall and Keith Tenniswood, are all set to play live to promote their rather scary Tiny Reminders long player. For membership details, call Rub-A-Dub on 400 6967. See Hitlist.
I Divine at Glasgow School ofArt. 10pm—3am. £5 (£4); £3.50 GSA students. Weekly. Andrew Divine and Hush Puppy get on with the next ten years of moogy noodling, Northern stomp and other future-retro sounds.
I Freak Menouvers at Glasgow School ofArt. Next date 7 Get, the ﬁrst of a new weekly residency.
I Freefall at The Arches. Next date 7 Oct.
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.
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Essential evenings in Glasgow this fortnight
Buddasole Tonight Solemusic’s Stevie Middleton welcomes disco don Joey Negro. A highly anticipated event, Negro is bound to wow the crowds, renowned as he is as being the man Bob Sinclair turns to on advice on disco samples. Budda Club, Fri 29 Sep.
Club 69 Two Lone Swordsmen, aka Andy Weatherall and Keith Tenniswood, are set to blow the roof off the curry house with tracks from killer album Tiny Reminders. Rocksy’s Basement, Sat 23rd Sep.
Homebass The opening night of the new Jengaheads residency sees Martyn and Ali joined by Bushwacka (The End), with Sean Dickson (High Fidelity) and Lil Gordon Logan (Phonic) in the back room. Alaska, Sat 30 Sep.
Manga Scotland's premier drum & bass ambassadors bring their beats to Glasgow, with a special live guest slot from E-Z Rollers featuring MC lakes and The Lady Roller. Planet Peach, Fri 22 Sep.
Midi Hi-Fi After a brief hiatus over the summer, the Hi-Fi returns with, for one month only, Radio 1 type Gill Mills behind the decks in place of ressie Krash Slaughta. As ever, there’s a top whack guest from the genre formerly known as big beat: this time Wall of Sound veteran Mekon takes to the decks. Glasgow School ofArt, Fri 29 Sep.
Sabotage Residents Chris Caul and Phil Murray man the main room for turntablistic delights, with help from JP, one quarter of the Plastic Surgeons and recent winner of the Irish heat of the Technics DMC Mixing Championships. Glasgow School ofArt, 22 Sep.
Streetrave 11th Birthday Party Doesn't time fly? Over a decade ago the kids were grooving to the likes of veteran jock Danny Rampling of the 'legendary' Shoom. This year, the Colours crew's famously energetic shindig features the mind-bogglineg huge line up of Paul van Dyk (pictured), Seb Fontaine and, erm, Danny Rampling. The Arches, Sun 24 Sep.
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