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 dare-devil trapeze artistry.

I Ascendance at The Temple. 11pm—3am. £7 (£5). 4 Nov. 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). 8 Nov. 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 80s hits at the city’s oldest gay club. Not in terms of the clientele, of course. 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 Student Union. 11pm-3am. £4 (£3). 4 Nov. Fortnightly. Latin grooves from the Cubana DJs at a new venue.

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. For membership details, call Rub-A-Dub on 400 6967.

I Colours at The Arches. 10.30pm-3am. £tbc. Monthly. Next date 17 Nov.

I Divine at Glasgow School of Art. 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 Fluid at Alaska. 10pm-3am. £10 (£8). Next date 18 Nov.

I Freefall at The Arches. llpm—4am. £10. 4 Nov. Monthly. Simon Foy and Alan Belshaw take time out from ruling the hard house universe of Inside Out to rule, well, the hard house universe of Freefall. Expect the beats to be hard, the breakdowns tense, and the vibe euphoric. 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. llpm-4am. £10. 4 Nov. Monthly. Stuart and Orde do their house/techno legend thing in Alaska’s cosy surroundings. You know what to expect: hard drivin’ four to the floor, with no holds barred, in what is already an essential night for Glasgow clubbers.

I Fruitfly at The Arches. 11pm—4am. £10(£8). Next date 18 Nov.

I The Funk Room at The Arches. 10.30pm—3.30am. £10. 11 Nov. Monthly. The Funk Room moves to Saturday this month, but fret not, there’s a very good reason: Gil Scott-Heron. Political activist, poet, musician, godfather of rap - Scott-Heron is a man of many talents, all of them very cool. And he’s one of the few living legends in the world of music to still be compos mentis after 30 years in the game. The revolution might not be televised, but you can be sure that a sound system will be there. See Hitlist. I Gain at Alaska. 11pm—3am £10(£8). 11 Nov. Monthly. Soma man Percy X’s first Glasgow residency in aeons ought to make for some heavyweight house and techno mayhem, if his recorded output is anything to go by, and this month techno legend and underground hero Steve Bicknell, from London’s Lost, joins Percy on the decks. I Groovejet at Trash. llpm—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 Havana Esperito at Canvas. £7. Weekly. DJ Jazz brings his latino box of tricks to the merchant city’s newest venue, Canvas, where there’s no dedicated dancefloor, but there is classy service and an elegant, sophisticated vibe for those who’ve had enough of sweat with their salsa. See Hitlist.

I Homebass at Alaska. Next date 25 Nov.

I Home Cookin'Oat Babaza. 6pm-3am (DJs from 11pm). Free before 11pm; £5 after. Weekly. Naeem is joined 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 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 and, last but not least, Scott Ferguson and Rhonamok man the decks in the upstairs bar.

I Inside Out at The Arches. 10.30pm-4am. £15. Next date 25 Nov. I Jamboree at Reds. llpm-3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. John Lyons and Martin Hesketh of Velvet Rooms fame mix up a blend of commercial R&B and soul.

I Knucklehead Present My Machines at The Glasgow School of Art (upstairs). lOpm-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 Lush at The Polo Lounge. 10.30pm—3am. £5. Weekly. Featuring Andy in the Trophy Room with hits from the 605 to the 805 while Tom provides an upfront dance selection in the main room at the city’s prettiest gay club.

I Media at Media. llpm—3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. Step back in time to revel in the tunes of the 705 and 805.

I Mish Mash at The Riverside Club. Midnight—3am. £9. Next date 25 Nov.

I Miss Moneypenny's at 01. 10pm—3.30am. £12 (£10). Weekly. The Brummie superclub touches down in Glasgow. With a reputation for glamorous antics that stretches from Britain to Ibiza and then some, expect beautiful punters, exotic dancers and seriously funky dancefloor action thanks to the Moneypenny’s residents.

I Mixmag at Mas. llpm—4am. £10. 11 Nov only. Mas pull off a coup and get everyone’s favourite former trannie and former Love Boutiqe resident Jon of the Pleased Wimmin to spin for their first Saturday night since opening. See preview.

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

I Subculture at Substitute Venue. llpm—3am. £10. Weekly. Harri and domenic cram an unfeasable number of perfect selections into the time available. The crowd go wild. You know how it goes.

I Traxx at The Soundhaus. llpm—Sam. £8 (£6). Next date 18 Nov.

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. llpm—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. 9.30pm-2am. £8 (£6 in fancy dress). 4 Nov. Monthly. The Edinburgh crew up sticks to Glasgow for a night of fun- packed hedonism. Residents Frankie Sumatra, Dino Martini and Buggsy Seagull serve up their unique blend of swing, oddities and full-on wiggy easy listening for a dressed up (and we’re talking penguin suits of you can deal with that) crowd. And we haven’t even mentioned Lola Las Vegas and her gorgeous’ Vegas Showgirls yet, who’ll be giving away Elvis Dollars, or the casino, where you can win free drinks. Lordy.

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 two.

Wired at Asylum, Caledonian University Union. 10pm-3am. £tbc. Weekly. Glasgow’s longest running alternative indie night with drinks promos aplenty.

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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. llpm-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.


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

I Strawberry Fields at Strawberry Fields. 10.30pm—3am. £5. Weekly. Classic party nonsense from the 605 to last week.


I Budda at Bar Budda. 8pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. Colin Walker (New York Alliance) Slaying deep house.

I Come own at Slave. 3pm-3am. £tbc. 5 Nov. Monthly. Ease gently back to normality (or not) with this hard house party.

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

I Divine Intervention at Brel. 9pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. Andy Divine and Hush Puppy play a selection of soundtracks. soul and funk at this now weekly pre-club.

I Fast Forward at Eat Drink Man Woman. 4pm-midnight. Free before 6pm; £3 after. Weekly. House music and chart anthems, with drinks promos an added bonus.

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 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. It 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.

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