GLASGOW FRIDAY: PRE-CLUB continued
I Tap-Moi-La at The Tap. 9pm—midnight. Weekly. A new pre-club from, in their words, ‘just two more blokes playing their records in a pub.’ Fortunately Hush Puppy of Divine fame and Chris ‘Beans’ Geddes (he’s in some indie band, apparently) have corking collections taking in 605 pop, Wigan-centric soul, mod jazz and Latin grooves.
I Tektronic at Bar 10. 9pm-late. Free. Weekly. Harking back to the way it used to be at Bar 10 with Nik Craig (Syntax) and DJ Trace (Mad Dog) supplying a mix of deep house, techno, psychedelia and spacerock/krautrock.
I The Ark at The Tunnel. 10.30pm—3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. The mighty triumvirate of Scott Mackay, Michael Kilkie and Zammo 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 13th Note Club. 9pm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Funk and jazz from Graham and Daniel, except they call it buttcrack beats, ring-stinging funk and Nagasaki noodlings. Quite.
I Bob Sinclair at Mas. 11pm-3am. £tbc. The super-cool Frenchman kicks off the first Friday night at the new venue.
I Buddasole at Club Budda. llpm—3am. £5. Weekly. Solemusic head honcho Stevie Middleton mans the booth at his seriously high calibre soulful house and garage night. 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 Friday 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 Club Mad Dog at The Soundhaus. Next date 24 Nov.
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 Polo lounge. 11pm—3am. £5. Weekly. Michelle provides a loose mix of house and indie classics downstairs, while Andy rocks the Trophy Room with 803 and 905 hits at the top gay venue.
I G 'n' D at Archaos. llpm-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 MacFarlane 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 L.I.V.E at The Glasgow School of Art. llpm—3am. The Vic Bar is set to wobble to the sounds of Miami Bass from Hessle and Felix. Upstairs with drum & bass are Paul Reset, Morphy (live set) and special guest Total Science (Metalheadz) As ever, Noplex and chums are on hand to provide the scary visuals.
I Mad Dog at The Soundhaus. 11pm-late. £tbc. Two rooms of electro, tech and hard house from Nik Craig, McLeod, DJ Real, Trace and Borg.
I Manga at Substitute Venue (Planet Peach). 11pm-3am. £9 (£7). 24 Nov.
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Monthly. Red One and Moving Fusion (Ram Records) guest at the West Coast instalment of Scotland’s leading drum & bass party.
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 Mystec Beats at Rocksy’s Basement. 10.30pm-2.30am. (Buses from the Variety Bar at 10.30pm). It seems to be something of a birthday frenzy this fortnight, and Mystec are celebrating their fourth. The electro-bass crew are joined by Detroit underground hero Keith Tucker, ex of Aux 88.
I Octane at Alaska. 10pm—3am. £8 (£6). 24 Nov. Monthly. Derek Wallis and Steven McReery do their progressive house thing. I Pressure at The Arches. 10pm—4am. £14. 24 Nov. Monthly. Let’s face it, Pressure is always fab, but this time is extra special as Stuart & Orde celebrate two years of the monthly techno extravaganza. Guests include the rather famous Fatboy Slim, launching his new album in fine style, Chicago’s finest DJ Sneak back once again to keep the house kids on their toes, and Open To Torture man Billy Nasty. See PaneL
I Radar at Glasgow School of Art. Next date 8 Dec.
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. Business as usual for the Relief gang for the rest of this month, but make sure you keep 1 Dec free, as Halo and Hipp-E bring the other West Coast to this one.
I Sabotage at Glasgow School of Art. 10.30pm-3am. £8. 24 Nov. Monthly. Anomali & Haphazard, Paul Brown and Michael McKeown do the drum & bass thing in the Vic Bar. Upstairs, decknologists Phil Murray and Chris Caul are joined by Mani and Paul Hart of Primal Scream fame. See Hitlist.
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 Stiletto at The 13th Note Club. £4 (£3). Next date 8 Dec.
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 Roben.
I Vapour at The Arches. Launch of new house night on 1 Dec.
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 deep in the back room, so to speak.
I Yum 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.
Chart 8:. Party
I Carwash at g2. 11pm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. A night of disco, funk and soul classics, courtesy of The Garage ’5 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 11pm; £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. insanely 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 The Shack at Shack (formerly The Temple). 10.30pm—3am. £5 (£4). Cheesy chart tunes.
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 danceﬂoor faves from the 60s to the present day.
I Anti-Bar at The 13th Note Cafe. 9pm—midnight. Next date 2 Dec.
I Budda at Bar Budda. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Stevie Middleton of 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 classic soul and disco and contemporary ‘groove’ (ie proper) R&B.
I Cul De Sac at The Cul De Sac. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Jim 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 M 'stec Beatz.
I Fourward T inking 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 night out.
I Spy at Spy Bar. 9pm—late. Free. Weekly. Colin Davie and Lawrence Hughes do alternate Saturdays, both providing quality house grooves.
I Walker 8: Hughes 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 dare-devil trapeze artistry.
I Ascendance at The Temple. 11pm—3am. £7 (£5). 18 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). 25 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 70s 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). 18 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. 17 Nov. Monthly. lt’s Colours, so you know the guests are going to be hefty. This month, good 01‘ John Digweed will be pummeling out a five- hour set and the Dope Smugglaz take over the first arch to celebrate the release of their new long player, Dope Radio.
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 Fluid at Alaska. 10pm—3am. £10 (£8). 18 Nov. Monthly. DJ Q continues his monthly residency with the usual high calibre house, with a little help from Pete Heller.
I Freefall at The Arches. Next date 2 Dec. 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 2 Dec.
I Fruitfly at The Arches. 11pm—4am. £10 (£8). 18 Nov. Monthly. Fisher & Price whack out their trademark hardish, uplifting house with a smattering of vocal stuff.
I The Funk Room at The Arches. Next date 15 Dec.
I Gain at Alaska. Next date 9 Dec.
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.
I High at Mas. 11pm—3am. £tbc. The first Saturday night at the new venue sees a special guest appearance from Rowan Blades of Bedrock.
I Homebass at Alaska. 11pm—3am. £8 (£6) 25 Nov. Monthly. The Jengaheads continue their monthly exploration of house, breaks and beats. This month they’re joined by Skint‘s FreQ Nasty and Glasgow Underground’s Kevin McKay. 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 ofclassic disco and funk.
I Infusion at Yang. 11pm—3am. Free before midnight; £5 after. Weekly.
3 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