I Kinky Afro at Substitute Venue (Planet Peach). llpm—3am. £5. 1 Dec only. Robin and Matthew continue to pump out the afro-house, while Awayara bang their drums in time. Highly reccomended.

I Life at Life. 10pm—3am. £5. Weekly. Stuart McCallum and Wayne Dixon man the decks with a funk and soul selection. I Mad Dog at The Soundhaus. llpm—late. £tbc. Two rooms of electro. tech and hard house from Nik Craig, McLeod. DJ Real. Trace and Borg.

I Media at Media. llpm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Media abandon their mainstream dance policy in favour of 70s and 80s classics, so grab your shoulder-padded suits and get on down.

I Midi HI Fi at The Glasgow School of Art. l().3pm-3am. £7. 3 Dec. Monthly. Gill Mills does her Eighteez pop thing down in the Vic. Up the stairs, resident Noj is joined by Jake Wheery, better known to the big beat massive as Herbalizer.

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. Next date 29 Dec.

I Pressure at The Arches. Next date 29 Dec.

I Radar at Glasgow School of Art. llpm—3am. £5 (£4). 8 Dec. Monthly. Downstairs, it‘s Freak Menoovers with ace decknologists Messrs. Dema and Nice. Up top, Scott, MJC and Tim B are on hand to provide bass-heavy techno.

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. 1 Dec is the week in question this fortnight, as Halo and Hipp-E bring the other West Coast to this one. Nice one. See Phactfile.


The Anti-8ar's cow-obsessed Mingo—go

I Sabotage at Glasgow School of Art. Next date 29 Dec.

I Soulsa at Ad-Lib. 9pm—3am. £3. Weekly. Smooth disco courtesy ofAndy 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 l3th Note Club. £4 (£3). 8 Dec. Monthly. Sadie & Anna with their frisky mix of esoteric pop.

I Str8 Up at Slave. l()pm—3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Lovejoy and Robin with bouncing cuts ranging from vocal to hard house.

I Tantra at Trash. 1(ipm—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. lOpm—3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. John Lyons with smooth R&B downstairs, plus Raymond Darvon spinning club classics upstai.‘s.

I Trade Baby at Mas. 10pm—4am. £10. 2 Dec. Monthly. Hooray! The legendary London hard house night returns to Glasgow after an overlong absence. You know the drill: pumping tunes, fun to the fore, tops off, etc.

I Yang at Yang. llpm—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 & Party

I Carwash at g2. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. A night of disco. funk and soul

classics. courtesy of The Garage's Jerry


I Cheesy Pop at Qudos (QML‘).

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. 1(lpm-3am. £5 before 11pm; £6 after. Weekly. Throbbing house action at the city centre megavenue. Wear nice shoes.

I Love Bug at The Garage. ll).3()pm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Insanely

busy night of party tunes for students and


I Pink Cadillac at Betty's (Archaos).

llpm—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). l().3()pm—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 dancef‘loor faves from the 60s to the present day.



I Anti-Bar at The l3th Note Cafe. 9pm—midnight. £2. 2 Dec. Monthly. Gee whiz, it‘s that time again. Jill Mingo-go

artfully blends a fab collection of punk.

funky psychotic pop esoterica, chats on the mike like a dope MC (well kind of) and introduces her pet cow to the kids. Essential Fri night action for people who like talking as much as music. Can't say

fairer than that, can you?

I Budda at Bar Budda. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Stevie Middleton of Solemusic with deep house and garage. I Buff Club at Brel. 9pm-midnight. Free.

Weekly. Solid funk and soul selection.

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 I The Corinthian at The Corinthian.

()pm—latc. Free. Weekly. Wayne Dixon takes care of the main bar in this mega leisure complex with a selection of classic

1 soul and disco and contemporary ‘groove' (ie proper) Reta. I Cul De Sac at The (.‘ul 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 Mystec Beatz. I Fourward Thinking at Four Cafe Bar

(CCA). 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Pre- club with an emphasis on breaks and


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. 7.3()pm—midnight.

Free. Weekly. Enjoy some quality house , from Kris Keegan, Ian Thompson and AJ.

and you can capture those cheeky grins

with the free camera hire offer.

I Ouch On The Couch at Tchai—Ovna. ppm—10pm. £2. 10 Dec only. Prog rock funk combo Engine play live with DJ support from Chris Lamb.

; 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.

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listings CLUBS

The best clubs in Glasgow this fortnight

Audio Psi Phy Paul Cawley and Alex Horton return With breaks and beats aplenty. They're jOined by Grand Central Records' oddest act, the upright bass meets turntables duo Fingathing, Substitute Venue (P/anet Peach), Fri 8 Dec.

Glasgow Underground In place of Vapour, which has been postponed until Feb, Keyin McKay is on hand With some soitably sublime house While New York's finest, Mateo and Matos take on guest duties. Arches, Fri 7 Dec.

Hi Karate DiVine and MacMillan are piling on the guests these days, Thu 30 Nov features the Rawkus Tour, With Mr. Complex, Crossfader and El Fudge. Thu 7 Dec sees Ninja Tune stalwart Mr. Scruff take to the decks for some ultra-eclectic messmg about. The Glasgow Schoo/ ofArt, Thu 30 Nov and Thu 7 Dec.

The Lick MTV's 'selI—out' R&B club tour hits Scotland With guest sets from Trevor Nelson, Dodge and Paul Nije. Destiny, Mon 77 Dec.

Pure Funk Funk is the new something or other, as another night devoted to tight bass and cool breaks opens its doors. The first night of the new venture sees Tommy Caulker travel up from Newcastle Club Budda, Sun 3 Dec. Relief The Relief gang have settled in nicely at Alaska, and have been bringing some seriously cool guests to town to boot. This time around, it’s Halo & Hipp—E aka H FOundation. Last time they were over, the kids loved it, so expect a bit of a queue A/aska, Fri 7 Dec.

The Sunday Social The Social is, Without doubt, the best way to While away the tail end of the weekend. This month, Brazilian jazz-fu5ion pioneers Azymuth are all set to play an excluswe live set, as are Dundonian orchestra-hop newcomers VOight Kampif Arches, Sun 3 Dec,

Taste Edinburgh’s favourite gay/mixed party night comes to Glasgow as new venue Mas proves it has impeccable, erm, taste. ReSidents Fisher & Price (pictured) Will be prowding their usual blend of uplifting, bouncy vocal-tinged house. Mas, Sun 70 Dec

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