I Bitch School at Nice ‘n' Sleazy. 3pm—7pm. Free. Weekly. The chaps behind Deathlehetn (they have a way with names. bless ‘em) bring you four hours of the hard and heavy stuff. from Ozzy Osbourne to Slipknot. Moshtastic.

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

I Descargarana at Havana. 8pm~late. Free. Weekly. Live Latin jazz action as DJ George Martin isjoined 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 liat Drink Man Woman. 4pm—midnight. Free before 6pm; £3 after. Weekly. House music and chart anthetns. with drinks promos an added bonus.

I Fresh at Mojo. ()pin—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 & Traxx at The Living Rootn. 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.

I Harri at Groucho St Judes‘. 9pm—midnight. Free. 28 Jan. Fortnightly. The Sub Club stalwart brings his high calibre house to the most stylish of Glasgow's style bars. I Hi-T at Tchai-Ovna. 4—10pm. Free. Weekly. A Sunday relaxation session aimed squarely at those after a spot of detoxification. since the venue is a non- smoking tea shop that looks. conversely. like an opium den. The tunes. courtesy of a huge number of local DJs. are drawn from every genre under the sun. as long as they're laid- back. Drink obscure teas. play chess. give your body a rest.

I Nick Peacock at The Variety Bar. 8pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. Local hero Nick Peacock selects the bestjazz grooves. with the occasional foray into house.

I Nico’s at Nico‘s. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Dribbler and Steve with reggae and dub selections.

I Paul Cawley at Groucho St Judes. 9pm—midnight. Free. 21 Jan. Fortnightly. The Fenetik fellow with some beats ‘n’ breakage.

I R&B at Bar 10. 7pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Relax with R&B cuts and take advantage of the generous drinks promos at this city centre style bar.

I Scratch ‘n' Sniff at McChuill‘s. 9pm—midnight. Free. New pre-club venture. featuring Danny Barbour playing house. garage and whatever else he fancies.

I The Sunday Social at The Arches. Next date 4 Feb.

I Stiletto at Electric City (The Lighthouse). 8.30pm—l230am. £2. Weekly. Stilleto take their art-music crossover one step further by actually playing in a gallery. and let some blokes behind the decks for the first time.

I Yang at Yang. 9pm-lam. Free. Weekly. Hip hop and house with Dribbler and A Burd Called Ger.


I Bennet's at Bennet's.

l 1.30pm—3am. £3. Weekly. Tom plays tunes loved by twelve-year-old girls. plus some bangin' handbag. to equally

appreciative gay men. Funny old world.

I Bite at The Cathouse. 10.30pm—3am. Free before 1 1.30pm;

£2 (£1.50) after. Weekly. A milder mix of indie and rock than you‘ll find at the

city's premier rock venue on Friday or

Saturday. I Club Tropicana at The Garage

1 (Attic). llpm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly.

Indie. both classic and contemporary. with a healthy dose of Britpop.

I Dream at Strawberry Fields. 10.30pm—3am. £15. Weekly. Fifteen nicker might seem a bit steep for a night down Strawberry Fields. but in

addition to banging house anthems and saucy dancing girls. the bar is totally and utterly free. Much like a stomach

pump on the NHS.

I Funk Sundays at Slave. 8pm-3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. House with Chicago

; tendencies froin Andy Guest plus live percussion courtesy ofAndrew Horn. . I Liquid Cool at Babaza. 9pm—3am.

£5. Weekly. A.J.. Kris Keegan and Ian Thompson playing top-notch vocal garage and hoUse to a club packed with by per-hedonistic twentysomething revellers. all of whom seem to have forgotten that they have work in the morning. If quality tunes and glamorous antics are your bag. Sundays at Babaza are unmissable.

I Liquid Gold at Q. 5pm—3am. Free

before I 1pm; £5 after. Weekly. Funky

tunes and club classics from Harry B..

Scott McMillan and Paul Traynor at

this bar-club in association with Babaza's hedonistic extravaganza.

. Liquid Cool. Not to be confused with

the popular ‘room deodoriser' of the

I Li/Lo at Reds. 10pm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Oscar (Mish Mash) and Harri (Subculture). sparring partners of old. join forces for sotne funky deep house. I Optimo at Substitute Venue (Planet Peach). 1 lpm—3am. £6 (£5). Weekly. 2001 it‘s on! Little Roland. Mr. Wilkes and Twitch might have gone corporate with one of those modern websites. but the ‘Timo still provides the best in spazzed-up punk-funk- disco-electro-rock-pop. all smeared in sonic KY and musical blood. They love your ears. but you hurt the ones you love.

I Pure Funk at Club Budda.

l 1pm—3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. There‘s something funky in the water these days. as another new funk club opens its doors.

I Sin at Trash. 1 lpm—3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. House. garage and student classics from Jim Da Best. with drinks for £1 all night.

I Sunday Worship at Club Budda. 11pm—3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Michael Kilkie and Simon Foy do their uplifting house thing.

I Technique at The 13th Note Club (both floors). 1 lpm—3am. £2. Weekly. A quality selection of indie. ancient and tnodern. from D] Gavin of Camera Obscura.

I Taboo at The Velvet Rooms.

1 lpm—3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. DMG provides the classic soul. funk and R&B.

I Voyeurism at Arehaos. l l pin—3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. A perv‘s paradise. with peep-hole performances. non- specific fake shagging and a general

atmosphere of muckiness. Oh. and

there's music too. with Mark Sherry and Paul Mendez. spinning upfront. uplifting house in the main room. Naeem rocking downstairs with his hip hop selections and Paul Traynor providing R&B cuts in the Skybar.

I Transitor at The Polo Lounge.

1 lpm-3am. £tbc. Weekly. Real pop for real people with Dls Niall McMurray and Wayne Dixon.

Chart &. Party

I Atmosphere at Destiny.

10pm—3am. £3 before 1 1pm; £4 after. Weekly. Full-on party action accompanied by generous drinks promos.

I Disco at Fury Murry‘s. l lpm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Cheese-tastic disco fun for students. with Dave and Phil spinning the discs.



I Loose at The Variety Bar. ()pin—midnight. Free. Weekly. classic 70s rock and blues from Paul Shields.

I Phat Dave at The Living Room. 9pm—l lpm. Free. Weekly. Starting the week with ‘hedmuzik 4 beatfreakl’. which translates into English as hip hop. breaks. beats and the like.

I Playstation League at Bar Jedi. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. For kids sore of thumb and pallid of complexion. A case of lager is up for grabs for the top gun gamer. assuming you can drag yourselves away from the ‘station at home.


I Burn at Mas. l lpm~3am. Free for staff of any pub or club; £3 to everyone else. Weekly. A top party atmosphere guaranteed thanks to the thumping dance classics unleashed by Norm and Richard. Forthcoming guests include laques Lu Cont.

I The Monday Club at The Velvet Rooms. 1 lpm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Chris Hesketh mixes tip R&B. garage and house at this night. lintry is free to all shop. bar. restaurant and club staff. generously enough.

I Organic Audio at Mas. l lpm—3am. £tbc. ()rganic Audio with a live set. and a stint in the booth at the delayed new super-venue.

I Passionality at Planet Peach.

1 1.3(1pm—3am. £3 (£2 with flyer). Weekly. Gay night that invites you to ‘come get passionate’. The music. courtesy of DJ Andy (Bennet‘s/Sadie‘s). promises to be cheesy chart. upfront house and handbag.

I Speedracer at The Garage. l().3()pm-3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Indie classics with the odd daft party tune thrown in for the usual crazy crowd.

I transistorzouel at Q. l lpm—3am. £3. Weekly. Seriously cool. if cryptic name

; for a new gay night at the little venue

with Wayne Dixon and Niall McMurray. The music policy promises to be classic pop from the 1980s to right now.

9pm—midnight. Free weekly. Mr Davie

goes on a tongue-in-cheek journey

throu ’h the history of house music.

I Du Night at The Variety Bar.

Spin—midnight. Free. Weekly. Stevie

Donaldson (Bar 10) playing. oddly

enough. dub.

I Club Salsa Sabrosa at Havana Bar.

' Spin—midnight. “(15.3.50). Weekly.

DJs Keith and Alexis provide you with a

, cool night of Latin tunes. with merengue

and salsa classes from 8pm. I Bar 10 at Bar 10. 7pm—late. Free.

Weekly. A chance for aspiring DJ talent to get noticed: every week three bedroom turntablists spin their discs. the best

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I Passion Pour La Vida at October. Spur-midnight. Free. Weekly. The award-w inning D] Jan driyes tip the temperature in Princes Square with a Latino/Spanish extravaganza.


I Discolite at Q. l 1pmw3am. £3. Weekly. A new gay night of disco. both cheesy and classic. from [)Js Wayne and Darren who'll be spicing things up w itli the odd disco-flavoured pop hit.

I Eden at Alaska. 1 lpm~3am. £411.21. Weekly. ()tie for the students. with the Usual classics of academe downstairs thanks to Alan Ronald. plus some charging party tunes and a smattering of house upstairs from Scott Mackay of The Tunnel. Further proof that 'l'uesday is the new Thursday.

I F.U.N. at Planet Peach. 1 lpme 3am. £3. Weekly. (iay' night featuring the [rattliliontil llotlge potlgc ol cheesy chart action atid catnp handbaggage courtesy of DJ Georgie Boy and regular live PAs. I Media at Media. 1 lpm--3am. £tbc. Weekly. A full-on flavoured tnix from lain 'l‘homson.

I Whadsup? at Reds. £3 (£2). Weekly. House and garage anthems from Fraiser Latta.

Chart &. Party I Laid at Shack (formerly The Temple). 1().3()pm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Student night with the cheesiest of cheese. regular tribute bands arid the odd foam party. I Goo Goo at The Velvet Rooms. 1 lpm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Paul Melon claims to be ‘The King of ('hcese'. while Dave Mulholland whacks otit the commercial house and garage. I Shooting Stars at The Garage. 1 lpm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Gerry and lain keep the drunk kids happy with charty house and po hits. [b at Bennet's. ll.3()pm--3am. £3 (£1.50). Weekly. A straightish and studenty night at the gay venue. with Raymond Davrcn maintaining the party atmosphere. I Slave Boy Tuesday at Slave. l()pm—«3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Hostess Ms Mi-Mi-Martini and resident Jon Fraser with handbag and hardbag albums at the club‘s gay night.

I T.l.T. at Trash. l().3()pm—3am. £4 (£2).

Weekly. Grahame Ferguson and Robert and Scott Free spin upfront house in the tnain room. pop for the studes in room two and relaxed grooves. The kids love it. despite the name.

I Yang at Yang. 1 lpm—3am. Free before

? midnight; £3 after. Weekly. Northern

soul and funk grooves from Gerry Love

' (Teenage Fanclub) and Chris Geddes

(Belle And Sebastian). Live bands appear on an ad hoc basis upstairs.

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