I Critical Mass at Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Xpm-late. liree. Weekly. Jon l-‘opp. aka Noj. with a wilfully peculiar selection ranging from punk to funk and all points in between.

I Cul De Sac at (‘til De Sac. 9pm—midnight. liree. Weekly. Hotlse action from a pool of DJs. including Stevie Donaldson. Domenic (‘appello. (iraham Wilsoit and Kicran Mc(‘ann.

I Edward’s at lidward's.

9pm midnight. l‘ree. Weekly. t'pbeat selections from Keith Pyper to get yott going lor the weekend.

I Friday Street at Blacklriars. Monthly. Next date 3() Mar.

I Illuminations at The Lighthotise. 8.30pm midnight. l-‘ree. Weekly. DJ Dandy (Disco X) and Alan B. (Breach) spilt ‘tomorrovv. yesterday. today" music.

I Nico’s at Nico’s. 9pm midnight. l‘ree.

Weekly. Barry Burns with a mixed-up selection of Northern. hip hop and liotise.

I Nomad at Nomad. 7.3(lpm- midnight.

l-‘ree. Weekly. Kris Keegan. lait Thompson and A.J. join ‘Donut' Jay at this pre-club. l-‘t'ee camera hirc adds a nice touch.

I Paul Cawley at Air ()rganic.

9pltl~ midnight. l"ree. Weekly. In addition to running Soma‘s breakbeat sister label lienetik and club night Psy Phi. Pattl ('awley warms tip for the weekend with brand new breaks. hip hop and drtttn & bass.

I Rowan and Niall at the Hall Bar. l’rcc. Monthly. The former Balsa

residents. now ensconced in a new venue.

do their deep house thing.

I Soaterama at Nice ‘n' Sleazy (ground floor). 8pm midnight. liree. Weekly. An acrtiss-the-boat'd blend with an emphasis on the unexpected. froin punk to drum & bass.

I Stateside Sounds at The State Bar. 4 7pm. l‘ree. Weekly. Paul Shields selects alt. country favourites. rock classics and blues cttts.

I Straight Ahead at Spy Bar.

‘)pm-~ late. l‘ree. Weekly. The superb Straight Ahead crew spin Northern sotil. funk and dancefloor jazz.

I Tap-Moi-La at The Tap.

()pm «midnight. Weekly. A new pre-club from. iti their words. ‘jttst two more blokes playing their records in a pub.’ Fortunately lltish Puppy of Divine fame and (‘hris ‘Beans' (icddcs have corking collections taking in 60s pop, Wigan— centric soul. tiiod jazz and Latin grooves. I Tektronic at Bar l(). 9pm -late. Free. Weekly. llarkitig back to the way it used to be at Bar It) with Nik (‘raig (Syntax) and DJ Trace (Mad Dog) supplying a mix of deep house. techno. psychedelia and spacerock/krautrock.


I The Ark at The Tunnel. l().3()pm~3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. The mighty tritiiiivirate of Scott Mackay. Michael Kilkie and [ammo keep the crowd on their toes with top quality hard house. while Simon l-‘oy kicks otit smooth vocal house and garage in the back.

I Big Daddy at The 13th Note ('lub. t)piii-«3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Funk and jazz from (iraham and Daniel. except they call it buttcrack heats. ring-stinging funk and Nagasaki noodlings. Quite.

I Buddasole at (‘ltib Budda.

l lpm—3am. £5. Weekly. Solemusic head ltonclio Stevie Middleton mans the booth at his seriously high calibre soulful house and garage night.

I Bughouse at Substitute Venue (Planet Peach). l lpm—3am. 9 Mar only. £6. Chris and Dan do their chunky house ‘n‘ funky techno thing.

I Bump ‘N’ Hustle at Babaza. 6pm-—3am (DJs from I lptn). l-‘ree before I lpm: £5 alter. Weekly. Pattl Traynor and Raymond Woods with liite 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 l‘riday nighters around

and it's set to be even busier this fortnight because it‘s the third birthday party (9 Mar). To celebrate. R&B god H-Bomb shimmies down for a guest spot.

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 (‘athouse ll).3(lpm »3am. £l before I lpm; £4 (£3) alter. Weekly. Rock. grunge. indie and a dash of breakbeat across three lloors at (ilasgow's top venue for rockers and alternateens.

I Electric Bogey at Substitute Venue (Planet Peach). Next date ll) April.

I Ethos at Q. 5pm—3am. l’ree before

I lpm; £5 alter. Weekly. New face at the decks Dominic Martin supplies the soulful Latin house attd garage grooves.

I EuPhonic at The Temple.

l lpm—3.3l)am. £6 (£4). Weekly. Trevor Reilly. Billy MacAtee atid 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. 1 lpm—3am. £5. Weekly. Michelle provides a loose mix of house and indie classics downstairs. while Andy rocks the Trophy Rootn with 80s and 90s hits at the top gay venue.

I G ‘n’ D at Archaos. l lpm-3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. Dress smart and prepare to party in the tnain room with David (iilmore spinning dance classics. garage and house from the commercial end of the spectrum.

I Goodfoot at The Riverside (‘lub. .‘vlidnight—3am. £5. 2 Mar. Monthly. Praise the Lord. the (ioodloot Mob are back in action alter the untimely demise of their last venue. Doubtless things will continue as before. with the crew blowing the dust off their perfect obscure soul loot- stompers. mod jazz. funk and a dash of Latin.

I Kinky Afro at Substitute Venue. Monthly. Next date 23 Mar.

I Life at Life. lupin—3am. £5. Weekly. Stuart Mc(‘allum and Wayne Dixon man the decks with a funk and soul selection. I LIVE at The (ilasgow School of Art. l().3()pm-3am. Monthly. Next date 3() Mar.

I Loose Joints at The |3tli Note Club. I lpm—3am. l‘t‘ee before I 1pm: £4 alter. Weekly. Residents (eyebee) and (deecee) have been upgraded to this new liri slot so they‘ll now be alternating their broad mix of dancelloor classics on an upstairs/downstairs basis with the Stiletto

I Mad Dog at The Soundhaus.

l lpm—late. £tbc. Two rooms of electro. tech and hard house froin Nik Craig. McLeod. DJ Real. Trace and Borg.

I Manga at Substitute Venue (Planet Peach). Monthly. Next date the.

I Media at Media. l lpm--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. I lpm—3am. £6 (£5). 2 Mar. Monthly. L‘pstairs. Noj isjoined by special guest Tony Vegas (Scratch Perverts) while Sean (Belle & Sebastian) takes care of business down in the Vic.

I Mystec Beats at Rocksy's Basement. l().3()pm—2.3()am. (Buses from the Variety Bar at l(l.3()pm). £5. 3 Mar. Monthly. lilectrobassl'ilthlixatedfamilyfun is what they call it. and why shouldn't they'.’ Dirty Wriggles provides the speedy electro cuts.

I Octane at Alaska. Next date 30 Mar. I Pressure at The Arches. Next date 30 Mar.

I Psy Phi at Substitute Venue (Planet Peach). Next date 16 Mar with Mark Rae. 0 Radar present Rephresh at Glasgow School of Art. l()pm—3ant. £l(). ‘) Mar. Monthly. The ever-reliable hard- but-melodic techno crew welcome back the peerless Rephlex crew. namely Richard Jatnes. Mike Dred and Rephlex Master Control. As ever. Scott K. MJC and Spudd will be on hand for some less head-wrecking tunage. See Hitlist.

I Reds at Reds. llpm--3am. £5 (£3.50). Weekly. (‘lub classics and commercial house sounds from Alan Ronald.

I Relief at Alaska. l()pm-3am. £8. Weekly. Silicone Sottl and Laurence Hughes providing the best house in town. I Sabotage at Glasgow School of Art. Next date l6 Mar.

I Soulsa at Ad-l.ib. 9pm 3am. £3. Weekly. Smooth disco courtesy of Andy Linger. Rodger. Pete Murphy and Wayne Dixon. who are keen to show that disco doesn‘t just mean tiller-happy l‘renchmen. preferring instead the genuine classics the rev ivalists sample. I Stiletto at The 13th Note (’lub. ltlpm» 3am. £tbc. 9 Mar. Monthly. Sadie aitd Anna J play an undelinable selection of pop. electro hip hop and eiglitce/ favourites. rotating the upstairs atid downstairs of the Note with the Loose Joints lads.

I Tantra at Trash. l()pm 3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. Pumping house action from The Tunnel‘s (‘olin 'l’evendale atid Lisa Littlewood. with tnore mellow house and disco in room two from DJ Robert.

I Test at The (ilasgovv School of Art. Bi-monthly. Next date 6 Apr with special uuest Dave 'l‘arrida.

TNT at The Arches. l().3()ptti~3am. £l2 (£l()l. 9 Mar. Monthly. Highly antic- ipated launch of the acclaimed Aberdeen hip hop and drutn & bass night. featuring (ioldie. M(‘ Rage. Andy Profile. l’innie arid Tez in one arch and [K DM(‘ champ Mr Thing. Dee J A‘ La liu. The Soulcialists and Riz in the other. See llitlist.

I Traxx at Substitute Venue (Planet Peach). 1 lpm~ ~3am. £8. 2 Mar only. The Traxx crew are having a bit of a rttn on top notch guests at the minute. This month. they're joined by Harvey.

Vapour at The Arches. l().3()pm-~lam. £l4. 2 Mar. Monthly. After the rip-roaring success of the Hard Hands showcase. Vapour hand over the programming to KMS. Kevin Saunderson‘s supercool Detroit imprint. As well as Saunderson himself. The ('loser will be providing a DJ set and The Mind (iap are on hand with some live techno. See Preview.

I Velvet Rooms at The Velvet Rooms. l()pm-»3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. John Lyons with smooth R&B downstairs. plus Raymond Darvon spinning club classics upstairs.

I Yang at Yang. l lptn ~3am. liree 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 tip with blistering hip hop and funk in the top bar. before the mighty (ioodloot get Northern on your asses.

I Yum Yum at The l3tli Note (‘lub (basement). 9pm—3am. liree before

I lpm; £5 after. Weekly. Latin grooves.

jazz. hip hop and the like predominate.

but pretty tnuch anything goes. including wiggy projection action from Ray Suzuki

Chart & Party

I Carwash at ’2. l lpm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. A night ofdisco. funk and soul classics. courtesy of The (iarage’s Jerry Lyons.

I Cheesy Pop at Qudos (QM t} l. l()pm—2am. £2 (£l ). 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. lllpm—3am. £5 before I 1pm; £6 after. Weekly. Throbbing house action at the city centre mega-venue. Wear nice shoes.

I Love Bug at The Garage. l().3()pm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Insanely busy night of party tunes for students and youngsters.

Aurall The new mixed gav venture from the Taste and Fruitfly stable gets its official launch after a couple of prewew nights. bringing a bit of house action to Sun nights and prOViding an alternative to the rather trying chart onslaught of your regular gay nights. The Dds this time are Princess Julia (Crash Trade), Mark Price and Yogi Haughton (Southport Weekender/Groove Theory) plus Martin Valentine (Taste. lialik.) See Preview. page (36. Mas. Sun -1 Mar.

Bugged Out! You know you can always rely on the biggest little underground—overground club in the land to provide a corking night on the tiles. and this month is no exception. The line tip consists of Dave Angel (pictured), Lawrence Burden (Octave One). Rob Bright. the Jengaheads and Richard Hector—Jones. OMU. Sat 10 Mar.

Peace is Tough Not. you would have thought. as tough as war. Launch of Sex Pistols designer Jamie Reid‘s collaboration with graffitti artist Banksy. including visuals from the two artists and Russian laser pioneer Alexei and audio courtesy of Mark Barrett who will be DJing and unveiling an exclusive Future Loop Foundation live set with MC D—Flava. Arches. Thu 7 Mar.

Radar present Rephresh The youngest of Glasgow's many techno organisations welcome back the peerless Rephlex crew. namely Richard James. Mike Dred and Rephlex Master Control. Expect hard as nails hardcore. nasty scary noises and suchlike. The Glasgow School of Art, Fri 9 Mar.

TNT The grand Glasgow launch of Aberdeen‘s finest clubbing soiree sees the glamorous Goldie joined by MC Rage, Mr Thing, Dee J A' La Fu and Andy Profile. Musically, they favour hip hop and drum <3 bass. See Funkt feature. page 23. Arches. Fri 9 Mar.

Vapour Vapour hand over the programming to KMS this month. And Kevin Saunderson's supercool Detroit imprint has chosen to bring along two of their more recent signings. as well as Saunderson himself. The Closer will be providing a DJ set. Arches, Fri 2 Mar.

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