Dave Lee aka Joey Negro

I Skint at The ('athouse. l lpitt ~3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Funk. punk and party pap with plenty of drinks promos.

I Wired at Destiny. |()pm~ 3am. £2 before I lpm; £3 after. Weekly. (‘asual night at the wrought-iron exhibition-cum- club with a dancier music policy. This is the only titne when denim and trainers are acceptable apparel here. so yoti don't have to iron your Ben Sherman.

Glasgow Fridays


I Brian Murnin at The Living Room. ()pm»-midnight. Free. Weekly. Brian continues to ‘play the songs that tnake the whole world sing'.

I Budda at Bar Btidda. Spin—midnight. Free. Weekly. (‘hris Harris spinning groove-led house to the tisual party crowd.

I Chi at McC‘huill‘s. Spin—midnight. Free. Monthly. The first in a succession of rather cool nights. the evening starts with mellow shaolin heats and builds to funky house and bouncy techno.

I Critical Mass at Nice ‘n' Sleazy. Spin-late. Free. Weekly. Jon Fopp. aka Noj. with a wilfully peculiar selection ranging from punk to funk and all points in between. Nothing to do with bike riding anti-capitalism.

I Cul De Sac at (‘ul De Sac. 9piii—-tititliiiglit. Free. Weekly. House action frotn a pool of DJs. including Stevie Donaldson. Domenic (‘appello. Graham Wilson and Kieran Mc(‘ann.

I Edward’s at Edwards. ()prn—midnight. Free. Weekly. Upbeat selections from Keith Pyper to get you going for the weekend.

I Friday Street at Blackfriars (downstairs). Spin—lam. £3 (£2). 30 Mar. Monthly. Northern. Motown and classic mod sounds.

I Illuminations at The Lighthouse. 8.3()pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. DJ Dandy (Disco X) and Alan B. (Breach) spin ‘tomorrow, yesterday. today" music. I Nico’s at Nico‘s. ()ptn—midnight. Free. Weekly. Barry Burns with a mixed- ttp selection of Northern. hip hop and house.

I Nomad at Nomad. 7.3()pm--midnight. Free. Weekly. Kris Keegan. lan Thompson and AJ. join ‘Donut' Jay at this pre-club. Free camera hire adds a nice touch.

I Paul Cawley at Air ()rganic. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. In addition to running Sonia‘s breakbeat sister label Fenetik and club night Psy Phi. Paul Cawley warms up for the weekend with brand new breaks. hip hop and drum & bass.

I Rowan and Niall at the ltalt Bar. Free. Monthly. The former Balsa residents. now ensconced in a new venue. do their deep house thing.

I Russell’s at Russell's. (mm—midnight. Free. Weekly. DJ Yaw kicks otit the best R&B. hip hop and swingbeat.

does a spot at Clubsole, Sat 17 Mar

I Soaterama at Nice 'n’ Slea/y (ground floor). Xpm- midnight. Free. Weekly. An across-the-board blend with an emphasis on the unexpected. from punk to drum & bass.

I Stateside Sounds at The State Bar. 4 7pm. Free. Weekly. Pattl Shields selects alt.country favourites. rock classics and blues cuts.

I Straight Ahead at Spy Bar. ()pm~late. Free. Weekly. The superb Straight Ahead crew spin Northern soul. funk and dattccliooi‘ja/l.

I Syntax at Halt Bar. 9pm midnight. Free. 3() Mar. Monthly. Debauched acid techno lunacy from D] lace and Adam Mars.

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.‘ l-‘ortunately llttsh Puppy of Divine fame and (‘hris ‘Beans' (ieddes (he's in some indie band. apparently) have corking collections taking in (i()s pop. Wigan- centric soul. mod jazz and Latin grooves.


I The Ark at The Tunnel.

l().3()pm 3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. The mighty triumvirate of Scott Mackay. Michael Kilkie and [ammo keep the crowd on their toes with top quality hard house. while Simon Foy kicks ottt smooth vocal house and garage in the back room.

I Big Daddy at The l3th Note (‘lub. ()pm--3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Funk and jazz frotn (iraham and Daniel. except they call it bttttcrack beats. ring-stinging funk and Nagasaki noodlings. Quite.

I Buddasole at (‘lub Bttdda.

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

I Bump ‘n’ Hustle at Babaza. (rpm—3am (DJs from I lpm). Free before 1 lpm: £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. opin~3am. Free. Weekly. Loco Latin action from the Salsa Sabrosa crew from (rpm through to the wee small hotirs.

I The Cathouse at The (‘athouse l().3()pni~3am. £l before l lpm: £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 Electric Bogey at Substitute \‘euue (Planet Peach). Next date 20 April.

I Ethos at Q. 5pm-3am. Free before

1 lpm: £5 after. Weekly. New face at the decks Dominic Martin supplies the soulful Latin house and garage grooves. I EuPhonic at The Temple.

1 lpm—3.30am. £6 (£4). Weekly. Trevor Reilly. Billy MacAtee and Paul Mendez.

spin trance and hard house vv ith a funky edge to a packed-out club of tip-for-it kids.

I Freak Show at The (ilasgovv School of Art. l().3()pm~3am. £8 (£7). 23 Mar. Monthly. Dema ck Nice aka The Freak Menoovers are joined by guests Mr Complex. l.-Fudge. M(‘ Rubix and DJ (’rossphada for a scratchtastic freak-for-all in the main room. Downstairs. llessle and Felix do their Miami Bass and booty electro thing. pltis live hip hop from The ()perators.

I Fresh at The Polo Lounge.

l lpm 3am. £5. Weekly. Michelle prov ides a loose mix of house and indie classics dovv nstairs. vv hile Andy rocks the Trophy Room with S()s and (Ms hits at the top gay

I G ‘n’ D at Archaos. l lpm— 3am. £5 (£4). Weekly Dress smart and prepare to party in the main room with Dav id (iilmore spinning dance classics. garage and house frotn the commercial end of the spectrum. I Goodtoot at The Riverside (‘lub Next date (i Apr.

I Kinky Afro at Substitute Venue (Planet Peach). l lpm 3am. £5. 23 Mar. Monthly. Robin and Mathew play records. the massed ranks of Aw ayara (try saying that alter a few pints of mild) play drums. you get to hear the best funky afro-house in low it. Simple as that.

I Life at Life. l()pm-~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. Next date 3() Mar.

I Loose Joints at The 13th Note Club. I lpm 73am. Free before I lpm; £4 after. Weekly. Residents (eyebee) and (deecee) have been upgraded to this new Fri slot so they'll now be alternating their broad mix of dancelioor classics on an upstairs/downstairs basis with the Stiletto crew. And this fortnight ( lb Mar) is rather special seeing as live protagonist Pilotc is joining the fun.

I Mad Dog at The Soundhaus.

l lpm~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). Monthly. Next date 4 May.

I Media at Media. 1 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 (ilasgow School of Art. Next date tbc.

I Mystec Beats at Rocksy's Basement. l().3()pm~2.3()am. (Buses from the Variety Bar at l().3()pm). £5. lb Mar. Monthly. lilectrobassftlthfixatedfamilyfun is what they call it. and why shouldn't they'.’ Dirty Wriggles provides the speedy electro cuts. with help from DJ Pattl (‘ ((‘erebral Records) this time.

I Octane at Alaska. l().3()pm—3am. £8 (£6). 30 Mar. Monthly. Prog house action from Derek Wallis and Steven McReery. OPressure at The Arches. l().3()pm—4am. £l4. 30 Mar. Monthly. If you're lucky. Stuart and ()rde will be slip- ping the odd slice of the forthcoming Slam album into the mix. it‘s rather good. so there's one reason to head down to The Arches. Another reason is Derrick May. He invented music. roughly speaking. Marco (‘orolla didn't invent music. but he plays a hard and bouncy set. judging by recent appearances. and there's Swag and Yousef as well. Yes. you guessed it: See Hitlist.

I Salsa Sabrosa at Riverside Club.

I |.3()pm—3am. £5 (£3). 3() Mar. Fortnightly. A stunning mix of classic salsa and the latest sounds from Latin America. OSon of Psy Phi at Substitute Venue (Planet Peach)! lpm—3am. £tbc. lb Mar only. More hip hop ‘n' breaks action courtesy of Messrs. Cawley and Hawton. plus Grand (‘entral head honcho Mark Rae. celebrating the release of Rae & Christian's new long player. it's also the launch of Radio Magnetic. an internet station devoted to the underground music we all favour. See Preview.

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Fruitfly Doesn't time fly when you're dancing to hard—t0»uplifting house in a nice mixed environment? Frtiitfly is two years old already. and Fisher & Price are joined by Mark Moore (pictured) for the celebrations. The Arches. Sat 77 Mar.

Hi Karate They‘re back! The Karate starts afresh wrth a one off party at the Sub. which means a nice crisp sound system for Andy Divine and Neil McMillan. Andy Smith & Scott Hendy (aka Dynamo Productions) are the guests. See Preview page 69. Substitute {Planet Peach), Thu 29 Mar.

Melting Pot The Riverside seems to be venue of choice in certain circles. and this new night from Simon Cordiner of Traxx and Billy Woods should be a good one: classic underground disco is the order of the day. and Last Night a DJ Saved My Life author Bill Brewster is set to guest at the opening party. The Riverside C/ub, Sat 24 Mar.

Planet of Sound The mighty Pure. who've been away from Glasgow for a while now. Manga and Radio Babylon join forces for the opening of The Arches‘ Vault exhibition. Which is spoiling you lot. really. The Arches, Sat 24 Mar. Pressure Derrick May. Marco Corolla. Yousef. Swag. Need we say more? Of course. Stuart & Orde will be there too. which makes for another month when Pressure is unmissable. You never know, next time might be utter mince, but don't hold your breath. The Arches, Fri 30 Mar.

Son Of Psy Phi It's not entirely clear what‘s happened to Psy Phi Snr., but his offspring also features breaks. beats and hip hop from Paul Cawley and Alex Horton. This month the night doubles as the launch of internet station Radio Magnetic. and features Grand Central's Mark Rae. See Panel page 72. Substitute Venue, Fri 76 Mar.

Test Neil Landstrumm, the heavyweight of the Tresor sound. is back in town for a full frontal massage of heavy. experimental techno. Wey-hey. Alaska, Sat 77 Mar.

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