Glasgow Clubs

Glasgow, Wednesday Pre-Club cont.

I Shu Hirata at The (‘ul l)c Sac,

3pm midnight. Free. Weekly. .l;t//_\ breaks. hip hop. clectro. drum a bass. whatever gets played otit. it's bound to be the best available.

I Take A Stand at The Stand.

8pm I Ipm. £2. Weekly. ()pcn-stagc night where poetry performers. musicians. cotttcdiaits and DJs are encouraged to get Up itlitl do their sltlll.

I Yang at Yang. Hpm laitt. Free. Weekly. Michael l’eck mixes. cuts arid bt'caks those beats.


I Basis at Yang. llptn 3am. £4 (£3). Pauly D. DJ Limit and M(‘ I’edro supply a full spectrum of drum (k bass and jungle in tlte ttiaiit room. w hilc Mr Brow n (\ision (‘rew ) prov ides a sittootlt blettd of hip hop and reggae dancchall through tltc back.

I Bennet’s at Bcnnct's. | I.30pm 3am. £2.50(£l.50). Weekly. Sara with an upfront dance mix. (iay.

I Elastik at The I3th .\'otc ('lub.

I Ipin 3am. £2. Weekly. liclcctic is such an ugly word. so we'll just say they play good music at lilastik. witltout bothering themselves with boring old geitrc constraints. This means your liable to hear l.ed Xep. The Human league aitd 'l'ortoise all in tlte same tiiglit. Watch out for forthcottting Iiye guests. See Ilitlist.

I F.A.B. at Baba/a. l Ipm 3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. DJ Skud blends garage. R&B aitd funky house. playing to a dressed-up crowd who help to make this one of the busiest midweek nights iit (ilasgow.

I Hotdog at Reds. I Ipm 3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. An Ann Suminct's-sponsored iiigltt that‘s about to spice tip your life. Mitsic coities iii the fortn of dance classics from Keith l’ypcr. htit it's the l’\'(‘ underwear.

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I Joints And Jams at Planet l’cach.

I Ipin 3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. High calibre night of hip hop. swing arid Rth from a rotating roster of DJ talent including Martin llcsketh. l’tippa Shango. .Iohn Lyons. DM(i and James Fullerton.

I Overground ill The \'L‘l\el Rooms.

I Ipm 3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Indie sounds aitd chart classics from Joe McKay.

I Shag Tag at Archaos. l lpitt 3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Insanely successful night based on a complex numerical flirting system; eycryone gets a number upon entry. then. if someone catches your ey c. you write their number on the board next to your own. w tilt the idea heittg that they then ruslt up to you and get hi/-ay. Mtisic-wisc. it's hanging house and trance in the tnain rooin and across-the—hoard ‘inadness’ frotn (kl. downstairs.

Chart & Party

I Cheese On Toast ai Shack (formerly The 'I‘emple). 10.30pm 3am. £3 (£2). ('Iteesy tunes with home sauce to help wash it dow n.

I Klass at Destiny. l0pm 3am. £2 before I lpm; £3 alter. Weekly. For those wlto fancy a party night otit. btit can't stand those pesky kids cluttering up the joint. Over 28s only.

I Pop 8: Tarts at The ('atltouse.

I Ihm~3am. Free before I I.3IIPm; £2

I .50) alter. Weekly. I’arty -up disco and funk.

I Souped Up at The (iarage. l0.30pm~3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Daft pop and student antics.

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Regular weekly clubs plus one off events are listed by city, then by day, then alphabetical by title. Clubs will be listed, provided that up to date details reach our offices at least eight days before publication. Lack of information may result in clubs being omitted. Edinburgh club listings compiled by Catherine Bromley.

Edinburgh Thursdays


I Eccentric at Bambou. 9pm Iam. 2‘) Mar. l-‘ortiiightly. Iiuan James and Phil York play hottse and trance for the discerning prc-clubbcr at this semi- swaitky. ()riental style bar.

I Electronic Music Club at ()xygcn. ()pm latti. Free. Weekly. Iinjoy the cositiopolitan. Iiuropcan \ the of the Music ('lub. w here all manner of local live performers drop by to turn on. tune in and freak out.

I Fuel at Rush. ()pm lam. Free. Weekly. DJ Raymi B generates a high- yoltagc supply of hip hop. fiiitk and house.

I Immersed In Music at l’iyo.

9pm Iaiit. Free. Weekly. 'l'im Makon play s delectable holise grooycs for the laid-back drinking crowd.

I La Fromagerie at The Meadow s Bar (downstairs). 9pm lam. Free. 5 Apr. I-‘ortnightly. Wake up and smell the cheese from lidinburgh’s original Ii-/. slea/ies Al and Kain the Mullet.

I Made In Iguana at Iguana.

()pm lam. Free. Weekly. (iareth Sommerville breaks the mould of his l'lti'agi'oove guise. playing warm .\'cw York house. disco and old-school hip hop.

I Mellow Mellow Right On at The (‘arwash. 9pm lam. Free. Weekly. DJ Sofa Boy gets comfortable with an eclectic mix of chilled funk aitd nu ia// sounds.

I Prefix at Bar l'nion. ()pin lam. Free. 5 Apr. Fortnightly. ('hris Bryant and Derek Selmes sort the deep aitd funky wheat frotn the house chaff.

I Rookie Night at l’opRokit.

I0pm latit. Free. Weekly. The tension mounts as the city 's unknown DJs get closer to that all important cotttpetitioti final that could w in them a set at the new Hottey cotnh. Setid your tapes to

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I Salsa at H Barrio. 7pm late. Free. Weekly. Learn salsa attd merengue with some top Latino experts. See ('lztssilietl for more info.

I Salsa Viva at Baracoa. Spin lam. Free. Weekly. D.I Jorge play s the Latino grooves to make you salsa at this long- standing night.

I Shadowskill at Batti Boti.

9pm 7 Iam. £2. 22 Mar. I-"ortnightly. (‘onfucius say this new ()riental style bar got plenty good drum & bass and hip hop with DJ Sam aitd Redo.

I Soft Rock at The Pond Bar.

9pm lam. Free. Weekly. Wear tight stonewash jeans and strike silly air guitar hoses to some ‘ot'rible soft rock in the comfortable surroundings of l.eith's premiere watering ltole.

I Strange Beats at The Watershed. 8pm lam. Free. Weekly. A solid funk and soul selection at this Stockbridge style bar.

I Tango el Porteno at (‘luh Java. Spin 'litltllilgltl. Free. Weekly. Informal tango night with free beginners class from 8pm.

I Undercover Brothers at The (‘iiy ('afe. 8pm lam. Free. Weekly. Sly sax and percussion accompany the decks selection from Adrian. I.y rical enhancement comes front hip hop ragga brother :\.J. (Ytish Recordings).


I Beatamix at The (‘oeteau Lounge (downstairs at ligo). Ilpm 3am. £2. 5 Apr. fortnightly. Start the weekend early in the company of those astoundineg talented types I'nkle Fawa/ and Dolphin Boy. Hip hop. ftiiik. soul arid breaks are just some of the inusical genres they distort to delight. I C.C. Blooms at (’.(‘. Blooms. 10.30pm 3am (bar from (rpm ). Free. Weekly. Trip the light fantastic to Hi- .\'R(i dance action at this ever-popular gay bar.

I Da Break at La Belle Angele. Monthly. Next date 26 Apr.

I Dekade at The Bongo (tub.

I Ipin 3am. £4.50 (£3.50). 2‘) Mar only. DJs l'-Turn and Sekon/ playing a mix of [K and IS hip hop. M(‘s welcome. I Dust at Studio 24. I I.30pm 3am. £2. 5 Apr. Monthly. (iotb. metal and industrial showcase for all you t‘aticotis monkeys out there. hosted by the residents Ian. Tony and Dave.

I Dysfunction at The Attic.

9pm 3am. £2 (£I ). Weekly. Formerly at The Venue. Dysfunction ltave now tnoved the latest mix of nu metal. hardcore. skate punk and industrial here fora weekly session that includes live action every other Thu. For more iitfo. see wwwalysflinetion.eo.ttk.

I Flava at La Belle Angelc.

l0pm 3am. £4 (£3). l2 Apr. Monthly. New R& B. hip hop and ragga showcase that should be a regular crowd pleaser seeing as it features lidinburgh's leading nit-jack DJ daddies Nutty l’. Ambassador. (ihetto Fabulor. DJ Dirtsman aitd A]. pltis live freestyles from Dark l’ai'agons. Yush 2K and Scotland Yard.

I Floorplay at The t'nion.

I lptn 2am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Varying styles of house played by numerous guest DJs at this Heriot-Watt eltib night. I Future Primitive at The Venue (Cooler) has now finished.

I Genetic at The ('itrus ('lub.

I Ipm- 3am. £2. Weekly. Still a tnighty popular soiree that showcases alternative. indie and Io-fi. No smoking in the bar area. mind.

I Hustlers’ Convention at The Bongo (‘Iub. Monthly. Next date I‘) Apr.

I Fusion at l’o Na .\'a. I Ipm~3am. £2. Weekly. All new showcase at the souk bar with [Ms Mark B (Studio (irand) and the omnipresent Murray Richardson (20/20 Vision) playing vinyl gems in the realms of house. hip hop. funk and soul.

I The Moneyshot at The Bongo Club. Monthly. Next date l2 Apr.

I Naked at The Honeycomb.

I()pm— 3am. £7 (£5) before I I.30pm: £8 (£6) after. 5 Apr. Monthly. The sexy. hard house soiree relocates to the Honeycomb attd welcomes special guest l).ls Andy Farley (Nukleuz) and Jel. and (‘harlie from Tidy Traxx.

I Nocturnal at .\'oa. Monthly. Next date 1‘) Apr.


Ashley Beedle guests at Sugar, Fri 30 Mar

I ReJuvenation (foi‘ittct‘ly .luye- Nation) at The Bongo ('Iub. I lpm 3am. £5 (£4). 5 .-\pt‘. Monthly. Joining forces with acclaiitted I.ondon—based drum (k bass label Slammin' \'my I. residents Relentless. Twist and l’hos4ous aitd scratchmeister Ra take early jungle and et'. rejuvenate it til lllis old—school to new school night. Please note that old-school

junglist Mickey Fitttt w ill be appearing at

the next Rejuvenation on I0 May.

I Snatch Club at The liquid Room. l0.30pm 3am. £5 (£4.50); £4 in l-iime attire. Weekly. ()oh er itiisstis it's tltc Snatch first birtltday (2‘) Mar) and everything's going a bit School Of Performing Arts at the funky disco cum cabaret because it's a I'ium' special. Ironic really because considering how much lager your hosts Harry .-\insworth. Ba/ Peters. Spattky Alexander attd Miguel Mantovani sitik iii a night. they most certainly are not going to live forever. l’lcase w car tights and leg-

I 3 Piece Sweet at The (‘oeieau Lounge. I lpm 3am. £2. 2‘) Mar. Fortnightly. Keen to please party girls 'l'rendy Wendy. Sally F aitd Nicci allow entry at a cheap rate. have a ‘no music policy' that never fails to astound and amaze. some ultra-cheap drinks promos and free makeovers from Ms. B. Stuart. Fairly gay.

I Thunguz at ligo (upstairs).

I()pm 3am. £2. 5 Apr. Fortnightly. 'l‘hankfully not an evening where you go cruising for a bruising but a hip hop shindig where rotational l)Js sltoot tlta pump.

Chart & Party

I Back To Basics at why .\‘ot‘.’

I 1pm 3am. £5. Weekly. Wonderfully predictable favourites from the chart crypt.

I Blasted at (iaia. l0pm 3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Dubbed ‘the best student night in town' by some Radio I sage. this sweaty soiree features cheesy mainstream dance in the main rooin and indie frotn Planet liarth upstairs in the lounge.

I Funky Underground at Revolution. I0pm 3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. A monster soundsy stein. good odds at copping off and some handy dance podiums for attracting attention to your funky strutting are just three of the reasons why Revolution scents like a good idea w hen you're drunk.

I Gold at The Ark. I0pm r 3am. 80p. Weekly. If the very thought of Tony Hadley makes you moist. you’ll be positively dripping at this luxurious night of 80s indulgence.

I Ignition at tiros/titiie. 9.30pm 3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Last year's ‘Scottish Discoteque ()f The Year' still draws the numbers at this big ‘ole student night. I The Subway at The Subway. ()pnr-3am. Free for students with matriculation card: £I otherwise. Weekly. A mainstream soundtrack plus the odd spot of indie.