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. Glasgow club listings compiled by Jack Mottram.

Glasgow Thursdays


I Bounty at Q. 5pm 7 lam. Free. Weekly. Billy Milligan is at the helm of this new night. featuring party tunes across the genres. from R&B to club classics.

I Diamonds at The Variety Bar.

ts‘piii— close. Free. Weekly. DJ Mucci presents Southern smooch to rockabilly raunch for rocksteady liddies. If you know what that means. you‘ll probably want to go.

I Nico’s at .\'ico‘s. 9pm midnight. Free. Weekly". l)J .Miguel (Wall to Wall) spins upbeat house selections for a studenty crowd.

I Nomad at Nomad. 7.3()piir midnight. Free. Weekly. Resident ‘Donut' Jay is joined by Kris Keegan. Ian Thompson and AJ. spinning the best house sounds. I The Operators at (‘osia (‘offee ((ireat Western Road). 77 l lpm. Free. Weekly. The local heroes assist capitalist coffee culture with their inimitable blend ofjau. funk and hip hop.

I Pousey Cafe at Air Organic.

8 l lpm. Free. Weekly. The Jengaheads get you stoked up fora night out. with a mixed bag of beats. from electro and funk through to house and techno.

I Phatboy’s Kitchen at .\r’lc‘(‘lttlill‘s Way ()ut West. 8pm- midnight. Free. Weekly. Hip hop. breaks and beats courtesy of The Wax Monkey.

I Sample 8r Hold at Bar Soba.

8pm vmidnight. Free. Weekly. Live hip hop. replete with guest vocalists. scratchy business and percussion.

I Shogo at The Brunswick (‘ellars Opin-iiiidnight. Free. Weekly. An evening of breaks. beats and suchlike from (i- Man and occasional guests. with skateboarding visual entertainments.

I Syntax at Bar Sauza. 9pllt—lllltlillglll. Free. Weekly. DJ Jace teams up with Mark Welsford from Small Doses for weekly excursions of the tech-house variety.

I The Thursday Broadcast at The Living Room. Opins—midnight. Free. Weekly. Rotation of Glasgow's top l)J talent featuring Stevie lilements among others.

I Tilt at Bar It). 7pin—late. Free. Weekly. An evening of liuro trance from the Tilt crew.

I Virunga at Brel. 9pm» midnight. Free. Weekly. A top selection of tunes with a world bias. including soca. Latin dance. African and reggae.


I Affinity at Media. I lpm~3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Progressive and liuro trance in the main arena with residents Steve Concannon and Paul Fleming. Rotational talent abounds in the back suite.

I Bennet’s at Bennet‘s. l lpm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Shawn delivers a commercial dance mix in the main room. while Annie supplies 70s and 80s hits at the premier gay venue.

I Bug-A-Boo at The Velvet Rooms.

l lpm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. John Lyons. Martin Hesketh and James Fullerton take it in turns to provide the R&B and soul selections.

I Club Salsa Sabrosa at The Havana Bar. l().3()pm—3am. £4 (£3.50). Weekly. Top-notch Latin sounds. with all hip-shaking genres covered thanks to residents Keith. Alexis and Geo D.

I Columbian at The .-\sy luni Back Room. Spin-lam. Free to (’l'Sl' members; £l otherwise. Weekly. Miisic with breaks. from hip hop and big beat to soul and funk.

I Cop at :\rCllLi()s. llpm 3am. £4 (£3 ). \Veekly. Absolutely colossal student night with Vance and ('.J. supply ing hard partying house anthems in the main room and daft classics from Tam ('oy le downstairs.

I Fat Sumo at The (ilitsgovx School of Art. lllpinr2.3()ain. £3. Weekly. .\ new venture for the \'ic Bar. with LTJ Boson] and her trashy electro pop getting ample support from Hi Fidelity 's Seaii Dickson in the second and fourth week of the month. with llush Puppy (Divine) stepping into the breach in the third week.

I Freak Moves at The (ilasgovx School of Art (upstairs). l()pm 2.30am. £2. Weekly. l)Js Denia and Mr Nice showcase hip hop. dancehall and ftiiik. now on a weekly basis.

I Go Bang at Reds. l lpm 3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. (iK Machine. (ilenn ('. Jay Hay and (lay spin a varied techno and house selection.

0 Hi Karate at Substitute (Planet Peach). llpiii 3am. £6 (£5). 3 May. lt‘s Karate time again. After the success of their Sub debut. Macmillan & |)iv inc are on a roll. This month. they've booked Philly's fittest. l)M(' hall of farmer DJ ('ash Money. best known for his trailbla/ing turntablist technique (and tendency to scratch records featur- ing his own name?). the man Money is also a top DJ in the block party tradi- tion. See l'litlist.

I MFI at l'niverse ((‘oatbridge). llpm~2.3()ain. £4 (£2). Weekly. Big telly man iivvan MacLeod and DJ Bob with a disco-tinged selection of house old and new.

I Pimp at Planet Peach. l lpm ~3ani. £4. Weekly. Steve (iaston pumps out the funkiest disco and lightens the blend with the occasional kitsch classic.

I Polo For Me at The Polo Lounge.

l()pni-lam. Free. Weekly. You. the lucky

punter. take the helm tonight. as request cards are available over the bar and in the booth.

I Revel at (i2. I lpm—3am. £5 (£4). 26 Apr. Fortnightly. Simon Foy. Steven (‘oncannon and Donnie Mac spin a selection of progressive. liuro trance tunes mixed in with some (‘hicago house and funk.

I Rhythm And Blues at Life. l()pm---3am. £5. Weekly. ()ne of the city's finest R& B nights with residents Paul 'I‘raynor. Naeem and Stuart Mc(‘allum.

I Routes at Ad-Lib. l lpm—3am. £5. Weekly. The dining house-cum-style bar relaunches its clubbing soirees with this regular deep house date that comes courtesy of ()vven Caldwell and ('olin Davie.

I Skint at The (‘athouse l lpm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Tough chemical breaks and beats. rock and indie for a .studenty crowd.

I Skycop at Skybar (Ai'cliaos).

l 1.45pmr—3am. £4 (£3 ). Weekly. The posh bit of Archaos thrills to the deep house stylings of Ryan Kerr. as the regular student night packs them in downstairs.

I Thursday Is Enough at Club Budda. l lpm—43am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Disco and house from Stevie Smith.

I Trash at Trash. l().3()pm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Student faves with a funky theme.

I Tune! at g2. l lpm-3am. Free entry before I lpm: £3 (£2) after. Weekly. Simon Morrison and Andy Horn select brand new house and trance. plus Ibiza favourites tojog the memory.

I Tunnel Thursdays at The Tunnel. l lpm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Tunnel regulars Kevin McFarlane and Scott Mackay. plus Lisa Littlevvood in room two. spin house for a dressed-up crowd of students.

I Zsome at Mas. llpiii 3am. £4 (£3 students). Weekly. 2 rooms. 2 sounds and 2 l)Js as well as some tasty two-for-one drinks offers - it doesn't take a brain surgeon. or indeed a rocket \ClL'llll\l. lo work out why the club's called 2soine then. (ieofl Montford and John Thompson supply the grooves.

I 1210 at Baba/a. Spin 3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Top-notch house. garage and trance from laii Thompson and Dav id (iilmore. renowned for keeping the crowd on their toes and dropping the odd surprise track. In a bid to encourage new talent. the residents step down lrom b" llpiii. turning over the Technics to up-and-coming l)Js. (‘all the club on El“ llllll l()l‘ details ()l‘ how to participate.

I Upfront at The :\\_\llllll. l()piii 3am. £| (free to ('l 'Sl' members). Weekly. l‘.ddtc‘ 'l‘onner and Scott Mochar w ith quality house and trance.

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Chart & Party

I CJ’S Madhouse at Shack (formerly The Temple). l().3()pm 3am. £4 (£2). ('ra/y chart tunes.

I Loveshack at Fury Murry 's.

llpiii 3am. £4 (£2 ). Weekly. Jim and Phil with a blend of commercial classics. vintage indie and a totich of disco.

I Rumble at The (iarage. l lpm 3am. £4 (£2 ). Weekly. .-\bsolutely crackers student night. stuffed to the gunnels every time with kids sharking to the sounds of chart hits. indie favourites aitd low -brovv house.

I Shag Tag at Privilege. l lpm 3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Insanely successful night based on a complex numerical llirting sy stein: everyone gets a number upon entry. then. if someone catches your eye. you w rite their number on the board next to your own. with the idea being that they then rush tip to you and get bi/-ay. Music-wise. it's commercial house and trance from Sexy Steve and Kinky Kenny.

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

I Wired at Destiny. lllpin 3am. £2 before I lpm; £3 alter. Weekly. ('asual night at the w rought-iron exhibitiiiii-cum-club with a dancier music policy. This is the only time w hen denim and trainers are acceptable apparel here. so you don't have to iron your Ben Sherman.

Glasgow Fridays


0 Bios at Bloc. ‘lpm late. Free. 27 Apr only. The Bios crew host yet another blast of tripTy ch action.

I Brian Murnin at The Living Room. 9pm midnight. Free. Weekly. Brian continues to ‘play the songs that make the whole world sing'.

I Budda at Bar Budda. 8pm midnight. Free. Weekly. (This Harris spinning groove- led house to the usual party crowd.

I Chi at .\lc(‘huill‘s. Spillr‘lllldillglll. Free. Monthly. The first in a succession of rather cool nights. the evening starts with mellow sliaolin beats and builds to funky house and bouncy techno.

I Critical Mass at Nice ‘n' Slea/y. 8pm~|ate. Free. Weekly. Jon Fopp. aka .\'oj. 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 Cal De Sac. Upin—midnight. Free. Weekly. House action from a pool of l)Js. including Stevie Donaldson. Domenic ('appello. (iraham Wilson and Kieran Mc(’ann.

ODomenic Capello at Bargo. ‘)pm- late. Free. 27 Apr only. The Sub (‘lub stalwart does his bit for the tripTych festival.

I Edward’s at lidward's. l)pin-—inidniglit. Free. Weekly. L'pbeat selections from Keith Py per to get you going for the weekend.

I Friday Street at Blackfriars (downstairs). Spin-lain. £3 (£2). 27 Apr. Monthly. Northern. Motown and classic mod sounds with Paul. ()uinnie. Michael and guests.


Hi Karate After the killer re launch last month, HK have booked a bona tide legend. Cash Money. DMC Hall of Fame and father of modern turntablism is set to make his debut in Glasgow. It's not Just one for the Spotters. though. as Mr Money's real skill is his ability to blow it up block party style. as they say. Substitute Venue (P/anet Peach), Thu 3 May Homebass The Jengaheads seem. it it's possible. to be appearing with increasing frequency. T heir ever-popular residency at Alaska continues. with a little help from 168. Murray Richardson (pictured) and Phonic. A/aska. Sat 28 Apr.

Subculture WOLild you believe it? Subculture is seven whole years old. which means Ham and Domenic will be celebrating in the company of Roy Davis Jnr, oi Phuture fame. This Will be the biggest party at the Sub until the return to Jamaica Street. so. no arguing. get down there. Substitute Venue (P/anet Peach), Sat :3 May

The Sunday Social Horizontal birthday celebrations at the micro- festival of choice. Ian Simmonds, Spacek and resident DJ Sidewinder's live project The Light Sleepers play live. Paul Cawley plays records. Tapehead and Cinefeel play videos. And it‘s only a liver. The Arches. Sun 6 May. tripTych It's impossible to choose. frankly. because it's all so darned good. Scour the listings for the likes of David Mancuso. Jarvis Cocker and the Deutsche Schottische Freundschast. Various venues, Fri 27 . Sat 28 and Sun 29 Apr.

True People The man who brought hip hop techniques to techno turntables. Claude Young. lets loose for a musically diverse new night, his first residency in the UK. Also. dare we say it, liable to blow up block party style. See preview. page 74. Substitute Venue (Planet Peach), Fri 77 May. Vapour Etienne De Crecy, Alex Cepher and Cosmo Vitelli bring the Super Discount sound to life (you know. that yellow album everyone bought) with a tempovision showcase. The Arches, Fri 4 May

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