Static Revenger: ‘Happy People’ (Rulin eeee ) Hands in the air DetrOit house Via the west coast from way cooi Dennis White (pictured). the drivmg force behind classic hOuse combo innerCity. Evidence that the old 1, master still has an ear for acceSSible but nonetheless credible floor fillers. Ian Pooley: ‘Balmes’ (V2 eeee ) 13;? Everything IS hot and sticky' gushes gutter-mouth guest vocalist Esthero and With that you're hooked on this Summer house Sizzler featuring
;._§ acoustic guitar straight off a Balearic it isle and a harder-edged remix from
i" Faze Action.
EDP feat. Ashley Slater: ‘Sweet Music’ (Scorpio Music eee )
=: Very well-received on its original release last Winter, this highly-
: produced. filtered French disco affair Will dOubtless be this Summer's
Aaliyah feat. Timbaland: ‘We Need I A Resolution’ (Blackground Records 0... ) Eastern strings. heavy synths and crazy cut-ups combine to atmOSpheric effect on this [j innovative R88 excursion. Kinda like Kells.
Nada: ‘Just One Loop/Bass Fury’ (Mumbo Jumbo Records eeee ) t5 Endearing big beat trick pony. skanked-up to the max and running Just as far as it can with the 'Just One look” sample. ‘Bass Fury' meanwhile punks up a Mr Scruff style fuzzy belter. ‘3 West London Deep: ‘Small
Planet/In Da Bush’ (NuCamp
eee ‘, Tribal house rumblings on
3 ‘Small Planet' and some serious bass throbbage on in Da Bush' from production duo Dave Thatcher (The Aloof) and Dave Hedger.
Street Preacherz: ‘lll Concepts’ (Bio Records ee ) Somehow you knew the music from the Hula- Hoop dancing hand puppet ad was gomg to crop up somewhere and here it is. pumped up to feck and far from Subtle.
Junkfood Junkies: ‘The Journey’ (Incentive ee ) A familiar journey featuring trademark euphoric builds and epic breakdowns. Bears all the staple requirements to make this a
; welcome addition to any hard house
5 Osunlade: ‘Rader Du/Blackman’ 3 (Soul Jazz .000.) Shaft gets mixed up with mysticism and Malcolm
‘2 X on ‘Blackman' while the deep. Jazzy
3 house on the fIlpslde makes this yet
another solid gem from Soul Jazz.
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72 THE LIST 21 Jun—5 Jul 2001
" Glasgow Sundays Pro-club
I Harri at Groucho St Judes. 9pm—midnight. Free. 1 Jul. Fortnightly.
’- The Sub Club stalwart brings his high calibre house to the most stylish of
Glas yow 's style bars.
I H -T at Tchai-0v na. 4—l(lpm. Free. Weekly. A Sun 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 still. as long as they're laid-back. Drink
3- obscure teas. play chess. give your body
I Man With No Suitcase at The Grif'f'iny. 9pm—i lpm. Free. 1 Jul. Monthly. The Man With No suitcase plays soundtracks. soul and funk to wind down the weekend.
I Moloco at Moioco. Spin—midnight. Free. Weekly. Martin St. John spins stompin' Northern soul. roots. rock and reg yae.
O ore Tea Vicar at Tchai ()vna. c)pm—midnight. £3. Weekly. A new pre- club from Firehorse featuring a w ides ranging mix of mUsic. live and record- ed. On 24 Jun. Twitch and Wilkes of ()ptimo (Espacio) are all set to provide a dovvntempo set. See Preview and Hitlist.
I Nick Peacock at The Variety Bar. Spin—midnight. Free. Weekly. Local hero Nick Peacock selects the best _ia// grooves. with the occasional foray into house.
I Nico’s at Nico's. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Billy Milligan. the ian Mellis of dance music. supplies a w ide- ran 'ing cheeseboard.
I aui Cawley at (‘iroucho St Judes. 9pm—midnight. Free. 24 Jun. Fortnightly. The Fenetik fellow with some beats. breaks and hip hop.
I 3&3 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-ciub venture. featuring Danny Barbour playing house. garage and whatever else he fancies.
I Seriously Sole Sunday at Candy Bar. 9pm—midnight. £thc. i Jul only. .-\t this rate. Solemusic will be running nights seven days a week across town. This one features Harri (Subculture). Stevie ‘Sole' Middleton. Geoff Montford. Paul Cawley and the Raymond Harris Jazz Trio.
I The Sunday Social at The Arches. 3pm-l lpm. £5. 1 Jill. Monthly. Huzzah! it’s Social time again. This time. your the pounds gets you Homelife. an eleven-piece decks ‘n’ strings 'n' brass ‘n' drums Manchester supergroup featuring the venerable Graham Massey of 808 State fame. Massey is also doing a stint on the decks alongside resident Sidewinder and \'J Tapehead. Oh. and just for a change. there'il be a lady wearing l()f't angel wings flying about the place. She’s called Powder.
I Bennet’s at Bennet‘s.
l l.3()pm—3am. £3. Weekly. Tom play s tunes loved by twelve-year-old girls. plus some bangin' handbag. to equally appreciative gay men. Funny old world. I Bite at The Cathouse. l().3()pm—3am. Free before l 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 Fri or Sat.
I Bump ‘N’ Grind at The Velvet Rooms. l lpm—3am. £4 (£2). Wind down the weekend with DMG's mix of R&B and street soul.
I Club Tropicana at The Garage (Attic). llpm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. indie. both classic and contemporary. with a healthy dose of Britpop.
I Dream at Straw berry Fields. ltl.3llpm~3am. £15. Weekly. Fifteen nicker might seem a bit steep for a night down Strawberry Fields.th 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 Liquid Cool at liaba/a. ‘lpn‘. 3am. £5. Weekly. :\..l.. Kris Kecgan and Ian Thompson play ing top-notch vocal garage and house to a club packed with hyper-hedonistic twenty something revellers. all of whom seem to have forgotten that they have work in the morning. If quality tunes and glamorous antics are your bag. Suns at Haba/a are unmissable.
0 Optimo at ('ube (in association with the Stib ('lub). iipm 3am. £(v (£5): £7 (£8) on guest nights. Weekly. Lady Miss Roland and Twitch t’t Wilkes play music. including gut-busting tech- no. country tk western. punk and painfully cool electro-pop. plus any- thing else suited fo the dancefloor from the past 40 years. .-\rrive before I lpiil. or face a long queue. lispecially on 24 Jun. when electro-fiIth-punk-cabaret superhero Khan puts in an appearance with the mighty Kid (‘ongo Powers. ('hcck vv w w.optimo.co.uk for details of how injuln the Lady \llss Rtllttlttl lttll club. See Preview and iiitlist.
I Pure Funk at ('Ith Budda. llpm~3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. (ilasgow reacquainted itself w ith its long-held love of the funk this year. with a brace of nights devoted to the genre. including this one in the biiouv environs of Btldtltt.
I Sin at Trash. ilpm--3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. House. garage and student classics from .lim l)a Best. with drinks for £l all night.
0 Soulsa Presents Vinyl at Vault. llpm—3am. £5 (£4). 24 .lun. Weekly. The new club off Queen Street launches a Sun-nighter devoted to quality disco. proper garage and house with residents Andy i'nger and Shae D. To celebrate the launch. Domenic of Subculture fame joins in the fun. See iiitlist.
I Sunday Worship at ('lub Budda. l lpm—3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Michael Kilkie and Simon Foy do their uplifting house thing.
I Technique at The l3th Note (‘liih (both floors). l lpm-Jain. £2. Weekly. .-\ quality selection of indie. ancient and modern. from DJ (iav in of'C'ainei'a ()bsctlra.
I Transistor at The Polo Lounge.
1 lpm~3aln. £thc. Weekly. Real pop for real people with DJs Niall .\lc.\lurray and Wayne Dixon.
Chart & Party
I Atmosphere :it Destiny. l()pm—3am. £3 before i lpm: £4 after. Weekly. Full-on party action accompanied by generous drinks promos.
I Disco at Fury Murry ‘s. l lpm 73am. £4 (£3). Weekly. (‘heese-tastic disco fun for students. with Dave and Phil spinning the discs.
I It’s Lonely Being Cool at The Living Room. 9pm~midnight Free. Weekly. Your host Teamy and partners in crime (‘ardigan Snow -shoes and One Way Len play some whatever-they - damn-well-piease to help you recover from the weekend.
I Loose at The Variety Bar. ()pin—midnight. Free. Weekly. :\lt.country. classic 70s rock and blues from Paul Shields.
I Playstation League at Bar Jedi. ()pm—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~ am. Free for staff of any pub or club; '3 to everyone else. Weekly. .‘\ top party atmosphere is guaranteed at the five-year old staff night out. thanks to thumping dance classics. from deep to disco. unleashed by Norman and /.eus.
I Speedracer at The (iai-age. ill.3(lpni 3am. £5 (£3). Weekly lndie classics w ith the odd daft party tune thrown in for the tlsual cra/y crowd.
I transistor:Duel at Q. l lpm .‘sim. £3. Weekly. Seriously cool. if cryptic. name for a new gay night at the little venue with Wayne Dixon and Niall .\lc.\ltlrr.iy The music policy promises to be classic pop from the Slls to right now.
Chart & Party
I Popstars .it The Shack. |(l.3(lpin~3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Ridiculously cheap bev vy at this self- explanatory homage to manufactured chart pap.
I Colin Davie at Spy Bar.
‘lpm midnight. Free. Weekly. Mr Davie goes on a tongue—in-cheek .ltiill'llL‘} through the history of house music.
I Dub Night at The \ai'iety Bar.
Spin midnight. Free. Weekly. Stevie Donaldson (Bar ill) playing. oddly enough. dub.
I A Lick of Latin at Havana Bar.
Spin itlpm. £4, Weekly. Music from around the globe with that all-important lick of Latin and there's a salsa dance class with Maggie.
I Bar 10 at Bar lfl. "pm late. Free. Weekly. .4\ chance for aspiring DJ talent to get noticed: every week three bedroom turntablists spin their discs. the best being selected by the crowd. w ho then progress to the filial. vv hel‘e DJs and promoters from various clubs grant the cream of the crop a chance to play at their venue or club.
I Passion Pour La Vida at October. Spin- midnight. Free. Weekly. The aw ard- vv inning DJ Ja// drives tip the temperature in Princes Square with a Latino Spanish extravagan/a.
I Discolite at Q. i lpm 3am. £3. Weekly. .-\ new gay night of disco. both cheesy and classic. from DJs Wayne and Darren vv ho'll be spicing things tip with the odd disco-flayoured pop hit.
I Eden at :\lttsk.’l. lipm~3ain. £4 (£2), Weekly. One for the students. with the usual classics ofacadeine downstairs thanks to .-\lan Ronald. plus some charging party tunes and a smattering of house upstairs from Scott Mackay of The Tunnel. Further proof that Tue is the new Thu.
I Media at Media. 1 |pm~3am. £tbc Weekly. .-\ full-on flavoured mix from lain Thomson.
I Tilt at The Velvet Rooms. i lpm-3am. £4 (£2 ). Weekly. Progressive house and trance with James Doc Jnr.
Chart & Party
I Laid at Shack (formerly The Temple). l().3()pin~3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Student night with the cheesiest of cheese. regular tribute bands and the odd foam party.
I Shooting Stars at The Garage. llpm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Gerry and lain keep the drunk kids happy with charty house and pop hits.
I The Shimmy Club at Bennet's. ll.3l)plll-5dltl. £3 l£l.5(ll. Weekly. A straight-ish and studenty (light at the gay venue. with Raymond Dav ren maintaining the party atmosphere.
I Tentastic at The Liquid Lounge.
I lpm—3am. £l(). Pay a tenner on the door and drink as much as you want.
I T.i.T. at Trash. itl.3()pm—3am. £4 (£2 ). Weekly. Grahame Ferguson and Robert and Scott Free split upfront house in the tnain room. pop for the studes in room two and relaxed grooves. The kids love it. despite the name.