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 Cul De Sac at ('ul De Sac.

9pm midnight. lice. Weekly. Twitch and Wilkes take their eclectic ()pttmo sound out of the cltib and into the pub. It's a crazy idea btit it might just work for those who can‘t wait ‘til Sun to hear shallow dtib. psycho rock and freaky beats a-go-go.

I Diamonds at The Variety Bar.

8pm 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 Hot Latino Nights at Moda.

8pm lam. Free. Weekly. A feisty fusion of Latin and (‘uban sounds from l)Js Salazar and Andreas.

I Latin Loungin’ at The (iaucho (irill. ()pm- midnight. Free. Weekly. First bars. now restaurants are turning into mini-clubs. What next. newsagents'.’ Anyway. DJ Jau. of Havana fame provides a laid-back blend of Latin sounds at the Argentinian beefjoint.

I Nico’s at Nico‘s. ()pm midnight. Free. Weekly. (‘heesy music for party- minded students. As if there‘s another kind of student.

I Nomad at Nomad. 7.30pmkmidnight. Free. Weekly. Resident ‘Donut‘ Jay is joined by Kris Keegan. Ian Thompson and A.J. spinning the best house sounds. I The Operators at (‘osia (‘ol't‘ee (Great Western Road). l lpm. Free. Weekly. The local heroes assist capitalist coffee culture with their inimitable blend ofjau. ftink and hip hop.

I Pee Wee’s Brasilica at Blackfriars (downstairs). 8pm —midnight. £3. Weekly. A new pre-club with (‘ly'de l's Paul ‘l’ee Wee‘ Welsh hosting a night of salsa. mambo. bossa. Afro-(‘uban and funky Latin grooves.

I Pousey Cafe at Air ()rganic.

til-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 Me(‘huill‘s- Way ()ut West. Xpni— midnight. Free. Weekly. Hip hop. breaks and beats courtesy of The Wax Monkey.

I Sample & Hold at Bar Soba. Spin—midnight. Free. Weekly. Live hip hop. replete with guest vocalists. scratchy business and percussion.

I Shogo at The Brunswick Cellars. Opal—midnight. Free. W *ekly. An evening of breaks. beats and suchlike frotn (i- Man and occasional guests. with skateboarding visual entertainments.

I The Thursday Broadcast at The Living Room. ‘inn—midnight. Free. Weekly. Rotation of (ilasgow's top DJ talent featuring Stevie Elements among others.

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

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


I Bennet’s at Bennet’s. llpm—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 Club Salsa Sabrosa at The llayana Bar. lfl.3f)pnt 3am. £4 (£3.5(l). Weekly. Top-notch Latin sounds. with all hip-shaking genres covered thanks to residents Keith. Alexis and (ieo l).

I Columbian at The Asylum Back Room. fs’pm lam. Free to (‘t'St’ members; £l otherwise. Weekly. Music with breaks. from hip hop and big beat to soul and funk.

I Cop at Archaos. llpm 3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Absolutely colossttl student night with ('.J. supplying hard partying house anthems in the main room and dalt classics from Tam (‘oy le dow iistairs.

I Fat Sumo at The (ilasgow School of Art. Monthly. Next date in Sep.

I Freak Moves at The (ilasgow School ofArt. Next date Aug I7.

I Homework at Vault. llpm 3am. £5 (£4 ). The new basement club aims for the Thu student crowd without pandering to the Usual formulaic pap. They call it fucked—up pop. which means pretty much anything from techno and electro to unashamed pop classics. Ian and Stevie man the box.

I MFI at l'niverse ((‘oatbridgel

llpm~ 2.30am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Big telly man liwan Maclcod and DJ Bob with a disco-tinged selection of house old and

I Motion at The Velvet Rooms. Monthly. Next date 3| Aug.

I Off The Hook at The l3th Note ('lub. ltlpm~ 2am. £3 (£2). Weekly. The ()TH gang are back once again. not unlike renegade masters. As before. it's a mix ofelectro. 80s pop and. erm. more electro with regular live sttiff from local electronic artistes. (‘an't say fairer than that.

I Polo For Me at The Pole Lounge. lflpmr 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. llpm -3am. £5 (£4). to Aug. 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 Routes at Ad-Lib. llpm» 73am. £5. Weekly. The dining house-cum-style bar relaunches its clubbing soirees with this regular deep house date that comes courtesy of ()wen ('aldwell and (‘olin Davie.

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

I Skycop at Skybar (Archaos).

l 1.45pm—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 Spank at Cube. llpms 3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Veteran party-up type Jim Da Best. with a little help from Nicky and Scott Free. presents house and funk across two rooms.

I Streetsoul at The Velvet Rooms. llpm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly (except last Thu of the month). Raymond Woods. DMU. John Lyons and Naeem take it in turns to provide the R&B and soul selections.

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

I Trash at Trash. lt).3()pm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Student faves with a funkv theme. ' I Tune! at g2. llpm—3am. Free entry before llpm; £3 (£2) after. Weekly. Simon Morrison and Andy Horn select brand new home and trance. plus Ibiza favourites to jog the memory.

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

I Menage a Trois at Mas. llpm—3am. £4 (£3 students). Weekly. Students seem to like nights that

explicitly refer to sexual acts. for some reason. so the naiiie-changc for Mas' weekly student bash should pack them in. (ieoft Monttord and John Thompson supply the student classics and party anthems.

I 1210 at Baba/a. Spit) 3am. Free before I lpm; £4 (£3 ). Weekly. 'l‘op-notch liouse. garage and trance from lan Thompson and Vance. 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 from S llpm. turning oy er the 'l‘echnics to up-and-coming l)Js. (‘all the club on 2()4 ()l()l for details of how to participate.

I Upfront at The Asylum. lflpm 3am. £l (free to (‘l'Sl' members). Weekly. liddie 'lonner and Scott Mochar with quality house and trance.

Chart & Party

I Madhouse at Shack (formerly The Temple). lt).3()pm 3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. (‘ra/y chart tunes pros ided by DJ (‘J.

I Loveshack at Fury Murry's.

llpm 3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Jim and Hill with a blend of commercial classics. vintage indie and a touch of disco.

I Rumble at The (iarage. llpm 3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Absolutely crackers student night. stuffed to the gunnels every time with kids sharking to the sounds of chart hits. indie favourites and low-brow house.

I Shagtag at Privilege. l lpm 3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. lnsanely successful night based on a complex numerical flirting system: everyone gets a number upon entry. then. if someone catches your eye. you write their number on the board next to your own. with the idea being that they then rush up to you and get biz-ay. Mtisic-wise. it's commercial house and trance from Sexy Steve and Kinky Kenny.

I Skint at The (‘athotise l lpms3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Funk. punk and party pap with plenty of drinks promos.

I Wired at l)estiny. lflpm—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 time when denim and trainers are acceptable apparel here. so you don't have to iron your Ben Sherman.

Glasgow Fridays


I Brian Murnin at The Living Room. ()pin—midnight. Free. Weekly. Brian continues to ‘play the songs that make the whole world sing.‘

I Budda at Bar Budda. Spin—midnight. Free. Weekly. Chris Harris spinning groove-led house to the Usual party crowd.

I Chi at Mc(‘huill‘s. 8pm~midnight. Free. Monthly. The first in a succession of rather cool nights. the evening starts with mellow shaolin beats and builds to funky house and bouncy techno.

I Consume at The 13th .‘s’oie (‘ale Monthly. Next date 24 Aug.

I Critical Mass at Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Spin—late. Free. Weekly. Jon Fopp. aka Noj (the family man) requests that you kick out the jams mutherfunkal. as he blends a wilfully peculiar selection. ranging from punk to funk and all points in between with surprise guest disc jockeys each and every week.

I Cul De Sac at ('ul De Sac. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Hand- picked house from a pool of l)Js. including (‘hris Biguzzi.

I Edward’s at Edwards. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. L'pbeat selections from Keith Pyper to get you going for the weekend.

I Friday Street at Blackfriars (downstairs). Monthly. Next date 31 Aug. I Illuminations at The Lighthouse. 8.3(lpin~midnight. Free. Weekly. DJ Dandy (Disco X) and Alan B. (Breach) spin ‘tomorrow. yesterday. today" mUsic.

listings Clubs

TNT Hip hoppers and drum 8. bass heads alike have taken to TNT like ducks to watei, and given the usual lengthy line ups. there's little wonder. This month isn't quite as guest heavy as usual. hut. like most things. quality is preferable to quantity and DJ Vadiiii's somi'ianibulant, head nodding grooves should go down a treat. See panel. page ’26. The Arches. Fri 70 Aug.

Colours The monthly niegacluh returns with a typically heavyweight line-up. Residents lan ‘Boney' Clarke and Jon Mancini are joined by Sasha (pictured). arguably the best known DJ on the planet. and Steve Lawler. who always receives a rapturous reception in Glasgow thanks to his unique hi-tech take on prog house. See Preview. page ’24. T he Arches. Sat 7 7 Aug.

Fusion After a long run of hugely popular one—off parties. the Fusion crew are going monthly on the Ferry. As ever. the music is set to build and layer from light and funky house right up to the full—on deep. hard and progressive stuff. In short. it's a veritable house smorgasbord from the reSidents. Michael Paterson. Robin. Ken Ferguson and Greg. The Rentrew Ferry, Sat 77 Aug.

Gain Percy X's monthly showcase of banging techno is having a fine run of guests just now. This month. it's James Ruskin, leading light of the UK techno scene. Blueprint Records main man and Tresor resident. rescheduled from his missed date earlier in the year. Alaska. Sat 7 7 Aug.

Life Sat nights at the club beneath upscale gin palace Corinthian has had something of a facelift after the closwe of micro- Club O and Life's resulting expansion to two-rooms. In the main room. DJ Skud. Paul Rea and Paul Traynor 10in forces to chop out the club classcs and house anthems. while Andy Unger works a fluid mix of classic soul. funk and disco in the back. Life, week/y Sat.

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