£l (free to CUSU members). Weekly. Eddie Tonner and Scott Mochar with quality house and trance.
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I Archaos at Archaos. I I pm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Absolutely colossal student night with Dave Gilmour supplying cheesy pop. party anthems and commercial house.
I Madhouse at Shack. 10.30pm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Student anthems provided by the madhatter himself DJ C]. I Loveshack at Fury Murry’s.
l lpm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Jim and Phil with a blend of commercial classics. vintage indie and a touch of disco.
I Rumble at The Garage. I lpm—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. Insanely 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. Music-wise. it‘s commercial house and trance from Sexy Steve and Kinky Kenny.
I Skint at The Cathouse. l lpm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Funk. punk and party pap with plenty of drinks promos.
I Wired at Destiny. lOpm—3am. £2 before I lpm; £3 after. Weekly. Casual 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.
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. Chris Harris spinning groove-led house to the Usual party crowd.
I Chi at McChuill‘s. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. 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 Critical Mass at Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. 8pm—late. Free. Weekly. Jon Fopp. aka Noj (the family man) requests that you kick out the jams mutherfunkaz 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 Cul De Sac. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Hand- picked house from a ptx>| of DJs. including Chris Biguzzi.
I Edward’s at Edwards. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Upbeat selections from Keith Pypcr to get you going for the weekend.
I Illuminations at The Lighthouse. 8.30pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. DJ Dandy (Disco X) and Alan B. (Breach) spin ‘tomorrow. yesterday. today‘ music. I Moda at Moda. 8pm—3am. Free. Weekly. The latest house and R&B for your pre-clubbing or indeed clubbing pleasure (note the late licence). served up by DJs Mark and Scott.
I Nico’s at Nico‘s. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Upbeat mainstreamage to keep the drinkers on their toes.
I Nomad at Nomad. 7.30pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Kris Keegan. Ian Thompson and AJ. join ‘Donut' Jay at this pre-club. Free camera hire adds a nice touch.
I Papach at The Basement Bar. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. The finest in jazz. soul and funk.
I Paul Cawley at Air Organic. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. A return to
normal fonn after the recent Flower Records showcase. with Cawley’s beat and break based selections.
I Phonic at 54 Below. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. More quality deep house from Phonic residents Steven Reilly and Gordon Logan.
I Rowan and Niall at the Halt Bar. Free. Weekly. The former Balsa residents. now ensconced in a new venue. do their deep house thing.
I Russell’s at Russell's. 6pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. DJ Yaw kicks out the best R&B, hip hop and swingbeat.
I Stateside Sounds at The State Bar. 4—7pm. Free. Weekly. Paul Shields selects alt.country favourites. rock classics and blues cuts.
I Straight Ahead at Spy Bar. 9pm—late. Free. Weekly. Dance floor jazz. Northem soul and funk spun by the superb Straight Ahead crew.
I Paddy Power at The Variety Bar. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. The astoundineg eclectic DJ Paddy powerfully plays everything from Brain Eno to Underground Resistance.
I Archaos at Archaos. l lpm—3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. Hard house and trance with Al, Kris Keegan and Dave Gilmour. As Archaos has recently changed hands. expert a re-branding exercise and rescheduling of nights in the near future. I The Ark at The Tunnel. 10.30pm—3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. Scott Mackay and Simon Foy keep the crowd jumping with top quality hard house in the main room. while Gary Curley moves the crowd in Bar 2 with smooth garage and vocal house.
I Caliente! at Havana. 9pm—2am. Free. Weekly. Loco Latin action courtesy of George and Andreas from 9pm through to the wee small hours.
I The Cathouse at The Cathouse. l().3()pm—3am. £l before 1 lpm; £4 (£3) after. Weekly. Rock. grunge. indie and a dash of breakbeat across three floors at Glasgow‘s top venue for rockers and altemateens.
I Club Migration at Woodside Social Club. Monthly. Next date 7 Sep. I Coded at Vault. llpm—3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. A rotating roster of DJs affiliated to 23rd Precinct supply house- led grooves at the new club. Steven McCreery is at the helm. and the pool of talent includes Billy Kiltie. Billy Woods and Amanda Price.
I Fresh at The Polo Lounge.
l lpm—3am. £5. Weekly. Michelle provides a loose mix of house and indie classics downstairs. while Andy rocks the Trophy Room with 80s and 90s hits at the top gay venue.
I Foot Therapy at Alaska. Monthly. Launch date 7 Sep.
I Fuel at MAS. llpm—3am. £6 (£5). Weekly. DJ Keith Pypcr looks after the main room. pumping out funky house and garage. while DJ Skud and Jim ‘Da‘ Best cool things down in the front room with a selection of hip hop and R&B
I Geostatic at Ad-Lib. I lpm—4am. £6 (£4). 24 Aug only. One-off special blending techno. electro. house. dub and down-tempo tunage for your clubbing pleasure. Residents Ross and Niall welcome special guest DJ Funk D'Void for the occasion. Arrive early to guarantee entry and see Edinburgh club section in Festival magazine for details on the Airborne night. also featuring Funk D‘Void.
I Goodfoot at The Riverside Club. Midnight—3am. £5. 7 Sep. Monthly. Scott. Howie and Barry (plus guests) continue to host the original and best Northern soul. funk and Hammond jazz club in Glasgow. Accept no substitute. I Haptic present Greenhouse Gas at The Glasshouse. 8.30pm—2am. £10. 3| Aug only. Mat Carter, Phil Kiernan. Dave Clarke and resident stalwarts of the Haptic sound Gianni and Polanski. to name but a few. take their
.rite clubs this fortnight
sounds to this increasingly popular venue in the hope of opening the kid’s minds to the diversity of the underground dance
0 Heatherfest at The Arches. Midnight—3am. £10. 24 Aug only. Wild ceilidh club night in association with Heather Ale. featuring guest DJ action from odd electro fella Maurice Fulton (Nuphonic Records) and local DJ Muchaill (Public Spirit). See Preview and Hitlist.
I Hustle & Bustle at Babaza. 6pm—3am (DJs from I lpm). Free before I lpm; £5 after. Weekly. Paul Traynor and Stuart McCallum welcome a new resident to the fold. namely AJ. The change of line-up means a change of name and a slight shift in music policy: you can now expect the best house. garage. R&B and hip hop. bringing together the best of the old Fri club and the legendarin mobbed Sun nights at Babaza.
I Life at Life. l()pm—3am. Free before midnight; £7 after. Weekly. A brand new line-up at this revamped night. Kevin McFarlane. Bob Jeffries and Gordon Miller man the decks with a funk. soul. garage and old-school classics selection. See preview panel.
I LIVE at The Glasgow School of Art. Next date tbc.
0 Loose Joints at The l3th Note Club. llpm—3am. £4. 3] Aug. Weekly. Electro and breakbeat maestro DJ Laidback makes his Glasgow debut. Expect hip hop. electro. rare groove. future disco and above all the unexpected from the man who makes it all looks easy. See Hitlist.
I Mad Dog at The Soundhaus.
l lpm—late. £tbc. Weekly. Two rooms of electro. tech and hard house from Nik Craig. McLeod. DJ Real. Trace and Borg.
I Miami Bass at The Glasgow School of Art. I lpm—3am. £5 (£4). 24 Aug. Monthly. Wiggle that ass to some funked- up electro beats provided courtesy of residents Hessle and Felix.
I Midi Hi Fi at The Glasgow School of Art. llpm—3am. £5 (£4). 3] Aug. Monthly. No details available at time of Sing to press.
Offset at Cube. l lpm—3am. £5. Weekly. Uplifting house and US garage in the main room courtesy of the Solemusic boys Geoff Montford. Chris Ham's and head honcho Stevie ‘Sole‘ Middleton. featuring a monthly appear- ance from Neill Ferries (Deep Sensation). See Hitlist.
I Public Spirit at Soba. l lpm—3am. Free before midnight; £4 after. Weekly. A brand new night in the city centre noodle bar with DJs Muchaill and Shaft with a wide-ranging selection taking in everything from disco to breaks.
Pressure at The Arches. 9.30pm—3am. £l5. 3| Aug. Monthly. Underground Resistance legend Rolando. DJ Lottie who is apparently the best female DJ around at the minute (quite surprising considering her name isn‘t Lisa) and Billy Nasty join techno fausts Stuart and Orde for some funky and full on floor shakin' sounds. See Hitlist.
I Radar at Glasgow School of Art. Next date tbc.
I Reds at Reds. l lpm—3am. £5 (£3.50). Weekly. Commercial house and dance anthems provided by Alan Ronald. I Reform at Yang. l lpm—3am. £4 before midnight; £5 after. Weekly. All change at Yang because local deep house hero Kushi is now the main man. managing the decks in the main room. Through the back. Bernard McKeowan samples more laid-back vibes.
I Relief at Alaska. l0pm—3am. £8. Weekly. After a recent spell of quality guests. residents Silicone Soul. Colin Maclaren and Billy Woods are reclaiming the decks providing some of the best house in town. ranging from deep to disco with frequent detours into the funky.
I Solefood at Ad-Lib. Monthly. Next date 7 Sep.
Heatherfest Wild ceilidh club
night in association with Heather Ale, featuring DJ action from odd electro fella Maurice Fulton (Nuphonic) and local DJ. Muchail (Public Spirit). See preview, page 37. The Arches, Fri 24 Aug. My Machines Residents Hamish and Wilkes are joined on the decks by DJ Assault, the biggest name DJ ever to play at the art school for a night of funky US and European techno beats. Glasgow School of Art, Sat 25 Aug.
Inside Out Trance kids just can’t seem to get enough of the Judge (pictured) and his superstar DJ friends. who together make this night one of the most popular in the country. This month whipping the crowd into a frenzy alongside the celebrity resident is Yves Dorriter and John ‘00' Fleming who always receives a rapturous reception. The Arches, Sat 25 Aug.
Pressure Techno messiahs Orde Meikle and Stuart McMillan consistently pull in a crowd that expect nothing less than perfection and with their recent list of guests it is little wonder why. This month Rolando, Lottie and Billy Nasty are helping the boys man the decks. The Arches, Fn' 37 Aug.
Loose Joints DJ Laidback has been releasing music on the bolshi label since 1996 and promises to offer a real treat for all you Friday night revellers and head nodders alike. Expect hip hop. electro. rare groove and funk from the man who makes it all look easy. The 13th Note Cafe, Fri“ 37 Aug.
Offset The Solemusic boys seem to be turning up everywhere. with their night at Cube currently verging on becoming Glasgow’s busiest weekly Friday night. Head honcho Stevie Sole alongside Geoff Montford and Chris Harris look after the main room in an uplifting house and US Garage manner while Chris T plays party tunes in the front room. Cube, weekly Fridays.
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