I Mingin’ at Studio 24 (upstairs). l0.30pm—3am. £5. 8 Sep. Fortnightly. No-nonsense. gay-friendly clubbing where it's the filthy house and twisted trance from the residents Brian Dempstcr and Alan Joy that matters and not the decor. dress code or attitude. Altogether a good place to let your hair down and generally rammed. so arrive early to get your space on the floor.

I The Mission at Studio 24.

l [pm—3am. £5 (£4). l5 Sep. Fortnightly. Astoundineg popular haunt for the alternateens of the capital featuring three rootns of up-to-date darkness.

0 Off The Hook at The Honeycomb. 10.30pm—3am. £8. 8 Sep only. One-off R&B special that sees Glasgow‘s premier decknicians unite with London‘s leading lights. DJ Naeem (Urban Heat. Babaza) repre- sents the Glasgow scene while Kiss FM‘s Hanif aka H-Bomb jets up from the Big Smoke to fly the flag for sweet soul and rambunctious R&B. All this plus London’s very own DJ Reiss dropping the best UK garage for the all playaz out there. See Hitlist.

I Oxygen at Studio 24 (downstairs). 10pm-3am. Members £8 before midnight. £10 after; non-members £10 before midnight. £13 after. 8 Sep. Fortnightly. The pumping house party goes ‘Back to School‘ so indulge those Freudian fantasies with wild abandon to a soundtrack served up by the residents Dowzer and Sarah G and their guest DJ. Simone Eve.

I Phosphoresence at The Venue (lower two floors). l0pm—3am. Free. 8 Sep. Monthly. The psychedelic trance night dispenses with nasty commercial interests to host this free party. By popular demand resident fluoro-iiend Pagan is dropping a weighty five hour set while support in the cooler comes in a leftfteld house stylee from Hobbes. DJ Cameron and Jonny.

I Posh at Club Java. Monthly. Next date 6 Oct.

I Progression at The Liquid Room. 10pm—3am. £10 in advance from Uber Disko. Fopp and lmputout. 22 Sep. Monthly. The kick-ass progressive house night re-launches to maximum effect with special guest DJ. Danny Howells. Support comes frotn Alan Dobson. Derek Martin and Gav Grant and if you fancy a wee taster of this forthcoming event. check out the pre- club at Pivo on Sat 15 Sep. See next issue for interview with Danny Howells.

I The Project at The Bongo Club. Monthly. Next date 22 Sep.

I Raw at La Belle Angele. l0.30pm—3am. £8 (£6). 8 Sep. Monthly. A rare chance to catch a four hour set of deep ‘n‘ dirty tech-house from Neil McDonald aka Remote Control (Aloha Records).

I Rotters Golf Club Tour at La Belle Angele. l0.30pm—3am. £10 (£8). 22 Sep only. Pure present this one-off aural extravaganza featuring dastardly duo Keith Tenniswood and Andrew Weatherall aka the Rotters Golf Club. Mr Tenniswood will be assuming the guise of Radioactive Man to unleash some of the rawest. bass-heavy live electro you're ever likely to hear. while his partner in crime Andrew Weatherall does what he does best namely turning the levels to headfuck for three hours of danceiloor distress.

I Rotation at The Venue (lower two floors). Monthly. Next date 6 ()ct with Holy Ghost (Tresor).

I Scratch at The Venue. Next date 6 Get with Master Ace.

I Soft 2: ‘Leather 8. Lace’ at Club Java. 10.30pm—3am. £5 (£4.50 with full facial hair). [5 Sep ()NLY. Police fears about the resurgence of soft rock seem to be founded as the Brown Dust Cowboy. the Ubergeek and MC ‘Handsome‘ once again go very

much live and direct with their explicitly bad night of fey guitar noodlings. Didn‘t someone promise us this wouldn't happen?

I Tease Age at The Citrus Club.

I lpm—3am. £4. Weekly. Now going into its ninth year. this indie stalwart flavoured with hints of soul and funk continues to draw a packed and sweaty crowd week in. week out.

I Trafik at Noa. l0pm—3am. £6

before I lpm: £8 after. 15 Sep. Monthly.

Rhumba residents Dal. Davies and Neil Brown join regulars Martin Valentine. Neil Ferries and Brian Black as they tear up the funky house highway in the main room. ()ne the other side of this de-groovy dual carriageway (i.e. in Room 2). Stuart Hirst plays progressive house and trance.

0 Ultragroove at La Belle Angele. 10.30pm—3am. £10. 15 Sep. Fortnightly. The real deal romance between Terry Farley and Ultragroove blossoms further as the Junior Boys Own maestro returns to deliver another set of smooth house stylings. Apparently Farley rates Ultragroove alongside Elements and Soulsonic as one of his favourite clubs in the UK. which isjust the kind of sweet-talking flattery the resident DJs Colin Cook and Gareth Sommcrville are looking for to help smooth the way to second base. See Hitlist.

I Vegas at Ego. l().30pm—3am. £8 (£6 in fancy dress). 8 Sep. Monthly. Put some alcohol in the radiator and cut some rug to some righteous jive and real gone showtune swingouts from those bitchin‘ barracudas Frankie Sumatra. Bugsy Seagull. Dino Martini and Sam Jose. To learn more about the Vegas experience surf your way to www.vegasscotland.co.uk.

Chart & Party

I Atomic at The Subway West End. 7pm—3am. Free before 1 lpm; £3 (£1) after. Weekly. DJ Gus Bain joins the residents for some chart and indie action.

I Desire at Eros/Elite. 9.30pm—3am. £5 (£4) before I 1pm; £6 (£5) before midnight: £7 (£6) after. Weekly. Mainstream chart and party grooves for over-2ls at this garish and faintly terrifying commercial clubbing complex. To organise a bus. call the

I Luscious at The Ark. 10pm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Smooth and juicy as a peach. this pulsating night of mainstream pleasure will more titan service simple needs.

I The Party at Revolution. l0pm—3am. £5 (£7). Weekly. Blast yourself wacky at this mainstream chart and commercial dance party.

I Saturday Sensation at The Cavendish. l0pm—3am. £6 (free membership and discounted tickets available). Weekly. 70s. 80s and 90s tunes for the sensible adults who refuse to have their evenings spoilt by irritating teenage beer monsters. ()ver 25s only.

I Saturday Social at Club Java. 9pm—late. Free before 10pm; £6 (£4) after. 8 Sep. Fortnightly. A big ‘ole get together at this stunning venue. featuring a mix of party hits and mainstream house from resident DJ Dale (Lush) and a mystery guest DJ. The night is also overflowing with drinks promos a plenty. including a free cocktail on arrival.

I The Subway at The Subway. 9pm—3am. Free before 1 1pm: £3 (£l ) after. Weekly. See Thu.

I Weekender at The Ark. 10pm—3am. £6 (£5). Weekly. Dance and party pap at this capacity night.

I Why Not? at Why Not‘.’ 10pm—3am. £3 before I 1pm; £7.50 after. Weekly. ()ld-school house and upfront disco with Neil Donald and Steve Allan at this popular city centre venue. No trainers.

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