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

I Chi at McC‘huill’s. 8pm»-midnight. Free. W ‘ekly. The first iii a succession of rather cool nights. the evening starts with mellow shaolin beats and btiilds to funky house and bouncy techno.

I Critical Mass at Nice ‘n' Sleazy. Spin—late. Free. Weekly. Joti Fopp. aka Noj (the fatnily man) requests that you kick out the jams mutherfunkaz as he blends a wilfully peculiar selection. ranging frotn ptitik to ftitik atid all points in between with surprise guest disc jockeys each and every week.

I Edward’s at Edwards. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Keith Pyper revs up the crowd 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 Kenny H at Moloco. ()pni—midnight. Free. Weekly. Ati eclectic tnix of sounds from around the globe frotn the well travelled Kenny ll.

I Moda at Moda. 8pm—3atn. Free. Weekly. The latest house and R&B for your pre-clubbing or indeed clubbing pleasure (note the late licence). served tip by DJs Mark and Scott.

I Nico’s at Nico's. ()ptir-tnidnight. Free. Weekly. Upbeat mainstreamage to keep the drinkers on their toes.

I Nomad at Notnad. 7.3()ptn-—midnight. Free. Weekly. Kris Keegan. Ian Thompson and A.J. join ‘Donut' Jay at this pre-club.

I Papacool at The Basement Bar. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. The finest injazz. soul and funk.

I Paul Cawley at Air ()rganic. ()ptn—midnight. Free. Weekly. A return to normal fortn after the recent Flower Records showcase. with (‘awley's beat and break based selections.

I Rowan and Niall at the llalt Bar. Free. Weekly. The fortner 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 otit the best R&B. hip hop atid swingbeat.

I Stateside Sounds at The State Bar. 4—7pm. Free. Weekly. Paul Shields selects favourites. rock classics and blues cuts.

I Straight Ahead at Spy Bar. 9pm-late. Free. Weekly. Dance lloorjalz. Northern Soul and ftitik sptiti by the superb Straight Ahead crew.

I Paddy Power at The Variety Bar. ()ptn—midnight. Free. Weekly. The astoundingly eclectic DJ Paddy powerfully plays everything from Brain lino to Underground Resistance.


I Alliance at Alaska. 1 1pm 3am. £7. 2| Sep. Monthly. A new night showcasing the very best of ottr homegrown talent. Serving tip the best iti house and whatever he likes will be Martyn Jengahead. joined by the boys from Phonic. our local hero Nick Peacock and Alex llorton.

I The Ark at The Tunnel. l().3()pm---3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. Scott Mackay and Simon Foy keep the crowd jumping with top quality hard house iii the main room. while (iary (‘tirley moves the crowd in Bar 2 with smooth garage and vocal house.

Caledonia Soul at The \y'ootlsitle Social Club. ‘).3()pni—2am. £3. 2| Sep. Monthly. Hot on the heels of our Northern Soul expose comes this all-new night dedicated to playing the finest rare soul frotn the (i()s and early 7()s. The rest- dent DJs are Keith ‘show me the' Money and Mikey pltis future regulars Big Lenny ii and Scotch Martin. Please note that after this launch date. (‘aledonia Sotil

Glasgow Fridays

will ttiove to a monthly Sat slot as of 24 Nov. See llitlist.

I The Cathouse at The (‘athouse l().3()pm—3ani. £l before 1 lpni; £4 (£3) after. Weekly. Rock. grunge. indie atid a dash of breakbeat across three floors at Glasgow‘s top venue for rockers atid alternateens.

I Coded at Vault. l lptn 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.

1 lpm- 3am. £5. Weekly. Michelle provides a loose tnix of house and indie classics downstairs. while Andy rocks the Trophy Room with 80s atid 90s hits at the top gay venue.

I Freak Moves at The (ilasgow School of Art. l lpm 3am. £3. Weekly. lt's scratchtastic tonight with the Fradeycats alongside residents Denia atid Mr Nice. lixpect some serious scratch hip hop.

I Fuel at MAS. l lpni- 3am. £o (£5). Weekly. DJ Keith Pyper looks after the main room. pumping otit funky house and garage. while DJ Skud and Jim ‘Da' Best cool things down in the front rootn with a selection of hip hop atid R&B.

I The Funk Room at the Arches. 10.30pm 3am. £6 (£5). Monthly. 2] Sep. Residents Simon Hodge and Andrew Divine continue to serve tip a slice of genuine raregroove and deep ‘n’ dirty funk.

I Global Love at At'chaos. l lpm 3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. This fortnight (2] Sep). Danny Rampling's ripping it tip alongside resident Lisa Littlewood at this all-new house and trance night that's promoted iii association with ('olours.

I Hustle 8. Bustle at Babaza.

6pm 3am (DJs from i Iptn). Free before

I lpm; £5 after. Weekly. Patil 'l‘raynor and Stuart Mc(‘allum welcome a new resident to the fold. namely AJ. The change of line-tip means a change of natne and a slight shift in music policy: you cati now expect the best house. garage. R&B and hip hop. bringing together the best of the old Fri cltib and the legendarily mobbed Stiti nights at Babaza.

I Life at Life. lilpni 3am. Free before midnight: £7 after. Weekly. A brand new line-up at this revamped night. Kevin McFarlane. Bob Jeffries and Gordon Miller take on the two rooms with a solid funk. soul. garage and old-school classics selection.

I LIVE at The (ilasgow School of Art. Next date the.

I Loose Joints at The l3tli .‘s'ote (‘luh (downstairs). lilpni 3am. Free before

l lpm: £4 after. Weekly. Jiggy hip hop, funk and ftiti with the Loose Joints lads week in. week otit. See entry below for ‘Stibmit Response‘ for details on the all- new Fri fortnightly.

I Mad Dog at The Sotindhaus.

l lpm late. £7 (£5 ). Weekly. Two rooms of electro. tech atid hard house from (‘hris Haley. McLeod and DJ Real.

OOffset at ('ube. lllpm 3am. £8. 28 Sep. A highly anticipated event sees (ilasgow's Solemusic present a guest spot frotn Spiller. a man widely regarded as one of the best underground DJs around. Support comes from Solemusic boys (ieoff Montfol'd and Stevie Middleton for what promises to be aii amazing night. See llitlist.

I PH at Ad-Lib. llpni 4am. £5. 28 Sep. Monthly. Quality deep house with the Phonic l)Js.

I Public Spirit at Soba. l lptn 3am. Free before midnight: £4 after. Weekly. A brand new night in the city centre noodle bar with DJs Mticliaill and Shaft with a wide-ranging selection takitig iti everything from disco to breaks.

I Radar at (ilasgow School of Art. Monthly. NL‘Xl l);tlt‘ 5 ()c‘l.

I Reds at Reds. llpm 3am. £5 (£3.5(l). Weekly. ('oniniercial 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 Ktishi is now the main man. managing the decks in the iiiaiti room. Through the back. Bernard McKeowan samples tnore laid-back vibes.

I Rotters Golf Club Tour at Riverside (‘Iub. Midnight 3am. £tbc (tickets available from Rtib-A-Dub atid Fopp). 2| Sep only. Rub-A-Dub Records present this one-off aural extravaganza featuring dastardly duo Keith ’l‘enniswood and Andrew Weathet'all aka the Rotters (iolf (‘lub. Mr 'l‘enniswood will be assuming the guise of Radioactive Man to unleash some of the rawest. bass-heavy live electro you’re ever likely to ltear. while his partner in crime Andrew Weatherall does what he does best natnely turning the levels to headfuck for a heavy session of dancefloor distress.

I Submit Reponse at The |3th Note ('lub (upstairs). ltlptn 3am. Free before I lpm: £4 after. 28 Sep. l-‘ortnightly. All- new aural explosion hosted by music- lovingjournalistsJack Mottrain atid Leon .\lcl)erniott. They’re well-versed in the etiquette of eclectica so prepare your ears for everything from avant-disco through electro-pop to noisy (ills garage punk.

I Tantra at Trash. lllpm - 3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. Lisa Littlewood and lain Thomson play upfront house to a packed

dance floor. with DJ Robert playing funky

house. disco atid indie iti room 2.

I Test at Alaska. I Iptn 3am. £10 (£8). 28 Sep. Monthly. Four hours of techno mayhem from the residents and their guests - Berkovi atid Mark Hawkins.

I Urban Groove at (‘lub Budda.

l Iptn 3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. A brand new night at Btidda featuriizg the talents of Domenic Martin. who is set to merge l'S house and garage. deep house. disco. sotil. funk and jazz. pltis the odd dash of Latin and Afro grooves.

I Velvet Rooms at The Velvet Rooms.

lllpm 3am. £3 before midnight: £6 (£4) after. Weekly. John Lyons with smooth R&B downstairs. pltis Raymond Darvon spinning vocal house upstairs.

I Zero Zero at The lfih .\'ote (‘luh

l Iptn 3am. Free. Weekly. Bomber and Tosh. who hosted previous Thu nighter

Yutn Ytini. play pretty much anything they

please. adding a dash of punk. reggae and electronica to the mix of soul. funk and


Chart & Party

I Carwash at g2. l lpiti 3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. A night of disco. ftitik and soul classics. courtesy ofThe (iarage's (ierry Lyons.

I Cheesy Pop at Qutlos (QMI'). ltlpni 2am. £2 (£l ). Students atid tip to four guests. Weekly. Seven years on and rampant hordes of mucky-minded. vodka- ftielled urchins still flock to hear DJ Toale lidatn selection. A riotous evening. with the emphasis on pure unashanied ftiii.

I Envy at I)estiny. lllpni 3am. £5 before I lpm: £(i after. Weekly. 'l'hrobbing house action at the city centre mega- venue. Wear nice shoes.

I Love Bug at The (iarage.

ll).3()pni 3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Insaner busy night of party (tines for students and youngsters.

I Media at Media. l lpm 3am. £5. Weekly. Media abandon their mainstream dance policy iii favour of 7()s and 8(ls classics. so grab your shoulder-padded stiits and get on down.

I The Shack at Shack. lt).3()ptn 3am. £(i (£4). Whatever your bag. chart. dance or party. DJ llatilan sliotild hit the spot with his mixed bag of party tip tunes.

I Shag at Fury Murry"s. l lpiii 3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Drunken party tunes from Mark attd James (3. ‘.\'o one forgets their first Shag’. they assure tis.

I Strawberry Fields at Straw berry Fields. 0pm 3am. £(i before I lpm; £7 after. Weekly. A party -up set taking iii dancefloor faves from the (ills to the present day.

listings Clubs

t Caledonia Soul Launch of a j brand new Northern soul night :3 featuring rare and classic cuts 1; from Keith ‘Show Me The‘ Money, Big Lenny H and Scotch Martin. 4 See preview. page 71. The Woods/de Social Club, Fr/27 Sep. Pimps ‘n’ Ho’s From the boys that brought you the original Skool Disco comes another opportunity to dress up in ridiculous clobber and raise some money for charity. The Renfrew Ferry, Sat 22 Sep. Streetrave Those folks at Colours must be doing something right as they celebrate twelve years of Streetrave this month. Ripping it up alongside Colours residents Jon Manicini and Ian ‘Boney' Clarke will be Seb Fontaine and Paul van Dyk (pictured). See Word Up for details on how to win some Colours goodies. The Arches. Sun 23 Sep. Optimo Whoever thought that moving the institution that is Optimo to MAS was be a bad idea was obviously bonkers! The only boys that can play 'Tainted Love‘ and 'Pump tip the Volume' and get away with it belt out their unique and eclectic sound to a bunch of totally up-for—it Sunday night revellers. MAS, week/y Sun. Elastik Viennese crooner Louie Austen gets thrust into the 2tst century via some frankly fascinating collaborations with Mario Neugebauer. Patrick Pulsinger and Canadian electro- punk princess. Peaches. See preview. page 72. 73th Note C/ub. Wed 26 Sep. Offset The Solemusic boys are joined by chart tOpping Spiller. who is regarded by many as one of the world's best underground house DJs. This is a rare appearance by the DJ supremo so early arrival at this already mobbed Friday nighter is advisable. Cube. Fri 28 Sep.

fill 80;) .1()(72.’t‘(ll THE LIST 73


Pressure Stuart and Orde take the Pressure live experience to The f.‘ Arches to celebrate Soma's tenth birthday with a few close friends. See feature. page t7.The Arches. ="i Fri 28 Sep.

i b