So many compilations to choose from, so little time. Ease the purchasing pressure by taking a load off and letting us guide you through the seething morass that is the good and bad down in Compilation City
Mark B Presents Harlem World - The Sound Of the Big Apple Rappin’ (Heroes and Villains) .0... is truly remarkable. This is of course the Mark Bot the Blade and this solidly ompiled collection of all that ‘.-'.'as great :r‘. .ite 70s early 80s Harlem deserves a place in anyone's crate. From Africa Bambaataa Zulu Nation Cosmic Force to Kurtis Blow. TJ. S".'.’Etlt am Busy 8. this is a goldmrne of early hip hop funk. Shake It Up! (Beechwood) 0 These Garage Grcoves mixed by M:kee B of the Dr-.-em Team. DJ Target and Maxwell are so uninspired they will make yeti want to go and gas yetirself in one. Swim Team #2 (Swan) 0000 is a divine selection of strong ambient electronica compiled and in many cases produced by the legendary Wire's lead singer Colin Newman. There is some stunning stuff here particuarly the Silo's 'Root'. Newman's ‘Tsunami' and Bumpy's 'Blokey'. This also makes a great come-down listen. The Brazillian Job (Movement) .0 is allegedly twenty upfront drum and bass breaks mixed by DJ Marky what this is. is the boy with the biggest box showing off his technical prowess with all the passion and warmth of a dead fish. There are some great tunes here but they've been murdered. Skansen Music (Glasgow Underground) 0000 is great fun. Oslo’s Skansen club was recently voted one of the top five clubs in the world and this is a reCreation of the best night yeti could have there. Excellently mixed by Gier Aspenes (g— lia) this contains many gems btit particularly ldjut Boys and Laj's 'Karrnaka/r' and the wondrous 'Groove ls The Chord' by Ant Brikha. In The Beginning, There Was Rhythym (Soul Jazz) 000 sees thr; hyena of a label once again digging through other people's bins With a collection of all that was odd and funky iron the 80s ‘.'/llll sorrie absolute gems from '23 Skidoo. A Certain Ratio. Slrts and The Human League. The Politics Of Dancing (Ministry Of Sound, 0 Paul ‘Charisma by- pass' van Dyk once again patronises the buying public Wllll an object lesson on how to get twelve-year olds on drugs to dance all night to shite music. Diabolique. (Paul Dale)
84 THE LIST it”. Oct l Nti.’ Q'Ml
I The Works at Bar 10. ()pm r-midnight. l-‘ree. Weekly. (iraham Wilson with soul. hip hop and house.
I Bennet’s at Bennet's. l l.3()pm---3am. £5. Weekly. Shattri with a commercial dance set and Annie with a blend of 70s and Slls hits at the city's oldest gay club. Not in terms of the clientele. of course.
I The Cathouse at The ('athouse. l().3()pm 3am. £3.50 (£2.50) before
I l.3()pm; £4 alter. Weekly. Indie. rock. grunge and beats across two floors.
I Club 69 at Rocksy‘s Basement.
ltlpm 2.30am (midnight curfew). £6 (members only). Weekly. The team behind the Rub-A-Dub record shop with the deepest underground Detroit and electro sounds. [or membership details. call Rub- A-Dub on 400 6967.
I Colours at The Arches. Monthly. Next date It) Nov.
I Cube at ('ube. l lpm 3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. Old school house classics and tip- to-date anthems are the order of the day at the new clubs Sat nighter. thanks to main room man Matt Le lunk. In the back. it’s R&B with DM(i.
I Divine at (ilasgow School of Art (downstairs). ltlpm 3am. £5 (£4): £3.50 ('rSA students. Weekly. Andrew Divine and [lush Puppy continue the longest running residency in (ilasgow ( l l years and counting.) The secret of their longevity"? Damn good Northern stompers. moog- heavy sleaze-lunk and the best iii bubblegum pop. Long may it continue.
I Fluid at Alaska. I lpm 3am. £8 (£6). 2() ()ct. Monthly. Joining l)J Q this month is Lottie. possibly the best female DJ around at the minute... quite surprising given her name's not Lisa! She recently rocked it at Pressure. btrt this is her first visit to Alaska. Iiarly arrival is more than recommended. I Freeform at The l31h Note ('lub (both floors). 9pm 3am. l’ree before lt).3()pm‘. £5 (£4) alter. Weekly. All sorts of tunes from Steven and Paul Watt. taking in hip hop.
jazz. disco and Latin. augmented by Ray
Suzuki's left-of—centre projections.
I Fmitfly at the Arches. ll).3()pm 3am. £tbc. 2() ()ct. Monthly. l)Js I’isher & Price play a progressive tnix of garage and house in the tnain room. This month Rob di Stefano (Twisted Records)joins the boys for some first class spinning. Theme for the night: Twisted Horror.
I Fusion at the Renfrevv l5erry'.
9pm 2am. £7. 20 ()ct. A fusion of body. mind and soul... apparently. Sotiitds provided by Robin. Michael Patterson. Ken l-‘erguson and (ireg Adamson with live percussion courtesy of Andy Home.
I Groovejet at Trash. l lptii 3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. Brothers Matt and Pete knock otit quality house and garage in the main room. while Patrl N'Jie spins Reﬁll in room two.
I Havana Esperito at ('anvas. £7. Weekly. DJ Jazz brings his Latino box of tricks to the Merchant ('ity’s newest venue. ('anvas. where there's no dedicated dancelloor. but there is classy service and an elegant. sophisticated vibe for those who've had enough of sweat with their salsa.
C) Homebass at Alaska. I lpm 3am. £lll. Monthly. 27 Oct. This month. joining forces with the mighty Jengaheads is the one and only Tim Simenon (Bomb The Bass). Back in the days when turntables and a (‘asio sampler were the only tools needed to create a DIY dance record. Tim rocked lite music scene. llis leafless. psy - chedelic hip hop/electronic ability and gen- eral decknical wizardry sltotild cause the kids to go crazy. liarly' arrival is more than recommended. See preview and llitlist.
I Infusion at Yang. l lpm 3am. l‘t‘ee before midnight: £5 alter. Weekly. Making lull rise of Yang‘s three rooms. you can catch ('olin (iate and Dribblcr in the main room with disco. New York garage and house. Andy Young and Nick l’eacock do their Latin ja// thing with live percussion from (ice in room two and. last btit not least. Scott l'erguson attd Rhonamok man the decks iii the upstairs bar.
I Inside Out at the Arches. l()pm—3am. £l8. 27 ()ct. Monthly. Making an exclusive Scottish debut will be Dummonde who will be joined by Don I)iablo. Lost Witness and l-‘ergie. As always Alan and Simon are on hand to pump the crowd into a frenzy.
I Jamboree at Reds. l lpm~3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. John Lyons and Martin llesketh of Velvet Rooms lame mix tip a blend of commercial R&B and soul.
I Life at Life. l()pm-— 3am. £5. Weekly. A brand new line-up here features cltrb classics in the realms of house and garage from DJ Skud. Patil Rea and Paul Traynor. Through the back. Andy linger presents a selection of sotil. funk and disco augmented with original satnples and loops to guarantee a new take on familiar sounds. I Lush at The Polo Lounge. ll).3()pm--3am. £5. Weekly. l’eaturing Andy in the Trophy Room with hits from the 60s to 80s while Tom provides an tip-front dance selection in the main room at the city's prettiest gay cltrb.
I Melting Pot at the Riverside Social. Midnight~3am. £10. 2() ()ct. Monthly. Residents Simon (‘ordiner (Traxx) and Billy Woods (Relief) blend together the best of today's house music with the classics of the past and whatever the hell they feel like. (iuaranteed tojust make you feel like dancin'.
I Miss Moneypenny’s at (i l.
lllpiii 3.30am. £12 (£l()). Weekly. (ilam. glam and an extra helping of glam from the Brummie superclub. lixpect beautiful punters. exotic dancers and seriously funky dancetloor action from the Moneypenny's residents roster.
I Mish Mash at The Riverside Social. Midnight 3am. £10. 27 ()ct. Monthly. ()scar l5ullone and M(‘ Nordin Azotti encourage the kids to go crazy playing the very best in music. from Latin percussive tracks and obscure reggae. to classic soul and deepest fttnk.
0 My Machines at The (ilasgow School of Art. I lpni~3am. £8 (£7). Weekly. This fortnight (27 ()ct). joining Hamish and Wilkes fora night of European experimental beats is ()rlando \r'oorn who will be instructing the kids to get their lreak on. mixing a unique blend of phunked tip beats. lreelorm jazz rhythms and his own interpretation on the ever-changing frontiers of techno. See llitlist.
I Music For Pleasure at Ad Lib. £6.
l l.3()pm 3am. 27 ()ct. Monthly. Local deep house hero Kushi and DJ duo ()vertonc (aka Michael Peck and Tom Reeve) playing quality house.
I Remedy at Ad-Lib. l lpm—3am. £6. 2() ()ct. Monthly. (‘olin Davie serves some quality Deep House and anything that takes his fancy: it's a bit crazy to say the least but the funk. hard house and dance music might just cure your working week blues. I Salsa Havana at Havana Bar.
9pm- 2am. liree. Weekly. A wild mix of Latin selections. interspersed with commercial chart faves from Keith and Alexis.
I Subculture at MAS (in association with the Sub ('lub). llpmv 4am. £l2. Weekly. This lortnight (20 ()ct). .lT Donaldson (Afterhours/Panhandle) rips it tip alongside resident llarri. JT is probably best known for his work with ('hris Nazuka. and Lance DeSardi at l5airpark. He has also recorded for Balance. Distance. (‘yclo. liarth and (‘hoice ('tits.
I Superﬂy at The Woodside Social (‘lub. Monthly. Next date 3 Nov with the Halloween special.
I Super Stereo at Soba. I lptn 3am. l-‘ree before midnight; £4 alter. Weekly. A new residency for Jared & Stuart of Vinyl l’reaks concentrating on the raw end of the funk spectrum. with occasional doses of disco and garage to keep the crowd on their toes.
I Triumph at The Tunnel.
lt).3()pm 3.30am. £9 (£7). Weekly. (‘olin 'l‘evendale and Steven Mc(‘reery supply the dressed-up glamour kids with progressive house and trance in the main room. while Kevin .‘vlacl-arlane and Stephen Lee mix tip garage. disco and vocal house in room two.
If you‘re not wearing awfully nice clothes. however. don't expect to get in.
I No Tun at Budda. l lpm—3am. £6. Weekly. (ieoff Montford and Chris Harris get funky with a bang-up-to-date selection of US house and garage.
I Vegas at The Renfrew Ferry.
9.30pm -2am. £8. (£6). Monthly. 27 ()ct. Those dapper gents — Frankie Sumatra. Bugsy Seagull. Dino Martini and Sam Jose — are back in town. (‘roon. jive and cut sortie rug with the rat pack and their showgirlies.
I The Vibe at The Velvet Rooms. l()pm—3am. £3 before midnight: £6 (£4) after. Weekly. Keith Pyper breaks out the funky house and garage in the main room while Raymond Woods cools things down with hip hop and R&B in room two.
I Wired at Asylum. (‘aledonian University Union. 10pm 3am. £tbc. Weekly. (ilasgow‘s longest running alternative indie night with drinks promos aplenty.
I Xposure at Archaos. l lpm-~3am. £8 (£6). Weekly. Jeremy llealy (monthly resident) takes to the decks on 27 ()ct. serving up hedonistic hard house and trance from this rejuvenated and revamped venue alongside your hosts Stevie Kerr. lain Thompson and Dave (iilmour.
Chart & Party
I Bankers at Bonkers. l lpm—13am. £4 before midnight; £5 alter. Weekly. (‘heesy' tunes. dance classics and those good old hits frorn the 80s.
I Boogie Nights at Media. 1 lpm-3am. £6. Weekly. Step back in time to revel in the tttttes of the 70s and 80s. Arrive early to avoid a crushing disappointment.
I Classic FM at l-‘ury Murrys
l lpm—3am. £6 (£4). Weekly. Dance classics and party tunes. with alternative and rock tunes upstairs in Twister.
I The Garage at The (iarage. l()pm--3am. £5 (£3) before I lpm: £6 (£4) after. Weekly. Super-commercial party sounds on the main dancelloor and indie classics in The Attic.
I Graduate Club at g2. l lpm-~3ain. £4 (£3). Weekly. Designed to suit those who have always enjoyed a Garage-style night out. btrt feel a little long in the tooth when surrounded by fresh-faced. lager-stained youngsters. Steve Davis provides the party anthems.
I The Shack at Shack. l().3()pm—3am. £7 (£5). (‘heesy chart ttrnes and commercial dance tracks from D] (iraeme. I Seduction at Destiny. l()pm—3am. £6 before I lpm; £7 after. Weekly. Tonight the club would like you to ‘dress to impress’ while enjoying the usual commercial house ‘n' trance pap.
I Strawberry Fields at Strawberry Fields. l().3()pm~3am. £5. Weekly. (‘lassic party nonsense from the 60s to last week.
I Bitch School at Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. 3pm 7pm. Free. Weekly. The chaps behind Deathlehem (they have a way with names. bless ‘eml bring you four hours of the hard and heavy stuff. from Ozzy Osbourne to Slipknot. Moshtastic.
I Budda at Bar Budda. Spm- midnight. Free. Weekly. (‘olin Walker (New York Alliance) playing deep house.
I Cul De Sac at (‘ul De Sac. 9pm--midnight. Free. Weekly. Watch you don't burn your fingers on Dr Paul's ‘Quiz Of Fire'.
I Fast Forward at liat Drink Man Woman. 4pm midnight. liree before 6pm: £3 after. Weekly. House music and chart anthems. with drinks promos an added bonus.
I Harri at (irottcho St Judes.
9pm midnight. l‘ree. 2l ()ct. l’ortnightly. The Sub ('lub stalwart brings his high calibre house to the tnost stylish of (ilasgow's style bars.
I Hi-T at 'l‘chai-()vna. 4 ltlpm. l’ree. Weekly. A Sttn relaxation session aimed squarely at those after a spot of detoxification. since the venue is a nort-