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Glasgow Tuesdays


I Colin Davie at Spy Bar. ()pni—midnight. Free. Weekly. Colin Davie does his thang. delivering some quality house grooves and whatever the hell he feels like.

I Playstation League at Bar Jedi. 9pm—-2am. Free. Weekly. For kids sore of thumb and pallid of complexion. A case of lager is up for grabs for the top gun gamer. assuming you can drag yourselves away from the ‘station at home.

I Rueda de Casino at (‘uha Norte. 7.30pm—midnight. £4. Weekly. If fast- moving (‘uban street dancing is your thing. then not only are you an intriguing human being. but you should also drop in for this night. Dance instructors are from the Academia de Salsa. so you‘re in safe. sexy hands.


I Fly at Alaska. I lpm—3am. £5 (£3). Weekly . Student night at the super hip club. Jim Da Best plays student anthems downstairs. while Colin and ()wen rip it up upstairs playing funky house and dropping in a few surprise tracks.

I Juicy Tuesdays at the Velvet Rooms.l lpm—3am. £4 (free). Weekly. Billy Milligan spins student classics in the upstairs suite while Scott McMillan plays R&B and hip hop in the downstairs lounge. I Phenomena at Destiny. l0pm—3ani. £4 (£3). 23 Apr. Monthly. Destiny break the mould this month with a live show from Vaisakhi. Expect the fullest flavours and the deepest beats. Respect to this night. the first ever Bhangra residency in Scotland. with the best l)Js to boot: Tigerstyle and Harri will be ripping this night right up.

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I G.l. at Archaos. llpm--3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Dave (iilmour and Mike Winters provide the cheezy pop and party anthems to the party minded students.

I Laid at Shack. 10.30pm-3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. The Shack is one of the busiest clubs in town right now. This is a night of simple but piquant pleasure. Pump tip the volume.

I Shooting Stars at the (iarage.

l lpm-3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. (ierry and Iain keep the drunk kids happy with charty house and pop hits.

I The Shimmy Club at Bennet‘s. 11.30pm 3am. £3 (£1.50). Weekly. A straight-ish and studenty night at the gay venue. with Raymond Davren maintaining the party atmosphere.

I T.I.T. at Trash. l0.30pm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Grahame Ferguson and Scott Free spin garage and house in the main room. while DJ Robert keeps the kids entertained with plenty of cheese in room two. (iirls. diamante boob tubes are a must. otherwise you could look slightly underdressed.

Glasgow Wednesdays


I Fluid at the Polo Lounge. l0pin—lam. Free. Weekly. DJ Wayne Dixon mixes up classic funk. soul and disco with a dash of contemporary business. and there are half- price cocktails to make sure things go with a swing.

I Mark Robb at the (‘ul de Sac. Omit-midnight. Free. Weekly. Mark Robb of Btiff (‘lub fame provides the Retro funk and sotil grooves to the West lind massive. I The Medicine Room at Brel. ‘)pm-- midnight. Free. 24 Apr. Monthly. A mix of musical moods that'sjust the tonic. I Moda at Moda. Spin—lam. Free. Weekly. Smooth and soulful R&B with DJ Niall.

I Russell’s at Russell's. ‘)~l lpm. Free. Weekly. DJ Yaw brings his world music extravaganza to the yuppie masses.

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I Salsa Fuente at Havana. Spin—midnight. £4. Weekly. Salsa class followed by Salsa DJs through to closing time.

I Samba with Thaissa! at ('uba Norte. 7pm—midnight. £5. Weekly. Another good alternative to the house. techno and cheesy nights that dominate Glasgow‘s nightlife. Learn samba carnival style as well as chilling out to samba reggae beats. ()r. move upstairs to the tapas bar and get a bit ambient.


I Bennet’s at Bennet‘s. 1 1.30pm 321111. £2.50 (£1.50). Weekly. Sara takes control once more in the club famous for madness and an. em. liberal chat tip policy.

I Easy Tiger at MAS. l lpm 3am. £4. (£2). Weekly. The weekend just keeps getting longer! A party atmosphere and plenty of shenanigans guaranteed. thanks to the amazing free drink offers on at this increasingly popular Wed night soiree.

I Elastik at l3th Note (‘ltib. l lpm 3am. £2. Weekly. DJ ()na (aka Amanda from his) and DJ Mingo-go. take over the musical selection for the foreseeable future while 803 takes a break to concentrate on other things. Injecting some much needed estrogen into the world of DJing and playing some damn fine electro mixed into a randomly selected soundscape.

I F.A.B. at Babaza. l lpm-3am. Free before. I lpm. £4 (£3) after. Weekly. DJ Sktid blends garage. R&B and funky house. playing to a dressed-up crowd who help to make this one of the busiest midweek nights in (ilasgow.

I Joints & Jams at ('ube. l lpm 3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. In the back room Harry B and Brian T present Loungin’. a selection of funky tracks and laid-back ttiiies. while in the main room. a rotating roster of l)Js supply R&B. hip hop and soul.

I Party For Peace at USA.

()pllF 3am. £5 (£3). 24 Apr only. For one night only. Scotland takes a stand against war and all its associated nastiness with concurrent club nights in (ilasgow and Edinburgh. Both events kick off with pre- booked speakers working tip revolutionary zeal on behalf on the ‘World Youth for Peace Movement'. Then it’s a club night showcasing progressive house with just a soupcon of drtnn & bass.

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I Fit at Archaos. l lpm 3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Absolutely colossal student night with John Richardson and (itis Michaels supplying cheesy pop. party anthems and commercial house.

I Media at Media. 1 lpm 3am. £3. Weekly. A full-on flavoured tnix from rotational residents pltis karaoke in room two. Drinks promos a bonus (all drinks £l before larii).

I Toast at Shack. 10.30pm 3am. £3 (£2). (‘heesy tunes courtesy of DJ Toast. with lashings of boom to hpr wash it down.

I Klass at Destiny. l0pm 3am. £2 before I lpm: £3 after. Weekly. A night aimed at those who fancy a party night otit but can‘t stand those pesky kids cluttering up the dance floor. ()ver 28s only.

I Souped Up at the (iarage. l0.30pm~3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. You know the score. or if you don’t then you iiitist have been residing in a cave for the last teti years. Daft pop and studenty madness at the busiest cheesefest in town.

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. Edinburgh club listings compiled by Catherine Bromley.


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Edinburgh Thursdays


I Bar Union at Bar t‘nion.

9pm 3am. Free. Weekly. Party people in tha house say ‘fair’ as Scratch DJ Lyley mixes tip the hip hop madness. I Bass Camp at (‘ity (‘al‘e (downstairs). ts’pm lam. Free. Weekly. A weekly expedition led by l)Js Mark and Dopamean. taking in the di/ly heights of hip hop. ftiiik and reggae.

I Beluga at Beluga. Spin lam. Free. Weekly. Yogi llaughton lets loose with some house. garage and ftmked tip disco grooves ( l l Apr) while the omnipresent ('raig Smith gets bi-Iay with the soulful house. badass boogie and broken beats malarkey ( IS Apr). I Cool Blue at the Wash. 9pm lam. Free. Weekly. A fresh and frisky riiix of smooth. sophisticated hip hop and sotil from DJ Ali ('ampbell.

I Drop Out at the Living Room. 0pm lam. Free. I l & 25 Apr. Fortnightly. Tune in to drop otit to the best in house. techno and electro from rotational residents Body funk. Blend and 'I‘antrtim.

I Eccentric at Bani Boti. 9pm lam. Free. I l & 25 Apr. Fortnightly. liuan James. Stuart Sandeman and Lee Murray play l'S house on a tech tip.

I Flashback at Flashback.

8.30pm lam. Free. Weekly. DJ Venus teeters back in time to play disco tunes from the 7()s and Stls at this recently gay bar.

I Hit! at Q Bar. 7pm late. Free. \Veckly. lil Segttndo's DJ Redo plays funk. soul. jaz/ and all that inspired hip hop.

I Immersed In Music at l’ivo. ()pm lam. Free. Weekly. A new DJ schedule sees rotational residents Smokey & The Bandit. Silver Storik. ('raig (ice and Benny warm tip for the weekend with diverse takes on the funky house model.

I La Fromagerie at the Meadows Bar (downstairs). 0pm lam. Free. IS Apr. Fortnightly. lidinburgh‘s original li-'/. slea/ies Al and Ram the Mtillet serve tip a stinky selection of cheesy musical delights.

I Made In Iguana at Iguana.

()pm lam. Free. Weekly. (iareth Sommerville breaks the mould of his l'ltragroove guise. playing warm New York house. disco and all things soulful at this pic-weekend pre-club.

I Oxygen Music at ()xygen Bar. ()pm lam. Free. Weekly. t'nderground house. ftmk and hip hop with Simon and (iav (l'nderground Solus'shn).

I Reggae Got Soul at ()xy‘gen Bar (downstairs). Spin lam. Free. Weekly. Lovers rock. roots and revival reggae from rotational resident l)Js.

I Shadowskill at Bani Bott.

9pm lam. Free. [8 Apr. Fortnightly. (‘onfticius say this new ()riental style bar got plenty good hip hop. ftiiik and drum & bass with DJ Dragon and Redo.

I UrbannHangSuite at Bann‘s.

l lpm 3am. Free. Weekly. Light vegetarian snacks served to a kooky and eclectic soundtrack from a selection of local beat freaks including DJ Dolphin Boy (Tummy Touch).

I Yo! Below at Yo? Below.

Spm midnight. Free. Weekly. The stislii style bar gets the funked-up drum & bass treatment from DJ Queen B (Behave'.’). Please note that Behave‘.’ members get 10 per cent off their bill for food and drinks.


I Arthouse at Wee Red Bar.

l0pm 3am. £4 (£3). ll Apr. Monthly. An intimate gathering featuring beats. bass and boom. The bar’s cheap. the room small and slea/y with a tiger of a soundsystem and the l)Js well they ain’t half bad either. Namely. (lrand MacDonald and Alan Paul playing twisted disco. funky breaks and jackin’ techno.

I 0.0. Blooms at (‘.(‘. Blooms. l0.30pm 3am (bar from (ipm). Free. Weekly. Trip the light fantastic to Hi- NRO dance action at this ever-popular gay bar.

I Dysfunction at Studio 24.

l lpm 3am. Free before I 1.30pm; £2 after. I l & 25 Apr. Fortnightly. Rock and metal get together for angry. misunderstood loners.

I Flippin’ at Bongo (‘lub. l0pm 3am. £5. IS Apr only. A celebration of urban street culture that's also a fundraiser for the Iidinburgli Ramp Fund. A rare opportunity to enjoy some indoor skateboarding is complimented by a movie premiere. at live set from The Squalor Show and mo' hip hop and breaks from l)Js Nasty P and Xtra.

I Fusion at Po .\'a .\'a. l lpm 3am. £2. l 1 Apr only. Mark B (Studio (irand) plays vinyl gems sourced from the realms of house. hip hop. funk and sotil. I Genetic at the ('itrus ('lub.

l lpm 3am. Free before I l.30pm: £2 after. Weekly. Still a mighty popular soiree that showcases alternative. indie and loft. .\'o smoking in the bar area. mind.

I Hedflux at Po .\'a .\'a. llpm 3am. £tbc. 25 Apr. l-‘ortnightly. Following its astounding success at the ()xford branch of Pt) .\'a Na. Hedflux moves north of the border. bringing big name guest l)Js in tow. Bentley Rhythm .-\ce are first tip. ditching the guitars that they couldn't play very well in the lirst place to spin some funk and disco records instead. See next issue for ftill prev icw.

I Incognito at I.a Belle Angele. 10.30pm 3am. £4 (£2 in fancy dress). 25 Apr. Monthly. It's the launch of a 70s theme cltib already ll While the name of the night seems to suggest subtlety. there'll be absolutely none of that when l)Js Forkboy and Special K unleash a mix of funk. soul and disco that's as loud as a tasteless ('ry nolene shirt with large as fuck lapels. Dress code for the launch is 'Pimps tg l’ornstars'.

I Itchy Soul Hi-Fi at the Bongo ('lub. Monthly. Next date 2 May.

I Obscene All [.41 lic‘llc‘ Aligt‘lc‘. Monthly. Next date 27 .lun.

I Opium at ()pium. lllpm 3am. Free. Weekly. Rock. nu metal and alternative/indie at this late—night drinking den-cum-club complex that ably recreates the atmosphere of ('ockburn Street on a Saturday afternoon.

I Optical at the Bongo (‘lub

l0pm 3am. £l0. ll Apronly. Pioneering drum & bass producer ()ptical. best known for his work with lid Rtish on Virus Recordings. makes a rare appearance in Scotland to unleain a set of dark and [vs isted jungle. Support comes from the (ieneral (Manga). Darkstorm and .\'eo M('.

I Smirnoff Experience Tour at l’o .\'a .\'a. ltlpm 3am. £4 (£3). IS Apr only. Mark Moore. former S—lixpress star and current cltib daddy. brings his wilfully eclectic mix of house-based tlttltc‘c‘ tttlhic‘ lo lttit‘ :\ltltl Rc‘t‘klt‘. See preview.