I Funk Room at the Arches.
l lpm—3am. £10. 21 Jun. Monthly. Andrew Divine and Simon Bigbeat take it to the bridge one more time. with guest DJ Pogo. The finest funk in Glasgow. really.
I Gain at Alaska. llpm-3am. £10 (£8). 14 Jun. Monthly. Album launch time as Percy X introduces his LP Where '5 the Music to an unwitting crowd of techno nutters. Downstairs we have Nick Craig of Syntax and Dan and Barrie from the wonderful Rub-a-dub. Should be a blistering one.
I Glasgow House Theory at the Renfrew Ferry. lOpm-3am. £5. 7 Jun. Monthly. DJs Stuart Welsh. lan Fitzpatrick and Martin Todd deliver a mighty house selection for the sea-faring masses upon the good ship funk. This is all butressed by some tasty live sax and percussion.
I Glasnost at Alaska. 1 lpm—3am. £8 (£6). 7 Jun. Monthly. Special guest on this night of ﬁne musical eclectica is Berlin‘s Thomas Fehlmann. a pivotal force in that city‘s clubbing culture. He‘s backed up by the usual Glasnost suspects - a plethora of homegrown geniuses — Dougal Perman (Radio Magnetic). Robin Murray (Kinky Afro). Mathew Bennett (Kinky Afro). Gav Sutherland (Underground Solu'shn). Glasnost is taking it back to its roots.
I Global Love at Archaos. l lpm—3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. Huge clubs need huge nights. Progressive house and trance is served up by resident Lisa Littlewood. and lapped up by a nicely suited and booted crowd of young people.
I Goodfoot at the Riverside Social. Midnight—3am. £5. 7 Jun. Monthly. Motown. northern soul and the cream of all things funky are laid down with love by Goodfoot residents Chris. Barry and Scott. Gives you a warm feeling inside. really.
I Hustle s Bustle at Babaza. 6pm—3am (DJs from 1 lpm). Free before
1 lpm. £5 after. Weekly. Paul Traynor and Stewart McCallum rip it up with some highly charged R&B and hip hop mixed with funky and funkier tracks.
I In at the Deep End at Ad Lib.
1 lpm—3am. £5. Weekly. Ad Lib clear the tables away once again as Richard and lndica take control. Jackin‘ beats and solid grooves dominate while Bigfoot Monkey provides the finest quality live percussion. I Life at Life. lOpm-3am. Free before midnight. £7 after. Weekly. Kevin McFarlane (Beat [06) and Gordon Miller take on the two rooms with a solid funk. soul. garage and old-school classics selection.
I Latin Fever at Havana. 9pm—2am. Free. Weekly. DJ Keith D spins up some Columbian. Cuban. New York and African salsa. adding a twist of Latin chart. R&B and global beats to the rhythmical stew. Tasty.
I Loose Joints at Barfly (formerly the 13th Note Club) (downstairs). lOpm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Classic dancefloor madness from the Loose Joint crew. A musical range of about 40 years yields a huge selection of funk. jazz and soul masterpieces. Wind your body. wriggle your belly.
I Juice at the Glasgow School ofArt.
l lpm—3am. £7 (£5—£6). Weekly. Another night of tech-house greatness from the Art School. What with the number of fantastic guests this venue has been attracting of late. it‘s no wonder that their resident nights are also of a very high standard. Just mind those podiums. right?
I Mad Dog at the Soundhaus. Next date 28 Jun.
I Keeping it Sound at the Medicine Room Bar. 8pm—1am. Free. Weekly. A hybrid of DJ sets and live performance. with nods to all the funkiest and deepest house sources. This is music from the edge. on the edge. In coming weeks the night will be playing host to some of the coolest underground outftts around. First. Pa acool and Carbon Records.
I Riidi I'll-Fl at the Glasgow School of Art. Next date 28 Jun.
Percy X launches his album at Gain, Fri 14 Jun
I Jackln’ at MAS. llpm—3am. £7 (£5).
Weekly. Good residents. a smart venue and a usually attractive crowd make this one of Glasgow‘s busiest weekly Fri nighters. Billy Woods. Danny Sharkey and Marcello Della Croce assume the position. so to speak. All of this and a cracking new sound system makes for a great night out.
I Monox at the Soundhaus. l lpm—2am. £8 (£6). 21 Jun. Monthly. lan Void of Geushky records starts his album tour with Monox. Local nutters Deportivo street team provide the live fucked up electro house. so there's plenty here to take your mind off the threat of global
I Muzlk Box present Basement Party at Blackfriars. 9pm—lam. Free. 14 Jun. Monthly. Residents Matt Reilly and Billy Scullion take you on a musical journey . . . only joking! They may not go in for cliches. but they will rock your world with a selection that takes in soul. afro beat. underground disco and house. I National Pop League at Woodside Social Club. Next date 28 Jun. I The N00 Groove at Ad Lib. Next date 28 Jun.
I Nurture at Club 69. £5. llpm—2am. 14 Jun. Monthly. Totally exclusive to Nurture. Bios will be showing their teeth to the always-appreciative sixtyniners. He is flanked by resident John Mack. As ever. Nurture are pushing the envelope. I Offset at Cube. 1 lpm—3am. £5. Weekly. The Soletnusic posse take it to the bridge one more time at this well- attended Friday night soul house session. Look out for some very cool guests in the near future at Offset. Rampling would be proud.
I Playhaus at Soba. Next date the.
I Pressure at the Arches. Next date 28 Jun. Monthly.
I Public Spirit at Budda. l lpm—3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. Jon Da Silva is one of those DJs who will. for the rest of his days. find the words ‘the legendary" tacked on to the start of his name. He attd the Adorphiliacs are having their weekly party at this mighty venue. so be in effect. I Pure at the Velvet Rooms. l()pm—3am. £6 (£4). £3 before midnight. Weekly. Music for adults. Rotational residents play R&B and hip hop in the upstairs arena while the downstairs lounge gets the funky soul treatment frotn Billy Milligan. Note: don't confuse this with the legendary Edinburgh techno night of the same name. That‘d be stupid. I Pyrotechnics at Alaska. Next date tbc.
I Red and Gold Room at Ana. lOpm—3am. Free before 1 1pm. £7 after. Weekly. DJ Keith D pops up to spin only
the finest salsa and Latin tunes to a very well heeled Arta crowd.
I Sub City Summer Party at the Renfrew Ferry. 9.3()pm—3am. £4. l4 Jtttt only. Those fine people from the student radio station have decided to celebrate the summer with a ruin shindig on the venue that floats. Expect the cream of house. ntt-jazz and souly fttnk frottt Nial. Trippy Disco. Kill Binary Kill. Tigerstyle and a live drum 8; bass quartet.
I Submit Reponse at Barfly (formerly the l3th Note Clttb) (upstairs). l()pm—3am. Free before I 1pm: £4 after. 7 Jttn. Fortnightly. Journalists are just failed musicians. aren't they"? No: journalists are actually now DJs. as evidenced by music loving Jack Mottrant and Leon McDermott. who host tltis night of aural eclectica. liverything will be thrown into the mix. so keep the ears peeled.
I Super Scientists at Club 6‘). Next date tbc.
I Syntax at the Soundhaus. Next date 5 July. until then you'll have to make do with Escape ()tttdoors (7 Jun) at a secret location.
I Tantra at Trash. l()pm—-3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. Wall-to-w all drttttk people: waheyl Lisa Littlewood attd laitt Thomson play upfront house to a packed dance floor. with DJ Robert play ittg futtky house. disco and indie itt roont two.
I Test at Alaska. Next date 28 Jtttt.
Q Traxx at the Arches. l lpttt 3am. £l2 (£l()). l4 Jtttt. Monthly. (ireat night for house fans. the fantastic DJ Deep from the Rex in Paris drops by to show wlty he's one of the tnost respected soul house I)Js around today. Also. we hate Mark Rate of cool hip hop duo Rae attd Christian playing a set. Another litte evening frottt the 'l'raxx guys. I’m I/If.\ t/(tle (III/y 'xl-IJ's’I't‘urt/ Ito/(let's gel £3 of]- door price all trig/II long.
0 Tronicsole at the Arches. llpm—3am. £l() (£7). 7 Jtttt. Monthly. Glasgow record label 'l'ronicsole launches it's new monthly at the .-\l'L‘lle on the first Friday of every month. Label manager Chris Harris is resident alongside a host of exciting monthly guests. Which brings us conveniently to this month‘s tttaitt man DJ Raoul front Swirl People attd the wonderful l-‘ood Clttb itt Belgium. I’m this date only 2t- [.i.st'eurtl holders get £3 (tilt/nor price (11/ night long. See preview.
I Urban Groove at (‘luh Budda.
l lpm—3ant. £4 (£3). Weekly. l‘eaturing the talents of Domenic Martin. who seamlessly merges l'S house attd garage. deep house. disco. soul. funk attd jaH. while adding the odd dash of Latin and afro grooves,
I Gigantic at Barfly (fornterly the |3th Note Club). 9pm 3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Take on the persona of your chosen indie heroes. from the fey Morissey. the baggy Happy Mondays attd the too cool for .skool Strokes. (iigantic plays all of tlte songs you need to hear without insulting the intelligence of the schmindie connoisseur. ()I' being too clever.
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I Carwash at g2. llpttt 3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Wlty are so many enjoyable things had for you‘.’ .-\ night of shameless fun. with disco. futtk attd soul classics. courtesy of the (images (ierry Lyons.
I Cheesy Pop at Qudos (tht').
ltlpm 2am. £2 (£l ). Weekly. Students attd up to fottr guests. Weekly. .\ riotous evening. attd one frottt w hich few escape ttttetnbarrassed.
I Envy at Destiny. ltlpm 3am. £5 before I lpm: £6 after. Weekly. Mainly cltarty dance action front the huge club that tries to cover all bases. Make sure you iron your shirt.
I Love Bug at the (image.
l().3()pnt 3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. insanely busy night of party tunes for students attd youngsters.
I The Shack at Sltack. l().3()pm 3am. £6 (£4). Weekly. Wltatey er your bag. chart. dattce or party. DJ llanlan should hit the spot with his mix of stupid grinning tunes. I Shag at l’ury Murry ‘s. llpm 3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. (let your first shag dow n a dark staircase off St linoclt's Square. Drunken party tunes from Mark attd James (i. ‘No one forgets their first Shag] they assure us. Blimey.
I Strawberry Fields at Straw berry l‘ields. 9pm 3am. £6 before I lpnt: £7 after. Weekly. .\ party -ttp set takittg itt dancefloot' fayes front the (ills to tltc present day.
I Bubblin’ Under at the Arches (‘afe Bar. 9pm -ntidnigltt. l-‘ree. l5 Jutt. liortniglttly. (io subterranean it) one of the city‘s most attractive bars/cafes. DJ Dave Moore is just the man to take care of the gl'titiVCS.
I Chillin’ at llavana. 8pm midnight. l‘ree. l5 Jtttt. Fortnightly. l’remier Asian music DJ Rl’ gets dow n attd dirty w itlt a selection of R&B. bltangra and hip hop. Chunky funky.
I The Corinthian at tlte Corinthian. 9pm late. l‘ree. Weekly. I.aid~back tunes to complement the stunning surroundings of the Corinthians tttaitt bar.
I Cul de Sac at tltc (‘ttl dc Sac.
9pm midnight. l’ree. 8 Jun. l’ortniglttly. .\ DJ of some calibre. Michael l’eck. cuts attd scratches his way through the delectable record bag w itlt eyery thing front hip hill) to futtk. from house to the best of the rest.
I Dirty Wriggles at the Variety liar. 9pm tttidttigltt. l’ree. Weekly. .»\ tcchno'n'electro pre-clttb set front Dirty Wt'igglcs of My stcc llcatl.
I Fake at Bar It). 0pm tttidttigltt. liree. Weekly. l‘ake DJs .lint llutcltison attd Brian Murttitt take to the decks to deliy er a killer pre—club set itt this beautiful. cool attd classy city centre pub.
I Fourward Thinking at liour (‘at'e Bar (CC-\t. ‘lpnt tttidttigltt. lit'ee. Weekly. Beats attd breaks characterise this pre-club session at the (‘(‘.»\. Just the ticket.
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