Clubs listings

Glasgow Saturdays

I Mish Mash at the Arches. Next date l7 Aug.

I Missing Link at Ad Lib.

I lpm—3am. £5. ll Aug. Monthly. The very best of hip hop. nu jazz and R&B mixed up by two of Glasgow‘s finest: Paul Cawley and Naeem. And all in this great intimate venue.

I My Machines at Glasgow School ofArt. l lpm-3am. £6 (£5—£4). Weekly. They've had some of the greatest names in techno come and bless their decks. so they know how to mash it up. Be here now with Hamish and Wilkes.

I Pussypower at the Soundhaus. Next date tbc.

I lied and Gold Room at Arta. l()pm—3am. Free before I lpm: £8 after. Weekly. DJ Jorito mans the decks for a fine night of Latin house. This will seri- ously spice up your life. if that's what is required.

I Relief at Alaska. I lpm—3am. Next date It) Aug.

I Remedy at Ad Lib. l lpm—4am. £5. Weekly. Davey Thomson. Colin Davey and someone without Davey in his name Owen Caldwell get into the tech- house groove with the Ad Lib massive. I The Shed at the Shed. l().3()pm—2am. £6. Weekly. Demand is high for this one. so get there early. 'l'uneage deployed by DJ Raymond Davren in the main hall . R&B aficiona- do Chris Hesketh in the Loft. 080qu at MAS. l lpm--3am. £8. Weekly. Andy and Shae D take over where Subculture leave off. with their lovely blend of house. funk. disco and Latino. Good recuperation.

OSyntax at Soundhaus. l lpm—5am. £8 (£7). 2 Aug. Monthly. Private mem- bers and guests only. Syntax Sound System continue with their successful acid tech-house night with resident DJ's Jace and Nik Craig (Monox/Gain). mix- ing up the freshest of dark dance to an eager crowd. and bringing in Edinburgh's Hwatsong (PBX Records and Pillbox) to assist in the creation of a positively trippy underground sound- scape.

I Waxx at the Soundhaus.

l l.3()pm—5am. £8 (£6). 3 Aug. Monthly. Traxx take the finest flavours from the worlds of house. disco. funk and groove and play them out at this. one of the coolcst nights in town. Simon Cordiner and Billy Woods are. as ever. the men with the plan.

I Triumph at the Tunnel. l().3()pm-3.3()am. £9 (£7). Weekly. Colin Tevendale and Steven McCreery supply the dressed-up glamour kids with pro- gressive house and trance in the main room. while Kevin MacFarlanc and Stephen Lee mix up garage. disco and vocal house in room two. If you‘re not wearing awfully nice clothes. however. don't expect to get in.

I Notun at Budda. l lpm-~3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. Budda squeezes Geoff Montford and Chris Harris to carpet bomb (and yes. there are carpets involved) the central city venue with the kind of house tracks that would start a riot on either side of the Atlantic.

I Vegas at the Renfrew Ferry. Next date l7 Aug.

I The Winchester Club at the Woodside Social. Next date If) Aug.

I Wired at Asylum. Caledonian University Union. l(lpm- 3am. £3. Weekly. Glasgow‘s longest running alter- native indie night with drinks promos aplenty.

I Xposure at Archaos. l lpm—3am. £8 (£6). Weekly. Serving up hedonistic hard house and trance. your hosts Stevie Kerr. lain Thompson and Dave Gilmour keep the kids on their toes.

Chart & Party

I Bonkers at Bonkers. l Ipm—3am. £4 before midnight: £5 after. Weekly. Who are we to argue with this night of unbri- dled popularity and silly fun?

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Mainstream pop mingles with the hits of the 80s. and the crowd go wild week after week.

I Boogie Nights at Media.

l lpm-3am. £6. Weekly. Step back in time to revel in the tunes of the 70s and 80s. Arrive early to avoid a crushing dis- appointment.

I Classic FM at Fury Murry's.

l [pm—3am. £6 (£4). Weekly. Nicely named night of happiness from the old club undergoing something of a renais- sance. Dance classics and party tunes. with alternative and rock tunes upstairs in Twister.

I The Garage at the Garage. l()pm—3am. £5 (£3) before I lpm: £6 (£4) after. Weekly. One of the busiest nights in town. Super-commercial party sounds on the main dancefloor and indie classics in the Attic.

I Graduate Club at g2. l lpm-3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Designed to suit those who have always enjoyed a Garage-style night out. but 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). Weekly. Cheesy chart tunes and commercial dance tracks from DJ Graeme.

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. Classic party nonsense from the 60s to last week.

Glasgow Sundays


I Budda at Bar Budda. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Dispel the night-after blues

with DJ Colin Walker of the New York ; Alliance. who will be playing only the

deepest house and most progressive grooves.

I Divine Intervention at Brel. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. DJ

Hushpuppy blends mod. old groove and funk into a pleasing mash. served with some fine house red.

I The Hustler at Air Organic. Spin—midnight. Free. Weekly. Straight

5 out the ‘hood to your neck o’ the woods: Johnnie Blaze and his occasional guests . supply grooves so smooth they‘d move

yo‘ momma‘s ass.

' I The Man with No Suitcase at

the Griffiny. 8pm—midnight. Free. Monthly. 4 Aug. Killer visuals. cool themes. killer beats. competitions. prizes. the multi—channelcd Killerwatt Swap Shop and the world famous celebrity snack game. Desert Island Crisps! Your host. Dr Ashton Lamont. presents a veri- table vidco feast of the stars and shows of yesteryear as you've never seen them

7 before. along with Karlski and Rollo

Vellocet with the fun and games that make this night so compulsive.

I The Medicine Room at Brel. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Medicine Room DJs turn a nasty mid-week mood into a smooth. seductive evening session. I Moloco at Moloco. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Martin St John keeps it mixed up. with a selection that takes in stompin’ northern soul. roots. rock and reggae.

I Moskito Summer Barbecue at

K Moskito. Next date 25 Aug.

I Nico’s at Nico‘s. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Turn that frown upside down. Billy Milligan. the Ian Mellis of dance music. offers a cheeseboard of no small variety.

I Phonic at Moskito. 9pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. These Phonic fellows are popping up everywhere. Winding down the weekend. Gordon and Steven play only the choicest house cuts.

I Passionality at Cube.

l l.3()pm—3am. Free. Weekly. DJ Shawn

ensures that the weekend is staying alive

with this post-weekend night of pleasing chartistry.

I Ross McMillan at Nico‘s. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Resident presents the cheesiest chart favourites to his Nico’s friends.

I R&B at Bar IO. 7pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. Relax with R&B tracksmithery and take advantage of the generous drinks promos at this classy city centre


I Scratch’n’Snifl‘ at McChuill‘s. 9pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. New pre- club venture. featuring Danny Barbour playing house. garage and whatever else he fancies.

I Soulful Sundays at Tchai-Ovna. 3-7pm. Free. Weekly. It‘s all conducive to a deep sense of chill: drink obscure teas. play chess. give your body a rest. Hosted by Raymondo and Rodriguez (Fools Only). this is a soulful session to help rejoin the human race after the weekend's silliness.

I Sugar Shack at the Baby Grand (6 Elm Bank Gardens). 8pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. A blend of funk. jazz. soul and Latin from DJ Marcelo.


I Bennet’s at Bennet‘s.

l l.30pm-3am. £3. Weekly. In which we are confronted by a strange parity. Tom plays tunes loved by l2-year-old girls. plus some bangin‘ handbag. to equally appreciative gay men. Funny old world. I Bite at the Cathouse. l().30pm—3am. Free before I l.30pm; £2 (£l.50) after. Weekly. A milder mix of indie and rock than you'll find at the city‘s premier rock venue on Fri or Sat.

I Bump’n’Grind at the Velvet Rooms. l lpm-3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Wind down the weekend with DMG’s mix of R&B and street soul.

I Chittlin’ Hoedown at Barfly.

l lpm—2am. £l. Weekly. A new night devoted to pretty much whatever the DJs please. including dub. hip hop and elec- tro with added splashes of indie stuff.

I Club Tropicana at the Garage (Attic). l lpm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Indie. both classic and contemporary. with a healthy dose of Britpop.

I Dream at Strawberry Fields. l().3()pm—3am. US. Weekly. Fifteen quid to get in? You‘re 'avin' a laugh. aint ya‘.’ But wait: the bar is completely free all night. so sto moaning and get drunk. I Liquid ool at Babaza. 9pm—3am. £5. Weekly. AJ. Kris Keegan and Ian Thompson playing top-notch vocal garage and house to a club packed with hyper-hedonistic twentysomething rev- ellers. all of whom seem to have forgot- ten that they have work in the morning. If quality tunes and glamorous antics are your bag. Sun at Babaza is unmissable. I Off the Hook at Budda. Next date ll Aug.

I Optimo (Espacio) at MAS (in association with the Sub Club).

I lpm-3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. The boys who turned ‘twisted' into a byword for ‘cutting edge‘. A bit special.

I Solvent at Alaska. I lpm-3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. One for those who just won't let the weekend die. Colin Davie spins funky house and whatever he fan- cies to a crowd of up-for-it Alaskan rev- ellers.

I Streaker at Shack. l().3()pm—3.3()am. £5 (£3). Weekly. DJ James ‘the Boy' Gardner spins the tracks for those enjoying immature antics and naked fun. This sounds like a good

I Sunday Surgery at Cube.

l lpm—3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Cameron Craig dispenses some salve for your soul in this diverting winder-downer with a medical theme.

I Sunday Best at the Shed. l().3()pm-2am. £3 (£2). Weekly. The Right Reverend Jim Da Best (Hype. Cube) plays whatever the hell he wants each and every sabbath for the hungover

I Hard Wired at Barfly (formerly the

l3th Note Club). 9pm-3am. Free. Weekly. A night so rockin' it will have Kurt wishing he hadn‘t been quite so rash. Happily avoiding 35-year-olds in shorts with a sketchy knowledge of rap (no nu metal) and L‘OreaI-abusing poodlers. Hard Wired will play tunes from left of the middle big hitters such as Weezer. Foo Fighters. Red Hot Chili Peppers and Hundred Reasons in the downstairs area.

I “Transistor at the Polo Lounge.

1 lpm-3am. £5. Weekly. Real pop for real people with DJs Niall McMurray and Wayne Dixon.

Chart & Party

I Atmosphere at Destiny. lOpm—3am. £3 before I lpm: £4 after. Weekly. Winding. bent metal surround- ings and sequin-clad youths, all marinat- ed in a generous amount of cheap booze and brought to the boil with only the cheesiest of track selections.

I Disco at Fury Murry‘s. l lpm-3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Cheese-tastic disco fun for students. with Dave and Phil spinning the discs.

I Media at Media. Ilpm-3am. £2. Weekly. A full-on flavoured mix from rotational residents plus karaoke in room two. Drinks promos a bonus (all drinks £2 all night).

Glasgow Mondays


I l-lector Monday’s Gui: at Nico‘s. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Or. to give it its full title. ‘Hector Monday‘s Quiz on a Sunday - every Monday’. Prizes galore. prizes for the worst dressed. dis- astrous haircuts. sluttish antics and gen- eral misbehaviour make this a remark- able pre-club spectacle.

I Salsa for Beginners at Cuba Norte. 7pm—midnight. £4 (£3). Weekly. Can you learn the salsa? Give it a right good go at this high-class night of tom- foolery.

I Salsa Vida at Havana. £4. Weekly. Feel the rhythm. This is a relaxed and friendly salsa class (with teacher Andy Baird) for those wishing to dip their toes in the salsa water.

I Cul De Sac at Cal De Sac. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Watch you don’t burn your fingers on Dr Paul‘s Quiz of Fire.


I Burn at MAS. l lpm-3am. Free for staff of any pub or club; £3 to everyone else. Weekly. DJs Norman and Zeus pre- side over the biggest and longest running staff night out in history. Freedom for the workers.

I Phenomena at Destiny. Next date 26 Aug.

Glasgow Tuesdays


I Billy’s Assorted Flavours at Nico‘s. 9pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. Cheesy flavours satisfy all students before they head off out into the strange night.

I Colin Davie at Spy Bar. 9pm—mid- night. Free. Weekly. Colin Davie does his thang. delivering some quality house grooves and whatever the hell he feels like.

I Doctor Salsa at Havana. 8—l()pm. Free. Weekly. A salsa class for beginners with Doctor Salsa. Let the good doctor check your salsa pulse at this popular Tue class.

I Rueda de Casino at Cuba Norte. 7.30pm-midnight. £4. Weekly. If fast- moving Cuban 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 dc Salsa. so you're in safe. sexy hands.

Club I Fool’s Gold at MAS. l lpm-3am.