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Regular weekly clubs pius 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. Glasgow club listings compiled by Johnny Regan.

Glasgow Thursdays


I Brel at Brel. 8.30pm midnight. Free. 8 Aug. Fortnightly. Brel presents l-rank Murphy and a stiuped-tip mix of northern. Motown and Latin soul seasoned with some funk and ska.

I The Funk Stop at Moda. 9pm--lam. Free. Weekly. Ally Sandler and Richie Mc('olm play all the very best in Motown. funk. sotll and disco to an appreciative mixed crowd iii this beautiful Merchant (‘ity bar. Sophisticated. classy and soulful.

I The Lansdowne Sessions at the Lansdowne Bar. ()pm midnight. Free. Weekly. Jonnie Five and Brendan llessle (Juice) get the funk flow in‘ with retro electro pop and breakers classics in this classic West lind bar.

I Martyn at ('ul de Sac.

()pm midnight. Free. Weekly. You can't keep a good thing down. The Jengaheads are one of the hardest working outfits in town. and this pre-club set from this half. Martyn. is consistently great. Drop by the lane tonight.

I October at the October ('af‘e. ()pin-Amidnight. Free. Weekly. DJ Vance turns up the volume w ith his Baba/a pre- cluh party. with the very best club classics and house anthems.

I On Demand at the Shed. lt).3()pm~2am. £3 (£2). Weekly. If you've been to the Shed at weekends then you'll know it's hard to get to the DJ and make a request if you've got a real thing fora song. whether it's oltl. new or a hit different see DJ litian and he'll do his best to make your dancefloor dreams come true.

I Phatboy’s Kitchen at .‘vle(‘huill's Way Out West. 8pm midnight. Free. Weekly. Hip hop. breaks and beats courtesy of the Wax Monkey.

I Phonic at Moskito. ()pm midnight. Free. Weekly. Quality deep house with Phonic DJs Steven Reilly and (lordon Logan.

I Shae D at Air ()rganic.

9pm midnight. Free. Weekly. One half of the superb Sotilsa crew takes to the decks at this chilled 'I‘hu night pre-elub session. I Spy at Spy. ()pm midnight. Free. Weekly. Simon (‘ordiner ('l‘rass) does his thang and delivers some quality house and funky grooves.

I Virunga at Brel. ‘)pm midnight. Free. 8 Aug. Fortniglttly. DJ 'l'chico serves tip the best in ghetto grooves and Caribbean beats.


I Bennet’s at Bennet's. l lpm 3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. (lay. mixed. straight who cares'.’ just have a bloody good time. people. Shawn lovingly lays down the crowd pleasers in this ever-popular 'l‘hu night mash tip. Annie also prov ides high- octane ttmagc

I Columbian at the Asylum Back Room. 8pm lam. Free to (‘l 'St' members; £l otherwise. Weekly. l’ut sortie breakin‘ ftiiik in your trunk. with this entertaining iiiglil of student madness.

I Freakmoves at (ilasgow School of Art. l lpm» 3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. l)ema and Mr Nice once again invite tis to take a trip down the funky lane. As two of (ilasgow‘s most skilled hip hoppers. they've got the skills to pay the bills.

so THE LIST a if; Aug 2002

I Homework at Vault. l lpm 3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. fan and Stevie man the box. so all insecurities over the tunes are dispelled. This night aims for student happiness without compromising the quality levels.

I Hype at ('ube. I l.3()pm 3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Jim l)a Best teams tip with the Hype crew to ptit on a night of twisted. ultra—funky house. Plenty of cheap boo/e makes this a ftiii night otit. I Off the Hook at Barfly (formerly the l3th .\'ote ('lub). llpm 3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. (iet in on a piece of the avant-action. as the Off the Hook crew twist hearts and minds. (‘onfuse your ears. baby.

I Polo For Me at the Polo Lotmge. ltipm lam. Free. Weekly. You. the lucky punter. take the helm tonight. as request cards are available over the bar and in the booth. Notice for the unimaginative ones: ‘l Am What l Ani' is prohibited by law and punishable by spanking.

I Record Player: at (ilasgovv School of Art. 10.30pm 2.30am. £3 (£2). Weekly. lli-fi Sean (Iii-Fidelity) and lltisliptippy (Divine) perform cheap deck suckin‘ to disceau. dumb electro and 80s phtiiik. 'I‘liey advise you to act tip. dress down. play easy to get.

I Skint at the ('athouse. l lpm 3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Very much a night to reflect what's going on in (ilasgow at the moment. Tough chemical breaks and beats. rock and indie for a crowd much like the one outside the (iallery of. Modern Art.

I Soul Shaker at Mas. llpiii 3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. An undiscovered gem. We have a mixed bag of electro. techno. house and ftiiik courtesy of Dirty Larry and Danny 'l‘wo-stroke.

I Trash at Trash. l().3()pm 3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. More of a spectacle than a night otit. with drunken students and footballers from wall to wall. insanely cheap drinks mean a huge queue almost every night. Mind the bouncers. though. I 1210 at Baha/a. 8pm 3am. Free before I lpm: £4 (£3) after. Weekly. Literally underground club housing some huge vocal house and garage loveliness deploy ed weekly by lan 'l‘homson and Vance.

I Nice Ass Nice at the Velvet Rooms. 1 lpm 3am. £4 (free with student ID). Weekly. Don‘t be fooled by the pltisli interior: the Velvet crew cotild teach the young whippersnappers on the scene a thing or three about alcoholic dancing. t'pstairs. rotational residents take it iii turns to provide the commercial Rt‘cB and hip hop selections. Downstairs. James Doc Jnr plays lbi/a anthems all night long.

I Venom at Alaska. I lpm 3am. £3. Weekly. New gay night for the funky cltib tip the lane. lt's glamour with a hammer. and this celebration of sexuality is resolutely straight—friendly.

Glasgow Fridays


I Ad-Lib at Atl Lih. 5 8pm. Free. Weekly. Rotational DJs provide the perfect soundtrack to wind down to the weekend just as the bar staff serve tip the right cocktails to take the edge off the week.

I Bar Ce Lona at Bar ('c Lona.

‘)pm midnight. Free. Weekly. Sole cohort (leoff Montford satiates your ass with a tasty blend of house and disco grooves.

I The Beat Museum at the Variety Bar. ()pm midnight. Free. Weekly. Mark Macallum and friends spin otit only the best treats from the world of sotil. dance aiitl house.

I Budda at Bar Budda. Spin iiiitliiiglit. Free. Weekly. l’urveyor of fine funk ('hris llarris says a slaiiimiii' hello to the Budda clientele. who are in fora night of high class house. lintry only to those wearing their disco trousers.

I Carbon Records at Republic Bier llalle. ‘)pmmidiiight. Free. Weekly The A

to /. of('arhon Mtisic. as Matthew l’rall and guests map otit the coolest cuts of past and present.

I Chi at Mc('htiill's. Spin midnight. Free. Weekly. the ('hi spinners begin by deploying a unique blend of mellow .shaolin beats and then unleash the heavier sttiff later on.

I Critical Mass at Niee'n‘Slea/y. Spin late. Free. Weekly. .\'oj (Midi Hi- Fi) and John mess with your head playing anything from tltih. ptmk. indie. reggae. hip hop. dance and raw k to sotil and funk. ('ome along and kick otit the jams or go uptown top rankin'. (illesl l)Js iiiosl weeks.

I Kenny H at Moloco (West liiid). 9pm midnight. Free. Weekly. Funky grooves from around the globe. with a healthy smattering of sotil thrown in for good measure.

I Modalicious at Motla. ()pm lam. Free. Weekly. Mark Duff and Ally Sandler pull out some funky vocal house grooves mixed with appetising garage anthems. btit if they don‘t fulfil then just marvel at what must be the coolest fireplace in town.

I Moskito at Moskito. 9pm midnight. Free. Weekly. The Sole don Stevie Middleton warms a funky crowd under Bath Street. Like all good l)Js. he‘s not afraid to throw in something old. borrowed or even blue.

I Nico’s at .\'ico’s. 0pm midnight. Free. Weekly. .\'ico's warms the Satichiehall revellers tip with happy. popular music and a selection of alcoholic beverages. A novel idea if ever there was one.

I Papacool at the Basement Bar. ()pm midnight. Free. Weekly. l’apacool occupy that beautiful niche of jany soul funk with a grace that most just can't manage. Quite special.

I Phonic at 54 Below. ()pm midnight. Free. “t‘c‘kly. l’honic l)J\ Steven Reilly and (iordon Logan serve tip some quality liotise grooves.

I Russell’s at Russell‘s.

(rpm midnight. Free. Weekly. DJ Yaw kicks out the best R&B. hip hop and swingheat.

I Soulsa Presents: Vinyl at Strata. 0pm midnight. Free. Weekly. Another beautiful (ilasgow bar with a fitting music policy. t'nderground house. Latin v ihes and choicest disco from Andy t'ngei'. Shae-l) and special gtiest DJs.

I Sound Museum at (‘(‘.r\ bar.

()pm midnight. Free. Weekly. ('hris ‘Beans' (ieddes (Belle and Sebastian)

Silicone Soul host Relief, Sat 10 Aug

and llttshpuppy (Divine. (iSA) tiiicov er a forgotten world of sound. dclv ing deeper and more carefully than many into lost realms of sotil. Latin. funk. disco and exotica.

I Stateside Sounds at the State Bar. 4 7pm. Free. Weekly. l’aul Shields selects favourites. rock classics and blues cuts. A night that should be commended for doing something different and for doing it well. I Straight Ahead at Spy Bar.

9pm late. Free. Weekly. Dance floor ja/I. northern soul and ftmk sptiii by the superb Straight Ahead crew.

I Therapy ill the Medicine Room. Spin lam. Free. Weekly. The highly trained Divine DJs deploy a soothing yet potent treatment in this unique new bar run by the owners of Ad Lib and Brel. it‘s eerily yet handily positioned opposite the (‘athedraL Royal Infirmary and Nect‘optilis. and each clinic offers it variety of placebos.

I Tracktion Sessions at Air ()rganic. ‘)pm midnight. Free. Weekly. Martyn (Jengaheads. Mlielt Project. l'nder the (‘ounter) drops into the ultra- f'unky. Dean llappel-designed West lind bar to furnish the darling customers with a set that goes wherever it damn well likes. Regular guest slots front his friends make this a night of diverse goodness. Here comes summer . . .


I Afterglow at Ad Lib. l lpm 3.30pm. £5 (£4). UAug. Monthly. Mod. hammond jam and northern soul are mixed together lovingly by Afterglow resident crew Mikey. l’aul. Quinny. and special guest Simon llodge from the Funk Room and Big Beat. So that'll be a good one. then. I The Ark at the Tunnel.

lt).3()pm 3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. ()ne of the elder statesmen of the (ilasgow clubbing scene. the Tunnel bring the hard house and trance to a crowd of well suited and booted young folk. This is one of their biggest nights. too.

I Bogota! at (‘tiba .\'orte. 0pm 2am. Free. Weekly. A iiigbt of Latin pop and house. replete with food. dancing and general merry—making. Beautiful.

I The Cathouse at the (‘athouse l().3()pm 3am. £l before Ilpm; £4 (£3) after. Weekly. Riding high on the iiti metal wave. this is one of the busiest nights in town. Rock. grunge. indie and a dash of breakheat across three floors at (ilasgow 's top venue for rockers and alternateens.