Glasgow ._

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. Glasgow club listings compiled by Johnny Regan.

Glasgow Thursdays


I Barrio at Bar Viy'ir. Next date 5 Sept. I Brel at Brel. 8.3(tptn—tnidnight. Free. 22 Aug. Fortnightly. Bret presents Frank Murphy ( attd a souped-up tttix of northern. Motown attd Latin sottl seasoned with some fttttk attd ska.

I Fuel at Fttel. 9pm midnight. Free. Weekly. l)J Sttrge warms the clientele at tltis tiew bar attd clttb in the Nortlt of the city

I The Funk Stop at Moda.

()pm lattt. Free. Weekly. Ally Sandler attd Richie Mc('olm play all the may best in Motown. funk. sotll and disco to an appt‘cciatiy'e tttixed crowd itt tltis beautiful Merchant ('ity bar. Sophisticated. classy and sotlll-tll.

I Kevin Austen at .‘s'ieo‘s.

()pm midnight. Free. Weekly. ('hart music and drinks promos all night long. A w inttittg formula. judging by the business of tltis bar.

I Kev Dillon at Bar ll). 7pm late. Free. Weekly. lf ragga. 2-step attd ltip hop is your bag then fill it tip with Key- l)illon attd his 'l‘hu nights it) the beautiful bar up the latte.

I The Lansdowne Sessions at tlte Lansdowne Bar. ‘)pm midnight. Free. Weekly. Jonttie Fiye attd Brendatt llessle (Jttice) get the fttitk flow in' with retro electro pop aitd breakers classics iit this classic West Lnd bar.

I Martyn at (‘ul de Sac.

9pm midnight. Free. Weekly. You can't keep a good thing down. The Jengaheads are one of the hardest working outfits in town. attd this pre-club set frott) tltis ltalf. Martyn. is consistently gt'ettt. Drop by the latte tonight.

I Mark Robb at Moloco (\Vest lind). 0pm midnight. Free. Weekly. l)J Mark Robb transforms this former pakora bar ittto a tittte machine for the night.

my isiting the funkiest years humanity has yet experienced. lixpect widespread merry -making.

I Nico’s at Nico‘s. 9pm midnight. Free. \Veekly. (iel ittto Nieo‘s fora cheesy pep talk before heading otit to disgrace yourself in a Sauchiehall Street club or kebab emporium. (‘lassy.

I October at tlte ()ctoher (ale.

0pm midnight. Free. Weekly. 1)] Vance turns tip the Volume w ill) his Baba/a pre- club party. with the yery best clttb classics attd house anthems.

I On Demand at the Stted.

ll).3()pm 2am. £3 (£2). Weekly. If you'ye beet) lo the Slted at weekends then you'll know it‘s hard to gel to the DJ and make a request if you‘ye got a real thing for a song. whether it‘s old. new or a bit different see l)J liuan attd he’ll do ltis best to make your dancefloor dreams come true.

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

I Phonic at Moskito. 9pm midttigltt. Free. Weekly. ()uality deep house with l’honic l)Js Steyen Reilly and (iordott Logan. 1

I Salsa for Beginners at (him Norte. 7pm tttidnight. £4 (£3). Weekly. The rhythm is inside its all. so get tip aitd acknow ledge the pow er of stllszt. ('lttsses start at h’pm. bttt lill tip on tapas until your ttttie comes.


Midi l-li-Fi at Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Fri 16 Aug

‘Everyone wants to believe I'm a porn-sex-vamp!‘ protests Caroline Herve

aka electro polecat Miss Kittin. Er . . really no surprise.

A former art student and podium dancer in her native Grenoble. Miss Kittin thrust herself into the public eye With the Int/mites and Glitz/upright} EPs recorded With partner in grime. Michel Amato aka the Hacker. for uber electro-pop label, International Deetay Gigolos. Of this early ittaterial. 'Frank Sinatra was particularly memorable with straight-talking lines that ‘.“.’Olll(l make Canadian filth moiiger Peaches blush. such as: 'Motherfuckers are so nice Suck itiy dick. lick my arse.‘ Musical “collaborations With other electro—Iovmg artists didn't exactly help to preserve Herve's already tainted reputation, as shown by ‘Silver Screen (Shower Scene)‘ on Felix Da Housecat's Ki'ttenz and Thee Glitz album and a duet with Sven Vth on a cover version of Serge Gainsbourg's ‘Je T'Aime'. And then there's the fact that Miss Kittin will invariably perform her retro electro. techno fiiSion dressed in a skin-tight nurse's

uniform. Hmmm . . .

Male readers will doubtless need no more encouragement. biit if you were looking for yet more reasons to catch Miss Kittirt at Midi Hi-Fi this month. here's two. The first is that she'll be performing a live show with Zurich's Golden Boy. The second is that she's also spOiling us With a DJ set filled Willi assorted aural delights. ‘The main line is itiinimalist techno.‘ she says. ‘but I only use it to break and surprise vi/ith unusual stuff. I love going to second-hand markets to find some funny food for my turntables and I'm interested in everything which sounds new. strange

and different.' iCatherine Bromley)

I Shae D at Air ()rganic.

9pm tttidttigltt. Free. Weekly. ()ne ltalf of the superb Soulsa crew takes to the decks at this chilled 'l‘hu night pie—club session.

I Spy at Spy. ()pm midnight. Free. Weekly. Simon (‘ordiner ('l‘raxx) does his tltattg attd deliyers some qttality house attd funky gt‘ooy es.

I Virunga at Bret. ‘tpm tttidttigltt. Free. 22 Attg. l-"ortttightly. l).l 'l‘chico sel‘\ es up tlte best in gltetto grooy'es 11nd ('ai'ibbean beats.


I Bennet’s at Bennet's. l lpttt 3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. (iay. mixed. straight who cat'es‘.’ Jttst haye a bloody good time. people. Sltaw n loy ingly lays down the crowd pleasers it) this ey'er-populat' 'l‘hu night mash up. Annie also pt'oy'ides high-octane tttnage

I Columbian at the Asylum Back Room. Spm lattt. Free to (‘l'Sl' members; £l otherwise. Weekly. Put some bt'eakin' funk itt your trunk. with this entertaining night of student madness.

I Freakmoves at (ilasgow School of Art. I lpttt 3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. l)ema attd Mr Nice once again ili\'lte its to take a trip down the funky latte. As two of (ilasgow 's most skilled hip hoppers, llteyW'e got the skills to pay the bills.

I Funhouse at Barfly (formerly the l3lh Note Club). ll).3()pm 3am. £5. 2‘) Aug. Monthly. The intense humming of eyil. as played otit by the tttost blistering rock acts of the last fifty years. showcased at this l‘l\'L‘l'\i(lL‘ y'ettue. 'l'hittk Ne“ York Dolls. 31(‘5. Stooges et at.

I Homework at Vault. l lpttt 3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. lan aitd Stey ie man the box. so all insecurities oy'er the tttttes are dispelled. This night aims for student happiness w ithout compromising the quality leyels.

I Hype at ('ube. 1 1.30pm 3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Jim l)a Best teams up

w itlt the Hype crew to pttt on a night of twisted. ultra-funky house. Plenty of cheap boo/e makes this a ftttt night ottt. I LiveVEvil at ('lth Bttdda. Next date the.

I Off the Hook at Barfly (forttterly the l3th Note ('lub). llpttt 3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. (let it) on a piece of the

. sorry love. but given the eVidence. it's

ay'aitt-action. as the Off the llook crew twist hearts attd minds. ('onfuse your ears. baby.

I Polo For Me at the Polo Lounge. l()pm lattt. Free. Weekly. You. the lucky punter. take the helm tonight. as request cards are ayailable t)\'el' the bar attd iii the booth. Notice for the uniittaginatiy'e ones: ‘I Ant What I Am' is prohibited by law aitd punishable by spanking.

I Record Player: at (ilztsgow School of Art. l().3()pm 2.30am. £3 (£2). Weekly. lli-Fi Sean (lit-Fidelity) and llttsltpttppy (l)l\’lllet perform cheap deck suckiit' to disceau. dumb electro and 80s pltttttk. “my ads ise you to act up. dress down aitd play easy to get.

I Skint at the (‘athouse l lpitt 3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Very tnuch a night to reflect w hat's going on itt (ilasgow at the moment. 'l'ough chemical breaks attd beats. rock attd indie for a crowd tttuch like the one outside the Gallery of Modcrtt Art.

I Soul Shaker at Mas. 1 1pm 3am. £4 (£2 ). Weekly. Ait undiscoyered gem. We haye a mixed bag of electro. techno. house attd funk courtesy of Dirty Larry and Danny 'l‘wo-stroke.

I Trash at 'l'rash. l().3()pm--3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. More of a spectacle than a night ottt. with drunken students attd footballers frottt wall to wall. lnsaitely' cheap drinks mean a huge qtteuc almost eyery ttight. Mind the bouncers. though. I Traxx at the Arches. Next date the. I 1210 at Baba/a. h’pm 3am. Free before I lpm‘. £4 (£3 after). Weekly. Literally uttderground clttb ltottsiitg some huge y'ocal house and garage lo\‘ deployed weekly by lait 'l‘homson and Vance.

I Mice Ass Nice at the Velyct Rooms. l lpitt 3am. £4 (free w ith stttdenl ll)). \Veekly. Don't be fooled by the plush interior: the Velyet crew could teach the young w hippersttappers on the scene a thing or three about alcoholic dancing. l’pstairs. rotational residents take it it) turns to proy ide the coitttttercial R&B attd hip hop selections. Downstairs. James Doc Jnt‘ plays lbi/a anthems all night long.

I Venom at Alaska. I lpitt 3am. £3. Weekly. New gay night for the funky club tip the latte. lt’s glamour with a

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Glasgow Fridays


I Ad-Lib at Ad Lib. 5—8pm. Free. Weekly. Rotational l)Js proyide the perfect soundtrack to wind down to the weekend just as the bar staff scrye tip the right cocktails to take the edge off the week.

I Bar Ce Lona at Bar Ce Lona.

0pm midnight. Free. Weekly. Sole cohort (ieofl' Motttford satiates your ass w ill) a tasty blend of hottse attd disco gl'tlt“ L‘\.

I Barry Gemmel at .\'ico‘s.

9pm tttidttigltt. Free. Weekly. The finest RikB. house attd garage to please the smartly dressed Fri patrons.

I The Beat Museum at the Variety Bar. ‘)pm midnight. Free. Weekly. Mark Macallunt attd friends spin otit only the best treats from the world of soul. dance and house.

I Budda at Bar Bttdda. 8pm midnight. Free. Weekly. l’llt'y'eyot' of fine funk ('hris llarris say s a slammin' hello to the Budda clientele. who are itt fora night of high class house. lintry‘ only to those wearing their disco trousers.

I Carbon Records at Republic Bier llalle. 9pm tttidnight. Free. Weekly The A to 7. of ('at'bon Music. as Matthew Pratt and (illests ntap ottt the coolest cuts of past and present.

I Chi at Mc(‘huill‘s. 8pm midnight. Frec. Weekly. The ('hi spinners hegitt by deploying a unique blend of mellow shaolin beats aitd then unleash the heayier stuff later on.

I Critical Mass at Nice'n'Slea/y. .s'pm late. Free. Weekly. Noj (Midi Hi- Fit and John mess w itlt your head playing anything from dub. punk. indie. reggae. hip hop. dance aitd rawk to soul attd funk. (‘ome along attd kick ottt the

jams or go uptown top rankin‘. (iuest

l)Js most weeks.

I Cul de Sac at ('ul de Sac.

5pm midnight. Weekly. (‘ul de Sac knows what its customers want: good music and loads of it. Kenny llislop takes to the decks from 5 8pm. and then at 9pm Steye Sutherland of l'rbana Mttsic takes oyei'. Sensory overload.

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