I 17 October Supergrass Barrowland. Glasgow. Perfect guitar pop from new album Life on Other Planets. Paul Weller Braehead Arena, Glasgow. See 16 October. Kathryn Williams

hi“ ' , J?-

iiiii’3377’?*=. g",‘,‘u~'x.. *

Cottier Theatre. Glasgow. Enchanting acoustic dramas from this beguiling English songwriter.

The Herbaliser The Arches. Glasgow. The full 12-piece incarnation of these ambassadors of hip hop blunt funk.

I 18 October

The Polyphonic Spree Liquid Room. Edinburgh. A 30- strong explosion of retro psychedelia in big white robes.

I 19 October Kathryn Williams Liquid Room, Edinburgh. See 17 October.

I 20 October Kosheen QMU.

'Basement Jaxx name—checked it as the only place they

enjoy playing outside sagas..-

' straddling live drum & basshousetrio. Queens of the Stone Age Barrowland. Glasgow. Sardonic ‘robot rockers' amaze

it‘s a local club for local people. At no point do you think: the Atlantis night and if you loved house music in with Songs for me ‘This is legendary.‘ You just think it~ people stop enjoying it Scotland at that time you would go there. Deaf, then we‘ll stop doing it. I 21 October Mike Grieve There are too many memorable nights to .S'umrduy night can mean only one thing: .S'uln'ulturc. Harlem Gospel mention. though when Derrick Carter first played stands out ChOir Queells H8“- in the memory and so does Li‘l Louis these guys are living Domenic Cappello .S'ubr-ulnm' resident and black .\‘/I(’(’/) Edl'lbllrgli-JOYOUS legends. Another was Roy Davis Jr - the first time he played What is Subculture? lt's spiritual. it‘s a gospel house. a massed VO'CeS‘ the Sub Club he started singing over his records. We were as techno church [laughs]. Somewhere in between linding I 23 octOber amazed by this as the punters. it turns out it was the first time your true self and finding true music and true people gaben mam

. . . . . ' . . * arrowland. Glasgow. he d ever sung live anywhere. but he just lelt so at one with around you to enjoy it. The Damned the crowd that he felt compelled to start singing. Graham Wilson It's one of the last bastions of real—deal Zeppelin kmg makes Paul Cawley We did a Talkin’ Loud showcase lat l’sy Phi] house music. use of the blues. in about 1992 with (iilles Peterson. Norman Jay and (ialliano. Harri Let‘s just say it‘s still the best new house music I 27 October I work with (iilles Peterson now and he still talks about that night in Britain. The Vines night as being amazing. 'l'hat‘s not forgetting we had people Twitch Resident DJ at ()ptimo Barrowland. Glasgow. like DJ (ta/c. Jurassic 5 and the Herbaliser all tear the place They asked if I‘d like to think up something for a Sunday. MUG“ hyped UP in the Dust. and I thought this was a perfect opportunity for me to do AmiDOdea” QFUHQGFS Dave Clarke llt'rlr/ o/‘Smnu R(’(‘()I‘(l.\‘. /I()m(’ Ir) Slum something that I‘d wanted and ()ptimo was born. I‘m still "‘“ame our Io'lis' Slam had four years of doing every Saturday. with Harri. at bewildered that it‘s so popular especially as it's a Sunday.

1‘.) sq,» .s on. THE LIST 15