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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 Viyir. Split 1 lpm. Free. 3 ()ct. Monthly. Mr Peaches continues to smell samba. funk and l.atin breaks together at this nice West liltd session.

I Brel at Brel. 8.30pm midnight. Free. I‘) Sep. Fortnightly. Brel presents Frank Murphy ( and a souped-up tnix of northern. Motown and Latin sotll seasoned with some fttnk and ska.

I Elliots at lilliots. 8pm midnight. Free. Weekly. l'lipsidC l)Js Scottie ittld ('ampus rock your pre-cluh world with a selection of fresh freakin' non-cheese Refill and ltip hop. Free shooters with a copy of this fine pttblication.

I Fuel at Fuel. 0pm midnight. Free. Weekly. DJ Surge warms the clientele at tltis new bar and club in the North of the city

I The Funk Stop at Moda.

9pm lam. Free. Weekly. Ally Sandler and Richie Mc(‘olm play all the may best in Motown. ftlttlx‘. sottl and disco to an appreciatiye tnixed crowd in this beautifttl Merchant (‘ity‘ bar. Sophisticated. classy and soulful.

I Kevin Austen at Nieo‘s.

9pm midnight. Free. Weekly. ('hart music and drinks promos all night long. A winning formula. judging by the business of this bar.

I Kev Dillon at Bar ll). 7pm late. Free. Weekly. lf ragga. 2-step and hip hop is your bag then fill it tip w itlt Key Dillon and his 'l‘hu nights in the bcatttifttl bar up the lane.

I The Lansdowne Sessions at the Lansdowne Bar. 9pm midnight. Free. Weekly. Jonnie Fiye and Brendan llessle (Jttice) get the funk llowin‘ with retro electro pop and breakers classics in this classic \Vcsl littd 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-cluh set frotn this half. Martyn. is consistently great. Drop by the latte tonight.

I Mark Robb at Moloco (\Vesl lind). ()pm midnight. Free. Weekly. DJ Mark Robb transforms this former pakora bar into a time machine for the night.

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

I Nico’s at Nico's. 9pm midnight. Free. Weekly. (iet llllo Nlco's for a cheesy pep talk before heading out to disgrace yourself in a Sauchiehall Street club or kebab emporium. (‘lassy.

I October at the October ('afe.

9pm midnight. Free. Weekly. DJ Vance turns up the yoltttttc with his Baba/a pre—club party. with the may best clttb classics and house ttttlheltts.

I On Demand at the Slted.

l().3()pm 2am. £3 (£2). Weekly. If you'ye 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 old. new or a hit different see DJ liuan and

he'll do his best to make your dancefloor

dreams come true.

I Phatboy’s Kitchen at .\lc(‘huill‘s Way Out West. 8pm tnidnigltt. Free. Weekly. Hip hop, breaks and heats courtesy of llte \Vax Monkey.

I Phonic at Moskito. 9pm~ midnight. Free. Weekly. Quality deep house with Phonic I)Js Steven Reilly and Gordon Logan.

I Salsa for Beginners at (‘uha Norte. 7pm midnight. £4 (£3). Weekly. The rhythm is inside tts all. so get up and acknowledge the power of salsa. ('lasses start at Spm. bttt fill up on tapas until your time comes.

I Shae D at Air ()rganic.

0pm midnight. Free. Weekly. ()ne hall of the superb Sottlsa crew takes to the decks at this chilled 'l‘hu night pre-clttb session.

I Spy at Spy. 0pm midnight. Free. Weekly. Simon ('ordiner ('l‘raxx) does his thang and deliyers some quality house and funky grooy es.

I Virunga at lirel. 0pm ntidnight. Free. I” Sep. Fortnightly. DJ 'l‘chico seryes up the best in ghetto grooves and (‘aribbean heats.


I Bennet’s at Bennet's. l lptn 3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. (lay. tnixed. straight who cat'es'.’ Jttst hayc a bloody good time. people. Shawn lovingly lays down the crowd pleasers in this ever-popular 'l'hn night mash tip. Annie also pt‘oy‘ides high-octane tuneagc

I Columbian at the Asylum Back Room. Spm lam. Free to ('l'Sl' members; £l otherwise. Weekly. Put some breakin' funk in your trttnk. with this entertaining night of student tttztdltess.

I Dose at Sey enth lleay'en.

l(lpm 3am. £4. Weekly. New bar and club venture. with DJs Andy (illesl and Daye Russell playing the funk-fuelled rolling heats with a twisted tech edge. Loadsa drinks promos make this a fun night ottt.

I Freakmoves ttl (ilasgow School of Art. 1 lpm 3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Dema and Mr Nice once again iny'ite tls to take a trip down the funky lane. As two of (ilasgow's most skilled hip hoppers. they We got tlte skills to pay the hills. and they 're gonna get eyen better alter they‘ye witnessed the skills of \Vorld l'l'F (‘hampion DJ Woody. guest on I‘) Sep. Ix'nmi'lt't/gi' litter/sine are doing a ('l) attd mag giyeaway. too. For 26 St'p only ''t‘tm/ Ito/t/r'rs gel .2 [hr Illt’ price ti/ll entry.

I Funhouse at Barfly (formerly the 13th Note (‘lub). l().3l)pm 3am. £5. 2(i Sep. Monthly. The intense humming of cyil. as play ed otit by the most blistering rock acts of the last 50 years. show cased at this riycrside \enue. 'l‘hink New York Dolls. M('5. Stooges et al. This month. liye acts are l't‘dCl'dliUlt X. the (irips and local support act 'I‘orqamada.

I Homework at Vattlt. l lpm 3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. [an and Stey ie man the box. so all insecurities o\ er the tunes are dispelled. This night aims for student happiness without compromising the quality ley'els.

I Hype at ('tibe. 1 1.30pm 3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Jim Da Best teams up with the Hype crew to pttt on a night of twisted. ultra-funky house. Plenty of cheap boo/e makes this a fttn night out. New drink l.()\'F. w ill he hosting a freshcrs' special 1 1‘) Sep) where free \odka and l.()VIi w ill he on offer (to the first l()(l punters) as well as a whole host of other pt'i/cs.

I Off the Hook at Barfly (formerly the l3th Note ('lub). llptn 3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. (let in on a piece of the ayant-action. as the Off the Hook crew


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twist hearts and minds. (‘onfuse your ears. baby.

I Polo For Me at the Polo Lounge. l()pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Yoti. the lucky punter. take the helm tonight. as request cards are available oy‘er the bar and in the booth. Notice for the unimaginatiye ones: ‘l Am What I Am‘ is prohibited by law and punishable by spanking.

I Record Player: at Glasgow School of Art. l().3(lpm 2.30am. £3 (£2). Weekly. lli—Fi Sean (Hi-Fidelity) and llttshpuppy (Diy ine) perform cheap deck suckin’ to disceau. dumb electro and 80s phttnk. 'l'hey ady ise you to act up. dress down and play easy to get.

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

I Soul Shaker at Mas. l lpm 3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Ait undiscovered gem. We time a mixed bag of electro. techno. house and funk courtesy of Dirty Larry. the Junkyard Dog and John Mitchell.

I Trash at 'l'rash. l().3()pm 3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. More of :t speL‘lthlL‘ than it night ottt. with drunken students and footballers from wall to wall. Insanely cheap drinks mean a huge queue almost every night. Mind the bouncers. though. I Traxx at the Arches. Next date the. I 1210 at Baba/a. 8pm 3am. Free before 1 lpm; £4 (£3) after. Weekly. Literally underground club housing some huge y‘ocal house and garage loyeliness deployed weekly by Ian 'l'liomson and Vance.

I “vice Ass Nice at the Vcly'et Rooms. 1 lptn 3am. £4 (free with student ID). Weekly. Don't be fooled by the plush interior: the Velyet crew could teach the yottng whippersnamiers on the scene a thing or three about alcoholic dancing. l'pstairs. rotational residents take it itt turns to pt'oy'idc the commercial RkB 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 club tip the latte. lt's glamour with a hammer. and this celebration of sexuality is resolutely straight-friendly.

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I Loveshack at Fury Murry ’s.

I lpm 3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. (ioing through a renaissance in recent years. Fury 's is peopled week in. week ottt by a crowd that want a night of tinpretetttious partying. Jim and Phil wow them with a blend of commercial classics. Vintage indie and a touch of disco for those in sequins.

I Madhouse at Shack.

l().3()pm 3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. A lttatssly‘ely‘ popular night. Student anthems are duly deployed by DJ (‘1. I Rumble at the (iarage. l lptn 3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. llow popular is this night'.’ How many people have fallen down the (iarage's lethal staircase attd woken tip bruised the day after‘.’ How cheap is the boo/c'.’ How big is the queue outside'.’ Why don‘t you go and find ottt for yourself'.’

I Shagtag at Pris ilege. l lptn 3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Insanely successful night based on a complex numerical flirting system; eyeryone gets a number upon entry. then. if someone catches your eye. you write their number on the board next to your own. with the idea being that they then rush tip to you and get into a hit of jiggy-jiggy. Music-wise. it's commercial house and trance from Sexy Stey'e and Kinky Kenny. Bo selectal

I Penny and Pound at Destiny. l()ptit 3am. £2 before I lpm; £3 after. Weekly. In for one penny (well. not really). and drinks for £ l. Any new night based on a system this crazy desct‘\‘cs some respect.

listings Clubs


Breakdown Chris Marr and Matthew Prall move back into their habitual behind-decks positions. They know their stuff. and this is a beautiful. informal venue. so this is definitely one worth checking out. Ad-Lib, Fri 20 Sep.

Monox In which another class act graces the decks at the lvlonox party: K Alexi from 312 Records of Chicago is the guest at this fine night of proper techno and house. Sound/tails, Fri 20 Sep.

Offset Respect to Offset and resident Geoff Montford for attracting some of the most prestigious guests around to bless the decks at this smaller club. They've got Bobby and Steve (pictured) on 27 Sep. and then Joey Negro on 4 Oct. so real garage is the order of the day. As it should be. Cube. Week/y Fridays.

Bebado Big occasion for this night of Brazilliance. as two of Radio lXtra's main men play out. Ady Harley and Joe Davis take the crowd to another plane of tribal excellence and funk phenomena. Riverside Club. Fri 27 Sep.

Pressure Derrick Carter this guy always guarantees a massive party. He's coming to rock the Pressure party. and if you like good house music. then you just might enjoy it. Arches. Fri 27 Sep.

Homebass The last ever Homebass from Alaska will be a tearful affair . . . aye right! Martyn and Ali bring in their males from the last two years of Homebassin' for a blistering party and. indeed. after-party. How much is this gonna rock? Alaska. Sat 28 Sep.

Mark Rae A night to support the release of Marks debut solo album, Rae Road on Grand Central Records. with the ever— fantastic Tangent resident Gerard waiting in the wings to deploy fine tuneage. Riverside Club. Sun 29 Sep.

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