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Events are listed by city, day, type, then alphabetically by name. Submit listings at least ten days before publication to, by post or by tax on 0141 353 2803. Glasgow listings are compiled by Johnny Regan.

Glasgow Thursdays


I Brel at Brel. 8.30pm tnidnight. Free. l2 Dec. Fortnightly. Brel presents Frank Murphy ( atid a souped-up tnix of northern. Motown and Latiti soul seasoned with some ftiiik atid skit.

I The Funk Stop at Moda. 9pm lam. Free. Weekly. Ally Sandler and Richie Mc(‘olm play all the very best in Motown. ftitik. sotil and disco to an appreciative tnixed crowd in this beatitiftil Merchant (‘ity bar. Sophisticated. classy atid sotilftil. I The Luvy Lansdowne at the Lansdowne Bar. ()pm- lam. Free. Weekly. DJ Brian McDade plays gay anthems and 80s classics all night a-long. baby.

I Mark Robb at Moloco (West lind). 9pm midnight. Free. Weekly. DJ Mark Robb transforms this former pakora bar into a time machine for the night. revisiting the funkiest years humanity has yet experienced. lixpect widespread merry- making.

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

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

I Shae D at Air ()rganic.

9pm midnight. Free. Weekly. One half of the superb Soulsa crew takes to the decks at this chilled Thu night pre-club session. I Spy at Spy. ()pm- midnight. Free. Weekly. Simon ('ordiner (Traxx) does his thang and delivers some quality house atid funky grooves.

I Tracktion Sessions at (‘ul De sac West lind. ()pm midnight. Free. Weekly. Hosted by the inimitable Martyn Jenga. and graced by some of the liner guests in the city. this pre-club session will definitely warm your winter cockles. Look otit for (ieorge T. Marc Mc('abe and (This Harris iii coming weeks.

I Virunga at Brel. ‘)piii~midnight. Free. 12 Dec. Fortnightly. DJ Tcliico serves up the best in ghetto grooves atid (‘aribbean beats.


I Bennet’s at Bennet’s. l lpm 3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. (iay. mixed. straight who cares'.’ .ltist liaye a bloody good time. people. Shawn lovingly lays down the crowd pleasers iii this ever-popular Thu night mash tip. Annie also provides high- octane tuneage

Booty at the Mercury Lounge.

8pm 3am. £4 before I lpm: £5 after. Weekly from 21 .\'ov. (‘omedy night compered by Alan Anderson. Lucy Porter. Viv (ice and Alan (‘halmers lill the downstairs line-up while Jo Liver takes DJ duties upstairs.

I Carnival at Trash. lt).3()pm 3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. A weekly Mardi-(iras at this classic student venue. DJ Robert mixes up R&B. whilst Steven Brown blasts out the cliillin' house and body grindin' Latino beats. There's also a bit of karaoke. if that lloats your boat.

I Columbian at the Asylum Back Room. Xpm- lam. Free to (‘l'Sl' members: £l otherwise. Weekly. Put some breakin' futik iti your trunk. with this entertaining night of student madness.

I Fire Wire at Bamboo. 5pm 3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. (iraham Ferguson mixes a wide variety of musical styles with occasional live bands iii the same room.

Jim Brady will play an eclectic mix of lounge grooves while (iavin Macleod will be dropping classic house and disco.

I Freakmoves at (ilasgow School of Art. I lpm 3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Dema and Mr Nice once again invite us 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.

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

I Hype at (‘ube. l l.3()pm 3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Jim Da 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 fun night otit.

I Off the Hook at Barfly (formerly the 13th .\'ote (Tub). llpm 3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. (iet iii on a piece of the avant- action. as the ()ff the Hook crew twist hearts and minds. (’onfuse your ears. baby. I Old Skool Reunion l lpm 3am. £5. (free £2.50). Weekly. Old school techno classics and disco style tunes for the frenzied students down Archaos way.

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

I Record Player: at (ilasgow School of Art. 10.30pm 2.30am. £3 (£2). Weekly. lli-Fi Sean (iii-Fidelity) and litishpuppy (Divine) perform cheap deck suckin' to disceau. dumb electro and fills phunk. They advise you to act tip. dress down and play easy to get.

I Sidewinder at Ad Lib.

ll).3()pm- 3am. £5. 23’ .\'ov. Monthly. Sidewinder returns with the High Heel Sneakers live. with their fantastic. funky dancelioor grooves. DJ Loosejoints lays down the rest of the funky action. from Blue .\'ote to Jal/anova. Jazz is. indeed. the word.

I Skint at the (‘athouse l lpm- 3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. \‘ery tiiticli 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. I lpm 3am. £4 (£2 ). Weekly. An undiscovered gem. We have a mixed bag of electro. techno. house and ftiiik courtesy of Dirty Larry. the Junkyai'd Dog atid John Mitchell.

I Trash at Trash. 10.30pm 3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. More of a spectacle than a night out. with drunken students arid footballers from wall to wall. Insanely cheap drinks mean a huge qtteue altiiost every night. Mind the bouncers. though.

I 1210 at Baba/a. Rpm—3am. Free before 1 lpm; £4 (£3) after. Weekly. Literally underground club housing some huge vocal house and garage loveliness deployed weekly by lati Thomson and Vance.

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

I Walkie Talkie Tour at (ilasgow School of Art. I lpm 3am. £6 (£4 £5). 28 .\'ov only. Addict clothing. iii


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association with Freakmoves. ptit on this night of scratchy hip hop with DJ First Rate. Rodney P and Wrec. Loads of free giveaways and class gear being sold off at discounted prices. You need this iti your life.

Glasgow Fridays


I Ad-Lib at Ad Lib. 5—8pm. Free. Weekly. Rotational l)Js 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 Bebadinho (Little Bebado) at the Hall Bar. Xpiii—iiiidnight. Free. Monthly. (‘hilled Brazilian flavours from the Bebado l)Js and percussionists

I Bar Ce Lona at Bar ('e Lona.

‘in11- midnight. Free. Weekly. (‘ohort (ieoff Montford satiates your ass with a tasty blend of house and disco grooves.

I The Beat Museum at the Variety Bar. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Mark Mcalltiiii and friends spin out only the best treats from the world of soul and house. I Carbon Records at Republic Bier llalle. 9pm midnight. Free. Weekly. The A to 7. of ('arbon Music. as Matthew Prall and (ittests map out the coolest cuts of past and present.

I Chi at Mc(‘huill‘s. Spm~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 Nice'n'Sleazy. Spin—late. Free. Weekly. Noj (Midi l-li-Fi) and John mess with your head playing anything from dtib. punk. indie. reggae. hip hop. dance arid rawk to soul and ftiiik. (‘ome along and kick otit the jams or go uptown top rankin'. (iuest l)Js most weeks.

I Friday Street at Blackfriars. Spin-lam. £4 (£2). 2‘) Nov. Monthly. (‘lassic mod. Tamla Motown and northern soul at this stotiipfest iii Blackfriars. Residents are Mikey. Paul and Davy Quinn.

I Modalicious at Moda. ()pni— lam. Free. Weekly. Mark Dtiff and Ally Sandler pull otit some funky vocal house grooves mixed with appetising garage anthems. btit if they don‘t ftilfil then just marvel at what must be the coolest fireplace iii town.

I Mod Night at Mc('huil|‘s. Spins-midnight. Free. (i Dec. Monthly. Sotil. ftiiik and dancelioor jazz from Friday Street regulars Mikey. Paul and Davy. A real music night in a real music venue.

I Moloco at Moloco. Spinv-tiiidnight. Free. Weekly. Rotational l)Js from the Btiff club work the pre-club crowd in this line West lind booler.

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 Phonic at 54 Below. 9pm midnight. Free. Weekly. Phonic l)Js Steven Reilly and (iordon Logan serve up some quality house grooves.

I Soulsa Presents: Vinyl at Strata. 9pm midnight. Free. Weekly. Another beautiful (ilasgow bar with a fitting music policy. l7nderground house. Latin vibes and choicest disco from Andy lTnger. Shae-l) and special guest l)Js.

I Sound Museum at (‘(‘A bar.

()pm midnight. Free. Weekly. ('hris ‘Beans' (ieddes (Belle arid Sebastian) and lilisliptlppy (Divine. (iSA) uncover a forgotten world of sound. delving deeper and more carefully than many itito lost realms of sotil. Latin. ftiiik. disco atid exotica.

I Straight Ahead at Spy Bar.

9pm -late. Free. Weekly. Dance liooriazz. northern sotil and funk sptiti by the superb Straight Ahead crew.

I Therapy at the Medicine Room. Spin-lam. Free. Weekly. The highly trained Divine l)Js deploy a soothing yet potent treatment in this unique new bar run by the owners of Ad Lib and Brel.


listings Clubs


Sub Club Relaunch Well, it’s been over three years. people have waited. been frustrated. some have made fun, but mostly people have kept the faith. And for good reason. The best house club in the country brings it all back home. The Friday is invite only, but then it‘s normal service. No sleep till Jamaica Street? The late nights have only just begun. Sub Club, Week/y.

Pressure Fourth Birthday Party Massive line-up (Silicone Soul, Jon Carter. Pete Tong. Together. Slam, Christian Smith, Vitalic, Chris Blue and Tom Middleton). Need we say more? Arches, Fri 29 Nov.

European Techno Heaven A scary night of hard-ass techno and gabba. Not for the faint of heart. Barrow/ands, Sat 30 Nov.

I Inside Out Happy birthday to this massive hard house and trance night. Featuring John ‘00' Fleming and Guy Ornadel, not to mention Yves de Buyter. Havin' it large etc. Arches, Sat 30 Nov.

Zumbido Tiff Peaches and the rest of the Barrio mob take it to Blackfriars for this charity night for the street children of Brazil. Live percussion comes courtesy of Subtropic and a host of others. Blackfriars. Sat 30 Nov.

Instal Festival A one day Ieftfield music festival. with art installations and audio-visual experiments making up the experience. Sample everything from the sparse avant rock of Mirror. to the groundbreaking work of NYC minimalist Phil Niblock. a friend of. and regularly name dropped. by Sonic Youth. Arches. Sunday 7 Dec.

.: Tronicsole The Tronic crew bring another fantastic house traveller to our parts in the form of New York's Liberfunkmeister Joeski (pictured). Total brilliance and so funky you might have to sit down and have a cup of tea after. Arches, Fr/ 6 Dec.

Mamassan London duo the ldjut Boys come up for a rare night of house. Fine music, fine wines. fine times. Ad Lib. Sat 7 Dec.


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