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Events are listed by city, day, type, then alphabetically by name. Submit listings at least ten days before publication to

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post or by fax on 0141 383 2803. Glasgow listings are compiled by Johnny Regan.

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 for a song. whether it's old. new or

a bit different see DJ Euan and he'll do

his best to make your dancefloor dreams come true.

I Phatboy's Kitchen at McChuill's Way Out West. 8pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. Hip hop. breaks and beats

i courtesy of the Wax Monkey.

Glasgow Thursdays


I Barrio at Bar Vivir. Next date 6 Feb. I Brel at Brel. 8.30pm-midnight. Free. 16 8t 30 Jan. Fortnightly. Brel presents Frank Murphy (radiomagneticcom) and a souped-up mix of nonhem. Motown and Latin soul seasoned with some funk and ska.

I Craig Thomson and Steven Reilly at the Living Room. 9pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. An eclectic blend of classic dance. soulful grooves and the best of the rest from these two DJ fellows.

I Elliot’s at Elliot‘s. 8pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. Flipside DJs Scottie and Campus rock your pre-club world with a selection of fresh freakin’ non-cheese R&B and hip hop. Free shooters with a copy of this fine publication.

I Fuel at Fuel. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. DJ Surge warms the clientele at this new bar and club in the north of the crtv

I Mode at Moda. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Playing all the very best in Motown. funk. soul and disco to an appreciative mixed crowd in this beautiful Merchant City bar. the Moda crew attract a sophisticated. classy and soulful crew.

I Kev Dillon at Bar 10. 7pm—late. Free. Weekly. If ragga. 2-step and hip hop is your bag then fill it up with Kev Dillon and his Thu nights in the beautiful bar up the lane.

I The Luvy Lansdowne at the Lansdowne Bar. 9pm-lam. Free. Weekly. DJ Brian McDade plays gay anthems and 80s classics all night a-long. baby. I Mark Robb at Moloco (West End). 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. Expect widespread merrv-making.

I Nlco’s at Nico's. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Get into Nico's for a cheesy pep talk before heading out to disgrace yourself in a Sauchiehall Street club or kebab emporium. Classy.

I October at the October Café. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. DJ Vance turns up the volume with his Babaza pre- club party. with the very best club classics and house anthems.

I On Demand at the Shed. 10.30pm—2am. £3 (£2). Weekly. If

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I Phonic at Moskito. 9pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. Quality deep house with Phonic DJs Steven Reilly and Gordon

Lo an.

I Isa for Beginners at Cuba Norte. 7pm-midnight. £4 (£3). Weekly. The rhythm is inside us all. so get up and acknowledge the power of salsa. Classes start at 8pm. but fill up on tapas until

9 your time comes. I Shae D at Air Organic.

9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. One half of

‘3 the superb Soulsa crew takes to the decks § at this chilled Thu night pre-club session.

I Smokebelch at Massif Cafe.

. 8pm-lam. Free. Weekly. Massiff

; welcomes all reggae lovers out there to come along and challenge resident dub selectors Treble R and Sandy B on the

decks. Now serving exclusive draught

Red Stripe.

I Spy at Spy. 9pm—midnight. Free.

Weekly. Simon Cordiner (Traxx) does his ; thang and delivers some quality house


and funky rooves. on Sessions at Cul de sac

; West End. 9pm-midnight. Free. Weekly.

Hosted by the inimitable Martyn Jenga.

and graced by some of the finer guests in

the city. this pre-club session will definitely warm your winter cockles. Look out for George T. Marc McCabe and Chris Harris in coming weeks.

I Vlrunga at Brel. 9pm—midnight.

Free. 23 Jan. Fortnightly. DJ Tchico

; serves up the best in ghetto grooves and Caribbean beats.


I Bennet’s at Bennet‘s. llpm—3am.

£3 (£2). Weekly. Gay. mixed. straight

' who cares? Just have a bloody good

i time. people. Shawn lovingly lays down the crowd pleasers in this ever-popular

Thu night mash up. Annie also provides ; high-octane tuneage

Booty at the Mercury Lounge.

8pm—3am. £4 before 11pm; £5 after. Weekly. Comedy night compered by Alan Anderson. Lucy Porter. Viv Gee

3 and Alan Chalmers fill the downstairs

f line-up while Jo Lively takes DJ duties I upstairs.

1 I Carnival at Trash. 10.30pm-3am.

£4 (£2). Weekly. A weekly Mardi-Gras at this classic student venue. DJ Robert mixes up R&B. while Steven Brown

5 blasts out the chillin‘ house and body t grindin‘ Latino beats. There's also a bit

members; £1 otherwise. Weekly. Put

of karaoke. if that floats your boat. I Columblan at the Asylum Back Room. 8pm—lam. Free to CUSU


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Simon Big Beat resident at the Funk Room, Fri 17 Jan

some breakin' funk in your trunk. with this entertaining night of student madness.

I Fire Wire at Bamboo. 5pm—3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Graham Ferguson mixes a

wide variety of musical styles with

occasional live bands in the same room. Jim Brady will play an eclectic mix of lounge grooves while Gavin Macleod

will be dropping classic house and disco.

I Freakmovee at Glasgow School of An. llpm-3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Dema and Mr Nice once again invite us to take a trip down the funky lane. As two of Glasgow‘s most skilled hip hoppers.

5 they‘ve got the skills to pay the bills.

I omework at Vault. llpm—3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. Ian 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 Cube. 11.30pm-3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Jim Da Best teams up with the Hype crew to put on a night of twisted. ultra-funky house. Plenty of cheap booze makes this a fun night out. I Off the Hook at Barfly (formerly the 13th Note Club). llpm—3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. Get in on a piece of the avant-action. as the Off the Hook crew twist hearts and minds. Confuse your ears. babv.

I Old Skool Reunion at Archaos. llpm—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. lOpm—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: ‘I Am What I Am' is prohibited by law and punishable by spanking.

I Push and Pull at the Sub Club. 9pm—2am. £5. Weekly. A truly innovative Thu night from the Sub crew. Graham Wilson and Matt Grey are joined by east coasters Smoky and the Bandit for their four deck. two mixer scratching-visual mayhem live on stage before midnight. Then. on 23 Jan. they come back with an an photographic exhibition. Residents Graham Wilson and Kieran McCann are

joined by local jock Graham Kerr to ease things from the easle to the dancefloor. I Record Player: at Glasgow School

of Art. lO.30pm—2.30am. £3 (£2).

Weekly. Hi-Fi Sean (Hi-Fidelity) and Hushpuppy (Divine) perform cheap deck suckin' to disceau. dumb electro and 80s phunk. They advise you to act up. dress down and lay easy to get.

I Sidew nder at Ad Lib. Next date tbc.

I Sklnt at the Cathouse. llpm—3am. £4

(£2). Weekly. Very much a night to reflect what’s going on in Glasgow at the moment. Tough chemical breaks and beats. rock and indie for a crowd much like the one outside the Gallery of Modem Art.

I Soul Shaker at MAS. llpm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. An undiscovered gem. We have a mixed bag of electro. techno. house and funk courtesy of Dirty Larry.

; the Junkyard Dog and John Mitchell. I 'h'ash at Trash. 10.30pm—3am. £4

(£2). Weekly. More of a spectacle than a night out, 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 Babaza. 8pm—3am. Free

. before llpm; £4 (£3) after. Weekly.

Literally underground club housing some

huge vocal house and garage loveliness deployed weekly by Ian Thomson and

Vance. I “vice Ass Nice at the Velvet Rooms. llpm—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. Upstairs. rotational residents take it in turns to provide the commercial R&B and hip hop selections. Downstairs. James Doc Jnr plays Ibiza anthems all night long.

Glasgow Fridays

I Pre-club

I Ad-Lib at Ad Lib. 5—8pm. Free. Weekly. Rotational DJs provide the perfect soundtrack to wind down to the

: weekend just as the bar staff serve up the

right cocktails to take the edge off the