Nice Ferris Bue/ler sample.‘
Smokey and the Bandit aka Jak Gonnan (Smokey) and Tim Makin (the Bandit) have been wowing clubbers with their residency at Colours Live! for a while now. With a unique take on house, cut up with breaks and beats. Also dropping by Push & Pull the Sub Club’s new Thursday nighter.
The Superrnen Lovers: ‘Family
Business’ (Lafesse Records) Jak: ‘Quality digital vocals with an electro sound and the funk spread all over it.
Silicon Boogie: ‘Highway’ (Lafesse Records) Tim: ‘Raw guitar and synth stabs make this track a bit of a belter.
A Skluz 8. Krafty Kuts: ‘Tricka Technology’ (White Label) Jak: 'A hip hop/breaks fusion track with some ace scratches and a load of samples you‘ll no doubt know. 10/ 10.‘
Utah Saints: ‘Funky Music’ (Echo) Tim: ‘Out in 2000 but I’ve only now managed to get a copy. It's exactly what it says on the sleeve: “Funky
Music Smokey and The Bandit play Colours Livel, the Liquid Room, Edinburgh, Sat 25 Jan and Push 8 Pull, the Sub Club, Glasgow, week/y Thu. Check listings for more details.
68 THE LIST 16—30 Jan 2003
I Manga Fourth Birthday at Sub Club. 11pm-3am. £10 (£8 Manga members). 24 Jan only. Manga celebrate their 7th year of monster drum & bass with various events including this special Sub Club show with special guest Peshay (cubik musik). Brilliant all round. See preview.
I Midi Hi-Fi at the Glasgow School of Art. llpm-3am. £tbc. 31 Jan. Monthly. Top class house. techno and electro from the club that has brought us some of the most exquisite guests in recent times.
I Jackin’ at MAS. 9pm—3am. £7 (£6). Weekly. Marcello Della Croce. Billy Woods. Danny Sharkey are the hosts at this class Fri house session.
5.} Monox at the Soundhaus. llpm—Sam. £8 (£6). 17 Jan. Monthly. Stephen Brown of Transtnat. Realtime and Drought plays live and spins the tunes at this high quality techno and electro night. L'nfortunatly a certain Mr Percy X has had to cancel. For this date only 'A-List' card holders get £2 offdmir price before I am.
I National Pop League at the Woodside Social. 8.45pm—2am. £3 (£2). 31 Jan. Monthly. C86. post-punk and indie pop all played lovingly in this intimate west end venue. You get a free ‘zine. candy and a badge if you're in the first 100 to get there. too. Value for money if ever 1 heard
I The N00 Groove at Ad Lib. ll.30pm-3.3()am. £5. 31 Jan. Monthly. Nick and Brian take the discerning clubber on a joumey through jazz. funk. broken beats. house and funk. One of the best music nights around.
I Nurture at Club 69. Next date 14 Feb. I Off the Hook at the Glasgow School of Art. Next date tbc.
I Pressure at the Arches. 1 lpm-3am. £18. 31 Jan. Monthly. House. rather than techno. dominate this night of pressurized craziness. DJ Sneak. FC Kahuna. L'mek. and. of course. Slam. play out the tunage on the ones and twos.
I Public Spirit at Budda. 11pm-3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. Jon Da Silva is one of those DJs who will. for the rest of his days. find the words 'the legendary" tacked on to the start of his name. He and the Adorphiliacs are having their weekly party at this mighty venue. so be in effect.
I Pure at the Velvet Rooms. l()pm—3am. £3 before midnight; £6 (£4) after. Weekly. Music for adults. Rotational residents play R&B and hip hop in the upstairs arena while the downstairs lounge gets the funky soul treatment from Billy Milligan. Note: don’t confuse this with the legendary Edinburgh techno night of the same name. That'd be stupid.
I Red and Gold Room at Arta. 10pm—3am. Free before 1 1pm: £7 after. Weekly. DJ Michael O'Shea pops up to spin only the finest salsa and Latin tunes to a very well heeled Arta crowd.
I Rockit at Bamboo. Spin—3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. New club and bar venture that brings some of the most worthy residents in Glasgow together for funky house and R&B sessions. Geoff Montford and Martyn Jengahead take care of the former. while Paul Fox deals with the latter. goddamtnit. (3 Super Scientists at Club 69. 9pm—3am. £10 (£7). 24 Jan only. Live beats from Dr Air. ESPion and Poindexter with additional 4 dex scratch and mix from Little Miss Mixit and John Carson. at this
club night of rare beauty. For this date only“
'A-IJst't'urd holders get £5 entry all night. I Tantra at Trash. 10pm—3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. Wall-to-wall drunk people: wahey! Lisa Littlewood and lain Thomson play upfront house to a packed dance floor. with DJ Robert playing funky house. disco and indie in room two.
I Test at Glasgow School of Art. Next date the.
I Thank God at the Mercury Lounge. 8pm-3am. £4 before 1 1pm: £8 after. Weekly. End of the week sounds from DJ Hushpuppy and drag perfonnances provide the entertainment downstairs while upstairs is the dominion of resident DJ Jon Pleased. I Tronicsole at the Arches. Next date the.
I Urban at the Tunnel. llpm—3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. An R&B session courtesy of Paul N'Jie at this newly relaunched. classic Glasgow venue.
I Urban Groove at Club Budda. 11pm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Featuring the talents of Domenic Martin. who seamlessly merges L'S house and garage. deep house. disco. soul. funk and jazz. while adding the odd dash of Latin and Afro grooves.
I Aerodynamico at Bar 91 . 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. The stupendoust cool Acrodynamico kick off what will be one of the coolest pre-club sessions in town at this. one of the coolest bars in the Merchant City. Broken beats ahoy!
I Alex Menzies and Jim Hutchenson at the Living Room. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. A choice tnix of underground. infectious dance tracks to keep the punters chuffed.
I Billy Woods at Republic Bier Halle. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Traxx dude Woods stokes all you bad boys up for a night on the slippery tiles.
I DJ Chico at Bloc. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. DJ Chico plays eclectic world beats and anything with a swing.
I Bubblin’ Under at the Cafe Bar. 9pm—midnight. Free. 25 Jan. Fortnightly. Go subterranean in one of the city's most attractive bars/cafes. DJ Dave Moore is just the titan to take care of the grooves.
I Buttox at Bar Jedi. ()prn—midnight. Free. Weekly. New pre-club night of booty bass and electro from the Monox lads. And guess what — it's called Buttox. Pure class. I Chillin’ at Havana. 8pm—midnight. Free. 25 Jan. Fortnightly. Premier Asian music DJ RF gets down and dirty with a selection of R&B. bhangra and hip hop. Chunky funky.
I The Corinthian at the Corinthian. 9pm—1ate. Free. Weekly. Laid-back tunes to complement the stunning surroundings of the Corinthians main bar from Ken Ho. I Chris Marr at Bar Gaudi. ‘thn—midnight. Free. Weekly. One half of the Carbon experience plays techno. breakbeat. house and anything else that shivers his timbers at this attractive bar off the beaten track.
I Cul de Sac at the Cul de Sac. 9pm—midnight. Free. 18 Jan. Fortnightly. Steve Sutherland is in charge of the tunes at this absolutely buzzin' pre-club session. I Dirty Wriggles at the Variety Bar. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. A techno'n'electro pre-club set from Dirty Wriggles of Mystec Beatz.
I Electric Cafe at West l3th. 8.30pm—midnight. Free. DJs Robotnik and Ghettohead (aka Steven and John from Bis) showcase the best in synthetic pop.
I Elliot’s at Elliot's. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Keith Py'per in charge as he spins soulful house and garage for the Elliot's massive. Drinks promos are also cool.
I Fake at Bar ll). 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Fake DJs Jim Hutchison and Brian Murnin take to the decks to deliver a killer pre-club set in this beautiful. cool and classy city centre pub.
I Fourward Thinking at Four Cafe Bar (CCA). ()ptn—midnight. Free. Weekly. Beats and breaks characterise this pre-club session at the CCA. Just the ticket.
I Freakmoves at the School of Art (front gallery). l()pm—3am. £6 (£4—£5: £3.50 GSA students). Weekly. Classy. diverse set from the collective best known for their hip hoppin' skills. A chance to sample the flavour in more intimate surroundings. along with Divine and My Machines upstairs.
I Groucho St Judes at Groucho St Judes. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Hi-Fi Sean spins old and contemtmrary hip hop. disco. funk and electro to the beautiful people of this upmarket drinkerie.
I Beat Down the Up Set at l3lh Note Club. 9pm--midnight. Free. 25 Jan. Weekly. Electronica. soul.jazz. punk-funk
and more at this merchant city pre-club mash up. Tune in to Beat Down The L'p set on Subcity 1350 medium wave every Mon at 8pm
I Mapuchl at Moloco. 7—1 1pm. Free. Weekly. DJ Marcello digs deep in the vinyl vaults to unearth the best in funk. soul.jazz and Latin.
I Paul Rea at Nico's. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Club hits and chart favourites for the loy ed up Nico's customers.
I House Frenzy at Revolution. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Perfect pre- club tuneage with the Revolution house residents. Gets you in a very funky mood. I Slick at Moda. 9ptn—3am. Free. Weekly. Barry Gemmel and Gordon Miller ease their way through the night with the very best in-house. garage and R&B. Bit of class.
I Surfer’s Paradise at Walkabout. 6pm--3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. New pre- clubber with DJ Louise providing the party action at the bottom of the L'GC. Hopefully. kangaroo burgers will not be in evidence.
I Aerodynamico at the Liquid Lounge. Next date 8 Feb.
I Bailamos at Havana. 9pm—2am. Free. Weekly. DJ Keith D brings you a world selection: salsa. R&B. Latin chart action and whatever else moves you.
I Base at the Tunnel. 10.30pm—3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. Chris and Martin Hesketh. along with Chris Harris and Al Kent. weave a fine fabric of funky house and R&B at Mitchell Lane's finest dance emporium.
I Bennet’s at Bennet's. 1 1.30pm- 3am. £5. Weekly. Feel the goddamn funk as Shaun and Annie give the Bennet's patty posse exactly what they want: commercial dance mixed with a selection of 70s. 8le and 90s hits.
I Caledonia Soul at Woodside Social. 9pm—2am. £tbc. 25 Jan. Bi-monthly. Guest DJ Dean Anderson of Northampton was responsible for discovering many of the rare soul records that have since become classics of the scene. Check him out at this magic wee club night.
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I Club Cuba! at Cuba Norte. 9pm—2am. Free. Weekly. Get in touch with your Latin spirit at this classy night of dance. The finest Latino beats are supplied by Duncan. Farah and Shannon. Make sure you arriye early to guarantee entry.
I Colours at the Arches. Next date 8 Feb.
I Cube Class at Cube. 1 lpm-3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. Old-school himsc cltlssics and up-to-date anthems are the order of the day at this packed Sat nighter. thanks to main rootn mart Matt le Funk. 1n the back DMG scryes up R&B.
I Disco . . . the X Factor at the Soundhaus. Next date 8 Feb.
I Divine at Glasgow School of Art (downstairs). 10pm—3am. £6 (£5»~£4): £3.50 GSA students. Weekly. It's been going strong since 1990 and is officially the longest running residency in Glasgow. so they know how to work a crowd w ith indUstrial strength funk.
I Elektrik Sweat at Blackfriars. Next date the.
I Freefall at the Arches. Next date rbc. I Freeform at Barfly (formerly the 13th Note Club). ‘thii~3am. Free before 10.30me £5 (£4) after. Weekly. ()ne of the longest running clubs in town. and it's all thanks to the Watt brothers and
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