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The best clubs in Glasgow

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.

I Hype at (‘ube. l l..‘~t)pin 3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. .lim l)a Bcst 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 Madhouse at the Shack.

lt).3t)pm 3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. ('J and Andy take you to the brink of insanity vv ith some of the most outrageous and cotirageotts student anthems.

I Old Skool Reunion at :\relt;tos.

Glasgow Thursdays


I Bed-Sit at Bed (formerly the Velvet Rooms). l lptn 3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Billy Milligan provides the student favourites in the back bedroom and Scott 'l-‘ingers' McMillan mixes tip a storm in the front bedroom.

I Bennet’s at Bennet's. I lpm 3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. (iay. tnixed. straight who cares'.’ Jtist have a bloody good tinte. people. Shawn lovingly lays down the crowd pleasers in this ever-popular Thu night mash up. Annie also provides high-octane tuneage

I Giggles at the Mercury Lounge. 9pm -3am. £4. Weekly. (‘omedy' night cotnpered by Alan Anderson. with special Valentine's guest Reg ‘Voodoo’ Anderson. attd musical tnayhetn t'rotn Kirsty Moss. the mart loving divorcee. I Carnival at Trash. lt).3t)pin 3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. A weekly :‘V'lardi-(iras at this classic student venue. l)J Robert mixes up R&B. while Steven Brown blasts out the chillin' house attd body grindin‘ Latino beats. There's also a bit of karaoke. if that lloats your boat.

I Columbian at the Asylum Back Room. Spm— lam. Free to (‘USl’ members: £l otherwise. Weekly. Put some breakin' funk in your trunk with this entertaining night of student madness.

I Fire Wire at Bamboo. 5pm 5am. £5 (£3). Weekly. (iraham Ferguson tttixes a wide variety of musical styles with occasional live bands in the same room. Jim Brady will play an eclectic tttix of lounge grooves while (iavin Macleod will be dropping classic house and disco.

I 'r'- ' ““---.s at Glasgow School of Art. I lpm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Mr Nice and Denta are in full effect at this front-chamber hip hop session. Seldom will you hear such a well researched and well played selection of funky beats.

I Homework at Vault. l lptn—-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 lpm 3am. £5 (free £2.5t)). Weekly. Old school leclltto classics arid disco style tunes for the l'ren/icd students down A rchaos vv ay.

I Polo for Me at the Polo Lounge. ltlpm 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 ('luh. Next date the.

I Record Player: at (llasgtm School of Art. lt).3()pm 2.30am. £3 (£2). Weekly. lli-lii Sean (lli-l-‘idelity) attd llushpuppy (Divine) perform cheap deck suckin' to disceau. dumb electro and 80s phttnk. They advise you to act tip. dress down and play easy to get.

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I Skint at the ('athouse. l lpttt 3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Very much a night to reflect what's going on in (ilasgovv at the moment. Tough chemical breaks and beats. rock and indie for a crowd tttttch like the ottc outside the (iallery of Modern Art.

I Speakeasy at the t'niversal (Sauchieltall l.ane). ltlpm 2am. liree. “eekly. For those vv ho feel like a few drinks alter the pub. btit don't want to go cluhhittg. Speakeasy is for you. The music isn‘t compromised. arid the vibe is chilled.

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

I Subcity Station Launch at the Arches. llptn 3am. £5. l3 lieb only. Big launch night for this great student station. (‘lttbs from all over the city are turning tip for the party. too. Thirty- strong Bra/ilian drumitting troupe Samba Ya Batnba. (‘hakra. l.ive Sciences and the lilectric (‘afe are just a few of the collectives dropping by. Show support.

I Theorm at the Vault. Next date the. I Trash at Trash. 10.30pm 3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. More of a spectacle than a night out. with drunken students and footballers front wall to wall. Insanely cheap drinks mean a huge queue almost every night. Mind the bouncers. though.

I 1210 at Baba/a. Spin 3am. l-‘ree before I lpm; £4 (£3) after. Weekly. Literally underground club housing some huge vocal house and garage loveliness deploy ed vv eekly by Ian Thomson and Vance.

I The Valentine Affair at Bamboo. 9pm 3am. £2 (free). l3 l-‘eb only. A Vegas-sly le Valentine's do. vs here the patrons are advised to dress iii the smooth sty le it' entry is to be guaranteed. |.ook smart. may to movie themes and easy lounge ia/I.

Glasgow Fridays


I Abnormals Anonymous at (ilasgovv School of Art. llptn 3am. £tbe. l4 l-‘eb. Monthly. Valentine's day special at this friendly gay clttb. AAA- XX is the title of this special night. and the dress code is a rather unflinching ‘l'uck Romance'. |)av id l.eddy and companions do queer performance. there's free makeovers and music from llushpuppy. Mooncat and ('ritical Mass. To reiterate. a clth of exquisite originality.

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I Afterglow at Ad t.ih.

llpm 3.30am. £5 (£4). l4 lieb. Monthly. lissential mod sounds. llamitiond jail and northern soul from the Friday Street regulars. This month's guest is Jimmie Mac frotn Auld Reekie (that's lidinburgh to yott).

I Archaos at Archaos. l lptn 3am. £5 (£2.50). Weekly. Mainstream chart dance. soul and cheese at one of the busiest liri nighters lll tovvtl.

I Axis at Soundhaus. l lptn 5am. £tbc. Members and their guests only. l4 l-‘eb. Monthly. Thomas Krone is the guest at this underground techno and electro night at the venue off the beaten track. I Bebado at Riverside ('lub. Next date the.

I Black Rabbit Whorehouse at the Sub (‘lub. llpm 3am. £7. 28 Feb. Monthly. Twitch attd Wilkes express real love for the origins of electronic music at this night of micro house.

I Bogota! at (‘uba Norte. 9pm 2am. Free. Weekly. Barrio attd Radio Magnetic main tttan Mr l’eaches entertain the troops.

I Bughouse at Sub (‘lub. l lptn 3am. £7. 2l l-‘eb. Monthly. Dan attd ('hris take us on a tech-house trip one more time. (ireat underground house music played by those who love it best.

I Burnin’ at (‘aledonian l'nion. Next date the.

I Canvas at Arta. l lpm 3am. £tbe. Weekly. l)J Walter plays a plethora of fttnk. sottl and R&B at this beautiful merchant city bar.

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I Death Disco Finland‘s Cleaning Women pack their furniture polish and lay cloths in preparation for their appearance at this skewed electroclash night. Arches. Fri 14 Feb. I Tronicsole and Traction Sessions A meeting of minds that Will please anybody who treasures claSSy house and smart venues. MAS. week/y Fri from 74 Feb.

I Freetorm With a guest appearance from Ross Allen (pictured. t 5 Feb). Fabric resident and sometime Radio 1 star. Barfly, week/y Sat.

I Freelance Science The twrsted house night from Soma returns after their post-Alaskan hiatus. Stuart. Orde and Sidewinder man the main room. while Percy X and Billy Nasty rock the electro room. Arches, Sat 15 Feb.

I Mish Mash Oscar and the Mish Mash collective celebrate this approximate sixth birthday with the arrival of Sam Hardaker from Zero 7. Liquid LOunge. Sat 22 Feb.

I Grooverharder A club that takes it back to the darker grooves that held sway in that weird period of indie/dance in the mid-to-Iate 90$. Tonight. they have legendary hedonist and freaky dancer Bez as Special guest. Sub Club, Wed 26 Feb.

I LiveVEvil Here comes one of the main players of drum 8. bass. as LiveVEviI entices Moving Shadow mainstay Dom 8. Roland (aka Dominic Angus). who's released quality 12in after 12in. to the decks. Glasgow School of Art. Fri 28 Feb.


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