Glasgow Wednesdays


I Bennet’s at Bennet's. l l.3t)pm 3am. £2.5l) l .50). Weekly. Sara takes control once more in the club lamoUs lor madness and an. aheru. liberal chat-up policy.

I Cubata at Bamboo. 5pm 3am £5 (£3). Weekly. Scotti B and Junior (‘ainpos till" the dots between ja/I. tunk. soul. hip hop. R&B and Latin to delryer a worldly musical mis.

I The Edge at the lxlge (‘oalbridge

l lpm 3am. £3 (lree). Weekly. l)J .larnes ('uirie playing all the best party tunes to an uplor it out-ol-town crowd.

I Elastik at Barlly. I lpm 3am. £2. Weekly. [)1 ()na (aka Amanda lrorn Bis) and DJ Mingo-go. take oyer the mUsical selection tor tlte loreseeable l‘uture while 803 takes a break to concentrate on other things. Injecting some much needed oestrogen ilito the world ol l)Jiltg and playing some damn line electro mixed into a randomly selected soundscape.

I FAB at Baba/a. l lpii) 3am. Free belore l lpm; £4 (£3) alter. Weekly. l’aul Rea. (iordolt Miller and (’raig Kelrnan blend garage. R&B and ltiiiky lionse. playing to a dressed-up crowd who help to make this one ot the busiest midweek rirglits in (ilasgow.

I Fourplay at linsy. l lpm 3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. New night (it dariceteria lor the (llasgow set. ('anibridge Street will rock.

I Freak Moves at (illisgow School of Art. 7pm lam. £o £8. (i May only. One oll litidw cck special as tlte crew welcome a plethora ol special guests: t'gly' Duckling (liye). l)J Format l'eat Abdominal. All Time High. R(‘ and Homegrown l’liam. Hip hop heaven.

I Jungo at Archaos. l lpm 3am. Free (£2). Weekly. Student classics. indie and cheese are the order of the day at this weekly \ht‘tl.

I Joints and Jams at (’ube.

l lpm 3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. The aw ard- wiiiiiing club brings you the best R&B. hip hop arid sotll l)Js iii the city. Residents Martin Hesketh. John Lyons. l’uppa Sliango and l)M(i on rotation eyery Wed. With regular guest l)Js s and l’As. it's no wonder that Joints and Janis is the longest running R& B night in (ilasgow.

I New Flesh at l’riyilege. 9pm 2am. £4. Weekly. Rock and nu metal at this Hope Street hostelry. This is a night that reflects the diyersiry ol' clubbing at the

I People Music at MAS. I lpm-A 3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. New night of hip hop and house from two of the better underground (ilasgow boy's. Michael Peck and Tqu Reese rack them up and knock them down. Great tor a Wed.

I Shackass at Shack.

l().3()pni 3.30am. £5 (£3). Weekly. The. er. inimitable [)1 Toast spins the linest in chart classics. with a healthy smattering ot clleese also.

I Stud’essential at Jongleurs.

9pm 3am. Free. Weekly. Fresh student iiiglil at the comedy club in the big building. Free entry and a shitload ol drinks promos mean that the crowd will be in line t'ettle.

I Traffic Light at Blanket (formerly Bed). l lpm 3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Stop and the lights and get into bed every Wed. There'll be intimate pillow talk in the front bedroom and sexy R&B and pop in the back bedroom. Watch out tor the traffic police who will giye l'ree alcohol to all those who dare to sit in the

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Edinburgh Thursdays


I The 13th Floor at ligo.

9pm 2am. £5 (£4). I May. Monthly. The best in mod. garage punk. psychedelia. RdtB. soul. indie and mod reyiy'al from this new night.

I Blow at the Venue. ltlprn 3am. £5. 8 May. l)runi & bass night from liditoi's 3 l’IUs oi lriendly s ibes and great music. From a bumper line-up ol l)Js Nistis. ('raye. ()sk. Mutiny. Saiii. Skye and M(’ Ratty B laying down the l)&B; while Bill. Ingram. Mad Funkin' Selecta and Ales A\ cry pr'oy ide the hip hop and breaks all with \ isuals t'roiii Redux.

I Breakdance v Capoeira at (‘ayendish/l)iy'a. ltlpm 3am. £8 (£5). 8 May. ()ne ol'l' night ol breakdarice skills y capoeira lttoyes while the battles continue as l.) ley‘ challenges Richie Rtilltolie ill a R&B \ ltip hop show dow It.

I CC Blooms at ('(' Blooms. ltl.3t)piii 3am. Free. Weekly. Trip the light lantastic to lli-NRU dance action at this ever-popular gay bar.

I Daysleeper at ()piuni.

l lpm 3am. Free. Weekly. Nu metal. thrash metal. industrial metal and just about eyery other type (it metal you can think ol'.

0 DEFinition at ('abaret Voltaire.

I lprii 3am. £ltl (£9). 8 May. Monthly. Nasty l’. JP and l’-Styl/ host a night ol‘ turntablism hip hop. Big name guest for their relaunch as lfgly Duckling drop by tor a liye set with support t'rom 1)] Format and M(' Abdominal.

0 Different Drum at ('abaret Voltaire. llpiii 3am. £5 (£4). I May. Monthly. New night with a skewed take on the club format with the Trouble . . . l)Js in lull ellch. Plus this month we get a live show troll] London punk l'unkers Spektrum (Iiye) as appr‘oy ed by none other than (iilles l’eterson. Mr Scruff. Andrew Weatherall and Laurent (iarnier. Scottish exclusiye and lidinburgh debut

I Flippin’ at Bongo ('Iub.

ltlpni 3am. £5. 1 May only. Another huge B~Boy night with breakers coming from all oyer the country. Nasty l’ and Richie Rlllllolle lay down the best it] hip hop. Also Videos, breakdance jam. liMB I)rl/)r’:llt¢’ second issue and art from l)Ust. lilph and Sum- I. [or this «lure only ‘A-la'sl' card holders get lid/[price entry all lug/ll.

I Genetic at ('itrUs (tub.

I lpm 3am. Free before I l.3()pin; £2 alter. Weekly. Still a mighty popular soiree that showcases alternative. indie and lo-l'i. No smoking at the bar. mind. I Groove Collective at Berlin Bierhaus. ltlpni 3am. Free. Weekly. House and other grooves from the DJ tag team behind nights such as Frisco Disco and Blast: Martin Valentine. Steye Wanless. (iay' Anderson. Harry. Huggy' and Markell.

I Intergalactic at Teyiot Row t'nion. llpm 3am. Free. l May. Fortnightly. A night of indie goodness in the company of Barichello. watch out for eXL‘lUsiVe album play backs and \‘tlriUUs freebies.

I Manga: Hospital Records Special at the Venue. ll).3tlplltv 3am. £9 (£7 members). I May only. Hospital records are the cutting edge ot’ drum &

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bass arid this special showcase will show you why. l.r\e set lrorn London lilektricity and DJ skills lroiii High (‘ontrast and Landslide. Manga's pre- club session the Bass'l’r‘ap is at Bambu eyery Fri lrorii 0pm with DJ (3»Mac and guests. For more into check 0788 767 ()(Xil or w w \\.h;tssll’;i}).c‘t)llt

I "'82 at ('ayeudish/Ihya. ltlpin 2am. Free beloie midnight; £3 alter. Weekly. The best in [S hip hop. ragga and RakB trom 'l'eer'l NT and Mi H. Returning alter a briel lirattis but back w ith the same runsic you all on ed so much as they take oyel‘ this new name.

I Nexus at Studio 24. ltlpm 3am. £l. Weekly. A new night that mixes the best ol' rock. metal. rndUstrral and goth with a touch ol cheese. From your hosts Smelly. Kyrioii. Ba/ and Ross.

I Opal Lounge at ()pal Lounge. ltlpin 3am. £3. Weekly. Je/ Hill and Steyie (i wtth ltltteless \ocal house. disco and party tunes.

I Say Samba! at ('abaret Voltaire. Monthly ne\t date l5 May.

I Shadowskill at Bongo Club.

ltlpm 3am. £5. 24 Apr. Mrs ol' tip top drum & bass action lTUlll l).| Atomic and Sammy l’eeps (Shadow skill Records) as they settle into their new yenue. This month joining forces with London‘s Mechanoise Records.

I SiLENCiO at ('ountiiig liollse. 7.30pm Iain. £3 (£2). 24 Apr. Mixed bag ot [X'rl'or'niancex music and lounging. M(’ Ali and 1)] Daniel are joined by \ar‘ious theatre. spoken word. and comedy {X'rtormers

I Snatch and Chemistry at the liquid Room. lt).3(lpm 3am. £3.50 (£3). Weekly. A lilth lixated l'unky disco-curri- cabaret. comically compered by Mr Harry Ainsworth and deck manipulated in a cod funk and hip hop sty lee by Babes. Biggie and Spanky. 24 Apr sees the third birthday lor' Snatch with added actiyities including a DJ Set from the Lt) l-idelity All Stars and it marks Harry Ainsworth's leayiiig night boo hoo. It's the start ol a new era as Snatch welcome new compete 'I'oiiy ('arter' for his debut it May). l'pstair‘s in the test ttibe (‘heinistry ploy ide the action with residents l’hasc4. Tom Al) and guests spinning hip hop. breaks. electro techno and house.

I stereostereohifi at Wee Red Bar. l()_3(lpiu 3am. £3. I May. New night of eclectic electrics l‘rom l’yrex and Kris Actual Si/e. with the music from new way e punks the Vectors and sporadic dance soul types Miyagi.

I TLC at Ft) Na Na. ltlpin 3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. New night for the Arabian theme bar with a selection of hot house. commercial dance. cheese and charty action iron) I” Toby.

I Traffic at Heriot-Watt l'riiyersity l'nion. ll 30pm 2am. Free. Weekly. l)Js bring you the best in indie and alternatiye tunes at this student shindig.

Chart & Party

I Old Skool Disco at Resolution. lt).3()pm 3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Retro house night hosted by [)1 Tom Wilson. I Peppermint Lounge at Peppermint Lounge. ltlpm 3am.

Free £4. Weekly. Peppermint Lounge's |)J squad including Kingdom FM's Fraser Napier. Andy ‘Mix' Markham and Rob Tea play out the chart and party classics.

I Subway West End at Subway West lind. 7pm 3am. Free belore 9pm: £3 (£2) alter. Weekly. A week's worth of cheesy. party studelity nights. including a bungee rope on Sun. l’IUs plenty of drinks promos to keep the spirits high. I The Subway at Subway. 7pm 3am. £l. Weekly. Neigh or) a ('ow gate institution ol commercial dance and chart hits with the odd indie classic.

I A Tribute to . . . at Mood.

9pm 3am. Free before I lpm; £2 (tree to members) alter. Weekly. ('hart tunes tron) the (ills to yesterday. with Iiye tribute acts dropping by each week.

Ultragroove Not one but IWo nights ol pure house genius over the trip lych weekend, Willi Doiiick Carter (25) Apr) and King Bull (26 Apr). Deep and funky US style.

The Honeycomb, Fr) 25 Apr. Cabaret Voltaire. Sat 26 Apr

Carl Craig, Ian O’Brien, Jerry Dammers and Sidewinder A selection of germ from their respective tiolds (techno. ska and no ia/z) Uriiiiissablo. the Venue. Sat 26 Apr.

Mish Mash A rate Visitor to these shores as Oscar brings the Misti Mash party to the capital. Massive line up including Roots Manuva. Zero /. J Live. Kid Koala and Joseph Malik. this is what triplych is all about. I he Venue, Sun 2/ Apr.

Different Drum l we action trom punk tunkeis Spektium. Just imagine Grace Jones (routing the Sex Pistols. Cabaret Volta/Io, Iliu I May.

Dogma lime to gorge on only the best techno known to man and beast as Dogma hold this tree party r- you lucky, lucky people. Studio 24, Hi 2 May.

No Strings Attached Nope. it‘s not a mistake ~ Slam really have made the ettort to travel down the M8 for a rare Edinburgh outing. Hoorah tor the car. the Venue, Hi 2 May.

Luvely Latex and leather at the ready cos it's a 007 Bond age theme down your favourite cheeky house night. the quriid Room, Sat 3 May

Jump Jump once again proves its Credentials as LeWIs Parker drops by (or a live show of hip hop/rap skills. The LlQU/d Hoe/n, Tue 6 May.

DEFinition Relaunching ltl style as they welcooie the live hip hop skills of Ugly Duckling (pictured) wnh coriSiderable suppOrt from DJ FOrinat. Cabaret Voltaire. Thu 8 May

I Vinyl at Massa (lormerly (‘lub Mercado). 8pm 3am. Free. Weekly. Commercial chart and dance courtesy of Paul Funkster. plus drinks prolllos aplenty for those who want to start the weekend fashionably early.

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