I ltchycoo Park Samuel Dow‘s. 67—71 Nithsdale Road. 423 0107. 8.30pm. Free. 60s/mod covers.
I Andy McCabe, Stealer and Jiva Whistlebinkies. 4—6 South Bridge. 557 51 14. 6pm. Bit of funk rock from both Stealer and Jiva.
I Caravan The Liquid Room. 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564. 7pm. £15. Legendary Canterbury prog rockers formed back in 1968. with their only Scottish date on their tour to promote new album The (Inuutlim'r'sml Breakfast Item.
I Classic Clapton St Bride‘s Centre. 10 ()rwell Terrace. 346 1-105. 7pm. £tbc. A tribute to the guitar style and tunes of Eric Clapton.
I Anamorphic, The Assassins and Paco Zeus L'Attache. Shandwick Place. 22‘) 3402. 7.30pm. £tbc. Guitar rock. indie and pop.
I Unkle Bob, Debaser, Diaz and Range 1 1 C‘aledonian Backpackers. 3 Queensferry Street. 476 722-1. 8.30pm. £4. Acoustic rock in the main with some edgy guitars from Debaser (photo 11) required for entry).
I Liars, Kaito and Poor Old Ben King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £7. See preview for the delightfully angular Liars. fronted by the unfeasibly tall Angus Andrews.
I The Fire Theft Barfly. 260 Clyde Street. 0870 907 0999. 8pm. £7. Highly recommended proggy alternative rock from the Fire Theft who were formed by ex-members of inﬂuential Sub Pop emo band Sunny Day Real listate. including Nate Mendel. better known these days as a Foo Fighter.
I The Electrics and December The Ferry. ~12 Clyde Place. 429 1010. 8pm. £6. Scottish (‘eltic rock band who describe themselves as a ‘sober Pogues‘. I PMX, Veda, Lost for Words, Modus DS and Mexico The Cathouse. 15 Union Street. 248 6606. 7.30pm. £4.50. ()ver- l-is show. Skate punk/pop line-up.
I Age of Wire and String Stereo. 12—14 Kelvinhaugh Street. 576 5018. 8pm. £3. Minimal. irnprov jazz soundscapes.
I My Electric Love Affair, Uncle John & Whitelock and The New Rosy Jewels Nice‘n‘Sleazy. 421 Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 8pm. £3. Psychedelic guitar and electronica soundtracks frorn My F.1ectric Love Affair and bluesy rock with reggae rhythms from Uncle John & W'hitelock.
I Tempercalm, Second Skin, Small Enclosed Area and Aconite Thrill The 13th Note (are. 50—60 High Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £3. Modern metal and power rock line-up. I Waiting for Thunder showcase liastwood Theatre. iiastwood Park. Rouken Glen Road. 577 4970. l.30pm—4.30pm/6.30pm—10pm. £2 per session; £3 all day. Launch of the ll’uiring for Thunder compilation (‘1). featuring various young Iiast Renfrewshire bands including Chase. First ()ffence. Grind. lnvective. Irrelevant. Just Sunday. Malice. No Big Thing. Pocket Room. Rockville Rune. Sayonara Shadow and Substitute.
I Engine The Scotia. 1 12—1 14 Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 4pm. Free. Rock covers residency.
I The Cobramatics The Seotia. 112—114 Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 0pm. Free. Rock'n'roll residency.
I Big Blues Jam Studio One. Grosvenor Hotel. Grosvenor Terrace. 3-11 6516. 6pm. Free. Hosted by the New Blues Surfers with contributions from Studio One regulars such as Rev Doc and the Nimmo Brothers.
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The Coral Scally carousers who happily trample over musical borders and boundaries with their inspirational take on garage and R88 (that's rhythm and blues, not Jamelia and stuff). Carling Academy, Glasgow, Mon 7 7 Nov.
The Mars Volta At the Drive-In were the blueprint for this most expressive of bands who mix punk, prog, jazz and rock to head -spinning effect. See preview. Barrow/and, Wed 79 Nov.
Blur Three members for three nights when they will hopefully prove that a three-legged dog is still a dog. But when you‘re cherry picking moments of brilliance from Think Tank and its six predecessors you’d think they couldn’t fail. See Answer Machine on page 126. Barrow/and, Glasgow, Thu 20—Sat 22 Nov.
Desalvo and Laeto Two gangs of muscular rock marauders who frighten and delight simultaneously. Rock. Jim, but not as we know it — much bigger, nastier and better than most. 73th Note Cafe, Glasgow, Fri 27 Nov.
lnsta|03 I know, I know, we're very fond of our crazy, weirdy festivals of international noisemongers . . . well that's because they're good and lnstal, now into its third year. keeps in the vanguard with the Boredoms and Whitehouse topping a bill of free-thinking experimentalism. See preview. The Arches, Glasgow. Sun 23 Nov.
Muse and Elbow Muse put the ‘tiddly om-pomp-pomp' into rock pomposity with their ambitious, glamish stomp. Matt Bellamy throws more funny shapes than a rhombus juggler. so the SECC. so often a cavern of ill communication and mediocrity. will be converted into a palace of rock'n'roll iniquity. SECC, Glasgow, Tue 25 Nov.
Hoboken, Allesschwindel and El Dog These Cranial Health nights go from strength to strength providing an outlet for unpredictable local musical musings including a turn from former members of Looper. Stereo, Glasgow, Wed 26 Nov.
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