Glasgow Fridays continued
I Lite at the (‘orinthian. l()pnt 3am. £tbc. Weekly. The (‘orinthian l‘acelilt gets into full swing. with the Lite bar arid club taking over the action on Fridays. All tlte top DJs from (i l 's other venues make regular appearances. I Manga at Stib (lab. I lpm 3am. £9 (£7). 26 Mar. Monthly. Matiga provides a ltost of reasons to be positive about drum & bass irt 2004. Tonight residents (i-Mac. DJ Kid. tlte (ieneral and M(‘ Sonny introduce the apocalyptic sounds of DJ liriction and M(' SP. I Miscreat at Barlly. ('lyde Street. 8pm 3am. £3. 1‘) Mar. .Monthly. A night of electro/techno. breaks. hip hop. scratchin' arid l-‘X with live sets from l/ti and Scart 'l‘hug. aitd DJing from Steve and Jules. Mixed Bizness at (ilasgow School of Art. l()pm 3am. £tbc. I‘) .Mar. Brand new riigltt of variation on a hip hop theme. Resident turntablists Karim arid Booitt Monk Bert are joined tor the launch by the kera/y' .\'ut Brothers with their live electric p-l'tink. I Moda at Moda. 9pm 3am. l‘ree. Weekly. Darren Dtiiiii eases his way through the rtight with the titiest irt house. garage arid R&B. I National Pop League at the Woodside Social. 8.45pm 2am. £3. 26 .Mar. Monthly. The best kept secret in the West lind. dealing a blow for romance and a kick it) the eye ol cynicism. Post punk. (‘86 and indie pop are the main ingredients. I The N00 Groove at the t'niversal. Satichiehall Lane. | lpiti 3am. £5. 2(v Mar. Monthly. Messrs Peacock and Williamson unite music lovers arid party people ol all ages with a large quota of quality tunes. ranging from ja/l. funk and soul to house aitd disco. I Offset at (‘ube. l().3()pm 3am. £8 (£5). Weekly. Dance classics and lull house from residents including Sim Millennium (iirl and former I’Iuvlmv centret’old Rebekkalt 'l‘easdale. She gets a little support (ha ha) from Simon lioy. (iary (‘tirleyg Jim Da Best and Richard Lev‘inson I Opus at ()pus. 8pm 3am. liree. Weekly. DJ Paul drops some smashing tunes and takes the ()ptis set into the morning with his Wicked Sotiril. Pressure at the Arches. l().3()pm 4am. £l‘) (£l7). 26 Mar. Monthly. Slam spread it on thick with the top ﬂight guests as the Arches goes btimpin' and grindin' itito nirvana. 'I’echno ligtirehead Billy Nasty and lilter disco genius DJ Sneak top the bill. with support from (iroove Arntada on their Dom ' it After Dark 'Iiim: 'l‘echnasia. Patrick Dawes (drums). Mad M(' and Jools Butterlield. I Pukka Funk at the 'l'tinnel. l lpm 3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Massive new night for the Tunnel. bringing together three of (ilasgow 's best—known DJs. Kris Keegan. lair) ‘Santos’ 'l‘homson arid AJ. lixpect big vibes. cos this one‘s been hailed as Scotland's answer to lled Kandi. I Red and Gold Room at Arta. l()pttt 3am. l‘ree belore l lpm; £7 alter. Weekly. DJ Michael ()‘Shea pops tip to spin only the linest salsa and Latin tunes to a very well-heeled Arta crowd. I Rockit at Bamboo. 5pm 3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. One room house. one rooiii sotil and funk and some chillout in the lounge. An immensely popular night with most shades of opinion. I Stateside at Liquid Lounge. l()pm 3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. (iet yer arse Stateside tor a night ot‘ l'tink. soul. hilt/I. hip hop and broker) beats with residents Aaron Petrie and Michael Rallerty. I Switchback at Switchback. Anniesland. l lptii 2am. £5. Weekly. (it's newest out-ol—town venue provides a party soundtrack to get the weekend started. You‘re iii the trusty hands of DJ Richie McColm. I TFI Friday at the Barony Bar. Strathclyde Student's l'nioti. 4pm 3am. £2 (£1 ). (‘hart. cheese arid audience humiliation with DJ l’hil.
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In what promises to be a very special night, the reclusive Dutch outfit, Global Darkness, are showcasing their sounds at Glasgow’s Transmission. Not that Jeroen Van Der Star (label boss and DJ TLR), one of our hosts for the night alongside disco-punk Legowelt, is feeling too reclusive at the moment. ‘We’ve been doing our Bunker label tour for around four years in places like Japan and the USA,’ he says. ‘lt’s tiring, but to be honest I get restless if I’m home for more than two weeks. Still, this is the first time we’ve been to Scotland. I hear people are into very loud techno there. Is
Only if you ask some particularly vindictive chav the way to the club and he points you towards bassbin hell. So what will you be educating us with, I ask the man who started out playing punk and surf bands, before progressing to spinning jungle in mates’ squats? ‘I play electro and house,’ he replies. ‘But there’s also a lot of disco in there, as well as some of our label’s own releases. It’s a lot more up, not as dark as a usual electro set, but then I like to play a lot of different things back-to-back and see how the
reaction varies.’ (David Pollock)
I Tidy at the Sltack. l().3()pm 3.30am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Let that inlectiotis l‘ri l‘eeling take hold til you while DJ laitt Harilort takes control ol the dance floor. I Tiger Tiger at Tiger Tiger.
llpm 3am. £(i. Weekly. This hugely popular bar. club aitd restaurant goes wild alter hours with a selection ol' commercial dance arid R8; B for all those sttiiiititig ladies and swanky boys.
I Tronicsole and Tracktion Sessions at MAS. l lpm 3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. Residents (iol'don Logan. Mash arid ('hris Harris spin at this great trippy house party. ()n l‘) Mar there’s a 'l'ronicsole Sessions Album Launch. with tree copies tor the lil‘st hundred ill tlte door'.
I Upbeat at (ilasgovv School ol Art.
I lpiit 3am. £8 (£0) 1‘) Mar. .\'ew evening of tip-tront capers courtesy ol‘ the now-deceased Syntax squad. (iodlathct' ol acid house liv il liddie Richards is in the place to be.
I Urban at the 'l‘unnel. l lpiit 3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. An Rtﬁli session courtesy of Paul N'Jie at this newly relaunched. classic (ilasgovv venue.
I Vibrations at the Riverside (‘Iub. ll 3am. £7 (£4 with passes). 20 Mar. A new addition to the Riverside roster and its one (or the party people as tntrch as the music heads. (‘hoons will be reggae and rock. hip hop and house. breaks and bootlegs,
I Bailamos at Havana. 9pm 2am. l‘ree. Weekly. DJ Keith I) brings you a world selection: salsa. R&B. Latiit chart action and whatever else gets ‘em going. I Base at the 'l‘tinnel. l().3()pm 3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. ('hris and Martin Hesketh. along with ('hris Harris and Al Kent. weave a tirte Lillil‘ic of funky house arid R&B at Mitchell Lane’s linest dance emporium.
I Bedlam at Queen Margaret L'nion. 9pm 2am. £3. 27 Mar. Monthly. A goth- punk and nit—metal soundtrack inciting
ritual mortitication and cross-burning amongst the black-clad hordes. Maybe. I Bennet’s at Bennet‘s. l l.3()pin 3am. £5. Weekly. Feel the goddamn lunk as Shaun and Annie give the Bennet's party posse exactly what they want: commercial dance mixed with a selection ol 7(ls. Slls arid ‘ltls hits.
I Boogie Wonderland at tinvy.
llptit 3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. Big night ol disco lot' those vs ho like their boo/e cheap and their tunes l‘ttnky. Straight inn and you know what that‘s like. y'all.
I Budda at Budda. l lptti 3am. £tbc. Weekly. Big tunes and sevy house grooves with residents AJ and tart ‘l‘hompson. Budda looks to be getting back on track alter the re~latinch.
I The Buff at the Bull. l()pm 3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. .\'ick l’eacock. Mark Robb. Brian Robertson and Kevan Stevens cook tip a little new school jaw business at (ilasgow 's new ia/l. sotil and l'tiiik cltib. ()it 27 Mar (ilaswegian soul arid ia/l aces the Higlt Heel Sneakers are live.
I Caledonia Soul at Woodside Social. 9.30pm 3am. £5. 27 Mar. Monthly. Special guest 'l‘homas Love (Belfast) playing rare Northern Soul. pltis regulars Big Lenny and Scotch Martin. (’aledoniasotil has been running lor almost three years and is the west ot' Scotland's top Northern Sotil venue. Reputation now lirmly established across the [K with the best guests every tirrte. I'Ur I/Itv t/tllt' rill/v 'xl-Iivl't'ul‘r/ IlU/(I('I'.\ eel ti/ 0/] door [)I'll'l‘ all night.
I Club Bossa on .\‘ew Street. Paisley. l()piit 3am. l‘ree. Weekly. DJ lain Kennedy hosts this promising new night vv itlt a romp through the latest R&B. hip hop and dance. I Club Budda at ('ltib Budda. Dtimbarton Road. ('Iydebank. l lpiti 3am. £tbc. Weekly. Btidda‘s newest venture takes the party" to (‘lydebank Vance l'rom Boulevard is behind the decks.
I Club Cuba! at ('tiba .\'orte. 9pm 2am. Free. Weekly. (iet iii touch with your Latin spirit at this night of classy dancing. Duncan. l’arah arid Sltannon stipply the linest Latin beats. Make sure you arrive early to guarantee entry.
I Club Noir at the Big Joint.
l()ptn 3am. £l(l. 27 Mar. In association with B.Ding comes (‘Itib Noir. a night to flirt with eroticism. the burlesque arid performance art. DJs ('ats lilliot arid b.ding playing an eclectic mix of music from lounge to rock'n'roll. (‘tiban to lilvis and swing. with a peppering of punk aitd a dash of electronica.
I Colours at the Arches. Next date 3 Apr.
I Cube Class at ('ube. l lptii 3am. £7 (£5). \Veekly. ()ld«schoo| house classics and tip-to-date anthems ar'e the order ol the day at this packed Sat nightei'. thanks to main room man Matt le l‘tink. In the back DM(i serves tip R&B.
I Death Disco at the Arches.
llpttt 3am. £lt) (£8). 2() Mar. Monthly. The traps are on the dancel'loor arid DD pushes otit the boat for the electro-bash ol' the year so tar. ()ne hall ol the 'l'vvo Lone vaordsnten. Radioactive Man is joined by Berliner lillen Allien arid stylish electro—disco sophisticates Riviera l“. I'ill' this (l(lH' ()II/_\' '.-i-l.l'.vl'('tll‘(/ liti/(lt'rv get half [H'H't' ('Iilry' lie/Ore midnight. St't' preview;
I Deathkill4000 at Barlly.
I lptii 3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. A bit ol hair metal. a twist ol' breakcore and some banging techno. served with lashings ol electroptink and a side ol' Scandinavian rock ‘n' roll.
I Divine at (ilasgow School (it Art (downstairs). l()pm 3am. £0 (£5 £4): £3.50 (iSA students. Weekly. Deep ltink. (ills and 7()s grooves arid a loyal crowd go ittto the mix at this very long running (ilasgow residertts' night.
I The Edge at the lidge. ('oatbridge. l lpm 3am. £5. Weekly. A celebration ot all that's debauched and fun. with DJs (iot‘don Miller and Paul Rea.
I Eskrima at (ilasgovv School ol :\t't. l()pm 3am. £7 (£4 £6). Weekly. A great weekly. with rolling residents Jonnie Wilkes. Bil/y. 'l‘w itch. Martin (Rub—A- Dtib) and Sptidd. who play once a ntonth with new tlp-ttlld‘coltitllg DJs l()nl aitd (‘lose. arid Dirty Larry. 'l‘echno. electro and house sounds l‘rom oil the beaten track.
I Freakmenoovers at (ilasgovv School olArt. l()pm 3am. £7 (£4 £6). Weekly. The best dedicated hip hop club in the city. in the melting pot ot the Art School every Saturday.
I Fuel at l'itiel. Bishopbriggs.
l().3()pm 2am. £5. Weekly. ()ne ol the new est (it iiiglttspots arid by all accounts a damn good night. DJs Billy Jones and Walter McNab spin hip hop. chart sotiiids arid cltib classics. giv ing the Saturday night crowd cause to get dovv n. I Groovejet at 'l‘rash. l lprii 3am. £8. Weekly. l’attl N'Jie presides over the city's itiosi popular Rth arid sotil night. attracting a loyal crowd every week. Rooiti I has the Brown Brothers playing vocal arid commercial house and Room 3 has Dave with the party anthems.
G Harlem Nights at Mars.
l()pm 3am. £|t). 27 Mar. Join Steve
Law ler as he gets inside one ol his lamotis live hour sets exploring the deep. dark corners of house music.
I Homecookin’ at the Belo. l()pm- 3am. l‘ree below I lpm; £5 alter. Weekly. DJs Stewart Mc(‘alluni and Joe Higgins keep the daitce lloor' jumpin‘ all night long. iniving RrkB tracks with the odd classic or old-skool lavotirite. A new venue concept. btit the same attitude to having a good tittie. so get on it.
I Homegrown at Bamboo.
l()ptti 3am. £8 (£(v). Weekly. Stevie Middleton. Dominic Martin. and Scotti B like to ptit on a bit ol a show for the Bamboo masses on a Sat. l-tmky house music and some top notch Rth.
I Honey Trap at the (‘(‘A.
l()pm 3am. £8. 37 Mar. Smooth. silky house tunes with DJs Jean Honeymoon and Andy L'nger. Beatitit'ul people. beautiful surroundings.
I Inside Out at the Arches.
l().3()pm 3am. £lo. 37 Mar. Monthly.