Music Rock&Pop

I Blitzen Trapper and Dag for Dag The Beat Club. 375 Sauchiehall Street. 333 9919. [)lY sextet vvith a country tvvang from the ['S home of indie. Portland.

I The Hyperiax Rockers. 14 Midland Street. 221 0726. Psychohilly from Preston.

I Wildbirds and Peacedrums Captain's Rest. 185 (ireat Western Road. 331 2722. Live music.


I Hot Club De Paris, Jesus H Foxx and Retro Future Champions The Hive. 15 17 .\'iddry Street. 556 0444. 7pm. £7. ()f‘fheat Scouse combo who like to ‘drop it till it pops'.

I Kevin J MacLean The Liquid Room. 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564. 7pm. £8. Fusing rock. pop and hallads. I Electrolite and My Late Travels

The Ark. 3—7 Waterloo Place. 228 9393.

7.30pm. £thc. Quirky indie.

I My Tiny Robots and Babybones The Voodoo Rooms. 19a West Register Street. 556 7060. 8pm~|am. £4. The Black Spring I)Js man the decks and bring you two live acts each week. FREE Dusty Revisited The Jam House. 5 Queen Street. 226 4380. 8pm. Lil. Maclivvan and her seven-piece backing band pay tribute to the ‘vvhite lady of soul’.

I Kunt 8. the Gang and The Pllmptons Henry‘s (‘ellar Bar. 8 16a Morrison Street. 228 9393. 8pm. £5. Electro filth pop from Londoners K&T(i. and pop. prog. ragtime and the kitchen sink from The Plimptons. FREE The Acute and cryoverbillionaires lleriot-Watt University l.'nion. Riccarton. 451 5333. 9pm. (ilam rock with Smiths and Smashing Pumpkins influences from The Acute plus driving alternative rock from cryoverhillionaires.

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FREE Eryka, Black Arc and The Dead Beat Poets \\'liistlehiiikies. 4 6 South Bridge. 557 51 14. 9pm. The headliners are a (ilasgovv indie rock quartet fronted by River ('ily's Ryan liletcher.

FREE The Freaky Family The Jan Bar. 1 (‘hamhers Street. 220 4298.

1 1.30pm. ()rganic hip hop and ja/ly gl'UUVL'S.


I Cutting Pink with Knives, Danananaykroyd, Hyena, Kong, Laymar, Ox Scapula and Some Young Pedro Stereo. 20 28 Renfteld l.ane. 222 2254. 6pm. £12 (adv i for vveekend ticket: £15 on door. Tvvo Days In Stereo festival of local noisenik upstarts.

FREE Kobai Borders Books. 98 Buchanan Street. 222 7700. 6pm. lilectro-rockers Kohai launch their nevv single.

I Amy MacDonald ('arling Academy. 121 liglinton Street. (1844 477 2000. 7pm. S()l.l) ()l'T. l)ovvn-to-earth yotmg singer-songvvriter from (ilasgovv vvhose dehut album This is the Life has proved a great sleeper success.

I Bob Mould and Oppenheimer .v\B('. 330 Sauchiehall Street. 332 2232. 7pm. £15. lix-lliisker l)ti and Sugar frontinan and all-round l’S alt.rock legend. with hand. See 5 Reasons. right. I Friday First and From Collisions I Collapse ('lassic (irand. 18 Jamaica Street. 847 0820. 7pm. £5. Screamo and skate punk.

I Story of the Year Queen Margaret l'nion. 22 l‘niversity (iardens. 3399784. 7pm. £12.50. S()TY are .‘vlissouri-hased proteges of (ioldfinger vvho cotnhine crunchy riffs vvith pop melodies on their alhtnn.

I Darkwater and Ampersand Barfly. 260 (‘lyde Street. 0870 9(17 (1999. 7.30pm. £6. l.ocal alternative rockers novv fronted hy' X Factor auditionee Lora Therese. supported hy the classic rock- influenced .»\mpersand.

I Guillemots Barrovvland. 244 (iallovvgale. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £13.50. ()ver- 14s shovv. This Mercury Music l’ri/e-nominated act offer jaunty indie music with a lot of heart and some epic pretensions. huilt around hroken rhythms. keyhoards and kaleidoscopic lyrics.

I Thomas White and Chris T-T Brel. 39 43 Ashton l.ane. 342 4966. 7.30pm. £7. Brakes/Electric Soft l’arade songvvriter White is joined hy agit-folk trouhadour (‘hris T-‘l‘ on this douhle header

I The Electric Strawbs The l-‘erry. Anderston Quay. The Broomielavv. 01698 360 085. 8pm. £17. l-‘olk rock survivors vvho featured Rick Wakeman in their line-up at one time.

I John Miller 8. his Country Casuals and Tom Armstrong The :\ccies('1uh. llelenshurgh Drive. Jordanhill. 8pm. £10. Radio vaeethearts frontman Miller heading a night of country.

I Martha Wainwright Royal (‘oncert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 8pm. £15 £20. Sister of Rtiftis and daughter of London and Kate Mc(iarrig1e performs her ovv n cathartic sitiger-songwriter material including tracks from her nevv alhum I Know You're .llurrierl Bu! I'i‘e (in! I'i'r'liiigs 72m,

FREE Some Boy, The Manikees and Brian Cunningham Box. 431 Sauchiehall Street. 332 5431. 8pm. Mix of indie hands and singer-songvv riters. I The Dunderheids and Day of Days Nice'n‘Slea/y. 421 Sauchiehall Street. 333 0900. 8pm. £6. Melodic pop rock with electro rock support from Perth hand.

I Type 23, The Long Walk Home and Chris Bradley Maggie May's. 60 Alhion Street. Merchant ('ity. 543 1350. 8pm. £5 (£3). Mixed hill of rock and indie plus rising singer-songvvritet‘.

I Blaze Bayley, Voodoo Six and 15 Times Dead King Tut’s Walt Walt llut.

272a St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm.

£8. The former lron Maiden and Wolfshane vocalist doles out some hoary heavy metal.

FREE The Blues Devils Samuel

l)ovv ’s. 67 71 .\'itltsdale Road. 423 0107. 8.30pm. Blues hoth original and classic from this four-piece.

I Six Star Hotel and Jocasta Sleeps ('apitol. 468 Sauchiehall Street. 331 1040. 8.30pm. £5. lleadturning alternative rock from Northern Ireland's Six Star Hotel.

I The Dharma, Yellow Bentines and Brian the Lips 13111 .\'ote (‘al'e. 50 60 King Street. 553 1638. 9pm. New Way e indie electro from The l)harma and piano/trumpet-led pop from The Yellovv Bentines.

I Ming Ming 8. the Ching Chings The Hold (l'nderneatli The Admiral 1. 72a Waterloo St. 221 7705. 9pm. £5 (£4). (ilasgovv alt.trio play this vvhitenoisefeedhack:distortion night.

I Clive Gregson and Ben Sturrock Tron Theatre. 63 'l'rongate. 552 4267. 9.30pm. £10. Respected veteran folky (iregson. also knovvn for his fruitful creative partnership vv ith ('hristine ('ollister. play s this .-\coustic Affair gig. I Joshua and 3 Card Trick Rockers. 14 Midland Street. 221 0726. ['2 trihute. I Robots in Disguise and The Retrosexuals l‘irevv atet'. 341 Sauchiehall Street. 354 0350. l'il'L‘L' hefore 9pm; £7 (£6) alter. Mighty Boosh- affiliated electro punk duo Sue l)e .\'ime and Dec l’lume. dancing like rohots from 1984.

I The Ruby Suns (‘aptain‘s Rest. 185 (ireal Western Road. 331 2722. £llic‘. Joyful indie pop from this .\'evv Zealand hand fronted by ('alifornian e\pat Ryan Mcl’hun.


FREE My Electric Love Affair, The Chymes, The Un-Americans and Avenging Force Wee Red Bar. 1".dinhurgh (‘ollege of .r\rt. l.auriston Place. 229 1442. 6pm. Mlil.:\ deliver their unique mi\ of primal electronic psychedelic llitllL‘.

I KateGoes, Come on Gang and Saint Jude’s Infirmary llettry 's ('ellar Bar. 8 16a Morrison Street. 466 2009.

7 10pm. £4. A night of indie-pop. featuring Brumntie group ls'ate(ioes. rising locals ('ome ()n (iang and perennial favourites Saint Jude‘s Infirmary playing an acoustic set of their \lttl-L‘} L‘tl soligs. I’rll'l H’fxlt/T/i’s/ lit/iii/mre/i.

I Dead Kennedys The liquid Room. 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564. 7pm. £15. Legendary .-\merican punk act. renovvned for their political hile hehind the classic tracks ‘('alifornia l'her .-\lles' and "I'oo l)runk To Fuck (no longer featuring Jello Biafra after a rather messy court case hack in 19871.

I The Hazey Janes ('aharet \‘oltaire. 3o 38 Blair Street. 2206176. 7pm. £6. See Thu 22.

I Panzer AG, Uberbyte and Dimp

The lltu‘. l5 l7 Nltldl‘y Street. 5.56 (T444.

7pm. £12. l'S industrial metal act.

I Times New Viking, Copy Haho and Meursault Studio 24. 24 26 ('alton Road. 558 3758. 7pm. £thc. l.o-li indie racket from Ohio. much indehted to early Sonic Youth.

I Zion Train The Bongo ('luh. Moray House. 37 llolyrood Road. 558 7604. 7pm. £10. Legendary l'ls' duh collective. FREE Hyperbubble, Shock 8. Awe and Lamens Terms Meridian. 138 1.eith Walk. 554 4238. 8pm. lilectro. glam nevv wave from llyperhuhhle. hig guitars front Shock iv .-\vve and acoustic tracks front l.amens Terms.

I Miyagi, The Black Diamond Express, Orphan and The Cosmonauts The Ark. 3 7 Waterloo Place. 228 9393. 8pm. £4. High energy dance soul types Miyagi headline.

I The Ultimate Eagles Story Assentth Rooms. 54 (ieorge Street. 228’

SOB MQULB i Hasker mi M0uld was singer and guitarist with seminal American hardcore outfit HUsker Du. Throughout the 803 they released a string of hugely influential records including Zen Arcade and New Day Rising. Their unique blend of thrashy punk, melody and musical ambition were an inspiration to everyone from the Pixies and Radiohead to Nirvana. 2 Sugar As if one legendary band wasn‘t enough. Mould went on to form Sugar after Htisker on split. During the early 903 they were at the front of the grunge explosion. spawning two superb albums and a few hit singles along the way.

. . . and shares the solo materiai Mould has continued to record and release a diverse range of solo albums over the last 20 years. These have incorporated everything from country and hardcore to electronica and dance music. He also still Dds at a gay club in his Washington hometown.

a $95 if yes donii, he’ii wrise gets an ass-kicking Mould has been a lifelong wrestling fan. and in a bizarre career change he briefly joined the World Championship Wrestling organisation (which was bought over by WWF) as a scriptwriter. Wait a minute. those bouts are scripted? No way.

5 Res 2; fiém stat-OK. he's not. but he’s apparently mates with director Cameron Crowe. Allegedly, the character Bob Sugar in Crowe‘s film Jerry Maguire is named after Mould and his former band.

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ssABC. Glasgow. Fri 23 May.

1 155. 8pm. £16. The liagles Story performed hy Scotland‘s very ovvn llotel (’alifornia.

I Chi Champions, Ex Wives, Catechien, Hey Enemy, Lords, Take a Worm for a Walk Week and That Fucking T Stereo. 20 28 Renfteld l.ane. 222 2254. 6pm. £12 tadv 1 for vv eckend: £15 on door. More alternative. punky shenanigans at Two Days In Stereo.

I 101% Pantera Sottttdliatis. 47 llydepark Street. 221 4659. 7pm. £5. ()ver- 16s shovv. Tribute to thrash metal

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I Amy MacDonald ('arling Academy. 121 liglinton Street. 0844 477 2000. 7pm. S()l,l) ()l'T. See Hi 23.

I Booka Shade The Arches. 253 :\rgy le Street. 565 1000. 7pm. £10. Berlin liousc producers. hest knovvn for lhi/a anthem ‘Body l.anguage'. See cluhs prev ievv. page 38.