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Glasgow Thursdays Club ■ Alternative Nation at Classic Grand. 11pm–3am. £3. Weekly. Barry and Harvey Kartel drum up a mixture of rock, industrial, metal, punk and electro. ■ Ballers Social Club: Terror Danjah at the Sub Club. 10pm–2am. £5 before midnight; £7 after. 22 Oct. Dubstep, grime and garage from Terror Danjah (Planet Mu), Greena (Night Slugs/ApplePips) and Jongerre (Baddermanz). They join the LuckyMe DJs, who play a mix of hip hop, dubstep, techno and more. ■ Bon Bon at the Sub Club. 11pm–3am. £5 (£4). 29 Oct. Monthly techno night in the Subbie, with guest Sei A and residents Kage, Cammie T and Ally Reid. ■ Calling All Disco Kids at Karbon. 10.30pm–3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Heskey and Big Al drop hip hop and R&B while Raw B and Euan McLeod play classics and hand out cash prizes at this student night. Scott McKay plays house in the lounge. ■ Clatty Pats at Oran Mor. 11pm–3am. £4 (free for NHS workers). Weekly. Glasgow’s Cleopatra’s is resurrected for the 21st century with a mix of classic house, cheesy chart anthems and smooth R&B. With resident DJ Mark Robb. ■ Croc Madame vs Croc Monsieur at the Flying Duck. 10pm–3am. £4. 29 Oct. The purveyors of ‘madness, live DIY bands, performance art and mess’ return. ■ Disco Island at Basura Blanca at the Brunswick Hotel. 10pm–2am. £5. 5 Nov. All forms of disco, from classic to Nu to Italo to, err, -house. ■ Electric Gypsyland at Blackfriars. 9pm–1am. £3. 5 Nov. A mixed mezze of music and food. Featuring arabesque, middle eastern styles, Balkan beats and more from DJ Miss Electric Gypsyland. ■ Mixed Bizness at Glasgow School of Art. 11pm–3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Cutting edge underground beats and classic dancefloor gems from resident Benny Boom and guest Kazey (5 Nov). Includes entry to R-P-Z. ■ A Party Ya Cow at the Flying Duck. 11pm–3am. £3. 5 Nov. A debilitated mix of tunes from your host Bonzai Bonner. ■ R-P-Z at Glasgow School of Art. 11pm–3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Residents Hushpuppy and Bonjour Boi promise a blend of electro, Italo disco, punk-funk and ‘wrong sounds a-plenty’, with German electro trio Beens (22 Oct). Includes entry to Mixed Bizness. Part of Glasgay!. ■ Rubbermensch and Kaleidoscope at ABC2. 11pm–3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. A night for indie lovers. Andy Wilson is in charge, and Paul Needles plays vintage punk and rock’n’roll in the Polar Bar. ■ Soul Glo at the Buff Club. 11pm–3am. £3. Weekly. DJ Wee Cheesy rolls funk, soul, electro and indie classics. ■ Synth at the Flying Duck. 11pm–3am. £4 (£3 students). 22 Oct. A brand new student night, playing electro, disco and future pop. FREE Thursdays at Maggie’s at Maggie May’s. 10pm–3am. Weekly. DJ Marky Mark plays funk, soul, rock and pop. ■ Tosser Thursdays at O’Couture. 4pm–3am. £tbc. Weekly. Indie, dance, pop and cheap drinks at this student night.
Club ■ Back Tae Mine at the Flying Duck. 11pm–3am. £3 before 11pm; £5 after. Weekly. Going out is the new staying in, as this night offers booze, tea, toast, bands and DJs to create a houseparty vibe. ■ Back to The Future Halloween Party at O2 Academy. 8pm–3am. £19. 30 Oct. Old-Skool and hardcore featuring Noize Suppressor (live) as well as Lethal Theory, Q-Tex and many more. ■ Ballbreaker and Vice at the Cathouse. 10.30pm–3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. DJs Billy and Martin Bate play a selection of rock, metal, emo and even hip hop over two floors. ■ Bamboo Fridays at Bamboo. 10pm–3am. £5. Weekly. R&B, hip hop, funk and soul from Gavin Sommerville, and Sose in the Lounge. ■ Bespoke Fridays at O’Couture. 8pm–3am. £5. Weekly. Indie, dance, pop and cheap drinks at this brand new club from residents Gordon ‘Harri’ Millar and Mash. FREE Bunker Fridays at the Bunker Bar. 9pm–3am. Weekly. Tam Coyle plays the best from new and established bands until midnight while Andy Wilson drops some new and classic indie favourites until chucking out time, now 3am. ■ Cancelled at Karbon. 11pm–3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. House, electro, indie, and rock‘n’roll with DJs Scott MacKay, Iain Thomson, Kevin McFarlane, Domsko, Iron Ill and Adrian Barry. ■ Canvas Club at Arta. 10pm–3am. £5 (free). Weekly. Live bands plus DJ Joe Deehan playing funk and party classics. ■ Casa at Oran Mor. 11pm–3am. £8. Weekly. Classic house and dance from Mark Robb and guests. ■ Damnation at Classic Grand. 10.30pm–3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. Rock, metal, punk and emo. ■ Elevator at Byblos. 10pm–3am. £3 before 12.30am; £6 (£3) after. Weekly. R&B, hip hop, dancehall and reggae with DJ Naeem. ■ Equalised at Stereo. 11pm–3am. £3. 23 Oct. The techno and electronica based night finds a new home, featuring residents Bobby Wilson, Alex Ash and Truman Data. ■ Exposure at Soundhaus. 10pm–3am. £5. 23 Oct. Trance and techno with guest Koni Yates and residents Scott Benson, Chris Spence and Marcus Campbell. ✽✽ Fortified at Glasgow School of Art. Glasgow’s biggest dubstep and dancehall party celebrates its third birthday with Joker, Silkie, El-B, MC Rolla and Electric Eliminators. ■ Fresh Lick at Soundhaus. 10pm–3am. £tbc. 30 Oct. Showcasing some of the finest young techno talent around. ■ Friday Night Live at Firewater. 10pm–3am. £6 (£5). Weekly. Stellar indie sounds from Craig Wilson. ■ Friday Street at Blackfriars. 10pm–3am. £5. 30 Oct. Classic mod sounds, 60s psych and northern soul at Scotland’s premier mod club with regular DJs Mikey Collins and Paul Molloy. ■ Fun Size at La Cheetah. 11pm–3am. £5. 30 Oct. FUN! all the way, with Teamy (Wrong Island) and David Barbarossa (Curious Curious). See preview, page 40. ■ How’s Your Party? at the Sub Club. 10pm–3am. £12. 30 Oct. A big second birthday night of dubstep, hip hop, shouty rave, electro and more, featuring Fake Blood and Drums of Death. See preview, page 39. ■ Johnny Whoop at Bar Bloc. 11pm–3am. Free entry before midnight; £2 after. 23 Oct. Club night. ■ Monkey Puzzle at Bar Bloc. 11pm–3am. Free entry before midnight; £2 after. 30 Oct. Club night with Eddie Railton. ■ Music for Pleasure at Bamboo. 10pm–3am. £5. Weekly. Indie, pop and electro from Sose, with R&B and hip hop from Gareth Sommerville in room two. 11pm–3am. £12 (£10). 30 Oct.
groovin’ R&B, thumping soul and other sounds from the past that’ll make your backbone slip. FREE Soulsville at Mono. 7pm–1am. 30 Oct. A night celebrating classic soul, from Motown to Stax and Northern. Halloween special. ■ Toxic Pop at Bamboo. 10.30pm–3am. £5. Weekly. Geoff M and Craig Laws play quality house music plus R&B and hip hop from Gavin Sommerville. ■ Unite Presents Halloween Disco at Black Sparrow. 9pm–1am. £2. 23 Oct. Spooky club night. ■ White Label at the Arches. 10.30pm–3am. £5–£8. 23 Oct. Early Halloween party at the Arches’ exclusive insight into the best up-and-coming DJs, with Gary Beck (Soma), Mr Copy (Soma), Jean Ramesse (Sleaze), The Van Damn (Smash’N’Grab) and Marmalade Man (Bigfoot’s Tea Party). FREE White Noise with Billy Woods at Mama San. 9pm–3am. Weekly. Music for adults. Glasgow legend Billy Woods plays the tunes in style. Chart & Party ■ Aftersun Fridays at Sea. 11pm–3am. Free before 11.30pm; £5 after. Weekly. Sea’s new summer party night kicks off the weekend. ■ Audio Filth at Common. 5pm–3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Friday nights are getting dirty with Ross McMillan and Big Al orchestrating some of the filthiest house, electro, hip hop and indie. ■ Boho Fridays at Boho. 9.30pm–3am. £6. Weekly. Fridays at Boho are funky, with DJ Robin B. ■ Cheesy Pop at Queen Margaret Union. 10pm–3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. After many years, rampant hordes of mucky-minded, vodka fuelled urchins still flock to hear DJ Toast’s edam selection.
■ Old Skool at the Buff. 11pm–3am. £6. Weekly. Funk, soul and disco from DJs Craig Thompson, Jack and Gordie.
✽✽ Pinup Nights at the Flying Duck. 9pm–3am. £5. 30 Oct. Welcome to
Pinup Frights, as Glasgow’s longest running indie night spooks it up. Starring live bands RBRBR, The Plimptons, Louise against the Elements, Louise McVey and The Cracks in the Concrete and guest DJs Grahame Ferguson, Craig McGee and Bjorn Sandberg. ■ Pressure at the Arches. 10pm–4am. £17.50. 30 Oct. Special Halloween party at the techno night with Green Velvet, Slam, Robert Hood, Silicone Soul and Alex Under (live). ■ Pull Up the Roots at Hummingbird. 10pm–3am. Free before midnight; £5 after. Weekly. Three floors of music, with the Stereofunk DJs playing minimal techno and house, Kev Stevens playing soul, funk and hip hop, and Melting Pot’s Andrew Pirie and Simon Cordiner providing disco and house in the penthouse. ■ Riot Radio at Maggie May’s. 11pm–3am. £5. Weekly. DJ Dan South presents indie rock’n’roll from the 60s to the present day. ■ Rock’n’Shock VI at Stereo. 8pm–3am. £8. 30 Oct. The latest in a line of regular Halloween nights, this time in conjunction with local promoters Scrabble. Featuring Fangs and The Evil Eye (both live), DJ Ali Renault (Heartbreak), Warlock, the Team Little Rock DJs and more. ■ Sensu is 5: Part Two at the Sub Club. 11pm–4am. £12. 23 Oct. The second of two parties this month celebrating the first half-decade of Sensu, this time with guest star Loco Dice. ■ Shout Bamalama at Blackfriars. 10pm–3am. Free before midnight; £5 after. 23 Oct. Raucous rock’n’roll,
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