■ Crash at the Shed. 10.30pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £5 after. Weekly. Euan and Andy play all the party tracks you know and love. ■ Famous at Kushion. 4pm–3am. Free with Social Animal keyring before midnight; £7 (£5) after. Weekly. DJ Fozzie Maden kicks off the music with relaxed house, funk and soul. James Lithgow and DJ Status take it through to 3am with indie, electro, house and hip hop. ■ Fresh Friday at Victoria’s. 10.30pm–3am. £6. Weekly. Two rooms containing a selection of Ibiza anthems, commercial dance and Nu-nrg. ■ Garage Mobile Disco at the Garage. 11pm–3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Chart, indie, R&B and hip hop, with karaoke in Snapshotz. ■ Jamboree at the Viper Bar & Club. 9pm–3am. £6 (£4). Weekly. R&B and funky house from Richie McColm. ■ 118-118 at the Classrooms. 11pm–3am. £tbc. Weekly. A poptastic student party hosted by Ray Woods, Miguel and guests. ■ United Nations of Dance at the Tunnel. 11pm–3am. £8. Weekly. Clubland anthems, hip hop and R&B from Scotty Boy, Marc Anderson, Steve Clarke, John Thomson and more.
Glasgow Saturdays Club ■ Absolution at Classic Grand. 10.30pm–3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Rock, metal, industrial and punk to liven up your Saturday night. ■ Broadcast Beach at the Flying Duck. 11pm–3am. £3 before midnight; £5 after. 24 Oct. A new night for music
lovers, playing indie, folk, punk-rock, reggae, psych, new-wave and more. Includes entry to Singles Night. FREE Bunker Saturdays at the Bunker Bar. 9pm–2am. Weekly. Toast drops indie bits, rock picks and student anthems. ■ Bébado Halloween Special at Stereo. 11pm–3am. £9. 31 Oct. Live reggae antics from fusion mini-orchestras Captain Slackship and Diddley Squat. ■ Canvas Club at Arta. 10pm–3am. £5 (free). Weekly. See Fri. ■ Club Noir: Halloween Burlesque at O2 Academy. 9pm. £14.50. 31 Oct. It’s Halloween, and the theme should be self- explanatory for this latest edition of Scotland’s biggest burlesque club. Dressing up is positively encouraged, remember. ■ Cosmic Microwave at Bloc+. 11pm–3am. £2. 31 Oct. A Halloween special of soul, funk and disco from DJ Uraki Riddim and VJ Julie Arrive. ■ Cream vs Filth at the Arches. 11pm–3am. £18. 24 Oct. House, trance and electro featuring names such as Jon O’Bir, Adam Sheridan, Bart B More, Micky Slim and Andrew Carvell. ■ Homegrown at Bamboo. 10.30pm–3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. Stevie Sole plays a funky, soulful house set with Miguel playing R&B and Dominic Martin supplying the funk and jazz. ■ The Hot Club at Nice’n’Sleazy. 11.30pm–3am. £3. 24 Oct. Rafla (Nice’n’Sleazy) and Nobodaddy (The Phantom Band) play garage, punk, psych and rockabilly, with occasional live bands and art interventions. This is the 25-month anniversary, which is a good enough reason to celebrate!
FREE Hotbox at Black Sparrow. 7pm–1am. 24 Oct. Hotbox’s monthly residency continues, with a guest date from Bobby Wilson (EQd/Equalised) and Big Foot’s resident Marmalade Man joining Hotbox residents Daniel Hedley, Lovejoy and James. ■ Inside Out at the Arches. 10.30pm–3am. £10 (£7 advance). 31 Oct. Banging house, techno and trance at this Halloween Spooktacular, headed by Marcel Woods, Headhunterz, Simon Patterson, Brennan Heart, Remo-Con, and Joey V. ■ Itch! at Ad Lib. 11pm–3am. £6 (£5). 24 Oct. A wide-ranging night playing credible techno, electro and house, from guest Lee Mortimer (Wearhouse, Dubsided) and regulars Matthew OneMoreTune, Mia Dora and Mark David. ■ Karbon Saturdays at Karbon. 11pm–3am. £8 (£6). Weekly. Kevin McFarlane, Stephen Lee and Woody mix up the dance sounds, while Illyus and Status supply full-on urban anthems. ✽✽ Kreep Vs Bleep at the Universal. 11pm–3am. £10. 31 Oct. Two Glasgow promoters join forces for Halloween to present special guest Dexter, alongside Pro Vinylist Karim and the Kreep residents. ✽✽ Men & Machines at Stereo. 11pm–3am. £tbc. 24 Oct. The M&M regulars play techno and tech- house all night long, with a live set from Etienne Jaumet (Zombie Zombie). ■ Metro Soul at Ad Lib. 11pm–3am. £12 (£10). 31 Oct. Underground house at this Halloween special, with special guest Hector Moralez and residents Soulfunk City, Craig Hamilton and Rob Firth. ■ Modern Lovers at the Flying Duck. 11pm–3am. £3 before midnight; £5 after. 31 Oct. Blues, garage punk, 60s pop, Motown, funk and beyond as Modern Lovers are joined by Stuart Braithwaite of Mogwai. ■ Mount Heart Attack at Bloc+. 11pm–3am. £tbc. 24 Oct. New club night. ■ Nu Skool at the Buff. 10.30pm–3am. £6. Weekly. Nick Peacock, Craig Thompson, John Ross and Alex provide a fine line in disco, northern soul and all things funky. ■ The Rock Shop at Maggie May’s. 11.30pm–3am. Free before midnight; £5 (£3) after. Weekly. Resident Lee Craig plays a selection of rock, indie and metal classics in the basement. ■ Sabado Saturdays at Byblos. 11pm–3am. £8 (£6). Weekly. House music from new resident Jon Mancini, with Stuart McCorrisken in the back room. ■ Singles Night at the Flying Duck. 11pm–3am. £3 before midnight; £5 after. 24 Oct. Andy (Divine) and Beans (Belle & Sebastian) playing 7in singles all night, from punk to hip hop, rock’n’roll to soul. Includes entry to Broadcast Beach. FREE Sinnerman: EQd vs Blind Pig at Ambar (below Budda). 11pm–3am. 24 Oct. A night of house, techno and blues featuring EQd DJs Bobby Wilson and Truman Data, plus Blind Pig resident band My Old Blue Terraplane. ✽✽ Spectrum at Blackfriars. 11pm–3am. £5. 24 Oct. A night of electro and rock’n’roll with resident DJ Motor Psycho and special guest Shir Khan.
GLASGOW Club venues ■ ABC 300 Sauchiehall Street, 332 2232. This gig venue turns into an indie club night. See listings for details. ■ The Arches Argyle Street, 0870 240 7528. Probably the biggest venue in Glasgow and home to famous names like Colours, Death Disco and Pressure. See listings for details. ■ Arta 62 Albion St, 552 2101. An incredibly flash bar, restaurant and club space. ■ Bamboo 51 West Regent Street, 332 1067/8. A musical programme that takes in modern soul and funky house. See listings for selected highlights. ■ Barfly 260 Clyde Street, 221 0414. A great club for those who like rock’n’roll. See listings for details. ■ Blackfriars Basement 36 Bell Street, 552 5924. Rock, pop and indie DJs, with occasional bands. See listings for selected highlights. ■ Boho 59 Dumbarton Road, 357 6644. Glossy weekend clubbing. See listings for selected highlights. ■ Box 431 Sauchiehall Street, 332 5431. Rock, punk, indie and alternative sounds. ■ Braehead Arena Kings Inch Road, 886 8300. Occasional one- off events in this shopping centre-based arena. See listings for details.
■ The Buff Club 142 Bath Lane, 248 1777. A number of fine nights take place at this upstairs-downstairs venue. See listings for details. ■ The Bunker Bar 193–199 Bath Street, 229 1427. Late opening at the weekend and occasional big-name guest DJs. ■ Byblos Unit Q, Merchant Square, 71 Albion Street, 552 3895. Flash mainstream dance sounds for flash mainstream drinkers. ■ Carling Academy 121 Eglinton Street, 08700 771 2000. Host to big one-off parties from Club Noir to Back to The Future. See listings for details. ■ Carnival Arts Centre New Wynd, 946 6193. Occasional, mostly world music- themed club nights. ■ The Cathouse 15 Union Street, 248 6606. Metal, rock and goth club. See listings for selected highlights. ■ CCA 350 Sauchiehall Street, 352 4900. Art space that throws the occasional club event. See listings for details. ■ La Cheetah 73 Queen Street, Glasgow 0141 221 4851 Great basement club space and gig venue (formerly the Twisted Wheel). ■ Classic Grand 18 Jamaica Street, 847 0820. Regular clubs and live music. See listings for details. ■ Club Living 69 Nelson Mandela Place, 248 7333. A full
complement of rockin’ late evening sessions. ■ Club 69 40 New Sneddon Street, Paisley, 552 5791. It’s experimental and funky techno all the way. See listings for details. ■ Common 25 Royal Exchange Square, 204 0101. A flash club which offers soul, R&B and house. See listings for selected highlights. ■ Corinthian Ingram Street, 552 1101. Upper- crust clubbing for those who like to spend, spend, spend. ■ Crib 375 Sauchiehall Street, 333 9919. R&B, dancehall, soul, grime and hip hop. ■ Cube 34 Queen Street, 226 8990. A massive clientele and a funky soundtrack. ■ The Ferry Anderston Quay, the Broomielaw, 553 0606. This floating venue on the Clyde plays host to various one-off nights. See listings for details. ■ Firewater 341 Sauchiehall Street, 354 0350. Student-friendly indie and party choons. See listings for selected highlights. ■ The Flying Duck 142 Renfield Street, 572 0100. An eclectic, indie-focused club. See listings for details. ■ Fury Mury’s 96 Maxwell Street, 221 6511. No pretensions, just pure partying. ■ The Garage 490 Sauchiehall Street, 332 1120. Student venue playing party tunes. See listings for selected highlights. ■ Glasgow School of Art 167 Renfrew Street, 332 0691. Quality student venue with a cool roster. See listings for details. ■ Guru 520 Sauchiehall Street, 332 0755. Indie, pop, electro, rock’n’roll across four rooms. See listings for selected highlights. ■ Hetherington Research Club 13 University Gardens, 330 4503. Converted Victorian house that was once students-only, although a sign-in policy is now in action. See listings for selected highlights. ■ The Hold The Admiral Bar, 72 Waterloo Street, 221 7705. Great venue that has just managed to get a new 3am licence. See listings for details. ■ Ivory Blacks 56 Oswald Street, 248 4114. Featuring a mixture of rock gigs and techno clubs. ■ The Ivy 1102-1106 Argyle Street, 357 5454. It’s a bar, but it still manages an enviable selection of DJ talent. See listings for selected highlights. ■ Karbon 4 Buchanan Street, Springfield Court, 221 8099. Student nights, electro and party tunes across the week. See listings for selected highlights. ■ Kushion 158–166Bath Street, 331 4060. Student-friendly house, pop and indie sounds. ■ Maggie May’s 50 Trongate, Merchant City, 548 1350. A punk- themed music venue with a 3am license. See listings for selected
highlights. ■ Nice’n’Sleazy 421 Sauchiehall Street, 333 0900. One of Glasgow’s most down-to-earth and exciting bars. See listings for selected highlights. ■ The Old Fruitmarket Candleriggs, 353 8000. One of the city’s most atmospheric venues. See listings for details. ■ Oran Mor Byres Road, 0870 0132 652. Huge venue in the West End that plays host to Friday and Saturday party nights. See listings for details. ■ Play 7 Renfield Street, 226 4958. Mainstream sounds in the heart of the city. ■ Polo Lounge Wilson Street, 553 1221. The gay community of Glasgow votes with its feet every weekend. ■ Queen Margaret Union University Gardens, 339 9784. Student club and club- orientated gigs. See listings for selected highlights. ■ Soundhaus Hydepark Street, 221 4659. Underground house, techno and live venue. See listings for details. ■ Stavka 373–377 Sauchiehall Street, 333 3940 . A Russian-themed city centre bar-come- club. ■ Stereo 20–28 Renfield Lane, 222 2254. Playing host to fine indie gigs and clubs in the basement. See listings for details. ■ Strathclyde Students’ Union University of Strathclyde, Students Association, 90 John Street, 567 5023.
Cheesy and/or specialist student nights. See listings for selected highlights. ■ Sub Club Jamaica Street, 248 4600. The best club in Glasgow? Optimo and Subculture seem to corroborate the claim. See listings for details. ■ The Tunnel 84 Mitchell Street, 204 1000. Dance tunes for a well dressed crowd. See listings for selected highlights. ■ Universal 157 Sauchiehall Lane, 332 8899. Drum & bass and laid-back club nights. See listings for details. ■ V Club 375 Sauchiehall Street, 333 9919. A quality selection of cross-genre nights. See listings for selected highlights. ■ Valdor 46 Queen Street, 221 6376. A mainstream house- orientated club. See listings for selected highlights. ■ The Viper Bar & Club 500 Great Western Road, Kelvinbridge, 334 0560. An unashamedly mainstream affair. ■ The Winchester Club 49 Bell Street, 552 3586. This basement venue attracts the kind of night and clientele which befits its elegant décor. See listings for details. ■ The Woodside Social Club 329 North Woodside Road, 337 1643. A selection of indie and mod clubs make up the monthly programme. See listings for details.
42 THE LIST 22 Oct–5 Nov 2009