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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. ■ Bigfoot’s Tea Party at the Sub Club. 11pm–3am. Free before midnight; £3 after. 19 Nov. Techno, Glasgow style, featuring Marmalade Man, Faux Pas and Redux. ■ 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. ■ 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. ■ Misbehavin’ at the Cathouse. 11pm–3am. £2 (£1). 5 Nov. Dolly Daydream and Drucifer serve up a steamy mix of electro, disco, alternative and sleazy sounds at this third birthday party. ■ 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. Residents Hushpuppy and Bonjour Boi promise a blend of electro, Italo disco, punk-funk and ‘wrong sounds a-plenty’, with a DJ set from Heartbreak (12 Nov). 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. ■ Sensationz at Byblos. 10pm–3am. £tbc. 5 Nov. The European clubbing brand debuts in Glasgow with a Bonfire Night special. ■ Soul Glo at the Buff Club. 11pm–3am. £3. Weekly. DJ Wee Cheesy rolls funk, soul, electro and indie classics. ■ Tapped at the V Club. 11pm–3am. £4 (£3 students). 5 Nov. A first birthday party with a live set from Mickey 9s and the Tapped DJs, playing indie, art rock, post punk, mathcore and twee-pop. FREE Thursdays at Maggie’s at Maggie May’s. 10pm–3am. Weekly. DJ Marky Mark plays funk, soul, rock and pop. 11pm–3am. £4 (£3). Weekly.
Club ✽✽ Alibi at Glasgow School of Art. club kid). 13 Nov. Electro, techno and 11pm–3am. £8 (£5 if dressed like a
fidget from 2 Manky DJs, Rebecca Vasment and Dirty Basement. Original New York club kid Larry Tee is the special guest. ■ Argonaut Sounds at Hetherington Research Club. 10pm–2am. Free before 11pm; £3 after. 6 Nov. The Argonaut sound system returns playing reggae, dancehall, dub and soca. ■ 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. ■ 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. ■ Breakdown Bands at Soundhaus. 9pm–3am. £7 (£5). 13 Nov. With live bands The Hype, Huxley, Dirty Suits, Divine Youth and The Joys. There’s drum & bass from Symbiosis, Yellow Benzene and more in the back room until late. 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. ■ 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. ■ The Cave at the Flying Duck. 8.30pm–3am. £5 (£4). 13 Nov. Looking for a new kinda kick. Garage, punk, psychobilly and sleaze, with live bands Black Rat Death Squad, Russell and the Wolves and Suicide Party, and The Cave DJs. ■ 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. ■ Eyes Wide Open at Blackfriars. 11pm–3am. £5. 6 Nov. Garage, psych and freakbeat brought to you by EWO DJs Holly and Sarah, plus live guests The See See. Note the new venue, following the closure of the Twisted Wheel. ✽✽ Faithless Soundsystem at the Arches. 10.30pm–3am. £17. 13 Nov. One of the UK’s biggest dance acts with their big, booming commercial sound in a stripped down ‘Sound System’ set up featuring Sister Bliss and Maxi Jazz. DJ support comes from Felix da Housecat and Steve Aoki. See preview, page 35. ■ Fiasco at Ad Lib. 10.30pm–3am. £6 before 11.30pm; £8 (£6) after. 13 Nov. This month Fiasco resident Ed Marco welcomes Detroit techno veteran Chuck Daniels for some underground action. Friends of the club Chris Mac and Esteban Carracas of Flatpack Records will also be appearing. ■ Friday Night Live at Firewater. 10pm–3am. £6 (£5). Weekly. Stellar indie sounds from Craig Wilson. FREE Hotbox at Black Sparrow. 8pm–midnight. 13 Nov. Hotbox’s monthly residency continues, with a guest date from Edinburgh’s Ewan Smith (City West Records) and Uberschnackle resident Dave Scott joining Hotbox residents Daniel Hedley, Lovejoy and James.
■ LuckyMe vs Citinite at Stereo. 11pm–3am. £10 (£8 advance). 13 Nov. The second in a two-part party from a pair of fine young promoters. Having played London the night before, Glasgow’s LuckyMe and London’s Citinite arrive in Scotland with guests Gosub and Jimmy Edgar (both Citinite) and Eclair Fifi (LuckyMe). ■ 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. ■ Numbers Label Launch at the Sub Club. 11pm–3am. £10. 6 Nov. A launch night for the new label from the Glasgow club of the same name. Featuring a debut live set from Warp Records’ Rustie, Numbers’ debut artist Lazer Sword and DJs Nelson and Goodhand. See Labels of Love, page 64. ■ Old Skool at the Buff. 11pm–3am. £6. Weekly. Funk, soul and disco from DJs Craig Thompson, Jack and Gordie. ■ 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 Andrew Pirie and Simon Cordiner providing disco and house in the penthouse. ■ Return to Mono at the Sub Club. 11pm–3am. £10 (£8 students). 13 Nov. A first-class house/techno party from Slam and guest Jesse Rose. ■ 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. ■ Spit Fire at Blackfriars. 9pm–2am. £4. 13 Nov. A delectable soundtrack of new and classic indie, punk, pop, rock and electro. ■ Symbiosis at Soundhaus. 10.30pm–3.30am. £5. 13 Nov. Drum & bass and dubstep with guest Special Ed (Pangea/Special Records) and residents Calaco Jack, D-fade, Whoa!Gan, Alcane, Dom D’Sylva and Yellowbenzene. ■ Tictactoeclub at Stereo. 11pm–3am. £5. 6 Nov. A new minimal house and techno night, with special guest Robert Dietz joining resident Andrew Doran. ■ 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. ■ Velvet at O’Couture. 8pm–3am. £10 (£8). 6 Nov. Minimal techno and house from special guests Alex Metric and DJ Mash, and regulars Kill the Kid, Rob Etherson, Steve Lost Foy and Andrew Rainey. 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. ■ The Big Office Party at Campus. 6pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £tbc after. Weekly. Karaoke comps from 6pm plus Deal or No Deal (with a £500 prize) at 10pm. Then party on ‘til the wee hours with comedy party games and cheesy pop. Free buffet for parties of six or more. ■ 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. ■ 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. Joe Smith then takes over, and finally 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. ■ Fridays at Jumpin Jaks at Jumpin Jaks. 10pm–3am. £6. Weekly. Chart and party tracks for a Friday night. No sportswear, but trainers are okay. ■ Garage Mobile Disco at the Garage. 11pm–3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Chart, indie, R&B and hip hop, with karaoke in Snapshotz. ■ It’s Showtime! at Madness. 10pm–3am. £3. Weekly. Mainstream party fun from the Madness Stage Crew, compere Mark Donnelly and DJ Marty Party. ■ 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. ■ Alabama 3’s Revolver Soul Album Release Party at Soundhaus. 11pm–3am. £10. 14 Nov. Album release party for the Brixton rockers, with a DJ set from the band’s D Wayne Love alongside SMC, Terry and Jason Pussypower, and live bands Schnapps, Carlton Jug Band, CB Radio and Dignitas. ■ All Tore Up at Blackfriars. 10pm–3am. £7. 7 Nov. Maximum rhythm and blues, rock’n’roll and rockabilly, with Kentucky’s The Star Devils. ■ Black Cat Burlesque at Ivory Blacks. 11pm–3am. £10 (£8 advance). 7 Nov. Join Miss Sparkling Diamond for the Black Cat relaunch party, with a massive show including performers from all over the UK. FREE Bunker Saturdays at the Bunker Bar. 9pm–2am. Weekly. Toast drops indie bits, rock picks and student anthems. ■ Canvas Club at Arta. 10pm–3am. £5 (free). Weekly. See Fri. ■ Colours Presents Eric Prydz at the Arches. 10pm–3am. £18 (£15 early bird). 7 Nov. Big house and trance anthems, with support from Don Diablo, Jon Mancini and Gio Ferri. ■ Couture Saturdays at O’Couture. noon–3am. £tbc. Weekly. Indie, dance, pop and cheap drinks at this brand new club. ■ El Rancho Picante at the Flying Duck. 10.30pm–3am. £4. 14 Nov. El Patron and Leo Alabama present a night of rusty rock’n’roll, wonky-tonk pop and high-energy indie. Includes entry to Half My Heart Beats. ■ Half my Heart Beats at the Flying Duck. 11pm–3am. £4. 14 Nov. Playing current and classic indiepop, 60s, girl groups, B-sides and album gems to get people up and dancing. Includes entry to El Rancho Picante. ■ 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.
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