Rizla Invisible Players Tour at ■ Infexious at Soundhaus. 9.30pm–3.30am. £12. 7 Nov. Hard dance, techno and hardstyle from guests Alex Kidd and Clive King, with resident Rob Da Rhythm and a host of others. ■ 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. ✽✽ Melting Pot presents the Admiral Bar Basement. 10pm–3am. £12. 7 Nov. A hand-rolling hitlist of great DJs, including edit maestro Mark E, Eric D (half of New York’s Rub N Tug), Optimo’s JD Twitch and the Autodisco and Melting Pot DJs. FREE Monkey Juice at the V Club. 11pm–3am. 7 Nov. Special guest DJ Clouston and residents Altered Mode and Modifier rinse it silly. ■ Mount Heart Attack at La Cheetah. 11pm–3am. £7. 14 Nov. A new club night for a new venue, with guest Mustard Gunn (London’s Coin- Operated Records) and regulars Lono and Dave Shades. ✽✽ Noise Pollution at Blackfriars. 11pm–3am. £8. 14 Nov. A night of techno and electro with Neil Landstrumm (Planet Mu/Scandinavia), Steve Glencross (Sativae) and resident Sean Matthews. ■ 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. ■ Orderly Disorder at the Flying Duck. 11pm–3am. £6 (£5). 7 Nov. Off-
the-wall indie, and most likely a live band too. ■ Pretty Ugly at Admiral Bar Basement. 11pm–3am. £4. 14 Nov. The Pretty Ugly girls will be playing sexy, glamorous indie rock‘n’roll, electro beats, 60s soul and experimenting with some new artists to get everyone in the mood for dirty dancing. ■ 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. ■ La Roche Rumba at Pollok Ex- Servicemens Club. 8pm--1am. £5. 7 Nov. Double bill of live guests with electro rock from Any Color Black and spiky synths mixed with lush vocals from Leigh Myles. ■ Sabado Saturdays at Byblos. 11pm–3am. £8 (£6). Weekly. House music from new resident Jon Mancini, with Stuart McCorrisken in the back room. ■ Saturdays at the Cathouse. 10.30pm–3am. £6 (£5.50). Weekly. DJs Eric and Muppet offer classic and current rock on level one, while DJ Billy and Framie belt out emo and metal on level two. ■ Second City at Stereo. 11pm–3am. £5. 7 Nov. Glasgow boy Marco Bernardi makes a return to this youthful techno night, with support from resident Leeon. ■ Slabs of the Tabernacle at the Universal. 11pm–3am. £6. 7 Nov. Exploring the realms of disco, Italo, house, techno and beyond with Andrew Ingram, Brian d’Souza and the Slabs team, now in a new venue following on from Twisted Wheel’s closure. This month’s guest is The Third Man, making his third appearance here. ■ Subculture at the Sub Club. 11pm–3am. £5 before midnight; £7 after. Weekly. Glasgow’s well-established house institution continues to reign supreme, with residents Harri and Domenic back together every week after Domenic’s recent sojourn in Barcelona and regular guests Junior, Telford and Esa. Junior will be filling in for Harri on 7 Nov, then the special guest on 14 Nov is D’Julz. ■ Superfly at Hetherington Research Club. 10pm–2am. £5. 7 Nov. Duncan Superfly and Gregor Emond ‘Keep On Keepin’ On’ in a new venue, providing a sweltering mix of sweet soul, sexy assed funk, 60s psyche rock, hip hop, post punk and new releases. They call it The 101 Club now, because only 101 lucky customers will be admitted. ■ Violate at Big Joint. 8pm–2am. £tbc. 7 Nov. Fetish club with music from DJ Loveless. See www.violate.co.uk for dress code. ■ Voodoo at the Cathouse. 4–9pm. £6 (£3). Weekly. Under-18s club, featuring two floors of rock, metal, punk, emo and requests with DJs Framie and Am-y. ■ Wedge at Hetherington Research Club. 9pm–2am. £10. 14 Nov. Wedge welcomes Prime Numbers head honcho and DJ/producer extraordinaire Trus’me to their very first night. Trust us, you won’t want to miss this. See preview, page 36. ■ Wrong Island at Nice’n’Sleazy. 11pm–3am. Free before 11.30pm; £3 after. 14 Nov. Electro, techno and all kinds of mash ups from the Wrong Island DJs Dirty Larry and Teamy.
Chart & Party ■ Base at the Tunnel. 11pm–3am. £10. Weekly. DJ Sketch, Harri Miller and John Thomson put together a blend of funky house and R&B over two rooms. ■ Bob’s Full House at Oran Mor. 11pm–3am. £8. Weekly. Bobby Bluebell spins dance, pop and cheesy tunes. ■ Boho Saturdays at Boho. 9.30pm–3am. Free before 10.30pm; £8 after. Weekly. Li’l Rich packs the dancefloor every Saturday with a li’l bit of everything. ■ Dreamlands at Sea. 11pm–3am. £tbc. Weekly. Setting you free every Saturday with a commercial collection of dance, R&B and hip hop. ■ Flawless Saturday at Victoria’s. 10.30pm–3am. £8. Weekly. Resident Noble Whitelaw brings you classic dance tunes, while Craig McFadden plays chart, R&B and party. ■ I Love Garage at the Garage. 11pm–3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. Chart, indie, R&B and hip hop, with karaoke in Snapshotz. ■ It’s Showtime! at Madness. 10pm–3am. £3. Weekly. See Fri. ■ Jumpin Jaks’ Big Party at Jumpin Jaks. 10pm–3am. £7. Weekly. Chart and party sounds for a big Saturday night out. No sportswear, but trainers are permitted. ■ Kinetic Blue at the Viper Bar & Club. 9pm–3am. £8 (£6). Weekly. Indie and funky house from Ross McMillan. ■ Kinky Disco at Kushion. 4pm–3am. Free with Social Animal keyring before midnight; £7 (£5) after. Weekly. The self- styled sexiest party in town is hosted by DJs Stevie Foy and Gav Somerville. playing house, electro and urban hits.
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. ■ 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
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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. ■ Twisted Wheel 73 Queen Street, Glasgow 0141 221 4851 Great basement club space and gig nights, licensed until 3am. ■ 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.