Events are listed by city, day, type then alphabetically by name. Submit listings at least 14 days before publication to email@example.com. Glasgow listings are compiled by David Pollock. ✽✽ Indicates Hitlist entry
Club FREE Blind Pig at Ambar (below Budda). 10pm–3am. 4 Feb. Rhythm and blues club night featuring live band My Old Blue Terraplane and guests Stomphouse Sauce. ■ Bon Bon at the Sub Club. 11pm–3am. £5 (£4 students). 4 Feb. Monthly techno night in the Subbie, with residents Kage, Cammie T and Ally Reid, and guest Gary Beck (M_nus, Soma). ■ Misbehavin’ at the Cathouse. 11pm–3am. £2 (£1). 4 Feb. Dolly Daydream and Drucifer serve up a steamy mix of electro, disco, alternative and sleazy sounds. ■ Mixed Bizness at Glasgow School of Art. 11pm–3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Cutting edge underground beats and classic dancefloor gems from resident Benny Boom. With guest Cheeba (18 Feb). Includes entry to R-P-Z. See preview, page 38. ■ 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 guest Felix Cartal (4 Feb). Includes entry to Mixed Bizness. ■ Rubbermensch at O2 ABC2. 11pm–3am. £4. Weekly. A night for indie lovers with Andy Wilson in charge. ■ Skint and Vengeance at the Cathouse. 11pm–3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. DJs Billy and Colin play rock, emo and pop-punk in the main room, while DJ Q Ball has the sickest black metal, death metal and thrash in the back. ■ Soul Glo at the Buff Club. 11pm–3am. £3. Weekly. DJ Wee Cheesy rolls funk, soul, electro and indie classics. ■ Thursday at Oran Mor at Oran Mor. 10.30pm–3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Mark Robb plays old school disco. Chart & Party ■ Common Room at Common. 10pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £4 (£3) after. Weekly. DJs Craig Kelman and Craig McHugh play party tunes in a house party style. ■ DSM: Dirty Sexy Money at O’Couture. 11pm–3am. £tbc. Weekly. Glasgow’s most blingin’ Thursday night party. ■ Erotic Pop at Kushion. 8pm–3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. James Lithgow and Ross McMillan chop up instrumentals and vocals to create live mash-ups for the crowd. ■ iDJ at the Shed. 11pm–3am. £2. Weekly. DJ Li’l Rich plays party sounds to start the weekend early. Monthly special events include bouncy castles, karaoke nights and the famous Shed roller disco. ■ Rumble Thursdays at the Garage. 11pm–3am. Free before 11.30pm; £5 (£3) after. Weekly. Chart, pop, indie, R&B and hip hop fight it out for your aural affections. ■ Skint at the Viper Bar & Club. 11pm–3am. £tbc. Weekly. Stephen Foy plays indie dancefloor anthems, pop hits and classic house. ■ Thursday at Milan at Milan. 11pm–3am. £tbc. Weekly. DJ Naeem and DJ Sketch presents a night of sleek and sexy urban tracks to get you moving. ■ Twisted at Byblos. 10.30pm–3am. Free before midnight; £3 after. Weekly. A new, circus-themed night of house and
indie classics over two rooms, with Marco Loco (Ibiza Groove) and Stuart McCorrisken. ■ Vibe at Boho. 10.30pm–2am. £5 (£4, students free before midnight). Weekly. DJ Bobby B, DJ Gully and Mr Vin mash up hip hop, R&B, house and club classics.
Glasgow Fridays Club ■ Argonaut Sounds at Hetherington Research Club. 10pm–2am. Free before 11pm; £3 after. 5 Feb. The Argonaut sound system returns playing reggae, dancehall, dub and soca, with guests Riddim Tuffa Sound making the journey from Edinburgh. ■ 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. ■ Beatitude! at Basura Blanca at the Brunswick Hotel. 9pm–2am. £5 (£4). 5 Feb. A basement party with DJs Craig Fox, Lewis Park and Scott Reid providing minimal, house, and techno. ■ Bigfoot’s Tea Party at Glasgow School of Art. 11pm–3am. £10 (£7). 5 Feb. Techno, Glasgow style, featuring special guest Hermanez (Quartz/Circo Loco) and the resident DJ dispaly team of Marmalade Man, Faux Pas and Redux. ■ Breakdown Bands’ Homebase at Soundhaus. 10pm–3am. £tbc. 12 Feb. The night for up and coming bands presents a night for DJs, with Katchi, Badfinger and more to be announced. ■ The Cave at the Flying Duck. 8pm–3am. £5 (£4). 12 Feb. Looking for a new kinda kick. Garage, punk, psychobilly and sleaze, with live bands and The Cave DJs. Tonight is Beatles night, with tribute act The Blackbirds and The Cave(ern) Lonely Hearts Club later on. ■ Damnation at Classic Grand. 10.30pm–3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. A guitar heavy dose of rock, metal, punk and emo. ■ Depthcharge at the Flying Duck. 11pm–3am. £7 before midnight; £9 after. 5 Feb. Depthcharge kicks off a new monthly residency of underground house with guest GIOM (Amenti/Ornate Music). Support from residents Frazer Devine and Jaya. ■ Distortion Presents The Recession Sessions at La Cheetah. 11pm–3am. £5. 12 Feb. House, techno and minimal at this session, with Sewelly (Relentless), Johnny Allen and the Distorted DJs. ■ Electrolick at Soundhaus. 11pm–3am. £5. 5 Feb. Electro, synth-pop and electronic experimentation from special guest B-Tone (Spectrum), residents 2 Manky DJs and hand-picked support Craig DK and Steven Moffat. ■ Etienne de Crécy at O2 ABC. 11pm–3am. 5 Feb. CANCELLED. ■ Exposure at Soundhaus. 10pm–3am. £10 (£8). 12 Feb. Trance and techno with residents Scott Benson, Chris Spence and Marcus Campbell, and guests Maarten de Jong and Sam Jones. ■ Eyes Wide Open at Blackfriars. 10pm–3am. £5 (£4 students). 5 Feb. Garage, psych and freakbeat brought to you by EWO DJs Holly and Sarah, plus live guests Les Bof. Note the new venue, following the closure of the Twisted Wheel. ■ Festival at O2 ABC2. 11pm–3am. £5. Weekly. Euan Nielson and Duncan Harvey play electro, indie hits and pop nuggets. ■ Fiasco at Bacchus. 10.30pm–3am. £10. 5 Feb. Fiasco celebrate their second birthday with house from special guest DJ Heather. See preview, page 38. ■ Friday at Oran Mor at Oran Mor. 10.30pm–3am. £6 (£4). Weekly. Friday night party tunes from the Oran Mor residents. FREE Hotbox at Black Sparrow. 9pm–1am. 12 Feb. This popular free
Friday techno session hosts two very special guests this month, welcoming Hans Bouffmyhre and Simon Stokes of Sleaze Records, joined by the Hotbox residents. ■ Metro Soul at Ad Lib. 11pm–3am. £5. 12 Feb. Underground house and techy grooves from guest Li’l Mark and residents Soulfunk City, Craig Hamilton and Rob Firth. ■ Monox at the Sub Club. 11pm–3am. £10. 5 Feb. With European techno collective Seldom Felt, playing possibly their last Glasgow show (mysterious!) and the Surgeon-meets-Theo Parrish sound of Cottam. ■ Muck at La Cheetah. 11pm–3am. £6 (£5). 5 Feb. Craig McGee and Paul McQueen take over the basement at the Wheel for a night of electro, mash-ups and pop. Irish guest DJ Lorcan Mak will be making his Scottish debut. ■ Mutiny at Glasgow School of Art. 11pm–3am. £4 before midnight; £6 after. 12 Feb. A blend of drum & bass, hard techno, breakcore and hardcore as Mutiny are joined by Broken Note and Stivs. ■ Pinup Nights at Stereo. 11pm–3am. £6. 5 Feb. Monthly. Glasgow’s biggest indie night is back, with it’s an NME Awards show afterparty with live bands Fangs and French Wives, and DJs from The Big Pink and Bombay Bicycle Club. FREE Pure Dance NRG at Platform. 6.30pm. 5 Feb. Monthly. Under 18s dance party with top DJs. ■ Return to Mono at the Sub Club. 11pm–3am. £10 (£8 students). 12 Feb. A first-class house/techno party from Slam, welcoming Fabric resident and musical director Craig Richards. ■ 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. 9.30pm–2am. £4. 12 Feb. A delectable soundtrack of new and classic indie, punk, pop, rock and electro. Chart & Party ■ 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. ■ 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. ■ Elevator at Byblos. 10pm–3am. £3 before 12.30am; £6 (£3) after. Weekly. R&B, hip hop, dancehall and reggae with DJ Naeem. ■ 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. ■ Friday at Milan at Milan. 10.30pm–3am. £tbc. Weekly. House and electro at this mainstream party night. ■ Garage Mobile Disco at the Garage. 11pm–3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Chart, indie, R&B and hip hop, with karaoke in Snapshotz. ■ 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. ■ My Mum Told Me I Could DJ at the Viper Bar & Club. 11pm–3am. £tbc. Weekly. The West End comes alive with Friday night chart and party sounds. ■ O’Couture Fridays at O’Couture. 11pm–3am. £tbc. Weekly. Big-room party, dance and R&B sounds. ■ Old Skool at the Buff Club. 11pm–3am. £6. Weekly. Funk, soul and
disco from DJs Craig Thompson, Jack and Gordie. ■ Tipsy at Karibu. 11pm–3am. £6. Weekly. Super-stylish R&B and urban sounds from Iron Ill, Prospect, Nick G and Kash. Note the venue points out that ID is a must. ■ 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.
Venetian Masked Ball at O2 Club ■ Absolution at Classic Grand. 10.30pm–3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Rock, metal, industrial and punk to liven up your Saturday night. ■ All Tore Up at Blackfriars. 10pm–3am. £5. 6 Feb. Maximum rhythm and blues, rock’n’roll and rockabilly. ■ Bamboo’s Season of Sound 2010 at Bamboo. 10pm–3am. £8 (£6). 13 Feb. Presenting a special guest DJ set from Vampire Weekend’s Chris Baio, with support from Big Al, Domsko and Robin B. ✽✽ Club Noir: Valentines Academy. 9pm–3am. £15.50. 13 Feb. A lavish Italian-themed burlesque show on a grand scale, with live band Modus and DJs playing Italian, vintage and modern sounds. Masks and dressing-up encouraged, no jeans or trainers see www.clubnoir.co.uk for more info. See feature, page 18. ■ Drum Clinic at Soundhaus. 10.30pm–3.30am. £7. 13 Feb. Free party soundsystem The Drum Clinic bring their techno sound indoors with guest tbc and residents Future Analogue, Techno4YourHead, Raj and Noname. ■ El Rancho Picante at the Flying Duck. 10.30pm–3am. £4. 13 Feb. El Patron and Leo Alabama present a night of rusty rock’n’roll, wonky-tonk pop and high-energy indie, with live band Inspector Tapehead. Includes entry to Half My Heart Beats. ■ Fantasylands at Braehead Arena. 7pm–4am. £25–£45. 13 Feb. Fantasylands heads to Glasgow for a Valentine’s Day treat with Alex Kidd, Angerfist (live), Bandito, Ben T, Crypsis and Dougal as well as lasers, flames, confetti and the Fantasylands Dance Troupe. ■ Half my Heart Beats at the Flying Duck. 11pm–3am. £4. 13 Feb. 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. ■ Infexious at Soundhaus. 9.30pm–3.30am. £12. 6 Feb. Hard dance, techno and hardstyle from guests Dutch Master, Digital Punk and Profyler, with resident Rob Da Rhythm and a host of others. ■ Love Music at O2 ABC. 11pm–3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. Soul, rock’n’roll, indie and electro with Gerry Lyons and David Sinclair (Killer Kitsch). ■ Melting Pot at Admiral Bar Basement. 11pm–3am. £10. 6 Feb. Monthly. All things disco-house, as residents Andrew Pirie and Simon Cordiner are joined by Mark E, boss of the Merc label and creator of edits featuring everyone from Bobby Womack to Diana Ross for Jiscomusic. ■ Mount Heart Attack at La Cheetah. 11pm–3am. £7 before midnight; £8 after. 13 Feb. Dubstep, grime and electro from special guest The Squire of Gothos (Coin Operated) and Glasgow crowd Sleepless Crew. ■ Orderly Disorder at the Flying Duck. 6pm–3am. £6 (£5). 6 Feb. Off- the-wall indie and eclectic, electric, dirty beats. ■ Pandemic at Nice’n’Sleazy. 11.30pm–4am. £5. 6 Feb. Noj (Critical Mass) and Mark play indie, 60s garage, soul, rock’n’roll and ‘everything else in between’.
4–18 Feb 2010 THE LIST 39