■ 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. ■ Nu Skool at the Buff Club. 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. ■ O’Couture Saturdays at O’Couture. 11pm–3am. £tbc. Weekly. Big-room party, dance and R&B sounds. ■ Sabado Saturdays at Byblos. 11pm–3am. £8 (£6). Weekly. House music from new resident Jon Mancini, with Stuart McCorrisken in the back room. ■ Saturday at Milan at Milan. 11pm–3am. £3 before midnight; £5 after. Weekly. DJs Robbie and Cruz serve up chart, dance, R&B and hip hop. ■ This is . . . at Common. 5pm–3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. James Lithgow and Max Asante playing funky indie. ■ Yoyo at the Shed. 10pm–3am. Free before midnight; £6 after (£4 students before midnight). Weekly. DJs Euan and Derek play pop and hip hop hits.
Club ■ Guilty at Classic Grand. 10.30pm–3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. DJ Dec cracks out wild rock tunes in an attempt to make you late for work on Monday. ■ Optimo (Espacio) at the Sub Club. 11pm–3am. £8 (£7). Weekly. Glasgow’s finest underground clubbing institution keeps on defining the city’s Sunday, with your hosts JD Twitch and JG Wilkes. FREE Sabotage at the Cathouse. 11pm–3am. Weekly. DJs Am-y and Mythic finish off your weekend with anything rock. Requests accepted throughout the whole night. ■ Sin City at the Buff Club. 11pm–3am. £3 (free for students). Weekly. Marky Mark and Mash brings you disco, funk, soul and house. FREE The Slow Club at the Flying Duck. 8pm–midnight. 28 Mar. Relax to the moody, mellow, and murky strains of Tom Waits, John Barry, Gavin Bryars and Serge Gainsbourg, while classic films play in the background. ■ Sunset at Byblos. 8pm–2am. £5. Weekly. New Polish night with Fox McLeod playing house, funk and Polish hits. Chart & Party ■ Big in Japan at O’Couture. 11pm–3am. £tbc. Weekly. Dance if you want to, or take advantage of the cheap drinks instead. ■ Discobadger at Bamboo. 11pm–3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Dominic Martin, DJ Kash and Mash do the business every week. ■ Liquid Cool at Common. 9pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £5 (£3) after. Weekly. AJ, Kris Keegan and Ian Thompson playing top-notch vocal garage and house to a club packed with hyper- hedonistic twentysomething revellers, all of whom seem to have forgotten that they have work in the morning. ■ Rock’n’Rolla at Kushion. 9pm–3am. Free with Social Animal keyring before midnight; £5 (£3) after. Weekly. DJ Chris McManus provides a smooth groove to top off the weekend. Selected drinks £1. ■ Shedkandi at the Shed. 11pm–3am. £2. Weekly. Sisters Lisa Mafia and Li’l Gem present a house and R&B playlist. ■ Snakebite Sundays at the Viper Bar & Club. 10pm–3am. Free before 10.30pm; £5 (£3) after. Weekly. DJ James D takes you on a trip from disco to pop to dance. ■ Sunday Sesh at Boho. 11pm–3am. £5 (£3 students before midnight). Weekly. Resident DJs play party anthems to wind you down or pick you up.
■ We Started Everything at the Garage. 11pm–3am. Free before 11.30pm; £5 (£3) after. Weekly. A night of ‘unadulterated musical magnificence’ (we’re quoting) with Brian McMaster. Glasgow Mondays
Club ■ Burn at the Buff Club. 11pm–3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Burn provides all the disco songs you’ve forgotten about and the ones you can’t forget. ■ Passionality at Byblos. 11.30pm–3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. DJ Shawn Roberts plays chart hits for the gay/mixed crowd. ■ Raid at La Cheetah. 9pm–3am. £3–£2 (£1 with a trade payslip). Weekly. A new trade/student night featuring live indie bands plus DJs playing ‘anything and everything to get you dancing your ass off’.
Club ■ Killer Kitsch at the Buff Club. 11pm–3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Euan and David play electro, house and rock upstairs, while Duncan has the bootlegs and classics covered downstairs. Chart & Party ■ Tetris Tuesdays at Bamboo. 10.30pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £5 (£3) after. Weekly. Gavin Sommerville and Miguel mash up hip hop, R&B, pop and electro. ■ Tuesday at Viper at the Viper Bar & Club. 9pm–3am. £tbc (free for students). Weekly. Free entry to all students, as DJ Callum Lawson plays all the anthems you’ll hear down the union. ■ Tuesdays at Byblos at Byblos. 10.30pm–3am. Free before midnight; £3 after. Weekly. Chart, dance and R&B. ■ Y’Uptae Tuesday at the Garage. 11pm–3am. Free before 11.30pm; £5
(£3) after. Weekly. DJ Andy Wilson plays club anthems, party hits and requests, plus karaoke in the Snapshotz bar.
Glasgow Wednesdays Club ■ Home at the Tunnel. 11pm–3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. The Tunnel’s massive midweek gay party night continues. Breeders, so they tell us, are also welcome. ■ Octopussy at the Arches. 11pm–3am. £7 (£5 students). Weekly. Jacuzzis, bouncy castles and a Chapel of Love at this weekly student night of indie, pop and electro.
Chart & Party ■ Clubhouse at the Viper Bar & Club. 11pm–3am. £tbc. Weekly. DJ Nelson plays ‘Rhianna to Bananarama’. ■ Gaga Wednesdays at the Garage. 11pm–3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Chart, classic and current hits, and drink promos too. Free entry for UWS and Glasgow University students. ■ Lollapalooza Wednesday at O’Couture. 4pm–3am. £tbc. Weekly. Indie, dance, pop and cheap drinks at this new student night, where Uni society and sports team members go free. ■ Spank at Milan. 11pm–3am. £tbc. Weekly. DJs Kris Keegan and Ian Stirling spin disco, house and classic anthems. ■ Tongue in Cheek at Bamboo. 10pm–4am. £5 (£4). Weekly. DJ Miguel plays R&B in the main room, DJ Toast plays chart in the lounge and Andy Wilson plays rock in the red room. ■ Watchamacallit at the Buff Club. 11pm–3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Punk, funk and pop with DJ Bobby Bluebell. ■ WWW at Kushion. 8pm–3am. Free before midnight with Social Animal keyring; £5 (£3) after. Weekly. DJ Big Al takes control of the music, spinning everything from 80s to pop to hip hop.
Frog Pocket Signed to Benbecula and Planet Mu, Frog Pocket (aka Ayrshire man John Charles Wilson) makes some
of the most startling electronica to come out of Scotland. Deep electronic grooves that combine with live guitars, fiddles and complex FX for a compelling and deeply intelligent take on machine music. Joining him on this night of experimental beats is Mrs Jynx and Plum keeping things diverse and eclectic. ■ Tronic at Captain’s Rest, Glasgow, Sat 20 Mar.
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Club ■ Blitz at Electric Circus. 9pm–3am. £3 before 11pm; £5 before midnight; £6 after. 25 Mar. Night of vintage glamour and big band swing (discount entry for those in vintage dress). ■ Bounce at Po Na Na. 10.30pm–3am. £5. Weekly. Thursday night mix of classic R&B, funky house and dance beats from Johnny Frenetic. FREE Dapper Dan’s at Sneaky Pete’s. 11pm–3am. 1 Apr. Default and Picassio promise ‘a wonky cocktail of beats’. ■ Dolly Mixtures at Electric Circus. 5pm–3am. Free before 8.30pm; £3 after. 18 Mar. Clubbing aimed at the ladies with teapot cocktails, vintage clothes, crafts and regular tribute acts (including Glasgow Beatles tribute The Blackbirds). ■ Dub Kaoss at Citrus Club. 11pm–3am. Free before midnight; £3 after. Weekly. Drum & bass and dubstep. ■ FullOn at the Bongo Club. 11pm–3am. £3. 1 Apr. Electronic showcase taking in techno, dub and fidgit house from Jewel & Esk Events Management/Music Production students to raise money for New Pyjamas Campaign. ■ Go Ape at the Hive. 11pm–3am. £4. Weekly. 2 Many DJs style musical mash- up in the mainroom, with drum & bass and dubstep in room two from the Split DJs. ■ Illusion at Shanghai. 10pm–3am. £5. Weekly. Funky tunes at this student night featuring games and cash prizes. ■ Octopussy at the HMV Picture House. 11pm–3am. £4. Weekly. Student night of chart, R&B, electro and indie classics. FREE Psychosis at the Banshee Labyrinth. 11pm–3am. Weekly. Four DJs across four rooms playing punk, ska, psychobilly, rock, bluebeat and other close relations. FREE Ride at Sneaky Pete’s. 11pm–3am. 25 Mar. Electro, indie and hip hop from Lauren and Chekkie. FREE Sick Note at Cabaret Voltaire. 11pm–3am. Weekly. Indie/electro night from the Cab, with residents from Clash and Spies in the Wires. FREE Sneaky Beats at Sneaky Pete’s. 11pm–3am. 18 Mar. Hip hop, funk, soul and a dash of electro. ■ Stiletto at Lulu. 10pm–3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. Electro-pop, glam house classics and disco. ■ Thursdays at Bacaro. 10.30pm–3am. £3–£6. Weekly. New hip hop, R&B and urban party. ■ Twist & Shout at Medina. 10pm–3am. £1 before midnight; £2 after. 25 Mar. Eminently danceable 50s and 60s rock’n’roll and northern soul at this Fresh Air fundraiser. ■ Vanity at Opal Lounge. 10pm–3am. £5. Weekly. Cutting edge soul, R&B, electro and funky house. Chart & Party ■ Let’s Go Retro at Stereo. 10pm–3am. Free before midnight; £4 (£2) after. Weekly. Lets Go Retro is Stereo’s all new Thursday bash, and Edinburgh’s only weekly UV Party. Join resident DJ Bryan Kerr, who plays tunes from the 90s and early 00s.
Edinburgh Fridays Club ■ 100% Cuban Somos Cubanos at the Voodoo Rooms. 7pm–1am. £10. 19 Mar. Spicy Cuban music night incorporating salsa classes (beginners at
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