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
Glasgow Thursdays Club ■ Cheap & Nasty at Nice’n’Sleazy. 11.30pm–3am. £2. 6 May. Everything from disco to indie and electro to funk, with Matthew Craig of One More Tune and Define Define. ■ Classic Grand Thursdays at Classic Grand. 11pm–3am. £6. Weekly. DJs Barry, Dec and Young Blood provide a mix of rock, electro, emo and industrial. FREE Dub’n’Grub at the 78. 5pm–midnight. Weekly. Back at the old Stereo (now the 78), the Mungos Hi-Fi boys play reggae, dub and dancehall while you tuck into a bit of decent grub. Remember, be there before 6pm to get a table. ■ G-Spo-Rce Radio at Ad Lib. 10pm–3am. £5. 6 May. Craig Latta and Jonny Hart Digital of Govan Radio play house and techno. ■ I Heart . . . at O2 ABC. 11pm–3am. £6 (£5). Weekly. A new Thursday night student special with resident Gentleman Johnny. ■ LCD Soundsystem Aftershow at the Sub Club. 11pm–3am. £tbc. 29 Apr. LCD Soundsystem are playing at the Barrowland, then DJs from Optimo and Wrong Island are having a party afterwards. Also featuring ‘some very special out of town guests’ - who could it be? ■ Misbehavin’ at the Cathouse. 11pm–3am. £2 (£1). 6 May. 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. Includes entry to R-P-Z. ■ Mr Scruff at the Sub Club. 10pm–3am. £10. 13 May. Eclectic Ninja Tune mixologist whose set could include jazz, soul, funk, disco, house or hip hop. But usually all of these things and more besides. ■ 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 aplenty’. 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 students). 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. ■ Slo-Mo at the Flying Duck. 11pm–3am. £3. 6 May. Deep soul, disco edits, blissful beat-down, slow-burning house and melodic techno from Craig Moogroove, Kev Stevens, Chef De Party, Stuart Holbeck, Charles Gardiner and Rob Firth. ■ Soul Glo at the Buff Club. 11pm–3am. £3. Weekly. Wee Cheesy scratches funk, soul and old rhythm and blues. ■ Teenage Lust at Nice’n’Sleazy. 11.30pm–3am. £2. 13 May. A mutant disco of wedding standards, 80s and 90s indie and American punk from the Aberdonian night, now relocated to Glasgow. ■ Thursday at Oran Mor at Oran Mor. 10.30pm–3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Mark Robb plays old school disco. FREE Thursdays at Maggie Mays at Maggie May’s. 10pm–3am. Weekly. Soul, blues and funk from DJ Junior Otaman. ■ United Noise at La Cheetah. 11pm–3am. £3. 13 May. United Noise goes head-to-head with Glasgow
Bamboo Season of Sound They’ve had indie stars and DJs aplenty, and now Bamboo’s
Season of Sound welcomes Nick Grimshaw’s first Glasgow DJ appearance. Radio 1 host, T4 presenter and Annie Mac cohort on The Switch, expect future pop, indie rock and electro nuggets. ■ Bamboo, Glasgow, Glasgow, Sat 8 May.
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industrial mainstay Cryotec this month, playing old school EBM, techno classics and industrial anthems. 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. FREE Eureka at Bamboo. 11pm–3am. Weekly. Robin B spins dance, R&B, hip hop and house. ■ 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. Circus-themed night of house and indie 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 ■ 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. ■ Bang’ed Up presents XL at Byblos. 10pm–3am. £10 (£8 in advance). 7 May. Tech trance and hard dance at this night from Mallorca Lee’s XL records featuring Lee himself, Fabio Stein, Liam Melly and more. ■ Bespoke Fridays at O’Couture. 8pm–3am. £5. Weekly. Indie, dance, pop and cheap drinks at this brand new club from residents Rob Etherson and Mash. ■ Club:Blart at Ad Lib. 11pm–3am. £4. 30 Apr. House and techno from Eddie Cointreau, Anderson Council and Headspeath. ■ Damaged Goods at Nice’n’Sleazy. 11.30pm–3am. £3. 7 May. Two floors of punk rock, reggae, classic soul and New York disco. ■ Damnation at Classic Grand. 10.30pm–3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. Rock, metal, punk and emo. ■ Depthcharge at the Flying Duck. 11pm–3am. £5 before midnight; £7 after. 7 May. A monthly residency of underground house with guest Williams (Get Physical, Love Triangle), the sometime keyboard player in Mylo’s band. Support from residents Frazer Devine and Jaya. ■ Festival at O2 ABC2. 11pm–3am. £5. Weekly. Euan Nielson and Duncan Harvey play electro, indie and pop. ■ Fiasco at Bacchus. 10.30pm–3am. £12 (£9 advance from www.tickets- scotland.com). 7 May. The Smirnoff Glasgow Showdown: in the techno corner it’s Domenic Cappello (Subculture), DJ Q, Ed Marco (Fiasco), Rebecca Vasmant (Funktion), Ali-oop (Fiasco) and Kristian Elliot (Do You Do
You), while the house scene is represented by Affi and Ronnie (Sunday Circus), Tim James (Flux), Daniel Hedley (Hotbox), Anna Gram and Level 32 (Subcity). ■ Fresh Lick at Soundhaus. 10.30pm–3am. £tbc. 7 May. Showcasing some of the finest young techno talent around, featuring Sebrof David and many more. ■ Friday at Oran Mor at Oran Mor. 10.30pm–3am. £6 (£4). Weekly. Friday night party tunes from the Oran Mor residents. ■ Friday Street at Blackfriars. 10pm–3am. £5. 30 Apr. Classic mod sounds, 60s psych and northern soul at Scotland’s premier mod club with regular DJs Mikey Collins and Paul Molloy. ■ Harsh 70s Reality at Stereo. 11pm–3am. £tbc. 30 Apr. The physical manifestation of Radio Magnetic’s show Broken Ear, playing a mix of predominantly guitar-based music, including Krautrock, Afro-beat, Tropicalia, Japanese psychedelia, 50s soul and 60s garage rock’n’roll. With spaced-out local live guests Moon Unit. See preview, page 35. ■ How’s Your Party? at the Sub Club. 10pm–3am. £10. 30 Apr. Funky, dubstep and bassline from special guests Zinc, L- Vis 1990 and A La Fu. FREE Motown at Mono at Mono. 7pm–1am. 30 Apr. Motown, Stax, garage soul and Phil Spector (not in person, obviously), with resident DJ John Martin (ex-Primal Scream). ■ Mutiny at Glasgow School of Art. 10pm–3am. £6 before midnight; £8 after. 30 Apr. A blend of drum & bass, hard techno, breakcore and hardcore as Mutiny present the UK debut of Machine Code, aka Current Value and Dean Rodell, alongside Autonome, NoFace & J Bostron and Nass & El Retardo, both back to back. ■ No Sleep at La Cheetah. 11pm–3am. £8. 7 May. Deep, dubbed-out minimal techno at this new night, with guest Agnès, boss of the Geneva-based Sthlmaudio Recordings. ✽✽ Numbers at the Sub Club. Glasgow’s most eclectic clubbing successes presents a night of dubstep from very special guest Joy Orbison, local newcomer Kavsrave and regular Nelson. ✽✽ Pinup Nights at the Flying Duck. 9pm–3am. £5. 30 Apr. Glasgow’s biggest indie night presents Blogger’s Delight, with guest DJs from Scottish music blogs Peenko, 17 Seconds, The Pop Cop, Radar and Glasgow Podcart. Also featuring live bands Louise Against the Elements, Carmine and Kung Fu. ■ Pressure at the Arches. 11pm–5am. £24. 30 Apr. The techno and house night with a Turbo Records special, featuring Tiga, Riton, Boys Noize, Zombie Nation (live) and a six-hour set from hosts Slam. See preview, page 34. FREE Pure Dance NRG at Platform. 6.30pm. 30 Apr. Monthly. Under 18s dance party with top DJs. ■ Religion at 96 Maxwell Street. 11pm–3am. £5 before midnight; £7 after. Weekly. House, electronica and techno from Harry Bennett. ■ 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. ■ Scarlett Fever: The Big Apple at Ivory Blacks. 11pm. £10 (£8 in advance). 7 May. An evening of burlesque with a Broadway theme. ■ Scrabble at La Cheetah. 11pm–3am. £6 before midnight; £7 after. 30 Apr. A techno and electro party, featuring a live PA from Luke’s Anger, local bunch Stick 430 and residents Disgo and Decknition. ■ UP4IT at Soundhaus. 10.30pm–3.30am. £tbc. 30 Apr. Tech- step and hardstyle, with Gordon Robertson (Rectify), Adam Everson (Infexious), Marc Hammill, Scott Fitzgerald, Stu Laurie, John Newall. and more. 11pm–3am. £10. 7 May. One of