Rack’em at Ivory Blacks.
28 May. A brand now, irregular ✽✽ Forever Cookin’ Presents Red 11pm–3am. £10 (£7 advance). 28 May. Smuggler’s Inn Radio DJ Red Rack’em makes his Glasgow debut. House, techno, disco, funk and electro-boogie, plus support from Glasgow’s disco wizard Billy Woods. ■ Fortified at Glasgow School of Art. 11pm–3am. £7 (£5 GSA students). 28 May. Glasgow’s biggest dubstep and dancehall party welcomes Zed Bias for a two-hour set of top quality house, garage, dubstep and broken beat. Warm up comes from Jongerre and GostWan, who will be B2Bing it for the first two hours. ■ Friday at Oran Mor at Oran Mor. 10.30pm–3am. £6 (£4). Weekly. Friday night party tunes from the Oran Mor residents. ■ Harsh 70s Reality at Stereo. 11pm–3am. £tbc. 4 Jun. The physical manifestation of Radio Magnetic’s show Broken Ear, playing a mix of predominantly guitar-based music, including Krautrock, Afrobeat, tropicalia, Japanese psychedelia, 50s soul and 60s garage rock n roll. ✽✽ Highlife at Stereo. 11pm–3am. £7. night with excellent pedigree, from the people who bring you Slabs of the Tabernacle and Huntleys & Palmers Audio Club. Expect Afrobeat, jackin’ house, Italo, 80s electro, UK funky, and Latin beats. The first guest is Mexico’s Rebolledo (Comeme), with Capracara (DFA) in support. FREE Houserules at Artbar. 8pm–2am. 4 Jun. Jackin’ Chicago house sounds with Jamie and Ralph, and guest, Animal Farm resident, Darren Quail. ■ How’s Your Party? at the Sub Club. 11pm–3am. £10. 28 May. Funky, dubstep and bassline from special guests Drop the Lime and Boris Dlugosch. ■ Itch! at Bacchus. 11pm–3am. £5. 28 May. House and electro from Chungo, Heera and residents Gnarlyface, Mark David and MatthewOneMoreTune. ■ Kollektiv vs Hotbox at La Cheetah. 11pm–3am. £5. 4 Jun. New Glasgow outfit Kollektiv team up with Hotbox for a special head-to-head at this intimate underground venue. Hotbox resident Dan Hedley will be joined by Behaviour, Mark David and Lycan. ■ Lip Service at FHQ. 11pm–3am. £tbc. Weekly. Long-running lesbian club night with a focus on all things sensual. Includes face-painting, dress-up box, spin the bottle booths and a ‘sexual postbox’. Ooh er. Guest passes available from Speakeasy. FREE Motown at Mono at Mono. 7pm–1am. 28 May. Motown, Stax, garage soul and Phil Spector (not in person, obviously), with resident DJ John Martin (ex-Primal Scream). ■ Numbers & Monox present Robert Hood at the Sub Club. 10pm–4am. £12. 4 Jun. Numbers and Monox team up again to present an epic house and techno line-up, featuring Robert Hood (M-Plant), Levon Vincent (De-Construct, Novel Sound, Underground Quality) and DJ Jus-Ed (Underground Quality). ■ Pinup Nights at the Flying Duck. 9pm–3am. £7 (£5 advance). 28 May. Glasgow’s biggest indie night presents guest DJs Thomas Hein (These New Puritans), Rosie Cunningham (Ipso Facto), Hahaha (Vendor Defendor) and Halleluwah Hits, plus live performances from Gold Future Joy Machine, Miss The Occupier, Nevada Base and Un Cadavre. ■ Pressure at the Arches. 11pm–3am. £12. 28 May. The techno and house night is joined by Joris Voorn and Slam. FREE Pure Dance NRG at Platform. 6.30pm. 28 May. 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. ■ Rock Ness Warm Up Party at the Ferry. 11pm–3am. £6 (£4). 4 Jun. Get in the mood for Rock Ness the following Friday with DJs Adrian M (Technofest) and Old Size Pirahnaa, local band Crow Road and more to be announced. ■ Scrabble at La Cheetah. 11pm–3am. £5 before midnight; £6 after. 28 May. A techno and electro party, featuring guests Placid (acid-house.net, Bristol’s Under_score) and Galaxian (Micron Audio, Doppelganger, Militant Science), and residents Disgo and Dom D’Sylva. ■ Synth at Admiral Bar Basement. 10pm–3am. £5. 4 Jun. Disco, dubstep, bassline and more from a huge array of local talent at this ‘versus’ night, with Shaun Fae Solar vs Wee Cheesy, Mgck vs Shapes!, Pasty vs Twonko, Sweets Edison vs Romero Heat and ESQ vs Matthias. ■ UP4IT at Soundhaus. 10pm–3am. £10 (£8 members). 28 May. Tech-step and hardstyle, with Darrel Johnston, Ben McKluskey, Billy Cameron, Steve Paterson, John Newell 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. ■ Carousal Presents Mardi Gras at Basura Blanca at the Brunswick Hotel. 10pm–2am. £5. 29 May. A Mardi Gras themed night of techno and electro with Carousal residents Binnie and Hogg, and SoCo promotions and cocktails. ■ Club Noir: Summer Holiday at O2 Academy. 9pm–3am. £15.50. 29 May. The glamorous burlesque night presents an exotic summer party with beach bar cocktails and holiday-themed entertainment, including Beach Babe, Hula Girl and Turkish Delight. Dress code: think Rio Carnival. See feature, page 44. ✽✽ Coloursfest at Braehead Arena. 6pm–4am. £40 (VIP £65). 5 Jun. Scotland’s annual dance festival returns with a full spectrum of trance, techno and house spread across six arenas. Line- up includes Above&Beyond, Sander van Doorn, Dave Pearce, Tall Paul, Mauro Picotto, Christian Smith, Umek, Kissy
Sell Out, Lisa Lashes, Technoboy and many more. See feature, page 24. ■ Confusion at Soundhaus. 11pm–3.30am. £tbc. 5 Jun. Techno from Radioactive Man (Control Tower/abric) aka Keith Tenniswood, with Scott Confusion, Mons DaLarge (Inner City Acid) and Smartie (Monox). ■ Elements of Soul at Basura Blanca at the Brunswick Hotel. 9pm–2am. £5. 5 Jun. Deep and soulful house music from residents Nick Ferrara and Stephen Rodgers. ■ Friday Street at Blackfriars. 10pm–3am. £5. 29 May. Classic mod sounds, 60s psych and northern soul at Scotland’s premier mod club with regular DJs Mikey Collins and Paul Molloy. ■ Groove Theory at Hummingbird. 10.30pm–3.30am. £10 (£5 advance). 29 May. A strictly old school party, playing R&B, soul, boogie, hip hop and reggae. Note that smart dress is preferred and advance tickets are available from email@example.com. ■ Inside Out at the Arches. 10.30pm–3am. £10. 29 May. Banging house, techno and trance at this residents special, featuring William Daniel, Simon Foy and Danny Smith. ■ Loop at La Cheetah. 11pm–3am. £3. 29 May. A new bi-monthly house and techno club from Andy Gilbert, Iain Kerr, Jamie Knox and Neill Murphy. ■ 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). ■ Maneuver at the Universal. 11pm–3am. £6. 29 May. Launch night. Tech-house and techno from special guest Nino (Blink) and residents Andy Lyon and Alias. ■ Melting Pot at Admiral Bar Basement. 11pm–3am. £10. 5 Jun. Monthly. All things disco-house, as residents Andrew Pirie and Simon Cordiner welcome London’s esteemed Horse Meat Disco, on their Horse Meat Disco Volume 2 mix album tour. ■ Menergy at Bacchus. 11pm–3am. £6. 29 May. Club diva Lady Munter’s gay dance party gets gory with a horror special. Hi-NRG, Italo disco and blood and guts all round. ■ Modern Lovers at the Flying Duck. 11pm–3am. £3 before midnight; £5 after. 29 May. Blues, garage punk, 60s pop, Motown, funk and beyond, with guest Pete Wiggs (Saint Etienne).
Once again Numbers come up trumps and draft in their friends at Monox for a Numbers and Monox mighty fine night of diverse, intelligent dance beats. Underground Resistance founding member Robert Hood (pictured) supplies the techno, there’s quirky electro house from Levon Vincent and more broad spectrum house/electronica from DJ Jus-Ed. ■ Sub Club, Glasgow, Fri 4 Jun.
■ Noise Pollution at Stereo. 11pm–3am. £10. 5 Jun. A night of techno and electro featuring Ceephax Acid Crew (Rephlex, Planet Mu), JD Twitch (Optimo) and resident Sean Matthews. ■ Orderly Disorder at the Flying Duck. 6pm–3am. £6 (£5). 5 Jun. Off-the- wall eclectic, electric, dirty beats. ■ Pandemic at Nice’n’Sleazy. 11.30pm–3am. £3. 5 Jun. Noj, Mark, Johnny Shrapnel and Gil Scott Heroin play indie, 60s garage, soul, rock’n’roll and ‘everything else in between’. ■ 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. ■ Saturday at Oran Mor at Oran Mor. 10.30pm–3am. £8. Weekly. Bobby Bluebell plays chart, indie, R&B and more. ■ 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. ■ Slabs of the Tabernacle at La Cheetah. 11pm–3am. £6. 5 Jun. Exploring the realms of disco, Italo, house, techno and beyond with Andrew Ingram, Brian d’Souza and the Slabs team. With very special guest Neville Watson (Clone, Rush Hour, Dissident). ■ Soul Kitchen at the Flying Duck. 9pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £3 before midnight; £5 (£4) after. 29 May. A new soul music residency in the Flying Duck’s ‘kitchen’ room, running alongside Modern Lovers. ■ Soundhaus Specialitee at Soundhaus. 10.30pm–3.30am. £7 (£5). 29 May. House and techno with hosts Terry and Jason Pussypower, featuring guests Dylin (Breach of Peace), Gaiden (Minimize) and more. ■ Spectrum at Blackfriars. 11pm–3am. £5 (£4 students). 29 May. A night of electro and techno with resident DJs B- Tone and Aymard, and guests Mausr, PMCQ and Discetro. ■ Subculture at the Sub Club. 11pm–3am. £6 before midnight; £10 after. Weekly. Glasgow’s well-established house institution continues to reign supreme, with residents Harri and Domenic, rolling residents Junior, Telford and Esa, and it’s the Wee Chill Afterparty on 29 May. ■ Symbiosis at Soundhaus. 10.30pm–3am. £5. 29 May. Drum & bass and dubstep, with guest Paul Reset (Nerve Recordings, Explicit) and residents Calaco Jack and Alcane. All proceeds go to the Anthony Nolan Trust. ■ Up Close and Personal at the Bath Street Pony. 3pm–midnight. £5. 29 May. An all day and evening house and techno party with Soma’s Harvey Mckay alongside Simon Stokes, Rebecca Vasment, Animal Farm and Why Eleven?. ✽✽ The Wee Chill at Queen’s Park Glasshouses. 5pm–midnight. £23. 29 May. A return to the Queen’s Park Glasshouse for boutique festival the Wee Chill, now with the introduction of a full main outdoor arena. The line-up is (deep breath) Âme, Dixon, Tensnake (live), Mark E, JD Twitch & JG Wilkes (Optimo), Domenic, Sensu, Junior, Jackmaster, Pro Vinylist Karim, Billy Woods, David Barbarossa, The Ray Summers and more. See feature, page 24. ■ Wee Chill Aftershow at Admiral Bar Basement. 11pm–3am. £tbc. 29 May. The Wrong Island DJs Dirty Larry and Teamy, Jackmaster and PVK return from Queen’s Park to keep the night going.
Glasgow Sundays Club FREE 45s for 45 at Black Sparrow. 8pm–1am. 30 May. A bank holiday special which sees Glasgow’s finest DJs spin 45rpm records for 45 minutes each.
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