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Glasgow Thursdays Club ■ Best in Show at Nice’n’Sleazy. 9pm–3am. Free before 11.30pm: £3 after. 21 Oct. Like Crufts, but with men (and Findo Gask DJs) instead of dogs. ■ Cheap & Nasty at Nice’n’Sleazy. 11.30pm–3am. £2. 7 Oct. 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. ■ Cloak & Dagger at the Flying Duck. 11pm–3am. £5 (£4 students). 14 Oct. A night of electro, techno and fidgit house. FREE Feel my Bicep at Flat 0/1. 11pm–3am. Weekly. 80s sleaze, analogue funk, old school house, disco flexx and sweat on the walls. FREE Femmes:Hommes:Queens at FHQ. 11.30pm–3am. Weekly. New weekly night from TLC Glasgow with DJ Shawn Roberts, free entry and a whole lotta tunes. ■ Ghetto at the Sub Club. 11pm–3am. £tbc. Weekly. Stoofa plays an electronic ghetto soundtrack. ■ Glasgow Exposure at Hillhead Bookclub. 7pm–midnight. Donations on entry. 7 Oct. House and techno, alongside live visuals and exhibited artwork and photography in aid of the charity SSF Cambodia. Music comes from Graeme Reedie of Silicone Soul and Exposure residents. ■ Hispanic Panic Goes to Africa! at Stereo. 11pm–3am. £4 (£3). 7 Oct. Glasgow University Hispanic Society put on another night of salsa, kumbia, kuduro and reggaeton, but this time there’s a dash of Zimbabwe in the mix from live groups Rise Kagona and The Jit Jive Five. ■ I Heart . . . at O2 ABC. 11pm–3am. £6 (£5). Weekly. A new Thursday night student special with resident Gentleman Johnny. ■ Mixed Bizness at Glasgow School of Art. 11pm–3am. £4 (£3; GSA students free before midnight, £1 after). Weekly. Cutting edge underground beats and classic dancefloor gems from resident Benny Boom. ■ Rubbermensch and Jellybaby at O2 ABC2. 11pm–3am. £4. Weekly. A night for indie lovers with Andy Wilson in charge. ■ Shake it Up at Maggie May’s. 11pm–3am. £5. Weekly. Indie, rock, disco and pop from DJ Paddy. ■ 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. ■ Soul Glo at the Buff Club. 11pm–3am. £3. Weekly. DJ Snafu scratches funk, soul and old rhythm and blues, with returning guest Andrew Divine (Divine!) on the last Thursday of every month. ■ Teenage Lust at Nice’n’Sleazy. 11.30pm–3am. £2. 14 Oct. 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’s at Maggie May’s. 10pm–3am. Weekly. DJ Duncan plays funk, soul, rock and pop, plus live acts to be confirmed. 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. ■ Dirty Sexy Money at O’Couture. 11pm–3am. £tbc (free for students before midnight). Weekly. That Tall Guy Scott plays cheese, pop and R&B. ■ 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. ■ Eureka at Bamboo. 11pm–3am. £4 (free with a matric card). Weekly. DJ Toast plays rock, indie, dance and hip hop. ■ 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. ■ Onederful at Play. 8pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £tbc after. Weekly. Party sounds from DJ Chris Stewart and Tobin. ■ 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. ■ Satisfaction at Byblos. 10.30pm–3am. £3. Weekly. Stuart McCorrisken mixes up R&B, dirty chart music and anything fun. ■ 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. ■ 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.
Club ■ Argonaut Sounds at Blackfriars. 11pm–2am. £3. 15 Oct. The Argonaut sound system returns playing reggae, dancehall, dub and soca, with guest Robigan. ■ Audiokandi at Byblos. 10.30pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £8 (£6) after. Weekly. Ian McNab, Stu Laurie, Gary O’Connor and Andy Robson play vocal house anthems. ■ AV at Glasgow School of Art. 10pm–3am. £5. 8 Oct. A night of film and music featuring Animal Farm, John Donaghy (Join the Dots) and residents Arkitecht & Anderten. ■ 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. ■ Basura Blanca at Brunswick Hotel. 9pm–2am. £5. 15 Oct. Club night, with Tiernan O’Neill, John Steel and guests. ■ The Cave at the Flying Duck. 11pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £3 before midnight; £5 (£4) after. 8 Oct. Garage punk, sleaze, horror and rock & roll. ■ Common People at the Flying Duck. 9pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £3 before midnight; £5 (£4) after. 8 Oct. The 90s are fair game for a nostalgia night now that a decade has passed, says this new monthly night, and who are we to argue? With 90s bingo from 9pm. ✽✽ Cry Parrot & Button Up 10pm–2.30am. £4. 15 Oct. A one-off night of live psychedelia and no-wave Warehouse Party at SWG3.
11pm–3am. £15. 15 Oct. Scotland’s from bands Naked on the Vague (Sydney) and Prayer Rug (Glasgow), with the Button Up DJs and visuals from Berk and FLO TO. ■ Exposure at Soundhaus. 10pm–3.30am. £tbc. 8 Oct. Teaming up with Unite and Elevate for a night of trance and techno headed by Maarten de Jong and Sam Jones. ■ Friday at Maggie Mays Basement at Maggie May’s. 11pm–3am. £5. Weekly. Indie rock’n’roll from the 60s to the 00s. ■ Friday at Oran Mor at Oran Mor. 10.30pm–3am. £6 (£4). Weekly. Friday night party tunes from the Oran Mor residents. ✽✽ Jungle Nation at the Arches. longest-running drum & bass night returns with its biggest Glasgow party to date, featuring Chase & Status (DJ set) and Nero. See preview, page 40. ■ Kino Fist at Nice’n’Sleazy. 11.30pm–3am. £3. 8 Oct. Night of cross-genre delights, new wave, Krautrock, spiky pop and freak beat from Charlotte and Rafla. ■ Muck and Dirty Noise at Stereo. 11pm–3am. £5. 8 Oct. Perth’s Clouds are the newest, greatest hopes on the Scottish electronic landscape, having been championed by Tiga, Fake Blood, Erol Alkan and more. Resident support and visuals come from PMcQ, Go-Dirty, Digital Stitch, Martin What?, Joe Crogan and Mediaheroic. FREE Only Fools and House at Flat 0/1. 11pm–3am. Weekly. Tom, Anton and Ewan play a fine selection of New York and Chicago house, cosmic italo disco and classic 80s electro. ✽✽ Point 4 at Soundhaus. 11pm–3am. £tbc. 15 Oct. Along with residents Simon Stokes and Charles Turtle, this brand new event will host four of Glasgow’s finest clubs in three spaces over the course of one immense night. This month with Kreep Crew, Animal Farm, Slabs of the Tabernacle and Hotbox. ■ Propaganda at O2 ABC. 10.30pm–3am. £4. Weekly. A brand new indie Friday nighter, featuring big-name guest DJs. ■ Return to Mono at the Sub Club. 11pm–3am. £12 (£10). 8 Oct. A first- class house/techno party from residents Slam, this month with guests Pan-Pot (Paragraph, Mobilee). ■ 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. ■ Sensu is 6 at the Sub Club. 11pm–3am. £tbc. 15 Oct. A massive half decade and a bit dance party celebration, with special guest Reboot (Cadenza). ■ Spit Fire at Blackfriars. 9pm–2am. £4. 8 Oct. A delectable soundtrack of new and classic indie, punk, pop, rock and electro. ■ A Splash One Happening at the Flying Duck. 11pm–3am. £2. 15 Oct. Seminal Glasgow club Splash One returns for a one-off 25th birthday celebration. The soundtrack will be 100 psychedelic punk rock classics from one of the original DJs Derrick Louden. See preview, page 40. ■ Upside Down at Nice’n’Sleazy. 11.30pm–3am. £3. 15 Oct. Indie, punk and rock’n’roll. ■ Wrong Island vs Stay Plastic at La Cheetah. 11pm–3am. £3 before midnight; £5 after. 15 Oct. Two of Glasgow’s liveliest club nights are on a mission to get messy together.
Chart & Party ■ Audiofilth 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. ■ Bespoke Fridays at O’Couture. 11pm–3am. £6 (£3 students). Weekly. Indie, dance, pop and cheap drinks at this club from residents Rob Etherson, Jenny and Mash.
■ Boho Fridays at Boho. 9.30pm–3am. £6. Weekly. Fridays at Boho are funky, with DJ Robin B. ■ Canvas at Arta. 11pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £5 after. Weekly. Live bands plus DJs Martin Black (Fri) and Norman Robinson (Sat) playing funk and party classics. ■ Cheesy Pop at Queen Margaret Union. 9pm–2am. £3 (£2 members). Weekly. After many years, rampant hordes of mucky-minded, vodka fuelled urchins still flock to hear DJ Toast’s edam selection. ■ 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. ■ Friday at Milan at Milan. 10.30pm–3am. £tbc. Weekly. House and electro at this mainstream party night. ■ Friday Office Party at Hummingbird. 4pm–3am. £tbc. Weekly. Party sounds from DJ Big Kev. ■ Funked Up at Play. 5pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £tbc after. Weekly. Party sounds from DJ Will Ruane and Craig McHugh. ■ 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. Free before midnight with a matric card; £5 after. Weekly. Gavin Sommerville, Gerry Lyons and Andy Wilson play R&B, hip hop, house and pop. ■ 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. ■ Old Skool at the Buff Club. 11pm–3am. £6. Weekly. Funk, soul and disco from DJs Craig Thompson, Jack and Gordie. ■ Relax/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. ■ Tempted at Tusk. 5pm–2am. Free before 11pm; £5 after. Weekly. Party sounds from DJ Norman Robinson. ■ 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.
Glasgow Saturdays Club ■ Absolution at Classic Grand. 10.30pm–3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Rock, metal, industrial and punk to liven up your Saturday night. ■ The Binnin Beaver Club at La Cheetah. 11pm–3am. £7.50. 9 Oct. Special guest starring Dutch electro funk outfit Bumper (Point.One, 2020 Vision). Local support comes from The Wasp, Scott Theory and Nistanni. ■ Bottle Rocket at Nice’n’Sleazy. 11.30pm–3am. £3. 16 Oct. A night for dancing to indie-pop, post-punk, Motown, twee and anything else that gets feet tapping. ✽✽ Death Disco Glasgay! Special at the Arches. 11pm–4am. £14. 16 Oct. Expect glitzy and deliciously dirty disco as this monthly orgy of anarchic electronic rock’n’roll comes to Glasgay! with only the bloomin’ legend that is Erol Alkan joining the line-up of South Central and Monarchy plus of course residents Hush Puppy, DJ Mingo-Go, Josh Jones and Wavy Graves. Dress up for maximum effect. Half price tickets available via www.deathdisco.info. Part of Glasgay!.
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