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Glasgow Thursday Clubs ■ Best in Show at Nice’n’Sleazy. 18 Nov, 9pm–3am. Free before 11.30pm: £3 after. Like Crufts, but with men (and Findo Gask DJs) instead of dogs. ■ Cheap & Nasty at Nice’n’Sleazy. 2 Dec, 11.30pm–3am. £2. 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. Weekly 11pm–3am. £6. DJs Barry, Dec and Young Blood provide a mix of rock, electro, emo and industrial. ■ Co-Op at the Sub Club. Weekly 11pm–3am. £3 (£2). Four great Glasgow clubs (Orderly Disorder, Dirty Noise, Mount Heart Attack and Scrabble) team up for a new monthly night, with one picking the genre for the evening and the rest putting their own spin on it. Mediaheroic will be providing visuals. ■ Eureka at Bamboo. Weekly 11pm–3am. £4 (free with a matric card). DJ Toast plays rock, indie, dance and hip hop. FREE Feel My Bicep at Flat 0/1. Weekly 11pm–3am. 80s sleaze, analogue funk, old school house, disco flexx and sweat on the walls. FREE Femmes:Hommes:Queens at FHQ. Weekly 11.30pm–3am. New weekly night from TLC Glasgow with DJ Shawn Roberts, free entry and a whole lotta tunes. ■ Ghetto at the Sub Club. Weekly 11pm–3am. £tbc. Stoofa plays an electronic ghetto soundtrack. ■ I Heart . . . at O2 ABC. Weekly 11pm–3am. £6 (£5). A new Thursday night student special with resident Gentleman Johnny. ■ Intenzifi at Soundhaus. 25 Nov, 9pm–3am. £15. A UK hardcore and gabba night with a reliably huge line-up of residents and special guests. This time out expect to hear Nottingham’s Gammer, Scottish legend Scott Brown, a UK exclusive from The Demon Dwarf and a Scottish exclusive from MC Keyes, among many more. ■ Macho City at Glasgow School of Art. 25 Nov, 10pm–3am. Free for GSA students before midnight; £4 (£3) after. A new disco night, hosted by Simon Cordiner (Melting Pot) and Rory (Feel My Bicep). Includes entry to Mixed Bizness. ■ Mixed Bizness at the Art School. Weekly. 11pm–3am. Free before midnight for GSA students; £4 (£3) after. Cutting edge underground beats and classic dancefloor gems from resident Benny Boom. Includes entry to on- rotation Thursday night clubs in the Vic Bar at the Art School. With guest Mr Benn (18 Nov), while 2 Dec is an EP launch party for Glasgow’s S-Type (Phuturelabs), with fellow guest Hint (Tru Thoughts) and host Profisee (Cloak x Dagger). ■ Rubbermensch and 0 Jellybaby at O2 ABC2. Weekly 11pm–3am. £4. A night for indie lovers with Andy Wilson in charge. FREE Salsa Tumbao at Boteco do Brasil. Weekly 8pm–3am. Salsa and dancing with Farah Portela Alonso and Tumbao Salsa School. ■ Shake It Up at Maggie May’s. Weekly 11pm–3am. £5. Indie, rock, disco and pop from DJ Paddy. ■ Skint and 0 Vengeance at the Cathouse. Weekly 11pm–3am. £3 (£2
students). 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. ■ Sol’s Club at Sol’s Club. Weekly 10pm–3am. £5. Bollywood, Latin, Afro- Caribbean and reggae club nights. ■ Soul Glo at the Buff Club. Weekly 11pm–3am. £3. DJ Snafu scratches funk, soul and old rhythm and blues. ■ The Pump Club at Nice’n’Sleazy. 25 Nov, 11pm–3am. £4. Throbb, The Falconi Bros, Von Trapp and special guests present a cross genre electronic workout. ■ The Rev Up at Glasgow School of Art. 18 Nov, 10pm–3am. Free for GSA students before midnight; £4 (£3) after. New rockabilly night, with Aaron (All Tore Up). Includes entry to Mixed Bizness. ■ Thursday at Oran Mor at Òran Mór. Weekly 10.30pm–3am. £4 (£2). Mark Robb plays old school disco. FREE Thursdays at Maggie’s at Maggie May’s. Weekly 10pm–3am. DJ Duncan plays funk, soul, rock and pop, plus live acts to be confirmed. ■ Whabang!!! at the Flying Duck. 25 Nov, 11pm–3am. £4. Underground electro, fidget, dubstep and more from the local scene.
Glasgow Friday Clubs ■ Alibi at Stereo. 19 Nov, 11pm–3am. £6 (£5 if dressed in ‘wild style’). Electro, techno and fidget from Alibi residents Dirty Basement. This month the club goes wild with local guests Animal Farm and Dance Junkie (Orderly Disorder). ■ Ballbreaker and Vice at the Cathouse. Weekly 10.30pm–3am. £5 (£4). DJs Billy and Martin Bate play a selection of rock, metal, emo and even hip hop over two floors. ■ Banjax at La Cheetah. 26 Nov, 11pm–3am. £10. A new bi-monthly night from Dave Shades (Mount Heart Attack), Tommy & McGarvatron (Bass Invaders) and Data Rape aka Full Phat (Obese, Concept Theory). This time out the guests are DMX Krew and Fancy & Spook. ■ Be Deep at the Admiral. 19 Nov, 11pm–3am. £8 before midnight; £10 after. A regular deep house party with residents Russell Ventilla and Andy Barton, and regular international guests. This time it’s Andre Lodemann, whose DJing skills have graced clubs including Watergate, Panoramabar and Tape in his native Berlin, and who records on numerous labels including his own Best Works. ■ Bespoke Fridays at O’Couture. Weekly 11pm–3am. £6 (£3 students). Indie, dance, pop and cheap drinks at this club from residents Rob Etherson, Jenny and Mash. ■ Black Tent at Nice’n’Sleazy. 26 Nov, 11.30pm–3am. £3. Errors and Rock Action DJs playing indie, house and techno and all genres in between. ■ Breakdown Bands at Soundhaus. 19 Nov, 8pm–3am. £7 (members £6). Indie, rock and electro live acts from the local scene, with DJs during and after the acts. Featuring Hiroshima Blackout, The Lift Shaft Incident, Face the Sun, Fool On and The Occupationists. ■ Canvas at Arta. Weekly 11pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £5 after. Live bands plus DJs Martin Black (Fri) and Norman Robinson (Sat) playing funk and party classics. ■ Colours Presents at the Arches. 19 Nov, 11pm–4am. £15. Scotland’s biggest commercial club night presents an array of massive names. November’s date features Dutch DJ, producer and former graffiti artist Laidback Luke, who has made a name for himself with twitchy electro tracks and housey dancefloor fillers, and worked with artists like Steve Angello, Sebastian Ingrosso and Junior Sanchez.
■ Friday Street at Blackfriars. 26 Nov, 10pm–3am. £5. Classic mod sounds, 60s psych and northern soul at Scotland’s premier mod club, with regular DJs Mikey Collins and Paul Molloy. This month DJ Nick Peacock also makes a guest appearance. ■ Friday at Maggie May’s Basement at Maggie May’s. Weekly 10pm–3am. £5. Indie rock’n’roll from the 60s to the 00s. ■ Friday at Oran Mor at Òran Mór. Weekly 10.30pm–3am. £6 (£4). Friday night party tunes from the Oran Mor residents. FREE Groovesville at Mono. 26 Nov, 7pm–1am. Northern soul, 60s garage, reggae and funk, with resident DJ John Martin (ex-Primal Scream). ■ Hotbox at the Universal. 19 Nov, 11pm–3am. £10 (students £7). House and techno from residents Daniel Hedley, Tank Dempsey and Schmuck Berry. Joined by guest and Hamburg’s rising house star, Stimming (Diynamic). ✽✽ How’s Your Party? at the Sub Club. 26 Nov, 11pm–3am. £10. Funky, dubstep, bassline and more at this well-respected party, with resident Boom Monk Ben. Here, HYP? teams up with Chew the Fat to present guests Foamo, Hostage and Warrior One. ■ Inner City Acid at La Cheetah. 19 Nov, 11pm–3am. £10. New and innovative acid sounds mixed with club classics, featuring residents The Wasp and Scott Theory. The ICA crew promise ‘one final fling’ here in the company of Radioactive Man (aka Two Lone Swordsman Keith Tenniswood) and Dexorcist (Control Tower, Battle Trax). ■ Lock Up Your Daughters at the Flying Duck. 19 Nov, 11pm–3am. £5 (£4). Ass-shaking session from the LUYD fanzine pitched as ‘a response to the boredom and brain-dead stagnation that plagues modern gay culture’, with residents DJ Suezz, Lock Up Your DJs and Skeleton Boy. Tonight’s live bands are Ugly Baby, Triple Vision and Salty Lips. The straight-friendly queer bash is this month also hosting a Movember special. Grow your own or buy one inside, with all proceeds going to the Movember prostrate cancer foundation. ✽✽ Naive at the Art School. 19 Nov, 11pm–3am. £5. The latest kid on the Glasgow club block, Naïve promises a blend of cultured, cosmopolitan French Touch and Gallic electro. They’re getting off to a good start, with DJ Feadz and Mr. Flash joining Shaun Fae Solar and Sam Vitamins. ■ Noise Pollution at the Art School. 26 Nov, 11pm–3am. £10. A night of diverse house, techno and electro from resident and promoter Sean Matthews. This month’s guests are spaced-out techno jock Move D, formerly one half of Deep Space Network and a recording artist for labels like Source, Warp and Modern Love, and techno duo Solab (7th Sign Recordings). ■ Old Skool at the Buff Club. Weekly 11pm–3am. £6; £3 entry through the Butterfly & Pig. Funk, soul and disco from DJs Craig Thompson, Jack and Gordie. FREE Only Fools and House at Flat 0/1. Weekly 7pm–1am. Tom, Anton and Ewan play a fine selection of New York and Chicago house, cosmic italo disco and classic 80s electro. ■ Pinup Nights at the Flying Duck. 26 Nov, 9pm–3am. £5 advance; £6 on the door. Glasgow’s biggest indie night, with regular local, national and international guest DJs and live bands representing the best of Glasgow’s scene. November’s date is a seventh birthday special headlined by guest DJs The National, fresh from their O2 Academy gig. Live bands will be For Abel, Skinny Villains and Strawberry Ocean Sea, with cake, balloons and a free fanzine for the first 100 guests to arrive. ■ Pressure at the Arches. 26 Nov, 11pm–3am. £15. More techno action from Slam at their monthly Arches residency, featuring some big-name
11pm–3am. £8 (£6). Residents guests. November’s date is the 12-year anniversary, and Slam will be playing a set which takes us back over their entire history, while welcoming special guests Paco Osuna, Mathew Jonson, Ivan Smagghe, Heidi, Jackmaster and Sunday Circus. See preview, page 35. ■ Propaganda at O2 ABC. Weekly 10.30pm–3am. £4. Indie Friday nighter. ✽✽ R-P-Z at Stereo. 26 Nov, Hushpuppy and Bonjour Boi promise a blend of electro, Italo disco, punk-funk and ‘wrong sounds a-plenty’ at this new monthly residency, with visuals from Joe Crogan. This month will be a special one-off event dedicated to cosmic disco, space-concept rock and galactic boogie which will boldly go where no club has gone before, with guest DJs Den Haan (Dissident, Optimo Music). ■ Riot Radio at Maggie May’s. Weekly 11pm–3am. £5. DJ Dan South presents indie rock’n’roll from the 60s to the present day. ■ Sensu at the Sub Club. 19 Nov, 11pm–3am. Free before midnight; £10 after. A typically great house, techno and electro night from the Sub Club. To celebrate the last Sensu of 2010 this one will be free before midnight, with French producer Shonky (Freak’n’Chic) taking on guest duties. ■ Thunder Disco Club at SWG3. 19 Nov, 9pm–3am. £6. Disco and other retro sounds from the young TDC crowd at one of Glasgow’s best up and coming parties. This will be the team’s first date at the excellent Studio Warehouse, beginning promptly at 9pm with a pre- club, super large screening of Walter Hill’s cult action thriller The Warriors to get you in the mood. ■ Tipsy at Karibu. Weekly 11pm–3am. £6. 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. ■ Upside Down at Nice’n’Sleazy. 19 Nov, 11.30pm–3am. £3. Where bad people meet good music.
Chart & Party ■ Audiokandi at Byblos. Weekly 10.30pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £8 (£6) after. Ian McNab, Stu Laurie, Gary O’Connor and Andy Robson play vocal house anthems. ■ Boho Fridays at Boho. Weekly 9.30pm–3am. £6. Fridays at Boho are funky, with DJ Robin B. ■ Crash at the Shed. Weekly 10.30pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £5 after. Euan and Andy play all the party tracks you know and love. ■ Friday at Milan at Milan. Weekly 10.30pm–3am. £tbc. House and electro at this mainstream party night. ■ Garage Mobile Disco at the Garage. Weekly 11pm–3am. £5 (£3). Chart, indie, R&B and hip hop, with karaoke in Snapshotz. ■ Music For Pleasure at Bamboo. Weekly 10pm–3am. Free before midnight with a matric card; £5 after. Gavin Sommerville, Gerry Lyons and Andy Wilson play R&B, hip hop, house and pop. ■ United Nations of Dance at the Tunnel. Weekly 11pm–3am. £8. Clubland anthems, hip hop and R&B from Scotty Boy, Marc Anderson, Steve Clarke, John Thomson and more.
Glasgow Saturday Clubs ■ A Little Mixed Up Late Show at the Admiral. 27 Nov, 10.30pm–3am. £6 (£4 with A Little Mixed Up ticket stub). DJs play classic 60s dance tunes at this afterparty for the ABC’s mini mod music festival earlier in the day. Featuring a special reunion gig from The Shadowland, who formed in Edinburgh during the 1990s. ■ Absolution at Classic Grand. Weekly 10.30pm–3am. £5 (£3). Rock, metal, industrial and punk to liven up your Saturday night.
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