■ Singles Night at the Flying Duck. 20 Nov, 11pm–3am. £3. Andrew ‘Divine’ Symington and Chris ‘Beans’ Geddes (Belle & Sebastian) play strictly 45s all night, from punk to hip hop, rock’n’roll to soul. Includes entry to Broadcast Beach. ■ Soul Kitchen at the Flying Duck. 27 Nov, 11pm–3am. £3 before midnight; £5 (£4) after. A new soul music residency in the Flying Duck’s ‘kitchen’ room, running alongside Modern Lovers. ■ Spectrum at Blackfriars. 27 Nov, 11pm–3am. £5. Tech house, acid house, electro and future pop, with resident DJs B-Tone, Leigh Miles and Aymard. ■ Subculture at the Sub Club. Weekly (not 20 Nov) 11pm–3am. £10. Glasgow’s well-established house institution continues to reign supreme, with residents Harri and Domenic, rolling residents Junior, Telford and Esa. ■ The Rock Shop at Maggie May’s. Weekly 11.30pm–3am. Free before midnight; £5 (£3) after. Resident Lee Craig plays a selection of rock, indie and metal classics in Maggie’s basement.
✽✽ Tiger & Woods at La Cheetah. 20 Nov, 11pm–3am. £10. Shrouded in mystery, the much hyped ‘Larry Tiger’ and ‘David Woods’ make only their second ever live appearance at one of Glasgow’s hottest venues. ■ Voodoo at the Cathouse. Weekly 4–9pm. £6 (£3). Under-18s club, featuring two floors of rock, metal, punk, emo and requests with DJs Framie and Am-y. ■ Yoyo at the Shed. Weekly 10pm–3am. Free before midnight; £6 after. DJs Euan and Derek play pop and hip hop hits.
Chart & Party ■ Base at the Tunnel. Weekly 11pm–3am. £10. DJ Sketch, Harri Miller and John Thomson put together a blend of funky house and R&B over two huge and consistently packed rooms. ■ Boho Saturdays at Boho. Weekly 9.30pm–3am. Free before 10.30pm; £8 after. Li’l Rich packs the dancefloor every Saturday with a li’l bit of everything. ■ Fast Forward/Rewind at Play. Weekly 8pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £tbc after. Party sounds from DJs Will Ruane, Stevie Kerr and Ross McFadyen. ■ Hummingbird at Hummingbird. Weekly 5pm–3am. £tbc. Party sounds from DJs Andy Taylor, Aaron, Alan McKenzie and Darrell. ■ I Love Garage at the Garage. Weekly 11pm–3am. £7 (£5). Chart, indie, R&B and hip hop, with karaoke in Snapshotz. ■ Kinetic Blue at the Viper Bar & Club. Weekly 9pm–3am. £8 (£6). Indie and funky house from Ross McMillan. ■ Kinky Disco at Kushion. Weekly 4pm–3am. Free with Social Animal keyring before midnight; £7 (£5) after. The self-styled sexiest party in town is hosted by DJs Stevie Foy and Gav Somerville. playing house, electro and urban hits. ■ Sabado Saturdays at Byblos. Weekly 11pm–3am. £8 (£6). House music from new resident Jon Mancini, with Stuart McCorrisken in the back room. ■ Saturday at Milan at Milan. Weekly 11pm–3am. £3 before midnight; £5 after. DJs Robbie and Cruz serve up chart, dance, R&B and hip hop. ■ This Is . . . at Common. Weekly 5pm–3am. £5 (£3). James D plays funky indie. ■ Worship at Tusk. Weekly 5pm–2am. Free before 10.30pm; £5 after. Party sounds from DJ John Heally.
Glasgow Sunday Clubs ■ Big in Japan at O’Couture. Weekly 11pm–3am. £tbc. Dance if you want to, or take advantage of the cheap drinks instead. FREE Button Up at Flat 0/1. Weekly 9pm–2am. Duncan Harvey and Jack
Jazzy DJ cuts, down-tempo grooves and the odd attack of dancefloor funk, deep dubstep and stomping basslines from Hint, who guests at Mixed Bizness this fortnight. With his multi-genre eclectica and sample-heavy approach to beats it should come as no surprise that he’s found a home at both Ninja Tune and Tru Thoughts. And that’s not all at this edition of MB, as Glasgow’s S-Type (Phuturelabs) also launch their new EP there. ■ Mixed Bizness at the Art School, Glasgow, Thu 2 Dec.
Isosceles play a mix of sleazy R&B, 50s and 60s pop, jump jive, Jamaican vibes and exotica from a bygone age. ■ Discobadger at Bamboo. Weekly 10pm–3am. Free before 11.30pm with a matric card; £5 (£4) after. DJ Kash, Domsko and Gerry Lyons play hip hop, house, funk and electro. ■ Fortified Presents Scientist vs The Upsetters at the Art School. 21 Nov, 9pm–3am. £14. Dub meets dubstep as legendary engineer Scientist fools around with a live set from Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry’s Black Ark house band The Upsetters, while Bristol dubstep godfather Pinch, Sgt Pokes and Loefah run back-up. Presented by Fortified, Red Bull Music Academy and Tectonic. See preview, page 36. ■ Greasy Booty Butter at Nice’n’Sleazy. 28 Nov, 11pm–3am. £3 before midnight; £4 after. DJ Otis Galloway spins funk, hip hop, Afrobeat, and northern soul. ■ Liquid Cool at Common. Weekly 11pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £5 (£3) after. Iain Thomson, Woody and Harri 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. ✽✽ Optimo Presents Hung Up! at the Sub Club. Weekly 11pm–3am. £4 before midnight; £5 after. Sundays aren’t dead yet! A new weekly event curated by Optimo DJs JD Twitch and JG Wilkes, taking up where their old night left off but with added input from some of Glasgow’s finest DJs. This month’s guests include Nadia Ksaiba and Kieran Hebden aka Four Tet (21 Nov) and Dave P and JDH (28 Nov). ■ Shedkandi at the Shed. Weekly 11pm–3am. £2. Sisters Lisa Mafia and Li’l Gem present a house and R&B playlist. ■ Sin City at the Buff Club. Weekly 11pm–3am. £3 (free for students). Marky Mark and Mash brings you disco, funk, soul and house. ■ Sunday Circus at the Ark. 28 Nov, 4–10.30pm. £8. First class house music parties in irregular venues from Affi Koman, Ronnie Muirhead and the team.
This month’s guest is London producer Maya Jane Coles, who comes with seals of approval from Steve Bug, Anja Schneider and Laurent Garnier. FREE Sundays at the Cathouse. Weekly 11pm–3am. DJ AM-Y playing killer rock, metal, punk and requests. Chart & Party ■ Encore at Kushion. Weekly 4–10.30pm. Free before midnight; £5 (£3) after. Party sounds. Girls - note it’s free entry all night if you’re wearing heels. Pervy? Never! ■ Mayhem Sundays at Bennets. Weekly 11pm–3am. £tbc. Party tunes for an up for it gay crowd with Marc. ■ Sunday ‘Sentials at Play. Weekly 10pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £tbc after. Party sounds from DJs Chris Stewart and Ross McFadyen. ■ We Started Everything at the Garage. Weekly 11pm–3am. Free before 11.30pm; £5 (£3) after. A night of ‘unadulterated musical magnificence’ (we’re quoting) with Brian McMaster.
Glasgow Monday Clubs FREE Boteco Intimo at Boteco do Brasil. Weekly 8pm–3am. Explore the intimate sounds of bossa nova, tropicalia, exotica and breezy lounge pop every Monday with your hostess DJ Mingo-go. ■ Burn at the Buff Club. Weekly 11pm–3am. £5 (£3). Burn provides all the disco songs you’ve forgotten about and the ones you can’t forget. Presented by Normski, Zeus and Mash. FREE Passionality at FHQ. Weekly 11pm–3am. Passion’s the fashion on a Monday with this night from TLC. ■ Raid at La Cheetah. Weekly 9pm–3am. £2–£3 (£1 with a trade payslip). A new trade/student night featuring live indie bands plus DJs playing ‘anything and everything to get you dancing your ass off’. Live guests each week, all tbc at the moment. ■ The Hot Club at Nice’n’Sleazy. 22 Nov, 11.30pm–3am. £3. Rafla and Nobodaddy (The Phantom Band) play garage, punk, psych and rockabilly, with occasional live bands and art.
Clubs ■ I Am . . . at the Sub Club. Weekly 11pm–3am. £4 (free with student ID before midnight). A new house and techno night from hosts Beta and Kappa, whose aim is to try and recapture the Optimo vibe of old on a Tuesday night. ■ Juicy Tuesday at Kushion. Weekly 11pm–3am. £5 (£3). A night to entertain the masses across two rooms. Room one sees DJ Harri rocking out indie pop and electro, while Li’l L and Ray Woods get the party started with hip hop beats and R&B grooves in room two. ■ Killer Kitsch at the Buff Club. Weekly, 11pm–3am. £4 (£3). Euan Neilson and David Sinclair play electro, house and rock upstairs, while Duncan Harvey and David Brown have the bootlegs and classics covered downstairs. ■ Quids at Queen Margaret Union. Weekly 9pm–2am. £1 before 11pm; £3 (£2) after. Gerry Lyons provides the soundtrack for this new student indie night. ■ Revolution at Queen Margaret Union. Weekly 10pm–2am. £3 (£2 members). DJ Muppet plays rock, metal and emo. ■ Tuesdays at Byblos at Byblos. Weekly 10.30pm–3am. Free before midnight; £3 after. Stuart McCorrisken will keep you on the dancefloor all night long with chart, dance and R&B.
Glasgow Wednesday Clubs ■ Dirty Noise at Nice’n’Sleazy. 24 Nov, 11pm–3am. £4. Filthy, poundin’ techno from residents Go-Dirty, Digital Stitch and Martin What?, with visuals by Mediaheroic. Also featuring electro- house and fidget duo Filthy Rehab. ■ Gaga Wednesdays at the Garage. Weekly 11pm–3am. £5 (£3). Chart, classic and current hits, and drink promos too. Free entry for UWS and Glasgow University students. ■ Haribo Wednesdays at Common. Weekly 10pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £5 (£3) after. DJ James Paterson presents a sweet selection of party sounds. ■ Lollapalooza Wednesday at O’Couture. Weekly 11pm–3am. £5 (£3 students). Derek Ho, Rob Etherson and Stevie ‘Lost’ Foy play indie, pop, cheese and R&B. ■ Muso at the Buff Club. Weekly 9pm–3am. £4 (£3). A night of up and coming bands, with DJs David Duffy and Amy Rew until 3am. ■ Nuke the Moon at the Flying Duck. Weekly 11pm–3am. £4 (£2). DJs Quahaze and Math look back to the golden age of clubs and the birth of dance music culture with a set of funk, disco, jackin’ house and breaks. ■ Octopussy at the Arches. Weekly 11pm–3am. £7 (£5 student). Jacuzzis, bouncy castles and a Chapel of Love at this weekly student night of indie, pop and electro. FREE Open Mic at Boteco do Brasil. Weekly 8pm–3am. If you like to play music for others or just like listening to live artists then Boteco’s new open mic night is for you. ■ The Mumble Club at Nice’n’Sleazy. 1 Dec, 11.30pm–3am. £2. A monthly Wednesday hip hop night, with the sole aim of throwing good parties. ‘Basically,’ they say, ‘we just wanted to hear some R Kelly getting played outside of a student night or Karbon.’ ■ Tongue in Cheek at Bamboo. Weekly 10pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £5 (£4) after. Gavin Sommerville plays R&B in the main room, DJ Toast plays chart in the lounge and Andy Wilson plays rock in the red room. ■ Wednesdays at Flat 0/1 at Flat 0/1. Weekly 11pm–3am. £tbc. Darrell plays 80s and urban funk jams and Dom plays a mix of early 80s slap synth funk rap grooves.
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