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Glasgow Thursdays Clubs ■ 90s Hip Hop at the Art School. 9 Dec, 10pm–3am. Free for GSA students before midnight; £4 (£3) after. Just what it says, with DJ Bunty (Mixkings). Includes entry to Mixed Bizness. ■ Best in Show at Nice’n’Sleazy. 16 Dec, 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. ■ Cloak & Dagger at the Flying Duck. 9 Dec, 11pm–3am. £4–£5. A night of electro, house and hip hop. ■ 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. 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. ■ 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. ■ 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. 2 Dec’s date is an EP launch party for Glasgow’s S-Type (aka Bobby Perman, signed to Phuturelabs), with fellow guest Hint (Tru Thoughts) and host Profisee (Cloak x Dagger). ■ Rubbermensch and 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 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 11.30pm–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. ■ Teenage Lust at Nice’n’Sleazy. 9 Dec, 11.30pm–3am. £2. A mutant disco of wedding standards, 80s and 90s indie and American punk from the Aberdonian night, now relocated to Glasgow. ■ The Rev Up at the Art School. 16 Dec, 10pm–3am. Free for GSA students
before midnight; £4 (£3) after. New rockabilly night, with Aaron (All Tore Up). Includes entry to Mixed Bizness. FREE Thursdays at Maggie’s at Maggie May’s. Weekly 11.30pm–3am. DJ Duncan plays funk, soul, rock and pop, plus live acts to be confirmed. ■ Wrekd! at the Flying Duck. 2 Dec, 11pm–3am. £tbc. Club night, details to be confirmed.
Chart & Party ■ Common Room at Common. Weekly 9pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £5 (£3) after. DJs Craig Kelman and Craig McHugh play party tunes in a house party style. FREE Dance the Night Away at Arta. Thu 10pm–3am. Live music and DJs. ■ Dirty Sexy Money at O’Couture. Weekly 11pm–3am. £tbc (free for students before midnight). That Tall Guy Scott plays cheese, pop and R&B. ■ Erotic Pop at Kushion. Weekly 9pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £5 (£3 students) after. Greg McWhinnie chops up instrumentals and vocals to create live mash-ups for the crowd. ■ Eureka at Bamboo. Weekly 11pm–3am. £4 (free with a matric card). DJ Toast plays rock, indie, dance and hip hop. ■ Onederful at Play. Weekly 5pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £5 (£3) after. Party sounds from DJ Chris Stewart and Tobin. ■ Rumble Thursdays at the Garage. Weekly 11pm–3am. Free before 11.30pm; £5 (£3) after. Chart, pop, indie, R&B and hip hop fight it out for your aural affections. ■ Skint at the Viper Bar & Club. Weekly 9pm–2am. Free before 11pm; £5 (£3 students) after. Stephen Foy plays indie dancefloor anthems, pop hits and classic house. ■ Thursday at Milan at Milan. Weekly 11pm–3am. £tbc. DJ Naeem and DJ Sketch presents a night of sleek and sexy urban tracks to get you moving. ■ Vibe at Boho. Weekly 10.30pm–2am. £5 (£4, students free before midnight). DJ Bobby B, DJ Gully and Mr Vin mash up hip hop, R&B, house and club classics. ■ iDJ at the Shed. Weekly 11pm–3am. £2. 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.
Clubs ■ 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. ■ Bigfoot’s Tea Party at the Art School. 3 Dec, 11pm–3am. £8–£10. An eclectic techno and electronic music party. December’s date will be the second birthday party, with special guest Ambivalent (M_nus). See preview, page 38. ■ Damaged Goods at Nice’n’Sleazy. 3 Dec, 11.30pm–3am. £3. Two floors of punk rock, reggae, classic soul and New York disco. ✽✽ Eyes Wide Open at Blackfriars. 3 Garage, psych and freakbeat brought to you by EWO DJs Holly and Sarah, plus live and DJ guests. December’s date will be the Sixth Birthday Party. Live guests The Thanes and EL Toro will play 60s beat and garage, plus guest DJs Craig Dishington (Grow Your Own) and Paul Molloy (Friday Street) ■ Friday at Maggie May’s Basement at Maggie May’s. Weekly 9pm–3am. £5. Indie rock’n’roll from the 60s to the 00s. ■ Glasgow Popfest at SWG3. 3 Dec, 7.30pm–2am. £5 advance; £7 on the door. A varied line-up of indie bands in the best Glasgow tradition. Friday will feature The Felt Tips, The Understudies, Dec, 9pm–3am. £5 (students £4).
Asleep, The Occasional Flickers, Johnny Reb, Cineplexx and The Electric Sugar Children, Saturday’s roster is The Electric Pop Group, Zipper, Betty and the Werewolves, The Lovely Eggs, Pale Man Made, Ste McCabe, Leaving Mornington Crescent, The Paraffins, Panther Society, The Hermit Crabs, The Belle Hops and The Power Cut Choir, and Sunday is a relatively early night boasting The Hardy Boys, The Orchids, Maple Leaves, The Just Joans, Peter Parker, The Cavalcade, The Social Services, Paisley and Charlie and Always Me Me Me. With DJs from Bubblegum, Half My Heart Beats and more. All this for a £20 weekend ticket. ✽✽ Killer Kitsch, Muck and Dirty Noise at Stereo. 3 Dec, 11pm–4am. £7. Three of Glasgow’s best young clubs line up for this special late licence event. Fidget house maniacs Reset! will be arriving from Milan to promote their new EP on Herve’s Cheap Thrills label, while ADO will be making the much shorter trip from Dundee. His brand of skull-crushing electro has earned him gigs beside Erol Alkan, Annie Mac and Felix Da Housecat, and a forthcoming EP release on Fake Blood’s Blood Music. ■ Kino Fist at Nice’n’Sleazy. 10 Dec, 11.30pm–3am. £3. Night of cross-genre delights, new wave, Krautrock, spiky pop and freak beat from Charlotte and Rafla. ■ Lock Up Your Daughters at the Flying Duck. 10 Dec, 11pm–3am. £4–£5. 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. One of the best straight-friendly clubs in town returns for a night of Italo house and up-tempo electro. With Spill in the backroom playing riot grrrrl femme punk. FREE Only Fools & House at Flat 0/1. Weekly 3–10.30pm. Tom, Anton and Ewan play a fine selection of New York and Chicago house, cosmic Italo disco and classic 80s electro. ■ Propaganda at O2 ABC. Weekly 10.30pm–3am. £4. Indie Friday nighter. ■ Return to Mono at the Sub Club. 10 Dec, 11pm–4am. £12 advance; £14 on the door. A first-class house/techno party from residents Slam. For December’s Christmas party, the regulars will be joined by Dave Clarke for a late license special. ■ Riot Radio at Maggie May’s. Weekly 2pm–2am. £5. DJ Dan South presents indie rock’n’roll from the 60s to the present day. ■ Subculture Live at the Sub Club. 3 Dec, 11pm–3am. £8–£10. One of the world’s longest-running house nights presents a semi-regular event featuring live special guests and resident DJs. December’s date will feature Mervin Granger, Octave One, Milton Jackson and Esa. ■ Superfly at the Flying Duck. 3 Dec, 10pm–2am. £5. Duncan Superfly and Gregor Emond ‘Keep On Keepin’ On’ in a new venue, providing a sweltering mix of sweet soul, sexy assed funk, 60s psyche rock, hip hop, post punk and new releases. This will be the belated ninth birthday party, given the club was on hiatus back in March. ■ Supernova at the Arches. 3 Dec, 10pm–3am. £12. A regular electro- house, tech-house and minimal techno night from the Hell DJs. This month’s headliner is headliner is Slovenian techno DJ Valentino Kanzyani. ■ Symbiosis at the Admiral. 3 Dec, 11pm–3am. £7 (students £5). Drum & bass and dubstep, with resident DJs including Calaco Jack and Alcane. December’s date features London D&B producer Data, whose work has been released on Goldie’s Metalheadz label, as well as Tempa, Horizons and Critical. ■ Temper Temper vs Freshlick, Up4It & Electrolick at Soundhaus. 3 Dec, 9pm–3am. £10. A hard-edged night
of dancefloor-crushing techno sounds as guest Jordan Suckley is joined by Soundhaus regulars including Sean Rooney, Toni, Michael Hutcheson, Craig Kerr and many more. Chart & Party ■ Audiofilth at Common. Weekly 9pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £7 (£5 students) after. 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. Weekly 10pm–3am. £6 (£3 students). Indie, dance, pop and cheap drinks at this club from residents Rob Etherson, Jenny and Mash. ■ Boho Fridays at Boho. Weekly 9.30pm–3am. £6. Fridays at Boho are funky, with DJ Robin B. ■ Canvas at Arta. Weekly 7.30pm–2am. Free before 11pm; £5 after. Live bands plus DJs Martin Black (Fri) and Norman Robinson (Sat) playing funk and party classics. ■ 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. ■ Famous at Kushion. Weekly 4pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £7 (£5 students) after. Indie, electro, house and hip hop. ■ 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 11.30pm–3am. £5 (£3). Chart, indie, R&B and hip hop, with karaoke in Snapshotz. ■ Hummingbird Friday at Hummingbird. Weekly 10pm–3am. Free before 10.30pm; £5 (£3 students) after. Carlo Carozzi and Andrew Melrose take charge of two rooms of house and party tracks. ■ Lip Service at FHQ. Weekly 6pm–3am. £tbc. 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.
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