Clubs HITLIST THE BEST DANCEFLOOR ACTION
Atlantis Boat Party and Afterparty The Sub Club’s finest take to the waves under the club’s previous guise, as Subculture’s Harri and Return to Mono’s Slam join forces for a rave on the waves and an afterparty at their old gaff. Boat departure place to be confirmed; Subculture at Sub Club, Glasgow, Sat 4 Aug.
Tropical Hot Dog One of the nation’s definitive disco parties returns to Glasgow at the behest of one of the city’s own experts in the genre, as Horse Meat Disco join Billy Woods for this date. Berkeley Suite, Glasgow, Sat 4 Aug. Elevate DJ Tiger Yang’s regular techno party welcomes special guest Joseph Capriati, the Italian DJ who has recorded extensively for Drumcode and has collaborated with Cari Lekebusch and Paco Osuna. Chambre 69, Glasgow, Fri 3 Aug.
Optimo (Espacio) With dates happening only on bi-monthly Fridays, there’s a chance you might forget when Twitch and Wilkes’ definitive and uncategorisable Glasgow party is happening next. So we’re happy to remind you – don’t miss it. Sub Club, Glasgow, Fri 3 Aug. Let’s Go Back . . .Way Back! Old School Dance Weekender It’s a bit of a journey from Glasgow, but it’ll be worth it. Scotland’s first old-school dance weekender features guest Justin Robertson alongside luminaries of the Scottish scene. Station Hotel, Ayr, Sat 4 & Sun 5 Aug.
108 THE LIST 2–9 Aug 2012
Events are listed by city, day, type then alphabetically by name. Submit listings at least 16 days before publication to firstname.lastname@example.org. Glasgow listings are compiled by David Pollock. ✽ Indicates Hitlist entry
Clubs ■ The Afterparty at the Buff Club. Weekly 11pm–3am. £4 (£3). DJ Euan Neilson (Killer Kitsch) plays classic R&B and hip hop. FREE Boom Boom at Nice’n’Sleazy. 2 Aug, 11.30pm–3am. Club night. ■ Cryotec at the Cathouse. 2 Aug, 11pm–3am. £3. DJs Tailz and Effigy bring you a night of industrial and EBM. 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 Salsa Tumbao at Boteco do Brasil. Weekly 8pm–3am. Salsa and dancing with Farah Portela Alonso and Tumbao Salsa School. ■ Sol’s Club at Sol’s Club. Weekly 10pm–3am. £5. Bollywood, Latin, Afro- Caribbean and reggae club nights. ■ Subversion at Classic Grand. 9 Aug, 11pm–3am. £4; half price guestlist at classicgrand.com/subversion. DJs Catnip and Pasta mix up 80s/90s alternative pop hits, dance, industrial and classic rock. ■ Taking Back Thursdays at the Cathouse. Weekly 11pm–3am. £4 (£2). Rock, metal and emo with DJ 32 and DJ Muppet. ■ Thursdays 520 at Club 520. Weekly 11pm–3am. £5 (students £4). Mungo’s Hi Fi and Bunty Beats playing reggae, dancehall and hip hop every week. Also featuring rotating monthly guests Mixed Bizness, Sleaze Records, Mix Kings and Djamba in the back room. FREE Up the Racket at Maggie May’s. Weekly 10pm–3am. DJ Paddy plays indie, rock, disco and pop. ■ Walk’n’Skank at Club 520. Weekly 11pm–3am. £4 (£3). Some of the best bass music Glasgow has to offer, with residents Mungo’s Hi Fi, DJ Kokoro (Neo Tokyo Bass) and Breezak (BASS Alliance), and rotating guests Metropolis Sounds (Sub City), Mixkings, Matthew Craig (One More Tune) and Ali T (Acidraft/Resen). ■ Zipper at Stairway Club. Weekly 5pm–3am. Free before 10pm; £5 after. Classic rock’n’roll including Rolling Stones, Hendrix, The Who and Muddy Waters. With live bands. Chart & Party ■ BOOM! at the Garage. Weekly 11pm–3am. Free before 11.30pm; £5 (£3) after. Gerry Lyons gives you exactly what you want and Andy R throws R&B and 90s hip hop into the mix, while Ewan MacLeod hosts saucy on-stage games to give you the chance to win cash money. And there’s a bouncy castle just off the main hall too. ■ Bump at Hummingbird. Weekly 11pm–3am. £tbc. R&B and hip hop from DJs Naeem and Sketch. ■ Common Room at Common. Weekly 10pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £5 (£3) after. DJs Craig Kelman and Craig McHugh play party tunes in a house party style. ■ 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. ■ Eureka at Bamboo. Weekly 11pm–3am. £4 (free with a matric card). DJ Toast plays rock, indie, dance and hip hop. ■ Jellybaby and Rubbermensch at O2 ABC2. Weekly 11pm–3am. £5 (£3). A night for indie lovers with Andy Wilson in charge.
■ The One at Re-Play. Weekly 6pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £5 (£3) after. Geddes and Ross McFadyen play dance, chart and R&B, with a quiz from 6pm. ■ Onederful at Play. Weekly 5pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £5 (£3) after. Party sounds from DJ Chris Stewart and Tobin. ■ Thursday at Milan at Milan. Weekly 11pm–3am. £tbc. DJ Naeem and DJ Sketch present a night of sleek and sexy urban tracks to get you moving.
Glasgow Friday Clubs ■ The Baby Blues Club at Arta. 3 Aug, 8–10.30pm. £10 (£8). Soothing songs from Michelle Elii, Sean Reid and special guest Claudette Baker-Park, backed by resident band Black Coffee. As always, the show also involves some decadent burlesque teasing. FREE Bears in the West at Underground Glasgow. 3 Aug, 9pm–1am. The BearScots night for Glasgow gents in search of a little furry company. ■ Buff Fridays at the Buff Club. Weekly 11pm–3am. £6. Gordie and Jack play old school jazz, funk and soul upstairs, while downstairs it’s John Ross and Alex O with everything from funk to punk. ■ Cathouse Fridays at the Cathouse. Weekly 10.30pm–3am. £6 (£5). DJs Billy, 32 and Chopsie play rock, metal, punk rock and emo. ■ Damnation at Classic Grand. Weekly 11pm–3am. £6. Rock, metal, punk and emo. ■ Elements of Soul at the Brunswick Hotel. 3 Aug, 10pm–3am. £tbc. Deep and soulful house music from residents Nick Ferrara and Stephen Rodgers. ✽ Elevate at Chambre 69. 3 Aug, 9pm–3am. £12. Techno and more techno, with local and international guests alongside resident Tiger Yang. With special guest Joseph Capriati (Drumcode). ■ High Fashion Disco Party at Berkeley Suite. 3 Aug, 11pm–3am. £5. A new quarterly club night to celebrate and showcase new pieces from the ten30 for Beaten Crimson clothing collaboration, with music from Hushpuppy (RPZ, Killer Kitsch, Music Please!). FREE The Living Room’s Eighth Birthday Celebration at the Living Room. 3 Aug, 7pm–3am. Eighth birthday party in aid of Cancer Research with a mix of live music, DJs and party food. ✽ Optimo (Espacio) at the Sub Club. 3 Aug, 11pm–3am. £8. The return of one of Glasgow’s most revered clubbing institutions to a new bi-monthly Friday night slot. After too long away, JD Twitch and JG Wilkes will team up once more to reprise the sound which defined Glasgow’s last decade. FREE Queercore at FHQ. 3 Aug, 11pm–3am. The only rock night on Glasgow’s gay scene, with Emma Queercore Daye. ■ Reactor at Stairway Club. 3 Aug, 9pm–3am. £15. Hardcore, gabber and hardstyle from the Twisted & Brainfire team. Teaming up with Darkside this month for a party which includes Amnesys, DJ Sy, Scott Brown and more. FREE Rumours at Flat 0/1. 3 Aug, 11pm–3am. A new residency from Skandy, Indra, Kris, Sultan and special guests. ■ Sound at Club 520. Weekly 11pm–3am. £6 (£5). A collection of some of the finest DJs in Glasgow and beyond, with Derizen playing bass- influenced party sets in T1 and the house sound of Biba Nights in T4. Meanwhile, Disco Disco kicks back in the cocktail lounge, playing soul, funk and disco. ■ Tardis at Stairway Club. Weekly 5pm–3am. Free before 10pm; £5 after. Northern soul, classic indie tracks and more from Gavin Dunbar (Camera