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Making one tgbiggest waves this year was the start of Freelance Science at Alaska in September. The worthy premise behind it was to give Slam legends Stuart & Orde the chance to play extended sets, allowing them to 'create a musical journey’, something we don't see enough of. Using a couple of samplers and a drum machine, this is Stuart 8: Orde in all their glory, and it is a guaranteed lock out every month.

- $313.

Aaron Carl: 'Crucified (Maas remix)‘ (Sirlrus)

Great reworking from Soma's Ewan Pearson. Fantastic old Detroit style soul from Mad Mike's Underground Resistance stable. Wonderful interpretation if you want.

: " i. i Speakerfrealrer: 'Products Of Our Environment EP’ (Catalyst)

Artist known as Halo in top funk fusion workout. A favourite sound of Slam just now.

ll-Foundation: 'llomegrown EP' (Camouflage)

The that sound Slam are really into at the moment, this is really the grassroots soqu of Detroit techno. Wicked.

EBB'The Incidental Towlst’ * (Greyhound) '

’A really good banging track which tireflects Freelance Science really well. -_ Reallyrocks them. .. .. M ;- _

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I Planet Peach at Planet Peach. 11pm—3.15am. £5 (£4). Weekly. Hands in the air anthemic house from Alan Ronald. I Reds at Reds. 11pm-3.15pm. £7 (£5). Upbeat garage and disco flavoured house from DJ Skud.

I The Shed at The Shed. 10pm-3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. Commercial house and anthems from Graham Ferguson.

I Silk at Havana. 10pm—3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. Smooth house and garage from Neil Mackay and Frog (Archaos).

I Sub Culture at The Sub Club. 10.30pm-5am. £10. Weekly. Peerless ultra.deep house from Harri and Domenic, who continue to offer the best house sounds this side of Chicago, and show no sign of letting up. Essential. Call 0141 332 9900 for details of when the club will re-open.

I Syntax at Qudos (Queen Margaret Union). Monthly. Next date 18 Dec.

I Trade at The Arches. 10.30pm-4am. £10. 4 Dec. Monthly. The Glasgow outpost of Trade continues to offer that little bit extra with a Winter Ball. This time, resident Ken Ferguson is joined by Ziad for some hard house action and Trade Lite features Guy Williams with a funkier selection, ably assisted by Andrew Home on percussion.

I Triumph at The Tunnel. 10.30pm—3.30am. £8 (£6). Weekly. Colin Tevendale and Steven McCreery supply the dressed-up kids with progressive house and trance in the main room while Kevin MacFarlane and Stephen Lee mix up garage, disco and vocal house in room two. If you’re not wearing awfully nice clothes, however, don’t expect to get in. I 2 Tons of Fun at Club Budda. 11pm-3am. £6. Weekly. Geoff Montford and Chris Harris get funky with bang up to date selection of vocal house and

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I Ve vet Rooms at The Velvet Rooms. 11pm-3am. £8 (£4 before midnight). Weekly. Stevie Smith breaks out the club classics, garage and house in the main room while John Lyons cools things down with hip hop and R&B in room two.

I Yang at Yang. 11pm-4am. Free before midnight; £5 after. Weekly. Residents Muchaill and Brian Mumin with a top quality house selection.

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I Bonkers at Bonkers. 11pm-3am. £4 (£5 after midnight). Weekly. Hits from the 805, chart house and cheesy trance. I Classic PM at Fury Murry’s. 11pm—3am. £6 (£4). Weekly. Downstairs features a mix of dance classics and party tunes, with a dash of indie added to the mix upstairs.

I The Garage at The Garage. 10pm—3am. £6 (£4); £1 off before 11pm. Weekly. Commercial party sounds on the main dancefloor and indie classics in the Attic, which cause students and the young to go com letely crazy.

I Graduate (In at g2. 11pm-3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Designed to suit those who fancy a garage-style night out, but feel a little long in the tooth when surrounded by fresh-faced youngsters. Steve Davis provides the party anthems.

I Seduction at Destiny. 10pm-3am. £6 before 11pm; £7 after. Weekly. ‘Dress to impress’ and enjoy the commercial house ’n’ trance.

I Strawberry Fields at Strawberry Fields. 9pm—3am. £6 (£7 after 11pm). Weekly. Classic party nonsense from the 605 to last week.


I Bonafide Love at The Cross Bar. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. DJ Dirtsman with reggae, roots and ragga. I The Buff Club at Groucho St. Judes. 9pm-midnight. £2. 5 Dec only. Mark Robb brings his selection of easy on the ear retro to the beautiful Groucho’s. It is worth taking your toothbrush as well, as your two quid also includes a raffle ticket with the chance of winning a night at the hotel upstairs.

I Budda at Bar Budda. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Colin Walker (New York Alliance) playing deep house.

I Divine Intervention at Brel. 8.30—11pm. Free. Weekly. Hush Puppy plays a smooth soul selection to wind down the weekend.

I Edward's at Edward’s Bar. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Relaxing, soulful sounds for a Sunday tipple.

I G-Man and Traxx at The Living Room. 4pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. The afternoon shift is taken care of by G- Man, with his beats and hip hop. From 9pm, things get a bit livelier thanks to underground house from Simon and Derek.

I Harri at Groucho St. J udes. 9pm—midnight. Free. 12 Dec. Fortnightly. The Sub Club stalwart with high calibre house for a Sunday evening.

I Kenny H at Spy Bar. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Funky house with a dash of soul.

I Nick Peacock at The Variety Bar. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Jazz grooves, with the occasional foray into house.


I Bennet's at Bennet’s. 11.30pm—3am. £3. Weekly. Tom plays tunes loved by 12-year-old girls to equally appreciative gay men. Funny old world.

I Big Love Sundays at Club Budda. 11pm—3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Geoff Montford, Chris Harris and Michael Kilkie bang out classics and future anthems with an emphasis on the big and thumping.

I Bite at The Cathouse. 10.30pm—3am. Free entry before 11.30pm; £2 (£1.50). Weekly. A milder mix of indie and rock than you’ll find here on Fri or Sat.

I Club Tropicana at The Garage (Attic). llpm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Indie, both classic and contemporary with a healthy dose of BritpOp.

I Cocoyan at The Apartment. 11pm—33m. £4 (£3). Weekly. A new night of dancehall, R&B and soca-Latino fusion from Puppa Shango (Joints & Jams) and DJ Yaw.

I Indie Schmindie at The 13th Note Club (both floors). 9pm—3am. Free entry before 11pm; £3. Weekly. A quality selection of indie, ancient and modem. I Liquid Cool at Babaza. 9pm—3am. £5. Weekly. AJ, Kris Keegan and Ian Thompson playing top notch vocal garage and house to a club packed with revellers.

I Optimo (Espacio) at The Sub Club. 11pm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. J likes and 'I\vitch can do no wrong. Week in, week out Optimo continues to rock like nowhere else in Glasgow - be prepared for banging techno and house classics crunched into anything from The Blue Danube to AC/DC with unique twists courtesy of some serious electronic manipulation. Call 0141 332 9900 for details.

I Please Yourself at Trash. 11pm-3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. As long as it’s funky and mellow, Paul N’Jie will play it, from garage to soul.

I The Shed at The Shed. 10pm-3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Charty house from Martin Hesketh.

I Shy Brother at The Velvet Rooms. llpm-3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Glam house from The Shy Brother in the main room, with R&B and soul out back.

I Suntrance Winter Ball at Planet Peach. £3 (£2). 5 Dec only. DJ Skud with his usual banging melange of progressive house and trance, plus festive jiggery pokery according to a ’Fire and lce’ theme.

I Voyeurism at Archaos. 11pm—3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. A pervs’s paradise, with peep hole performances, something called the “pulsating angel’, a massage parlour and a general atmosphere of muckiness. Oh, and there’s music too, with Mark Sherry, Paul Mendez, Neil Mackay and Frog spinning house in the main room and Paul Traynor, Naeem and James Fullerton with R&B cuts in the bar.

I Yang at Yang. 11pm—3am. Free before midnight; £3 after. Rotating DJs mean

you can expect anything from jany breaks to hard and nasty techno.

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I Atmosphere at Destiny. 10pm-3am. £3 before 11pm; £4 after. Weekly. Full on party action accompanied by generous drinks promos.

I Cleopatra's at Cleopatra’s. 10.30pm—2.30am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Chart poE and hits from the 705 and 805.

I 90 Trip at The Apartment. 11pm-3am. £5. Weekly. Jim Da Best with a cheesy selection of pop and club classics.

I Fiasco at Reds. Brendan and Jamie knock out the chart hits resulting, apparently, in ‘debauchery and mayhem’. I Silver (Disco Extravaganza) at Fury Murray’s. 11pm-3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Cheesetastic disco fun for students, with Dave and Phil spinning the discs.



I Loose at The Variety Bar. 9pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. Alt- country, classic 705 rock and blues from Paul Shields.

I Phat Dave at The Living Room. 9pm—11pm. Free. Weekly. Starting the week with ‘hedmuzik 4 beatfreakz’, which probably means hip hop and suchlike.


I Burn at The Apartment. 11pm—3am. Free for bar staff of any pub or club, £3. Weekly. A top party atmosphere guaranteed thanks to the thumping dance classics unleashed by Norm and Richard. I Speedracer at The Garage. 10.30pm—3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Indie classics with the odd daft party tune thrown in.

Chart & party

I Cleopatra's at Cleopatra’s.10.30pm-2.30pm. £2 (£1). Weekly. Start the week with 705, 80s hits and the usual tosh.



I Dub Night at The Variety Bar. 8pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. Stevie Donaldson (Bar 10) playing, oddly enou h,dub.

I Sa sa Sabrosa at Havana. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Top notch selection of all things Latin.

I Stylophone at The 13th Note Cafe. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. The first leg of the Stylophone mobile club, with rock and garage sounds, plus the chance to pick up free drink passes for the club proper.


I Alaska at Alaska. 11pm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. At the time of going to press listings for Alaska were unavailable, but you can expect quality local talent. Call 0141 248 1777 for details.

I Basics at g2. 11pm-3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Jon Mancini from Colours playing quality house, and claiming, bizarrely, to be at the helm of the only student house night in Scotland.

I Rendezvous at Club Budda. 11.30pm-3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Stevie Smith with quality disco house.

I Stylophone at The 13th Note Club (ground floor). 9pm-3am. Free before 11pm; £2 after. Psychedelia, rock, 605 garage and a bit of punk. Go to the Note Cafe beforehand, and you can pick up free drink passes for the Club.

Chart & party

I Laid at The Temple. 10.30pm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. A new student night With the cheesiest of cheese, regular tribute bands and the odd foam party.

I Lush at The Velvet Rooms. 11pm—3am. £3 (£2). Jim Da Best and Cl with naff pop and commercial house respectively. One for the students.

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