longest-running club brings you a monthly dose of northern soul, heavyweight funk, Tamla Motown, 60s freakbeat, dynamite ska, easy listening and psychedelic soundtracks. Back at a new venue for the new academic year. ■ Ethos at Blackfriars. 24 Sep, 11pm–3am. £tbc. Dirty electro, old skool and more for dancefloor connoisseurs. ■ GBXperience at the Arches. 24 Sep, 9pm–3am. £15. A mighty night of hardcore and hardstyle. Neophyte, Kutski (special gabber and hardcore set), George Bowie, Mallorca Lee and more lead the charge. ■ Hed Kandi Ibiza Reunion at the Arches. 1 Oct, 11pm–3am. £15. From the white beaches to the disco-fuelled dancefloors, Hed Kandi DJs Andy Daniels, Ian McNab and Johnny Rea, entertainers and sunkissed dancers will take you on a ride to the dance capital of the world. ■ Let’s Go Back . . . Way Back at Stereo. 1 Oct, 11pm–3am. £12. Old school house, rave and dance music from the genres’ early days. A Boy’s Own party with Ashley Beedle and Terry Farley. ■ Melting Pot at the Admiral. 1 Oct, 11pm–3am. £8. All things disco-house from residents Andrew Pirie and Simon Cordiner. Residents’ night. ■ Menergy vs R-P-Z Freshers Party at Stereo. 24 Sep, 11pm–3am. £6; free for drag queens. Two of Glasgow’s finest nights for a mixed crowd of clubbers come together, playing Italo disco and Hi-NRG, and hosted by Lady Munter, Vanity Von Glow and Hushpuppy. ■ Planningtorock at Berkeley Suite. 8 Oct, 9pm–3am. £7. Planningtorock is the DFA-signed alter ego of multi- instrumentalist, artist and videographer Janine Rostron. This project fuses all of Rostron’s talents into a dazzling audio- visual presentation that borrows from classical music, glam rock, cosmic imagery, disco and hip hop. Featuring a post-gig club with DJs Paul Thompson (Franz Ferdinand) and Hushpuppy (Death Disco/RPZ). ■ Streetrave 22nd Birthday Party at the Arches. 8 Oct, 10pm–3am. £15. A huge birthday party from the seminal Scottish club, featuring James Zabiela, MANDY, Shades Of Rhythm, The Bassheads and more. ■ The Hot Club at Nice’n’Sleazy. 24 Sep, 11pm–3am. £3. Rafla (Nice’n’Sleazy) and Nobodaddy (The Phantom Band) play garage, punk, psych and rockabilly, with occasional live bands and art interventions. ■ Uberfest IV at Soundhaus. 24 Sep, 2pm–2am. £7 before 8pm; £10 after. A lengthy list of techno regulars including Pussypower, Specialitee, Squelch, Juice, Intenzifi, Symbiosis and many more at this all day party. Includes barbecue, stalls a fire show and more. ■ eXploit at Apollo 23. 8 Oct, 11pm–3am. £5 (students £4). A new monthly night playing industrial, electronic, wonk, pop and rock. Weekly ■ Absolution at Classic Grand. Weekly 11pm–2am. £5 (students free). Rock, metal, industrial and punk. ■ Back Tae Mine at the Flying Duck. Weekly 9pm–3am. £5 (£4). Going out is the new staying in, as this night offers booze, tea, toast, bands and DJs to create a houseparty vibe. ■ 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. ■ Front to Back at Club 520. Weekly 11pm–3am. £7 (£5). Bouncy reggae business from Chungo Bungo, DJ L-I- AM on beat patrol, the Marquee DJs, La Bamba and more. ■ Funktifeyeno at Firebird. Weekly 9.30pm–1am. £tbc. The Dance! Dance! Dance! resident spins soul, funk, disco and his own edits.
After their incredible two-venue Trans-Europe Expressway coup at last month’s Death Disco, the Arches team are back with another irresistible line-up this time out. Heading up the bill is Canadian electro siren Peaches, who’s been quiet on the recorded front since 2009’s I Feel Cream, barring a couple of collaborations with Christina Aguilera and REM. Her absurdist opera based on her own music Peaches Does Herself is coming together though, and this DJ set should get you in the mood. With Kompakt’s Justus Köhncke, Optimo’s Jonnie Wilkes and ‘Boy George meets Beth Ditto’ Hard Ton. ■ Arches, Glasgow, Sat 15 Oct.
■ Life on Mars at Stairway Club. Weekly 5pm–3am. Free before 10pm; £5 after. Indie rock‘n’roll, Motown, electro and soul with DJ Craig McGee. Featuring live music. ■ Love Music at O2 ABC. Weekly 11pm–3am. £7 (£5). Soul, rock’n’roll, indie and electro with Gerry Lyons. ■ Nu Skool at the Buff Club. Weekly 11pm–3am. £6; £3 entry through the Butterfly & Pig. Nick Peacock, John Ross and Alex O provide a fine line in disco, northern soul and all things funky. FREE Power Tools at Flat 0/1. Weekly 11pm–3am. Korben Dallas and Nushta Droganova play Italo, disco and house. ■ Subculture at the Sub Club. Weekly 11pm–3am. £10. Glasgow’s well- established house institution continues to reign supreme, with residents Harri and Domenic, and rolling residents Junior, Telford and Esa. ■ The Rock Shop at Maggie May’s. Weekly 11pm–3am. Free before midnight; £5 (£3) after. Resident Lee Craig plays a selection of rock, indie and metal classics in Maggie’s basement. ■ Worship at Tusk. Weekly 5pm–2am. Free before 11pm; £5 after. Party sounds from DJ John Heally.
One-Offs ■ Anthem City at Retrospect. 25 Sep, 10pm–3am. £4. Old skool techno and rave with residents Paul Norval, Tony Oldskool, Marc Loage and Shaun K. Bank holiday special. ■ Casino Royale at Classic Grand. 25 Sep, 9pm–2am. £10. A Bond-themed night of girls, dancing, roulette tables, music and more. FREE DC Sessions at the Big Blue. 25 Sep, 5pm–midnight. A brand new party from the team behind Depth Charge. With Alan Gray (Telefunken), Ivan Kutz (Seasons), Jim Lamb (Leith FM) and Esteban Carracas. ✽✽ Felix Da Housecat at the Arches. legendary producer brings a mix of hard tech beats, electro and dirty house. Presented by Slam and Mixed Bizness. 25 Sep, 11pm–3am. £15. The
■ Instruments of Rapture at the Sub Club. 2 Oct, 11pm–3am. £5. House music from The Revenge, named after his label, with 6th Borough Project (Craig Smith) and Ali OOFT. ■ Million Dollar Disco at Big Joint. 25 Sep, 10pm–3am. £10. Disco, edits, rarities and remixes from Al Kent and Rahaan. With guest Lucy Locket. ■ Optimo Presents at the Sub Club. 25 Sep, 11pm–3am. £tbc. Optimo’s back . . . kind of. After the closure of their weekly Hung Up! night, Twitch and Wilkes return with guests Horse Meat Disco. ✽✽ Sunday Circus & Slam Barn Dance at MacSorley’s. 25 Sep, 3.30–10.30pm. £25. Two of Glasgow’s finest come together for a party out in the country. With Seth Troxler (Visionquest) and Craig Richards (Fabric) alongside Slam and the Sunday Circus DJs. Buses leave MacSorley’s at 2pm-2.30pm, email firstname.lastname@example.org for details of these and buses leaving from Edinburgh. ■ Trash & Burn at Classic Grand. 25 Sep, 11pm–3am. £4. DJ Barry and Daiquiri Dusk present a night of glam, sleaze, girls and tease. Weekly FREE Button Up at Flat 0/1. Weekly 9pm–2am. Duncan Harvey and Jack 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 5pm–midnight. Free before 11.30pm with a matric card; £5 (£4) after. Hip hop, house, funk and electro. ■ Hummingbird Sundays at Hummingbird. Weekly 9pm–1am. £tbc. Half price cocktails and party tracks. ■ Label at Stairway Club. Weekly 2–7pm. £tbc. Bring, buy or just listen at this celebration of vinyl, with a vinyl DJ and mini record fair. Contact email@example.com if you want to sell records. ■ Liquid Cool at Common. Weekly 10.30pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £5 (£3 students) after. Iain Thomson, AJ and Gordon ‘Harri’ Miller play vocal garage and house.
■ Sunday Service at Òran Mór. Weekly 11pm–3am. £5 (students £3). Chart, R&B, house and electro. ■ Weekends With a Bang! at the Polo Lounge. Weekly 9pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £5 (£3 students) after. DJ Leah takes you out with a bang at this explosive end to the week. Monday
Weekly ■ 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. ■ Duo at Club 520. Weekly 11pm–3am. Free before midnight with wristband; £5 (£3) after. A new Monday trade night playing disco, electro, dubstep and more. FREE Passionality at FHQ. Weekly 11pm–3am. Passion’s the fashion with TLC and DJ Shawn Roberts.
Weekly ■ CU Next Tuesday at Chambre 69. Weekly 11pm–3am. £5. New gay club night aimed at a ‘fierce’ young crowd. ■ Dubbed at FHQ. Weekly 11pm–3am. £3. DJs Rob Technic and Colin Reid play house, R&B, hip hop and indie. ■ I AM at the Sub Club. Weekly 11pm–3am. £2–£4. 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. ■ Killer Kitsch at the Buff Club. Weekly 11pm–3am. £4 (£3). Euan Neilson, Dave Sinclair and newly recruited resident Hushpuppy (RPZ) present the city’s best Tuesday-nighter. ■ Wild Combination at Nice’n’Sleazy. Weekly 11pm–3am. £3. Drunk disco, fun house and acid rock at this new midweek party. With Jonnie Wilkes (Optimo) on 27 Sep.
One-Offs FREE Club Olympico at Flat 0/1. 28 Sep, 11pm–3am. A new, free party at Flat 0/1. With Theez Boys R Athletes, All the Queen’s Bovine (live), Peace and Wavy Graves. ■ Durty Booty at Nice’n’Sleazy. 28 Sep, 11pm–3am. £3. Resident DJ Otis plays hip hop, breakbeats, Afrobeat, funk and deep house. ■ Shaka at Chambre 69. 28 Sep, 11pm–3am. £3 before midnight; £5 after. House, disco and electro based on the ‘shred/skate/surf and extreme sports lifestyles’, they tell us. With guests Euan Neilson and Dave Brown (Killer Kitsch), Weakhunt and David Scally. Weekly ■ Muso at the Buff Club. Weekly 9pm–3am. £4. A night of up and coming bands, with Detour DJs Ally Mcrae and David Weaver until 3am. ■ Octopussy at the Arches. Weekly 11pm–3am. £7 (students £5). Jacuzzis, bouncy castles and a Chapel of Love at this weekly student night of indie, pop and electro. ■ Spiral at Stairway Club. Weekly 5pm–3am. Free before 10pm; £5 after. The darker side of indie from Gavin Dunbar (Camera Obscura), such as Queens of the Stone Age, Joy Division and The Kills. Featuring live music. ■ Subversion at Classic Grand. Weekly 11pm–3am. £3 before midnight; £4 after. DJs Catnip and Pasta mix up 80s/90s alternative pop hits, dance, industrial and classic rock. ■ Tongue in Cheek at Bamboo. Weekly 10pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £5 (£4) after. R&B in the main room, DJ chart in the lounge and 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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