Debutants, frequent visitors, long lost friends and local heroes: another week in Glasgow clubland. You can party from Thursday through Saturday with this delectable selection, which includes the long-awaited return of Bugz in the Attic, the latest installment of the irrepressible Pressure, and Ivan Smagghe’s latest flying visit. Or you can get started even earlier if you fancy, at Sub Rosa with Hex at the Subby on Wednesday.
Modal presents Bugz In The Attic and Rebecca Vasmant– Sub Club, Thu Feb 26
The second installment of Sub Club’s new resident night Modal! welcomes esteemed special guests in the form of broken beats producers/musicians/DJs collective Bugz in the Attic, for their first appearance in Glasgow in over a decade. Support comes from Glasgow’s Rebecca Vasmant with her unique mix of jazz, funk, Latin and electronic sounds.
Pressure w/ Scuba, Paul Ritch (live), Luke Slater, Perc, Animal Farm and Slam – The Arches, Fri Feb 27
For the second Pressure of 2015, the Slam DJs are joined at The Arches by Hotflush Records founder Scuba (pictured above) – who will make his Pressure debut – alongside a live set from powerful and emotive techno maestro and Quartz Records founder Paul Ritch, plus Luke Slater from Planetary Assault Systems, Perc Trax founder Perc and the Animal Farm DJs.
Ivan Smagghe + Billy Woods – The Berkeley Suite, Feb 28
A Parisian DJ with a long-running association with Glasgow – from various appearances at Optimo over the last 10 years up to a set at the Berkeley Suite exactly 12 months prior to this one – Ivan Smagghe returns to his second home for a floor-filling anything-goes night, in what he likes to call the ‘style of no style’. Support comes from Supermax’s Billy Woods.