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' ‘()ne Step Beyond' comes after "Foo Much loo Young'. but why else do we go'.’ Always busy. always fun (as long asyoti don't take it tooseriously).

I Rhythm 'n' Booze at the (‘otton Club.

1 lpm—3.311am. £2 (£1 with ticket). OTHERS

IThe Alhambra Spin-midnight. Free.

I Jo Jo‘s at 'Iin Pan Alley. l11.311pm—3.311am. £ 1 .511. Gay night with cheap drinks.


I Hardcore at the ('hoice. £3. 1 1pm» 3.311am. No white trainers here. llardcorc is proving popular with the ultra-trendy and more mature clubbers. I Jeans & T-shirt night at the (‘otton Club. I 1pm~ 3am. £3.51). Another popular Wednesday night club playing dance. but of a more commercial nature than Ilardcorc (and not soelitist ). I Psychotic Reaction at the Mayfair. 111 3.311am. £1 .511. Typical Mayfair clttb. which means teen trash. 611s psychedelia. psycho pop. garage punk and. just to be slightly different. Atlantic Stax soul. Worth supporting though. OTHERS I The Alhambra Spm~ midnight. Free. I Go West at (’Ieopatras. 111.311pm~2.311am. £2 (£1 with ticket). I Libra at Hollywood Studios. I lpm---3am. 1.3.511. ()vcr-35s disco. I Panama Jax 1 1pm 3.311am. Free before midnight. £1 alter. (iay night. I Pulse at SW1. llpm ~3.311am. £3. I SOS 8t 708 Night at Mardi (iras. 111.311pm 3.311am. £3 (£1 with ticket). Thursdays I Blackmarket at the Sub ('lub. llpm 3.311am. £2. My favourite ofthc Slam ( 'rew 's three nights at the Stib isJoy. but if the music at Blackmarket doesn't quite reach the high standards of Fridaysit makes tip for it in atmosphere and mobility (ic it isn't quite so busy ). I Terra Nera at the Mayfair. llpm— 3am. £2. Still can't believe this is the only clubin (ilasgow playing world music on a regular basis. (111 well. Latin. Reggae. Rhumba. (‘aly pso. Soca. ldon't suppose there'sany chance of introducing a bit of funk is there'.’ OTHERS I The Alhambra Spin -midnight. Free party night. I Bennets 1 1pm 3am. £1. I Big Bad Groove at the (‘otton (‘lub. I Bloomers at (‘lcopatras 111.311pm 3.311ain. £2(£l student). I SOS Night at Mardi ( iras. 111.311pm 3.311am. £31£l with ticket ). I Freakscene at Raffles. 111.311pm--3am. I Freestyle at Rooftops. I lpm 3.311am. House & dance with DJ Austin 1. I Rhythm ‘n' Booze at ‘I‘iii Pan Alley. 111.311pm 3.311am. £3511. l I Savoy l lpm 3am. £3. ()vcr 35s'disco. ; I SW1 11.45pm until late. 511p. l I The Venue l lpm until late. £3. 'I‘lirash metal night.


IThe Alhambra 31 WaterlooStreet.221 ‘321d1

I Bennets 911(ilasslord Street. 552 57M. I The Choice 21 Royal szchange Square. 221 5.3.3.

I Cleopatras. 511S ( ireat Western Road. Kclymbridgc. 334115611.

I Club Xchange Royal szcliangc Square. I Cotton Club 5 Scott Street. 33211712.

I Follies 193 Pitt Street. 332 7322 7522.

l I Fury Murrys ()(1 Maxwell Street. 221 I 6511.

I Hollywood Studios 9 Brow ii Strccl . 348 (ifillfi.

IJoe Paparazzi 5311SaucltiehallStreet.

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l I Mardi Gras 73 Dunlop Street. 331 3633. I Mayfair-17.1 Sauchichall Street. 333 3s72

I Mr 0'8 54 Kilmarnock Road. Shawlands. 632 2411.

I Panama Jax 311(‘ustom House Quay. 33111865.

I Raffles 15 Benalder Street. Partiek Cross. 334 5321.

I Rooftops 93 Sauchiehall Street. 333 5883.

I Savoy Savoy Centre. Sauchiehall Street. 33311751.

I Scalini 51 West Regent Street. 331 19811. I Sub Club 33 Jamaica Street. 34846111).

I SW148 (‘arlton Place. 429 5559.

ITin Pan Alley 39 Mitchell Street.33l 5375.

I Venue 47-1 Sauchiehall Street. 332 3872. I Warehouse 85 Dunlop Street. 221 3023.


I Bealbox 'l'eviot Debating l lall 9pm—3am. (Students and Guests only.) FREE. Pseudo-trendy student disco playing the kind of slick. soul-boy fare that appeals to Edinburgh's sideburned fraternity. Downstairs. however. in the intimate surroundings of the Park Room. another (better) club takes place. featuring the relentless pulse of indie dance such as the Beloved.

I Dream The Mission. l11pm—3am. £3. Still run by the Slam and Dream crew .still mixing upfront house fusion. still ftill of kids in big white trainers. And still those leaflets with the (‘lianel rip-offlogo. Please. boys. . .

I Earthbeat Wilkie House. llpm—3am. £3. Friday nights at Wilkie I louse get underway once more -~ with not a member of the Spanish Harlem posse in sight. surprisingly enough. Instead. DJs Pete of I)cvi| Mountain and Kate (who'.’). playing the kind of sounds which should appeal to the city's trendies. Promising start though hope it runs as long as its predecessor.

I Green Banana Club I’otterrow.

Spm— lam. Students 511p with matric card. guests£l. A ‘stimulating' student night. playing alternative indie thrash. Not for the faint-hearted or discerning clubber. though if hard core goth is your scene . .. I U.F.O The Venue. Midnight-74am. £2. (‘oy cring contemporary dance music across the board. from ()n-L' sounds to Mancunian ravers'I‘he Happy Mondays and The Stone Roses. occasionally crossing into I louse and Techno. Worth checking out ifyou are into the ntore alternative end of dance clubs.

I Marleys Shady lady 's. l11..‘~11pm~3am. £2. Livingupto its name the club plays mostly M()R reggae to a mostly older crowd. A smaller crowd too. oflate. OTHERS

I The Amphitheatre lllpm 4am. £1.75 before 1 lpm £3.511aftcr.

I Buster Browns l lpm 3.311am. £2.75.

I Cale St James Spin-2am. £1 members £2 non members. Prices rise after I lpm.

I Chaplins at Finsbury Park. I 1pm 4am. £2.

I Cinderellas Rockerlellas 9pm 3am. £1 before I11pm £3 before 11pm £3 after.

I The Red Hot Pepper Club 111pm--Iam.£3 before I 1.311pm £4 after.

I Madisonsupm —3am. £1 before 1 lpm £2 alter.


I Apocalypse ('hambe rs Street. 9pm--3am. (Students and guestsonly .1 FRI-11".. (‘urrently packing them in fora night of hard rock music. Mctallica I-shirts abound.

I Deadrock Club The Venue. 9pm ~1am. live rock bands and disco. attract a good crowd to this popular night. See rock listings for details.

Ilnlinitynhlomovs. 9pm lam. FRIiIi.

Billed as a pre-club ‘cltib' mostly playing House and 'I'cchnocourtcsy of DJs Bootsic. Kasi M and Brainstorm. Mixing 11 live on a Saturday night. check thisout. I Immigrant Club Shady Lady's.

111.311pm—3am. £3. Following in the footsteps of the Backroom. the Immigrant revamps this venue's history for hosting Independent music mixed with classic bands'like SLF and the Ramones. Still a popular Saturday option.

I Mambo Club Network 3. 111.311pm— 3am. £2 members £2.51) non members. Sir ()ssie on the wheels ofstecl mixingthe best in African dance with calypso and soca around the world stylee.

I Parade Wilkie I lotisc. I 1pm-3am.£3. (students £3511). Not just the excuse for another Shag ( Fnarr! Fnarr! Juvenile sexual euphemism never loses its novelty value. does it?) bill a serious dance club playing a refreshing mix of mainstream rap. garage. hottse and funk. Now-hite label imports -- but somewhere to be seen enjoying yourself. Iiasily the (‘lub ofthc fortnight.

I Power’l‘he Mission. 111pm- 3am. £3. Following in the footsteps ofthc long-running Kangaroo Klub. this aims to banish the prey alent sense of fashionable elitism which exists in city clubbing by featuring swing beat and house in a less style-conscious atmosphere. And with the final demise of Spanish I larlem. it might well succeed.


I The Amphitheatre 111pm----1am. £3 before llpm £4 after.

I Buster Browns l l.311pm—3.311am. £3.75. I Cale St James 8pm— 2am. See Fri for details.

I ChaplinSat Finsbury Park. 1 lpm—4am. See Fri for details.

I Cinderellas Rockertellas 9pm—3am. £3. before 111.311pm £3.511after.

I Red Hot Pepper Club 111pm-4am. £3 before I lpm £4 after.


I MIDI Network 3 r 3. 111pm—4am. £3. Finally a club that caters for those whose weekend doesn't come to an abrupt endon a Saturday. ('urrent dance sounds. a massive 9.5k turbo rig. live rappingand guest DJs should make this as compulsory as Friday nights at Wilkic I louse. Watch out for Ruthless Rap Assassins playing live on 15 April. and perhaps even a special PA by A (iuy ('alled (ierald the week after. Iissential stuff!


I The Amphitheatre 111pm—3am. £1 before llpm £3 after.

I Buster Browns I11pm «lam. Halt price before I lpm £2.75 after.

I Cinderellas HOCKEftellaS‘).311pm- lam. £1.51).


I Messenger Reggae Sound System The Venue. 9pm late. £3 (£1.511). For the first time in this city a reggae club that plays Ragamuffin. Loy crs rock and some massive Dub sounds instead ofchart reggae. ()n the night live M(‘7.eb. selecting rhythms rough and rttgged. whilst using the 4k PA to its fulleffect.

I o-Zone(‘int1erellas Rockerfellas.

7,311 111.311pm. I; l .511 (511p with ticket). 'I'rcndy teen disco for 1+ lh’yearolds. 511p tickets should still be in circulation. Ky lie. .lason. Sonia don't ya just lurveem'.’


I Breathless l’otterrow . ts'pm—- 1am. Students 511p with matric card. guests £1.51). Breathless continues not only to draw a good student crowd but also encompasses more up-to-date sounds. combining Prince. Iilectribe 1111 and De La Soul for a night that is perhaps the best of its kind. Maybe the fact that they have the cheapest bar prices in town helps it retain a sense of fun.

I The Deep The Mission. 111.311pm-3am. £3. Widely reputed for havingone ol the best playlists in town. The Deep suppliesa serious rave for the middle ofthc week; not that many Iidinburgh clubbers seem to have noticed.


I Chateaux Cha Cha Blue Oyster Club. 111.311pm—3am. £3511. Designer geara go-go at this stylish club which combines the best of both the gay and straight scenes under one groove. Suffering a steady decrease in popularity though Roxy's days would seem to be numbered.

I Atomic hi-NRG Attack The Penthouse. Spm— I am. FREE. If you thought that hi-NR(i ended with ‘So Macho‘. then think again! DJs Dave and Adam play the hottest new imports. and if you don‘t burn out after that they also include some chart and dance music to ensure you do.

I North Wilkie House. 111.311pm—3am. £3.51). After the success of their recent one-offcomes another night of Mancunian madness. As well as the very best Northern sounds ~ Happy Mondays. Stone Roses. Inspiral ('arpets. (‘harlatans etc etc ~- this will also feature filmsand special guests (guess where from?) (iet loaded!

I Shag The Mission. 111.311pm- 3am. £1.511.'I‘hose fun-loving Shag boys pick up where (any ()n . . . left off. to produce a club with a squeaky clean sense of humour. Edinburgh's largest collection of tacky records continues to grow. but you can now get housey downstairs. More fun than edible wallpaper so they tell me and that's saying something. But be warned: the doors close when the chocolate runs ()tlt. OTHERS I The Amphitheatre l11pm—3am. Halfprice before 1 lpm £2after. I Cale St James 8pm— 1 am. Free. I Cinderellas Rockenellas 9.311pm—-3am. £3 before 11pm £3.511after. I Red Hot Pepper Club 111.3pm—3am. £1 .51) before 11.311pm £2.511after.


I The Amphitheatre 31 Lothian Road. 339 76711.

I Blue Oyster Club 96a Rose Street Lane North. 336 6-158.

I Buster Browns 25—27 Market Street. 336 423-1.

I Cafe 81 James 25 St James (‘entre. 557 3631.

I Chambers Street Student Union ('hambers Street. 667 1111 1.

I Charlie Parkers South Bridge (opp'l‘ron Kirk l. 556 611511.

I Cinderellas Rockerlellas 99 St Stephen Street. 55611366.

I Finsbury Park 3.5 South St Andrew- Street. 556 111311.

I Liberty‘s (irecnside Place. 55738117.

I Madisons (ireenside Place. 557 38117.

I Moray House Student Union 1 Iolyrood Road. 556 8-155.

I The Network West 'l‘ollcross. 3383353. I The Penthouse Home Street. 'I‘ollcross. I Potterrow Student Union. Bristo Square. 667 0214.

I Red Hot Pepper Club 56 Fountainbridge. 33‘) 7733.

I Shady Lady's (‘owgate. 335 6569.

I Teviol Row Student Union'reviot Row. 667 31191.

I Venue (‘allon Road. 557 31173.


62'1‘he1.ist6~ 19 April 19911