I Crash at the Cotton Club.

11pm «3.30am. £4 (£3 with ticket). Popular and busy. with a wide variety of club sounds. particularly indie dance crossover going down so well just now.

I Joy at the Sub Club. 11pm—5am.£3.50. Scotland's best night for house'.’ Certainly a contender. Wild music in a highly charged atmosphere. Look out for special guest DJs.

I Radio City at the Mayfair (Cameo Suite). 10.30pm-3am. £2. Stuck in atime warp no more . . . Radio City willstillbe playing some psychedelic favourites. but mixed with Prince. JesusJoncs. S'Express. Soul 11 Soul. Discomeets Garage.

I Bumble at Joe Paparazzi. 11pm~3.30am. £2.50 (£1 Student).

I Shag at Fury Murrys. 1 1pm—5am. £1 .50. L'npretentious disco fun suitable for those who loved the pure pop songs of the early '80s or just want crazy fun.

I Swirl at the Art School. 11pm—2am. £1.50. Colours swirl. patterns collide. sounds reverberate perfect pop. garage grunge and '60s—‘90s psych. . .

I Unity Reggae Club at Rooftops. 10.30pm-3am. £2.50. A very under-rated club. this one. Reggae is supposed to be making a comeback I certainly don‘t mind hearing more if it's as good as the URC's playlist.


I The Alhambra 8pm—midnight. Free.

I Bennets 11pm—3.30am. £2.50.

I Cleopatras l(l.3(lpm—2.3()am. £3.

I Club Xchange 11.30pm—5.30am.

I Follies 10.30pm—-3.30am. £3.50.

I The Future at the Warehouse. llpm—3.3()am. £4.

I Hard Rock Caiie at the Venue. 10pm until late. £3.50.

I Hollywood Studios 11pm—3.30am.£3.50. I Mickey Finn's at Tin Pan Alley. 10.30pm-—5am. £2 before midnight. £4 after.

I MrD's 10.30pm—2am. £4.

I Orange at The Choice. 11pm—5am.

I Panama Jax 11pm—3.30am. £3.

I Parade at Fury Murrys. 7—1 1pm. £1.50. The Shag under-18club.

I Rattles 10.30pm—3am. £3.

I Savoy l [pm—3.30am. £4.

I Stomp at Mardi Gras. 10.30pm—3.3()am. £3.50.

I SW1 1 1.45pm—5am. £1.50.


I Atlantis at Sub Club. 1 1pm—5am. £5. (See panel).

I Bennets 11pm—3.30am. £3. Moved on in recent times from playing exclusively lli-NRG to a mixture of high-bpm dance sounds. Currently very popular are Italia disco. Balearic beats and the many derivatives that make up ‘house‘. Look out for suprise special guest PAs.

I The Choice 11pm—5am. £6. The most exclusive venue on Saturdays has all the new fashion collections by the likes of Hamnett. Basi and Gaultier on video for you to drool over. Make sure you‘re dressed up to the nines as well or you could be disappointed. L'pfront dance:

I Detect at Fury Murrys. 11pm—3.30am. £3. l've been a bit harsh about defect inthe past. and while it ain‘t a CS favourite lcan see the appeal. The students come in their droves for indie. indie 'dance crossover. dance. Not trendy. but good clean fun.

I UFO at Tin Pan Alley. llpm—5am. £5. 5am liternal seriously upfront in the house stakes on one floor and serioUslv groovy on the other with S2 playing funk. rap. soul.ctc.


I The Alhambra 8pm—midnight. Free.

I Cleopatras 10.30pm—2.3()am. £3.50. I Club Xchange11.30pm—5.30am.

I Cotton Club 1 1pm—3.30am. £5 (£3.50 with ticket).

I Desire at Mardi Gras. 10.30pm—3.30am. £3.50.

I Energy at SW1. 11pm-5am. £5.

I Follies 10.30pm—3.30am. £4.50.

I Glam Rock at The Venue. 10pm until late. £3.50.

I Helter Skelter at the Mayfair. 11pm—3am. £1.50.

I Hollywood Studios 11pm—3.30am. £4. I Insomnia at the Warehouse. 11pm-5am. £5.

I Joe Paparazzi 11pm—5am. £4.

I Kes Club at Rooftops. 10.30pm—3am. £3.

I Libra at Hollywood Studios. £3.50. Over-25s disco.

I Mardi Gras 11pm-5am. £4.50

I Mr D‘s 10.30pm—2am. £4.

I Moi... at the Art School. (Studentsand guests only). £2.

I Battles 10.30pm—3am. £3.

I Savoy l 1pm—3am. £4. Over-21s night. I 2 Hip and Mixed Up at PanamaJax. 11pm—3.30am. £3 before midnight.£4 after.


I Brag at the Cotton Club. 11pm—3.30am. April 22 Only: 49ers. Danny Rampling and Judge Jules. Great line-up & admission will be charged at the door.

I Delirium7 at Rooftops (Secrets Lounge). £2. 10pm until late. Gothic. indie and psychedelic.

I Hypnotonic Soundtrack at Fury Murrys. £2. Suffering the same problems as Brown Paper Bag did in the way ofnumbers which is a shame as this is a reallygood club. Great upfront dance music mixed with the best indie crossover.

I Network at the Choice. 11pm—3.30am. £3.50. Still trying to establish itselfasTHE trendy venue on Sundays. Is it succeeding. gang?

I Tin Pan Alley 11pm—3.30am. Confusion! Tin Pan Alley break the mould of havinga regular Sunday club. opting instead for one-offs of their most popular nights.

I The Power at the Sub Club. 11pm—3.30am. £2. See panel.


I Bennets llpm—3.30am. 75p.

I 3918 Noirat SW1 . 11.45pm until late. £1 . I Club change12pm—5am.

I The Dream at Scalini. 11pm—3.30am. £2. I Follies 11pm-3am. £3.

I Fuddrultlters at Cleopatras. 10.30pm—2.30am. £1.

I Hollywood Studios 11pm—3am.£2.

I MrD’s 10.30pm—2am. £2 (£1 with ticket).

I Panama Jax 11pm—3.30am. £1 .50.

I Battles 10.30pm—2am. £2.50.

I Savoy 1 lpm—3am. £2.50.


I The Alhambra 8pm—midnight. Free.

I Jeans & T-shirt Night at Cleopatras. 10.30pm—3am. £2 (£1 with ticket).

I Panama Jax midnight until 3.30am.

I Savoy 11pm—3am.£2. Over-25s night.


I Shimmy Club at Bennets. 10.30pm—3am. £1 . Rumour abounds that Channel 4 have made a short documentary on Craig Davis and his club to be screened during the Big Day celebrations. OK. so we all know ‘One step beyond‘ comes after ‘Too much too young’. but why else do we go'.’ Always busy. always fun.

I The Alhambra 8pm—midnight. Free.

I Jo Jo's at Tin Pan Alley. 10.30pm—3.30am. £1 .50. Gay night with cheap drinks.


I Big Pig at Club Xchange. 12pm-5am. Straight night at the only alternative to

Bennets in the city. They‘ll be hopingto build up a following on a par with the Shimmy. Worth checking out.

I Hardcore at the Choice. £3. 11pm—3.30am. No white trainers here.

I Club Xchange 23 Royal Exchange Square. 204 4599.

I Cotton Club 5 Scott Street. 3320712. I Follies 193 Pitt Street. 332 73227522. I Fury Murrys 9r» Maxwell Street. 221

Hardcore is proving popular with the (,511_

ultra-trendy and more mature clubbers I Houywood Studios 9 Brown street 3.18 with excellent dance. («my

I Jeans & T-shirt night at the Cotton Club. I Joe paparazzi 530 Sauchiehall Street. 11pm—3am. £3.50. Another popular 331 3111.

Wednesday night club playing dance. but

. IMardiGras 73 Dunlop Street. 221 3623. of a more commercral nature than

I Maytair474 Sauchiehall Street. 332

Hardcore (and not so elitist). 3872. ' Psymm “93‘7"” 1“ the Mail” I Mr D‘s 54 Kilmarnock Road. Shawlands. 10—3.30am. £1 .50. Typical Mayfair club. (,3: 3411.

so that means teen trash. ‘60s psychedelia. psycho pop. garage punk and. just to be slightly different. Atlantichtax soul. OTHERS

I The Alhambra 8pm—midnight. Free.

I Panama Jax 30 Custom 1 louse Quay. 2.21 0865.

I Rattles 15 Benalder Street. Partick Cross. 334 5321.

I Rooftops 92 Sauchiehall Street. 332

I Go West at Cleopatras. 5333. 10.30pm-2.30am. £2 (£1 wrth ticket). I Savoy Sum). Ccmrc‘ Sauchiehall Street. I Libra at Hollywood Studios. 11pm—3am. 333 “75].

£2.50. Over-25s disco.

I Panama Jax 11pm—3.30am. Free before midnight. £1 after. Gaynight.

I Pulse at SW1 . 11pm—3.30am. £3.

I 603 & 70s Night at Mardi Gras. 10.30pm—3.30am. £2 (£1 with ticket).


I Exodus at the Sub Club. 11pm—3.30am. £2. See Panel.

I Terra Nera at the Mayfair. 11pm—3am. £2. Still can‘t believe this is the only clubin Glasgow playing world music on a regular basis. Oh well. Latin. Reggae. Rhumba. Calypso. Soca. ldon't suppose there’s any chance of introducing a bit of funk is

I Scalini 51 West Regent Street. 331 1980. I Sub Club 22 Jamaica Street. 2484600.

I SW1 48 Carlton Place. 429 5559.

I Tin Pan Alley 39 Mitchell Street. 221 5275.

I Venue 474 Sauchiehall Street. 332 3872. I Warehouse 85 Dunlop Street. 221 3623.


I Beatbox Teviot Debating 1 Tall 9pm—2am. (Students and Guestsonly.) FREE. Pseudo-trendy student disco playing the kind of slick. soul-boy fare that appeals to Edinburgh's sideburned

the”? fraternity. Downstairs. however. in the OTHERS intimate surroundings ofthe Park Room. I The Alhambra 8Pm‘mldnlghl- “CC Purl." another (better) club takes place.

n'ghl' featuring the relentless pulse ofindie

I Bennets llpm—3am. £1.

I Bombay Bicycle Club at King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut.

I Big Bad Groove at the Cotton Club. 11pm—3.30am. £2.

I Bloomers at Cleopatras. 10.30pm—2.30am. £2 (£1 student).

I Club Xchange 12pm—5am.

I 808 Night at Mardi Gras. 10.30pm-3.30am. £2 (£1 with ticket).

I Freakscene at Raffles. 10.30pm—3am. I Freestyle at Rooftops. llpm—3.30am. I Rhythm ’n' Booze at Tin Pan Alley. 10.30pm—3.30am. £3.50.

I Savoy 11pm—3am.£2. Over 25s' disco. ISWi 11.45pm until late.50p.

I The Venue 11pm until late. £2. Thrash metal night.


I The Alhambra 31 Waterloo Street. 221 3260.

I Bennets 90 Glassford Street. 552 5761. I The Choice 21 Royal Exchange Square. 221 5323.

I Cleopatras. 508 Great Western Road. Kelvinbridge. 334 0560.

dance such as the Beloved.

I Dream The Mission 10pm—3am. £3. Still run by the Slam and Dream crew. still mixing upfront house fusion. still fullof kids in big white trainers. And still those leaflets with the Chanel rip-offlogo. Please. boys. . .

I Floral Riot Network 2 10.30pm—4am. £2. Sec preview.

I Green Banana Club Potterrow8pm—lam. Students 50p with matric card. guests£1. A ‘stimulating' student night. playing alternative indie thrash. Not for the faint-hearted or discerning clubbcr. though if hard core goth is your scene. .. I U.F.O The Venue. 12pm—4am. £2. Covering contemporary dance music across the board. from ()n-L’ sounds to Mancunian ravers the Happy Mondays and the Stone Roses. occasionally crossing into 1 louse and Techno. Worth checking out if you are into the more alternative type of dance clubs.

I Marleys Shady Lady's. 10.30pm—3am. £2. Living up to its name the club plays mostly M()R reggae to a mostly older crowd. A smaller crowd. too. oflate.

I Sex Beat The Wee Red Bar. 10pm—3am. £2. Returning with a change ofvenueto


56The List 20 April 3 May 1990