I Crash at the Cotton Club. 11pm—3.30am. £4 (£3 with ticket). Popular and busy, with a wide variety of club sounds, particularly 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, great visuals & lighting and all the best young haircuts & clothes in town.

I Radio City at the Mayfair (Cameo Suite). 10.30pm-3am. £2. Stuck in a time warp no more . . . Radio City will stillbe playing some psychedelic favourites. but mixed with Prince, JesusJones, S‘Express. Soul 11 Soul. Disco meets Garage.

I Rumble at Joe Paparazzi.

11pm—3.30am. £2.50 (£1 student). The only dance alternative to Joy for my money and should appeal more to students, skinflints & non-disco freaks I Shag at Fury Murrys. 11pm—5am.£1.50. 24 hour party students! Do you hate club music, but like dancing to everything from Prince to the Monkees? Never mind, so do hundreds of other people. go along this Friday for a 6-hour-long mass therapy! I Stetson at The Shelter. 8 June only. £2.50 (concessions available). Glasgow‘s first country club, hosted by local band Peach County and featuring the Eirene Houston Band. This is the New Country sound mind you. which means Blues, Jazz, Rock ‘n' Roll, Soul. Cajun, Western and traditional Irish music.

I Swirl at the Art School. 11pm—2am.

£1 .50. Colours swirl. patterns collide, sounds rcverberate perfect pop, garage grunge and 60s—905 psych . . .


I The Alhambra 8pm-midnight. Free.

I Bonnets 11pm—3.30am. £2.50.

I Cleopatras 10.30pm—2.30am. £3.

I Xposed at Club Xchange.

l 1.30pm—5.30am. £2.50. Happy hour 10pm-midnight.

I Follies 10.30pm—3.30am. £3.50.

I The Future at the Warehouse. llpm-3.30am. £4.

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

I Hollywood Studios 1 lpm—3.30am. £3.50. I Hickey Flnn’s at Tin Pan Alley. 10.30pm—5am. £2 before midnight, £4 after.

I Mr D's 10.30pm—2am. £4.

I Parade at Fury Murrys. 7pm—l 1pm.

£1 .50. The Shag under-18club.

I Rattles 10.30pm—3am. £3.

I Savoy 11pm—3.30am.£4.

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

I SW1 11.45pm—5am. £1.50.

I Unity Reggae Club at Rooftops. 10.30pm—3am. £2.50.


I Atlantis at Sub Club. llpm—Sam. £5. Atlantis has been doing the biz (as they say in the club world) recently and doubled? trebled? quadrupled? the numbers to boot. The Face says it‘s the place to be, and The List in its infinite wisdom agrees, but what about M8?

I Atsimevu at The Shelter. 9pm—midnight. Not so much a club as such, as Atsimevu are a l4-piece band in residency, but the audience are being invited to party asthey wish. . .jig.reel.bop,sing. . .‘ Afro—(‘aledonian could be the best way to describe their sound and their instruments include african drums. congos, bells, Scottish pipes. flutes. accordions. . .

I The Choice 1 1pm—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. Upfront dance.

I Detect at Fury Murrys. l 1pm—3.30am. £3. Though it ain‘t a personal favourite I can see the appeal. The students come in their droves for indie, indie/dance crossover, dance. Not trendy. but good clean fun.

I Sechaba's Upstairs at Nico‘s. 9pm-Late. ‘Enjoy. Relax & Dance tothe Sounds of Africa and World Music . . .‘ This sounds good, he says reading the leaflet The Sechaba (roughly translated means Nation) project takes place from 22 September to 7 October and consists ofa festival and a ‘5 day International Conference of Cultural Resistance to Apartheid.’ It‘s also the name ofa fortnightly club which will build up to the festival in September. The dates to look out for in June are the 9th and the 23rd

I UFO at Tin Pan Alley. I 1pm—Sam. £5. 5am Eternal seriously upfront in the house stakes on one floor; and seriously groovy on the other, with 52 playing funk, rap, soul, etc. Very popular with young people with excessive trouser widths. Steven Sleepman, Mr 30 incher himself must be pleased.


I The Alhambra 8pm—midnight. Free.

I Bonnets 11pm—3.30am. £3.

I Cleopatra: 10.30pm—2.30am. £3.50.

I Xposed at Club Xchange. 10pm—5.30am. £3. Happy hour 10pm—midnight.

I Cotton Club llpm-3.30am. £5 (£3.50 with ticket).

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

I Energy at SW1 . 1 1pm—5am. £5.

I Follies10.30pm—3.30am.£4.50.

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

I Halter Shelter at the Mayfair. 11pm—3am. £1.50.

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

I Joe Paparazzi llpm—Sam. £5.

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

I Mardi Gras 11pm—5am. £4.50.

I Mr D's 10.30pm—2am. £4.

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

I Ratfles10.30pm—3am.£3.

I Savoy 1 lpm—3am. £4. Over-215 night.


I Boy at Club Xchange. 12pm—5am. 75p. Gay all the way, with live cabaret from London and 75p beers and spirits all night. I Delirium? at Rooftops (Secrets Lounge). £2. 10pm until late. Gothic, indie & psychedelic with a showcase live band every week.

I Hypnotonlc Soundtrack at Fury Murrys. £2. Picking up in recent weeks in the way of numbers, which is good to hear. Packed floor getting down to great upfront dance . music mixed with the best indie crossover. I Metropolis £4. 3 June only. Slam & M8's favourite discotheque present PAs from Snap (the only Scottish appearance) and Jazzy P.

I Network at the Choice. llpm—3.30am. £3.50. Still trying to establish itself asTHE trendy venue on Sundays. Is it succeeding, gang?

I The Power at the Sub Club. 11pm—-3.30am. £2. Harri‘s still trying his hardest to promote reggae on the dancefloors, with some degree of success. After a slow start to the evening it really picks up around 1am. and this could be the club for the summer.


I Bennels llpm—3.30am. 75p.

I Bete Holr at SW1. 11.45pm until late. £1. I Brag at the Cotton Club. 11pm—3.30am. I The Dream at Scalini. 11pm—3.30am. £2. I Follies 11pm—3am. £3.

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

I Hollywood Studios llpm—3am. £2. I Mr 0': 10.30pm—2am. £2 (£1 with ticket).

I Rattles 10.30pm—2am. £2.50.

I Savoy 11pm-3am.£2.50.


I The Alhambra 8pm—midnight. Free.

I Jeans S T-shil‘t Night at Cleopatras. 10.30pm-3am. £2 (£1 with ticket).

I Savoy 11pm—3am. £2. Over-25$ night. I Second Heaven at Club Xchange. £1 admission and £1 all drinks.


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 Shimmy Club at Bennets. 10.30pm—3am

- £1.


I Hardcore at the Choice. £3. 11pm——3.30am. Still very popular, with just about every salon in Glasgow paying homage.

I Jeans a T-shlrt night at the Cotton Club. 11pm—3am. £3.50. Another popular Wednesday night club playing dance, but of a more commercial nature than Hardcore (and not so elitist).

I Zulu at Joe Paparazzi. 11pm—3.30am. £2.50(£1 student). Soul, African, funk, jazz, £1 for lager and donationsto Anti-Apartheid. In a perfect world, this would be mobbed, but seeing as house ain‘t mentioned we‘ll wait and see. OTHERS

I The Alhambra 8pm—midnight. Free.

I Go West at Cleopatras. 10.30pm—2.30am. £2 (£1 with ticket).

I Libra at Hollywood Studios. 1 1pm—3am. £2.50. Over-25$ disco. I Pulse at SW1 . 11pm—3.30am. £3.

I 60: S 708 Night at Mardi Gras. 10.30pm-3.30am. £2 (£1 with ticket).

I Spank at Club Xchange. £1 admission and £1 all drinks.


I Exodus at the Sub Club. llpm—3.30am. £2. The new night on Thursdays at the Sub is proving just as good as Blackmarket ever was. Good to see other DJs gettinga chance at the cultural mecca in Jamaica Street.

I Terra Nera at the Mayfair. 11pm—3am. £2. Not the only club playing African, with the addition of Zulu on Wednesdays, but still delights the old eardrums with the glorious sounds of Latin, reggae, rhumba, calypso and soca.


I The Alhambra 8pm—midnight. Free party night.

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

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

I 80: Night at Mardi Gras. 10.30pm—3.30am. £2 (£1 with ticket).

I Genes & T—Shlrt at Club Xchange. 12pm—5am. 75p.

I Freaksoene at Raffles. 10.30pm—3am.

I Freester at Rooftops. 11pm—3.30am.

I Rhythm 'n' Booze at Tin Pan Alley. 10.30pm—3.30am. £3.50.

I Savoy l 1pm—3am. £2. Over 255' disco. I SW1 11.45pm until late. 50p.

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


I The Alhambra 31 Waterloo Street. 221 3260.

I Bonnets 90 Glassford Street, 552 5761. I The Cholce 21 Royal Exchange Square, 221 5323.

I Cleopatra: 508 Great Western Road , Kelvinbridge, 334 0560.

I Club Xchange 23 Royal Exchange Square, 204 4599.

I Cotton Club 5 Scott Street, 3320712.

I Follles 193 Pitt Street, 332 7322n522. I Fury flurry: 96 Maxwell Street, 221 651 1.

I Hollywood Studios 9 Brown Street, 248 6606

I Joe Paparazzi 520 Sauchiehall Street, 331 21 l l .

I Mardi Gras 73 Dunlop Street, 221 3623. I Maylalr 474 Sauchiehall Street. 332 3872.

I Metropolis Hamilton Street, Saltcoats, 0294 602213.

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

I Nicos 375 Sauchiehall Street.

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

I Hooltops 92 Sauchiehall Street, 332 5883.

I Savoy Savoy Centre, Sauchiehall Street, 3320751.

I Scallnl 51 West Regent Street, 331 1980. I The Shelter 7 Renfrew Court. 332 6231. 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 Bealhox Teviot Debating Hall 9pm—2am. (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 crossover.

I Dream The Mission. llpm—3am. £3 (£1 admission tickets circulating). Now a Slam-free zone, but all the better for it. A change in club policy means that DJ Bootsy is spinning a hot mix of funk. soul, go-go and house. making this the best dance club in town. Who said that Glasgow's miles better? Check thisout! I Floral Riot Network. 2 10.30pm—4am. £2. Experience an indie explosion ofsonic flower grooves at what is currently Edinburgh's busiest club. From Primal Scream to The Pastels, from The Smiths to The Stone Roses. a carefully considered playlist is ensuring a packed dancefloor. I Green Banana Club Potterrow.

8pm— 1 am. Students 50p 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. .. Look out for live bands too.

I U.F.O The Venue. 12pm—4am. £2. Ok, so we haven‘t rated this very highly in the past. But it seems to be gettingbetter. Upfront cuts ranging from indie dance to house to techno, with a Euro/US hardcore influence. Hyper-bass. sound effects and sampling.

I Marleys Shady Lady‘s. 10.30pm—3am. £2. Living up to its name the club plays mostly MOR reggae to a mostly older crowd. A smaller crowd too, oflate, though with the supposed upsurge in popularity of this kind of music you never know what might happen.


I The Amphitheatre 10pm—4am. £1 .75 before 1 1pm/£3.50 after.

I Buster Browns 1 1pm—3.30am. £2.75.

I Cale St James 8pm—2am. £1 members/£2 non members. Prices rise after 11pm.

I Chaplin: at Finsbury Park. 11pm—4am.


I The Red Hot Pepper Club 10pm—4am. £3 before 11.30pm/£4 after.

I Madisons 9pm—3am. £1 before 1 lpm/£2 after.


I Apocalypse Chambers Street.

“The List 1—14June 1990