I Cleopatra's. 508 Great Western Road. Kelvinbridge. 334 0560.

I Club Xchange 23 Royal Exchange Square, 204 4599.

I Cotton Club 5 Scott Street. 332 0712.

I Club Hacienda 48 Carlton Place . 429 5593.

I Clyde Cavern Clyde Place. 429 3785.

I Follies 193 Pitt Street. 332 7322/7522. I Fury Murry's 96 Maxwell Street. 221

651 1 .

I The Cap 261 Hope Street.

I Glasgow College 70 C owcaddens Road. 332 0681.

I Glasgow School of Art 167 Renfrew Street, 332 9797.

I Henry Afrika's Pier 39, Clyde Street, 221 0021 .

I Hollywood Studios 9 Brown Street. 248 6606.

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

I Mardi tires 73 Dunlop Street.2213623. I Mayfair 474 Sauchiehall Street , 332 3872.

I Metropolis Hamilton Street. Saltcoats, 0294 602213.

I Mr 0': 54 Kilmarnock Road, Shawlands, 632 241 l.

I Hico's 375 Sauchiehall Street.

I 147 Club Cheapside Street (next to the Daily Record building).

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

I Rooftops 92 Sauchiehall Street. 332 5883.

I Savoy Savoy Centre, Sauchiehall Street, 332 0751.

IScalini 51 West Regent Street, 331 1980. I The Shelter 7 Renfrew Court, 3326231. I Sub Club 22 Jamaica Street, 248 4600.

I SW1 48 Carlton Place, 429 5559.

I Talk 0t The Town 46 West George Street, 3323000.

I Tin Pan Alley 39 Mitchell Street. 221 5275.

I Venue 474 Sauchiehall Street. 332 3872.


I Subway 7pm—11pm. £2. From Dec21. l3—18-year-olds only. A new club in a new venue, catering for hip young bruvvers (and sisters) and playing any sort ofmusic the trendy teenies request. I Club Exit IOpm—Zam. A new members-only gay club. run by the boys behind Chapps. An unknown quantity to me at the moment, but by all accountsis doing nicely, thank you. I Dream Pelican. 10pm—3am, Breakfast Bar until Sam. £2. A special one-off event organised by Luke of the now-separated Dream Team. Boasting an impressive array of technology. and an equally impressive playlist of house and hip-hop (NO indie, they emphasise). Plus, they promise, Mary, Mungo and Midge (TBC)! What a way to work off your Xmas dinner. I Hairy Cafe Coste. 10pm—2am. FREE. A new pre-club club organised by the owners of this laid-back bar, and run by various well-known city DJ 5, including Carol, formerly of Spanish Harlem and Infinity. The emphasis is fixed firmly on fun, with an eclectic playlist incorporating a wide spectrum of dance sounds. I Floral Blot Network 2. 10.30pm—43m. £2. Experience an explosion of sonic flower grooves at Edinburgh's busiest and best indie club. Go and flop your fringes to the much-hyped Spirea X on 21 Dec. I Marley: Shady Lady's. 10.30pm-3am. £2. Living up to the name with a reggae night, of course. What else? I Pure The Venue. llpm—4am. Members and guests only. No undesirables, no hassles, no admission until you complete a membership form and have a polaroid pic taken. Great idea, great club. The best in Edinburgh since the demise of Spanish Harlem? Could be. Go see for yourself. I Tangerine The Mission. 1 1pm—3am. £2.

I The Choice 21 Royal Exchange Square, Yet another indie club. Whatever 221 5323. happened to the dance revolution. kids?

Nah, I s’pose it‘s not that bad.

I Network 1 10pm—4am. £3. An ‘offiCe party‘ night. Free admission for groups of ten and more people.

I Rhythm Chillun Wilkie House. 10pm-3am. £3. The groovy Chilluns perform their 50th gig, aided by the Cool Blast Sound System. lfyou haven't experienced their infectious rhythms before, then this is a must.

I The Amphitheatre 10pm—4am. £1.75 before 11pm/£3.50after.

I Buster Browns 10.30pm—3.30am. £1.50 before 11.30pm/£3 after.

I Blue Oyster Club 10.30pm—4am.

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

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

I The Red Hot Pepper Club 10pm—4am. 8 before 11.30pm/£4 after.

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

I Mlllies 10pm—6am. £2 before 2.30am; £3 after.


I Hairy Cafe Coste. 10pm—Zam. FREE. See Friday for details.

I Twin Peaks Wilkie House. 10.30pm—3am. £4 (ticket only, from the City Cafe). No entry after 12.30am. Nothing to do with cherry pie and damn fine coffee, instead ‘two tons of funk‘ from former Dream Team Bootsy and Gregor. Also featuring rare groove and street soul. All jolly good fun, but do they know who killed Laura Palmer?

I Sex Beat Wee Red Bar. 10pm—3am. £2. Not 29 Dec. The only club in the city playing electronic body music (what does that mean, boys?) plus techno, On-U and alternative dance sounds. A Saturday night to beat all others.

I Bedrock Club The Venue. 9pm—4am. Live bands plus a disco make this a popular night. See rock listings for details. I Kalch Shady Lady‘s. 11pm—3am. £2. lndie. indie and yet more indie music. attracting a motley assortment of moptop student types.

I Mambo Club Network 2 & 3. 10.30pm—3am. £2 members/£2.50 non members. Scotland‘s only regular world music club. and as such, worth a visit. Sir Ossie on the wheels of steel mixes the best in African dance with calypso and soca around the world stylee. Getting increasingly busy as the word gets out.

I Wheels The Mission. 11pm—3am. £1.50 before midnight/£2.50 after. A rock night with loads of hairy men. denim and leather. plus the usual assorted playlist.

I Nelworkt 10pm—4am. £4. A ‘Mistletoe and Wine' Night, with free champagne for those who turn up before midnight.

I Hetworkt 10pm—4am. £4. A ‘Beach Party‘ Night, with free admission to those who dress in. well, beachwear. The lnfin'nary Casualty Dept is just across the Meadows for those who require treatment for hypothermia. frostbite etc.

I Club Exit 10pm—2am. See Friday for details.

I The Amphitheatre 10pm—4am. £2 before llpm/£4 after.

I Buster Browns 10.30pm—4am. £2 before 11.30pm/£4 after.

I Blue Oyster Club 10.30pm—4am.

I Cale St James 8pm—2am. See Fri for details.

I Chaplins at Finsbury Park. 11pm—4am. See Fri for details.

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

I Millies 10pm—6am. £2 before 2.30am; £3 after.


I Subway 7pm—1 1pm. £2. 13—18-year-olds only. See Friday for details.

I Bliss Network 2. 10pm—4am. £2. A new indie-dance venture which aims to fill those tiresome Sunday evenings with

m 1990 WE SAW... the condom as essential fashion accessory-make it stylish, make it safe . . . i-D magazine celebrate its tenth anniversary in print- from fashion ianzlne to style bible, a decade of ideas. . . a celebration of green consciousness with healthy, natural and legal herbal drugs . . . denim domination -white jeans, tight jeans, and oi course flared jeans. Feel the width . . . the World Cup turn football players into pop stars and football tops into fashion items. . . the designer drug Ecstasy iniiuencing a generation then being abandoned in favour of a Natural High . . . everybody jumping on the cover version bandwagon -The Chimes, Beats int, Candy Flip, Happy Mondays . . . the world become a party paradise as government legislation forced clubbers to leave Britain in search of the rave . . . the most unlikely lads become sex symbols Sean Byder, Ian Brown, Tim Burgess. . . three house hippies dominate the pop world and the nation's magazine covers-dee-Iitelui, dee-ioveiy and dee-Iicious . . . after casual clubbing, a return to designer dress - John Richmond, Mitchiko Koshino; even the Happy Mondays wore Armani . . . the rise of the ‘Keyboard Wizard’ - Adamski, Mr Monday, but don’t mention Howard Jones. . . daft dancing—the Lambada, and of course, Vogueing (again) . . . sportswearwith parallel stripes- Old School Adidas it wasn't, but omnipresent certainly . . . the rise of Soul ll Soul a subculture imitating a corporate identity . . . instrumental noise without the oppression of rhythm -Ambienl House. Chill out . . . Gus retro chic hot pants, alice bands, eyeliner and upturned bobs . . . everybody from The Lady Miss Keir Kirby to Belinda Cariisle wearing Pucci prints . . . the Dufier of St


George’s stylish casuals moving from the terraces to the street, and becoming the fashion success story of the year. . . those ridiculous anoraks

. . . everybody drinking imported lager with citrus bits. . . clubbers avoiding alcohol in favour of Lucozade or lrn-Bru . . . brain gyms in nightclubs - elevate your mind . . . some unsuspecting soul arrested for wearing an lnspiral Carpets ‘Cool as F' ‘K’ T-shirt. . . the emergence of a breed of talented Edinburgh bands. . . Glasgow’s liberal licensing laws becoming the envy of the nation. . . the return of Barbarella thanks to Thierry Mugler. . . jazz rap

. . .yetanothersummerof love. . . Manchester madness sweeps the world . . . and of course THAT resignation. . . DID YOU . . .?




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