some serious sounds. Should feature at least one band a month too. I‘m told. Got off to a good start last weekend. so fingers crossed . . .

I Buster Browns 10.30pm-3am. £1.50 before 1 1.30pm/£3 after. Have you checked out Busters on a Sunday recently? This is their soul—orientated night. and very good it is too. So pop down after listening to The Duke's dance vibes on Radio Forth.

I Red Hot Pepper Club 10am-3am. £3. A karaoke night. Budding mega stars always welcome. they say. but the chances ofany appearing are well. minimal. to say the least.

I Madisons 11pm—4am. A new joint venture by Millies and the Laughing Duck. featuring the turntable talents of DJs Phillip and Bootsy. Guaranteed tack disco and chart house all night long. Great stuff.

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

I Network 1 10pm—4am. £1.50. A ‘Motown‘ Night.

I Network 1 10pm—4am. £1.50. A ‘Review of 1990' night.

I The Amphitheatre 10pm—4am. £1 before llpm/£2 after.

I Blue Oyster Club 10.30pm—4am.


I Shag 8t katch Mission and Shady Ladies. 10.30pm—3am. £5. Ticket only from Trader Vic‘s. 24 Dec. A Christmas Eve Party featuring the indie sounds ofKatch. plus the turntable talents of Shag. the Viz of the nightlife world.

I Shag & Wheels Mission and Shady Ladies. 10.30pm—3am. £5. Ticket only from Trader Vic's. 31 Dec. A New Year's Eve Party with those omnipresent Shag lads. plus metal by Wheels.

I Christmas Eve Party Network 1. 10pm—4am . £3 without advance ticket. £7 advance ticket gives half-price admission on Xmas Day. and free admission on Boxing day. 24 Dec.

I New Year's Eve Party Network 1. 10pm-4am. £5. With pipers. and a very special. very secret guest.

I Mambo Club Xmas Eve Party Network 2 & 3. lOpm—4am. See Saturday for details. 24 Dec.

I Mambo Club New Year's Eve Party Network 2 & 3. 10pm—4am. See Saturday for details. 31 Dec.

I Amphitheatre 10pm—4am. £9. 24 Dec. An expensive Xmas Eve Party. but for your money you get a free various competitions and personalities. I Amphitheatre 10pm-4am. £8. 31 Dec. Party party time again. this time to celebrate New Year‘s Eve.

I Millies 11pm-4am. FREE.


I The Final Solution The Amphitheatre. 10pm-3am. Not 25 Dec. Members only. A strictly gay—only club. boasting the turntable talents of Fire Island DJ Stuart

C II d Ad TU RNTABLE gafiserythainmg Starts With An E - E-Zee osse

4. Trip City-A Guy Called Gerald 5. Groove Is In The Heart- Dee-Lite B. Saturday’s Angels- It? 7. Where Are You Baby— Betty Boo 8. Tokoloshe Man - Happy Mondays 9. Atrilta - History Featuring O-Tee 10. Only Love can Break Your Heart— 81 Enenne 11. Dreams A Dream - Soul II Soul 12. Monster In The House Fini Tribe 13. Red Top Hot Shot- Queen B 14. Three Babies— Sinead O’Connor 15. Natural Thing Innocence 16. Come Together- Primal Scream . 17. Vogue - Madonna '1 1B. Hello-The Beloved 19. Heaven -The Chimes 20. All Together Now-The Farm

Top twenty tracks 011990 chosen by The List’s Avril Mair.

1. Pro-Gen-The Shamen

2. Barefoot In The Head - A Man

interesting— certainly the city has nothing of this nature running at the moment. 1‘" reserve judgement for a while. though.

I Millies 11pm—4am. FREE.

I Network 1 10pm-4am. £3. 26 Dec Boxing Day special.


plus regular cabaret events. A welcome addition to the city scene.

I Millies 11pm—4am. FREE. Not 25 Dec. Getting more like the old Millionaires we knew and loved. with a larger. trendier crowd. plus a weird and wonderful music policy. Watch out for the re-decorated bits a la Keith Haring. methinks.

I Hetworkt 10pm—4am. 25 Dec. The only Edinburgh club open on Xmas Day.

I Hetworki 10pm-4am. 1 Jan. A night of New Year madness.


I Subway 7pm-11pm. £2. See Friday for details. I Breathless Potterrow. 8pm-lam. Students 50p with matric card. guests £1.50. Restarts 9 Jan. The best union club in Edinburgh. without a doubt. Lucozade on draught and upfront dance music. What more could anyone want? I Don't walk Boogie The Amphitheatre. 1 1pm—4am. £2. The Dream Team are no more. but DJs Bootsy and Gregor continue with a dance night in their own inimitable style. Gone is the house. the soul . . . in its place is 705 disco and funk. Luurrrve it. I North The Mission. 10.30pm—3am. £3(£2.50). Restarts 9 Jan. Everything 1 starts with an M at this indie-dance club which plays the sort of music originating somewhere in the north. surprisingly enough. Go and scuff your Timberlands to the Mondays. Roses. Charlatans. James. Farm. . . get theidea? I Bubble Shady Ladys. 11pm—3am. £2.50(£2). Restarts 9 Jan. A new night from two new DJs. playing ‘classic rock and roll from three decades’. Roughly translated this means 50s. 60s and 70s stuff - Hendrix. Cochrane et al. Might prove

I Shag The Mission. 10.30pm—3am. £2. Are you shagging tonight? The rest ofthe student population are.

I Twin Peaks Wilkie House. 10.30pm—3am. £4. 27 Dec only. See Sat for details.

I Atomic hi-HHC Attack The Penthouse. 8pm—lam. FREE. lfyou thoughtthat

hi-NRG ended with ‘So Macho‘. then think again. Most of us wished that it had. but not Dave and Adam. who play the hottest new imports every week.

I Freeze Madisons. 10pm—4am. £3. A rave experience hosted by two local lads with a London reputation. Playing all sorts of stuff which you‘ll never have heard of before. nevertheless worth a look ifonly for its educational value.

I Hairy Cafe Coste. 10pm—2am. FREE. See Friday‘for details.

I Karaoke Night Cafe Royal Bistro Bar. 8pm—1am. FREE. A cross between state-of-the-art Japanese technology and a good old-fashioned sing-song. this allows anyone talented enough. brave enough. or more probably drunk enough. to get up and do a passable imitation oftheir favourite singer. Well. that‘s thetheory. I Club Exit 10pm—2am. See Friday for details.

I Networkt 10pm—4am. £1. 20 Dec. A ‘blast from the past' night.

I Network 1 10pm-4am. £1 . 27 Dec. Half Price drinks night.

I The Amphitheatre 10pm—4am. Half price before 11pm/£2 after.

I Cale St James 8pm—lam. Free.

I Blue Oyster Club 10.30pm-4am.

I Red Hot Pepper Club 10.3pm-3am.£1.50 before 1 1.30pm/£2.50 after.

I Millies 11pm—4am. Free.


I The Amphitheatre 31 Lothian Road. 229 7670.

I Blue Oyster Club 96a Rose Street Lane North, 226 6458.

I Buster Browns 25—27 Market Street. 226 4224.

I Cale Royal Bistro Bar West Register Street. 557 4792.

I Cate St James 25 St James Centre. 557 2631 .

I Chambers Street Student Union Chambers Street.6671011.

I Club Extra Victoria Street.

I Finsbury Park 3—5 South St Andrew Street. 556 1020.

I Liberty’s Greenside Place. 557 3807.

I Madison's Greenside Place. 557 3807. I Mission Victoria Street. 225 3326.

I Millies Niddrie Street. 5566050.

I Moray House Student Union Holyrood Road. 556 8455.

I The Network West Tollcross. 228 3252. I The Penthouse Home Street. Tollcross. 229 2558.

I Potterrow Student Union Bristo Square. 667 0214.

I Bed Hot Pepper Club 3 Semple Street. Tollcross. 229 7733.

I Shady Lady's Cowgate. 225 3326.

I Subway 69 Cowgate. 225 9916.

I Teviot Bow Student Union Bristo Square. 667 2091.

I The Venue Calton Road. 557 3073.

I Wee Bed Bar Edinburgh College ofArt. Lauriston Place. 229 9311.

I Wilkle House Cowgate. 225 2079.


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66 The List 21 December 1990— 10 January 1991