sounds. Time to get funky.

I Floral Blot Network 2. 111.30pm—4am. £2. Experience an explosion ofsonic flower grooves at Edinburgh‘s busiest and best indie club. Go and flop that fringe to loadsa old faves plus more recent stuff— and yes. they will play ‘Velocity Girl‘ if you ask very nicely.

I Marleys Shady Lady‘s. 111.311pm—3am. £2. Living up to the name with a reggae night. ofcourse. Not the only club playing

this musical genre at the moment. but by far the longest running. MOR for an older crowd.

I Pure The Venue. l 1pm—4am. Members and guests only. No undesirablcs. no hassles. no admission until you complete a membership form and have a polaroid pic taken. No relation to anything running in Glasgow with the same name by the way. but a force to be reckoned with nevertheless. Well. their 15(111members think so.

I Chill Calton Studios. 1 1pm—4am. Upfront and in-yer-face across the board dance.

I Tangerine The Mission. llpm—3am. £2. A flourishing indie club. playing a solid selection of all the stuff you‘d expect. Not so busy as F. Riot. but a viable option if you can‘t drag yourself all the way to Tollcross.

I Beatbox Teviot Row Union. 8pm--1am. Students and guests only. Restricted tothe one club due to their recent fire. but the show continues regardless. Singed but not stopped. eh?

' I Green Banana Club Potterrow Students Union. 8pm—1am. Students and guests only. Traditionally an ‘alternative‘ night. 5 but now branching out. Watch out for

their occassional live bands.

I Networkt 111.311pm—4am. £3. A retrospective night. incorporating a wide range of 70s sounds.

; I The Amphitheatre l()pm—4am. £2 before 11pm/£4 after.

I Buster Browns 10.311pm—3.311am.£1.511 : before 1 1.311pm/£3 after.

I Blue Oyster Club 10.30pm—4am.

I Cate St James 8pm—2am. £1 membe rs/£2 non members. Prices rise after 1 1pm.

I Chaplins at Finsbury Park. 11pm—4am. £2.

I The Red Hot Pepper Club 10pm—4am. £3 ? before 11.311pm/£4 after.

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

I Millies 111pm—6am.£2 before 2.30am;

; £3 after.


I Slam Ill-D lngliston Exhibition Centre. 8pm—8am. £16. Tickets on sale from all TOC'I'A outlets. 23 Feb. An all-nighter to beat all others. See main preview and panels.

I Galaxy 9c Victoria Street. 11pm—3am. £2.511with ticket. New clubllThe inimitable Bootsy. plus one or two others. play you what seems like every soul record ever pressed from the likes of Kenny Thomas (purleease) through to Motown and Northern stuff. Surely something to keep everyone happy - go and check it out.

I Wildlife 23 Feb and every fortnight. A club run by Fred and Amanda of Thunderball fame. playing soul and funk in a central location; it‘s small. intimate and more like a party than any usual event; and if you don‘t know where it‘s at then you shouldn‘t be there anyway. Okay?



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I Kaleidoscope World Moray House. 9pm—3am. £2. 23 Feb. An irregular little club. playing a wide selection ofwhat could be loosely termed ‘indie‘ music. Worth dropping into if you‘re down that way.

I Apocalypse Chambers Street Union. 9pm—2am. Students and guests only. A bustling union dance club. which needs no mentions from me to get the punters rolling in.

I Bedrock Club The Venue. 9pm—4am. Live bands plus a disco make this a popular night. See rock listings for details. I Boom Boom Club Calton Studios. llpm—4am. l‘m delighted to see that the Calton Studios are now operating a strict membership scheme for this club. which will undoubtedly put many minds at rest. Attracts a large and appreciative crowd for non-stop techno and heavy house. and with live bands planned for the near future. should attract a few more.

I Katch Shady Lady‘s. 11pm—3am. £2. Indie. indie and yet more indie music. attracting a motley assortment of mop top student types.

I Mambo Club Network 2 and 3. 111.311pm—3am. £2 members/£2.51) non members. Scotland‘s only regular world music club. which just gets busierand busier. Sir Ossie on the wheels ofstecl mixes the best in African dance with calypso and soca around the world stylee. Go and pretend you‘re in a warm. sun-drenched paradise.

I Wheels The Mission. 11pm—3am. £1 .51) before midnight/£2.51) after. A nightmare on Victoria Street? Quite possibly. Also a rock night.

I Networkl 111.3(1pm—4am. £4.

I The Amphitheatre l1)pm-4am. £4.

I Buster Browns 111.3(1pm-4am. £2 before 11.3(1pm’£4 after.

I Blue Oyster Club 111.30pm—4am.

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

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

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

I Millies l(lpm—6am. £2 before 2.31lam; £3 after.


I Student Night Network 2. 111pm-3am. From 24 Feb.

I Buster Browns 10.30pm—3am. £1 .50 before 1 l .311pm/£3 after.

I Red Hot Pepper Club 111am—3am. £3. A karaoke night.

I Madisons l lpm—4am. A jointventure by Millies and the Laughing Duck. featuring the turntable talents ofluurrvely DJs Phillip and Bootsy. Guaranteed tacky disco and chart house all night long. Great stuff.

I Network 1 1(1pm—2am. £2.

I The Amphitheatre l(lpm—late. £3.

I Blue Oyster Club 111.311pm—4am.


IMillies l 1pm—4am. FREE.

Tuesdays I Millies l 1pm—4am. FREE.


I Breathless Potterrow. 8pm— 1 am. Students 511p with matric card. guests £1.51). The best union club in Edinburgh. without a doubt. Lucozadeon draught and upfront dance music. What more could anyone want?

I Bubble The Mission and Shady Ladys.

1 lpm—3am. £2.51)(£2). Playing‘classic rock and roll from three decades‘. Roughly translated this means 511s. 611s and 711s stuff— Hendrix. Cochrane et al. Not my cup ofJack Daniels. but it‘sbusy all the same.

I Rhythm Club The Amphitheatre. 9pm—3am. £3 non-members/£2 members. 27 Feb. World music of all sorts.

I Millies l 1pm—4am. FREE.

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I Ice presents It? and the Brain Club Wilkie House. 111.3(lpm—3am. £4. Are 11‘? the new Stone Roses‘.’ ls the Brain London‘s best club? Will the Cooke twins everstop dressing alike'.’ For the answer to at least two of these see panel.

I Chocolate City The Venue. 28 Feb. 11pm—4am. £3. 28 Feb. Not just playing non-stop George Clinton as one would expect. but embracing funk. rare groove and house. plus Latin. African and reggae. Also featuring a live set by the omnipresent Zulu Syndicate. and DJ Starsky from London. The start of a regular series of such clubs. hopefully.

I Matrix 9c Victoria Street. 11pm 3am. £1 with matric card. From 28 Feb. A specifically student night. playing an across the board selection from the past three decades. Chart. disco. house. alternative you want it. they‘ll play it.

I Charade Moray House. 9pm- 2am. Free. From Abba to Afr/DC. l‘m told. which

doesn‘t really bode well. The organiser is a

very nice boy. though. ifthat‘sany recommendation.

I Rhythm Club The Amphitheatre. 9pm—3am. £3 non-members.£2 members. 21 Feb only. thereafter on Wednesdays. An international music night. which features a live set by the Bhundu Boys. as well as reggae. soul. latin and roots. Regular bands planned watch this space. I Shag The Mission and Shady Ladies. 111.3(1pm—3am. £2. It‘s Thursday. so it‘s time to go Shagging. Not that anybody needs to be told by now. lnto theirthird year. and still populated by halfthe students in Edinburgh. Fun. frolicsand free chocolate.

I Network 1 l1)pm—2am.£2.

I Cate St James 8pm—Iam. FREE.

I Blue Oyster Club. 10.30pm—4am.

I Bed Hot Pepper Club 111.3pm—3am. £1.50 before ll.31)pm/£2.511after.

I Millies 11pm—4am.£l.


I The Amphitheatre 31 Lothian Road. 22‘) 7671).

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

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

I Cate StJames 25 St James Centre. 557 2631.

I Calton Studios (‘alton Road. 556 71166. I Chambers Street Student Union Chambers Street. 667 1111 l.

I Be 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564.

I Finsbury Park 3—5 South St Andrew Street. 556 111211.

I Liberty's Greenside Place. 55738117.

I Madison’s (i‘rreensidc Place. 557 38117. I Mission Victoria Street. 225 3326.

I Millies Niddric Street. 556 61151).

I Moray House Student Union 1 lolyrood Road. 556 8455.

I The Network West Tollcross. 228 3252. I Potterrow Student Union Bristo Square. 667 ()214.

I Red Hot Pepper Club 3 Scmple Street. Tollcross. 229 7733.

I Shady Lady's (‘owgate. 225 3326.

I Teviot Row Student Union Bristo Square. 667 21191.

I The Venue Calton Road. 557 31173.

I Wilkie House Cow/gate. 225 21179.