onlv. Traditionally an ‘alternative’ night. but'now branching out. Watch out for their occasional live bands.

I Network 1 10.30pm-4am. £3. A retrospective night. incmporating a wide range of 70s sounds.

I The Amphitheatre l0pm—4am. £2 before

1 1pm. £4 after.

I Buster Browns 10.30pm—3.30am. £1 .50 before 1 l .30pm'£3 after.

I Blue Oyster Club 10.30pm—4am.

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

I Chaplins at Finsbury Park. llpm—4am. £2.

I The Red Hot Pepper Club input—4am. £2.50before l l.30pm‘£3.50after.

I Madisons Bock Night 9pm—3am. £1 before 10pmf£2 after. 1)] Dave Doubledecks partying on down with glam. thrash and The Silly Session. on and a bit of rock as well.

I Millies l0pm-~-6am. £2 before 2.30am; £3 after.


I Freestyle Wilkie tlouse. “pm—3.30am. £3»£2. 9 March only. The flyers that organiser lan is producing to promote this club are the best I‘ve seen in these parts for some time. so let's hope they're an indication of what to expect on the night. A mixed bag of techno and house is promised. with various city Dlsdoinh their thang. Worth a look. I reckon.

I Galaxy 9c Victoria Street. 1 1pm—3am. £2.50 with ticket. The inimitable Bootsy. plus one or two others. play you what seems like every soul record ever pressed front the likes of Kenny Thomas (purleease) through to Motown and Northern stuff. Surely something to keep everyone happy‘.’

I Wildlife 9 March and every fortnight. A club run by Fred. Amanda and Neil of Thunderball fame. playing retrospective 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. ()kay'.’

I Kaleidoscope World Moray llouse. 9pm—3am. £2. 9 March only. An irregular little club. playing a wide selection ofwhat could be loosely termed ‘indie' music. Worth dropping iii 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 mention from me to get the punters rolling

I Bedrock Club The Venue. 9pm—4am. Live bands plus a disco tnake this a popular night. See rock listings for details. I Boom Boom Club Calton Studios. 11pm—4am. I’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 - Adeva. 2 in a Room. Mantronix —should attract a few more.

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

student types.

I Top Ten Club Moray House. 10pm-3am. £2. 16 Maronly: ‘Music you‘ll enjoy —and how!‘ They might well be right.

I Mambo Club Network 2 and 3. 10.30pm—3am. £2 members/£2.50 non members. Scotland‘s only regular world music club. which just gets busier and busier. Sir ()ssie on the wheels ofsteel mixes the best in African dance with calypso and soca around the world stylee. (in and pretend you‘re in a warm. sun-drenched paradise.

I Wheels'I‘he Mission. 1 lpm—3am. £1.50 before midnight/£2.50after. A nightmare on Victoria Street'.’ Quite possibly. Also a rock night.

I Networkt 10.30pm—4am. £4.

I The Amphitheatre l0pm—4am. £4.

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

I Blue Oyster Club 10.30pm—4am.

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

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

I Red Hot Pepper Club l0pm—4am. £3 before 1 l .30pm.£4 after.

I Millies 10pm-6am. £2 before 2.30am: £3 after.

I Madisons Bock Night l0pm--1am. £1

before 1 1pm.’£2 after. 1)] Ian plays slightly

more traditional tracks than on a Friday. but still packs the floor.


I Student Night Network 2. 10pm-3am. From 24 Feb.

I Buster Browns l0.30pm—3am. £1.50 before 11.30pml£3 after.

I Red Hot Pepper Club l0am—3am. £2. A karaoke night.

I Madisons 1 lpm—4ant. A joint venture by Millies and the Laughing Duck. featuring the turntable talents ofluurrvely DJs Phillip and Bootsy. Guaranteed tacky disco and chart house all night long. (ireat stuff.

I Network 1 l0pm—2am. £2.

I The Amphitheatre l0pm—-late. £3.

I Blue Oyster Club 10.30pm—4am.

Mondays I Millies l 1pm—4am. Free.


I Millies 1 lpm-4am. Free.


I Breathless Potterrow. 8pm- 1 am. Students 50p with matric card. guests £1.50. The best union club in Edinburgh. without a doubt. Lucozade on draught and upfront dance music. What more could anyone want'.’

I Bubble The Mission and Shady Ladys. llpm—3am. £2.50(£2). Playing ‘classic rock and roll from three decades‘. Roughly translated this means 50s. 60s and 70s 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-membersfi£2 members. 27 Feb. World music of all sorts. plus regular live bands.

I Mlllies 11pm—4am. Free.


I Ice Wilkie llouse. 10.30pm—3am. £3,’£2.

Those Cooke twins just keep on doingit. Attracting a huge crowd to their hip and happenin‘ club. that is. And dressing alike. too. 1 can give you an explanation for their attendance figures. but their dress sense? Search me.

I Bliss Network 2. 10.30pm—3am. £2. An interesting ‘indie‘ club. playing an eclectic selection of alternative tracks. That isif DJ lnnes’ abilities aren‘t impaired by too many fizzy sweeties. No. but he's a nice boy really.

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

I Shag The Mission and Shady Ladies. 10.30pm-3am. £2. lt's Thursday. so it‘s time to go Shagging. Not that anybody needs to be told by now. Into theirthird year. and still populated by halfthe students in Edinburgh. Fun. frolics and free chocolate.

I Network 1 10pm—2am. £2.

I Cate St James 8pm— 1 am. Free.

I Blue Oyster Club. 10.30pm-4am.

I Red Hot Pepper Club lupin—3am. £2.

I Mlllies 1 lpm—4am. £1.


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 St James 25 St James Centre. 557 2631.

I Calton Studios Calton Road. 556 7066. I Chambers Street Student Union Chambers Street. 667 1011

I 96 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564.

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

I Libertys Greenside Place. 557 3807.

I Madisons Greenside Place. 557 3807. I Mission Victoria Street. 225 3326.

I Millies Niddrie Street. 5566050.

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

I The Network West 'I‘ollcross. 228 3252. I Potterrow Student Union Bristo Square. (167 0214.

I Red Hot Pepper Club 3 Semple Street. Tollcross. 22‘) 7733.

I Shady Ladys (‘owgatc. 225 3326.

I Teviot now Student Union Bristo Square. (767 2091 .

I The Venue Calton Road. 557 3073.

I Wilkie House Cowgatc. 225 2079.


A clubbers‘ guide to local radio

I BPM Radio Scotland. Fri

1 1 .30pm— 12.30am. The big boys‘ one concession to dance culture. unfortunately on air when all clubbers are out. well . .. clubbing. Does somebody get paid to work out their programme schedule‘.’

I Paul Welsh (‘lyde ()ne l-‘M. Sat

7.45e-l 1pm. Featuring the dulcct tonesot this ex-(‘hampion 1)]. plus regular interviews depending on who's visiting the city. and big dance sounds. He's an alright lad. is Paul.

I The Duke Radio Forth. Sun 7—10pm. In between keeping a restraining hand on Bryan Burnett and Janice Forsyth(and let's face it. somebody has to). Allan NB Campbell plays a few club tracks. speaks to a few pop stars. . . you know the sortof thing. All in a day‘swork.





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The List 8— 21 March 199151