Etienne. The Orb, The Soup Dragons, The Mock Turtles and Professor Griff. But not only was the erection of £20,000 of security fencing demanded before a licence was granted. Streetrave were also told that they would have to call a halt to the proceedings at around 8pm. These restrictions made continuation of plans near impossible. so understandably the rave is off. Tough luck. folks.

I Pure genius Edinburgh’s finest dance club. Pure. continues its plans for world domination with a new venture at the city's Venue on Saturday nights. Called Wave, it will involve the same DJs as its predecessor but a changing playlist is promised, as well as regular live acts. Doors open for the first time on 22June, and interested parties are warned to turn up promptly. as a membership scheme will be in operation— involving. like Pure. having your picture taken and filling in a form before gaining admittance. Oh. and nice people only.

I Caveman bring their highly recommended brand of positive rap to Joe Paparazzi, Glasgow- on 21 June. and Kilmarnoek's Hippodrome on 23 June.

I 2840 June sees a special lbiza Weekend at The Tunnel. Glasgow. with Euro DJs. a surf simulator and a live set by Definition of Sound on the Saturday night.

I Renowned DJ and

remixcr Andy Weatherall

3 brings his Bocca Juniors

; north from 11—13July. .\'o definite venues as yet. but expect to see them play clubs in both Edinburgh and Glasgow. I Likewise the heavenly St Etienne, probably the only band in the world who could get you dancing to Neil Young. They‘ll be out and about in Glasgow and Edinburgh between 18and 30July.

IAnd oneto lookiorward to in the far future C 64 C Music Factory at Glasgow‘sTunncl on 18 September.

72 The List 14- 27 June 199



Lee Burchill picks hisiaves

. handedly responsible iorthe revival of

- 70s sartorial inelegance in Scotland’s lair capital. Yes, it’s Lee Burchill oi

Shaft. Catch him and his partners in

2 crime, David Eccles and Eddie

McNaughton, at Edinburgh's Moray House Union on occasional Saturdays.

g No Bee Gees records, they promise.


1. 1 Believe In Miracles: The Jackson : Sisters ' I chose this because there's a great use

of wah wah. That’s about it, really.

2 2. Bra: Cymande : This track has been heavily sampled by

De La Soul, so whenever you put it on everybody thinks it‘s them. But it's not.


3. Machine Gun: The Commodores

I really like the synths lrantic pace on

this. It’s quite easily one oi the best things that they ever did - in fact, the best thing they ever did.

4. Cross The Track: Maceo and the Macks

; This is by James Brown's saxophonist.

‘D-I-S-C-O! She is 0-1-8 . . .‘ Look out- there’s some serious bad taste on the way. This fortnight live lave tracks are chosen by the man almost single-

Well, I think so anyway. I always play this when I’m DJing so I can go to the toilet, cos it’s very long!

E 5. Luv ’n’ Height: Sly and the Family


: This is just a classic, make no mistake. . It’s a piece at very cynical dance with a message behind it. Great!

overboard for this.

funk. Drinks promotions.


late. £3.50.

Over-25s disco.


hoped w as over.

I Rattles 111.30pm—3am. £3.

I Savoy 1 lpm—3am. £4. Over-2lsnight.

I Strathclyde University Union 9pm—2am. 250. Students and guestsonly.

IThe Tunnel L'nder-lis‘s club. 7.30—1 1pm

Sundays 1

so I‘m told. lfy’ou're the sort of person who describes themselves as ‘wacky‘ or ‘bubbly‘. then you‘ll probably go

I YoYo at Rain. 11pm-3.30am. £5. Graham Wilson. late of the ill-fated Champion. bounces back to team up with DJs Larz and Nick Peacock for a new night playing hip-hop. ragamuffin. soul and

I The Alhambra 8pm—midnight. Free.

I Bennet’s 11pm—3.30am. £3.

I Cathouse at Hollywood Studios. 11pm—3.30am. £2.50 (£1 .50 with ticket). I Cleopatra's 10.30pm—2.30am. £3.50.

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

I Follies 10.30pm-3.30am. £5. I Glam Rock at The Venue. 10pm until

I Hollywood Studios 1 1pm-late. £4. Under-18s disco 7.30pm—10.30pm. £1.50. ; E I Joe Paparazzl's 1 1pm—3.30am. £5. 1 I I Libra at Hollywood Studios. £3.50.

I MardiGras 11pm—late.£4.50. IThe Network (t.30—10pm. £2 (£1 .50w'ith leaflet). Paisley L'nder-lis’sdisco.

night of upfront dance. tunk arid soul. that'salready establishingacult following among the serious clubbers which is unusual for a Surtday night. Prorttodrinks. IThe Network 10.30pm—late. £2. House and Balearic beats. Drinkspromos.

I Romp at the Cotton Club. llpm—3.30am. £2 (£1 with ilierorstudent card). Two of the Tankin lads join regular Mr Turntable Dave Ross to add their brand of indie dance and the odd wacky number to Romp. under the somewhat dodgy slogan 'Romp music for sex pcoplc'. llmm. Look out for some promising liy e shows in the near future

IThe Tunnel 10.30pm—late. £3. Karaoke night. which still manages to pull people in for the craze sortie thought and some

IThe Cage at Rain. llpm—latc. £2. Oscar. Michele and Matthew (w hat kind ofnamc is that for a DJ Matthew".’). run this new

I Bennet's 1 lpm—3.30am. 75p.

I Bete Noir at SW1. 11.45pm until late. £1. I Boy at Club Xchange. 11pm-late.75p. I Follies 11pm—3am.£3.

I Fuddrukkers at Cleopatra's. 10.30pm—2.30am. £1.

I Rattles 10.30pm—2am. £2.50.

I Rooftops 10.30pm—late. Free. Karaoke night.

I Savoy l lpm—3am. £2.50.

I Strathclyde University Union The Sunday Shimmy. 9pm—lam. Free.

I Time Warp Rock Club at The Venue. 7.30pm—2am. £4. depending on band. £1 all drinks.

I Videodrome Rock Night at the Videodrome. 8pm—late. £2.50.


I The Alhambra 8pm—midnight. Free.

I Crash West at Cleopatra‘s. 10.30pm—3am. £2 (£1 with ticket). Dave Ross. more usually of the Cotton Club. in valiant attempt to liven up Clatty Patty's“. lle'sa brave man...

I Savoy l lpm—3am. £2. Over-25s night. I Second Heaven at Club Xchange. ll.30pm-—latc. £1 admission and £1 all drinks.

I The Tunnel llpm—3.30am. £2. (iay Mondays.


I The Alhambra Spm—midnight. Free. I Shimmy Club at Bennet‘s. 10.30pm—3am. £1.50.

IThe Tunnel 1 lpm—3.30am. £3.


I Feedback at Fury Murry's 10.30pm—3am. £1.50. ZhJunonly. Feedback presents a one-off night called ‘The unbearable fifth leg of the groove machine‘. which is apparently something to do with this being the night The Wonderstufl play Glasgow so fans can come along afterwards or toconsole themselves if they don't have a ticket. Music along the lines of Carter L'SM. Lush. Public Enemy. The Stooges. Curve. Teenage Fan Club. KLF. Ned‘s Atomic Dustbin. etc. etc. Newcastle Brown and Diamond White at £1 a bottle.

I Alhambra Spm—midnight. Free.

I Bennet's 11pm—3am.

I Go West at Cleopatra's. 10.30pm—2.3()am. £2 (£1 with ticket).

I Jeans and T-shirt night at the Cotton

Street. llpm—late. £2. Upfrontdance : from the ever-busy Slam crew. Orde.

band for an hour or so, then disco. 50p

I Karaoke Kapers at Hollywood Studios.

i I Paradise Loop at The 147 Club.

1 I Savoy 1 lpm—3am. £2. Over-25sdisco.

Club. 11pm—3.30am. £3.50.

I Libra at Hollywood Studios. 11pm—3am. £2.50. Over-25s disco.

IThe Network 10pm—2am. £3(£1.5(1 before midnight). New midweek karaoke night for Paisley hosted by the infamous TigerTim.

I 605 and 708 Night at Mardi Gras. 10.30pm—3.30am. £2 (£1 with ticket).

I Spank at Club Xchange. 11pm—late. £1 admission and £1 all drinks.


I Kopykai Club at Rain. 375 Sauchiehall

Stuart and Harri. Promo drinks.

I Marmalade Skies at the Mayfair (Cameo Suite). 1 1pm—2.30am. £1 . 13 Jun. Good wholesome psychedelia and indie from the likes of l lendrix. Spacernen 3. Chocolate Watch Band. James Brown.The Charlatans. Led Zeppelin.The Pixies and so on. now on a fortnightly basis. There could be live music too at some stage.

I The Network 10.30pm—late. £3 (£1 .50 matric card). 27 Jun only. Live set from T-99 with upfront dance club afterwards. From now on The Network will only open on Thursdays for special occasions like this one.

I Psychotic Reaction at the Mayfair (Cameo Suite). 10.30pm—3am. £2. 27Jun only. Monthly club playing an eclectic but delectable mix of northern soul. psychedelic. indie. bluebeat and garage: everything from The Theme Front Shaft to the Boo Radleys. Booker T and the MGs to Five Thirty. Like. groovy. man.

I The Tunnel 11pm—3.3()am. £1 .50with matriculation card. £3.50 without. Student-orientated music from indie to funk that packs 'em in. 13 Jun only: Lisa M and Connie Lush live.

I The Alhambra 8pm—midnight. Free.

I Bloomers at Cleopatra's. l0.30pm—2.30am. £2 (£1 student).

I 808 Night at Mardi Gras. 10.30pm—3.30am. £2 (£1 with ticket).

I Genes and T-Shirt at Club Xchange. Midnight—late. 75p.

I Kill at Fury Murry"s. 10.30pm—3am. £3 (£2 with matric card). Ceilidh from a live

Tequila slammcrs until 12.30am. I Freakscene at Raffles. 10.30pm—3am.

10pm—3am. £2 (£1 with ticket).

11pm-late. £2 before 12.30am. £2.50 after.

I Strathclyde University Union 9pm—2am. Free.


. Fndays

I Art College End-Oi-Year Revel at the

; Sculpture Court and Wee Red Bar.

more details. IaoomTown at Wilkiellouse. l0pm—3am. £3. DJs Scott from Phase 1 and Gareth front Tribe Vibe play heavy

tunes that’s techno. hip hop and house to you and me. Also resurrectingthe famous

10pm—4am. £5. Students and guestsonly. The Art College's annual bash is being hyped as a rave thisyear. hence the live acts— Edinburgh‘s very own Botany 5 and ? Zulu Syndicate. Sec Rock listings for

food bar upstairs. which will undoubtedly start the older. trendy types reminiscing about how good the Edinburgh club scene used to be all those years ago when Spanish Harlem was still running. . . llub. absence makes the heart grow fonder. as they say.

I Dateless at The Mission. 10.30pm—3am. The name of this new club suggests that it's / directed at sad wee souls who find themselves all on their lonesome ofa Friday evening— but I'm assured that it‘s no such thing. With a playlist based loosely on that of the perenially popular Shag. Well. that always manages to bring