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I on no. no go Nae luck for east coast clubbers. I'm afraid. lfyou read the [Event/ii: New .v you‘ll already be aw arc of this. btit Izdinburgh's first big outdoor rav e. planned for 22.1uly at Musselburgh racecourse is now no longer going ahead. l’rophcsies of doom by that esteemed rag prov ed tobe only too true. and under pressure by local residents fearing an influx of noisy . drug-taking layabouts. the licensing court decided not to giv e Twilight Productionsfhe go-ahead. So it's all off. Anyone unfortunate to hav e already bought a ticket for the event can ask for a refund at place of purchase. I Rave on. . . ()kay.sowe know that theirevents aren’t strict/y within The Li'sr's catchment area. btit w ho carcs'.’ We're going to mention it any way . We know that a lot of y ou wouldn't miss them. What are we talking abotit'.’ Why . Streetrav e of course. Word reaches us oftheirlatest tvvoventures — as big and bold as ever. First up is a Second Birthday Party. to be held at Glenrothes Ice Rink on 1 Sept. Nodetails ofl’As. D.1.s etc yet. but as soon as we get it . . . The second event is — correct me if 1 ‘in wrong — the biggest dance event ever to be held in Scotland; a Euro-dance extravaganza for 6.000 at Butlins. Ayr. on 16 Nov. Now . although a weekend at a holiday camp in winter doesn‘t sound like the most immediately appealing proposition to us. Strccti'ave reckon the potential for amusement is awesome. They could be right. So anybody who fancies recreating ‘l_.ord ()f the Flies' with a piano house soundtrack keep reading this column -- ticket details soon. I Good news at last! .1 list as it looked like lidinburgh was destined to remain forever lacking in the decent venues department. word reaches its of a massive dev elopment planned for our fair capital later this year. The Citrus Cltib is set toopen in the completely refurbished Top ()‘s. Grindlay Street on 31 Get. and promises to be a radical. Tunnel-esquc departure from existing city clubs. Already. an exciting roster of guest DJs is building up. including the likesof Terry Farley. Dean Thatcher. Andy Weatherall. Rocky & Diesel. Phil Perry and Slam. Musically. the club will be steering clearof those omnipresent biceps. and instead moving down-tempo with the emphasis being on a more
Regularweekly clubs plus one-off events are listed by city. then by day, then alphabetically by title. Clubs will be listed. provided that up-to-date details reach our offices at least seven days before publication. Clubs Listings compiled by Avril Mairand Andrea Baxter.
I Crash at the Cotton Club. 11pm-3.30am. £3 (£2 with matric card). Now officially completer unpretentious. long-running and w ell-respected indie crossover dance groove night with a loyal crowd. Don't forget there's a pound off the entry price ifyou bring back one of their old flycrs to be recycled.
I Devotion at the Art School. 9.30pm—2am. £1 .50 (£1 students). “Student music'. soul and house. apparently . so there you go. And drinks promos.
I Earth at Rain. 3'75 Saucliiehall Street.
1 1pm—3am. £3.50 (£2 w ith matric card ). Rare groove. soul and bass dance night building up quite a following. with DJs
Nick Peacock and Harri. Watch out for
drinks promos. I Freak Out at Rooftops (Secrets Lounge) 11pm—3am. Swinging 60s and laid-back 7i ls rock. pop and dance. I Icon at the Sub Club. 11pm~3.30am. £3.50. The Siam boys manage to fit in the cv cr-popular lcon between all theirother commitments. playing the latest house and dance to the trendy with big-name guests. I The Network 10.30pm—2.3llam. £3 (£2 before 11.30pm). l300capacity new club aiming to cheer tip the club scene in Paisley . now with a weekly spot by Radio Clydc's groovicst D.l — well. lets face it. their only groovy DJ apart from Cap'n George — Paul Welsh. playing a mixof dance tunes. I Radio City at the Mayfair(Cameo Suite 1. 10pm—2.30am. £2. Sixties rock merging surprisingly w ell with 90s rave. with the odd dance record thrown in too. I Rumble at Joe Paparazzi. 11pm—3.30am. £3.50(£1.50student ). The only problem with Rumble is that it's so dark. so big and so popular that if you‘re hoping to see friends there. you really hav e to arrange it well in advance. Personally. I wish they wouldn't inflict full half-hours of blecp-bleep-twiddle on us. bttt those cavernous green shapesthe lasers throw up keep boredom at bay. See you on the stairs at half-past one. I Shag at Fury Murry 's. ilpm— late. £3. linjoy able mish-mash of indie-dance. pop classic chart hits and silly singalongs. Pltis free chocolate. I Smile at Hollywood Studio3. l 1piii-—-3.30am. £2.50. l.ate 60s. mid 80s and modern indie is the recipe for this new regular night whose real name is slightly too difficult for this word processor. Their extensive play list includes 808 State. 1000 Homo D.ls. DAF. MC5. REM. AAAK. YMCT. KLF. New FADS. Clock DVA. PsychicT\'. BAD. BI)P. KMFDM. and possibly even EMF. Okay. now its competition time. chums: spot the deliberately fake acronym. and guess w hat it stands for. and you could win. . . er. The List Trainspotter ()f The Year Award. Exciting. huh'.’ I Temptation at Strathclyde L'niversity. 9pm—2am. £1 .50. Students and guests only . Tam Coyle's indie-dance bonanza is the only club in tow n to play the new Blur single — or do you know better‘.’
, I Time Warp Rock Club at The Venue.
l 10pm—late. £2.50 (£6 for weekend ticket).
They're amenable to requests. but
basically it‘s a mixture of rock. metal.
thrash. punk. goth and ‘good indie sounds' rather than heavier stuff(ic you can e
~ probably dance to it as well as nod your
I heada lot). Alldrinks£l. IThe Tunnel 1 1pm—3.30am. £4. New DJs
with attitude Duncan Reid (ex ofJoy) and the infamous Steven Sleepman take over — wait for explosions. Rap. house. techno and dance music in well-trendy atmosphere - goggle at the lack ofclothes taste and try to guess just how much those skimpy little shorts cost. 1 could do without the cavortings of those ‘dancers' on pillars. though. Meanwhile in the smaller room. a more soulful atmosphere prevails.
I The Alhambra Spin—midnight. Free.
I Bennet's 1 lpm—3.30am. £2.50.
I Cathouse at Hollywood Studios. 11pm—3.30am. £2.50 (£1 .50 with ticket).
. Rock club.
I Cleopatra's10.30pm—2.30am.£3. i I Follies 10.30pm—3.30am. £3.50(£1 ' before 1 1.30pm).
I Hard Rock Cafe at the Venue. 10pm until
’ I Panic at Glasgow College Student . L'nion. 9pm—2am. Free. Studentsand
I Raffles 10.30pm—3am. £3. f
I Savoy 1 1pm—3.30am. £4. IStompat Mardi Gras. l0.30pm—3.30am.
f underwater atmosphere — actually. that's a
; I Bliss at Rain. 375 Sauchiehall Street. 11pm—late. £4 (£2 student). Dance
by. mostly chart dance and techno. I Defect at Fury .‘vlurry's. llpm—late.
£3.50. I Xposed at Club Xchaiigc. llpm—late. £2.50.
I Atlantis at the Sub Club. ilpm—3.30am. £6. 1 louse and techno sounds in an
complete lie. there isn‘t a strand of seaweed to be seen. but nevertheless still crowded. still trendy.
grooves with Larz and Flash. mostly upfront and house. Watch out for drinks promos.
I Club Classics at Glasgow University L'nion. 9.30pm—1.30am. £2. Studentsand guests only. Mainstream music to chat up
£3.50. Dance music and 80s pop for the medium-hip student types.
I Divine at the Art School. 11pm -2am. £2. Dcee-groovy 60s pop and indie faves ofa psychedelic persuasion — clothes and complexions spotty. but music coherently i good.
I Dream Sequence at Rooftops (Secrets lounge). 10.30pm—2.30am. £2. A good selection of" indie dance faves in congenial atmosphere — could fill a gap on a Saturday night.
I Helter Skelter at the Mayfair. 10pm—2.30am. £2. Sixties rock. mod sounds. psychedelic trips: that’s that Hclter Skeltcr feeling.
I The Network l0.30pm—2.30am. £4. L'pfront dance in Paisley. and from 3 Aug fronted by The ()rb with his posse of techno groupies.
I Time Warp Rock Club at The Venue. 10pm—late. £2.50. More 60s and 70s rock along the lines of Friday night.
I The Tunnel 11pm—late. £6. Big upfront dance night that pulls in the crowds — go on. you try to fight your way to the bar. More 60s grooves in Room 2.
I Wild at the Cotton Club. 11pm—3.30am. £4 (£3 with nyer). Radio Clyde's George Bowie plays dance music and good time party music — which sounds pretty ominous to me — with the occasional company of fire-eatersor singingtramps. so l'm told. if you‘re the sort ofperson who describes themselves as ‘wacky‘ or ‘bubbly'. then you'll probably go overboard for this.
I YOYO at Rain. 11pm—3.3(lam. £5. DJs Larz. Wilbur and their pals play underground house and garage. Doing well in the trendy stakes. plus drinks |
Balearic feel. Sounds just l fine to us. Anyway . as always. we'll keep you posted on developments. I Ahoy! Any one who fancies a rave on the waves should checkout the latest venture by lidinburgh's Sex Beat and Dream boy s. Taking place on 3 Aug. it's six hoursof fun on a boat in av ery secret location. Tickets (liiiiitedtoonly 200)are available costing £12 from ‘those in the know". Alternatively . you could try Ripping Records. Sing 1 a sea shanty for me. I Champ re-enters ring 1 Strange but true. Rumour has it. in Glasgow . that
The Champion. closed recently after remainingin contention for only a few months. is to reopen its
doors asa gay venue. . .
I Meanwhile . . .Tin Pan Alley. on the other hand.
is now nolonger
re-opening after its
I And still in Giasgow'i'he famous Sub Club. possibly everyone's favourite
venue. has changed
hands. No major changes
are being made by the new management. however. so Slam fans cart rest assured that Friday and Saturday nights at least. are going to remain just as they are.
I Live . . . and direct. In your area soon are The Apples. currently recovering from the ‘experience' ofplaying a Radio 1 Roadshow with the lovely Nicky Campbell. Catch them at Greenock Dugout on 17' Aug. and at Magoos. Kilmarnock the following night. On 21 Sept. head on down to Falkirk Coasters Sports Arena. w here The Shamen will be joined by Paul ()akenfold. Cabaret Voltaire and ()rbital for a night of serious dance sounds from the best in Britain. 1nto()ctober (okay. we know it‘s a long way away. but . . .)and lidinburgh‘s 'noisc terrorists' Fini Tribe hit the road to promote their long-aw aited long-playing follow tip to last year's critically acclaimed '(irossing 101C. Joining them w ill be The ()range Grove and Botany 5. One to look out for. we reckon.
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