IThe Network 6.30—10pm. £2 (£1 .50with leaflet). Paisley under- 18s disco.

I Strathclyde University Union 9pm—2am. £2.50. Students and guests only.

' I The Tunnel Under-l8s club. 7.30—1 1pm.


I Bob's Full House at The Volcano. 10pm-2am. £2. Sadly. the reports we brought you last week of Bobby Bluebell's 1 new career as a karaoke host were greatly 3 exaggerated it seems Mr llodgens has had cold feet and at the moment the clubis to be run as a disco with himself and Rob Clarke on the decks. Awww. . . acity mourns what could have been.

I The Cage at Rain. 11pm—late. £2. Oscar. Matt and guest DJs play upfront dance. funk and soul with a cult following among the serious clubbers. Promo drinks.

I The Good Vibe Club at the Cotton Club.

1 1pm—3.30am. £2 (£1 students).

' Replacing Romp and aimed at the Art School crowd. this new night plays rare groove. acid jazz and jazzy dance— cverything from A Tribe Called Quest to old Rod Stewart numbers— in a laid-back. print-decorated area. in an attempt.they say. to escape both the pretentious andthe commercial. 27 Oct only: Prayer Boat live. folky Waterboys-types. with an album out on RCA.

I The Network 10.30pm~latc. £2. The Avengers: fun night with continental house and Balearic beats. Drinks promos. I The Tunnel 10.30pm—late. £3. Dance music and PAs. Mel and Michael Kilkie DJ. 27 ()ct only: Bassheads. 3 Nov Neutron 9000 and T-99.

I Bennet's l lpm—3.30am. 75p.

I Boy at Club Xchange. 11pm—late. 75p. I Fuddrultlters at Cleopatra's. l0.30pm—2.30am. £1 .

I Mardi Gras Rave 1 lpm—late. £8 (£6).

I Strathclyde University Union The Sunday Shimmy. 9pm—1am. 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

l Videodrome. 8pm—latc. £2.50.

j Mondays

I Crash West at Cleopatra‘s.

2 10.30pm—3am. £2 (£1 with ticket). Dave

; Ross. more usually of the Cotton Club. in 1 valiant attempt to liven up Clatty Patty‘s. Pulling in respectable numbers for a

- usually dead night.

I Funkin' Mondays Rebirth at Club

Xchange. 11.30pm-late. £1 before

' midnight. Mixed night at the gay venue

has some of the worst publicity posters l have ever seen you know the ones, with a

man emerging from an egg that lookslikc the jacket ofa tacky sci-fi novel. That's no

. reflection on the club though. which is an } entertaining dance night.

2 I Juicy at The Volcano. 10pm—2am. £2.

' House/club night with Mel Barr and


'. I Trinity Ragga at Rooftops.

10.30pm—3am. £2. Reggae night. also on Thursdays.

' I The Tunnel llpm—3.30am. £2. Gay Mondays. with a well-deserved reputation

for a pleasant atmosphere and a good selection of current dance music. Good adverts too be there or be straight.

I ZFD at Fury Murry's. llpm—3am. £1 .50. Indie dance from the people who brought you Freewheeling.


I Cotton Club Reggae Night 1 lpm—3.30am. £2. The Lion Sound System from Handsworth specialise in roots reggae at this brand new night.

I Menergy at The Volcano. 10pm—2am. £2. Brian Levillc does his turntable thang for this much-needed West End gay night. more or less on the lines ofThe Tunnel‘s Monday with upfront dance and pop.

I Shimmy Club at Bennet's. 10.30pm—3am. £1.50.

I The Tunnel 1 1pm—3.30am. £2.



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I Babylon at Rain. 11pm—late. £2.50 (£1.50 with UB40). Popular sound system with the best of ragamuffin and reggae- and any club that propagandises against compact discs on its posters has to have its heart in the right place.

I Chopper at Club Xchange. 11pm—3am. £1 with leaflet/UBJO/matric card. Beware punters: Club XChange bouncers are rigidly enforcing a students-only policy. so unless you can get hold ofa matric card or a free pass. don‘t even bother approaching they bite. if you do get inside. you‘ll find Rory and Lindsey ofTankin‘ ‘fame‘ playing an across-the-board mix of alternative and dance faves. from Billy Bragg to Blur to The Beatles. toan across-the-board sort ofcrowd that‘s

surprisingly big for a Wednesday night.

Vodka 50p and pints £1 . I Lava Rock at The Volcano. 10pm—2am. £2. Rock night with Barry Douglas. all right ifyou like that sort ofthing. I Soul Cellar at the Tunnel. 11pm—3.30am. £3. New night alongthe old Soul Kitchen‘lines. with deep soul in an ambient. underground atmosphere in rooms two and three ic not the main one. Colin Barr himself is the DJ. playing classic dance. rare groove and hip hop. with guests every week. Becoming more studenty. I XS at the Cotton Club. llpm—3.30am. £2 (£1 with matric card). Dave Ross DJs this new student-oriented night ofindie and alternative. Becks £1. I Bennet’s 1 lpm—3am. I Go West at Cleopatra‘s. 10.30pm—2.30am. £2 (£1 with ticket). I Libra at Hollywood Studios. 10pm—3am. £2.50. Over-25s disco. I The Network 10pm—2am. £3 (£1 .50 before midnight). New midweek karaoke

. night for Paisley hosted by the infamous

l Tiger Tim.


I Club Virunga at The Volcano. 10pm—2am. £2. Virunga means Volcano and funnily enough on 7 Nov only a Kenyan band called Virunga are playing live here at the World Music Village. DJ Chico. who did the original reggae night at Cinders many moons ago. plays African. reggae. soca. Latin. soul and ska.

I Deep at the Sub Club. 10pm—3am. £3. New dance night with Larz of Rain. Eezy of London and Lex of Synergy.

I Kopyltat Club at Rain. 375 Sauchiehall Street. 11pm—late. £2.50. Upfront dance from the ever-busy Slam crew. Orde. Stuart and Harri. Promo drinks.

I Matata at Mardi Gras. 10.30pm—4am. £3. Another new African club hits Glasgow. playing danceable sounds from calypso. soca. juju and hi-life to makossa. mbaquanga and zaiko. Don‘t know what any of those are? Why not find out?

I Slut at the Mayfair. 10.30pm—3am. £2 (£1.50student. U840). Objectionable name. but no quibbles with the studenty indie dance and rock they play it could be a bit more dangerous though.

I Supertly at Fury Murry’s. 11pm—3am. £2. Ex-Marmalade Skies man Mark Carapict in soul. funk. Trojan reggae. ska. bluebeat and twotonc timewarp situation. Nice posters and a thankfully original playlist have probably helped this newish club to success after a shaky start.

I Trinity Ragga at Rooftops. 10.30pm—3am. £2. Reggae from the Gold-Ten posse.

I The Tunnel llpm—3.30am. £1 .50with matriculation card. £3.50 without. Student-orientated music from indie to funk that packs ‘em in.

IThe Volcano 10pm—2am. £2. World music and reggae night.

I Wanda at Papa Docs. Cumbernauld. 10pm—2am. Yet another attempt at getting a decent. regular club going in Cumbernauld. with Trevor Price and lain Patterson playing Euro house and

Balearic sounds.

I The Alhambra 8pm—midnight. Free. Pub with live DJ.

I Bloomers at Cleopatra‘s. 10.30pm—2.30am. £2 (£1 student).

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

I Karaoke Kapers at Hollywood Studios. 10pm—3am. £2 (£1 with ticket).

I Paradise Loop at The 147 Club. llpm—late. £2 before 12.30am.£2.50 after.

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


I Beatbox. Altered States and Strangeways at Teviot Row Students Union. 8pm—1am. Students £ 1 guests £2. Three separate clubs on three separate floors playing very different music from the Manchester/ Techno sounds of Altered States to the the indie/goth of Strangeways. £150,000 has just been spent on improving the lights and sound system so Teviot looks like being as popular as ever. I Bliss Network 1. 10pm—4am. £5. Rave night with Yogi DJing. I Blue Oyster Club 10.30pm—4am. Busy gay club with the usual mixture of lli-NRG and disco. Relaxed and great fun. I Bubblegum at Pottcrrow Students Union. 8pm—lam. Students £1lguests£2. Still trying to shake off the goth reputation of a few years ago. Bubblegum will certainly be indie but not nccccssarily in the shoe-gazing mould. Look out for a Sarah RCCords night on 15 Nov with The Field Mice and The Wake. I Buster Browns 10.30pm-3.30am. £1.50 before 11.30pm/£3 after. Mainstream chart sounds. I Cathouse at The Mission. 10.30pm—3am. £2.50/£2 with flyer. Glam rock from the 70s. I Century 2000 10pm—4am. £5. Over21s only. 10pm—4am. £3 before midnight/£5 after. Dance night at one ofEdinburgh's biggest and. arguably. busiest central discos. I Chaplins at Finsbury Park. llpm-4am. £2. Chart sounds and wild times. I The Citrus Club 11pm—4am. £5. 1 Nov only. Regular DJs are joined forthe opening night by Rocky and Diesel from Flying. See Preview. I Dateless at Shady Lady‘s. 10.30pm—3am. £2.50. Kitsch sounds for that party atmosphere. I Evol at Wilkie House. 10.30pm—3am. lndie club run by the originators of Chlorine Dream. Look out for occasional live bands. I Fireball Club at the Complex Hotel, Penicuik. 9pm—1am. £1.50. I Floral Riot at Network 3. 10.30pm—3am. £2.50. Edinburgh‘s busiest indie club even after all these years. The usual cross-pollination of indie and dance with enough old favourites to keep the nostalgia freaks happy. I Industry at Designer Frames Gallery. 11pm—4.30am. Entry through The Pelican. New club from the Tattoo people. DJs Adrian (Glasgowfl‘attoo). Gareth (Tattoo) and Luke (Soma/Ahoy) present a night of heavy. advanced Acid House for the 90s. I Ital Club at Liberty‘s. 10pm-3.30am. £2.50. 24 Oct only. Fortnightly club playing a refreshing mixture of roots and lovers‘ rock to considerable acclaim. I Madison's Rock Night 10pm—4am. £2. As the name suggests this club caters for those who prefer their rock on the louder side. I Marley's Reggae Klub at Network 2. 10.30pm—4am. £2. I Millionaires 10pm—6am. £3 members/£5 non-members. Mixed club that due to its late licence attracts hardened drinkers and clubbers like moths to a flame I The Paradox Club at Calton Studios (downstairs). 10.30pm—4am. £4. I Pure at The Venue. l 1pm—4am.