I Cotton Club Reggae Night I 1pm-3.30am. £2. The Lion Sound System from llandsworth specialise in roots reggae.

I Menergy at The \‘olcano. l0pm—2am. £2. Brian Lev ille does his turntable thang for this much-needed West lind gay night. more or less on the lines of'l‘he'l'unnel's Monday with upfront dance and pop.

I Rendezvous at ('irca. l 1.30pm—3am. £2 (£1.50withflyer). Another new gay club with a crap French name. widening the choice in the (ilasgow scene even further. DJ is Raymond Davren. Phone for membershipdetails.

I Shimmy Club at Bennet “s.

10.30pm -3am. £1.50. The longest running

club in (ilasgovv and still one of the most popular. so e\pcct a queue. IThe Tunnel 1 1pm 3.30am. £2.


I Babylon at Rain. llpm -late. £2.50 (£1.50with l'B40). Popular soundsystem with the best of ragamufl'in and reggae ~ and any club that propagandises against compact discs on its posters has to hav e its heart in the right place.

I Chopperat ('lub Xchange. l lpm- 3am. £1 with leaflet l'B-l0 matric card.

Rory and Lindsey of'l'ankin' ‘fame' playing an across-tlie-board mix of alternative and dance lav es. from Billy Bragg to Blur to The Beatles. toan across-tlie-board sort of crow d that‘s surprisingly big for a Wednesday night. \‘odka 50p and pints £1.

I Horizontal at The \‘olcano. 10pm-~2am. £2. New jazz-based night with Nick Peacock. play ing an intriguing mixture of contemporary jazz dance tracks w ith older records from the likes of Miles Dav is.

I Man-Dale at (‘irca. l 1 .30pm-‘3am. £2 (£1 .50with llyer). Still gay. still Raymond Davren. still upfront dance music. Bud and spirits £1.

I Nirvana. Subpop and Noise at the ( 'ameo Suite. Mayfair. 10.30pm -2..~0am. £2.50. Wed 29 only. ('an‘t Ilimk w hat sort of music we're going to hear tonight. Nirvana. llole. Daisy Chainsaw. Big Black. Ministry. Mudhoncy . Dannii Minogue. Bring your ow nearplugs.

I Soul Cellar at the Tunnel. llpm-—3.30am. £3. Deep soul in an ambient. underground atmosphere in rooms two and three -- ie not the mainone. (,‘lassic dance. 70s soul. rare groove and hip hop. with guests ev ery w eck. Becoming more studenty.

IThe Storm at Mardi (iras. llpm—late. Big talkers Michael McLaughlin and lan Stirling with a new dimension in dance.

I XS at the (‘otton (‘lub. llpm-—3.30am. £2 (£1 with matric card). Dave Ross DJs this new student-oriented night ofindie and alternative. Becks £1.

I Bennet's l lpm—3am.

I Go West at ('leopatra‘s.

10.30pm-- 2.30am. £2 (£1 with ticket).

I Libra at Hollywood Stttdios. lllpm—3am. £2.50. ()ver-25s disco.

I The Network 10pm—2am. £3(£1.50 before midnight). New midweek karaoke night for Paisley hosted by the infamoUs Tiger Tim.


I Club Virunga at The Volcano. 10pm—2am. £2. Virunga means Volcano: DJ Chico. who did the original reggae night at ('inders many moons ago. plays African. reggae. soca. Latin. soul and ska. I Club X at Rain. 1 1pm—2am. £2. Stuart and ()rde of Slam 4— need we say more?

I Dizzy at Fury Mtirry's. llpm—-3am. £2. I Greed at The Mayfair. (‘ameo Suite. 10.30pm—3am. £2. Jim Downie and Sean Webster present a new indie night foryour delectation. with current alternative sounds and the best dance hits. Nice atmosphere too. not too crowded -- note change of venue.

I JuJu at the Sub (‘lub. 10pm—3am. £3. Dance night. with ()scar and co.

I Psyche at Heaven. 1 lpm-3.30am. £3 £2 with matric card. ‘For those with a psychedelic attitude.’

I Trinity Ragga at Rooftops.

10.31 lpm--- 3am. £2. Reggae from the (iold-Tcn posse.

IThe Tunnel llpmw3.30am. £1 .50w'ith matricttlation card. £3.50without. Stindent-orientated music from indie to funk that packs 'em in.

I Wanda at Papa Docs. (‘umbernauld 10pm 2am. \‘et anotherattempt at getting a decent. regular club goingin ('umbernauld. with Trevor Price and Iain Patterson playing liuro house and Balearic sounds.

I The Alhambra ts’pm» midnight. l-‘ree. Pub with live l)J.

I Bloomers at Cleopatra‘s.

ltl,30pm- 2.30am. £2(£l student).

I Genes and T-Shirt at ('1th Xchangc. Midnight late. 25p.

I Karaoke Kapers at Hollywood

Studios. 10pm ~3am. £2 ( £1 with ticket ). I Paradise Loop at The 147(‘lub.

llpm- late. £2 before 12.30am. £2.50 after.

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


I Banana Jaks 7.30pm—2am. Free. Lothian Road venue playing ltalian house on Fridays. Saturdays and Sundays. The rest of the week will feature live sets from the likes of Blue Finger. I Beatbox. Altered States and Strangeways at Teviot Row Students Union. 8pm— lam. 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 gothof Strangevvays. I Bliss Network 1. l0pm—4am. £5. Rave night with DJs Kevin Jones and Stephen (iray. I Blue OysterClub 1 1pm—4am. £1 before 12.30am £2 after. Busy gayclub with the usual mixture of 1 li-N R0 and disco. Relaxed and great fun. I Bubblegum at Potterrow Student Union. Spin-1am. Students £1 guests £2. Better-than-most indie club with live acts promised this term. the first ofvvhich will be Bedazzled at the end ofJanuary. I Buster Browns 10.30pm—3.30am. £1.50 before 11.30pm £3 after. Mainstream chart sounds. I Century 2000 10pm—4am. £5. ()ver 2 ls only. 10pm--~lam. £3 before midnight £5 after. Dance night at one of Edinburgh's biggest and busiest central discos. I Chaplins at Finsbury Park. ltpm—Jam. £2. (‘hart sounds and wild times. I The Citrus Club llpm—Jam. £5. The New Year literally gets off to a flying start at The (‘itrus (‘lub with their monthly Flying Night on 17 Jan with Dean Thatcher (admission is £(i btit students with matric cards get in for the ridiculously low price of£3). The following week (24Jan) Richard Bell joins Scott Ferguson and (iareth (Tattoo). I Dandies 10.30pm—4am. £3. West End elub catering to a more mature type of clubber. ()ver 23s. I Evol at Wilkie House. 10.30pm—3am. Indie club with occasional live bands. I Groover't‘he Wee Red Bar. 10pm—3am. £1.50 £1 with flyer. Dance. ragga,Techno and rap. I Hipster! at The Music Box. 10.30pm—3am. £2.50. Indie and ()US grooves from Ian and Mark (who formerly brought us Floral Riot) with the visuals (projections. films. slides and oilwheels) from Sam (ex The Top Ten Club). l7Jan only there is a live appearance from Heavenly (admission £3.50). Still Edinburgh's busiest and best indie club. I Madison's Rock Night 10pm~4am. £2. lan. Mark and Mark get radical with the latest rock sounds.

I Marley’s Reggae Kluh 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. Music supplied by resident DJ. Flip.

I The Paradox Club at Calton Studios. 10.30pm—5am. Members 515’ non-members £6. Cubik DJs Davie. Brian and Kelly. join up with Ross to presentan increasingly popular night which thankfully avoids relying on Techno to pull in the punters. Look out forthe chill-out room upstairs.

I Pure at The Venue. llpm—4am. Members and guests only. Edinburgh's most popular (and best) hardcore dance club. Always busy and always happening. Look out for occasional PAs.

I The Rave Cave. llpm—4am. As the name suggests it’s Techno and rave for hyped-up young clubbers.

I Tribal Funktion at Moray House Students Union. 1 1pm-4am. £31£2.50. New weekly club opening 17 Jan with an eclectic mixture of dance sounds including rap. groove. acid jazz and dub.

I Twitch at (‘hambers Street Student L'nion. Spur—1am. £1. 24Janonly. ()ne-off specialising in the weirder end of the dance market Nine lnch Nails. that sort of thing. If it proves popular it may even become a regular event. Twitch is also open to non-students.

I Red Hot Pepper Club 10pm—4am. £2.50 before 11.30pm/£3.50after.

I The Solution 8.30pm—4am. With a restaurant. three cocktail bars. cabaret and live music. The Solution provides the more mature clubbers (over 25s) with a relaxed venue for late-night socialising.


I Apocalypse at Chambers Street Students Union. Spin—lam. Students 80p/guests

£1 .60. Typical student disco although the absence of novelty and kitsch records means it is better than most.

I Awesome at Livingston Forum. £20. 25 Jan only. Maelstrom return undertheir new guise of Awesome with live appearances from Bad Man featuring NDX (responsible for ‘1 ligher And lligher‘). ()(3144 (The Orange Grove in rave mode) and Q-Tex. The DJ line-up includes Breeze Brothers. ZBD. DE-V 8 and Mark Smith.

I Banana Jalts 7.30pm-2am. Free. See Fridays.

I Blue Oyster Club 10.30pm—6am. £2 before 12.30am/34 after. See Fridays.

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

I Century 2000 10pm-4am. £5. Mega Party Night with regular PAs.

I Chaplins at Finsbury Park. 11pm—4am. See Fridays.

I Soma at The (‘itrus (‘lub llpm—4am. £5. Soma moves from Wilkie House from 18 Jan but the successful heavy acid sound of their DJs is unlikely to undergo much change.

I Club Solution at Calton Studios (downstairs). 11pm—4am. Rave sounds for a young crowd.

I Cubic at the Music Box. 10pm—3am.

" £4-’£3. DJs from Glasgow. Plymouth and

Edinburgh provide solid dance action and frenzied grooves.

I Dandies 10.30pm—4am. £3. See Fridays. I Fantasia at Murrayfield Ice Rink. (rpm—6am. 18Jan only. One-offall-nighter brought to you by Future Promotions with live appearances from Bassheads. Love Decade. Dream Frequency and Solid State Logic. DJs include Grooverider and Dave Angel.

I FBI at Moray llouse Student Union. 11pm—4am. £2.50. 25 Jan only. New fortnightly indie club the playlist features the usual reprobates like The Pixies. Nirvana. The Pastels. but the inclusion of the wonderful Daisy ('hainsavv suggests it may be a bit more current than most. Since the club isbeing

I Misery If you have purchased your copy of The List early then you are in the lucky position of being able to pop down to D’Arcys in Edinburgh's Waverley (‘entre to experience complete and utter Misery ( lolan ). lf 1992 looks as if it’s going to be just as bad as 1991 then this could be your sanctuary. See listings for details.

I Club Sandino The New Year secs ('1th Sandino move to a new venue in (ilasgow. Now at The Sub (‘lub. it will continue to be held on the last Friday of each month beginning 3l Jan and running from

1 1pm—3.30am. Admission is £4 or £3. for students. and the first night will include a guest spot from London Jazz DJ Kevin Beadle.

I Age Concern For those too young to club legally. hope is at hand in the shape of liclipse. Edinburgh‘s Music Box plays host to the first liclipsc event on 19Jan and if this is successful the club will become a regular event. See listings for details.

IThe Vaults Progress continues apace at the underground lidinburgh venue. Building work on initial rooms is complete and although the venue will not open to the public on a regular basis until the end of March. a seriesof one-offs throughout February and March should whet the appetites ofthe capital'sclubgoers. Details are sketchy but expect something from those behind Pure (though probably not under that name) including an appearance from an as-yet un-named liuropean act. Also Ice and livol plan one-offs (again. using different names) with Evol hoping to attract a well-known indie band. The Vaults are also looking for other clubs interested in one-off eventsand will be available for private functions. interested parties should contact The (‘osmos Agency on 031 558 31-16.

ITlte Dungeon Continuing the subterranean theme. a new club opens at the Edinburgh Dungeon on 31 Jan. Fxpo 92 hope the event will become a regular occurrence and are also looking fora suitable venue for a Saturday night club. DJs from (ilobal Records will join the lixpo‘)2 clubrunners promising a refreshing night out. Tickets. priced £3. are on sale now from (ilobal Records. Dalry Road and Ripping Records. North


Bridge. J

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