IThe Vaults Progress continues apace at Edinburgh's Vaults. Opening at the beginning of April. initially it will only run during Thursdays. Fridays and Saturdays. Thursdays look set to be a gay night. Fridays a cross between Tribal Funktion and Chocolate City and Saturdays a club run by the organisers of Pure. Full details next issue.
I The Tunnel Dates for your diary at Glasgow's Tunnel are 10Apr when Sunscreem strut their stuff and 19 Apr when Mike Pickering‘s rather wonderful M-People make a very welcome appearance.
I The Citrus Club The Edinburgh club is finally finding its commercial feet and is set to continue with a special Rhumha Club night on 1 May when Andy Weatherall will be the special guest DJ. Tickets will only he available in advance as the night is a guaranteed sell-out. so you'd better hurry.
I Slreetwave Eurodanee is the name ofStreetrave Organisation's Easter Special on 18 Apr. And special it most certainly is since the event is being held in the terminal building of Prestwick Airport. So far M-People have been confirmed. along with DJs Pete Tong and Mike Pickering but expect many more over the next few weeks. Tickets go on sale on 2 Apr from the usual places and information is available during office
hours on 0292 611676.
I Cafe Loco Look out fora new club starting 1 1 Apr in Glasgow's Arches. Club Loco. every
: Saturday. aims to be just a
not Techno. ;__
little bit different. Billed as a ‘theatrical elub' each evening the dancing will have to compete with floorshows. cabaret. guest bands and performance artists. Organise rs hope to attract clubbers of all ages and pcrsuasions and if they stick totheir promises there seems to be no reason why they should fail. More details next issue.
I Sale On 23 Apr Edinburgh's Wilkie House will play host to a ‘unique club event‘ with the showcasing of four new dance bands— Kidnoise. THC. Ultra Indian and Volumatic. With guest DJs and a 6K PA the event will be dance-based but definitely
Proving it is possible to be a highly successful dance club without
resorting to Techno is just one of the achievements of Edinburgh's Big Payback (Thursdays at The Venue). Hip hop, reggae, ragga, rap and funk snuggle up together quite happily underthe guidance of members of
Sugar Bullet, Knightstick and TFI. Here . DJ A-One selects 10 tracks currently gracing the Big Payback decks.
1. Main Source: Peace Is Not The Word to Play (Remix). Large Professor, Sir Scratch and K-Cut, breaking atoms with positive rap style.
2. Leaders 0) The New School: The International Zone Coaster (Remix). In this new school rap thang, the definite leaders.
3. 2 Zone Committee: Hangman. The 3 Glasgow collective with a serious delivery. Check!
4. Cypress Hill: Hand On The Pump. The reefer-mad Latin bi-linguals.
5. X.Clan: Fire And Earth. 0n the road ; again, with a key, clssy!
6. Gunshot: Clear From Present Danger/Interception Squad. London’s bad boy bastards.
7. James Brown: Blind Man Can’t See. From the motion picture Black Caesar (1973)—serious groove.
8. MC Mello: Total Eclipse Of The Art. London’s roughneck chicken putting the above James Brown track to the best possible usage.
9. Home T, Cocoa Tea, Cutty Ranks: The Going Is Rough. It sure is but in a dancehall format.
10. Eric B And Hakim: Juice. Do you know your ledge?
members). Sace and Easy present jazz. Latin. soul and funk.
I Bob's Full House at The Volcano. l0pm—2am. £2. Daft disco with Robert
and chums— watch out for super
postcards. j IThe Cage at the Sub Club. 10pm—2am. i £2. Upfront dance. funk and soul with a cult following. 1 I The Double Deckers at Fury Murry's. j 10pm—2am. 50p with Matric card or I leafletx£1. Tam and Dave‘s groovy mix of L indie. dance. pop and soul. ; I Limbo at Rain. llpm—3.30am. £3.£2. I Nigel and Harri play underground house : through to James Brown funk for the trendies. Look out for free passes.
I Tighten Up at the Cotton Club. . l0.30pm—3.30am. £2. New mod skinhead reggae night. with bluebeat . Trojan l records. ska. soul. funk. twotone and so
on for the retro scooter crowd. starts this 1 week. Becks£1. f IThe Tunnel 10.30pm—late. £3. Dance 3 music and PAs. Mel and Michael Kilkie DJ.
I Bennet's 1 lpm—3.30am. 75p. I Boy at Club Xchange. llpni—late. 75p. . I Fuddrukkers at Cleopatra's. 11).30pm—2.30am. £1.
I Mardi Gras Rave llpm—late. £8 (£6). 3
I Funkin’ Mondays Rebirth at Club Xchange. 11.30pm—late. £1 before midnight. Mixed night at the gay venue with a good selection ofdance sounds. I Juicy at The Volcano. 10pm—2am. £2. House/club night with Mel Barrand guests. seriously upfront and trendy.
I Trinity Ragga at Rooftops. 10.30pm—3am. £2. Reggae night. also on I 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.
I ZFD at Fury Murry‘s. 1 1pm- 3am. £2. Sixties. 70s. 80s and indie 90s with a bit of pop dance thrown in for good measure.
I Cotton Club Reggae Night 1 lpm—3.30am. £2. The Lion Sound System from Handsworth specialise in roots reggae.
I Good Vibe Club at Rain. 11pm—3.31)am. £2.50. 7 Apr. Monthly laid back jazz. soul
and dance grooves.
I Rendezvous at Circa. 11.30pm-3am. Another gay club with a crap French name. DJ is Raymond Davren. Phone for membership details.
I Shimmy Club at Bennet's. 10.30pm-3am. £2. The longest running club in Glasgow and still one of the most popular. so expect a queue.
I The Tunnel 1 1pm-~3.30am. £2.
I Babylon at Rain. llpm—late. £2.50(£2). Now the first Wed ofevery month. starting 8 Apr. Popular sound system with the best of ragarnuffin and reggae —- now with more dub. less ragga.
I Chopper at Club Xchange. l 1pm—3am. £1 with leaﬂet L'B41) matric card. Busy. across-the-board mix of alternative and dance faves.
I Feedback at Fury Murry's. 10.30pm—3am. l Apronly. Last Feedback at Fury‘s before moving to the Network in Paisley so expect a special night with the playlist throwing up the likesof L7. Babes In Toyland and Fugazi.
I Horizontal at the Volcano. 10pm—2am. £2. New jazz-based night with Nick Peacock. playing an intriguing mixture of contemporary jazz dance tracks with older stuff from Miles Davis and the like.
I Man-Date at Circa. 11.30pm—3am. £2 (£1 .51) with flyer). Still gay. still Raymond Davren. still upfront dance music. Bud and spirits£1.
I Wow at the Tunnel. 11pm—3.30am. £3. Nothing to do with Kate Bush. but commercial house and soul with Mel Barr. I The Storm at the Mardi Gras.
11pm—late. Big talkers with a new dimension in dance.
I XS at the Cotton Club. 11pm—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. £2.51). Over-25s disco.
I The Network 10pm—2am. £3 (£1 .51) before midnight).
I Blue Beat Club at the Venue. 10.30pm—3am. £2 (£1 students). Bestof
ska. rock steady. Jamaican reggae. Tonone and assorted soul sounds.
I Club Virunga at The Volcano. 10pm—2am. £2. Virunga means Volcano: DJ Chico. who did the original reggae night at Cinders many moons ago. plays African. reggae. soca. Latin. soul and ska. I Laldy at Circa. 11pm—3.30am. £3/£2. Well known DJs from Pure. Blast Off. Time and Psyche with a ‘wacky‘ new night playing hard house. ‘acid hoose‘. funky grooves and dub.
I Rhumba Club at Rain. llpm-Zam. £2.51)/£1 .51). New night with soul. jazz and funk.
I JuJu at the Sub Club. 10pm—3am. £3. Dance night. With ()scar and co.
I The Tunnel llpm-3.30am. £1 .50with matriculation card. £3.51) without. Student-orientated music from indie to funk that packs ‘em in.
I Unity at lleaven. 10pm—late. £4 £3 with ilyer. DJs Ronnie Bell. Dave Murry.
I The Alhambra Rpm—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 )47 Club. llpm—late. £2 before 12.30am. £2.51) after.
I Stralhclyde University Union 9pm—2am. Free.
I EDINBURGH ’ Fndays
I Bliss Network 1. 10pm—4am. £5. Rave sounds.
I Blitzkrieg at Shady Lady's. 10.30pm—4am. £2. PunkJNew Beat/goth. I Blue Oyster Club 1 lpm—4am. £1 before 12.30am/£2 after. Gay club with the usual mixture ofdisCo and chart hits.
I Buster Browns l0.30pm—3.30am. £1.50 before 11.30pm/£3 after. Mainstream chart sounds.
I Cathouse at The Mission. 10.30pm—4am. £2.51)/£1 .51) with flyer.
3 Rock’indiefdance. Happy Hour ‘ 11pm-1am.
I Century 2000 10pm—4am. £2.51) before midnight/£5 after. Dance night.
I The Citrus Club llpm—4am. £5. 27 Mar sees guest DJ Dean Thatcher join the usual line-up. while 3 Apr brings The Rhumha Club with Zammo and friends. I Evol at Wilkie House. 10.30pm—3am. Indie club with occasional live bands.
I Finsbury Park. 11pm—4am. £2. Chart sounds.
I Freedom 92 at The Citrus Club. Under-18 night.
I 8qu at The Pelican. 10pm—3am. Free. Garage/hip hop/soul from DJ Cosmo.
I Hipster! at The Music Box. 10.30pm-3am. £2.50. lndie and 60s grooves.
I Madison's Rock Night 1()pm—4am. £2. The latest rock sounds.
I Marley's Reggae Klub at Network 2. 10.30pm-4am. £2.
I Millionaires 10pm—6am. For hardened drinkers and clubbers only.
I The Rave Cave. 1 1pm—4am. As the name suggests it’s Techno and rave for hyped up young clubbers.
I Red Hot Pepper Club 10pm-4am. £4.
I The Solution 8.30pm—4am. With a restaurant. three cocktail bars. cabaret and live music. The Solution provides the
54m: List 27March—9 April 1992