I Juicy at The Volcano. 10pm-2am. £2. House/club night with Mel Barr and guests, seriously upfront and trendy.
I Trinity Ragga at Rooftops. 10.30pm-3am. £2. Reggae night, also on Thursdays.
I The Tunnel 10. 30pm-Iate. £3. Dance music and PAs. Mel and Michael Kilkie DJ. 19 Apr PA from M-People and Mike Pickering.
I If!) at Fury Murry’s. 11pm-3am. £2. Sixties, 705, 805 and indie 905 with a bitof pop dance thrown in for good measure.
I Rendezvous at Circa. l 1 .3opm—3am. Another new gay club with a crap French name, DJ is Raymond Davren. Phone for membership details.
I Shimmy Club at Bennet‘s.
IO. 30pm—3am. £2. The longest running club in Glasgow and still one of the most popular so expect a queue.
I The Tunnel 11pm-3.30am. £2.
I Chopper at Club Xchange. 1 rpm-3am. £1 with leaflet/UB40/matric card. Busy, across-the-board mix of indie-dance, punk , soul and pop.
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 ManoDate at Circa. 1 1 .30pm-3am. £2 (£1.50 with flycr). Still gay, still Raymond Davren. still upfront dance music. Bud and spirits £1.
I WW at the Tunnel. 1 1pm—3.30am. £3. Nothing to do with Kate Bush , but commercial house and soul with Mel Barr. I The Storm at the Mardi Gras.
1 1pm—latc. Big talkers with a new dimension in dance.
I Wednesday Ilight Fever at the Cotton Club. 1 1pm—3am. £2 (£1 with matric card). Seventies night with drinks promotions.
I XS at the Cotton Club. 11pm—3.3oam. £2 (£1 with matric card). Dave Ross DJs this new student-oriented night of indie and alternative. Becks £1 .
I Bennet’s 1 1pm—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 lletvrork 10pm—2am. £3 (£1 .50 before midnight).
I Blue Beat Club at the Venue.
10. 3opm-3am. £2 (£1 students). Best of 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—3.3oam. £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 Bhvmbe Club at Rain. 1 1pm-2am. £2.50./£1.50. New night with soul, jazz and funk.
I .luJu at the Sub Club. 1opm-3am. £3. Dance night, with Oscar and co.
I The Tunnel 1 1pm—3.3oam. £1 . 50 with matriculation card, £3.50 without. Student-orientated music from indie to funk that packs 'em in.
I tlnlty at Heaven. 10pm-Iate. £4J£3 with ﬂyer. DJs Ronnie Bell, Dave Murray.
I The Alhambra 8pm-midnight. Free. Pub with live DJ.
I Bloomers at Cleopatra‘s. 10.30pm-2.3oam. £2 (£1 student).
I Genes and T-Shlrt at Club Xchange. Midnight-late. 75p.
I Itsrsoke Itspers at Hollywood
Studios. 10pm—3am. £2 (£1 with ticket).
This issue Nigel, who DJs at Glasgow‘s Rain on Fridays and Sundays (under the name Limbo), picks live at his all-time lavourite tracks as well as ten tracks currently gracing the decks at Limbo. Nigel began DJ-ing in London in his teens, eventually ending up in Ibiza in the summer at ’88. Disillusioned with London he moved to Glasgow the Iollowing year and DJ-ed at both Choice and The Tunnel. Itchy leet took him to Bimini last year where he was partly responsible tor the ‘aiter hours' boat parties on the Adriatic. Returning to Glasgow at the end oi last year, he now DJs at Rain on Fridays and Sundays and is currently working on a couple at tracks that may see the
light at day on the Soma label. Here are his evergreen classics. 1. Wim Merton: Soundtrack Irom ‘The Belly Di An Architect'. A hypnotic, emotional piece of music trom a brilliant pianist and composer. Check this LP it you don't know it- periect tor chillin‘ out. 2. The Rolling Stones: Sympathy For The Devil. What can I say that hasn't been said belore? 3. Miles Davis: Bitches Brew. Dillicult to choose a lavourite lrom this genius. This one is vicious. RIP. 4. Headhunters: II You've Got It, You’ll Get It. A nasty airo rhythm with a monster bassiine and a guitar solo to put Led Zepplin to shame. 5. James Brown: In A Jungle Groove. The LP that brought us Funky Drummer but every track is a killer. AND, to show his current tastes are just as eclectic, here are ten Irom the Limbo playlist.
1.Andronics: Make You Whole.
2. Mr Fingers: Closer.
3. Sunscream: Pressure.
4. Hayden Andre Project: Tribal Lile.
5. Korda: Move Your Body.
6. Gal Decors: Passion.
7. Coco Steel And Love Bomb: Feel It/T ouch It.
8. Electric Alro Funk: WA.
9. Bulldog Breaks: Volume 2. 10. Flow: AnotherTime.
I Paradise Loop at The 147 Club.
1 1pm—late. £2 before 12.30am, £2.50 after.
I Strsthclyde University Union 9pm-2am. Free.
I Bliss Network 1 . 10pm—4am. £5. Rave sounds.
I Blue Oyster Club 1 1pm—4am. £2. Gay club with the usual mixture of disco and chart hits.
I Buster Browns 10. 30pm-3.3oam. £1 . 50 before 1 1. 3opml£3 after. Mainstream chart sounds. Available Mon-Thurs for private parties.
I Cathouse at The Mission. 1o.3opm-4am.£2.50/£1.5o with flyer. Rock/indie/dance. Happy hour from
1 1pm— 1 am.
I Century 2“ 10pm-4am. £2.50 before midnight/£5 after. Dance night.
I The Citrus Club 11pm—4am. £5. 10Apr DJ 5 Scott Ferguson and Gareth Sommervitle , and 17 Apr Flying night with Craig Walsh.
I Evol at Wilkie House. 10. 30pm—3am. Indie club with occassional live bands.
I Finsbury Park 1 rpm-4am. £2. Chart sounds.
I Freedom 92 at The Citrus Club. 7.30—10.30pm. £2.50. Under-18 night. I 6qu at The Pelican. 10pm-3am. Free.
Garage/hip hop/soul from DJ Cosmo.
I IIIpsterI at The Music Box. 10.30pm—3am. £2. 50. 10 Apr only. Indie and 60s grooves. This is the last night for Hipster! in The Music Box but it will be continuing as normal at the Designer Frames Gallery.
I Madison’s Bock Night 10pm-4am. £2. The latest rock sounds.
I Marley's Reggae [lab at Network 2. 10.30pm—4am. £2.
I Millionaires 10pm—6am. For hardened drinkers and clubbers only.
I Pure at The Venue. 1 1pm—5am. Still Edinburgh’s busiest club on two floors playing the best in hardcore dance.
IThe steste 1 1pm-4am. As the name suggests it’s techno and rave for hyped-up young clubbers.
I lied llot 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 more mature clubbers (over 25s) with a relaxed venue for late night socialising.
I Tribal Funktlen at Moray House Student Union. 11pm—4am. £3l£2.5o. 17 Apr only. Proving very popular, this eclectic club is successfully mixing hip hop with the funkier end of dance music.
I The Banshee at Liberty’s. 10pm—4am. £2. 18 Apr only. Occasional alternative
'night featuring the sounds of punk, Sub
Pop, industrial and goth.
I Blue Oyster Club 1 rpm-6am. £2 before 12.30am/£4 after. See Fridays.
I Buster Browns 10.30pm-4am. £2 before 1 1 .30pm/£4 after. See Fridays.
I Blast Oil-3 Following their events at The Arches in Glasgow in September of last year and February of this year, Blast Off return with another unique night on 2 May. This time the venue is secret (within one hour of both Glasgow and Edinburgh) but, fret not, included in the ticket price are buses that will transport you from the centres of Glasgow and Edinburgh to the ‘historic Scottish location‘. DJ 5 so far confirmed include Pussy Power's Terry and Jason, Blast Off‘s Lex and Paul and Pure’s Twitch and Brainstorm. The event will be a beneﬁt for the Beltane Fire Society (organisers of the annual pagan ﬁre festival on Edinburgh’s Calton Hill) and as such will feature the Beltane drummers and many of the festival‘s mythical figures. Tickets, priced £18.50, are available only in advance from Theatre Worksh0p, Swingbeat Records and Blue Moon Cafe (Edinburgh), and GFT, lchi Ni San, Grasshopper, 23rd Precinct and Lost in Music (Glasgow). Further information on 041 649 7476 after 6pm.
I Mambo Inn Those with a long memory may remember Mambo lnn from last year’s Festival in Edinburgh. Well, they return to Liberty’s with the ﬁrst of a series of monthly clubs on 25 Apr. From 1 1pm—4am the sounds of Latin, African and Jazz music will be intoxicating the clientele. Rita Ray, resident DJ at the Brixton Mambo will be heading the DJ line-up on the first night. The club is now in its sixth year of operation in Brixton where it plays to packed dancefloors every weekend, so a regular Mambo in Edinburgh (last Saturday of every month) should be a welcome breath of tropical air.
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