I Blue Oyster Club 1 1pm—4am. £2. Ever-popular gay club with an erm. eclectic playlist . . . Kylie. Jason and perhaps a bit of Dannii too. Love it!

I Buster Browns 10.30pm—3.30am. £1 .51) before 11.30pm/£3 after. Mainstream chart sounds mixed with soul. oldies and rave. Available Mon—Thurs for private parties.

I Cathouse at The Mission. 10.30pm—4am. £2.50/£1 .50 with flyer. Yo! Rockin‘. Happy hour from 1 lpm—lam. I Century 2000 10pm—4am. £3 betore midnight/£5 after. Fairly middle-of—the-road dance night in an extravagant setting.

I Pure Juice at the Citrus Club.

1 1pm—4am. £5. Balearic heaven. Bouncy beats. pltts regular big-name guest acts

and DJs.

I Evol at Wilkie House. 10.30pm—3am. Loadsa indie gee-tar tunes. Flop those fringes. . .

I Fatback at the Brilliant Corner. Playhouse Studio. 8pm—4am. £4 £3. 14 Aug only. The inimitable Bootsy rounds off his Jazz Festival club nights by launching what should hopefully be a regular night. featuring party-style sounds new funk. groove. funky jazz. boogie and garage. Nice one. top one etc.

I Fuzion at The Music Box. 10pm—3am. £5. Upfront Euro-dance fordresscd-up. clued-up kids.

I Finsbury Park. 11pm—4am. £2. Chart sounds.

I Freedom 92 at The Citrus Club. 7.30—l0.30pm. £2.50. tinder-l8 night. for trendy little bruvvers and sisters.

I Madison’s Rock Night 10pm —-1am.£2. Pretty self-explanatory. this one.

I Marley's Reggae Klub at Network 3. 10.30pm—4am. £2.50. The city's longest-running reggae night (fourteen years. better believe it). with roots. ragga. lovers. heavyweight dub and dancehall.

I Millionaires midnight~6am. Yeah! Louc screams of anticipation from Edinburgh‘s late-night degenerates as the newly refurbished (and. wait for it... with the toilets done up! !) Millies reopens. now as a strictly gay club playing across the board dance music.

I No Phuture at the Wee Red Bar. 10.30pm—4am. £3 £2.50. Remember Acid House? You do? Bandanas. smiley t-shirts. crap records. Well. four yearson this lot are trying to resurrect it. with a new night featuring the sounds ofthe second summer of love. Oh. you sad

people. I Pure at The Venue. 11pm-5am. The

r bpm still hovers somewhere parallel to the

US budget deficit. but nowadays Edinburgh‘s finest club is coming over all tuneful. with Derrick May beingthe current playlist fave.

I Red Hot Pepper Club 10pm—4am. £4.

I Shaft at Moray House Student Union. 11pm—4am. £4/£3 before midnight. Splendid 70s retro night playing unforgettable disco-funk and rare grooves. Absolutely packed. and no wonder.

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 Brilliant Corner at the Playhouse Studio. 8pm—4am. £5/£4. After an excellent run comes the closing night party— a final extravaganza featuring DJs Bootsy and


Gary Young of Clttb Sandino fame. plus the funky sounds of Edinburgh‘s Space Monkey Mafia.

I Blue Oyster Club 11pm—6am. £2 before 12.30amx£4 after. See Fridays.

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

I Century 2000 10pm—4am. £5/£3 before midnight. Mega Party Night with regular PAs.

I Chelsea at The Wee Red Bar. 10.30pm—3.30am. £2.5()x£2. Fortnightly club bringing you a wide—ranging selection of sounds - indie. Stax. Motown and 60s. I Cubik at the Music Box. 10pm—3am. £5. Solid dance action with regular PAs and a large. ifnot too tall. crowd. 1f thisdocsn't get your feet on the floor and your arms in the air. then nothing will.

I Euphoria at The Calton. 11.30pm—5am. £8. Bass-heavy hardcore tunes (sorry. tunes probably isn‘t the right word here) from the hotly tipped Marc Smith of'ITF remix fame. the Waxman. Eggi and MBS. I Finsbury Park 1 1pm—4am. £2. Sec Fridays.

I Freedom 92 at The Citrus Club. 7.30—10.30pm. £2.50. See Fridays.

I Katch at Shady Lady's. 10.30pm—4am. £2. A veritable cornUCopia ofindic music from the 80s and 90s.

I Mambo Club at Cavendish. l 1pm—4am. £4v£3. Every night during the festival from 15 Aug. Scotland‘s first and foremost world music club. featuring Sir Ossie on the wheels of steel spinning a wild mixof Latin. salsa. calypso. rai. african and reggae. Great stuff.

I Mambo Inn at the Playhouse Studio. 11pm~~1am. £4 £3 before midnight. Membership £5: gives £1 entrance discount every night. Every night during the Festival from 15 Aug. Upfrom London comes the Mambo Inn to funk up yer festival with fiesta fantasia. divinely dangerous dancefloors and mucho mouthwatering mambo munchies. Whatever that means. Highly recommended. anyway.

I Millionaires midnight—6am. Sce Fridays.

I More at The Citrus Club. 10pm—4am. £6/£5 before 11.30pm. New club to replace Soma with Cubik DJs Dave Gillan. Brian Dickson and Kelly so expect upfront dance mayhem.

I Red Hot Pepper Club 10pm—4am. £4.

I Rock Orgasm at The Mission. 10.30pm—4am. £2. New weekly rock night advertised by objectionably sexist flyers. Happy hour 10.30pm—12.30am.

I Shaft at Moray House Student Union. 11pm—4am. £4/£3 before midnight. See Fridays.

I The Solution 8.30pm—4am. See Fridays. I Wave at the Venue. llpm—Sam. Members and guests only. Always a good night guaranteed. Often just as busy as Friday's Pure but with a less upfront (ie not so hardcore) music policy.

I Wheels at The Mission. 11pm—3am. £1 .50 before midnight/£2.50 after. The hairy and leather-clad come out in force for this rock night. l‘m told. Being neither. I resist the temptation.


I Buster Browns 10.30pm—3am. £2 before 11.30pm/£3 after. See Fridays.

I Century 2000 10pm—4am. £3l£2 before midnight.

I Chocolate City at The Venue. 11pm—5am. £3. Now on two floors. and no wonder. Busy. busy. busy club featuring roots. reggae and dub on the lowerlevel and rare groove and funk upstairs. The city's finest mellow dance club. Check it


I Disco inferno at the Cafe Royal Bistro Bar. 9pm—lam. Hey. radical moves from the Pure posse. Techno is dead and the progressive dance music of the future? D-l-S-C-O! Yup. all the really tacky stuff you remember from the 70s. resurrected by DJs Love. Otis and Fred Deakin. Love it already.

I Eclipse (Junior) at The Music Box. 4—9pm. Entry with membership or flyer only. Strictly l4—17-year-olds. The best in dance for wee. younger ravers.

I Laguna Head at the Venue. From 2 Aug. Hard left alternative sounds ranging from Fugazi to Jonathon Richman. Tuneful or what'.’

I Lassoo at The Pelican Bistro. 9pm—2am. Silly country and western.

I Love Wash at the Citrus Club. 10.30pm—5am. £5. From 16 Aug. A new night from G-Spot productions featuring deep house funk from DJs Alon and Dave B

I Mambo Club at Cavendish. llpm—4am.

£4/£3. See Saturdays.

I Mambo Inn at the Playhouse Studio.

I 1pm—4am. £4x£3 before midnight. See


I Red Hot Pepper Club 10pm—3am. £4.

I The Solution 8.30pm—4am. Wonderful.

wonderful gay night featuring male go-go

dancers and some of the worst PAs we‘ve 3‘ ever seen. You have to go.


I Mambo Club at Cavendish. 11pm—4am. £4.’£3. See Saturdays.

I Mambo Inn at the Playhouse Studio. 11pm—4am. £4/£3 before midnight. Tonight with the wicked West African sounds of Edinburgh-based Makossa. See Saturdays.

I Millionaires 1 1pm—4am. See Fridays.

I The Monday Club at Madison's. 9.30pm—3am. £2. Whether it‘s Industrial or Doctor And The Medics. if your choice in music could in any way be described as ‘alternative’ then The Monday Club isthe place for you.

I The Solution 8.30pm—3am. See Fridays. I Sponii Reggae Funitshaw at Subway. 10pm—3am. £1 . New weekly reggae/ska/roots/ ragga club with occasional live MCs.


I Mambo Club at Cavendish. llpm—4am. £4/£3. See Saturdays.

I Mambo Inn at the Playhouse Studio. 11pm—4am. £4/£3 before midnight. See Saturdays.

I Millionaires l 1pm—4am. See Fridays. I The Solution 8.30pm—3am. Sec Fridays.


I Delirium at The Music Box. 10.30pm-3am. £2. lntriguingly diverse club playing the likes ofThe Doors. Chumbawamba. Pink Floyd and The Beatles along with funk and reggae.

I Mambo Club at Cavendish. 11pm—4am. £4/£3. See Saturdays.

I Mambo Inn at the Playhouse Studio'. 11pm-4am. £4I£3 before midnight. See Saturdays.

I Matrix at Century 2000. 10pm—late. £3/£2 with matriculation card/half price before midnight. Century 2000's student night with double spirits at £1 and imported beers at £1 .30.

I Millionaires l 1pm—4am. See Fridays. Gin, whisky. and vodka all 50p. As ifyou lot needed any encouragement.

I Shall at Moray House S.U. llpm—4am. £4/£3 before midnight. See Fridays.

I The Solution 8.30pm-3am. See Fridays. I Teaseage at The Citrus Club. 11pm—4am. £1.50/£1 with matric card. Student-orientated indie club with the best Dyers in town.


I Back To the Basics at Wilkie House. 10pm—4am. £3/£2.50. Rare groove/ jazz rap/swingbeat. Guest DJs join regulars The Man Like ‘Boyd'. Allan X and B.

I Chocolate City at the Venue. l 1pm—5am. £3. See Sundays.

I Demoniac at The Music Box. 9.30pm—3am. Rock club featuring live bands.

I Mambo Club at Cavendish. 11pm—4am. £08. 20 Aug only. See Saturdays.

I Mambo Inn at the Playhouse Studio. 11pm—4am. £4/£3 before midnight. 2(1 Aug only. See Saturdays. Tonight. live and legendary from St Lucia comes the Reasons Orchestra.

I Millionaires 11pm—4am. See Fridays. I The Rock Machine at The Citrus Club. 10pm-3am. £2. New weekly rock club in an unlikely venue (for rock music that is). DJ lan Sutherland will be playing the loudest new releases and blasts from the past.

I Shalt at Moray House Student Union. 11pm-4am. £4/£3 before midnight. 20 Aug only. See Fridays.

I Shag at The Mission. 10.30pm-3am. £2. Perenially popular student club. noteworthy for its truly appalling playlist and free chocolate.

I The Solution 8.30pm—4am. See Fridays. I Somethin’ Else at the Festival Club. From 20 Aug. Festival FM‘s drop-in club. aiming to provide a ‘steamy end to a hard (estival day’, with a little help from London‘s Jazz Cafe DJs.

I Blue Oyster Club 96a Rose Street Lane North. 226 6458.

I Buster Browns 25-27 Market Street. 226 4224.

I Cate Royal Bistro Bar West Register Street.

I The Calton Calton Road.

I Cavendish (formerly The Network) 3 Semple Street. West Tollcross. 228 3252. I Century 2000 31 Lothian Road. 229 7670.

I The Citrus Club 40-42 Grindlay Street. 229 6697.

I Designer Frames Gallery Hasties Close. Cowgate.

I Finsbury Parit 3—5 South St Andrew Street. 5561020.

I Liberty’s Greenside Place. 557 3807. I Madison’s Greenside Place. 557 3807. I Millionaires Niddry Street.

I The Mission Victoria Street. 225 3326. I Moray House Student Union Holyrood Road. 5565184.

I The Music Box 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564.

I The Pelican 235 Cowgate. 225 5413.

I The Playhouse Studio 18—22 Greenside Place. 557 2692.

I The Rave Cave 69 Cowgate.

I Red Hot Pepper Club 3 Semple Street. Tollcross. 229 7733.

I Shady Lady's Cowgate. 225 3326.

I The Solution 12 Shandwick Place. 220 4167.

I The Subway 69 Cowgate.

I The Vaults 15— 1 7 Niddry Street. 556 7018.

I The Venue Calton Road. 557 3073.

I Wee Bed Bar at Edinburgh College Of Art. Lauriston Place. 229 1442.

sponsored by BACARDI RUM

60 The List 14— 20 August 1992