I Anthem at The Calton. 9.30pm—3am. £3. Regular DJs playing a mix of original underground tunes. to a busy. sweaty crowd.

I Arch at The Vaults. llpm—4am. £5 (£4). Three rooms of top dance sounds. Room 1. Dis Steve and Mo play a mix of upbeat jazzy grooves. hip-hop. funk and jazz house. Room two. Latin jazz in the chill-out zone. Room three. hip-hop and funk.

I The Banshee upstairs at The Calton. 9.30pm—3am. £3. Busy club playing a large dose of excellent heavy industrial sounds (Nitzer Ebb. Front 242 er a1). plus sounds from the lighter end of the alternative spectrum.

I Bueno at Ex-S. l lpm—4am. £5. Regular DJs are Gary Mclntosh and Gordon McBean playing a mix of balearic dance sounds. Summer fun at its best.

I Cathouse at The Mission. llpm—3am. £2.50 (£2 with flyer). The busiest rock night in town with an all-encornpassing playlist of anything that is rock music. from heavy metal to grunge to thrash.

I Clouds Revival Night at The Cavendish. 9pm—4am. £3 before 1 1pm (£4 after). A night of 60s and 70s Northern soul.

I Evol at Wilkie House. 10.30pm—3am. £3 (£2.50). DJs Kieren and Amanda playing a pleasing plethora of indie tunes. encompassing sounds from the 60s. 70s and 80s through to the current releases on the indie scene.

I Katch at Shady Lady's. 11pm—3am. £2.50 (£2 with flyer). lndie club with a playlist consisting mainly of 80s and 90s indie dance.

I Made In Heaven at The Pelican. 10pm—3am. Free. Back to ye olde golden days of late night Pelican pranks. with DJ Simon playing a mix garage. house and a dose of funky stuff.

I Marley’s Reggae Klub at Cavendish. 11pm-3am. £3 (£2.50). The city’s longest-running reggae club.

I Mo’ Flavour at The Citrus. llpm—4am. £4 (£3). Controllers Joseph and A-One playing the latest licks of street soul. ragga. swingbeat and hip-hop.

I 99 Club at The Music Box. 9pm—3am. £2.99. Running every night throughout the Festival. all pian and selected bottles and spirits are 99p. Music is funk. dance. chart and 70s from the regular DJs.

I Pure at The Venue. 10.30pm—3am. £7 (£5 members). Upfront. hard-edged. progressive. electronic sex music courtesy of the legendary DJing duo of Twitch and Brainstorm. Celebrating their third birthday. wooo.

I Shatt at The Festival Club. Adam House. 11.30pm—4am. £4. Shaft returns to the Festival Club for it‘s second year. playing 70s disco. funk and rare grooviness most nights of the week.

I settle at La Belle Angele. 9pm—late. £5. Multi-media submarine theme club. with ambient activities early on working up to a funky froth of freaked-out dance tunes. I Truth at The Store. 11pm—3am. £4. Recommended dance club with DJs Gareth. Colin and Stuart (23rd Precinct) playing a mix of hot garage and underground house. with one of the busiest and bounciest Friday night crowds.


I Club Alpha at The Subway. 8pm—l.30am. £1.50. A new weekly night playing a wide scope of alternative sounds including punk. indie. rock. heavy metal. goth. hardcore and just a touch of industrial.

I Blue at The Citrus. llpm—4am. £5. Weekly night with DJs Davy Brown and Alan Dundas playing a mix of

underground house and garage grooves. I Carbolick Frolick at Ex-S. llpm—4am. £5. Weekly mixture of rollicking good dance sounds. with full Carbolick decor and an essential selection of seductively sensual. sassy sounds. supplied by selective DJ Mr Williams and friends.

I Disco Inferno at The Venue. 10.30pm—late. £4. A tacky funfest of dance tunes from the decade of flares ’n’ fringes and extremely bad taste.

I Fever at The Wee Red Bar. llpm—3am. £4 (£3). Fortnightly fling for the club with the most outrageously w-i-d-e playlist . including Abba. Dee-Lite. Duran Duran. S-Express. Sub-Sub and a lot more than

that. I Funky Worm at Wilkie House. llpm—3am. £3.50. Busy night playing a broad selection of funk. house. 70s disco. soul. garage. hip hop and more funk. to a younger club crowd. I Katch at Shady Lady’s. 10.30pm—3am. £2.50 (£2). A veritable cornucopia of indie music from the 80s and 90s. in this busy week] club. I Mambo lub at Cavendish. 11pm—3am. £3 (£2.50). Two floors with African. Latin. salsa. reggae. zouk. soca. calypso downstairs. and dub. lovers and dancehall upstairs. Sir Ossie on the wheels of steel playing to a busy. hot. sweaty crowd. I 99 Club at The Music Box. 9pm—3am. £2.99. See Fridays. I Parallax at The Calton. 10pm—5am. £7 (£5.50 with ticket). Kicking off the Convulsion fortnight with Mute Records young techno/rockers. support coming in the form of ex-goths Sins Of The Flesh. See preview. I Rude at The Cooler. lOpm—3am. £2.50. Foot stompin' club playing an excellent mix of ska. dub. reggae. ragga. dancehall and On-U sounds. I Rock Orgasm at The Mission. 10.30pm—3am. £2. Popular weekly rock night. with an all-encompassing playlist of all that is best in the world of rock music. Ha py Hour llpm—lam. I hatt at The Festival Club. Adam House. I 1.30pm—4am. £4. See Fridays. I Skidoo at The Store. llpm—3am. £2 with flyer. DJs Chris. Ollie. Colin and guests playing a heady mix of underground house and some heavy. funky. acidic grooves. I Sold Dn Paradise at The Pelican. 10pm—3am. Free. A beacon of beautiful sunshine in the Cowgate. DJ Simon spinning a mix of lovely music. including garage. soul. boogie and hip-hop. I Space at The Calton (upstairs). 10pm—5am. £3. A new night for the Festival from Convulsive Communications. which promises to be ‘the most atmospheric club in Edinburgh. Music depends on which DJ happens to be guesting that night and the list of guests is endless. check it out. I Vegas at La Belle Angele. lOpm-late. £5. A new night of balearic barn dance madness with guest DJs Mark and Adrian (LuvDup fame). plus an extra special guest


I Ambient Tea Party at The Calton. Noon—9pm. £3. Guest DJs from Sativa playing a relaxing mix of music. with food and drink available plus other guest DJs popping in now and again in a cool atmosphere. What better way to spend a sad old Sunday.

I Douche Ma Touche at The Citrus. llpm—4am. £4 (£3 with flyer). A spanking good new gay night with closet DJs playing trashy dance music.

I Jo Jo Jazz at La Belle Angele. 10pm—late. £5. The phattest in jazz from the Thelonius boys. featuring the Coolgroove Band and the South

Manchester Stage Band.

I lassoo at The Pelican Bistro. 9pm—2am. Free. Get your stetson and cowboy boots on for Sunday's silliest (only) Country & Western night.

I 99 Club at The Music Box (Venue 50). 10pm—late. £2. See Fridays.

I Nipple Kinky at The Store. 11pm—3am. £3. A new night playing a mix ofdance and house sounds. with occasional guest DJs giving back-up to regulars Micky and Theo.

I Space at The Calton (upstairs). 10pm—5am. £3. See Saturdays.

I The Sunday Club at Ex-S. llpm—4am. £3 with ticket. Wonderful. wonderful gay night featuring male go-go dancers and some of the worst PAs you’ve ever seen. I Timewarp at The Mission. 1 lpm—3am. Free before 12.30pm. (£2 after). Timewarp starts up again with a very w-i—d—e playlist indeed: 60s. 70s. 80s. 90s and onwards.


I Gala Circus at The Store. 11pm—4am. £2. A new night playing some indie noise and American guitar sounds. courtesy of the people at potato-head productions.

I lift (iii-Part One at The Vaults. llpm—3am. £4 (£3 with flyer). DJs Jenkins (Astoria) and Dr Kool from France playing a mixture of soul. funk. hip-hop and garage tunes. With free give- aways and other promos on the night.

I The Monday Club at The Calton. 9.30pm—3am. £2. A night of excellent alternative sounds. with a playlist covering the whole spectrum of alternative music. the busiest and best of its kind.

I 99 Club at The Music Box (Venue 50). 10pm—late. £2. See Fridays.

I Space at The Calton (upstairs). lOpm—Sam. £3. See Saturdays.


I The Breakfast Club at Ex-S. 10.30pm—4am. Free on the first night. A new party night aimed at all you singles out there. with a playlist of 60s and 70s danceable sounds.

I Flirt at The Edge. 9pm—2.30am. £2. A new weekly gay club. playing a mix of dancey sounds. hosted by the inimitable Placenta DuBois. Cheap drinks till midnight and good dance sounds. making for a fab night out.

I lift nit-Part Two at The Vaults. llpm—3am. £4 (£3 with flyer). See Mondays.

I 99 Club at The Music Box (Venue 50). lOpm—late. £2. See Fridays.

I Space at The Calton (upstairs). 10pm—5am. £3. See Saturdays.


I And Away They Go at The Calton. lOpm—Sam. £6 (£5.50 with ticket). A night of musical madness with fini- friends. including Justin Robertson. Ege Bam Yasi and Mr Williams. Probably one of THE events of this week.

I Bliss at The Store. llpm—3am. £2. Gay night featuring a broad mixture of pop and dance club sounds. 50p drinks promos on the night.

I Cavalcade at Ex-S. llpm—4am. £4 (£2 with theatrical dress). The curtain raises. DJs A-One (Chocolate City/Sex Machine) and Simon (Whizzer and Chips/23rd Precinct) playing a mix of soul. house. garage and funk. With performance art and bizarre goings on making for what could be one of the surprise hits of this year's Festival club scene.

I 99 Club at The Music Box (Venue 50). lOpm—late. £2. See Fridays.

I litrtiitouse at The Vaults. 11pm-late. £3 before lam (£4 after). Essential roots and reggae supplied by DJs Dr K00] and

Junior. with live MCs also on the night. I Space at The Calton (upstairs). 10pm—5am. £3. See Saturdays.

I Teaseage at The Citrus Club.

1 lpm—3am. £2 (£1.50 with matric card). One of the busiest mid-week clubs. playing indie-orientated dance sounds alongside punk. disco and funk. with cheap drinks and free lollies behind the bar.


I Apocalypse at Shady Lady‘s. llpm-3am. £2.50. Happy Hour llpm—4am. Excellent ‘altemative' club with a diverse playlist including industrial. techno. indie. grunge and thrash. Brought to you by those extremely productive people at Convulsive Communications.

I Atlantic Express at Ex-S. [lpm-4am. £2.50. A new one here with a playlist consisting of reggae. soul. calypso.jazz- funk and swing beat. supplied by guest


I Chocolate City at The Venue. 10.30pm—3am. £4 (£3 members). 12 Aug. Fortnightly. The longest established funk night in the city and THE numero uno retro-funk club. with DJs John Porter. Jamie and A-One playing deleted danceable funky grooves upstairs and Whitney playing chill-out reggae. dub and jazz downstairs in the Cooler. On 12 Aug a live set by Edinburgh’s own manic funk teachers. the excellent Papas Magic Beard from the planet funkety funk.

I Joy at The Calton. lOpm-late. £5. A new gay night featuring a ceilidh with live band upstairs. while downstairs is a mix ofjoyous club sounds with a live appearance by a top Scottish dance band. I 99 Club at The Music Box (Venue 50). lOpm—late. £2. See Fridays.

I Sauce at The Store. 11pm—3am. £3 (£2). Regular DJs playing a wide range of 60s pop. 70s groove. 80s indie. Motown and stax. with DJs from Chelsea and Twiggy. Drinks promos every week.

I Shag at The Mission. 11pm—3am. £2.50. Popular student club. noteworthy for its truly appalling playlist and free chocolate.

I Solid Bass at The Vaults. llpm—3am. £3 before midnight (£4 after). 12 Aug. Changing venues but still playing a heavy mixture of hip-hop. swing beat, heavy dub and raggamufftn. courtesy of the Zulu posse. happenin’.

I The Calton Calton Road. 558 3758.

I Cavendish West Tollcross. 228 3252. I The Citrus Club 40—42 Grindlay Street. 229 6697.

I The Cooler (Under The Venue) Calton Road. 557 3073.

I The Edge 37b George Street. 226 3111. I Ex-S 12 Shandwick Place. 226 2266. I La Belle Angelo 11 Hasties Close. 225 2774.

I liberty’s Greenside Place. 557 3807. I Madison’s Greenside Place. 557 3807. I The Mission Victoria Street. 225 3326. I Moray Iloose Student Union Holyrood Road. 556 5184.

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

I The Pelican 235 Cowgate. 225 5413. I The Store (formerly Millionaires) 2 Niddry Street. 556 6050.

I Shady Lady’s Cowgate. 225 3326.

I The Subway Cowgate. 225 6766.

I Tevlot Student Unlon Bristo Square. 650 4673.

I The Vault: 15—17 Niddry Street. 556 7018.

I The Venue Calton Road, 557 3073.

I The Wee Red It at Edinburgh College Of Art. Lauriston Place, 229 1442.

I Wilkie none Cowgate. 226 2151.

56 The List l3—l9 August 1993