I obey Fist at The Cathouse. Studio 3. 10pm-2am. £2. Alternative sounds to replace the departed Contamination.

I 11er on at the Arches. 10.30pm—2am. £2. New student night with live music every week. happy house sounds from DJ Malkie. free sweets and a pantomime cow. I [W at Fury Murry’s. 10.30pm—2am. £2 (£1). From the people who bring you Sonic and The Beat Club (nee ZFD). a newish venture with the same kind of musical spread. .

I octeher cafe T0p floor. Princes Square. 7pm-midnight. Free. A packed October Cafe is aurally contented by DJs Steve and Derek offering up a cool and current selection of dance tunes. Perfect as a pre- Tunnel warm-up and with more promos than you can shake a short review at earning its ‘Happy music for happy people‘ tag. Look out for the First Birthday.

I Club Xchaege llpm—3am. £2.50 (£2 with flyer). DJ Stevie and happy hour all night.

I Shit at The Cathouse. 10pm—2am. £2. A shameless 70s disco funfest, with the added attraction of regular drinks promos. I SIlle at the Cotton Club. lOpm—2am. £2. DJ Scud plays happy house and funk. Becks at £1.

I The Slol Cllh at The 13th Note (upstairs). 8pm—midnight. Smooth. mellow and a bit off the wall, The Slow Club offers the ultimate in pre-club ‘ambient’ relaxation.

I Strlthclyde University Ilelou 9pm-2am. Free.

I The Tunnel 10pm-2am. £4/£2 with matric card. Well-mixed indie and dance tunes for the assembled student throng.

I XIJt-S at The Hive. lOpm—lam. Free. Students and guests. Top gear dance sounds with DJ Paul McGilly. Plus drinks promos.


I Alternator at the Subway. 8pm—1.30am. £1.50. Three count 'em Happy Hours. Playing hardcore. industrial and death metal. Ticket gets you 50p off entry at Genetic at the Citrus Club the same night. I Anthea downstairs at The Calton. lOpm—late. £4. Regular DJs playing a mix of original underground sounds to a busy. sweaty crowd. I outbox at Teviot Row Union. 7pm—2am. £2 (£3 non-students). Students and guests only. Big beat chart disco. with even offering more alternative sounds in the basement. I mum at Potterrow. 9pm—2am. £1 (£2 non-students). Students and guests n1 . Indie music. I Brown: 10.30pm-3am. Girls free before midnight (£2 after). guys £2 before midnight (£3 after). Mainstream, chart and oldies. Available Mon—Thurs for private parties. I mouse at The Mission. 11pm—3am. £2.50 (£2 with flyer). The busiest rock night in town with an all-encompassing playlist of anything that is rock music - from heavy metal to grunge to thrash. Ha py Hour llpm-lam. I ry zooo 10pm—4am. £5. Mainstream, chart and oldies. I Cheeks at Moray House. llpm—3am. £4. Fri 12. New. poptastic club. Day-glo pop. everything from Utah Saints and Bizarre Inc to Erasure and Heaven 17. Featuring 8ft x 4ft, smoke dispensing buttocks. Hence the name. Fortnightly with Partyceilidhdisco. I Olly 2 Downstairs at City Cafe. 8pm—1am. Free. Mixing it up on a Friday and Saturday night with DJs David Walsh. Gareth Somerville and Colin Cook (23rd Precinct prodigies) playing a selection of underground house and progressive dance sounds in this pre-club club I The Edge 4pm-2.30am. Mainstream, chart and oldies. Happy Hour 4-10pm. Available for private hire Mon-Wed. I Eve! at Wilkie House. 10.30pm-3am.

£3 (£2.50). Indie sounds from the 60s. 708 and 805 through to current releases on the indie scene, courtesy of resident DJs Kieren and Amanda. Regularly busy

ni ht. Ig‘lle Forest 0t Peek at Edinburgh College Of Art Wee Red Bar. lOpm—4am. £3. Fri 5 and fortnightly. Two-floor club, with syncopated funk grooves on one level, and globally-expansive ambient sounds on t’other. I Genetic at Citrus Club. llpm—4am. £3. Alternative, industrial and gothic sounds. I Junction 59 at Riccarton Union. 10pm-3am. Fri 5. Students and guests. Heriot-Watt University’s new on-campus union (65 grand’s worth of refurbishment to be exact) is the venue for this fortnightly club, featuring 69p drinks promos. I Katclt at Shady Lady’s. llpm-3am. £2.50 (£2 with flyer). Busy indie club with a playlist consisting mainly of 80s and 90s indie dance. I lite And Times at Ex-S. 10pm—4am. £5 (£4 members). A crammed first night augers well for this new club. Fri 5 features Phil Cooper and Steve Hodge from Global Grooves in Liverpool (playing American house and garage). I Made In Heaven at The Pelican. i 10pm—3am. Free. Back to ye olde golden i days of late night Pelican pranks. with DJ 1 Simon playing a mix garage, house and a l dose of funky stuff. ' I Marley‘s Reggae [lab at The I Cavendish. llpm—4am. £3 (£2.50). The l city’s longest-running night, with a l playlist consisting of roots. ragga, lovers, f heavyweight dub and dancehall. Busy night guaranteed. , I Minus one at The Carlton Highland Hotel. lOpm—3am. £5 (free for members). I I 99 Club at The Music Box. 9pm—3am. | £2.99. Funked up dance. chart and 70s 1 from the regular DJs with all ! pints/selected bottles and spirits at 99p. l I Partycellldltdieco at Moray House Student Union. 9pm—3am. £2.50 (£1 for é Heriot Watt. Art College, Moray House ' and Galashiels students; free entry for all until 10pm). Fri 5. All drinks £1.40. Three hours of ceilidh. including live sounds from Bon Accord. and three hours of classic disco. I Plexus at The Vaults. 9am—3pm. £7. Fri 5 Nov only. The renovated Vaults re- opens with a night of full on trance and squelch soundscapes courtesy of an all- star line-up. Mr C (returning to his RIP roots). Cutmaster B, Aubrey (Solid Groove, London) and Murder by Sound deliver the acidic excess in what promises to be an unmissable night of trancefloor action. I Pure at The Venue. 10.30pm—3am. £7 (£5 members). Organic techno-meisters Twitch and Brainstorm forge the soundtrack in this club/institution. There may still be tickets left at this late stage for their one-off extravaganza at Glasgow Barrowland on Sat 6 with Derrick May, Psychick Warriors Ov Gaia, State Of Flux and Ege Bam Yasi. Phone 031 557 6969 for last minute ticket availability and coach travel details. I MIIM Cleo at The Citrus Club. llpm—4am. £8. Fri 5. Billy Nasty guesting on this popular night of Dundonian high jinks. I u at The Vaults. 10am-3pm. £3.50. Fri 12 Nov only. Three rooms of classic house, dub and hip-hop with guest DJs Mauve and Huw (Ministry of Sound and DlY). I Satin at Edinburgh College Of An Wee Red Bar. 10pm—4am. £4 (£3.50; members £2). Fri 12 and fortnightly. Recommended soundclash of dub, ragga and heavy dance with a cut ’n’ mix playlist of the forward looking variety. Skankin’. spliffed-up and spaced out. I Squld at La Belle Angele. 10pm—3am. £5 (£3). Multi-media aquatic theme club. offering surreality, tropicality, liquidality and cabaret in unequal measure. Get there early to submerge in the more progressive

ambient wash of sound.

I mu: at The Store. llpm-3am. £4. Uplifting mix of hot garage and underground house provided by Gareth. Colin and Stuart (23rd Precinct). Friendly. wised-up crowd and a melodic sensibility guarantee satisfaction.

I "Iggy upstairs at The Calton. 10pm—3am. £3 (£1.50 before 12). Fri 12. Fortnightly. A selection from the swingin' 605 including pop classics and indie.

I Wiggle at The Pelican. Dance. funk and soul in the crammed pub. Free entry.

curfew is 1.30am. I Women’s Network Disco upstairs at The

Calton. lOpm-late. £3. Women only night.

First Friday of every month.


I AM? Benetlt Party at The Vaults. 10am—3pm. £4. Sat 6 Nov only. DJs from Tribal Funktion and Arch provide the funk-orientated grooves for this one-off night. All proceeds go to the African Women’s Legal Project.

I Club Alpha at The Subway. 8pm—l.30am. £1.50. Busy night pulling in a big crowd and playing a wide scope of alternative sounds including punk. indie. rock. heavy metal, goth. hardcore and just a touch of industrial.

I The Blklnl Club at Potterrow. 9pm—2am. £2.50. Two floors of 60s sounds with DJs from FBI and Bubblegum. Live set from 60s/indie groovers The Spooks.

I Burger omen at La Belle Angele. 10pm—3am (doors close 1.30am). £3.99 (£2.99). Sat 6. Fortnightly. New club offering 100% happy house’. featuring ‘flame-grilled Dl’s‘ including Alan Luvdup.

I Buster Browns 10.30pm—3am. £2 before 11.30pm (£4 after). Club dance. upfront chart sounds.

I Dibble Dlp at Potterrow Union. 9pm-2am. £3 (£2). Sat 6 and fortnightly thereafter. Downstairs dub and reggae and ambient; upstairs. more upfront dance.

I Carbolick Frollck at Ex-S. llpm-4am. £5. Weekly mixture of rollicking good dance sounds, with full Carbolick decor and matey antics from Andy Williams et


I Century 2000 10pm—4am. £5 (£3 before midnight). See Fridays.

I City 2 Downstairs at The City Cafe. 8pm—lam. Free. See Fridays.

I The Egg at Edinburgh Art College Wee Red Bar. llpm—4am. £2.50. Sat 13. Fortnightly. Free-rangeing (ho-ho) club playing indie, 60s. new wave, soul. Motown, Stax and Acid Jazz.

I The Edge 4pm-2.30am. See Fridays.

I FBI at Moray House Student Union. llpm—4am. £3. Sat 6. FBI returns playing the usual mixture of anything falling into the wide category that is indie music. Fortnightly with Shaft.

I Faulty Worm at Wilkie House. lOpm—late. Get up. get down and get yourself one of their new membership cards, available every Saturday. Planet funkety-funk satellited by the all- important chill-out room.

I Frottageai The Venue. 10.30pm-3am. £3 (£2 before 12.30am). Sat 13, fortnightly. Diversity knows no bounds for the Frottage DJ 3, playing a very wide mix of sounds indeed, including; thrash, techno, dub. disco. rock and much more. I Joy upstairs at The Calton. IOpm—late. £5. Upbeat gay night with occasional live bands and guest DJs. Always busy and attracting a healthier female turnout than most.

I Ketch at Shady Lady’s. 10.30pm—3am. £2.50 (£2). A veritable cornucopia of indie music from the 80s and 90s. in this busy weekly club.

I Make It Penalty at The Vaults. 10am-3pm. £5 (£4). Sat 13 and fortnightly. A-One and Joseph lay down the funk ’n' jazz missives with a hip-hop perspective in the new, improved Vaults. I Mambo Blob at Cavendish. llpm—4am. £3 (£2.50). T\vo 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. One of the busiest and best.

I Meltdown at The Calton. 9pm—late. £10. Sat 6 Nov only. A host of DJs including Mikey-B and PAs from Ultra-

_Sonic and Suburban Delay in this hectic


I Mills one at The Carlton Highland Hotel. £5 (free for members). See Fridays. I Misery at The Cooler. 10pm—4am. £5 (£3). Sat 13. Fortnightly. Miserable club for all you seekers of crap music and heavy drinking. Keep an eye out for some exceptionally appalling theme nights. The nightmare continues. Etc.

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. Happy Hour llpm—lam.

I Rollercoaster at The Store. 10.30pm—3am. £3. New night from the pe0ple who bring you Evol. Usual shiny. happy sounds with a bit of a raw. grungey ed e.

I ode at The Cooler. 10pm—3am. £2.50. Sat 6. Fortnightly. Packed out. sweaty night, playing an excellent mixture of ska. dub. reggae. ragga. dancehall and On-U sounds.

I Shaft at Moray House Student Union. llpm—4am. £4. Sat 13. Fortnightly with FBI. Perennially popular retro club of the platfonmclomping. flare~swishing variety (yes. that's the 70s). Usual sounds of the decade that taste forgot.

I Sold 0n Paradlse at The Pelican. lOpm—3am. Free. A beacon of sunshine in the Cowgate, DJ Simon spinning a mix of lovely music, including garage, soul, boogie and hip-hop.

I Statlc Age at Edinburgh Art College Wee Red Bar. lOpm—4am. £1 before midnight. £2 after. Sat 6 and monthly. Back from some tenebrous nook comes a rigorous. vigorous blast of alternative sounds.

I TIrnesllp at The Calton. 9pm—4am. £10. Sat 13 Nov only. PAs from Love Decade. Inner Seduction and The Bass X and a battle of the DJs featuring DJ Penfold (New York) ensure a night of dance-core mayhem.

I “ll Bongo at The Citrus Club. llpm—4am. £5. New club night with guest DJs aplenty cranking out the house juice. 6 Nov is Paul Wain (Venus fame) and 13 Nov Scott Braithwaite.

I Under 188 at The Calton. 6pm-10pm. £5. Weekly night with regular PAs and guest DJs.

I Ylp Yap at La Belle Angele. llpm-3.30am. £5. Sat 13. Smart, busy and stylish club playing ‘happy house for well balanced individuals’. Take your analyst.


I Buster Browne 10.30pm—3am. £2 before 11.30pm (£3 after). Buster’s Sunday soul night.

-I Century 2000 10pm—4am. £3 (£2

before midnight). See Fridays.

I The Edge 4pm—2.30am. With a live band every week.

I Flfly Monkey at Ex-S. 10pm-3am.

’Free. A mix of dance sounds and a party


I [8800 at The Pelican Bistro. 9pm-2am. Free. Get your stetson and cowboy boots on for Sunday's silliest (and only) country & westem night.

I Super House at The Venue. llpm—3am. £3. Sun 14. Serious music defined: pumping house cuts and rare acid grooves. Watch out for some progressive live guests in future.

I Theloelous at The Pelican Bistro. 9pm-lam. Free. The length and breadth of jazz, gathered in for a mellow(ish) evening.

I Tm at The Mission. llpm-3am. Free before 12.30pm (£2 after). Trmewarp

80 The List 5-18 November 1993