‘Women. two for the price of one'. Glad to see that Furys are diversifying away from the usual pint of beer and packet of crisps. Starting to get quite busy.

I Sonora at the 13th Note. 8pm-midnight. Free. You hear it here last! Excursions into ambience that has been running for about four months now. but they don't like to tell anyone about it.


I The Beat Club at Fury Murry's. 10.30pm-2am. £2 (£1). Loadsa bottled beers for £1 to the accompaniment of ‘classic tunes. bouncy dance and 90s indie‘.

I Bellybutton at the Volcano. 10.30pm-late. £3 (£2). Get your midrift round this newish. Euroish. Garageish. Funkyish club with Kevin McKay and other assorted top DJs getting it right on a Monday night.

I The Boat at the Tuxedo Princess. 9pm—2am. Free before 10.30pm with flyer. £1 with student card. Pronounced ‘bow-att‘. Immense student night. Battle the crowds on the revolving dance floor and dodge the DJ hurling T-shirts at you. The weekend starts here.

I Crash West at Cleopatra‘s. llpm—2.3()am. £2 (£1 with ticket). The same as Crash on Friday but slightly furthur west. hence the wildly geographical name.

I Horn at The 13th Note. Spin—midnight. ‘Japanese techno and white trash noise‘. Whatever next?

I The Tunnel 1 1pm—2am. £2. The only place to be out and proud on a Monday.


I Boudoir at The 13th Note (downstairs). Spin—midnight. Free. Easy music with a twist: from Liberace to surrealist organ samplers. this is a superb hiatus from the norm. Your hosts for the evening: EJ. (that's ‘Easy Jock’). Ian and Dr Paul.

I JoJOSat Club XChange 11.00pm—3.30am. £2.50. Gay. Positively jumping for one so early in the week! Dance and chart sounds.

I Moist at The Cathouse. 10pm—2am. £1. A mish-mash of poppy and studenty-type sounds. Plus all drinks for £1.20!

I Spank at Strathclyde University Union. ] 9pm- 1am. Free (students and guests). A suicidily bad name for a night of retro chart favourites.

I Shimmy Club at Bennet's. 10.30pm-2am. £2. Legendary. drunken. ‘mixed‘ (or should that be ‘mixed-up‘?). longest-running club night in town with Craig Davis.

I Trading Post at Cleopatra's. llpm—2.30am. £2 (£1 with ticket).


I Bennet’s 1 lpm-2am. £1. Gay. 60p vodka!

I Ceroc at Circa. 7.30~l 1.15pm. Modern jive based on French l.eRoc. Beginners class for 45 minutes from 7.30pm then dancing till 10.15pm.

I Chopper at Club Xchange. 10.30pm—3am. £3 (£2). Long established. busy night combining garage. house. rap. funk. disco. and pop with awfy cheap booze.

I Club llavana at the October Cafe. 9pm—midnight. Free. Run by DJ Jazz of the Sunday with the same name at the Cotton Club. Promo Mexican and

Columbian beers and spirits go down a treat with two pints of sangria for a fiver. I Fab at Red’s. lOpm—2am. £3. The Fab Boys play a many and varied funky and bassy soundtrack to jump along to. Possibly the best posters with an ice cream theme on the streets of Glasgow today.

I Go West at Cleopatra‘s. 11pm—2.30am. £2 (£1 with ticket).

I Horizontal at The Volcano. lO.30pm—2.30am. £3 (£2). Jazz and rare groove from the highly respected Nick Peacock doing his level best to spice up a Wednesday night in Partick.

I Love Train at Cafe Cini. 9pm-midnight. Free. Selected beers for £1. Joe Deacon playing the best in classic soul. funk and piano house.

I Planet Earth at The Cathouse. 10pm—2am. 80p. A new 80s club to pre- empt the latest revival.

I Positive Noise at the Sub Club. 10.30-late. £2.50 (£1). Pints and vodka £1 with regular bottled beers on promo. Sparkling new club opening on

Wednesday 19. pitched at students bored of the same offerings night after night. Featuring a play1ist of chart dance. funk. ~ classic indie and new indie.

. I Rampant Sound at Under Ventura.

? 8pm-midnight. Free. Dub of the highest order.

, I Soul Train at Banus. 10.30pm—late. £3. I Over 21‘s. Schlitz £1 all night. Piano

music and soul.

I Wednesday Night Fever at The Cotton Club. 10pm—2am. £2 (£1 with matric card). Positively a towering inferno of

rekindled kitsch. Busy? You betcha. s Thursdays

l I Bloomers at Cleopatra‘s.

llpm-2.30am. £2 (£1 with ticket).

I Club latoltah at Caledonian University Union. 9pm-2am. £2.50 (£1). Students and guests. Progressive house club.

5 fortnightly. With DJs Bizzy and Danny

from Desert Storm.

: I Club Le Gangster at The 13th Note

(downstairs). 8pm—midnight. Free. The

‘street sounds of the 70s' that means the

Two Tone sound.

I Club Vlrunga at The Volcano. 10.30pm—2.30am. £3 (£2). Erupting on a Thursday night with DJ Tchico playing African. reggae and similar groovy sounds

I to a mighty appreciative audience.

I Club Xchange 11pm—3am. £2.50 (£2

f with flyer). Gay. DJ Stevie and happy

hour all night.

I Contamination at The Power Station. . 10pm-2am. £2. The popular industrial

and goth club relocates and continues to

plug a gaping hole in clubland. I 0.I.S.C.0. Inferno at Reds.

10.30pm—2am. Studean £2 (before

11.30). 70s disco. pop and glam plus Becks for £1 (all drinks £1 before midnight).

I Disney Fist at The Cathouse. Studio 3. lOpm—Zam. £2. Alternative sounds.

I loveshaclt at Fury Murry's. 10.30pm—2am. £2 (£1). From the people who bring you Sonic and The Beat Club. a venture with the same kind of musical spread.

3 I October Cate 7pm—midnight. Free. A

packed October cafe is aurally contented by [)Js 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 it more than justifies its ‘happy music for happy people' tag.

g I Shaft at The Cathouse. 10pm—2am. £2.

A shameless 70s disco funfest. with the added attraction of regular drinks promos. I The Slow Club at The 13th Note (upstairs). 8pm—midnight. Free. The original ambient club with Michael Feney . ensuring a discerning crowd get happy in t a quiet kind of way.

1 I Shathclyde University Unlon

' 9pm—2am. Free. A legendary night in the annals of studentdom. Michael Davis in Level 8 and Retro Active in Reds.

I The Tunnel lOpm-Zam. £4 (£2 with matric card). Ain't never been a student night quite as big as this one. 9am lecture? What 9am lecture?

I Thursday at the Cotton Club 10pm-2am. Right across the board mix with DJ John Richardson.

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

Fridays I Anthem downstairs at The Calton. 10pm—late. £4. Regular DJs playing a mix

sweaty crowd.

I Back to the Old School at The Citrus. 11pm—4am. £5 (£4). 14 Jan and fortnightly. Recent retro from Acid House onwards courtesy of Scott Gibson and friends. Watch out for guest spots.

I Beatbox at Teviot Row Union. 7pm—2am. £2 (£3 non-students). Free before 9.30pm. Students and guests only. Big beat chart disco, with Strangetvays offering more alternative sounds in the basement.

I Bubblegum at Potterrow. 9pm—2am. £1 (£2 non-students). Students and guests only. Indie music.

I Buster Browns 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 Cathouse at The Rocking Horse.

1 llpm-3am. £2.50 (£2 with flyer).

Crowded night running the gamut of rock. l from heavy metal to grunge to thrash.

l I Century 2000 10pm—4am. £5.

I Mainstream. chart and oldies.

i I City 2 Downstairs at City Cafe.

i 8pm—lam. Free. Underground house and progressive dance in the pre-club club.

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I Douche Ma Touche at The Citrus. llpm—4am. Harri (Sub Club) and Craig Smith DJing for a gay/mixed crowd.

I The Edge 4pm—2.30am. Free. Mainstream. chart and oldies. Happy Hour 4—10pm. Available for private hire Mon—Wed.

I Evol at Wilkie House. 10.30pm—3am. £3 (£2.50). Indie sounds from the 60s. 70s and 80s through to current releases on the indie scene. courtesy of resident DJs Kieren and Amanda. Regularly busy night.

I Ciro at The Rocking Horse. llpm-3am. £2.50 (£2). Fortnightly from 7 Jan. New club with floor-shaking tendencies: techno/acid. funk/death metal and rap. ‘The most intense sounds in Edinburgh.’ Promising to play your own records and CDs if you take them along.

I Junction 59 at Riccarton Union. 10pm—3am. £1. 14 Jan only. Students and guests. 69p drinks promos in the refurbished Heriot Watt union.

I latch at The Rocking Horse. llpm-3am. £2.50 (£2 with flyer). Lively club with a play1ist consisting mainly of 80s and 90s indie dance.

I Made In Heaven at The Pelican. 10pm--3am. Free. Back to ye olde golden


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