I Fab at Reds. 10.30pm-3am. £3 (£2). 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 C leopatra‘s. I lpm—2.30am. £2 (£1 with ticket).

I Horizontal at The Volcano. 10.30pm—3am. £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 Boutique at the Arches. 10.30pm—1ate. Gay. £6. With DJ Oscar just back from LA.

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. lOpm—3am. 80p. An 80s club to pre-empt the latest revival.

I Positive Noise at the Sub Club. 10.30pm—late. £2.50 (£1). Pints and vodka £1 with regular bottled beers on promo. Sparkling new club opening on 19 Feb. pitched at students bored of the same offerings night after night. Featuring a playlist ofchart dance. funk. classic indie and new indie.

I Rampant Sound at Under Ventura. 8pm—midnight. Free. Dub ofthe highest order.

I Soul Train at Banus. 10.30pm-1ate. £3. Over 21s. Schlitz £1 all night. Piano music and soul.

I Wednesday Night Fever at Cotton Club. 10.30pm—3am. £2 (£1 with matric card). Positively a towering inferno of rekindled kitsch. Busy'.’ You betcha.


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

I Brian Lavelle’s Party flight at Bennet's. llpm—3am. £2. Upfront dance from [)1 Grant Duff.

I Club Latokah at Caledonian University Union. 9pm—2am. £2.50 (£1). Students and guests. Progressive house club. 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 Virunga at The Volcano.

10.30pm—3am. £3 (£2). Erupting on a Thursday night with DJ Tchico playing African. reggae and similar groovy sounds to a mighty appreciative audience.

I Club Xchange llpm—3am. £2.50 (£2). Gay. DJ Stella and happy hour all night. I Contamination at The Power Station. 1()pm—3am. £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—3am. Students £2 (free before 11.30pm). 70s disco. pop and glam plus Bud and vodka for £1 all night.

I Disney Fist at The Cathouse. Studio 3. 10pm—3am. £2. Alternative sounds.

I Holy Cow at the Arches. 10.30pm-3am. £2. Student night with live music every week. happy house sounds frotn DJ Malkie. free sweets and a pantomime cow. Returns on 3 February.

I loveshaclt at Fury Murry's. 10.30pm—3am. £2 (£1). From the people who bring you Sonic and The Beat Club. a venture with the same kind of musical spread.

I October Cale 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 wann-up and with more promos than you can shake a short review at earning its ‘happy music for happy people' tag.

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 a quiet kind of way.

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

I The Tunnel 10pm—3am. £4 (£2 with matric card). Ain‘t never been a student night quite as big as this one. Nine o‘clock lecture. what nine o’clock lecture? I Thursday at the Cotton Club at the Cotton Club. llpm—3am. 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 Mc. and guests. Drinks promos. Tickets available from the union bars.

; Fridays

[ I Anthem downstairs at The Calton.

1 10pm—late. £4. Regular DJs playing a mix of original underground sounds to a busy. sweaty crowd.

I Back to the Old School at The Citrus. llpm—4am. £5 (£4). 28 Jan and fortnightly. Recent retro from Acid House onwards courtesy of Scott Gibson and friends. Watch out for guest spots.

3 I The Bakery at The Wee Red Bar. 10pm—3am. £4 (£3). 4 Feb only. Monthly. ; Freshly baked cakes. art installations and ; musical ingredients heavy on the funk.

5 light on dub and hip-hop. An appetising new club indeed.

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

! basement.

i I Bubblegum at Potterrow Student Union.

. 9pm—2am. £1 (£2 non-students). Students , and guests only. Indie music.

I Buster Browns 10.30pm—3.30am. Girls 3 free before midnight (£2 after). guys £2

I before midnight (£3 after). Mainstream.

1 private parties. Curfew is 2am.

I Candy Baby at Ex-S. 10pm—3am. £5. New weekly house night with DJs Scott Ferguson and Crosby.

I Cathouse at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3am. £2.50 (£2 with flyer). Crowded night running the gamut of rock. from heavy metal to grunge to thrash.

I Century 2000 10pm—4am. £5. Mainstream. chart and oldies.

I City 2 Downstairs at City Cafe. 8pm—lam. Free. Underground house and ! progressive dance in the pre-club club.

i I Cool Lemon at The Citrus. 1 [pm-4am. 3 £7. 4 Feb only. Fortnightly. Zesty house tunes from regulars Trevor Price and Ian Paterson with Harri (Sub Club) on 4 Feb. 3 I The Edge 4pm—2.30am. Free. Mainstream. chart and oldies. Happy

I Hour 4-10pm. Available for private hire Mon—Wed.

I Evol at Wilkie House. 10.30pm—3am. £3 (£2.50). Shiny. happy indie sounds. with a bit of a raw. grungey edge from resident DJs Kieren and Amanda.

I Ciro at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3am. £2.50 (£2). 4 Feb only. A playlist with floor-shaking tendencies: techno/acid. funk/death metal and rap. ‘The tnost intense sounds in Edinburgh.‘ Promising to play your own records and CDs if you take them along.

I Junction 69 at Riccarton Union. lOpm-3am. £1. 28 Jan only. Fortnightly. Students and guests. 69p drinks promos in the refurbished Heriot Watt union.

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

I Marley’s Reggae Klub at The Cavendish. l lpm—4am. £3 (£2.50). The city's longest-running night. with a playlist consisting of roots. ragga. lovers. heavyweight dub and dancehall.

chart and oldies. Available Mon~Thurs for ;

I Minus One at The Carlton Highland Hotel. 10pm—3am. £5 (free for members). A relaxed. very plush venue for the more mature seekers of night life.

I Neighbourhood at Moray House Student Union. lOpm—4am. £4. No curfew. 28 Jan only. Fortnightly. New smokin’ hip-hop and funk club. With the rejuvenation rap received last year via The Pharcyde. Cypress Hill and Credit to the Nation. this one sounds promising.

I 99 Club at The Music Box. 9pm—3am. £2.99. Funked-up dance. chart and 70s from the regular DJs with all pints. selected bottles and spirits at 99p.

I Opal at Riccarton Union. 10pm—3am. £1. 4 Feb only. Fortnightly. lndie to hip- hop. metal to mainstream.

I Partyceilidhdisco at Moray House Student Union. 9pm—3am. £2.50 (£1 for Heriot Watt. Art College. Moray House and Galashiels students; free entry for all until 10pm). 4 Feb only. Fortnightly. All drinks £1.40. Three hours of ceilidh. including live sounds frotn Bon Accord. and three hours ofclassic disco.

I Phat at La Belle Angele. llpm—3am. £4 (£3). 4 Feb only. Fortnightly. New night from the people who bring you Squid. with a funkier bias.

I Pure at The Venue. 10.30pm—3am. £5 (£3 members). £7 (£5) on guest nights.

i Organic techno-meisters Twitch and Brainstorm forge the soundtrack in this club/institution. Dressed-less atnbience and future-perfect rhythms its hallmarks. On 28 Jan. Derrick May returns for a guest spot at his favourite club and on 4 Feb. Alex Knight adds his DJing talents. I Red Hot Pepper Club 10pm—3am. £4. Mainstream and chart sounds.

I Rejoice at The Vaults. 10.30pm—3am. £4. 28 Jan only. New progressive garage and house night with DJs Scott Gallacher and Simon Monaghan.

I Satlva at The Vaults. 10pm—3am. £4 (£3.50). 4 Feb. Highly recommended bonkers soundclash of heavy dance. ragga and dub now doing the business in its

_ new. more capacious venue. Featuring

sotne wonderful art installations. live MCs and percussion. Skankin’. spliffed-up. and ; spaced out.

' I Squid at La Belle Angele. 10pm—3am. £5 (£3). 28 Jan only. Fortnightly. Multi-

' media aquatic theme club. offering

v surreality. tropicality. liquidity and cabaret

"Catch the best Edinburgh Clubs this


I Yip-Yap Delicious. tuneful highs coupled with superlative mixing: one for the stylish. the beautiful and the truly passionate. Love it. La Belle Angele. Saturdays.

I Satlva From Gabber to Ganja in one short step. Trip out on those echo-bound dubs. The Vaults, Fridays.

I Tribal Funktlon Finely-honed house, smokin' hip-hop and funk. Dance wicked! The Venue. Thursdays.

I Pure The summit of high IQ technologica. Derrick May loves it. say no more. The Venue. Fridays. I The Sunday Club Sassy and strompin’ gay night. One for the headstrong. Fierce. The Red Hot Pepper C Iub. Sundays.

in unequal measure. Get there early to submerge in the tnore progressive ambient wash of sound.

I Club Tropi’u at Chambers Street Student Union. 10pm-3am. £2.50. 28 Jan only. RumbUstuous concoction of salsa. lambada. merengue. cumbia. flamenco. rumba. zouk and more.

I Wiggle at The Pelican. 10pm—3am. Free. Dance. funk and soul in the crammed pub. Curfew is 1.30am.


I Big Beat at La Belle Angele. llpm—3am. £4 (£3). 29 Jan only. Monthly. Tight jazz syncopations from those Tlielonious boys tinged with an essential infusion ofhip-hop and funk. Well sophisticated.

I Buster Browns 10.30pm—4am. £4 (£2.50 before 11.30pm). Club dance. upfront chart sounds. Note the 2am curfew.

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

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

Now at


Tapas, Cuban cocktails and red hot Salsa

Latin American dance sounds with DJ Tchico

Speaker’s Corner

(Corner or Sanchleball 8t and Clearing X)

First Saturday of each month (Feb 5th, March 5th, April and etc) 9 till late £3 waged / £1 unwaged

All proceeds to Scottish Cuba Defence Campaign

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