9pm-3am. £3 (£1 with student card. free before 10.30pm). Pronounce ‘bow-att’. lmmense student night of mainstream indie. dance and pop. Battle the crowds on the revolving dance ﬂoor and dodge the DJ hurling T-shirts at you. The weekend starts here kids.
I Club Havana at Bar Miro. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly Latin jazz and ﬂamenco night.
I Club Xchange 10.30pm—3am. Free. Gay. Big Karn with a dance-orientated night. Cheap drink.
I Horn at The 13th Note. 8pm—midnight. ‘Japanese techno and white trash noise.‘ Whatever next?
I Soap on a Hope at The Attic (formerly the Cameo Suite). 10.30pm—3am. £1. Andy and Gerry bring you a squeaky clean mix ofnew and retro tunes. All drinks £1.50.
I Squash at The Tunnel. Ilpm—3am. £2 (£1). New student night from Love Junkies. Sara and John (Hannony).
I Amorphus at the Nice ‘n’ Sleazy. 8.30pm—midnight (lam during Mayfest). New ambient. dub. trance. acid pub club with DJs Trezzar. Tab and SR].
I Bingohead at Reds. 10.30pm—late. £2. The masters of strangeness. Bingo. team up with Blue Juice Knuckleheaders in the cunningly entitled Bingohead. monthly from 17 May. Free Coke. and Bud forjust £1. ‘Funk. punk. techno crossover experiment.’
I Boudoir at The 13th Note (downstairs). 8pm—midnight. Free. Easy music with a twist. Your hosts for the evening: E.J. (that’s ‘Easy Jock‘). Ian and Dr Paul.
I JoJos at Club Xchange llpm—3am. £2.50. Gay. ‘Suave‘ Gav with his choice of dance and chart sounds. £1.25 spirits and pints.
I Moist at The Cathouse. 10pm—3am. £1. A mish-mash of poppy and studenty-type sounds, plus all drinks for £1.20!
I Shimmy Club at Bennet‘s. 10.30pm—3am. £2. Legendary. drunken. ‘mixed’. longest-running club night in town with Craig Davis. Mainstream dance and chart. £1.10 promo beers. More girls in the boys’ toilets than boys for some
I The Tardis at The Attic (formerly the Cameo Suite). 10.30pm—3am. £1. 'A journey through space and time‘ with Gordon from Radio City. All drinks £1.
I Banus 10.30pm-3am. £5 (half price with flyer). House and garage with DJ Gary Menzies. I Bennet‘s llpm—3am. £1. Gay. 70p vodka and gin! DJ Sara.
I Ceroc at Eruption. 7.30—10.30pm. Modern jive based on French LeRoc. Beginners class for 45 minutes from 7.30pm then dancing till 10.30pm to music from the 50s to the 90s.
I Chopper at Club Xchange. 10.30pm—3.30am. £3 (£2). Garage. house. 90s disco and a new set of brake blocks. Double vodka £1.
I Fair at Red's. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). The Fab Boys play a many and varied funky and bassy soundtrack tojump along to. TAG £1.50. vodka-mix £1.
I Horizontal at The Volcano. 10.30pm-3am. £3 (£2). Jazz and rare groove from the highly respected Nick Peacock.
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 lied October at the October Cafe. 8pm—midnight. Free. Gavin Lawson and Paul Crainie mixing up a bit of house. disco and garage to keep you off the streets of a Wednesday night.
I Rampant Sound at Under Ventura. 8pm—midnight. Free. Dub of the highest order.
I Supertly at The Attic (formerly the
Cameo Suite). 10.30pm-3am. £1. Marc Capriat with ska and soul.
I Tarnla Motown at The 13th Note. Free. Listen to Marvin all night long at this pre- club celebration of 60s and 70s classic soul from labels like Motown. Stax. Atlantic. Okeh and Ric-Tic.
I Wednesday Night Fever at The Cotton Club. 10.30pm—3am. £3 (£2 with matric card). Positively a towering inferno of rekindled kitsch. Busy? You betcha.
I Bar 10 9pm-1ate. Free. DJs Gavin and Ziggy popping in from time to time. Live music now and then too.
I Bellybutton at The Volcano. 10.30pm-late. £3 (£2) Get your midriff round this Euroish. garageish. funkyish club with Kevin McKay and other assorted top DJs. Note that this has moved from Monday night.
I Big Time at Caledonian University Union. 9.30pm—3am. New weekly mainstream night with DJ Paul O'Niel. I Bluntstone Groove at The Rock Garden. 8pm—midnight. Free. DJs Chris and Raj going from hip-hop to house via three turntables.
I Club It at The Underground. 10.30pm—3am. £3 (£2 students). New student-orientated night. thus student music (whatever that may be). with Dave C.L. Young.
I Club Xchange 11pm—3am. £2.50 (£2). Gay. DJ Stella and happy hour all night. I Club Havana at the Baby Grand. 8pm—lam. Free. DJ Jazz with Latinjazz and salsa.
I Contamination at The Power Station. 10pm—3am. £2. The popular industrial and goth club continues to plug a gaping hole in Clubland.
I D.I.S.C.0. hterno at Reds. llpm-3am. £2. Seventies 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 Freebase at Under Ventura. 8pm—lam. £1. Robbie and Kian with a weekly jazz/funk night featuring live bands Tempus Fugit on May 12 and King Chaos on May 19. as well as guest DJs Steve (Chocolate City. Squid) and ()llie (Casbah).
I Harmony at Bennet‘s. llpm—3am. £2 (£1). New mixed night from DJs Sarah (Tunnel) and John (Glad).
I Hex Upstairs at The 13th Note. Free. 8.30pm—midnight. A sort of acoustic. mellow night.
I ilon Cour at The Arches. 10.30pm—3am. £2. Student night with happy house sounds from DJ Malkie.
I loaded at Blackfriars Underground. Free. 8pm—noon. New studenty pre-club with DJs Mikey and Sanj. Cheap drinks. groovy garage and bouncy toons.
I loveshack at Fury Murry's. 10.30pm-3am. £2. From the people who bring you Sonic and The Beat Club.
I October Cafe 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.
I Reggae Explosion at The l3th Note. 8pm—lam. Free. 19 May only. One-off celebration of 30 years ofJamaican music. including ska. dancehall. dub and rocksteady with DJs from Revival Reggae and Mandela Club. I Shaft at The Cathouse. lOprn—2am. £2. A shameless 70s disco funfest. with the added attraction of regular drinks promos. I Soundclash in the Vic Bar at Glasgow School of Art. 12 May. Fortnightly. I Strathclyde University Union 9pm—2am. Free. A legendary night in the annals of studentdom. Tam Coyle doing his thang on Level 8 (now calling itself the Octopus Club) and Retro Active in Reds.
I The Tunnel lOpm—3am. £4 (£2 with
matric card). Ain't never been a student night quite as big as this one. What 9am lecture? Mainstream dance and club classics.
I Planet Earth at the Cotton Club. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). Eighties hits and a mixed bag of funky tunes.
I Virunga at The Garage (iii The Attic. formerly the Cameo Suite. Enter through The Garage main door). 10.30pm—3am.
‘ £3 (£2). DJ Tchico taking his blend of hip
hop. ragga and reggae to this new location.
I XLH-B at The Hive. lOpm—lam. Free. Students and guests. Top gear dance sounds with DJ Paul Me and guests.
I The Bakery at The Wee Red Bar. llpm—3am. £3.50 (£3). 6 May only. Monthly. Well-fired funk and free cakes with those Thelonious DJs.
I Boost at Heriot Watt Student Union. 10pm—3am. £1. Students and guests. 13 May only. Fortnightly. Indie and bubblegum pop.
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. £3 (Girls free before midnight. £2 after; gtiys £2 before midnight).
I Cathouse at The Rocking Horse. llpm-3am. £2.50 (£2 witlt llyer). Crowded night running the gamut of rock. front heavy metal to grunge to thrash.
I Century 2000 l lpm-3am. £5. Mainstream and chart. Drinks promos.
I Club Latino at La Belle Angele.
1 lpm~3am. £4 (£3). 13 May only. Monthly. Hip-grinding salsa. mambo. cumbia and tnerengue. with a beginners‘ dance class at l lptn to loosen up those limbs.
I Club Tropi’u at Chambers Street Student Union. 10pm—3am. £3. 13 May only. Another one-off melange of salsa. lambada. merengue. cumbia. flamenco. cha-cha-cha. rhumba. tango. zouk and reggae. Latin dance tuition with Mexican instructor Cristian begins at 10pm.
I 8001 Lemon at The Citrus Club.
1 lpm—4am. £7. 6 May only. Zesty house tunes with Flying boy Terry Farley.
I Drum Club at The Citrus Club. llpm—4am. £7. 13 May only. Charlie Hall brings his top gear Sound Shaft night north of the border. Expect expansive techno and. if you‘re lucky. a sneak preview of the forthcoming Drum Club single.
I The Edge 4pm—2.30am. Free. Mainstream. chart and oldies. Happy Hour 4— 10pm.
I Evol at Wilkie House. 10.30pm —3ant. £3 (£2.50). Shiny. happy indie sounds. with a bit of a raw. grungey edge from resident l)Js Kieren and Amanda.
I Ciro at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3am. £2.50 (£2). ‘1)estroy your senses with
mind-numbing noise aggression.
underground industrial and hardcore and bad mixing!‘ Guest on 6 May is l)J Jackhatnmer.
I Junction 59 at lleriot Watt Student Union. 10pm-3am. £1. 6 May only. Fortnightly. Students and guests.
I Just Juice at Ex-S. 10pm—4am. £5. 6 May only. Fortnightly. New night of ‘freshly squeezed house‘ from the Jumphouse DJs: Mungo Armstrong. Robbie Broomlield and Dave Wright. Watch out for special guests.
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 Kiss at Teviot Row Student Union. 7.30pm—2am. £2 (£3 non-students). Free before 9.30pm. Students and guests only. Happy Hour 7.30—9.30pm. Featuring Beatbox upstairs. playing mainstream chart disco and Juice downstairs. with hip-hop. funk and 70s disco.
I lee Sinclair Presents at Legends.
llpm—3am. £4 (£3). 6 May only. Bouncy tunes of the garage and techno persuasion. I looney’s Tunes at The Shack. 8pm—2am. Free. Students and guests only. Weekly. House anthems. hip hop and mainstream.
I Mainstreet at Ex-S. 10pm—3am. £3. Weekly. Upfront club sounds with Kevin Jones from Radio Forth.
I Marley’s Reggae Klub at Tlte Cavendish. llpm-4am. £3 (£2.50). The city‘s longest-running night. with a playlist consisting of roots. ragga. lovers. heavyweight dub and dancehall.
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. 10pm—4am. £4. 6 May, Fortnightly. Sntokin' hip-hop and funk club with smashing creative decor and lighting. Well worth checking.
I 99 Club at The Music Box. 10pm ~-3am. £3. thked-up dance. chart and 70s from the regular l)Js with all pints. selected bottles and spirits at 99p.
I Partyceilidhdisco at Moray House. 9pm—3am. £2.50 (£1 for Heriot Watt. Edinburgh College of Art. Moray House and Galashiels students; free entry for all until 10pm). 13 May only. Fortnightly.
I Pure at The Venue. 10.30pm—3am. £5 (£3 members). Guest nights: £7 (£5). ()rganic techno-meisters Twitch and Brainstorm forge the soundtrack in this club/institution. Dressed-less ambience and future-perfect rhythms its hallmarks. Richie ‘Plastikman' Hawtin guests on 6 May. Still cuts it.
I Rhythm Lab at The Vaults. l0pm~3am. £4. 6 May only. Monthly. Highly under- rated busy night of house. hip hop and reggae with Seatltls from Pollen. Manchester and DJs from The Blunt.
I Sativa at The Vaults. 10pm——3am. £4 (£3.50). 13 May only. Fortnightly. Bonkers soundclash of underground electronics. dub and ambient.
I Squid at La Belle Angele. llpm—3am. £5 (£3). 6 May only. Fortnightly. Multi- media aquatic theme clul). Capacious music policy taking in the finer points of ambient. hip-hop. bhangra and anything on Nation records.
I Wiggle at The Pelican. 10pm—3am. Free. Dance. funk and soul in the crammed pub. Curfew is 1.30am.
I Club Alpha at The Subway. 9pm~3am. £2. Popular fusion of a wide scope of alternative sounds including punk. indie. rock. heavy metal. goth. hardcore and industrial.
I Burger Queen at The Vaults.
llpm 3am. £5. 14 May only. Fortnightly. Media-friendly concept club with truckloads of attitude (and tralmies too). I Buster Browns 10.30pm—4altt. £4 (£2.50 before 11.30pm).
I Century 2000 llpm-3am. £5 (£3 before midnight). See Fridays.
I Dean Thatcher at The Citrus Club. llpm—4am. £7. 14 May only. The Aloof member and DJ is the Citrus celeb this week.
I Disco Inferno at The Venue. 11.30pm—3am. £4. 7 May only. Fortnightly. With 70s revivalism now a permanent fixture on the club scene this has to be one of its tnore polished exponents.
I Dogtastic at La Belle Angele. 10pm—3am. £5. 14 May only. Fortnightly. Canine (and canin‘) style night from Andy Williams and Scott Ferguson. Usual joyfully irreverent music policy mashing in 80s pop flotsam with the house and techno soundclash.
I The £99 at The Wee Red Bar. llpm—«lam. £2.50. 7 May only. Fortnightly. ‘Get your rocks off to some solid-gold easy-action music' or so they tell me.
I The Edge 4pm—2.30am. Free.
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