I Bloomers at Cleopatra's. 11pm—2.30am. £2 (£1 with ticket). Mainstream pop and dance.
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 Havanna at the Baby Grand. 8pm—1am. Free. DJ Jazz with Latinjazz and salsa.
I Contamination at The Power Station. Cheapside Street. 10pm—3am. £2. The popular industrial and goth club continues to plug a gaping hole in Clubland.
I D.I.S.C.0. Inferno at Reds. 1 1pm—3am. £2. 70s disco. pop and glam plus Bud and vodka for £1 all night. A night ofclassic disco peppered with the best of contemporary house and garage.
I Disney Fist at The Cathouse. Studio 3. 10pm~3am. £2. Alternative sounds.
I Freebase Under Ventura. 8pm—lam. £1. Robbie and Kian wrth a weekly jazz/funk night featuring live bands.
'I Harmony Bennet‘s. 11pm—3am. £2 (£1).
New mixed night front DJs Sarah (Tunnel) and John (Glad).
I Hex Upstairs at The 13th Note. Free. 8.30pm-midnight. A sort of acoustic. mellow night.
I Holy Cow at the Arches. 10.30pm—-3am. £2. Student night with live music every week. happy house sounds from DJ Malkie.
I Loaded at Blackfriars underground. Free 8plll-"l‘10011. New studenty pre-club with DJs Mikey and Sanj. Cheap drinks. groovy garage and bouncy toons.
I Loveshaclt at Fury Murry’s. 10.30pm—3am. £2. From the people who bring you Sonic and The Beat Club. Included in the price is one free tequila. Dutch beer. or white wine.
I October Cate. 7pm-midnight. Free. A packed October cafe is aurally contented by DJs Steve and Derek offering up a cool and current selection ofdance 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 Shaft at The Cathouse. 10pm—2am. £2. A shameless 70s disco funl'est. with the added attraction of regular drinks promos. I Soundclash in the Vic Bar at Glasgow School of Art. 28 April. Fortnightly.
I Strathclyde University Union ()pni—2am. Free. A legendary night in the annals of studentdom. Tam Coyle doing his thang on Level 8 (now calling itself the Octopus club) anti Retro Active in Reds.
I Sub Club 11pm—3am. £4 (£3). A special appearance from James Lavell. All pints £1.20.
I The Tunnel 10pm—3am. £4 (£2 with matric card). Ain't never been a student night quite as big as this one. 9am lecture. what 9am lecture? Mainstream dance and club classics.
I Planet Earth at the Cotton Club.
1 1pm-3am. £3 (£2). 80s hits and a mixed bag of funky tunes.
I Vlrunga at The Garage (in The Attic. formerly the Cameo Suite. F.nter 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 XlB-B at The Hive. 10pm—lam. Free. Students and guests. Top gear dance
sounds with DJ Paul Me and guests. Drinks promos. Tickets available from the Union bars.
I Bamboozal at Moray House. 10pm-4am. (2am curfew). £4 (Moray House students £2). Fri 20 only. Fortnightly. That good 01‘ mix of house and 70s sounds.
I Big Beat at La Belle Angele. 10pm--3am. £4 (£3). 27 May only. Monthly. Tightjazzy syncopations from the thelonious lads with a well sophisticated infusion of hip hop and funk.
I Boost at Heriot Watt Students Union. 10pm—3am. £1. Students and guests. 27 May only. Fortnightly. Indie and bubblegum pop.
I Bubblegum at Potterrow. 9pm—2am. £1 (£2 non-students). Students and guests only. Indie music with different—themed night upstairs every week.
I Buster Browns 10.30pm—3.30am. £3 (girls admitted free before midnight. £2 after; guys £2 before midnight). Mainstream. chart and oldies. Available Mon—Thurs for private parties. Curfew is 2am.
I Cathouse at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3am. £3 (£2.50 with ﬂyer). Crowded night running the gamut of rock. from heavy metal to grunge to thrash.
I Century 2000 llpm—3am. £5.
1 Commercial dance music under the most
expensive lights in Scotland. No ripped jeans or steel toe-caps.
I Congo at the Citrus Club. 11pm—4am. 2am curfew. £5. Wicked rhythms and naughty baselines from Jay Hannan (Black Market/Spirit) and resident DJs Gareth Somerville and Colin Cook. Lighting and decor by those Good Egg Promotions people.
I Disco Explosion at The Subway.
l 1pm—3am. £2. Those disco hits front the 70s and 80s.
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. £3 (£2.50).‘Destroy your senses with mind-numbing noise aggression. underground industrial and hardcore and bad mixing!‘ Contrary to punter's expectations: no rave music!
I Juicy Fruit at Fix-S. lOpm—3am. £5. 28 May only. Fortnightly. Take it to the door with those American style garage. house and trance sounds.
I Junction 69 at Heriot Watt Studean Union. 10pm—3am. £1. 20 May only. Fortnightly. Students and guests. 69p drinks promos. happy charty dance music and mainstream club sounds.
I Just Juice at Ex-S. 10pm—3am. £5. 20 May only. Fortnightly. New night of ‘freshly squeezed house' from the Jumphouse DJs: Mungo Armstrong. Robbie Broomfield and Dave Wright. Watch out for special guests.
I Katch at The Rocking Horse. 11pm—3am. £3 (£2.50 with flyer). Lively club with a playlist consisting mainly of 80s and 90s indie dance.
I Kazoo at The Vaults. 10pm—3am. £5. 20 May only. Sister Bliss (Trade) and that Burger Queen Craig Drysdale join resident DG Jonathon at this new club which all reports indicate is rather ﬁne. Take your handbags for night of housey. hands in the air frolics which might veer off into harder territory. Free kazoos and the promise of a transvestite tea lady after lam.
I K18 at Teviot Row Union. 7.30pm—2am. £2 (£3 non-students). Free before 9.30pm. Students and guests only. Happy hour 7.30—9.30pm. Featuring Beethex upstairs. playing mainstream chart disco and Juice downstairs, with hip-hop. funk and 70s disco.
I looney’e Tunes at The Shack. 8pm—2am. Free. Studean and guests only. Weekly. House anthems. hip hop and mainstream.
I Marley’s Reggae Klub at The Cavendish. l 1pm—3am. £3. The city's longest-running reggae night. with a playlist ranging through roots. ragga. lovers. heavyweight dub and dancehall. I Minus Doe at The Carlton Highland Hotel. 10pm—3am. £2.50 (free for members). A relaxed. very plush venue for the more mature seekers of night life. I lllnety Illne Club at The Music Box. 10.30pm—3am. £3. Hubba Hubba. wiggle that blubbah! Thank crunchie it‘s Friday . . . An eveninig ofcolourful promotional wear and tear supported by an excess of ‘Chart 'n‘ Fart’ disco doodlings.
I Partycellldhdlsco at Moray House. 9pm—3am. £2.50 (£1 for Heriot Watt. Art College. Moray House and Galashiels students; free entry for all until 10pm). 27 May only. Fortnightly. A11 drinks £1.40. Three hours of ceilidh. including live sounds from Bon Accord. and three hours ofclassic disco.
I Pure at The Venue. 10.30pm—3am. £5 (£3 members). Guest nights: £7 (£5). Organic techno-meisters Twitch and Brainstorm forge the soundtrack in this club/institution. Dressed-less ambience and future~perfect rhythms its hallmarks. Lenny ‘industrial strength‘ Dee cuts the harder edge of Detroit techno on 27 May. I Bed Hot Pepper Club 10pm—3am. £4 (£3). Mainstream and chart sounds. Students free with matric card.
I Saliva at The Vaults. 10pm—3am. £5. £4 (student/U840). £3 (members). 27 May only. Fortnightly. Bonkers soundclash of underground electronics. dub and ambient. Featuring three sound systems. some wonderful art installations. live MCs and percussion. Skankin‘. spliffed-up and spaced out with DJs Fox. Gavy. Ian and Micro.
I Squid at La Belle Angele. 11pm—3am. £5 (£3). 20 May only. Last outing before the Festival for this multi-media aquatic theme club. with a benefit for the Sea Shepherds environmental protection group. An exclusive fashion show of Psychomoda's ‘Psycho-ﬁche' range kicks off the night before it hits its usual capacious music policy taking in the finer points of ambient. hip-hop. bhangra and anything on Nation records.
I The Sweat Club at The Pelican. 10pm—3am. Free. Any old tune in this crammed pub.
I The Tardls Sound at The Citrus Club. 10pm—4am. £3. Fri 27 only. 2am curfew. Ragga. soul. hip hop and swingbeat from the folks who run Innovations. featuring DJ Scotty (Jamaica) and MCs Matik. Dee and Zeby. Expect the best.
I Boom Bap at Legends. lOpm—3am. £4 (£3). 28 May only. Fortnightly. Steve C and Gizz with an essential hip hop selection.
I Burger Queen at The Vaults. 11pm—3am. £5. 28 May only. Fortnightly. Media-friendly concept club with truckloads of attitude (and trannies too). Punk-styled attire de rigeur and watch for the tight door policy. ‘dress up. undress or f=k off‘. Who says club elitism is dead? I Buster Browns 10.30pm—4am. £4 (£2.50 before 11.30pm). Club dance. upfront chart sounds. Note the 2am curfew. I Century 2000 10.30pm—3am. £5 See Fridays. I Cheek to Check at F.x-S. 10pm—3am. £5. Happy house and garage with DJs Ian Thompson. AJ and Radio Fourth’s Kevin Jones. I Disco Inferno at The Venue. 11.30pm—3am. £4. 20 May only. Fortnightly. With 70s revivalism now a permanent fixture on the club scene this has to be one of its more polished exponents. Two floors of bump 'n‘ hustle disco gloss. I Dogtastlc at La Belle Angele. 10pm-3am. £5. 28 May only. Fortnightly. Canine (and canin') style night from Andy Williams and Scott Ferguson in suitably attired surroundings. Usual joyfully irreverent music policy mashing in 80s pop ﬂotsam with the house and techno soundclash. I Earth Inferno a the Rocking Horse. 10.30pm-3am. £3. Happy Hour until 12.30am. No rave. just out the grave gothic and industrial sounds. I The £99 at the Wee Red Bar. 11pm—4am. £2.50. 14 May only. Fortnightly. ‘Get your rocks off to some solid-gold easy-action music‘ or so they tell me. I FBI at Moray House. 1 1pm—4am. £3. 21 May only. Premier quality indie and 60s dance club. Fortnightly with Shaft. I The Full Monte at The Citrus. llprn-Aam. £6. 21 May only. Curfew 2am. The Full Monte Club on tour hits Edinburgh tonight with guest DJ Justin Robertson. although this still has to be conﬁrmed. I Funky Worm at Wilkie House. 10.30pm—3am. £4. Planet funkety-funk in orbit with 70s dicso. house. funk and hip hop. I Frottage at The Venue. 10.30pm—3am. £3 (£2 before 12.30am). 28 May only. Fortnightly. Wild 'n’free jam of diverse musical styles. Thrash meets techno meets dub meets disco in one big bump of a mix. I Joy downstairs at The Calton. 10pm—3am. £5 (£3 before midnight). Uplifting. packed out gay night with a far healthier female turnout than many. Two of Edinburgh's finest under-rated DJs. Maggie and Alan. provide the iii-tune crowd with the finest house and occasional bump of disco for a passionate and sweat-drenched crowd. I Katch at The Rocking Horse. 10.30pm—3am. £2.50 (£2). A veritable cornucopia of indie music from the 80s and 90s in this busy weekly club. I Mambo Club at Cavendish. 10pm—3am. £3 (£2.50). Two floors with African. Latin. salsa. reggae. zouk. soca. calypso downstairs. and dub. lovers and dancehall upstairs. Sir ()ssie dishing up the global grooves for the hot 'n‘ sweaty assembled pleasure-seekers. I MiS at The Subway. l 1pm—3am. £5. 28 May. Fortnightly. Sister club alternating with the ever popular FBl. playing a similar mix of indie and rap. I Minus One at The Carlton Highland Hotel. 10pm-3am. £2.50 (free for members). See Fridays. I Nice ’N’ Ripe at The Vaults. 10pm—3am. £5 (£2.50 with ﬂyer). American Garage courtesy of Colin Cook (23rd Precinct and Truth) and Craig Smith with another ‘mystery‘ DJ to be announced. Watch that space! I The 99 Club at The Music Box. 10.30pm—3am. £3. Continuing the serious party ethic of the similarly named Friday spot. Rejoice in the fact that the party is still well and truly on.
70 The List 20 May-2 June 1994