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 Soundclaslt at Glasgow School of Art in the Vic Bar. Fortnightly. 9 June.
I Stratliclyde University Union 9pm—2am. Free. A legendary night in the annals of studentdorn. Tarn Coyle doing his thang on Level 8 (now calling itself the Octopus club) 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. 9am Cartesian dualism exam. what 9am Cartesian dualism exam? Mainstream dance and club classics.
I Planet Earth at the Cotton Club. 1|pm—3am. £3 (£2). Eighties hits and a mixed bag of funky tunes.
I Virunga at The Garage (in The Attic. formerly the Catneo 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 XlB-B at The Hive. 10pm—lam. Free. Students and guests. Top gear dance sounds with DJ Paul Mc and guests. Drinks promos. Tickets available from the Union bars.
I Boost at Heriot Watt Student Union. 10pm—3am. £1. Students and guests only. 10 June. Fortnightly. lndie and bubblegum
I Bubblegum at Potterrow Student Union. 9pm—2am. £1 (£2 non-students). Students and guests only. The godfather of all indie clubs. with one of the widest playlists around and very cheap drink. Friday 17 is the last ever Bubblegum. with an extravaganza of free gifts and 2 Grim 2 upstairs. giving it the soundtrack of urban degredation that is the Manchester baggy revival club.
I Buster Browns 10.30pm—3.30am. 2am curfew. £3 (girls free before midnight. £2 after: guys £2 before midnight). Mainstream. chart and oldies. Available Mon-Thurs for private parties.
I Cathouse at The Rocking Horse. 11pm—3am. £3 (£2.50 with ﬁyer). Crowded night running the gamut of rock. frotn heavy metal through grunge to thrash.
I Century 2000 llpm—3am. £5. Commercial dance music under the most expensive lights in Scotland. No ripped jeans or steel toe-caps.
I Club Latino at La Belle Angele. llpm—3am. £6 (£5). 10 June. Monthly. Wicked salsa sounds to set the toes more than tapping. Tonight sees the welcome appearance of the UK's top Salsa band. ()rquesta l-a Clave. playing live. See preview.
I Congo at The Citrus Club. llpm—4am. 2am curfew. £5. 10 June. Fortnightly. 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.
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1 lpm—3am. £2. Those disco hits from 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 Kicren and Amanda.
I Fresh at The Citrus Club. I lpm—4am. 2am curfew. £5. 3 June. Fortnightly. Fresh up from London is Richard Bell for your delight tonight with Brian Fisher on the decks.
I Giro at The Rocking Horse. 11pm—3am. £3 (£2.50).‘Destroy your senses with mind-numbing noise aggression. underground industrial and hardcore and bad mixingl‘ Contrary to punter's expectations: No rave music!
I Junction 59 at Heriot Watt Student Union. 10pm—3am. £1. 3 June. Fortnightly. Students and guests. 69p drinks promos. happy. charty dance music and mainstream club sounds.
I Katch at The Rocking Horse.
1 1pm—3am. £3 (£2.50 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 Looney’s Tunes at The Shack. 8pm-2am. Free. Students and guests only. 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 dtib and dancehall. I Minus One 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 Ninety Nine Club at The Music Box. 10.30pm—3am. £3. Hubba Hubba. wiggle that blubbahl Thank crunchie it's Friday . . . An evening ofcolourful promotional wear and tear supported by an excess of ‘Chart ‘n' Fart‘ disco doodlings.
I Partyceilidhtlisco 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). 101une. Fortnightly. All 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). (iuest 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. On Friday 10 only. the man of four thousand guises, Thomas Heckman. (Exit 100. Age. Force Inc. Purple Plejade. Trope etc) plays a live set. If you're into the underground techno trancy scene then you've probably danced to his music and not even known it.
I Guest at Ex-S. 10pm-3am. £4. New club with bouncy. happy house and trancy techno. you could even call it techno-lite. I Red Hot Pepper Club ltlpttt-3am. £4 (£3). (Students free with matric card.) Mainstream and chart sounds.
I Rhythm Lab at The Vaults. 10pm—3am.
3 £4. 3 June. Monthly. Three sound systems
of uplifting house. hip hop (with [)1 Ewan from The Blunt) and a good selection of reggae from roots to dub.
I Sativa Presents at The Vaults. 10pm—3am. £6. £5 (student/UB40). £4 (members). 10 June. Fortnightly. SP23 of Spiral Tribe fame hits the decks fora night of harder than hard techno. The whole is a bonkers soundclash of hardcore techno. underground electronics from Massive Bereavement. dub and ambient frorn The Process. Featuring four sound systems. some wonderful art installations. live MCs and percussion. Stunning.
I The Sweat Club at The Pelican. 10pm—3am. Free. Any old tune in this crammed pub.
I Zig Zag at Donaghues. Spin—late. Free. New pre-club club featuring more eclectic vibes from the makers of the Monday Club.
I Boom Bap The Attic at Legends (entry by Dyer's close beside Legends). llpm—3.30am. £3.50 (£3). Steve C. and guests with an essential hip hop and rap selection. All drinks £1.50.
I Burger Queen at The Vaults. llpm-3am. £5. 11 June. 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). 2am curfew. Club dance. upfront chart sounds.
I Century 2000 10.30pm~3am. £5. See Fridays.
I Cheek to Cheek at Ex—S. 10pm—3am. £5. Happy house and garage with Dis Ian Thompson. A.J.. Radio Forth's Kevin Jones and Craig Burton in the chill-out
I Citrus at The Citrus Club. llpm-4am. £4 (£3). 4 June. What can this be? A night of Cure and REM and no hardcore”? Believe it you shiny. er. happy people.
I Disco Inferno at The Venue. 11.30pm—3am. £4. 4 June. 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 Dogtastic at La Belle Angele. 10pm—3am. £5. 11 June. Fortnightly. The ever popular knees-up goes from strength to strength in anticipation of the short hot summer nights. Former‘Carbolic Frolickers Andy Williams and Scott Ferguson with their joyfully irreverent music policy mashing in 80s pop llotsam with a house and techno soundclash are joined by Liverpudlian Hugh ‘Voodoo‘ Bryden llugh Briden in suitably (and stunningly) attired surroundings.
I 0ub Department upstairs at The Calton. l()pm-»3am. £3/£2. 4 lune. Fortnightly. Welcome new club for the heavy, heavy sounds of dub and tribal dance from part of the organisation that brings you Rude. leave your mmd behindl' say l).ls Herb and Ganjahman.
I Earth Inferno at The Rocking Horse. 10.30pm—3am. £3. Happy Hour until 12.30am. No rave. just out of the grave gothic and industrial sounds.
I The Egg at The Wee Red Bar. llpiti~4atii £2.50 11 June. Fortnightly. ‘Get your rocks off to some solid-gold easy-action music‘ or so they tell the.
I Eternal at Chambers Street House. 8pm—3am. £2 (£1. free before 10pm). Chart sounds from the 60s to the 80s.
I FBI at Moray House. llpm—«latri. £3. 4 June. Premier quality indie and 60s dance club. Fortnightly with Shaft.
I Frottage at The Venue. 10.30pm~3am. £3 (£2 before 12.30am). 11 June. Fortnightly. Wild 'n‘ free jam ofdiverse musical styles. Thrash meets techno meets dub meets disco in one big bumpy mix. The very wonderful Miraclehead play live on 10.1une.
I Funky Worm at \thkie House. l().30pm—-3atii. £4. l’latiet funkety-funk iti orbit with 70s dicso, house. funk and hip hop.
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