gears up for another session of relentless mambo. cumbia and merengue. One for those who like their rhythms with passion. I Cool lemon at The Citrus Club. llpm—4am. £7. 1 Jul only. With Manchester DJ celeb Justin Robertson on the mix.
I Disco Explosion at The Subway. llpm—3am. £2. Disco hits from the 80s and 70s.
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 hardcore nosebleed techno. underground industrial and bad mixing!‘
I Katch at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3am. £3 (£2.50 with flyer). Lively club with a playlist consisting mainly of 80s and 90s indie dance.
I Marathon Rock Club at The Underground Club. 1 1pm-3am. £3 (£2 before 12.30am. £1 before 11pm and on first night). 1 Jul only. All drinks £1.50. Dance, rock and grunge.
I Marley’s Reggae Klub at The Cavendish. llpm—3am. £3. The city's longest-running reggae night. with a playlist ranging through roots. ragga. lovers. heavyweight dub 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 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. With Stoke-on-Trent‘s very own creative
musical genius Laurent Garnier on 8 July. 1
I Guest at Fix-S. 10pm—3am. £4. Techno- lite. trance and happy house.
I Red Hot Pepper Club l()pm—3am. £4 (£3). Mainstream and chart sounds. Students free with matric card.
I Satlva Presents at The Vaults. 10pm—3am. £6 (£5 students/U840. £4 members). 8 Jul. Fortnightly. Bonkers soundclash of hardcore techno. underground electronics from Massive Bereavement. dub and ambient from The Process. Featuring four sound systems.
some wonderful art installations. live MCs . l()pm—3am. £3 (£2). 2 Jul. Fortnightly.
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5 Rude. ‘l.eave your mind behind!‘ say DJs
and percussion. Pogo-techno mayhem from Frankfurt‘s DJ Hell on 8 July.
I Squid at La Belle Angele. l 1pm—3am. £5 (£4). 1 Jul. Fortnightly. The multi- media aquatic theme club returns after its short break with a fresh sub aqua swell of funky grooves.
I The Sweat Club at The Pelican. 10pm—3am. Free. Apparently playing any old tune.
I Tardts at The Citrus Club. 1 1pm-4am. £5. 8 Jul. Fortnightly. Hip-hop night.
I Zig Zag at Donaghues. 8pm—late. Free. Weekly. Pre-club club with a seriously eclectic playlist 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. 9 Jul. Fortnightly. Media- friendly concept club with truckloads of attitude (and trannies too). Craig Drysdale and Huggy segue together the 90s Balearic soundtrack. spiking house and trance with New Romantic and [Z Top.
I Buster Browns 10.30pm-4am. £4 (£2.50 before 11.30pm). 2am curfew. Dance and 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 DJs Ian Thompson. AJ. Radio Forth's Kevin Jones and Craig Burton in the chill-out room.
I Disco Inferno at The Venue.
11.30pm—3am. £4. 2 Jul. 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. l()pm—3am. £5. 9 Jul. Fortnightly. Canine
' and canin‘ style night from Andy
Williams and Scott Ferguson. Joyfully
' irreverent music policy mashing up 80s ; pop flotsam with tranced-out electronica.
I Dub Department upstairs at The Calton.
Herb and Ganjahman.
I Earth lnremo 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 FBI at Moray House. 1 1pm—4am. £3. 2 ' Jul. Fortnightly with Shaft. Premier
quality indie and 60s dance club.
I Funky Worm at Wilkie House. 10.30pm-3am. £4. Planet funkety-funk in orbit with 70s disco. house. funk and hip hop.
I Fresh at The Citrus Club. llpm—4am. £7. 9 Jul. With blissed out member ofThe Beloved (and highly rated DJ) Jon Marsh behind the decks.
I Joy at The Calton. 10pm-3am. £5 (£3 before midnight). Uplifting. packed out
gay night with a far healthier female turnout than many. Maggie and Alan putting some serious ﬁnesse into the mix with an inspired mix of bumping house and garage.
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 Kazoo at The Vaults. 10.30pm—3am. £5.
2 Jul. Fortnightly. Happy. sexually ambiguous and well-dressed affair (A- lines. Adidas and pop socks de rigueur) with a Balearic inclination. 2 July. out ‘n’ proud stomping house from Luke Howard (Queer Nation. Ministry Of Sound) plus hard styled grooves from Colin Cook (Truth). Watch out for Ralph Lawson and Huggy (Back To Basics) on 15 July.
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 Ossie dishing up the global grooves for the hot ‘n’ sweaty assembled pleasure-seekers.
I Mi5 at The Subway. llpm-3am. £5. 9 Jul. Fortnightly. Sister club alternating with the ever popular FBI. 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 Misery at The Citrus Club. llpm—4am. £5 (£4). 2 Jul. Fortnightly. The club that turns tack into even more of an artform than Jeff Koons moves venue to the ultra- white environs of The Citrus. But will it lose its atmosphere? A Prozac free zone. I The 99 Club at The Music Box. 10.30pm—3am. £3. Continuing the serious party ethic of the similarly named Friday
I Red Hot Pepper Club 10pm—3am. £4 (£3). See Fridays.
I Shaft at Moray House. llpm—4am. £4. 9 Jul. Fortnightly with FBI. Disco sparkle from the flare-swishing 70s. plus selected 80s and 90s sounds of a suitably glossy nature. New super-retro decor.
I The Sweat Club at The Pelican. lOpm—3am. Free. See Fridays.
I Taxi at The Subway. llpm—3am. £2. 2 Jul. Fortnightly. Dave Stewart DJs with a mix of classic disco and dance.
I Tribal Funktion at The Venue. llpm—3am. £5. 9 Jul. Fortnightly. Rockin‘ da house every other Saturday as from 9 July. New York rhythms upstairs and
g blunted hip hop cuts downstairs. a
discerning crowd and aesthetically pleasing decor. Dance wicked!
I Yip Yap at La Belle Angele. llpm—3am. £5. 2 Jul. Fortnightly. Delicious. tuneful highs and superlative mixing from Gareth and David. Bitchin‘ garage and raw-edged house and a seriously dressed up. down with it crowd. The spirit of 1986 house incarnate. Jack your body.
I The Blue Boom at The Cooler. llpm—3am. £2. Weekly. Deep and lovely ambience to embalm. soothe and stimulate on a Sunday night.
I Buster Browns 10.30pm—3am. £2 before 11.30pm (£3 after). Buster's Sunday soul night.
I Club Couture at Fix-S. 10pm—3am. £3. Made to measure club for the fashion victims amongst you. sponsored by
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liI Pure Ingenious remixer (The Reese Project and Moby to name two) musician and DJ, Laurent Gamier has a reputation for playing the sort of astounding aesthetically charged sets that reduce grown men to tears. He’s got an album out in October but catch him here ﬁrst. The Venue, Friday 8 July.
II Tribal Funktlon Righth11y transferred to a Saturday; George and Christian orchestrate the burning New York house rhythms upstairs and bass-lopin’ hip hop from Simon and Harry downstairs. Top danceﬂoor action. The Venue. Saturday 9 July. I Patsy Max Fabulous kinda night from Brian Levell. Midweek hard- edged glamour of the Sunday Club
variety. Buster Browns, Wednesdays.
Versace (the label beloved of footballers‘ wives and lvana Trump).
I Metro at The Subway. Midnight—3am. £2. John Hughes goes through his enormous record collection.
I 99 Club at The Pelican. 9pm—2am. Free. With the booze at only 99p a pint who cares what the sounds are like.
I The Sunday Club at The Red Hot Pepper Club. 10pm—3am. £4 (£3). Fierce gay night with occasional PAs. Busy. sassy and highly hedonistic; ifyou thought the weekend ended on a Sunday. you thought wrong.
I Taste at The Vaults. 10pm—3am. £4. New night with DJs Fisher and Price (ha ha) ‘for extroverts and perverts‘. promising sensuous garage and trance but no pre-school toys.
I Thelonious at Carwash. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Eclectic. choicejazz cuts from the Thelonious team.
I Timewarp at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3am. £2 (free before 12.30am). A very w—i—d—e playlist indeed: 60s. 70s. 80s. 90s and onwards.
I The Monday Club at The Citrus Club. 10pm-3am. £2. Redefining the word eclectic with punk. indie. rap. ska and goth sounds. Everything from The Stranglers to Cypress Hill.
I The Groove Factory at The Subway. Midnight—3am. £2. Party night.
I Planet Alice at The Music Box. 11pm—3am.£2. 4 Jul. Fortnightly. A wide- ranging musical wonderland. playing hip- hop. grebo. indie. industrial and goth.
I Insanity at The Subway. Midnight—3am. £2. Chart and dance with DJs John and Geordie.
I Century 2000 llpm—3am. £3 (£1 students with matriculation card). If you want your dance on the commercial side with disco lights. then this is the best night to get it.
I Delirium at The Music Box. 11pm—3am.£2.50(£2). A trawl through the realms of punk. reggae and dance. Redefining the word eclectic.
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