owns ‘ FESTIVAL
I Access at The Music Box. 12.30-4am. £3. ‘A rhythmical blend of soul. funk. acid jazz and hip hop from as far back as then.‘
I Big Beat at Assembly Rooms. Midnight—3am. £4 (£3). DJs Mark and Simon kick out the abstract funk ’n‘ jazz jams with panache. Fn'endly. mellow. boho crowd and ﬁlm visuals from Napier students enhance the journey to syncopated nirvana.
I Cathouse at The Rocking Horse. 11pm—3am. £3 (£2.50 with ﬂyer). Crowded night running the gamut of rock. from heavy metal through grunge to thrash.
I City 2 downstairs at The City Cafe. 8pm—1am. Free. Underground garage. acid jazz. hip hop and swing with deck guru Yogi Haughton and occasional unannounced quality guests. 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 DJ Kieren. I FBI at Moray House. llpm—4am. £3. Premier quality indie and 60s dance night. Also on Saturdays. I Funky Mutha at The Attic. 1 lpm—4am. £3. Street soul. funk and hip hop. I Ciro at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3am. £3 (£2.50). ‘Destroy your senses with hardcore nosebleed techno. underground industrial and bad mixing!‘ I Godhead at The Attic. 10pm—3am. £3 (£2). Regular DJs include Massive Bereavement and Radio Boomerang.
I latch 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 Marathon Rock Club at The Underground Club. llpm-3am. £3 (£2 before 12.30am. £1 before 11pm.) All dn'nks £1.50. Dance. rock and grunge. I Marley’s neggae Klub at The Cavendish. 11pm—3am. £3. The city‘s longest-running reggae night. with a playlist ranging through roots. ragga. lovers. heavyweight dub and dancehall.
I Pure at The Venue. 9pm—4am. £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 are its hallmarks. On 12 Aug Pure celebrates four years of dancefloor deviancy. Note the longer licence.
I Quest at Ex-S. 10pm—3am. £4. Techno- lite. trance and happy house.
I have light at The Citrus. 1 lpm-4am. £8. 12 Aug only. Tickets from Sounds. A restless night: The Dream Team on the decks and Dream Frequency with a live PA.
I Reaction at The Subway. Midnight—3am. £2. Geordie spins the 70s. 80s and 90s discs.
I Sativa at The Vaults. l()pm—3am. £6 (£5 students/U840). £4 (members). 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 and percussion. With underground electronics man Mike Dred on 12 Aug.
I Shaft at Adam House. 11pm-4am. £4. Disco sparkle and 805 dance anthems every Friday. Saturday and Sunday at The Festival Club.
I Squid at La Belle Angele. 10pm-4am. £6 (£4). Multi-media aquatic theme club on a Whirl-Y-Gig tip. Marine installations complement the sub-aqua-swell of fresh ‘n' funky grooves. With hotly tipped local
every Friday during the Fringe.
I Air at The Citrus. 11pm—4am. £5. 13 Aug. Fortnightly. Havanna and Dribbler (Pure) forge the futuristic techno soundscapes. I Boom Bap The Attic at Legends (entry by Dyer‘s Close beside Legends). 11pm-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. Media-friendly concept club with truckloads of attitude (and punters by all accounts). Craig Drysdale and Huggy segue together the 90s Balearic soundtrack. spiking house and trance with New Romantic and 7]. Top. I Cheek to Check at [ix-S. 10pm—3am. £5. Happy house and garage with DJs lan Thompson. A. 1.. Radio Forth‘s Kevin Jones and Craig Burton in the chill-out I Club Latino at The Assembly Rooms. Midnight—3am. £4 (£3). Latin dance classes midnight—12.45am. Wild night of salsa. merengue. cumbia and other hip- grinding South American dance styles. I Disco Inferno at The Venue. 11.30pm—3am. £4. 13 Aug. Fortnightly. With 70s revivalism now a permanent ﬁxture on the club scene this has to be one of its more polished exponents. I Earth Interno 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. llpm—4am. £3. Solid gold easy-action sounds — more speciﬁcally indie. 60s. new wave and soul. I FBI at Moray House. 1 lpm—4am. £3. See Fridays. I Funky Worm at Wilkie House. 10.30pm—3am. £4. Planet funkety-funk in orbit with 70s disco. house. funk and hip hop. I Joy at The Calton. l()pm—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 selection 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 Mambo Club at Cavendish. l()pm—3am. £3 (£2.50). Two floors with African. Latin. salsa. reggae. zouk. soca. calypso downstairs. and dub. lovers and dancehall upstairs. I Mambo Inn at The Fringe Club. 9pm—2am. £5. Latin. Africa 'n' Jazz live and direct relocated from Brixton. I The 99 Club at The Music Box. 12.30pm—4am. £4 (£3). Staggeringly cheap drink. the Betty Ford clinic awaits. I Shaft at Adam House. 1 1pm—4am. £4. See Fridays. Disco sparkle and 80s dance anthems at The Festival Club. I Taxi at The Subway. 1 lpm—3am.‘ £2. Fortnightly. Dave Stewart DJs with a mix of classic disco and dance. I Yip Yap at La Belle Angele. 11pm—3am. £5. 13 Aug. Fortnightly. Delicious. tuneful highs and superlative
' mixing from Gareth and David.
I The Blue Room at The Cooler.
10pm-3am. £2 (£4). Deep and lovely ambience to embalm. soothe and
stimulate. 14 Aug. Chris Madden
(Soundclash. Leeds). Fluffytastic!
; I Bump ’n’ Grind at Ex-S. 10.30pm—3am.
£3. Ian Thompson. A. .1. and Kevin Jones
. . f play the uplifting selection of house and Latin hip-hop outfit Freshly Squeezed live 3
3 I Copacabana at The Attic. 1 1pm—3am.
£3. Summer cocktail of Latin and jazz. with Dr Kool. Dave Coupar and Finbar. I Divine inspiration at La Belle Angele. llpm—4am. £4. 14 July. Harri (Sub Club) and Gareth Somerville (Yip Yap) mix up the stomping tribal house and spiritual soulful garage.
I Metro at The Subway. Midnight—3am. £2. Best of 70s. 80s. 90s and beyond with DJ Geordie.
I 99 Club at The Pelican. 9pm-2am.
Free. Full on hedonism in the Cowgate of a Sunday night.
I The Sunday Club at The Red Hot Pepper Club. 10pm—3am. £4 (£3). Fierce. gay night with occasional PAs.
I The Surf Club Too at The Music Box. 12.30am—4am. £4 (£3). lbiza-style foam party for those of you who enjoy being groped by total strangers.
I Taste at The Vaults. lOpm—3am. £5.
DJs Fisher and Price mixing up the i
sensuous garage and trance ‘for extroverts and perverts'.
I Thelonious at Carwash. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Eclectic. choice jazz cuts from the Thelonious team.
I Timetvarp at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3am. £2 (free before 12.30am).
I Monday Club at The Citrus. 10pm—3am. £2. New wave alternative dance sounds from Dougie Death. Dropping a host of crazy fusions from Leftfteld and Lydon through to the rap meets rock of Judgement Night.
I D" The Hill at The Venue. 11pm—4am. £5 (£2.50 with ticket stub from The
Acropolis). Weekly festival bash with DJs i
creamed from Edinburgh and Glasgow's finest clubs. 15 Aug: Tribal Funktion on the mix. rockin’ da house New York-style upstairs and jamming hip hop and funk downstairs.
I Planet Alice at The Music Box. 12.30am—4am. £2. Drinks promos. A wide-ranging musical wonderland. playing hip hop. grebo. indie. industrial and goth.
I Trainspotter at The Subway. Midnight—3am. £2. Murray Stewart hosts a night for sweaty-anorak-clad males. irvine Welsh readers and those with an obsessive interest in obscure European trance records.
I Club Night at The Fringe Club.
10pm—3am. £5. The Fringe Club opens its . I I la Belle Angele 11 Hasttes Close, 225
doors to club culture proper starting with a night ofjazz. funk and soul from Bob Jones (Kiss FM).
I Crossover at The Citrus. 11pm—3am. £2. New wave dance.
I Godhead at The Attic. 11.30pm—4am. £3 (£2). Trance excursions from Massive Bereavement anti renegade junglisms from the Boomerang massive.
I The Surf Club at The Music Box. 12.30am—4am. £2. Ibiza-style foam party. See Sundays.
I Virus at The Subway. Midnight-3am. £2. infectious kinda night with DJ Gavin Hardie playing alternative. indie and disco.
I Delirium at The Music Box. 12.30am—4am. £3 (£2). Celebrating three years of trawling the realms of tribal. folk. reggae and classic rock.
I Insanity at The Subway. Midnight—3am. £2. indie. disco and chart with Gavin Hardie.
I Patsy Max at Buster Browns. iipm—3am. £2 (£1 with special ﬂyer. free for students with matric card). Reduced bar prices. Fabulous night ‘containing Nutrasweetie dariing!’ from Brian LeVell.
featuring Sunday club DJ Grant Duff.
I Bubble at The Rocking Horse.
. 10pm—3am. £2 (free before 12.30am). A
broad mix of student sounds in the Katch/Shag vein.
I Sexual Chocolate at The Vaults. 11pm—4am. £3 (£2.50). 70s and 80s kitsch in excelsis from Tony Basil to Gloria Gaynor, plus current chart faves.
I Teasage at The Citrus. 11pm-3am. £2. Very busy midweek club. playing indie- orientated dance sounds alongside punk. disco and funk.
I Apocalypse at The Rocking Horse. 11pm—3am. £2.50. Happy Hour
1 1pm—3am. Excellent ‘altemative' club with a diverse playlist including industrial. techno. indie. grunge and thrash.
I Clubhouse at The Vaults. 10.30pm—3am. £3.50 (£2.50). Soaraway Euro house with Ross Keddie and Fisher and Price.
I Ex-S at Ex-S. 10.30pm—3am. £4. Tom Wilson of Radio Forth fame playing his inimitable brand of high octane rave.
I Festival FM Party at The Vaults. 11pm—4am. Price tbc. 18 Aug only. Essential night of drum and bass with top junglist DJ Rap (see preview) and DJs from Boomerang FM. Ruff breaks guaranteed. Don’t miss.
I Genetic at The Rocking Horse.
1 1pm—3am. £2.50. Hardcore industrial sounds.
I Heart at The Subway. Midnight—3am. £2. Disco and chart from Dave Stewart. I Hump at The Music Box. 12.30am—4am. £3 ‘An oasis in the summer desert of student nightiife.‘ 80s and 90s dance sounds.
I Made In America at The Venue. llpm—4am. £4. Premier quality US hip house upstairs. chunky hip hop sounds downstairs.
I Shaft at Adam House. llpm—4am. £4. See Fridays.
I Shag at The Rocking Horse.
1 lpm—3am. £2.50. Popular student club. noteworthy for its truly appalling playlist and free chocolate.
i I Adam House Chambers Street. 650 g 2395.
I Assembly Booms George Street. 226 2428. I The Attic Dyers Close. Cowgate. 225 8382.
2774. I The Calton Calton Road. 558 3758. I Canvash The Mound.
I Cavendish West Tollcross. 228 3252.
j I The Citrus Grindlay Street. 229 6977. j I The City Cate 32 Blair Street, 220
; I The Cooler (Under The Venue) Calton Road. 557 3073.
I Ex-S 12 Shandwick Place. 226 2266.
I The Fringe Club Teviot Row House.
2 225 3872.
I legends 71 Cowgate. 225 8382.
f I Minus Dne (Carlton Highland Hotel)
North Bridge. 556 7277.
I Moray House Holyrood Road. 556 5184.
I The Music Box 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564.
I llegociants Lothian Street. 225 6313.
= I The Pelican 235 Cowgate. 225 5413.
I Bed Hot Pepper Club 3 Semple Street. Tolicross. 229 7733.
I The Rocking Horse Cowgate. 225 3326. I The Subway Cowgate. 225 6766.
I Underground Club Rose Street.
I The Vault: 15—17 Niddry Street. 556 0001.
I The Venue Calton Road. 557 3073.
I The Wee Bed Bar at Edinburgh College Of Art. Laun'ston Place. 229 1442.
I Wilkie House Cowgate. 226 2151.
CD The List 12—18 August 1994