CLUBS . FESTIVAL
I Access at The Music Box.
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. Friendly. mellow. boho crowd and film visuals from Napier Students enhance the journey to syncopated nirvana.
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. llpm-3am. £3 (£2.50 with ﬂyer).
Crowded night running the gamut of rock.
from heavy metal through grunge to thrash.
I Cheese ’n’ union at The Gilded Balloon Gallery. l—4am. £3.50. (Free with late ’n‘ live ticket). One man DJ institution Fred on the decks. Expect the usual quality moves and grooves.
I Century 2000 l 1pm—3am. £5. Commercial dance music under the most expensive lights in Scotland. No ripped jeans or steel toe-caps.
I City 2 downstairs at The City Cafe. 8pm—lam. 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. llpm—4am. £3. Streetsoul. 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 June Frost at The Subway. Midnight-3am. £2.50 (£2). See Wednesdays.
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 Kama at The Vaults. 10.30pm—4am. £6. 26 Aug only. Happy. sexually ambiguous and well dressed affair with Tim Lennox on 26 Aug (Paradise Factory. T-Empo) working up a frenzy of 90s queer disco. I Mambo Club at Cavendish. lOpm—4am. £3 (£2.50). Latin. salsa. soca. calypso. zouk. reggae and African music every single night of the Festival. Back to its weekly fixture from Sat 3 Sept.
I Mambo Inn at The Fringe Club. 9pm-2.30am. £5. Latin lurve. African amour and juicy jazz for those of you who appreciate a little alliteration with your hip-swivelling rhythms.
I Marathon Rock Club at The Underground Club. llpm—3am. £3 (£2 before 12.30am. £1 before llpm.) All drinks £1.50. Dance. rock and grunge.
I Marley’s Reggae Klub at 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—4am. £5 (£3 members). Guest nights £7 (£5). Organic techno-meisters Twitch and Brainstorm forge the soundtrack in this club/institution. Dressed-less ambience
t and future-perfect rhythms are its
techno divide with Carl Craig. 2 Sept. 303 12.30am—4am. £3. ‘A rhythmical blend of
hallmarks. 26 Aug. crossing the house-
domination from Ege Bam Yasi. I Duest at M8. l()pm-4am. £5. ‘A night
of unrivalled energy from DJ Waxman
I Red Hot Pepper Club l0pm—3attt. £4 (£3). Mainstream and chart sounds. f Students free with matric card.
I Saliva at The Vaults. 10pm—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. 2 Sept. Electric indigo
' (Djax. Disko B) tank girl of Germanic ' techno guests. Highly recommended.
I Shaft at Adam House. 1 lpm—4am. £4. Disco sparkle and 80s 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 Latin hip-hop outfit Freshly Squeezed live.
I Tardis at The Citrus. llpm—4am. £5. 2 Sept. Fortnightly. Reggae. soul. hip-hop and funk.
I Air at The Citrus. llpm—4am. £5. 3 Sept. Fortnightly. Havanna and Dribbler playing the high 10 techno.
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 anti rap selection. All drinks £1.50.
I Burger Queen at The Vaults.
l 1pm—3am. £5. Media-friendly concept club with truckloads of attitude (and punters by all accounts). Craig Drysdale and Httggy segue together the 90s Balearic soundtrack. spiking house and trance with New Romantic and 7.7. Top. I Buster Browns 10.30pm—4am. 2am curfew. £4 (£2.50 before 11.30pm). Dance and upfront chart sounds.
I Century 2000 10.30pm—3am. £5. See Fridays.
I Cheek to Cheek at M8. 10pm—4am. £6 (£5). Kitsch house. garage and 70s disco with DJs lan Thotnpson. A. J.. Radio Forth‘s Kevin Jones and Craig Burton in
the chill—out room.
I Cheese ’n’ Union at The Gilded Balloon Gallery. 1—4am. £3.50 (Free). See
Fridays. ; I Club latlno at Assembly Rooms.
Midnight—3am. £4 (£3). 3 Sept only. Latin dance classes midnight—12.45am. Wild night of salsa. merengue. cumbia and other hip grinding South American dance
I oogtastlc at La Belle Angele. 10pm—4am. £5. 3 Sept. Fortnightly.
Canine and canin‘ style night from Andy 7 Williams and Scott Ferguson. Joyfully
irreverent music policy mashing up tranced-out electronica with 80s pop flotsam.
I Disco Inferno at The Venue.
; 11.30pm—4am. 27 Aug. Fortnightly. ; Polished exponent of 70s revivalism. Two
v floors of bump ‘n‘ hustle disco gloss. . I Earth Inferno at The Rocking Horse.
10.30pm—3am. £3. Happy Hour until 12.30am. No rave. just out of the grave
L gothic and industrial sounds.
I The £99 at The Wee Red Bar.
1 lpm—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 Joy at The Calton. lOpm—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 front the 80s and 90s. in this busy weekly club.
I Mambo Club at Cavendish. 10pm—4am. £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. Every night through the Fringe until 3 Sept.
I Mambo Inn at The Fringe Club. 9pm-2.30am. £5. 3 Sept only. Latin. Africa ‘n‘ Jazz live and direct relocated from Brixton.
I Mayhem at The Citrus. llpm—4am. £5. 3 Sept. Fortnightly. Boomerang DJs craft the delicious dubs and renegade snares. Top night ofjungle. Big upll
I Minus 0ne at The Carlton Highland Hotel. 10pm—3am. £2.50 (free for members). See Fridays.
I The 99 Club at The Music Box. 12.30pm—4am. £4 (£3). Staggeringly cheap drink. the Betty Ford clinic awaits. I Bed Hot Pepper Club 10pm-3am. £4 (£3). See Fridays.
‘ I Shatt at Adam House. llpm—4am. £4.
See Fridays. Disco sparkle and 80s dance anthems at The Festival Club.
I The Sweat Club at The Pelican. l0pm—3am. Free. See Fridays.
I Taxi at The Subway. l lpm-3am. £2. Fortnightly. Dave Stewart DJs with a mix of classic disco and dance.
I Tribal Funktion at The Venue. llpm—4am. £5. 3 Sept. Fortnightly.
up. down-with-it crowd. The spirit of 1986 house incarnate. Jack your body.
I The Blue Boom at The Cooler. 10pm—4am. £4 (£2). Deep and lovely ambience to embalm. soothe and stimulate. Lie back and soak up the decelerated drift. Fluffytastic! 4 Sept. Scanner. listening in to those unaware mobile phone users.
I Bump ’n’ Crlnd at M8. 10.30pm—4am. £3. lan Thompson. A. J. and Kevin Jones play the uplifting selection of house and garage.
I Buster Browns 10.30pm-3am. £2 before 11.30pm (£3 after). Buster’s Sunday soul night.
I Cheese ’n’ Onion at The Gilded Balloon Gallery. l—4am. £3.50 (Free). See Fridays.
I Copacabana at The Attic. 11.30pm—3am. £2. Summer cocktail of Latin and jazz. with Dr Kool. Dave Coupar and Finbar.
I Divine Inspiration at La Belle Angele. llpm—4am. £4. 28 Aug. Scott Ferguson and Slam style-up a foot-friendly soundtrack of maximum headf=k technologica.
I Mambo Club at The Cavendish. 10pm—4am. £3 (£2.50). Latin. reggae. world. See Saturdays.
j 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. Busy. sassy and highly hedonistic: if you
thought the weekend ended on a Sunday.
you thought wrong.
I The Surf Club Too at The Music Box. Midnight-4am. £4 (£3). lbiza style foam party for those of you who enjoy being
groped by total strangers. I Taste at The Vaults. 10pm—4am. £5. DJs Fisher and Price mixing up the
sensuous garage and trance ‘for extroverts
; and perverts‘. Friendly. all-night party
i vibe and not a pre-school toy in sight.
7 I Thelonious at Carwash. 9pm—lam.
1 Free. Weekly. Eclectic. choicejazz cuts frotn the Thelonious team.
I Timewarp at The Rocking Horse.
11pm—3am. £2 (free before 12.30am). A
very w—i—d—e playlist indeed: 60s. 70s.
80s. 90s and onwards.
I Monday Club at The Citrus. lOpm—3am. 1 £2. New wave alternative dance sounds
Rockin' da house with New York rhythms
upstairs and blunted hip hop cuts downstairs. 3 Sept. ragga-house man Eric Morillo (Reel 2 Real). A guaranteed superior night out. Dance wicked!
I Yip Yap at La Belle Angele. llpm—4am. £5. 27 Aug. Fortnightly. Delicious. tuneful highs and superlative mixing from Gareth and David. Bitchin‘
; garage. raw-edged house and a dressed-
from Dougie Death. Dropping a host of crazy fusions from Leftfteld and Lydon through to the rap meets rock of
Judgement Night. I Mambo Club at The Cavendish.
10pm—4am. £3 (£2.50). See Saturday.
I 0" The III" at The Venue. llpm—4am. £5 (£2.50 with ticket stub from The
Acropolis). Weekly festival bash with DJs
creamed from Edinburgh and Glasgow‘s
finest clubs. 29 Aug. Chicago housecat Cajmeres and Terry from Pussypower.
E Highly recommended. I Planet Alice at The Music Box.
Midnight—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.
50 The List 26 August—8 September 1994