I The Vaults management would like to apologise for the absence of advertised guests Andy Weatherall and Darren Price at the recent Air one-nighter on 1 Oct.

I The Trance Europe Express Tour. due to visit The Venue. Edinburgh on Sun 30 Oct has been cancelled because of a delay on the Ultramarine album launch. Tony Morley will still DJ at The Blue Room on the night and Global Communication and Mouse On Mars might play. along with a very special guest. Phone The Venue for confirmation of acts. The Warp night featuring Autechre and Seefeel. scheduled to take place on Sat 5 Nov. has also been cancelled.

I Future dates Who says dance music isn't live music? Essential dates for clubbers in future weeks at The Venue include: Fun Da Mental, Prophets of the City (South African rap group). Collapsed Lung and Edinburgh‘s own Cuftc Poets on Wed 16 Nov. Ex-Shamen vocalist and now Dorado artiste in her own right. Jhelisa. on Thurs 17 Nov. Dub fans delight on Wed 30 Nov. when the Dub Dept posse have lined up Mad Professor and Squid and The Blue Room present Northem hip hop experimentalists Suns Of Arqa on Sun ll Dec.

I Cleveland City take on Positiva when DJs from both battle it out at another Horny Monkey event at The Vaults on Sat 5 Nov. House gurus David Morales. Frankie Knuckles and Satoshi Tomiie are also confirmed for Sun 20 Nov and Renaissance man lan Ossia clashes with Space cadet Alex Patterson on Sat 3 Dec. Start saving now.

I Wilkle House now under new management and renamed The Wide Awake Club. is hosting a range of new clubs Dream on Thursdays. Fever on Fridays and Desire on Saturdays. See listings for further details. (Bethan Cole)




5 After disappearing into the wilderness for the past few years, snowed under

in a deluge of stripped bare four-four, i breakbeats are back in fashion. Of

1 course, in hip hop, the characteristic

g syncopated drum loop never went

1 away. But now more than ever, breaks i are back. Back in the splintered, intricate drum ’n’ bass of jungle. Back T in the tranquil, ambient grooves of Mo Wax. Back on house dancefloors thanks to X-Press 2 and hip house nostalgia. And perhaps, most suprisingly, in vogue on techno and trance-floors. You can thank The Dust Brothers for that.

Tom Bowlands and Ed Simons met in 1989, while studying history together at Manchester University. Sharing a love of hip hop, acid and funk they started DJing at underground bash llaked Under Leather, )arnmlng together the same eclectic mix of styles in their sets. They’re still spinning an inspired fusion at the weekly Heavenly Sunday Social spots.

‘At the moment we love mu-Ziq’s album, the new Depth Charge one and the Sonic Youth cover of The Carpenter’s Superstar,’ says Tom. The population of the club has overtaken both their expectations: ‘When we started it was just in the basement of a pub, 100 or so people would come


down. Then, on the third night, 400 or so people turned up. It’s becoming a bit of a hassle.’

On vinyl, The Dust Brothers have honed their broad taste into a dazzling synopsis. Song To The Siren, their first release, plunged This Mortal Coil’s original into a chasm of sub-bass, funked up beats and dark, acidic noise. 1994’s Fourteenth Century Sky and My Mercury Mouth EPs evolved a spectacular new partnership of technoid synths and reconstructed breakbeats.

llow, Tom and Ed are working on an album, due to be released in January: ‘We’ve done two vocal tracks with a singer-songwriter called Beth Orton,’ enthuses Tom. ‘She’s just done a track with lied Snapper, she’s like a female version of flick Brake.’ There’s also an unlikely, yet potentially electric, collaboration with Charlatans’ vocalist Tim Burgess.

Smashing up generic preconceptions and dancefloor divisions, The Dust Brothers are tripping trance into the 90s. Ones to watch. (Bethan Cole)

The Dust Brothers play at Eden, The Wide Awake Club (formerly Wilkie House), Edinburgh on Thurs 27 Oct and Slam, The Arches, Glasgow on Fri 29 Oct.

are listed by city, then by day, then alphabetically by title. Clubs will be listed, provided that up-to-date details reach our offices at least seven days before publication. Club Listings Eogplled by Rory Weller and Bethan

o .


I The Ark at The Tunnel. lO.30pm—3.30am. £5 (£3). Pumping house and garage grooves. Michael Kilkie and Scott McKay in Bar 1. Duncan Reid

Regular weekly clubs plus one-off events

and Steven McCreery in Bar 2. Good and loud house. garage. sun tans and cleavage. All drinks £l before midnight.

I Banus 10.30pm—3am. £6. DJ Paul Mulholland playing commercial dance.

I Bar 10 9pm—midnight. Free. A laid back (but very loud) soul-based set from Stevie Donaldson with various guests dropping in from week to week.

I Bennet’s llpm—3am. £4. Busy gay night with DJ Sara.

I Blow at Sub Club. 10.30pm—3am. £6 (£4). The Sub’s Fridayjazzjfunk legacy continues with the arrival of this new weekly night hosted by top broadcaster DJ Paul Welsh. Paul has got a fine list of live

acts that are set to play over the next few months. selected to complement the modern jazz. rare groove. Latin and African sounds on the decks. The wonderful acid jazz band Emperor‘s New Clothes 2] Oct and Federation from Mo Wax on Oct 28.

I Bounce at Tuxedo Princess. 9pm—3am. £6 (£3 before 10pm. £5 after 10pm with flyer). No curfew. Techno hardcore.

I The Cathouse 10pm—3am. £3 (£2.50 with ticket). Well respected rock- orientated night reaching capacity at the weekends. industrial/rock downstairs and studenty stripey tights upstairs. All drinks £1.50.

I Cleopatra’s l0.30pm—2.30am. £6. Disco. chart and mainstream with DJ Davie Johnston.

I Clockwork at The Arches. l lpm—3am. £7. 22 Oct only. Resident DJ Adrian with Twitch and MP Lancaster.

I Club Xchange llpm—3am. £4. Gay. brash. trashy and fun as ever. Happy Hour llpm—l2.30am. all drinks £1.25 and Beck’s promotion all night.

I Cream at Reds. Strathclyde University Student Union. 9pm—2am (doors close lam). £l. Students and guests. Steven Watt of Mo Jazz on a commercial funk and hip hop tip.

I Flow at The Arches. llpm—3am. 29 Oct only. Beaumont Hannant. man behind the Taste and Textures trilogy DJing alongside Pash with a live set from Pleasure. Flow can be trusted to continue their outstanding track record of innovative visuals and music.

I Fluid at R.G.‘s. 8pm—midnight. Free. The best in garage and house from DJ Kevin.

I Friday at Cotton Club 10pm—3am. £4 (£3 with matric card). A lush mix of happy sounds packing the place week after week.

I Fury Murry’s 10.30pm—3am. £4 (£2 before llpm). Maintaining the legacy of the traditional student night. a rare species today.

I Helter Skelter at The Venue. 10.30pm—3am. £3 (£2.50). Long-serving rock/indie/70s/funk/kitsch night. Started in 1988, the night now re-launches itself with the original DJ every week.

I llitnter at Blackfriars Underground. 8pm—close. Free. Martin Gavin of Goodfoot fame with ajazz. funk. soul pre- club.

I Journeys Under Os. Spin—midnight. Free. New pre-club in this intimate and sorely underused venue. playing a good eclectic clubby mix.

In association with STELLA DRY

72 The List 21 October—3 November 1994