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. llpm—4am. £3. Solid gold easy-action sounds: more specifically indie. ()(ls. new wave and sotil.

I Eternal at Chambers Street House Union. 8pm—3an‘. (Doors close 2.30am). Students free. guests £1. Chart sounds from the ()OS to present day.

i disco. chart and dance.

5 I Tribal Funktion at The Venue. 11pm—3am. £5. 24 Dec. Fortnightly.

? (.ieorge. Simon and Christian rock da

- house with minimal Chicago and Tribal : New York rhythms upstairs. Harry drops

2 Dec and 7 Jan. Fortnightly. Burger

I FBI at Moray House. llpm—3am. £3. 17

Dec. Fortnightly with Shaft. Eternally popular. young at heart club playing a plethora of styles falling into the indie bracket. Scuff those DMs one more time to Pavement. Senser and ()asis. Closed on 31 Dec.

I Horny Monkey Christmas Payback at The Vaults. 10.30pm-3aiii. 17 Dec. Chad Jacksonjoins Horny Monkey regulars Stuart Duncan and Phil Kay to mix tip the quality house and garage.

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 selection of bumping house and garage. Scotland's answer to Heaven (iii both senses).

I Katch at The Rocking Horse. 10.30pm-—3aiii. £3 (£2). A veritable cornucopia of indie music from the 80s and 90s. in this busy weekly club.

I Lesbian Line Disco at The Cafe Royal Bar. 8pm—lam. Price tbc. 31 Dec only. One-off fundraiser to celebrate ten years of the Edinburgh l.esbian switchboard service.

I Mambo Club at 3 West 'l‘ollcross. 10pm—4am. £4 (£3). Two floors with African. Latin. salsa. reggae. zouk. soca. calypso downstairs. and dtib. lovers and dancehall upstairs. Sir ()ssie dishing up the global grooves for the hot ’n' sweaty assembled pleasure-seekers.

I MI5 at The Attic. llpm—-3aiii. £3. New sister club to FBI. Fortnightly. starting 7 Jan. -I Minus One at The Carbon Highland Hotel. 10pm—3am. £2.50 (free for members). See Fridays.

I The 99 Club at The Music Box. 10.30pm—3am. £4 (£3). House. garage. soul and ftiiik sounds. Strict door policy. 24 and 31 Dec. Christmas Eve and Hogmanay party nights. ‘)pm-late. tickets £7 iii advance. ()ii botli these nights there will be hourly drinks promos. a Santa’s Grotto and free champagne on the door. I Red Hot Pepper Club ll)plli--3tllll. £4 (£3). See Fridays.

I Rock Orgasm at The Rocking Horse. 10.30pm—3ain. £3. Climactic night of heavy guitar sounds.

I nude at The Attic. 1 1pm-—4am. £4. 10 Dec. Deep dubs. stepping ska and a well- friendly attitude. Worth checking.

I Shatt at Moray House. 10pm—3aiii (24 Dec); llpm—3am (7 Jan). £4; 10pm—3am (31 Jan). £10 (ticket only l-logmanay party). Sparkling. poptastic night of retro showcasing disco stunners from the 70s. 80s and 90s. Still packs out with wild and shameless disco lovers.

I Sin at The Vaults. 8pm—late. £15. 31 Dec only. Star-studded Hogmanay one- off: DJs include Victor Simonelli (Aqua Boogie. New York). DJ Matts (Sweden). Yogi Haughlon (Soul Weekenders). Rob Bogie. Colin Cook. Fisher and Price. Stuart Duncan and Phil Kay. Three rooms Heaven. Hell and The Sin Bin will play house and disco. garage and underground and acid jazz respectively. The organisers promise a Don 'I Forget Your TlHU/l/H‘llh‘ll- style contest with a weekend for two in Paris as first prize. An all-night juice bar and snack bar should ensure that this lavish Hogmanay extravaganza satisfies in every way.

I Spacehopper at The Venue.

l 1pm—3am. £4. 7 Jan. One-off return for the catch-all 70s night. Expect a frenzy of

f glammy continuation of the hedonistic house ethic of its parent.

ambience to embalm. soothe and

the uplifting selection of house and

. Andy Williams (Dogtastic). I Buster Browns 10.3(lpiii—3am. £2 before 11.30pm (£3 after). Buster‘s

' I Flavour at The Venue. 10ptii—4am.

Price to be continued. 1 Jan only. ()ne-off New Year's Day Flavour with DJs Kenny and Chris.

glam rock. 70s disco and classic pop. I Taxi at The Subway. 1 lpm—3am. £2. Dave Stewart DJs with a mix ofclassic

the blunted trip hop downstairs. Wicked! I Vegas at The Vaults. l 1pm~3am. £5. 24

Queen's bastard offspring offering a

I Yip Yap at La Belle Angele. llpm—3am. £5. 17. 25 and 31 Dec. Fortnightly. Delicious. tuneful highs and superlative mixing from Gareth and David. Bitchin' garage. raw-edged house and a dressed-up. down-with-il crowd. The spirit of 1986 house incarnate. Jack your body. Note the extra festive dates for Yip Yap on Christmas Day (Sunday) and l-logiiiauay. The Hogmanay night kicks off at 10pm. Tickets are £10 and available from the club.


I The Blue Room at The Cooler. 10pm--4am. £2. Deep and lovely

stimulate. Lie back and soak up the decelerated drift. l-‘luffytastic! 18 Dec. Transparent Source live.

I Bump ’n’ Grind at M8. 10.30pm—3am. ' £3 (free before midnight). l-larvey. Jamie ; Mcleod and Forth FM's Kevin Jones play

garage. 25 Dec. Christmas Day bash with

Sunday soul night.

I Jazz A La Carte at Negociaiits. l()piii——3am. Weekly. The Funky Mutha team. Dr Kool and Finbar drop thosejazz.

funk and soul fusions.

Box. 9pm—2am. Free. 18 Dec only. Fancy ; dress club and start ofChristmas

celebrations at The Music Box.

I Spice at The Subway. ()ptn—late. £1.

. New indie disco club playing past and

- present indie Stone Roses. Happy

1 Mondays. Ride. Oasis and Primal Scream ' until midnight and then classic disco:

3 healthily mixed. Very very busy. The only place to swing your handbag of a Sunday night.

I Thelonious at Carwash. 9pm—lam.

Free. Weekly. Eclectic. choicejazz cuts

3 from the Thelonious team.

I Timewarp at The Rocking Horse.

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I The Masquerade Ball at The Music

Diana Ross. Sister Sledge. The Jacksons. I Taste at The Vaults. 10pm—3am. £5. Hedonistic night of 90s high energy. garage and trance from DJs Fisher and Price. Barking. up-for-it crowd and

llpm—3am. £2 (free before 12.30am). A very w—i--d—e playlist indeed: 60s. 70s. 80s. 90s and onwards.


I K-Klass at M8. 10pm—4am. Price tbc. 26 Dec. The Wrexham remix wizards responsible for club anthems like Rhythm

Is A Mystery and The Wildlife EP are joined by Gary Jones and resident 01s for this Boxing Day one-off.

I love at-The Music Box. lOpm—late. £2. 26 Dec. Fortnightly. Sean and Catherine playing fab ’n‘ groovy 60s pop. beat. psychedelia. R&B and northern soul.

I Planet Alice at The Music Box. 11pm—3am. £2. 19 Dec and 2 Jan. Fortnightly. Dn'nks promos. Sophisticated mix of indie. dance. alternative. techno and funky hip-hop.


I The Dog’s Bollocks at The Cooler. 10.30pm—3am. Free. New night of headfunk techno with Dave (Sativa) plus guest spots from Kaya Tribe and Desert Storm.

I 708/808 Club at The Rocking Horse. 10.30pm—3am. £2 (free before 12.30am). New club devoted to 70s and 80s chart hits. much as the name suggests.

I Triple Seven Club at The Music Box.

10pm—late. Free entry with this copy of The List. Happy house and glistening garage from Radio Forth's Kevin Jones.


I Barn Bani at The Cooler. 10.30pm—3am.

Free. Carol (Wave) and Kenny (Flavour) spin the retro house vintage acid.

I Beat Dis at Cellar No 1. 9.30pm—11.30pm.£2. Livejazz funk and

; hip hop hoe~down at the Chambers Street


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 Cubhy Hole at The Attic. 11pm—3am.

£3 (£2). 21 Dec and 4 Jan. Fortnightly. Established club where Captain Shifty and DJ Steve mash tip a live and vinyl selection ofjazz and funk.

I Delirium at The Music Box. 11pm—3am. Happy hour until midnight.

Well established night of tribal. folk. reggae and classic rock. Redefining the word eclectic. Requests welcomed. On Wednesday 21. the night of the winter solstice. there will be some distinctly pagan goings on. Go masked or costumed appropriately.

I nubble at The Rocking Horse. lOpm—3am. £2 (free before 12.30am). Drinks promos. Busy. student-orientated night mixing up the sort of pop. dance and indie sounds you‘ll hear at Katch or Shag. I Teasage at The Citrus. 1 1pm—3am. £2. Very busy midweek club. playing indie- orientated dance sounds alongside punk. disco and funk. Drinks promos most weeks.


I Acid Jazz/Caribbean Club at The Venue. 11pm—3am. £5 (£3). 22 Dec and 5 Jan. Fortnightly. New. official acidjazz club almost entirely devoted to putting on live acts from the label. Expect to see Jhelisa. Steve Williamson and Mother Earth appearing early in 1995. Downstairs the popular Caribbean club continues to jam together reggae. ragga and dancehall styles.

I Century 2000 l lpm—3am. £3. See Fridays.

I Dream at The Wide Awake Club.

1 1pm—3am. £4 (£3). New wave of new wave and indie style club with a soundtrack that includes Blur. Pulp. the Jam and the Sex Pistols.

I Flavour at The Venue. 10.30pm—3am. £2 before midnight. £3 (£2). 29 Dec. Fortnightly. Chicago hard house grooves upstairs courtesy of Chris Lowe. Kenny Mclean and Neil and Darren (Rancho). Dowmnstairs Three Bag Brew spin the bombed-out beats.

I Genetic at The Rocking Horse.

1 lpm—3am. £2.50. Hardcore industrial club charting the points where grungey rock meets sleazy metal and grinding techno.

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