lCatch the best Edinburgh Clubs this


|I Tribal Funktion San Frandisco DJs Digit and Rasoul rock da house in staggering four-deck stylee. The Venue, Sat 4 Mar.

I Crew 2000 presents Kenny Larkin Immaculate techno producer and recent shooting survivor Larkin demonstrates his return to form from behind the decks. to Belle Ange/e, Fri 3 Mar.

11. Wide Open Chicago man of the moment Paul Johnston (Djax, Relief, Dance mania) brings the hard and minimal house groove to Scotland. The Shack, Sat 4 Mar.

I Colours Kenny ‘Dope’ Gonzales and Little Louie Vega (Masters At Work) kick off the new celeb-studded weekly Streetrave night. The Vaults, Sat 25 Feb.

I Havoc Hussies present House Party Queen Maxine, Maggie (Joy) and Nicki (Fetish) celebrate International Women’s Day with a stylish mix of house and garage. The Scottish Parliament, Fri 3 Mar.

I latin Carnival Salsa, samba and capoiera your way into the small hours. The Assembly Rooms, Sat 25 Feb.

I Sativa Bandulu play live and Scotland’s coolest party tribe celebrate their third Birthday. The Vaults, Fri 3 Mar.

I‘Pure Slash ’n’ burn hardbeat techno from Detroit renegade Jeff

Mills. The Venue, Fri 24 Feb.

I Buster Browns 10.30pm—3am. £2 before 11.30pm (£3 after). Buster‘s Sunday soul night. I Going Places at The Calton Highland 'Hotei. llpm—3am. £5. 26 Feb. Monthly. Postponed date for this stylish new easy- listening night. Move and groove to the sounds of Herb Alpert. Frank Sinatra and Nat King Cole. Enjoy the impressive selection of cocktails. champagne and cigars whilst you mingle with Edinburgh's beautiful people. I Jazz A la Carte at Negociants. lOpm—3am. Weekly. The Funky Mutha team. Dr K001 and Finbar drop thosejazz. funk and soul fusions. I Spice at The Subway. 9pm—iate. £1. New indie disco club playing past and present indie Stone Roses. Happy Mondays. Ride. Oasis and Primal Scream until midnight and then classic disco: Diana Ross. Sister Sledge. The Jacksons after. I Taste at The Vaults. 10pm-3am. £5. Hedonistic night of 90s high energy. garage and trance from Dis Fisher and Price. Barking. mixed. up-for-it crowd. Very, very busy. The only place to swing your handbag of a Sunday night.

I Thelonioos at Carwash. 9pm-1am. Free. Eclectic. choice jazz cuts from the Theionious team.

I Timewarp at The Rocking Horse.

I 1pm—3am. £2 (free before 12.30am). A very w-i-d-e playlist indeed: 60s. 70s. 80s. 90s.


I The Groove at Negociants. 10pm—3am. Free. Deep electronic dance. Chicago house and Detroit techno from DJs Phase 6 and Kasbah.

I love at The Music Box. lOpm-iate. £2. 6 Mar. Fortnightly. Sean and Catherine playing fab ‘n’ groovy 60s pop. beat. psychedelia. R & B and northern soul.

I Planet Alice at The Music Box. llpm—3am. £2.50. 27 Feb. Fortnightly. Drinks 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 frotn Kaya Tribe and Desert

Storm. I Loungin’ at Negociants. 10pm—3am.

Free. The Funky Mutba posse: Deji. l Finbar and Nick present a midweekjam 3. of hip hop. funk and jazz.

I Hice at The Citrus. 1 1pm—3am. £2. Drinks promos. indie and 60s.

I 70s/80$ Club at The Rocking Horse. 10.30pm—3am. £2 (free before 12.30am). New club devoted to 70s and 805 Chart

hits as the name suggests.

' Wednesdays

I Bam Barn 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. 9.30—1 1.30pm. £2. Livejazz funk and hip hop hoe-down at the Chamber Street bar.

I Century 2000 ilpm—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 0ub Department at Negociants. 10pm—3am. Free. Spiritually uplifting reverbs and depth-plumbing dubs courtesy of the rather wonderful Rude boys. Check it out.

I Lilt at The Tap Of Lauriston. 9pm—lam. Free. 1 Mar. Fortnightly. Hard. underground techno ranging from European acid to trance with DJs McKenzie and Donny.

I Hubble at The Rocking Horse. 10pm—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. llpm—3am. £2. Beers and spirits all 90p. Very busy midweek club. playing indie-orientated dance sounds alongside punk. disco. 80s and funk.


I Aiter Dark at The Venue. 10pm-3am. £4 (for both floors). 2 Mar. Fortnightly. Official acid jazz club upstairs with Dis George McDonald (Squid) Steve King (Chocolate City) and MC Tom Howard (singer in Papa’s Magic Beard). Watch out for Freshly Squeezed playing live in the near future. Downstairs the popular Caribbean club continues tojam together jungle. ragga and dancehall styles.

I Blind Alley at The Venue. 11pm—3am. £3. 9 Mar. Fortnightly. ifyou‘ve seen the rather inventive fiyers for this new night (Rizla packet) you’ll get the picture. Smokin' funk. jazz dance. reggae. roots and dub from Andy (Rhythm Lab) and Babes (The Blunt).

I Century 2000 lipm—3am. £3. See Fridays.

I Colours at The Vaults. lOpm—3am. £12. Tickets from Xile and The City Cafe. 9 Mar only. David Morales New York's

muscular garage mechanic (sorry!) - guests at a special Thursday Colours event. Expect superlative mixing from the sought after remixer.

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 Fiction at La Belle Angeie. llpm-3am. £5 (£3). 9 Mar. New night describing itself as something between Pure. Taste and Megadog. Soundtrack is melodic techno. bouncy nu energy and meaty house with DJs 1van. Atom and Max.

I Genetic at The Rocking Horse.

1 [pm—3am. £2.50. A bit of grunge meets a fair smattering of Britpop with accessible techno and a few surprise 80s hits thrown in for good measure.

I Good Ship Venus at Carwash. 9pm—1am. Free. 9 Mar. Fortnightly. Eclectic pre-club hoedown kinda like Edinburgh's version of what was the Heavenly Sunday Social with 1.01 attd barking balearic cohorts Andy Williams and Scott Ferguson.

I Hump at The Music Box. 10pm—3ani.

£3 (Students with 1D free before midnight). ‘An oasis in the desert of student nightlife.‘ Eighties and 90s dance. I Iniquity at Chambers Street House Student Union. 8pm—3am (Doors close 2.30am). Students free. guests £1. Playing the best in rock. industrial. goth and metal. £30 pub quiz and guest Dis.

I The Mambo Club at Cavendish. 10pm—4am. £4 (£3). Midweek edition of Sir Ossie‘s eternally popular Mambo: expect the same uptempo sounds as Saturdays: Latin. salsa. reggae. funk and soul.

I Planet Earth at The Citrus. 11pm—3am. £3 (free before midnight). From new wave and synth pop to acid house and Madchester: the soundtrack of the 808 lives again. Also incorporating ‘Chopper‘ (no relation to the Glasgow one). sounds of the 70s.

I Shag at The Rocking Horse.

1 1pm—3am. £2.50. Snogtastic student night with a seriously kitsch. popmungous playlist. Stagger about and indulge in intimate peer-group bonding to well chosen chart atrocities front the 70s. 80s and 90s.

CLUBS min:-

All clubs listed above take place at one at the following venues, which can be contacted tor further details.

I The Arena 15—27 ()swald Street. 221


I The Attic (enter through The Garage) 490 Sauchiehaii Street. 332 1120.

I Bar 10 10 Mitchell Lane (oi‘i‘ Mitchell Street). 221 8353.

I Bar Belgos Unit 5 (.‘andieriggs. 552 3486. t

I Banus 23 Royal Exchange Square. ()41 221 3002.

I Bennet’s 80—90 Glassi'ord Street. 552 5761.

I Blacktriars Underground (below Blacki’riars). 36 Bell Street. 552 5924.

I Brunswick Cellars 239 Saucitiehall Street. 353 0131.

I Cate Cini 81 Reniield Street. 353 2807. I The Cathouse 9 Brown Street. 248 6606.

I Cleopatra’s. 508 Great Western Road. Keivinbridge. 334 0560.

I Club Xchange 25 Royal Exchange Square. 204 4599.

I The Corner 2 St Georges Road. 332 1625.

I Cotton Club 5 Scott Street. 332 0712. I Fury Murry’s 96 Maxwell Street. 221 651 l

I The Garage 490 Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120.

I Glasgow Caledonian University Student Union Cowcaddens Road. 332 0681.

I Glasgow School of Art 167 Renfrew Street. 332 0691.

I Nice ’n’ Sleazy 421 Sauchiehail Street. 333 9637.

I October Cate Top floor. Princes Square (off Buchanan Street). 221 0303.

I Reds Upstairs at Nico's. 379 Sauchiehail Street. 331 1635.

I Heds Bar, Strathclyde University Student Union 90 Joint Street. 552 1895. I Rhapsody 240 Bath Street. 353 2306. I B.G.’$ 73 Queen Street. 204 0953.

I Hocksy’s Basement New Sneddon Street. Paisley. 889 7909.

I Hoottops 92 Sauchiehall Street. 332 5883.

I Strathclyde University Student Union 90 Joint Street. 552 1895.

I Sub Club 22 Jamaica Street. 248 4600. I The 13th Note 80 Glassford Street. 553 1638.

I The Tunnel 84 Mitchell Street. 204 1000.

I The Tuxedo Princess Andel‘ston Quay. Broomielaw. 204 l 150.

I Under 0’s Under ()‘Henry's. Drury Street. 248 3751.

I The Venue 474 Saucitiehaii Street. 353 1927.

I The Volcano 15 Benaider Street. 337

l 100.

I The Voodoo Boom Cambridge Street. 332 3437.

I The Winter Gardens Glasgow Green. 771 6372.

I The Attic Dyer's Close. Cowgate. 225 8382.

I La Belle Angele 11 Hasties Close. 225 2774.

I Buster Browns 25—27 Market Street, 226 4224.

I Carwash The Mound.

I Cavendish West Tollcross. 228 3252. I Carlton Highland Hotel North Bridge. 556 7277.

I Cellar N01 Chambers Street.

I Century 2000 31 Lothian Road. 229 7670.

I Chambers Street House Student Union Chambers Street. 650 2656.

I The Citrus Grindlay Street. 229 66977. I The Cooler (Under The Venue) Calton Road. 557 3073.

I M8 12 Shandwick Place. 226 2266.

I Minus 0ne (Carlton Highland Hotel). North Bridge. 556 7277.

I Moray House Holyrood Road, 556 5184.

I The Music Box 9c Victoria Street, 225 2564.

I Hegociants Lothian Street. 225 6313. I The How Calton Calton Road. 558 3758.

I Potterrow Student Union Bn’sto Square. 650 8090.

I Red Hot Pepper Club 3 Sempie Street. Tollcross. 229 7733.

I Riccarton Student Union Heriot Watt University. Riccarton 451 3333.

I The Rocking Horse Victoria Street. 225 3326.

I The Shack (Napier Student Union) King‘s Stables Road. 229 2234.

I The Subway Cowgate. 225 6766.

I The Tap 0i Lauriston 80 Lauriston Place. 229 4041.

I Teviot now Student Union Bn'sto Square. 650 4673.

I Underground Club Rose Street.

I The Vaults 15-17 Niddry Street. 556 0001.

I The Venue Calton Road. 557 3073.

I The Wee Hed Bar at Edinburgh College Of Art. Lauriston Place. 229 1442.

I The Wide Awake Club Cowgate. 226 2151.

74 The List 24 Feb-9 Mar 1995