I Yip Yap at La Belle Angele.
l 1pm—3'am. £6. 7 Oct. Fortnightly. Spiritually uplifting house. depth- plumbing garage: you really have to visit this club to realise why it's still one of the best nights in the whole of Scotland. Divas. pianos. delicious. tuneful highs. superlative mixing from Gareth and David and a crowd who know how to rock it! This week sees the arrival of Wild Pitch guru DJ Pierre. Expect total madness. See Hitlist.
I The Church at The Tunnel (formerly Oddfellows). l2.3()—3.30pm. Free. Weekly cabaret event featuring rock and classic pop sounds. comedians. snake charmers and belly dancers. Surreal! I Disco Daze at The Palais. 10.30pm—3am. £5. Weekly night of dancefloor burners. featuring a selection of Motown. soul. reggae. disco and funk. I Down At The Lane at The Lane.
1 lpm—3am. Free. Weekly. House and garage. I Heart at The Subway. 9pm—3am. £1 (free for students with matriculation card). Indie and dance. I listen at The Venue. 10.30pm—3am. £6. 8 Oct. Fortnightly. This week sees Loop Guru and Det-Ri-lvlental (ex Fun- Da-Mental) playing live before residents Dar. Jon Jet and Nick Wong finish the evening with their usual blend of detroit techno. trance and electronica. See Hitlist. I The Mothership at The Basement. 9pm—1ant. Free. Chill out at the all-star funk jam with resident DJs Gino and Fryer. I Three Bag Brew at Negociants. 10pm-3am. Free. Weekly. Three Bag Brew on the mix with their usual quality blend of hip hop and funk.
I Sunday Night Fever at Century 2000.
1 lpm-3am. £3. Drinks at 70p. 80p and 90p. appropriately accompanied by music from the 70s. 80s and 90s.
I Taste at The Vaults. 10pm—3am. £5. Members and guests only. Hedonistic night of 90s high energy. garage and trance from DJs Fisher and Price. Barking. mixed. up-for-it crowd — almost like a Sunday night continuation ofJoy for Edinburgh's most hardcore clubbers. I Timewarp at The Rocking Horse.
llpm—3am. £2 (free before 12.30am). A very w-i-d-e playlist indeed: 60s. 70s. 80s and 90s.
I Airport at St James Oyster Bar. 8pm—1am. Free. Monday night madness for all those party people who can't get enough. Underground house segued by residents Cocomix and Eelight with occasional guests like Donny Allan. Scott Ferguson and Fisher and Price. Mental. I Planet Alice and Pooh! at The Music Box. 10.30pm—3am. £2.50. Drinks promos. Sophisticated mix of indie. dance. alternative. techno and funky hip hop.
I Soul Underground at Negociants. 10pm—3am. Free. Weekly chill-out with top quality street soul and funk.
I Trainspotter at The Subway. 10pm—3am. £1 (free for students with matriculation card). 70s. 80s and 90s dance plus indie faves.
I Insanity at The Subway. 10pm—3am. £1 (free for students with matriculation card). Pop. chart and indie sounds.
I Jazz a La Carte at Negociants. lOpm—3am. Fortnightly. Free. Top quality new jazz night at the increasingly eclectic Negociants.
I Nice at The Citrus. 1 1pm—3am. £2. Drinks promos. Mixture of Britpop and classic indie right through to 60s soul.
I 703/808 Club at The Rocking Horse. 10.30pm—3am. £2 (free before 12.30am).
New club devoted to 70s arid 80s chart hits. as the name suggests.
I Soul Underground at The Music Box. 10.30pm—3am. £2.50. Swingbeat. street funk and soul front resident DJ Wav.
I Bubblegum at The Music Box. 10.30pm—3am. £2.50. Drinks promos. lit the 80s it would have been called alternative. Now. well it’sjust good old- fashioned retro. Shuffle your winkle pickers/docs/cowboy boots to Pete Shelley. Siouxsie and The Banshees. The Clash and The Cult.
I Dolphin at The Subway. 9pm-3am. Free. Student night with loadsa drinks promos.
I Dub Department at Negociants. 10pm—3am. Free. Spiritually uplifting reverbs and depth-plumbing dubs courtesy of the rather wonderful Rude boys. Check
I Horizontal at Century 2000. 10.30pm—3am. £3 (£1 students with
matriculation card). Vodka. whisky. tequila and peach schnapps. 50p a shot. Lager antl 80/—. £1 a pint. Aptly-named student night with all—night drinks promos.
I Kitscharama at The Vaults. 10.30pm—3am. Tickets £7.50 from The City Cafe. Xile. Cafe Kudos and the Blue Moon Cafe. 11 Oct. Monthly. Ambitious new midweek night fronted by Craig Burger Queen aiming to give Edinburgh's clubbers something to get excited about. Opening night sees Mrs Woods. Jacqui Morrison. Stella and. ofcourse. Mr Burger Queen himself. spinning upfront. sexy nu-energy and hardbag. Fxpect Edinburgh's gorgeous set workin‘ it on the dancefloor. Forget work — time to party! See Hitlist.
I Massive Bereavement at The Wee Red Bar. 10.30pm—3am. £2.99 (£1.99). 1 1 Oct. Fortnightly. A midweek evening of quality techno from the International Joiner and Clan Sativa‘s own Massive Bereavement. I Rubble at The Rocking Horse. 10pm—3am. £2 (free before 12.30am). Drinks promos. Busy. student-orientated night mixing tip the sort of pop. dance and indie sounds you‘ll hear at Katch or Shag. I Teasage at The Citrus. 1 lpm—3am. £2.50. Beers and spirits all 90p. Very busy midweek club. playing indie- orientated dance sounds alongside punk. disco. 80s and funk.
I The Transporter Room at The Attic. 10pm-3am. £3 (£1). Veteran jazz. hip hop and funk club with regular live bands (Captain Shifty. Freshly Squeezed. Papa‘s Magic Beard. etc) and hard bop avant garde grooves creatively cut up by DJs Scotty and Sulu.
I Baby Boom at La Belle Angele. 7.30pm-midnight. 12 Oct.
Fortnightly. Groove to uplifting dancefloor tunes and still be in bed by one o’ clock.
I Century 2000 1 1pm—3am. £3. See Fridays.
I Flux at The Music Box. 10pm—3am. £4 (£3). 12 Oct. Fortnightly. The latest sensory extravaganza from The Music Box of delights. Thirty years of the world‘s best music. to make a refreshing change from beats-per-minute. shoegazing and handbag. Happy hour 10pm-midnight.
I Koochie at The Citrus. 1 1pm—3am. £2. Shameless chart hits all the way: from the 70s. the 80s and the 90s. Pre-club drinks and free tickets available from Christie‘s round the corner.
I lnnersense at The Venue. 1 1pm—3am. £4. 19 Oct. Top qualityjungle night returns to The Venue. bringing appropriately talented DJs and MCs. Upstairs sees DJ Matrix (Formation Records) tearing it up on the decks ably assisted by Manchester based residents
Switch and Basic. Downstairs finds DJ Scuba dropping dub. DJ Chase cutting up hip hop and Uprock getting retro with old skool hardcore. techno and trance. MCs for the night are Pablo and Marxman.
I lift at The Attic. 10.30pm—3am. 2am curfew. £3. Lager and special 95p a pint. Vodka and mixer 95p. Premium quality techno. trance and acid from residents Pac and McKenzie. and occasional special guests. Well worth checking out.
I Madchester at The Music Box.
I 1pm—3am. £3. 5 Oct. Fortnightly. Oh yes. it‘s the dreaded return of baggy — Stone Roses. Black Grape. The Charlatans. Happy Mondays and The lnspirals all feature on the playlist of this new club. Dig out those flares. adopt a Salford accent and start gurning now! Please note the change of venue.
I The Mambo Club at Cavendish. 10pm—3am. £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 The Mothership at The Venue. 10pm—3am. £4 (£3). 5 Oct. Top notch jazz
; funk spun by resident DJs Gino and Fryer.
Chilled roots reggae downstairs.
I Naked at The Venue. 10pm-3am. £4 (£3). 12 Oct. Fortnightly. New night hosted by Peter l.omax. Darren Smith and Ross Keddie playing the best in house and garage.
I Pants at Stones. 8pm— lam. Free. Underwear-orientated club. but don‘t worry. the ones on the llyers are only obligatory for staff. indie music.
I Shag at The Rocking Horse.
l 1pm—3am. £3. 12 Oct sees the last night of this Edinburgh institution. In its seven- year history the club has seen all kinds. from the giving away of Scalextric sets to visits from the C11) after one of their liyers was branded ‘sick' by The Sun and ‘not far from anarchy' by the leader of the Edinburgh council Conservative group. Then there was the 'lmpersonate a Train' competition and the frankly worrying John Noakes lookalike contest. Not to mention the Mr Wet Y-Fronts competition. So. farewell to this snogtastic student night with its seriously kitsch. totally popmungous playlist. Still. one night left to stagger about and indulge in intimate peer-group bonding to well- chosen chart atrocities from the 70s. 80s and 90s. Respect!
I Sleepless Nights at St James Oyster Bar. 8pin—lam. Free. Easy-listening sounds from Gram Parsons and The Beach Boys to Portishead and Uncle Tupelo. Based loosely on the Teardrops nights in Glasgow. this club promises a gentle start to your weekend.
I TacItno at The Vaults. 10pm—3am. £4. 5 ()ct. Fortnightly. Trendy Wendy continues her quest to fearlessly explore the realms of bad taste pop music. Dress to distress! I Thelonious at The Basement. 9pm—latn. Free. The Thelonious posse jam it jazz-funk-style in the Broughton Street bar.
I The Unspoken Thing at Negociants. 10pm—3am. Free. The Merry Pranksters host this weekly shindig with a lethal combination of trip hop. techno. ambience and general wierdness: from Mo Wax to Mu-Ziq. Prodigy to Portishead.
All clubs listed above take place at one or the following venues, which can be contacted for further details.
I The 13th Note 80 Glassford Street. 553 1638.
I Archaos 25 Queen Street. 204 3189. I The Arches Midland Street (offJamaica Street). 221 9736.
I The Arena 15—27 Oswald Street. 221 3010.
I The Attic (enter through The Garage). 490 Sauchiehall Street. 332 1 120.
I Bar 101 0 Mitchell Latte (off Mitchell Street). 221 8353.
I Bar 91 91 Candleriggs. 552 5211.
I Bennet‘s 80—90 Glassford Street. 552 5761.
I Blackfriars Underground (below Blackfriars). 36 Bell Street. 552 5924.
I Care Cini 81 Renfteld Street. 353 2807. I The Cathouse 9 Brown Street. 248 6606.
I CCA Cafe Bar 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7864.
I Cleopatra’s. 508 Great Western Road. Kelvinbridge. 334 0560.
I Club Xchange 25 Royal Exchange Square. 204 4599.
I The Corner 2 St George's 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 l 120.
I Glasgow School at Art 167 Renfrew Street. 332 0691.
I Maxaluna 410 Sauchiehall Street. 332 1003.
I Nico’s 375 Sauchiehall Street. 332 5736.
I October Care Top floor. Princes Square (off Buchanan Street). 221 0303.
I Beds 379 Sauchiehall Street. 331 1635. I Benrrew Ferry Clyde Place. 885 2123.
I B.C.’s 73 Queen Street. 221 2200.
I Rhapsody 240 Bath Street. 353 2306. I Rooftops 92 Sauchiehall Street. 332 5883.
I Strathclyde University Student Union 90 John Street. 552 1895.
I Sub Club 22 Jamaica Street. 248 4600. I The Tunnel 84 Mitchell Street. 204 1000.
I The Venue 474 Sauchiehall Street. 353 1927.
I The Volcano 15 Benalder Street. 337
I The Voodoo Boom Cambridge Street. 332 3437.
I The Attic Dyer's Close. Cowgate. 225 8382.
I The Basement Broughton Street.
I La Belle Angola 1 l Hasties Close. 225 2774.
I Buster Browns 25—27 Market Street. 226 4224.
I Cavendish West Tollcross. 228 3252. I Century 2000 31 Lothian Road. 229 7670.
I The Citrus Grindlay Street. 2296697. I The lane 7 Queensferry Street Lane. 226 6828.
I The Palais l2 Shandwick Place. 226 2266.
I Minus One (Carlton Highland Hotel) North Bridge. 556 7277.
I Moray House Holyrood Road. 556 5184.
I The Music Box 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564. i
I Negociants Lothian Street. 225 6313. I The New Calton Calton Road. 558 3758.
I The Tunnel Forrest Road. 225 8027. I Red Hot Pepper Club 3 Setnple Street. Tollcross. 229 7733.
I The Rocking Horse Cowgate. 225 3326. I St James Oyster Bar 2 Calton Road.
I Stones 24—26 Frederick Street. 220 1226.
I The Subway Cowgate. 225 6766.
I The Vaults 15—17 Niddry Street. 556 0001.
I The Venue Calton Road. 557 3073.
I The Wee lied Bar at Edinburgh College OfArt. Lauriston Place. 229 1442.
85 The List 6- 19 Oct 1995