I Barrli at Negociants. l0pm—3am. Free. 29 Mar. Last Friday of the month. House and hip hop session with Scott and AJ. I Astrontotel at The Honeycomb. l()pm—3am. Curfew 1.30am. £6. 22 Mar. Fortnightly. Residents Scott Gallagher (Breeze) and the Tribal Funktion posse digging deep. hard US house in Edinburgh's newest club space.
I Big Beat at La Belle Angele. llpm—3am. £2.50 before midnight; £5 (£4) after. 29 Mar. Monthly. Top quality danceﬂoorjazz with a large and friendly crowd.
I Bongos and Babes at The New Calton. llpm—late. £8. 2‘) Mar. Last Friday of the month. House night with Kev Jones (Forth FM). lain Thompson (The Universe). Ryan Kerr (The Tunnel) and A]. (The Boulevard). Plus. Club Pussy in Room Two.
I Cavendish 9pm-3am. £5. Over 25s only. Stuart dress. Live bands every week. 60s and 70s music. Ground ﬂoor only.
I Cathouse at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3am. £3 (£2.50 with flyer). Price includes entry to Katch and Voodoo Chile. Crowded night running the gamut of rock. front heavy metal through grunge to thrash.
I Century 2000 llpm—3am. £5. Commercial dance music under the most expensive lights in Scotland. No ripped jeans. steel toe-caps or trainers. Over l8s. I Duh ’n’ Dance at The City Cafe. l0.30pm~-lam. Free. DJ Gazton playing dub. funk. hip hop. house and garage in the recently redecorated City Two.
I Evol at The Music Box. 10.30pm—3am. £3. Now five years old and still packed out. 60s. 70s and 80s pop nonsense.
I Firing on Fridays at The Moscow Bar. 9.30pm—lam. Free. Weekly house session.
I Katcli at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3am. £3 (£2 with ﬂyer). Price includes entry to Cathouse and Voodoo Chile. Lively club with a playlist consisting mainly of 80s and 90s indie dance.
I lift at The Attic. lO.30pm-3am. £5 (£4). 29 Mar. Fortnightly. Ewan and Paul for hard trance. banging acid and serious techno.
I loungin’ at Negociants. lOpm—3am. Free. Weekly (apart from the last Friday of the month). Phat-boy Yogi Haughton checks the real flava ofblack music. droppin‘ the baaddest mix ofjazz. funk. soul. swing and hip hop.
I Manga at La Belle Angele. llpm—3am. £5 (£4). 22 Mar. Edinburgh’s first regular jungle night continues to go from strength to strength as people continue to turn on to the seductive power ofdrutn and bass. The venue looks suitably phuturistic (ﬂickering TV screens. mad visuals. etc) and the vibes. not to mention the bass. are LARGE. This is one for music lovers. Awesome.
I Marley’s Reggae l(lub at Cavendish. lOpm—3am. £4. The city‘s longest- running reggae night (situated on the middle floor of Cavendish) with a playlist ranging through roots. ragga. lovers. heavywei ht dub and dancehall.
I Minus ﬁne 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 Panycellldhdlsco at Moray House. 10pm—3am. Free to Moray House students. Others £1 10—] 1pm; £2 after. Dn'nks £1 all night. 22 Mar. Fortnightly. Two hours of ceilidh followed by three hours of disco.
I Planet Earth at The Citrus. llpm—4am. £4. A celebration of 805 and 70s retro: playing everything from glam disco. to punk. to new romantic and hi-energy. Watch out for drinks promos.
I Pure at The Venue. lO.30pm—3am. £5 (£3 members). Guest nights £7 (£5). One of the country's finest techno nights continues to provide high quality nights. Watch out for fiyers announcing details of future guests.
I Reaction at The Subway. l lpm—3am. £2 (free for students with matriculation card). Weekly mix ofchart. dance and classic disco.
I numbeando at Club Mercado. l0pm—4am. £5 (£4). 22 Mar. Monthly. 100 per cent Latin vibes frotn the Latino crew with a free dance class at l0pm.
I Sativa at The New Calton. l lpm-3am. £5 members. £6 non-members. Sativa are back with the usual full-on orchestrated madness. featuring weird. wired funky techno and drum 'n' bass. The Atlantean All-Stars jam upstairs while the Sativa drummers do their thing downstairs.
I Sole Fusion at The Honeycomb. llpm—3am. Doors close 1.30am. £5. 2‘) Mar. Monthly. Deep US house and real. underground garage with Craig Smith and Mikey Stirton. Electro. jazz. old skool ltip hop and funk in the back.
I Sublime at Wilkie House. 10.30pm—3am. £7 (£5). 22 Mar. Fortnightly. Residents Billy Caldwell and ldge whip a truly up~for-it crowd into a bizarre Friday frenzy with a hectic mix of hard. acidic. trancey. party-style house. Be prepared to dance.
I T.F.i.F. at Club Mercado. Spin-4am. Free 5— l0pm; £3 l()pm—midnight; £4 midnight—4am. Fun after-work session hosted by Trendy Wendy (Tackno) that rapidly turns into a full-on party. With live cabaret from The Bloody Marys on Mar l5. Plus drinks promos.
I Voodoo Chile at The Rocking Horse.
1 lpm—3am. £3. Price includes entry to Cathouse and Katch. Popular rock affair.
I Burger dueen at Club Mercado.
l lpm—3am. £7 (£6). 30 Mar. Fortnightly. Positiva Records night with the beautiful people givin' it up while Craig and Huggy kick ass on the decks. Talk about a comeback. See Hit List.
I The Cavendish 9pm-3am. £5. Over 25s only. Smart dress. Live bands every week. I Century 2000 l lpm—3am. £5. See Fridays.
I Colours at Club Mercado. l lpm—4am. £8 members. £10 non-members. 23 Mar. Fortnightly. Residents Mancini. Boney. Mackie and Crosby joined by regular big name guests on the house scene. Watch out for a Colours spectacular in May with Tong. Sasha. Cox. Digweed and BT.
I Disco Inferno at The Assembly Rooms. I0.30pm-3am. 23 Mar. Fortnightly. Hugely popular disco night.
I Earth Inferno at The Rocking Horse. lO.30pm—3am. £3. Happy Hour until l2.30am. No rave. just out of the grave gothic and industrial sounds.
I The Egg at The Wee Red Bar.
1 1.30pm—4am. £3. Drinks promos. Weekly solid gold easy-action sounds; more specifically indie. 60s. new wave and soul.
I Energise at Subway. l lpm—3am. £2. Weekly. Various party sounds.
I FBI at Moray House. l lpm—4am. £4. 23 Mar. Fortnightly.
Excellent indie night playing the sassiest. smartest and sharpest in Britpop from Cast to Oasis to Supergrass. Always busy. I Horny Monkey at Wilkie House. lOpm—3.30am. £6 members. £7 non- members. 30 Mar. A creative blend of universal house grooves supplied by residents Stuart Duncan. Stevie Livingston and Colin Cook.
I Joy at The New Calton. llpm—3.30am. No entry after 2am. £6 members before midnight. £7 after; £7 non-members before midnight. £8 after. Weekly gay night. Members and guests only. Maggie and Alan continue to pump Scotland‘s biggest gay night with their mix of hard
house. nu-nrg and fierce techno. Queen Maxine on 23 Mar.
I Katch at The Rocking Horse. l0.30pm-3am. £3 (£2). A veritable cornucopia of indie music from the 80s and 90s. in this busy weekly club.
I Le Freak at Moray House. l [pm—4am. £4. 30 Mar. Fortnightly. Increasingly popular night of real disco with a suitably well-dressed party crowd.
I lovely at Wilkie House. l()pm—3am. £5 before midnight; £7 after. 23 Mar. Second in a series of parties laid on by top Edinburgh hairdressers Patterson S.A.‘s. DJ on the night is Peter James (London). Expect a glam. gorgeous Love Boutique- type crowd and don‘t miss out on the offer of free hairdos on the night frotn Patterson‘s staff.
I Mambo Club at Cavendish. l()pm—3am. £4 (£3). Two floors with African. Latin. salsa. reggae. zouk and calypso downstairs and dub. lovers and dancehall upstairs. Sir Ossie is your selector. dropping the fittest in global grooves every week.
I Marmalade at Riccarton Student Union. l()pm—3am. £4. 23 Mar. Chart- orientated music.
I ms at The Attic. l0pm—3am. £3 before midnight; £4 after. 30 Mar. Fortnightly. Sister club to FBI playing a similar soaraway mix of Britpop and indie. Get there early to take in some marvellous drinks promos ( l0pm—midnight). Playlist. as ever. includes the very best of contemporary indie: Supergrass. Elastica. Oasis. Black Grape.
I Minus One at The Carlton Highland Hotel. l()pm—3am. £2.50 (free for members). See Fridays.
I 0 at The Music Box. lO.30pm—3am. £4 before midnight. Residents Kevin Jones (Forth FM) and Billy Whizz with a mix of house. dance and funk.
I MW at Negociants. lOpm—3am. Free. Weekly. House and garage session frotn David Brown (Yip Yap) and Neil MacDonald.
I Revolution Riccarton Student Union. lO.30pm-3am. £4. 30 Mar. Dance music. I Rinse Dis downstairs at Cafe Dis (opposite Jenners). 9pm-lam. Weekly. Upfront hardstepjungle. drum ‘n‘ bass style with DJs lntalekt and Senses.
I Rock Orgasm at The Rocking Horse. lO.30pm—3am. £3. Weekly. Climactic night of heavy guitar sounds.
I Sakradé at The Honeycomb. llpm—3am. New night. new venue.
Residents every week are Ross Keddie and Gavin Campbell in the main room with Yogi Haughton and guests through the back. I
I Snog at Club Mercado. 7.3()pm—l().30pm. £4 members. £5 non- members. Busy under-le night playing the best in chart and dance.
I Soma at The Attic. llpm—3am. £5. 23 Mar. Fortnightly. Hard Chicago trax meet seductive Detroit grooves with Chris. Dill and Jontty and Ritchie from Windup.
I Soul Underground at The City Cafe. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Residents Nick Wav and Norton playing r 'n‘ b. Motown. G-Funk. hip hop and rare grooves. No house music? What are people going to do?
I Stripped at La Belle Angele.
l lpm—3am. £5. 30 Mar. Fortnightly. Hard. trancey UK house with Zammo and Kris Keegan. Very popular. Get there early.
I Teasage at The Citrus. llpm—4am. £3. Happy Hour llpm—midnight: all drinks £l. Popular indie dance night. DJs Sarah and Niall jam a superb selection of punk. disco. 80s and funk fora friendly. student- orientated crowd.
I Tribal Funktion at The Venue. l().3()pm—3am. £5 (£4). 30 Mar. Fortnightly. Real American house frotn one of Edinburgh‘s longest—rutming club nights. Cutting-edge hip hop dmvnstairs. A superb night.
I Yip Yap at La Belle Angele. llpm—3am. £6. 23 Mar. Fortnightly. Rttff dubs. gorgeous vocals. jazzy vibes. big breakdowns. impeccable mixing. good crowd and the occasional high quality guest D]. An excellent club. basically.
I The Feelgood Factor at The Cavendish. 9.30pm—3.30am. £2 before I lptn. £3 after. Weekly student session with heaps of drinks promos 930-] lpm.
I Masterplan at The Lane. lOpm—3am. Free. Weekly. Acid jazz. funk and hip hop.
I The Mother'ship at The Basement. 9pm—lam. Free. Chill out.jazz-funk style. with residents Gino and Fryer.
I Orange at Club Mercado. lOpm—4am. £5 in advance from Assembly Rooms Box Office. 24 Mar. First Sunday of the month from 5 May. The Gay Preservation Society present DJs Lee Softly. Jacqui Morrison and Morgan Marsalis. plus a live set from the Wild Wimmin of Wonga. Drinks promos lO—l lpm.
70 The List 22 Mar-4 Apr 1996