the combination oi the end oi the
Festival and the iorthcoming Bank
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Edinburgh’s premier Latin dance
night club latlno continues with its Sakrade’s Yogi Haughton. But perhaps Cuban theme presenting one oi the the biggest line up oi all is at colours. most experienced and Iniluential llot content with putting on one big Cuban sineele Pichl Valdes periorntlng name they have gone the toll ntonty with an exclusive seven-piece band oi and booked two oi u. ”K's mm top UK snlsn musicians. 0Js - Jeremy liealy and Jon Pleased
At the other end oi the musical Wimmin. spectru Mange. Scotland’s leading 0n the harder side, Pure celebrates drum ’n’ bass night, welcomes its sixth birthday in style. their choice nphedite, a key player on the oi nave clarke (moody techno underground Inngle scene tor the last maverick) and Marshall Jeiierson (old iive years. sltool American house producer)
0n the house side, "if“ plenty to reilects the true nature oi the club. it choose ironr; Mil Sommerville and may be recognised as one oi the iinest Kev hicitay iron: Yip Yap are )olned b! techno clubs in the UK but it still lendon’s Farley and lieller tor what maintains a broad music policy. should WV“! 0 “POW lliX 0' vocal Lastly, ior those who hadn’t already garage and underground Meet The noticed, this weekend also brings the Tribal Funittlon crew welcome another largest llezorection event ever. Over American I”, this time IlJ Uove irom 20,000 party people will hear 56 Ills ‘I'odd Terry’s Freeze label in ilew Valli. and live acts perionn in live tents at while Astromotel step into the Scotland’s biggest dance event yet. lhelight with a set irorn Johnny See ieature for more details. Fiasco (lleliei, Chicago). And it you’ve still got time or energy
The last in the series oi Foster’s ice why not check out the Crew 2000 Edinburgh Club Festival dates sees party in Cockbum Street? The liacienda’s Graeme Parit mixing up Christ, it’s hard work this partying his ilrlng vocal house selection thing . . . (Jim Byers)
OPEN EDINBURGH EVERY THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY 8t SUNDAY NIGHT OF THE FESTIVAL FROM 8th AUG-lst SEPT 1996
COME AND PARTY AT THE WORLD FAMOUS MAMBO CLUB AND DANCE TO THE SOUNDS OF LATIN, SALSA, SOCA; CALYPSO; AFRICAN; REGGAE; ZOUK; JAZZ, FUNK; SOUL, RAP AND HIP-HOP
SIR OSSIE SAYS: “IT'S REALLY WICKED " THE ACTION IS AT 3 WEST TOLLCROSS EDINBURGH (Next door to The Cavendish)
10.00 pm. - 4.00 a.m. FULLY LICENSED OPEN TO ALL
EDINBURGH CLUBS CONTINUED SATURDAY
I The Lane at The Lane. llpm—Iate. £5. Residents Jon Flowers and Kev McGinIey with a wide. dance-orientated playlist.
I Magic ens at The Attic. 10.30pm-3am. £3. 30 Aug. Monthly. Mod. beat and psychedelia.
I m Ciel) at Cavendish. lOpm—4am. £4 (£3). See Fri.
I Minus One at The Carlton Highland Hotel. lOpm—3am. £3.50 (free before
1 1.30pm for members). See Fri.
I Ilechiei hound “ﬂight at Asbach Private Club, Beck's Spiegeltent.
l l.30pm—3am. £6 (£4). See Fri.
I U at The Music Box. 10.30pm—4am. £4 before midnight. Residents Kevin Jones (Forth FM) and Billy Whizz with a mix of cheesy house and popular dance.
I MW at Negociants. lOpm—4am. Free. House and garage with Neil MacDonald. I Rock Orgasm at The Rocking Horse. l0.30pm—-3am. £3. Climactic night of heavy guitar sounds.
I Saltrnde at The Honeycomb.
I lpm-Sam. 2am curfew. £8. Still by far the classiest club Space in town, with high quality door and bar staff, impressive interior design and thumping sound system. Hard house in the main room with resident Ross Keddie. Funk, disco and garage through the back with Yogi Haughton. Despite all this, Saturday night still isn’t fulﬁling its potential; it's good, but not as good as it could be.
I Sling at Club Mercado. 7.30-I0.30pm. £5 (£4 members). Busy under- l8$ night playing the best in chart and dance.
I Setil Underground at The City Cafe. 9pm—3am. Free. Residents Nick Wav and Norton play R ’n' B. Motown, G-Funk, hip hop and rare groove in the City Two. Very busy.
I Space Shanty at The Attic. l0.30pm-3am. £3. 23 Aug. Fortnightly. Phat and funky Brit hop chemical beats. I Stripped at La Belle Angele. g llpm—4am. £5. 31 Aug. Fortnightly. Hard
'UK and American house with residents
Zammo and Kris Keegan. Very busy, so get down early.
I Teenage at The Citrus. I Ipm-4am. £3. Happy Hour llpm—midnight: all drinks £l. Popular indie dance night. DJs Sarah jams a superb selection of punk, disco. 805 and funk for a friendly, student- orientated crowd.
I Trihei Funirtlon at The Venue. l0.30pm—4am. £5 members (£7 non- members). 3| Aug. Fortnightly. Residents Simone, H and George T. with special guest DJ Dove from Todd Terry‘s Freeze label in New York. Frosty, H. and Dr Jon upstairs with funk. soul, swing and hip hop. See preview.
I Utopia at The Demarco Foundation.
I l m-3am. £3. See Fri.
I V” at La Belle Angele. llpm—Sam. 3am curfew. £8. 24 Aug. Fortnightly. Residents Gareth Sommerville and Kev Mckay are joined by Farley and Heller. Expect a mix of soulful garage and underground house from two of London's most respected DJs, producers and remixers. See preview and Hit List.
. I Gilli Milne at Assembly.
Midnight—late. £4 (£3). Edinburgh's premier Latin dance night.
I Feiieh at La Belle Angele. ilpm—4am. £4 members, £5 non-members. I Sept. Fortnightly. Hot 'n' sleazy house from resident G-Mac.
I Joy at The Music Box. I l.30pm—5am. £4 members. £5 non-members. 25 Aug only. Last in a series of mad foam parties. Towel and change of clothes advised. Beach balls optional.
I htnngn Cutting edge drum 'n’ bass from resident G Mac and guest Aphrodite. La Belle Angele. Fri 23. I The ilnppenlng Edinburgh's infamous Merry Pranksters present a preview night of their forthcoming club with tn'p hop pioneer J. Saul Kane (aka Depth Charge and Octagon Man) dishing up fat beats, wierd breaks and strange kung fu samples. The Honeycomb. Tue 27. I Yip Yap Gareth Sommerville and Kev Mckay continue with their mix of deep experimental house and vocal garage. With London‘s much respected Farley and Heller guesting. La Belle Angele. Sat 24. I Hacienda Party Graeme Park whips up a storm with his uplifting vocal garage and pumping house. With support from Solefusion’s Craig Smith and Sakradé's Yogi Haughton. The Honeycomb. Wed 28. I Colours Colours celebrate the end of the Festival in style. Check out both Jon Pleased Wimmin and Jeremy Healy in a monumental clash of the handbags.Club Mercado, Thurs 29.
I Pnre Pure celebrate their sixth birthday with Dave Clarke and Marshall Jefferson for a diverse mix of hard, driving techno and American house. Plus Twitch and Brainstorm, Dribbler and The Bill. The Venue, Fri 23.
I llezerectlon Over 20,000 party people will take in more than 50 DJs and live acts spread over ﬁve tents, featuring the highest quality music from jungle to rave, techno, house and garage. Twelve hours of musical heaven. The Royal Highland Showground, lnglisron. Sat 24.
I Mambo Citill at Cavendish. I0pm-4am. £4 (£3). See Fri.
I Mischief nom Midnight at Asbach Private Club. Beck’s Spiegeltent.
I l.30pm-3am. £6 (£4). See Fn'.
I The ntothersbip at The Basement. 9pm—Iam. Free. Chill out, jazz funk-style. with residents Gino and Fryer.
I Iioots at The City Cafe. 8.30pm-Iate. Free. Johnny (Rhythm Lab) upstairs with funk, soul and acid jazz. and Robbie downstairs with a reggae selection.
I Shﬂe at The Venue. I0.30pm-3am. £3. 25 Aug. DJs Robbie, Eric and Tommy (Soma. Camel Beats) with underground deep house disco on the top floor.
I Spice at The Tap O’Lauriston. 8pm-Iam. Free. Techno with residents Bill and Jan plus drinks promos.
I Straight From The Pot at Negociants. lOpm—4am. Free. An eclectic fusion of funk, rare jazz grooves, soul. hip hop. Brazilian and soundtracks with master blender Well Stirred.
I Sunday light Fever at Century 2000.
I lpm—3am. £3. Drinks at 70p, 80p and 90p, appropriately accompanied by music from the 70s, 80s and 905.
I Tackno at Club Mercado. llpm—late. £3 dressed as a pop star, £5 othenvise. 25 Aug. Monthly. This month sees Tackno taking over Top Of The Pops. Trendy Wendy and Jimmy Tackville are your hosts while several acts (Tack That, Tack Jones, Brotherhood Of Tack etc . . . ) do their stuff. With prizes for the tackiest outﬁts.
08 The List 23 Aug-5 Sept I996