I Club Xchange I lpm-3am. £2.50 (£1.50). Gay. DJ Tasty Tom. £1.25 pints and spirit mix. Exotic dancer each week. I Cop at Archaos. IOpm-3am. £4 (£2.50). Busy student house night from DJ Rory (Club X. Wednesdays) and Craig J. ‘Turn up. get down. cop off’. £l vodka and Beck‘s. Tam Coyle ‘The Fuzz' does his indie/pOp/kitsch stuff at Betty’s.

I Dee Jays In Disguise at Variety. 8pm-close. Free. Ha't’ch and J'ilkes of the Knucklehead with a dubby mix of new dance and techno. Pre-club.

I Donkey at the Cathouse. llpm—3am. £2 (£1/free before 1 1.30pm) Indie/grunge rock in the new Cathouse with margaritas 50p. Gold Bier and vodka mix £1.

I Easy life at The Tunnel lOpm-3am. £4 (£2 with matric card). Student night at the Tunnel featuring Kevin and Scott (Tunnel weekends) and Lisa playing a house/indie/disco mix plus some freebie give-aways of real cash. Thursdays revamped and redone so it’s bigger and better than ever before. All spirits £ I. bullshy £1.50 (Red Bull and Vodka). Carlsberg Ice £1.30 and Hooch £1.30.

I Flashback at Fiddlers Court. 9pm—midnight. Free. Hard house and techno from JP. Andy and guests. Also check out Flashback’s night at the Subbie. 23 Dec.

I Flaunt it at The Rat Trap. 10.30pm—3am. DJ Christine with 80s rock and pop.

I Free Plow at The Glasgow School of Art (downstairs). 9pm—2.30am. Free. Jazz funk night. £1 pints.

I Frontage at The Hive (Glasgow University Union). lOpm—2am. Free. Students and guests. DJ Musty playing the very best and worst of classic student tunes. I In Tone at Bar 10. Spin-close. Free. Paul Cawley from Phar Out with a weird underground pre-club experience.

I loveshack at Fury Murry's. 10pm—3am. £3.50 (£3). ‘Super cool sounds of the 70s- dance stompers and student classics abound.‘ Lager and vodka mix an unbelievable 50p.

I lure at R.G.‘s. 8pm—midnight. Free. DJs Ziggy and Bob get housey for a crowd heading off to Archaos and the Sub Club. Pre-club.

I Mad [log at Glasgow School of Art. 30 Jan only. £5 (£4). DJ Sticka (Shamen).

I llatural Selection at Lime (formerly The Cotton Club). I lpm—3am. £3 (£2). lain Fitzpatrick with an indie/disco club. £1 drinks promos.

I lied Cell at the Sub Club. 1 lpm-3am. £3. The fleet-footed techno individualists who brought us Science. Aquaplanet and UK Gold concentrate their attention on this night to make it one of the deepest. darkest underground club nights in Scotland. The night‘s residents Mark Ryal. Twitch (Pure) and Dominic mix it up every week with three decks and a drum machine.

I Beds. 1 lpm—3am. £3 (£2). DJ Graeme plus Bud £1.20 and £1 vodka mix and Hooch all night. A night ofclassic disco peppered with the best of contemporary house and garage.

I Rumble at The Garage. llpm-4am. £3 (£2). Cardow and Ross with an exceptionally busy night of charty dance faves. cheap drinks and drunk students. Snogtastic!

'I Snap, Crackle And Pop at Cafe Qudos (QMU). 8.30pm-2am. £2.50 (£2). DJ Toast with the best in cheese products.

I Tin Pan Alley at Tin Pan Alley. 1|pm—3am. £5 (£4). DJs Harri. Kevin McKay and Andrew Wicks play funky house. indie and disco sounds. All drinks £1 before midnight. after that everything is between £1 and £1.50.

I Uptown Downtown at The Velvet Rooms. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). DJ Skud playing soulful grooves. mellow hip hop and sexy swing from Busta Rhymes to Marvin Gaye. A groovy alternative to student nights. Bud £1.50. Hooch £1.25. Jack Daniels and mixer £ I .25.


I Beatbox at Teviot Row Union. 9pm-3am. Students free; guests £1. Latest in dance and chart with hip sounds from past eras.

I Big at the Jaffacake. llpm—3am. £3 before midnight; £4 after. Mainstream chart sounds. with excellent promos. free bouncy rides. guzzle guns and plenty of drink-related fun.

I Big Beat at La Belle Angele. llpm—3am. £5 (£4); £2.50 before 11.30pm. 31 Jan. Monthly. Soul jazz played to a packed and regular crowd. Edinburgh’s longest-running jazz-dance club. Membership available.

I Cavendish 9pm-3am. £5. Over 25s only. Smart dress. Live bands every week. Sixties and seventies music. Ground floor only.

I Cathouse at The Rocking Horse. llpm-3am. £3 (£2 with flyer). Price includes entry to Katch and Voodoo Chile. Extremely popular night featuring post- grunge-like rock sounds.

I Century 2000 llpm—3am. £5. Over 18s. Commercial dance music under the most expensive lights in Scotland. No ripped jeans. steel toe-caps or trainers.

I Evol at The Music Box. 10.30pm—3am. £4. Ever popular night of 60s. 70s and 80s pop nonsense. Always busy and guaranteed fun. Early arrival is recommended.

I Funkytown at The Attic. ll pin—3am. £3. New night of 70s. 80s and 90s chart anthems.

I Glitch at Wilkie House. 10.30pm—3am. £7 (£5). 24 Jan. Fortnightly. New home for this Sativa-type techno night. Adatn X (Sonic Groove Records. New York) guests. Steve Glencross and Matt support. Future guests include Claude Young. Tobias Schmidt and Neil Landstruum.

I Juice at Teviot Row Union. 9pm—3am. Students free; guests £1. Mellow hip hop. acid jazz and funky tunes.

I katch at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3am. £3 (£2 with flyer). Price includes entry to Cathouse and Voodoo Chile. Eighties and nineties indie dance. I The lane at The Lane. I lpm—late. £5. Residents Jon Flowers and Kev McGinley with a wide dance-based playlist.

I lift at Wilkie House. 10.30pm—3am. £7 (£5). 31 Jan. Fortnightly. Euan and Paul control a mixed crowd of up-for-it students. crusties and dressed-up clubbers at this two-year-old techno and acid club. Watch out for big guests soon.

I The living Roorn 9pm— 1 am. Free. The Living Room presents Andrew Moisey. Dillon and Christopher Wright with a freestyle mix of dance sounds. Pre-club. I Manga at La Belle Angele. l lpm—3am. £5 membership; £7 non-members. 24 Jan. Fortnightly. Monster drutn 'n’ bass action at Manga‘s first birthday with techstep Metalheadz star Ed Rush guesting. With support from residents G-Mac and MC Frosty. plus mad visuals from Pal and Ainslie. See Hit List.

I Marley’s iieggae klub at Cavendish. lOpm-3am. £4. The city‘s longest- running reggae night situated on the middle floor of Cavendish.

I Club Mercado First Birthday Party lOpm—late. 31 Jan. Invite only. Regulars can phone and obtain invites. With Trendy Wendy and guests.

I Music For The Masses at Oddfellows. 8.30pm—1am. Free. Local DJs mix old classics with modern chart and student faves.

I leguciauts 9pm—3am. Free. New Friday garage night from Taste‘s busy backroom bloke Neil Byers.

I Planet Earth at The Citrus. llpm—3am. £4. Happy Hour cocktails llpm-midnight. New Romantics. punks. glam rockers and disco freaks relive the era that others try and forget.

I Pure at The Venue. 10.30pm—3am. Prices vary according to whether it‘s a

residents night and how many floors are used. £6 members; £8 non-members. 31 Jan. Farley ‘Jackmaster' Funk guests at one of the most respected house and techno clubs in the UK. Weatherall guests in Feb. See Hit List.

I Purple Moon at Moray House. llpm—3am. Price tbc. 24 Feb. Fortnightly. Acid trance and tribal techno.

I Rapture at Moray House. llpm—4am. Students £2.50; guests £4. 31 Jan. Fortnightly. New garage and house night with Drew Wright (Shark. City Cafe) and Aberdeen's Chris Hadden (Kiss This. The Works). Drinks promos all night.

I Reaction at The Subway. l Ipm—3am. £2 (free for students with matriculation card). Weekly mix of chart. dance and classic disco.

I Roadrunner at Potterrow Students Union. 9pm-2am. £1 students; £2 guests. Happy Hour 9.30—10.30pm. After-school music for independent kids and occasional exciting happenings upstairs. I Scooter at The Gallery (formerly the 369 Gallery). 1 1pm—-3am. £4. 31 Jan. Fortnightly. Indie for the new beat generation on the top floor. 60s and early 70s sounds downstairs.

I Seen at The Honeycomb. 10.30pm—3am. £5. 24 Jan. Monthly. Hip hop from Ruftone and Jode in the back. universal grooves from Eh? Wun! and Well Stirred in the main room.

I Soleiusion at The Honeycomb. 10.30pm—3am. £7. 31 Jan. Monthly. Frankie Feliciano (Sound Factory Bar. New York)joins residents Craig Stnith and Mikey Stirton at Scotland’s leading garage and real house night. Old skool through the back.

I Sublime at The Vaults. 10.30pm—3am. £6 members; £8 non-members. Membership available on the night. 24 Jan. Fortnightly. Guests are Return To The Source. featuring Mark Allen and Sid Shanti and a live set from Interactive. Plus their famous decor. The last Sublime with Billy Nasty was mobbed and it rocked big time. Residents are Billie Caldwell. ldge and Kev Wright. Expect tnucho trance.

I TfJf. at Club Mercado. 4-10pm (3am finish on 24 Jan). Free. Friday nights have changed forever thanks to Happy Hour 5—6.30pm. £1 drinks. £10 bottles of champagne and great. nostalgic music courtesy of Trendy Wendy.

I Voodoo Chile at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3am. £3 (£2 with t‘lyer). Price includes entry to Cathouse and Katch. Full of lovely boys (and girls) headbanging to classic heavy metal.


I Bongo at the Bongo Club. I lpm—3am. £5 (£4). 1 Feb. One-off event featuring ten-piece Latin mayhem from Salsa Celtica. plus DJs from Big Beat and Club Latino.

I RPM at the Music Box. 7—10pm. £5. Under-18s night playing a wide range of chart and dance sounds.

I Burger uueen at Club Mercado. llpm—4am. £8 (£7). 1 Feb. Fortnightly. Craig. Huggy and Stella Superstar are joined exclusively by Ken Hom (Godfather of Chinese home cooking). Dress policy: glam or scram basically. Look out for a new Burger Queen Friday night club (Catwalk) soon with big guests and even more glamour.

I The Cavendish 9pm—3am. £5. Over 25s only. Smart dress. Live bands every week. I Century 2000 llpm—3am. £5. See Fridays.

I CIA at Moray House. I lpm—4am. £4. 25 Jan. Fortnightly. Indie night run by the FBI crew playing Kula Shaker. Bluetones. Garbage etc . . . Note the late license.

I Colours 0i love at Club Mercado.

1 Ipm—4am. £8 members; £10 non- members. Membership applications and club information on 01698 276 866. Jan 25. Fortnightly. Jon Pleased Witntnin and former caner extraordinaire (now allegedly more sensible) Brandon Block


catch the best Edinburgh clubs this fortnight.

I Pure House legend Farley ‘Jackmaster’ Funk maintains Pure‘s current vibe more house, less techno. The Venue. Fri 31 Jan.

I Manga first birthday with Metalheadz rising star Ed Rush joining G-Mac and MC Frosty.La Belle Angele. Fri .24 Jan.

I Rhythm Section Peshay and MC Spangler, plus KMC and CK Ray in the main room. the Merry Pranksters through the back. The Honeycomb. Wed 29 Jan.

I Colours 0t love Jon Pleased Wimmin and Brandon Block usher in a new musical direction at the renamed Colours Of Love. Club Mercado, Sat 25 Jan.

I Tease Another house legend. this time Marshall Jefferson, guests at this glam house night. The Vaults. Sat 25 Jan.

I 808 State and Sublime The Sublime DJs take over the top floor while the Mancunian house pioneers play a full live set downstairs. Will James from the Manics appear to sing live on the new single? The Venue. Sun 2 Feb.

usher in a new era for Colours. From now on. the music will be a bit more pumping in a De Vit. Tall Paul style. Which doesn't really explain why Paul ‘Trouble‘ Anderson is doing the next one. See Hit List.

I Disco Inferno at The Venue. 10pm—3am. £6. 25 Jan. Three burning floors of hot disco action with MC Otis and DJs Love and Nick Silver. Exceptionally popular.

I Earth Inlemo at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3am. £3. Goth and industrial sounds.

I Energise at Subway. I lpm—3am. £2. Various party sounds.

I FRI at the Jafffacake. llpm—3am. £4. 1 Feb. Fortnightly. Exceptionally popular indie club on three floors.

I Fiesta latina at Teviot Row. 9.30pm—2am. Last admission to the main building midnight. £3 students; £4 guests. 1 Feb. Next event 22 Feb. Quality Latin dance night in conjunction with the Hispanic Society.

I l.e Freak at The Attic. 10.30pm—3am. £4. Now weekly and doing rather well. Disco action.

I Grease at Moray House. 1 lpm—3am. £3 (£2). 1 Feb. Fortnightly. 70s. 80s and 90s disco. Excellent drinks promos.

I llalta at the Jaffacake. I lpm-3am. £4. 25 Jan. Fortnightly. Mainstream chart and dance at this busy night.

I Katch at The Rocking Horse.

1 lpm-3am. £3. Indie.

I The lane at The Lane. I l pm—Iate. £5.

70 The List 24 Jan-6 Feb 1997