CLUBS listings



I Cafe Coimbre at The Honeycomb. 10.30pm—3am. £5 (£4). 26 Feb. Fortnightly. Performers between 10.30pm and midnight include dancers. mime artists. and readings all accompanied by DJ Tim King. From midnight. Airport DJs Womble and Rob Nolan take over. Guests will include DJs front Joy. Taste and Stormin‘ Norman.

I Ceroc at Moray House. 7.15—10.30pm. £4 (£3.50). Energeticjive from France with varied music including blues. chart and re ae. Beginners class at 7.30pm.

I Diai) 0 at The Vaults. lOpm—3am. Students £4; others £5. 26 Feb. Weekly thereafter. The Vaults introduce a big name-based midweek student night begining with a set from Alex P (Space. lbizia). Smokin‘ Jo follows on 5 Mar. Norman Jaye. Tall Paul and Tom Wainwright follow. Vodka. whisky and bacardi £1 before midnight. lager and selected bottled drinks £1 all night. See Hit List.

I Dub Department at Negociants. lOpm—3am. Free. Spiritually uplifting dub courtesy of the Rude boys.

I Foxed at Wilkie House. 10.30pm—3am. £4 (£3). 26 Feb. A foxy new club with a huge atmosphere and even bigger drinks promos. Playing indie and a bit of house building to a chartytastic climax. Plus food that tastes nice. apparently. Excellent drinks promos as well.

I The Method at Wilkie House. llpm—3am. Price tbc. 5 Mar. Fortnightly.


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Scotland's premier hip hop club Seen started at The Attic in Edinburgh three years ago. Since then it has moved to a number of venues before settling at The Honeycomb, monthly, Fridays. Residents are Eh? Wun, Well Stirred (main room), Ruftone and Jode (back room). The music is primarily hip hop-based but takes in funk, soul. rap and disco. Previous guests include Blak Twang. MC Mello, Cutmaster Swift, Pogo and DJ Krash Slaughta.

Go Down Dying (Adventures soundtrack) (Symbolic) Ray Brown Orchestra. 'Drivin’ bass and punchy horns give this top playlist priority. Arranged by Quincy Jones.’

Can't Turn Me Away (Uno Melodic) ‘SylviarStrlplin. 'A modern 805 soul classicgas sampled by Biggie Smalls. This tune far exceeds his pitiful effort. Produced by Roy Ayers.’

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Busy midweek student night offering an excellent mix of trip hop. hip hop. French house and drum ‘n‘ bass.

I Oddfellows 8pm—lam. Free. Pre- Shark studenty cheap drink. karaoke knees-up. With MC Calverto.

I Reformation at The Honeycomb. lO.30pm—3am. £3. 5 Mar. Fortnightly. Popular student night ofdeep house and trance. The last one pulled almost 400 peo le.

I e Transporter Room at The Attic. 9pm—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 Whale at Jaffacake. llpm—3am. £2. Two floors of funk. house and chart dance. With drink promos. Happy Hour llpm—midnight with selected drinks only 50p.


I Brutus Gold's Love Train at Oddfellows. 8.30pm—lam. Free. Brutus Gold with tunes from the 70s. Plus promotions. prizes. games antl give-

I C ub lndika at The Rockittg Horse. Entry through Shady Lady‘s. Cowgate.

l lpm—3am. £2. The latest in dancehall. ragga and reggae.

I Eden at La Belle Angele. 10.30pm—3am. Band 1 lpm. £3 with llyer or membership; £4 others. 6 Mar. Monthly. Afro-Celt. whirlygig-trance. world and dance club now at La Belle. With DJs. live bands. dancers and drummers in a lavishly-decorated venue complete with totem poles and masks. l.a Boum play live.

I Girl Meets Boy at The Citrus.

1 lpm—3am. £2. Ajourney into the wonders ofeasy-listening. girl groups. disco and Latin where mirrorballs. lava and haute-coiffure collide.

I Hammered at Music Box. l().3()pm- 3am. £2. Mainstream indie and dance with exceptional drinks promos.

I The Living Room 9pm—latn. Free. 1)] 4th V presents a fusion of soul. funk and hip hop. Pre-club.

I Madchester at Jaffacake. l lpm—3ant. £3 members; £3.50 non-members. 20 Feb and 6 Mar. Fortnightly. Busy midweek night playing bag ’y Matte classics.

I The Mambo C ub at The Cavendish. lOpm—late. £4 (£3). Midweek edition of Sir Ossie's eternally popular Mambo. Expect the same uptempo sounds as Saturdays: funk. soul and rap.

I Messenger Sound System at The Venue. lO.30pm—3am. Price tbc. 27 Feb. Fortnightly. Check their 360 degree conscious sounds from old ska through roots. dancehall and dttb.

I Orchid at The Honeycomb. 10pm-3am. £3 (£2). 27 Feb. Fortnightly. Funk. soul. vocal and progressive house. With a continental resident and a friendly crowd.

I On The Razzle at Walkers. 6pm—3am. £1. Remember Busters. Cinderellas and Tiffanys? Over 25'? Single-ish'? This charmingly-named night could be the one for you. Complimentary nibbles. Happy Hour 6—8pm. live bands. DJs and cabaret. I Pants at Stones. 10pm—lam. Free. Indie session with spirits at 50p-a-shot. I Red. Hot And Cool at The Lane. llpm—3am. Free. Soul and funk vibes.

I Shag at The Rocking Horse.

1 lpm—3am. £3. From bubble-blowing comps to dangerous drinks promotions and Egyptian dancing contests.

I The 6, 7, 8 Special at Why Nol'.’ (part of The Dome). lOpm—3am. Free. Over 21s. Smart dress. No denitns or trainers. Sixties. 70s and 80s sounds for an older crowd.

I Spice Of Life at The Honeycomb. lO.30pm—3am. £4. 20 Feb and 6 Mar. Fortnightly. Acid techno. breakbeat and drum 'n‘ bass. Popular student night.

I The Summerhouse at The Venue. lO.30pm—3am. £3. 6 Mar. Monthly. Edinburgh’s 6K (Matrix Records. Detroit; T & B Records. Edinburgh; Dose Records. Philadelphia) preview their new



I The 13th Note 80 Cilassford Street. 553 1638.

I Apartment 23 Royal Exchange Square. 22l 7080.

I Archaos 25 Queen Street. 204 3189. I The Arches Midland Street (off Jamaica Street). 221 9736.

I The Arena 15—27 ()swald Street. 221

30l0. I Atlantis Bar 22 Cambridge Street. 333 1374.

I The Attic (enter through The (iarage). 490 Sattchiehall Street. 332 1120.

I Baby Grand 3 Flmbank (iardens. 2-18 4942.

I Bar 1010 Mitchell Lane (off Mitchell Street). 221 8353.

I Bargo Albion Street. 552 2680.

I Bar Miro 36 Kelvingrove Street. 353 0475.

I The Bedsit 1 Park l)ri\'e.339 ()432.

I Bennet's 80 (ilassfortl Street. 552 576l.

I Betty's Mayonnaise 37 Queen Street. 221 5934.

I Blackfriars Underground (below Blackfriars). 36 Bell Street. 552 5924.

I Brel 39 Ashton Lane. 342 4966.

I Burlin' Jocks 2/4 St (ieorge's Road. 332 1625.

I The Cathouse l5 Union Street. 248 6606.

I Caledonian University Union (Asylum) 70 C'owcaddens Road. 332 068l.

I Caledonian Princess Anderston ()tiay. Broomielaw. 204 l 150.

I CCA Cafe Bar 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7864.

I Chambers 57 Cochrane Street. 552 I740.

I Cleopatra's 508 Great Western Road. Kelvinbrid 'e. 334 0560.

I Club Xchange 25 Royal lixcltange Square. 204 4599.

I Cottiers 93 Hyndland Street. 357 5825.

I Fixx ll 86 Miller Slreet.22l I568.

I Fury Murry’s 96 Maxwell Street. 221 6.51 l.

I The Garage 490 Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120.

I Glasgow School of Art 167 Renfrew Street. 332 ()691.

I Glasgow University Union 32 University Avenue. 339 8697.

I Hotshots The Quay. off Paisley Road. 418 0088.

I lronhorse Bar West Nile Street. 332 22 I5.

I Lime (formerly The Cotton Club) 5 Scott Street. 332 ()7 l 2.

I Madame Gillespies 28 Cheapsitie Street. 204 4606.

I Maxaluna 410 Sattchiehall Street. 332 1003.

I Mojo's Bath Street. 331 2257.

I Nice 'n' Sleazy 421 Sauchieltall Street. 333 9637.

I Nico's 375 Sauchiehall Street. 332 5736.

I October Cafe Top floor. Princes Square (off Buchanan Street). 221 0303. I Polo Lounge 84 Wilson Street. 553 1221.

I Prince Armany's Clyde Place (next to Change at Jamaica). 420 6660.

I QMU 22 University Gardens. 339 9784.

I RAF Club 27 Ashley Street. 332 4465 I Rat Trap 9 Brown Street. 221 7233. I Beds 379 Sauchiehall Street. 331 1635.

I R.G.'s 73 Queen Street. 221 2200.

I Rha sody 240 Bath Street. .353 2306. I Roc sy's Basement 4() New Sneddott Street. Paisley. 552 5791.

I Rooftops 92 Sauchiehall Street. 332 5883.

I Sadie Frost's 8' It) West George Street. 332 8005.

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

I Sub Club 22 Jamaica Street. 248 4600. I Tin Pan Alley Mitchell Street. (ilasgow. 248 8832.

I The Tunnel 84 Mitchell Street. 204 1000.

I Variety 40lSauchieha|l Street. 332 4449.

I The Velvet Rooms Sauchieltall Street. 332 0755.

I The Volcano l5 Bettalder Street. 337

l 100.

I The Attic l)yer‘s (‘lose. Cowgate. 225 t\' 3.52.

I Assembly Rooms (icorge Street. 220



I Gran Via-Tasca 3 South St Andrew

i I The Honeycomb 36v-38A Blair Street. : 2204381. ' I Jaffacake 28 King's Stables Road.

I The Basement Ht‘oughton Street. 557 ()097.

I La Belle Angele I I llasties Close. 225 1774

I Cafe Grafitti

I Cavendish West 'i‘ollcross. 228 3252. I Century 200031 l.othian Road. 229 7670.

I The Citrus (irindlay Street. 622 7086. I The City Cafe Blair Street. 220 0125. I Filmhouse Bar l.othian Road. 228

I The Gallery 232 Cowgate. 225 5583.

Slt'c‘t‘l. .556 l020. I Henry's Cellar Bar Morrison Street. 22) 1288.

229 7986.

I The Lane 7 Qtteensl'erry Street Lane. 226 6828.

I The Living Room 235 C‘owgate. 225 4628.

I Club Mercado 36 39 Market Street. 226 4224.

I Minus One ((‘arlton Highland Hotel) North Bridge. 556 7277.

I Moray House Holyrootl Road. 556 .5184.

I The Moscow Bar South St David's Street. 556 6375.

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

I Negociants l.othian Street. 2256313. I Oddfellows l4 -l6 Forrest Road. 220 l8 I6.

I P. J. Lyles l38~ 140 l.cith Walk. 467 7051.

I Potterrow Student Union Bristo Square. 650 8090.

I Rocking Horse Cowgale. 225 3.326. I Royal Chimes 3 Royal Terrace. 556 6918.

I Stones Frederick Street. 220 1226.

I Studio 24 (‘alton Road. 558 3758.

I The Subway Cowgate. 225 6766.

I The Tap O'Lauriston Lauriston Place. 229 4041.

I Teviot Row Student Union Bristo Square. 650 4673.

I Traverse Theatre Bar Cambridge Street. 228 1404.

I Tron Ceilidh House 2 Hunter Square. 228 8245.

I The Vaults Nidtlry Street. 558 9052. I The Venue Calton Road. 557 3073. I The Wee Red Bar Edinburgh College ()fAt‘t. Lauristou Place. 229 1442.

I Walkers l2 Shandwick Place. 226 2887.

I Why Not? The Dome. George Street. 624 8633.

I Wilkie House Cowgate. 225 29.35.

live set of future house and techno—funk. With DJs Steven and Phil and another special guest DJ tbc.

I The Unspoken Thing at Negociants. 9pm—3am. Free. Trip hop. hip hop. drum 'n‘ bass. beats ‘n' scratches from Edinburgh‘s deadliest sonic saviours. Watch out for tnore label specials soon.

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I Zoology at Wilkie House. l().3()pm—3am. £4. Residents Gordon Whittaker and Phil Alcock are joined by Sublime's Kev Wright on 20 Feb. Residents only on 27 Feb. World Fluid Resonance play in the back alley. Superb drink promos ( l 1.30pm—3am pints £1. nips 75p).