EDINBURGH CLUBS: SUN continued
I Earth Inferno at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3am. £3. Goth and industrial sounds.
I Energise at Subway. l Ipm—3am. £2. Various party sounds.
I FBI at the Jaffacake. 10.30pm-3am. £4. Photographic membership
available on the night. 29 Mar. Fortnightly. Exceptionally popular indie club — probably the busiest indie night in Scotland.
I Going Places at the ABC Film Centre. l0.30pm—4am. £8 (£6). The wildly popular. venue-hopping easy listening extravaganza returns to its spiritual home. allowing its devoted. dressed-t0- the-nines followers to mingle once more inside the glitter-clad walls of the ABC cinema.
I Grease at Moray House. 1 lpm—4am. £3. 29 Mar. Fortnightly.
Seventies. eighties and nineties disco. Excellent drinks romos.
I Joy and Love y at Studio 24. l()pm—3am. £6 Joy and Luvely members; £8 the rest. The lastjoint venture between these two mixed/gay clubs (Christmas Cracker at Mercado) was a match made itt heaven. with lovely Joy punters and joyful Luvely punters butttpirtg attd grinding in perfect harmony to supremely uplifting house attd techno frottt residents of both clubs. This time round it‘s art Easter Parade that sees Joy‘s Maggie and Alan returning to their old home. Calton Studios. now Studio 24. for one all-out party night only.
I Katch at The Rocking Horse.
I lptn-3am. £3. lndie.
I The Lane at The Lane. llpm—late. £5. Residents Jon Flowers and Kev McGinley with a wide dance orientated playlist.
I The Living Room 9pm—lam. Free. See Fri.
I Lizzard Lounge at Cafe Grafﬁti. l().3()pm—2am. £5 (£4). New weekly
night offering a fresh alternative to the house scene with Basic Collective. a live jazz soul act comprising various members of East Coast Project. Blackanised. Freshly Squeezed. Salsa Celtica and 3 Bag Brew. With Joseph (also ECP) and DJs from Big Beat and Tribal Funktion on the decks. Shaping up well and selling out on its first few nights.
I Loveshack at The Jaffacake. llpm—3am. £4. 22 Mar. Fortnightly. New night replacing Haka. and playing a freestyle mix of 70s. 80s and 90s chart and dance. The ﬁrst few have gone amazingly well. Watch out for the ‘luuurve‘ theme. and also good drinks promos.
I Luvely at Wilkie House. 9. I5pm—3am. £8 (£6 members). 22 Mar. Monthly. Mixed/gay night playing a range frottt progressive house to uplifting techno. See separate listing forjoint Joy/Luver Easter s ’cial on 29 Mar.
I Mam 0 Club at Cavendish. lOpm—3am. £4 (£3). Two floors with African. Latin. salsa. reggae. zouk arid calypso downstairs and dub and dancehall upstairs. Sir ()ssie is your selector. dropping the finest in
global grooves every week.
I Music For The Masses at ()tldt‘ellows. 8.30pm—lattt. Free. See Fri.
I The Outhouse 8pm—lam. Free. Jazz. funk. soul attd hip hop with Tim
Kin t and A].
I P easure at Studio 24. l().3()pttt—3aitt. £6 before midnight; £8 after. Complimentary membership available on the night. 22 Mar. Fortnightly. New house night with Kenny Large arid Marti McCrossan. Info: ()374 270 598.
I Po Na Na l lpm—3ant. Free before llpm; £2 after. Busy night
of old and new skool grooves. With Well Stirred frortt Seen and 3 Bag Brew at the controls.
I RAW at Negociants. l()pm—3am. Free. A busy underground house night.
Rachael Aubern heads the line up at Fire Island . the eight hour Easter. weekend
extravagaza. The Venue, Edinburgh, Sun 30 Mar
72 THE lIST 21 Mar—3 Apr 1997
I The Rebel Base at The Gallery (formerly the 369 Gallery). l().30pm—3am. £5. 29 Mar. Fortnightly. Residents‘ night at this increasingly busy retreat frottt the house monopoly. with The Merry Pranksters delivering their unique goodie bag of hip hop. trip hop. drum ’n' bass attd beatz 'n' scratches.
I Rezerection at Royal Highland Exhibition Centre. 8pm—8am. £tbc. Information line: ()l66l 844449. 22 Mar only. Easter comes early to the hardcore faithful with the promise of all-night dance madness frottt the Re]. collective irt this latest party marathon. sweetly named ‘The Bangin‘ Bunny Show'. See Hit List. I Rock Orgasm at The Rockittg Horse. llpnt—3am. £3. Climactic night of heavy guitar sounds.
I Sakrade at The Honeycomb. l()pm—3am. £8 before midnight; £|() after. info line: 0378 95l 264. Funky techno is the dominant flavour itt Gavin Campbell and Ross Keddie‘s tttairt roottt. while Yogi Haughton plugs fresh Garage itt Roortt Two. Plus live percussion front Mike Daddy. 29 Mar: Kenny Hawkes guests itt both rooms. Various names to follow include Kenny Larkin. Matthew Herbert. Stacey Pullett. lart Pooley and Ricky Morrison.
I Salsa Viva at Gran Via-Tasca. l().3()prtt—3attt. £5 (£4). 29 Mar only. High quality Latin music from the old classics to the hottest attd latest releases itt salsa. cumbia. tnerengue arid mucho mas. Next Salsa Viva l2 Apr.
I Snog at Clttb Mercado. 7.3()-l().3()pm. £4 members; £5 rton- utetttbers. Busy under-l8s night playing the best irt chart attd dance.
I Sutra at La Belle Attgele. Hunt-3pm. No entry after l.3()am. £6. 29 Mar. Monthly. After a successful launch last month. this new night of upfront retro aitd underground house gets ittto its stride with Zodiac l)Js Scott Gallagher attd Murray Richardson. ably assisted by Tall Artdy.
I Tease at The Vaults. l().3()pitt—3artt. £8 before ll.l5pm; £|() after. Big name l)Js artd dressy party people. Arrive early. Info: ()973 248 I65. 22 Mar: resident DJ Keith Baxter is joined by Phil Gifford (Wobble) and Adrian (|.uvdup. Manchester). 29 Mar: Tom Boutltier (Paris) attd Dantty Hussaitt (l’imp) guest. I Teasage at The Citrus. llpttt 3am. £3. Happy Hottr llpm- midnight. Free ice poles all night. lrtdie all the way witlt Sarah playing to a packed attd sweaty crowd.
I T.F.I.S at The Gallery. l().3()prtt—-3attt. £2. ()ne-off night featuring chart artd mainstream sounds upstairs artd 7()s artd 80s classics downstairs. Excellent drinks promos with Schlitz. £l all night.
I Tribal Funktion at The Venue. l().3()prtt—3attt. £5 members; £6 ttoit members. 29 Mar. Fortnightly. Simone. George T attd H on the ground floor with underground American house. Cttttittg edge. three-deck hip hop and swing action upstairs with Frosty. Dr Jott attd H. Mellow drttttt 'n’ bass iii The Cooler with Richie Ruftorte.
I Vena at Wilkie House. l()pttt—3am. £8: £6 before I lpm. Monthly. \'ery busy. increasingly popular progressive house night with Vena resident Jay Kay (Belfast) keepirtg the tttain room pumping while AJ spins Clticago house in the Chamber. 29 Mar sees Dave Randell. resident at Brighton's legendary Zap Club as guest.
I Yip Yap at La Belle Angele. l().3()‘3illlt. £6. 29 Apr. Monthly. Elliot Eastwick (Hard Titties) guests. while residents (iareth Somerville and Kevin McKay continue to drop a mix of deep house. funky trax attd uplifting vocals for a faithful crowd at one of the city’s longest-running house nights.
I Buddha at Negociants. 9pm ~3am. Free. Furtk. soul. jazz. arid a bit of
hip hop with John Anderson.
I Chuf’d at Wilkie House. 9.3(thttr 3am. £7; £5 before l().3()pttt'. £4.50 ttt advance. Special Easter weekend one—off featurrttg
DJ Top Five .
Taste at Edinburgh’s Honeycomb has been the highpoint of many people's weekends for two and a half years. Resident party animals Fisher (left) & Price guide their mad-for~it mixed/gay crowd through vocal garage and US house building through progressive epic trance to a screaming, hands-in-the-air hardbag climax. Not bad fora Sunday night.
Tune In-Turn Out (No Respect) Obsessive 'This German label can’t do anything wrong.’
Floor Wax (City Force) Madeira Palace ’Local boys hitting the nail on the head with this progressive number.’
The Remixes (Tremolo) Discobug 'Lifts the rift from Lil Louis — 'French Kiss’. A must for any dance floor.’
Plump (Perfecto) H.H.C ’Not as hard as recent Perfecto material, but it’ll still make you groove.’
Scared (Loaded) Slacker 'That fuuunky bad ass slap bass works every time.’
Rhythttt Masters (Distinctive Records Tour). Richard Ford (also Distinctive Records) artd Hugh Cameron (Roottt At The Top). Residents for the night are Edinburglt l)Js Graham Johnston aitd Dean Newton.
I De la Vous at The \"aults. 4—1 lpitt. Free. Smooth your path frortt Saturday night excess to the start of the week with this mighty civilised Sunday recovery session featuring l)Js front Tease arid Sublittte attd occasional up artd cotttirtg l)Js frottt about towtt. All this attd you cart still be iit bed by midnight -- or carry on partying elsewhere if you're one of those clubbers who just can‘t get enough. Drinks promos.
I Fire Island at The Venue. 8prtt—4attt. £4 before 9pm; £8 thereafter. 30 Mar. Nicely tinted for the Easter weekend is the tltird of these occasional three-floor. eight-hour. storitting tttised/gay house extravaganzas. Arrive early if you wartt to get itt attd built your btuts off to the sounds of top guests arid local favourites. See Hit List.
I Freedom at Po Na Na. l()pm-3am. Free before I lpttt; £3 after. Various Sunday sounds ranging front ambient. trip hop. 80s. disco. soul. swing attd hip hop. through to drum 'n' bass. garage and
2 deep ltottse. With space to dance artd
plenty of alcoves to hide away itt. ()ne for music lovers.
I Fun Times at The Venue. l lpttt—3attt. £tbc. 23 Mar. fortnightly. Mixed/gay party night cttrrctttly doing very well.
I The Grind at The Latte. llpttt-3attt. £2 before midnight; £3 after. Swing attd hip hop with regular freestyle sessions. (iood drinks irontos. Bttsy and vibing. I Mambo C ub at Cavendish.
l()pm late. £2 before midnight; £4 after. ()ssie and assorted specialist l)Js present
i 6(ls. 7()s and 80s soul. Drinks promos. I I Spice at The Tap ()‘l.auriston.
8pm » lam. Free. (‘ltilled tunes. chilled beer attd chilled people. Sounds good.