CLUBS listings

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

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

I Big Beat at La Belle Angele. 11pm—3am. No entry after 2am. £6 (£5). 20 Jun. Monthly. Big Beat present a wonderful looking night of soul jazz. Legendary saxophonist Ray Gaskins guests. Originally from Washington DC. Gaskins was a member of the Roy Ayers band for years before he formed cult project Fishbelly Black with George Mitchell. He has also worked with the Brand New Heavies. Phyliss Hyman and Dennis Chambers. Expect this one to be busy. Gaskins is on stage at 1am but get there early. See Hit List.

I Bongo Club 10pm—3am. Price tbc. 20 Jun. Various sounds and a licensed bar. Phone the venue for further details.

I Boogie Mo' Dynamo at Cafe Graffiti. 9.30pm-2am. £4 members. £5 non- members. 20 Jun. Fortnightly. Big beatery in the beautiful surroundings of Cafe Graffiti with your hosts Wreckage (Wall Of Sound). Smack (81am Blam) and DJ Fat Knuckles (Suga Bullit).

I Budweiser NYCD Tour at Room At The Top. Bathgate. IOpm—3am. £12. 13 Jun. Very special one-off event bringing you the best DJs from New York. Chicago and Detroit (‘NYCD‘). In attendance are Todd ‘The God' Terry. Derrick May. Robert Owens and Marshall Jefferson. How‘s that for a line- up? Room At The Top reopened recently and has a capacity of 3000. split over various floors and levels. It was designed by Graven Images. the team behind The Tunnel in Glasgow. so expect high class surroundings. Call the venue on 01506 635 707 for further info.

I Cavendish 9pm—3am. £5. Over 25s only. Smart dress. Live bands every week. Sixties and 70s music. Ground floor only. See Hit List.

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

I C.C. Blooms IIpm-3am. Free. Free disco downstairs at this gay pub. seven times a week. playing a party mix of commercial dance and hi-energy house. Full to bursting at weekends.

I Century 2000 lem—3am. £5. ()ver 18s. Commercial dance music under the most expensive lights in Scotland. No ripped 'eans. steel toe-caps or trainers. I Ch 't at Wilkie House. 9.30pm—3am. £5 before 10.30pm. £7 after. 13 Jun. Monthly. First night of Chuf't‘s new

monthly glam house Friday outing. Guests for the future include Jon Pleased Wimmin and Vivien Markey. Residents are Dean and Graham plus Hugh Cameron. Funky dancers and smooth decor will jazz Wilkie House up. Incentives for large groups and coach parties. For more information. call 0410 775 9795 or 0468 915 001.

I Divine Diva's at The Venue. 9pm—3am. £5 (£3) two for the price of one before lem. 13 Jun. Monthly. Second of a new monthly women-only club night. Your DJs are Trendy Wendy. Alley Vegas and friends. The night will be organised for women by women. featuring an all female staff. Baba Yaga play live. Visual stimulation will be provided by Kate Halliday and her unique slide show.

I Evol at The Liquid Room. 10.30pm—3am. Price the. One of Edinburgh‘s busiest and longest-running indie. alternative and pop clubs at this im ressively restyled venue.

I avana Bop at Cafe Grai'tiii. 10.30pm—2am. £5 (£4). 13 Jun. Monthly. Club Latino‘s newest venture finds a regular spot at the excellent Cafe Graffiti. The emphasis is on live music. focusing on Latin jazz. particularly New Yorkian salsa.‘ Descargas. Boogaloos and Latino funk. Tonight. the fiery Casa Latina All- Stars from Leeds play their unique brand of ‘Salsa Moderna' live at 11.45pm. Expect a heavy dose of funk and jazz. spiced with fat Cuban~style rap breakdowns.

I High Rollin' at Negociants. 9pm—3am. Free. Various funky sounds in the Negociants basement bar-club.

I Jack's House at Studio 24. 10pm—3am. No entry after lam. £I(). l3 Jun. Ambitious new weekly Friday night house club with at least three guest DJs each night. Patrick Smoove. Michael ‘Kendoh' Devlin and Stretch and Vern guest on 13 Jun followed by Junior Perez and Ian Ossia on 20 Jun. Three local residents will support.

I Juice at Teviot Row Union. 9piii—-3aiii. Students free. guests £1. Mellow hip hop. acid jazz and funky tunes.

I Katch at The Rocking Horse. 1|pm—3am. £3 (£2 with flyer). Price includes entry to Cathouse and Voodoo Chile. Eighties and 90s indie dance.

I The Lane at The Lane. I 1pm—3pm. £3 before midnight; £5 thereafter; members free. Residents Jon Flowers and Kev McGiiiley with a wide dance-based playlist.

I Kerplunk at Club Mercado. I0.30pm—3am. £5. 20 Jun. Fortnightly. Trendy Wendy (Tackno) and Grandmaster Fly invite you to tune in. turn on and get down with the sounds of the 70s. Happy hour I Iptii—midiiight.

I Kingdom at The Outhouse. 8pm—Iam. Free. Happy house. garage and disco with John McDonald.

Marshall Jefferson comes to Room At The Top. Bathgate. Fri 13 Jun as part of the Budweiser NYCD tour. The line up also features Todd Terry. Robert Owens, and Derrick May

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I Lift at Wilkie House. l().3()piii~3am. £8 (£6). 20 Jun. Fortnightly. Iiuan 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. DJ Misjah (X-Trax Records. Holland) returns to the club he packed out last year

I The Living Room ()plll— lam. Free. The Living Room presents Andrew Moisey. Dillon and Christopher Wright with a freestyle mix of dance sounds. Pre-club.

I Madchester at The Gallery. 1|pm—3am. £4 (£3.50). 13 Jun. Fortnightly. New home for this long- running and well-respected night. Now it's on two floors with a Madchester room upstairs and a Daft Phunk room down. Look out for their quality new flyers.

I Manga at La Belle Angele. Ilpm--3am. £4 members; £5 non- members before midnight. £5 members; £6 iioii-iiiembers after midnight. Membership available on the night. 13 Jun. Fortnightly. Monster drum 'n' bass action on the best sound system in town with residents Kid and G-Mac keeping it strong and underground.

I Marley's Reggae Klub at Cavendish. 10pm—3am. £4. The city's longest- running reggae night situated on the middle floor of Cavendish.

I Music For The Masses ai ()ddfellows. 8.30pm—Iam. Free. Local DJs mix old classics with modem chart and student faves.

I The Outhouse 5-«7pm. Free. Chill out downstairs after work with mellow tunes and cheap booze.

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

I Po Na Na I Ipm—3am. Free before llpm; £2 after. Weekly. Ultra-busy night of old and new skool grooves at this bar- club which pulls a very varied crowd.

I Pure at The Venue. 10.30piii-3aiii. £4 members; £6 non-members. Prices vary when guests appear. ()ne of the most respected house and techno clubs in the UK with residents Twitch. Brainstorm. Dribbler and The Bill and regular quality guests. Luke Slater guests on 13 Jtiii followed by David Holmes on 27 Jtiii.

I Purple Moon at Moray House. 10piii—4aiii. £6 (£5 students; £4 members). I3 Jun. Fortnightly. Acid trance and tribal techno.

I Reaction at The Subway. l lpm--3aiii. £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—l().3()piii. After-school music for independent kids and occasional exciting happenings upstairs.

I Seen at The Honeycomb. 10.30pm—3am. £5 members; £6 others. 13 Jun. Monthly. Hip hop-based night with Iih'.’ With? and Well Stirred in the main room and Jode and Frosty iii the hack. Gets busy. May be starting earlier soon with additional live music and drinks promos.

I Solefusion at The Iloneycoiiib. 10.30piii—3aiii. £5 members; £7 non- members. 20 Jun. Monthly. Second birthday party for this night of quality garage and house. Residents Mikey Stirton and Craig Smith are in attendance and so are special guests Phil Asher (main room) and Bob Jeffries (back room). lixpect this one to be very busy. See Hit List.

I Sublime at The Vaults. 10.30pm 3am. £6 members; £8 non-members. Membership available on the night. 13 Jun. Fortnightly. Hard. driving trance from two quality residents at this busy. excellent night. Terrafiriiia play live (promoting their new album) with support on the decks from Frank Gee (Australia) and Patrick Reid at this Platipiis Records album launch party. Sublime's second birthday soon.

I T.F.|.F. at Club Mercado. 4pm—10pm.

H it List The best Edinburgh Clubs this fortnight

Budweiser NYCD Tour Bathgate's recently reopened Room At The Top plays host to the finest line—up of American 015 you're likely to see. Todd Terry, Robert Owens, Marshall Jefferson and Derrick May represent New York, Chicago and Detroit. Get your mates together, get a car and get out there. You won't get another chance. Room At The Top, Bathgate, Fri 13 Jun.

Solefusion Phil Asher and Bob Jeffries are your special guests at Solefusion's second birthday party. Residents Mikey Stirton, Craig Smith, Sugar Ray and Styler will also be in attendance, making this a must for lovers of real house music. The Honeycomb, Fri 20 Jun.

Big Beat Big Beat continues to offer an intruiging alternative to the house sound. This time the special guests is sax supremo Ray Gaskins, who used to play with Roy Ayers. With 015 dropping the best in soul jazz. La Belle Ange/e, Fri' 20 Jun.

Free. Friday nights have changed forever

: thanks to Happy Hour 5 —6.30pm. £1 i drinks. £10 bottles ofcliaiiipagne and

great. nostalgic music courtesy of Trendy Wendy.

I Voodoo Chile at The Rocking Horse. I lpm~3aiii. £3 (£2 with flyer). Price

; includes entry to Cathouse and Katch.

Full of lovely boys (and girls) headbanging to classic heavy metal.


I Analog City at Studio 24. 9pm—3am. £8 members; £10 guests. 14 Jun. London's premier techno night meets

; Lift. its Scottish counterpart. Joey

Beltram guests in the main room with Craig Thomas (Analog City) and Lift's Fwaii and Paul. Peshay (Metalheadz). lntalekt and G-File (Lift) are in Room Two. For more information. call 0171 7()l ()467.

I Burger Queen at Club Mercado. llpm-4am. £8 (£7). 2| Jiiii. Fortnightly. Craig and Huggy with pumping party house and a debauched. dressy crowd. As

l ever. get down there early to avoid

' disaipointiiieiil.

I T e Cavendish 9pm- 3am. £5. ()ver . 25s only. Smart dress. Live bands every


I Century 2000 llplll-3;1111.£5. See

' Fridays.

I Colours Of Love at (‘luh Mercado. I lpm—4am. £8 members; £10 non-

members. Membership applications and club information on 01698 276 866. 14

Jun. I-‘ortiiightly. Scott Bradford and Scooby from Newcastle's quality house night Shiiidig drop in to pump the Colours dancefloor.

I Daytripper at The Gallery. llpm—3am. £4. 14 Jun. Fortnightly. New night on two floors featuring indie on one with DJ Lee (FBI) and a maverick mix of easy listening. soundtracks and theme

music on the other.

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