r'DJ top five
Currently in residency at Tin Pan Alley every Friday night, with the rebirth of the legendary Virunga and, on Wednesday at The Velvet Room's Flex, Tchico is the master of an enormous range of musical styles including soca, salsa, merengue, reggae, ska, hip hop
and flamenco. He can also be found at
Club Cubana's regular events.
Cottage In Nigril Tyron Taylor (Island Records) ’Rootsy and soulful evergreen reggae from J_.A.'
Limb By Limb Cutty Ranks (Fashion Records) ’Funky with strong lyrics in true ragga style.‘
Take Me To The River Al Green (Cream/ Hi Records) ’A soul classic from yesteryear.‘
La Bilurrubina Juan Luis Guerra (Karen
Records) ‘From the Bob Marley of merengue, made it popular worldwide.’
0on Four Stars (Stern's Africa Label) 'A dancefloor filler from Africa’s fab four.’
60 THELIST il—24 Jul 1997
CLUBS LISTINGS continued
I 21st Century Leisure Lounge at (.‘(‘A Cafe Bar. 9prri~-inidnight. Free. 10 Jtil. Fortnightly. Moog modulating. breezy bossa pop. electro lounge lo-fi sleaze and exotic cocktail jazz from your host DJ Mingo-go.
I 4th Dimension at Brel. 830—] lpiii. Free. Andy Young plays jazz. Brazilian. soul. fusion and funk. Drinks promos.
I Big Karn's Party Night at Bennets. 11.30pm—3am. £3 (£2). Karri Dunbar with 80s. 90s and loads of camp nonsense. Drinks promos.
I Bloomers at Cleopatra‘s. l0.30pm—2.30am. £3 (£2 with ticket). Mainstream.
I Casino at Blackfriars Underground. 8pm-midnight. £l before 0pm: £2 after. Northern soul pie-club.
I Chief at Trash. llpni- 3am. £3 (£2). New night featuring DJ Rory (formerly of Cop and Chopper) in Room One with classic house and future anthems and Graham in Room Two with his indie/party mix. Drinks promos.
I Cop at Archaos. l()prn»—3am. £4 (£2.50). Busy student house night from DJ CJ. and Vance. 'Turn tip. get down. cop off.‘ Drinks promos. Tani Coyle ‘The Fuzz' does his indie/pop/kitsch sttiff in Betty's Mayonnaise. part of the Ar'cliaos complex.
I Cul De Sac at Cal De Sac Bar. (J -l lprn. Free. Mark Ryal from .»\quaplanet and Redcell with an underground dance warmer before he heads down to the Subbie. Drinks promos.
I Dee Jays In Disguise at Variety. 8pm—close. Free. Hatch and Jilkes of Knucklehead with a dubby mix of new dance and techno. Pre-elub.
I Donkey at The Cathouse. I lpm ~3arii. £2 (£1; free before I 1.30pm ). Indie/grunge rock in the new Catliouse with drinks promos.
I Don't Front at CCA Cafe Bar. 9pm—inidnight. Free. l7 Jul. Fortnightly. Hip hop. ftiiik. soul and swing from the Peaceniks.
I Easy Life at The Tunnel lllpni- 3am. £4 (£2 with matric card). Student night featuring Kevin and Scott (Tunnel weekends) and Lisa playing a house/indie/disCo mix plus some freebie giveaways of real cash. Thursdays revamped and redone so they 're bigger and better than ever before. Drrriks promos.
I Flashback at Fiddler's Court. 9pm—midnight. Free. Deep house and drum 'n' bass from JP and the Future Engineers.
I Free Flow at Glasgow School ()f Art (downstairs). ‘me—2.30am. Free. Jazz funk night. Quiz from 7pm. Drinks promos.
I Fromage at The Hive (Glasgow University Student Union). l0pni—2am. Free. Students and guests. DJ Musty playing the very best and worst ofclassic student tunes.
I Harder at King Tut's Wah Walt Hut. 8.30pni—midnight. Free. Hardest reggae and d tib in town.
I Hi Karate at Tin Pan Alley. llpm—3am. £3.50 (£2.50). New regular slot for the big beat Hi Karate collective of Neil McMillan. Andrew Divine. Crawford Tait and Bob Peck. Drinks promos.
I In Tone at Bar l0. Spin—close. Free. Paul Cawley from Phar Out with a weird underground pre-club experience.
I Loveshack at Fury Murry"s. l().30pni--3.l5am. £5 (£3). Fine indie house and disco sounds in two rooms. Drinks promos.
I Lure at R.G.'s. Spin—midnight. Free. DJs Ziggy and Bob get housey for a crowd heading off to Archaos and Sub Cltib. Pre-club.
I Mothership at The Apartment. llpni—3ani. £4 (£2). New seriously funky disco and groove night. Drinks promos. I Natural Selection at Lime (formerly The Cotton Club). l lpm—-3ani. £3 (£2 ). lain Fitzpatrick with funky dance and indie. Drinks promos.
I Neon at .let. llpni-—2. l5am. £4 (£3). Kevin McKay and Richard Howie in the glitter ball of a club playing deep house and disco. Drink promos.
I Passion at The Velvet Rooms. llplll-gillil. £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. Drinks pr'onios.
I Red Cell at Stib Club. llpni —3ani. £3. Newly accessible music policy btit still as deep as you like. Mark Ryal. Kelvin Bridge. [ms and Dominic every week. Drinks promos on a Mexican vibe.
I Reds llpm—3ani. £3 (£2). DJ Graeme with a night ofclassic disco. peppered with the best contemporary house and garage. Drinks promos.
I Rumble at The Garage. 1 lpiii-~3am. £3 (£2 J. Car'dow and Ross with an exceptionally busy night ofcharty dance faves. cheap drinks and drunk students. Sriogtasticl
I Snap, Crackle And Pop at Cafe Qudos (Queen Margaret Student l'nion). H.30pni 2am. £2.50 (£2). DJ Toast with the best in cheese products.
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Stretch 'n' Vern play at Burger Queen, Edinburgh on Sat 19 Jul
: I Century 2000 llpiii --3ani. £5. ()ver
- EDINBURGH FRIDAYS
I Big at The Jaffacake. l lpm—3am. £3 before midnight; £4 after. Mainstream chart sounds. with excellent booze promos. free bouncy rides. guzzle guns and plenty of drinking-related fun.
I Big Beat at La Belle Angele. llpm—3am. £5 (£4); £2.50 before
i 1.30pm. Membership applications available on the night. 18 Jul. Monthly. Top notch soul jazz from this perennially popular Thelonius night. Expect to be shaken and stirred by a selection ofjazz from the 70s to the ‘)0s. and front Brazil to — Japan. Joe Malik (East Coast Project) guests.
I Boogie Mo' Dynamo at Cafe Graffiti. 9.30pm—2am. £4 members; £5 non- members. 18 Jul. Fortnightly. Big beatery in the sociable surroundings of Graffiti with your hosts Wreckage (Wall ()f Sound). Smack (Blam Blarn) and DJ Fat Knuckles (Suga Btillit).
I The Cavendish 9pm—3ani. £5. Over 25s only. Smart dress. No jeans. no trainers. l.ive bands every week. Sixties and 70s music. Ground floor only.
I Cathouse at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3am. £3 (£2 with llyer). Price includes entry to Katch and Voodoo Chile. lixtremely popular night featuring post grunge-like rock sounds.
I C. C. Blooms llpm-3ani. Free. Free disco downstairs at this gay ptrb. seven times a week. playing a party mix of commercial dance and iii-energy house. Ftill to bursting at weekends.
lBs. Commercial dance music under the most expensive lights in Scotland. No ripped jeans. steel toe-caps or trainers. I Chuf't at Wilkie House. ‘).30prn—3am. £5 before 10.30pm; £7 after. ll Jul. Monthly. Glam house with residents Graham Stone and Dean Newton For more info call ()4 ll) 775 9795 or 0468 (H5 001. I Daft Phunk at The Gallery. llpnr—3am. £4 (£3.50). ll .ltil. Fortnightly. New night playing acid ftiiik. French disco. speed garage and old school house. Runs beneath h'ladehester. I Divine Diva's at The Venue. 2 0pm -3am. £5 waged; £3 unwaged; two for the price of one before I lpm. Top i floor only. ll Jul. Monthly. The Spice l Girlies return to this highly successful I
women-only night. plus there’s a live set from Dundee band Fuze. Alley Vegas and
; Trendy Wendy DJ. 3 I Evol at The liquid Room.
10.30pm -3am. £4. ()ne of lidinbtirgh's
busiest and longest-running indie. f
alternative and pop clubs at this impressively re-styled venue.
I Fetish at In Belle Angele. Next date J Aug. Monthly. l I Havana Bop at Cafe (ii-ai‘i‘iii. l().30prnr2ani. £5 (£4). ll .ltrl. Monthly. Havana Bop is dedicated to showcasing i live Latin dance every night. The F] Corrieta All-Stars. lidinburgli's newest l.atin outfit. guest with their exuberant funky sounds
I High Rollin' at Negociants. ‘Jpni ~3am. Free. Various funky sounds in the Negociants basement bar-club.
I Katch ill The Rocking Hoist:
llpin-3ani. £3; £2 with tlyer. Price includes entry to Cathouse and \‘oodoo
Chile. Figlities and 90s indie dance.
I Kerplunk at Club Mercado. l0.30pm~3am. £5. lS Jul. Fortnightly
- Trendy Wendy (Tacktto) and
('irandniaster Fly invite you to tune in. turn on and get dowit w ill] the sounds of the 70s. Happy Hour llpiii inrdnight.
' I Kingdom at The ()uihouse. Spin In”).
Free. llappy liotrse. garage and disco with .loliii McDonald.
I The Lane at The l.ane. l lpni 3pm. £3 before midnight; £5 thereafter; members free. Residents Jon Flowers and Kev McUiitlt‘} \\ Ill) \\ Itlt‘ (lttlic‘t‘lmst‘tl
I Lift at Wilkie House. ll).30pni 3am.
£8 (£6). IS Jul. Fortnightly. Residents litran and Paul control a mixed crowd of tip-for-it students. crusties and dressed-tip clubbers at this two-year-old techno and acid club.