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Welsh rarebit: Super Furry Animals play the Jaffa Cake, Edinburgh on Tue 4 Nov and the Garage, Glasgow on Wed 6 Nov. Tickets sold for the October dates are

ROCK 81 POP: EDINBURGH TUE 4 continued

I The Sundays The Assembly Rooms. George Street. 220 4348. 7.30pm. £9. Here we are then in late 1997 and here come The Sundays. It's very difficult to maintain an objective stance about a group who clearly haven‘t changed one bit in the last six or seven years. Their comeback single ‘Summertiine' (Parlophone) was a reasonable slice of pop in its own right. but 1 think it‘s fair to demand more these days. Whatever my opinion. make up your own mind. Listen out for material from the new album Static & Silence (Parlophone).

I Magnum 4/4 The Honeycomb. Blair Street. 220 4381. 10pm. £4 (£3). M.U. members get in free. Band on stage at

1 1pm. The Jazz. Syndicates play live post- bop groove-funk. Expect some mind- blowing music. 1)] Eh? Wun! supports. I Songwriters' Showcase Tron Tavern. Hunter Square. 8.30pm. £1. Information: 661 5275. Weekly forum for Edinburgh-based singer-songwriters. with anybody welcome to perform a fifteen minute set.



I Super Furry Animals The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120. 7.30pm. £7.50 plus booking fee. See preview for the mad genius that is those Welsh wonders Super Furry Animals.

I Radish and Addict King Tut's Wah Wah Htit. St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £6. See preview for the pre- pubescent-fronted Texan alternarockers Radish.

I The Exploited, Ninebar and Hybrid The Rat Trap. Brown Street. 221 7233. 7.45pm. £7 (advance). £8 (door). The original mutant punks with a hardcore edge. Made in Scotland from girders. you know. Willi local punk support.

I Volley, Cuba and Feno The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £3. Feisty guitar pop from the amusing Volley. recent In The City Unsigned Band competitors.

I Capone And The Bullets, Proi and The Amphetameanies Skank ‘n‘ Pickle. The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £2. A ska triple bill with faces old and new at the monthly club.

I Sundew's Sticky Fingers Cul l)e Sac Southside. Pollokshaws Road. 64‘) 4717. 9.30pm. Free.

I Zucchini, Radio Moscow and Tightrope Harleys. Quarry Street. Hamilton. 01698 458174. 9pm. Free.

I Live Music Brel. Ashton lane. 342 4966. 9pm. Free. Acriustic session.


I Porcupine Tree The Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. Spar. £5. A Pink Floyd for the 90s anyone'.’ That's about the best reference point for 1111s weird and occasionally wonderful combination of prog rock and beatsy ambience. lixpect a two-hour show complete with lights by Fruit Salad and various other visuals and projections.

I Jazz Singers' Night Henry‘s (‘ellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. 11pm. £3 (£2). See Wed 2‘).

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I Underground Groove The Honeycomb. Blair Street. 220 4381. 10pm. £4 (£3); £2 before llpm. M.U. members get in free. Band on stage at 11.30pm. Laid—back midweek session with Colin Steele's awesome Groove Merchants playing live. mixing contemporary jazz with Soubie Coleman‘s smokey vocals.



I Mary Black and Altan Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 287 5511. 7.30pm. £13.50/£15.50. Respected Irish songstress whose ethereal. folky music attracts a crossover audience. Support from the equally established Altan.

I Porcupine Tree King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5.50. Touring in support of their new l.P ('mnu Divine. Plus Fruit Salad light show. Crazy scenes. man.

I Fukuyama and The James Orr Complex (‘lub Zebra. The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 8.30pm. £1. I Venus and Roach Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.

I The list and Catcher Strawberry Fields. ()svvald Street. 221 5911. 8pm. £3. Mainstream melodic pop from Catcher. Look out for their forthcoming new single.

I Slinky, The Alkahounds, Doctor lobby and Dodo Lounge The Arena. ()swald Street. 221 3010. 9pm. £3.

I The Moonshiners The State Bar. Holland Street. 332 215‘). 9.30pm. Free. Bluegrass.

I The Dazes Waxys. Candleriggs. 552 8717. 9.30pm. Free.

I Seattle Kilkenny's. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.

I Polar Waxy l)arg1es. Bridge Street. Paisley. S48 0885. 9.30pm. Free.

I Live Music Asylum. Caledonian University. Cowcaddens Road. 332 0681. 9pm. A battle of the bands which is free to (.‘aledonian students and £1 for everyone else.


I Voulez Vous Assembly Rooms. George Street. 220 4348. 7.30pm. £9 (£7). Impressive and entertaining Abba tribute.

I The Eddie Severn Quartet Henry's Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. 1 1pm. £3 (£2). See Thu 30.

I Company Flow The Honeycomb. Blair Street. 2204381911111. £6 Seen

f Members. £7 others. Surely. The ' lloneyconib‘s midweek hip hop night.

welcomes the hotly-hyped New York rap outfit Company Flow to perform an exclusive Scottish show. The music press have been going barmy about this lot and one mag recently wrote that they are.

. in danger of becoming the best hip hop group in the world‘. See them now before they start playing The Barrowlands.


I Disco Eck and Spaced Out Cowboys The Fubar'. Maswell Place. (11786 443241. 8.30pm. 1.3. A mix of reggae. punk and straight-ahead rock from Spaced ()ut Cow boys and chic disco action from Disco lick.