H it list The best Edinburgh clubs this fortnight.
Pure Pure fave Andrew Weatherall makes a welcome return to Edinburgh for this three-floor special. Plus all the usual Pure residents. The Venue, Fri 14 Nov and weekly.
Sublime Double trance-trouble with two special guests — Nick Warren (Way Out West/Cream) and Paul van Dyk (Deviant). Support from Idge. Garage and more chilled house upstairs with Gordon Mac and Gary McIntosh. Wilki'e House, Fri 7 Nov and fortnight/y.
Red 0n Red The Vaults finally re-opens with Graeme Park getting the ball rolling. Future guests (dates tbc) include Sasha, Sanchez, Healy, Trouble Anderson and Nigel Benn. The Vaults, Sat 8 Nov and weekly.
Groove Theory American diva Amira does her stuff with residents Mikey
Stirton and Yogi Haughton dropping the
proper garage and house. Harry from Tribal Funktion does the backroom
and Ritchie Ruftone as residents.
I Seen at The Honeycomb. Next date 28 Nov. Monthly.
I Solefusion at The Honeycomb.
llptti ~3am. £6 (£5). 7 Nov. Monthly. For details on Soleftision or In Demand Recordings call 07000 .163 362. Craig Sittith and Mikey Stirton with proper funky house and spiritually uplifting garage. Sugar Ray (Q Styler tlirotigh the back with an old skool jam.
I Soundclash at La Belle Angele. Next date 2| Nov. Monthly. For details call 0973 1-12 195.
I Sublime at Wilkie House. 9.30pm—3am. £9 members; £ l0 rioti- members. 7 Nov. Fortnightly. Please note that this starts an hour earlier than expected. There is a dotible-whammy trance treat iti store for you on 7 Nov with special guests Nick Warren (Way ()ut West/Cream) and Paul Van Dyk (Deviant). Support comes from resident Idge. No dress code. Gordon Mac and Gary Macintosh are tip in the Blue Room with garage and deeper house. It's gonna be laaargel For more details call Sublime on 0131 668 30-13. See hit list.
I The Subway West End 4pm-3alli. Price tbc. Sttident-orientated venue from the same people behind the Subway iii the (‘owgate The music is suitably varied -- frotn 60s to 90s »~ and the drinks are double cheap. ()pen seven nights a week with [Ms on every night.
I T.F.|.F. at (‘lub Mercado. 4 l0pm. Free. Friday nights have changed forever thanks to Happy Hour 5 6.30pm. £l drinks. £ 10 bottles of champagne and great. nostalgic music courtesy of 'l‘rendy Wendy.
I Triptonite North at The Honeycomb. l0pm»3am. £6.50 members. £8.50 others. l-l Nov. Monthly. Baiigittg house with Tomislav. Stuart Duncan and Adrian Davenport. (‘lteck the pre-cltib party at lguana Cafe Bar from 9pm.
I Voodoo Chile at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3am. £3 (£2 with ilyeri. Price includes entry to (‘athotise and Kaleb.
Two chances to see menbers of Way Out West this fortnight. Nick Warren guests at Sublime, Wilkie House on Fri 7 while Jody kicks off new night The Essance at The Shooting Gallery, Sat 15 Nov
Full of lovely boys and girls headbanging to heavy metal.
honours (with Ross and Bootsy). The I The Waterfunk at The (‘itadcl
Honeycomb, Sat 75 Nov and fortnight/y.
EDINBURGH CLUBS: FRI continued
I Reaction at The Subway. l lpm—3am. £2 (free for students with matriculation card). Weekly mix of chart. dance atid classic disco.
I Scooter at The Gallery. 1 lptn 3am. £4. 7 Nov. Fortnightly. New and old indie beats downstairs. 60s and early 70s upstairs with the Magic Bus.
I Scratch at La Belle Angele. llpm~~3aiti. £6 (£5). l4 Nov. Monthly. Edinburgh branch of this respected club which also has nights iii London attd Bournemouth. lixpect real hip hop. scratching. breaks attd street art. With Lyley (aka Dr Jon from Tribal Funktioni
lpm ~late. Price the. A selection of the finest funk 'n' groove tunes at this new
I Atomic Baby at The Honey comb. llpm—3am. £8. 8 Nov. Fortnightly. Big. bouncy littro trancey-ltouse ptitiipers front Michael Kilkie and '/.ammo in tire main room. Garage and deeper sounds through the back with (iareth Sommerville. (iets very busy and the crowd is pretty dressy. (iood party atmosphere.
I Bent 100% at The (iallery. Next date 22 Nov. Monthly. (‘all the information line on 0-1 H) 750 732 for more details. I Burger Queen at (‘luh Mercado.
Alan joins Maggie and Trendy Wendy at Joy. Knickers optional apparently 88 THE LIST 7 Nov ~20 Nov 1997
llptii 4am. £8 (£7), 8 Nov. Fortnightly. Craig. Huggy and Stella Superstar with a mix of quality house and party anthems. ()ne of Scotland‘s premier nights if you want it dressy. debauched atid downright disgustingly dangerous to your health. I atwalk ()pm laiti. Free. (iot'tlon Whittaker and friend playing hip hop. house. ftitik attd breakbcat.
I Century 2000 llptn 3am. £5. See Fridays.
I Colours Of Love at (‘ltib Mercado. llpm 4am. £8 members; £10 non- members. Membership applications and club information on 0|6‘)X 276 866. 15 Nov. Fortnightly. All drinks £l before midnight. Bottle of bubbly £ It) all night. (iirls two for the price of one with llyer. More big housey housey party action with residents .loii Mancini arid (i‘oshy. I Daytripper at The Gallery.
llpttt 3am. £4. I5 Nov. Fortnightly. lndic \\ ilh l).l l.ee on one lloot’. 60s. big beat. evotica and sexy soundtracks on the ()[lic‘ll
I Disco Inferno at The Venue.
10pm 3am. £6. l5 Nov. Fortnightly Three burning floors of hot disco action with M(‘ (his and DJs i.ove and Nick Silver. ()ne of the busiest clubs iii the capital.
I The Drop Out at the Bongo ('lub. l0pm 3am. £3 before midnight. £4 after. 8 Nov. Psych? Freakbeatl R ‘n' B? Surf? Frat? Trash? Shadoogiel Sleaze? With live
I Disco Inferno at tlte Asseiiihly Rooms. l0pm 3am. £11. 8 Nov. Disco ltifei'no return to the Assembly Rooms for another of their large disco outings. Tonight's special guests are (‘arw ash. Scotland's finest 70s covers baiid whose repetoii'e includes The Bee (iees. The Village Peo )le arid Sister Sledge.
I Earth lnierno at The Rockitig Horse. llpm-3am. £3. (ioth and industrial sounds.
I The Egg at The Wee Red Bar.
llptn -3am. £3 members; £3.50 noti- members. A varied playlist taking in soul. 60s. New Wave. indie. Northern. soundtracks atid much. much more. There's a very cheap bar as well. Free photographic membership available on the night.
I Eh1 More at liltl. ‘)pm--lam. Free. Various local DJs drop by to give Edinburgh's clubbers a decent pre-cltib vibe. As well as the free entry and quality music. there's also good drinks promos.
I Energise at Subway. l lpm—3am. £2.
Various party sounds.
I The Essance at The Shooting Gallery.
l0plii«3£tlli. £8 (£6). l5 Nov. Monthly. A new night which kicks off with Jody from Way ()tit West and Sublime's Kev Wright. lilsewhere. it‘s a residents' thing at this two-floored venue. The following night on 20 Dec has guests from Whoop Records.
I FBI at the .laffacake. l0.30pm 3am. £5. Photographic membership available on the night. 8 Nov. Fortnightly. Scotland's busiest atid best indie night. I Fiesta Latina at Teviot Row t'nion. Next date 22 Nov. Monthly.
3 I Going Places at the Assembly Rooms.
llpm 3am. £7 members. £9 non- ttiembers. l5 Nov. The easy listening extravavganza for those (and there are a ltell of a lot) who like to dance. drink and dress tip like mad people. Tonight's surprises include a shoe-shine boy. a deep sea diving instruction department and several tnembers of the local lire brigade. The playlist >- as ever-- features the likes of Sinatra. Shirley Bassey. Doris Day and Neil Diamond. Get there early for this
I Grease at Moray House. llpm---lam. £4 (£2 with llyer). 70s. 80s and 90s disco ‘ now iitto its second year. lixcellent drinks promos.
‘ I Groove Theory at The Honeycomb.