I Pump at Archaos. l lpm—3am. £4 (£2.50). Paul Traynor with R & B. swing. and dance. Drinks promos.

I Shooting Stars at The Garage. llpm—3atn. £3 (£2). Insane. drunken shenanigans eased along nicely by the charty choons of Gerry and Iain in the main room. Staggering drink promos. I The Shimmy Club at Bennets.

l l.30pm—3am. £3 (£1.50). Raymond Davren's party type of affair at the straight night in this gay venue. Drinks promos.

I T.I.T at Trash. 10.30pm—3am. £2. Studentish night featuring DJ Rory with house classics and future anthems in Room One. Grahame with student faves in Room Two. and extra beats in Room Three. Drinks promos.


I 70s Wonderland at The Cathouse. llpm—3am. £2 (£l.50; free before ll.30pm). Seventies disco and funk with drinks promos.

I Bennets ll.30pm-3am. £2.50. DJ Sara with upbeat dance. Drinks promos. I Big Daddy at The I3th Note Club. llpm—3am. £l. Big Daddy assures us he’s presenting a ‘half nelson of funk. jazz. hip hop and petite beats’ every week. so make of that what you will.

I Chopper at Archaos. lO.30pm—3.30am. £4 (£2.50). House. 908 disco and pop from Jim da Best. and hip hop/rap night Juice in Room Two once a month. Drinks promos.

I Cul De Sac at Cul De Sac Bar.

9—l lpm. Free. Richard Brown. of Glasgow’s Soma Records. guesting every week (when he's not off in Miami) with a huge pile of white labels. Drinks promos. I Dance Cafe at The Blythswood Hall. 260 Bath St. 7.30—l0.30pm. £4.50. Leroc modern jive classes to chart. swing and soul. Beginners welcome.

I Fab at Reds. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). Groovy garage and club classics. Drinks promos.

I Fused at The Sub Club. llpm—3am. Weekly night of intelligent techno to hard house from Domenic Gallacher. Tangent. Stevie Donaldson and JP.

I Jengaheads at The Living Room. 9pm-midnight. Free. Mainly big beat session with some daft tunes thrown in for good measure. all from the Jengaheads (Paradise island). Been rammed lately. get down early. Red Stripe £ l .50 and one house spirit 60p. Drinks promos.

I Pushy at The Velvet Rooms. 10.30pm—3am. £3 (£2). DJ Tchico. playing soul. ragga. funk reggae. swing and hip hop in Room One plus Stevie Smith with happy house. garage and classic dance in Room Two.

I Salsa Y Sabor at Havana. 6pm—midnight. Free. Latin Divas Ana (Virunga) and Shannon present a delicious blend of hard and soft salsa and merengue plus a free Latin dance class from the Academia de Salsa at 6pm.

I Sticky Fingers at The Attic. l0.30pm-3am. £2 (£1). Gerry with indie and retro sounds. Drinks promos.


Edinburgh listings

I Bionic at The Attic. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). A new weekly offering from the Evol stable. presenting baggy Mane sounds and indie beats. Drinks promos. I Catwalk 9pm—lam. Free. Open decks session bring a tape down to The Catwalk with all your details and maybe you‘ll be next on the decks.

I C. C. Blooms l lpm-3am. Free. Free club downstairs at this popular gay pub. Playing a party mix of commercial dance and hi-energy house. Full to bursting at weekends.

I Ceroc Dance at St Stephen‘s Church. Howe Street. 7.30—l0.30pm. £tbc. Learn Ceroc. a hugely popular. easy to learn night of tnodem jive. No need to book. no experience required. just turn up and let the teachers and DJ give you a great night.

I Chocolate City at Walkers. 10.30pm-3am. Free entry. 30 Apr. Fortnightly. New night for Walkers hosted by Scotland's leading black music DJ Yogi Haughton. Expect the freshest hip hop. R 'n‘ B. swing and soul. plus a few old gems.

I The Deep at The Vaults. l lpm-3am. £3. 30 Apr. Monthly. Student night playing house. soul. funk and drum ’n‘ bass. Pints and selected spirits £l all night.

I eh 1 more at eh I. 9pm—lam. Free. Dolphin Boy with quality house on the lst and 3rd Thursdays of the month. T-J Crossley on the 2nd and 4th with hip hop y. housey sounds.

I The Greenhouse at The Honeycomb. llpm-3am. Free entry. l6 and 30 Apr. Fortnightly. Chicago house and funky Detroit techno grooves. With DJs A. D and J Cammara in a four deck special. Hip hop. disco. funk through the back with Dribbler. The Junior Mac and Super Sub.

I Infiltration at Wilkie House. 10.30pm. £4 (£3). 23 Apr. Fortnightly. Fresh. experimental techno. New DJs can get a gig on 23 Apr if they contact The Mole on 042] 493 366. Drinks £l all night.

I In Yer Face at The Tap O‘Lauriston. 9pm—lam. Free. 23 Apr. Fortnightly. Techno. hard house. trance and jungle.

I la: Joint at Henry's Cellar Bar. lOpm-3am. £4 (£3). Kulu’s Tigers take a break. giving over the night to DJ Eh? Wun!. with a band to be confirmed. It's likely to be Phil Bancroft experimenting with drutn 'n‘ bass and jazz.

I Kinky Indie at The Citrus Club.

1 lpm-3am. £2. A club working on the premise that guitars aren‘t going out of fashion. Classic indie and alternative. old and new. Drinks romos all night.

I la Fromager e at The Meadows Bar. 9pm-lam. Free. 23 Apr. Fortnightly. Easy listening. mellow jazz. hi-NRG disco and tasty cheese.

I Lari at The Tap O' Lauriston. 9pm-lam. Free. 16 and 30 Apr.

Fortnightly. Cheap booze. free thrills. easy women. cheesy men ‘ave it larj! I The Living Room 9pm-lam. Free. DJ 4th V presents a fusion of soul. funk and hip hop. Pre-club.

I love Breaks at P0 Na Na. llpm-3am. Free before llpm. £2 after. Membership available. Various funky sounds with Simone and Dr Jon.

I The Mambo Club at The Cavendish. lOpm—Iate. £4 (£3). Swing. hip hop. funk and soul.

I Ripped at The Jaffacake. llptn-3am. £2. Weekly mix of pop and indie. Vodka is 20p a shot. tequila 50p and selected beers 60p.

I The Subway West End 4pm—3am. £tbc. Student-orientated venue from the same people behind the Subway in the Cowgate. The music is suitably varied from 60s to 90$ - and the drinks are double cheap. Open seven nights a week with DJs on every night.

I Thursday Night Fever at the Liquid Room. l0.30pm-3am. £3. Cheap drinks (selected spirits 50p. selected bottled beers £1) and various soul/disco/dance sounds.

I Vibe at The Wee Red Bar. 10.30pm—3am. Free. l6 and 30 Apr. Fortnightly. Robert Connor and Silver Storic trip through tech-house and trance. I Viva at The Honeycomb. l0.30pm-3am. £4 members; £5 non-members. 23 Apr. Fortnightly. Techno in the main room with Des and Rowan. drum 'n' bass in the back with Eas. Brian and MC Tha Fish. Special guest Ruff B (Urban Flava. Dundee) brings the drum 'n' bass flava. while Chris Liberator brings the avid techno. That'll be two quality guests there. then? For a liver? Nice one.

I The Unspoken Thing at Negociants. 9pm—3am. Free. Trip hop, hip hop. drum ‘n‘ bass and beats ’n‘ scratches from Edinburgh‘s deadliest sonic saviours.


I As It Comes at The Wee Red Bar. 4-7pm. Free. Live electronica. Plus a late night session on the third Friday of every month (£3).

I Boogie Mo Dynamo at The Venue. 10.30pm-3am. £5 members; £6 non-members. 24 Apr. Fortnightly. Proper big beat supplied by Wreckage. Fat Knuckles and Smack. Note the new fortnightly slot. Next date 8 May. Jon Carter has been postponed until later in the year.

I Catwalk 9pm—lam. Free. Moisey and Phil Alcock with garage. house. funk and beats.

I Cathouse at The Rocking Horse. llpm-3am. £3; £2 with flyer. Price includes entry to Katch and Voodoo Chile. Popular night of rock/indie-based sounds.

I C. C. Blooms llpm—3am. Free. See Thursdays.

I Century 2000 llpm—3am. £5. Over 18s. Commercial dance music for a mainstream city centre crowd. No ripped jeans. steel toe-caps or trainers.

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Quirk. The Vaults, Fri 17 Apr.

I Club Bezique at The Wee Red Bar. llpm-3am. £5 (£4). 24 Apr. Monthly on last Fri of the month. Edinburgh’s premier 80s night moves venue to bring you more of the sounds from the decade that style forgot. Make the effort to dress up in 80s gear. You won't be

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I C ub Latino at The Bongo Club. Next date 8 May. Monthly.

I Destiny Street at The Shooting Gallery. 10.30pm-3am. £tbc. 17 Apr. Next date I May. New night mixing up electronic disco downstairs and live instrumentation upstairs. Your hosts for tonight are Andy Williams. who used to DJ at Carbolik Frolik and Dogtastic. but now lives in London where he is recording music as Fuzz Against Junk for Nuphonic. and Diamond (Faze Action). Next date I May with Richard Fearless (Death In Vegas). One for the older. more sussed Clubber. See Hit list.

I Divine Divas at The Venue. 9.30pm-3am. £tbc. l7 Apr. Every four weeks. Very popular women only night which sells out on a regular basis.

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Archers is fusing music and spirits in the Club Scene at this years Cosmo Show (30 April - 4 May. Earls Court. London). Anyone who can tell their dance music from their Beethoven will be there. checking out the slammin' tunes of top celebrity DJ Seb Fontaine and Ministry of Sound DJ's Paul Jackson and Heaven - playing guest spots on each day of the show. N And as if that wasn't enough...we've got top TV barman Colin Appiah demonstrating the funkiest ways to serve Archers and a dedicated team of hip and happening samplers offering everyone a taste of Archers (with orange juice. tonic and a variety of other mixers) to get them in the clubbing mood. There's even the chance to get hold of an Archers limited edition designer T-shirt (all proceeds going to the charity ‘Well Being') plus shop around for the latest club wear and accessories.

We've got 40 pairs of tickets, plus 24 bottles of Archers and orange juice to give away. Just answer the following question correctly for your chance to win the hottest tickets of the year!

0: Which charltv has Archers Ilnltotl lit! with tor the enema Show?

Answers on a postcard by 24 April to The List Archers Competition, 14 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1T5.

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