offering a chance to get to grips with Ceroc. a form of tnodern jive. No dance experience is required. no need to book. just turn up and let the DJ and teachers give you agreat night out.

I Digital iscuit at Negociants. 9pm—3am. Free. 20 Apr. Fortnightly. Skilled-up tunes and grooves from the skilled-up duo of Paul (Snafu Records. Lift) and Believe (Nu Phonik Sound). From big beatz to funky house and groovin' techno. With fresh pressure from underground guests.

I Happy Mondays at Po Na Na.

I lpm—3am. Free. Various party tunes from DJ Jason and MC Loud in this bustling bar and club.

I Jazz Joint at Henry's Cellar Bar. lOpm-3am. £3 (£2). Contemporary jazz meets futuristic drum 'n' bass at Altered Beats. Ritchie Ruftone mans the decks while some of Edinburgh's key musicians set about constructing the new grooves. Mind-blowing modern fusion! Check. check. check.

I The Subway West End 4pm—3ani. £tbc. See Thursdays.

I Trainspotter at The Subway. 10pm—3am. £1 (free for students with matriculation card). A mix of indie and dance.


I Calabash at Negociants. 9pm—3am. Free. Weekly chilled vibes frotn Gavin the Jazz King and Fawaz.

I C. C. Blooms l 1pm—3am. Free. Same as Thursdays but with 60s. 70s and 80s tunes.

I Jazz Joint at Henry‘s Cellar Bar. 10pm—3am. £3 (£2). Freestyle hip hop night hosted by DJ Eh? Wun! (Seen). Gar Sturdy. Mr Six. Gravity and various guest musicians. A profound underground experience.

I Motherfunk at The Venue. 11pm—3am. Free. Exceptionally popular rare groove. soul and funk night hosted by Gino and Fryer. Now playing drum

'n' bass/hip hop on the middle floor with Ritchie Ruftone.

I Po Na Na 1 lpm—3am. Free. Up-tempo dance sounds with Mark Braithwaite.

I Soul Mother at Catwalk. 9pm— I am. Free. Cheesy soul (eh?) and classic groove with Bertie.

I The Subway West End 4pm—3am. £tbc. See Thursdays.


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

I Ceroc Dance at Moray House. 7.30—10.30pm. £tbc. See Mondays.

I Cheesecake at The Jaffacake. 9pm—3am. £2. Mixed music policy. frotn Tom Jones to Howard Jones. Hanson to Jackson. Sash to Johnny Cash. AII drinks two for one before I Ipm.

I Chi at Po Na Na. I lpm—3am. Free. Soul. funk and disco from Lyley and A.J. in this busy bar-cum-club.

I The Deep End at the Liquid Room. 10.30pm-3am. £2. Student-orientated night with excellent drinks promos and a wide playlist. taking in chart. indie. 70s. 80s and 90s. Drinks 50p during happy hours.

I The Double Six Club at City Cafe. 8.30pm—lam. Free. Britain‘s best board games club. offering professional waiting staff dressed in kitsch 70s style clothes and a menu of up to 250 games. Musically. they provide Tom Jones. Sergio Mendez. Bacharach and all that. Booking a table in advance is recommended. Call 0131 220 0127 to book. Now on two floors.

I Dub Department at Negociants. 10pm-3am. Free. Spiritually uplifting dub courtesy of the Rude boys.

I Girl Meets Boy at The Citrus Club.

1 lpm—3am. £2. Reduced price drinks all night (bottles of beer £1 all night). Acid jazz. 60s soul and funk amidst a colourful backdrop of lava lamps and mirrorballs. I Jazz Joint at Henry‘s Cellar Bar. 9pm—3am. £3 (£2). Cathy Rae‘s jazz singers night meets DJ Ritchie Ruftone‘s

mad beatology. Participating singers so far have included Subie Coleman from Midnight Blue. Nicola King from Basic Colective and Sylvia Rae from Sony Records. Full of surprises.

I Loose Booty at The Wee Red Bar. 10.30pm-3am. Free. 29 Apr. Fortnightly. Indie. big beat and car boot classics.

I Men Of leisure at Negociants. 9pm—3am. Free. Trip hop. hip hop and block rocking beats with MrA and Mr H and special guests.

I Out 2 lunch at P0 Na Na. 1 lpm—3am. Free. Busy. messy and highly enjoyable fun with H and Johnny Uncut (Tribal Funktion). The Pillow Talk people doing cheesy listening from 7—10.30pm.

I Soul Sessions at Catwalk. 9pm—lam. Free. Nu soul. R 'n' B. funk. disco and swing from Bob Cairns and guests.

I Sound Affects at The Attic.

1 [pm—3am. £2 before midnight; £3 after. Fisher & Price (Taste) with a less frenzied rendition of their much-loved Sunday night. Student friendly. Drinks promos.

I The Subway West End 4pm—3am. £tbc. See Thursdays.

I Tsunami at Wilkie House. 10.30pm-3am. £4. 29 Apr. Monthly. A splash into deep house with Gav. Wes and Ross. Pre-club party at The Livingroom.

DJ top 5

Murray Richardson

Murray Richardson is currently working hard to establish a credible deep house scene in Edinburgh. Previously a resident at Sutra and Zodiac, and a recent guest at The Bomb in Nottingham, this former winner of Muzik magazine’s Bedroom Bedlam competition can currently be found digging a deep groove at Rebel Waltz, Fridays in City 2. Look out for forthcoming deep house material under his Spacejunk guise.

‘Faze OK': Peace Division (tow Pressings Test Pressing)

'Clive Henry's next installment look out for this.‘

'Solid Space Business‘: Attaboy (Pagan)

‘Space age deep house from Sheffield’s finest on this quality label.’

'Lost In The Loft': Weekender (ToIto) 'Manchester’s Alex Moran teams up with Si Brad for the weekend heavy babyk

’Luv Dancin EP‘: Private Punk (Cross Section)

'Killer EP from Chris Simmond's stable. Check the bassline on "Hardsteps" .' 'Lara's Theme': Streetlife Originals (Paper)

’Paper continue their world domination. Dig the Darktown Dub mix.’



I The 13th Note 80 Glassford Street 553 1638.

I The Apartment 23 Royal Exchange Square. 221 7080.

I Archaos 25 Queen Street. 204 3189. I The Arches Midland Street (ot‘f Jamaica Street). 221 4001.

I The Arena 15-27 Oswald Street. 221 3010.

I The Attic (enter through The Garage). 490 Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120.

I Babaza Royal Exchange Square. 0I4l 204 0|0I

I Baby Grand 3 IZlmbank (iardens. 248 4942.

I Bar 10 IO Mitchell Lane (off Mitchell Street). 221 8353.

I Bargo Albion Street. 552 2680.

I Bar Miro 36 Kelvingrove Street. 353 0475.

Igggsement 32—44 Queen Street. 226

8 .

IBudda 142 St Vincent Street. 221 5660. I The Bedsit I Park I)rive.339 0432. I Bennet's 80 (ilassford Street. 552 5761.

I Betty's Ma onnaise 37 Queen Street. 2| 59.4.

I Blackfriars Underground (below Blackfriars). 36 Bell Street. 552 5924. I Bom I42 Renfield Street. 572 0100.

I Brel 39 Ashton Lane. 342 4966.

I The Cathouse 15 Union Street.

248 6606.

I Caledonian University Student Union (Asylum) 70 Cowcaddens Road. 332 0681.

I CCA Cafe Bar 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7864.

I Cleopatra's 508 Great Western Road. Kelvinbridge. 334 0560.

I Cottiers 93 Hyndland Street.

357 5825.

I Cul De Sac Ashton Lane. 334 4749. I sdwards 410 Sauchiehall Street. 333

I l. 8.

I Fixx 1186 Miller Street. 221 1568. I Fury Murry's 96 Maxwell Street. 22I 65l I.

I The Garage 490 Sauchiehall Street. 332 l I20.

I Glasgow School of Art 167 Rent‘rew Street. 3320691.

I Glasgow University Union 32 University Avenue. 339 8697.

I Havana 50 Hope Street. 248 4466

I Ironhorse Bar West Nile Street. 332 2215.

I King Tut's Wah Wah Hut St Vincent Street. 221 5279. .

I Lime (formerly The Cotton Club) 5 Scott Street. 3320712.

IMcChuiIs Way Out West 14

Kelvinhau th Street. 221 5569.

I McPha b, 23 Sandyford Place.

221 0770.

I Media 8: Press Club 94 West Regent Street. 400 1033.

I Mojo's Bath Street. 331 2257.

I Nice 'n' Sleazy 42I Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637.

I Nico's 375 Sauchiehall Street.

332 5736.

I October Cafe Top floor. Princes Square (off Buchanan Street). 221 0303. I Polo Lounge 84 Wilson Street.

553 1221.

I Queen Margaret Student Union 22 Universit Gardens. 339 9784.

I RAF C ub 27 Ashley Street. 332 4465 I Rat Trap 9 Brown Street. 221 7233. I Reds 379 Sauchiehall Street.

331 1635.

I R.G.'s 73 Queen Street. 221 2200.

I Rocksy’s Basement 40 New Sneddon Street. Paisley. 552 5791.

I Rooftops 92 Sauchiehall Street. 332 5883.

I Russell Cafe Bar 77 Byres Road.

334 4973.

I Sadie Frost's 8- 10 West George Street. 332 8005.

I Strathclyde University Student Union 90 John Street. 552 1895.

I Strawberry Fields 56 Oswald Street. 221 7871.

I Sub Club 22 Jamaica Street.

248 4600.

I 13th Note 260 Clyde Street.

243 2177

I Tin Pan Alle Mitchell Street. Glasgow. 248 8 32.

I Times Square St Enoch Square.

221 6579.

I Trash 197 Pitt Street. 572 3372.

listings GLUBS

I The Tunnel 84 Mitchell Street. 04 1000

I Variety 4OISauchiehalI Street. 332 4449.

I The Velvet Rooms Sauchiehall Street. 332 0755.

I Yo Yo 31 Queen Street. 248 8484.


I ABC Film Centre 120 Lothian Road. 228 I638.

I The Attic Dyer‘s Close. Cowgate. 225 8382.

I Assembly Rooms George Street. 220 4348.

I The Basement Broughton Street. 557 0097.

I La Belle Angele Il Hasties Close. 225 2774.

I The Bongo Club 14 New Street. 556 5204.

I Cafe Graffiti Mansfield Place Church (bottom of Broughton Street). 557 8003.

I Catwalk Broughton Street. 225 5583.

I Cavendish West Tollcross. 228 3252.

I C.C. Blooms 23—24 Greenside Place. 556 9331.

I Century 2000 31 Lothian Road. 229 7670.

I The Citadel 39 Commercial Street. Leith. 555 5622.

I The Citrus Grindlay Street. 622 7086.

I The City Cafe Blair Street. 220 0I25

I Edinburgh Rock Cafe 125a Princes Street. 226 I664.

I ehi Bar And Brasserie 197 High Street. 220 5277.

I Filmhouse Bar Lothian Road.

228 2688.

I The Gallery 232 Cowgate. 225 5583. I Gran Via-Tasca 3 South St Andrew Street. 556 1020.

I Henry's Cellar Bar Morrison Street. 221 I288.

I The I-lone comb 36-38A Blair Street. 220 4. 81.

I The Jaffacake 28 Kings Stables Road. 229 7986.

I JP's Nightclub 3 Semple Street.

229 7733

I The Lane 7 Queensferry Street Lane. 226 6828.

I The Liquid Room 9e Victoria Street. 225 2564

I The Living Room 235 Cowgate.

225 4628.

I The Meadow Bar Buccleach Street.

622 7680.

I Club Mercado 36/39 Market Street.

226 4224.

I Minus One (Carlton Highland Hotel) North Brid e. 556 7277.

I Moray ouse Honrood Road.

556 5184.

I The Moscow Bar South St. David's Street. 556 6375.

I Ne ociants Lothian Street.

225 6. 13.

I Oddfellows 14/16 Forrest Road. 220 1816.

I PJ. Lyles 138—140 Leith Walk.

467 7051.

I Po Na Na 26 Frederick Street.

226 2224.

I Potterrow Union Bristo Square. 650 8090.

I Rockin Horse Cowgate. 225 3326. I Royal ighland Exhibition Centre Ingliston.

I The Shooting Gallery 32 Broughton Street. 557 1785.

I Stones Frederick Street. 226 1226. I Studio 24 Calton Road. 558 3758. I The Subway Cowgate. 225 6766.

I The Subway West End Lothian Road. 229 9197.

I The Tap O'Lauriston Lauriston Place. 229 4041.

I Teviot Row Bristo Square. 650 4673.

I Tex Mex 47 Hanover Street. 225 1796.

I Traverse Theatre Bar Cambridge Street. 228 1404.

I The Vaults Niddry Street. 558 9052. I The Venue Calton Road. 557 3073. I The Wee Red Bar Edinburgh College Of Art. Lauriston Place. 229


I Walkers 12 Shandwick Place. 476 76I3.

I Why Not? The Dome. George Street.

624 8633. I Wilkie House Cowgate. 225 2935.

16-30 Apr 1998 THE usns