Next date 15 May with The Freestylers. featuring Tenor Fly. Monthly. Ca110410 323 066 for tnore.
I Jazz Joint at Henry's Cellar Bar. lOpm—3am. £4. A ltealthy rttix of live tnusic and DJs. Jabba start playing live from 1 May.
I Katch at The Rockirtg Horse. 11pm—3am. £3; £2 witlt flyer. Price includes entry to Cathouse and Voodoo Chile. 80s and 90s indie dance.
I Kerplunk at Club Mercado. 10.30pm—3am. £5; two for one with Snapfax. 8 May. Fortnightly. Trendy Wendy and Grandmaster Fly with party tunes from the 70s. Happy hour llpm—midnight.
I Let's Party at JP‘s. 9.30pm—3am. Price tbc. An avalanche of party faves in this swinging party club. ()ver 21s only. Nojeans or trainers.
I Lift at The Vaults. l().30pm—-3am. £8 (£6). 8 May. l-‘ortnightly. Tony Rios attd Frattk Lober. residents from The ()rnett itt Frankfurt. bring the real techno deal to Edinburgh. With Fuan and Paul in support. See Hit list.
I The Living Room 9pm—lam. Free. Andrew Moisey. Dillon attd Christopher Wright with a freestyle mix ofdance sounds itt this well-situated bar.
I Madchester at La Belle Angele. llpm-3am. £3.50 members; £4 non- members. 8 May. Fortnightly. A ftttt mix of big beat. new indie arid classic baggy with Del Kahuna Boy. More info on ()131 659 5230.
I Made In Iguana at Igttarta Cafe Bar. 8pm—Iam. Free. Gareth Sommerville (Cream. Hard Times. Sltindig. Stlb Club. Yip Yap. Atomic Baby) with a relaxed selection of hip hop. garage and house itt this busv bar.
I Magic Moments at The Cavendish. 9pm—-3am. £5. ()ver 25s only. Smart dress. Nojeans. no trainers. l.ive battds every week. 60s and 70s music. Ground ﬂoor only.
I The Mambo Club at The Cavendish. 10pm—3am. Price tbc. Swing. hip hop and soul upstairs. reggae arid ragga downstairs at this long-running night hosted by Sir ()ssie.
I Manga at La Belle Angele. Next date 15 May with Ray Keith (Dread Recordings). Monthly. Call 0131 220 5575 for more ittfo.
I MIB Presents South Central at Club Mercado. 10.30pm-3am. £5. 1 May. Fortnightly. Rap. funk. hip hop. soul. soca. ragga attd R & B with DJs TNT and Mr H. [ix-Mambo (top floor) DJ Jim will also be ap ean'ng.
I Midnig t Blue at Cafe Grafﬁti. 10pm—2am. £5 (£4). Fresh jazz/soul/blues night which promotes a healthy mixture of live music and DJs. Regularly pulling over 250 people.
I Moroccan Clouds at P0 Na Na. lOpm—3am. Free before 11pm; £2 after. Weekly. DJ 4th Varmint with disco. funk. 60s. 70s. 80s. hip hop and cheese at this busy bar/club.
I Oblivion at JPs. 4.30—9.30pm. Free. Free hot buffet frotn 4.30—6.30pm. all drinks two for one 4.30—5.30pm. cocktail pitchers £4 6.30—7.30pm. Attd music too. mustn't forget the music! A freestyle mix of pop. chart and dance to erase that ttasty week's work.
I A Night Less Ordinary at The Jaffacake. lOpm-3am. £4; £3 with flier. Wacky. zany gameshow-type fun and frolics with good drinks promos. Expect a freestyle mix of tttainstream music. Drinks promos.
I Normal at Wilkie House. 10.30pm-3am. £7 members; £10 non- members. 1 May. Fortnightly. Hard house and funky techno with guest Tony Sapiano (Sabrettes). CJ Bollartd blew the crowd away at the last one. Check Murray Richardson with the deep house iii the backroom. Membership available on the night costittg £5 with a free mix tape. Stuart MacMillan (Slam). Trevor Rockcliffe and Terry Francis are future guests.
I The Outhouse 5—7pm. Free. Mellow out downstairs after work with chilled tttnes and chea booze.
I Planet Eart at The Citrus. llpm—3am. £4. A busy and long-running night of 80s attd 70s sounds where New Romantics. punks. glam rockers artd disco freaks relive the era that others do
The gossip, the news and the scurrilous rumours from Clubland.
Yogi Haughton, clearly rejuvinated after his recent trip to the Miami Winter Music Conference, has a Pusherman release on Edinburgh's Rogue Music out soon called ‘Feelin Good Tonite’. He is also due to play at Cork's annual Guinness Southern Disco & Soul Festival at the end of May. Finally, he's to start a new fortnightly Saturday at the City Cafe in the next couple of weeks. George T, meanwhile, of Tribal Funktion, has had his Shutterbug record on Quality Control Records licensed to DJ Sneak's Defiant imprint. Lastly, there's a new Aqua Bassino release (‘Wave') on F-Comm out soon as well, more proof that Edinburgh's producers are alive and very well indeed thank you very much.
CONGRATULATIONS TO Glasgow's fetish club, Hellfire for winning best club at the annual Erotic Oscars in London, beating Torture Garden and Mostly Harmless to the large golden penis with wings. See the award and why they won at their evening on Fri 1 May downstairs at YoYo’s. See Frontlines, page 3.
THE BUS WHICH runs out to Paisley on a Saturday night for Rub a Dub's Club 69 will now be by appointment only. Phone the shop
George T: now licenced to DJ Sneaks Defiant label
on Saturday afternoon (0141 552 5791) to check on availability.
TANGENT'S SECOND TRAIN party runs again this issue, kicking off their legendary summer season of non-club events. The night is on Sat 2 May, and if you haven't got a ticket (which were available at the club and to people on their mailing list) you ain't going. We did warn you before. Last time, the event was one of the parties of the year and this time they've ironed out the problems they had before. No more track jumping on the jumping tracks.
their best to forget.
I Pure at The Venue. 10.30pm—3am. £4 members; £6 non~members. Prices vary when guests appear. Info on 0131 558 3824. One of the most respected house and techno clubs in the UK. with residents Twitch. Brainstorm. Dnbbler and The Bill. Pure now has sister nights in Glasgow (15 May. Sub Club). Aberdeen (23 May. Exodus). Dumfries (15 May. The Loft) and Dublin (22 May. The Funnel Club). With a mixed. friendly. dressed-down crowd. Dave Clarke uests on 8 May.
I Purp e Moon at Studio 24. 6pm—3am. £5 (£4). 1 May. Fortnightly. Techno. hip hop and trance from residents Julz and Patrick Hart - plus a guest slot from Lift‘s Paul.
I Reaction at The Subway. l lpm—3am. £2: free for students with matriculation card. Weekly mix of chart. dance and classic disco.
I Rebel Waltz at City Cafe. 9pm—lam. Free. Murray Richardson (a winner of MllZf/t’ magazine‘s ‘Bedroom Bedlam‘ competition and a guest at The Bomb. Nottingham) drops smooth deep house grooves in the City 2 bar. Free entry and drinks promos. Goes fortnightly from 8 May.
I Salsamania at The Bongo Club. Next date 22 May. Monthly.
I Scratch at La Belle Angele. IIpm-3am. £6 (£5). I May. Monthly. Real. raw hip hop action with Lyley. Rufftone. the Dynamic Duo and guest Eh? Wun! Artwork frotn Dare. Next date 29 May.
I Seen at The Honeycomb. 9.30pm—3am. £5 members; £6 guests. 8 May. Monthly. Scotland's leading regular hip hop night gets another visit frottt DJ extraordinaire Tony Vegas. He's in the tnain room. getting the party going. while it‘s tnore hip hop-based in the back with Jode and Rufftone. See DJ Top 5.
I Sublime at Wilkie House. 10pm—3am. £6 members; £8 non-members. 8 May. Fortnightly. Fierce trance. with resident Idge dropping a huge ﬁve hour set for his bouncy. no nonsense party crowd. Garage and more chilled house upstairs with Gordon Mac and Gary Mac. One of Edinburgh's best nights. Call ()131 668 3043 for more. Hook Records night on 22 May with X-Cabs and De Niro. See Sundays for details of a one-off Batik Holiday Sublime at The Vaults on 3 May. I The Subway West End 4pm—3am. Price tbc. See Thursdays.
I T.F.I.F. at Club Mercado. 4 -l()pm. Free. Friday nights have changed forever thanks to Happy Hour 5—6.30pm (£1 drinks. £10 bottles ofcltatnpagne) and great. nostalgic music courtesy of Trendy Wendy.
I Triptonite North at The Honeycomb. 10.30pm—3am. £8.50. 1 May. Fortnightly. Pre-club party irt Iguana from 9pm. With Stuart Duncan. Gareth Sommerville. Adrian Davenport and Colirt Cook. This is the last night of the Triptonite North and Iguana Club Tour. which has been sponsered by Bacardi Chillstreatn. so expect sotne free booze in Iguana and down at the club. With special guest Jay Cltappell. Watch out for some new directions in Jurte.
I Voodoo at The Vaults. 10pm—3am. £9 (£6). 1 May. Monthly. Progressive house. trance and techno with residents Jay Storic attd Neil McKay joined by special guest Ian Ossia (Renaissance) and Taste ttutters Fisher & Price. Quivver guests on 29 May. Call 0498 703 086 for more info.
I Voodoo Chile at The Rocking Horse. 1 lpm—3am. £3 (£2 with flyer). Price includes entry to Cathouse and Katch. Full of lovely boys arid girls headbanging to heavy metal.
I Walkers 4pm-3am. Free before 10.30pm; £5 after. Group concessions available. Over 21s. Smart dress. Happy hour 4—8pm. With local resident DJs. Fun music. fun crowd.
I The Wheel at Moray House.
1 1pm--4am. £1 students; £2 guests. A mix of dance and pop. Drinks £1 before midnight. £1.60 after. Students and guests only.
Burning the dedrs this fortnight:
Atomic Baby A brilliant Opportunity to see how the UK/Euro house sound is developing with Dave Seaman (above), one of the scenes classiest Dis/producers Iremixers. Get there eariy, this one is going to be very busy. The Honeycomb Sat 9 May. '
Lift Tony Rios and Frank Lober, residents at Sven Vath's Omen club in Frankfurt, join Lift's residents Euan and Paul for celebration of real techno. The Vaults, Fri 8 May and fortnight/y
Tribal Funktlon Triple guest action at this triple-floored music heaven. New York's Doc Martin provides the house, while DJ Semtex cuts the hip hop and singer Kle'shay drops the soul. The Venue, Sat 9 May and fortnightty.
I Arakataca at The Bongo Club. Next date 23 May. Monthly.
I Atomic Baby at The Honeycomb. llpm—3am. £8. 9 May. Fortnightly. Big. bouncy. Furo-housey party purnpers frotn Darren Davies. Micltael Kilkie attd '/.ammo in the main room. Garage attd deeper sounds through the back with Gareth Sornmerville. Busy and dressy. with a good atmosphere. Dave Seaman guests on Sat 9 May. See Hitlist
I Bent at The Shooting Gallery. Next date 16 May. Monthly. Call the info line on ()131 467 2551 for tttore.
I Big Beat at Cafe Graffiti. 9.30pm—2am. £6 (£5). 2 May. Monthly on first Sat of the rnontlt. Big Beat present a live set frotn The Paul Moran Quartet. who have worked with Sister Sledge attd Monty Python. They also wrote the theme to 0an For)! In The (irate! Plus Thelonius DJs Simon and Stuart.
I Burger Queen at Club Mercado. llpm—4am. £8 (£7). 9 May. Fortnightly. For tttore info call 0131 622 7220. Notorious Prada pants-in-the-air glam ltouse party heaven for a dressy and loyal crowd. Your hosts are Craig. Stella Superstar and Huggy. Dress code: ‘ifyou don‘t know by now, fuck off'. That‘s what it sa s on the flier. anyway.
I Catwaik 9pm-lam. Free. Gordon Whittaker and Farley Stnoove playing a varied selection ofcultured beats to shake your thing to.
I Century 2000 I lpm—3am. £5. See Thursdays.
I Colours Of Love at Club Mercado. llpm—4am. £8 members; £10 non- members. Membership applications and club information on 01698 276 866. 2 May. Fortnightly. All drinks £1 before midnight. Bottle of bubbly £10 all night. Proper party garage and house with the fun-loving Colours crew. DJ Heaven guests on 16 May. followed by Jazzy M on 30 May. Dress up to ﬁt in.
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30 Apr—l4 May 1998 THE LIST"