and house with a strotig US influence.

I High Rollin' at Negociants. 9pni—3am. Free. Busy Friday tiiglit with Dr A] (Astromotel. Higher Ground). Jon Lyley (Tribal Funktion. Scratch). AJ (Blacka‘nized) and Gino (Higher Ground) tiiixing soulful house with hip hop. futik and disco.

I Homeless at The Shooting Gallery. 10pm—3am. £6. 15 May. Monthly. The Freestylers. featuring Tenor Fly. play live at this excellent night of beats ‘n‘ breaks. DJs are Eat Not Sold and Cut ‘n' Paste. Call 0410 323066 for more. See Phactfile.

I Jazz Joint at Henry‘s Cellar Bar. 10pm—3am. £4. A healthy itiix of live music arid DJs. Jabba play live.

I Katch at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3am. £3; £2 with llyer. Price includes entry to Cathouse and Voodoo Chile. Eighties and 90s indie dance.

I Kerplunk at Club Mercado. 10.30pm—3am. £5; two for one with Snapfax. 22 May. Fortnightly. Trendy Wendy and Grandmaster Fly with party tunes from the 70s. Happy hour llpni-midtiight.

I Let‘s Party at JP's. 9.30pni—3am. £tbc. An avalanche of party faves iii this swinging party club. ()ver 21s only. No jeans or trainers.

I Lift at The Vaults. 10.30pm-3ani. £7 (£5). 22 May. Fortnightly. Euan and Paul with proper techno.

I The Ltving Room ()piii—lam. Free. Andrew Moisey. Dillon and Christopher Wright with a freestyle mix of dance sounds iii this well-situated bar.

I Madchester at La Belle Angele. llpm—3ani. £3.50 members; £4 non—iiieiiibers. 22 May. Fortnightly. A fun mix of big beat. new indie and classic baggy with Del Kahuna Boy. More info. on 659 5230.

I Made In Iguana at Iguana Cafe Bar. 8pm—lam. Free. Gareth Sommerville (Cream. Hard Times. Sliitidig. Sub Club. Yip Yap. Atomic Baby) with a relaxed selection of hip hop. garage and house in this bus bar.

I Magic Moments at The Cavendish. 9pm—3am. £5. ()ver 25s only. Smart dress. Nojeaiis. no trainers. Live bands every week. Sixties and 70s music. Ground floor only.

I The Mambo Club at The Cavendish. 10pni—3ani. £tbc. Swing. hip hop and soul upstairs. reggae and ragga downstairs at this long-running night hosted by Sir ()ssie.

I Manga at La Belle Angele.

l lpm—3am. £5 members; £7 non—members. 15 May. Monthly. DJ Kid and G-Mac are joined by drum ‘n' bass don Ray Keith (Dread Recordings) for some serious jump up action. If you haven‘t been before. expect excellent music. good visuals and a fierce atmosphere. Call 220 5575 for more. See Hitlist.

I MIB Presents South Central at Club Mercado. 10.30pm-3am. £5. 15 May. Fortnightly. Rap. funk. hip hop. soul. soca. ragga and R & B with DJs TNT and Mr H. Ex-Mambo (top floor) DJ Jim will also be appearing.

I Midnight Blue at Cafe Graffiti. lOpm—2am. £5 (£4). Fresh jazzjsoul/blues night which promotes a healthy mixture of live music and DJs. Re ularly pulling over 250 people.

I Ellisalsa at The Bongo Club. 10pni—3ani. £4.50 (£3.50). 22 May. Monthly. The best in Latin dance. from salsa to lambada. Free dance class if you get there early!

I Moroccan Clouds at Po Na Na. 10pm-3ain. Free before 11pm; £2 after. Weekly. D] 4th Varmint with disco. funk. 60s. 70s. 80s. hip hop and cheese at this busy bar/club.

I A Night Less Ordinary at The Jaffacake. 10pm—3aiii. £4; £3 with flier. Wacky. zany gameshow-type fun and frolics with good drinks promos. Expect a freestyle mix of mainstream music. Drinks promos.

I Oblivion at Jl’s. 4.30piii—9.30pni. Free. Free hot buffet from 4.30—6.30pni. all drinks two for one. 4.30—5.30pm. all spirits £1. 5.30-6.30pm. cocktail pitchers £4. 6.30—7.30pm. And music too. mustn't forget the music! A freestyle mix of pop. chart and dance to erase that nasty week’s work.

I Normal at Wilkie House. 10.30pm—3ani. £7 members; £10 non- members. 15 May. Fortnightly. Hard house and funky techno with an exclusive guest appearance from Slani‘s Stuart MacMillan. Also over from Glasgow. on backroom duties are DJs from Phar ()ut atid Psy-Phi. Membership available on the night costitig £5 with a free mix tape. See Hit list.

I The Outhouse 5—7piii. Free. Chill out downstairs after work with chilled tunes and cheap booze.

I Planet Earth at The Citrus. llpm—3ani. £4. A busy and long-running night of 70s and 80s sounds where New Romantics. punks. glam rockers and disco freaks relive the era that others do their best to forget.

I Pure at The Venue. 10.30piii-3am. £4 members; £6 non-members. Prices vary when guests appear. Info. on 558 3824. One of the most respected house and techno clubs iii the UK. with residents Twitch. Brainstorm. Dribbler and The Bill. Pure now has sister nights in Glasgow ( 15 May. Sub Club). Aberdeen (23 May. Exodus). Dumfries 1 15 May. The Loft). Belfast (30 May. The Brunswick Club) and Dublin (22 May. The Funnel Club). Willi a mixed. friendly. dressed-down crowd. Phenomenal Detroit spinner Jeff Mills brings his lightning hands to bear on 22 May. See Hit list.

I Purple Moon at Studio 24. 10pm—3ani. £6 (£4). 15 May. Fortnightly. Techno and trance with resident DJ Julz. plus a guest slot from Fil Millar (Stay Up Forever). No curfew. Drinks promos.

I Reaction at The Subway. l lpm—3ani. £2; free for students with matriculation card. Weekly mix ofchart. dance and classic disco.

I Rebel Waltz at City Cafe. ()plll— 1 ani. Free. 22 May. Fortnightly. Murray Richardson (a winner of Murik 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. .

I Scratch at La Belle Angele. Next date 29 May. Monthly.

I Seen at The Honeycomb. Next date 5 Jun. Monthly.

I Sublime at Wilkie House. 10piii—3ani. £6 members; £8 non-members. 22 May. Fortnightly. A trance-tastic Hook Records extravaganza. featuring a live set from X- Cabs and DJing from De Niro. Resident Kev Wright. back from his tour of Australia supports. Garage and more chilled house upstairs with Gordon Mac and Gary Mac. ()ne of Edinburgh's best nights. Call 0131 668 3043 for more. Third birthday party in June. See Hit List. I The Subway West End 4pm~3am. £tbc. See 'l‘liursdays.

I T.F.I.F. at Club Mercado. 4piii—10pni. 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 Trendy Wendy.

I Triptonite North at The Honeycomb. 10.30pm—3ani. £8.50. 15 May. Fortnightly. With Stuart Duncan. Gareth Sonimerville. Adrian Davenport and Colin Cook. Pre-club party iti Iguana from 9pm.

I Voodoo at The Vaults. Next date 2!) May with Quivver. Monthly. Call 0498 703086 for more.

I Voodoo Chile at The Rocking Horse. llpiii-~3aiii. £3 (£2 with llyer). Price includes entry to Catliouse and Katch. Full of lovely boys and girls headbanging to heavy metal.

I Walkers 4pin-3aiii. Free before 10.30pm; £5 after. Group concessions available. ()ver 21s. Smart dress. Happy hour 4—8pm. With local residents. Fun music. fun crowd.

I What It Is at City 2. ()piii—lani. Free. 15 May. Fortnightly. Bob Cairns brings a healthy mix of soul. swing. hip hop and much. much more to this new City Cafe night.

I The Wheel at Moray House. llpni—-4atii. £1 students; £2 guests. A mix of datice and pop. Drinks £1 before midnight. £1.60 after. Students and guests only.


I Apex at Studio 24. l().30pni~3am. Donations on door. 23 May. Fortnightly. Hard house. trance and techno from residents Steve and Al. plus a guest appearance from M.K. Ultra (Lift). No curfew. Drinks promos.

I Arakataca at The Bongo Club. 9.30pni—3ani. £4.50 (£4). 23 May. Monthly. Salsa. African. Latin and Caribe.

I Atomic Baby at The Honeycomb. llpm—3am. £8. 23 May. Fortnightly. Big. bouncy. Euro-housey party pumpers frotii Darren Davies. Michael Kilkie and [ammo in the main room. Garage and deeper sounds through the back with (iareth Soniiiierville. Busy and dressy. with a good atmosphere.

listings CLUBS

H it list The best Edinbuth dubs this fortnight

Normal After a few knockbacks from dodgy Dis who couldn't be arsed to

turn up, this club looks to be going

from strength to strength. Tonight's guest is Stuart McMillan from Slam,

with the _Psy~Phi 015 (also from Glasgow) in the back. Wilkie House, Fri 15 May. Manga Jump up drum 'n‘ bass/Jungle , from Ray Keith (Dread Recordings)who joins residents Dl Kid and 6 Mac. La Belle Ange/e Fri 15 May

Pure in the Hit list for the millionth time, I know, but who cares if they’re bringing us Dis like Jeff Mills. one of most innovative techno spinners in the world. The Venue, Fri 22 May.

Sublime More top trance from Sublime faves X-C abs (live) and De Niro. With support from resident Kev Wright, just back from his dates in Australia. Wilkie House, Fri 22 May

Red On Red With the wonderful Terence Farley dropping his quality blend of garage vocals and tuft house trax. The perfect combination. The Vaults, Sat 16 May.

I Bent at The Shooting Gallery.

1 lpm—3am. £5 before midnight; £7 after. 16 May. Monthly. Maggie Joy and co. belt out the good time house music for Edinburgh‘s benders. Easy listening upstairs. Call the info. line on 467 2551 for more.

I Big Beat at Cafe Graffiti. Next date 6 Jun. Monthly on first Sat ofthe month. I Burger Queen at Club Mercado. llpm—4am. £8 (£7). 23 May. Fortnightly. For more info. call 622 7220. Notorious Prada pants-in-the-air glam house 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 says on the flier. anyway.

I Catwalk 9pin—lam. Free. Gordon Whittaker and Farley Smoove playing a varied selection ofcultured beats to shake your thing to.

I CC. Blooms 1 lpm—3ani. Free. See Thursdays.

I Century 2000 1 lpm—3am. £5. See


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This weekend our devil is on a mission to find a PRINCESS OF DARKNESS. DANCE VVI'I'H THE DEVIL at the Citrus Club on Friday or the Attic Club on Saturday and you could win your own exclusive Tia Maria jacket. T-shirt and Tia Maria with cola drink vouchers. Plus our own team of body painters will be waiting to make their magical mark on you! On arrival. you will be invited to try a free sample of Tia Maria liqueur spirit tingling with cola and ice, and as your taste buds sur- render to the smooth taste take control of your female powers and make things happen.

We have five pairs of tickets for The Citrus Club on Friday 15 May 1998 and five pairs of tickets for The Attic Club on Saturday 16 May 1998 to give-away.

The first ten people to, call the DANCE WITH THE DEVIL Heat Line on before ’r OOpm on Friday 15 May 1998 Will wm a pair of guest passes to either {he (.itrus t ltm


or The Attic Club Simply state your name and your choice of e door. whenever you Wish to arrive

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14—28 May 1998 tiieustn