Regular weekly clubs plus one-off events are listed by city, then b day, then alphabetically by title. Clu s will be listed, provided up-to-date details reach our offices at least seven days before publication. Clubs listings compiled by Rory Weller and Jim Byers.
I 4th Dimension at Brel. 8.30—1 lpm. Free. Andy Young playsjazz.
Brazilian. soul. fusion and funk. Drinks promos.
I Area 51 at McChuill's Way ()ut West. Rpm—midnight. Free. Future fusion of funky noise from Shaft and Derick.
I Audio Psy-phi at The Sub Club. 11pm—3am. £3. Phar Out's Paul Cawley embarking on a voyage of hip hop. drum 'n‘ bass and generally music with the funk. 28 May DJ and producer Peanut Butter Wolf has unfortunately cancelled. but whaddya know? Andy Smith from Portishead is DJing instead. promoting his forthcoming LP The Dm'ument. See Hit list.
I B.E.S.T. at Babaza. l lpm—3am. £3 (£2). Jim da Best with his trademark mix ofcheese to please. Drinks promos.
I Big Karn's Party Night at Bennets. 11.30pm—3am. £3 (£2). Karn Dunbar with 80s. 90s and loads of catnp nonsense. Drinks promos.
I Bonafide Love at The l3th Note Club (basement). llpm—3am. £2
(includes Pusher 13). 28 May and monthly. DJ Durkman ‘nicing up the place‘ with top-class reggae. ragga and
I Budda at Budda. Spin—midnight. Free.
Nick Gemmil with house crossing over into all sorts including drum ‘n’ bass and hip hop.
I Cheeze at Strathclyde Student Union. 9pm—3am. Free (students plus three guests). Cheeze has become the city‘s largest cheesy beano with three floors of tack. £1 pints of lager and shots for 50p. I Chicano at Havana. 8pm—midnight. Free. The original Latin Dance DJ Nick Peacock with Latin grooves. barrio beats and the latest salsa from
Cuba. New York. Colombia and Puerto Rico.
I Club Barbarella at Strawberry Fields. 9pm—3am. £3 (£1.50). Three local unsigned bands, 9-1 1.15pm. then student. indie and cheesy retro until 3am. Bands wishing to play should call Barbara on 221 787 l.
I Cop at Archaos. 10pm—3am. £4 (£3). Busy student house night from DJ CJ and Vance playing l-a-r-g-e club tunes to a young bunch while Tam ‘The Fuzz' Coyle does his indie/pop/kitsch stuff in the newly done-up Room 2. Drinks promos.
I Dandy at King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. 8pm—midnight. Free. Familiar (and friendly) face about town DJ Dandy with a new night of ‘music that will wann the coldest hearts‘ from Beach Boys to B
I Dee Jays In Disguise at Variety. 8pm—close. Free. Hatch and Jilkes of Knucklehead with a dubby mix of new dance and techno. Check out their Pusher 13 night at The 13th Note. continuing on every week. Pre-club.
I Donkey at The Cathouse. l lpm—3am. £2 (£1.50; free before I 1.30pm). lndie/grunge/industrial/chemical beats rock on a darker tip than The Cathouse‘s other nights. Drinks promos.
I Don't Front at The CCA Cafe Bar. 9pm-midnight. Jazzual. soulful beat
BURGER QUEEN BURGERS off this issue, with the last night of this sensationally popular glam house night at Edinburgh's Mercado, 6 Jun. Craig and Huggy have decided they just need more time to work on their other projects. With Radio One Essential Mixes, their label Rabushka and DJ bookings all round the world you can understand why. Still, they promise to come back after the summer with some extra-special events.
THE BASEMENT CLUB on Queen Street has now been bought by the company that owns The Garage. The club only opened a couple of months ago and has already played host to such leading luminaries as Slam, Oscar, Nick Peacock and Kevin McKay. No word of what the plans are for this venue, but the planned Mish Mash night will now take place up at The Apartment.
THE 23rd PRECINCT record shop at 36 Cockburn Street in
Edinburgh has now changed its name to Uber Disko. The place is still owned by Michael Kilkie and Barry, with glittering shop assistants Gareth Sommerville (Atomic Baby) and Mark Price (Taste) there to serve you. They've also got a worldwide mail order service on 0131 225 2232, which helps if you can't get it together to go down to the shop. Towards the end of the year we'll also hear the first releases from their new labels Platoon (trancey stuff) and F001 Boona (pumping Euro style). SCOTLAND’S BIGGEST CLUB,°Room at The Top celebrates a year of being a very large (yet pretty) shed in Bathgate. Sat 30 May is the date for the festivities with Tall Paul, Phil Perry and Craig Burger Queen. If you haven't been, check it out, just to see how huge it is. MTV were down a few weeks ago and had a great time. even though they couldn’t find anywhere for munchies afterwards.
Craig Burger Queen
music with DJs Ragged Robin and Paul Cawle . Pre-club.
I Flu at Reds. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). A night ofclassic disco. peppered with the best contemporary house and garage. Drinks promos.
I Free Flow at Glasgow School Of Art (downstairs). 9pm—2am. Free. Keepin' it real with early Motown. ska. reggae. soul. JB super funk. Hammond jazz. 70s disco to hip hop. new and retro guitar pop. movie soundtracks. trip hop and drum ‘n‘ bass with DJs Al Rutherford and Lindsey. La er £1 a pint.
I Helter S elter at The Underground (formerly The Venue). 10.30pm—3am. £3 (£2.50). Student-orientated music with retro tracks next to contemporary indie from Gordon Tennant.
I Hi Karate at Glasgow School ofArt (upstairs). lOpm—2.30am. Free. The Hi Karate duo of Neil McMillan and Andrew Divine kick up the funky break beats to a large and loyal crowd. This one is reallyjumping tonight.
I Hot Traxx at The Lime. 1 lpm-3am. £3 (£2). Seventies night with 70 drinks promos on vodka. beer. Pernod and Wild Turkey.
I Jengaheads at Cul De Sac Bar.
9—1 lptn. Free. Ali and Martyn of the Jengaheads with more of the same nonsense they are renowned for: big beats and a wee bit more. sometimes on four decks when they can be arsed. Drinks promos.
I Loveshack at Fury Murry's. l0.30pm—3. 15am. £5 (£3). Fine indie. house and disco sounds downstairs with chemical beats (Chem Bros. David Holmes. Big Beat etc) upstairs. Drinks promos.
I love Infection at Strathclyde University Students Union (Level 5). 10pm—3am. Free. The Crucial Vibes crew of Gus and Stevie. who play every other Friday night at The Bedsit. with a new reggae night up at Strathclyde.
I Pusher 13 at The 13th Note (ground floor). 1 1pm—3am. £2. Weekly night from Jilkes and Hatch of Knucklehead (Art School. Sats) giving up electro funk beats to a crowd following on from their Variety pub gig. Getting pretty busy down there on a Thursday night.
I Reggae Ravers at The Lime. 10.30pm—3am. £4 (£3/£2 before I lpm). 4 June and fortnightly. DJ Jake with a new roots reggae night run by the same crew who put on the Salsamania nights.
I Richard Howie at Russell's Bar/Cafe. 8—11pm. Free. Richard Howie with deep. jazzy house.
I Root Down at Queen Margaret Union. 10pm—2am. Free before llpm. £3 (members £2). East Village Pharmacy hosts an evening of hip hop. big beats and funk squeaks.
I Rumb e at The Garage. 1 lpm—3am. £3 (£2). Cardow and Ross with an exceptionally busy night ofcharty dance faves. cheap drinks and drunk
students. Sno tastic!
I Salsamania at The Lime. 10pm—3am. £4 (£3/ £2 before llpm). 28 May and fortnightly. The Academia tie Salsa and Club Cubana DJs host a nzght of the very best in Latin grooves.
I Slide at The Bedsit. opin—lam. Free. Early-nighter to ease you into the weekend with board games. PlayStations. pool and a catholic music policy. Pre-club. I Sly at Trash. llpm—3am. £4 (£3). The guys who ran the monthly events at the Tunnel. combining house with outrageous behaviour. start up this new weekly night offering more of the same. Neil and Frog in the main room for big anthems and cheesy nonsense plus Disco Dan in Room 2. Dress up in some sort of sexy/glammy gear and you get in free. Drinks promos.
I Tchic at The Apartment. Midnight—3am. £3. DJ Tchico (Virunga) with a night of R&B. swing and hip hop. Drinks promos.
I TVR at The Velvet Rooms. I lpm—3am. £4 (£3). New night featuring the Tunnel's Michael Kilkie and Scud in the main room for top-class house; plus Daddy G in the front room with swingbeat and soul. All drinks £1 all night.
H it list The best Glasgow clubs thls forthright. h I * ‘
Elements Only Scottish date of The ’ Progressions Sessions with the mighty IJJ Bukern (above), MC Conrad, Blame and PhD, plus local scratch hero Krash Slaughta who has been kicking, up a storm down south for years now. Trash,- Wed 3 Jun. . ‘ _ a ; Audio Psy-phl Andy Smith (PortiShead) L joins residents Paul Cawley and Alex Horton to promotehis forthcoming mix CD The Document which features Grandmaster Flash, Spencer Davis Group and Tom Jones. Sub Club, Thu 28 Jun. Cream Cream takes a bit of a speed garage direction this month, with headlining guests Tim & Omar from RIP (see panel) and Matt Jam Lamont. Joining them are house merchants K Klass in a DJing capacity and Phat Phil Cooper, plus the Tunnel Residents. The Tunnel. Sat 30 May and monthly.
Sub Culture While Harri‘s off, top French bloke Erik Rug joins Domenic instead. Rug plays with Harri once a month at Plastic People (London). and records for Manchester's Paper Recordings as Dirty Jesus. See panel. The Sub Club, Sat30 May.
Love Boutique. Terry Farley and Pete Heller from Junior Boys Own join resident DJ Roy for belting hard house and the atmosphere that only Love Boutique can produce. The Arches, Sat 6 June and monthly
I Wanna Play? at The Tunnel. 10.30pm—3.30am. £4 (£2.50 with matric card). Student night featuring Kevin and Scott (Tunnel weekends) and Lisa. playing a tnix ofclassic house anthems plus treasure hunts and wheel of fortune. Drinks promos.
I X-Rated at The Asylum (Caledonian University Union). 9pm—2am. £2 (£1). Chart and dance in the main room with DJ Ray plus indie and live music in Room 2.
I The Ark at The Tunnel. llpm-3.30am. £7 (£5). If you‘ve got a new YSL shirt or Dolce & Gabanna frock and you’re wondering where to go. it's gotta be The Tunnel tonight. Top class international DJ. producer and shop assistant Michael Kilkie. Scott Mackay and Zammo (Rhumba) take no prisoners in the main room for large-scale. hard house dancefloor detonators. plus Duncan Reid and Simon Foy in Room 2.A11dn'nks £1 before 12.30am. Smart. stylish and glammy.
I Bar 10 8pm—close. Free. Stevie Donaldson and Bios with super quality minimal house and techno for a crowd making sure the weekend kicks-off with an almighty bang. Pre-club.
I Bargo 8pm-midnight. Free. Regular pre-club night at this phenomenal bar in the Merchant City. with guest DJs on an underground dance vibe.
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