BlUBS listings


I Digital Biscuit at Negociants. 9pm—3am. Free. 29 Jun. Fortnightly. Skilled up tunes and grooves frotn 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.

1 1pm—3ain. Free. Various party tunes frorn DJ Jason and MC Loud in this bustling bar and club.

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

I Noa 9pm-3am. Free before 1 1pm; £3 before midnight; £6 after. The venue formerly known as The Lane with new decor. staff and DJs.

I The Salsa Hut 7— 10.30pm. Free. Cool little Mexican restaurant bridging the gap between great food and great music. With The Dynamic Duo doing the scratchy hip hop thing.

I The Subway West End 4pm—3am. Price 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. Chilled vibes from 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 Cocktail Society at Wilkie House. 10.30pm—3am. £3. 7 Jul. Fortnightly. Student-orin night promising cheap cocktails. cheap thrills and cheap. cheesy tunes.

I Jazz Joint at Henry's Cellar Bar. 10pm—3am. £3 (£2). Freestyle hip hop night hosted by DJ Eh? Wun! (Seen). King Mob. Mr Six and Isoma. plus various guest musicians. A profound underground hip hop 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 Noa 9pm—3am. Free before 11pm; £3 before midnight; £6 after. The venue formerly known as The Lane with new decor. staff and DJs.

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

I Soul Mother at Catwalk. 9pm-1am. Free. Cheesy soul (eh?) and classic groove with Bertie.

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


I As You Are at Cafe Graffiti. lOpm—Zam. £4 (£3). The Slip Disc Collective playingjazz. hip hop. funk and soul in this lovely venue.

I C.C. Blooms 1 1pm—3am. Free. See Thursdays.

I Ceroc Dance at Moray House. 7.30—10.30pm. Price tbc. See Mondays. I Cheesecake at The Jaffacake. 9pm—3am. £2. Mixed music policy. from Tom Jones to Howard Jones. Hanson to Jackson. Sash to Johnny Cash. A11 drinks two for one before 11pm.

I Chi at P0 Na Na. 1|pm—3am. Free. Soul. funk and disco from Lyley and A.J. in this busy bar-cum-club.

I Curious at The Vaults. l lpm—3am. £3. Weekly student night playing all kinds of variations on the house theme. 1n the top bar area for intimate midweek vibes.

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. 808 and 90s. Drinks 50p dun'ng happy

74 THE LIST 25 Jun—9 Jul 1998

DJ top 5

Dave Randall

Dave Randall is one of the foremost hard house/techno/nu—nrg DJs in the country. A regular visitor to Scotland, he also plays all over world. Shortly he is off to Amsterdam, South Africa and Japan. He also has a new single called ’Tube' out on his own Chug N Bump label, as follow-up to 'Delicious'.

'Field Of Sounds’: incisions (Jinx Records. Holland)

'Following a spate of housier releases from this usually hard techno label is this 82 track from incisions. Very much along the lines of Dutch producer Vincent De Moor's releases with all the hooks and memorable riffs.’

‘Put Your House In Order': Steve Thomas (Trade/Tidy Trax)

'Tidy Trax and Trade join forces to deliver releases from all of the Trade residents. A hugely powerful track, original in its style and guaranteed to pack a floor' ‘Delicious’: Bushbabies (Chug N Bump) ’1 am asked about this track everywhere 1 go. First released two years ago, now released with new mixes from The Knuckleheadz, F1, Tinrib, John ‘00' Fleming and, of course, a mix that 1 did for its release the first time round. Guaranteed handoraising f100rfiller.’ 'Disco Damnation': Pete Wardman (Phoenix Uprising)

‘Hard working Pete has put together his strongest release so far. it has all the potential that you would expect from a co-production with Baby Doc. Clean and powerful but with an edge.‘

'Vlmana': Majestic: (Majestic Music, Holland)

‘This one takes the cake with a bass line from hell and a quality production from the Dutch that we all know and love.’


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 2200127 to book. Now on two floors.

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

I International Bright Young Thing at Wilkie House. 10.30pm—3am. £3 before midnight; £2 after. Backpackers and locals on the pull. with an indie theme. Expect three live bands and three hours of DJing. Cheap booze.

I Jazz Joint at Henry's Cellar Bar. 10pm—3am. £3 (£2). Cathy Rae‘s Jazz Singers night. featuring some of the city's finest vocalists and musicians.

I Noa 9pm—3am. Free before 1 1pm; £3 before midnight; £6 after. The venue formerly known as The Lane with new decor. staff and DJs.

I The Salsa Hut 7—10.30prn. Free. Cool little Mexican restaurant bridging the gap between great food and great music. With DJ Eh? Wun! playing mixed Afro-centric grooves.

I The Transporter at The Bongo Club. 10pm—3am. £2. ()ld skool Edinburgh club night mixing all the styles for perfect midweek action.

I Vinyl Grooves at The Honeycomb. 10.30pm—3am. £2. 1 Jul. Fortnightly. Indie in one room. mixed bag goodies in the other. Drinks promos.



I The Apartment 23 Royal tisehange Square. 221 7080.

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

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

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

I Babaza Roval Exchange Square. 01412040101

I Baby Grand 3 lilrnhank (iartlens. 248 4942.

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

I Bargo Albion Street. 552 2680.

I Bar Miro 36 Kclvingrove Street. 353 0475.

I Bar Sauza (Below R.(i.'s) 73 Queen Street. 221 2200.

I Bourbon Street George St. 552 0141.. I Budda 142 St Vincent Street. 221 5660.

I The Bedsit I Park l)r'ive.339 0432. I Bennet's 80 (ilassfortl Street. 552

5761. O I Betty‘s Ma onnarse 37 Queen Street. -21 59. 4.

I Blackfriars Underground (belou Blackfriars). 36 Bell Street. 552 5924. I Bom 142 Renfield Street. 5720100. I Brel 39 Ashton Lane. 342 4966.

I The Cathouse 15 Union Street. 248 6606.

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

I CCA Cafe Bar 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7864.

I Cleo atra's 508 (ireat Western Road. elvinbridge. 334 0560.

I Cottiers 93 Hyndland Street.

357 5825.

I Cul De Sac Ashton Lane. 334 4749. I Fixx|186 Miller Street. 221 1568. I Fur Murry's 96 Maxwell Street. 221 6. l 1.

I The Garage 490 Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120.

I Glasgow School of Art 167 Renfrew Street. 3320691.

I Glasgow Universit Union 32 University Avenue. 33‘ 8697.

I Havana 50 Hope Street. 248 4466 I lronhorse Bar \Ves‘t Nile Street. 332 2215. I King Tut's Wah Wah Hut St Vincent Street. 221 5279.

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

IMcChuils Way Out West 14 Kelvinhau ’11 Street. 221 5569.

I McPha b, 23 Sandyford Place.

221 0770.

I Media 8: Press Club 94 West

Re vent Street. 400 1033.

I liviojo's Bath Street. 331 2257.

I Nice 'n' Sleazy 421 Sauchreliall Street. 333 9637.

I Nico's 375 Sauehreliall Street.

332 5736.

I October Cafe Top floor. Princes Square (off Buchanan Street). 221

0 ()3.

I Polo Lounge 84 Wilson Street. 553 1221.

I Queen Mar aret Student Union 22 University iardens. 339 9784.

I RAF Club 27 Ashley Street. 332 4465

I Rat Trap 9 Brown Street. 221 7233. I R.G.’s 73 Queen Street. 221 2200. I Rocksy’s Basement 4() New Sneddon Street. Paisley. 552 5791. I Rooftops 92 Sauchichall Street. 332 5883.

I Russell Cafe Bar 77 Byres Road. 334 4973.

I Sadie Frost's 8—10West (ieorge Street. 332 8005.

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

I Strawberr Fields 56 ()swald Street. 221 78 1.

I Sub Club 22 Jamaica Street.

248 4600.

I 13th Note 260 Clyde Street.

243 2177

I Tin Pan Alle Mitchell Street. Glasgow. 248 7. 77.

I Times Square St linoch Square. 221 6579.

I Trash 197 Pitt Street. 572 3372. I The Tunnel 84 Mitchell Street. 204 1000.

I Variety 4OISauchiehal| Street. 332 4449.


I The Velvet Rooms Sauchiehall Street. 3320755. I YO Yo 3| Queen Street. 248 8484.


I ABC Film Centre |201.othian Road. 228 1638.

I The Attic 1)_ver's Close. Cowgate. 225 8382.

I Assembly Rooms (ieorge Street. 220 4348.

I Bannermans 212 Cossgate.

556 3254

I The Basement Broughton Street. 5570097.

I La Belle Angele 11 llasties Close. 225 2774.

I The Bongo Club 14 New Street. 556 5204.

I Cafe Graffiti Manslieltl l’lace Church (bottom of Broughton Street). 557 8003.

I Catwalk Broughton Street. 225 5583.

I Cavendish West 'l'ollcross. 3252.

I C.C. Blooms 23 24 (ireenside Place. 556 9331.

I Century 2000 31 I.othian Road. 229 7670.

I The Citadel 39 Commercial Street. 1.erth. 555 5622.

I The Citrus (irintllay Street. 622 7086.

IThe City Cafe Blair Street. 220

( 1-5.

I Edinburgh Rock Cafe 125a Princes Street. 226 1664.

I eh1 Bar And Brasserie 197 High Street. 220 5277.

I Filmhouse Bar I.othian Road.

228 2688.

I The Gallery 232 ('owgalc. 225 5583.

I Gran Via-Tasca .3 South St Andrew Street. 556 1020.

I Henry's Cellar Bar Morrison Street. 221 1288.

I The Hone comb 36— 38A Blair Street. 220 4. 81.

I The Jaffacake 28 Kings Stables Roatl. 2297986.

I JP's Nightclub 3Serup1e Street. 229 7733

I The Liquid Room 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564

I The Living Room 235 ('mvgate. 225 4628.

I The Meadow Bar Buccleach Street. 622 7680.

I Club Mercado 36/39 Market Street. 226 4224.

I Minus One (Carlton Hi 'hlantl Hotel) North Bridge. 556 3277.

I Moray House Holyrootl Road. 5565184.

I The Moscow Bar South St. David‘s Street. 5566375.

I Ne ociants I.othian Street.

225 6. 13.

I Noa 7 Queenst'erry Street Lane.

467 7215.

I Oddlellows 14/16 liorrest Road. 220 1816.

I P.J. Lyles 138-1401.eith\\'alk.

467 7051.

I PO Na Na 26 Frederick Street.

226 2224.

I Potterrow Union Bristo Square. 650 8090.

I Rocking Horse Cowgate. 225 3326. I Royal Highland Exhibition Centre



I The Salsa Hut 3a:\1hert Street. 554 4344 i I The Shooting Galler 32

Broughton Street. 478 7' 35.

I Stones l‘retlerrck Street. 226 1226. I Studio 24 Calton Road. 558 3758. I The Subway Cowgate. 225 6766. I The Subway West End I.othian Road. 229 919 .

I The Ta O'Lauriston Lauriston Place. 22‘ 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 1442.

I Walkers 12 Shandwick Place. 476 7613.

I Why Not? The Dome. (ieorge Street. 624 8633.

I Wilkie House Cowgate. 225 2935.