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and Graeme of Soma‘s Silicone Soul and Laurence lltrghes. l0 July Uri-Cut hosts the official ’I‘r‘n The Park Slam pre-party. with Soma artist Gene Farris. L’rrderworld‘s Darren limersort and Slams Stuart McMillan gearing tip for a blazing weekend.

I Urban Juice at The Arena.

l0pm 3am. £4 (£3). A new night at the Arena with nu soul. cool hip hop. phat jazz beats. electro funk. deep break beat and drum 'n' bass. Hosted by DJ Sabotage (Art School) and Neil (.‘ampbell pltrs visuals from Jim-James. Pound drinks promos.

I Upttght at The Bedsit. ‘)pm~2am. £4 (£3). l0 July and their 7 .-\ug. Specialist Northern Soul and Hammond jaz/ night from the long-established (ioodfoot mob playing to a receptive crowd. (‘orrtinues through the summer.

I Velvet Rooms 10pm 3am. £6. Alan Ronald in Room Two with an open mix froin house anthems and disco to soul. Martin Hesketh in Room ( )ne playing mellow lap hop. swrngbeat and classic sotll.


I Aquaplanet introduces The Breaks at The Arches. llpm —3.30/4am. £8. ll .lttly only. New departure for Aquaplanet moving away from the usual Chicago/Detroit guests and instead going for a breaks and beats night. Two rooms w till the now legendary Scratch l’er'yer'ts crew of Tony Vegas. Harry

Loy e. l’r'ime (‘uts. First Rate and Mr Thing going for the exhibition scratch style. Local. yet achineg international. force comes from Mr Kelv inbridge (aka Twitch) and Bltre Boy playing soul. funk. disco and house plus tip-arid- coming local l).ls Dema and Nice Kutts with tour-deck hip hop skills. See Panel and Hrtlist.

I Apartment at The Apar'ttitcrtt.

llpnt 3am. £8. Robin Burrows with cltrb classics in this stylish and snug venue.

I Archaos at Archaos. llpm ~3am. £8 (£6). (‘hris Harris and :\.J. mix tip garage and house for a busy. moderately dressy crowd. with Scott and (ieoff playing club

classics in Roorn Two. Paul Traynor plays R&B. swing and hip hop in Room Three. I Bar 10 ()pin—rnidnight. Free. Busy hard house pie-club with Nick Peacock and guests.

I Bargo Rpm—midnight. Free. Dancey pr‘e-club night with guest DJs from some of the better underground club nights in the city.

I Bennets l 1.30pm—3am. £6 (£5). DJ Sara with a good dancey mix. Drinks promos. Gay.

I Bom at The Bom. llpm-3am. £7. Mark Dormolly. Keith Pyper and guests with house and garage at this new venue. I Bonkers at Bonkers. llpm—3am. £5 after midnight. £4 before. Club classics at this after-office hang-out with residents David Campbell and Nobble Whitelaw. I Budda at Budda. Spin-midnight. Free. Solemusic's Stevie for garage and deep house. Pr'e-club. Drinks promos.

I The Cathouse l0.3()pm—3zttlt. £4

: (£3.50; £2.50 before I 1.30pm). Three

floors of rock. grunge. contemporary

indie and indie dance. Bit cheesier and

more accessible than before. Drinks pl'UanS.

I Classic FM at Fury Murry‘s.

llpm—3. 15am. £5 (£3). Club classics in the main room with DJs Jim Downie and Sean Webster. Quality indie music from Twister upstairs at this generally studenty

I Club 69 Rocksy's Basement. l()pm—2.30am. £5. Martin. Wilba and Barrie of Rub-A-Dub play the best and deepest from the underground. joined frequently by guests of high standing. Well worth the taxi fare out from the city. but note the midnight curfew. ll July. Cylob (live). l8 July Plaid play live as a warmer to The Rub-A-Dub Free in the Park on the Sunday.

I Club Cubana at The lletlsit. 9pm—2am. £4 (£3). lh’ July and fortnightly. Great Latin sounds with proceeds going to the Scottish Cuban Solidarity Campaign. (‘ontinues through the summer.

I Cool Lemon at The Arches. l0.30pm—4am. £l0. I8 July and monthly. Hard house residents Paterson and Price joined tonight by Detroit's Blake Baxter

Michael Kilkie: Central belt subterranean, various dates

on a tough funky house vibe rather than in your face bangin‘.

I Cul De Sac at Cul De Sac Bar.

9-1 lpm. Free. Spin-back king Jim Hutchison front Teknotis with hard house and techno. Drinks promos.

I Divine at Glasgow School ()fArt (downstairs). lOpm—late. £3.50 (£2.50 Glasgow School OfArt students). Andrew Divine and Hush Puppy with Northern soul. Hammond grooves. bubblegum pop. wah-wah funk. Moog power and chemical breakbeats. Still running during degree shows.

I Easy Street at CCA Cafe Bar. 9.30prn—midnight. Free. DJ Gordon Allan with a house/dubby pre-club.

I Free Form at The 13th Note Club. l0pm—3am. £3 (free before 1 1pm). Steven and Paul Watt with two floors of soul. Latin. jazz and funk. Note that The l3th Note has now moved to Clyde Street and is open as a bar froin 8pm.

I Havana Dance School at Havana. Noon—4.30pm. £3 for two hours. Brazilian dance classes until 2pm then Salsa dance classes 2.30—4.30pm. Never lose the burning beat again.

I Heat at Tin Pan Alley. llpm—3am. £5 (£4). Commercial house at this city centre venue.

I The Garage lOpm—3am. £6 (£4); £1 off before I lpm. An honest-to-goodness top night out with charty dance sounds downstairs from Dave Ross and alternative sounds in the attic.

I Home Cookin' at Babaza. 5.30pm—3am (DJs from llpm). £5 (free before llpm). Pumping mix from Grahame Wilson of funk. rare groove and hip hop.

I Knucklehead at Glasgow School Of Art (upstairs). l0pm—late. £4 (£2.50 Glasgow School of Art students). Underground electronics presented by dem DJs Jilkes and Hatch. lnto its fourth year and consolidating itself as the club to hear true funk technology. Freaky dancing actively encouraged. 18 July. the guys welcome along Stephen Brown from Djax for a live set plus Pure's Twitch. Now re-opened since the degree shows. I Lime at The Lime. llpm-3am. £6 (£4). DJ Fitz with a commercial clubby mix plus £l drink promo.

I Lure at Bar Sauza. Spin—midnight. Free. DJs Ziggy and Bob get housey for a crowd heading off to Archaos and the Sub Club. Pre-club.

I Polo Lounge at The Polo Lounge. 10.30pm—3am. £5. Take the choice of the Polo Lounge upstairs. open until 3am. downstairs for DJ lna with a camp rnix of housey faves and anthems. or down in the Trophy Room with John for 80s pop. punk and new wave. Gay.

I Revolution at Havana. 8pm—midnight. Free. DJ Tchico of Virunga with his lusty Latin sounds at this new bar in town where Chicago Meatpackers used to be.

I Richard Howie at Russell‘s Bar/Cafe. 8-l lptn. Free. Richard Howie with deep. jazzy house.

I Strawberry Fields at Strawberry Fields. 9pm—3am. £5. Party night with 60s sounds.

I Sub Culture at Sub Club. 10.30pm-5am. £8. Harri anti Domenic lord it over the legendary night of nice 'n' groovy. hard-hittin'. funky house at the king of Scottish underground dance venues. This is still one of the hottest. ass-shakin'. no-holds-barred nights in the country and you'd be a fool not to check it out. ll July Johnny Fiasco guests.

I Trash at Trash. 1 lpm—3am. (£7) £5. House in Room One with DJ Matt. funk in Room Two from Paul N‘Jie plus eclectic beats by lnnes in Room Three. I Triumph at The Tunnel. 1 lpm-3.30am. £7 (£5). A huge night of Italian and UK house at one of the country's best looking venues. Colin Tevendale and Steven McCreery take on the main room while Kevin McFarlane and Steven Lee offer up a different vibe with a wide mix of soul. funk and dance classics in Room Two. Smart dress-code. Now with drinks promos all night. all the way through the summer. l8 July Anthony Pappa from Renaissance/Stress guests.

listings CLUBS

Hit list * ‘g ThebestEdlnburghchrbsWs fortnight. .- . :5

for the Lizard Normal Here‘s one for the underground

'7 Joseph startle here‘s

house/techno people. Tonight‘s guests -

are Terry Francis and Evil Eddie Richards.

from London's Wiggle night. One the new skool, one from the old skool;i’:§ both seriously innovative Dis. tM'Ikie

House, Fri 70 Jul. .

Studio Grand Here's one for the serious hip hop headz. Shabazz The Disciple from Wu Tang Clan and Freestyle from '2

The Arsonists, plus 4th V, Ruftone, .' Dynamic Duo and Well Stirred. The

Honeycomb, Thu 9 Jul. Luver Here‘s one for the wierd, wacky -'

and wonderful. And the camp, curvy and topsy-turvy. We‘re talking

gay/mixed hedonism with a glam edge ’i

and a pumping soundtrack. Wilkie House, Sat 11qu.

Linard Lounge Here‘s one for

everyone. MC Mello, Eh? Want and 1

Joseph Malik down at the evergreen Lizzard Lounge. Cool venue, cool

people, cool atmosphere, cool music. I; 5 No drugs, no thugs. You know it makes":

sense. Cafe Grafitri, Sat 71 Jul.

I Velvet Rooms lOpm-Bpm. £8 (£4 before midnight). DJ Scud in Room Two with house. garage and club classics. John Lyons in Room One playing mellow hip hop. swingbeat and classic soul.

I Wired at Strathclyde University Student Union (Level 8). l0pm—3am. £2 (£1.50) open to students and four guests. Dance. indie and 60s from DJ John Aldiss. Drinks promos.


I Bamboogie at Babaza. llpm-3am. £3. Uplifting vocal garage and house from Scott and Geoff. Drinks promos.

I Bennet's ll.30pm—3am. £3 (£2). Up- tetnpo high energy with John Frazer. Gay. Drinks promos.

I Born at The Bom. llprn—3am. £4. Steven Foy. Joe Deacon and guests with club classics.

I Brian And Brian at The Garage (upstairs). llpm-3arn. £2 (£1). Two 015 called Brian playing indie. Britpop and maybe some retro stuff too. Drinks promos.

I Budda at Budda. 8pm—midnight. Free. New York Alliance's Colin Walker playing a deep mix to bring your weekend to a close. Drinks promos.

I Club Jamaica at The Underground (formerly The Venue). 10.45pm—3am. £2 (£l). Reggae night from Sweet T playing dub to soul. all with a reggae tinge. Drinks promos.

I Club Mouth at The 13th Note Club. lOpm—2.30am. £2 (free before llpm). Bizarre eclectic mix of 'Guitar. beats. punk psych. past. present. future'. with a late-drinking. nae dancin' policy brought to you by Marky Petal.

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