CLUBS listings

playing whatever Yogi Haughton plays. Expect funk through to garage with anything iii-between.

I Pre-Viva at Club Mercado. 9-1 lpiii. Free. 7 Nov. Fortnightly. Check out this great take on the pre-club bar thing. It‘s a cabaret-style way to kick start your night and if you haven't passed out. you can stay on for Viva the club for free!

I RAW at Negociants. l()pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Bringing together quality guests from local clubs tojoin the residents playing funky and underground house and techno.

I Radio Babylon at the Shooting Gallery. Monthly. Next date 2] Nov.

I Rebirth at Studio 24. Monthly. Next date 2l Nov.

I The Rocking Horse llpm—3ani. £3. Weekly. Three floors of the darker and harder side of things. Tomb Raider for the gothic and industrial sounds. Frenzy for rock and alternative and Fly for the indie and chemical noises.

I Scratch at The Venue. I Ipm—3am. £6 (£5). 7 Nov. Fortnightly. The guest is Daddy Dog. a member of the 5th Platoon

I Viva at Club Mercado. l lpm—3ain. £8. 7 Nov. Fortnightly. Residents are the fabulous and divine Miss Viva. Mik‘e and Betty Ford. Amanda Lyons and her sweet vocals and Kenny Tomlinson with his sexy sax. Honey. you‘ve got disco and funk. house and club. live cabaret and performers. Dress to make an impression.

I Walkers l0.3()pm—3am. Price tbc. Weekly. Over 2 l s. Smart dress. Party night with residents S. Chapman. C. Frame and Slimen. One for the local office workers and West Fnders.

I Wize lives at the Shooting Gallery. l().30pm-3am. £6. l4 Nov. Monthly. A full range of residents like Cammera. Ruftone and Steve Browne provide a great night with a great vibe.

I Yush! at City 2. Free. 7 Nov. Fortnightly. Underground sounds representing the label. A] from Blacka'nized provides the hip hop and reggae flavour.


I Absent Without Leave at Revolution. l().3()pm--3am. £2.50 before llpm; £3 l Ipll)~-l21)ll)l £4 after. Weekly. A fusion of poptastic dance. chart and

Crew. recent winners of the Iiast (‘()ast

US lTF DI Championship. The residents are Lyley. Gino. Plus One & Fxtra and of course. Ruftone. Add to this breakers. an

open mic and loads of an work and yes. it is your hip hop oasis iii the tirbaii storm. I Simple at Noa. I().3()pni—3am. £6. l-1 Nov. lvlonthly. Based on Simple in Ibiza. the first guest is Ralph Lawson (Back 2 Basics) to provide the brilliant hard house sounds. residents Steven Wanless

garage anthems from Alan Key and Adrian I.uvdup.

I Bare Story 7.3(Ipni—lam. Free. Weekly. Drinks promos. Pre-club action with DJs dropping the garage and house vibe. Selected bottled beers £ 1.

I C.C. Blooms llpm-3aiii. Free.

and Trew Wright.

I Squeezed at l.oca. l()pni-3ani. £3 before l2am: £4 after. Weekly. Whoop it tip with Brian McGarry playing funky house. soul and disco iii a refurbished

I Substance at The Honeycomb.

Weekly. See Thursdays.

Cafe Aquarius at Cafe Aquarius. Free. Weekly. Make no excuses. just get there early. grab a table and enjoy the Taste DJs hyping everyone tip for the start of a brand new week.

I Club Mojito at Cuba Norte. 8—1 Ipm.



Edinburgh: Every Wed—Sun.

'This place is much better than Century. That was too young, too schemie and

run by NiddrOIdsl'

'New Revolution is much more sophisticated.’

llpm—3am. £l() (£8). IJ Nov. Fortnightly. Residents Craig Smith and Mikey Stii'ton in the main room with fine garage. Backroom guests R& D (Manifesto). Iixpect a mix of rare

Free. Weekly. An early evening Afro- Cubaii and Latin cocktail.

I Creamed at The Ark. l lpm—3am. £6 (£5). Weekly. Quality party favourites and mainline spirits at 49p . . . the

- ’Upper class.’ 'As long as you're pissed, you can have a good dance.’ 'When it was Century, I drank Coca-Cola or water but now that it’s Revolution,

weekend's not over yet. I Double Six Club at Wilkie House. The Double Six Club has now finished.

grooves and classic disco. I The Subway West End 4pm-3am. £ l. Weekly. See Thursdays.

ah drink alcohol because it's amazing now. Ah can dance to any song ah love, ah can hip hop, ah can garage, ah can do anythin’.’ 'There's nice guys here now, quite sophisticated guys, who ah have to say, are

all after a one night stand.’ ’But not from us.’ 'Disco divas!’


I The Living Room ()pli‘l—Ialll. Free. Weekly. See Fridays.

I Lizzard Lounge at Cafe Grat‘i‘iti. l()piii—2aiii. £6 (£5). Weekly. l4 Nov is the only Lizzard l.ounge this fortnight. Welcome along I-Ll C‘ometa's l0 with support from Joseph Malik and Unkle Fawa'l. behind the decks. 2i Nov for your diaries. Blacka’nized play live and yes. we are very excited by the local superheroes.

to be one of the best nights of the year. See Preview.

I Mingin' at Studio 24. I lpm—3aiii. £5. 7 Nov. Monthly. Pumping gay/iiiixed house. techno and trance night that is packing them in in the highest form. Alan

has brought in Brian Dempster to kick off

each night before he concentrates on the ‘darker. dirtier. nastier. sexier side of thin s‘.

I Nilinistry Of Sound at The Potterrow. 9pm—3am. £7 (£5). 2| Nov. Monthly. In their only residency outside l.ondon. The

I Teaseage at The Citrus. I lpm—-3ani. £4. Weekly. liidie. with a touch of dance and funk. played to a packed and sweaty crowd. l4 Nov sees their 7th birthday with Radio ()ne's favourite indie kid Steve Laniaci.

I Tribal Funktion at The Venue. IIpm—3am. £7 (£5). 7 Nov. Fortnightly.

Big big guest all the way from Chicago. .

. ever heard ofGeiiiini'.’ Having been around at the start of it all. the DJ/ producer constantly gigs around the world and is responsible for massive techno releases on Cajual. I’eacefrog and Distance among others. This will be one of the bigger nights of the year for the Tribal boys. Residents are George T. Simone and H.

I Under The Duvet at The ()l’( ). l()pm—~1am. 2I Nov. £l5 in advance available from Virgin. Ripping. Blue Moon Cafe. Pls. Fopp. Another huge charity gig in aid of the Names Project (UK) which is the custodian of the AIDS

I eh1 More at ehl. ()pin—lam. Free. Weekly. Tim King plays his favourite hip hop. acid jazz and funk records in this pre-club bar.

I Electriscity at the Catwalk. l()pni—Iam. Free. TI Crossley and guests spinning hip Iiop. garage and house music in a great bar.

I Galaxy at The Liquid Room. l().3()pm—3aiii. £3. Weekly. Funk. soul. Northern and disco. Selected drinks at 50p all night!

I Hot Lava at Negociants. l()pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Reggae. hip hop and rap. I Sixteen Ton at Henry's Cellar Bar. 7.3()pm-3ani. £3. l.ook out. it's Kulu's latest discovery! A sixteen-piece big band promising high calibre contemporary swing sounds. Support from [Ms Beat'l. Related. a great female DI combination.

I Lost at l.oca. [Dani-3am. £3. Weekly. Some fine drinks promos to wind your

week down ~ or is that start your week off'.’ Gareth Somnierville playing a mix of soulful house and garage.

I Lush at The Vaults. Next date tbc.

I Noa ‘)piii--3ani. Free before I Ipm‘. £3 before midnight; £6 after. Proving that there is life in the West-Iind. this out-post is a diamond find. Not a bar. not a club. but definitely worth a look.

I The Subway West End ~1pm—3ani. £1. Weekly. See 'I‘hursdays.

I Sundaze at Po Na i 'a. llpm-3am. Free before I lpm; £2 after. Weekly. Murray Richardson (Rebel Waltz) with

I dance classics from days gone by.

I Sunday Style at The Wee Red Bar. 8.3()piii--l2.3()am. £ I. Weekly. Brand new night of jazz. and ianimin' iii the Art School Bar.

I Sunday Sunday at The Citrus Chih. l()pm—3aiii. £2. Weekly. All drinks £I all night. Funk. dance. indie. big beat. disco. rock. 80s and much. much more.

I Tackno at Club Mercado. Monthly. Next date 2‘) Nov. 'Tackno Around The World.’

I Loveshack at The .laffacake. l0.3()pm—3am. £5. Weekly. Now over a year old. a mainstream party night. Expect a mix of 70s. 80s and 90s chart hits. plus a revamped venue.

I Luvely at Wilkie House. Monthly. Next date 28 Nov. ‘Carnival Kings & Queens’ theme.

I Made In Iguana at Iguana Cafe Bar. Spin—lam. Free. Weekly. Stuart Duncan (Triptonite North/JDJ) with house in this busy bar.

I The Mambo Club at The Cavendish. I()pm-—3aiii. £3 cone and before I lpm: £4 thereafter. Weekly. World music Sir ()ssie plays the ftill African. soca. Latin. salsa. reggae and raga sounds.

I Messenger Sound System at The Bongo Club. | lpm—3ani. £6 (£5). 14 Nov. Foitiiightly. A genuine sound system on a custom-built rig made for bass. The Messenger Vs Seen impress so dust off your fave bits of Soundclash. Two of the most important Lycra and buff tip your shiniest shoes. it's. and bass-heavy clubs in Edinburgh unite part time!

to present a night of positive vibes. I P at Pharm at City 2. gplll-Ifllll. Reggae. hip hop and all things roots; sure Free. 7 Nov. Fortnightly. Yogi Hauglitoii

Ministry bring Steve Thomas and Steve Lawler to town for a night of house action. Busy busy.

I Moroccan Clouds at Po Na Na. l0pm-3am. Free before I lpm. £2 after. Weekly. Well Stirred at the controls in this busy bar/club. dropping a mix of disco. funk. 60s. 70s. 80s. hip hop and cheese.

I Naughty at The Ark. 9pni--3am. £6. Weekly. Co-hosted by Scot-Flvl with chart orientated music to target the main- line office worker. apparently.

I Noa 9pm—3am. Free before I lpm; £3 before midnight; £6 after. Weekly. Head through to the backroom for quality garage and house with Taste's Martin Valentine and Stuart Barrie.

I The Party at Revolution. l()pm~-3am. £5 lO—I lpm; £6 llpm-midnight; £7 after. Weekly. Door policy - dress to

Memorial Quilt. The line-up is pure quality with the likes of Maggie. Fisher & Price. Peter .Iames. Craig Smith. Mikey Stirton..Suart Barrie and Martin Valentine. Add to this the makeovers. massages. horoscopes and more on offer and you are sure to have a night to remember.

I Underworld Vibes at Bannermaiis. ‘)piii~lani. Free. Weekly. l.ocal D.Is spiii pre-club vibes iii this popular bar. Tonight. it's mainstream dance cheese. I Vegas at The Shooting Gallery. l().3()pm-3am. £7 (£5 in fancy dress). 7 Nov. Fortnightly. Downstairs in Club Copacabana celebrate with swinging showtunes. Latin rhythms. disco and country. Upstairs iii the Stardust l.outige you'll hear a mixture of easy listening and cult movie themes. It‘s flashy. it's mad viva Vegas.

I Voodoo at The Potterrow. 9plll-3tllll. £7 (£5). 7 Nov. Monthly. A pi'ogressiye house night with Nigel Dawson (renaissance). .lay Storic and Neil McKay.

86 THE LIST 5—19 Nov 1998