CLUBS listings


I Taste at The Vaults. I Ipm—Sam. £8 (£6) in advance; £10 (£8) on the door. 1 Jan. You can bet your mum's prize bake that this party will be a stormer. Taste returns to their original home for one night only with Fisher & Price digging out all the old favourites from the last four and a half years. Martin Valentine and Stuart Barrie in the back room. Mark it in your diaries people. Tickets available from Taste on Sundays or Out of the Blue. phone 478 7048.

I The Time Tunnel at Club Mercado. 10pm—3am. £5. Weekly. Trendy Wendy takes you through the 60s. 70s and 80s in a now weekly bash.

I Triptonite North at The Honeycomb. IIpin—Sam. £15 on the door. Discounted tickets are available in advance from Uber Disko and Iguana. 25 Dec. Monthly. The big Christmas party featuring Stuart Duncan. Andrew Galea (tbc). Jay Chappell. Gareth Sommerville. Colin Cook and Murray Richardson.

I Uber Disko at The Potterrow. Next date 29 Jan.

I Underworld Vibes at Bannermans. 9pm—Iam. Free. Weekly. Local DJs spin pre-club vibes in this popular bar. Tonight. it‘s garage and house.

I Violate at Cafe Royale. 8pm-Iate. £10. 20 Dec. Monthly (almost). Expect an amazing buffet and punch at the Violate Christmas Party. as well as the usual sexy naughtiness at Scotland's prime fetish club. Phone 08901 292058 for further information.

I Walkers 4pm—3am. Free before 10.30pm. £5 after. Group concessions available. Weekly. Over 21s. Smart dress. Happy Hour 4—8pm. With local residents. Fun music. fun crowd.

I Wanted at Loca. 10pm—3am. £3 before midnight; £4 after. Weekly. A night ofquality house With Steven McCreery. Drinks promos.

I What It Is at City Cafe 2. 9.30pm~lam. Free. 25 Dec. Fortnightly. Bob Cairns plus faces froin around town with a funky and very Iistenable blend of jazz-funk. rare groove. R&B and nu-soul.


I Arakataca! at The Bongo Club. 10.30pm—3am. £5. 19 Dec & 2 Ian. Fortnightly. Vivito Y Coleando. Salsa. African. Latin and Caribbean dance . music. Top DJs playing cool music from hot countries. Dls Zuppa lnglese and Jaffar. Check out the yummy Thai and West African food available.

I Atomic Baby at The Honeycomb. 11pm—3am. £10 (£8). 19 Dec & 2 Jan. Fortnightly. Michael Kilkie and Zammo


Sublime Kev Wright and ldge get together on four decks, JUSI to see what happens. Mental, mental . . . Wilkie House, Fri 7 Jan.

100 THE LIST 17 Dec 1998—7 Jan 1999

playing pumping Euro in the main room with Gareth Sommerville through the back with deep house and American garage.

I Bedlam at Studio 24. 10.30pm—5am. £15. 26 Dec. A massive line-up of dance acts and DJs including Ultrasonic. Ultimate Buzz and Ultimate Rhythm. Info: 558 3758.

I Big Beat at Cafe Graffiti. 10pm—2am. £6 (£5). 2 Jan. Monthly. A great start to the year with Latino 2000. the Latin experimentalists live. Djs Simon and Stuart.

I Boogie Mo Dynamo at The Shooting Gallery (The Casino). 10pm—3am. £7 (£5 bad taste/aliens). 26 Dec. As the boys are heading abroad. this will be the last Boogie M0 for a while. The theme is ‘Bad Taste' and the dress code is 'diabolical‘. Resident freaks Wreckage and Smack will be behind the decks and introducing the Dirty Hoe's Sister Slack. I C.C. Blooms IIpm—3am. Free. Weekly. Get up and move those hips at this very busy ay bar/club.

I (ate Aquar us at Cafe Aquan’us. 9pm—Iam. Free. Weekly. The very popular Higher Ground DJs alternate with the very popular Barry Cabanas DJs at this ve . um. popular pre-club bar.

I Catwa It 9pm—Iam. Free. Weekly. Gordon Whittaker and Mark Price alternate to play an eclectic mix of happening beats in this quality pre-club bar.

I Colours Of Love at Club Mercado.

I 1pm—4am. £10 (£8). 26 Dec. Fortnightly. It‘s the Boxing Day Bash with Tall Paul. D] Crosby and Murray Richardson. A big night of the nicest house and garage tunes for an audience who expect nothing but the best.

I Cream at The Potterrow. 9pm—3am. £7 (£5). 19 Dec. Monthly. Big night of house and techno with the brilliant Jon Pleased Wimmin. Guy Ornadel. Gaz Long and newest Cream resident. Neil McKay.

I Cuba Norte at Cuba Norte. IOpm—Iam. Free. Weekly. Various Dls play Latin and South American sounds. I curios at WJ. Christies. 9pm— 1 am. Free. Weekly. Various guests play a range of hip hop sounds. the open decks mean that ou can have a go. too.

I Disco Inferno at The Venue. 10.30pm-3am. £6. 26 Dec. Fortnightly. Don your biggest afro. pull on your tightest boob tube and step back in time to the dulcet tunes of DJs Love. Nick Silver. MC Otis and your host Mr Lenny Love. Also on 31 Dec.

I The Edge at The Vaults. 9pm—3am. £8 before I lpm; £10 after; students £5‘all night. 26 Dec. Fortnightly. A night of hard house for a busy crowd. K-Klass are the special guests with Alan Henderson. Sean Pearson and the Mad Ambassador. Also on 31 Dec.

I The Egg at The Wee Red Bar.

I lpm—3am. £3 members; £3.50 nort- members. Weekly. A varied playlist taking in soul. 60s. new wave. indie. Northern. soundtracks and much. much more. There's a very cheap bar as well. Free photographic membership available on the night.

I Ego at The Shooting Gallery (The Casino). 10.30pm—3am. £8. 19 Dec. Monthly. A welcome return to that the glamour. opulence and eccentricity that is Ego. The last night of sheer decadence was way back in September and we know that you are ever eager to get your threads on (or off!) and make your way down.

I eh1 more at ehI. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Yogi Haughton plays his garage and soul tunes on the first and third Saturday and rising deep house star Murray Richardson shows why he is worthy of the attention on the second and fourth.

I Energise at Subway. l Ipm-3am. £2. Weekly. Various party sounds.

I Fire Island at Wilkie House. 9.30pm—3am. £4 before 10.30pm: £8 after (£6 members). 2 Jan. Monthly. Mullz guests all the way from Ireland plus the Kia Aura crew consisting of Marco. Dickie and Moffat down from


Ego Proving that glamour isn’t just an outfit, it's a way of life. Brilliant to see Ego back in force. Watch out. The Shooting Gallery, Sat 79 Dec.

I Lizzard Lounge at Cafe Graffiti. IOpin—2am. £6 (£5). Weekly. One of the best clubs in Scotland at one of the best venues. Live guests on 18 Dec are El Cometas 10. featuring members of Salsa Celtica. DJs Joseph Malik and Eh?Wun!

I Loveshack at The Jaffacake. 10.30pm-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. 10pm—3am. £10 (£6 members and fancy dress). 26 Dec. Monthly. Hard house and classic anthems. Wilkie turns into Scotland‘s own Area 51 and all the spacemen and aliens will be making an appearance. Flying supersonic will be resident DJs Peter James. Rich 8 and Jahred. Scot G will be conducting strange experiments in the back room.

I Made In Iguana at Iguana Cafe Bar. 8pm—Iam. Free. Weekly. Stuart Duncan (Triptonite North/JDJ) with house in this busy bar.

I The Mambo Club at The Cavendish. 10pm—3am. £3 cone and before 11pm; £4 thereafter. Weekly. World music with Sir Ossie playing the full African. soca. Latin. salsa. reggae and raga sounds.

I Messenger Sound System at The Bongo Club. Next date 9 Jan.

I Mlngin' at Studio 24. 10.30pm-5am.

Aberdeen. Residents are Gail Sellers. Bootsy and Ritchie Vallenz.

I Fuzzy Instinct at Wilkie House. Monthly. l().3()pm-—3am. £7. 1‘) Dec. The last ever Fuzzy Instinct. Residents Jon White and Neil McDonald playing funky house. Check out the brilliant cinecafe through the back playing cuts from cult flicks. tea. coffee and 'shakes served. Some of the best decor in town to boot. I Glam at The Vaults. 9pm—3am. £10: £8 before 1 1pm; students £5. 2 Ian. Fortnightly. Does the name give anything away'? Dress to impress and enjoy the hard house sounds. The Shy Brother. Keith Baxter and Sean Pearson promise to make you shake your well-dressch thang.

I Grand Graffiti Ball at Cafe Graffiti. 8pm—Iam. £12.50. 19 Dec. One of their Festive parties with Mas Que Nada.

Black Strap Moasses. D] G. the Aziza Egyptian Dancers and Crista: Queen of the Night.

I Hanky Panky at La Belle Angele. llpm—3am. £5. Weekly. Come and frolic shamelessly to the cheesier than cheesy 70s. 80s and 90s party tunes.

I Headspin at The Bongo Cltib. 10.30pm—5am. £5 (£4). 26 Dec. Monthly. Boxing Day Special. A free tape to the first 100 people. A four deck mix of hip hop. trip hop. house. ftiiik 'n‘ soul with live musiciansjammin‘. Great stuff.

I Jazz Joint at The Jazz. Joinl. lOpm—3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. 19 Dec The Ugly Groove Movement and Flemant share the residency. 26 Dec The Jazz. Joint's Christmas Party 7- a seasonal selection of Kulu's favourite bands and Dis. 6 Jan arid Sixteen Ton plus L‘i‘ban Soul Ensemble bring a welcome \ ibe to Henry’s.

I Joy at Wilkie House. Monthly. Next date 9 Ian.

I Jungle Magic at The Potterrow. 9pm-3am. £7 (£5). 12 Dec. Monthly. This is a one-off Christmas special featuring the mighty Optical (Metalheadz) promoting the awesome new Virtis l.P Warm H()[(’.\'. Full support from 0.1 Kid and G-Mac (back to back) plus MC Feelman and VI A«Dan and all the usual Manga mayhem. Manga returns 22 Jan for their third birthday party. Check website for more info wva.basstrapcom/inanga

I Le Freak at The Attic. llpm--3am. £5. Weekly. Back to the 70s and all that used to glitter. Strut your funky disco stuff.

I Liquid at the Liquid Room. l().3()pm—3am. £5. Weekly. Residents Dave Smith and Andy Ford play cltib favourites from house. garage and old school. Very busy. get there early.

I The Living Room 9pm— I am. Free. Weekly. See Fridays.

£5. 19 Dec. Monthly. Alan (Joy) and Brian Dempster (Luvely) lay on the best edges of trance. techno and house. Great for a fiver.

I Ministry Of Sound at The Potterrow. Monthly. Next date 31 Dec.

I Moroccan Clouds at P0 Na Na. 10pm—3am. Free before 1 1pm. £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. 9pin—3am. £5. Weekly. Half price with flier. A night for the office workers wanting to drink and dance to party tunes.

I Noa 9pm—3ain. Free before I 1pm: £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. IOpm—3am. £5 10—1 1pm: £6 Ilptn—midnight; £7 after. Weekly. Door policy is dress to impress so dust off your fave bits of Lycra and buff tip your shiniest shoes. it‘s party time! 26 Dec is the Revolution Boxing Day bash. cover charge is £5 (£3).

1 I Phat Pharm at City 2. 9pm—lam.

' Free. 19 Dec & 2 Jan. Fortnightly. Man- about-town Yogi Haughton serving up real deal garage. rare groove and funk. I RAW at Negociants. IOpm—3am. Free. Weekly. DJs TYJ and The Bump

continue to deliver their unique blend of l underground sounds.

5 I The Rocking Horse I lpm—3ain. £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.

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Ministry of Sound The MOS team lead the way into '99, showmg that the only

way to beat a hangover is to keep drinking, The Potterrow, Fri I Jan.