CLUBS listings


I Alpha Beat Soup at The Potterrow. 9pm--3am. £7 (£5). 15.1an. Monthly. A brand new big beat iiiglii for the student crowd.

I Apex at Studio 24. I lpm—3am. £6 (£4) drink promos. 8 Jati. Monthly. Hardhouse acid trance beats by residents Steve Pace and Al Space with special guest DJs from Glasgow‘s Rhymes and Versus. Lounge music and games downstairs.

I Barry Cabanas at The Honeycomb. Monthly. Next date 29 Jan.

I Bass City Rollaz at The Venue. top floor. 10.30pm—3am. £4 (£3). 15 Jan. Monthly. A tiiglit of drum (K: bass from resident DJs PC Jnr. Vital Signs and Richie Ruftone joined by live musicians. Café Aquarius at Cafe Aquarius. ()pin—lam. Free. Weekly. Tribal Funktion host tonight at this very funky bar.

I Camei Beats at The Venue. 10.30pm-3am. £8 (£6). 15 Jan. Fortnightly. Techno upstairs. house downstairs. Presenting a Wild Knight with very special guest Damon Wild (Synewave Recs. New York). Famous for his awesome releases on his own label. he is still a cutting edge DJ sure to make the dance floor rock. As always. the Arabian Knights will be iii fttll support. I Catwalk 8pm— 1 am. Free. Weekly. Joseph Malik frotii The Lizzard Lounge. Blacka’nized atid The Fast Coast Project spins the best selection of music from around the world.

I Cathouse at The Attic. llpm—3am. £2 before 1 1.30pm; £4 (£3) after. Weekly. Rock and indie with a play list that can range from Metallica aiid Marilyn Manson to Oasis and The Beastie Boys. With student-friendly drink promos.

I Club Fondue at Noa. From 5pm. Free. Weekly. Wind down your hectic week with all that's cheesy. Cocktails are £2.50 and bottles ofchampagne £12. Loads of nibbles and dips too.

I Club Latino at The Bongo Club. 10.30pm—3am. £6 (£5). l5 Jan. Monthly. A dance class at 10.30pm with Alba Higgins and the Salsa Angels. Carlos Petia on stage. A brilliant night in the New York tradition of dance class. live baiid atid the latest releases from resident and guest DJs.

I Core at Stttdio 24. .\'o informai.on available at time of going to press.

I Cuba Norte at Cuba Norte. l()pni-lam. Free. Weekly. Flamenco trio Flamenco Puro vv 1th dancers Tote Conte atid DJ Simone.

I Defcon One at La Belle Aiigele.

I lpm—3am. £5. 8 Jan. Monthly. Another night of big beat madness with resident scratchmaster Coliti Millar. joined by everyone's favourite madman - Wreckage (Wall ()of Sound) and makitig his Defcon debut is G-Mac (Matiga). All on four decks. ofcourse. continuing the Hogmanay mayhem.

I Divine Divas at The Venue. Monthly. Next date 22 .Ian. . I eh1 more at eh 1. 9pm- latii. Free. Stylish pre-cltib bar. Gordon Mac (aka Sublime‘s Beany) plays on the first Friday of the month. the big beat sounds of Sleazy G on the second and fourth whilst you can catch Gav Lyell on the third Friday each month.

I Esteem at The Vaults. I().30ptti~3am. £7. 8 .Ian. Fortnightly. A great selection of DJs playing shake-ass funky house. Check Andy Ford. Dave Smith. Numb. Ray arid TJ Crossley ham it up. lti assoc with Rogue Music.

I Evol at the Liquid Room. 10.30pm—3am. £4. Weekly. A healthy mix of music. taking in anything froiii Blur. Pavement and ()asis to Public Enemy. Jackson 5 and Underworld.

I Fat Vibration at The Bongo Club. Monthly. Next date 29 Jan.

I Fiesta Latina at Teviot Row. 9.30pm—2am. £4.50 (£3.50). 16 Jan. Monthly. A free dance class frotii 9.30pm

will help you get into the swing of things.

DJs Ana and Pancho play from a wide selection.

I Frontier at Revolution. l()pm—3am. £5 before 11pm; £6 between

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llpm—midnight; £7 after. Weekly. Residents are Kevin Jones atid Vanessa Motion. Chart and house night with enormous capacity.

I Funk Train at The Potterrow. Monthly. Next date 5 Feb.

I Gold at The Attic. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. With nights like this the 80s will never die. ‘The 80s were too much fun'. they say.

I Higher Ground at The Honeycomb. llpm-3am. £7 (£6). 8 Jan. Monthly. Proving that they're not afraid of healthy change. the Higher Ground lads are swapping the rooms around. How wacky is that? Look out for Lyley and Gino in the main room with disco atid funk; Mr Todd and Dr Argun through the back with their real deal deep house.

I Honeycomb Party at The Honeycomb. llpm-~3am. £tbc. 15 Jan. With DJ Gareth Soiiinierville.

I Jazz Joint at Henry’s Cellar Bar. 10pm—3am. £5 (£4). ()ii fortnightly rotation are the superb urban soul sound of Hub Central (8 a 22 Jan) and the sublime sounds of the Basic Collective

( 15 Jan).

I Lift at Wilkie House. I().3()piii--3aiii. £8 (£6). 8 Jan. Fortnightly. Lift welcome Thomas Chrome (Loop. Primate. Corb Productions Stockholm). an tip arid coming contemporary of Adam Beyer arid Carri Lekebusch who will be playing hard-edged yet melodic techno. With support from LFT atid Paul C iii the main room; Believe atid Profit X through the back. A night of techno bliss.

I The Livrng Room 9pm latii. Free. Weekly. Andrew Moisey. Dillon and Christopher Wright with a freestyle mix of dance sounds iii this well-situated bar. I Lucious at The Ark. l0pm—3aiii. £5. Weekly. Half price entry with flier. Massive party music from the 70s to the 90s with the Woosli team arid a tight btit polite door policy.

I Made In Iguana at lguana Cafe Bar. 8pm—lam. Free. Gareth Soniiiierville plays the full range of hip hop. house and garage tunes.

I The Mambo Club at The Cavendish. l()pm—3am. £3 conc atid before 1 1pm: £4 thereafter. Weekly. Make tracks and hear an array of reggae. ragga. sotil. ftitik. svv itig and R&B sounds provided by Sir ()ssie.

I Manga at La Belle Angele. l()pm—3am. £12 (£10). 22 Jan. Monthly. Part one of their birthday bash sees Andy C (Ram Records) and The General

joining residents G-Mac. Kid and Unify.

Catch part two at Pure. The Arches on Sat 23 Jan.

I Midnight Blue at Cafe Graffiti. Back on 22 Jan.

I Moroccan Clouds ill Po Na Na. l()pm—3am. Free before 1 lpm; £2 after. Weekly. DJ 4th Varmint with disco to funk. hip hop to cheese.

I Planet Earth at The Citrus. llpm—3am. £4. Weekly. A busy and long- running night of 70s and 80s sounds where New Romantics. punks. glam rockers and disco freaks relive the era that others do their best to forget.

I Pure at The Venue. |0.30pm--3atii. £6 (£4). 8 Jan. Fortnightly. Two floors. Proving that they are hard as tiails. the Pure ressies say bah littiiibtig to any notions of a holiday and get right back into their (in)famous techno parties. Look otit for a live performance from DJ Rush on 22 Jan.

I Reaction at The Subway. l lpm—3am. £2: free for students with matriculation card. Weekly. A mix ofchart. dance and classic disco.

I Rebel Waltz at City Cafe. 9pm~latii. Free. 15 Jan. Fortnightly. After Murray Richardson's brilliant New Year's retro set. titiie to recover jtist a little to his deep house magic. Look ottt for the next instalment in his label showcases with DJs from Forensic on the 29th.

I The Rocking Horse at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3am. £ 1. Three floors of alternative club action. loosely divided between gotliic. heavy metal and indie. Drink promos.

I The Salsa Hut 10.30pm. Free. Cool little Mexican restaurant bridging the gap between great food and great music. With DJs.

I Salsa Viva at the Ve- LlL‘. 10.30pm—3am. £5; £3 before llptn. l5 Jan. Fortnightly. ()ne of the capital's most popular Latin nights.

I Seen at The Honeycotiib. Seen has now finished.

I Snatch DJS at Negociants. l()ptii—3am. Free. Weekly. lan atid Hugh bringing iii tipliftiiig house.


Viva, Club Sat 16 Jan and fortnightly.




-'It’s a total mixture of disco dollies and people just out from work. Really nice bar - the Winter theme is ouite spectacular. The geezers are quite straight It‘s great fun, I get on really well With drag queens and it's a giggle to watch them do their floor show they sang "Big Spender", the classic man-in-a-dress sing- along tune. I always wanted to be a boy dressed as a girl '

-'I like lying on the danceiloor a lot and one night this bouncer came up to me, he was like, "C0uld you get up?" I just looked at him, I said, "Look I‘m not fuckin' here because I have to be I'm here because I fuckin' want to be -- go away! " But he made me get up. I walked Out to leave, there was this big black area and I thought doorway! But it was in actual fact the bouncer. I walked

smack into him.’

I Sublime at The Potterrow. Monthly. Next date 22 Jan with Sublime presenting Return To The Source with Chris Bo. Baraka atid Pliil Ross. Playing live will be Medicine Drum.

I Sublime at Wilkie House. 10.30pm—3am. £8 (£6). 15 Jan. Fortnightly. Trance and techno. Catch ldge's last epic set fora while before he goes abroad. expect three hours of madness from the main man. Kev Wright in ftill support with Beany and Felix through the back iii what has to be one of the best back rooms around. Check out their website at http://wwwoa-

I The Subway West End 4ptii—3am. £1. Weekly. See 'l‘hursdays.

I TF1 Friday Afterwork Party at The Ark. 4..’i()--9.30pm. Free. Weekly. A free hot buffet until 6.30pm atid loads of cheap drinks. Lovely.

I The Time Tunnel at Club Mercado. I()piii~-3am. £5. Weekly. Trendy Wendy takes you through the 60s. 70s atid 80s in a now weekly bash.

I Uber DiSkO at The Potterrow. Next date 2‘) Jan.

I Underworld Vibes at Bannermans. ()piii—lam. Free. Weekly. Local DJs spin pre-club vibes iii this popular bar. Tonight. it's garage and house.

I Violate at Cafe Roy'ale. No iiifortiiatioii available at time of goitig to pl'CSS.

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

I Wanted at Loca. l()pm—3am. £3 before midnight; £4 after. Weekly. A night of quality house with Steven McCreery. Drink promos.

I What It Is at City Cafe 2. 9.30pm—Iam. Free. 8 Jan. Fortnightly. Bob Cairns plus faces from around towti with a funky and very listenable blend of jazz-funk. rare groove. R&B and nu-soul.


I Arakataca! at The Botigo Club. l().30pm—3am. £5. 16 Jan. Fortnightly. Vivito Y Coleando. Salsa. African. Latin and Caribbean dance music. Top DJs playing cool music from hot countries. DJs '/.uppa lnglese arid Jaffar. Check out the yummy Thai and West African food available.

I Atomic Baby at The Honeycomb. llpm—3am. £10 (£8). 16 Jan. Fortnightly. Michael Kilkie and [ammo playing pumping Fluro in the main room with Gareth Somnieryille through the back with deep house and American garage. I Big Beat at Cafe Graffiti. Monthly. Next date 30 Jan.

I CC. Blooms llpm—3am. Free. Weekly. Get up atid move those hips at this very busy gay bar/club.

I Cafe Aquarius at Cafe Aquarius. 9pm~ I am. Free. Weekly. The very popular Higher Ground DJs alternate with the very popular Barry Cabanas DJs at this very. um. popular pre-club bar.

I Catwalk *)ptii-—lam. Free. Weekly. Gordon Whittaker atid Mark Price alternate to play an eclectic mix of happening beats in this quality pre-club bar.

I Colours Of Love at Cltib Mercado. No dates in Jan. Next date 6 Feb.

I Cream at The Potterrow. Monthly. Next date 30 Jan.

I Cuba Norte at Cuba Noi'te. l()piii—lam. Free. Weekly. Various DJs play Latiti 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 you can have a go. too.

I Disco Inferno at The Venue. 10.30pm—3am. £6. 9 Jati. Fortnightly. Let the 70s frivolity recomiiience! A night of flares if yott dare. afros if you go-go and general drunken madness. Not so much a serious reflection of an era as an excuse to have a party. and we love it.

I The Edge at The Vaults. 9ptii—3aiii. £8 before llpm; £10 after; students £5 all tiiglit. 9 Jan. Fortnightly. A night of hard