CLUBS listings

ur pla

after an Ital an dessert. 01

Bongo go System. He for his quality salsa, iij’Afrlcan. Latin and Caribbean music can now be found at fidinbirrgh‘s La Belle Angele (monuin Fridays from 12 Mar) as jars” «rite-Bongo Club.

-o«.w‘, .. “in,” to. 5 9 tr t’ .r '

(«banismoz 'Cubanismo' (Hannibal)

- red hot Cuban beats and incendiary jazz solos. Can’t miss!

n 4' (3’ I Ma '4 1 r

Papa Wemba: 'Foridoles' (Sonodisc)

A seminal dance album with his Paris

based band Viva La Musica. Puts his

Real World releases in the shade.

‘vltassav: 'Un toque Latino' (Columbia) i‘l’he Caribbean's answer to Earth, Wind and Fire. This French West Indies outfit Ehave been massively influenced by :Alrica and beyond. This time they re- “work their zogk hits Latin-st le. .

‘v’: 'saoco: 'Madio Mumba' (Charly) ’g‘Another cut price re-issue, this time a fILatin classic. Henry Fiol's vocals melt butter while the band kick like a mule. this is what I call salsa.

Inglese spent fifteen years at

D is for descarga (re to discharge or jam)

72 THE LIST 4—18 Mai 1999


I Moroccan Clouds at Po Na Na. minty—74am. Free before I lpni; £2 alter. Weekly. The gorgeous Di Nicci plays disco. funk and house in this very gi'oot y and popular bar. I Noa at Noa. liipin 5am. Lo. Weekly. ion Flowers in the ntarn room playing garage: Paul Dixon through the back mixing old skool. soul and funk. I Orange Sun at Studio 24. Monthly. Next date 1‘) Mar. I Pillbox at Studio 24. Monthly. Next date 26 Mar. I Planet Earth at The Citrus. l lpm—3am. £4. Weekly. A busy and long- running night of 70s and 80s sounds where New Rottrantics. punks. glam rockers aitd disco freaks relive the era that others do their best to forget. I Pure a: The Venue. ll). illpiii -- San: to (£4). 5 Mar Fortnightly Two floors. Techno and house. ‘Festival of Brian - Brians get in for free. Seriously. so get your fake ll)s happening. Residents providing the magic music are Brainstorm. Twitch. Dribbler and Tire Bill. Brian. eh‘? What a lat‘i‘. I Reaction at The Subway. l lpirt-~3aiti. Free for students wiilt matriculation card: £2 otherwise. Weekly. A mix ofchart. dance and classic disco. I Rebel Waltz at City Cafe. 9pm-r lam. Free. l2 Mar. Fortnightly. Murray Richarson's back from his |.ondon gigs with his very danceable deep house tunes. I The Rocking Horse at The Rocking Horse. l lpiti-3am. £ I. Three ilooi's oi alternative club action. loosely divided between goihic. heavy metal and indie. Drinks promos. I The Salsa Hut 7-« inaupm. i-‘it-ta Cool little Mexican restaurant bridging the gap between great food and great music. With Dis. I Salsa Viva at the Venue. l().3()pm-3am. £5; £3 bei'oic llpni. l i Mar. Fortnightly. ()ne oi the capital's tnost popular Latin nights. I Sexsi at The .lafiacake. ii)..“llplll* .‘anr. £5. Weekly. New night which dumped £ l()()() on the crowd on its first night. secret amounts each night following The music policy is pumping. uplifting house from residents Andy Ford. Scott Bcchelh and Lee Downie. Watch out for the rollerblading girls handing out scralchcai'd iiyers - more prizes to be W on. I Sublime at The Pottei‘row Monthly. Next date l9 Mlar with Daricn Price (Underworld). Holy Ghost t'l‘i'essoi‘) and Paul Evans (Deviant) I Sublime at Wilkie House. l0.3()pni—3ani. £9 (£7). 13 Mar. Fortnightly. Scotland's biggest trance and techno club. live Records night with Pablo (jargano and Kl)“ (in e l. Support in the main room front ldge and through the back in the Blue Room with Beany and Felix playing their eclectic grooves and happenin' vibes. lhttp://vawstibliitic— I Subtle Logic at La Belle Angele. Subtle Lo ic has now finished. I The Stairway West End 4pnr-3am. £ l. Weekly. See Thu. I TFI Friday at Club Mercado, 5~9pnt Free. Weekly. The capitals most famous afiei'work piss tip with cheesy music courtesy of Trendy Wendy. I TFI Friday Afterwork Party at the Ark. 4.30-9.30pm. Free. Weekly. A i'iee hot buffet until (i.3l‘ipiii and loads oi cheap drinks. I The Tunnel at Club Mt'i‘c‘dtlt), l0pm—3am. £5. Weekly Trendy Wendy takes you through the ()i)\. Tits and fills in a now weekly bash. I Triptonite North at Titt- iloncycoiiib Monthly. Next date l9 Mai. I Tsunami Dis at Negocrants, ‘)piii—.laiii i‘iee Weekly. l'S house and garage. I Voodoo at The l’otteirow. 9pm 3am. £7 (£5) 5 Mar. Monthly. A progressive house session featuring Mike Crosi'ord of Fania/ta compilation fame. I Walkers 4pnt»3am. Free DCltii'tf 10.30pm; £5 after. Weekly. ()ver 21s. Smart dress. West End office crowd

I Wanted at l.oca. lupin—3am. £3 before midnight; £4 alter. Weekly. A night of quality house with Steven McCreei y.

I What It ls at City Cafe 3. ‘).3t)pm—lam. Free. 5 Mar. Fortnightly. Bob Cairns throwing down a mixture of tau—funk. old and modern soul through to Latin grooves. The sublime lii‘ik joins Bob on the last date of ex cry month.


I Arakataca! at The Bongo Club. Monthly Next date 27 Mar.

I Atomic Baby at The l-loney'coinb. llpm- 3am. £ it) (£8). I3 Mar Fortnightly. Michael Kilkic and '/.aiiiino playing pumping l.lli't) house in the main room. (iareth Sommerville through the back with deep house anti American garage

I Big Beat at can (nati‘iii. Monthly Next date It) (\ldt

I CC. Blooms at (KC. Blooms. llpm-dam. Free. Weekly. Get tip arid move those hips at this very busy gay bar/club.

I Cafe Aquarius at (‘aie Aquarius ‘ipiir—lani. Free. Weekly. Two of Edinburgh's most popular and groovy clubs on rotation. Catch the Higher (hound and Barry Cabanas Dis trying to work otit how the mixer works.

I Catwalk at the Catwalk. 9pm -lam. Free. Weekly. (joi'don Whittaker and Mark Price alternate to play an eclectic mix of happening beats in this quality pic—club bar.

I Cheese at Bannerman‘s. Upm— lain. Free. Weekly. Chart music from (ills-90s. I Colours Of Love at Cltib Mercado. llpiii ~4ani. £12 (£l(l). 0 Mar. Fortnightly. Definitely a date for your diaries -- catch Farley tk' Heller iiunior Boys ( )w it) doing a DJ set. The duo hate been producing and remixing since the acid house i'cyolutton and are sure to get cyer'yoties hands iii the air. A busy. dressy iiigltt in a great venue. See llit list.

I Core at Studio 24 lil..i()piii 5am. £7. o Mar. Hardcore and happy hard with Tom Wilson l Forth FM). Badboy' Slick .ilitl gtic‘sis.

I Cream at The l’otter'i‘oyy. Monthly. Next date 37 Mar.

I Cuba Norte at Cuba Noi'te.

lilpni lam. Fice, Weekly Catch Farah (Cubai and Duncan (Club (‘ubanal Dirng to Mar). Dis Jorge and Coco \cga (Salsa Viva) ( l3 Mar).

I Curios .it Wi Christie's. 9pm -lanr. Free. Weekly \"ai'ious guests play a range of hip hop sounds. The open decks mean that you can have a go too.

I Disco inferno at Tn..- \t-nuta

lillllpm 3am. Lo. (r Mar. Fortnightly. A night of ilares if you dare. altos if you gogo and general drunken iriadness. Delirious disco and fired-up funk in the main room; soul. rare gi'ooye and a Latin selection in the Cooler.

I The Edge at The Vaults. 9pm 3am. £8 beioic 1 1pm; 2 it) after; students £5 all night. l3 Mar. Fortnightly. lan ()ssia (Renaissance). guests tonight and is sure to prov ide a hard home set par excellence.

I The Egg at The Wee Red Bar

I Mini—3am. £3 members; £3.50 non- nrembeis. Weekly. A varied play list taking in soui. (ills. new wave. indie. Northern. soundtracks and much. much more, l'hcrc's .i \ci'y cheap bar as well. l-iec plmiographic membership available on the night

I ehi more at chi 9pm latii. l‘l't't‘ Weekly. \ogr llaughton plays his garage and son} tunes on the first and third Saturday and rising deep house star \luiray Ricltaidson shows why he is

you thy of attention on the second and fourth.

I Energise at Subway, llpm iam. £3. \\t ekly. Various patty sounds

I Fiesta Latina at Tey it)! Row. Monthly. .\'c\t date Ill Mar.

I Fire island at Wilkie House Monthly. Next date 37 Mar with Steve Thomas (Tl'iitlc‘h awesome night guaranteed.

I Flares at Flares. ‘inn—lani. Free. Weekly. Dis playing a range of commercial disco.

I Frog at Studio 24. Monthly. Next date 27 Mar.

I Glam at The Vaults. 9pnt—3ant. £10; £8 before i ipnr; students £5. 6 Mar. Fortnightly. A big night of hard house action catch the brilliant Danny Howells and the Shy Brother behind the decks with full support from the residents.

I Going Places at ABC Cinema. ilpm—3am. £9 (£7). 6 Mar. Monthly. A night of (chieasy listening. show tunes and really bad outfits (btit wear them with pride). Tonight’s film is Bond's You ()n/v Lire ’I’n'i't'e featuring the theme tune of the same name by Nancy Sinatra (recently covered by Robbie Williams. winner of three Brits Awards). Tickets available front Fopp and Alphabet Video. I Hanky Panky at La Belle Angeie.

i [pm-3am. £5. Weekly. Very popular full on mainstream aitd dance night with music from the 70s to the 90s.

I Jazz Joint at Henry‘s Cellar Bar. lllpm—3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. Yumbambe to Mar) play their favourite Latin jazz while Elemental (13 Mar) provide the mellow grooves and t‘a'lor-sliarpjazz sounds. Di Kulu aitd guests support.

I Joy at Wilkie House. i().3()piti-3atii. £8 (£(r) before i lpnr; £9 £8 after. 6 Mar. Monthly. Great progressive gay club with tire brilliant Maggie & Alan in the nrain room unleashing house. hard house and queer techno; Trendy Wendy and Sally Findlay through the back with disco and cheesy anthems. Nearly six years old and still going strong.

I Jungle Magic at The Potterrow. 9pnt—3am. £7 (£5). l3 Mar. Monthly. Drum n bass night for all the kids. catch Ci-Mac. Di Kid. The (ieneral. MC Feelnian and introducing Dis Darkstoi'iii and Chance.

I Le Freak at The Attic. llpnt—3am. £5. Weekly. 70s and chart music.

I Liquid at the Liquid Room.

ll).3()pni~.‘~aitr. £5. Weekly. Andy Ford plays soulful house and garage at this busy night.

I Live at iguana. 9pm- lam. Free. Weekly. Pie-club house grooves with the likes of Stuart Duncan and Gareth Sommerville.

I Lizzard Lounge at Cafe Gi-ai'i'iti. lupin—2am. £9. l3 Mar. Weekly. Massive party tonight it's their second birthday. This most phenotiienal of clubs iii the capital will be bringing together sonte of the best in local talent for a one off ‘l.i7./.aid Lounge Big Band'. Featuring

: Tony King. Nicola King and Ai on

vocals. a whole host of musicians and Joseph Malik on the decks. you cart be strre that you will see only the finest in soul. hip hop and funk talent. See Hit list.

; I Loveshack at The iaffacake.

ll).3t)pm--3am. £5. Weekly. Mainstream party night.

I Luvely at Wilkie House. Monthly.

Next date 20 Mar.

I The Mambo Club at The Cavendish. ll)pm—-3am. £3 cone and before I lpnr; £4 thereafter. Weekly. World music with Sir ()ssie playing the full African. soca. Latin. salsa. reggae and ragga sounds.

I Messenger Sound System at Tire Bongo Club. infill-5&1”). £6 (£5). b Mar. Fortnightly. Dub reggae on a custom made system: a very popular night in the

, capital. It) Mar will see a Lee Perry

nibute night.

I Mingin' at Studio 24. l(l.3()pm—3am. £5. 13 Mar. Montiriy Cray. A great night of sexy hard house btiildiiig to twisted trance courtesy of Brian Dempster and Alan ioy. Highly recommended.

5 I Ministry Of Sound at The Pottei't'ow.

Monthly. Next date 20 Mar.

I Mi Salsa at The Counting House. Monthly. Next date l3 Mar.

I Moroccan Clouds at Ft) Na Na. ll)piit~--3ttli). Free before I Ipni; £2 after. Weekly. Well Stirred at the controls in this busy bar/club. dropping a mix of disco. funk. nos. 70s. 80s. hip hop and cheese.

I Naughty at Tire Ark. 9pm—3am. £5.

Weekly. Half price with iiyer. A night for the office workers wanting to drink and dance to party tunes.