CLUB LiSTINGS continued
I Voyeurism at Archaos. l lprn «lam. £5 (£3). New weekly night ofsauciness at Archaos mixing tip sneaky peeks of sordid adventurism. Massage parlour. body painting. peep holes and way-out performance is on offer to spice up the night. Music comes from Mark Sherry (Westsound) Patrl Mendez (Room at The Top) Neil Mackay & Frog (Sly) in the house room and John Lyons (Velvet
R toms) Naeem (23rd Precinct) Paul Traynor and James Fullerton (Babaza) in the newly renovated bar I playing R&B. I Wet Playtime at The l3th Note clth (ground ﬂoor). I lpm—3am. £tbc. Weekly. New night from the mob who brought you Unscene. bringing you experimental guitar based sounds.
I Burn at The Apartment. l lpm—3am. £3 (free if you work it) a pub or a bar). Weekly. l)Js Norm and Richard with a mighty Mon knees tip. mixing tip top class dance and a few surprise drop-ins. I Cleopatra's at C leopatra‘s. l0.30pm—2.3()am. £2 til I ). Weekly. Pop. 70s and 80s party tunes in this ever so tacky west end 'nite' club.
I Loose at The Variety Bar. ()prn—midnight. Free. Weekly. DJ Paul Shields with alternative country. rock and blues along the lines of 1 .ed '/.ep. .layhawks. Crosby. Stills & Nash. \VilCt) NC.
I Speedracer at The (image. l0.30pm—-3.‘nn. £3 (£2). Weekly. (‘lassic good time party tunes with an indie slant from Steven.
I Buffo at The l3th Note (.‘lub (ground floor). l lpm—3am. £l. Weekly. Noisy guitars. dtrb. drum (k bass. hip hop and jarring unrelated chunks of folk music from around the globe.
I Burd Called Ger and Dribbler at
Brel. Spin-midnight. Free. Weekly. Pre-
club night from Ger and Dribbler playing hip hop. funk and mellow drum & bass. I Dub Night at The Variety Bar. 8pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. Stevie Donaldson from Bar l0 and other fine establishments round town plays dtrb. Pre-club.
I Eden at Alaska. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Alan Ronald in the White Room playing student classics and Scott McKay of Tunnel fame upstairs for funky house. I Pump at Archaos. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. DJ Vance with a poppy midweek mix of good time vibes.
I Salsa Sabrosa at l3tlr Note C‘luh.
l0. lSpm—3am. Free. Weekly. l)Js Keith and Alexis with Salsa. from classic Colombian to modern Cuban. merengue. samba and just generally jazzy. earthy stuff. Lessons before from 8pm.
I Shooting Stars at The Garage.
I lpm-3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Insane. drunken shenanigans eased along nicely by the charty choons of Gerry and Iain in the main room.
I The Shimmy Club at Bennet's. ll.3()pm—3am. £3 (£ l .50). Weekly. Raymond Davren‘s party-type affair at the straight night in this gay venue.
I Hot Traxx at The Lime. llpm-3arn. £3 (£2). Weekly. 80s and ‘)0s student classic party tunes.
I T.I.T at Trash. l0.30pm--3ani. £3 (£2). Weekly. Studentish night featuring DJ Rory with stamp the stage. hands-in-the-air house and trance in the main room. Graham with full-on student faves in the second room and DJ Teeyitee playing across the board in the cave.
I 705 Wonderland at The Cathottse. llpm—3am. £2 (£ 1 .50; free before ll.3()pm). Weekly. Party time 70s disco and funk.
I Bennet's at Bennet's. ll.3()pm- 3am. £2.50 (£1.50). Weekly. l).l Sara with upbeat dance. Gay.
. Daddy at Tllc‘ Fill) Ntilt' (‘ltth (upstairs). llpm -3arn. £l. Weekly. Big
Daddy with funk. ia/z. hip hop and petite beats.
I Chopper at Archaos. llpin- 3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Commercial house and disco from Matt Morton.
I Club Santiago at Hay ana. Spin-midnight. Weekly. Finest Latin grom es from l)Js l)on Marcelo and Che Manuel.
I FAB at Baba/a. ()plll-- 3am (l)Js from llpm). £3 (£2). l-ree before llpm. Weekly. l)J Sktrd with funky house and garage grooves for a cheery. well-dressed crowd. Busiest clttb in town tonight.
I Ghetto Flava at Reds. l lpm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. DJ Paul N'Jie plays a blend ofcool house. garage. soul and R&B.
I Jengaheads at The Living Room. 9pm -I lpm. Free. Weekly. .lengaheads playing nu school breaks. electro. breakbeat arid house. l’r‘e-club.
I Jilkes at Yang. ‘)pin—-lani. Free. Weekly. ()ptimo/My Machines' .lrlkes milks music of different ilkcs electro funk style.
I Joints and Jams at Planet Peach. llpm -3. l5arn. £3 (£2). Weekly. Damn litre night of ltth. hip hop. ftrnk. soul and swing from Martin Hesketh and guests.
I Relax at The Lime. I lpni~ 3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Classic 80s and ‘)()s club classics.
I Scratch 'n' Sniff at Met‘huil‘s Bar (High Street). lell-llHtllllglll. Free. Weekly. New eclectic bar night of phat- ass breaks and ftrnky ass beats with DJ Danny Barbour joined on a regular basis by Michael Peck (Brass Monkeys) and Neil McMillan (Hi Karate)
I Shu Hirita at The Cul l)e Sac.
Spin midnight. Free. Weekly. .Ia//.y drtrrn ck bass pre~club from fresh name to the circuit Shu llirita.
I Souped Up at 'l he (iarage. l0.30pm-3am. £3 (£2 ). Weekly. lain llanlon with poppy student good time party tunes.
I Variety 0&8 at The \'ariety.
()pm midnight. Free. Weekly. 'l‘urbulence l)Js alternating every week with Slevic. Tania Swift (k l’oi/on. l’nre drtnn & bass.
Given that clubbing is now firmly settled into the mainstream, it is no surprise that the liberclubs are heading out of their hometowns across the country. In the past. promoters have seen this as a moneymaking opportunity rather than an exercise in club evangelism, but this seems set to change as two clubs from down south are set to become well-loved fixtures on the
Edinburgh is now home to the outpost of the Cream empire who have gone all out to recreate the original, a task they found easier than you might imagine: ‘Cream in Liverpool has always been as much about the soundsystems and the lights as anything else,’ says Dave Grindall. ‘We don't really need to put banners up
It's a dancing matter: Trade at The Arches
all over The Potterrow because it fits in with what Cream’s about already.’
Mary Kiani knew from the start that to recreate Trade's hedonism and underground gay vibe in Glasgow might be a little more tricky: 'I just couldn't do that - I've got to sell it on the music and the way that the DJs structure an evening as a musical journey that builds through the
night.’ Fortunately for Kiani (and Glasgow clubbers) this
Arches. Sat 7 Aug
has resulted in a night with the Trade 'dance-til-you- drop’ ethos applied to a mixed crowd. Or, as Kiani puts it: ‘Don't come to pick up a girl or a guy, just come to dance.’ (Jack Mottram)
a: Cream IS at The Potterrow Sat 2-) Jul, [rat/c rs at The
74 THE LIST 22 Jul-S Aug l999
I Beat at The Vaults. l0.30pm—3am. Free. 2‘) Jul. Fortnightly. J Camrnera. Stamper and Ollie are on rotation playing a crowd-pleasing mix of house and techno.
I Black Projects at The Honeycomb. l0.30pm—3arn. £4 (£3). 5 Aug. Monthly. A night aiming to provide decent music regardless of the genre attracting a mainly student crowd. lixpect house to tech-house it) the main while Richie Ruftone spins hip hop. funk and soul through the back.
I CC. Blooms at (‘.C. Blooms.
l lpm» 3am. Free cltrb downstairs at this popular gay bar. playing a mix of commercial dance arid hi-energy house. I Catwalk at Catwalk. ‘)pm--lam. Free. ()pen decks session. Phone 225 5583 or ()4 l I 807925 for more information.
I Cuba Norte at Cuba Norte. l()prn--lam. Free. Weekly. Great Cuban bar and restaurant with salsa and Latin l)Js on rotation.
I Disuko at The Honeycomb.
l0‘.30pm- 3am. £3. 2‘) Jul. Monthly. A brand new night of Fast meets West when Sleazy G. Malks Macbeth and Ross Keddie house it tip with a Japanese twist. I Don't Panic at The Tap O'l.anriston. ‘)pm—lam. Free. 22 Jul. Fortnightly. Techno and trance sounds.
I Dust at Studio 24. l()pm--3anr. £2. Weekly. Popular alternative clttb offering up a selection of metal. industrial. goth and a bit of punk to an appreciative crowd. lnforrnation on ()7‘)0l 600242.
I El Segundo at The Bongo Club. l0pni—3am. £4 (£3). 22 Jul. Monthly. ()ld skool hip hop and breakdancing special featuring the Newcastle City Breakers and an open floor with resident l)Js Red (T and Kristo.
I Flares at Flares. ‘)pm «lam. Free. Weekly. l)Js playing 70s tunes.
I Frenzyz at The Venue. llpm-3am. £5 (£4). 5 Atrg. Fortnightly. l)Js Warner and Ashley do the disco house and deep progressive madness thing.
I Fur at The Venue. top floor. l()prn—3am. £2 before midnight; £3 after. 5 Atrg. Fortnightly. A new cult 70s and 80s mixed clttb opening this issue with DJ Venus and special guests.
I Jazz at La Belle Angele. 8.30prn- late. £5 (£4). Weekly. Catch live acts and l)Js: Brazialliance on 22 Jul and The Grant Tyrie trio on 2‘) Jul.
I Jazz Joint at Henry's Cellar Bar. l0pm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Yo Yo Kilili showcase a new blend ofcontemporary jar/z. breakbeat and Middle Eastern rhythms (22 Jul & 5 Aug) while .lohn Burgess” Contemporary Jazz Trio (2‘) Jul) lay on some ultra-contemporary iau. DJ Unkle Fawa/ guests on all nights.
I La Fromagerie at The Meadows Bar. downstairs. ‘)pm—lam. Free. 2‘) Jul. Fortnightly. Platter after platter of easy listening. mellow jazz. ill-NRC disco and tasty cheese.
I Loca at l.oca. l0pm-‘3am. £l. Weekly. A commercial mix ofchart. dance and disco in the city centre.
I Love Breaks at Po Na Na. llpm-3am. Free before I lpm: £2 after. Weekly. Membership available. Various funky sounds with Simone and Dr .lon.
I The Mambo Club at The Cavendish. l0prn---3arn. £5 (£4). Weekly. Still going strong -- Sir ()ssie offers a mix of salsa and RkB
I The Manga Sessions at Iguana. ‘)pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Pie-club. Headlining residents Kid and U-Mac selecting a special blend of hip hop. R&B. nu skool breaks. big beat and drum & bass. alongside Manga visuals.
I Mode Organic at The Citrus Club.
I |pm~3am. Free. Weekly. Arguably the best chance to sample the most delectable delights in ska. mod. Northern soul and ()0s beats in the whole of sunny Edinburgh. Kaiser George. Simon and Brian are the men behind the wheels of steel.
I Negociants at Negociants. ‘)pm—3am.