clubs Edinburgh clubs

I Beat at The Vaults. 10.3 m—3am. Free. 21 Oct. Fortnightly. J mmera and Mitchell lay on house and techno.

I Black Projects at La Belle Angele. 10.30pm-3am. £4. 4 Nov. Monthly. Popular night aimed pretty much at the students with residents Richie Ruftone, Jamie Watt and Ross Duckering laying on across-the-board tunes, from hip hop, drum & bass, house, tech-house and the like.

I Block-Party at Noa. 10pm—3am. £3 (£2.50). Weekly. A brand new night adding a bit of kudos to the West End club scene. The Headspin lads are taking over the mighty fine Noa for a bit of ‘hip hop, break beat, drum & bass and nu skool breaks’ with a long line-up of local talent playing over two rooms. Make sure you get down and check it out.

I The Break at La Belle Angele. 10.30pm—3am. £4 (£3). 21 Oct. Monthly. A new night of classic hip hop and funk from the residents Demon and Matty.

I Bubbalicious at Club Mercado. 10.30pm-3am. £4 (£3 with flyer). Weekly. A new student night at this very gorgeous venue with a mix of party music from Vince Stilton the Cheesemaster and suitably discounted


I C.C. Blooms at CC. Blooms. llpm—3am. Free club downstairs at this popular gay bar, playing a mix of commercial dance and hi-NRG house.

I Catwalk at Catwalk. 9pm—1am. Free. Open decks session. Phone 225 5583 or 0411 807925 for more information.

I Club Java at Club Java. 10pm—1am. Free. Weekly. A new haunt for those down Commercial Quay way, this restaurant, bar and club should be your one stop shop, with the club open from around 10pm with mainstream music.

I Cuba Norte at Cuba Norte. 10pm-lam. Free. Weekly. Great Cuban bar and restaurant with salsa and Latin DJs on rotation.

I Digital at The Venue (The Cooler). 10.30pm-3am. £2. 30 Oct. Fortnightly. House and techno.

I Don't Stop at The Cocteau Lounge. Midnight-3am. Free. Weekly. Entrance through The Outhouse Gardens (Broughton Street Lane). For the nocturnal drinkers among us, get down for different DJs every night.

I Dust at Studio 24. 10pm—3am. £2. Weekly. Popular alternative club offering up a selection of metal, industrial, goth and a bit of punk to an appreciative crowd. Information on 07901 600242.

I Dysfunction at The Venue. 10.30pm-late. Price tbc. 28 Oct. Fortnightly. A brand new night of ‘uncompromising rock think Slipknot, Nine inch Nails and Deftones and you’re getting there.’

I Funky Underground at Revolution. 10pm-3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. The student night at this giant venue with Daddy Cool laying on the cheese.

I Future Primitive at The Venue (The Cooler). 10pm—3am. £2. 4 Nov. Monthly. Following the success of their first night, the Future Primitive lot are back, covering a wide spectrum of dance music down tempo weirdness through to nu skool hard techno (midway between Richie Hawtin and Rob Gee, theé tell us).

I raduate at Gaia. 9pm—3am. Free before midnight; £3 after. Weekly. The name says it all - a student night with ludicrously cheap bevvy all night. As if it matters at these things, but there’s full on party music on the main floor, low ft and electro upstairs.

I Havoc at La Belle Angele. 10pm-2am. £5. 28 Oct. Fortnightly. A new night of divine acid jazz and funk with DJs and live bands, tonight sees Yush (formerly Blacka’nized) playing live with support from The lntemationals.


Nomad Straight onto the Hit List this issue for talking about doing something a little different in Edinburgh. And then actually doing it. The Venue, Fri 29 Oct.

Vegas For those that couldn’t get a ticket to The Love Boat the week before, the silver screen starts again. No doubt will be just as busy. ABC Cinema, Sat 30 Oct.

Queer Sunday Horse premieres her new single here, DJ Venus rocks the dancefloor and everyone has an unashamedly great time. Eden, Sun 31 Oct.

Platinum Richie Hawtin does his Decks, EFX & 909 thing tonight. See you at the front. See feature, page 22. The Vaults, Sun 31 Oct.

Sublime One of the unexpected highlights of the Sublime year was Marco Zaffarano, and he returns to batter the masses with his furious techno. Wilkie House, Fri 22 Oct. Pure Luke Slater, techno god, hits Pure tonight for a storming set wit' attitude. The Venue, Fri 29 Oct.

Tribal Funktion Svek Records is releasing some of the best house we've heard in yanks and the head honcho, Stephen Grieder, guests tonight. The Venue, Sat 23 Oct.

Meta Crew 2000 have given support to thousands of clubbers the past few years, so it's time to give a little back. Bongo Club, Thu 28 Oct.

Boogie Mo Dynamo Meets Headspin Massively successful combination this, the big beat in drag madness of Smack and Believe, and the four deck wonder of the Headspin All Stars. The Bongo Club, Fri 29 Oct.

I Jan Joint at Henry’s Cellar Bar. 10pm-3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. A funky little hang out for many of Edinburgh’s jazz and soul musicians, with local talent on rotation each week with support from DJs.

I La Fromagerie at The Meadows Bar, downstairs. 9pm-3am. Free. 28 Oct. Fortnightly. Easy listening, mellow jazz, hi-NRG disco and tasty cheese.

I Loca at Loca. 8pm—3am. Free entry before 11pm; £2 11pm—1am; £4 after

1am. Weekly. A commercial mix of chart.

dance and disco in the city centre.

Continued over page

listings CLUBS


Glasg'OW Bal TWAY 25th VI


Sunday 7th November


DJ Kevin MocKoy (Glasgow Undergr0und)


Glasgow Garage Friday l9fh November


21 Oct—4 Nov 1999 THEIJSTTI


@ TICKET HarLiriEi way A‘Vh’éa‘dfloim 339 8383 (24m)