Mark Sherry and Paul Mendez spinning upfront, uplifting house in the main room, Naeem rocking downstairs with his hip hop selections and Paul Traynor and Naeem providing R&B cuts in the Skybar.

I Yang at Yang. 11pm—3am. Free before midnight; £3 after. Rotating DJs mean you can expect anything from jazzy breaks to hard and nasty techno.

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I Atmosphere at Destiny. 10pm—3am. £3 before 11pm; £4 after. Weekly. Full-on party action accompanied by generous drinks promos.

I Cleopatra's at Cleopatra’s. 10.30pm-2.30am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Chart pop and hits from the 703 and 805.

I Fiasco at Reds. Brendan and Jamie knock out the chart hits resulting, apparently, in ‘debauchery and mayhem’. I Silver (Disco Extravaganza) at Fury Murray’s. 11pm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Cheesetastic disco fun for students, with Dave and Phil spinning the discs.


I Loose at The Variety Bar. 9pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. Alt-country, classic 705 rock and blues from Paul Shields.

I Phat Dave at The Living Room. 9pm—11pm. Free. Weekly. Starting the week with ‘hedmuzik 4 beatfreakz’, which translates into English as hip hop, breaks, beats and the like.


I Burn at The Apartment. 11pm-3am. Free for bar staff of any pub or club; £3 to everyone else. Weekly. A top party atmosphere guaranteed thanks to the thumping dance classics unleashed by Norm and Richard.

I Passionality at Planet Peach. 11.30pm—3am. £3 (£2 with flyer). Weekly. Gay night that invites you to ‘come get passionate’. Funnily enough, the music, courtesy of DJ Shawn (Bennet’s), promises to be cheesy chart, upfront house and handbag. I Speedracer at The Garage. 10.30pm—3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Indie classics with the odd daft party tune thrown in for the usual crazy crowd.

Chart a party

I Cleopatra's at Cleopatra’s. 10.30pm~2.30am. £2 (£1). Weekly. Start the week with 705 and 805 hits.


I Dub Night at The Variety Bar. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Stevie Donaldson (Bar 10) playing, oddly enough, dub.

I Salsa Sabrosa at Havana. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. DJs Keith and Alexis provide you with a cool night of Latin tunes, with merengue and salsa classes from 8pm.

I Stylophone at The 13th Note Cafe. 9.30pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. The first leg of the Stylophone mobile club, with rock and garage sounds, plus the chance to pick up free drink passes for the club



I Eden at Alaska. Ilpm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. One for the students, with the usual classics of academe downstairs thanks to Alan Ronald, plus some charging party tunes and a smattering of house upstairs from Scott Mackay of The Tunnel. Further proof that Tuesdays are the new Thursdays.

I E.U.N. at Planet Peach. 11pm—3am. £3. Weekly. Gay night featuring the traditional hodge podge of cheese and handbaggage courtesy of DJs Shawn and Georgie Boy. I Basics at g2. 11pm—3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Jon Mancini from Colours playing out his usual high quality house.

I Stylophone at The 13th Note Club (ground floor). 9pm—3am. Free before 11pm; £2 after. Psychedelia, rock, 605 garage and a bit of punk. Go to the ‘Note Cafe beforehand, and you can pick up free drink passes for the Club.

Chart 85 party

I Laid at The Temple. 10.30pm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. A new student night with the cheesiest of cheese, regular tribute bands and the odd foam party.

I Goo Goo at The Velvet Rooms. 11pm-3am. £4 (£3). Paul Melon claims to be ‘The King of Cheese’, while Dave Mulholland whacks out the commercial house and garage.

I Planet Pop at Qudos (Queen Margaret Union). 10pm—2am. £2 (£1); students and up to four guests. Weekly. Pop, anthemic house and related silliness from Tam

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I Shooting Stars at The Garage. 11pm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Gerry and Iain keep the drunk kids happy with charty house and pop hits.

I The Shimmy Club at Bennet’s. 11.30pm-3am. £3 (£1.50). A straightish and studenty night at the gay venue, with Raymond Davren maintaining the party atmosphere.

I T.|.T. at Trash. 10.30pm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Rory Weller with hands in the air, foot-stomping house and trance, Graham churning out the student sounds in Room Two.



I Edward's at Edward’s Bar. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. DJ Louise with hits from the 805.

I Jengaheads at The Living Room. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Martyn Jengahead goes solo to showcase new releases, acetates and the like.

I Russell's at Russell’s. 9—11pm. Free. Weekly. DJ Yaw brings his world music extrava anza to the yuppie masses.

I Shu fiirata at The Cul De Sac. 8pm—midnight. Jazzy breaks, hip hop, electro, drum & bass: whatever gets played out, its bound to be the best available.


I Algo Differente at Havana. 10.30pm-late. £4 (£3). Weekly. Arrive early for salsa tuition, then revel in the Salsa Sabrosa crew’s high octane Latin set. I Bennet's at Bennet’s. 11.30pm—3am. £2.50 (£1.50). Weekly. Sara with an upfront dance mix. Gay.

I F.A.B. at Babaza. 11pm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. DJ Skud blends garage, R&B and funky house, playing to a dressed-up crowd who help to make this one of the busiest midweek ni hts in Glasgow.

I Ghetto F ava at Reds. 11pm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Paul N’Jie with a smooth blend of house, garage, R&B and funk.

I Joints And Jams at Planet Peach. llpm—3.15am. £3 (£2). Weekly. High calibre night of hip hop, swing and R&B from a rotating roster of DJ talent including Martin Hesketh, Puppa Shango, John Lyons, DMG and James Fullerton.

I Overground at The Velvet Rooms. 11pm—3am. £4 (£2). Indie sounds and chart classics from Joe McKay.

I Shag Tag at Archaos. 11pm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Insanely successful night based on a complex numerical flirting system: everyone gets a number upon entry, then, if someone catches your eye, you write their number on the board next to your own, with the idea being that they then rush up to you and get biz-ay. Musicwise, it’s banging house and trance in the main room and across the board ‘madness’ from CJ downstairs.

Chart a party

I C.J.D. at The Apartment IIpm-3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Student frolics with Marcello, Alan Belshaw and Ryan Mathie. I Klass at Destiny. 10pm-3am. £2 before llpm; £3 after. Weekly. For those who fancy a party night out, but can’t stand those pesky kids cluttering up the joint. Over 285 only.

I Pop 8: Tarts at The Cathouse. 11pm-3am. Weekly. Free before 11.30pm; £2 (£1.50) after. Weekly. Party-up disco and funk.

I Souped Up at The Garage. 10.30pm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Student pop pifer from Iain Hanlon.


Edinburgh clubs

Regular weekly clubs plus one off events are listed by city, then b day, then alphabetically by title. Clu will be listed provided u -to-date details reach our offices at east seven days before publication. Lack of information may result in clubs being omitted. Edinburgh dub listings compiled by Simone Baird.


I Bannermans at Bannermans. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Four play with Simo and Spock (that’s what was written on the release, anyway) who play classic indie, rock and new school anthems.

I The Cocteau Lounge at The Cocteau Lounge. 11pm-3am. Free. Weekly. DJs layin on funky sounds.

I Cuisa Norte at Cuba Norte. 10pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Great Cuban bar and restaurant with salsa and Latin DJs on rotation.

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

I Made In Iguana at Iguana. 9pm-1am. Free. Weekly. Gary Mac (Sublime) lays on some seriously funky house, breaks and other ieces.

I Sa sa Con Sabor at Baracoa. 10pm—lam. Free. Weekly. DJ Hector maintains an exceptionally popular salsa night with hot music, great ambience and friendly people. Call 225 5846 or for more info.


I Al's All Night Jokeshop at The Bongo Club. 10pm—3am. £5. 2 Mar. Monthly. After a near brawl with guest interviewee Moby at their last event, the Jokeshop continue their more than slightly surreal affair with spoof bands, DJs and visuals that, all combined, make you feel as though you’re involved in some sort of strange TV show. Probably the intention, though.

I Aswang at The Venue. Aswang has now finished.

I Beat at The Vaults. 10.30pm-3am. Free. 9 Mar. Fortnightly. New house and techno night with DJsJ Cammera and Mitchell. I Blaclt Projects at La Belle Angele. 10.30pm—3am. £4. 16 Mar. Monthly. It’s an extra special night as the Black Projects crew celebrate their first birthday. Catch Jamie Watt, Rod Duckering and Ross Mitchell doing house, techno and garage with a touch of drum & bass and hip hop. I Block-Party at Noa. 10pm—3am. £3 (£2.50). Weekly. Big block rockin’ beats from some of the finest local DJs around. I CC. Blooms at CC. Blooms. llpm—3am. Weekly. Free club downstairs at this popular gay bar, playing a mix of dance and hi-NRG house.

I Da Break at La Belle Angele. Monthly. Next date 30 Mar.

I Dust at Studio 24. IOpm-3am. £2. Weekly. Popular alternative club offering up a selection of metal. industrial, goth and a bit of punk to an appreciative crowd.

I Dysfunction at The Venue. IOpm—3am. £3. 2 Mar. Fortnightly. Alternative night, playing new rock, hardcore metal and industrial. Peruse the website for more info: I Easy at The Attic. 1 1pm—3am. £4 (£3). 9 Mar. Fortnightly. A new night at the wee Attic that could really do with your support. Euan James (remember his techno club Lift?) and up and coming Mikey Ameno play a range of house, tech house and big beat; all in all something a little different for your Thursdays. Well worth a look in.

I El Seguno at The Bongo Club. IOpm—3am. £4 (£3). 9 Mar. Monthly. Live hip hop action from residents The Naked Circle with special guests The Newcastle City Breakers.

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The agonising final cut of essential clubs this fortnight

Nature A brand new night of deep house with masters of the genre, Domenic, Harri, Ralph Lawson, DJ Q and George T at the helm, saving you the bother of travelling to the west coast. The Attic, Fri 3 Mar and weekly.

Ultragroove Ashley Beedle, man of the divine garage sound, guests at this 'doing very well, thank you' club. La Be/le Ange/e, Fri 3 Mar.

Pure Some punters in Liverpool last weekend held a banner claiming 'Dave Clarke techno baron for those that know the difference.’ Here, here. La Belle Ange/e, Fri 3 Mar. NuSpirit Second instalment of the night with Neon Phusion guesting, joining notable ressies Scott Rapson, Bob Cairns and Mikey Stirton. The Jazz Joint, Sat 4 Mar.

Easy Good to see Euan James back on the promoting circuit with a night that deviates from his usual techno style. The Attic, Thu 9 Mar.

Radio Babylon David Holmes kicks off their residency at the new and improved La Belle. La Belle Ange/e, Fri 70 Mar. Month/y.

Sublime You’ve probably never heard of him, but rest assured Oliver Lieb will rock your pants off. Wilkie House, Fri 70 Mar.

Jungle Magic DJ Kid and Glasgow's Tania Swift invite the brilliant DJ Rap (pictured) to kick off their brand new drum & bass club. The Liquid Room, Sat 77 Mar.

The Lizzard Lounge It’s their birthday, it’s their third birthday,

tra la la . . . La Belle Ange/e, Sat 77 Mar.

Shebang A whole year old with the wonderful Gail Sellars doing the house business. See preview. Wilkie House, Sat 71 Mar.

Tribal Funktion Chris Duckenfield is a name you should have tattooed on your forearm. If you’re too much of a wuss to do that, try heading down tonight to witness one of his awesome sets. The Venue, Sat 77 Mar.

2—16 Mar 2000 THE “ST 67