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 Playstation League at Bar Jedi. 9pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. For kids sore of thumb and pallid of complexion. A case of lager is up for grabs for the top gun gamer, assuming they can drag themselves away from the ‘station at home.


I Burn at The Apartment. llpm—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 crazycrowd.

Chart & party

I Cleopatra’s at Cleopatra’s. 10.30pm—2.30am. £2 (£1). Weekly. Start the week with 70s and 80s hits.

GLASGOW TUESDAYS Pro-club I Dub Night at The Variety Bar. 8pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. Stevie Donaldson (Bar 10) playing, oddly enou 1h, dub. I Sa sa Sabrosa at Havana Bar. 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 pro er. I Bar 10 at Bar 10. Weekly. A new chance for aspiring DJ talent to get noticed: every week three bedroom tumtablists spin their discs, the best being selected by the crowd, who then progress to the final, when DJs and promoters from various clubs grant the cream of the crop a chance to play out at their venue or club. This month’s winner will get a chance to play at Archaos


I Basics at g2. llpm—3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Jon Mancini from Colours playing out his usual high quality house. I Eden at Alaska. 1 1pm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. One for the students, with the usual classics of academc 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 Tues are the new Thus.

I F.U.N. at Planet Peach. llpm—3am. £3. Weekly. Gay night featuring the traditional hodge podge of cheese and handbaggage courtesy of DJs Shawn and Georgie Boy.

I Havana at October Cafe (Princes Square). Monthly. Next date 9 May.

I Stylophone at The 13th Note Club (ground floor). 9pm-3am. Free before 11pm; £2 after. Psychedelia, rock, 60s garage and a bit of punk. Go to the ‘Note Cafe beforehand, and you can pick up free drink passes for the club.

Chart & 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 600 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 Coyle.

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

I The Shimmy Clu 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 Slave Boy Tuesday at Slave. 10pm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Hostess Ms. Mi-Mi-Martini and resident Jon Fraser with handbag and hardbag albums, at the new club’s gay night.

I T.l.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 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 extravaganza to the yuppie masses.

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

I The Works at Bar 10. ()pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Graham Wilson with

everything from hip hop to house and a

few surprises thrown in.


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. l 1.30pm—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 nights in Glasgow.

I Ghetto Flava 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. llpm—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. Music-wise, it’s banging house and trance in the main room and across-tite- board ‘madness‘ from CJ downstairs.

Chart &. party

I CJ.D. at The Apartment llpm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Student frolics with Marcello, Alan Belshaw and Ryan Mathie.

I Klass at Destiny. 10pm -3am. £2 before 1 1pm; £3 after. Weekly. For those who fancy a party night out, but can’t stand those pesky kids cluttering up the joint. Over 28s only.

I Pop & Tarts at The Cathouse.

l lpm—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 piffle from lain llanlon.


Edinburgh clubs

Regular weekly clubs plus one off events are listed by city, then b day, then alphabetically by title. Clu s 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 club listings compiled by Simone Baird.



I Bannermans at Bannermans. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Classic indie, rock and new school anthems.

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

I Cuba Norte at Cuba Norte. 10pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Salsa and Latin DJs on rotation.

I Gilded Saloon at the Gilded Saloon. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Niall Young plays the deepest Detroit techno and funky house grooves.

I La Fromagerie at The Meadows Bar, downstairs. 9pm—3am. Free. 20 Apr. Fortnightly. Easy listening, mellow jazz, hi-NRG, disco and tasty cheese.

I Made In Iguana at Iguana. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Gary Mac of Sublime’s Blue Room lays on his funky, sleazy breaks and beats.

I Salsa Con Sabor at Baracoa. 10pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Popular salsa night with hot music, great ambience and friendly people. Call 225 5846 or salsaclubég hotmail.com for more info.


I Anonymi at Wilkie House. 10pm—3am. £4 (£3). 27 Apr only. A Beltane warm-up party featuring UV lunatics and Beltane drummers, with electro, drum & bass and Detroit techno on the main floor, grooves through the back.

I Beat at The Vaults. 10.30pm—3am. Free. 20 Apr only. The last Beat at The Vaults before it closes. Catch J Cammera and Mitchell with their house and techno while you can.

I Block-Party at Noa. 10pm—3am. £3 (£2.50). Weekly. Big, block rockin’ beats from some of the finest local DJs around. I Da Break at La Belle Angele. 10.30pm—3am. £4 (£3). 27 Apr. Monthly. Hip hop from Berts, Demon and MC Bain.

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. Check out www.dvsfunction.co.uk

I Dysfunction at The Venue. 10pm—3am. £3. 13 Apr. Fortnightly. A range of alternative sounds from heavy rock, indie rock, hardcore, skate punk, industrial . . . you get the picture. Check out www.dysfunction.co.uk

I Easy at The Attic. llpm—3am. £4 (£3). 20Apr. Fortnightly. It’s all fat breaks and funky beats leaning towards the tech house side of things, with residents Mikey Magic and Euan James, and Bench and Mr Meltdown playing live. Something a little bit different and well worth a look in.

I Funk Junkies at La Belle Angele. 10.30pm—3am. £4. 20 Apr. Fortnightly. It’s a serious funk thang at La Belle

\\ ith this fortnightly night presenting bands and DJs.

I Glam'dup at E2K. 10.30pm—3am. ££6 (£5). 14 Apr. Monthly. Glammed up over the top fun with a live PA from Steps Limited.

I The Greenhouse at Wilkie House. llpm—3am. £2. 20 Apr. Fortnightly. On the music front, there’ll be Chicago house and Detroit techno, through the back there’s salsa, hip hop and beats. However, we wager that it’s the ‘Tag’ game that’ll bring them in.

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listings CLUBS

The reasons for living this fortnight in Edinburgh.

Tribal Funktion Taking the night of the fortnight award, catch DJ Sneak (cue angels and trumpets and singing cherubs) in all his glory. Gossip: Mark Farina will be there too, but don’t tell anyone. See prevrew. The Venue, Sat 22 Apr.

Queer Sunday Nicki French (pictured), the UK Eurovision entrant this year guests at this ubergay club's Easter bash. E2K, Sun 23 Apr.

Snatch Club One for the depraved and seriously perverted with cheap bevvy and a holiday camp theme. Aren't there laws against the kind of decor they have? See Phactfile. The Liquid Room, week/y Thu.

Manga Maintaining their position at the forefront of Scottish drum & bass clubs without resting on their laurels, tonight they welcome Dom and Roland of the Moving Shadow tour. Essential. La Belle Ange/e, Fri27 Apr,

Nature Murray Richardson (14 Apr) and Ralph Lawson (21 Apr) join resident Domenic of Sub Club fame and that equates to a guaranteed good night. And it’s every week! The Attic, week/y Fri.

Nomad Man of the moment (he’s everywhere, he’s everywhere) Jon Carter drops by for some serious outstanding-tune action. Which is probably why he’s everywhere. Wi/kie House, Fri 74 Apr.

Stoneboy Promotions Presents A worthy one-off before this venue closes, with one Adam Beyer the extra-special super uber guest, presented by the folk behind Sublime. The Vau/ts, Fri 74 Apr.

Easter Sunday Special Matthias Heilbronn and some free Morgan’s Spiced, enjoy. La Bel/e Ange/e, Sun 23 Apr

Taste Taking the prize for guest of the fortnight, we kowtow to Rob di Stephano and are once again ever grateful to Taste. Miss this and eternally be damned. Wi/kie House, Sun 76 Apr.

.lazz Fudge Millenium Tour (sic) Ken that label Jazz Fudge? This is wan 0’ they showcase things, likesay, and there’ll be loads of barry rappin' 'n’ scratchin’ ’n’ that. The Venue, Mon 24 Apr only.

Scratch The allstar ressies celebrate this outstanding hip hop club’s third birthday. The Venue, Sat 22 Apr.

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