' I Change at The Liquid Room.
Monthly. Next date 15 Jul.
I Cream at Potterrow Students’ Union will return next term - watch out for their International Club Festival launch party on 4 Aug at Teviot.
I Digital at The Venue (top ﬂoor). 10.30pm-3am. £5 (£4). 24 Jun. Fortnightly. Underground techno and tech-house night making big waves, and tonight resident Mitchell is joined by Pat, of renowned Fife soundsystem Storm.
I The Egg at The Wee Red Bar. 11pm-3am. £4 (£3.50). Weekly. A mix of indie, 60$ garage, Northern soul, ska, soundtracks and all things groovy at this ever-popular Art College student union. I Eye Candy at Club Mercado. 11pm—4am. £10 (£8); £6 for the outrageously dressed. 24 Jun. Fortnightly. Eye Candy continues to feed Edinburgh’s demand for great big glam house nights, with residents Graeme Popstar and Nejat Barton. The ‘no effort, no chance’ dress code doesn’t seem to be scaring them awa ' either.
I Fiesta Latina at Teviot Row Union. 9.30pm—3am. £4.50 (£3.50). 24 Jun. Monthly. DJ Pancho lays on the Hispanic beats at Edinburgh’s longest running Latin night.
I Fire Island at Wilkie House has now finished.
I Futuristica at Club Java. 9pm—2am. £7. 24 Jun only. Another one-off for Futuristica, this time on the shores of sunny Leith with special guest Chris 0055 of Hospital Records. He’ll be promoting their new album Outpatients LP which, handily enough, features resident Joseph Malik on a track called ‘Music Makes Me Feel This Way’.
I Headspin at The Bongo Club. Monthly. Next date 15 Jul.
I Intermission at Studio 24. 11pm—3am. £4 (£3). 1 Jul. Monthly. Covering the cutting edge of alternative tunes, with a policy which takes in nu- metal, rap-rock and breaking bands.
I The Jazz Joint at The Jazz Joint. 10pm-3am. £5. Weekly. Band on stage midnight. Funk, breaks and beats with The Jazz lncident on 24 Jun. 1 Jul sees the return of Nuspirit — see separate entry.
I Joy at Wilkie House. 10.30pm-3am. £10 (£7). 24 Jun. Monthly. Hard house and trance from the experts (well, they’ve had almost seven years to practise their craft) Alan and Maggie Joy at this busy, sweaty, gay-friendly night. Backroom grooves come from Sally Findlay and Trendy Wendy.
I Jungle Magic at The Liquid Room. 10.30pm—3am. £10 (£6). 1 Jul. Monthly. With Jungle Magic holding a place only second to Manga’s in the hearts of Scotland’s jungle and drum & bass fans, what better way to cement the alliance than with a guest slot from Manga’s-The General. He joins stalwart residents DJ Kid and Tania Swift.
I Last Night A DJ Stole My Wife at P0 Na Na. llpm—3am. £3. Weekly. DJ 4th Varmint, keeping it real with the old skool to nu skool beats thing.
I Latin Explosion at The Cavendish. 10pm—3am. £5. Weekly. A night for lovers of all things Latin from Salsa Connections, with top tunes and totally tropical dancefloor action.
I Luver at Wilkie House. Monthly. Next date 8 Jul.
I Magic Bus at The Venue (Cooler). 11pm—3am. £5 (£4); price includes entry to NASA upstairs. 24 Jun. Fortnightly. A retro mix of mod, Northern soul, beat, garage and gritty Hammond grooves.
I The Mambo Club at The Cavendish. 10pm-3am. £4 before midnight; £5 after. Weekly. Your second serving of music of black origin this week, on a reggae, ragga, R&B, rap and hi hop tip.
I Messenger Sound ystem at The Bongo Club. Next date 8 Jul.
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The Snatch Club
Edinburgh: The Liquid Room
- I am Harry Ainsworth, nice to see you this evening. Nice hair today . . . not like your last cut, that was very Moloko.
— We’re here in the lovely Snatch Club, or the ’Burgh Baws' as we like to call it. It’s like Butlins but it was set up by the lovely Colonel Snatch, who is very busy at the moment doing things with donkeys.
— Here at the Snatch Club we’ve got a bit of a mixture maxture . . . we’ve got some fat lad who comes on and DJs,
and I do bits and bobs at the start of the
evening. I do like a bit of hip hop and
some classic modern tunes, but not a lot
— I’m more into those classic 805 tunes . . . Kenny Rogers being a particular favourite.
- We don't have a particular punter here
. . . we see all walks of life. We've had a lot of artists actually, yes, a few parties for the British Art Show, absolutely lovely. One in particular — yes, I think his name is the Ginger Prince — all the way from The Botanics. We get a lot of students, and people who live on
housing estates — it’s lovely to see those kinds of people out enjoying themselves. And of course, the beer is only £1 a drink, so they can get arsed. But I don‘t pay
for my drink, being the talent of the night.
-I love working with the great talent of Barry Peters from Hospital Radio. He's a
lovely man, a terrific bloke, lovely hands . . .
— A final word to my fans? Well, remember, it’s nice to be known, but it’s even better to be known to be nice. And, if you've got a stomach ache, you don't need
to see a doctor — all you need is a really good shit.
I .e‘ a 'k / \é
THE ULTIMATE PARTY BEFHESHHENT
22 Jun—6 Jul 2000 THE “ST 75