Edinburgh Fridays continued

I Majestica at Noa. lOpm—Sam. £6 (£5). 31 Aug. Monthly. Chunky. funky house in the main room with residents Trevor G. Bruno F-K and their guest DJ. Jamie Jon Campbell (Miss Moneypenny's). Through t'other room things jump on a harder edged tip. going all dark and dirty with Shakti & Logrey and their special guest Giby (Heavenly). who‘ll be playing a hard trance set for the frisky. Note the late licence and make the most of it you monkeys.

I Manga at La Belle Angele. 10.30pm—3am. £9 (£7). 7 Sep. Monthly. Following the enormously successful Festival date with lnfrared's J Majik. Scotland‘s No.1 drum & bass party is back to show you who's boss. High calibre residents G-Mac. Kid. The General and Son Of L'gly front up as per usual and this month they're joined by a special guest in the form of DJ Kalm (Federation Records). For more info. snoop www.basstrap.com.

I Modern Lovers at The Cocteau Lounge (downstairs at Ego). l lpm—3am. £4. 31 Aug. Monthly. Soul brothers Mickey Global and Jimmy Mac make room at the decks for this month's guest DJ. soul sister cum journalist Katrina Dixon. An up-tempo mix of club soul. hammond grooves. Latin moves and rocksteady will no doubt ensue.

I Nukiear Puppy at Noa. l().3()pm——5am. £6 (£5). 24 Aug only. Extra date of the banging house and euphoric trance night featuring residents Jason Cortez and Richie Valenz and some guest DJs ofdistinction. including Alan Joy and the boys from Texture Records. Please note that Nuklear Puppy will back with its regular monthly residency on 7

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I EPillbox at Studio 24. Monthly. Next date 7 Sep.

I Planet Earth at The Citrus Club. 1().3()pm—3am. £4. Weekly. The varied musical delights of the 70s and 80s. with


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a particular stress laid on that madcap magic known as disco. No smoking at the bar lease.

0 eiuvenation at The Bongo Club. 10.30pm—3am. 31Aug. Monthly. Re- launch night for the old-skool drum & bass showcase. now moved from a Thu slot right into the weekend. To celebrate. residents Twist. Relentless and Phos4ous will be spanning the whole history of jungle. starting the evening‘s entertainment in 1991 and climaxing with a ear-piercing shriek in 2001. As it‘s a well-rounded affair. punters can enjoy nu- skool breaks in the back room with Huggy (not Burger Queen). Matty. Chuck and Reveal and visuals care of local animators. See Hitlist.

I Radio Babylon at La Belle Angele. 10.30pm—late. £5. 24 Aug. Monthly. A spiky. electro soul stew that’s simmered over funk. spiced with techno and seasoned with just a touch of house to taste. The recipe puts most others to shame and comes courtesy of The Merry Pranksters. Brainstorm (Pure) and resident erotic artiste Penny Pornstar.

I Rampage at The Venue (top floor). 10.30pm—5am. £8 (£5). 31 Aug. Monthly. Back with a vengeance. Rampage takes hold of its new monthly residency like a Rottweiller to a small. defenceless child. The policy of music is of course kick-ass house. trance and techno and you‘ll find it comes via the ambidextrous paws of Phil Zero. Pearsall. Skelp and special guest DJ. Orange Peel.

I Resistance at The Venue (lower two floors). Monthly. Next date 7 Sep.

I Rhombus at The Venue (lower two floors). Monthly. Next date 14 Sep.

I Roadblock at Po Na Na. 1 1pm—3am. £3. Weekly. Nicci F stops the traffic in bad music when she digs up the best in funk. disco. house and block rockin' beats.

I Senses at Noa. Monthly. Next date 14 Sep.

I Shift at Noa has now finished. to return under a new guise at the end of the

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I Skillz at The Cavendish. 10.30pm—3am. £4 before midnight; £5 after. Weekly. The night formerly known as the Mambo Club undergoes a re- branding exercise and become Skillz. Thankfully. the name is the only change as Sir Ossie. MC and TNT are still providing the best in reggae. ragga. soul. funk. rap. hip hop and R&B for their dedicated crowd.

I Soul Boys Promo at Wee Red Bar. Monthly. Next date 14 Sep.

I Space Face at The Cocteau Lounge. 1 lpm—3am. £3. 24 Aug. Monthly. Scott Ferguson (Defunct Records) and Andy Williams (Nuphonic Records) join forces once again with Murray Richardson (Acetate/Rebel Waltz) to host the second session of this all-new showcase. Geared very much towards an older clientele well- versed in the history of house. the music policy will range from old-school disco to dee . funky stuff.

I :5»ch at Wee Red Bar. 1 lpm—3am. £6 (£5). 31 Aug. Monthly. A friendly. no- nonsense crowd laps up deep house and funky techno like a band of desert dogs. Resident DJs Phil Dickson and Dave Anderson look on with mild disdain.

Ci Sublime at The Honeycomb. Midnight—5am. £8 (£6). 24 Aug. Fortnightly. The steady slew of big name guests continues at the leading trance and techno frenzy. this month featuring Sublime old timer. Nick Warren. Nick (fresh from success with Way Out West) will be unleashing another of those crowd massaging sets of epic proportions while support in the main room comes from Kev Wight and in the back from Gary Mac and Flix. See Hitlist.

I Texture at La Belle Angele has now finished.

I Underground Solu’shn at The Honeycomb. Monthly. Next date 14 Sep.

I Up! at The Venue (top floor).

10.30pm—3am. Monthly. Next date 14

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I EJTI presents: at The Wee Red Bar. Monthly. Next date 7 Sep.

I Waxworks at The Honeycomb.

l lpm—5am. £7. 31 Aug. Monthly. Boogie down soul. funk. hip hop. house and garage greats with the residents Colin Cook. Gareth Sommerville. Mr Todd and The Squalor Show.

I Work at Ego. Monthly. Next date 14 Sep.

Chart 8. Party

I Fridays at Club Java. 5pm—2am. Free before 10pm; £3 after. Weekly (call venue to confirm). The sumptuous surroundings of Leith's luxurious club venue allow for wild abandon on the downstairs dancefloor or more sedate goings on in the comfortable upstairs lounge.

I Friday Funkin’ at The Ark. l()pm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. You‘ve worked hard. now strut your funky stuff like there's no tomorrow to Big Dave's party mix.

I Fusion at Eros/Elite. 9.30pm—3am. £4 (£3) before 1 1pm; £5 (£4) before midnight; £6 (£5) after. Weekly. House and garage hits at this behemoth of a venue with occasional live PAs an added bonus

I Gorgeous at Loca. 10pm—3am. Free before midnight: £3 (£2 with flyer) after. Weekly. Get ready to pump that party at this mainstream chart affair.

I Night To Remember at The Cavendish. lOpm-3am. £6. Weekly. Or not. given the all too reasonable drinks promos on offer. Over 25s.

I The Subway at The Subway. 9pm—3am. Free before 1 1pm: £3 (£1) after. Weekly. See Thu.

I Tease at The Subway West End. 4pm—3am. Free before 1 1pm: £3 (£1) after. Weekly. DJ Hammy with a selection of chart tunes.

I The Time Tunnel at Club Mercado. lOpm—3am. £5 (£4 with flyer).

Weekly. Trendy Wendy. Showbiz Jase and Betty Ford disrupt the space-time continuum with tunes from the 60s right

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I I Why Not? at Why Not? lOpm—3am.

Free before 11pm: £5 after. Weekly.

Mainstream chart and disco with Neil Donald and Craig McArtney at this poeular city centre venue.

I um Yum at Revolution. lOpm—3am. £5—£7. Weekly. Chart and dance night at this heaving mess of humanity.

Edinburgh Saturdays


I Baracoa at Baracoa. 9pm—lam.

Free. Weekly. Big Beat's Simon Hodge

_ dons his sombrero and gaucho moustache ; for a scorchio selection of Latin favourites.

I Beats Down WJ. Christies.

8pm-late. Free. 25 Aug. Monthly.

Motown. rare groove and a lil‘ taste of

hip hop from the lithe and limber DJ Marcos. I Black Sauce at Bam Bou.

9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Confucius say

this new Oriental style bar got plenty good underground house music with

Martin Valentine and Steven Wanless. I Cuba Norte at Cuba Norte. lOpm-lam. Free. Weekly. Hot salsa! It‘s

Saturday and that means. er. hot salsa at this e icentre of all things Latin.

I E 1 at EH1. 9pm—3am. Free. Weekly. In the swanky surrounds of this

salubrious style bar. the omnipresent Yogi

Haughton dishes the R&B and garage delights (25 Aug) while a mystery DJ does something not entirely dissimilar the following week (1 Sep).

I Extra Wldth at Gillded Saloon.

' 8pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Altemitive indie . hits from Keiron and Mr & Mrs


I Flashback at Flashback. 8.30pm—lam. Free. Weekly. An even mix of chart pap from the past four decades. Over 21 s only.

I Four To The Floor at Rush.

9pm-3am. Free. Weekly. El Segundo‘s

DJRed6 playing funk. soul. jazz and all that inspired hip hop.

I Freefall at Oxygen. 9pm—lam. Free. 1 Sep. Monthly. Stuart Duncan and Michael Kilkie fire up the progressive house cylinders for the main event at The Honeycomb.

I Freeway at W.J. Christies (basement). 9pm—late. Free. 1 Sep.

Monthly. Live protagonists tinker with

technology while residents Frances. Hobbes and Flix spin free-range delights from the leftfield dance spectrum.

I Funk And Disorderly at The City Cafe. 9pm—3am. 25 Aug. Fortnightly. Yogi ‘Da Bear‘ Haughton supplies the very best in dancefloorjazz. R&B and vocal garage.

I Greazed Up at The Spider's Web. 8pm—lam. £5. 25 Aug. Monthly. Rockabilly psyche and garage punk for all you slick daddies and sweet pin-up chicks out there. This month. live action comes courtesv of the Tennessee Tn'o.

I Illgotronlk at Meadows Bar. 9pm—late. Free. 25 Aug. Monthly. Another fearless foray into musical mayhem featuring futuristic techno. deep house and dub with your kooky host. Cyrix.

I Immersed In Music at Pivo. 9pm—3am (until end ofAug). Free. Weekly. 1n the salubrious surrounds of this award-winning Czech theme bar. Craig Gee takes us on a progressive

' house journey (25 Aug) while Jamie

Buchanan unleashes some chunky. funky pre-clubbing cuts (1 Sep).

I Made In Iguana at Iguana. 9pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Colin Cook (L'ltragroove) plays some real house music. from the experimental to the tough and tribal with random Latin influences thrown in for good measure.