Pappa shows he's the progressive daddy at Colours, Sun 26 Aug

As an extra bonus. this fortnight sees a guest appearance from Lawrence Hughes (25 Aug) who‘ll be showcasing his deep. disco house. While that‘s cause enough for celebration. Colin's only pushing the boat out with a full-on end of Festival shindig (1 Sep) featuring those inimitable breakbeat enthusiasts. The Jengaheads.

I NY Mambo at The Ark. 7.30—10pm. £5. Weekly. NY mambo dance classes for beginners and intermediate enthusiasts. with a feisty club night to follow should you so choose.

I Oxygen at Oxygen. 9pm-1am. Free. Weekly. Life's a gas at this swanky style

bar. with real deal house treats from Gareth

Sommerville (25 Aug) and some

progressive house sizzlers from the Freefall

freaks (1 Se ).

I Urbann angSuite at Bann‘s.

l [pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Light vegetarian snacks served to a strangely swinging soundtrack from Son of Ugly.

I Wamorks presents at PopRokit. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Rotational residents The Squalor Show and Mr Todd dish the funky house. hip hop and soul for your pre-clubbing delight.

I Yush! at The City Cafe. 9pm—lam. Free. I Sep. Fortnightly. AJ. (head honcho behind Edinburgh‘s leading hip hop label. Yush Recordings) selects the upbeat hip hop. funk and ragga. He's joined by the

fresh prince of R&B. the Mad Ambassador.


I Acetate at The Liquid Room. 10.30pm—3am. £7 (£5). 1 Sep. Fortnightly. While we more than enjoyed the ‘it‘s on. it’s off tenterhook tease that was the first birthday bash featuring Gene Farris and Rob Mello. it‘s nonetheless nice to get back to normality at this plastic fantastic house night. Residents Murray Richardson. Gail Sellars and Marco Smith are no doubt relieved as well.

OAlrborne at The Venue (all floors). 10.30pm—late. £tbc. 25 Aug. Monthly. The all-new underground techno night takes flight once again with guest DJs Funk D Void and Orlando Voorne fearlessly manning the controls. If you like it dark and twisted. you're in safe hands with these veterans of stage and studio. See Preview and Hitlist.

I Ascension at Teviot Row Union. Monthly. Next date 20 Oct.

I Atomic Baby at La Belle Angeie. l0.30pm—5am. £10 (£8). 25 Aug. Monthly. The ‘explosive‘ house party (currently the progressive house night in town) kicks loose once again with a residents showcase featuring Michael Kilkie and Stuart

Duncan. I b.a.n.g at Noa. Monthly. Next date 8

Se .

I glast at Club Mercado. l lpm—late. £10 (£8). 25 Aug. Fortnightly. The infamous Huggy Burger Queen and his trusty sidekick Markell front up to DJ Nick Gillet in a Blast V's Miss Moneypenny‘s extravaganza. Expect the best in up-front house and garage grooves and dress nice because this one leans heavily on the glam side. If you‘re starting early. check the official pre-club at the monstrously purple establishment known as Acunthus.

I 6.0. Blooms at CC. Blooms. 10.30pm-3am (bar from 6pm). Free.

Weekly. DJ Ally is back again with more of

her trademark high-camp-to-house decknical expertise at this always hoaching ay venue.

A Deep Sensation at Noa. lOpm—Sam. £tbc. 25 Aug. Monthly. In association with Glasgow's Clubsole comes this momentous date for your clubbing diary featuring guest DJ. Terry Hunter. A standard bearer for the sound of old-school Chicago. Hunter will most certainly show no mercy. unleashing disco- inflected house cuts with wild abandon. Support comes from Neil Ferries. Martin Valentine. Bob Cairns and Solemusic label boss. Stevie Middleton. See Hitlist.

I Department 01 Tranceport at The Honeycomb. l lpm—6am. £25 (£20): available by email application to ‘mashup@whiterabbitcowboyscom'. 25 Aug only. Your last chance to enjoy the rather novel concept of clubbing in a moving van. Simply apply at the email address given above and you‘ll be picked up at 1 1pm prompt to be whisked away on a magical mystery tour filled with fun. freaks and alcopops. See Preview.

I Disco Inferno at Ego. 10.30pm—3am. £7 (£5 in fancy dress). 25 Aug. Monthly. Throw caution to the wind and hurl yourself headlong into a fiery furnace of red hot disco. Regular DJs Nick Silver. MC Otis and DJ Love will be stoking it up in the main room. while DJ Casanova plays more relaxed grooves in the Cocteau Lounge.

I District at Noa. 10.30pm—4am. £6; ladies free before midnight. I Sep. Monthly. Fireworks fiesta at this explosive house party featuring resident DJs Craig Smith. Adrian Milarski and AI. Following

the massive success of last month's ladies' night. the promotion is underway once again with free entry to all the Iovelies out there plus a complimentary bottle of Archers Aqua if you arrive before midnight. Next month (6 Oct). guest action comes courtesy of the renowned and acclaimed DJ Deep.

I Divine Divas at The Venue (top floor). Monthly. Next date 8 Sep.

I The Egg at The Wee Red Bar. llpm—3am. £4 (£3.50). Weekly. Still the best mix of indie. 60s garage. Northern soul. ska and soundtracks you're likely to stagger across. It‘s an institution already and any ugly rumours you may have heard about the Art School being sold are thankfully untrue.

I Essential at The Liquid Room. 10.30pm—3am. £6 (£5). 25 Aug. Fortnightly. Radio Forth's Kevin Jones join forces with Martin Valentine (Taste/Frisko Disco) for some ‘essential' dirty house and US garage action.

I Eye Candy at Club Mercado.

l lpm—Iate. £10 (£8): £6 in fancy dress. I Sep. Fortnightly. Residents Graeme Popstar. Nejat Barton and Neil Crookston host their infamous. glam house party. Remember to ‘Dress glam or scram‘.

I Fiesta Latina at Teviot Row L'nion. Monthly. Next date in Oct.

I Freefall Edinburgh at The Honeycomb. l().3()pm—5am. £10. I Sep. Monthly. Free-falling progressive house courtesy of main room residents. Stuart Duncan and Michael Kiikie at this full- on. Festival farewell party. If you fancy starting early. swing by Oxygen for a warm-up session.

I Headspin at The Bongo Club. Monthly. Next date 8 Sep.

I It at The Honeycomb. l 1.30pm—5am. £12 (£10). 25 Aug. Fortnightly. Christ alive if it isn‘t another behemoth of a club date. this time featuring some celebrity guest DJs namely Boris

D'Logosh and Mousse T. Support comes from those resident types Yogi Haughton. Jon Mancini and Craig Smith and early arrival to guarantee entry goes without saying.

I Joy at Ego. l().3()pm—5am. £10 (£8). I Sep. Fortnightly. Maggie and Alan‘s meaty house institution. including Trendy Wendy and Sally Finlay‘s saucy mix of chart. pop and garage in the downstairs suite. Arrive early to guarantee entry as Joy’s hitting capacity most dates of late. I Keb Darge’s Legendary Deep Funk at The Venue has now finished.

I Last Night A DJ Stole My Wife at P0 Na Na. 1 lpm—3am. £3. Weekly. DJ 4th Varmint. keeping it real with the old skool to nu skool beats thing.

I Latin Explosion at The Mambo Club. lOpm—3am. £5. Weekly. Your weekly dose of high octane Latin rhythms (run exclusively by women). with dance classes starting at 9pm for beginners and for more experienced salsa aficionados at [0pm (priced £4 which includes entry to the club).

I Latino Loco at El Barrio. l()pm—3am. Free before I lpm; £2 after. Weekly. The original Latino chart party continues with the freshest beats from the barrio from DJ Hector and his Latin posse.

I Luvely at the Honeycomb. Monthly. Next date 15 Sep.

I The Mambo Club at The Cavendish. 1()pm—3am. £4 before midnight; £5 after. Weekly. The highly respected mix of reggae. ragga. R&B. rap and hip hop continues to be one of the strongest nights for music of black origin in town.

I Messenger Sound System at The Bongo Club. l().3()pm—3am. £7. 1 Sep. Fortnightly. Brace yourselves as the mightiest sound system known to man gears up once again to massage your inner organs with dubwise roots and reggae.







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