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I Bounce at Po Na Na. 1 lpm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Student night down Po Na Na gets the place jumpin‘ with its mix of hip hop. urban. R&B and drinks promos. I Club Olum at Cabaret Voltaire. l()pm—-5am. £9. Weekly. Seven hours of the best high voltage. twisted rock. buzzing guitars. beats and bootleg mash- ups. T on the Fringe bring you this club- meets-gig amalgam of live bands and DJ _ skills. Titus Gein. Data Panik (who used l

to be Bis) and Srnatka Molot are the live acts with DJ action from Ailidh Lennon (Sons & Daughters) as well as Club ()lum resident Dirty Marc and in-house dancers the Suicide Girls. I The Establishment at C. 9pm-5am. Free. Weekly. Embracing the spirit of the Fringe with comedy. music. dance and burlesque across live floors. Plenty of DJ action. of course. from 70s to indie. as well as live rock. late night comedy showcases and a dash of cabaret. As they ' say ‘welcome to the other 9 to 5‘. I Fling! at the Exchange. 9pm—3am. £8. 25 Aug. What do you get if you cross some of Glasgow's top DJs mixing and scratching with Glasgow‘s top ceilidh bands? Two Festival specials as Billy Milligan. Sketch and Ross McMillan join live band Scotch Schnapps for this modern take on the most traditional Scottish entertainment around. Check out for more info. I Genetic at Citrus Club. 1 lpm—3am. Free before I 1.30pm; £2 after. Weekly. Still a mighty popular soiree that l showcases alternative. indie and lo-fr. No smoking at the bar. mind. I Graffiti at Medina. l()pm—3am. £2 before midnight; £3 after. Weekly. The I backroom residents from Stereotype and { Defected in the Ilouse (Master Caird and

KippS) take over Medina. spinning their unique mix of disco. funk. soul and kitsch retro classics.

I Our House at Faith. 1 lpm—3am. £3 before midnight: £4 after (£2). Weekly. Homage to all things house from the earliest days to the biggest club hits of today.

I The Snatch Social at the Liquid Room. I lpm--3am. £5. Weekly. Ilarry Ainswonh (AKA former Perrier Best Newcomer Garth Cruikshank) and Tap Water Award winner Tony Carter mix it up at this cheeky cabaret-cum-disco. Babes and Trendy Wendy (monthly resident) supply hip hop and funky tunes. ; Check www.snatchsocia|.com for more

info. I Tripping at REI) Vodka Club. ! l()pm—5am. Free. 25 Aug. No Mad Soul. g Mikee and DJ23 take you on an eclectic ' trip through the ages.

I Vaudeville Cabaret Club at the Bongo Club. l().3()pm—5am. £5—£9.5(). Weekly. Embracing dissident cabaret with

a dash of Berlin glamour. Paris intimacy

and Chicago speakeasies. Circus. theatre. music. Festival highlights and burlesque

all combine for your entertainment with a jazz. gypsy. carnival and twisted pop soundtrack. Plus the ()ne ()‘Clock Club from lam onwards. i I Vitamin at RED Vodka Club. l()pm~5am. Free before I lpm; £2 after. 18 Aug. Cai. Electro Rik and Baldo play funky tech-house for the masses.

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I Access at the Honeycomb. ' l lpm--5am. £l2. 26 Aug. Techno. electro . and house from the Dropout DJs I (Bodyfunk. Rehab. Hustler. Blend and l ltos) as they welcome a plethora of

leftfreld yet wholly accessible techno/electro jocks for this Festival party. l France‘s favourite son Agoria. Creme de Menthe (live) and a back-2-back set from the masterful Psychonauts.

I Cult at Po Na Na. l()pm—3am. £2.50 before I lpm‘. £5 after. Weekly. DJ Nikki and friends dig up the very best in funk. disco. R&B. house. kitsch classics and

DJ Manga is the home of drum 8. bass in Scotland and for the

Festival they are inviting DJ Fresh to the party. He’s known for his monster drum 8. bass and killer jungle assault, his partnership with Adam F at the Breakbeat Kaos label and his place in the four-man production collective Bad Company (who have been described as the death metal of drum & bass) have guaranteed his place in the 08:8 hall of fame. Mange at the Honeycomb, Fri 79 Aug, 7 1pm—5am, £70 (£8 members)

party jams at this cool dancelloor mash- up.

>3 Dogma at Studio 24. l().3()pm--5am. £9 (£7 members). 19 Aug. Monthly. Hard. underground techno of the highest order with their annual Festival round-up of the best borne-grown techno Scotland has to offer. Three live acts will take to the stage - Stick 43(). LRI)G and Bass Invaders plus guest DJs and the residents fora no nonsense techno showcase.

I The Establishment at C. 9pm— 5am. Free. Weekly. See Thu.

I Evol at the Liquid Room.

l().3()pm 43am. £5. Weekly. Edinburgh‘s longest running indie night. With the usual mix of the best current and classic alternative. crossover ttrnes. it‘s an institution already.

I Fling! at the Exchange. 9pm 3am. £8. 26 Aug. See Thu.

I Four Corners at the Bongo Club. Next date 26 Aug.

I Henry’s Late Nights at Henry's Jazz Cellar. midnight—3am. £8. Weekly. Top quality jazz and DJs from Henry's Jazz Cellar. Through the Fest the Goovediggaz experience take over the late night sessions on Fridays.

3i: Manga at Honeycomb. l lpm 5am. £l() (£8 members). 19 Aug. Monthly. Scotland‘s premier drum & bass session with the one and only Bad Company producer DJ Fresh (Breakbeat Kaos). They play alongside regulars G-Mac. DJ Kid. MC BZ. Prolisee. DJ Believe and Silver Storic.

I Mocha Rocha! at Berlin Bierhaus.

l lpm~3am. £5 before midnight: £6 after. 26 Aug. Two of Edinburgh's best collectives join forces. Space Face residents Pepe Santamaria and the Blonde Flash bring the R&B. hip hop. funk. disco and more while Tokyo Blu take care of the house.

I Pins 8. Needles at REI) Vodka Club.

9pm—5am. Free. 19 Aug. Monthly feast of


itchy-glitchy tech-house from Matthew Hart-Wilson. KMG and Paul Bendoris with a special guest the.

I Planet Earth at Citrus Club. l().3()pm-3am. £5. Weekly. Music from I976 through to I989 or. in other words. a healthy dose of punk. new wave. new romantic and electro pop.

I Pop Fiction at City: Edinburgh. |().3()pm -3am. £6. Weekly. Trendy Wendy and regular guests (inc Betty Ford) lay down the coolest blend of pop. funk. soul. disco. R&B. hip hop and hoUse with a real sense of fun. And please note they have moved to a spanking new venue just up the road from their old haunt. Plenty of drinks promos on offer an‘ all.

I Pure at the Venue. 26 Aug only.

I So it Is at the Venue. l().3()pm—3am. £5. 19 Aug. New house venture with Claudio.

=i= Solid Steel: Ninja Tune present Keep in Time at the Bongo Club.

I lpm-5arrr. £l() (joint screening and club ticket £14.95). 19 Aug. Solid Steel. Ninja Tune and the Mirrorball strand of the Edinburgh International Film Festival all join forces. There’s a screening at the Cameo of Ninja Tune‘s new movie Keep in Time (5.15pm) followed by an exclusive DJ Food live soundtracking to far out Monkees' movie Head (Bongo 9- l lpm. tickets £l() inc BBQ). Then Daedalus (live). Livesciences (live). DJ Food & DK. Eric Coleman. Quantic. B+ (director of Keep in 'lime) and DJ Red6. among others. A real Festival highlight. See preview page 75.

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I Soul Biscuits at Cabaret Voltaire.

l lpm—Sam. £6 before midnight; £7 after. 26 Aug. The hip hop night is back keeping things fired up with Nasty P dishing out the beats and breaks with a big East v West turntable showcase. DJ ltchi and DJ Bunty represent Glasgow and go head to head with Edinburgh's Richie Rufftone and U-Turn (both have lifted the Scottish DMC crown in their time).

I Soul Sauce at Counting House. 8pm—3am. £8 (£6). 26 Aug. Another high profile northern soul special as three members of the renowned record collectors‘ club. the Millionaires Club (so named because if you added together the value of their record collections it would be worth £lM); George Hunt. Mick H and Kenny Burrell.

I Subculture at Cabaret Voltaire.

l lpm—5am. £tbc. 19 Aug. Harri and Domenic make one of their irregular visits to the 'burgh bringing one of Glasgow‘s finest house nights with them. As well as demonstrating their trademark take on the house fomiat. there‘ll be special guest action from Alex Phountzi.



I Burly vs Tonlter at Commplex. l().3()pm—4am. £8 (£7). 20 Aug. The rubber. leather. uniform and sportswear obsessed gay night makes a trip to Edinburgh and goes head to head with London club Tonker for a showdown between their respective DJs: Hi-Fi Sean and Tim Jones.

I Diggity at the Establishment. l()pm--3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. DJ Fabuloz. Harry 3i). Rico and MC Flow get down with their bad selves. playing wildstyle R&B. hip hop and street soul.

I The Egg at Wee Red Bar. 1 lpm—3am. £4.50 (£3.50). Weekly. Still the best mix

of indie. 60s garage. northern soul. ska.

7()s punk and new wave you‘re likely to stagger across. A well loved institution

that refuses to change.

I The Establishment at C. 9pm—5am. Free. Weekly. See Thu.

I Fever at Ego. l lpm--5am. £10 (£5 to Taste members before I 1.15pm: £8 for members after). 20 Aug. The folk at Taste take over a Saturday night for those who really do have to work on Monday. Taste mainstays Fisher & Price and Martin Valentine are on the mainiloor (joined by Ibiza favourite ()scar Lopez for this Festival special).

I Henry’s Late Nights at Henry's Jazz Cellar. Midnight-3am. £8. Weekly. Live jazz and the house DJs take you into the wee small hours. Rumba Caliente vs the Elephants are the residents each Saturday. I Liquid Soul at Po Na Na. l()pm- 3am. £3 before I lpm; £6 after. Weekly. Get down early for this consistently capacity retro disco and funky house night.

featuring Po‘s own Mark B on the decks fusing classic and bang up-to-date funky house for those in the know.

I Messenger Sound System at the Bongo Club. l().3()pm-5am. £7. 2() Aug. Bass of bowel-shifting proportions as the mighty Messenger Sound System blasts

out the best in righteous roots and dub reggae for this Festival special (special guests the).

I Mingin’ at the Venue. l lpm-- 3am. £5 3 before midnight; £6 after. 20 Aug. ! Fortnightly. A dark. sexy. dirty house club. Alan Joy and Brian Dempster are the DJs behind this small. intimate. friendly and predominantly gay club on the top floor of the Venue.

I Mirrorball 10th Birthday Party at the Venue. l().3()pm-3am. £tbc. 2() Aug. The Edinburgh International Film Festival‘s annual look at what's hot in the world of music lilrn. video and documentary celebrates its tenth birthday with just some of the artists who have featured on the screen over the years: James Lavelle. Mr Meaks. Funksterung. Richie Rufftone. John Maclean (Beta Band) and Klee.

I Mission at Studio 24. l lpm—3am. £5 (£4 members). Weekly. Night of metal