I Al Capone’s Late Night Dancehall at the (RV. I lpm 5am. £5. 14 Attg. New nigltt of ska. funky reggae. rockin’ blttes and rocksleady from Laurent. Tall Paul and Big (ills (The (io-(io).

WEE-E Audacious at the Bongo (lab. I lpm—5am. Weekly. .\'ight promoting tip-and-coming acts and I)Js. for a night of take-no-prisoners breakcore. gabba. D&B. techno. hardcore and jtmgle.

I Bounce at l’o .\'a .\'a. l().3()pm-3aiii. £tbc. Weekly. 'l'hursday night mix of classic R&B. ftmky house and dance beats from 'l‘okyoblu‘s John Hutchison.

I Kinky Indie at ('itrus ('lub. llpm—3am. £5 (£2). Weekly. indie music with a touch of ska. ()l)\ and Stls. I Limbo at the Voodoo Rooms. Spin—lam. £5 (£4). Weekly. The Black Spring l)Js man the decks aiid bring you two [he acts each week (acts tbc). I Robopop at (illQ. l().3()pm 3am. Free before I lpm; £4 (£3) after. Weekly. Trendy Wendy and friends lttl\ classic pop tunes and electric beats for those who can’t wait another day to start their weekend.

Sick Note at ('abaret \r'oltaire. 1 1pm 5am. Weekly. Indie/electro night from the (‘ab. with residents from ('lain and Spies in the Wires.

I Silent Disco at l'dderbelly”s Pasture. ll.3()pm 4am. £l(). l4 Atig. This is both genius and hilarious in equal measure. Basically. you are giyen headphones to hear the music that you usually experience coming otit of speakers at clubs. liyery major festiyal this summer has succumbed. I’uri oft/1e Edinburgh festival Fringe.

I Souled Out at ()pal Lounge. l()pm--3am. l-‘ree before midnight: £3 after. Weekly. From disco to northern soul. (iareth Sommeryille and l’ra/er McUlinchey fulfil your needs. adding a dash of house as the night goes on.

I Spank! at l'nderbelly. Midnight-4am. £8 £l4.5() (£9 £13.50). 14 Aug. James Wren and Leon l-‘leury bring their Spank! experience tip from London. blurring the line between club. comedy and cabaret. lixpect Me music. stand-up. l)Js. surrealism and plenty of other unclassit'iable extras. l’uri nil/1e Edinburgh I'l’SIH‘tl/ Fringe.

I Stiletto at Lulu. 8pm 3am. l'i'ee before l()pm; £5 alter. Weekly. lilectro- pop. classics and disco from Je/ Hill. I Vanity at Berlin Bierhaus. l().3()pm—3am. £5. Weekly. (‘ulting edge soul. Refill. electro house and funky house.

Chart & Party

I Bump at the Liquid Room.

10.30pm 3am. £2 (£l ). Weekly. Night of chart. pop and R&B.

filfifig Pic’n’Mix at lispioiiage.

7pm -3am. Weekly. Ai) assortment of music. from R& B to hip hop and dance anthems. to suit all tastes.


I Absolute at Studio 24. lllpm 3am. £tbc. l5 Atig. Trance. techno. hard house and all things hard.

I Beat Cast at (illQ. lt).3()pm 3am. Free before I lpm; £5 (£4) after. Weekly". Lucky Luciano and DJ J'l~ bring the mainstream house. electro house. bootlegs. urban. dance and chart.

FREE Club Welto at the Voodoo Rooms. l()pm» 3am. 22 Atig. Serying up

One of the London Jazz Café's longest running nights (12 years and counting) takes a trip north

for the Festival. DJ Adrian Gibson will be mixing up ‘the good stuff’ - jazz, funk, Latin and soul - as showcased on over 70 compilation albums he’s produced over the years, while the phenomenal Jazz CoTech Dancers will be giving a dazzling display of ‘UK street-fusion’.

Tho Voodoo Rooms. 5:36 )‘()(>‘(), Sat ltiAt/g. Sin/i) Into. 5‘10.

folk. twisted electronica. spoken word and funky house. ('lub Wello is a broad church that welcomes all with li\e sets from ()perator. .\leursaull and Randal) l)iscoteque: spoken word/poetry from Rodney Relay and Nick li .‘ylely illc and DJ action from llcadspiu and Sleye \Vttltlcss. 3 Definition at Sneaky l’ete's. lllpm 5am. 22 Aug. l)anccf|oor friendly underground house. electro. minimal and techno cuts with a free l'iestiyal special including a laptop/l-‘X set from |)aragli Bryne. I Evol at the Liquid Room. lt).3()pm 3am. £5. Weekly. lidinburghs longest running indie night. With the Usual mix of the best current and classic alternatiy'c and crossoy er tunes. liyol's an institution. I Fabrikken at the (iRV. ll) 30pm 3am. £7. 22 Atig. Night of forward thinking electronica. techno. minimal. dubstep and broken beat front Steye (ilcltcl‘oss (Silllyal alttl llcclor Ruie/ (Stick 43()) joined by Dutch dubstep producer 2562. I Fabuloz Fridays at Base. l()pm 3am. £() (£4). Weekly. lidinbtirgh's hottest urban party from l)J l‘abulo/ and .\l(' How. I Flava at .\lassa. ll).3()pm 3am. £3. Weekly. Hugely successful Rtle and urban night will) .\'ick (i and Prospect. Jackhammer at the Bongo (tub. ,) llpii) 5am. £l5. l5 Atlg. the mighty fme techno night is joined by techno luminary Key in Saundersoi) (one of the true pioneers of the Detroit scene) and the l7K's techno w i/ard Ben Sims.


I KandiFlip at l’o .\'a .\'a.

ll).3()pm 3am. £3 before midnight: £o alter. Weekly. RAB. house and dance classics from .lay and Mark B.

I Misfits at the lliye. l lpii) 3am. l‘ree helol‘e l l..i(lplttl £5 after. Weekly. Indie. electro. punk. rock and retro with bargain drinks and regular gig ticket giyeaw ay s.

I Noizteez at Berlin Bierhaus.

lllpm 5am. £4 before lam: £7 after. l5 Atig. Mash-up of hip hop. funk. techno and drum is bass ‘Wonderland‘ festiyal special.

I Opal Lounge at ()pal Lounge.

lllpm 3am. l'i'ee before midnight: £b after. Weekly. l‘unked tip \ocal house aiid dance classics from Je/ Hill.

I Planet Earth at (‘iti'us ('lub. lt).3lle 3am. l-‘ree before I le; £5 after. Weekly. .\lusic from l‘)7() through to IUS‘). In other words. a healthy dose of punk. new way e. new romantic and electro-pop (now w ill) added ‘)()s).

I Silent Disco at l‘dderbelly ‘s l’asttire. ll.3()pm 4am. £l(l. l5 Atig. See 'l‘hu.

I Soma Records Night at (‘abaret \‘oltaii'e. llpm 5am. £8. 22 Aug. 'l'he (ilasgow label makes its annual pilgrimage to the l'esliyttl with a set from Slam joined by label mates ()etogen (liye). Decimal (liye) aiid Markllenning for the best in dark cspansiye house and deep techno. I’iirl n! [he Iii/2c /‘('.\Ifl‘(l/. I Spank! at l'nderbelly. Midnight 4am. £8 £l4.5() (£0 £l3.5t)). l5 Aug. See 'thU.

I Teaze! at Sttidio 24. ()pm 4am. £5. 22 Aug. .\loy ie themed alleriialiye

burlesque night with a hot line-up including 'I'eniah 'l‘w isted. .\liss Sassykat and The Bloody Alttl'ys all hosted by Lana Lllsctotts. l’rom midnight the aftcrparty kicks in with a twisted blend of swing. retro. funk. hip hop. metal and techno all raising funds for St (‘olumba’s Hospice.

I Touch at Luna. l lpm 4am. £5. l5 Atig. lilectro-house. tech aiid breaks from residents ('hris Brown and DJ Jakal.

I White Heat at ('abaret Voltaire. llpii) 5am. £5. 15 Aug. London's influential indie club returns will) liye music from l)els and Jesus ll boss.

I Xplicit at the Bongo (‘lub.

l().3()pm 5am. £l3. 22 Atig. Scotland's top hard drum is bass night joined by Bra/ilian sensation |)J .\larky and Stamina .\l('.

Chart & Party

I Boogie Express at (‘iiy Nightclub. llpii) 3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. (iet down and freak otit at this glittering disco party night like no other. all courtesy of DJ Stretch Limo. l)ress tip if you dare. I Boogie Fridays at ('Iub Purple. lllpm 3am. £3 before midnight: £5 after. “t‘c‘kly. DJ Stretch presents the hesl in chart anthems. disco and party gl‘ooy'es. limail clubpurplew hotmailcolit for guestlist/priority entry.

FREE Espionage at lispioiiage.

7pm 3am. Weekly. l’iyc bars oyer the floors. playing eyerything from RetB to mainstream chart action with plenty of dark corners for copping off in.

I Why Not? at Why .\'ot'.’ lllpm 3am. £5. Weekly. ('hart. dance and house for the weekend masses.


I Basics at Henry ’s ('ellar Bar.

l lpii) 5am. £5. lo Aug. l’roper old school RAB. as in real-deal 50s and (ills rh thin and blues.

Bass Syndicate at the Liquid

t ' Room. llpil) 5am. £l4. lo Aug. The breaks collectiy'e cranks it tip a gear for their combined second birthday aiid l’estiyal special with a dotible bill of Stanton Warriors and Krafty Ktits. Dancefloor deyastation and bean y basslines come as standard. See prey iew. page 75.

I Bastard at the lliye. llpm 3am. l‘ree before 1 l.3llpilt; £4 after. Weekly. lndie. punk. electro. techno and rock from the DJs behind lidinburgh's best indie nights.

I Boutique at (illQ. l().3()pm 3am. l‘ree before I lpm; £7 (£0) after. Weekly. lilectro and ltouse from Lucky Luciano hltis ‘orchestrated cheese' from l)J

l)ow /ei‘. " in Club Noir at lil('(‘. 0pm 4am. £lb’.5ll. lb Aug. l-‘estiy'al special for the great burlesque cltib. l’resenting their \ intage. retro and modern soundtrack

w hilc thrilling to their trademark tassel twirling. human curiosities. burlesque show s and more. .\'o jeans and trainers. please.

I The Egg ltl Wee Red littl‘.

l lpiti 3am. £4 before midnight; £5 after. Weekly. Still the best mi\ of indie. (ills garage. northern sotil. ska. 7()s punk and new waye you're likely to stagger across. I Extra Width at ('abarct Voltaire. llpii) 5am. £5. l() Aug. Taking oycr the Speakeasy with a barrage of noisy guitars. lo-fi. electronica and excl) a touch of disco. and seeing that it's rtm by Mr is .\lrs .\logwai it will come as no surprise that guest bands and indie types drop in to spill the wheels of steel.

Fish Fry at the Jan Bar.

l lpii) 5am. £3 before ll.3(lpm; £5 after. Weekly. Scottish ja//. funk. sotil and Latin bands join his lirik l)‘\'iking and Astroboy. l-‘cattiring Acid ja// and funk from (iecko 3.

I The Foundation at the (}R\'. l lpm 3am. £5. lo Aug. Breakdance crew Random Aspekls launch their new