Chart 8 Party

FREE Siglo at Siglo. (ipm—3am. Weekly. Everything from 80s and chart floor fillers to chilled out alternatives.

I Call the Shots at (iliQ. l().3()pm—3am. liree before I lpm; £4 (£3) after. Weekly. Take total artistic control at this requests only night. limail the tunes your heart desires to picardyplace (0‘ g

FREE Happy Mondays at Po Na Na. llpm—3am. Weekly. (‘lub night fusing new and classic indie. rock. funk. hip hop and Motown.

I La Vida at Lulu. 9pm—3am. Free before 10pm; £5 after. Weekly. A heady mix of electro-pop. classics and disco from Jez llill.

FREE Pussy Galore at lispionage. 7pm—3am. Weekly. Student anthems.

I Hope at ()pal Lounge. l()pm 3am. Free before I lpm; £5 (£4) after. Weekly. Dirty. ripped tip. funky house and electro. I Spank! at Underbelly. Midnight 4am. £8—£l4.5() (LU—£13.50). 18 Aug. See Thu.

I Trade Union at (‘abaret Voltaire.

l lpm—5am. Free before midnight; £2 (£1) after. Weekly. Night to give something back to the bar and club workers with everything except cheese from DJ Beefy and Wolfja/l. I.ive set from Come on Gang! 1 IX Aug).

Chart 8 Party

I Flare/Toss the Boss at Why N'oi'.’ 10pm 3am. £5. Weekly. (‘heesy music old and new.

Siglo at Siglo. 6pm 3am. Weekly. See Sun.

Club Antics at the Hive. l lpm 3am. Weekly. Rock. emo. punk and metal dispatches from Edinburgh's alt.scene. FEES. Flux at the Bongo (‘lub.

l lpm— 5am. Weekly. Progressive. tech and bassline house and electro.

EREE Motherfunk at ()pal Lounge. l()pm—3am. Weekly. (iino and l-‘ryer are back with their Tuesday institution as they spin rare and classic funky assed. floor-shaking (ills and 70s grooves. deep funk, l.atin. soul and so much more.

It's a serious techno double bill at this month's Jackhammer. Gracing the decks will be none other

than Kevin Saunderson (pictured) with back up from Ben Sims. Saunderson is one of the three originators of techno alongside Juan Atkins and Derrick May - back in his native Detroit, and also scored considerable chart success with tracks like 'Big Fun' in his Inner City guise. Ben Sims is no slouch either getting his first set of decks at the age of ten, now dishing out seamlessly mixed hard funky techno on three decks (or more).

The Bongo Club. 5:38 7604, Fri 7:3 Aug.

I Shoot at (illQ. ll)..‘~(lpm 3am. l-i'ee before I lpm: £4 (£3) after. Weekly. (’hart. R&B. classics and kitsch from Dale lush and friends.

I Spank! at l'nderbelly. Midnight 4am. £8 {145010) £13.5(li. l‘) Aug. See Thu.

Split at (’abai‘et Voltaire.

l lpm 5am. Weekly. Drum & bass. electro. techno and breakbeat with Shadow skill. the Dropout l)Js. Dogma and a smattering of very talented local guests.

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I Synthetic Love at l.u|ti. Spin .‘ain. l'll'L‘L‘ before lllpllll U after. \VL‘L‘lsl}. Soulful. eclectic sets lakiiig in everything from new wave to rare gi'ooye from lidiiiburgh's finest underground l).ls llobbes l’l'roublei and Dam tlleadspiit l. I Unsigned at Why Not'.’ lllpiii .‘saiii. f3. Weekly. New indie night with at least l5 tracks from unsigned bands cyery iiiglil lseltd (il)s direct to \Vlty Noll’).

I Vibe at l.uiia. llpiii 4am. L4. Weekly. The touchstone of lidinburgh's queer club scene liiids a iiew home at the reyaiiiped

l.uiia nightclub w ill) the same lill\ of danceable tunes and cheap drinks.

Chart 8 Party

E Siglo at Siglo. (1pm 3am. Weekly. See Sun.

:5 Thrive at lispionage. 7pm 3am. \Vt‘elsly. (‘l'ossoyel' llll\ til. dance. cheese and party anthems.


I Chambles at ()pal lounge.

lllpm 3am. £4 £5. Weekly. Night of sesy music. fantastic cocktails and fabulous people. l)l'e\s to impress.

I Disco Ball at Why Not'.’ llipm Rant. [3. Weekly. .\ lllglil of disco beats.

I Indi-Go at the liquid Room.

lllfillpm 3am. L2 (U l. Weekly. The latest indie night to hit the capital with the best in new music land the l).ls are happy to take requests).

I JuJuBango at the (iRV. l lpiii Sam. [3 L5. Ill :\ll“_‘. New night dcyised especially for the l‘estiyal iiii\ing tip high quality house l).ls. live bands and a few other surprises hosted by 'l'elefunkeii's .'\l£lll (iray.

JungleDubd at the Bongo (’lub. l lpiii 5am. Weekly. Showcasing the Scottish dtib. dubstep and jungle scene.

The Pit at the lliye. llpiii 3am. Weekly. Rock and metal night by rock and metal fans for rock and metal fans. I Spank! at l'iiderbelly. Midnight ~laiii. £3 “45019) [13.501 It) :\tig. See 'l‘hti. I We are . . . Electric at ('abaret Voltaire. llpiii 3am. L3 before midnight; L5 after 1L“ iiieiiibersi. Ill .'\ug. lilecli'oiiic punk funk. clecti'o and underground acid house classics from Gary .\lac and Key Wright plus \ery special guest l.arry 'l'ee (New Yorki for the second part of \\'.I\ . . li‘s third birthday party.

I Wink at (illl‘). lll..illplll 3am. l'i‘ee before I lpm; U if.‘~i after. Weekly. .\lidwcek clubbing from D] .\lichelle with altei'iiatiyc sounds along the lines of indie. electro. rock'n‘roll and pop.

Chart 8 Party

I I ‘heart’ City at ('ily Nightclub.

lllpiii 3am. L5 if4i. Weekly. The inlaiiious student night at ('ity with a selection of chart. cheese. indie and Rtkli. .. Siglo at Siglo. opiii 3am. Weekly. See Sun.


Club venues

is El Barrio

119 Rose Street, 226 4311. Spanish fiesta every night of the week. now on Rose Street. Berlin

3 Oueensferry Street Lane. 467 7215. Selection of cool house nights. See listings for details.

it The Bongo Club Moray House. 37 Holyrood Road, 558 7604. One of the coolest and most eclectic clubs in town. See listings for details.

a Cabaret Voltaire 36-38 Blair Street. 220 6176. Mixed bag from house and techno to drum & bass and indie. See listings for details. a The Caves

Niddry Street South, 225 5440. Great subterranean venue (as the name suggests) getting more and more popular due to its unique atmosphere. See listings for details. I CC Blooms

23-24 Greenside Place.

556 9331. One of the city's most enduring gay clubs. with hi-NRG tracks every night of the week. The Citrus Club Grindlay Street. 622 7086. Mainly studenty venue that goes for an indie vibe as well as a dash of punk. new wave and 805 classics. See listings for selected highlights.

City: Edinburgh

1a Market Street. 226 9560. From student nights to big house and guest DJs. See listings for selected highlights. Club Pivo

2-6 Calton Road. 557 2925. A selection of the best Edinburgh DJs play every night for free. Espionage

4 India Buildings. Victoria Street. 477 7007. Five floors of varied chart and dancey action.

at GHQ

4 Picardy Place. 550 1780. New swish gay club. See listings for details.


7 Guthrie Street. 220 2987. Intimate club venue

mixing art and beats. See listings for details.

Henry’s Cellar Bar 8-16a Morrison Street. 228 9393. Eclectic and experimental night from surf rock to electro. See listings for details.


15—17 Niddry Street, 556 0444. New home for most of the Subway Cowgate's nights of rock. indie and electronica. See listings for details.

:.‘.~ The Hudson Club Hope Street Lane. 247 7000. Quality eclectic nights from big house to student nights from some of Scotland’s best DJs. Jam House

5 Queen Street. 226 4380. Primarily a live music and jazz venue open until 3am, but home to the odd club special, including Club Noir. See listings for details.

The Jazz Bar

1 Chambers Street. 467 2539. Cool beats from global sounds to straight ahead jazz. See listings for details.

The Liquid Room

90 Victoria Street. 225

2564. One of the top venues in town for guest DJs and live music. See listings for details. Lulu (under Tiger Lily) 125b George Street. 561 2245. Cool funk. house and other grooves from the people who brought you the Opal Lounge.

Luna Picardy Place. 478 7434. Home to some of the capital's best loved nights as well as a selection of big gay clubs. See listings for details. Massa 36-39 Market Street. 226 4224. Glam house. party nights and hip hop and R88 on a Sunday with Tipsy.

Medina 45-47 Lothian Street. 225 6313. Laid back vibes with cool hip hop and other sounds. See listings for details.

Le Monde 16 George Street. 270 3900. Slick and stylish venue in the heart of Edinburgh.

Mood Omni. Greenside Place. 550 1640. Chart and party tunes. Opal Lounge 51 George Street. 226 2275. House and funky beats for a dressed up crowd. Opium 71 Cowgate, 225 8382. Rock. punk and metal, no messing. Po Ha Ha 43b Frederick Street, 226 2224. Student nights. funky beats, house and more. See listings for selected highlights. Potterriow Teviot, Bristo Square. 650 9195. Student heaven. RED Vodka Club 73 Cowgate. 225 1757. From house to reggae. See listings for details. Siglo 184 Cowgate. 240 2850. Charty. party, indie nights until 3am. . Stereo King Stables Road. 229 7986. More big party tunes and drunken dancing. . Studio 24 Calton Road. 558 3758.

Down and dirty club nights. speCialising in techno and rock. See listings for details.

The Subway West End Lothian Road. 229 9197. Another one for the after office crowd.


24a Frederick Street, 220 1226. Chart songs and plenty of booze all night long.

Mist 26b Dublin Street. 538 7775. Gay bar with a club space in the basement.

The Voodoo Rooms 19a West Register Street. 556 7060. New venue promismg sophisticated clubbing and entertainment. See listings for details.

The Wee Red Bar Edinburgh College of Art. Lauriston Place. 229 1442. Student nights for the arty set including dub and techno. See listings for details.

_ Why Not?

14 George Street. 624 8311. Hits from the 803 to last week.