I Truth at The Store. llpm-3am. £4. Uplifting mix of hot garage and underground house provided by Gareth.

Colin and Stuart (23rd Precinct). Friendly.

wised-up crowd and a melodic sensibility guarantee satisfaction.

I Twiggy upstairs at The Calton. 10pm—3am. £3 (£1.50 before 12). Fri 26. Fortnightly. Retro-haven of 60s pop classics offset by some more contemporary indie sounds.

I Wiggle at The Pelican. Dance. funk and soul in the crammed pub. Free entry. curfew is 1.30am.

I Women’s Network Disco upstairs at The

Calton. lOpm—late. £3. Women only night.

First Friday of every month.


I Club Alpha at The Subway. 9pm—3am (last entry 1.30am). £2. Busy night pulling in a big crowd and playing a wide scope of alternative sounds including punk. indie. rock. heavy metal. goth. hardcore and just a touch of industrial.

I Big Beat at La Belle Angele. lOpm—3am. 27 Nov and last Saturday of every month. Large rhythms in thejazz dance mode courtesy of Simon. Mark and Angus (the Thelonious team). I Burger Queen at La Belle Angele. lOpm—3am (doors close 1.30am). £3.99 (£2.99). Sat 4. ‘100 per cent happy house‘ and 'flame-grilled DJs’ including Alan Luvdup. You want more sweat? You got it? Less pie-eyed club crazies? You got it. A fine new club? No problem.

I Buster Browns 10.30pm—3am. £2 before 11.30pm (£4 after). Club dance. upfront chart sounds.

I Carholick Froliclt at Ex-S. llpm—4am. £5. Weekly mixture of rollicking good dance sounds. with full Carbolick decor and matey antics from Andy Williams et til. 20 Nov: Ege Bam Yasi live and 27 Nov: Andy from Pure guesting. Memberships available now.

I Century 2000 lOpm—4am. £5 (£3 before midnight). See Fridays.

I City 2 Downstairs at The City Cafe. 8pm-lam. Free. See Fridays.

I Bubble Dip at Potterrow Union. 9pm-2am. £3 (£2). Sat 20 and fortnightly. Downstairs dub. reggae and ambient; upstairs. more upfront dance.

I The Egg at Edinburgh Art College Wee Red Bar. llpm—4am. £2.50. Sat 27. Fortnightly. Free-ranging (ho-ho) club playing indie. 60s. new wave. soul. Motown. Stax and Acid Jazz.

I The Edge 4pm—2.30am. See Fridays. I Eternal at Chambers Street Union. 8pm—3am. £2 (£1). Mixed bag student disco.

I FBI at Moray House Student Union. 11pm—4am. £3. Sat 20. FBI returns playing the usual mixture of anything falling into the wide category that is indie music. Fortnightly with Shaft.

I Funky Worm at Wilkie House. lOpm-late. Get up. get down and get yourself one of their new membership cards. available every Saturday. Planet funkety-funk satellited the all-important chill-out room.

I Frottage at The Venue. 10.30pm—3am. £3 (£2 before 12.30am). Sat 27. fortnightly. Diversity knows no bounds for the Frottage Dis. playing a very wide mix of sounds indeed. including; thrash. techno. dub. disco. rock and much more. I Joy upstairs at The Calton. lOpm—late. £5. Upbeat gay night with occasional live bands and guest DJs. Always busy and attracting a healthier female turnout than most.

I latch at Shady Lady's. 10.30pm—3am. £2.50 (£2). A veritable cornucopia of

indie music from the 80s and 90s in this busy weekly club.

I Make it Phunky at The Vaults. 10am-3pm. £5 (£4). Sat 27 and fortnightly. A-One and Joseph lay down the funk ’n‘ jazz missives with a hip-hop perspective in the new. improved Vaults. I Mambo Club at Cavendish. l lpm—4am. £3 (£2.50). Two floors with African. Latin. salsa. reggae. zouk. soca. calypso downstairs. and dub. lovers and dancehall upstairs. Sir Ossie on the wheels of steel playing to a busy. hot, sweaty crowd. One of the busiest and best.

I Minus 0ne at The Carlton Highland Hotel. £5 (free for members). See Fridays. I Misery at The Cooler. 10pm—4am. £5 (£3). Sat 27. Fortnightly. Miserable club for all you seekers of crap music and heavy drinking. Keep an eye out for some exceptionally appalling theme nights. The nightmare continues.

I Red Hot Pepper Club lOpm—3am. £4. See Fridays.

I Rock Night at The Vaults. lOpm—3am. £3 (£2 before midnight). Sat 20 Nov only. One-oh“ night of the aforementioned music hosted by a trio of rock fiends.

I Bock 0I’gasm at The Mission. 10.30pm—3am. £2. Popular weekly rock night. with an all-encompassing playlist of all that is best in the world of rock music. Happy Hour llpm—lam.

I Itollercoaster at The Store. 10.30pm—3am. £3. Sister club of Evol shiny. happy sounds with a bit of a raw, grungey edge.

I nude at The Cooler. lOpm—3am. £2.50. Sat 20. Fortnightly. Packed out. sweaty

5 night. playing an excellent mixture of ska. 3 dub. reggae. ragga. dancehall and On-U


i I Shaft at Moray House Student Union.

11pm—4am. £4. Sat 27. Fortnightly with FBI. Perennially popular retro club of the platform-clomping. flare-swishing variety. Usual sounds of the decade that taste forgot. '

I Sold 0n Paradise at The Pelican. 10pm—3am. Free. A beacon of sunshine in the Cowgate. DJ Simon spinning a mix of lovely music. including garage. soul. boogie and hip-hop.

I Uni Bongo at The Citrus Club. 11pm—4am. £5. Guest DJs aplenty cranking out the house juice alongside regulars Alan Dundas and Craig Smith. 20 Nov: Gordon Kay from the much feted Chuff Chuff(Birmingham) and 27 Nov: the ubiquitous Terry Farley.

I Ultimate Productions at The Calton. 9pm—late. £10. PAs from Q-Tex. Ultra- Sonic and Dymension plus line-up of unrelenting underground DJs.

I Under 18: at The Calton. 6pm—10pm. £5. Weekly night with regular PAs and guest DJs.

I Wave at The Venue. llpm—4am. Sat 20 Nov and monthly. Busy. tranced-out sibling of Pure with Dribbler and Bill in addition to the regular line-up on 20 Nov.

I Yip Yap at La Belle Angele.

l lpm—3.30am. £5. Sat 20. Smart. extremely busy and stylish club playing ‘happy house for well balanced individuals‘. Take your analyst.


I Buster Browns 10.30pm—3am. £2 before 11.30pm (£3 after). Buster‘s Sunday soul night.

I Century 2000 10pm—4am. £3 (£2 before midnight). See Fridays.

I The Edge 4pm—2.30am. With a live band every week.

I Funky Monkey at Ex—S. 10pm—3am. Free. A mix of dance sounds and a party atmosphere.

I lassoo at The Pelican Bistro. 9pm-2am. Free. Get your stetson and cowboy boots on for Sunday's silliest (and only) country and western night.

I The Sunday Club at The Red Hot Pepper Club. 11.30pm—4am. £4 (£3). Free for students with matric card (excluding special nights). The unmissable gay night. still as busy and sassy as ever and featuring some interesting ‘top quality‘ PAs (in recent weeks Simone Angel and Worlds Apart).

I Summer House at The Venue.

l lpm—3am. £3. Sun 28. Serious music defined: pumping house cuts and rare acid grooves. Excellent live sets from the likes of Edinburgh's ambient prodigies Transparent Source. Look out for more of the same in future.

I Thelonious at The Pelican Bistro. 9pm—1am. Free. The length and breadth

of jazz. gathered in for a mellow(ish) evening.

I Timewarp at The Mission. llpm—3am. Free before 12.30pm. (£2 after). Timewarp starts up again with a very w—i-d—e playlist indeed: 60s. 70s. 80$. 90s and onwards.


I The Monday Club at The Citrus. 10pm—3am. £2. A night of excellent alternative sounds. with a playlist covering the whole spectrum of alternative music. the busiest and best of its kind.


I Flirt at The Edge. 9pm-2.30am. £2. Weekly gay club playing a mix of dance sounds. Regular drinks promos.


I Breeze at The Store. 10.30pm—3am. £3.50. House and garage sounds in this uptempo student night; all spirits £1.

I Delirium at The Music Box. 10.30pm—3am. £2.50 (£2). A wide mixture of excellent music. including the likes of The Dead Kennedys. Bob Marley. RDF. Jethro Tull and a heck of a lot more. One of the best midweek nights around. I Juice at Teviot Row Union. 8pm—lam. £2 (£1 with flyer). 70s. 80s. ragga. house and soul.

I love Shack at Century 2000. l()pm—3am. 50p with matriculation card. Century 2000‘s busy student night with drinks promos.

I Teaseage at The Citrus. 1 lpm—3am. £2. One of the busiest mid-week clubs. playing indie-orientated dance sounds alongside punk. disco and funk. with drinks promos most weeks.

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