members). A relaxed. very plush venue for the more mature seekers of night life. I Move at Heriot Watt Student Union. 10pm-3am. £1. Students and guests. 28 Oct. Fortnightly. Music with a theme.
I Partyceilldhdlsco at Moray House. 9pm-3am. £2.50 (£1 for Heriot Watt, Edinburgh College of Art, Moray House and Galashields students; free entry for all until 10pm). 21 Oct. Fortnightly. All drinks £1.40. Three hours of ceilidh, including live sounds from Bon Accord and three hours of classic disco.
I Pure at The Venue. 10.30pm—3am. £5 (£3 members). Guest nights £7 (£5). Infamous Scottish techno institution where a dressed-down. devotional mass trip out to Twitch and Brainstonn's gorgeous, well-orchestrated sweep through Detroit and Chicago. 28 Oct. talented Chicago remixer and producer Chez Damier (Cajual, Prescription Records) guests. Don’t miss!
I Duest at M8. 10.30pm-3am. £5. ‘A night of unrivalled energy from DJ Waxman and guests.‘
I Red Hot Pepper Club lOpm—3am. £4 (£3). Students free with matric card. Mainstream and chart sounds.
I Roadrunner at Potterow Student Union. 9pm—2am. Students with matric card £1, guests £2. Weekly traditional student bash. Music policy is 60s. 70s. 80s. 90s and independent. to narrow things down a little.
I Rude at The Attic. lOprn—3am. £3 (£2). A venue change for the ever popular Rude. Expect the usual, tightly-honed selection of skankin' dub and steppin' ska.
I Sativa at The Vaults. 10pm—3am. £6 (£5 students/U840). £4 (members). 28 Oct. Fortnightly. Bonkers soundclash of hardcore techno. underground electronics from Massive Bereavement. dub and ambient from The Process. Featuring four sound systems. some wonderful art installations. live MCs and percussion. Forthcoming guests include: Mike Dred. Mike Inc and Walker and Jarnmin Unit (aka Air Liquide).
I Unplugged at Chambers Street House Student Union. 8pm—3am (Doors close 2.30am). Students free, guests £1. Primarily concerned with showcasing live bands. but noteworthy for the eclectic club sounds in between.
I Blue Room and Sonora Special at a secret location. 29 Oct only. Info from John on 031 228 1939. Experimental ambient bash of the decade as Haﬂer Trio play their last ever set abetted by livestock. magic. ventriloquism (courtesy of some of ambient’s rising stars) and Zoviet France.
I Boom Bap The Attic at Legends (entry by Dyer's Close beside Legends). llpm-3.30am. £3.50 (£3). Steve C. and guests with an essential hip hop and rap selection. All drinks £1.50.
I Buster Browns 10.30pm—4am. 2am curfew. £4 (£2.50 before 11.30pm). Dance and upfront chart sounds.
I Century 2000 10.30pm-3am. £5. See Fridays.
I Cheek to Cheek at M8. lOpm—late. £5. Kitsch house, garage and 70s disco with DJs Ian Thompson. A.J., Radio Forth's Kevin Jones and Craig Burton in the chill out.
I Club Free at Negociants. 7pm-2am. Free. Pre-club club with DJ ‘JP‘.
I Desire at The Wide Awake Club. llpm-3am. £4 (£3). Chart music in the renamed Wilkie House.
I Dogtastic at La Belle Angele. llpm—3am. £5. 29 Oct. Fortnightly. Canine and canin’ style night from Andy Williams and Scott Ferguson. Joyfully irreverent music policy mashing up tranced~out electronica with 80s pop ﬂotsam.
I Disco Inferno at The Venue. 11.30pm-3am. 8 Oct. Fortnightly. Polished exponent of 70s revivalisrn. Two ﬂoors of bump ’n' hustle disco gloss.
I Earth Inferno at The Rocking Horse. 10.30pm—3am. £3. Happy Hour until 12.30am. No rave, just out of the grave gothic and industrial sounds.
I The Egg at The Wee Red Bar.
1 1pm-4am. £3. Solid gold easy-action sounds; more speciﬁcally indie. 60s, new wave and soul.
I Eternal at Chambers Street House Student Union. 8pm—3am (Doors close 2.30am). Students free, guests £1. Chart sounds from the 60s to present day.
I FBI at Moray House. llpm—3am. £3. 22 Oct. Fortnightly with Shaft. Eternally popular. young at heart club playing a plethora of styles falling into the indie bracket. Scuff those DMs one more time to Pavement. Senser and Oasis.
I Giro at The Citrus. llpm—4am. £5. 29 Oct. Fortnightly. Hardcore. gabber and heavy dance with DJ Freak from Leeds alongside regulars Graﬁk and The Surgeon.
I Joy at The Calton. lOpm—3am. £5 (£3 before midnight). Uplifting. packed-out gay night with a far healthier female turnout than many. Maggie and Alan putting some serious ﬁnesse into the mix with an inspired selection of bumping house and garage. Scotland’s answer to Heaven (in both respects).
I Katch at The Rocking Horse. 10.30pm-3am. £2.50 (£2). A veritable cornucopia of indie music from the 80s and 908. in this busy weekly club.
I Mambo Club at Cavendish. 10pm—3am. £4 (£3). Two ﬂoors with African. Latin. salsa. reggae. zouk. soca and calypso downstairs, and dub. lovers and dancehall upstairs. Sir Ossie dishing up the global grooves for the hot 'n' sweaty assembled pleasure-seekers.
I Minus One at The Carlton Highland Hotel. lOpm—3am. £2.50 (free for members). See Fridays.
I The 99 Club at The Music Box. 12.30pm—3am. £4 (£3). House. garage. soul and funk sounds. Staggerineg cheap drink, the Betty Ford clinic awaits.
I lied Hot Pepper Club lOpm—3am. £4 (£3). See Fridays.
I Bock Orgasm at The Rocking Horse. 10.30pm—3am. £3. Clirnactic night of heavy guitar sounds.
I Shaft at Moray House. 1 lpm—3am. £4. 29 Oct. Fortnightly. Sparkling, poptastic night of retro featuring disco stunners from the 70s. 80s and 90s. Still packed out withwild and shameless disco lovers.
I Pleasure vs Taste at The Vaults. llpm—3am. £5. 22 Oct only. Scotland‘s ﬁnest deck-diva Jacqui Morrison is whisked away from her regular Pleasure night in Aberdeen for a special one-off with local lads Fisher and Price.
I Taxi at The Subway. l lpm—3am. £2. Fortnightly. Dave Stewart DJs with a mix of classic disco and dance.
I Tribal Funktion at The Venue. llpm—3am. £5. 29 Oct. Fortnightly. George and Christian rock da house with minimal Chicago and Tribal New York rhythms upstairs. Simon and Harry drop the blunted trip hop downstairs. Wicked! I Vegas at The Vaults. llpm-3am. £5. 29 Oct. Fortnightly. Burger Queen’s bastard offspring promising a continuation of the hard-edged glamour and hedonistic house ethic of its parent.
I Yip Yap at La Belle Angele. llpm—3am. £5. 22 Oct. Fortnightly. Delicious, tuneful highs and superlative mixing from Gareth and David. Bitchin' garage. raw-edged house and a dressed- up. down-with-it crowd. The spirit of 1986 house incarnate. Jack your body.
I The Blue Room at The Cooler. lOpm—4am. £2. Deep and lovely
arnbience to embalm. soothe and stimulate. Lie back and soak up the decelerated drift. Fluffytastic!
I Bump ’n’ Grind at M8. 10.30pm—3a‘m. £3 (free before midnight). Ian Thompson, A.J. and Kevin Jones play the uplifting selection of house and garage. '
I Buster Browns 10.30pm—3am. £2 before 11.30pm (£3 after). Buster's Sunday soul night.
I Jazz A la Carte at Negociants. lOpm-3am. The Funky Mutha team. Dr K001 and Finbar drop those jazz. funk and soul fusions.
I Metro at The Subway. Midnight—3am. £2. Best of 70s. 80s, 90s and beyond with DJ Geordie.
I The Surf Club at The Music Box. llpm—3am. £4 (£3). Ibiza-style foam party (the only one north of the border. no less) to bring a ray ofsunshine into the bleak. Scottish winter. A ‘foam ﬁlled. fun- packed evening' by all accounts. Change ofclothes advisable.
I Taste at The Vaults. lOpm-3am. £5. DJs Fisher and Price mixing up the sensuous garage and trance. Rapidly becoming the only place to swing your handbag of a Sunday night.
I Thelonious at Cam/ash. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Eclectic, choice jazz cuts from the Thelonious team.
I Timewarp at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3arn. £2 (free before 12.30am). A very w—i—d—e playlist indeed: 60s. 70s. 80s. 90s and onwards.
I Love at The Music Box. lOpm—late. £2. 31 Oct. Fortnightly. Sean and Catherine playing fab ’n’ groovy 60s pop. beat. psychedelia. R & B and northern soul.
I Monday Club at The Citrus. 10pm—3am.
£2. A wide blend of sounds (70s to present): punk to funk, rock to rap. indie to goth. fusion and dance. Drinks promos most weeks.
I Planet Alice at The Music Box. llpm—3am. £2. 24 Oct. Fortnightly. Drinks promos. A wide-ranging musical wonderland. playing hip hop. grebo. indie. industrial and goth.
I Trainspotter at The Subway. llpm—3am. £2. Murray Stewart hosts a night for sweaty-anorak-clad males. Irvine Welsh readers and those with an obsessive interest in obscure European trance records.
I Crossover at The Citrus. 1 lpm—3am. £2. Alternative. hardcore. industrial. techno andjungle frorn [)Js Mark. Scott and Gregor.
I Butineclt at Potterow Student Union. 8pm—2am. Free to students and non- students. Reach drum ‘n‘ bass nirvana as KMC segues the top tunes hardcore stylee. Ambient downstairs. Well worth checking.
I Virus at The Subway. llpm—3am. £2. Infectious kinda night with DJ Gavin Hardie playing altemative. indie arid disco.
I Century 2000 llpm—3am. £3 (£1 students with matriculation card). lfyou want your dance on the commercial side with disco lights. then this is the best night to get it.
I Delirium at The Music Box. llpm-3am. £3 (£2). Happy Hour until midnight. Trawling the realms of tribal. folk. reggae and classic rock and redeﬁning the word eclectic. Requests welcomed.
I bub Department at Negociants.
l lpm—3am. Free. New. weekly night of ganja-styled reverb from the Rude crew. I infinity at Wikie House. 10.30pm—3am. £4 (£3). 26 Oct. An inter-galactic odyssey through the astral bounderies of the inter-
Catch the best Edinburgh Clubs this
I The Big Apple Farley Jackmaster Funk, the Godfather of Chicago house, creator of the momentous danceﬁoor mover Love Can ’t 7km Around shows how it’s really done. Gareth Somerville and David Brown provide like-minded back up. Buster Browns, Thurs 27 Oct. 10pm-3am. £5.
III Chez Damier Chicago innovator, rernixer. mate of Kevin Saunderson, man behind the Prescriptive label, basically a very important player in the house stompin’ stakes. Don’t miss Damier! Pure, Fri 28 Oct. 10.30pm—3am, £7 (£5).
I Eden Trip hop duo The Dust Brothers kick up a stomt with a live PA, plus trancespotter Billy Nasty spinning the top tunes.
The Wide Awake Club (formerly Wilkie House). Thurs 27 Oct.
1 [pm—3am, £5 .
I Big Beat Birthday Reclusive, cult rap outﬁt Coco And The Bean play their ﬁrst ever gig fronted by new vocalist Roseanne. Sugar Bullit return to blast Edinburgh with bombastic, hip hop beats and bags of style: two excellent bands. an absolutely unmissable night.
La Belle Angele. Fri 28 Oct, 11])"1-30111, £6 (£5).
stellar medium (it says here). Featuring Toby Smith. Neil l..andstrumm, Brainstorm (Pure). George T (Tribal Funktion) and Divine (Glasgow). Presented by Fresh Air FM.
I Rubble at The Rocking Horse. l()pm—3am. £2 (free before 12.30am). Red Stripe promos. A broad mix of student sounds in the Katch/Shag vein. I Teasage at The Citrus. llpm—3am. £2. Very busy midweek club, playing indie- orientated dance sounds alongside punk, disco and funk. Drinks promos most weeks.
I Apocalypse at The Rocking Horse.
.1 lpm—3am. £2.50. Happy Hour
llpm—3am. Excellent ‘alternative club with a diverse playlist including industrial, techno. indie. grunge and thrash.
I The Big Apple at Buster Browns. l()pm—3am. £5. 27 Oct only. Monthly. Another top quality US house shindig. this time starring Farley Jackmaster Funk alongside residents Gareth Somerville and David Brown. Imaginative interior design courtesy of local designer Rachel Young. I The Carribean Club at The Venue.
l lpm—3am. Free before midnight. £3 after. 27 Oct. Fortnightly. New night playing reggae. ragga and dancehall styles upstairs: jungle lovers rock. and dub downstairs.
I Century 2000 l lpm—3am. £3. See Fridays.
I Disco Therapy at M8. 10.30pm-3am. Free. 60s. 70s and 80s dartce music.
I Dream at The Wide Awake Club.
I Ipm—3am. £4 (£3). New wave of new wave and indie style club with a soundtrack that includes Blur. Pulp. The Jam and The Sex Pistols.
I Eden at The Wide Awake Club. llpm—3am. £5. 27 Oct only. PA from The Dust Brothers and Billy Nasty on the decks plus resident Scott Gallagher. See Preview.
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