Keolti plays Triumph at the Tunnel, Glasgostz‘og
ambient from The Process. Featuring four sound systems. some wonderful art installations. live MCs and percussion.
I Seen at The Attic. 11pm—3am. £4 (£3).
7 Apr. Fresh ‘n' funky hip hopjam with DJs A-One. Jode and Rufftone mashing up the breaks. 7 Apr. live PA from Edinburgh hip hop crew Under The Inﬂuence. who include Pat. runner of Seer. and writer for Represent magazine. Watch out for a single frotn Under The Inﬂuence (on Oh Eye Records) in the next month. I T-empo at The New Calton. 10.30pm-late. £8 (£6 in advance). 14 Apr. Fortnightly. New house and garage night alternating with Sativa. Resident DJs are D. Gillan. S. Kelly and Darren Laidman. I Top Ten Club at The Wee Red Bar. 11pm—late. £3. 7 Apr. Monthly. Psychedelic ﬂashback to the 60s. featuring the usual mind-blowing visuals and twistworthy retro sounds: mod. beat and garage.
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 Boogie Wonderland at The Citrus. 11pm—4am. £4 (£3). 2am curfew. Frothin‘. funkin' jatn of disco. Motown and soul. 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. l()pm—late. £5. Kitsch house. garage and 70s disco with DJs A.J.. Martin Malone and Stuart J. in the chill out. I Club Free at Negociants. 7pm—2am. Free. Pre-club club with DJ ‘JP‘. I Club Latino at La Belle Angele. 10.30pm—3am. £5 (£4). 14 Apr. Hot. sweaty and passionate hoedown of South American dance styles: salsa. merengue. rhumba etc. Highly recommended. I Colours at The Vaults. 10pm—3am. Tickets £12 frotn Xile and The City Cafe. Membership available on the night. Streetrave‘s weekly extravaganza featuring the very top names in garage and house. 8 Apr. Divas To The Danceﬂoor man E. G. Fullalove the former Sound Factory fave performs a live PA and DJ Pierre manipulates the turntables. 15 Apr. Kevin Saunderson’s garage outfit The Reese Project play live and Gareth Sommerville. Boney and Jon Mancini DJ. I Desire at The Wide Awake Club. 1 1pm—3am. £4 (£3). Chart music in the renamed Wilkie House. I Dogtastic at La Belle Angele. llpm-3am. £5. 15 Apr. Fortnightly. Canine and canin‘ style night from Alan Dundas 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 Apr. Fortnightly.
I Katch at The Rocking Horse.
E £4 (£3). Two ﬂoors with African. Latin. salsa. reggae. zouk. soca. calypso
Polished exponent of 70s revivalism. Two ﬂoors of bump ‘n‘ hustle disco gloss. Extremely busy.
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 lpm—4am. £3. Drinks promos. 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. 11pm—3am. £3. 8 Apr. Fortnightly with Shaft. Eternally popular. young at heart club playing a plethora ofstyles falling into the indie bracket. Scuff those DMs one tnore time to Pavement. Senser and ()asis.
I Joy at The New Calton. 10pm—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). Now operating a members and guests only policy. Info on the door.
10.30pm—3am. £3 (£2). A veritable cornucopia of indie music front the 80s and 90s. in this busy weekly club.
I Mambo Club at Cavendish. 10pm—4am.
downstairs. and dub. lovers and dancehall upstairs. Sir ()ssie dishing tip the global grooves for the hot ’n' sweaty assembled pleasure-seekers.
I M15 at The Attic. 11pm—3am. £3. 15 Apr. Fortnightly. Sister club to FBI playing a similar soaraway mix of Britpop and indie.
I Minus One at The Carlton Highland Hotel. 10pm—3am. £2.50 (free for members). See Fridays.
I The 99 Club at The Music Box. 10.30pm—3am. £4 (£3). Hedonistic fusion of funk. soul. 70s and chart. Strict door policy.
I Red Hot Pepper Club 10pm—3am. £4 (£3). See Fridays.
I Rock Drgasm at The Rocking Horse. l().30pm—3am. £3. Climactic night of heavy guitar sounds.
I Rude at The Attic. llpm—4am. £3 (£2). 8 Apr. Fortnightly. Deep dubs. stepping ska and a well-friendly attitude. Worth checking.
I Shaft at Moray House. 11pm—3am. £4. 15 Apr. Fortnightly. Sparkling. poptastic night of retro showcasing disco stunners frotn the 70s. 80s and ‘)0s. Still packed out with wild and shameless disco lovers.
I Taxi at The Subway. 1 lpm—3am. £2. Dave Stewart DJs with a mix ofclassic disco. chart and dance.
I Tribal Funktion at The Venue.
l 1pm—3am. £5. 15 Apr. Fortnightly. Minimal Chicago and tribal New York rhythms upstairs. Blunted trip hop downstairs and light. imaginative decor. Bringing in a consistently quality stream of the house avant garde — 15 Apr Benji Candelario. New York producer and DJ of Swing 52 and The Dream Team fame hits the decks. James Christian and David Alvarado in future months. Members and guests only.
I Yip Yap at La Belle Angele. llpm—3am. £5. 8 Apr. Fortnightly. Still one of Edinburgh's best house and garage nights with delicious. tuneful highs and superlative mixing from Gareth and David. Bitchin‘ garage. raw-edged house and a dressed-up. down-with-it crowd. House revival - you heard it here first. The spirit of 1986 incarnate. Jack your body.
I The Blue Room at The Cooler.
10pm—4am. £2. Deep and lovely
ambience to embalm. soothe and stimulate. Lie back and soak up the decelerated drift. l-‘luffytastic!
I Bump ’n’ Grind at M8. 10.30ptn—3am. £3 (free before midnight). Harvey. Jamie Mcleod and Forth FM's 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 Easter Egg 2 at La Belle Angele.
1 1pm—3am. £5. 16 Apr. Acid meister Ege Batn Yasi live plus Davey Millar (Finitribe) and David Brown (Yip Yap) on the decks.
I Hot, Wet and Kinky at The Music Box. 10pm~late. £3. 16 Apr. Drinks promos. The Ibiza-style surfclub returns for a one- off. Bring a change ofclothing.
I Jazz A La Carte at Negociants. l()pm—3am. The Funky Mutha team. Dr Kool and Finbar drop those jazz. funk and soul fusions.
I Pulse at The Wide Awake Cltib. 9.30pm—3am. £5. 16 Apr. Detroit DJ. producer and Accelerate records head Dan Bell (DBX) brings his unique style of hard house to Scotland. If you've heard last year's bombastic Losing Control or his early 'Iet'linm‘t‘hv. you won't want to tniss this. one of Detroit's hottest producers.
I Riot Squad at The Citrus. 11pm—3am. £2.50. 9 Apr. Fortnightly. Happy Hour 11pm—12.30am. New club playing 60s. pop. ska. Tamla Motown. northern soul. R 8: B and garage psychedelia.
I Spice at The Subway. ()ptn—late. £1. lndie disco club playing past and present indie — Stone Roses. Happy Mondays. Ride. ()asis and Primal Scream until midnight and then classic disco: Diana Ross. Sister Sledge. The Jacksons after. I Taste at The Vaults. l()pm—3am. £5. Hedonistic night of 90s high energy. garage and trance from DJs Fisher and Price. Barking. mixed. up-for-it crowd. Very. very busy. The only place to swing your handbag of a Sunday night.
I Thelonious at Carwash. 9pm— 1 atn. Free. Weekly. Eclectic. choice jazz cuts from the Thelonious team.
I Timewarp at The Rocking Horse.
1 1pm—3am. £2 (free before 12.30am). A very w—i—d—e playlist indeed: 60s. 70s. 80s. 90s and onwards.
I Planet Alice at The Music Box. llpm-3am. £2.50. Weekly. Drinks promos. Sophisticated mix of indie. dance. alternative. techno and funky hip hop.
I Loungin’ at Negociants. 10pm—3am. Free. The Funky Mutha posse: Deji. Finbar and Nick present a midweek jam of hip hop. funk and jazz.
I Nice at The Citrus. 11pm—3am. £2. Drinks promos. Indie and 60s.
I 708/805 Club at The Rocking Horse. 10.30pm—3am. £2 (free before 12.30am). New club devoted to 70s and 80s chart hits as the name suggests.
I Beat Dis at Cellar No l.
9.30pm—l 1.30pm. £2. Live jazz ftmk and hip hop hoe down at the Chamber Street bar.
I Century 2000 11pm—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 Dub Department at Negociants. l()pm—3am. Free. Spiritually uplifting reverbs and depth-plumbing dubs courtesy of the rather wonderful Rude boys. Check it ()tll.
I Flirt at The Music Box. 10pm—3am. £3. Full on house and garage night with that Horny Monkey duo Stuart Duncan and Stevie Livingston behind the technics. 12
Catch the host Edinburgh Clubs this fortnight.
I Tribal Funktlon Benji Candelario - New York garage DJ and producer hits Funktion. Responsible for last year’s marvellous Swing 52 track The Colour OfMy Skin and one quarter of The Dream Team. with Sancez, Kenny Dope and Todd Terry, Candelario is one of the US's ﬁnest unsung house innovators. The Venue, Sat 15 Apt:
I Pulse First night of a new electronic club, this one featuring hard house man Dan Bell (of Losing Control fame). Wilkie House, Sun 16 Apr.
I nezorection Nu-energy and gabber-orientated line-up for Rez with Blu Peter. Mrs Woods, GT 0 Squad and Paul Elstak amongst others. Royal Highland Exhibition Centre. Sat 15 Apr.
Apr. the Tribal UK tour hits Edinburgh. special guest DJs are New York's Danny Tenaglia (fresh from the success of his Hard And Soul album and Tribal UKs Richard Breedon. Tickets are £5 in advance.
I Lift at The Tap Of Lauriston. 9pm—1am. Free. 12 Apr. Fortnightly. Hard. underground techno ranging from European acid to trance with DJs McKenzie and Donny.
I Bubble at The Rocking Horse. 10pm—3am. £2 (free before 12.30am). Drinks promos. Busy. student-orientated night mixing up the sort of pop. dance and indie sounds you’ll hear at Katch or Shag. I Teasage at The Citrus. 11pm—3am. £2. Beers and spirits all 90p. Very busy midweek club. playing indie-orientated dance sounds alongside punk. disco. 80s and funk.
I The Transporter Room at Legends. 10pm—3am. Free. Dangerousjatn ofjazz and funk.
I After Dark at The Venue. 10pm—3am. £4 (for both floors). 13 Apr. Fortnightly. Official acid jazz club upstairs with DJs George McDonald (Squid). Steve King (Chocolate City) and MC Tom Howard (singer itt Papa‘s Magic Beard). Downstairs the popular Caribbean club continues tojam togetherjungle. ragga and dancehall styles.
I Blind Alley at The Venue. 11pm—3am. £3. 20 Apr. Fortnightly. Smokin' funk. jazz dance. reggae. roots and dub from the Rhythm Lab and Three Bag Brew DJ
I The Bomb at M8. lOpm—late. £4 (£3). New. explosive night of funk in every permutation. old-school. new school with DJ Huggy Bear.
I Century 2000 llpm—3am. £3. See Fridays.
I Dream at The Wide Awake Club.
1 1pm—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 Genetic at The Rocking Horse.
1 1pm—3am. £2.50. Hardcore industrial club charting the points when: gmngy rock meets sleazy metal and grinding techno.
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