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I Colours Roger Sanchez and Simon Dunmore spinning those top US house and garage tunes and Tern' Symon'and Rhythm Source perfomiing live PAs on the A&M Records tour. The Vaults, Sat 1 July. I Sativa Dave Clarke. British techno’s most wanted, demonstrates why he’s now a world ranking DJ. The Calton. Fri 30 June.

I Stripped Zammo and Kris Keegan on the mix with a more UK house- orientated alternative to Yip Yap. Rockin! La Belle Angele, Sat 8 July. I Soma Steven Brown plays live, joining Neil Landstrumm, Tobias Schmitt and Being as one of Edinburgh’s brightest young techno hopes.


I Blarn Blam at The New Calton. 11pm—3am. £7 (£6 members. membership includes Joy. Sativa and Tribal Funktion). 7 July. Inveniess‘s finest techno night sets down in Edinburgh for another tnonthly shebang. DJs are Chris Ewan (State ()f Grace). Stevie Dell and hip hop maestro A One upstairs.

I Cavendish 9pm—4am. £5. Over 25s only. Smart dress. Live bands every week. 60s and 70s music.

I Cathouse at The Rocking Horse. 11pm—3am. £3 (£2.50 with flyer). Price includes entry to Katch. Crowded night running the gamut of rock. from heavy metal through grunge to thrash.

I Century 2000 l 1pm-3am. £5. Commercial dance music under the most expensive lights in Scotland. No ripped jeans or steel toe-caps.

I Club Latino at La Belle Angele. 11pm—3am. £4 (£3). 7 July. Edinburgh‘s premier Latin night: dizzying amounts of salsa. cumbia. merengue and rumba and a crowd who like to move it in style make it an essential date on any serious jazz/world/South American fan‘s calendar. I Club Sappho at Buster Browns. 9pm—4am. £3. Women only. Resident DJ Christine spins disco. chart. oldies and progressive dance with the occasional assistance of top guest names. Free glass of wine for those arriving before 10pm. I Evol at The Music Box. 10.30pm—3am. £3. Happy Hour 10.30—11.30pm. All new visuals and shiny. happy. indie sounds with a bit of a raw. grungy edge. Resident DJ Kieren jamming together those Evol favourites old and new. Look out for occasional live guests creamed from the cutting edge of the indie scene.

I Fetish at La Belle Angele. 11pm—3am. £5 (£4); £3 members before midnight. 3O

June. Fortnightly. Cybertonics dishing up the smart drinks. Fruity. fecund and flirtatious fusion of house. hip hop and dub from Nicci (Havoc Hussies). George (Tribal Funktion) and George (Squid).

I Fever at The Wide Awake Club.

1 lpm-3am. £4 (£3 with matric card. £2 before midnight). Happy Hour llpm-midnight. Hedonistic disco. soul. funk and Motown.

I Fullalova at The Vaults. 1 1pm—3am. £5. 30 June. Fortnightly. New house and garage night brought to you by the Horny Monkey team: Stuart Duncan and Phil Kay with more than a little help from 23rd Precinct jock Colin Cook.

I ltatch at The Rocking Horse. llpin—3am. £3 (£2 with fiyer). Price includes entry to Cathouse. Lively club with a playlist consisting mainly of 80s and 90s indie dance.

I loungin’ at Negociants. 9pm~3am. Free. Weekly. Firstrate and Finbar with all the latest licks in jungle. swingbeat. reggae and hip hop.

I Marley’s Reggae ltluh at Cavendish. 10pm-4am. £4. The city’s longest-running reggae night (situated on the middle floor of Cavendish). with a playlist ranging through roots. ragga. lovers. heavyweight dub and dancehall.

I Minus One at The Carlton Highland ' Hotel. 10pm—3am. £2.50(free for

members). A relaxed. very plush venue for the more mature seekers of night life.

2 I Paradise at M8. 10.30pm—3.30am. £5.

Colin Cook. James Carrington. Phil Kay.

7 Stuart Duncan and DJ Cumfi play house

and garage in the main room. The Funky

; Mutha crew drop funk and jazz sounds in the chill out.

I Planet Earth at The Citrus. 1 lpm—4am. £3. Curfew 2am. The 80s retro club: playing everything from new wave to synth pop to acid house and Madchester. Watch out for drinks promos.

. I Pure at The Venue. 10.30pm—3am. £5 . (£3 members). Guest nights £7 (£5). Twitch and Brainstorm orchestrate a gorgeous sweep through Detroit and

Chicago at this. one of Scotland‘s top techno institutions. Excellent guests (now not being announced until the posters go up) from the electronic cutting edge. gifted residents and a sweaty. devoted crowd make this club still kick.

I Reaction at The Subway. 1 1pm—3am. £2 (free for students with matric card). Weekly mix ofchart. dance and classic disco.

I Red Hot Pepper Club 10pm—3am. £4 (£3). Mainstream and chart sounds. Students free with matric card.

I Sativa at The New Calton. 10pm—3am. £6 (£5 students/UB40). £4 (members). 30 June. Fortnightly. Scotland‘s most furious and innovative hardbeat night continues to weld raw Chicago house. white noise and metallic techno into a coruscating aural assault every other Friday. Massive Bereavement control the underground electronic side. whilst Thee Process meld gentle dub ambient to chill to. Four sound systems. art installations. live MCs and percussion. As ever. don‘t miss the drummers! 30 June. British techno's finest: Dave Clarke returns to the club. Expect hard. underground Detroit and Chicago grooves and if you’re lucky a preview of Red 3 or some of his forthcoming album material.

I Seen at The Attic. 11pm—3am. £5. 7 July. Top notch breaks ‘n‘ beats cut up expertly by A One. Jode and Rufftone. The best place to hear the cream of east coast. west coast and dare I say it. home grown hip hop played properly in Edinburgh. Excellent guests too! 7 July. Krash Slaughta aka smiz of X Records is the guest jock.

I Sam at The Vaults. llpm—3am. £7 (£5 members). 7 July. The vintage Detroit and Chicago night holds another monthly bash. Headfunk techno and hard house

1 from residean Chris Lowe. Dave (Sativa).

Jonny and Richie (Pulse) plus a live set from hotly tipped Edinburgh producer

Steven Brown. recently signed to Saskia Stegers’ Djax imprint.


I A1 Rockln' Club at Riversdale Suite. Murrayfield lce Rink. 8pm—12.30am. £3. 8 July only. One off rockabilly do playing rock 'n‘ roll (surprisingly enough). rhythm 'n‘ blues and doo-wop.

I Cavendish 9pm—4am. £5. Over 25s only. Smart dress. Live bands every week. See Rock listings.

I Century 2000 l lpm-3am. £5. See Fridays.

I Cheek to Cheek at MB. 10pm—late. £5. Kitsch house. garage and 70s disco with DJs A.J.. Stuart J. and Johnny Nisbet. The Wild Women Of Wonga stir things up in the chill out.

I Colours at The Vaults. IOpm—3am. Tickets £12 from Xile and The City Cafe. Membership available on the night. Streetrave's weekly extravaganza featuring the very top names in garage and house. 1 July. the A&M Records party hits town with Roger Sanchez and Simon Dunmore behind the decks and live PAs from Terri Symon and Rhythm Source. 8 July. Brothers In Rhythm supremo Dave Seaman spins the top tunes. For information on the Colours party at Manumission in Ibiza on 24 July phone 01292 267306.

I Desire at The Wide Awake Club.

1 1pm—3am. £4 (£3). Chart music in the renamed Wilkie House.

I Disco Inferno at The Venue. 11.30pm—3am. £5. 1 July. Fortnightly. 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 l2.30am. No rave.just out of the grave gothic and industrial sounds.

I The £99 at The Wee Red Bar. l1pm—4am. £3. Drinks promos. Solid gold easy-action sounds; more specifically indie. 60s. new wave and soul.

I FBI at Moray House. 10.30pm—4am. £3. 1 July. 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 Fun Factory at Buster Browns. 10.30pm—4am. £5. 2am curfew. Mainstream chart and progressive dance. I Joy at The New Calton. l()pm—late. £7 (£6 members. £5 and £4 before midnight). Members and guests only. Proving itself to be the east coast‘s wildest. coolest and sweatiest gay night by far. Maggie and Alan manipulate the turntables into a veritable frenzy of house ’n' garage funkin‘ bliss whilst the crowd prove effortlessly that no one (not New York. not San Francisco) can party as hard as the Scots. Unsurpassable!

I Katch at The Rocking Horse. 10.30pm—3am. £3 (£2). A veritable

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

I Mambo Club at Cavendish. lOpm—4am. £4 (£3). Two floors with African. Latin. salsa. reggae. zouk. soca. calypso downstairs. and dub. lovers and dancehall upstairs. Sir Ossie dishing up the global grooves for the hot ’n‘ sweaty assembled pleasure-seekers.

I ms at The Attic. llpm—3am. £3. 8 July. Fortnightly. Sister club to PM 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 0 at The Music Box. 10.30pm—3am. £4 (£3). New club kicking off on 1 July in what they promise will be ‘Edinburgh’s coolest subterranean pleasure zone'. Music policy moves from smooth grooves through to more phat and funky sounds. ‘Arrive early'. they urge.

I Red Hot Pepper Club l()pm—3am. £4 (£3). See Fridays.

I Rock Orgasm at The Rocking Horse. 10.30pm—3am. £3. Climactic night of heavy guitar sounds.

I Rude at The Attic. llpm—4am. £3 (£2). 1 July. Fortnightly. Deep dubs. stepping ska and a well-friendly attitude. Worth checking.

I Shaft at Moray House. 10.30pm—4am. £5. 8 July. Fortnightly. Sparkling. poptastic night of retro showcasing disco stunners from the 70s. 80s and 90s. Still packed out with wild and shameless disco lovers. Sexy music!

I Stripped at La Belle Angele. 11pm—3am. £5. 8 July. Fortnightly with Yip Yap. Deep house. soulful vocal garage and the odd handbag anthem fused gloriously by residents [ammo and Kris chgan. Discerning. stylish crowd and occasional guest jocks no surprise it's selling out every week. Fierce.

I Teasage at The Citrus. llpm—«lam. £3. 2am curfew. Happy Hour: all drinks £1. Popular indie dance night. DJs Sarah and Niall jam .1 superb selection of punk. disco. 80s and funk for a friendly. student- dominatedcrowd.

I Tribal Funktion at The Venue. 11pm—3am. £5. 8 July. Fortnightly. Minimal Chicago and tribal New York rhythms upstairs. Blunted trip hop downstairs and light. imaginative decor. Excellent guests. usually of a house/hard house persuasion. Return visits from George Morel and The Stickmen are forthcoming.

I Yip Yap at La Belle Angele. llpm—3am. £5. 1 July. Fortnightly. Spiritually uplifting house. depth- plumbing garage: you really have to visit this club to realise why it‘s still one of the best nights in the whole of Scotland. Divas. pianos. delicious. tuneful

highs. superlative mixing frotn Gareth and David and a crowd who know how to rock it! What more could you ask for?

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72 The List 30 Jun-l3 Jul 1995