Friday. The Massive Bereavement sound system controls the underground electronic side of things. whilst Thee Process segues dub and ambient grooves to chill out to. Four sound systems. art installations. live MCs and percussion. As ever. don't miss the drummers! DJ Hell and Spiral Tribe return soon.
I Sole Fusion at The Vaults. l 1pm—3am. £5 (£4). 20 Oct. Fortnightly. Edinburgh‘s first real garage night for the true nu- underground people. Craig Smith and Mikey Stirton educate and entertain. spinning the best in deep US house and nu-soul. 70s and 80s soul. electro and salsoul spun by Sugar Ray and Styler in the back room (aka The Cricket Club). This is the true flava of house (without a handbag in sight). A serious night out. Highly recommended. See Hitlist.
I Speeder at The Wee Red Bar.
1 lpm—late. £2.50. 27 Oct only. After a triumphant debut in the summer the Dls from Speeder return for a one-off with more wierd and wonderful tunes. The playlist ranges from the Bay City Rollers to Teenage Bitchfrght and the drinks are cheap. What more do you want?
I Sublime at The Vaults. 10pm—3am. £7 (£6). 27 Oct. Fortnightly. Next week sees Newcastle‘s finest party people Scott and Scooby gracing the decks. alongside Manchester-based residents ldge and Reech. Rapidly turning into a reliable Friday night out. Worth the effort. See Hitlist. I Voodoo Chile at The Rocking Horse.
1 lpm—3am. £3 (£2 with ﬂyer). Price includes entry to Cathouse and Katch. Popular indie affair.
I The Cavendish 9pm—3am. £5. Over 25s only. Smart dress. Live bands every week. I Century 2000 1 lpm—3am. £5. See Fridays. I Colours at The Vaults. 10pm—3am. Tickets £12 from Xile and The City Cafe. 21 Oct. Fortnightly. Scotland's very own ‘Superclub' continues to pull in the top spinners on the celebrity DJ circuit. Dress up. because it‘s glamorous in an archetypal handbag kinda way with satin. babydolls and linen shirts de rigueur. The Ministry of Sound Tour rolls into town this weekend bringing New York veteran Kenny Carpenter and Frankie Foncett (Release the Pressure. London). plus a live act from Love To Infinity. Big names = big night out. See Hitlist. I Disco lntemo at The Venue. 10.30pm—3am. £5. 21 Oct. Fortnightly. With disco cutups all the rage in house and techno right now. why not check out the real thing — two floors of it in fact. Glammy. glossy and downright gorgeous. 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 £99 at The Wee Red Bar. 1 1.30pm—4arn. £3. Drinks promos. Solid gold easy-action sounds; more speciﬁcally indie. 60s. new wave and soul. I FBI at Moray House. 1 1pm—3am. £4. 28 Oct. Fortnightly. Excellent indie night playing the sassiest. smartest and sharpest in Britpop from Cast to Oasis to Supergrass. Always busy. Sister club Mi5 (alternate Saturdays at The Attic) is equally worth checking out. I Going Places at MGM Cinema. llpm—3am. £5 (£7). 28 Oct. Fairly mad. mixed crowd kitsching it up in all kinds of weird and wonderful outfits at this alarmingly popular easy listening night. Also features disco. karaoke and this week’s classic film The Wizard ofOz. Extraordinary. The next one‘s in December so be warned. I Horny Monkey at The Vaults. 10pm—3.30am. £10 (£8). 28 Oct. Fortnightly. Busy Saturday night affair offering a unique blend of upfront UK
house and garage on the slightly harder.
almost trancey tip. with residents Stuart Duncan. Stevie Livingston. Colin Cook and Alan Dundas. Watch out for future visits from Tribal UK and Luvdup.
I Joy at The New Calton. 1 lpm-4am. £8 (£7 members. £5 and £6 before midnight). 21 Oct. Weekly gay night. Members and guests only. Proving itself to be the East Coast's wildest. coolest and sweatiest gay night by far. Maggie and Alan meld a seriously uplifting mix of tribal house. trance and top handbag tunes. while the crowd prove effortlessly that no one (not New York. not San Francisco) can party as hard as the Scots. Unsurpassable! This week sees deck queen Rachel Auburn tearing up the floor with her humpin‘ nu- energy vibes. Crosby (Streetrave) checks in soon.
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. l()pm—3am. £4 (£3). Two ﬂoors with African. Latin. salsa. reggae. zouk and calypso downstairs and dub. lovers and dancehall upstairs. Sir ()ssie is your selector. dropping the fittest in global grooves each and every week.
I ms at The Attic. l()pm—3am. £4 (£3 before midnight). 21 Oct. Fortnightly. Sister club to FBI playing a similar soaraway mix of Britpop and indie. Get there early to take in some marvellous drinks promos ( l()pm—midnight). Playlist. as ever. includes the very best of contemporary indie: Supergrass. Elastica. Oasis. Black Grape. Recommended.
I Minus One at The Carlton Highland Hotel. l()pm—3am. £2.50 (free for members). See Fridays.
I 0 at The Music Box. 1 1.30pm—3am. £4 (£3). ‘Edinburgh‘s coolest subterranean pleasure zone‘ according to the promoters.
Music policy moves from smooth grooves '
through to more phat and funky sounds. I Red Hot Pepper Club l()prn—3am. £4 (£3). See Fridays.
I Rock Orgasm at The Rocking Horse. 10.30pm—3arn. £3. Climactic night of heavy guitar sounds.
I Shaft at Moray House. 1 lpm—3am. £4. 21 Oct. Fortnightly. Now nearly five- years-old. Shaft is moving away somewhat from its disco origins to take in the funky.jazzy side of house too. Quite simply a poptastic club. where an unrelenting onslaught of boogie-fuelled retro and contemporary tunes gets everyone shakin‘ their stuff on the danccﬁoor.
I Stripped at La Belle Angele.
l lpm—3am. £5. 28 Oct. Fortnightly. The anthems 'R‘ us of Saturday night clubbing. Shameless vocals. smooth mixing and an enthusiastic crowd take this night on an unquestionably cheesy course to handbag heaven.
I Teasage at The Citrus. 1 lpm—4am. £3. Happy Hour: all drinks £1. Popular indie dance night. Dls Sarah and Niall jam a superb selection of punk. disco. 80s and funk fora friendly student-orientated crowd.
I TNT at Riccarton Student Union. l()pm—3.30am. £3. 21 Oct. Fortnightly. Promising night offering the harder side of house music. Students and guests only. I Tribal Funktion at The Venue.
l lpm—3am. £5. 28 Oct. Fortnightly. Tribal continues to rock it with the sort of garage/trance. house thru techno meltdown popularised by Vasquez and Tenaglia upstairs. Downstairs. the trippy. filmic sounds of East Coast hip hop reign supreme: quality all round.
I Yip Yap at La Belle Angele.
l lpm—3am. £6. 21 Oct. Fortnightly. Two years on and still as busy as ever. Deep. underground house. real garage. hand(bag)s-in-the-air vocals. polite door staff. friendly faces. little-or-no attitude. occasional celebrity jocks and two of the best DJs in the country make this an excellent night out. Get there early though.
I Class Society at La Belle Angele. 10.30pm—3am. £5 (£4). 29 Oct. Fortnightly. New Sunday night social from the ubiquitous Horny Monkey guys
underground house sets.
I Masterplan at The Lane. 10pm—3am. Free. New night promising the best in acid jazz. funk and hip hop.
I Heart at The Subway. 9pm—3am. £1 (free for students with tnatriculation card). lndie and dance.
I Listen at The Venue. 10.30pm-3am. £6. 22 Oct. Fortnightly. This week sees residents Dar. Jon .let and Nick Wong
. spinning their usual blend of Detroit
; techno. trance and electronica.
: I The Mothership at The Basement.
‘ 9pm-1am. Free. Chill out at the all-star funk jam with resident DJs Gino and
Stuart and Stevie. promising experimental.
I Three Bag Brew at Negociants. lOpm-3am. Free. Three Bag Brew on the mix with their usual quality blend of hip hop. funk.jazz. soul. Latin and Brazilian soundtracks.
I Sunday Night Fever at Century 2(X)0.
l 1pm—3am. £3. Drinks at 70p. 80p and 90p. appropriately accompanied by music from the 70s. 80s and 90s.
I Taste at The Vaults. lOpm-3am. £5. Members and guests only. Hedonistic night of garage. trance and full-on nu- energy from DJs Fisher and Price. Barking. mixed. up-for-it crowd creating probably the best party atmosphere in town. Only for the headstrong and definitely not for the faint-hearted.
I Timewarp at The Rocking Horse.
1 lpm—3am. £2 (free before 12.30am). A very w-i-d-e playlist indeed: 60s. 70s. 80 and 90s.
Tapas, Cuban cocktails and red hot Salsa Latin American dance sounds
i At l with DJ Tchico .
Glasgow Caledonian Students Union 1 Park Drive (off Woodlands Road)
Now on 3rd Saturday
of each month 8.30pm - late (Oct 21, Nov 18, Dec 16)
All proceeds to Scottish Cuba Defence Campaign
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