Catch the best Edinburgh Clubs this fortnight.
I Tribal Funktion Tribal continue to pursue the hottest Stateside sounds. bringing New York’s Angel Moraes to the UK for only the second time in his career. Expect real house music (for a change). The Venue, Sat ll Nov.
I Burger uueen Look out. it's back! A little less hype than last time but sure to make a lot of people happy. Craig and Huggy take midweek clubbing into new realms of danceiloor debauchery. Anything could happen. Wide Awake Club, Thurs 9 Nov.
I Horny Monkey The much hyped DJ Vibe from Portugal (the new Ibiza?) checks in. together with Mark Picchiotti (Chicago). Richard Breeden. plus a PA from The Absolute (There Will Come a Day) to celebrate the new Tribal UK LP and the launch of
Touch '(l. Edinburgh's new club magazine. The limits, Sat 1/ Nut’.
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I Genus at Bloo. l().3()pm—3am. £7. 4 Nov. Monthly. New night. new venue. Edinburgh‘s Yogi llaughton isjoined by Paul Murray (Up Yer Ronson) and Murray Richardson in the main room. with top quality jazz. funk and hip hop downstairs from Finbar and A One. Should be good. I The Good Ship Venus at Blot). I()pm—3am. £5. 25 Nov. Monthly. Edinburgh welcomes Andy Williams (Dogtastic) back to the club scene. alongside Andy Watson (Pure) for what is sure to be an interesting night. Expect the unexpected.
I Horny Monkey at The Vaults. I()pm—3.3()am. £|() (£8). I I Nov. Fortnightly. Busy Saturday night affair offering upfront UK house and garage on the slightly harder. almost trancey tip. with residents Stuart Duncan. Stevie Livingston. Colin Cook and Alan Dundas. Next week DI Vibe (Underground Sound of Lisbon) and Mark Picchiotti (Chicago) play alongside Richard Breeden and The Absolute (There Will Come a Day) at the joint launch of the Tribal UK LP and Touch'ed. Edinburgh's new club magazine.
I Joy at The New Calton. lem—«lam. £5 members before midnight. £6 after. £6 non-members before midnight. £7 after. Weekly gay night. Members and guests only. Recent guest Rachel Auburn confirmed that this is one of the country‘s wildest. coolest and sweatiest gay nights by saying afterwards that she'd never seen anything like it. Residents Maggie and Alan continue to work the floor week in week out with a truly uplifting mix of pumping house and nit-energy. featuring
screaming snares and delirious drum rolls.
one (not New York. not San Francisco) can party as hard as the Scots.
Unsurpassable! Watch out for a
forthcoming visit from Steve React. I Katch at The Rocking Horse.
l().3()pm-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—3am.
.. £4 (£3). Two floors with African. Latin. 3 salsa. reggae. zouk and calypso
downstairs and dub. lovers and dancehall upstairs. Sir Ossie is your selector. dropping the finest in global grooves each and every week.
I Mi5 at The Attic. I()pm—3am. £4 (£3
before midnight). 4 Nov. Fortnightly. Sister club to FBI playing a similar
soaraway mix of Britpop and indie. Get
there early to take in some marvellous
drinks promos ( I()pm-midnight). Playlist. as ever. includes the very best of
§ contemporary indie: Supergrass. Elastica.
()asis. Black Grape. Recommended. I Minus One at The Carlton Highland
; Ilotel. I()pm-—3am. £2.50 (free for
members). See Fridays.
I D at The Music Box. I l.3()pm—3am. £4 (£3). ‘Fdinburgh‘s coolest subterranean pleasure zone' according to the promoters. Music policy moves from smooth grooves through to more phat and funky sounds. I RAW at Negociants. IOpm—3am. Free. Weekly. David Brown (Yip Yap) and Neil MacDonald giving it garage and house for
that all-important pre-club warm-up. I Red Hot Pepper Club lOpm—3am. £4
(£3). See Fridays.
I Rock Orgasm at The Rocking Horse. I().3()pm—3am. £3. Climactic night of heavy guitar sounds.
I Shaft at Moray House. I lpm—4am. £4.
4 Nov. Fortnightly. Now nearly five- . years-old. Shaft is moving away
somewhat from its disco origins to take in
i 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
I Stripped at La Belle Angele. Ilpm—3am. £5. II Nov. Fortnightly. Big. big anthems and a rather large helping of
the BT—style. UK trancey—house vibe with
a well-dressed. up-for-it crowd. Saturday night clubbing.
I Teasage at The Citrus. I Ipm—Jam. £3. Happy Hour: all drinks £I. Popular indie dance night. DJs Sarah and Niall jam a superb selection of punk. disco. 80s and funk for a friendly student-orientated crowd.
I TNT at the Riccarton Student Union. I()pm—3.30am. £3. 4 Nov. Fortnightly.
Promising night offering the harder side ' of house music. Students and guests only.
I Torpedo at Bloo. lem—3am. £4 (£3). II Nov. Fortnightly. Mainstream dance night featuring the usual drinks promos and an assortment of oddities like bouncy boxing and karaoke. Party till you drop. I Tribal Funktion at The Venue. Ilpm—3am. £5. ll Nov. Fortnightly. Tribal continues to fly in the face of
fashion by playing the real underground
sound of American house not the remixed. watered down. chartbound version favoured by its counterparts. New York‘s
Angel Moraes flies in next week to play his particular brand of deep. hard-edged soulful house music. Downstairs. the
trippy. ﬁlmic sounds of East Coast hip
hop reign supreme: quality all round. See
I Yip Yap at La Belle Angele.
I Ipm—3am. £6. 4 Nov. 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 resident Dis in the country. An
excellent night out. Selling out by
I Sunday Night Fever at Century 2000.
midnight. Get there early.
I from the 70s. 80s and 90s. I Taste at The Vaults. Sadly. taste has i withdrawn from The Vaults due to the I irresponsible attitude of door-staff which has led to outbreaks of trouble in recent weeks. They are currently looking for a new venue. details of which will be released to the people who need to know. I Timewarp at The Rocking Horse. lem—3am. £2 (free before l2.30am). A very w-i-d-e playlist indeed: 60s. 70s. 80s and 90s.
I Masterplan at The Lane. lOpm—3am. Free. New weekly night promising the best in acid jazz. funk and hip hop.
I Heart at The Subway. 9pm—3am. £1 (free for students with matriculation card). Indie and dance.
I The Mothership at The Basement. 9pm—Iam. Free. Chill out at the all star funk jam with resident Dis Gino and Fryer.
I Three Bag Brew at Negociants. I()pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Three Bag Brew on the mix with their usual quality blend of hip hop. funk. jazz. soul. Latin and Brazilian soundtracks.
I Airport at St James Oyster Bar. Spin—lam. Free. Monday night madness for all those party people who can't get enough. Underground house from residents Cocomix and Eelight with occasional guests like Donny Allan. Scott Ferguson and Fisher and Price. Mental.
I lpm—3am. £3. Drinks at 70p. 80p and 90p. appropriately accompanied by music
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