card). Weekly mix of chart. dance and classic disco.

I Rumbeando at Club Mercado.

l0pm —3am. £5 (£4 ). Free dance class at l0pm with Dance Base suprema. Alba Higgins. I00"? Latin dance from the highly respected Thelonius team who also brought you (‘lub Latino.

I Sativa at New (‘alton llpm 3am. £5 members. £(i non. 17 May. Sativa are back with a vengeance with the tisual ftill- on orchestrated madness. featuring vvierd. wired funky techno and drum 'n' bass. .-\s ever. don't miss the drummers.

I Sole Fusion at The Honeycomb. 10.30pm 5am. £5 24 .May. Monthly. Soulful garage and real underground house from residents (’iaig Smith and .Milky Stirtori iii the main room with old s'kool vibes from Sugar Ray and Sty ler through the back. The last one was an absolute stor'riici. See Hit List.

I Sublime at Wilkie House. 10pm 3am. l0.30pm. £5 (£(w. l7 .May. Fortnightly. Fabi Paras guests w itli his unpredictable blend of house and techno. This club is a guaranteed full-on. dance till you drop party zone. Highly recoriimended.

I T.F.I.F. at (‘lub Mercado. 5pm 4am. Free 5 lllpiii. £5 lllpm midnight. £4 midnight 4am. Weekly. Friday nights have changed forever thanks to happy hours. £l drinks. £10 bottles of chariipagnc and great. nostalgic music courtesy of Trendy Wendy who manages to get the daricetlooi' packed and jumping as early as (rpm?

I Voodoo Chile at The Rocking Horse. llpm Sam. £3. Price includes entry to (‘athouse and Katclr. l~ull of loy ely boys (and girls) headbanging to classic heavy metal.


I 3PM at the Music Box 7pm lllpiii. £5. Weekly l'nder-lSs night playing a wide range of sounds.

I Burger Queen at ('liilt Mercado

llpm 3am. £" =£(»i, 25 May. fortnightly. Residents Craig. lluggy and Stella lick an eager and w illiiig crowd into a fierce dancing frenzy w ith hard pumping house. DJs from Moy imeiito one of London‘s glaiiiiiiest nights assist. (iet there very early to ensure entry.

I The Cavendish 9pm 3am. £5. ()\ct’ 25s only. Smart dress. live bands every week. I Century 2000 llpm 1am. £5. See Fridays.

I Colours at (’lub Mercado. llprii 4am. £S lltc‘lltl‘t‘t's. £10 iioii iiieriibei's. IS May. Fortnightly. .\'o rest for the (‘olour's team with Ministry man (J Mackintosh joining the usual residents. See Hit List. I Disco Inferno at The Venue.

lllpm .‘yani. £5. to May. liiiniensely popular studeiity -ty pc disco.

I Earth Inferno .ii llt': Rl‘v'lslllg’. llorse. ll)..‘~(lprii Tam. ‘3. Happy Hour tiiitil l2.3(laiii. .\o ray e. just out of the gray c gothic and industrial sounds

I The ill .l-llc‘ \Vt‘t‘ Rt‘tl Bar.

ll.3(lpm 4am. £3. Drinks promos. Weekly solid gold easy dtc'llt‘ll sounds; more specifically indie. ()ll\. new wave ttlltl soul.

I Elevator in Wilkie llo'asc. l0.30pni~~5ani. £5. l‘s' May ()rie-otf night of hard house and nu~nrg.

I Energise at Subway, llpm iam. £2. Weekly. \ai'rous party sounls.

I FBI at Moray House. llpm 4am. £4. IS .May. l-oi‘triightly.

l‘.\cellent indie night playing the sassiest. s'iiiartest and sharpest in Britpop from ('ast totlasis to Stipcigzass. .~\':\\.ays busy. I Joy at 'l he New ('altoii llpm 1.1”;tltl.‘ No entt'} alter l._:ll.tlll £(i riieiiibeis before midnight. £7 after £" iioiivriieriihers before midnight. £.\' alter. Weekly gay night. Residents Maggie and .-\lan do their stuff at this. Scotland's biggest gay night. Plus Trendy Wendy (Tackno) upstairs The ineriibei‘s and guests only rule has l‘t‘t'lt slightly relaxed now

I le Freak at Moray House. I lpm—4am. £4. 25 May. Fortnightly. Increasingly popular night of real disco with a suitably well-dressed party crowd.

I Lovely at Wilkie House. 10.30pm—3am. £5. 25 May. Monthly. Glam house night presented by top Edinburgh hairdressers Patterson SAs.

I Mambo Club at Cavendish. I0pin—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 finest in global grooves every week.

I Marmalade Riccarton Student Union. l0piii~3anr £4. l8 May. Fortnightly. Chart-orieritated music.

I Mi5 at The Attic. l0pm~3anr £4 (£3 before midnight). 25 May. Fortnightly. Sister club to FBI playing a similar soaraway mix of Britpop and indie. Get there early to take in some marvellous drinks promos ( l0pm midnight). Playlist. as ever. includes the very best of contemporary indie: Supergrass. lilastica. ()asis. Black Grape.

I Minus One at The Carlton Highland Hotel. l0pm--3am. £2.50 (free for members). See Fridays.

I D at The Music Box. l0.30piii—3am. £4 before 12. Weekly. Residents Kevin Jones

(Forth FM) and Billy Whizz with a mix of

house. dance and funk.

I MW at Negociants. l0pm—3am. Free. Weekly. House and garage with Neil MacDonald.

I Revolution Riccarton Student Union. lt).30piii-~3am. £4. 25 May. Dance music. I Rock Orgasm at The Rocking Horse. l0.30pni Sam. £3. Weekly. Climactic night of heavy guitar sounds.

I Sakradé at the Honeycomb.

l lpm 3am. Weekly. Ross Keddie and (iavin Campbell with house in the main room. Yogi Haughton getting experimental through the back. Still finding its feet. but getting there.

I Snog at Club Mercado. 7.30--l().30pm. £4 members. £5 non-members. Weekly. Busy under-18s night playing the best in chart and dance.

I Soma at The .-\ttic. llpm 5am. £5. IS May. Fortnightly. Hai'd (‘hicago trax meet sc‘tlttc‘lty‘c‘ l)t‘tt‘(itt grooves with Chris. Robbie. Fric and Ritchie.

I Soul Underground .ii the City (Hire. ‘)pm- larii. Free. Weekly. Residents Nick Wav and Norton play R 'n' B. Motown. (i-Furik. hip hop and rare groove in the recently redecorated City 2.

I Stripped at La Belle Angele.

lllpm 3am. £l0. 25 May. fortnightly. Residents [ammo and Kris Keegan kick tip a storm with hard UK. house. Michael Kilkic guests.

I Teasage at The Citrus. llpm 4am. £3. Happy Hour llpm- midnight: all drinks £ 1. Weekly. Popular indie dance night. DJs Sarah and .\'iall jam a superb selection of punk. disco. fills and ftirik for a friendly sttideiit-orientated crowd.

I Tribal Funktion at The Venue. l0.30pm—.‘~am. £8 members. £5 members. 25 May. Fortnightly. New York's Angel .Mor'aes guests at one of the best .»\iiiericaii house nights in the country.

I Yip Yap at La Belle Angele. llpmA-3am. £7. IS May. Fortnightly. Hard Times residents Miles and lilliot take over to give resident Gareth Souierville a well earned night off. F.\pect top quality l'S house. As always. get there early. See Hit List.

I Voices Inside at Potter'ow Bar”.

s30pm lam. £2. 25 May. Monthly. New night exploring the roots of modern day black music. play mg old classics. rarities and recent releases \y ill) l).ls (it‘ttt‘gc Rc‘ttl (Fresh .-\ii' l-"M l and Spencer Chainey ((‘ome Dancing. London).


I The Grind at The l.ane. l0pm -3am. £3. 26 May. Fortnightly. Hip hop. swing and acid jazz.

I The Mothership at The Basement.

9pm-lam. Free. Chill out. jazz-funk style.

with residents Gino and Fryer.

I Boots at The City Cafe. 8.30pm—late. Free. Weekly. Johnny (Rhythm Lab) and Robbie chill with ska. 70s soul and mellow hip hop.

I The Satin Cellar at Claremont Hotel. Spin—lam. £2. Tickets from Fopp. Edinburgh and John Smith‘s. Glasgow. Swinging soul. raunchy rhythm and blues and devilish dance.

I Space Safari at Wilkie House. 9pm—Iam. Free entry. 19 May. Not sure what this is all about but the flyer goes on about incredible shrinking women. astrornen doing the hula and latin lovlies playing with their bongos. Your guess is as good as mine but it is free so why not go along and see for yourself.

I Spice at The Tap ()‘Lauriston. . Spin—lain. Free. Weekly. Techno with residents Bill and Jan plus drinks promos. I Straight From The Pot at Negociants. 10pm—3am. Free. Weekly. An eclectic fusion of funk. rare jazz grooves. soul. hip hop. Brazilian and soundtracks with master blender Well Stirred.

I Sunday Night Fever at Century 2000.

l lpm—3am. £3. Drinks at 70p. 80p and 90p. appropriately accompanied by music from the 70s. 80s and 90s.

I Sunrise at Wilkie House. l()pm—3am. £5 (£4). 26 May. Bank Holiday party with Gareth Sommerville and Michael Kilkie. plus drinks promos.

I Tackno at Club Mercado. l lpm—4am. £3 with sunwear. £5 without. 26 May. Monthly on the last Sunday of the month. Enjoy a tropical holiday adventure at the Tackno Beach Party. There's gonna be gifts galore and an extra special prize for the limbo Dancing King And Queen'. plus a happy hour between I lpm and midnight.

I Taste at The Honeycomb. l lpm—3am. £5. Weekly. Still one of the few places in town where you‘re guaranteed a good night out. Hard hectic house in the front. garage throuin the back. For further details call the 24 hour Taste Events Line on 557 4656.

I Timewarp at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3am. £2 (free before 12.30am). A very w-i-d-e playlist indeed: ()(ls. 70s. 80 and 90s.

I Tolerance at Club Mercado.

l lpm—4am. £5. l‘) May. Monthly. The Gay Preservation Society present their second women only event featuring Trendy Wendy (Tackno). Mother Superior and Christine.


I Ceroc at Moray House. 7.l5pm-l0.30pm. £4 (£3.50). Weekly. Energetic. stylish. modern jive from France with music ranging from chart to reggae. to l.atin. soul and blues. 45 minute beginner class at 7.30pm. Plus. there's a licensed bar.

I Digital Biscuit at Negociants. 9pm-3am. Free. 20 May. Fortnightly. Phunky. flipped-out. cheeky tunes dished up by Patil (Lift). Grafik (Inner Space Magazine) and Believe (Voodoo lnc FM). I Hello at The Honeycomb. l()pin--late. £3. Weekly. New night featuring the talents of new or relatively unknown DJs who will be given a public platform (half hour slots) for the first time. With Tasters Fisher and Price overseeing operations should things get messy.

I Jazz Is What? at Negociants. ()pm-3am. Free. 27 May. Fortnightly. An eclectic blend of straight jazz and just about every other form ofjazz you can think of. with DJs Beiij and Krys.

I Trainspotter at The Subway. l()pm—3am. £l (free for students with matriculation card). 70s. 80s and 90s dance plus indie faves.


I Calabash at Negociants. l0pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Jazz. funk. soul and hip hop with Fawaz and Gavin.



I Colour: Proof that there’s no rest for the wicked comes with the visit of much respected Ministry man CJ. Mackintosh on Sat 18 and everybody’s favourite party DJ Jeremy Healy on Thurs 23. Club Mercado.

I Solo Futon After an absolute stormer last month Craig and Mikey are taking the nu-underground vibes to another level. Expect the real deal. no cheesy commercial crap. just proper garage and house. The Honeycomb, Fri 29.

I Ylp Yap Hard Times residents Miles Holloway and Elliot Eastwick give resident Gareth Sommerville a well earned break. Be prepared for deep, dubby house and uplifting vocals. La Belle Angele. Sat 18.

I Insanity at The Subway. 10pm—3am. £l (free for students with matriculation card). Pop. chart and indie sounds.

I Nice at The Citrus. llpm—3am. £2. Drinks promos. Mixture of Britpop and classic indie right through to 60s soul.

I 70s/80$ Club at The Rocking Horse. l0.30pm—3am. £2 (free before 12.30am). 70s and 80s chart hits. as the name suggests.


I Ceroc at Moray House. 7. l5—lt).30pm. £4 (£3.50). Weekly. Energetic jive from France with varied music including blues. chart and reggae. Beginners class at 7.30pm. Plus. there's a licensed bar.

I Dolphin at The Subway. 9pm—3am. Free. Student night with loadsa drinks promos.

I Duh Department at Negociants. I0pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Spiritually uplifting reverbs and depth-plumbing dubs courtesy of the rather wonderful Rude boys. Check it out.

I Fishbowl at Wilkie House. 10.30pm—3am. 2‘) May. Occasional session for local DJs who think they're good enough to have-a-go for themselves. I Horizontal at Century 2000. 10.30pm—3am. £3 t£l students with matriculation card). Vodka. whisky. tequila and peach schnapps. 50p a shot. Lager and 80/-. £l a pint. Aptly-named student night with all-night drinks promos.

I Hubble at The Rocking Horse. l0pm—3am. £2 (free before 12.30am). Drinks promos. Busy. student-orientated night mixing tip the sort of pop. dance and indie sounds you'll hear at Katch or Shag. I Shark at The Cavendish. 10.30pm—3am. £3. Fxtremely busy student midweeker.

I Teasage at The Citrus. 1 lpm—3am. £2.50. Very busy midweek club. playing indie-orientated dance sounds alongside punk. disco. 80s and funk.

I The Transporter Room at The Attic. 10pm—3am. £3 l ). Veteran jazz. hip-hop and funk club with regular live bands (Captain Shifty. Freshly Squeezed. Papa’s Magic Beard. etc) and hard bop avant garde grooves creatively cut up by DJs Scotty and Sulti.

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