unbelievable 50p.‘ Upstairs in the new room. Fury‘s present Music For Pleasure - 'Laid back night of funk. hip hop. dance. swingy soul’.

I lure at R.G.‘s. Spin—midnight. Free. Dls Ziggy and Bob get housey for a crowd heading off to Archaos and the Sub Club. Pre-club.

I Bed Cell at The Sub Club. l lpm-3am. £3. The fleet-footed techno individualists who brought us Science. Aquaplanet and UK Gold concentrate their attention on this night to make it one of the deepest. darkest underground club nights in Scotland. The night centres on Mark Ryal with guests Twitch (Pure). Richard Grey (Vapourspace) and Dominic (Subbie Saturdays) making appearances through the month. Drinks promos.

I lied: 11pm—3am. £3 (£2). 1)] Graeme plus Bud £1.20. and £1 vodka mix and Hooch all night. A night of classic disco peppered with the best of contemporary house and garage.

I Bumble at The Garage. 1 lpm-3am. £3 (£2). Cardow and Ross with an exceptionally busy night of charty dance faves. cheap drinks and drunk students. Snogtastic!

I Velvet Rooms I lpm—3am. £3 (£2). DJ Skud playing soulful grooves. mellow hip hop and sexy swing from Busta Rhymes to Marvin Gaye. A groovy alternative to student nights. Bud £1.50. Hooch £1.25. Jack Daniels and mixer £1.25.


I Astroniotel at the Honeycomb.

l 1pm—3am. Curfew 1.30am. £6. £5 before midnight. 6 Sept. Fortnightly. Hard Chicago house frotn Scott Gallagher and the Tribal Funktion DJs. Hip hop. swing and disco in the back. Steve ‘Silk' Hurley guests on 20 Sept.

I Big at the Jaffacake. 1 Ipm—3am. £3 before midnight. £4 after. New weekly night of mainstream chart sounds. With excellent drinks promos and a chance to win a holiday to Majorca.

I Cavendish 9pm—3am. £5. Over 25s only. Smart dress. Live bands every week. Sixties and 70s music. Ground floor only. I Cathouse at The Rocking Horse. Ilpm—3am. £3 (£2 with flyer). Price includes entry to Katch and Voodoo Chile. Extremely popular night featuring post grunge-like rock sounds.

I Century 2000 I lpm—3am. £5. Over

18s. Commercial dance music under the most expensive lights in Scotland. No ripped jeans. steel toe-caps or trainers.

I out) ’n’ Dance at The City Cafe. 10.30pm-1am. Free. 1)] Gaz Long and guests playing dub. garage and house downstairs in City Two. Hot and busy.

I Evol at The Music Box. 10.30pm-3am. £3. Ever popular night of 60s. 70s and 80s pop nonsense. Always busy and guaranteed fun. Early arrival is recommended.

I Iloneytunlt at Club Mercado. Ilpm—3am. £6 (£5). Monthly. Dls Eh! Wun. A] and Fawaz with the cool summer mix of swing and hip hop. plus an old skool funk. rap and soul selection. I Katch at The Rocking Horse.

1 1pm—3am. £3 (£2 with flyer). Price includes entry to Cathouse and Voodoo Chile. Eighties and 90s indie dance.

I The lane at The Lane. 1 Iptn—late. £5. Residents Jon Flowers and Kev McGinley with a wide dance-based playlist.

I lift at Wilkie House. 10.30pm-3am. £7 (£5). 13 Sept. Fortnightly. Residents Euan and Paul with hard house. funky techno and acid trance. Craig Thomas (Absolute. London) returns. Watch out for a possible Lift v Sativa soundclash on 20 Sept.

I loungln’ at Negocianm 9pm-3am. Free. Every Friday except the last Friday of the month. Yogi Haughton and assorted guests work their way through funk. soul. swing. rap and hip hop. plus the odd bit of

disco. in the recently refurbished Negociants basement.

I Marley's Reggae [lab at Cavendish. IOpm—3am. £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 0ne at The Carlton Highland Hotel. 10pm-3am. £3.50 (free before

1 1.30pm for members). A relaxed. plush venue for the more mature seekers of night life.

I Planet Earth at The Citrus. 1 1pm-3am. £4. Happy hour cocktails “pm-midnight. Long running 70s/80s night veering happily from funk and new wave to Romo sounds.

I Pure at The Venue. 10.30pm—3am. £4 members. £6 non members without guest Dls. £5 members. £7 non members with guest Dls on two floors. £8 members. £10 non members with guest DJs on all three floors. Weekly. Pure is acknowledged as one of the finest techno nights in the UK. .lay Denham guests on 13 Sept.

I Beaction at The Subway. I Ipm—3am. £2 (free for students with matriculation card). Weekly mix of chart. dance and classic disco.

I Sillty at Royal Chimes. 10.30pm-3am. £6 members. £8 non members. £10 with guest DJs. 6 Sept. Weekly. Dominic Moir (Ministry Of Sound) guests.

I Sole Fusion at The Honeycomb. llpm—3am. £tbc. 13 Sept. Monthly. Fruitree Records night with DJ Luke Coke and a live PA from Shawn Benson whose voice has graced loads of recent garage tunes. With residents Craig Smith and Mikey Stirton providing the support. Old skool sounds through the back. See Hit List.

I Soul City at the Attic. 9pm—3am. £4. 13 Sept. Monthly. Northern soul night with resident Cha Watson and guests.

I Soul Train at The Venue. 10.30pm-3am. £5. 13 Sept. Fortnightly. Soul. disco. Motown etc . . . on the new top floor at The Venue.

I Space Shanty at The Attic. 10.30pm—3am. £4. 6 Sept. Fortnightly. Promising looking night of future funk playing The Chemicals. Goldie. Leftfield and Underworld.

I! Speeder at The Wee Red Bar.

‘1 lpm-3am. £3. Edinburgh's only real

alternative indie club as recently recommended by Jo Wiley and Mark Radcliffe.

I Sublime at Wilkie House. 10.30pm-3am. £5 members. £7 non members. 6 Sept. Fortnightly. Residents night at this top quality hard house/trance night. Anyone interested in making their own records might want to book some time in the Sublime studio. For further details call 668 3043.

I Tf.I.F. at Club Mercado. 5—10pm. Free. Friday nights have changed forever thanks to happy hour 5—6.30pm. £1 drinks. £10 bottles of champagne and great. nostalgic music courtesy of Trendy Wendy who manages to get the dancefloor packed and jumping as early as 6pm.

I Voodoo Chile at The Rocking Horse.

1 1pm—3am. £3. Price includes entry to Cathouse and Katch. Full of lovely boys (and girls) headbanging to classic heavy metal.


I BPM at the Music Box. 7—10pm. £5. Under-18s night playing a wide range of chart and dance sounds.

I Burger 0ueen at Club Mercado. 11pm—4am. £8 (£7). 14 Sept. Fortnightly. Craig and Tall Gary at this firin' glam handbaggy house night. Dress up and arrive early.

I The Cavendish 9pm-3am. £5. Over 25s only. Smart dress. Live bands every week. I Century 2000 11pm—3am. £5. See Fridays.

I Cll at Moray House. I 1pm-3am. £4. 7

Sept. Fortnightly. 'New indie night run by the FBI crew. With DJ Lee.

I Clouds at The Venue. 6.30—10pm. £3 (£2 members). Weekly. New under 18s night with DJ Crosby guesting. Strictly unlicensed. Membership guarantees entry. I Colours at Club Mercado. IIpm-4am. £8 members. £10 non members. 7 Sept. Fortnightly. Scott and Scooby (Shindig. Newcastle) guest at this popular house nighthee Hit List.

I Disco Interno at The Venue. 10pm—3am. £6. 7 Aug. Fortnightly. Your regular disco hosts MC Otis and Dls Love and Nick Silver entertain by far the biggest crowd in the city (800 at the last one) on three floors at The Venue. Prizes for the best 70s attire.

I Earth Inferno at The Rocking Horse. 10.30pm—3am. £3. Happy Hour until 12.30am. Goth and industrial sounds.

I East Coast Project at Henry's Cellar Bar IIpm-3am. Band on stage at tnidnight £4(£3). A who's who of local soul and jazz musicians and hip hop DJs come together for a freestyle jam.

I The Egg at The Wee Red Bar.

1 1.30pm—4am. £3. Drinks promos. Indie. 60s. new wave and soul.

I Energise at Subway. 11pm-3am. £2. Various party sounds.

I Extra Width at the Jaffacake.

I 1pm—3am. £4. 7 Sept. Fortnightly. New night offering slightly harder sounds to FBI upstairs.

I FBI at the lafffacake. I 1pm-3am. £4. 14 Sept. Fortnightly. Exceptionally popular indie club on three floors at its new home.

I |.e Freak at the .laffacake. 10.30pm—3am. £4. 14 Sept. Fortnightly. New home for this increasingly popular night of 70s disco.

I llalta at the Jaffacake. 11pm-3am. £4. 7 Sept. Fortnightly. Mainstream chart dance at this new night. Be warned though. this night is aimed at rugby club types and some serious liver damage is inevitable. I The lane at The Lane. I Ipm-late. £5. Residents Jon Flowers and Kev McGinley with a wide dance orientated playlist.

I Joy is once again on the move. Watch this space.

I Mambo Club at Cavendish. 10pm-3am. £4 (£3). Two floors with African. Latin. salsa. reggae. zouk and calypso downstairs and dub. lovers and dancehall upstairs. Sir Ossie is your selector. dropping the finest in global grooves every week.

I Minus One at The Carlton Highland Hotel. 10pm—3am. £3.50 (free before

1 1.30pm for members). See Fridays.

I The Nursery at The Attic. 10.30pm—3am. £3. 7 Sept. Fortnightly. New alternative rock night aiming to put the fun back into indie clubbing rotating the likes of Ministry. Nirvana and Garbage. With drink promos.

I Peaches ’n’ Cream at Royal Chimes. lOpm—3am. £4 before 11pm. £7 after. Women free before 1 1pm. 7 Sept. Fortnightly. House night with Darren Daze. Drinks promos till midnight.

I 0 at The Music Box. 10.30pm-3am. £4 before midnight. Residents Kevin Jones (Forth FM) and Billy Whizz with a mix of cheesy house and popular dance.

I MW at Negociants. 10pm—3am. Free. House and garage with Neil MacDonald. I Rock Orgasm at The Rocking Horse. 10.30pm—3am. £3. Climactic night of heavy guitar sounds.

I Sflrade at The Honeycomb. 11pm—3am. £8. Weekly. Hard house in the main room with resident Ross Keddie. Disco and garage in room two with Yogi Haughton. The only club in town ' professional enough to install a new air conditioning system. The new sound system‘s getting upgraded as well. Busy. Still not enough atmosphere though.

I Snog at Club Mercado. 7.30—10.30pm. £4 members. £5 non-members. Busy under-18s night playing the best in chart and dance.

I Soul Underground at The City Cafe.


Catch the best Edllbll‘gh clubs this fortnight.

I Soloisslon Scotland's only regular bonaflde garage night continues in its pursuit of the underground. Residents Craig Smith and Mikey Stirton are joined by DJ Luke Coke and vocalist Shawn Benson for a Fruitree Records night. The Honeycomb. Fri 13.

I Fire Island An end of summer special in association with Limbo. Fire Island and In Demand Records featuring a who's who of the Scottish club scene. DJs on the night include Ham', Kev McKay, Yogi Haughton. Michael Kilkie, Billy Kiltie and various other local names. Plus, as a bonus you'll be able to hear Blu Peter, the Sharp Boys and Steven React. The Venue. Sun 15.

I Colours The Colours team bring you yet another quality line-up, this time featuring Scott and Scooby from Shindig in Newcastle. Expect a classy mix of deep house and vocal garage. Club Mercado. Sat 7.

9pm—1am. Free. Residents Nick Wav and Norton play R 'n’ B. Motown. G-Funk. hip hop and rare groove in the City Two. Very busy.

I Stripped at La Belle Angele. 10pm—3am. £6. 14 Sept. Fortnightly. Residents Zammo and Kris Keegan kick up a storm with hard U.K. house.

I Teasage at The Citrus. 1 1pm—4am. £3. Happy Hour llpm—midnight: all drinks £1. Popular indie dance night. Dls Sarah jams a superb selection of punk. disco. 80s and funk for a friendly student- orientated crowd.

I Tribal Funktton at The Venue. 10.30pm—3am. £6 members. £8 non members. 14 Sept. Fortnightly. Residents Simone. George T and H on the deep and hard American house on the ground floor at this highly respected and resolutely underground night. Cutting edge hip hop and swing upstairs.

I Yip Yap at La Belle Angele. Ilpm—3am. £6. 7 Sept. Fortnightly. Residents Gareth Sommerville and Kev McKay on the American-influenced deep house and vocal garage vibe at one of Scotland‘s best nights.


I brunt ’n’ Bass at The Venue. 10.30pm-3am. Free. 8 Sept. Klonk and Trecheeba present the first in a series of fortnightly drum 'n’ bass nights on the top floor of The Venue. The Metalheadz tour arrives on 22 Sept with Fabio, Grooverider and Doc Scott.

I Flre Island at The Venue. 8pm—3am. £4 8pm-9pm. £8 after. 15 Sept. Spectacular one-off end of summer party in association with Fire Island. Limbo and In Demand Records. 01s on the night include Blu Peter. Steve React. Harri. Kev McKay. Yogi Haughton. Craig Smith. Michael Kilkie. Billy Kiltie and various other Scottish 0.15. The night is being promoted by Bill Grainger. the original owner of Fire

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