16 Nov. Fortnightly. Indie night run by the FBI crew playing Kulashaker. Bluetones. Garbage etc . . . With DJ Lee (FBI).

I Clouds at The Venue. 6.30-10pm. £3 (£2 members). Weekly. New under l8s night with DJ Crosby guesting. Strictly unlicensed. Membership guarantees entry. I Colours at Club Mercado. llpm—4am. £8 members. £10 non-members. Membership applications and club information on Ol698 276 866. I6 Nov. Fortnightly. Mancini and Boney are joined by the multi-talented Ashley Beadle (Junior Boys Own) for upfront house and garage. Michael Kilkie guests on 30 Nov.

I beep at Studio 24 (formerly Calton Studios). I lpm—3am. £4. 16 Nov. Fortnightly. Deep house upstairs.

I Disco Inierno at The Venue. IO.30pm—3am. £6. 16 Nov. Fortnightly. Your regular disco hosts MC Otis and DJs Love and Nick Silver with three burning floors of hor disco action. Probably Edinburgh‘s busiest night.

I Earth lnfemo at The Rocking Horse. IO.30pm—3am. £3. Happy Hour until 12.30am. Goth and industrial sounds.

I East Coast Project at Henry’s Cellar Bar. I lpm—3am. Band on stage at midnight. £4 (£3). Hip hop. soul and jazz night with DJs Eh? Wun. Joseph and Unkle Fawaz joined by various East Coast Project musicians including Nicola King (ex Captain Shifty). Rose‘anne (Coco And The Bean). Stevie Christie and David Donnelly (Freshly Squeezed). Small place. gets busy. good atmosphere though. I The Egg at The Wee Red Bar. ll.30pm-4am. £3. Drinks promos. Indie. 60s. new wave and soul. I Energise at Subway. l Ipm—3am. £2. Various party sounds. I Extra Width at The Jaffacake. llpm—3am. £4. 23 Nov. Fortnightly. Harder indie sounds running downstairs from FBI. I FBI at The Jaffacake. l lpm—3am. £4. 23 Nov. Fortnightly. Exceptionally popular indie club on three floors at its new home.

I la Freak at The Attic. IO.30pm—3am. £4. 23 Nov. Fortnightly. New home for this increasingly popular night of 70s disco. I Going Places at the Assembly Rooms. IO.30pm—3am. £6 members. £8 guests. Tickets available in advance from the Assembly Rooms. 16 Nov. Edinburgh‘s premier easy listening club back at the Assembly Rooms for the fourth time with more kitsch happenings. Get dressed up and get down to the sounds of Tony Bennet. Shirley Bassey and Frank Sinatra. I Grease at Moray House. I lpm—3am. £3 (£2). 23 Nov. Fortnightly. Funky-pop and dance. With drinks promos.

I Ilalta at The Jaffacake. I lpm—3am. £4. l6 Nov. 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 Joy at Wilkie House. I0pm—3am. £4 members. £5 non-members before llpm. £6 members. £7 non-members after. 16 Nov. Every four weeks. Alan and Maggie with pumping house and techno in the main hall. Trendy Wendy more chilled upstairs. Pete ‘Shaker‘ Bones (Red Ant Records) guests to celebrate the release of the first Joy single on Red Ant.

I The Lane at The Lane. llpm-late. £5. Residents Jon Flowers and Kev McGinley with a wide dance orientated playlist.

I Mambo Club at Cavendish. lOprn—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. lOpm—3am. £3.50 (free before

I I.30pm for members). See Fridays.

I The Nursery at The Attic. I lpm—3am. £4. l6 Nov. Fortnightly. Alternative rock

and indie night. With drink promos.

I Orange at Studio 24 (formerly Calton Studios). Ilpm-3am. Prices tbc. 23 Nov. Fortnightly. Residents Dave Randall and Morgan Marsalis with house on the main floor. Chan and pop tack upstairs at Screem.

I Peaches ’n’ Cream at Royal Chimes. 10.30pm—3am. £4 members, £5 non- members before midnight. £6 members. £7 non-members after. Ladies free before llpm. 16 Nov. Fortnightly. Hard house with Darren Daze and Adrian Davenport. I G at The Music Box. IO.30pm—3am. £4 before Il.30pm. £5 after. Exceptionally popular night of funked up house and flamboyant dance classics with Kevin Jones (Forth FM) and Billy Whizz.

I MW at Negociants. I0pm—3am. Free. A busy underground house night.

I Rock Orgasm at The Rocking Horse. IO.30pm-3am. £3. Climactic night of heavy guitar sounds.

I Salsa Viva at Gran Via-Tasca. IO.30pm—3am. £5 (£4). I6 Nov. Fortnightly. High quality Latin music featuring the old classics and the hottest and latest releases in salsa. merengue and mucho mas.

I Saltrade at The Honeycomb. llpm—3arn. £5 before midnight. £8 after. Weekly. Residents Gavin Campbell and Ross Keddie with a deep. dark house sound. checking Detroit. Chicago and even a bit of drum ’n' bass along the way. Andy Ford (Tractions. Nova Mute) guests in room one. Stephen Middleton (Sole Music)joins Yogi Haughton through the back for fresh garage. Watch out for the first birthday party in December with Kevin Saunderson and Paul Trouble Anderson.

I Salsa Viva at Gran Via-Tasca. 10.30pm—3am. £5 (£4). l6 Nov. Fortnightly. High quality Latin music from the old classics to the hottest and latest releases in salsa. cumbia and rnerengue.

I Snog at Club Mercado. 7.30—l0.30pm. £4 members. £5 non-members. Busy under-l8s night playing the best in chart and dance.

I Soul Underground at The City Cafe. 9pm—lam. Free. Residents Nick Wav and Norton play R & B. Motown. G-Funk. hip hop and rare groove in the City Two. Very busy.

I Stripped at La Belle Angele. IO.30pm—3am. £6. 23 Nov. Fortnightly. Residents Zammo and Kris Keegan kick up a storm with Euro house and garage. I Tease at Wilkie House. IO.30pm—3am. £8 before Ilprn. £l0 after. 23 Nov. Monthly. Tease bring you Paul Harris (Renaissance) and Tom Dexter (Pimp) for the best in house. With Tease residents Keith Baxter. Steve Abraham. Gary McDowall and the Cheesewire percussionists. Watch out also for the Fantasy Dancers who've been causing a bit of a stir. Be warned though. arrive early. this night is very popular and extremely busy. Rumour has it that Tease will be running a night in The Vaults very. very soon. Watch this space.

I Teasage at The Citrus. l lpm—3am. £3. Happy Hour l lpm—midnight. Free ice poles all night. Indie all the way with Sarah playing to a packed and sweaty crowd.

I Tribal Funktion at The Venue. IO.30pm-3am. £5 members. £7 non- members. 23 Nov. Fortnightly. Canada’s The Stickmen join residents Simone. George T and H on the ground floor for underground American house. Cutting edge. three-deck hip hop and swing action upstairs with Eh? Wun! and Reach Out. mellow drum ‘n’ bass in The Cooler with Richie Ruftone.

I Yip Yap at La Belle Angele. l0pm-3am. £6. 16 Nov. Fortnightly. Kev Mckay with deep. deep. deep groovy house and Gareth Sornmerville with beautifully-mixed soulful vocals and ruff dubby workouts. Three years on and still a vital night.


I The Aloof and Kris Needs at The Venue. 9pm. £6. 24 Nov. Strictly speaking a live music event but The Aloof are led by Dean Thatcher. formerly a well-known face on the DJ circuit. He's now rocking crowds with The Aloof and their take on the live dance music ethic as seen with Underworld. Leftfleld er (:1. Even better however. they‘re supported by Kris Needs who knows more about music than most DJs in his country put together. Needs will be on the decks for two hours after the live show has finished so stick around. you might learn something . . .

I Fresh at The Venue. 10.30pm-3am. £3 before midnight. £4 after. l7 Nov. Fortnightly. Uplifting house on the ground floor with Crosby and friends. First birthday.

I The Fruit Shop at Walkers. l0pm—3am. £6. New gay night featuring Alan (Joy). Trendy Wendy and Pete Hirnsworth.

I Fun Times at La Belle Angele. llpm—3am. Prices tbc. 24 Nov. Fortnightly. Sisters Inc bring you a fun mix of the old and the new after an extremely successful opening night.

I The Grind at The Lane. I lpm—3am. £3. Swing and hip hop with regular freestyle sessions. With good drinks promos.

I G2 at P] Lyles. 9pm—lam. Free. Deep house. dub and drum ‘n’ bass with Fly and Norm. Pre-club.

I Mambo Club at Cavendish. lOpm—late. £2 before midnight. £4 after. Ossie and assorted specialist DJs present 60s. 70s and 80s soul. Drinks promos on all draught beers and vodka.

I The Mothership at The Basement. 9pm—lam. Free. Chill out. jazz-funk style. with residents Gino and Fryer.

I Playmates at Club Mercado. llpm—3am. Free entry. 17 Nov. First three Sundays of the month. New gay night hosted by Jason from Mercado and DJs Trendy Wendy and Barbie playing cheesy. commercial handbag.

I Boots at The City Cafe. 8.30pm—late. Free. Weekly. Johnny (Rhythm Lab) upstairs with funk. soul and acidjazz and Robbie downstairs with a reggae selection.

I Seed at The Venue. I0pm—3am. £2. 24 Nov. Fortnightly. New night of underground. minimal techno beats on the top floor.

I Spice at The Tap O‘I-auriston. Spin—lam. Free. Techno with residents Bill and Jan. Plus drinks promos.

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 Tackno at Club Mercado. llpm—late. £3 members. £4 ifyou dress with the theme. £6 others. 24 Nov. Last Sunday of the month. This month’s theme is Tackno In Outer Space. Trendy Wendy is your host for the evening. Trekkers. Garnorian Guards and Intergalatic Cadets are all welcome. It will be out of this world . . . I Taste at The Honeycomb. I lpm-3am. £7 non members. £5 members. £8 non members with guest DJ. Membership is available on the night. Weekly. Extremer busy mixed/gay night of hard partying. Residents Fisher and Price play happy to hard house in the main room while Martin Valentine and Neil Byers drop garage through the back. For further details call the Taste Events Line on 557 4656.

I Tlrnevrarp at The Rocking Horse.

I lpm—3am. £2 (free before l2.30am). Classic tunes from the last four decades of pop.

I Xponential at Wilkie House. I0pm—3am. Free. 24 Nov. Wierdy goings- on in the foyer.

I The Yellow Cate at Assembly Rooms. 8pm—midnight. £3 (£I.50). 17 Nov. Underground poetry. music and film with MC Rodney Relax orchestrating the chaos.

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I ASAP. at The City Cafe. 8.30pm-late. Free. Dr Kool with jazz. blues. rare groove. Mo Wax and Latin flavours.

I Ceroc at Moray House. 7.15—IO.30pm. £4 (£3.50). Energetic. stylish. modern jive from France with music ranging from chart to reggae. to Latin. soul and blues. Forty-five minute beginner class at 7.30pm. Plus. there‘s a licensed bar.

I Digital Biscuit at Negociants. 9pm—3am. Free. l8 Nov. Fortnightly. Funky. flipped. tripped out tunes with Paul (Lift). Graflk (lnnerspace magazine) and Believe (Space Shanty). Inner Space Live play once a month.

I Ilello at The Honeycomb. lOpm—late. £3. (£2 Taste rnemebers) Relatively unknown DJs are given a chance to impress the crowd. With Taste DJs Fisher and Price overseeing operations.

I Jazz Is What? at Negociants. 9pm—3am. Free. 25 Nov. Fortnightly. An eclectic blend of Brazilian jazz and every other form ofjazz you can think of with DJs Benj and Krys.

I Ministry (It Sound at The Cavendish. l0pm—3am. £6 (£5 students). 18 Nov. One-off date featuring Seb Fontaine. Jazzy M and Edinburgh's own Mark Ray. Expect a packed night over two floors and with drinks promos on Holsten Pils and Bacardi.

I Trainspotter at The Subway. lOpm—3am. £1 (free for students with matriculation card). A mix of indie and dance.


I Bloo Ilote at The City Cafe. 9pm—late. Free. Jazz. funk. soul and hip hop.

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

I Insanity at The Subway. I0pm—3am. £l (free for students with matriculation card). Pop. chart and indie sounds.

I Motheriunlt at The Venue. lOpm-3am. Free. Weekly. Massively popular funk and soul session with Gino and Fryer. Now on two floors because it‘s so busy.

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

I 708/808 Club at The Rocking Horse. IO.30pm-3am. £2 (free before l2.30am). Seventies and eighties chart hits. as the name sug ests.

I Space atarl at Wilkie House. llpm—3am. Free. 19 Nov. Off-world lounge music. bachelor pad bongos. space age sonics and toe-tapping exotica from beyond time. Last Space Safari at Wilkie House before they move to a new venue.

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