Catch tho but Edinburgh Clubs this fortnight.


I Soon Astromotel goes monthly to make way for Edinburgh's leading hip-hOp night, Seen. We haven‘t heard much from them since they did a few gigs at Wilkie House, so this marks a welcome return. Resident Eh? Wun! controls the main room with Well Stirred. The Honeycomb. Fri 29 Nov

I Tease Re-opening night party at The Vaults. Who knows what it’s going to be like? If Tease’s previous monthly spectaculars are anything to go by then you can bet it’s going to be busy, dressy and party house. London’s Fat Tony (Pushca) and Cream’s Andy Carroll provide the obligatory big name DJ status. while the Tease residents support, and the controversial Fantasy dancers continue to raise more than an eyebrow. The Vaults. Sat 30 Nov

I Zoology Zoology residents Gordon Whittaker and Phil Alcock are joined by Joy’s Alan and Maggie. With Vivien Markey and Seb Fontaine booked already for forthcoming dates. this club is one to watch. WrIkie House. Thurs 12 Dec I The Recovery Party Crew 2000 and Tangents host an early morning after-club party to mark World AIDS day. Various local DJs provide the music, while Hendersons do breakfast. Free healthy comedown food will be available, along with games, massage and face painting. Traverse Theatre Bar. Sat 30 Nov.


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

I The Living Boom ()plll—ltlll‘t. Free. See Fri.

I Mambo Club at Cavendish. l0pm—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 Minus One at The Carlton Highland Hotel. lOpm—3am. £3.50 (free before

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

I The Nursery at The Attic. l lpm—3am. £4. 30 Nov. Fortnightly. Alternative rock and indie night. With drink promos.

I Orange at Studio 24 (formerly Calton Studios). l lpm—3am. Prices the. 7 Dec. Fortnightly. Residents Dave Randall and Morgan Marsalis with house on the main floor. Chart and pop tack upstairs at Screem.

I Peaches ’n’ Cream at Royal Chimes. l0.30pm—3am. £4 members. £5 non- members before midnight. £6 members. £7 non-members after. Ladies free before llpm. 30 Nov. Fortnightly. Hard house with Darren Daze and Adrian Davenport. I I] at The Music Box. l0.30pm—3am. £4 before ll.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. l0pm—3am. Free. A busy underground house night.

I The Recovery Party at the Traverse Theatre Bar. 3am—7am. £4 (£3) on the door. 30 Nov. After club party hosted by Crew 2000 and Tangents to raise young people's awareness in the lead up to World AIDS day on I Dec. Various Edinburgh DJs including Paul and Ewan (Lift). Robbie (Shake). Bill (Spice) and Believe will be lending their support. Breakfast will be provided by Henderson‘s and a selection of free healthy comedown food will be laid on for weary clubbers. as will massages. games and face painting. See Hit List. I Rock Orgasm at The Rocking Horse. 10.30pm—3am. £3. Climactic night of heavy guitar sounds.

I Salsa Viva at Gran Via-Tasca. l0.30pm—3am. £5 (£4). 30 Nov. Fortnightly. High quality Latin music featuring the old classics and the hottest and latest releases in salsa. merengue and mucho mas.

I Saltlade at The Honeycomb. llpm—3am. £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 ofdrum 'n' bass along the way. 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 Snug at Club Mercado. 7.30— 1 0.30pm. £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. l0.30pm—3am. £6. 7 Dec. Fortnightly. Residents '/.ammo and Kris Keegan kick up a storm with Euro house and garage. I Tease at The Vaults. l0.30pm—3am. £8 before I l.l5pm. £10 after. 30 Nov. Weekly thereafter. Tease kickstart The Vaults with their usual blend of big name Dls. extravagance and dressy party people. Fat Tony (Puscha) and Andy Carroll guest. Simon ()wen (Miss Moneypennies) and Andy Ward guest 7 Dec. No trainers. hooded tops or caps. Arrive early. Info: 0973 248 I65. See Hit List.

I Teasage at The Citrus. llpm—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. l().30pm—3am. £5 members. £7 non members. 7 Dec. Fortnightly. 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. l0.30pm—3am. £6. 30 Nov. Fortnightly. Kevin Mckay with deep house and Gareth Sommerville with beautifully-mixed soulful vocals and ruff dubby workouts. Three years on and still a vital night. Get there early.


I Club Rendezvous at The Venue. lOpm—3am. £4. 8 Dec. ()ne-off nite of lite vocal house and garage on the top floor. I Dive at La Belle Angele. llpm—3am. £4 (£3). Look out for free passes. l Dec. Fortnightly. Heavenly Social style big beat action from G-Mac and Dolphin Boy. I Fresh at The Venue. l0.30pm—3am. £3 before midnight. £4 after. | Dec. Fortnightly. Uplifting house on the ground floor with Crosby and friends.

I Fun Times at La Belle Angele.

l lpm—3am. Prices the. 8 Dec. Fortnightly. Sisters lnc. bring you a fun mix of old and

new after an extretnely successful opening night.

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

I CZ at P] Lyles. 9pm-lam. Free. Deep house. dub and drum 'n' bass with Fly and Norm. Pre-club.

I Mambo Club at Cavendish. l0pm—late. £2 before midnight. £4 after. ()ssie 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.

l lpm—3am. Free entry. I and 8 Dec. 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. 8.3()pm~late. Free. Weekly. Johnny (Rhythm Lab) upstairs with funk. soul and acid jazz and Robbie downstairs with a reggae selection.

I Seed at The Basement. l()pm-3am. £2. 8 Dec. Fortnightly. New night of underground. minimal techno beats on the top floor.

I Spice at The Tap ()‘l.auriston.

8pm» I atn. Free. Techno with residents Bill and Jan. Plus drinks promos.

I Sunday Night Fever at Century 2000. llpm-3am. £3. Drinks at 70p. 80p and ‘)()p. appropriately accompanied by music from the 70s. 80s and 90s.

I Taste at The Honeycomb. l lpm-3am. £7 non-members. £5 members. £8 non- members with guest l)J. Membership is available on the night. Weekly. Extremely 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 Timewarp at The Rocking Horse.

l lpm—3am. £2 (free before l2.3()am).

Classic tunes from the last four decades of


I Xponenttal at Wilkie House. l()pm-3am. Free. 8 Dec. Weirdy electronic goings-on in the foyer.


I LSAT. 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. l5-lO.30pm. £4 (£3.50). Energetic. stylish. modem 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. 2 Dec. Fortnightly. Funky. flipped. tripped out tunes with Paul (Lift). Grafrk (IIIIIL’I‘.\‘[)(I(’(.’ magazine) and Believe (Space Shanty). Inner Space Live play once a month.

I Hello at The Honeycomb. lOpm-late. £3 (£2 Taste members). 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. 9 Dec. Fortnightly. An eclectic blend of Brazilian jazz and every other form ofjazz you can think of with l)Js Krys and Christo.

I Trainspotter at The Subway. l()pm-3am. £l (free for students with matriculation card). A mix of indie and dance.


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

I Calabash at Negociants. l()pm—3am. Free. Jazz. funk. soul and hip-hop with Fawaz and Gavin.

I Extreme at Century 2000. l lpm-3am. £5 in advance from 23rd Precinct. Century 2000 and Virgin. £6 on the door. 3 Dec. One-off house and techno night featuring Tony De Vit. Kevin Jones and Gary McAndrew. See Hit List.

I Insanity at The Subway. l0pm-3am. £l (free for students with matriculation card). Pop. chart and indie sounds.

I Motherlunlr at The Venue. l()pm-3am. Free. Weekly. Massively popular funk and soul session with Gino and Fryer. Now on two floors because it's so busy.

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

I 705/805 Club at The Rocking Horse. l().30pm-3am. £2 (free before l2.30am). Seventies and eighties chart hits. as the name suggests.

I TIJ. Christmas at Club Mercado. 3pm—3am. Free. 10 Dec. Every Tuesday. Wednesday. Thursday and Friday thereafter. Cheap drinks and good times music from hostess Wendy.



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