Residents Jon Flowers and Kev McGinley with a wide dance-orientated playlist.

I The Living Room 9pm-lam. Free. See Fri.

I Luver at Wilkie House. 9.15pm—3am. Members free; guests £3 before 9.30pm: £6 (£8) thereafter. 25 Jan. Monthly. First birthday party for one of Edinburgh's lower profile club nights. Peter James and Jared are your residents in the main hall. while Neil Byers is upstairs. The music ranges from progressive house to uplifting techno and the crowd are of the happy mixed/gay variety. Plus various other surprises on the night.

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 Ossie is your selector. dropping the finest in global grooves every week.

I Music For The Masses at ()ddfellows. 8.30pm—lam. Free. See Fri.

I 0 at The Music Box. l0.30pm-3am. £4 before l l.30pm. £5 after. Extremely 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 Babel Base at The Gallery (formerly the 369 Gallery). llpm—3am. £5. 1 Feb. Fortnightly. Those busy Pranksters present a new regular Saturday night for beat-heads everywhere. The two rooms will cover anything frotn trip hop to hip hop and drum ‘n' bass and plenty more in between. Multiple-deck mixing will be the norm. as will mad decor and a major guest once a month. Well worth checking by the sounds of it.

I Rock Orgasm at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3am. £3. Climactic night of heavy guitar sounds.

I Sakradé at The Honeycomb. llpm—3am. £8. Residents Gavin Campbell and Ross Keddie in the main room playing various house sounds. Yogi Haughton through the back with garage. Juan Atkins. Kenny Larkin and Stacey Pullen will all guest soon.

I Salsa Viva at Gran Via-Tasca. 10.30pm—3am. £5 (£4). 1 Feb. Fortnightly. High quality Latin music from the old classics to the hottest and latest releases in salsa. cumbia. merengue and mucho mas.

I Snag at Club Mercado. 7.30— 10.30pm. £4 members; £5 non-members. Busy under-l8s night playing the best in chart and dance.

I Tease at The Vaults. 10.30pm—3am. £8 before ll.15pm; £10 after. Big name DJs. extravagance and dressy party people. No trainers. hooded tops or caps. Arrive early. Info: 0973 248 I65. 25 Jan. house legend Marshall Jefferson drops in. as does Renaissance‘s Danny Hussain who

Brandon Block N: at Colours or Love, Club Mercado. Sat 25 Jan

will be appearing at the club every four to six weeks. On I Feb. Patrick Smoove is joined by DzReam's DJ Peer. Nigel Betm guests on Feb 8. Alfredo will also be appearing on a regular basis after enjoying the opening night so much. See Hit List.

I Teasage at The Citrus. llpm—3am. £3. Happy Hour llpm—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. l0.30pm—3am. £5 members; £7 rioti- members. 1 Feb. 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 ()ut. mellow drum ‘n‘ bass in The Cooler with Richie Ruftone.

I Vena at Wilkie House. l0pm—3am. £8 (£6) before llpm; tnore after. I Feb. Monthly. Vetta resident AJ isjoined by Taste residents Fisher and Price and Simon James (Hard Times) at this pumping happy party.

I Yip Yap at La Belle Angele. 10.30pm—3am. £6. 25 Jan. Kevin Mckay with deep house and Gareth Sommerville with beautifully-mixed soulful vocals and ruff dubby workouts. London‘s Farley and Heller (Junior Boys ()wn) guest. See preview.


l Beltane Fundraiser at Wilkie House. llpm—3am. £3. 2 Feb. With local DJs of various musical persuasions.

I 808 State and Sublime at The Venue. 9pm—3am. £9. Tickets in advance from Ripping and Virgin. 2 Feb. Full live set from Mancunian acid house pioneers. with singers. musicians. MCs. DJs etc . . . Top trance club Sublime take over the third floor making this a potentially excellent experience. Last titne 808 State played up here. Louise from Lamb was a guest vocalist. Will James front the Manics (whose voice graces 808 State‘s new single) be at this one?

I Fun Times at The Venue. | lpm—3am. Price the. 26 Jan. Fortnightly. Mixed/gay night currently doing rather well.

I The Grind at The Lane. I [pm-3am. £2 before midnight; £3 after. Swing and hip hop with regular freestyle sessions. With good drinks promos.

I Mambo Club at Cavendish. l0pm-late. £2 before midnight; £4 after. ()ssie and assorted specialist DJ s present 60s. 70s and 80s soul. Drinks promos on all draught beers and vodka.

I Negociants. 9pm-3am. Free. Weekly. Hip hop.

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 rackno at Club Mercado. l lpm—late. £3 members; £4 dressed up; £6 others. 26 Jan. Mombly. This month’s theme is Super-Tackno. so get your capes on and make like your fave superhero. Plus plenty of weird and wonderful surprises on the night.

808 State play at the Venue, Edinburgh on Sun 2 Feb

I Taste at The Honeycomb. l lpm—3am. £7 non-members; £5 members; £8 non- members with guest DJ. 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. A bit quiet lately but sure to pick up.

I Timewarp at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3am. £2 (free before 12.30am).

Classic ttmes from the last four decztdes of



I Game at Moray House. 7. l5— l(l.30pm. £4 (£3.50). Energetic. stylish. modern jive from France with music ranging from chart to reggae. to Latin. soul and blues. Forty-tive-minute beginner class at 7.30pm. Plus a licensed bar.

I Digital Biscuit at Negociants. 9pm-3am. Free. 27 Jan. Fortnightly. Funky. flipped. tripped-out tunes with Paul (Lift). Gralik (Ill/It’I'S/mt‘t’ magazine)

and Believe (Space Shanty). lnner Space Live play once a month.

I llello at The Honeycomb. l0pm—late. £3 (£2 Taste members). Relatively unknown DJs get a chance to impress the crowd. With Taste DJ s Fisher and Price overseeing operations.

I Jazz IS What? at Negociants. 9pm—3am. Free. 3 Feb. Fortnightly. An eclectic blend of Brazilian jazz and every other fortn ofjazz you can think of with DJs Beth and Krys.

I Trainspotter at The Subway. l0pm—3am. £l (free for students with matriculation card). A mix of indie and dance.


I Motherrunk at The Venue. l0pm-3am. Free. 28 Jan. Weekly thereafter. Massively popular funk and soul session with Gino and Fryer. Now on two floors because it‘s so busy.

I lice at The Citrus. 1 lpm-3am. £2. Drinks promos. Britpop and classic indie right through to 60s soul and mod.


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