EDINBURGH: SAT continued

Exceptionally popular indie club - probably Scotland‘s busiest indie nights. I Fiesta Latina at Teviot Row. 9.30pm-2am. £3 students; £4 guests. l5 Mar. Monthly. Free dance class

l0.30—I l.30pm with Alba Higgins. Popular Latin dance night with plenty of tequila and coconut cake to keep you happy- _ . I Le Freak at The Attic. l Ipm—3am. £4. Now weekly and doing very well. Seventies disco.

I Grease at Moray House. I lpm—4am. £3 (£2). I5 Mar. Fortnightly. Seventies. 80s and 90s disco. Excellent drinks promos.

I Joy at Wilkie House. I0pm—3am. Joy members £5 before llpm; £7 after. Non- members £6 before I lpm; £8 after. 8 Mar. Monthly. The Moustache Ball. A festival of facial hair with Alan. Maggie and Trendy Wendy. Anyone not wearing whiskers should beware the Snog Fairies will be painting and glueing facial hair to everyone who comes in.

I Katch at The Rocking Horse.

II m—3am. £3. Indie.

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

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

I lizzard Lounge at Cafe Graffitti. 10.30pm—2am. £5 (£4). 8 Mar. Weekly thereafter. New night featuring Basic Collective. a live jazz soul act comprising various members of East Coast Project. Blackanised. Freshly Squeezed. Salsa Celtica and 3 Bag Brew. With Joseph (also ECP) and l)Js from Big Beat and Tribal Funktion on the decks. I Loveshack at The Jaffacake. IIpm—3am. £4. 8 Mar. Fortnightly. New night replacing Haka playing a freestyle tnix of 70s. 80s and 90s chart and dance. The first one went amazingly well. Watch out for the ‘quurve‘ theme and good

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I Mambo Club at Cavendish. lOpm—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 ()dclfellows. 8.30pm—Iam. Free. See Fri.

I The Outhouse 8pm— I am. Free. Jazz. funk. soul and hip hop with Tim King and AJ.

I Pleasure at Studio 24. l().3()pm-3am. £6 before midnight; £8 after. Complimentary membership available on the night. 8 Mar. Fortnightly. New house night with Kenny Large and Marti McCrossan. Information on 0374 270 598.

I Po Na Na I Ipm—3am. Free before

I Ipm; £2 after. Weekly. Busy night of old and new skool grooves. With Well Stirred from Seen and 3 Bag Brew at the controls.

I Q at The Music Box. l().3()pm—3am. £4 before I l.30pm. £5 after. Residents. Exceptionally popular night of funked up house and flamboyant dance classics with Kevin Jones (Forth FM) and Billy Whizz. I RAW at Negociants. I0pm—3am. Free. A busy underground house night.

I The Rebel Base at The Gallery (formerly the 369 Gallery). I lpm-3am. £5. I5 Mar. Fortnightly. Derby Day at Rebel Base with two rootns ofquality local talent. In the beats 'n‘ breaks corner (aka The Happening). Fh'.’ Wun! (Seen). Dolphin Boy (Dive). Tim Moore (As It Comes). plus] and Wills from The Method join various Pranksters. In the drutn ‘n‘ bass corner (aka the Rhythm Section). CK Ray. KMC. Senses. Kruise (Reflex) and Smooth Raoul. Now. you can‘t ask for much more than that can you?

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

I Sakradé at The Honeycomb.

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lem-3am. £8. Funky techno is the dominant flavour in Gavin Campbell and Ross Keddie’s main room. while Yogi Haughton plugs fresh garage in Room Two. Kenny Hawkes guests on 29 Mar in both rootns. Various names will follow including Kenny Larkin. Herbert. Stacey Pullen. Ian Pooley and Ricky Morrison. I Salsa Viva at Gran Via-Tasca. l().30pm—3am. £5 (£4). l5 Mar. Fortnightly. High quality Latin music from the old classics to the hottest and latest releases in salsa. cumbia. merengue and mucho mas.

I Snog at Club Mercado. 7.30—l0.30pm. £4 members; £5 non- members. Busy under- I8s night playing the best in chart and dance.

I Stop Making Sense at La Belle Angele. llpm-—3am. £5 (£4). I5 Mar. Monthly. New off-the-wall night featuring a Dogtastic-like line-up of Andy Williams. Scott Ferguson. Alan Dundas and George Mac. They promise a much-needed social vibe playing everything from funk to disco and house to breakbeat. With this lot. best go along with an open mind and expect the unexpected. See Hit List.

I Tease at The Vaults. l().3()pm-3am. £8 before I I.l5pm; £l0 after. Big name l)Js and dressy party people. Arrive early. Info. on ()973 248 I65. Resident Keith Baxter is joined by Tasha (of the Killer Pussies) on 8 Mar. while Al Mackenzie plays a three-hour set on I5 Mar. Phil Gifford and Tom Bouthier guest soon. Local l)Js offer a more chilled option in Room Two.

I Teasage at The Citrus. I Ipm—3am. £3. Happy hour I Ipm--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().3()pm—3am. £5 members. £6 non- members. I5 Mar. Fortnightly. Simone. George T and H on the ground floor with underground American house. Cutting edge. three-deck hip hop and swing action upstairs with Frosty. Dr Jon and H. Mellow drutn 'n' bass in The Cooler with Richie Ruftone. With Chicago supremo Cajtnere returning to the club following his stunning set last year. See Hit List.


I The Ambassador's Reception at The Venue. I0pm—3am. £2. 8 Mar. Soothe away the weekend's excesses with exquisite ambient and chilled vibes from Roach and Coane. Plus occasional guest musicians.

I Buddha at Negociants. 9pm—3am. Free. Funk. soul. jazz and a bit of hip hop with John Anderson.

I Freedom at Po Na Na. I0pm—3am. Free before I Ipm; £2 after. Various Sunday sounds ranging from ambient. trip hop. 80s. disco. soul. swing and hip hop through to drum 'n‘ bass. garage and deep house. With space to dance and plenty of alcoves to hide in. ()ne for music lovers.

I Fun Times at The Venue. l Ipm—3am. Price tbc. 9 Mar. Fortnightly. Popular mixed/gay night.

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

I Mambo Club at Cavendish. l()pm—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 Spice at The Tap ()‘l.auriston. 8pm—Iam. Free. Chilled tunes. chilled beer and chilled people.

I Sunday Night Fever at Century 2000. I lpm—3am. £3. Drinks at 70p. 80p and 90p. appropriately accompanied by music from the 70s. 80s and 90s.

I Taste at The Honeycomb. l Ipm—3am. £7 non-members. £5 members. £8 non- members with guest I)J. Membership is available on the night. Weekly. Exretnely 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

DJ Top Five

TENCHI Tenchi, meaning heaven and earth, is a collective of DJs and lighting artists who are now monthly residents at Tin Pan Alley. The music is underground European and American techno played by Craig Morrison (Jungle Palace), Alan Bilsland (Breach Of The Peace), Derick Murdoch (Area 51) and Adrian Rennie (Clockwork).

Music (Glitz) Jame: 'Tripped out and funky Dutch techno at its finest.’

Funny Walker (Blue Records) The Difference 'Superb, hip swingin’ Belgian import.’

Being Somewhere Else (Luxury Service Records) The Deviants ‘Deep, cool house with a very saucy label.‘

Roland Abuse (Routemaster Records) Sancoblast 'A driving, messed-up acid builder to make you dance.’

Bassbin - Steve Rachmad Mix (Music Man) Ten 'A powerful remix from Sterac, one of Europe‘s premier producers.’

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I Timewarp at The Rocking Horse.

I Ipm—3am. £2 (free before 12.30am). Classic tunes from the last four decades of pop.


I Ceroc at Moray House. 7.15—I().3()pm. £4 (£3.50). Energetic. stylish. modern jive frotn France with music ranging from chart to reggae. to Latin. soul and blues. Forty-five minute beginner class at 7.30pm. Plus a licensed bar.

I Digital Biscuit at Negociants. 9pm—3am. Free. I0 Mar. Fortnightly. Funky. flipped. tripped out tunes with Paul (Lift). Grafik (hitters-pure magazine) and Believe (Space Shanty). Inner Space Live play once a month.

I Hello at The Honeycomb. l()pm—late. £3. (£2 Taste members) Local l)Js are given a chance to impress the crowd. With Taste DJs Fisher and Price overseeing operations.

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

I Westside at Wilkie House.

I lpm—3am. Price tbc. I0 Mar. Soul. hip hop and ftmk with Wisdom and Blade.


I Motherfunk at The Venue. l0pm—3am. Free. Massively popular funk and soul session with Gino and Fryer. Pulls well over 500 a time.


I Cafe Coimbre at The Honeycomb. I0.30pm-3am. £5 (£4). l2 Mar. Fortnightly. Performers between I0.30pm and midnight include dancers. mime artists. and readings all accompanied by DJ Tim King. From midnight. Airport