I Barfli at Negociants. 9pm—3am. Free. Frosty and AJ. (alternating)
with cutting-edge swing. rap anti hip hop. I Beatbox at Teviot Row Student Union. 9pm—3am. Students free; guests £l.
Latest irt dance and chart with hip sounds from past eras.
I Big at The Jaffacake. llpin-3am. £3 before midnight; £4 after.
Mainstream chart sounds. with excellent promos. free bouncy rides. guzzle
guns and plenty of drinking-related fun. I Cavendish ‘)ptn~3am. £5. Over 25s only. Stnart dress. Live hands every week. Sixties aitd 70s music. Ground floor only.
I Cathouse at The Rocking Horse. llpm-3am. £3 (£2 with flyer). Price includes entry to Katch and Voodoo Chile. Extremely popular night featuring post grunge-like rock sounds.
I C. C. Blooms l lpm—3am. Free. The near-legendary free disco downstairs at the gay pub continues to do it seven times a week. playing a party mix of commercial dance and Iii-energy house. Fttll to bursting at weekends.
I Century 2000 llpm-3am. £5. ()ver le. Commercial dance music under the most expensive lights in Scotland. No ripped jeans. steel toe-caps or trainers.
I Club Latino at La Belle Angele. Ham—3pm. £7 (£5). ll Apr. Monthly. Fxceptionally popular Latin dance night with art up-for-it crowd who get carried away. not to mention sweaty. to the sounds of salsa. merengue. samba and jazz. This month. look ottt for round-the- clubs promotion gals. the Linx Minxes. who’ll be dropping into Latino to shake their booties. Latin-style. with the crowds.
I Future Jack at The Honeycomb.
I lam-~3am. No admission after l.3()ani. £5. 4 Apr. lvlonthly. Two rooms providing a history of house from its roots iii Salsoul and early lack trax through to the latest sounds from Chicago. Detroit and New York. The first few nights have gone well. With Chris Low. Scott Gallagher and George T in Room ()ne. Bootsy and H in Room Two.
I Glitch at Wilkie House. IO.3()pm-3atn. £7 (£5). 4 Apr. Fortnightly. Si Begg aka Bigfoot (Mosquito Records. Tresor) plays live at this Saliva-type techno club. Watch out for the customised lighting. exclusive to Glitch.
I Juice at Teviot Row Student Union. 9pm—3am. Students free. guests £1. Mellow hip hop. acid jazz. and funky tttnes.
I Katch at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3am. £3 (£2 with llyer). Price includes entry to Cathouse and \'oodoo Chile. Iiighties and 90s indie dance.
I The Lane at The Lane. llpm-—3pm. £3 before midnight; £5 thereafter; members free. Residents Jon Flowers and Kev McGinley with a wide dance-based playlisl.
I Kerplunk at (‘lub Mercado. llpm—3am. £5. ll Apr. Fortnightly. A new night from Trendy Wendy (Tackno) teaming tip with Grandmaster Fly arid inviting you to tune in. turn on and get down with the super sounds of the 70s. I Lift at Wilkie House. l().3()plll~-3illll. £7 (£5). ll Apr. fortnightly.
Fttan and Pattl control a mixed crowd of tip-for-it students. crusties and dressed-up clubbers at this two-year—old techno and acid club. Guesting this fortnight is Aaron Liberator (Stay L'p Forever Records). Aaron is the least harsh-sounding of the Liberator trio and his predominantly trancey set should go down well on the Lift floor.
I The Living Room 0pm lam. Free. The Living Room presents Andrew Moisey. Dillon and (.‘ltristopher Wright with a freestyle mix of dance sounds. Pre-club.
I Manga at La Belle Angele.
llpm— 3am. £5 members: £7 non- members. Membership available on the night. 4 Apr. Fortnightly. Monster drum 'n' bass action with gttests 'I‘echnical Itch
(Moving Shadow). dispensing the slick rolling beats. The Bristol-based duo are one of the latest signings to key drum 'n' bass label Moving Shadow and are about to engineer an album for top DJ Peshay. Looks like another top night from the Manga crew.
I Marley's Reggae Klub at Cavendish. l()pm—3am. £4. The city's longest-running reggae night situated on the middle floor of Cavendish.
I Music For The Masses at ()ddfellows. 8.30pm—lam. Free. Local DJs mix old classics with modern chart and student faves.
I Planet Earth at The Citrus. llpm—3am. £4. Happy Hour cocktails llpm—midnight. New Romantics. punks. glam rockers and disco freaks relive the era that others try to forget.
I Po-Na-Na l Ipm—3am. Free before
I lpm; £2 after. Weekly. Busy night of old and new skool grooves.
I Pure at The Venue. l().3()pni—3am. £4 members; £6 non-members. Prices vary when guests appear. ()ne of the most respected house and techno clubs iii the UK with residents Twitch. Brainstorm. Dribbler and The Bill and regular quality guests. 4 Apr: (three floors) Detroit legend Derrick May stops by in the capital fora spot of guest DJing at what's apparently one of his favourite clubs. Be there and tell your grandchildren you saw one of the original. and possibly the best. of the ‘Detroit Three‘ in action. ll Apr: Pure moves back onto two floors for a good old-fashioned residents' itigltt of all-out sweaty dance madness with those DJs you know and love.
I Purple Moon at Moray House. llpm—3am. £6 (£5 students; £4 members). 4 Apr. Fortnightly. Acid trance and tribal techno.
I Reaction at The Subway. l lpm--3am. £2 (free for students with
matriculation card). Weekly mix ofchart. dance and classic disco.
I Roadrunner at Potterrow Student Union. 9pm—2am. £| students; £2 guests. Happy Hour 9.30— l().3()pm. After-school music for independant
kids and occasional exciting happenings upstairs.
I Scooter at The Gallery (formerly the 369 Gallery). llpm—3am. £4. ll Apr. Fortnightly. Indie for the new beat generation on the ground floor.
60s and early 70s sounds upstairs.
I Sublime at The Vaults. l().3()pm—3am. £6 members; £8 non-members. Membership available on the night. 4 Apr. Fortnightly. The awesome Dave Angel guests. while residents ldge and Kev Wright continue to work a faithful crowd to the max. See Hit List.
I T.F.I.F. at Cltib Mercado. 4- 10pm. Free. Friday nights have changed forever thanks to Happy Hour 5—6.3(lpm. £l drinks. £ ll) bottles of
champagne and great. nostalgic music courtesy of Trendy Wendy.
I Triptonite North at The Vaults. l()am—3am. Price tbc. l I Apr. Monthly.
New monthly house event from respected dance label Journeys By DJ (JDJ) and Angel Promotions featuring Jay Chappell. Andrew Galea. Tomislav and residents Stuart Duncan. Adrian Davenport and Gareth Sommerville. The first night doubles up as the launch for JDJ’s new Triptonite Triple Pack release and looks like being quite a party. See Hit List.
I Voodoo Chile at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3am. £3 (£2 with ﬁyer).
Price includes entry to Cathouse and Katch. Full of lovely boys and girls headbanging to classic heavy metal.
I Zodiac at The Honeycomb.
l lpm—3am. £6. I 1 Apr. Monthly. The star sign themed clttb with residents Yogi Haughton. Murray Richardson and Scott Gallagher delivering underground garage and pumping patty house to Room ()ne and Gordon Mac and Andy Williams dispensing lower- key garage. disco and swing vibes iii Room Two. Good atmosphere and friendly punters.
I Burger Queen at (‘lub Mercado. llpm--4am. £8 (£7). l2 Apr. Fortnightly. ('raig. Huggy and Stella Superstar. Dress policy: glam or scram basically.
I The Cavendish 9pm 3am. £5. ()ver 25s only. Smart dress. Live bands every week.
I Century 2000 llpm 3am. £5. See Fridays.
I CIA at Moray House. llpm ~4atn. £4. 5 Apr. Last night ever of this indie clttb run by the FBI crew playing Kula Shaker. Bluetones. Garbage. Prodigy and many
I Colours Of Love at Club Mercado. llpm~4am. £8 members; £ l() rioti- members. Membership applications and club information on ()1698 276 866. 5 Apr. Fortnightly. Resident DJ Jon Mancini isjoined by Swoon resident Angel (also Lakota. Bristol. .‘vloneypennys. Birmingham) at this super-dressy glam house club. Future gttests include Seb Fontaine ( l‘) Apr) and Jon Pleased Wimmin (3 May). As ever. arrive early or book in advance to avoid disappointment.
I Disco Inferno at The Venue.
lllpm~ 3am. £6. 5 Apr. Fortnightly. Three burning floors of hot disco action with MC ()tis and DJs Love and Nick Silver. Iixceptionally popular.
I Disco Inferno at Assembly Rooms. l(lpm 3am. £l2. l2 Apr only. Disco Inferno moves to the Assembly Rooms for one of its outrageously popular orie- off super-club itigltts featuring glamorous stars from disco-land. Tonight's star tttrn is sotil diva Jocelyn Brown with residents DJ Love. Nick Silver and MC ()tis keeping the crowd
jumping when .locelyn takes a break.
See Hit List. I Earth Inferno at The Rocking Horse. llpm-3am. £3. Goth and industrial
Doors open at 10.00pm. A
burn that mutha down !
Saturday 12th April Edinburgh Assembly Rooms
with your hosts - the legendary MC Otis, DJ Love 8: Nick Silver and special personal appearance by the dynamic disco diva, Miss
nce tickets from Virgin Records. Ripping & the Assembly Rooms box office - 0131 220 4349.
H it L i st The best Edinburgh club nights this fortnight
Disco Inferno Another night in disco heaven from those sequin-clad supergroovers as they welcome soul diva Jocelyn Brown into the fold for one of their wildly popular one-off guest nights. Brown is probably best known for / Got The Power as sampled by Snap and also featured on Right Said Fred's Don’t Talk Just Kiss and lncognito's Always There. Assembly Rooms, Sat 12 Apr.
Sublime The excellent Dave Angel drops into Sublime with his Detroit-influenced, almost jazzy melodic beats, while residents Kev Wright and ldge continue to work an up—for-it crowd to the max at this truly on form trance night. Sublime, The Vaults, Fri 4 Apr.
Pure Detroit legend and Pure fan (yes really) Derrick May, who also plays Aquaplanet in Glasgow this fortnight, stops by to deliver the real sound of the underground at what's still one of Scotland’s best house and techno nights. Pure, The Venue, Fri 4 Apr.
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