EDINBURGH CLUBS: FRI continued
I Reaction at The Subway. I lpm—3am. £2 (free for students with matriculation card). Weekly mix of chart. dance and classic disco.
I Roadrunner at Potterrow Student Union. 9pm—2am. £l students; £2 guests. Happy Hour 9.30—l0.30pm. After-school music for independent kids and occasional exciting happenings upstairs. I Scratch at Cafe Graffiti. 9pm—2am. £5 (£4). 6 Jun. Monthly on first Friday of the month. Hip hop. breakers and street art in association with Scratch in London and Bournemouth.
I Sublime at The Vaults. 10.30pm—3am. £6 members; £8 non-members. Membership available on the night. 30 May. Fortnightly. Hard. driving trance from two quality residents at this very busy and very excellent night. Sublime's second birthday approaches rapidly.
I T.F.I.F. at Club Mercado. 4— I 0pm. Free. Friday nights have changed forever thanks to Happy Hour 5—6.30pm. £l drinks. £ l0 bottles of champagne and great. nostalgic music courtesy of Trendy Wendy.
I Triptonite North at The Honeycomb. l0.30pm-3am. £8 (£6). 30 May. Monthly. The Journeys By DJ-associated night finds a new home for itself at The Honeycomb following two dates at The Vaults. There’s a pre-club party at Iguana Bar from 9pm— I am with Jason Moore (JDJ/l'riptonite) getting you in the mood. Then. it's over to The Honeycomb for rocking house sets from Andrew Galea. Tomislav. Stuart Duncan and Adrian Davenport. As with the first events. Red Bull and Gauloise Blondes will be on promotion.
I Voodoo Chile at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3am. £3 (£2 with ﬂyer). Price includes entry to Cathouse and Katch. Full of lovely boys (and girls) headbanging to classic heavy metal.
I Zodiac at The Honeycomb.
llpm—3am. £6. 6 Jun. Monthly. Zodiac continue to grow stronger as the year goes on. Last time round. it was Big Tony Humphries. this month it's a double- whammy of quality house and garage with Tommy Musto DJing and the awesome Michael Watford singing. Residents Yogi Haughton. Scott Gallagher (main room) and Gordon Mac (backroom) support. July sees an Azuli night with Dave Piccioni and a live PA from Faylene Brown and Pepper Mashay.
I Bent 100% at The Gallery. I lpm—3am. £5 before I l.30pm: £7 after. 7 Jun. Monthly. Ultra-gay. ultra happy night with DJs Flipchick and Leo playing the best in garage. funk and disco. lyleanwhile. the people's choice Trendy Wendy does her Cheesy Listening thing upstairs. Even better. Rhona Cameron plays her all-time Top Twenty! Plus. there‘s a new theme called The Super DJ Open Spot for all the wannabes out there. See Hit List.
I Burger Queen at Club Mercado. llpm—4am. £8 (£7). 7 Jun. Fortnightly. Craig. Huggy and Stella Superstar at this. one of Edinburgh‘s most famous clubs. Music-wise. it’s rampant. pumping party house all the way; Stella warms it up. Huggy pumps it up and Craig adds a fierce. anthemic finish. Dress-wise. you're gonna have to make an extra effort to get in. Some people love it. some hate it. Either way. it‘s one of the few clubs in the capital that can almost always bank on being busy.
I The Cavendish 9pm—3am. £5. Over 25s only. Smart dress. Live bands every week.
I Century 2000 | lpm—3am. £5. See Fridavs.
I Colours Of Love at Club Mercado.
l lpni—4am. £8 members; £l() non- members. Membership applications and club information on 0l698 276 866. 3| May. Fortnightly. Jon Mancini is joined by the rather wonderful TWA. The crowd are pretty dressy and at the moment it's very busy so get down early doors. Pure party house. Scoot & Scooby from
Shindig in Newcastle are up next.
I Daytripper at The Gallery. llpm-3am. £4. 31 May. Fortnightly. New night on two floors featuring indie on one with DJ Lee (FBI) and a maverick mix of Easy Listening. soundtracks and theme music on the other.
I Disco Inferno at The Venue. lOpm—3am. £6. 3| May. Fortnightly. Three burning floors of hot disco action with MC Otis and DJs Love and Nick Silver.
I Earth Inferno at The Rocking Horse. llpm-3am. £3. Goth and industrial sounds.
I The Egg at The Wee Red Bar.
l lpm-3am. £3. A varied playlist taking in soul. 60s. New Wave. indie. Northern. soundtracks and much. much more. There‘s a very cheap bar as well. Free photographic membership is available on the night.
I-Energise at Subway. l lpm—3am. £2. Various party sounds.
I FBI at The Jaffacake. l0.30prn--3am. £4. Photographic membership available on the night. 7 June. Fortnightly. Exceptionally popular indie cltrb — probably the busiest indie night in Scodand.
I Fiesta Latina at Teviot Row Student Union. 9.30pm-2am. £4 (£3 students). 3| May. Monthly. Popular Latin dance night with DJ Ana. Free dance class from 9.30pm with Alba.
I Free Techno at Studio 24. llpiii -3am. Free (donations accepted on the door). 3| May. Fortnightly. Hard techno.
I Grease at Moray House. llpm-4am. £3. Seventies. 80s and 90s disco. Excellent drinks promos.
I Katch at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3ain. £3. Indie.
I The Lane at The Lane. llpiti--3prti. £3 before midnight; £5 thereafter; members free. Residents Jon Flowers and Key McGinley with a wide dance-orientated playlist.
I Le Freak at The Attic. llpm ~3am. £4. Hot disco action at the brand new-looking Attic.
I Keep It Under Your Hat! at La Belle Angele. llpni—3am. Price tbc. 7 June. Monthly. New night at La Belle. Details are sketchy btit it could be a techno-based night.
I Lizzard Lounge at ("are (iraffiti. l0.30pm—2am. Price tbc. 3l May. Last session at Lizzard Lounge from liast Coast Project . focusing on the 60s. w itli soul. ska and psychedelic sounds. Various local musicians and singers will be involved. as will Jospeh Malik and l'nkle Fawaz who will be manning the turntables. Special guest musicians will drop in each week. See Sundays for details of the East Coast Project Sunday Service session at lguana Bar.
I Joy at Wilkie House. l0prn--3am. Members £5. non-members £7 before
I lpm: members £7. non-members £8 after llpm. 3| May. Monthly. Residents night with Alan. Maggie and Trendy Wendy giving their gay/mixed crowd something to smile and dance to.
I The Liquid Room at The Liquid Room. |0.30pm—3am. Price tbc. A new Saturday night option for Edinburgh with resident Kevin .lones playing a smooth blend of nu-soul. ftinked tip garage and Balearic house. This venue used to be The Music Box and is well worth checking out.
I The Living Room (hint—lain. Free. See Fri.
I Loveshack at The .laffacake. llpm-3am. £4. 3| May. Fortnightly. Exceptionally popular night playing a freestyle mix of 70s. 80s .tnd 90s chart and dance. Watch out for the ‘ltitiurve' theme and also good drinks promos. Watch otit for the large female attendance as well. apparently. Talk about ‘Girl Power'l
I Mambo Club at Cay endish. l0pm—3am. £4 (£3). Two floors with African. Latin. salsa. reggae. /.otik and calypso downstairs and dtib and dancehall upstairs. Sir ()ssie is yottr' selector. dropping the finest in global grooves every week.
I Misalsa at The Sotithsidc ('ortinitiriity
Centre. £4.50 (£3.50). 9.30pm—2.30am. Last entry |.30am. 3| May. Monthly on the last Sat of the month. Edinburgh’s Latin American Society presents a night of Latin dance in a true Latin American family atmosphere. Free dance class if you get there early.
I Music For The Masses at Oddfellows. 8.30 m—lam. Free. See Fri.
I P easure at Studio 24. l lpm—3am. £5 before midnight; £6 after. 7 Jun. Fortnightly. House and garage with local residents.
I Po Na Na 1 lpm—3am. Free before
i lpm: £2 after. Busy night of old and new skool grooves. With Well Stirred (Seen. 3 Bag Brew) at the controls.
I RAW at Negociants. |0pm-3am. Free. A busy underground house night.
I Rock Orgasm at The Rocking Horse.
1 |pm~3am. £3. Climactic night of heavy guitar sounds.
I Sakrade at The Honeycomb. |0piii-—3am. £8 before midnight; £l() after. lnfo line: ()378 ()5l 264. Funky house and techno in Ross Keddie's main room. fresh garage in the back with Yogi Haughton. Glasgow-based Cool Lemon guest on 7 Jun with DJs lain Patterson and Trevor Price. Vammo returns on 2| Jtiti. Luke Solomon is tip on 5 .llll. In the meantime. Sakrade is set to go fortnightly shortly in rotation with a new night. Groove Theory. hosted by Yogi Haughton. New York's Nelson Rosado and Soleftision's Mikey Stilton. More on that next issue. Watch otit for the opening night on l4 Inn with a very special guest DJ and more.
I Salsa Viva at Gran Via-Tasca. l0.3()pm-3aiii. £5 (£4). 7 Jun. Fortnightly. High quality Latin music from the old classics to the hottest and latest releases in salsa. cumbia. inerengue and rnucho mas. I Snog at Club Mercado, 7.30- l0.30pm. £4 members: £5 non-meiiibers. Busy under- l 8s night playing the best in chart and dance.
I Tease at The Vaults. l0.30pm -3am. £8 before |l.l5pni; £ l0 after. Big name l).|s and dressy people. Arrive early. Info: 0973 248 I65. Resident DJ Keith Baxter is joined by K—Klass on 7 Jun and Princess .ltilia on l4 .ltiii. Party house all the way.
I Teaseage at The Citrus. l lpni 3am. £2. Drinks protons and Happy Hour cocktails all night. liidie with a touch of dance and funk play ed to a packed and sweaty crowd.
I Tribal Funktion at The Venue. l().30pm 3am. £6 members; £8 non- members. 7 .ltin. Fortnightly. Three floors of specialist sounds. Drum ’n‘ bass downstairs with resident Ritchie Ruftone:
jacking LS house in the middle with
Simone. George T and H and hip hop upstairs w ill) l-‘ros‘ty. Dr Jolt and H. if it‘s a friendly crowd. a good healthy atmosphere and quality underground music you‘re after. this is the one for you. Canada‘s The Stickmen guest with a live show and DJ set of disco/acid madness on the obligatory four decks. No doubt (.icoi‘ge T'll be a happy cliappy' as he'll be celebrating the release of his ‘Furiktion Tracks \'ol l' on Stickmen Records. Part Two is otit soon. See Hit l.i.sl..
I Yip Yap at La Belle Angele. llpm~3am. £6. 3| May. Fortnightly. Respected garage and house night with Junior Boys ()w n and all-round excellent DJs/prodticers.'r'eniixers Farley & Heller gtresting. Last time round. they dropped a quality mix of proper vocals and ttiff trax. Expect more of the same. With support. as ex er. from resident (iaretli Sonimerville. Rocky (of Rocky ck Diesel fame) is tip next. See Hit List.
I C. C. Blooms I lpm--3ain. Free. See Friday's.
I Dela Vu at The Vaults. 44—1 lpin. Free. Smooth your path from Saturday night excess to the start of the week with this mighty civilised Sunday recovery session featuring DJs frotn Tease and Sublime and occasional up and coming DJs from about town. All this and you can still be in bed by midnight ~ or carry oti partying elsewhere if you‘re one of those clubbers
who just can‘t get enough. Drinks promos.
I East Coast Project Sunday Service at Iguana. 4—7pm. Free. Joseph Malik gives you a mellow wind down to the weekend with anything from Lee Perry to Lonnie Liston Smith to Brian Eno to Aqua Bassino at this stylish bar. See Saturdays for details of East Coast Project at Cafe Graffiti.
I Karma at P0 Na Na. 10pm—3am. Free before llpm; £2 after. With Murray Richardson (Zodiac. Sutra) playing a good time mix of tunes. from chilled to party-hard.
I Fun Times at The Venue. l lpm-3am. £4. l Jun. Fortnightly. Top floor. Flamboyant mixed/gay night currently doing very well and attracting plenty of dressed up (and down) party people every fortnight. With a fun mixed playlist.
I The Grind at The Lane. 10.30pm—3am. £2 before midnight: £3 after. Swing and hip hop with regular freestyle sessions. Good drinks promos. Busy and vibing.
I Heart 8t Soul at The Attic. l0.30pm—3am. £5. | Jun. Weekly thereafter. New night at the refurbished Attic with Yogi Haughton and Harri (Sub Club) as residents. Expect 100 per cent quality from two of the most experienced. knowledgeable and committed DJs in the UK.
I Mambo Club at Cavendish. l0pm—late. £2 before midnight; £4 after. Ossie and assorted specialist DJs present 60s, 70s and 80s soul. Drinks promos.
I Manga Presents Reprazent at La Belle Angele. l0pm—3am. £8 iri advance from 23rd Precinct (Edinburgh and Glasgow) and Ripping Records; £ 10 on the door. 8 Jtiii. Superb Scottish exclusive with local drum 'n’ bass night Manga presenting a performance by Roni Size and his Reprazent collective. Manga residents Kid and G-Mac will do the first hour. followed by fotrr hours of pure Roni magic. Reprazent will take to the stage with a drummer. singer. bass player. singer. MC (Dynamite). percussionist and sampler. DJs Krust. Die. Suv. Bill Riley and Size himself will also play. Drum 'n' bass heaven. See Preview.
I Spice at The Tap ()‘l.auriston. 8pm-lam. Free. Chilled tunes. chilled beer and chilled people.
I Sunday Night Fever at Century 2000. llpm—3am. £3. Drinks at 70p. 80p and 00p. appropriately accompanied by music from the 70s. 80s and 90s.
I Taste at The Honeycomb. l lpm—3am. £7 non-members; £5 members; £8 rioti- members with guest DJ. Membership is available on the night. Mixed/gay night of hard partying. Residents Fisher and Price play anything from vocal garage to breakdown-riddled. liard-as-hell. progressive stompers iii the main room while their fierce and loyal crowd lap it up. Martin Valentine and Neil Byers drop garage through the back. This club is on- form iii a big. big way.
I Timewarp at The Rocking Horse.
l lpm—3am. £2: free before 12.30am. Classic tunes from the last four decades of
I Buddha at Negociants. 9pm-3ain. Free. 9 Jun. Fonnightly. Jazz in the Negociants basement.
I C. C. Blooms l lpm-3am. Free. See Fridays.
I Ceroc at Moray House. 7. l5—l0.30pm. £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
7.30 in. Plus a licensed bar.
I Digital Biscuit at Negociants. 9pm—3am. Free. 2 Jun. Fortnightly. Funky. ﬂipped. tripped-out tunes with. Paul (Lift). Grafik (Ill/it’l'.\‘p(l(‘t’ magazrne) and Believe (Space Shanty). Inner Space Live play once a month.
I Trainspotter at The Subway. l0pm—3am. £l (free for students with matriculation card). A mix of indie arid dance.
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