EDINBURGH CLUBS: SAT continued
I Disco Inferno at The Venue. 10pm—3am. £6. 14 Jun. Fortnightly. Three burning floors of hot disco action with MC Otis and DJs Love and Nick Silver.
I Earth Inferno at The Rocking Horse. 11pm—3am. £3. Goth and industrial sounds.
I The £99 at The Wee Red Bar. 11pm—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 The Subway. l 1pm—3am. £2. Various party sounds.
I Familiar at The Gallery. I 1pm—3am. £6 before midnight; £7 after. 21 Jun. Monthly. Classic house with Crosby (Colours). Darren Davies (Rhumba). Martin I). (Gold) and Andy Williamson. I FBI at the Jaffacake. 10.30pm—3am. £4. Photographic membership available on the night. 21 Jun. Fortnightly. Exceptionally popular indie club — probably Scotland‘s busiest indie night. I Fiesta Latina at Teviot Row. 9.30pm—2am. £3 students; £4 non- studean. 21 Jun. Monthly. Popular Latin dance night with DJ Ana. Free dance class from 9.30pm. For dance class information. call 0131 652 0310.
I Fire Island at Studio 24. 10pm—4am. £8. 21 Jun. One-off event to tie in with Pride Scotland. Mrs Woods (Heaven). Alan and Maggie (Joy). De-Niro (Hook. Rising High). Grant Duff (Bennets) and Stella (Jo Jos) guest. See feature.
I Free Techno at Sudio 24. 11pm—3am. Free (donations accepted on the door). 14 Jun. Fortnightly. Hard techno.
I Grease at Moray House. 1 lpm—4am. £3. Seventies. 80s and 90s disco. Excellent drinks promos.
I Groove Theory at The Honeycomb. 10.30pm—3am. £7 members; £8 non- members. Membership available on the night. 14 Jun. Fortnightly. New Saturday night for The Honeycomb. Residents in the real garage and house main room are Yogi Haughton. New York's Nelson Rosado and Solefusion’s Mikey Stirton. Bootsy and Ross Keddie will reside in the back withjazz-funk and disco classics. Paul 'Trouble‘ Anderson is the
Mrs Woods plays Fire Island for a special Pride Scotland night at Studio 24, Edinburgh. Sat 21 Jun
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guest on this opening night. so expect a pure. funky and soulful garage-boogie- disco-gospel-house set frotn one of the UK’s greatest DJs. Unannounced PAs and guest MCs will appear on a regular basis in the coming months. Mike Delgado of Deep Zone Productions is up next. See preview.
I Katch at The Rocking Horse. 11pm—3am. £3. lndie.
I The Lane at The Lane. 11pm—3pm. £3 before midnight; £5 thereafter; members free. Residents Jon Flowers and Kev 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 Lizzard Lounge at Cafe Graffiti. 10.30pm-2am. £4 members; £5 non- members. Membership available ott the night. 14 and 21 Jun. After four months of sell-out nights. Lizzard Lounge continues to go front strength to strength. Blacka’nized take up the residency for two exclusive sessions. with frontman Calvin Hudson (aka AJ. aka the Half Breed) being joined by new rltynte partner Nutty P. DJ Fh‘.’ Wun! artd a full live band. Joseph Malik continues as resident DJ for Lizzard Lounge. The Basic Collective return on 28 Jun and 5 Jul. Art excellent venue. a friendly. older crowd. cool atmosphere and quality music. Get there early because it sells out by midnight.
I The Liquid Room at The Liquid Roont. 10.30pm—3am. Price the. A new Saturday night option for Edinburgh with resident Kevin Jones playing a smooth blend of nu-soul. funked up garage attd Balearic house. This venue used to be the Music Box and is well worth checking out.
I The Living Room 9pm—1am. Free. See Fdinbur h Fridays.
I Loveshac at The Jaffacake. 11pm-3am. £4. 14 Jun. Fortnightly. Exceptionally popular night playing a freestyle mix of 70s. 80s and 90s chart and dance. Watch out for the ‘luuurve‘ theme. good drinks promos and a large female attendance as well. apparently. Talk about ‘Girl Power‘!
I Luver at Wilkie House. 9.15pm—3am. Members free before 9.30pm. £6 after: non-members £3 before 9.30pm. £8 after. 14 Jun. Monthly. Residents are Sean Pearson. Jared. Mike Shy attd Brian Dempster. Special guests are Dave Randall and Glen Miller (Trade). Good atmosphere. mixed/gay crowd. Very busy. There‘s also a chill-out cafe and free hairdos on offer.
I Mambo Club at Cavendish. lOpm-3am. £4 (£3). Two floors with African. Latin. salsa. reggae. zouk and calypso downstairs and dub and dancehall upstairs. Sir ()ssie is your selector. dropping the fittest itt global grooves every week.
I Music For The Masses at ()ddfellows. 8.30 m—lam. Free. See Fri.
I P easure at Studio 24. llpm—3am. £5 before midnight; £6 after. 21 Jun. Fortnightly. House and garage with local residents.
I Po Na Na 1 1pm—3am. Free before 11pm; £2 after. Busy night of old and new skool grooves. With Well Stirred (Seen. 3 Bag Brew) at the controls.
I RAW at Negociants. 10pm—3am. Free. A busy underground house night.
I Rock Orgasm at The Rocking Horse. 11pm—3am. £3. Clintactic night of heavy guitar sounds.
I Sakrade at The Honeycontb. 10pm—3am. £8 before midnight; £ 10 after. Info line: 0378 951 264. Now fortnightly. Funky house and teclttto in Ross Keddie’s main roont. fresh garage itt the back with Yogi Haughton. [ammo (Rhuntba) retums on 21 Jun. Luke Solonton (Space) is up on 5 July. followed by Andy Ford on 19 July. See also Groove Theory for details of the new fortnightly Saturday nigltt at The Honeycomb which will run in rotation with Sakrade.
I Salsa Viva at Gran Via. 10.30pm—3am. £4. 14 Jun. livery two or three weeks. High quality Latin music. front the old classics to the hottest and
latest releases itt salsa. cuntbia. nterengue and ntucho tttas. Next date 5 July.
I Snog at Club Mercado. 7.30-10.30pm. £4 members; £5 non- tttetttbers. Busy under- 18s night playing the best in chart attd dattce.
I Tease at The Vaults. 10.30pm—3am. £8 before 11.15pm; £10 after. Big nante 1)Js and dressy people. Arrive early. Info: 0973 248 165. Resident DJ Keith Baxter is joined by Princess Julia on 14 Jun attd Farley Jackmaster Funk on 21 Jun. Party house all the way.
I Teaseage at The Citrus. 1 lpm-3am. £2. Drinks promos and Happy Hour cocktails all night. lndie with a touch of dance and funk. played to a packed and sweat crowd.
I Tri al Funktion at The Venue. 10.30pm—3am. £5 members; £7 non- tttentbers. 21 Jtnt. Fortnightly. Three floors of specialist sounds. Drum 'n' bass downstairs with resident Ritchie Ruftone; jacking US house in the ntiddle with Simone. George '1‘. and H; plus hip hop upstairs with Frosty. Dr Jon attd 11. 1f it‘s a friendly crowd. a good ltealtlty atmospltere and quality underground music you're after. this is the one for yott. I Underground Demand at La Belle Angele. 10.30pm—3am. £6. 21 Jun. Monthly. Saturday night Solefusion offshoot with Craig Smith and Adrian Milarski dropping a soulful attd funky real garage attd house selection. A Man Called Adant play live in August. Cevin Fisher has also been hooked.
I Vena at Wilkie House. 10pm—3am. £9
I (£8). 21 Jtm. Monthly. lntpressive decor ‘ and progressive ltouse front Taste's
Fisher 8: Price attd 1rish nutter Jay Kay. I Virgin Megastore Dance Tent at Pride Scotland. The Meadows. £3--7pm. Free. Sat 21 Jun only. Scottish 1)Js pay to play an hour-long set in this celebration of gay club culture. All proceeds go to Pride Scotland. 1)Js still to be continued. I Yip Yap at La Belle Angele. llpm—3am. £7. 14 Jun. Fortnightly. Rocky. of Rocky & Diesel fame. joins resident Gareth Sontnterville at this night of high-quality garage and house. Last fortnight's guests Farley & Heller played superbly and induced a ten-minute ovation at the end of the night.
I CC. Blooms l lpm—3am. Free. See Fridays.
I Dela Vu at The Vaults. 4 -l lpnt. Free. Sntootlt your path front Saturday night excess to the start of the week with this ntigltty civilised Sunday recovery session featuring 1)Js front Tease and Sublime and occasional up attd coming 1)Js front about towtt. All this and you catt still be itt bed by midnight — or carry on partying elsewltere if you’re one of those clubbers wltojust can't get enough. Drinks prontos. I Karma at Po Na Na. 10pm—3am. Free before 1 1pm; £2 after. With Murray Richardson (Zodiac. Sutra) playing a good-time tttix of ttntes. front chilled to party-hard.
I Flying Rhino Records Party at Wilkie House. 10pm—3am. £6 (£5). 15 Jun. ()ne-off night with Goa trance specialists Techttossonty. Flying Rhino DJ Dominic Lamb mans the decks with support front Edinburgh's own trancers Web attd McFly.
I Fun Times at The Venue. llpm--3attt. £4. 15 Jtnt. Fortnightly. Top lloor. Flamboyant tttixed/gay night currently doing very well and attracting plenty of dressed up (and down) party people every fortnight. Witlt a fun. mixed playlist.
I The Grind at The Lane. 10.30pm—3am. £2 before midnight; £3
t after. Swing attd hip ltop with regular
freestyle sessions. Good drinks promos. Busy attd vibittg.
I Heart And Soul at The Attic. 10.30pm—3am. £5. New weekly nigltt at the refurbished Attic with Yogi Haughton as resident. playing a Hoochie revival selection taking itt funk. rare groove. disco. Nortltertt Soul. swing attd real garage. With cheap boo/c attd a relaxed vibe.
DJ Top Five
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. _t~“~'\.‘ ' ‘ T“ y Glasgow-based Jilkes And Hatch have been responsible for their underground house, techno and techno bass night Knucklehead at Glasgow School Of Art every Saturday for three years. establishing it as the venue's strongest event. Every other week they are resident at Tin Pan Alley with What's Your Function for Chicago house, minimal Detroit techno and electro beats. They also promote the Star Discothek night and DJ every Thursday night in the Variety Bar as 015 In Disguise.
Bad Coffee Funk D'Void (Soma) ’Black and strong' is right. Chicago-influenced techno with unmistakable Funk D‘Void 808 workouts. Flip side Slam mix is excellent too.
Sexelectrelt DJ Godfather (twilight Records) Freaky Detroit minimal electro track. No-nonsense fat bass and vicious bass/snare. Simple effective music with the funk.
All Music Has Come To An End Christian Voegel (T resor) ’Cos of the basic groovy riffs and the fact that it sounds as if the sound system has blown. It’s got real atmosphere.
Cheap Knob Gags A side track 4 (Cheap Knob Gags) Nice acid and a lovely mellow groove underneath. Warehouse Aubrey (Solid Groove Productions) Great clapping beat and nicely sinful synth sounds.
I Mambo Club at Cavendish. 10pm—late. £2 before ntidnigltt; £4 after. ()ssie attd assorted specialist DJs present 60s. 70s and 80s soul. Drinks promos.
I Seven at Wilkie House. 10.30pm—3am. £4 (£3). 22 Jutt. A new night of progressive. ever-so-slightly experintental house with 1)Js Dean and Graham.
I Spice at The Tap ()‘1.auriston. 8pm—1am. Free. Chilled tunes. chilledbeer and chilled people.
I Sunday Chill Jams at Negociants. 9pm--3am. Free. Hip hop. soul and swing with DJ Lyley and friends.
I Sunday Night Fever at Century 2000. llpm—3am. £3. Drinks at 70p. 80p and
5 90p. appropriately accompanied by music
front the 70s. 80s and 90s. I Taste at The Honeycomb. 1 1pm—3am.
; £7 non-members; £5 mentbers; £8 non- ' members with guest [)J. Membership is
available on the night. Mixed/gay night of hard partying. Residents Fisher attd Price play anything front vocal garage to breakdown-riddled. hard-as-hell. progressive stompers in the ntaitt roont while their fierce and loyal crowd lap it up. Martin Valentine and Neil Byers drop garage through the back. This club is on- forttt iii a big. big way.
I Timewarp at The Rockittg Horse.
1 lpm—-3am. £2; free before 12.30am. Classic tunes front the last four decades
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