I Timewarp at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3am. £2; free before 12.30am. Classic tunes from the last four decades

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I fonic at La Belle Angele. Ilpiii—4am. £5 (£4). 17 Aug. Revitalising jazz. hip hop and drum 'n‘ bass with [Ms Tam. Ali and Nasty P.

I Tribal Funktion at the Old Rille Lodge. One-off party on Sun 24 Aug. More next issue.


I Black Bo’s 9pm—1am. Free. Willi DJs Cheek ' Beats and Sleazy G (Rebel Base). I Bu dha at Negociants. 9pm—3am. Free. 18 Aug. Fortnightly. Jazz in the Negociants basement.

I C.C. Blooms l lptn—3am. Free. See Fridays.

I Digital Biscuit at Negociants. 9pm-3am. Free. 25 Aug. Fortnightly. Funky. flipped. tripped-out tunes with Paul (Lift). Grafik (Inner-spare magazine) and Believe (Space Shanty). Inner Space Live play once a month.

I Jazz Joint at The Honeycomb. lO.30pm—3am. £5 (£4). 18 Aug. With Stu Ritchie's Catford Devils playing live (1-2.30am) post-bop. funk. groove and avant-garde funky stuff. With DJs. Peace Of Mind play live (3—5am).

I The Original Bongo Club at The Bongo Club. 10.30pm—3am. £5 (£3); members free. 18 Aug. Quinteto Coyote (featuring members of Salsa Celtica) play a percussion-heavy set of Cuban Salsa in this cool venue. DJ Flaco supports.

I Po Na Na 1 1pm—3am. Free. Various patty tunes from Roddy and DJ Kiltpants in this bustling bar and club.

I Trainspotter at The Subway. lOpm—3am. £1 (free for students with matriculation cartl). A mix of indie and dance.

I Vegas Angel at The Lane. ‘inii- lam. £4 (£3). New weekly Monday nighter with Scott Hunter antl John McDonald mixing up UK and US garage for lIlOSt"WI10 can't stop partying.


I Calabash at Negociants. 9pm-3am. Free. Weekly chilled vibes front Gavin the Jazz King and Fawaz.

I C.C. Blooms l lpm—3am. Free. Same as Fridays btit with 60s. 70s and 80s tunes. I Jazz Joint at The Honeycomb. 10.30piii—3am. Band on stage at Ilpiii. £4 (£3). 19 Aug. The Catford Devils and Peace ()f Mind play live at this funky. jazzy. soulful. bohemian backroom session. I Incubus at The Venue. 9pm—5am. £3 in demonic. flash fancy dress; £4 others. 19 Aug. Playing acid house. techno and trance.

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I Motherfunk at The Venue. l lpm—3am. Free. Exceptionally popular rare groove and funk night. Top floor.

I The Original Bongo Club at The Bongo Club. 10.30pm—3am. £5 (£3); members free. 19 Aug. Live soul and funk vibes from the excellent Basic Collective. plus Billy Jenkins's Scottish Voice Of God Collective Blues Band.

I Po Na Na 1 lpm—3am. Free. Uptempo dance sounds with Mark Braithwaite.


I C.C. Blooms I lpm—3am. Free. See Frida s.

I Chi at Po Na Na. 1 lpm-3am. Free. Soul. funk and disco from Lyley and A.J. in this busy bar-cuni-club.

I Club Tropicana at The Citrus Club.

l lpm—3am. £2. A night of super-cheese. from easy listening to 70s disco. pop and soundtracks. Mirrorballs. lava lamps and a free cocktail on entry.

I The Deep End at the Liquid Room. lO.30pm—3am. £2. Student-orientated night with excellent drinks promos and a wide playlist. taking in chart. indie. 70s. 80s and 90s.

I Dub Department at Negociants. lOpm—3am. Free. Spiritually uplifting dub courtesy of the Rude boys.

I East Coast Project Allnighter at The Jaffacake. 27 Aug. More details next issue. I International Bright Young Thing at The Rocking Horse. 10.30pm—3am. 1.30am curfew. £2. New weekly night aimed at backpackers. holiday makers and foreign exchange students (and locals on the pull?) The playlist will be vaguely indie but with a cosmopolitan twist. Drinks promos run riot between 1 1pm and lam. I Jabba Collective at The Bongo Club. Midnight—3am. £5 (£3); members free. 20 Aug. Seven-piece playingjazzy. funky grooves. With guest DJs.

I Jazz Joint at The Honeycomb. 10.30pm—3am. Band on stage at midnight. £4 (£3). 20 Aug. Basic Collective (1—2.3()am) bring their funky. soulful sounds to hear at the Jazz Joint. The Catford Devils (3—5ani) also play. DJs support. Definitely one to check. Could well be one of the best nights fora perfect vibing Festival evenin '.

I New Scottish Par iament at The Venue. l()pm—Sam. £8. 20 Aug. Three floors of quality Edinburgh underground sounds and more. The Upper House sees Finitribe playing an exclusive live set their first since their reform. with Tobias Schmidt (Drought. Tresor. Sativae Records). Dribbler (Pure resident and ()rbital's favourite DJ apparently). Dave TaiTida (founder of Sativa and Sativae Records and currently resident at Test. Sub Club. Glasgow) and Dolphin Boy Dling. Delta Video supply the visuals. The Strangers Gallery finds the East Coast Project represented by Eli? Wun! and Joseph Malik and Mo Wax vibes brought to you by the superfly Andrea Parker. Dominic Waxing Lyrical also play live. See Hit list.

I The Nightshift at The Lane. 9pm—3am. £2 before midnight; £3 thereafter. Seventies. 80s and various classic dance tracks to see you through till the weekend. Excellent drinks promos.

I Out 2 Lunch at P0 Na Na. Ilpiii—3am. Free. With H (Tribal Funktion). Johnny Leopardskin and Lunch Mates. Busy and highly enjoyable.

I The Transporter Room at The Attic. l()pm—3am. £3 waged; £2 unwaged; £1 members. Residents Scottie and Stilu continue this long-standing and well respected night of DJs and live music. Look out for gigs front some of the best reggae. funk and hip hop bands in Scotland. as well as loads of jazz musicians. With cotnpere Vinni Poontang. I Whale at The Jaffacake. I lpm—3am. £2. Two floors of funk. house and charty dance. Drink promos. Happy Hour Ilpiii —iiiidnight selected drinks only 50p.


I Afrodonia at The Venue. lO.30pm-5am. Price tbc. Weekly African music. with live music. dancers. drummers and food.

I Brutus Gold's Love Train at Oddfellows. 8.30pm—lam. Free. Brutus Gold with tunes from the 70s. Plus promotions. prizes. games and giveaways.

I C.C. Blooms l 1pm—-3am. Free. See Fridays.

I Club Graffiti at Cafe Graffiti. lylidnight—3am. Price tbc. 21 Aug. A mix of live music and local DJs at this vibing venue.

I Club lndika at The Rocking Horse. Entry through Shady Lady's in the Cowgate. l 1pm—3am. £2. The latest in dancehall. ragga and reggae.

I Club Mulata at The Bongo Club. 28 Aug. More details next issue.

I Dirty Beats at The Venue. 10.30pm—5am. Price tbc. 14 Aug. One- off dance sounds downstairs at The Venue.

I Kinky Indie at The Citrus Club. Ilpiii-3am. £2. A club working on the premise that guitars aren‘t going out of fashion (aren't they?) Classic indie. old and new.

I La Fromagerie at The Meadow Bar. 9pm—lam. Free. 21 Aug. Fortnightly. Easy Listening DJing from Mark. Eh? Wun! and Pete. Dress to impress.

I Grease at Moray House. lOpm—Sam. £4 (£3). Seventies. 80s and 90s disco. Excellent drinks promos.

I Lari at The Tap O'Lauriston. ()pin—lam. Free. 22 Aug. Fortnightly. Amateur DJs continue the tradition of free techno in this pub. Anyone can have ago if they organise it in advance.

I The Living Room 9pm—lam. Free. DJ 4th V presents a fusion of soul. funk atttl hip hop. Pre-club.

I The Mambo Club at The Cavendish. l()pm—late. £4 (£3). Midweek edition of Sir ()ssie's eternally popular Mambo.

Expect the same uptempo sounds as Saturdays: funk. soul and rap.

I Messenger Sound System at The Venue. 10.30pm—5am. Price tbc. Dub. reggae and roots on Scotland's only genuine reggae sound system.

I Overboard at the Liquid Room. lO.30pm-3am. £3. Cheap drinks and various indie and pop sounds.

I On The Razzle at Walkers. 6pm—3am. £1. Remember Busters. Cindarellas and Tiffanys? Over 25? Single-ish? This charmingly-named night could be the one for you. Complimentary nibbles. Happy Hour 6—8pm. live bands. DJ s and cabaret. I Pants at Stones. lOpm—lam. Free. Indie session with spirits at 50p-a-shot. I Salsa Viva at Gran Via. lO.30pm-3am. £4. 14. 21 and 28 Aug. High quality Latin music from South American DJ Coco Vega.

I Skuff at The Vaults. Next date 28 Aug. Monthly.

I Shag at The Rocking Horse.

1 lpm—3am. £3. Free chocolate. ridiculous competitions and an unashamedly kitsch pop playlist at this extremely popular Thursday night club. I Surely at The Honeycomb. 1—5am. £4 (£3). 21 Aug. Bogus return to play live with their popular blend of high voltage beats. raps and good vibes. DJ Eh? Wun! assists. with local rappers and musicians joining in. Not to be missed by hip hop lovers and jazz heads.

I Ting at The Lane. I lpm—3am. £3. Soul. funk. ragga and old skool with Al. (Blackanized)and uests.

I The Turbine Co lective at La Belle Angele. 10.30pm—3am. £4 (£3). 14 Aug. New and exciting-sounding. experimental techno night. Don‘tjust expect straight-up techno though. this lot are into covering the whole spectrum of sounds fromjazzy stuff right through to bass-heavy jungle.

I The Unspoken Thing at Negociants. 9pm-3am. Free. Trip hop. hip hop. drum ‘n‘ bass and beats ‘n‘ scratches from Edinburgh's deadliest sonic saviours.


Edinburgh venues

I ABC Film Centre 120 Lothian Road. 228 1638.

I The Attic Dyer's Close. Cowgate. 225 8382.

I Assembly Rooms George Street.

220 4348.

I The Basement Broughton Street. 557 0097.

I la Belle Angele 1| Hasties Close. 225 2774.

I Cafe Graffitti Mansfield Place Church (bottom of Broughton Street). 557 8003. I Cavendish West Tollcross. 228 3252. I C.C. Blooms 23—24 Greenside Place. 556 9331.

I Century 2000 3| Lothian Roatl.

22‘) 7670.

I The Citrus Grindlay Street. 622 7086. I The City Cafe Blair Street. 2200125. I Edinburgh Rock Cafe 12521 Princes Street. 226 1664.

I Filmhouse Bar Lothian Road.

228 2688.

I The Gallery 232 Cowgate. 225 5583. I Gran Via-Tasca 3 South St Andrew Street. 556 1020.

I Henry's Cellar Bar Morrison Street. 221 1288.

I The Honeycomb 3o--38A Blair Street. 22() 4381.

I The Jaffacake 28 Kings Stables Road. 22‘) 7986.

I The Lane 7 Qtieensferry Street Lane. 226 6828.

I The Liquid Room 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564

I The Living Room 235 Cowgate.

225 4628.

I Masonic Halls Broughton Street. I The Meadow Bar Buccleach Street. 622 7680.

I Club Mercado 36/39 Market Street. 226 4224.

I Minus One (Carlton Highland Hotel) North Bridge. 556 7277.

I Moray House Holyrood Road.

556 5184.

I The Moscow Bar South St. David‘s Street. 556 6375.

I Negociants Lothian Street.

225 6313.

I Oddfellows 14/ 16 Forrest Road. 220 1816.

I The Old Rifle Lodge 32 Broughton Street. 550 3716.

I P.J. lyles 138—140 Leith Walk.

467 7051.

I Po Na Na 26 Frederick Street.

226 2224.

I Potterrow Union Bristo Square. 650 8090.

I Quayside New Street. Musselburgh. I Rocking Horse Cowgate. 225 3326. I Royal Highland Exhibition Centre Ingliston.

I Stones Frederick Street. 226 1226. I Studio 24 Calton Road. 558 3758.

I The Subway Cowgate. 225 6766.

I The Tap O'Lauriston Lauriston Place. 229 4041.

I Teviot Row Bristo Square. 650 4673. I Traverse Theatre Bar Cambridge Street. 228 1404.

I The Vaults Niddry Street. 558 9052. I The Venue Calton Road. 557 3073. I The Wee Red Bar Edinburgh College ()fArt. Lauriston Place. 229 I442.

I Walkers l2 Shandwick Place. 226 2887.

I Why Not? The Dome. George Street. 624 8633.

I Wilkie House Cowgate. 225 2935.