I Harder at King Tut's Wah Walt Hut (downstairs bar). ll Sep and fortnighly. ()pin—midni rht. Free. Roots and dub.

I Helter S elter at The Venue. l0.30pm—3am. £3 (£2.50). The Venue is back up and running for more mixed-up. student orientated music. with retro tracks next to contemporary indie from Gordon Tennant.

I Hi Karate at Tin Pan Alley.

l [pm—3am. £3 (£2). New regular slot for the big beat Hi Karate collective of Neil McMillan. Andrew Divine. Crawford Tait and Bob Peck. Drinks promos.

I In Tone at Bar l(). 8pm—close. Free. Paul Cawley from Phar ()ut with a weird underground pre-club experience.

I Irregular at The Apartment.

l lpnt—3am. £2. From 23 Sep. New night from Jim Hutchison of acid house and funky techno. Guaranteed to be a winner. Drinks promos.

I Loveshack at Fury M urry‘s. l().3()pm—3.15am. £5 (£3). Fine indie house and disco sounds in two rooms. Drinks promos.

I Natural Selection at Lime (formerly The Cotton Club). llpm—3am. £3 (£2). lain Fitzpatrick with funky dance and indie. Drinks promos.

I Orange Peel at Jet. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). New weekly night from ()range Peel's Dan Brown and Chris playing deep house.

I Passion at The Velvet Rooms. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). DJ Skud playing soulful grooves. tnellow hip hop and sexy swing from Busta Rhymes to Marvin Gaye. A groovy alternative to student nights. Drinks promos.

I Reds llpm—3am. £3 (£2). .\ night of classic disco. peppered with the best contemporary house and garage. Drinks promos.

I Rumble at The Garage. I lpm—3am. £3 (£2). Cardow and Ross with an exceptionally busy night ofcharty dance faves. cheap drinks and drunk students. Snogtastic!

I The Tunnel l()pm—3am. £4 (£2.50 with matric card). Student night featuring Kevin and Scott (Tunnel weekends) and Lisa. playing a tnix ofclassic house anthems plus treasure hunts and wheel of fortune. Drinks promos.


I Big at the Jaffacake. IOpm—3am. £3 before midnight; £4 after. Mainstream chart sounds. with excellent booze promos. free bouncy rides. guzzle guns and lenty of drinking-related fun.

I Big Beat at La Belle Angele. Next date l0 Oct. Monthly.

I Catwalk 9pm—lam. Free. Moisey and Phil Alcock with garage and mellow funky house.

I Cavendish 9pm—3am. £5. Over 25s only. Smart dress. Nojeans. no trainers. Live bands every week. Sixties and 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. Popular night of rock sounds.

I C.C. Blooms llpm-3am. Free. Free disco downstairs at this gay pub. seven times a week. playing a party mix of commercial dance and hi-energy house. Full to bursting at weekends.

I Century 2000 l lpm—3ani. £5. ()ver l8s. Commercial dance music under Scotland's most expensive lights. No ripped jeans. steel toe-caps or trainers. I Daft Phunk at The Gallery. Next date 3 Oct. Fortnightly.

I Divine Divas at The Venue. 9.30pm—3am. £5 waged. £3 unwaged (two for the price of one before l lpm). All proceeds to Lothian Lesbian Line. l2 Sep. Monthly on the second Friday of the month. Women-only night with DJ Christine and Alley Vegas. Wild Honey play live and Christina Glitters shows a special Pride video.

I Evol at the Liquid Room. l().3()pm—3am. £4. ()ne of Edinburgh's busiest and longest-running indie. alternative and pop clubs.

I Fetish at La Belle Angle. llpm--3am. £4. l‘) Sep. Monthly. Big. bangin' beats and thumpin' funky stuff with G-Mac of Manga fatne. With the Fetish dancers. fresh fruit. rude veg. flying dogs. performing fish. squeezy old people and much. much tnore. Part of La Belle's new club roster which sees the beats 'n' breaks becoming a major fixture. See also Homeless on Thursdays for similar

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I I'Iig Rollin' at Negociants. 9pm—3am. Free. Various funky sounds in the Negociants basement bar-club.

I Hub Club at Henry‘s Cellar Bar. lOpm—3am. £4 (£3). l9 Sep. Fortnightly. Hub the band present Hub the club. Live music mixes with DJing and smart visuals in the vibing surroundings of this small venue.

I Katch at The Rocking Horse.

1 lpm—3am. £3 (£2 with flyer). Price includes entry to Cathouse and Voodoo Chile. Eighties and 90s indie dance.

I Kerplunk at Club Mercado. 10.30pm—3am. £5. 12 Sep. Fortnightly. The super sounds of the 70s in this smart venue with a fun crowd.

I Kingdom at The Outhouse. 8pm-lam. Free. Happy house. garage and disco with John McDonald.

I The Lane at The Lane. I lpm—3pm. £3 before midnight; £5 thereafter; members free. Residents Jon Flowers and Kev McGinley with a wide. dance-based playlist.

I The Living Room 9pm—lam. Free. The Living Rootn presents Andrew Moisey. Dillon and Christopher Wright with a freestyle mix of dance sounds. Pre-club.

I Madchester at The Gallery. Next date 3 Oct. Fortnightly.

I Manga at La Belle Angele returns on 3 ()ct with a live link-up on Radio One FM‘s ‘()ne In The Jungle‘ show. Monthly thereafter.

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 Moroccan Clouds at Po Na Na. l()pm--3am. Free before i lpm; £2 after. Weekly. DJ 4th Varmint with disco. funk. 60s. 70s. 80s. hip hop and cheese at this busy bar/club.

I Music For The Masses at ()ddfellows.

8.30pm—lam. Free. Local DJs mix old classics with modern chart and student faves.

I Normal at Wilkie House. l()pm—3am. £8 (£7). l2 Sep. Fortnightly. Trance and techno in the main room with Karen Normal. Chog. Jamie Garry. Rich Clark and Lift‘s Fluan Mackenzie. Funky beats upstairs with other people with odd

I The Outhouse 5—7pm. Free. Chill out downstairs after work with chilled tunes and cheap booze.

I Planet Earth at The Citrus. llpm—3am. £2. A busy and long-running night of 70s and 80s sounds where New Romantics. punks. glam rockers and disco freaks relive the era that others do their best to forget.

I Pure at The Venue. l().3()pm—3am. £4 members; £6 non-members. Prices vary with guests. £8 members; £l() rioti- members on 19 Sep. ()ne of the UK's most respected house and techno clubs with residents Twitch. Brainstorm. Dribbler and The Bill. Detroit legend Kevin Saunderson guests on 1‘) Sep. See Phactfile.

I Reaction at The Subway. l lpm—3am. £2 (free for students with matriculation card). Weekly mix ofchart. dance and classic disco.

I Scooter at The Gallery. Next date 26 Sep. Fortnightly.

I Scratch at Cafe Graffiti. Next date end of September. Monthly. See Tribal Funktion on Saturdays for details of Scratch events.

I Seen at The Honeycomb. Next date 3 ()ct. Monthly.

I Solefusion at The Honeycomb.

l lpmA-3am. £5 members. £6 non- members. 12 Sep. Monthly. Soulful garage and deep. funky house in the tnain room with residents Craig Smith and Mikey Stirton. ()ld skool jams through the back with Sugar Ray and Styler.

I Soundclash at La Belle Angele. ()pening night 26 Sep. Monthly thereafter.

I South Central at Club Mercado. ll.3()pm—3ani. £3 before midnight. £5 alter. I‘) Sep. flip to the hop. liast (‘oast West (‘oasL 80s to 90s. R&H. swing with a touch of soul. soca and funk.

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Hit list

The best Edinburgh clubs this fortnight.

Joy Scotland's tastiest gay club welcomes Tony De Vit for what promises to be a proper large one. De Vit's fast and hard style has seen him conquer crowds all over the world, not least at his Trade residency in London. Alan, Maggie and Trendy Wendy do their residents thing. Wilkie House, Sat 20 Sep and monthly.

Tribal Funktion 'Cameras ready, prepare to flash!’ Aarrghh! It's that nutty bloke with the green wig again. Chicago supremo Cajmere makes his third appearance at Tribal. With the usual three floors of hip hop/drum ’n' bass, US house and swing/disco/soul. The Venue, Sat 13 Sep and fortnight/y.

Fire Island First Birthday The top floor finds Harri (Sub Club) lining up against old mate Orde Meikle (Slam) in what should be an awesome display of Glasgow-style house and techno. Jody from Way Out West is the main attraction on the middle floor, although Kev Wright from Sublime will no doubt have his fans. The Cooler provides a more chilled vibe. The Venue, Sun 14 Sep.

Homeless New fortnightly Thursday at La Belle (an offshoot of the same night in Dundee) offering the best in old and new skool beats 'n’ breaks. Eat Not Sold and Chubby Grooves (Grand Central) are residents. Expect a Roni Size/Propellerheads/Red Snapper/ Pyschonauts-style mash-up. Should be excellent. La Belle Ange/e, Thu 25 Sep and fortnight/y.

I Sublime at The Vaults. l().3()pm—3am. £6 members; £8 non-members. 19 Sep. Fortnightly. Hard. driving trance and a phenomenal dancefloor atmosphere in the main room with residents ldge and Kev Wright. Garage and deeper house upstairs with Gordon Mac and Gary McIntosh. De Niro (from Aberdeen‘s Hook and Bellboy labels) guests.

I T.F.I.F. at Club Mercado. 4—l()pm. Free. Friday nights have changed forever thanks to Happy Hour 5—6.30pm. £l drinks. £ 10 bottles of champagne and great. nostalgic music courtesy of Trendy Wendy. -

I Triptonite North at The Honeycomb. l().3()pm—3am. £6.50 members. £8.50 non-members. l‘) Sep. Monthly. Hard house with Tomislav and Allan Thompson in the main room. garage and deep house through the back with Gareth Sommcrville. Remember the pre-club party in Iguana Bar from 9pm.

I Voodoo Chile at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3am. £3 (£2 with flyer). Price includes entry to Cathouse and Katclt. Full of lovely boys and girls headbanging to heavy metal.

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