thotigh. because Jody from Way ()tit West is headlining in tlte main room. For tltose of a more chilled persuasion. Dr Jon (Tribal Funktion). Bootsy (Groove Theory) aitd Grant Duff are in The Cooler. And remember party freaks. Monday is a trade holiday so there's no excuse for wimping otit. See Hit list.

I Fun Times at The Venue. llpm-3am. £5. 2| Sep. Ftn‘tttightly. Top floor. Flamboyant mixed/gay night witlt a fun. mixed playlist. Fab drinks promos llpm—lam.

I The Grind at The Lane. l0.30pm-3am. £2 before midnight: £3 after. Swing and ltip hop wiilt regular freestyle sessions. ('iood drinks promos. Busy and vibing.

I Karma at Po Na Na. l(lpnt«3am. Free before I lpm: £2 after. Murray Richardson (Zodiac. Sutra) starting with early and late ts’tls (tines. building into current house and garage has. before finishing witlt dance classics. Bttsy and ftiii.

I Mambo Club at Cavendish. l()pnt—late. £2 before midnight; £4 after. ()ssie and assorted specialist DJs present ()()s. 70s and b'lls soul. Drinks promos.

I The 99 Club at The Liquid Room. l().3()piti-.‘~ani. Price the. Get down and flake otit at the coolest club in Edinburgh. Seventies. 80s and 90s pop. dance and house. All drinks (Np during Happy Hours.

I Space Safari at The FiIiiihotise. ()._‘s()pm- I2..‘s()am. Free. 21 Sep. monthly. ()ff-woi'ld lounge music. Very weird btit fun also.

I Spice at The Tap ()‘I.auriston.

8pm -lant. Free. Chilled tunes. chilled beer and chilled people.

I Sunny Side Up at Negociants. ‘)pin--3ani. Free. Hip hop to big funky beats with Mr .-\ and Mr H. Downstairs in the bar/club.

I Sunday Night Fever at Century 2()()(). llpiit- 3am. £3. Drinks at 70p. (Slip and 90p. appropriately accompanied by music front the 70s. 80s and 90s.

I Sunsplash at The Citrus Club. llpm-Rani. Free before midnight: £3 after. New weekly reggae night featuring some of the country's finest [Us at the

Join Uncle Fawas at The East Coast Sunday Service, The Indigo Yard, Edinburgh, Sun. It's free both musically and financially

recently refurbished Citrus. Live bands and sound systems are planned for coming weeks.

I Tackno at Club Mercado. Next date at end of September. Monthly on the last Sunday of the month.

I Taste at The Honeycomb. llpm ~3ain. £5 members; £7 non-members. Membership is available on the night. One of the capital‘s most essential clubbing experiences. Residents Fisher & Price take you on a journey froin vocal garage and antltemic house to harder. faster. hands-in-the-air happy stompers. It doesn't matter what kind of iiitisic you're into. or what sort of person you are. it‘s

jtist a great. positive night. Simple as


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


I Black 80’s ()pni-«lain. Free. With D_ls Cheeky Beats and Sleazy G (Rebel Base).

I Buddha at Negociants. 9pm~ 3am. Free. l5 Sep. Fortnightly. Jazz in the Negociants basement.

I Catwalk ()pin—lam. Free. (‘lassic old skool from Styler of Soleftision backroom fame. Downstairs in tltis smart new bar.

I CC. Blooms llpm- 3am. Free. See Fridays.

I Digital Biscuit at Negociants. ()plll“3(llll. Free. 22 Sep. Fortnightly. Funky. flipped. tripped-out tunes with Paul (lift ). Grafik (liiiit'lit/itit't’ magazine) aitd Believe (Space Shanty). Inner Space l.ive play once a month,

I Jazz Joint at The Honeycomb. l()piii—3ani. £3 (£2); Musicians l'nion members free. \Vi/ai'd play live with His iii support. Now in the main room.

I The 99 Club at The Liquid Room. li).3()pm—3am. Price the. Get down atid flake otit at the coolest cltib in lidinbttrgh. Seventies. b’ils and ‘)()s pop. dance and house. All drinks 99p during Happy Hours.

I Po Na Na llpm ~3ain. Free. Various

party tunes froin Roddy and DJ Kiltpants iii this bustling bar and club.

I Trainspotter at The Subway. l()piit--3ani. £l (free for students with matriculation card). A mix of indie and dance.

I Vegas Angel at The lane. ()pin—lam. £4 (£3 ). New weekly Monday nighter with Scott Hunter and John McDonald mixing tip UK aitd US garage for those who can't stop )artying.

I The Westsi e at Wilkie House. l()..‘~()pin--3am. £2. Chilled weekly session of hip hop. soul. swing and the like on the top floor.


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

I Catwalk ‘)piti—- I am. Free. Trip hop and hip hop with Brian aiid Roan.

I CC. Blooms llptii~3am. Free. Same as Fridays htit with (Ms. 70s and 80s tunes.

I Motherfunk at The Venue.

l lpin- 3am. Free. Exceptionally popular rare groove and ftiitk night. Top floor.

I The 99 Club at The Liquid Room. l().3()pm--3ain. Price the. Get down aitd flake out at the coolest club it) Fdinburgh. Seventies. 80s aiid ‘)()s pop. dance and house. All drinks ()Qp during Happy Hours.

I Po Na Na llpiii-Jaiii. Free. Up-tempo dance sounds with Mark Braithwaite.


I Catwalk ‘inir lam. Free. Jazz an i swing from laii (‘airns downstairs in this new bar.

I CC. Blooms I lpiii Jam. Free. See Fridays.

I Chi at Po .\'a Na. llpm-3am. Free. Soul. ftiitk and disco from l.yley and AJ. in this btisy bar-cum-cltib.

I Club Tropicana at The Citrus Club.

I lpiii «3am. £2. A night of super-cheese. from Fasy Listening to 70s disco. pop and soundtracks. Mirrorballs. lava lamps arid a free cocktail on entry.

I The Deep End at the Liquid Room. li).3()pm—~.’~aiit. £2. Student-orientated night with excellent drinks promos and a wide playlist. taking in chart. indie. 70s. 30s and ‘)()s. Drinks 5()p during Happy Hours.

I Dub Department at Negociants. Input—3am. Free. Spiritually uplifting dtib coui‘tesv of the Rude boys.

I International Bright Young Thing at The Rocking Horse. l().3()pin—-3am. l.3()am curfew. £2. Weekly night aimed at backpackers. holiday makers and foreign exchange students (and locals on the pull?) The playlist is vaguely indie btit with a cosmopolitan twist. Drinks promos i'uii riot between llpm and lam. I Jazz Joint at The Honeycomb.

lilpm Sam. £~1t£3); Musicians l'nion members free. The Basic (‘ollective bring their live soul-jan, to the main room at this excellent mellow midweekct‘.

I The Nightshift at Tlte Lane.

0pm Wain. £2 before midnight: £3 thereafter. Seventies. 80s and various classic dance tracks to see you through till the weekend. Iixcellent drinks protiliis.

I Out 2 Lunch at Po .\'a Na. llpm—3am. l-ree. With ll (Tribal Funktion). Johnny leopai'dskin aitd l.tinch Mates putting the electric into eclectic. Busy and highly enjoyable.

I Shark at The ('a\ endish. Re-opcns on I ()ct. \Veekly thereafter.

I The Transporter Room at The Attic. ltlpiii Ram. £3 waged; £2 tinwaged; £I members. Residents Scottie and Stilti host this long—standing atid well respected night of and live music. |.ook otit for gigs from some of the best reggae. funk and hip hop baitds in Scotland. as well as loads of Ian musicians. \Vith eompere \'initi I’ooiitaiig.

I Whale at The .laffaeake. Ilpiii .iant. £2. Two floois of funk. house and chatty dance. \Vith drink promos. Happy Hour llpiti iiiidiiigltt with selected drinks oiin 50p.

listings GLUBS



The Glasgow Tunnel Saturday night resident is very much the man of the moment with remix and production duties aplenty, working for East West, Atlantic and Positiva. His energetic European house with a slightly trancey edge has been rocking the Tunnel for the last three years and he also works behind the counter at Glasgow’s 23rd Precinct Records.

Alright Tour De Force (East West) Pumping UK track, real end of the night anthem.

Every Little Time Aura (V:C)

Tough and catchy Alcatraz vocal anthem, one for the ladies.

Nightbird 97 Convert (Wonderboy) Anthem from years gone by, revamped by Tin Tin Out in their usual hard house style.

Lockdown 187 Gunman (East West) Biggest speed garage track of the moment with a killer Natural Born Chillers remix.

Choose Life P F Project (Positiva) Breakbeat driven hard house track with a massive Trainspotting sample in the middle.


I Afrodonia at The Venue. l()pm—3am. Price the. Weekly African music downstairs iii The Cooler.

I Animated at La Belle Angele. First night 30 ()ct. Monthly thereafter.

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

I Catwalk 9pin—latn. Free. Dancelloor jazz. funk and hip hop with Well Stirred. Downstairs iii this cool new bar.

I CC. Blooms llpm-3am. Free. See Fridays.

I The Fine Line at La Belle Angele. First night lb ()ct. Monthly thereafter. I Club lndika at The Rocking Horse. Iintry through Shady Lady's in the Cowgate. llpm—3am. £2. The latest in dancehall. ragga and reggae.

I Kinky Indie at The Citrus Club. llpiit—3aitt. £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. 18 Sep. Fortnightly. Easy Listening DJing front Mark. Eh? Wun! aitd Pete. Dress to impress.

I Homeless at La Belle Angele. llpm—3am. £5 (£4). ()pening night 25 Sep. Fortnightly thereafter. New night brought to you direct frotn Dundee. Residents are Dundonians Eat Not Sold aitd Mancunian phat bloke Chubby Grooves (of Grand Central fame). The music policy is basically a freestyle beats ‘n' breaks thing where Rotti Size drops next to Bambaataa and Guru. Edinburgh is represented by the Fast Coast Project. If this is anything like the Homeless night

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