I Big at the Jaffacake. 10pm—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 10 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. 60s and 70s music. Ground floor only.

I Cathouse at The Rocking Horse.

l lpm—3am. £3 (£2 with flyer). Price includes entry to Katch and Voodoo Chile. Po ular night of rock sounds.

I C. C. B ooms l lpm—3am. Free. Free disco downstairs at this gay pub. seven nights a week. playing a party mix of commercial dance and Iii-energy house. Full to bursting at weekends.

I Century 2000 l lpm—3am. £5. Over l8s. Commercial dance music under the most expensive lights in Scotland. No rip ed jeans. steel toe-caps or trainers. I aft Phunk at The Gallery. l0.30pm. £5. 3 ()ct. Fortnightly. Fierce funky beats - from hip hop to speed garage to big beat downstairs from Madchester.

I Divine Diva's at The Venue. Next date l0 Oct. Monthly.

I Evol at the Liquid Room. l0.30pm—3am. £4. One of Edinburgh’s busiest and longest-running indie. alternative and pop clubs.

I Fetish at La Belle Angle. Next date l7 Oct. Monthl .

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

I Higher Ground at The Honeycomb. llpm—3am. £7. 26 Sep monthly. New Friday night of Chicago style house and Disco with residents AJ and Lyndsey in the front room and Dr Jon in the back.

I Katch at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3am. £3 (£2 with flyer). Price includes entry to Cathouse and Voodoo Chile. 80s and 90s indie dance.

I Kerplunk at Clth Mercado. lO.30pm—3am. £5. 26 Sep. Fortnightly. The super sounds of the 70s in this smart

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

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

pla list. I e living Room 9pm—lam. Free. The Living Room presean Andrew Moisey. Dillon and Christopher Wright with a freestyle mix of dance sounds. Pre-club.

I Madchester at The Gallery. llpm-3am. £3.50 (£3). 3 Oct. Fortnightly. Manc classics and a busy crowd. Daft Phunk host the downstairs part with a bit of fierce eclectro stuff.

I The Mambo Club at The Cavendish. lOpm—3am. £tbc. Swing. hip hop and soul upstairs. reggae and ragga downstairs at this long-running night hosted by Sir Ossie.

I Manga at La Belle Angele. 9pm—3am. £7 members. £9 others in advance from Ripping Records and 23rd Precinct. 3 . Oct. Monthly thereafter. Manga goes monthly. starting with this mega night. Residents G-Mac and Kid will do the first hour. then it‘s over to special guest DJ SS for a live broadcast on Radio One's ‘One In The Jungle' show. MC Navigator is on the mic as well. Plus. there's drinks promos and free club membership before I lpm. This is the first night of Wilber Wilberforce's national tour of the UK‘s best drum 'n' bass clubs. If anyone deserves their - and your support. it's Manga. See Phactfile.

I Moroccan Clouds at P0 Na Na. lOpm-3am. Free before llpm; £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 Oddfellows. 8.30pm—lam. Free. Local DJs mix old classics with modern chart and student faves.

I Normal at Wilkie House. l0pm—3am. £8 (£7). 26 Sep and 3 Oct. Fortnightly. Infernal repetitive beats (hard house. trance and techno) with various residents who've played all over the country. Gayle San one of the world‘s finest female DJs guests on 3 Oct.

WHERE IT'S AT is a new club night at Cafe Graffiti, combining music. readings. film and visuals. Organised by Supreme Productions and the East Coast Project. it features eclectic music from DJ Joseph Malik and guest DJs Jamie Byng (above, formerly of Edinburgh's funky Chocolate City night) and Colin McLear, playing a combination of soul. jazz and funk. Both guest DJs are now based at Canongate Books, also the headquarters of Payback Press and Rebel Inc. Other guests at the launch night on Fri 3 October include Rebel Inc editor Kevin Williamson, who will read from his new book Drugs And The Party Line (to be published in November); plus writer/performer Levi Tafari. who'll be reading from his new poetry collection, Rhyme Don’t Pay. Film visuals are supplied by Oliver Ashton, with slides and projections by Andy Shaw and graffiti artist Derm. Bound to be a night to remember, it runs 10.30pm-2am, and should be

well worth the £5 (£4) admission.

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. £4. 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. lO.30pm—3am. £4 members; £6 non-members. Prices vary with guests. One of the most respected house and techno clubs in the UK now with regular nigth in Glasgow, Aberdeen and London - with residents Twitch. Brainstorm. Dribbler and The Bill. Dave Clarke guests soon.

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

I Scooter at The Gallery. l0.30pm—3am. £tbc. 26 Sep. Fortnightly. Indie beats.

I Scratch at Cafe Graffiti. See Tribal Funktion on Saturdays for details of Scratch~related events.

I Seen at The Honeycomb. 9pm—3am. £5.50 members. £6.50 non members. 3 Oct. Monthly. Hip hop in the backroom with an open mic session earlier on in the evening and more diverse disco. soul. funk etc sounds in the main room.

I Solefusion at The Honeycomb. Next datelO Oct. Monthly.

I Soundclash at La Belle Angele. llpm—3am. £5. 26 Sep. Monthly thereafter. New night of dancehall. hip hop. ragga. R&B. swing and old skool from The Mad Ambassador and DI Devastate. DJ Kid is the special guest. playing an old skool set. Chris Goldfinger from Radio One is visiting soon if all goes well. Info on 0973 I42 I95.

I Sublime at The Vaults. lO.30pm—3am. £6 members; £8 non—members. 3 Oct. 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.

I T.F.I.F. at Club Mercado. 4pm—lOpm. 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. Next date l7 Oct. Monthly.

I Voodoo Chile at The Rocking Horse. 1 lpm—3am. £3 (£2 with flyer). Price includes entry to Cathouse and Katch. Full of lovely boys and girls headbanging to heavy metal.

I Where It's At at Cafe Graffiti. l0.30pm—2am. £5 (£4). 3 Oct and weekly thereafter. New Friday night session at this happening venue brings together readings. visuals and DJs under one roof. The launch night on 3 Oct features writer and performer Levi Tafari and Rebel Inc’s Kevin Williamson. Ex Chocolate City DJ turned Payback Press publisher Jamie Byng joins resident Colin McLear on the decks with a mix of funk. jazz and soul. There'll also be some amazing visuals. courtesy of Oliver Ashton. Andy Shaw and Derm. See photocaption. left.


I Atomic Baby at The Honeycomb.

l lpm—3ain. £8. 27 Sep. Fortnightly. Big. bouncy Euro trancey house pumpers from Michael Kilkie and Zammo in the main room. Garage and deeper sounds through the back with Gareth Sommerville.

I Bent 100% at The Gallery.

I lpm—3am. £5 before I 1.30pm. £7 after. 27 Sep. Monthly. Call the info. line on 04l0 750 732 for more. Big gay fun with Trendy Wendy and Ms Alston. Hosted by Maggie Joy and Kristina Glitters.

I Burger Queen at Club Mercado.

l lpm—4am. £8 (£7). 27 Sep. Fortnightly. Craig. Huggy and Stella Superstar with a mix ofquality house and party anthems. Tom Bouthier guests. Bear in mind the fairly strict door policy. One of Scotland's premier nights if you want it

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linard lounge Lizzard Loungetretu to put the funk and soul back. intogif-i," 3‘3". Edinburgh‘s nightlife. Joseph Malikisfi‘: the DJ as ever. with ,lekafnized;liyg..oq'f,§‘ 27 Sep and El Cometa All stars elf—:43; :51? Oct. Cafe Graffiti, Sat 27 Sep/4‘Oct-‘aifidi‘ weekly. _. » s , Q; Ca” Money at Tribal ,. witééliiga‘? yeah, so Tribal was in the Hit liSt-lastfi‘i" 7. issue. Well, arsed if I care. becauseiit's bang on as far as providing quality 1 : , 1 music goes. This time. they've got old skool hip hop scratch legend CaSh Money guesting in association with Scratch - on the top floor. The Venue, Sat 27 Sep and fortnightly. Groove Theory Rude bwoy Yogi j-~ Haughton does his garage/speed garage thing with assistance from deep 'nf

funky soulboy Mikey Stirton. Then'it's over to the Peppermint Jam trio of Boris Dlugosch, Mousse T and vocalist Boom for more of the same, though probably . on a more housey tip. Still, it's all good ' quality, whatever you wanna call it. The Honeycomb, Sat 4 Oct and fortnightly.

dressy. debauched and downright dangerous to your health. Fourth birthday soon with a residents night.

I Catwalk 9pm—lam. Free. Gordon Whittaker and friend playing hip hop. house. funk and breakbeat.

I The Cavendish 9pm—3am. £5. Over 25s only. Smart dress. Live bands every week.

I Century 2000 l lpm—3am. £5. See Frida s.

I Co ours Of Love at Club Mercado.

l lpm—4am. £8 members; £l0 non- members. Membership applications and club information on 01698 276 866. 4 Oct. Fortnightly. All drinks £l before midnight. Bottle of bubbly £10 all night. Girls two for the price of one with flyer. Housey. housey. housey with Alex P guesting. The Colours organisation celebrate eight years in the business with mega party at The Tunnel. Glasgow on 28 Sep with Farley & Heller. Seb Fontaine. Smokin‘ Jo. Brandon Block and Alex P.

I Daytripper at The Gallery.

1 lpm—3am. £4. 4 Oct. Fortnightly. Indie with D] Lee on one floor. easy listening. soundtracks and the like on the other.

I Disco Inferno at The Venue. l0pm—3am. £6. 4 Oct. Fortnightly. Three burning floors of hot disco action with MC Otis and D.ls Love and Nick Silver. Recently celebrated its fifth birthday.

I Earth Inferno at The Rocking Horse. l lpm—3am. £3. Goth and industrial sounds.

I The Egg at The Wee Red Bar.

1 lpm—3am. £3 members; £3.50 non members. 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 available on the night.

I Energise at Subway. l lpm—3am. £2. Various party sounds.

I FBI at the Jaffacake. l0.30pm—3am. £5. Photographic membership available

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