GLUBS listings


I Katch at The Rocking Horse.

I [pm—3am. £3. Indie.

I Keep It Under Your Hat at La Belle Angele. llpm—3am. £5 (discount with fliers). 18 Oct. Monthly. Big bouncy party night from the people behind Disco Inferno. Drink promos and a good laugh what more do you want“?

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-orientated playlist.

I Le Freak at The Attic. I lpm-Sam. £4. Membership available on the night. A busy evening of hot disco action.

I Liquid at the Liquid Room. I().3()pm—3am. £5. Resident Billy James with Scott Bechelli. Alan (Joy) and Trendy Wendy. A smooth blend of dance. house and club anthems in this large and recently restyled venue.

I The Living Room 9pm—lam. Free. See Fridavs.

I Lizzard Lounge at Cafe Graffttti. I().30pm—2am. £5 members; £6 non- members. Weekly. 11 Oct Cuban band Sonora La Calle bring their Latin sounds to the party. 18 Oct Leeds‘ Master Sounds from the infamous Dig! Family Organisation will be making their Scottish debut. showcasing their groovelicious 70s vibes.

I Loveshack at The Jaffacake. I().3()pm—3am. £5. l8 Oct. Fortnightly. Fresh mix of 70s. 80s and 90s chart and dance in the recently refurbished Jaffacake.

I Luver at Wilkie House. Next date I Nov. Monthl '.

I The Mam 0 Club at Cavendish. I()pm—3am. £4 (£3). Reggae. ragga and rockers upstairs. African. Latin. salsa. soca and calypso downstairs.

I Messenger Sound System at The Bongo Club. I Ipm—3am. £5 (£4.50). [8 Oct. Fortnightly. Roots reality. dancehall. dubwise sounds and upfront reggae on Scotland's one and only heavyweight sound system.

I Moroccan Clouds at Po Na Na. l0pm—3am. Free before I Ipm; £2 after. Well-stirred at the controls in this busy bar/club. dropping a mix of disco. funk. 60s. 70s. 80s. hip hop and cheese.

I RAW at Negociants. l0pm—3am. Free. Busy underground house night.

I Rock Orgasm at The Rocking Horse. llpm-3am. £3. Climactic night of heavy guitar sounds.

I Salsa Viva at Gran Via-Tasca. I().3()pm—3am. Price tbc. I8 Oct. Fortnightly. The best and latest in Latin dance frotn DJ Coco Vega.

I Snog at Club Mercado. 7.3()—|0.3()pm. £4 members; £5 non- members. Busy under-18s night playing the best in chart and dance.

I The Subway West End 4pm—3ant. Price tbc. See Fridays.

I Teaseage at The Citrus. I lpm—3am. £4. Indie. with a touch of dance and funk. played to a packed and sweaty crowd at the recently refurbished Citrus. Approaching its sixth birthday.

I Tribal Funktion at The Venue. I().3()pm—3am. £6 members. £8 non- members. II Oct. Chicago's relatively unknown but hotly tipped Mark Farina guests on Tribal‘s house floor. Farina is said by many. including Derrick Carter and Cajmere. to be perhaps the finest and most shit hot DJ on the planet. Elsewhere. it's the normal Tribal musical extravaganza with disco. hip hop. swing. soul on the top floor with H. Johny Uncut and Dr Jon. and drum 'n' bass downstairs with Ritchie Rufftone and guests. Angel Moraes is up in November.

I Vegas at The Shooting Gallery. Next date 25 Oct. Monthly.

I Vena at Wilkie House. I()pm—3am. £8 members; £9 non-members. l 1 Oct. Monthly. Quality progressive house with Belfast-based resident Jay Kay. AJ plays deeper Chicago vibes up in the chamber. With good visuals and an excellent party atmosphere.

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I Catwalk ()prn—lam. Free. Funk and hip hop with 4th Varmint in the downstairs bit of this new bar.

I CC. Blooms l Ipm—3am. Free. See Fridays.

I East Coast Project Sunday Service at Indigo Yard. ()prn— lam. Free. Joesph Malik and Unkle Fawaz playing anything they want.

I Eh1 More ()pm—lam. Free. New pre-club session in the former restaurant area through the back of this stylish bar on the Royal Mile. Various local DJs will play. There are also funky visuals and drinks promos. plus it‘s a mere hop. skip and a jump from most club venues.

I Pun Times at The Venue. l lpm—3am. £5. l9 ()ct. Fortnightly. Top lloor. Flamboyant. boozy mixed/gay night with a fun. mixed playlist. Fab drinks promos llpm— l atn.

I The Grind at The Lane. I().3()pm—3am. £2 before midnight; £3 after. Swing and hip hop with regular freestyle sessions. Good drinks promos. Busy and vibing.

I Happy Daze at The Venue. 8pm—3arn. £tbc. 12 Oct. One-off happy hardcore night on the ground and basement.

I Karma at Po Na Na. I()ptti—3am. Free before 1 1pm; £2 after. Murray Richardson (Zodiac. Sutra) starting with early and late 80s tunes. building into current house and garage trax before finishing with dance classics. Busy and fun.

I Mambo Club at Cavendish. I()pm--late. £2 before midnight; £4 after. Swing. hip hop. soul and disco. Sir Ossie says ‘come and partyl'.

I Midnight Blue at Cafe Graffiti. I().3()pm—2am. £3 (£2). A Iaidback new night aiming to provide a home for the capital'sjazzers. Various local musicians are involved. as is the superb diva Soubie Coleman. Joseph Malik and Eh‘.’ Wunl are on the decks.

I The 99 Club at The Liquid Room. l().3()pm—-3am. Price tbc. Get down and flake out at the coolest club in Edinburgh. 70s. 80s and 90s pop. dance and house. All drinks 99;) during happy hours.

I None Of The Above at The Bongo Club. Brim—midnight. £5 (£3). A mix of live music and DJs in this funky venue. I Return To The Source at Wilkie House. I().3()pm—3am. £6. l‘) Oct. One- off trance fest with Hans Solo and Sid Shanti DJing and a live PA from Cosmosis.

I Spice at The Tap O'Lauriston. 8pttt—litllt. Free. Chilled tunes. chilled beer and chilled people.

I The Subway West End 4pm—3am. £tbc. Student-orientated venue from the same people behind the Subway in the C‘owgatc. The music is suitably varied from 6()s to ()(Is A- and the drinks are double cheap. Open seven nights a week with DJs on every night.

I Sunny Side Up at Negociants. 9pm—3am. Free. Hip hop to big funky beats with Mr A and Mr H. Downstairs in the bar/club.

I Sunday Night Fever at Century 2()()(). llpm—3am. £3. Drinks at 70p. 80p and 90p. appropriately accompanied by music from the 70s. 80s and 90s.

I Tackno at Club Mercado. Next date 25 Oct. Monthly on the last Sunday of the month.

I Taste at The Honeycomb. llpm-3am. £7 non-members; £5 members. Membership is available on the night. Still one of the most essential clubbing experiences in the capital. Residents Fisher K: Price take you on a journey from vocal garage and anthemic house to harder. faster hands-in-the-air happy stornpers. It doesn't matter what kind of music you‘re into. or what sort of person you are. it's just a great. positive night. Simple as that.

I Timewarp at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3am. £2; free before l2.3()am. Classic tunes from the last four decades ()l't3()[).


I Black Bo's ()prn—Iam. Free. With DJs Cheeky Beats and Sleazy G (Rebel Base).

I Buddha at Negociants. 9pm—3am. Free. l3 Oct. Fortnightly. Jazz in the Negociants basement.

I Catwalk 9pm— I am. Free. Classic old skool from Styler of Solefusion backroom fame. Downstairs in this smart new bar.

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

I Digital Biscuit at Negociants. 9pm—3am. Free. 20 Oct. Fortnightly. Nu sonik beatz. from uplifting sounds to deep. dark drum 'n' bass. flipping out to hip hop come big beatz trip hop. Served up and spiced up by Paul (Lift). Graftk (Dry Rizer) and Believe (nu phortik sound system). Plus guests.

I The 99 Club at The Liquid Room. I().3()pm—3am. Price tbc. See Sundays. I Po Na Na llpm—3am. Free. Various party tunes from Roddy and DJ Kiltpants in this bustling bar and club.

I The Subway West End 4pm—3am. Price tbc. See Fridays.

I T.I.A at The Honeycomb. I().3()pm—3am. £3 (£2). Jabba play live at this cool jazzy/hip hop/funk night. Resident DJs are Billy and Jo frorn Slack. Battd on at midnight. M.U. members get in free.

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


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

I Catwalk 9pm— I am. Free. Trip hop and hip hop with Brian and Roan.

I C. C. Blooms I lpm-3am. Free. Same as Fridays but with 60s. 70s and 80s tunes.

I Club Utopia at The Cavendish. 9pm—3am. £3. l4 Oct. A mix of local bands (including Liquid Lunch and Kayenta) and DJs. Good drinks promos l()().

I Magnum at The Honeycomb. I()pm—3am. £4 (£3); £2 before llprn. ML’. members get in free. Mind-blowing seven-piece outfit Jazz Syndicates play live at this new weekly session. showcasing their hard-bop. post-bop. groove funk. Eh'.’ Wunl DJs. keeping the floor busy with funk. soul and jazz vibes. Band on at l lptn.

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

I The 99 Club at The Liquid Rootn. I().3()pm—3am. Price tbc. See Sundays. I Po Na Na llpm—3am. Free. Uptempo dance sounds with Mark Braithwaite.

; I Slap at The Liquid Rooms.

l()pnt~3am. £3 students; £4 non-students.

2t Oct. Indie. punk and hardcore with drinks promos. _ I Streetlife at The Bongo Club.

6- l lpm. Price tbc. l4 Oct. An evening of exhibitions and audio-visuals from Edinburgh's Streetwork project.

I The Subway West End 4pm—3am. Price tbc. See Fridays.


I Catwalk ()ptn—lam. Free. Jazz and swing from ian Cairns downstairs in this new bar.

f I CC. Blooms l [pm—3am. Free. See


I Chi at Po Na Na. llpm—3am. Free. Soul. funk and disco from Lyley and A.J. in this busy bar-cum-club.

I Club Tropicana at The Citrus Club. llpm-3am. £2 (includes a free cocktail). 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 Rootn. I().3()pm—3am. £2. Student-orientated night with excellent drinks promos and a wide playlist. taking in chart. indie. 70s.

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Big Beat Big Beat bring in their fourth birthday in style with a large looking double bill featuring a live set from eight-piece London outfit Groove Connection and a floor-buming performance from the lazzotech jazz dancers (above). La Belle Angele, Fri 10 Oct and monthly.

Grand Central Pound For Pound Tour Check this one out for the sound of Manchester's innovative Grand Central label. Tony D (see preview) is the main man on the decks, assisted by New York MC YZ. Also appearing are vocalists Veba and Lorna Harris and DJ Mark Rae. Various other cool bods including DMC winner Peter Parker and double bassist Sneaky will be in the house for highly recommended live music/DJ fusion. La Belle Ange/e, Wed 75 Oct.

Evol Seven years old and still packing 'em in like nobody's business. Expect an upfront mix of indie, alternative, crossover, 605, 705, pop, noise, hip hop, big beat and dance. The Liquid Rooms, Fri 10 and weekly.

Pure Hard but funky techno from the enigmatic but innovative Dave Clarke. Residents Twitch 8r Brainstorm assist at this three-floored Pure special. See also Phactfile. The Venue, Fri 17 Oct.

80s and 90s. Drinks 50p during happy hours.

I The Double Six Club at City Cafe. 8pm—lam. Free. Britain's best board games club. offering professional waiting staff dressed in kitsch 70s-style clothes and a menu of up to 250 games to choose from. Musically. they provide Tom Jones. Sergio Mendez. Bacharach and all that. Booking a table in advance is recommended. Call Ol 31 220 ()I 27 to book.

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

I E.R. at The Jaffacake. 9.30pm-3am. £6. Student-only night where you pay your money (£6) on the door and the drinks (except bottles and cans) are all free thereafter. That's what they said. honest . . .

I Grand Central 'Pound For Pound’ Tour at La Belle Angele. l0pm—3am. £5 in advance from Ripping Records. National tour featuring DJ Tony D (see preview) and New York's MC YZ. Also appearing are Grand Central vocalists Veba and Lorna Harris (who also contributed to Goldie‘s Titneless album). Spikey T. Buffy Bronx. Mark Rae. Peter Parker (DMC winner) and Sneaky on double bass. See Hit list.

I Heatwave at The Attic. 1 Ipm—3am. £4 (£3). 15 Oct. Fortnightly. Alex from the ministry Of Sound joins resident Andrew Gordon at this new