SEEN: Fri 31 Oct, The Hone comb, 9pm-3am, £6 (£5). Seen was launched
three years ago as a one-o
night at The Attic, Edinburgh. Since then, it
has become Scotland’s flagship hip hop club. After a year at The Attic establishing its vibe, Seen moved down the road to Wilkie House. Although this was a big step and a bigger venue, it roved a necessary risk, giving the club space to expand its aims. The c ub's current home, The Honeycomb, has provided it with even more scope in its quest to rid hip hop culture of its male-dominated image. Through its Early Doors Lounge session (9—11pm), Seen provides Edinburgh's hip hop community with an environment in which young DJs and MCs can flourish. Perhaps more importantly, Seen gives clubbers in general the chance to hear quality old skool music like disco and soul in a decent venue on a Friday night. This night sees Seen notch up its third birthday, but in-keeping e
With the club's desire to promote t
local scene, there won’t be any
guests, onl the residents. As it says on their new flyer: ’Respect is due to
the old an new! Peace.’
I Fruity at The Apartment. l lpm~2am. £2. New gay night frotn DJ Stella. moving over from Jo Jo's with the promise of some special PAs soon. Drinks promos.
I Jet Lagged at Jet. l Iptn—2.15am. £3 (£2). DJ Norman with a decent jump- about set of disco. funk and rare groove tunes. Drinks promos.
I Melt at Tin Pan Alley. llpm—3am. Free. A Burd Called Ger chilling out with a mellow set. Drinks promos.
I Salsa Dance Club at Porters.
(rpm—l lpm. Highly popular salsa for beginners followed by an advanced session. No partner required. Pre-club.
I Speedracer at The Garage. l().30pm—3am. £3 (£2). Steven mixes tip a few indie-dance classics and retro tunes for a busy. up-for-it crowd in the main room. Drinks promos.
I Betty Woo at Betty‘s Mayonnaise. llpm-3am. £2. House night with DJ Vance. Drinks promos.
I Eden at The Velvet Rooms. l lpm--3am. £3 (£2). Alan Ronald playing Britpop in Room ()ne and Scott Mckay with mellow house in Room Two. Drinks promos.
I Havana Pasion Por La Vida at October Cafe. S30~midnight 28 ()ct
and fortnightly. Spanish nouveau
flamenco night with DJ Jan. Pre-cluh.
I Old Skool Disco at The .-\partment.
llpm—3am. £2. New night from Martyn and Aly of the seriously workaholic Jengaheads. Pretty much as the name suggests and part of The Apartment's new autumn season. Drinks protnos.
I Pop at Reds. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). Indie and dance from DJ Robert Nichols. Drinks promos.
I Ruff at Tin Pan Alley. I lpm-3am. Free. A Burd Called Ger (Bar l0) with a deep. hard house set. Drinks promos.
I Salsa Dance Club at Porters.
630—] lpm. Beginners session. Great to watch or yjoin in. Pre-club.
I Shooting Stars at The Garage. llpm-3am. £3 (£2). insane. drunken shenanigans eased along nicely by the charty choons of Gerry and Iain in the tnain room. Staggering drink promos.
I The Shimmy Club at Bennets.
l l .30pm—3am. £3. Party type of affair at the straight night in this gay venue.
I T.|.T at Trash. l0.30pm—3am. £2. Student night featuring DJ Rory (formerly of Cop and Chopper) with house classics and future anthems in Room One. Grahame with student faves in Room Two and extra beats in Room Three. Drinks promos.
I 70s Wonderland at The Cathouse. llpm—3am. £2 (£1.50: free before ll.30pm). 70s disco and funk with drinks promos.
I Bennets l l.30pm—3am. £2.50. DJ Sara with upbeat dance. Drinks promos. I Betty's at Betty’s Mayonnaise. llpm—3am. Free. Commercial dance with DJ Geoff. Drinks promos.
I Chopper at Betty’s Mayonnaise. l0.30pm—3.30am. £3.50 (£2). Garage. house and 90s disco and pop from C J (Archaos Thursdays). Note new venue change. Drum ‘n' bass night Juice in Room Two. Drinks promos.
I Cul De Sac Cul De Sac Bar. ‘)—l lptn. Free. Richard Brown. ofGlasgow's Soma Records. guesting every week with a huge pile of white labels. Drinks promos. I Dance Cafe at The Venue. 7.30—l0.30pm. £4.50. From l.eroc modern jive classes to chart. swing and soul. Beginners welcome.
I Depth Charge at Bar Booshka. Rpm—midnight. Free. Deep and funky American house from the Jackal.
I Elements at Trash. llpm—3am. £4 (£3). 2‘) Oct and fortnightly. Glasgow's only regular drum 'n' bass night evolving at great pace with residents Kemal and Rob G of First Contact. Stevie and Tania at the helm. Drinks promos.
I Fab at Reds. l lpm—3am. £3 (£2). Groovy garage and club classics. Drinks promos.
I Go West at Cleopatra's. l0.30pm—2.30am. £2 (£l with ticket). Student orientated sounds.
I Ground Control at Jet. l lpm--2.lSam. Kevin Dillon and Norden of the Ground Control sound system take up residency
here every week for the finest hip hop 5 and drutn 'n' bass night in the West End.
E I Havana Noche Caliente at l.os
Boirachos. S.30pm—midnight. Free. Hot and busy Latino/Spanish night with the li nest upfront salsa. merengue and flamenco from DJ Jan.
I Jengaheads at The Living Room. ()pin—midnight. Free. Lazy assed hip hop sound track from the Jengaheads
: (Paradise Island) with a special Jenga
league every week. Drinks promos.
I Pushy at The Velvet Rooms. 10.30pm—3am. £3 (£2). New regular Wednesday night from DJ Tchico. playing soul. ragga. funk reggae. swing and hip hop in Room One plus happy house. garage and classic dance in Room Two.
I Stefan & Grant's Excellent Evening at The Asylutn (Caledonian University Student Union). 9pm-2am. Free. Party music from four decades.
I Sticky Fingers at The Attic. l0.30pm-—3am. £2 (£l). Gerry with indie and retro sounds. Drinks promos.
I Wednesday Night Fever at Lime.
l lpm—3am. £3 (£2 with inatnc card). Fresh 'n' funky 70s and 90s disco with DJ Ray Davren. Drinks promos.
I Wild at The Apartment. l lpm—3am. £5. New upmarket dancey night for Apartment weekend regulars.
I 4th Dimension at Brel. 8.30—l lpm. Free. Andy Young plays jazz. Brazilian. soul. fusion and funk. Drinks promos.
I Audio Psy-phi at The Sub Club.
I lpm—3am. £3. New night from Phar ()ut‘s Paul Cawley replacing Red Cell. embarking on a voyage of hip hop. drum ‘n' bass and generally music with the funk. 23 Oct. DJ Ease frotn Nightmares ()n Wax guests.
I Big Karn's Party Night at Bennets. ll.30pm—3am. £3 (£2). Kam Dunbar with 80s. 90s and loads ofcamp nonsense. Drinks promos.
I Bomb at The Velvet Rooms. l().30pm—3am. £3 (£2). New night of soul. rap. R&B and swingbeat featuring Martin Hesketh and Mike Campbell.
I Bloomers at Cleopatra's. l().30pm--2.30am. £3 (£2 with ticket).
I Bullseye at Tin Pan Alley. I lpm-3am. Free. From 0 Oct. New student night playing indie and chart with extra cheese. I Chief at Trash. llpm—3am £3 (£2). New night of antics with DJ Rory (formerly of Cop and Chopper) in Room One with classic house and future anthems and Graham in Room Two with his indie/party mix. Drinks promos. On 6 Nov win two free flights to New York and entry to the Sound Factory.
I Club Barbarella at Strawberry Fields. 9pm-3am. £3 (9piii—tiiidiiight. £l.50 after). Indie. pop and psychedelia with live bands until tnidnight.
I Cop at Archaos. l0pm—3am. £-l (£2.50). Busy student house night from DJs CJ and Vance. 'Turn tip. get down. cop off.‘ Drinks promos. Tam Coyle does his indie/pop/kitsch stuff Ill Betty‘s Mayonnaise. part of the Archaos complex. I Cul De Sac Cul De Sac Bar. ‘J—l lpm. Free. Mark Ryal from Aquaplanet and Redcell with an underground dance warmer. Drinks promos.
I Dee Jays In Disguise at Variety. 8plll-Cl0SC. Free. Hatch and Jilkes of Knucklehead with a duhby mix of new dance and techno. Prc-club.
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