Club. 8pm—midnight. £5 (£3). A mix of live music and DJs in this funky venue. I Northern Mixing Championships at Wilkie House. 9pm—3am. £10 (£8). 26 Oct. Info and application forms on 225 5583 or 0996 4422 49 I. New Scottish mixing competition focusing mainly on the hip hop cutting and scratching side of ' things. Heats will be held early on in the evening (if you’re interested in entering phone the above numbers). with the last rounds and finals later on. Along with local talent like Well Stirred and 4th Varmit. four times American DMC champ and three times World DMC champ DJ Q-Bert (who has also worked with De La Soul and Dr Octagon) will be playing and judging. Prizes are being supllied by Vestax. Fopp and Players. See Hit List. I Spice at The Tap O‘l..auriston. 8pm—lam. Free. Chilled tunes. chilled beer and chilled people. I The Subway West End 4pm-3am. £tbc. See Fridays. 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 2000. llpm-3am. £3. Drinks at 70p. 80p and 90p. appropriately accompanied by music from the 70s. 80s and 90s. I Tackno at Club Mercado. 10.30pm—4am. £3 members. £4 the gruesome and fearsome. £5 scaredy cats. 25 Oct. Monthly on the last Sunday of the month. It’s a Nightmare On Sesame Street with Trendy Wendy spinning spine-tingling tunes. Cower in the corner while hostess Witch Fancy Nancy and the Terrifying Trendettes do their scary thing at this hauntingly horrid night. I Taste at The Honeycomb. l lpm—3am. £5 members; £7 non-members. Membership is available on the night. Still one of the most essential clubbing experiences in the capital. Residents Fisher & Price take you on a journey

from vocal garage and authentic house to harder. faster hands-in-the-air happy stompers. 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.

Sim le as that.

I TiDmewarp at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3am. £2; free before l2.30am. Classic tunes from the last four decades

of pop.


I Black Bo's 9pm—lam. Free. With DJs Cheeky Beats and Sleazy G (Rebel Base). ,

I Buddha at Negociants. 9pm—3am. Free. 27 Oct. Fortnightly. Jazz in the

Ne oeiants basement.

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

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

I Digital Biscuit at Negociants. 9pm—3am. Free. 3 Nov. Fortnightly. Nu sonik beatz. front 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 phonik sound s stem). Plus guests.

I The Club at The Liquid Room. l0.30pm—3am. £tbc. See Sun.

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. £tbc. See Fridays.

I T.I.A at The Honeycomb. 10.30pm—3am. £3 (£2). Jabba play live at this cool jazzy/hip hop/funk night. Resident DJs are Billy and Jo from Slack. Band on at midnight. M.U. members get in free.

I Trainspotter at The Subway. l0pm—3am. £l (free for students with matriculation card). A mix of indie and dance.

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

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

I C. Blooms llpm—3am. Free. Same as Fridays but with 603, 70s and 80s tunes.

I Club Utopia at The Cavendish. 9pm—3am. £3. 28 Oct. A mix of local indie bands and DJs. Good drinks promos [00.

I Magnum at The Honeycomb. lOpm—3am. £4 (£3); £2 before llpm. M.U. members get in free. Mind-blowing seven piece out it Jazz Syndicates play live at this new weekly session, showcasing their hard-bop. post-bop. groove funk. Eh? Wun! DJs, keeping the floor busy with funk. soul and jazz vibes. Band on at llpm.

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

I The 99 Club at The Liquid Room. 10.30pm—3am. £tbc. See Sun.

I Po Na Na llpm—3am. Free. Uptempo dance sounds with Mark Braithwaite.

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


I Catwalk 9pm—lam. Free. Jazz and swing from lan Cairns downstairs in this new bar.

I C. C. Blooms ll pm—3am. Free. See Fridays.

I Ch! at P0 Na Na. llpm-3am. Free. Soul. funk and disco from Lyley and AJ. in this busy bar/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 Room. 10.30pm—3am. £2. Student-orientated night with excellent drinks promos and a wide playlist. taking in chart. indie. 70s. 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 0l3l 220 0127 to book.

I Dub Department at Negociants. lOpm—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 dtinks (except bottles and cans) are all free thereafter. That‘s what they said. honest. I Heatwave at The Attic. 10.30pm-3am. £4 (£3). 29 Oct. Fortnightly. A new night for a mixed/gay/straight crowd. With drinks promos.

I International Bright Young Thing at The Rocking Horse. 10.30pm—3am. 1.30am curfew. £2. Weekly night aimed at backpackers. holiday-makers and foreign exchange students (and locals on the pull?) The playlist is vaguely indie but with a cosmopolitan twist. Drinks promos run riot between llpm and lam. I The Method at Wilkie House. l0pm—3am. £2. 29 Oct. Fortnightly. Hip hop meets drum ’n’ bass in the main room. Anything goes (what. anything?) in the backroom.

I Nicely Toasted at Wilkie House. 9pm—3am. £3 before l0.30pm. £4 after. Students £3 all night. 5 Nov. Fortnightly. Chill out vibes with cheap booze (£1.25 a pint), cool music and munchies on sale. The pizza man arrives at lam. Various DJs play. including Gordon from Zoology and Julz from Purple Moon.

I Out 2 lunch at P0 Na Na. llpm—3am. Free. With H (Tribal Funktion). Johnny Leopardskin and Lunch Mates putting the


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’The song’s good. but it's the dob that. 5. really kicks it off.’ ‘(Dance) Do That Thang’: Black . (Won) _ 'v . a; 'Masters At Work production that] ’3; samples Chic and contains a breakdoqngi with a live airhorn!‘ I ‘Can You Feel': Tension (Mull) 'Lenny Fontana combines with favourite UK garage label to ask’the. most ubiquitous dancefloor QUQSthna’tii‘Z“ ‘After The Dub': Scottie Deep Street) 3 1 '- "If? ’Darkish. flanged disco cut-up from Marc Kinchen's younger brother.‘ '9


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electric into eclectic. Busy and highly enjoyable.

I Shark at The Cavendish. 9.30pm—3am. £2.50 before 10pm; £3.50 after. Strictly students only. Eternally busy student night over three floors with a varied. fun playlist and some absurd drinks promos (most things are 50p or £l). Get there early to ensure you get in. I The Subway West End 4pm-3am. £tbc. See Fridays.

I Underground Groove at The Honeycomb. l0pm—3am. £4 (£3); £2 before llpm. M.U. members in free. Band on stage at l 1.30pm. Colin Steele's Groove Merchants (featuring Soubie Coleman on vocals) play live at this weekly night of funk-soul-jazz hipness. Go down and check that bohemian. smoky. laidback vibe. A real midweek treat. East Coast Project DJs are also in the house.

I Vinyl Grooves at The Venue. 10.30pm—3am. Free. New weekly indie/big beat session on the top floor. Good drinks promos too. including a free tequila on entry.

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