8pm-close. Free. 30 Nov and monthly. Craig Morrison and Graeme Reedie. new Soma signings with a night for house lovers. Their last tune ‘Climbing Walls’ was a recent essential tune with Pete Tong.

I Divine at Brel. 8.30—1 lptn. Andrew and Alan Divine (Glasgow School Of Art) play you the stuff they play for themselves at home. Retro soul. Bobby Gentry. movie themes. etc. Pre-club.

I Feel The Buzz at Bennet's. 11.30pm—3am. £2.50 (£1.25). Up-tempo high energ . Drinks promos.

I Groun Control at Jet. llpm—2.15am. £4 (£3). Kevin Dillon and Norden of the Ground Control sound system take up residency here every Sunday instead of Wednesday for the best hip hop and drum ’n' bass night in the West End. Drinks promos.

I Limbo Tour at The Tunnel.

1 lpm-3.30am. £6. 30 Nov only. Limbo records boss Billy Kiltie house it up with label stable mates Chris Fortney and Steven McCreery.

I Minted at The Polo Lounge.

1 lpm—3am. £5 (£4). 30 Nov and fortnightly. Hard house action from Alan and Maggie of Edinburgh’s finest gay club Joy. plus Trendy Wendy playing vocal house upstairs.

I Optimo at The Sub Club. 1 lpm—3am. £4 (£3). New night that replaces Aquaplanet from 30 Nov with Twitch (Pure) and Jilkes (Knucklehead) for techno/electro action.

I Polo lounge at The Polo Lounge.

1 1pm—3am. £3. Take the choice of the Polo Lounge upstairs. open until 3am. or downstairs for DJ Annie with a harder house mix than the other nights.

I Shafted at The Apartment. 11pm—3am. £2. Rare groove and funk from Charlie lnman. plus £1.50 selected beers and 60p vodka shots.

I Shirley's Temple at Archaos. llpm—3am. £5 (£3). A trippy mix of camp theatricals and hard house soundtrack from the radiant Ms Alston. joined every week by the force that is Maggie from Joy. Prepare yourself for some pretty insane antics like trapeze acts and fire eaters. Paul Traynor in Bar 1 with R&B. hip hop. swing and soul. Drinks promos.

I Sorted at The Cathouse. 10.30pm—3am. £2 (£1.50; free before 11.30pm). indie/alternative vibe in the new Cathouse with drinks promos.

I Strawberry Rock at Strawberry Fields. 9pm—3am. £2 (£1.50). 60s to 90s rock music.

I Sub City Radio and Soma at The Queen Margaret Union. 10pm—2.30am. £5. 39 Nov only. The award winning student broadcasting station bring their month long run to a close with a night in conjunction with Soma Records. Slam DJs Stuart and Orde are joined by the Subbie‘s Domenic Capello who records for Soma as Hutton Drive plus a live set by Funk D‘Void.

I Sunday Hang Suite at Trash. llpm-3am. £5 (£3). Building on the success of the Sunday Soul Session. the night combines garage. soul and mellow house in two rooms.

I Tunnel Sundae at The Tunnel.

1 lpm—3am. £5. The Shy brothers with a night of pumping house pushing the boundaries of the weekend to the max. I Velvet Rooms 1 lpm—3am. £5. Alan Ronald in Room Two with an open mix from classic house to soul and Martin Hesketh in Room One playing mellow hip hop. swingbeat and classic soul. All drinks £1.


I Academia de Salsa at Porters. 6.30pm—11pm. Highly popular salsa for beginners followed by advanced session. No partner required. Pre-club.

I Bounce at Tin Pan Alley. I 1pm—3am. £3 (£2). DJ Suki with bouncey house tunes. Drinks promos. .

I Speedracer at The Garage. 10.30pm—3am. £3 (£2). Steven mixes up a few indie-dance classics and retro tunes for a busy. up-for~it crowd in the main room. Drinks promos.

I Super Disco at Jet. l lpm—2.15am. £3

(£2). DJs Richard & Norman with a decently jump-about set of disco. funk and rare groove tunes. Drinks promos.


I Academia de Salsa at Porters.

6.30 m—l 1pm. See Mondays

I E en at The Velvet Rooms.

1 1pm—3am. £3 (£2). Alan Ronald playing Britpop in Room ()ne and Scott Mckay with mellow house in Room Two. Drinks promos.

I Havana Fiesta Espanol at October Cafe. 8.30-midnight. 25 Nov and fortnightly. Spanish nouveau flamenCo night with DJ Jazz. Pre-club.

I Pop at Reds. llpm-3am. £3 (£2). Indie and dance from DJ Robert Nichols. Drinks promos.

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 main room. Staggering drink promos.

I The Shimmy Club at Bennet’s.

l 1.30pm—3am. £3. Party type of affair at the straight night in this gay venue.

I T.I.T at Trash. l().3()pm—3am. £2. Student night featuring DJ Rory (formerly of Cop and Chopper) with house classics and future anthems in Room ()ne. Grahame with student faves in Room Two and extra beats in Room Three. Drinks promos.


I 705 Wonderland at The Cathouse. llpm»-3am. £2 (£1.50; free before 11.30pm). Seventies (lisco and funk with drinks promos.

I Babaza at Babaza. 5.30pm—3am (DJs from 11pm). £2 (free before 1 1pm). Laid- back mix from garage to swing with Chris Harris. Drinks promos.

I Bennet's 11.30pm—3am. £2.50. DJ Sara with upbeat dance. Drinks promos. I Chopper at Betty's Mayonnaise. l().30pm—3.3()am. £3.50 (£2). Garage. house and 90s disco and pop from CJ (Archaos Thursdays). Note new venue change. Drum 'n‘ bass night Juice in Room Two. Drinks promos.

I Cul De Sac Ctil De Sac Bar. ‘)—1 1pm. Free. Richard Brown. of Glasgow‘s Soma

Aili and Morag at Tribal Funktion. Edinburgh

Records. guesting every week with a

huge pile of white labels. Drinks promos.

I Dance Cafe at The Venue. 7.30—1().3()pm. £4.50. l.eroc modern jive classes to chart. swing and soul.


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I Depth Charge at Bar Booshka. 8pm—midnight. Free. Deep and funky American house from the Jackal.

I Fab at Reds. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). Groovy garage and club classics. Drinks promos.

I Go West at Cleopatra‘s. 10.30pm—2.30am. £2 (£1 with ticket). A mainly student-orientated bill of fayre. I Havana Noche Caliente at Los Borrachos. 8.30pm—midnight. Free. Hot and busy Latino/Spanish night with the finest upfront salsa. merengue and flamenco from DJ Jazz.

I Jengaheads at The Living Room. 9pm—midnight. Free. Mainly big beat session with some daft tunes thrown in for good measure all from the Jengaheads (Paradise Island). Red Stripe £1.50 and one house s irit 60p. Drinks promos.

I Logical rogression at Archaos. 10.30pm—3am. £5. 3 Dec only. First full- scale drum 'n' bass night at Archaos with LTJ Bukem and Blame. Pre-party at Yo Yo with KMC.

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 Asylum (Caledonian University Student Union). 9pm—2am. Free. Party music from four decades.

I Sticky Fingers at The Attic. 10.30pm—3am. £2 (£1). Gerry with indie and retro sounds. Drinks promos.

I Turbo at Jet. llpm—2. 15am. £3 (£2). Club classics. 60s soul and 70s disco. 60p spirit and mixer.

I Wednesday Night Fever at Lime.

1 lpm—3am. £3 (£2 with matric card). Fresh ‘n‘ funky 70s and 90s disco with DJ Ray Davren. Dn'nks promos.

I Wild at The Apartment. 11pm—3am. £5. New upmarket dancey night for The Apartment's weeked regulars.


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