EDINBURGH CLUBS: SUN continued
I Karma at l’o Na Na. l()piii--3aiii. Free before I lpm; £2 after. Murray Richardson (Zodiac. Stitra) starting with early and late Slls tunes. building into current house and garage has. before finishing with dance classics. Busy and fun.
I The Bongo Club l0pm~3um. £5. 28 Dec. Ten-piece easy listening outfit the Loveboat Big Band play live. with support hour the Now Generation I)Js. I Mad Sundays at The Attic.
I lpiii 3am. £3. Party dance with spirits at 20p (this diinks promo thing is getting otit of hand?) and pints £l all night.
I Mambo Club at Cavendish lilpiii—lale. £2 before midnight; £4 after. Swing. hip hop. soul and disco.
I Never On The Sabbath at The Bongo Cltib. 2-6pm. liree entry. although a £l donation is encouraged. A bohemian afternoon of live j;t/./.. board games. Turkish coffee. continental breakfasts. a Ileaiiiai‘ket aiid bizarre performances.
I The Sanctuary ()plll—lillll. Free. Chill out with excellent sounds before you head off to Taste next door. Drinks promos
I Space Safari at the Filiiihouse Bar. ‘).3()piii--laiii. Free. 2| Dec. The last ever Space Safari takes you on a journey to Iii- fidelity and beyond. DJ Bongo Boy brings you a ytile-log ﬂavoured selectioti of off-world lounge music. bachelor pad bongos aiid Moog-driven madness. Board games are also available.
I Spice at The Tap ()‘I.auristoii. Spin-lam. Free. Chilled tunes. chilled beer and chilled people.
I The Subway West End Jpni—Btiiii. Price tbc. Student-orientated venue from the same people behind the Subway iii the Cowgate. The music is suitably varied. from the 60s to the 90s. atid the drinks are double cheap. ()peii seven nights a week with I)Js on every night. I Sunday Night Fever at Century 3000. I lpiii 3am. £3. Drinks at 70p. 80p and 90p. appropriately accompanied by music from the 7()s. 80s and ‘)()s.
I Tackno Christmas Party at Club Mercado. lll.3()[)lll"3£llll. Members £4; festive fancy tlress-fi'olickers £5; Christmas turkeys £6. 2| Dec. Monthly. Tackno goes wandering in a vv inter Wendy Land at this month's Ski SHIN/(IT- tlietiied party. Next date 25 Jan.
I Taste at The Honeycomb. llpiii 3am. £8 iioii-iiienibei's: £6 members. Meliibersliip is available on the night. ()tie of the most essential clubbing experiences iii the capital. Residents Fisher a Price take you on a journey from vocal garage and atitliemic house to harder. faster haiids-iii-tlie-air happy stompers. Tom Bouthiet' guests on Sun 28 Dec. Jacqui Morrison guests on 4 Jan. See Thursdays for details of Taste's Christmas Niglit party and their New Year's Day party.
I Timewarp at The Rocking Horse. llpni—3aiii. £2; free before l2.3()pm. Classic tunes from the last four decades of pop.
I Yush at Negociants. ‘)pni--3alii. Free. Kicking ftitik. soul. disco. swing and old skool beats from the 70s to the ‘)()s. With A] from Blacka'nized.
. EDINBURGH MONDAYS
I Black Bo's ()plll-ltllll. Free. With I)Js Cheeky Beats and Sleazy G (Rebel Base).
I The Bud Club at The Traverse. ‘)piii—3.3()aiii. £8. Tickets available iii advance from the Traverse Theatre. 2‘) Dec. Four floors of festive ftlii with I)Js from Tribal Ftiliktioii. Groove Theory. Club Latino alid Going Places. Plus the UK premier performance of Bodyiiiilk -— tlie wierdest fashion you will ever see — atid Las Caligulas. See lidiiiburgh‘s Hogtnanay guide. centre pages.
I Buddha at Negociants. ()piii—3ani. Free. 22 Dec and 5 Jan. Fortnightly. Jazz. iii the i 'egociaiits basement.
I Catwalk ()plll--l;llll. Free. Classic old skool from Stylet' of Solefttsion backi'ooiii fame. Downstairs iii this smart
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I C. C. Blooms llpiii—3a:ii. Free. See Fridays.
I The Clubhouse .it The \'aults. ()plll—3tllll. Free. Hip hop and svv iiig iii the bar area of The Vaults from The Mad Ambassador (Souiidclasli). Drinks protiios.
I Digital Biscuit at Negociants. 9pm—3am. Free. 2‘) Dec. Fortnightly. Nu sonik heat]. from uplifting sounds to deep. dark drum 'n‘ bass. ﬂipping out to hip hop come big beall. trip liop Served up and spiced up by Paul (I lit ). (ii'afik (Dry Rizer) and Believe inu plioiiik sound system).
I Po Na Na llpiit—3am. Free. Various party tunes from Roddy and DJ Kiltpaiits in this bustling bar and club.
I The Subway West End inii—3;iiii. Price tbc. Student-orieiitatetl venue from the same people behind the Subway iii the Cowgate. The music is suitably varied. from 6()s tti ‘Jlls. and the drinks are double cheap. ()peii seven nights a week with DJs on every night.
I Trainspotter at The Subway. l()pni—3ani. £| (free for students with matriculation card). A mix of indie and dance.
I The Bud Club at The 'I‘raverse. ‘)plii~3.30aiii. £8. Tickets available in advance from the Traverse Theatre. 30 Dec. Four floors of festive ftiii with I)Js from Tribal Fuiiktion. Groove Theory. Club Latino and Going Places. Pltis the UK premier performance of Bodymilk. the wierdest fashion you vv ill ever see. and Las Caligulas. See lidiiibui‘gli‘s Hogiiiatiay guide. centre pages.
I Calabash at Negociants. ()plll- 3am. Free. Weekly chilled vibes from (iavin the Jazz King and Fawaz.
I C. C. Blooms llpiii 3am. Free. Same as Fridays btit with 6()s. 70s and ﬁlls tunes.
I The Clubhouse at The vaults. ()piii—3ani. Free.
I eh 1 More at ehl 9pm latii. Free. 23 Dec. Willi Gary Mellis from The Soul Club in this bar.
I Kickback at Catwalk. 9pm -lalii. Free. Hip hop and breakbeats with Brains aiid Noodles.
I Motherfunk at The Venue.
l lplll-3illll. Free. lixceptionally popular rare groove and ftiiik night. The last couple have pulled in around 900 people —- on a Tuesday! Now playing drum 'ii' bass in The Cooler.
I O.T.T. at The Attic. l().3()pni—|ate. £3. 30 Dec. ()ne-off festive party playing a ftiii mix of 70s. 80s and ‘)(ls chart and dance.
I Po Na Na llpm—3am. Free. Liptempo dance sounds with Mark Brailhvv aite.
I The Subway West End ~lplll~3tlllL Price tbc. Student-orielitated venue from the same people behind the Subway in the. Cowgate. The music is suitably varied - from 6()s tti 90s — and the drinks are double cheap. ()pen seven nights a week with I)Js on every night.
I Cafe Graffiti Winter Palace Hogmanay Extravaganza at Cafe Graffiti. l().3()pm~3aiii. £l2 i£ l0). Hogiiiatiay. 'I'vvo-llool'ed party featuring live music from Salsa Celtica and local ceilidh bands and DJiiig from (iavin (Calabash) upstairs. with Joseph and Fawaz (Lizzard Lounge) in the downstairs space. See Thursday s for details of the Cafe Graffiti/l .i/lartl Lounge Hangover Recovery party. Also see Hit list.
I C. C. Blooms llpiii glam. Free. See Fridavs.
I Chi at Po Na Na. llpiii —.‘sani. l'ree. Soul. funk and disco from Ly ley and Al in this busy bar-cum-cltib.
I The Deep End at the Liquid Rooms. l().3()pm—3aiii. £2. Student-oi'ientated night with excellent drinks pi'oiiios and a wide playlist. taking in chart. indie. 70s. 80s atid 90s. Drinks 50p during Happy Hours. Not on Christmas live or
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G-Mac Manga reSident, La Belle Angele. Edinburgh
Highlight of the year 'DJing live at Maiiga on Radio One’s One In The Jungle show and dropping one of my mate's records as the very first track.’ Lowpoint of the year ‘Not being able to get Roni Size and Reprazeiit back to Manga for a second time after they’d won the Mercury award.’ L
Hogmanay. btit back to normal after that. See below for details of the Liquid Rooms' Hogmanay and Christmas parties.
I Disco Inferno Hogmanay Party at The Venue. l()pm— late. £l2 iii advance from Ripping Records. Hogiiiatiay. DJ Love. Nick Silver and MC ()tis are joined by surprise special guests at this traditionally popular Hogiiiatiay disco knees-tip. Be advised to get that ticket ASAP. SCL‘ llSl.
I The Double Six Club at City Cafe. Spin—lam. Free. Britain's best board games club. offering professional wailing staff dressed in kitsch 70s style clothes and a menu of tip to 250 games to choose from. Musically. they provide Tom Jones. Sergio Mendez. Bacharach and all that. Booking a table iii advance is recommended. Call ()I3l 22() ()l27 to book.
I Dub Department at Negociants. l()piii—3am. Free. Spirittially uplifting diib courtesy of the Rude boys.
I eh 1 More Hogmanay Party at eh I. 9piii-—3am. Free. I)Js from Groove Theory bring in the bells. Willi drinks promos.
I eh1 Xmas Eve Party at eh I.
<)pm— lam. Free. Christmas live. Murray Richardson with phat and funky festive house.
I E.R. at The .Iaffacake. ‘).3()pm—3am. £6 (£5 with llyer). Student only night where you pay your money (£6) on the door and the drinks (except bottles and cans) are all free thereafter. Bizarre. Not on Hogmanay.
I FBI Hogmanay Party at The Jaffacake. l()piii—5aiii. £6 in advance only. Hogiiiatiay. Phone the ticket hotline on (MRI J78 725l for info. Quality indie and various other sounds at this mega- poptilai' club.
I Girl Meets Boy at The Citrus Club.
I lpni-Raiii. £2. Reduced price drinks all night. liasy listening alid 7()s disco amidst a colourful backdrop of lava lamps and iiiirroi'balls. Not on Hogiiiatiay.
I Groove Theory Hogmanay Party at The Honeycomb. |().3()pm--5am. £20 iii advance from 23rd Precinct. l'iidei'gi'ouiitl Solu'sliuli. eh I. Phone (HR! 550 37 to for more info. Hogiiiatiay. .\'evv resident Craig Siiiilli joins Mikey Stii'loii. Bootsy and Ross at this night of serious garage and house. Gordon G does the MCiiig. See Hit list.
I Joy 8: Luvely Hogmanay Party at Wilkie House. ‘)pm~—5aiii. £l5 Joy and Luver iiiembers1£l8 non members. Hogiiiatiay. Tickets available from Wilkie House Office on 0| 3| 225 5583 aiid also from Paterson SA. l2‘) Lothian Road on (MRI 228 5252. Hard and happy house at tliisjoint mixed/gay New Year party. Get your tickets early because this one is going to be very busy. See Hit list.
I Le Freak Hogmanay Party at The Attic. lOpm—5am. £6 iii advance only. Phone ticket hotline on ()l3l 478 7251 for info. Hogiiiatiay. Hot 70s disco.
I Liquid Rooms Xmas Eve Party lO.3()piii—late. £10 iii advance from the club. Christmas live. With various local house DJs including Billy James (Liquid). Scott Bechelli (Taste). Trendy Wendy (Tackno). Alan (Joy). Kevin Jones (Forth FM) and Andy Ford (Groove Theory) at this pre-Christiiias bash.
I Liquid Rooms Hogmanay Party l0.3()piii~late. £ It) in advance from the club. Hogiiiatiay. Willi various local house I)Js including Billy James (Liquid). Scott Bechelli (Taste). Trendy Wendy (Tackno). Alan (Joy). Kevin Jones (Forth FM) and Andy Ford (Groove Theory) at this New Year party. I Manga Hogmanay Special at La Belle Angele. l()piii~4ani. Tickets £l5 in advance from Ripping Records and 23rd Precinct (liditiburgh and Glasgow). Hogiiiatiay. An all-star Scottish drum 'ii' bass special with I)Js Kid. G-Mac. Senses. Rtiff B. The General. Kemal and Rob G. Plus MCs Feelman and Pressure. Next date Manga 2nd birthday 23 Jan with Grooverider. See Hit list.
I Men Of Leisure at Negociants. “pm-311m. Free. Trip hop. hip hop. block rocking beats with Mr A and Mr H and special guests.
I The Other Groove Theory Hogmanay Party at The Sanctuary. l().3()piii—-5aiii. £20 iii advance from 23rd Precinct. Underground Solushun. eh I. City Cafe. 3| Dec. More info on 0976 360 10‘). With Groove Theory continuing at The Honeycomb. former resident Yogi llaughton replies with this alternative Hogiiiatiay party. Guests are Bettina Costalilo from USA. Mark Linton. Jamie and Sid The Funky Kid. This may become a regular night.
I Out 2 Lunch at Po Na Na. llpni—3am. Free. With H (Tribal Fuiiktion). Johnny Leopardskin and Lunch Mates putting the electric into eclectic. Busy and highly enjoyable.
I Red On Red Hogmanay Party at The Vaults. l().3()piii--5am. £22.50 in advance from The Vaults. 23rd Precinct. Fopp and Xile. Hogiiiatiay. Big. dressy’ house with special guests Alfredo and Jo Mills.
I Sharlt at The Cavendish. Re-opens iiiid-January.
I Soul Sessions at Catwalk. ()plll—lillll. Free. Nti soul. R&B. funk. disco and swing from Bob Cairns and guests. With a special guest on Hogmanay and a 3am hcence.
I Studio 24 Hogmanay Party l().3()pm—5am. £l2 iti advance from Fopp. Virgiii and 23rd Precinct: £l5 on the door. More ilifo on 0|3l 558 3758. Hogiiiatiay. Stevie Malier from Clyde l and DJ Sukie from Tiii Pan Alley in Glasgow are joined by Joy's Alan and 23rd Precinct's Kris Keegan at this llogiiialiay house bash.
I Studio 24 Xmas Eve Party l().3()pm—5am. £l2 iii advance from Virgin. Fopp and 23rd Precinct: £l5 on the door. Christmas live. More info on ()I 3i 558 3758. Alan from Joy. Colin Tevendale from The Tunnel and Stevie Malier from Clyde l at this festive house part '.
I The Subway West End 4pni—3am. Price tbc. Student-orientated venue from the same people behind the Subway iii the Cowgate. The music is suitably varied. from 60s to 90s. and the drinks are double cheap. ()peii seven nights a week with I)Js on every night.
I Teasage Hogmanay Party at The Citrus Club. ll).3()pm--5aiii. £7 tickets in advance; £ 10 on the door. Hogiiiatiay. Bring in the bells at this long-running indie ni 'ht.
I Triba Funktion Hogmanay Special at The Shooting Gallery. I lpm—Sam. £l3 members: £ l 6 iioii-iiienibers. Hogiiiatiay. Two floors of typical Tribal musical mayhem. George T. Simone and Jonliie Uncut with house in the Masonic Hall. hip hop. big beats. soul and funk with H and Dr Jon iii the Altar Room. See Hit list.