CLUBS listings


I The Greenhouse at The Honeycomb. llpm—3am. Free entry. 2 Apr. Fortnightly. Chicago house and funky Detroit techno grooves. With DJs A. I) and J Cammara in a four deck special. Steven Brown (DJax/Fragile Records) plays live on 2 Apr. Drinks promos. Hip hop. disco. funk through the back with Dribbler. The Junior Mac and Super Sub.

I Infiltration at Wilkie House. l0.30pm. £4 (£3). 9 Apr. Fortnightly. Fresh. experimental techno. with a live set from Kasbah (Matrix Records. T&B. React). New DJs can get a gig on 23 Apr if they contact The Mole on 042l 493 366.

I Jazz Joint at Henry‘s Cellar Bar. l()pm—3am. £4 (£3). Kulu‘s Tigers. featuring drummer John Rae and London soul singer Livvy. get together for some New York nu-soul. Plus DH Eh'.’ Wun! aitd sax player Bill lnttes. Gets busy.

I Kinky Indie at The Citrus Club. llptn—3am. £2. A club working on the premise that guitars aren't going out of fashion. Classic indie aitd alternative. old and new. Drinks promos all night.

I la Fromagerte at The Meadows Bar. 9pm-lam. Free. 9 Apr. Fortnightly. Easy listening. mellow jazz. hi-NRG disco and tasty clteese.

I Lari at The Tap ()' Lauriston. 9pm—lam. Free. 2 Apr. Fortnightly. Free techno attd live sets at the re-vamped Tap. There ain‘t no charge for 'avin it larj!

I Lazy at The Attic. Next date 9 Apr. Monthly.

I The Living Room 9pm— lam. Free. DJ 4th V presents a fusion of soul. ftntk and hip hop. Pre-club.

I Love Breaks at Po Na Na. l lpnt-—3am. Free before llpttt. £2 after. Membership available. Various funky sounds with Simone and Dr Jon.

I The Mambo Club at The Cavendish. l()pm-late. £4 (£3). Swing. hip hop. funk and soul.

I Ripped at The Jaffacake. l lpm—3am. £2. Weekly tnix of pop and indie. Vodka is 20p a shot. tequila 50p aitd selected beers 60p.

I Strictly Filtered at Club Mercado. l()pm—3am. £tbc. 2 Apr. Fortnightly thereafter. New night promising house with a filtered disco edge. Residents are Le Funkheadz (City Force Records). Madeira Palace All Stars (City Force Records) and Andrew Gordon. Look out fora possible forthcoming debut Scottish appearance frottt DJ Tottka (Force Ittc).

I The Subway West End 4pm—3am. £tbc. Studetit-orientated ventte front the same people behind the Subway iii the Cowgate. The music is suitably varied

f rotn 60s to 90s and the drinks are double cheap. Open seven nights a week with DJs on every night.

I Thursday Night Fever at The Liquid Rootn. l0.30pm—3am. £3. Cheap drinks (selected spirits 50p. selected bottled beers £l) and various sotil/disco/dance sounds. I Vibe at The Wee Red Bar. l0.30pm—3am. Free. 2 Apr & l6 Apr. Fortnightly. Repetitive beats and nameless tunes. but like a great cake. excellently baked.

I Viva at The Honeycomb. l0.30pm—3am. £2.50 members: £3.50 non-members. 9 Apr. Fortnightly. Techno iii the tnain room with Des attd Rowan. drum 'n‘ bass in the back with Eas. Brian and MC Tlta Fish. Rtiff B (Urban Flava. Dundee) brings the druttt 'n' bass on 23

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IpThe Unspoken Thing at Negociants. 9pm—3am. Free. Trip hop. hip hop. drum ‘n' bass and beats 'n' scratches from Edinburgh‘s deadliest sonic saviottrs.


I As It Comes at The Wee Red Bar. 4-7pm. Free. Live electronica. Plus a late night session on the third Friday of every month (£3).

I Beltane Fundraiser at The Vaults. l0pm—3am. £5. 10 Apr. Featuring DJs from Manga. Dub Department and Motherfunk. plus (tbc) DJs frotn Boogie Mo Dynamo. Scratch. Homeless. Seen and Tribal Funktion. With drumming frottt the Saliva drummers attd wierdness frotn the Beltane performers. All proceeds to

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Beltane Fire Festival on Calton Hill. 30 Apr.

I Boogie Mo Dynamo First Birthday at The Venue. 10.30pm—3am. £5 members; £6 non-members. 3 Apr. Monthly. The capital‘s first and best big beat night presents an all-star residents night for their first birthday. So look out for Smack (Blam Blam). Wreckage (Wall Of Sound) and Fat Knuckles (Suga Bullit). Jon Carter is a guest on I May. See Hit list.

I Catwalk 9pm—lam. Free. Moisey and Phil Alcock with garage. house. funk and beats.

I Cathouse at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3am. £3; £2 with llyer. Price includes entry to Katch and Voodoo Chile. Popular night of rock/indie-based sounds. I CC. Blooms l lpm—3am. Free. See Thursdays.

I Century 2000 l lpm—3am. £5. ()ver I8s. Commercial dattce music for a mainstream city centre crowd. No ripped jeans. steel toe-caps or trainers.

I Club Bezique at The Wee Red Bar. Next date 24 Apr. Monthly on last Fri of the month.

I Club Latino at The Bongo Club. l0.30pm—3am. £5 (£4). l0 Apr. Monthly. ()ne of Edinburgh's best loved club nights returns to the fray with a new residency at this nice. chilled venue. Expect DJ Simon Hodge and his usual Latino rhythm frenzy. Dance class at l0.30pm.

I Divine Divas at The Venue. Next date l7 Apr. Every four weeks.

I The Drop Out at The Wee Red Bar. l0.30pm—3am. £3 before midnight. £4 after. 3 Apr. Fortnightly. The Drop ()ut returns to the art college with its mix of mod. beat. soul. psychedelia. soundtracks and 60s garage punk. Plus groovy visuals. I eh1 More at eh I. 9pm—lam. Free. Local DJs spin quality garage and house itt this intimate bar. Gordott Mac attd Gary Mac on 3 Apr. Jiitt Byers attd Gav Ler on H) Apr. Free entry with good drinks promos.

I Evol at The Liquid Room. l0.30pm—late. £4. A healthy mix of music. taking iii anything frotn Blur. Pavement and ()asis to Public Enemy. Jackson 5 aitd Underworld. A long-running and seriously popular night still doing promos itt association with some of the country's best record labels. Selected bottles £l before l|.30 m.

I Go d at The Attic. llpm-—3am. £3 (£2). A trip to the 80s in pleasant and easy going surroundings. Drinks promos.

I Headsptn at The Bongo Club. l0.30pm—3am. £5 (£3). 3 Apr. Fortnightly. All types of funky beats and grooves. including trip hop. soul. fttnk. house. big beat and more. With DJs Steve Austin. Al and Colin Millar who has recently been featured on Coldcut‘s Kiss FM show. Sounds good to me.

I Higher Ground at The Honeycomb. Next date 24 Apr. Monthly. Call 04ll 8l6 220 for tnore.

I High Rollin‘ at Negociants. 9pm—3am. Free. Busy Friday night with Dr AJ (Astromotel. Higher Ground). Jon Lyley (Tribal Funktiott. Scratch). AJ (Blacka‘nized) and Gino (Higher Ground) mixing soulful house with hip hop. funk and disco.

I Homeless at The Shooting Gallery. Next date 24 Apr. Monthly. Call 04l0 323 ()66 for tttore.

I Jazz Joint at Henry‘s Cellar Bar. l()pm—3am. £4. A healthy mix of live music attd DJs. Soul jazz outfit Basic Collective (3 Apr) rotate fortnightly with eight piece Latin jazz combo the El Cotneta All Stars ( I0 Apr). Eh'.’ Wun! supports Basic. while Lizzard Lounge DJs support the El Cometas. Small venue. big boho vibe.

I JP's 4.30pm—9.30pm. Free. Happy hours 4.30—7.30pm. two drinks for the price of one. spirits and dash £ I. selected cocktail pitchers £4. After a hard week's work. kick off your shoes and party. Music and lights from MC Angus.

I Katch at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3am. £3; £2 with tlyer. Price includes entry to Cathouse and Voodoo Chile. Eighties and 90s indie dance.

I Kerplunk at Club Mercado. l0.30pm—3am. £5; two for one with Snapfax. l0 Apr. Fortnightly. Trendy Wendy and Grandmaster Fly with party

Bullit) to celebrate on year of Boogie Mo Dynamo, The Venue. Edinburgh. Fri 3 Apr

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ll tit—midnight. A Good Friday special. I he Lane at The Lane. llpm—3pm. £3 before midnight; £5 thereafter; members free. Residents Jon Flowers attd Kev McGinley with a wide dance-based playlist.

I The Living Room 9pm—lam. Free. Andrew Moisey. Dillon and Christopher Wright with a freestyle mix of dance sounds itt this well-situated bar.

I Lowlife at The Wee Red Bar. Next date l7 Apr. Every third Friday of the month. I Madchester at La Belle Angele.

l lpm—-3am. £3.50 members; £4 non- members. l0 Apr. Fortnightly. A ftut mix of big beat. new indie and classic baggy with Del Kahuna Boy. More info on 013] 659 5230.

I Made In Iguana at Iguana Cafe Bar. 8pm— lam. Free. Gareth Sommerville (Cream. Hard Times. Shindig. Sub Club. Yip Yap. Atomic Baby) with a relaxed selection of hip hop. garage and house iit this busy bar.

I Magic Moments at The Cavendish. 9pm-3am. £5. ()ver 25s only. Smart dress. No jeans. no trainers. Live bands every week. Sixties aitd 70s music. Ground floor onlv.

I The Mambo Club at The Cavendish. l()pm—-3am. £tbc. Swing. hip hop and soul upstairs. reggae and ragga downstairs at this long-running night hosted by Sir ()ssie.

I Manga at La Belle Angele. Next date I7 Apr with PM Scientists Tour featuring Zoe Richardson. Damiatt Lazurus and MC Moose. Ray Keith. Doc Scott and Fabio follow in coming months. Call ()1 3l 220 5575 for more. Monthly.

I Midnight Blue at Cafe Graffiti. l()pm—2am. £5 (£4). Fresh jaz7jsouI/hlues night which promotes a healthy mixture of live music and DJs. Regularly pulling over 250 people. Well worth checking if you‘re after something a bit different.

I Moroccan Clouds at Po Na Na. l0pm-3am. Free before I lpm; £2 after. Weekly. DJ 4th Varmint with disco. funk. 60s. 70s. 80s. hip hop and cheese at this busy bar/club.

I A Night less Ordinary at The Jaffacake. l()pm—3am. £4: £3 with flier. Wacky. zany gameshow-type fun attd frolics with good drinks promos. Expect a freestyle mix of mainstream music. Drinks promos.

I Normal at Wilkie House. l0.30pm—3am. £7 members; £ l0 nort- members. 3 Apr. Fortnightly. Hard house and funky techno with guest Luke Slater joining residents Karen Normal and Gil). Pork Recordings in the backroom featuring Fila Brazilia. Porky and associated artists (tbc). Membership available on the night costing £5 with a free mix tape. CJ Bolland is next on l7


I The Outhouse 5—7pm. Free. Chill out downstairs after work with chilled tunes and cheap booze.

I Planet Earth at The Citrus. llpm—3am.

£4. A busy and long-running night of 70s and 80s sounds where New Romantics. punks. glam rockers and disco freaks

relive the era that others do their best to forget.

I Pure at The Venue. l0.30pm—3am. £4 members; £6 non-members. Prices vary when guests appear. lttfo. on ()I 3l 558 3824. ()tte of the most respected house and techno clttbs iii the UK s- now with sister nights in Glasgow ( l7 Apr. Sub Club). Aberdeen (25 Apr. Exodus). Dumfries ( l7 Apr. The Loft) and Dublin (24 Apr. The Funnel Club) with residents Twitch. Brainstorm. Dribbler and The Bill. A mixed. friendly. dressed-down crowd. Rolando (Underground Resistaitce) guests on l0 Apr. followed by Weatherall ( l7 Apr) attd Dave Clarke (8 May).

I Purple Moon at Studio 24. l()pm--3ant. £7 (£4). 3 Apr. Fortnightly. Three live sets frotn local boys Concussion. plus residents Julz attd Patrick Hart. Techno attd trance. I Radio Forth Fridays at JP‘s. 9.30pm—3am. £tbc. A fun-filled itigltt with the Radio Forth team. ()ver 2 I s only. No jeans or trainers.

I Reaction at The Subway. l lptn~r3am. £2; free for students with matriculation card. Weekly mix of chart. dattce and classic disco.

I Rebel Waltz at City 2. 9pm«lam. Free. Murray Richardson (a winner of Mn:ik magazine‘s ‘Bedroom Bedlam' competition and a guest at The Bomb. Nottingham) drops smooth deep house grooves. Free entry and drinks promos. See DJ Top 5.

I Return To The Source at The Vaults. l7 Apr. More next issue.

I Scooter at The Wee Red Bar. llpm—3am. £tbc. 3 Apr. Monthly. Various indie. pop and old skool sounds.

I Scratch at La Belle Angele. llpm—3am. £6 (£5). 3 Apr. Monthly. Full on scratchin' hip hop session for those who like it raw and hardcore. With residents Lyley. Easi attd Ritchie Ruftone. Krash Slaughta from Glasgow is this month‘s special guest. Graff work from Eclto and Pittky (Httll). Next Scratch on I May. with New York City‘s Company Flow. See Sundays for Scratch‘s date with Mos Def and Kweli at Cafe Graffiti.

I Seen at The Honeycomb. 9pm—3am. £6 members; £7 others. l0 Apr. Monthly. Eh Wun and Nasty P in the ntain room dropping soul. funk. disco and ntuch more. Jode iii the back with raw hip hop. Early Doors Lounge from 9pm with open mic/decks and cheap drinks. Gets busy. with a nice. chilled atmosphere.

I Sense Upstairs at Cafe Royale. 7.30pm - lam. £5 in advance froth the Globe Deli. Broughton Street: the Clock Deli. the Shore; Hertnan Brown's. West Port. Fundraiser for the National Deaf. Blind and Rubella Association with music that includes James Brown. Sly Stone. MC Solaar and the Fugees

I Skuff at The Vaults. llpm—3am. £8 (£6). l0 Apr. Monthly. Quality underground techno with special guest ()rlando Voorn. Claude Young is next on If) May.

I South Central at Club Mercado. 10.30pm—3am. £5. 3 Apr. Fortnightly. Rap. funk. hip Itop. soul. soca. ragga and R & B with DJs TNT and Mr H.