EDINBURGH CLUBS: FRI continued
I The Drop Out at The Wee Red Bar. l0.30pm-3am. £3 before midnight. £4 after. 17 Apr. Fortnightly. The Drop Out 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 ehl. 9pm— lam. Free. Local DJs spin quality garage and house in this intimate bar. Gordon Mac and Gary Mac on l7 Apr. Jim Byers and Gav l.er on 24 Apr. Free entry with good drinks romos.
I Evorat the Liquid Room. l0.30pm—late. £4. A healthy mix of music. taking in anything from Blur. Pavement and Oasis to Public Enemy. Jackson 5 and Underworld. A long- running and seriously popular night — still doing promos in association with some of the country‘s best record labels. Selected bottles £l before ll.30pm.
I Gold at The Attic. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). A trip to the 80s in pleasant and easy- going surroundings. Drinks promos.
I Headspin at The Bongo Club. l0.30pm—3am. £5 (£3). 17 Apr. Fortnightly. All types of funky beats and grooves. including trip hop. soul. funk. house. big beat and more. With DJs Steve Austin. Allan Dunbar and Colin Millar. who has recently been featured on Coldcut's Kiss FM show. Sounds good to
I Higher Ground at The Honeycomb. llpm-3am. £7. 24 Apr. Monthly. Call 0411 816 220 for more. US house and garage in the front with Mr Todd and Dr Arjun. rare groove. disco and soul in the back with L 'ley and Gino.
I High Rollin at Negociants. 9pm-3am. Free. Busy Friday night with Dr AJ (Astromotel. Higher Ground). Jon Lyley (Tribal Funktion. Scratch). AJ (Blacka‘nized) and Gino (Higher Ground) mixing soulful house with hip hop. funk and disco.
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I Jazz Joint at Henry's Cellar Bar. I0pm—3am. £4. A healthy mix of live music and DJs. Soul jazz outfit Basic Collective ( l7 and 24 Apr) play with eight piece Latin jazz combo the FI
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Kulu supports Basic on the decks. Small venue. big boho vibe. Jabba start playing from I May.
I JP's 4.30pm—9.3()pm. Free. Happy hours 4.30—7.30pm. two drinks for the price of one. spirits and dash £l. 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 llyer. Price includes entry to Cathouse and Voodoo Chile. Eighties and 90s indie dance.
I Kerplunk at Club Mercado. 10.30pm—3am. £5. 24 Apr. Fortnightly. Trendy Wendy and Grandmaster Fly with party tunes from the 70s. Happy hour llpm—midnight.
I The Living Room 9pm- I am. Free. Andrew Moisey. Dillon and Christopher Wright with a freestyle mix of dance sounds in this well-situated bar.
I Lowlife at The Wee Red Bar. llpm-3am. £5 (£4). l7 Apr. livery third Friday of the month. Funk. jazz. hip hop and disco.
I Madchester at La Belle Angele.
l lpm—3am. £3.50 members; £4 non- members. 24 Apr. Fortnightly. A fun mix of big beat. new indie and classic baggy with Del Kahuna Boy. More info. on Ol3l 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 in this bus bar.
I Magic Moments at The Cavendish. 9pm—3am. £5. Over 25s only. Smart dress. Nojeans. no trainers. Live bands every week. Sixties and 70s music. Ground ﬂoor only.
I The Mambo Club at The Cavendish. lOpm—3am. £tbc. Swing. hip hop and soul upstairs. reggae and ragga downstairs at this long-running night hosted by Sir Ossie.
I Manga at La Belle Angele.
l lpm—3am. £5 members; £7 non—members. l7 Apr. Monthly. Scotland's fiercest drum 'n‘ bass/jungle club host a PM Scientists Tour night.
Scotlands leading drum 'n' bass club Manga welcomes the PM Scientists Tour featuring Dls Zoe Richardson and Damian lazurus, plus MC Moose. With residents Kid. G-Mac and V] A-Dan. lA Belle Angele, Edinburgh. Fri 17 April
featuring — direct from London — DJs Zoe Richardson and Damian Lazurus. plus MC Moose. With residents Kid. G-Mac and VJ A-l)an. F.xpect this one to be of the highest quality. Ray Keith ( l5 May). Doc Scott (Aug) and Fabio (Aug) follow in coming months. Call 013] 220 5575 for more. See Hit list.
I MIB Presents South Central at Club Mercado. l().3()pm-3am. £5. l7 Apr. Fortnightly. Rap. funk. hip hop. soul. soca. ragga and R ‘n‘ B with DJs TNT and Mr H. Fix-Mambo (top floor) DJ Jim will also be ap *aring.
I Midnight B ue at Cafe Graffiti. l()pm—2am. £5 (£4). Fresh jazz/soul/blues 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. Hub‘s Tony King joins the fray on l7 Apr. with an appearance from Tam White scheduled for May.
I Moroccan Clouds at Po Na Na. l()pm—3am. Free before llpm; £2 after. Weekly. l)J 4th Varmint with disco. funk. 60s. 70s. 80s. hip hop and cheese at this busy bar/club.
I A Night Less Ordinary at The .laffacake. l()pm—3am. £4; £3 with ﬂier. Wacky. zany gameshow-type fun and frolics with good drinks promos. Expect a freestyle mix of mainstream music. Drinks promos.
I Normal at Wilkie House.
10.30pm ~3am. £7 members; £ I() non- members. 17 Apr. Fortnightly. Hard house and funky techno with guest CJ Bolland. Membership available on the night costing £5 with a free mix tape. Stuan MacMillan (Slam). Trevor Rockcliffe and Terry Francis are future guests.
I The Outhouse 5—7pm. Free. Chill out downstairs after work with chilled tunes and cheap booze.
I Planet Earth at The Citrus.
I lpm—3am. £4. A busy and long-running night of 80s and 70s 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. l().30pm—3am. £4 members; £6 non-members. Prices vary when guests appear. Info on ()1 31 558 3824. One of the most respected house and techno clubs in the UK — now with sister nights in Glasgow ( l7 Apr. Sub Club). Aberdeen (25 Apr. Exodus). Dumfries (17 Apr. The Loft) and Dublin