CLUBS listings


I Colours Of Love at Club Mercado.

l 1pm—4am. £8 members; £10 non- tnembers. Membership applications and club information on ()1698 276866. 16 May. Fortnightly. All drinks £1 before midnight. Bottle of bubbly £10 all night. Proper party garage and house with the fun-loving Colours crew. DJ Heaven guests. Ministry man Jazzy M follows on 30 May. Dress tip to lit in.

I Disco Inferno at The Venue. 10.30pm—3am. £6. 16 May. Fortnightly. Three burning floors of hot disco action with MC ()tis and DJs Love and Nick Silver. ()ne of the busiest clubs in the capital. Now into its sixth year.

I The Egg at The Wee Red Bar.

1 1pm—3am. £3 members; £3.50 noti- members. A varied playlist takittg in soul. 60s. new wave. indie. northern. soundtracks and much. much more. There's a very cheap bar as well. Free photographic membership available on the night.

I eh1 More at ehl. 9pm—lam. Free. Free entry. quality tnusic and good drinks promos in this pre-club bar. Yogi Haughton with the garage and old skool flavours on 16 May. Murray Richardson on 23 May with a deep house groove.

I Energise at Subway. 1 lpm—3am. £2. Various party sounds.

I FBI at Moray House. l lpm—4am. £4. 23 May. Fortnightly. The busiest and best indie night in Scotland moves back to its spiritual home Moray House. The good news is that the entry price is back to £4. the membership scheme is starting back up. it's open till 4am. drinks are cheaper. the playlist is better aitd there's a full

DJ top 5

DJ Michelle

DJ Michelle, who has been spinning for ten years, is the resident DJ at The Polo Club in Glasgow on Fridays and regular Sundays. She also plays at Poptastic in

Manchester and guests all over the UK.

'00 it Again': Razor 'n' Guido (Groovalicious)

‘Gets ‘em going. I heard it in New York and loved it.’

‘Horny': Mousse T (AM:PM)

't‘m a sucker for a bit of disco house and this does the trick.’

‘I Want You': Pyroclastic Soul (Red on Red)

‘A gorgeous version of the Marvin Gaye classic smooth.’

I'll House You‘: Jungle Bros vs Hitrnen (UK white label)

‘Old skool hip house revamped for 98, Nevins-style.’

‘Sweet Love': Kelli Hand (US white label)

'Love hangover say no more.‘

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video and lightshow!

I Fiesta latina at Teviot Row Union. 9.30pm—3am. £4 (£3). 16 May. Next date 6 Jun. Free dance class from 9.30pm. Now into its sixth year. hugely popular Latin dance night hosted by DJs Ana and Pancho. Fun and easy to follow.

I Fly at The Rocking Horse. 1 lpm-3am. £3 (includes entry to Frenzy and Tomb Raider on the other two floors). Indie and chemical beats.

I Frenzy at The Rocking Horse.

1 [pm—3am. £3 (includes access to Fly and Tomb Raider on the other two floors). Rock and alternative.

I Going Places at the Assembly Rooms.

1 lpm—3am. £7 members. £9 non—members. 16 May. Everyone's favourite night of kitsch. cultish bizarreness brings its extravagant fun and games to the Assembly Rooms. Expect a fancily-dressed. boisterous crowd of all ages. sexes and persuasions.

I Hanky Panky at La Belle Angele.

1 lpm—3am. £4. 23 May. Fortnightly. A shameless party crowd gets down to a mix of 70s. 80s and 90s chart and dance. Naughty but nice.

I Jazz Joint at Henry's Cellar Bar. 10pm-3am. £5 (£4). The Ugly Groove Movement. a collective of DJs and musicians front around the UK. play 70s soul. with support front Eh? Wun! on the decks. This small venue fills up very quickly so get there early!

I Joy at Wilkie House. Next date 30 May. Monthly. Call info. line on 467 2551 for more.

I Le Freak at The Attic. 11pm—3am. £4. A busy evening of hot 70s disco action. Drinks promos.

I Let's Party at JP's. 9.30pm—3am. £5. Smart dress. A cascade of cavorting chart classics. Over 21s.

I Liquid at the Liquid Room. 10.30pm—3am. £5. Resident Billy James with various rotating monthly guests like Scott Bechelli (Taste backroom). Alan Joy. Maggie Joy and Trendy Wendy (Tackno). A smooth blend of dance. house and club anthems in this large

I The Living Room 9pm-1am. Free. See Fri.

I Lizzard Lounge at Cafe Graffiti. 9.30pm—2am. £6 (£5). Quite possibly the most exciting place to be of a Saturday night in Edinburgh. Expect a repetitive beat-free zone. with Joseph Malik and friends dropping Afro-centric grooves that might be jazz one minute. rock the next. soul the next. Plus regular live bands to make the experience even more worthwhile. Cracking atmosphere. cool crowd; 100% happening. Basic Collective live on 16 May with DJs Joseph Malik and H (Tribal Funktion). plus a 1’01?) fashion show at 9.30pm. Manilito and his fifteen piece Cuban orchestra on 23 May (£7. £6). plus Joseph and Eh‘.’ Wun! (Seen).

I Loveshack at The Jaffacake. 10.30pm—3am. £5. Now over a year old. this mainstream party night bows to poular demand and moves into a new weekly slot. Expect a mix of 70s. 80s and 90s chart hits. plus a revamped venue.

I Luvely at Wilkie House. 9.30pm-3am. Members £4 before 10pm. £6 after; non—members £6 before 10pm. £10 after. 16 May. Monthly. Progressive house and upbeat techno at this mixed/gay night. Residents are Peter James. Jahred. Brian Dempster and Mike Shy. Good. uplifting atmosphere.

I Made In Iguana at Iguana Cafe Bar. Rpm—lam. Free. Stuart Duncan (Triptonite North/JDJ) with house in this busy bar.

I Mambo Club at Cavendish. 10pm—3am. £4 (£3). Reggae. ragga and rockers upstairs; African. Latin. salsa. soca and calypso downstairs.

I Messenger Sound System at The Bongo Club. 11pm—3am. £5 (£4.50). 16 May. Fortnightly. Roots reality. dancehall. dubwise sounds and upfront reggae on Scotland's No l heavyweight sound system.

I Moroccan Clouds at Po Na Na. 10pm—3am. Free before 11pm; £2 after. Well Stirred at the controls in this busy

Nicola King heads Basic Collective. playing live at Liuard Lounge with Dls plus a YoYo fashion show Sat 16 May. Cafe Graffiti. Edinburgh

bar/club. dropping a mix of disco. funk. 60s. 70s. 80s. hip hop and cheese.

I North at La Belle Angele. 11pm—3am. £5. 16 May. Fortnightly. Info. on 659 5230. Turning the guitar scene in the right direction by bringing in the best in new indie. big beat and 60s sounds with top live bands also appearing.

I Phat Pharm at City 2. 9pm—lam. Free. 23 May. Fortnightly. Yogi Haughton with new and old soul. swing. hip hop. jazz. garage. funk. northern and whatever takes his fancy.

I The Place at Moray House. 11pm—4am. £2 with flyer. Indie and rock. Drinks £1 till midnight and £1.60 after. Students and guests only.

I RAW at Negociants. 10pm—3am. Free. Busy underground house night.

I Red On Red at The Vaults. 10.30pm—3am. £8 before 11.15pm; £10 after. Big names from the garage. house and techno arenas join residents Keith Baxter. Sean Pearson and Alan Henderson. Dress code: smart clubwear essential. Info on 0131 558 9052. Terry Farley is on guest duty 16 May. See Hit list.

I The Showcase at The Cavendish. 9pm-3am. £5. Over 25s only. Smart dress. Live bands every week.

I Substance at The Honeycomb.

l 1pm—3am. £8 Solefusion and Groove Theory members; £10 others. 16 May. Fortnightly. A proper garage/house night with residents Mikey Stirton and Craig Smith iii the Electric Sole main room. with Ross Keddie and Bootsy dropping the old skool sounds in the Smoove Grooves room through the back. Tonight's a Mixmag Diffusion Tour night

with a live PA from H). Braitltwaite.

who has a new track out on London's Connected Records. which has just been remixed by Craig Smith's Soul Renegades. Frankie ‘Fabulous‘ Foncett is up on 30 May.

I The Subway West End 4pm-3am. £tbc. See Thursdays.

I Teaseage at The Citrus. llpm-3am. £4. Indie. with a touch of dance and funk. played to a packed and sweaty crowd.

I Tiswas at The Gallery. 10pm-3am. £tbc. Happy alternative music. from indie to cult movie themes. Preceeded by live bands. See Music listings for details.

I Tomb Raider at The Rocking Horse. 11pm—3am. £3 (includes entry to Frenzy and Fly on the other two floors). Gothic and industrial sounds.

I Tribal Funktion at The Venue. 10.30pm—3am. £5 members; £7 non—members. 23 May. Fortnightly. Three floors ofcutting edge sounds. from drum 'n‘ bass to house and hip hop. ()ne of Edinburgh's longest-running and most valuable club nights. Hold tight for the return of Mark Farina on 20 Jun. and Green Velvet in July.

I Vegas at The Shooting Gallery.

10.30pm—3am. £5 in fancy dress; £7 squares. 23 May. Monthly. Relax in the Stardust Lounge with Dino Martini. gamble your complimentary Elvis dollars in the casino or get down to the funky sounds of Frank Sutnatra. Sammy Otis Jnr and Bugsy Seagull. Dress up to fit in at this kitsch. cultish night.

I Vena at Wilkie House. 10.30pm—3am. £tbc. 23 May. Monthly. Progressive house with residents Jay Kay and Scott Rutherford. AJ and Gav Sutherland in The Chamber with garage and house. Pre-club party in City 2 beforehand. Call 556 3022 for more info.

I Walkers 10.30pm—3am. £tbc. Over 21s. Smart dress. Total party night with residents 8 Chapman. C Frame and Slimen.

I Yush! at City 2. 9pm—lam. Free. 16 May. Fortnightly. AJ from Blacka'nized with hip hop. swing. soul. funk. ragga and old skool in Edinburgh's original pre-club bar.


I The Bare Story 7.30pm—lam. Free. Pre-club action with drinks promos and some of Edinburgh‘s top underground DJs. Info on 556 3953.

I Breakbeat Culture at The Liquid Room. 10.30pm—3am. £4 (£3 with flier). A new weekly Sunday breakbeat/jungIe/drum ‘n' bass session hosted by DJ Kid and other top junglists. More info. on 0973 142195.

I CC. Blooms I 1pm—3am. Free. See Thursdays.

I eh 1 More at eh I. 9pm—lam. Free. Chill out to acidjazz. funk and hip hop with residents Tim King. Plus regular guests. Drinks promos.

I Electriscity at The Catwalk. 9pm—lam. Free. Chill out with a nice selection of sounds which runs from hip hop to funky house. Check the early afternoon session before this one kicks

I Jazz Joint at Henry‘s Cellar Bar. 10pm—3am. £3. New talent night with DJ Gravity and live bands. Get along there and check one of the most relaxed. informal sessions in the city. Brilliant vibe.

I Karma at Po Na Na. lOpm—3am. Free before 11pm; £2 after. Murray Richardson (Zodiac. Sutra) starting with early and late 80s tunes. building into current house and garage trax. before finishing with dance classics. Busy and fun.

I Mad Sundays at The Attic.

1 Ipm—3am. £3. Party dance with spirits at 20p and pints £1 all night.

I Mambo Club at Cavendish. lOpm—late. £2 before midnight; £4 after. Swing. hip hop. soul and disco.

I M18 Present The Grind at J Ps. 10.30pm-2am. £3. Swing and hip hop with regular freestyle sessions. Good drinks promos. Busy and vibing. Please note the change of venue.

I Naked City at Wilkie House. 10.30pm—3am. £tbc. 24 May. Bank Holiday one-off which should please techno fans. l.ive PAs from Autechre. Dave Howell and V.V.M. plus DJing from Alex Knight and Dave Colly. all Fat Cat Records. London. In the backroom. you'll find DJs from Glasgow's Rub-A- Dub shop. plus Manchester's Stock. Hausen and Walkman.

I Permission at the Rocking Horse (Shady Lady‘s. entrance in Cowgate). 11pm-3am. £4 (£3 with flier). 17 May. Monthly. Next date 14 Jun. New fetish club. Industrial. alternative. punk and goth sounds. Happy hour till midnight. Dress code: leather. rubber. PVC. uniform. industrial. fetish. cross-dress. corsetry and futuristic.

I Pillow Talk at Po Na Na. 7.30—10.30pm. Free. Easy listening and love hits for lovers. lonely hearts and lechers alike in this busy bar.

I The Subway West End 4pm—3atn. £tbc. See Thursdays.

I Suck Our Sound at Catwalk. 4—9pm. Free. Various funky chilled sounds to keep your Sunday afternoon ticking over. Headz beatz. hip hop that matters and