Edinburgh listings

I Barry Cabanas at The Honeycomb. Monthly. Next date 5 Nov.

I CC. Blooms llpm—3am. Free. Free club downstairs at this popular gay bar. Playing a mix ofcommercial dance and hi-energy house.

I Catwalk 9pm—lam. Free. Open decks session. Phone 225 5583 or 041 1 807925 for more information.

I Chicken Noodle Soup at The Venue. £3. 10.30pm—3am. 28 Oct. Monthly. Brand new night- ‘hot and tasty. fresh and funky.‘

I Don't Panic at The Tap ()‘l.auriston. 9pm--lam. Free. 8 ()ct. Techno sounds for students.

I Edward 11 at The Bongo Club. 9.30pm-3am. £6 (£4). Catch Ell live- they emerged as a loose fluid collective- 'mutant calypso/reggae/African-style English dance band.‘

I eh 1 more at eh I. 9pm—lam. Free. Dolphin Boy with quality house on the first and third Thursdays of the month. T- J Crossley on the second and fourth with hip hoppy. housey sounds.

I ELNINO at The Venue. 10.30pm—3am. £3 before 12am; £5 (£4). Monthly. A brand new night offering enlightenment to those iii need. If you have yet to experience the euphoria that is Glasgow‘s Jengaheads then my friend. don‘t walk. not to this funky break beat night. We can't recommend them highly enough. Biased. shmiased. you‘ll love it. See Hitlist.

I Flava at The Attic. 10.30pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Resident DJs Sugafoot. JC and TNT provide the quality soul. r‘n‘b. swing and hip hop sounds. Drinks promos. Phone 0403 483524.

I The Funky Underground at Revolution. l()pm-3am. Free if in 60s or 70s costume; £3 before 1 1pm; £4 after. Weekly. With drink promos aimed squarely at the students. a cheesy disco night to start your weekend off.

I The Greenhouse at The Honeycomb. l0pm—3am. Free entry before 11pm: £2. 15 ()ct. Fortnightly. Residents The Green Boys and J. Cemmera provide the Chicago house and funky Detroit grooves. Hip hop. disco. funk with Dosan. The Junior Mac and Super. Sub plays in the back rootn. With drink promos.

I HUB Central at The Bongo Club. 10.30pm—3am. £4 (£3). 8 ()ct. An electric

blend of live folk. urban funk and cool breakbeat from HUB. supported by Pollen (live) and vinyl grooves from DJ Sly Si.

I Jam at City Cafe 2. 9 m—lam. Free. 15 Oct. Fortnightly. Di ering beats from big beat cam .

I Kinky In ie at The Citrus Club.

1 1pm—3am. £2. Weekly. lndie rockers Cruyffe play as part of their national tour. They are hotly tipped by NME- catch them while you can. Exculsive

Stereo honics giveaways.

I La romagerie at The Meadows Bar. 9pm-lam. Free. 8 Oct. Fortnightly. Easy listening. mellow jazz. hi-nrg disco and tasty cheese.

I Larj at The Tap O' Lauriston. 9pm—lam. Free. 15 Oct. Fortnightly. Range of techno sounds for a student crowd.

I life at The Ark. 10.30pm—3am. £5 (£3) or £4 in advance frotn Virgin. WJ Christies and The Rose & Crown. 8 Oct then 15 Oct. weekly thereafter. New night of happy house and alternative dance with DJ Manson and guests.

I Love Breaks at P0 Na Na. 1 lpm—3am. Free before 1 1pm. £2 after. Weekly. Membership available. Various funky sounds with Simone and Dr Jon.

I Lucid at The Venue. 10.30pm—3am. £5 (£4). 8 Oct. Fortnightly. Jamie Watt and DJ Fini. The finest eclectic dance music. Hip Hop. house. jungle. techno. Special enhancements. gifts and features. Membership available.

I The Mambo Club at The Cavendish. l()pm—3am. £3 cone and before 1 lpm; £4 thereafter. Weekly. Sir ()ssie runs with the best in hip hop. swing. funk. soul and r 'n‘ b. One of the longest running nights in Scotland and still going strong.

I Pants at Wilkie House. 10.30pm—3am. £4 (£3 with flyer)- watch out for the Boys in Pants handing out free passes. Weekly. Refeshing to see a student night honest about what it is. and 1 quote ‘Lots of classic anthems. ponsy games with shit prizes. crap dancers and cheap bevvy.‘ Got to love it.

I Paul Towndrow Quintet at The Jazz Joint. l()pm—3am. £4. Weekly. A fresh and young fivesome play quality jazz favourites ranging from Miles Davis to ()enette Coleman.

I Red. Hot and Cool at Noa. l()pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Soul. hip hop and old school. John Flowers is the resident plus guests.

I Ripped at The Jaffacake. llpm—3am. £2. Weekly. A mix of pop and indie. Vodka is 20p a shot. tequila 50p and selected beers 60p.

I The Salsa Hut 7— 10.30pm. Free. Cool little Mexican restaurantjoining the dots between great food and great music. With DJs.

I The Sting at The Potterrow. 10pm-3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. From 16 Oct. Hi hop. rap, live MCs.

I The Eubway West End 4pm—3am. £1. Weekly. Student-oriented venue from the same people behind the Subway in the Cowgate. The music is suitably varied from 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 Room. 10.30pm—3am. £3. Weekly. Cheap drinks- 50p for spirits. ciders and some beers and some funky 70s action.

I Vibe at The Wee Red Bar. 10.30pm—3am. 15 Oct. Fortnightly. Robert Connor and Silver Storic trip on through tech-house and trance.

I Underworld Vibes at Bannermans. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Local DJs spin pre-club vibes in this popular bar. Tonight. it’s funk. soul and hip hop.

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


I Apex at Studio 24. llpm—3am. £5 (£4). 16 ()ct. Monthly. Hard edged undergound techno for an appreciative audience. The drummers from Saliva. Laurie froin lnverness club ()scillate. Phile Zero (Dry Rizer) and residents Steve and Al combine to please the masses as only they can do.

I Bass City Rollaz at The Venue. 10.30pm—3am. £4 (£3). 16 Oct. Monthly. Residents DJs are Vital Signs. Ruftone and PC Jnr. musicians Nick McCallum (sax/flute). Maxwell Daze (beats) and Gav Sutherland (keys).

I Camel Beats at The Venue. 10.30pm—3am. £7 (£5). 9 Oct. Fortnightly. Extra-special special guests Chance McDermott and Ryan Hines playing live as Quadrant (Black Nation. Premier. Sativae). They hail all the way from Kalamazoo. USA and this will be their first visit to Edinburgh and it seems to be causing a great deal ofexcitement. lixpect very underground. full-on techno and support from the full rota of residents.

I Catwalk 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Phil Alcock and Steve Abraham alternate weekly and play funky soulful garage.

Sublime Edinburgh: Wilkie House, Friday (fortnightly) and The Potterrow, Friday (monthly). Ah git caught up in a trance you know those lights in the roof7 —- Ah w0uldn't ever go anywhere else on a Friday. Ah fa’ doon the stairs every time I come here. Aye, this boy's a mink! He always falls doon the stairs for some reason, like this rat-a—tatl Right oan his arse! Could be due to the fact that your brain's no quite intact!

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I Cathouse at The J affacake. l lpm-3am. £1 before 11.30pm; £3 (£2.50) after. Weekly. Watch out for free passes. Rock and indie with a playlist that can range from Metallica and Marilyn Manson to Oasis and The Beastie Boys. With student-friendly drink romos. I Club Bezique at The Wee Red Bar. Last Fri of every month. Next date 27 Nov. Yup. ages away. I Club Fondue at Noa. From 5pm. Free. Weekly. Wind down your hectic week with all that’s cheesy. Cocktails are £2.50 and bottles of champagne £12. Loads of nibbles and dips too. I Club Latino at The Bongo Club. 10.30pm—3am. £6 (£5). 16 Oct. Monthly. A very high quality night with The El Cometa Samba group and the widely resgected DJ Simon Hodge. See Hitlist. I efcon One at La Belle Angele. 10.30pm—3am. £7. 16 Oct. Monthly. Brand new night of big beats and bass. The launch madness kicks off with The Dub Pistols and Supercharger playing live. supported ably by resident DJ Colin M illar and guest Barry Ashworth. This should be a very busy night and we are very excited by it. See Hitlist. I Divine Divas at The Venue. Monthly. Next date 30 October-a Halloween special. I eh1 more at ehl. 9pm-1am. Free. Stylish pre-club bar. Gordon Mac (aka Sublime's Beanie) plays on the first Fri of the month. the big beat sounds of Sleazy G on the second and fourth whilst you can catch Gav Lyell on the third Fn' each month. I Evol at the Liquid Room. 10.30pm—3am. £4. Weekly. A healthy mix of music. taking in anything from Blur. Pavement and Oasis to Public Enemy, Jackson 5 and Underworld. I Fat Vibration at The Bongo Club. llpm—3am. £5 (£4). 9 Oct. Monthly. Brand new night featuring The Ugly Groove Movement and DJs Sly Si and Eh'PWun! I Frontier at Revolution. 10pm—3am. £5 before 11pm; £7 11pm—l2am; £7 after. Weekly. Residents are Kevin Jones and Vanessa Motion. Brand new chart and house night with enormous capacity. I Fuse at The Wee Red Bar. Monthly. Next date 30 Oct. I Gold at The Attic. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. With nights like this the 80s will never die. ‘The 80s were too much fun'. they say. I Good Evening at The Wee Red Bar. 10pm—3am. £3 (£2 with foos. cans are okay but no apricots). Weekly. ‘lt’sjust not funny! A mix of music, games and silliness. I Headspin at The Bongo Club. 10.30pm—3am. £5 (£4). 22 Oct. Monthly. Four decks mixing up hip hop, trip hop, house. funk and soul. Residents are Colin Millar. Allan Dunbar and Steve Austin. Very popular night. I Higher Ground at The Honeycomb. Monthly. No Oct night. next date is 13 Nov. I High Rollin' at Negociants. 9pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Busy Friday night in this cool bar. I Homeless at The Honeycomb. l [pm—3am. £7 (£6). 9 Oct. Monthly. The Group Home For Headz welcomes Rae and Christian (Grand Central) playing a very rare live set and some bloke called Yogi Haughton playing through the back. See Hitlist. I Hub Central at The Jazz Joint. lOpm—3am. £4. Weekly. Funk meets breakbeats with soulful vocals from Tony Kin . DJs Sy and Kulu man the decks. I I entity at The Vaults. 10.30pm-3am. £8 (£6). 16 Oct. Fortnightly. Hard house. Residents Martin Kay. Jay Storic. Gail Sellars. Graham McLean and Christa promise to have the feet on the floor and the hands in the air. I Lift at Wilkie House. 10.30pm-3am. £8 (£6). 16 Oct. Fortnightly. There‘s been a bit of musical chairs in clubland. Wilkie House welcome back the Lift posse in time to celebrate their 4th Birthday. Crashing the party will be Cold Dust (Red Seal. Comminque Records) and DJ