Sonora La Calle breeze through the eaves at the Linard Lounge, Sat 17 Oct.
Beatle (Havok Records). residents breaking the furniture. as always will be LFT. Paul. Believe and Proﬁt X.
I The Living Room 9pm-lam. Free. Weekly. Andrew Moisey. Dillon and Christopher Wright with a freestyle mix of dance sounds in this well-situated bar. I Lucious at The Ark. lOpm—3am. £6. Weekly. Massive party music with the Woosh team and a tight but polite door policy.
I Madchester at La Belle Angele. llpm—3am. £4 (£3.50). 9 Oct. Fortnightly. A great mix of all your big beat. indie and baggy type tunes.
I Made In Iguana at Iguana Cafe Bar. 8pm-lam. Free. Gareth Sommerville plays the full range of hip hop. house and garage tunes.
I The Mambo Club at The Cavendish. lOpm—3am. £3 conc and before 1 1pm; £4 thereafter. Weekly. Make tracks and hear an array of reggae. ragga. soul. funk. swing and r 'n' b sounds provided by Sir Ossie.
I Manga at La Belle Angele. Monthly. Next date 31 Oct. Grab a breath whilst you can. Bryan G (V Records) is on his way. www.basstrap.com-manga
I Melt City at Studio 24. l().30pm—3am. £3. 9 Oct. Fortnightly. A new hip hop and NY garage night that’s easy on your pocket. More money for drink. then!
I MIB Presents South Central at Club Mercado. 10.30pm—late. £5. Weekly. DJs TNT and Mr H present the choicest cuts in everything from rap to funk. hip to soul.
I Mi Salsa at The Bongo Club. 10pm—3am. £5 (£4). 30 Oct. Monthly. Hosted by the Latin American Society. DJ Freddy (Venezuela) providing an uplifting. fun atmosphere.
I Midnight Blue at Cafe Graffiti. 9.30pm—2am. £5. Weekly. Continuing to make a real impact on Edinburgh's soul and jazz scene. catch The MB Players live on stage and the impressive DJ Tinku behind the decks.
I Moroccan Clouds at Po Na Na. l()pm—3am. Free before I lpm'. £2 after. Weekly. D] 4th Varmint with disco to funk. hip hop to cheese.
I Noa. 9pm—3am. Free. A great revamped venue with resident DJs and drinks promos.
I Planet Earth at The Citrus. llpm—3am. £4. Weekly. 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. l0.3()—late. £6 (£4). 16 Oct. Fortnightly. The Surgeon is the guest and the residents are Twitch. Brainstorm. Dribblcr and The Bill playing the techno for which they are famous. It‘s an institution and all that.
I Reaction at The Subway. l lpm—3am. £2; free for students with matriculation card. Weekly. A mix ofchart. dance and classic disco.
I Rebel Waltz at City Cafe. 9pm—lam. Free. 9 ()ct. Fortnightly. Murray Richardson and his favourite choice deep house cuts. Of course. any music he likes gets his ‘deep house‘ tag. Look out for the Toko Records party on 23 Oct with guest DJ Alec Greenhough.
I The Rocking Horse at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3am. £1. Three floors of alternative club action. loosely divided between gothic. heavy metal and indie. Drinks romos.
I The Salsa Hut 7—10.30pm. Free. Cool little Mexican restaurant bridging the gap between great food and great music. With DJs.
I Salsa Viva at the Venue. lO.30pm—3am. £5; £3 before l lpm. 9 Oct. Fortnightly. DJ Coco Vega from Latin America provides the high quality Latin music from the old classics to the latest releases.
I Seen at The Honeycomb. 10.30pm-3am. £8 (£7). 23 Oct. Monthly. Happy Birthday to Seen; Jazzy Jay guests in celebration. He is one of the true unsung heroes of hip hop and you will know him as Bambaataa’s Dj and right- hand man. part ofthe Soulsonic Force. he produced the first Def Jam release and owned the legendary Bronx Jazzy Jay‘s Studio‘ where he taught a number of todays happening producers their trade and he was the DJ at The Roxy Nightclub in Manhattan in the early 80s. Eh‘.’ Wunl. STS (Glasgow) and Stubby Digits provide provide the quality support.
I Studio Grand at The Honeycomb. Monthly. llpm—3am. £7 (£6). 16 Oct. Monthly. After what seems like an eternity. hip hop club Studio Grand returns with a last minute change of plans. The boys proudly present The Mud Family from London. The three MCs and one DJ have been releasing loads recently and are reknowned for the maximum energy of their shows. Residents are 4th Varmint. Plus One (Scottish DMC winner). Extra (Dynamic Duo) and STS from Glasgow. As always there will be fresh artwork from the best local raf artists.
I Suglime at Wilkie House. l()pm—3am. £8 (£6). 9 Oct. Fortnightly. Trance and techno in the main room. quality eclectic in the back. Marco Zaffarano (MFS. Deviant) will be guesting—expect the highest quality trance. ldge will be providing the main rootn support. 23 Oct will be a residents night with ldge playing a monster three hour set. Kev Wright in support and Beany and Felix through the back creating turmoil.
I The Subway West End 4pm—3am. £ 1. Weekly. See Thursdays.
I Sugar Cube at Studio 24. 10.30pm—3am. £2. 9 Oct. Fortnightly. New gay fantasy club. forthcoming dates include gay performers and fetish/ bondage nights. Everyone loves their fantasies...
I T.F.|.F. at Club Mercado. 5pm- l0pm. Free. Weekly. Friday nights have changed forever thanks to Happy Hour 5—6.30pm (£l drinks. £ l0 bottles of champagne) and great. nostalgic music courtesy of Trendy Wendy. This is the orginal after- work wind down. now into its third year. I TFI Friday Afterwork Party at The Ark. 4.30pm—9.30pm. Free. Weekly. A free hot buffet until 6.30pm and loads of cheap drinks. Lovel .
I The Time Tunne at Club Mercado. l0pm—3am. £5. 9 Oct. Fortnightly. Trendy Wendy takes you through the 60s. 70s and 80s.
I Trash at La Belle Angele.l lpm-3am. £5. 9 Oct. Monthly. Brand new night which sets together Huggy (Burger Queen) and Chris Lowe together to provide the best in freaky disco and high rollin' house music.
I Triptonite North at The Honeycomb. Monthly. Next date 30 Oct. Monthly.
I Underworld Vibes at Bannermans. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Local DJs spin pre-club vibes in this popular bar. Tonight. it’s garage and house.
I Voodoo at The Vaults. Monthly. lO.30pm—3am. £6 before llpm; £8 after
. (£6 mem). 16 Oct. Monthly. Trance and
techno night with residents Jay Storic. Adrian Davenport. Kevin Cliff and Andrew Gordon.
I Walkers 4pm—3am. Free before lO.30pm. £5 after. Group concessions available. Weekly. Over 21s. Smart dress. Happy hour 4-8pm. With local residents. Fun music. fun crowd.
I What It Is at City 2. 9.30pm—lam. Free. 16 Oct. Fortnightly. Bob Cairns plays a funky and very listenable blend of soul. garage and rare stuff.
I Work at The Shooting Gallery. lOpm—3am. £5. 9 Oct. Monthly. Starting with Chumpster- headz. hip hop. drum ’n’ bass. nodding hello to Bob Caims- soul. disco and funk. quick chat with Bootsy- disco and garage and finishing the run with Mike Shy- house and garage.
I Arakataca! at The Bongo Club. On holiday. next date tbc.
I Atomic Baby at The Honeycomb. llpm-3am. £10 (£8). 10 Oct. Fortnightly. It’s still residents time... Micheal Kilkie. Zammo. Gareth Sommerville. Darren Davies and Scott Brown will be playing their range of Euro-housey bouncy stuff. A popular night guaranteed to get you on the danceﬂoor.
I Big Beat at Cafe Graffiti. Monthly. Next date 7 Nov.
I CC. Blooms llpm—3am. Free. Weekly. Get up and move those hips at this very busy gay bar/club.
I Catwalk 9pm-lam. Free. Weekly. Mark Price plays his eclectic mix of happening beats in this quality pre-club b
I Colours Of Love at Club
Mercado. l lpm—4am. £10 (£8). 17 Oct. Fortnightly. In an exclusive Scottish show. Graeme Park is playing an three hour set. Expect a fine show of house.
I Core at Studio 24. 10pm—3am. £9 (£7). l7 Oct. Fortnightly. One of the last bastions for Scottish happy hard and hardcore.
I Disco lnfemo at The Venue. lO.30pm—3am. £6. 17 Oct. Fortnightly. It‘s a disco ball of fire from DJ Love and Nick Silver with MC Otis on the mic and Mr Lenny Love as your host—step out in spandex flares and trip back to the 70s. bab .
I The Edge at The Vaults. 9pm—3am. £8 before llpm; £10 after; studean £5. 17 Oct. Fortnightly. After a series of mammoth guest DJs. residents Keith Baxter. Alan Henderson and Sean Pearson take control.
I The Egg at The Wee Red Bar. llpm—3am. £3 members; £3.50 non- members. A varied playlist taking 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 Ego at The Shooting Gallery. 31 Oct. Monthly. Lookout for their Halloween theme.
I eh1 more at ehl. 9pm—lam. Free. Yogi Haughton plays his garage and soul tunes on the first and third Sat and rising deep house star Murray Richardson shows why he is worthy of the attention on the second and fourth.
I Energise at Subway. l lpm-3am. £2. Weekly. Various party sounds.
I Fire Island at Wilkie House. £4 before lO.30pm; £8 after (£6 members). 9.30pm—3am. 10 Oct. Monthly. Residents
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bloody moaning and check out this night. You might even like it. Suns, Wilkie House.
Homeless If we have to tell you one more time how good this club is, there will be tears. Fri 9 Oct, The Honeycomb.
Tribal Funktion They've gone to a lot of effort to bring you Derrick Carter who, in many a club goers opinion, is the worlds finest living house DJ. Be grateful. Sat 70 Oct, The Venue.
ELNINO Do we really need to tell you about why The lengaheads are an essential experience? 00 we? Thu 75 Oct, The Venue (top floor).
Club Latino If we’ve told you once, we’ve told you a thousand times. Nights like Latino are good for you. Fri 16 Oct, The Bongo Club.
Linard Lounge Top guests, top crowd, top fun. You do not want to be sent to your room. Fridays, Cafe Graffiti.
night with Blu Peter. Gail Sellars. Richie Vallenze. Grant Duff and Bootsy. Expect a lot of sweaty cavorting and hands in air at this quality house. techno and trance night.
I Fire Water Ensemble at The Jazz Joint. lOpm—3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. The only live samba collective in Scotland with DJ support from Zamba. Should be a sell-out.
I Frog at Studio 24. lOpm—3am. £3 before 10.45. £5 after. 10 Oct. Monthly. Two floors of eclectic (there's that word again!) tunes. Hard house and Euro techno upstairs and a satisfying range of disco to house. old school to big beat downstairs. Residents are Strax. Jared. Mike Shy. Rumbler and Fugitive.
I Fuzzy Instinct at Wilkie House. lO.30pm—3am. £7. 24 Oct. Monthly. New funky house night offering the masses something different. Front room residents are Jon White and Gav Sutherland. Grab a coffee or a 'shake in the backroom cinecafe and chill to various short ﬂicks. I Glam at The Vaults. 9pm—3am. £10; £8 before llpm; students £5. l0 Oct. Fortnightly. Shy Brother guests at this popular house night. Residents are Keith Baxter. Alan Henderson and Sean Pearson. Lookout for comical madness from los amigos The Cuban Brothers.
I Going Places at the ABC Filmhouse. llpm—3am. £9 (£7). Tickets are available in advance only from Alphabet Video on Marchmont Road and Fopp Records. A Barbarella theme to really knock you out. As kitsch as you can get. baby.
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