Edinburgh listings

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

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

I Catwalk 9pm— I am. Free. Open decks session. Phone 225 5583 or 04I I 807925 for more information.

I Chicken Noodle Soup at The Venue. £3. I0.30pm—3am. 28 Oct. Monthly. Brand new night hot and tasty. fresh and funky.‘

I Don't Panic at The Tap O' Lauriston. Opin—Iam. Free. 22 Oct.

I Eden at Cafe Graffiti. 10pm—2am. £8 (£7). 29 Oct. Baka Beyond are playing live. merging the rhythms of the Baka Pygmies. Senegalese drumming and Celtic and Swahili vocals. Check otit this Afro-Celt world dance fusion.

I eh1 more at eh I. ()leI— I am. Free. Dolphin Boy with quality house on the first and third Thursdays of the month. T- .l Crossley on the second and fourth with hip Iioppy. Iiotisey sounds.

I ELNINO at The Venue. Monthly. Next date I2 Nov.

I Flava at The Attic. II).3(JpIIIv--321lli. Free. Weekly. Resident DJs Stigafoot. JC and TNT provide the quality soul. R 8; B . swing and hip hop sounds. Drinks promos. Phone 0403 483524.

I The Funky Underground at Revolution. 10pm—3am. Free if iii 60s or 70s costume; £3 before I 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. l0pni—3aiti. Free entry before I Ipm; £2. 2‘) ()ct. Fortnightly. Residents The Green Boy s and .l. Ceiiiniera provide the Chicago house and funky Detroit grooves. Hip hop. disco. ftiiik with Dosan. The Junior Mac and Super. Stib plays iii the back room. With drink promos.

I Jam at City Cafe 2. 9pm -lam. Free. 2‘) ()ct. Fortnightly. Differing beats from big beat cam .

I Kinky In ie at The Citrus Club. llpm-3am. £2. Weekly. Get your classic old and new indie and alternative here. Drinks promos as well.

I La Fromagerie at The Meadows Bar. ()plli— lain. Free. 22 Oct. Fortnightly. Fasy listening. mellow jan. lii-tii'g disco arid tasty cheese.

I Larj at The Tap (J‘ l.aui'istoii.

9pm -Iatii. Free. 2‘) ()ct. Fortnightly. Range of techno sounds in the revamped Tap.

I Life at The Ark. I0.30pm—3am. £5 (£3) or £4 in advance from Virgin. WJ Christies and The Rose & Crown. Weekly. New night of happy house and alternative dance with DJ Manson arid guests.

I Love Breaks at l’o Na Na. lem—3aiii. Free before l lpiti. £2 after. Weekly. Membership available. Various funky sounds with Simone and Dr Joti.

I Lucid at The Venue. I0.30pm—3ani. £5 (£4). 22 ()ct. Fortnightly. Jamie Watt and DJ Fiiii. The finest eclectic dance music. Hip Iiop. house. jungle. techno. Special enhancements. gifts aiid features. Membership available.

I The Mambo Club at The Cavendish. l0pm-—3ain. £3 cone and before llpiti; £4 thereafter. Weekly. Sir ()ssie runs with the best in hip hop. swing. ftiiik. soul arid Ra B. ()ne of the longest running nights in Scotland and still going strong.

I Pants at Wilkie House. l0.30pin~-3am. £4 (£3 with IIyet‘) watch out for the Boys iii Pants handing ottt free passes. Weekly. Refeshing to see a student night honest about what it is. and I quote 'l.ots ofclassic anthems. ponsy games with shit prizes. crap dancers and cheap bevvy.‘ Got to love it.

I Paul Towndrow Quintet at The Jan. Joint. IllplII-gilm. £4. Weekly. A fresh and young fivesonie play quality ja//

favourites ranging from Miles Davis to Oenette Coleman.

I Red, Hot and Cool at Noa. 10pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Soul. hip hop and old school. John Flowers is the resident plus guests.

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

I The Salsa Hut 7—I().3()plti. Free. Cool little Mexican restaurant joining the dots between great food and great music. With DJs.

,I The Subway West End 4pm—3aiii. £1. Weekly. Student-orientated venue froin the same people behind the Subway in the Cowgate. The music is suitably varied - frotn 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. l0.30pm—3ani. 2‘) Oct. Fortnightly. Robert Connor arid Silver Storic trip on through tech-house and trance.

I Underworld Vibes at Bannermans. ()pliI—ILTII‘I. 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 saviottrs.


I Aabsoulution at The Vaults. I0.30pin-«3am. £5. 6 6’: 20 Nov. then fortnightly. Just imagine a club that you

: can get down to disco. shake your tliatig

to R&B atid wiggle to tropical beats. Happy day. it's here at last? A brand new night from MIB. with three rooms and loads of DJs.

I Apex at Studio 24. Monthly. Next date I3 Nov.

I Bass City Rollaz at The Venue. Monthly. Next date I3 Nov.

I Camel Beats at The Venue. 10.30pni—3am. £7 (£5). 23 ()ct. Fortnightly. A very impressive exclusive live PA from K-'/.oo Project. expect the finest. deepest. most underground techno sounds from one of the capital's finest techno nights. They are offering a special house guest in the cooler and all the residents will be there III support.

I Catwalk ()pm—lani. Free. Weekly. Phil Alcock arid Steve Abraham

alternate weekly and play funky soulful


? I Cathouse at The .laffacake.

llpiii - 3am. £I before I 1.30pm; £3 (£2.50) after. Weekly. Watch otit for free passes. Rock and indie with a playlist that can range from Metallica aitd Marilyn Manson to ()asis and The Beastie Boys. With student-friendly drink promos.

I Club Bezique at The Wee Red Bar. I.ast Fri ofevery month. Next date 27 Nov. Yup. it's 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 aitd bottles of chatnpagne £ l 2. Loads of nibbles and dips too.

I Club Latino at The Boitgo Club. Monthly. Next date I3 Nov.

I Defcon One at La Belle Angele. Monthly. Next date 13 Nov.

I Divine Divas at The Venue. l0pm~3am. £5 (£3); two for one before llpiti. 30 ()ct. Monthly. A Halloween Scare! Special guest the. DJ Alley Vegas plus guests. This is a fantastically busy womens-only club.

I eh1 more at eh I. 9pm~lam. Free. Stylish pre-clttb bar. Gordon Mac (aka Sublime's Beany) plays on the first Fri of the month. the big beat sounds of Sleazy G on the second atid fourth whilst you cati catch Gav l.yeI| on the third Fri each month.

3 I Evol at the Liquid Room.

I0.30piii—3aiti. £4. Weekly. A healthy mix of music. taking iii anything from

Blur. Pavement and Oasis to Public Enemy. Jackson 5 and Underworld.

I Fat Vibration at The Bongo Club.

l Ipm—3am. £5 (£4). 6 Nov. Monthly. Featuring The Ugly Groove Movement and DJs Sly Si and Eli‘PWun!

I Fire Island at The Vaults. l0.30pni—3am. £8 (£6). 30 Oct. A Halloween Special with Mr Todd (Higher Ground) and AJ (Blackanized) are the guests joining the residents who you know as Blti Peter. Gail Sellars and Richie Vallenze.

I Frontier at Revolution. l0pm—3am. £5 before llpm; £7 IIpm—l2am; £7 after. Weekly. Residents are Kevin Jones and Vanessa Motion. Brand new chart and house night with enormous capacity. I Funk Train Launch Night at The Potterrow. 9pm—3am. £7 (£5). 23 Oct. Monthly. The James Taylor Quartet open this new student night. are you up for a night of 70s funk. soul arid disco?

I Fuse at The Wee Red Bar. lOpm—3am. £3. 30 Oct. Monthly. Resident DJ John Anderson plus guests offer ‘An eclectic mix frotn the roots of dance.‘ That's funk. ska. electro. go go. hip hop. dub. punk. jazz and soul.

I Gathering at The Vaults. I0.30pin~3am. Students free before l2am; £5 after. 23 Oct. The ever-popular Fisher & Price and Graeme McClean will add their upfront house tunes to the party concoction.

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. I0pm—3am. £3 (£2 with food. cans are okay btit no apricots). Weekly. ‘It'sjust not funny! A mix of music. games and silliness.’

I Headspin at The Bongo Club. I0.30pm—3ani. £5 (£4). 23 Oct 8; 4 Nov. Monthly (norinallyl). Fottr decks mixing tip Iiip hop. trip liop. house. ftiiik and soul. Residents are Colin Millar. Allan Dunbar and Steve Austin. Projections and video scratching by the very cool Delta Video people. Deservedly a popular night.

I Higher Ground at The Honeycomb. Monthly. Next date is l3 Nov.

I High Rollin' at Negociants. 9pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Busy Friday night in this cool bar.

I Homeless at The Honeycomb. Homeless has now finished.

I Hub Central at The Jazz Joint. l0pm—3am. £4. Weekly. Funk meets breakbeats with soulful vocals from Tony King. DJs Sy and Ktilu man the decks.

I Identity at The Vaults. Next date 27 Nov.

I Lift at Wilkie House. I0.30pm—3am. £8 (£6). 30 ()ct. Fortnightly. Special guest DJ Dexter (SotitliWest 20) will be playing his selection of US/Chicago techno. Residents are in the main rooiii are l.FT and Paul C. Through the back are Believe and Profit X playing anything they feel like. really. A quality night of techno and trance.

I The Living Room 9pm—Iam. Free. Weekly. Andrew Moisey. Dillon and Christopher Wright with a freestyle mix ofdance sounds iii this well-situated bar. I Lucious at The Ark. lOpm—3am. £6. Weekly. Massive party music with the Woosh team and a tight bttt polite door policy.

I Madchester at La Belle Angele.

M adchester has finished.

I Made In Iguana at lgtiaiia Cafe Bar. Spin—lam. Free. Gareth Sommerville plays the fttll range of hip hop. house atid garage tunes.

I The Mambo Club at The Cavendish. l0pm—3am. £3 coiic arid before i Ipm; £4 thereafter. Weekly. Make tracks and hear an array of reggae. ragga. soul. funk. swing and R&B sounds provided by Sir ()ssie.

I Manga at La Belle Angele.

I Ipm—3ain. £9 (£7). 30 Oct. Monthly. Bryan G (V Recs) is the mighty. mighty gues expect loads ofjtimp tip drum 'n‘ bass madness. The residents will have you on the dancefloor. as always. They are G-Mac. Kid and Unify. Check otit www.bassti'ap.com-manga

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Lucid Take a look at their music policy and then go and check this night out. Putting their money where their mouths are and trying to improve the quality of nights in Edinburgh. Thu 22 Oct, The Venue.

Headspin For four deck action of the trip hop, hip hop, funk, house and soul kind, y0u really have to check out Headspin. The visuals Delta Video are always suberb. Fri 23 Oct, The Bongo Club.

Rebel Waltz The first in a series of label showcases, Murray Richardson has brought deep house label Toko ReCOrds to the party for a fine night on the deeper side of all things quality. Fri 23 Oct, City Cafe 2.

Going Places Guaranteed to sell out and be a night of fashion abandonment and all the better for it! Find those embarrassing glad rags and step out in pride. Sat 37 Oct, ABC Fi/mhouse.

Cafe Graffiti Each of these clubs deserves their own Hit list, but space dictates; check out these brilliant nights. All of them, I tell you! Lizzard Lounge, Saturdays; Eden, Sun 7 Nov, Big Beat, Sat 7 Nov,“ Midnight Blue, Fri 13 Nov.

I Melt City at Studio 24. 10.30pm—3am. £4 (£3). 23 Oct. Fortnightly. Hip hop-a- delic. jazzfunkrock. A new groove mixing club with a touch of house and techno.

I MIB Presents South Central at Club Mercado. l0.30pm—late. £5. Weekly. DJs TNT and Mr H present the choicest cuts in everything from rap to ftiiik. hip to soul.

I Mi Salsa at The Bongo Club. I0pm—3am. £5 (£4). 30 Oct. Monthly. Hosted by the Latin American Society. DJ Freddy (Venezuela) providing an uplifting. futi atmosphere which mellows out into some ‘salsa romantica‘ sounds. I Midnight Blue at Cafe Graffiti. 9.30pm—2am. £5. Weekly. Continuing to tnake 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. IOpm—3am. Free before I lpm; £2 after. Weekly. DJ 4th Varmint with disco to funk. hip hop to cheese.

I Planet Earth at The Citrus.

l Ipm—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. I0.30—late. £6 (£4). 30 Oct. Fortnightly. Two floors. A live set from Sparky (R&S Recs) and the full set of residents. Twitch. Brainstorm. Dribbler and The Bill provide the techno madness. This is one of the most important clubs iii Scotland and it is still going strong.

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