Edinburgh listings


I Barry Cabanas at The Honeycomb. llpm—3am. £4 (£3). 5 Nov. Monthly. The

Jam boys (City Cafe 2) are taking over the back room with easy listening and the odd belly dancer. The tnain room will have the Chelsea Casual. Dynamic Duo. Mr Todd and MC Stu. Look out for the porn fetish of the month and the stripper! This is a variety club for the fun loving and misguided. That'll be us. then.

I Boo! at Loca. lOpm—3am. Free before l2am; thereafter £l students; £2 everyone else. A night of solid

student capers with DJ Steve in this refurbished club. Drinks

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Cafe Aquarius One of the best things to happen to Edinburgh fora while and they have just got their tam license through. Check the DJs from local ciubs any Thu—Sun night or go in for recovery sesson during the day. The ultra-friendly staff are always very understanding. Cafe Aquarius, daily until lam.

ELNINO Sometimes you just have to let yOur hair down, get a little drunk and get all the words wrong when y0u Sing along. The Jengaheads from Glasgow wrll show the way in fine Ster at their only Edinburgh residency. Check It. Out. The Venue, top floor, Thu 72 Nov

Defcon One Once upon a time, a bloke went missmg in Ibiza. Then one day, he showed up in Edinburgh and brought the house down, just for a laugh. A chance to see Dereck Dahlarge and Wreckage from Wall of Sound cause extreme havoc. La Be/le Ange/e, Fri 73 Nov.

Jungle Magic One word. Aphrodite. Yes, the main man is coming to Edinburgh and the Potterrow is guaranteed to be heaving. A massive lineup of the cream of Scottish drum 'n' bass. The Potterrow, Sat 74 Nov.

Messenger Vs Seen Soundclash Two of Edinburgh’s most prominent clubs meet to unite the bass. This is one of the best opportunities to see what the clubs are all about. It's gonna be a busy 'un. The Bongo Club, Sat 14 Nov See preview

promos to get you in the mood.

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

Cafe Aquarius at Cafe Aquarius. 9pm-- lam. Free. Weekly. Gorgeous new bar doing the pre-club thing with theboys from Motherfunk.

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

I Chicken Noodle Soup at The Venue. Monthly. Next date 26 Nov.

I Cuba Norte at Cuba Norte. IOpm—lam. Free. Weekly. Various DJs spin Latin sounds and Brazilian dance. I Don't Panic at The Tap ()‘l.auriston. 9pm—lam. Free. 5 Nov. Techno and trance sounds for a student crowd.

I Dust at The Rocking Horse.

l lpm—3am. £2. Weekly. A night of metal. industrial. goth and punk with DJ Dave the Poet.

I Eden at La Belle Angele. l()pm -3am. £8 (£7); £6 advanced frotn Avalanche and Coda. 19 Nov. Monthly-ish. Rootsman Meets Celtarabia play live. plus The Aziza Bellydancers. Fden DJs offer support. The band are making their Scottish debut with their unique fusion of dub and Celt-Arabic sounds. Their last night sold out. this is sure to as well.

I eh1 more at eh I. ()ptn—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. top floor. l().30pm—3am. £4. l2 Nov. Monthly. The Jengaheads are back with their only residency on the east coast. The boys cut up a mixture of funk. hip hop. house. breaks and beats on four decks in a way that has to be seen to be believed. They are going to be bigger than something that is really big; see them now so that you cart brag later on. Drinks promos.

I Flava at The Attic. l().3()pm-3ani. Free. Weekly. Resident DJs Sugafoot. .IC' and TNT provide the quality soul. R848. swing and hip hop sounds. Drinks promos. Phone 0403 483524.

I The Funky Underground at Revolution. l()pm—3am. Free if in hOs or 70s costume: £3 before I lpm; £4 after. Weekly. With drinks 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 I lpm; £2. l2 Nov. 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 room. With drink promos.

I Jam at City Cafe 2. 9pm— I am. Free. l2 Nov. Fortnightly. Differing beats from big beat camp.

I Jazz Joint at Henry's Cellar Bar. l0pm—3am. £4 (£3). A busy month for Kulu and friends. 5 Nov sees Madeleine Eastman with the Brian Kellock Trio. She is widely considered to be San Francisco's finest jazz singer and we are confident this night will sell out. Note doors open at 9pm and charge is £7 (£5). l2 Nov onwards sees a return to normal hours and cover charge. Bespoke. a six- piece trip hop outfit will provide the sounds with support from Fh'.’ Wunf

I Kinky Indie at The Citrus Club.

I lpm—3am. £2. Weekly. Get your classic old and new indie and alternative here. Drinks promos as well.

I La Fromagerie at The Meadows Bar. 9pm- lam. Free. 5 Nov. Fortnightly. l’iasy listening. mellow jazz. hi-nrg disco and tasty cheese.

I Lari at The Tap ()’ Lauriston. 9pm—lam. Free. l2 Nov. Fortnightly. Range of techno sounds at the revamped Tap. Make mine a larj one!

I Life at The Attic. l().3()pm--3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. New night of happy house and alternative dance with DJ Manson and guests recently moved from The Ark. I Love Breaks at Po Na Na. llpm—3am. Free before I lpm. £2 after. Weekly. Membership available. Various funky sounds with Simone and Dr Jon.

I Lucid at The Venue. l().3()pm—3am. £5 (£4). 5 Nov. Fortnightly. Jamie Watt and Ross Duckering. The fittest in eclectic dance music. Hip Hop. house. jungle. techno. Special enhancements. gifts and features. Membership available. ()rientated towards the clubber who likes good music. whatever the genre.

I The Mambo Club at The Cavendish. l()pm—3am. £3 cone and before I lpm; £4 thereafter. Weekly. Sir ()ssie runs with the best in hip hop. swing. funk. soul and R&B. ()ne of the longest running nights in Scotland and still going strong.

I Pants at Wilkie House. l().3()pm—-3am. £4 (£3 with llyer) -- watch out for the Boys in Pants handing out free passes. Weekly. Refreshing 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 bevvyf Got to love it.

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-‘3ant. £2. Weekly. A mix of hop and indie. Vodka is 20p a shot. tequila 50p and selected beers ()()p.

I The Salsa Hut 7r—- lt).3()pni. Free. (‘ool little Mexican restaurant joining the dots between great food and great music. With DJs.

I Soulville at The Venue. basement. l().3()pm- 3am. £3. l2 Nov. Fortnightly. A new Northern soul mod club offering old soul cuts as well as some ska and funk.

I The Subway West End 4pm- 3am. £ l. Weekly. Student-orientated venue from the some people behind the Subway in the (‘owgate The music is suitably varied ~ from (i()s to ‘)()s - and the drinks are dottble cheap. ()pen seven nights a week with DJs on every night.

I Thursday Night Fever at the Liquid Room. l().3()pm--3am. £3. Weekly. Cheap drinks < 50p for spirits. elders and some beers and sortie funky 70s action.

listings CLUBS

I Vibe at The Wee Red Bar. l0.3()pm—3am. 12 Nov. Fortnightly. Robert Connor and Silver Storic trip on through tech-house and trance.

I Underworld Vibes at Bannertnans. 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 Aabsoulution at The Vaults. l().3(lpm—3am. £5. 6 8; 20 Nov. then fortnightly. Just imagine a club that you can get down to disco. shake your thang to R628 and wiggle to tropical beeats. Happy days. it‘s here at last! A brand new night frotn M.l.B. with three rooms and loads of DJs.

I Apex at Studio 24. 10.30pm—3am. £6 (£4). l3 Nov. Monthly. A night ofof twisted techno attd acid sounds with residents Steve and Al.

I Bass City Rollaz at The Venue. l().3()pm—3am. £4 (£3). 13 Nov. Monthly. Check the resident DJs PC Jnr. Vital Signs and Ruftone fora night ofquality drum ‘n‘ bass which covers the spectrum of breaks. Check the resident musicians jamming along with the tunes: Nick McCallum (sax/flute). Maxwell Daze

3 (percussion) and Gav Sutherland (keys).

Simply. check it ottt.

I Bureau at La Belle Angele. llpm~~3am. £6 (£5 with flyct‘). 6 NOV. Monthly. A brand new night of hard house and funky techno. Fantastic residents. too. Sean Pearson and St John will no doubt keep the Belle bangin'.

I Cafe Aquarius at Cafe Aquarius. 0pm" lam. Free. Weekly. Tribal Funktion host tonight at this very funky bar.

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