Catch Craig Burger Queen and Gareth Sommerville in the main room with pumping house; The Cuban Brothers are through the back in The Latino l.ove Lounge. Expect the full lvloneypenny's decor. I Moroccan Clouds at Po Na Na. l()pm—3am. Free before I lpm: £2 after. Weekly. The gorgeous DJ Nicci plays disco. fttnk and house in this very groovy and popular bar. I Noa at Noa. IUpm—3am. £6. Weekly. Jon Flowers in the main room playing garage: Paul Dixon through the back tnixing old skool. soul and funk. I Orange Sun at Studio 24. Monthly. No information available at time ofgoing to press. I PlllbOX at Studio 2-1. Monthly. No information available a: time of going to 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 Platinum at The Vaults. l()pm--3am. £8 (£6). 9 Apr. Fortnightly. New house clth with guest Steve McC'reery (The Tunnel) joining residents Asam Qorishi and Andy McQuarrie with Kasl) through the back playing hip hop. I Pure at The Venue. l(l.3()pm--3am. £9 (£7). 3 Apr. Fortnightly, Two floors. Techno and house. The very Impressive Decal -- Ireland’s most important techno outfit offering tip a li\ e techno set. They ioin residentsTwitch. Brainstorm. Dribbler and The Bill. I Raw Too at Negociants. l()pm—3am. Free. 3 Apr. Fortnightly. Raw duo Neil .‘vchonald and Ben McCabe start fortnightly Fri along with their regular Sat Negtx‘iant's residency (can‘t get enough. eh'.’). Fxpect the unexpected like guest D.l Simone from Tribal Funktion. I Reaction at The Subway. I lpm--3am. Free for students with matriculation card: £2 otherwise. Weekly. A mix of chart. dance and classic disco. I Rebel Waltz at (‘ity (’afe. 9pm lam. Free. 9 Apr. Fortnightly. Murray Richardson controls a night of all things deep and funky. I Rising at The Bongo (‘lub l().3()hm 3am. £5 (£4: free for Artens and fancy dressers). 9 .-\pt'. ()ne off. DJ Garth and pals play the cream of cheese turf?) and funk. get your tarots read. horoscopes done and generally clown around. (‘ostumes are encouraged and nudity is accepted. I The Rocking Horse al The Rocking Horse. The Rocking Horse has now closed. I The Salsa Hut 7 l(l.3(lpm. Free. (‘ool little Mexican restaurant bridging the gap between great food andgreat music. With l)Js. I Sexsi at The .lal‘facake. ll).3(lpt)) giant. £5. Weekly. New club w Inch dumped

£ |()()() on the crowd on its first night. secret amounts each night following. The music policy is pumping. uplifting house from residents Andy Ford. Scott Bechelli and Lee Downie. Watch out for the rollerblading girls handing out scratchcard flyers more prizes to be

I Simple at La Belle Angele. Monthly. Next date 23 Apr.

I Sublime at The Potterrow. Monthly. Next date l4 May.

I Sublime at Wilkie House. l().3()pm-3am. £8 (£6). 9 Apr. Fortnightly. Trance and techno. Some serious mayhem in store for ye faithful this month. 9 Apr sees Kev Wright and ldge go at the four deck thing again in no uncertain terms. This will be the second time they‘ve met head to head at Wilkie House and it‘s sure to be crazy. Beany and Felix will be through in the Blue Room playing their funky mixture of quality dance. 16 Apr is a night for your

._ diaries (we‘re giving you loads of notice.

no excuses) « the brilliant Bugged ()ut meets Sublime head on with guests Jon (‘arter (Monkey Mafia) and James llolroyd (Bugged ()ut resident). Next issue we'll be talking to Jon. 23 Apr sees the return of Marco Zaffarano (MFS Recs). lixcited yet‘.’ Yott betcha. t

I The Subway West End 4pm-~.‘~ain. £ I.

Weekly. Sec Thu.

I TFI Friday at (‘lub Mercado. 5~9pllL Free. Weekly. The capital‘s most famous afterwork piss up with cheesy music courtesy of Trendy Wendy.

I TFI Friday Afterwork Party at Tlte Ark. 4.3()--9.3(lpm. Free. Weekly. A free hot buffet until 6.30pm and loads of cheap drinks.

I The Time Tunnel at (‘lub Mercado. l()pm--3am. £5. Weekly. Trendy Wendy takes you through the 60s. 70s and 80s in a now weekly bash.

; I Triptonite North at The Honeycomb.

Monthly. Next date l9 Apr with their second birthday celebrations —- catch Terry Farley (Jttnior Boys ()wn) in the main room and Jay Chappell (Soul of Man) through the back.

I Triptonite North Pre-Club Party at lguana. Monthly. Next date l6 Apr.

: I Wanted at l.oca. 7pm~3am. Free.

Weekly. A night of house anthems with Steven ;\lc(“reery (The Tunnel) and Kevin C'liffe.

I What It IS at City (.‘afe 2. 9.3(lptn--lam. Free. 2 Apr. l-‘ortnightly.

.Bob Cairns throwing down a mixture of jazz-funk. old and modern soul through

to Latin grooves. The sublime Frik joins Bob on the last date of every month.


I Arakataca! at The Bongo (Tub.

Keb Darge shows off his very impressive rare record collection at Higher Ground.

Monthly. Next date 24 Apr. I Atomic Baby at The Honey comb. llpm--3am. £l(l (£8). 10 Apr.

Fri 9 Apr

Fortnightly. Michael Kilkie and Zamtno playing pumping Euro house in the main room. Gareth Sommerville through the back with deep house and American garage. A popular house night with some of Scotland‘s best 01s.

I Bedlam at Studio 24. 9pm—3am. £10. 3 Apr. Monthly (-ish). Bobby l.. brings together the likes of Mark EG. Tom Wilson and FX Dimension for a night of hard house and hard techno.

I Big Beat at Cafe Graffiti. Monthly. Next date l7 Apr.

I CC. Blooms at CC. Blooms.

l lpm—3am. Free. Weekly. Get up and move those hips at this very busy gay bar/club.

I Cafe Aquarius at Cafe Aquarius. 9pm— lam. Free. Weekly. Two of Edinburgh‘s most popular and groovy clubs on rotation. Catch the Higher Ground and Barry Cabanas DJs trying to work out how the mixer works.

I Catwalk at the Catwalk. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Gordon Whittaker and Mark Price alternate to play an eclectic mix of happening beats in this quality pre-club bar.

I Cheese at Bannerman's. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Chart music from the 60s to the 90s.

I Colours Of Love at Club Mercado. llpm—«lam. £l2 (£l()). 3 Apr. Fortnightly. The Balaeric Ball with Phat Phil Cooper and Des Mitchell providing the house and garage anthems. Get there early. the dressy crowd queues super- early.

I Cream at The Potterrow. Monthly. Next date 24 Apr with Justin Robertson. I Cuba Norte at Cuba Norte. l()pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Cuban rhythms with local DJs.

I Curios at WJ. Christie's. 9pm-lam. Free. Weekly. Various guests play a range of hip hop sounds. The open decks mean that vou can have a go too.

I Disco Inferno at The Venue. l().3()pm—3am. £6. 3 Apr. Fortnightly. A night of flares if you dare. afros if you go-go and general drunken madness. Delirious disco and fired-up funk in the main room; soul. rare groove and a Latin selection in the Cooler.

I The Edge at The Vaults. Monthly. Next date 24 Apr with Sonique.

I The Egg at The Wee Red Bar.

I lpm—3am. £3 members: £3.50 non- members. Weekly. A varied playlist taking in soul. 60s. new wave. indie. Northern. soundtracks and much. much more. There‘s a very cheap bar as weli. Free photographic membership available on the night.

I eh1 more at ehl. 9pm-latn. Free. Weekly. Yogi Haughton plays his garage and soul tunes on the first and third Saturday and rising deep house star Murray Richardson shows why he is worthy of attention on the second and fourth.

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

I Fire Island at Wilkie House. Monthly. Next date 24 Apr.

I Flares at Flares. 9pm— l am. Free. Weekly. DJs playing a range of 70s tttnes. I Frog at Studio 24. No information available at time of going to press.

I Going Places at The Assembly Rooms. Next date 24 Apr.

I Hanky Panky at La Belle Angele.

| lpm—3am. £5. Weekly. Very popular. full-on mainstream and dance night with music from the 70s to the 90s.

I Headspin at The Bongo Club. l().3()pm—3am. £5 (£4). l() Apr. Monthly. A blend of the finest in dance music. be it drutn & bass. house. hip hop or trip hoppy beats cut up over four decks. Check out the best visuals in the capital courtesy of Delta.

I Hibilti at Iguana. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Pre-club. Man about town Stuart Duncan hosts a night of groovy deep house. disco and beyond.

I Jazz Joint at Henry's Cellar Bar. l()pm—3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. Hot London trio Dog Catcher return (3 Apr) followed by Elemental funking things up ( l0 Apr). I Jet at Fnaj. 9pm—3am. Free. IQ Apr then weekly. Pre club. Yogi Haughton

listings CLUBS

Dust With the closure of the Rocking Horse, some of the capital's most important alternative clubs are on the move to Studio 24; the first of which is Dust. Time for more than a few goths and punks to hit the other side of town. Studio 24, Thu 7 Apr.

Apex Time for all Apexers to dust off their party hats; happy first birthday! Bringing some fine hard house/hard trance talent in to celebrate, this is one party that‘s gorng to rock. Studio 24, Fri 2 Apr.

Miss Moneypenny‘s Craig Burger Queen has succeeded in bringing the glammest club of them all to the capital this issue. The plan is for some pretty nice decor, funky house and garage and some very beautiful people. The Honeycomb, Fri 2 Apr. Under The Duvet The most essential party in ages more DJs, comedians, hairdressers and performers than you poke a proverbial stick at and it’s all for a great cause. Get on down there. The Potterrow, Teviot Row and Bristo Square, Sat 3 Apr.

Clouds Revival Right, time to come out of the woodwork, dig up your pleated skirts and yOur 40in flares and shimmy on down to this authentic Northern Soul all-nighter. Catch Derek Robertson (above) and others laying on the best the scene has to offer. The Cavendish, Sun 4 Apr

Jet Yogi Haughton's got a new project and it looks set to change The Cowgate forever (cue violins and sweeping symphonies): the refurb of EnaJ. With some excellent guests and resudents, it c0uld become an essential pre-club place to drink. Enaj, from Thu 8 Apr.

Taste Jon Pleased Wimmin JOIDS the infamous Taste party people for a night of brilliant hands in the air (not least of all the 01’s). The only way to see in the week. See Phactfile. The Honeycomb, Sun- 7 1 Apr.

calls in some of thecountry‘s finest talent over the next few weeks: first up is Bob Jeffries (Southport Weekenders).

I Joy at Wilkie House. Monthly. There will not be a 3 Apr date due to Under The Duvet (catch the Joy DJs there). However. please note the extra Joy date on Sun 4 Apr. I Jungle Magic at The Potterrow. Monthly. Next date l May.

I Le Freak at The Attic. l lpm—3am. £5. Weekly. Seventies and chart music.

I Liquid at the Liquid Room. l().30pm—3am. £5. Weekly. Andy Ford plays soulful house and garage at this busy night.

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