delights in ska. mod. Northern soul and 60s beat in the whole of sunny Edinburgh. Kaiser George. Simon and Brian are the men behind the wheels of steel.
I Night of the Rising Sun at The Honeycomb. l().3()pni—3ani. £5 (£3 to Shaolin monks. ktiiig fti chick. Ninjas etc). 27 May only. The Subtle Logic boys offer a themed night. The great guest DJs are London's Murf (The Find) who has such a strong following in the capital -- has he thought of relocating? —- and Tokyo‘s Natsti. well known for his uniquely warped techno style. Flast meets West tonight. Next date is ll .ltiii at Studio 24.
I Red, Hot And Cool at Noa. l()pm-—3ant. Free. Weekly. Soul. Iiip hop and old skool.
I Ripped at The .Iaflacake. I lpm—3am. £2. Weekly. A mix of pop and indie.
I Salsa Pa Ti at Cafe Habana. l()piii--lam. Free. Weekly. l).l .lames Come plays a mix of Afro-Cuban and Latin jazz.
I The Ska Club at The Venue. I()pni—3ani. £5 (£4). 3 .Itiii. :‘yloiithly. Tonight catch Bombskare playing live
joining the DJs Mandrax. Miggy and
Aldo with special appearances froin Joe Ska. The music policy plays serious ska from the early 6()s and a wide range of Brit-ska. Please note that there are no racis' or fascist connections with this club.
I The Subway West End at The Subway West Iind. 4piii—3am. £ l. Weekly. DJs playing chart music.
I Thursday Night Fever at the Liquid Rooni. I().3()piii—3am. Students free with matric card before l2.3()aiii or iii 70s costtiine1£3 otherwise. Weekly. Disco and chart tunes.
I The Unspoken Thing All Negociaiiis. 0pm -3am. Free. Weekly. Freestyle ftiiiky hip hop for all your break beats needs.
I Vertigo at Wilkie l-loiise.
I().3()pm- 3am. £3 I£2 with matrie card or
llyer). Weekiy. It's a band thing -- guitars a go-go at this indie night. The playlist ranges front the Beastie Boys to Mercury Rev and ()ffspi‘mg
I Vibe at The Tap 0' l .atii‘islon. ()plll-‘Iillll. Free. 3 Jun. Fortnightly. Muclio to) hip hop sounds.
I Video rome at (_'eIIai' Bar No. I. ()pllt—Izllll. Free. Weekly l).ls Andy. Robert and Stuart Weniyss host an e\ening of down tempo beats with a dtibby. jar/y feel to start. mov ing on to deep electronica as the evening progresses.
I Yele at The Bongo Club. ‘).3()pni—Iate. £7 t£5). 3 .Ititi only. Featuring lsaiig Boiidi. a percussion group from (iambia and Senegal. and DJ .\Iundos. ’
Club bite JUNGLE MAGIC
Where? Jungle lulagit at The Potterrow
When? Sat 22 t’.1av
Highlight? DJ SS ripping the soond systerri apart with his, superb drum & bags [And the 'm'is l-_’)'.tll‘.’.; every trioiriet‘t ")I it
Way back when Kid‘s ‘>llli,‘i'!St" old sktxtl set t'et'iirztjivv; tux! how good the days “Hi a shame we can't retrieinber them normally
Oh, please The two doily birds who ruder pushed their way through a dancing crowd to demand some house music only to have the lighting and sound girl kindly point Out that the DJs were at the other end of the room (Simone Baird)
I Al's All Night Joke Shop at The
Bon 0 Club. Monthly. Next date l8 Jun. I A pha Beat Soup at The Potterrow. ()pin—3am. £5 (£3). Monthly. Big beats to test the system.
I Apex at Studio 24. lt).3()pm—3am. £7 (£5). 28 May. Monthly. £l donation to Kosovo otit of door price. Residents Steve Pace and Al Pace are joined by special guest Chris U.N. (lnverness) for another very popular night of acid trance and techno.
I The Ballroom Blitz at The Royal Highland Centre. 7pin-6ain. £50. 28 May only. The studetit bash to end them all. possibly the most important thing is that there is aft-cc bur all night. You might want to read that again before concerning yourself with the line tip. Gatecrasher will be represented by Scott Bond. Matt Hardwick and Guy ()i'nadel plus live acts The Massive Heads and Carwash. Local DJs include Jo Malik (Lizzard Lounge). F.h'.’Wun! (Seen). Trendy Wendy (Tackno). DJ H (Tribal Funktion). Dave Masters (Roots) and Greg 8; Mickey (Lava Lounge). Other points of interest will be the casino. a pyro-tech show. food stalls. bouncy castle. bucking bronco. snowboard/surf machine. bungee running and loads of free coaches to and from the party. You need to be a student or have one sign you in. Call 3 l7 3-100 for further details.’
I Barry Cabanas at Wilkie House. l().30pm—3am. £6. 28 May. Monthly. The capital's most perverted club (that we know of) continues to settle into Wilkie. no doubt leaving stains best not talked about. If you've not been. expect loads of people living out their slightly strange fantasies all to some very funky disco. house and cheesy tunes.
I Cafe Aquarius at Cafe Aquarius. ()pll‘I—Iillll. Free. Weekly. George T. Simone and H from Tribal Funktion on rotation.
I Camel Beats at The Venue. l().3()pm-3am. £8 (£6). 4 Jtiti Fortnightly. Techno. This is one of those clubs where a bunch of mates have come together to play the music and get the guests that they love but can't hear anywhere else. This week they bring to town l-llectric Indigo from Austria because ‘her mixing style is very precise. her tunes are full-on pumping techno and she's a shit hot DJ’. They heard about her through a friend. of course. which is more than enough reason. we say.
I The Cathouse at The Venue. 4 Jun. Fortnightly. No other information available at time of going to press.
I Catwalk at The Catwalk. 8pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Joseph Malik from Lizzai'd Lounge. Blacka'nized and the Iiast Coast Project spin a selection of the best music from around the world.
I Club Latino at The Bongo Club. l().3()ptii—3ain. £6 (£5). 28 May. Monthly. Holding true to the New York tradition ofdance class. live band and DJs. Tonight catch Grupo do Samba representing the best players froin Edinburgh’s Samba School.
I Cuba Norte at Cuba Norte. I()pin—lam. Free. Weekly. Flamenco trio Flamenco Puro live with DJs.
I Different IS Good at Iguana. ()pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Pie-club. Popular Scottish DJ Gareth Sommerville lays down the choicest disco and hip hop tunes.
I Divine Divas at The Venue Monthly. Next date ll Jun with the 'Shag Tag System'.
I Dr No's at The Bongo Club. llpm—3ain. £5. 4 .ltiti. A new night celebrating ska music and all that‘s Bond with a strictly ()()7 Lounge.
I eh1 more at ehl. 9pm-Iitlll. Free. Stylish pi‘e-cltib bar with house and big beat DJs on rotation.
I Esteem at The Vaults. l().3()pin—3am. £8. 28 May. Fortnightly. Shake ass house with the usual line up.
I Evol at The Liquid Rooms. l().30pm—3am. £4. Weekly. A hardy mix covering indie and pop to 60s and dance. I Flares at Flares. ()pin—lam. Free. Weekly. DJs playing a range of 70s disco.
I Funk Train at The Potteri'ow. Monthly. Next date l8 Jun.
I Higher Ground at The Honeycomb. Monthly. Next date 18 Jun with Gemini.
I Hous'about Kosovo Appeal at The Wee
Red Bar. I0.30pin—3ain. £5 (£4). 28 May. Monthly. New night with DJs Kevin Cliffe (Voodoo). Nick Brannan (Pillbox) and Mike Del‘Angelo playing US garage through to progressive house beltcrs. For the first three nights. £l from each admission will go towards the Kosovo Appeal.
I House at Bannernian’s. 9pm-lam. Free. Weekly. Local DJs spin house beats.
I Ignition at Studio 24. I lpin—3ant. £3. 4 Jun. Monthly. The latest in indie clubs to move into the Studios - the first floor will be given over to indie-rock and the other to industrial dance.
I Intergalactic at The Potteirow. 9pm—3am. £5 (£3). 28 May. Monthly. An ‘indie robot pop invasion‘ with music from Fatboy Slim. Beck. The Stone Roses and more.
I Jazz Joint at Henry's Cellar Bar. I()pni—3am.
£5 (£4). The veiy impressive Gi'txwe Diggth return on 4 Jun to play the ftiiik heroes.
I Lift at La Belle Angele. l().3()pm—3ain. £5 members; £6 NUS: £7 others. 28 May. Monthly. This is the last ever Lift so none more fitting than the residents LFT and Paul C to guide you through a night of techno.
I Lucious at The Ark. I()pm—3am. £5. Weekly. t‘vlainstream party music.
I The Mambo Club at The Cavendish. I()pm—3am. £3 cone. and before I lptn; £4 thereafter. Weekly. Reggae. ragga. soul. ftiiik. swing and R&B delights provided by Sir ()ssie.
I Manga at La Belle Angele. Monthly. Next date I l Jtiii. More details on website: www.basstrap.coiit/manga.
I MIB Presents South Central at Walker's. l().3()pm—3ani. £5. Weekly. Edinburgh's 'R&B defenders' Mr H and TNT present sessions with guest DJs. dancers and freestyling.
I Midnight Blue at Cafe Graffiti. I()pm—2am. £5. Weekly. Jazz. soul and groove. 28 May is another James Brown night with Tony King on vocals; J Jtiii sees the Midnight Blue baiid being joined by Paul Mills from the Average White Band. DJs are .Ioseph and Dentis.
I Miss Moneypenny's at The Honeycomb. I().3()pm—3am. £ ll). 4 Jun. Monthly. Craig Burger Queen and Gareth Sommerville host a night of glamnied-up house iii the main room while The Cuban Brothers throw an Air Nedista patty in the Lounge.
I Moroccan Clouds at Po Na Na. I()pm—3am. Free before I Ipiii: £2 after. Weekly. The still goigeotis DJ Nicci plays disco. ftiiik and house iii this veiy groovy arid popular bar.
I The 1999 Dynamic Duo DJ Competition at The Jazz. Joint. t)pnt—3am. £5 (£4): free for competitors. 28 May only. The Dynamic Duo host a local D.l comp to entice the bedroom masters ottt into the open. They are looking for new talent in the broad spectrum that is ttirntablism. There 'll'C some cash prizes that have been ptit tip by Kulu and there will be showcases by The Duo and Scotland Yard. Information from 4-17 8252 or jtist ttirn tip on the night with your vinyl.
Lia’s pretty straight without . . .
Session 01 Something that stands out this issue — a twelve hour marathon wrth some very deep and funky DJs messing about on a sound system put together by the man himself, John 'Finiflex' Vick. Negoc/ants. Sat 29 May
Substance No excuses will be accepted — if Paul 'Trouble' Anderson can turn up, then so should you. The Honeycomb. Sat 29 May
Tackno Not so long ago, you managed to look back to your school days With fond memories and a smile. Now the time has come to completely take the piss with School Disco Tackno. Club Mercado. Sun 30 May
Discografaz Present The Beat Goes On Something that has caught our eye big time — Sly Si, Unkle Fawaz and Kulu play the disco dons. Seriously The jazz /omt. Sun 30 May Nomad Joey Beltram (above) and Jesse Schuck are set to rock the undergr0und -- literally -— With their great techno spunds. The Vaults, Fri 4 Jun
Rebel Waltz Digs & Woosh (DIY Records) tom Murray Richardson to celebrate Rebel’s first birthday. City Cafe. Fri 4 Jun
Wiggle Waggle Take Yogi Haughton, Bob Cairns and Titiku, let them promote and DJ at their own night and v0ila, the strongest reope for success around. Essential night. La Belle Ange/o. Fri 4 Jun
Scratch The middle of the week is suddenly something to look forward to when The Jungle Brothers, Ugly Duckling, Freddy Fresh and Touche Wiseguy throw a bit of a party. The Venue. Wed 9 Jun
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