I The Unspoken Thing at Negociants. 9pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Freestyle funky hip hop for all your break beats needs.

I Vibe at The Tap ()‘l.auriston. 9pm-lam. Free. l7 Jun. Fortnightly. Mucho to hip hop sounds.

I Video rome at Cellar Bar No. I. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. l)Js Andy. Robert and Stuart Wemyss host an evening of down tempo beats with a dubby. jazzy feel to start. moving on to deep electronica as the evening progresses.


I Al's All Night Joke Shop at The Bongo Club. l()pm—Bam. £7 (£5). l8 Jun. Monthly. This is one of the rare breed that take the formula of a club and laugh in its general direction before doing entirely their own thing. It basically runs as a TV club. there are live bands Christa Highes Explosion and Ziggy’s Car's Bttst and loads of great DJs Frosty J. Flashback and Siamese Twin - and some brilliant video and visuals from Delta.

I Alpha Beat Soup at The Potterrow. Monthly. Next date 2 .lul.

I Apex at Studio 24. Monthly. Next date 25 Jill).

I Cafe Aquarius at Cafe Aquarius. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. George T. Simone and H from Tribal Funktion on rotation.

I Camel Beats at The Venue. l().30pm—3am. £8 (£6). l8 Jun Fortnightly. Techno. The Arabian Knights continue to fly the banner of underground techno in the capital. This issue sees Si Begg guest. Otherwise known as Buckfunk 3000 (Tresor. Mosquito). he is a techno guru from England. apparently. and will no doubt rock the main floor. Mikey Stirton (Substance) guests in the Cooler.

I The Cathouse at The Venue. [8 Jun. Fortnightly. No other information available at time of going to press.

I Catwalk at The Catwalk. 8pm~ lam. Free. Weekly. .loseph Malik from Lizzard Lounge. Blacka'nized and the Fast Coast Project spin a selection of the best music from around the world.

I Club Latino at The Bongo Club. Monthly. Next date 25 .lun.

I Cuba Norte at Cuba Norte. l()pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Flamenco trio Flamenco Puro live with [)Js afterwards.

I Different Is Good at Iguana. ()ptn—lam. Free. Weekly. Pre-club. Popular Scottish DJ Gareth Sommerville lays down the choicest disco and hip hop tunes.

I Divine Divas at The Venue. l()pm-3am. £6 (£4); two for one before


Where? Violate at The Bongo Club. When? Thu 27 May.

Highlight? A friendly, close knit crowd that Will welcome yOtt to Simply watch or ]O|n in the dungeon actlvrtres if you're hard enough

Lowlight? With under 100 people, Violate Sllll needs to spread llS wrngs. Candlelight? th the way IntO the ballroom for the modem DJ whlle Ob]€Cl d'Art in the playroom teased the imagination Well down Bunny (Christopher Philllps)

Ilpm. ll Jun. Monthly. DJ Michelle returns. presenting 'Poptastic’ and the infamous shag tag system at this ultra- popular women-only club.

I Dr No's at The Bongo Club. Monthly. Next date 2 Jul.

I eh1 more at ehl. 9pm—lam. Free. Stylish pre-club bar with house and big beat 01s on rotation.

I Esteem at The Vaults. l0.30pm—3am. £8. ll Jun. Fortnightly. Shake ass house with the usual line up.

I Evol at The Liquid Rooms. l0.30pm-3am. £4. Weekly. A hardy mix covering indie and pop to 60s and dance. I Flares at Flares. 9pm-lam. Free. Weekl . DJs playing a range of 70s disco. I Fun Train at The Potterrow. 9pm—3am. £7 (£5). l8 Jun. Monthly. Accessible funk and soul for the new generation.

I Higher Ground at The Honeycomb. llpm-3am. £6 (£5). l8 Jun. Monthly. Gemini guests tonight fora night of jackin' Chicago house of the highest calibre. He rocks. the club rocks and hell. it's supposed to be summer so there are no excuses not to get down underground. He joins residents in the main room Mr Todd and Brian Hunter with their ‘real deal deep house‘ while Lyley and Gino spin pure magic (otherwise known as luvin' beats. apparently) through the back.

I Hous‘about Kosovo Appeal at The Wee Red Bar. Monthly. Next date 25 Jun. I House at Bannerman's. ()plii—lillii. Free. Weekly. Local DJs spin house beats.

I Ignition at Studio 24. Monthly. Next date 2 Jul.

I Intergalactic at The Potterrow. Monthly. Next date 25 Jun with their end of term special.

I Jazz Joint at Henry's Cellar Bar. l()pm—3am. £5 (£4). El Cometa do the Latin funk thang ( I l Jun) while Groove Diggaz line themselves up ( l8 Jun) fora night of funk and jazz. DJs Sly Si and Kulu provide the background tunes.

I Keep It In Czech at Pivo. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Preclub. New theme bar with a difference this one's aimed at a slightly cooler crowd than your. say. Bar ()z's (although that's not really hard. is it?) Anyway. catch Craig Smith ( ll .lun) and Yogi Haughton ( l8 .lun) providing the house and garage sounds.

I Lift at La Belle Angele. Lift has now finished.

I Lucious at The Ark. l()pm—Kam. £5. Weekly. Mainstream party music.

I The Mambo Club at The Cavendish. l()pm—3am. £3 cone. and before I lpin: £4 thereafter. Weekly. Reggae. ragga. soul. funk. swing and R&B delights provided by Sir ()ssie.

I Manga at La Belle Angele. llpm—3am. £8 (£6). ll Jun. Monthly. Massive drum & bass night with Shy FX guestingjoining residents Kid and G- Mac. More details on website: www.basstrap.com/manga.

I Mi Salsa at The Bongo Club. l0.30pm-3am. £5. ll Jun. Monthly. A pure salsa night with DJ Freddy Ramirez from Venezuela.

I MIB Presents South Central at Walker’s. l0.30pm—3am. £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. l0pm-2am. £5. Weekly. Jazz. soul and groove. It's another Friday Night at the Movies ( ll Jun) with an extended ten piece Midnight Blue Band paying tribute to all the best movie themes; the last one proving very popular. DJs Joseph Malik and Demus man the decks. The ever- popular Subie Coleman takes the stage with the Band ( l8 Jun) supported by Big Beat's DJ Stuart.

I Miss Moneypenny's at The Honeycomb. Monthly. Next date 2 Jul. I Moroccan Clouds at Po Na Na. l0pm-3am. Free before I lpm; £2 after. Weekly. The still gorgeous DJ Nicci plays disco. funk and house in this very groovy and popular bar.

I Noa at Noa. l()pm—3am. £6. Weekly. Jon Flowers in the main room playing

garage: Paul Dixon through the back tnixin old skool. soul and funk.

I Pill ox at Studio 24. l0.30pm-3am. £6 (£4). l8 .lun. Monthly. This month sees Steve Pace (Apex) playing a mix of hard house. techno and the odd hardcore tune thrown in for good measure. He will be supported by residents Slickle. Ash and their funky trance and acid sounds. Chill out downstairs with Supet‘dog. Eas. Da Test and Kanobi playing ambient hip hop and drum & bass. There will also be UVjuggling. free body painting and ‘Mind Lab‘ flashing lights and music in a helmet - and the usual free fruit refreshments. Get in touch:

pillbox @inamecom

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. |0.3()pm-—3am. £7 (£6). l8 Jun only. Fortnightly. House and garage night with McQuarrie and Querile

I Pride at Revolution. l()pm—3am. £5 before I lpm; £6 before midnight; £7 after. Weekly. Simon Coyle plays chart and dance at this massive venue.

I Pure at The Venue. l().3()pm—3am. £9 (£7). ll Jun. Fortnightly. Two floors. Wowee the brilliant Claude Young guests tonight. Although frotn the much- respected Detroit stable. he does not neatly fit in that minimal techno pigeon-

hole with his funkier. more soulful sound.

Adored right round the world. he is a very popular guest at Pure. He joins the Pure residents Twitch. Brainstorm. Dr‘ibhler and The Bill.

I Reaction at The Subway. l lpm—3am. Free for students with matriculation card; £2 otherwise. Weekly. A mix ofchart. dance and classic disco.

I Rebel Waltz at City Cafe. ()pin—lam. Free. l8 .lun. Fortnightly. After the madness (or rather messiness) of Waltz's first birthday last issue. tonight .\'/l()lI/(/ be

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I Salsa Pa Ti at Cafe Habana. IOpm—lam. Free. Weekly. DJ James Combe and guest DJs play a mix of samba to zouk.

I Salsa Viva at La Belle Angele. |().30pm-3am. £5. l8 Jun. Monthly. Into its fourth year (not at this venue). this salsa and Latin night draws locals and enthusiasts alike.

I Salsa Viva upstairs at the Venue. Monthly. Next date 25 Jun.

I Sexsi at The Jaffacake. 10.30pm—3am. £5. Weekly. The music policy is pumping. uplifting house from residents Andy Ford. Scott Bechelli and Lee Downy.

I Sublime at The l’otterrow.

l()pm~3am. £7 (£5). ll Jun. Monthly. Return to the Source return for another blistering night of hard-edged trance and goa vibes. Get ottt your lluro bits and pieces and catch Quirk (live) and DJs Mark Allen. Baraka and Phil Ross. There will also be a specially created Star Wars lipism/e l: The Phantom Menace ten minute trailer which will be shown at only a few clubs around the country.

I Sublime at Wilkie House. l0.30pm-3am. £9 (£7). I8 Jun. Fortnightly. lt's that time of year agaln when all of the Sublime faithful come out of the woodwork. put on some really crazy party hats and go even more barmy than usual - it's their fourth birthday. You‘ll no doubt be pleased to hear that the special guest will be the slightly out there Now ldol (Zoom Records) playing live. He joins residents Kev Wright and ldge in the main room: while Beany and Felix are through the back with their superb mix of electro. drum 8: bass. old skool. house and hopefully some Kylie to boot (as in ‘to kick‘. not ‘as well'). All together now: happy birthday to you . . . (http://www.stthinte-ttkdetnon.co.uk/l

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