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I The Subway West End ~lpiii~-3aiii. £l. Weekly. See Tho.

I TFI Friday at ('liili Mcicado. 5" l0pnl. Fit-e. Weekly The capital's original and most lanious aftei‘ivork piss-tip with cheesy nitisic courtesy of Trendy Wendy. I TFI Friday Afterwork Party at The ,\.p .i’ to 0.30pm. Free. Weekly. A free hot bullet iiiitil 6.30pm and loads of cheap thinks

I The Time Tunnel at Club Mercado. ltlpiii ‘vaiti. L5 \‘v'eekly. 'l‘t'cndy Wendy lulu-s \Hll lllltlllL'll llie (ills. 70s and 303s in a now .‘t'kly liasli.

ll Triptonite North Pre-club Party at live at Iguana. 0pm laiii. Free. l’i‘eclub. ll Ian. Monthly |)e;iii Wilson (Cream) stats the party at this great bar. Triptonite North .it The Honeycomb. lll‘ll! iaiii £tlic. l| .liiii. Monthly. Mirrik spiiiwztxl llt):l\(‘ night tonight sees H'aii \\'il\tiii ((‘icaiiil guest.

I Vengeance .ii Wilkie House.

Ill. ‘vtipiii .iaiii.17t£5 with l'lyci'). ll .lun. Monthly .'\lter a pietty successful start. tli-.-\ lxick \v itli a vengeance (get it?)

v. itli ( in} (li'iiatlcl giicsting. (i;itt-ei'.isliei”s mam man has been pulling lllt' ('l'tt‘.‘.(l\ (ll. llllL‘ \\ Illl lllS lllls'L‘ llU l‘l'l\till(‘l.\ hard house style. llejtiins‘ l\'\ltlL'lll\ .\laitiii ls'ay. (lav Grant and Stuart Niven in the main room.

I Venus at Studio 2-l. upstairs.

It) illpni 3am. £3. ll .liiii. Monthly. Residents llillv and (iillie play happy. (it‘ltltiiig house.

I Wanted .ll lotui. 7pm 3am. l'i'ec. \M-ekly .-\ night ol house aiitlienis froni result-ins Steven alt-(freer) (The Tunnel) .llltl Rev in ('lifft'.

I Wiggle Waggle at l.a Belle Angele. Monthly .\'t-\l (late 2 Jul.

I What It ls at (‘iiy (ate 2. 0.3(lpni—laiii. Fret- ll .lllll. fortnightly lloh ('airns

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I Arakataca! at The Bongo Club. l0piii .iaiii. £5. l‘) .ltiii. Monthly. Cool music and hot lood from the Afro. Latin ;iii.l (":i'ilie countries.

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I Atomic Baby at The Honeycomb. llpm—3aiii. £l0 (£8). l‘) Juii. Fortnightly. Playing to a well packed house of late. Michael Kilkie. [ammo and Darren Davies are still dropping pumping Euro house in the main room. Gareth Sommerville through the back with deep house and American garage.

I Big Beat at Cafe Graffiti. Monthly. Next date I? Jul with Latin 2000.

I CC. Blooms at CC. Blooms.

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

I Cafe Aquarius at Cafe Aquarius. ()plli—lillli. Free. Weekly. The Cuban Brothers alternate with Higher Ground for a night of top music and frivolity.

I Catwalk at The Catwalk. ()plll—llllli. Free. Weekly. Gordon Whittaker and Mark l’i'ice alternate to play an eclectic mix of happening house beats in this quality pre-cliib bar.

I Cheese at Baiiiierniaii's. ‘)pni—lani. Free. Weekly. Chart music from the 60s to the 90s.

I Colours at The Pottei'row. Monthly. Next date 3 Jul.

I Colours of Love at Club Mercado. llpiii—4ani. £ l 2 l0). l2 .lun. Fortnightly. Defiiialely a date for your diary Danny Ranipling guests tonight at Love Groove Dance Party. ()ne of the ‘hugely popular international l).ls‘ who is actually hugely popular on an international scale. he is responsible for kickstarting the acid house scene via the intuitions Sliooni club in London and a

Gemini lords over the Chicago sound at Higher Ground, Fri 18 Jun

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ridiculous amount of heaving dance floors the world over since. Catch his mix of house. garage and whatever else tickles his fancy tonight. Make an effort with your outfit and get there early the queues start before the doors open.

I Cream at The Potteri‘ow. 9plll-3lllli. £8 (£6). If) .luii. Monthly. The inimitable Boy George drops by for a night of glainnied tip. discoey house with hats on. joining residents Ryder. Gar. Long and Neil McKay.

I Cuba Norte at Cuba Noi'te. l0pni—lani. Free. Weekly. lt's Saturday so it must be salsa check DJs Jorge. Coco and James Coiiibe on rotation.

I Curios at W..l. Christie's. t)pni— lain. Free. Weekly. Various guests play a range of dance sounds. Don‘t be shy. the open decks mean that you can have a go too. I Czech This Out at Five. ()pni—lani. Free. Weekly. l’reclub. One of the newest bars to open in the capital can you guess the theme'.’ Brian Fishert l2 Jim) and Derek Paterson t I‘) .liiii) offer house and garage grooves.

I Dance Creation at The Vaults. l0.30pni--3ani. £ l0 (£8). l2 .liiii. Monthly. A house night with a huge guest confirmed just as we go to press -- Marshall Jefferson (Ministry of Sound) joins Steve Budd and Strictly Fraser.

I Disco Inferno at The Venue. l0.30piii-.‘iani. £6. l2 .luii. Fortnightly. Don your widest flares. shortest mini or biggest afro but make sure that you can groove in your platforms this is a iiiglii of drunken toiigiie-iii-clieek madness stuck firmly in


the 70s. 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 26 Jun. I The Egg at The Wee Red Bar. l lpiii—3am. £3 members: £3.50 non- members. Weekly. A varied playlist taking in soul. 60s. new wave. indie. Northern. soundtracks arid much. much more. There‘s a very cheap bar as well. Free photographic membership available on the night. I eh1 more at eh I. ‘)piii~lani. 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 lpiii~3aiii. £2. Weekly. Various party sounds. I Envy at Revolution. l0piii—3ani. £5 before I (put: £6 before midnight; £7 after. Weekly. Simon Coyle plays chart and dance to a young West End crowd. I FBI at Holyrood Union. 9pin—3ani. £5 (£4). Weekly. D] Lee plays a varied playlist encompassing 60s/early 70s retro. big beat. old skool. baggie and indie to an appreciative and selective crowd. Last date l9 Jun for the summer break with possibly a few dates in August to tide you over until they return in ()ctober. I Fiesta Latina at Teviot Row. 9.30pni—2aiii. £4.50 (£2.50). |‘) Jun. Monthly. A night of Latin music and dance classes for a friendly crowd. I Fire Island at Wilkie House. 9piii—3aiii. £5 before llpni; £l0 after. I‘) Jun. Monthly. A night to celebrate Gay Pride Day Gail Sellers. Steven Graham. Barry Elliot and Chris Bourne cook tip a hard house and techno storm in the main room (tops off boys) and Marco chills it as much as he can without air-con through the back. I Flares at Flares. ()plll-lillil. Free. Weekly. DJs playing a range of 70s tunes to a West End crowd. I Frog at Studio 2-1. l0pni—3ani. £6. l9 Jun. Monthly. An enormous night of first birthday celebrations happy birthday to you (is it just me. or are there [mu/s of birthdays this time of year?) Five DJs play a mix of the best in funky and hard

Sublime “m it?!“ '7‘ I



l~:.z trim, two (lllyS deoded, qurte Simply, that Kev Wright (resident): 'Things were collapsing left, Paul Van Dyk (Deviant Records): 'There have been. tl’--', minim f. be involved in the music scene that right and centre for a couple of months in '98. First, too many crazy moments to mention the club gets

lt»‘.".-(l and thus opened the doors to Sublime. " it this (ll'()‘.’~.'l‘. into one of the most ~.- I‘ Math) iviinrl-biowrng experiences that a punter I if) 'i.)‘.’("' iii the country and IS internationally tI-‘liw ii'Tl tr; lit at t: (mvti'iilr- their birthday, we tracked down a few --r lt‘-- -ltl-’.“»l‘, «:J‘i(l residents and asked them to reach it... 2. im- -ll(lll ti2t= Ila/.0 of their memories to tell us ll Ill.i :ililsi:i(= Billy Nasty (Tortured Records): 'I think the boys are ‘.‘.‘l(".- i am: I l')V(’ lll(' cltil) - liciw (JO you put that till.) worris.‘ l2". liril ()lll‘,’ Him I l()VG the CfOWd dnd Ilil :‘i , ltlll the pioiiioters are cool

Taylor collapsed behind the decks at the end of the night and then, the followuig night, the DJ stage collapsed half-way through a mix at lam wrth a full dance floor. To add to this, the monitor had packed in and i couldn't even reach the decks,"

Claudio (Terra FirmalUnion Jack): 'The first time I ever played Sublime, l was led into a dank, dribbling place the Size of a shoeb0x. "Oh no," I thought. But the club was packed and it was'one of the best atmospheres I had ever experienced The best time has to be Sat 2 Jan 1998 ~ two days atter New Year's Eve yOu would think that most people would stay at home no chance. A magical evening.‘

ten out of ten! They have shown that haid work, a love of music and an underground policy can compete With the best. And the crowd are fantastic.’ ldge (resident): ’One of the most memorable weekends has to be the first birthday. It was SUCh a landmark for US to reach because no one thought that we would get that far. Musically, Sublime has evolved and shaped itself into a techno-trance night, although in the warm-ups you'll hear any- thing from west coast breaks to tribal house . . But to me, above everything else, Sublime is ab0ut friendship'

Sublime IS at Wilkie House on Fri 18 Jun.

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