I The Subway West End at The Subway West End. 4pm-3am. £l. Weekly. DJs playing chart music.

I Thursday Night Fever at the Liquid Room. l0.30pm-3am. Students free with matric card before 12.30am or in 70s costume; £3 otherwise. Weekly. Disco and chart tunes.

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

I Vibe at The Tap O‘Lauriston. 9pm-lam. Free. 15 Jul. Fortnightly. Mucho to hip hop sounds.

I Video ome at Cellar Bar No. l. 9pm-lam. Free. Weekly. DJs Andy. Robert and Stuart Wetnyss 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 Bon 0 Club. No dates until August.

I A pha Beat Soup at The Potterrow. Monthly. Next date 6 Aug.

I Apex at Studio 24. Monthly. Next date 23 Jul with special guest DJ Kaos.

I Barry Cabanas at Wilkie House. Monthly. Next date 23 Jul.

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


Where? Pivo.

When? Sat 3 Jul.

Highlight? The entire bar groovin' away and inadvertantly (read drunkenly) knocking over pint aftt pint yet no one being thrown ' at we love the bar staff.

Lowlight? Beware the Absinth. Oh please, beware.

Moral to the story? Czech theme bars are definitely go, and girls who like to shake their shoulders a lot probably should wear a bra. (Simone Baird)

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I Camel Beats at The Venue. [0.30pm—3am. £8 (£6). 16 Jul. Fortnightly. Techno. The Arabian Knights continue to fly the banner of underground techno in the capital at this popular club. I Catwalk at The Catwalk. 8pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Joseph Malik from Lizzard Lounge. Blacka‘nized and the East Coast Project spin a selection of the best music from around the world.

I Club Latino at The Bongo Club. Monthly. Next date 23 Jul.

I Cosmic Disko at The Vaults. l0pm—3am. £5 for movers. shakers. gay and bi; freaky wild dressers. those with a drum and backpackers get in two for one. Weekly. A new night of ‘deep house. nu tech-funk. beats and all things acidic' from the past ten years. Punters are actively encouraged to bring their drums and didgeritloos and all folk get a free beverage upon entry. Please note that there will be an extremely tight door policy on the night: ‘this club is strictly for movers and groovers. the super trendy. fast and bendy and nu age scrufl's. Radgers and squares will not be admitted’. I Cuba Norte at Cuba Norte. lOpm-Iam. Free. Weekly. Flamenco trio Flamenco Puro live with DJs afterwards. I Different Is Good at Iguana. 9pm-Iam. Free. Weekly. Pre-club. Popular Scottish DJ Gareth Sommerville lays down the choicest disco and hip hop tunes.

I Divine Divas at The Venue. l0pm—3am. £6 (£4); two for one before llpm. 9 Jul. Monthly. DJ Christine (CC. Blooms) and performance by Wild Honey at this very popular women only club.

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

I Esteem at The Vaults. Esteem has now finished.

I Evol at The Liquid Rooms. 10.30pm—3am. £4. Weekly. A hardy mix covering indie and pop to 60s and dance. I Flares at Flares. 9pm-lam. Free. Weekly. DJs playing a range of 70s disco. I Flirt at The Cavendish. l0pm-3am. £6. Weekly. A heady mix of 70s to 90s hits for an over 25s crowd. Every week until September sees 'Going Bananas' in which they give away a holiday to a sunny Mediterranean location.

I Funk Train at The Potterrow. 9pm—3am. £7 (£5). 9 Jul. Monthly. Funk and soul for the new generation with Matt and Alan.

I Headspin Meets Dr No's at The Bongo Club. l0.30pm—3am. £5 (£4). 9 Jul. Monthly. A soundclash with ‘scorching ska and funked up hip hoppin‘ headspinners‘. Expect some of the capital‘s favourite left of centre DJs meeting up for a bit of a do at The Bongo.

I Higher Ground at The Honeycomb. llpm—3am. £6 (£5). l6 Jul. Monthly. The residents at this popular ‘real deal deep house‘ night show off what‘s in their

Deep house from Murray Richardson at Rebel Waltz

boxes. Catch Mr Todd, Brian Hunter. Lyley and Gino stepping up.

I Intergalactic at The Potterrow. 9pm—3am. £7 (£5). 16 Jul. Monthly. A night of big brash beats and loud bands for a student crowd.

I Jazz Joint at Henry's Cellar Bar. lOpm—3am. £5 (£4). Sister Soul guests (9 Jul) with support from DJ Tinku; Groove Diggaz prove why they’re the popular cats ( 16 Jul) with support from Sly Si and Tinku. . I Keep It In Czech at Pivo. 9pm-lam. Free. Weekly. Pre club. New bar pulling in the punters with local DJs of note mixing up a storm.

I Loca at Loca. 7pm—3am. Free entry before llpm; £l before midnight; £2 midnight—lam; £3 l—2am. Weekly. A fun mix ofchart. dance and disco for a more mature crowd.

I The Mambo Club at The Cavendish. lOpm—3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. Reggae. ragga. soul. funk. swing and R&B delights provided by Sir Ossie.

I Manga at La Belle Angele.

l lpm—3am. £7 (£5). 9 Jul. Monthly. DJ Stevie (Turbulence)joins residents Kid. . G-Mac. The General and MC Feelman for a night of blistering action at the capital‘s favourite drum & bass night. Check out: www.basstrap.com

I Midnight Blue at Cafe Graffiti. ' lOpm—2am. £5. Weekly. Jazz. soul and groove. The Hi Heel Sneakers make the M8 drive (9 Jul) to provide some great jazz funk noise while Midnight Latin Blue do the serious dancefloor Latin thing ( l6 Jul). DJ support from Demus and Joseph.

I Moroccan Clouds at P0 Na Na. lOpm—3am. Free before i lpm; £2 after. Weekly. The still gorgeous DJ Nicci plays disco. funk and house in this very groovy antipopular bar. -

I Noa at Noa. lOpm—3am. £6. Weekly. Jon Flowers in the main room playing garage; Paul Dixon through the back . mixin old skool. soul and funk.

I Pillbox at Studio 24. 10.30pm—3am. £6 (£4). l6 Jul. Monthly. Pillbox presents Evil Bass featuring Paul Carrant and Filthy Rich. A night of hard house. trance. techno with a raw vibe. Get in touch: pillbox@iname.com

I Planet Earth at The Citrus.

l lpm—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 Pride at Revolution. l0pm—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. I0.30pm-3am. £9 (£7). 9 Jul. Fortnightly. Two floors. Supreme techno god Dave Clarke will be paying a visit to this Edinburgh institution. He commands a loyal following wherever he goes. couple this will the almighty Pure faithful and you just know that tonight the ceiling's going to fall down.

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Pure The one and only Dave Clarke (pictured) guests at the capital's techno insistution. Pure brilliance.

The Venue, Fri 9 Jul.

Headspin Meets Dr No's A soundclash with a difference - the ska noises of Dr No’s vs the trip hoppy madness of Headspin. The Bongo Club, Fri 9 Jul.

Lizzard Lounge George T and Joseph Malik go head to head in a disco- tech kind of way. Cafe Graffiti, Sat 10 Jul.

Luvely Sometimes all you want to do is put on your most crazy outfit and get sweaty with a few other like- minded folk. Hooray for Luvely, eh? Wilkie House, Sat 70 Jul.

Vegas London's Club M joins the party tonight for a night of all things kitsch and swinging. The Assembly Rooms, Sat 70 Jul.

Tribal Funktion Gene Farris, Chicago house man of the moment with his Farris Wheel imprint, guests at his most favourite east coast club. The Venue, Sat 77 Jul.

I Radio Babylon at The Bongo Club.

1 lpm—3am. £4-£6. 16 Jul. Monthly. Two rooms with ‘pre-millennium funk. dubbed up disco and generally good groovin’ material’ in the main and ambience through the back with Penny Pornstar.

I Reaction at The Subway.

l lpm—3am. Free for students with matriculation card; £2 otherwise. Weekly. A mix of chart. dance and classic disco.

I Rebel Waltz at City Cafe. 9pm—lam. Free. 16 Jul. Fortnightly. Murray Richardson‘s deep house night for a mixture of preclubbers and those making this their main stay . . . always great tunes.

I Salsa Pa Ti at Cafe Habana. IOpm-lam. Free. Weekly. DJ James Combe and guests with a tropical mix from Afro to zouk.

I Salsa Viva at La Belle Angele. Monthly. Next date 16 Jul.

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.

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