I Scratch at The Venue. l lpm-3am. £6 (£5). l7 Jul. Fortnightly. Girlsjust wanna. they just wanna . . . showcase some of the best mixing. scratching and general hip hop madness you‘re likely to see. DJ As If will be dropping by to show why she made last year‘s DMC finals and we reckon that she‘s the business.

I Sensation at The Cavendish. lOpm—3am. £6. Weekly. A mix of 70s to 90s smash hits for an over 25s crowd.

I Shebang at Wilkie House. Monthly. Next date 3! Jul.

I Substance at The Honeycomb. llpm—3am. £l0 (£8). IO Jul. Fortnightly.

With Craig Smith away at the Berlin Love Parade (it‘s a hard life but someone's got to play those gigs). Adrian Milarski joins Mikey Stirton in the main room for some fine garage action while Bootsy and Ross Keddie smooth your feathers in the Lounge with some disco and soul. Serious music for a great crowd.

I The Subway West End 4pm—3am. £1.

Weekly. See Thu.

I Teaseage at The Citrus. l lpm—3am. £4. Weekly. Indie. with a touch of dance and funk. played to a packed and sweaty crowd.

I Tribal Funktion at The Venue. llpm—3am. £7 (£5). l7 Jul. Fortnightly. it‘s a rare thing indeed: a

DJ who is an extremely talented producer. a really nice guy and. let‘s face it. not bad looking Gene Farris. he da man! He‘ll be dropping by to - this. his favourite east coast haunt fora night of absolutely stomping Chicago house - tltink Sneak and Cajmere rolled into one mean patty machine. The gorgeous Tinku will be spinning in the Cooler making this an essential night. See preview.

I Vegas at The Assemny Rooms. lO.30pm—3am. £l(). ll) Jul. Monthly. A kitsch club on a great scale offering ‘swinging show tunes. libidinous Latin rhythms. delerious disco and good ol‘ country’. Tonight sees them hooking up with London‘s Club M for ‘roulette.

The Jaffacake

Kings Stable Road, Edinburgh

- J.


money situation. On a Friday, 'though, the booze is buy one, get one free. You can get tequila for 60p, but nobody drinks it. I’ve had it on holiday but I'd never

have it again.’

- 'The music's straight from 605, 705, 805 and dance as well. Saturday's more dancey. Tonight you get hippies, students, a big mix.’

(Bloke steps up to talk to one of the girls)

- 'You're absolutely beautiful. If you get your photograph taken, will you send me


- 'Aye.’

'You're gorgeous.’

’Go and stand over there.’

'Will you dance with me?’ 'Yeah, we'll meet you up there.’

- 'And the weird ones, they're just spread all over the place. Loads of weird blokes

tonight, eh?’


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romance. moonlight. music and martini‘s‘. Tickets are available from Virgin. Ripping. The Assembly Rooms and Alphabet Video.

I Viva at Club Mercado. l0pm—4am. Free before 10.30pm; £10 (£8) after. 17 Jul. Fortnightly. lt‘s meant to be summer outside which means tonight must be the Viva Paradise Beach Party. Show off your gorgeous summer tan with beachwear, sarongs. shorts and shades at this kitsch cabaret. disco and house night.

I Yush! at City 2. Free. IO Jul. Fortnightly. Underground sounds representing the label. A] from Blacka‘nized provides the hip hop and reggae flavour.


I CC. Blooms I lpm-3am. Free. Weekly. See Thu.

I Cafe Aquarius at Cafe Aquarius. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Beany and Felix from Sublime on rotation at this brilliant bar.

I Catwalk at The Catwalk. 8pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Ali Campbell dropping jazz funk and big beat with a French flavour

I Chocolate Sundays at Revolution. lOpm—3am. £5. Weekly. Resident DJ Craig Forrest plays club classics and groovy tunes.

I Club Mojito at Cuba Norte. IOpm—lam. Free. Weekly. An early evening Afro-Cuban and Latin cocktail. I eh1 More at ehl. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Tim King plays his favourite hip hop. acid jazz and funk records in this pre-club bar.

I Flares at Flares. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. DJs playing a range of 70s tunes. I Galaxy at The Liquid Room. l0.30pm—3am. £3. Weekly. Funk. R&B. smooth soul and disco.

I Home On Sundays at Harley’s (underneath The Pheonix). 5-lOpm. Free. Weekly. A new night down Broughton way for those that are into the more ‘come back to mine’ chilled vibes that a Sunday evening should really offer. DJs D and Billy will be playing deep house. garage. Latin.jazz and a wee bit of disco house for those in the know.

I Hot Lava at La Belle Angele. 10.30pm—3am. £1. Weekly. Bonat'tde Love bring to La Belle this new weekly night of R&B. reggae and hip hop. With a shortage of quality clubs with this sort of playlist. this should hit the spot.

I Jazz Joint at Henry's Cellar Bar. 8pm-3am. £3. Weekly. Jazz pianist Brian Kellock and his trio perform contemporary jazz. The very excellent Kulu. Sly Si and Unkle Fawaz provide the late-night sounds for the weekend recovery session.

I Loca at Loca. lOpm—3am. Free. Weekly. A commercial mix of chart. dance and disco.

I Mad at The Attic. lOpm-3am. £3. Weekly. Chart and classic disco going happily hand-in-hand with very cheap drinks promos.

I The Subway West End 4pm-3am. £1. Weekly. See Thu.

I Sundaze at P0 Na Na. l lpm—3am. Free before I lpm; £2 after. Weekly. Murray Richardson (Rebel Waltz) with dance classics from days gone by.

I Sunday Sunday at The Citrus Club. I0pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Funk. dance. indie. big beat. disco. rock. 80s and much. much more.

I Swing Sister at Noa. IOpm-Bam. Free. I I Jul. Fortnightly. A great playlist of hip hop. soul. funk and old skool from Supersub. Junior Mac and guests at this great West End bar.

I Tackno at Club Mercado. Monthly. Next date 25 Jul with a fourth birthday masquerade ball.

I Taste at The Honeycomb.

l lpm—3am. £10 (£6). Weekly. It is a pretty difficult thing to have to wax lyrical about Taste in a new way every single issue. You already know that this is an essential experience in Scotland