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I The Money Shot at The Bongo Club. 11pm—3am. £tbc. 7 Oct only. New night moving from The Wee Red Bar, all we know is that it’s hip hop, you don’t stop. I Negociants at Negociants. 9pm-3am. Free. Weekly. Archie offers up his fave selection of hip hop and ragga.

I Salsa Pa Ti at Cafe Habana. lOpm—lam. Free. Weekly. DJ James Combe at this salsa and Latin night with a dance class at 9.30pm with DJ Orlando. I The Subway West End at The Subway West End. 4pm-3am. £1. Weekly. DJs playing chart music for a drinking crowd.

I Thursday Night Fever at the Liquid Rooms. 10.30pm—3am. Students free with matric card before 12.30am or in 70s costume; £3 otherwise. Weekly. ‘Slick-ass funk and disco all night’ for those that wanna go-go.


I Alpha Beat Soup at The Potterrow. Monthly. Next date 29 Oct.

I Apex at Studio 24. Monthly. Next date 15 Oct.

I Barry Cabanas at Eden. Monthly. Next date 15 Oct.

I Bif Bang Pow! at The Venue (top floor). 11pm—3am. £3. 24 Sep. Fortnightly. A brand new night of indie classics, 605 pop, soul, swingers with some Northern soul and Hammond grooves showing cult videos.

I Camel Beats at The Venue. Camel Beats has now finished.

I Circus Circus at Eden. 10pm-3am. £6 . Weekly. Mr Todd (Higher Ground) and Simone (Tribal Funktion) dish out a mix of funk, soul, disco and garage at this new venue.

I Cosmic Disko at The Vaults. 10pm—late. £5. Weekly. A weekly night doing pretty well for itself and getting our fave DJ Mr C (The End) up to guest (2 Oct). Get there early. Residents Yoshi and Gibbo team up to play dark, new tech-house. Please note that there is a strict door policy - radges and squares will not be admitted.

I Crackerjack at-Noa. 4.30—10pm. £1. Weekly. An after-work bash at the coolest club in the West End.

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—lam. Free. Weekly. Pre-club. Popular Scottish DJ Gareth Sommerville lays down the choicest disco and hip hop tunes.

I Disuko at Wilkie House. Monthly. Next date 15 Oct.

I Divine Divas at The Venue. 10pm—3am. £6 (£5). 2 Oct. Monthly. Edinburgh’s (and probably Scotland’s) most popular women-only club with kitsch DJs and guests from about town, performers and other goings on.

I Dr No's at The Bongo Club. llpm—3am. £5. 24 Sep only. After their first two nights sold out, we are expecting big things from this orginal ska club. Catch Big Tam and Mary Doll in the main room selecting the finest original ska for a clued up crowd of groovers and shakers.

r I Essence at Wilkie House.

10.30pm—3am. £7 (£5). 1 Oct only. Progressive & house and trance night not to be missed St Slacker is the monster guest with support from Martin Kay and Jay Storic.

I eh1 more at ehl. 9pm-1am. Free. Smack hang in the city centre, catch the very talented Sleazy G and Gav Lyall on rotation for big, rockin’ beats a plently. Excellent stuff.

I Don't Stop at The Cocteau Lounge. Midnight-3am. Free. Weekly. Entrance through The Outhouse Gardens (Broughton Street Lane). For the nocturnal drinkers among us, get down for different DJs every night.

I Evol at The Liquid Rooms. 10.30pm—3am. £4. Weekly. Edinburgh’s original indie night still going strong.

I Flirt at The Cavendish. 10pm-3am. £6. Weekly. A heady mix of 70s to 90$

hits for an over 255 crowd.

I Funk Train at The Potterrow. 10pm~3am. £7 (£5). 24 Sep. Monthly. A night of mainstream funk, soul and 705 disco for a well-bewied and up for it crowd. For those on a money-saving mission, it’s free before 11pm.

I Ignition at Studio 24. lem—3am. £3. 24 Sep. Monthly. A night of industrial dance music, rock and indie over two floors.

I Intergalactic at The Potterrow. Monthly. Next date 5 Nov.

I Jazz Joint at Henry’s Cellar Bar. 10pm—3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. Catch the High Heeled Sneakers on a weekly residency at the Joint. DJ Sly Si supports both nights.

I Keep It In Czech at Pivo. 9pm-1am. Free. Weekly. Pre-club. Extremely popular bar going from strength to strength. Laurence Hughes of Bomba Records fame does the pre-club thing (24 Sep) while Colin Cook pops by for some vinyl spinning (1 Oct).

I Loca at Loca. 8pm-3am. Free entry before 11pm; £2 11pm-1am; £4 after 1am. Weekly. A fun mix of chart, dance and disco for a more mature crowd.

I Made In Iguana at Iguana. 9pm-1am. Free. Weekly. Yogi Haughton blends the best in black music, R&B, future jazz, obscure boogie cuts and rare grooves. That’s the way, uh huh uh huh, we like it . . .

I The Mambo Club at The Cavendish. 10pm-3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. Reggae, ragga, soul, funk, swing and R&B

deli hts provided by Sir Ossie.

I anga at La Belle Angele. Monthly. Big night alert! Next date 8 Oct with a certain Ed Rush. Check out:

I Midnight Blue at Cafe Graffiti. 10pm—2am. £5. 1 Oct and weekly. Midnight Blue kicks into its final season with Subie Coleman and the band serving up a new helping of soul and jazz classics. All the best DJ action from Stuart of Big Beat fame.

I Moroccan Clouds at P0 Na Na. 10pm—3am. Free before 11pm; £2 after. Weekly. The still gorgeous DJ Nicci plays disco, funk and house in this very groovy and popular bar.

I Noa at Noa. 10pm-3am. Free before midnight; £6 after. Weekly. Jon Flowers in the main room with smooth-as-you- like garage; Paul Dixon through the back with old skool, soul and funk.

I Pride at Revolution. 10pm—3am. £5 before 11pm; £6 before midnight; £7 after. Weekly. Simon Coyle plays chart and dance at this massive venue.

I Pure at The Venue. 10.30pm-3am. £8 (£6). 1 Oct. Fortnightly. After the mammoth night of David Holmes last fortnight, the very latest news is that Derrick May is the huge guest tonight at this essential techno club. Essential night. Mammoth. Hu e. I Radio Babyion at The Bongo Club. 10.30pm—3am. £7 (£5). 8 Oct only. Giving you a bit of warning about this essential guest at Babylon. Andy Smith, who you might know from Portishead, returns to Edinburgh. Well known for his excellent mix of hip hop, funk and soul, the queue will be forming early for this one.

I Reaction at The Subway. 11pm—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—3am. Free. 24 Sep. Fortnightly. It might be a little unprofessional, we know, but it should be known that we think that Murray Richardson’s the bees knees. His outstanding mix of house, deep house and classics impresses us each and every time we make our sorry way to the City Cafe for his night. You had to know that, didn’t you?

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. 10.30pm—3am. £5. 1 Oct. Monthly. Full- on Latin with a friendly crowd.

I Sublime at The Potterrow. Monthly.

Next date 15 Oct with The Advent, yes, The Advent playing live.

I Sublime at Wilkie House. 10.30pm-33m. £10 (£8). 24 Sep. Fortnightly. Scotland’s mind-blowing trance and techno club. One of Sublime’s favourite residents returns to Wilkie Billy Nasty will be bringing up some of the fiercest yet strangely funky (well, you try and describe it) techno that you’re likely to hear. He will be supported by resident Kev Wright in the main room, Felix and Gary Mac through the back with their outstanding mix of electro, nu skool, house, breaks and whatever else takes their fancy. (http://www.sublime-

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

I TFI Friday at Club Mercado. 5-10pm. Free. Weekly. The capital’s original and most famous after-work piss-up with cheesy music courtesy of Trendy Wendy.

I The Time Tunnel at Club Mercado. 10pm-3am. £5. Weekly. Trendy Wendy takes you through the 605, 705 and 805 in a now weekly bash.

I Vengeance at Wilkie House. Vengeance has now finished.

I What It Is at City Cafe 2. 9.30pm—1am. Free. 1 Oct. Fortnightly. Bob Cairns throws down a mixture of jazz funk, old and new soul right through to Latin grooves and stomps firmly all over it.

I Wiggle Waggle at La Belle Angele. 10.30pm—3am. £6 (£5). 24 Sep. Monthly. After their Festival break, Wiggle Waggle return with a night of fabulous dance floor jazz, funk and soul grooves from the very capable resident DJs Tinku, Bob Cairns and Yogi Haughton. Attracting a cool and friendly crowd.


I Arakataca! at The Bongo Club. Monthly. Next date 9 Oct.

I Big Beat at Cafe Graffiti. Monthly. Next date 9 Oct with some superspecial guests, The Blackbyrds.

I Bohemia at Eden. 10pm—3am. £8 (£6). Weekly. Craig Burger Queen’s new night at this refurbished venue kicks off with the help of rotating residents Gareth Sommerville and Martin Valentine. A night of glammed-up house and American garage for the beautiful people in a spanking new venue, no doubt. Expect loads of sideline antics from the superfriendly staff, on hand to cater for your every whim . . . well, nearly every whim.

I C.C. Blooms at C.C. Blooms. 11pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Get up and move those hips at this very busy gay bar/club.

I Catwalk at The Catwalk. 9pm—Iam. Free. Weekly. Gordon Whittaker and Mark Price alternate with Sleazy G, Cheeky Beats and Noodles to play an eclectic mix of happening house beats and true eclectica in this quality pre-club bar. Very popular.

I Colours at The Potterrow. Monthly. Next date 6 Nov.

I Cream at The Potterrow. 10pm—3am. £8 (£6). 25 Oct. Monthly. Brilliant house DJ Jon Pleased Wimmin guests at this supe opular club.

I Ctiba Norte at Cuba Norte. lOpm—lam. Free. Weekly. lt’s Saturday so it must be salsa - check DJs Jorge, Coco and James Combe on rotation.

I Czech This Out at Pivo. 9pm—Iam. Free. Weekly. Pre-club. One of the best bars in the capital, actively encouraging the punters to go a little mental to the DJs. Neil McKay and Jay Storic (who had one of his records dropped by Danny Tenaglia at homelands, by the way) meet up for some progressive house (25 Sep) while Alan Joy gets up to most mischief in that wee booth (2 Oct).

I Disco Inferno at The Venue. 10.30pm-late. £7 non-members; £6 members; £5 fancy dress. 2 Oct. Fortnightly. You must know the drill cheesey 70$ frolicks for a mad and superfriendly crowd with men that should know better behind the decks. Still, we love it!