I Sublime at Wilkie House. 10.30pm-3am. £8 (£6). 22 Oct. Fortnightly. Another big, big night for the Sublime faithful when Marco Zaffarano (MFS) makes a welcome return. His sets are supervintense techno but amazingly danceable at the same time, if you know what I mean. He was last here in March and raised the roof, and the boys made double quick time to get him back. Support in the main room is from ldge, while the back will see Felix and Gary Mac doing their electro, nu skool breaks and classics mix. (http://www.sublime- uk.demon.co.ukl)
I The Subway West End 4pm-3am. £1. Weekly. See Thu.
I TFl 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 and Vince Stilton the Cheesemaster take you through the 605, 705 and 805 in a now weekly bash.
I Ultragroove at La Belle Angele. Monthly. Next date 12 Nov.
I What It Is at City Cafe 2. 9.30pm—lam. Free. 29 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). 22 Oct. Monthly. A classic night of rare groove, future jazz and funk from residents Yogi Haughton and Bob Cairns. Special guest tonight is Russ Drewbury, promoter and DJ at Brighton’s Jazz Rooms.
I Yum Yum at Revolution. 10pm-3am. £5—£7. Weekly. Chart and dance night at this very popular club.
I Araltataca! at The Bongo Club. Monthly. Next date 6 Nov.
I Big Beat at Cafe Graffiti. Monthly. Next date 6 Nov.
I Bohemia at Eden. 10pm—3am. £8 (£6). Weekly. Craig Burger Queen’s night of house and garage at this plush venue. 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—lam. 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 Club Java at Club Java. 10pm-2am. Free. Weekly. A new place to check out in the Commercial Quay area; this restaurant, bar and club should satisfy all your needs! DJ Gibbo (Cosmic Disco) plags happy house and soulful garage.
I olours at The Potterrow. Monthly. Next date 6 Nov.
I Cream at The Potterrow. 10pm—3am. £10 (£8). 30 Oct. Monthly. Residents Gaz Long and Neil MaKay welcome the outstanding Jon Pleased Wimmin for a night of house music.
I Cuba Norte at Cuba Norte. 10pm-1am. 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—lam. Free. Weekly. Pre-club. It has been noted that we appear to have a softspot for this bar, but if we’re going to be honest, they pay us lots of cash to wax lyrical, as well as ply us with the odd drink (viva la Blow Job), so what can we do? Catch Derek Paterson (23 Oct) on the decks and Silver Storick (30 Oct) playing an outstanding mix of progressive house gems with the technique of a true master, yeah he is a god . . . he also paid us hard currency, see how it works?
I Disco Inferno at The Venue. 10.30pm-late. £7 non-members; £6 members; £5 fancy dress. 30 Oct. Fortnightly. Adhere the fattest sideburns you can find to your chops, the biggest afro, the widest flares and the shortest mini-skirt - it’s 708 a go-go at The Venue
'Oh man, I've done well enough interviews Iately,’ begins Luke Slater. Not a good start to any conversation, let's make sure we know. what ground to avoid. What‘s the worst question that you've been asked so far? 'T he worst question?’ he considers. 'Well, somebody asked me in Holland the other day how many times I masturbate. It was the first interview that she had ever done and she just came in with that question. I thought that that
was a bit off the topic.’
After his phenomenally successful Freek Funk in 1997, Luke should be used to press interest and pressure. His latest album Wireless already has music journalists reaching for their dictionaries - 'It’s kind of like electro punk.’ Luke simply says - and will see a fairly hefty European tour on the back of it, starting in November. After such exhaustive press commitments, does he feel a lot of pressure. then? “There's definitely pressure to get a heroin addiction and to sleep with a lot of women in
interesting ways.‘ (Simone Baird)
I Luke Slater 015 at Pure, The Venue on Fri 29 Oct. Wireless is out now on
tonight. An outstandingly popular, tongue-in-sidebumed-cheek night, make sure you check it out, baby.
I Diva at the Liquid Rooms. 11pm—5am. £6 (£5). Weekly. Yogi Haughton maintains a tight grip on the music policy and invites his favourite DJ pals to join him in his crusade for the very finest in disco music, all with a great Latin, jazz and funk edge.
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 The Egg at The Wee Red Bar. 11pm-3am. £4 (£3.50). Weekly. A mix of indie, 60$, soul, deep funk, soundtracks and all things groovy at this popular Art College student union.
I eh1 more at ehl. 9pm-1am. Free. Weekly. Garage and house DJs on rotation at this popular city centre bar.
I Energise at Subway. 11pm—3am. £2.. Weekly. Various party sounds.
I Eye Candy at Club Mercado. 11pm-3am. £10 (£8). Weekly. A brand new night of glam house at this beautiful venue with resident Graeme McLean and guests. If you want to get in, go to town on your clothes, they tell us: ‘no effort, no chance’.
I Fake at The Potterrow. Monthly. Next date is 13 Nov.
I FBI at Holyrood Union. 9pm—3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. 'IVvo floors. DJ Lee spins an eclectic mix of new indie, old skool indie and big beat on the main ﬂoor. The
cover charge also gets you into Scooter, see se arate entry.
I Filt at Studio 24. Monthly. Next date 6 Nov.
I Fire Island at Wilkie House. Monthly. Next date 6 Nov.
I Gatecrasher at The Potterrow.
Startin 20 Nov.
I Haniry Panlty at La Belle Angele. 10.30pm-3am. £5. Weekly. Mainstream tunes from the 705 to the 90s.
I Headspin at The Bongo Club. 10.30pm-3am. £5 (£4). 23 Oct. Monthly. The usual mix of four deck funk, trip hop, hip hop and soul courtesy of Alan Dunbar and Colin Millar with the odd musician jammin’ along. Very popular indeed.
I Jazz Joint at Henry’s Cellar Bar. 10pm-3am. £6 (£5). Weekly. Groove Diggaz (22 Oct) are back and rotate with High Heeled Sneaker (29 Oct) who kick off a season of danceﬂoor jazz weekends. I Joy at Wilkie House. Monthly. Next date 13 Nov.
I Jungle Magic at The Potterrow. Jungle Magic has now ﬁnished.
I Lizzard Lounge at Cafe Grafﬁti. 9.30pm—2am. £6 (£5). Weekly. The Groove Diggaz do their super funky jazz thing on 23 Oct with the help of local legend Tony King and Martin Kershaw, with DJ support from Joseph Malik and Unkle Fawaz. A big night that has the lads pretty excited: Sassafras playing live on 30 Oct. A live drum & bass act, the last time they gigged at the Lounge, people were raving about it for weeks. G- Mac offers DJ support. Do not miss.
I Loca at Loca. 8pm—5am. Free entry before 11pm; £2 11pm-1am; £5 after 1am. Weekly. A fun mix of chart, dance and disco for a more mature, but no less sloshed crowd.
I Logic at The Vaults. 10pm-3am. £10 (£8 members; £7 NUS). Weekly. Time for the residents to get upfront at this house night, with garage to uplifting, progressive to hard, being represented by the likes of Sean Pearson, Andy McGuire, Asam Querish and Graham McLean.
I Lovegroove at Gaia. 9pm—3am. Free before midnight; £4 after. Weekly. The gorgeous refurbished Gaia opens its doors to this weekly smooth groove dance party on the main floor and easy listening 45$ upstairs.
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