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Wednesdays at Gaia, King Stables Road.


- ’Gaia has just been done up, it looks great and to be fair, it's better than The

laffacake was.’

- ’lt’s the Cuban Brothers tonight; really good fun, they really get the crowd


- ’At the end of the day, they’re exhibitionist, not everyone’s favourite.‘ - ’The crowd seems to like it, it gets me going. I haven’t missed a gig for five years now and every time it’s top notch. Sometimes I get really carried away.’

- 'His underpants are lovely. If I were buying some, I'd think about that model. They never go out of fashion! A friend of mine has just taken up breakdancing and says it’s the future of dancing. And I believe him.’

- ’It’s a rare talent. And it’s fun for all the family.’ - ’This is more fun than other student nights like The Potterrow, Revolution . . .’

- ’Much of a muchness.’

- ’Do you know where I can get a fake moustache?’

Free. 5 Nov. Fortnightly. Another label profile from Murray Richardson’s deep house experiment, this time Canada’s Nordic Traxx get the spotlight treatment with guest DJ Luke McKeehan. As always it’ll be underground house of the finest calibre.

I Sublime at The Potterrow. 10pm-3am. £8 (£6). 12 Nov. Monthly. London’s Tip Records showcase Dimitri Nakov, Lucas and Bus (live) for a night of psychedelic trance on the meanest light and sound system around.

I Sublime at Wilkie House. 10.30pm-3am. £8 (£6). 5 Nov. Fortnightly. Time for Kev Wright to lay on another three-hour set for the Sublime faithful at this outstanding trance and techno club, with support from ldge in the main room, and Gary Mac and Felix

through the back with their electro, old skool, nu skool breaks and what not. Look out for an essential date on 19 Nov when their very good pal Taylor (Hook/Platipus) makes a overdue return ' to play a three-hour set. Spendid. (htfi/ I e Subway West End 4pm—3am. £1. Weekl . See Thu.

I TFI riday at Club Mercado. S—lOpm. Free. Weekly. The capital’s original and most famous after-work piss-up with cheesy music oourtes of Trendy Wendy. I 'I’FI Friday After orlr Party at The Ark. 4—7.30pm. £??? Weekly. Big Dave, the boy from Whoosh, takes care of all the sonic requirements for the oflice workers on a mission.

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 Tranceluscent at The Venue. 5 Nov. Monthly. Brand new night of hard banging trance and acid. No other details available at time of going to press.

I Ultragroove at La Belle Angele. 10.30pm—33m. £6 (£5). 12 Nov. Monthly. The second night for Gareth Sommerville and Colin Cook’s house and garage night. They make a special welcome tonight to Crico Castelli (JBO, Kult NYC, Large) who makes his Scottish debut.

I What It Is at City Cafe 2. 9.30pm-1am. Free. 12 Nov. 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. Monthly. Next date 19 Nov.

I Yum Yum at Revolution. 10pm—3am. £5-£7. Weekly. Chart and dance night at this very popular club.


I Araltatacal at The Bongo Club. 11pm—33m. £5. 6 Nov. Monthly. A night of African, salsa, Latin and Caribe music. I The Ark at The Ark. 10pm—3am. Free before midnight; £??? after. Weekly. Party and dance music at this capacity night.

I Atomic Baby at Eden. 10.30pm—3am. £10. 6 Nov. Monthly. After a noticable absence after the closure of The Honeycomb, Atomic Baby is back at Eden. The Euro trancey housey night was outstanding and always had a healthy, well dressed crowd and we hold no doubts that Eden will suit them well. The residents are again Michael Kilkie and Zammo.

I The Attic at The Attic. 11pm-3am. £??? Weekly. A bit of everything for everybody.

I Big Beat at Cafe Graffiti. 9.30pm—2am. £7 (£6). 6 Nov. Monthly. Following the ‘best night that has ever been’ Blackbyrds gig last month, Big Beat welcome the Jazzcotech dancers from London. Tonight will mark their record fifth time at the club and they are billed as the best jazz dancers in the world. DJs are the ressies Simon and Stuart.

I Bohemia at Eden. 10pm-3am. £8 (£6). Weekly. Craig Burger Queen’s night of house and garage at this plush venue. I CC. Blooms at CC. Blooms. 11pm-3am. Free. Weekly. Get up and move those hips at this very busy gay bar/club.

I Catwalk at The Catwalk. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Gordon Whittaker and Mark Price alternate with 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) pla 5 happy house and soulful garage.

I Colours at The Potterrow. 10pm—3am. £10 (£8). 6 Nov. Monthly. Phats & Small playing a DJ set to make up for not showing up at The Arches in October. They will join Crosby.

I Cream at The Potterrow. Monthly. Next date 28 Nov.

I Cuba 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—1am. Free. Weekly. Pre-club. Still a hotspot for Edinburgh’s finest and still the cause for many a dire hangover - take that absinthe and tequila away, we say. Choosing not to refrain (from anything ever, we wager) will be Kev Wright (Sublime) on 6 Nov and Brian Fisher (Taste) on 13 Nov. For the love of God, batten down the hatches. I Disco Inferno at The Venue. 10.30pm-late. £7 non-members; £6 members; £5 fancy dress. 13 Nov. Fortnightly. Adhere the fattest sideburns you can find to your chops, the biggest

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afro, the widest flares and the shortest mini-skirt - it’s 705 a go-go at The Venue tonight. An exceptionally popular, tongue-in-sideburned-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 £99 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 Colle e student union.

I eh 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). 13 Nov. Fortnightly. Three nights on and still going strong, this house and speed garage night has DJs Nejat Barton (Manchester) and Graeme Popstar (who has the coolest DJ name around, we think). Please note that there is a tight dress code: ‘no effort, no chance’. Look beautiful and

outra eous, people.

I Fa e at The Potterrow. 10pm—3am. £10 (£8). 13 Nov. Monthly. New night of house music featuring Luvdup doing a DJ set.

I FBI at Holyrood Union. 9pm—3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. 1W0 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 separate entry.

I Fiesta Latina at Teviot Row. 9.30pm-2am. £4.50 (£3.50). 6 Nov. Monthly. Arrive early for the free salsa class with the Salsa Angels then show off your moves with the friendly crowd at this Latin and salsa night.

I Filth at Studio 24. 10.30pm—3am. £5. 6 Nov. Monthly. Alan Joy’s hedonistic affair continues, expect dark and sexy trance and a strict dress code - fetish gear, sexual gear, topless, you get the idea and a friendly gay/mixed crowd. Not for the faint-hearted.

I Fire Island at Wilkie House. 10.30pm—3am. £5 before 11pm; £10 after. 6 Nov. Monthly. Another night of great house music on a party vibe, tonight sees Fire Island newcomer Daz Davies of Rhumba/I‘ he Honeycomb fame warming up the main room, joining Steven Graham, Chris Boume and Barry Elliot; while through the back James and Marco play the funky music.

I Gatecrasher at The Potterrow. Startin 20 Nov.

I Han Panky at La Belle Angele. 10.30pm—3am. £5. Weekly. Mainstream tunes from the 705 to the 903 at this extremely pular night.

I Headsp n at The Bongo Club. Monthly. Next date 20 Nov.

I Jazz Joint at Henry’s Cellar Bar. 10pm-3am. £6 (£5). Weekly. Melting Pot (6 Nov), a newly formed dancefloor jazz outfit, rotate with Swirler (13 Nov) who bring together some of the city’s finest players. DJs are Sny B and Well Stirred.

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