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EDINBURGH: CLUBS, FRIDAYS continued
I Jan Joint at The Jazz Joint. lOpm-Bam. £5 (£4). Weekly. Melting Pot do some bop and soul grooves on 28 Apr, while The Subie Coleman Band do soul and funk classics on 5 May with DJ support from Andy B.
I Loop at The Wee Red Bar. 11pm-3am.
£6 (£4). 5 May. Monthly. A new night of hard and funky beats from Bill Spice (Curious), Julz (Purple Moon) and Al Space (Apex), with visual projections from Dark Skies.
I The Mambo Club at The Cavendish. 10pm—3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. Reggae, ragga, soul, funk, swing and R&B delights provided by the honourable Sir Ossie.
I Manga at La Belle Angele. Monthly. Next date 19 May with Ray Keith. Check out the website at: www.basstrap.com
I Moroccan Clouds at P0 Na Na. 10pm-3am. Free before 11pm; £2 after. Weekly. The perpetually gorgeous DJ Nioci plays disco, funk and house in this very groovy and popular bar-cum-club. I Nature at The Attic. 11pm-3am. £6. Weekly. The party goes on with the brilliant and oh so funky Harri (28 Apr) followed by DJ 0 (5 May) at this mighty ﬁne deep house extravaganza, hosted by Domenic. An essential house club by any measure.
I Noa at Noa. 10pm-3am. Free before midnight; £6 after. Weekly. Jon Flowers in the main room with garage; Paul Dixon through the back with old skool, soul and funk.
I Nomad at Wilkie House. 10.30pm-3am. £8. 12 May. Monthly. The forward thinking Nomad soldiers on, with ne’er a thought for mere trifles like genres or pigeon holes, hoisting a banner for music that rocks, period. Tonight they welcome Richard Fearless, purveyor of beatastic sounds. Resident Flix supports. One of the most exciting things going on in the capital, we say.
I Planet Earth at The Citrus. 10.30pm-3am. £4. Weekly. From 1976-1989, it’s all that new romantic, pop and punk stuff that made our lives so enjoyable way back when.
I Pure at The Venue. 10.30pm—3am. £9 (£7). 28 Apr. Fortnightly. Claude Young — of the Detroit guild - guests at this most influential of Edinburgh clubs, joining residents 'I\vitch, Brainstorm, The Bill and Sandy Paris. 12 May see Andrew Weatherall.
I Radio Babylon at La Belle Angele. 10.30pm-3am. £8 (£6). 5 May. Monthly. A night that would have made it to the Hit List if we hade been told in time, the nonetheless wonderful Babylon crew have the equally outstanding Andy Smith guesting. You might know him from Portishead and you’ll deﬁnately love his mix u of all things great in music.
I Re spin at The Wee Red Bar. Monthly. Next date 19 May.
I Ruby Fruit at E2K. Monthly. Next date 19 May.
I Salsa Viva at The Venue (top floor). 10.30pm-3am. £3 before 11pm; £5 after. 28 Apr. Monthly. Catch DJ Coco Vega playing the kind of Latin rhythms that make this night so hot.
I Sublime at The Potterrow. 9pm—3am. £8 (£6). 28 Apr. Monthly. Presenting the mighty Tyrant Sound System with Craig Richards and Lee Burridge. Both picked to help kick off the excellent Global Underground Nu Breed series, though hardly spring chickens to the game, they are both contributing to the healthy evolution of this thing we call dance. Expect a superb blend of trance, beats and trippy shit.
I Sub me at Wilkie House. 10.30pm-3am. £8 (£6). 5 May. Fortnightly. Residents night with trance and techno from the brilliant ldge and Kev Wright (who does the three hour set thing), and the sleaziest, forehead- furrowing tunes through the back from Gary Mac and Felix. Check out
htt ://www.sublime-uk.demon.co.uk/ I rancelucent at The Venue. 10.30pm-3am. £5 (£4). 5 May. Fortnightly. Cutting edge trance with
residents Pete Anderson upstairs and in The Cooler, Dave S with smooth house grooves. Carl from K-Klass guests tonight.
I Tropisam at The Venue (top floor). 11pm—3am. £5 (£4). 5 May. Fortnightly. Taking over from the Skyscraper slot, this new funky hard house from residents Bigﬁer and Wiser.
I tragroove at La Belle Angele.
l 1pm—3am. £7. 28 Apr. Monthly. Getting very comfortable indeed, this house night - and that’s house in it’s true sense — from old timers (sorry, but it’s true) Gareth Sommerville and Colin Cook. An eclectic mix of all things funky, smooth and divine, expect a rather good time. One of their heroes is the extra special guest — Miguel Migs from San Fran. Master of the deep house - and that’s deep in its true sense — this will be one
,outstanding night. See preview.
I Up! at Studio 24. 10.30pm—3am. £6. 28 Apr. Monthly. Tonight marks their April Showers party, a night of ‘wet debauchery and tunes to make you moist’ . . . ooh-er. Musically, it runs from vocal house to more banging hard stuff towards the end.
Chart &. party
I The Ark at The Ark. 10pm—3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Familiar dance and party tunes at this extremely popular venue. I Flirt at The Cavendish. 10pm—3am. £6. Weekly. A heady mix of 705 to 905 hits for an over 255 crowd.
I Fusion at Eros/Elite. 9pm—3am. £4 (£2) before 11pm; £5 (£3) before midnight; £6 (£5) after. Weekly. Lots of mainstream party music for those out for a good time.
I Loca at Loca. 8pm—3am. Free entry before 11pm; £2 before 1am; £4 after. Weekly. A fun mix of chart, dance and disco for a more mature crowd.
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 The Subway West End at The Subway West End. 4pm—3am. £1. Weekly. DJs playing chart music for a drinking crowd.
I The Time Tunnel at Club Mercado. 10pm—3am. £5. Weekly. Trendy Wendy and Vince Stilton the Cheesemaster take you through the 605, 70$ and 80s.
I Why Not? at Why Not? 10pm—3am. £5. Weekly. Mainstream chart and disco at this popular city centre venue.
I Yum Yum at Revolution. 10pm—3am. £5—£7. Weekly. Chart and dance night at this very popular club.
I Cuba Norte at Cuba Norte. 10pm—lam. Free. Weekly. It’s Sat so it must be salsa.
I Funk And Disorderly at the City Cafe. 9pm—1am. Free. 6 May. Fortnightly. Yogi Haughton looks after the downstairs goings-on with his ﬁne selection of R&B, danceﬂoor jazz and rare groove.
I The Gilded Saloon at The Gilded Saloon. 6pm—1am. Free. Weekly. See Fri. I Immersed In Music at Pivo. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Sat nights are alright for a party, especially down at Pivo. Local DJs take to the decks (and the heady mix of alcohol behind the bar) and everyone has a lovely time.
I Made In Iguana at iguana. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Colin Cook presents a night of Afro beats and Latin fusion blended with the best of New York house. I NYC at Bliss. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Stephen Allan resides with all things sonic and New York.
I 02 at Oxygen. 10pm—lam. Free. Weekly. The fresh air might not be free but the DJs are. Murray Richardson and Craig Smith play for your pleasure.
I Salsa Con Sabor at Baracoa. 8pm—1am. Free. Weekly. DJ Hector looks after lovers of Latin.
I Yush! at the City Cafe. 9pm—lam. Free. 29 Apr. Fortnightly. AJ Black’anized does the upbeat ragga, hip hop and funk thing.
I Acetate at The Liquid Room. 10.30pm—3am. £8. 29 Apr. Monthly. Crossing the board of deep, funky to hard house, Edinburgh heroes Gail Sellars and Murray Richardson throw a bit of a party. I Atomic Baby at E2K. 10.30pm—3am. £10. 6 May. Monthly. Edinburgh’s premier quality house and Euro trance night from Uber Disko faves Michael Kilkie, Zammo and Stuart Duncan. Expect a glammed up crowd down at E2K for this. Note that this club will be moving to La Belle Angele from 3 Jun and will be fortnightly thereafter.
I Camel Beats at Club Nego (Negociants). 8pm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Rob Dylan and Maxx play the sub- Saharan sounds of funky house for your Turkish delight.
I C.C. Blooms at CC. Blooms. 11pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Get up and move those hips at this very busy gay bar/club.
I Change at The Liquid Room. Monthly. Next date 20 May.
I Colours at the Potterrow. 9pm—3am. £8 (£6). 6 May only. The nearest thing Scotland has to a house ‘superclub’, Colours bring Allister Whitehead up for a house party.
I Cream at the Potterrow. 9pm—3am. £10 (£8). 29 Apr. Monthly. House music all night long with Cream faves Jon Kelly and Les Ryderjoining local residents Gaz Long and Neil McKay.
I Digital at The Venue. 10.30pm—3am. £8 (£6). 29 Apr. Fortnightly. Damon Wild and Aubrey guest for a night of techno and tech house, joining residents Mitchell and J Cammera. Check out da funk downstairs in the Cooler.
I Diva at The Liquid Room. 10.30pm-3am. £6. 13 May. Monthly. Yogi Haughton mans this ﬁne vocal house and garage night with a twist: take your favourite bits of trance plastic up to the booth and he’ll gladly give ‘em a spin. Er, that’s a joke actually. lle’ll do nothing of the kind. It’ll still he an ace night, though.
I The £99 at The Wee Red Bar. llpm—3am. £4 (£3.50). Weekly. A mix of indie, 60s garage, northern soul, ska, soundtracks and all things groovy at this ever-popular Art College student union. I Eye Candy at Club Mercado. 11pm—3am. £10 (£8; £6 for the outrageously dressed). 29 Apr. Fortnightly. Great big glam house numbers at this suitably glam venue. Lots of fun.
I Fiesta Latina at ’l‘eviot Row. 9.30pm—2am. £4.50 (£2.50). 29 Apr. Monthly. Long-running and oh so successful Latin night with a salsa class at 9.30pm.
I Fire Island at Wilkie House. Monthly. Next date 20 May.
I Futuristica at [a Belle Angele. 10.30pm—3am. £7. 29 Apr. Fortnightly. Joseph Malik and Daryl G continue to improve Edinburgh’s Clubland with this right across the board quality music night. From hip hop and drum & bass to Afro-inspired grooves and latin moves, this is one must-have night.
I The Jazz Joint at The Jazz Joint. l()pm-3am. £5—£7. Weekly. The Groovediggaz provide the funk a la James Brown circa ‘74 (29 Apr), while 6 May sees NuSpirit (see separate entry). I Joy at Wilkie House. 10.30pm—3am. £10(£7). 29 Apr. Monthly. The outstanding and long-running gay/mixed hard house and techno club Joy deserves a big, fuck-off Mickey Mouse badge that proclaims ‘We rock’. No one can dispute Maggie and Alan’s pole position when it comes to creating a sweatbox -— even considering Wilkie’s spacious danceﬂoor — and utter anarchy with their sets. Make sure you check out the fun in the back room courtesy of Trendy Wendy and Sally Findlay.
I Jungle Magic at the Liquid Room. 10.30pm—3am. £8. 6 May. Monthly. Master of the rollingjump-upjungle sound, Aphrodite guests tonight. Considering the excellent sound system that he will be playing on, it will no doubt be an essential night for the