10.30pm—3am. £5 (£4). 1‘) May. Monthly. An offshoot from the lleadspin nights. Redspin features the same dedicated mixologists: that's Colin Millar and sparring partner 1)] Dayan, plus Steve Austin. and for decks fodder they’ll take anything funky, from reggae to drum 6: bass and hip hop.
I Roadblock at 1’0 Na Na. llpm-3am. £3. Weekly. Nicci F digs up the best in funk. disco. house, timeless gems and block rockin‘ beats.
I Ruby Fruit at FZK. llpm—3am. £5. 1‘) May. Monthly. (iail Sellars (Shebang) and Simmone Black get deep and soulful with their garage grooves.
I Salsa Viva at The Venue (top floor). Monthly. Next date 36 May.
I Sublime at The Potterrow. lllptn—3am. £8 (£6). 26 May. Monthly. 'l’aylor (Platipus) is back from the States to serve tip a three-hour set in the company of Sublime regular Kev Wright.
I Sublime at Wilkie llouse. 10.30pm—-3am. £8 (£6). 10 May. Fortnightly. ’l'rance kings ldgc and Kev, in yet another three-hour set shocker, continue at the helm, with a sleazy breakbeat selection through the back from Gary Max and Felix. Check out www.sublime-uk.demon.co.uk.
I Trancelucent at The Venue (top floor). ltl..‘~llpm—3am. £5 (£4). 1‘) May. Fortnightly. Cutting edge house and trance with residents Pete Anderson and Dave S.
I Ultragroove at La Belle Angele. llpm—3am. £7 (£5). 26 May. Monthly. llaving obviously recovered from Miguel Migs’s set last month. the Ultragroove guys welcome yet another storming house guest in the form of Pete lleller. Expect the former partner of'l‘erry Farley to pull the choicest US cuts from his record bag.
I Up! at Studio 24. Monthly. Next date 26 May, when they invite you to go ‘Up! The Maypole’.
I Vain at llolyrood Linion. 9pm—3am. £3.50 (£3). 1‘) May. A new goth night that veers tiom the industrial straight and narrow into the territories of techno, 80s and new rotitantic. And. speaking personally, we can't think of a better combination.
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 (,‘avendish. ll)pm—3am. £6. Weekly. A heady mix of 70s to 90s hits for an over 25s crowd.
I Fusion at lirosflilite. ‘)pm—3am. £4 (£2) before llpm: £5 (£3) before midnight; £6 (£5) after. Weekly. Lots of mainstream party music for those out for a good time. I Loca at Loca. Rpm-3am. Free entry before 1 1pm: £2 before lam; £4 after. Weekly. A fun mix of chart, dance and disco for a more mature crowd.
I Reaction at The Subway. l lpm—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 15nd. 4pm—3am. £1. Weekly. DJs playing chart music for a drinking crowd.
Living la vida loca: Carlos Pena y sus Muchachos play live at Club Latino,
The Bongo Club, Fri 19 May
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 80s.
I Why Not? at Why Not? l()pm—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. ltlpm—lam. Free. Weekly. It‘s Sat so it must be salsa.
I Funk And Disorderly at the City Cafe. 9pm—1am. Free. 20 May. Fortnightly. Yogi Haughton looks after the downstairs goings-on with his fine selection of R&B, daneelloorjazz and rare groove.
I The Gilded Saloon at The Gilded Saloon. 6pm-1am. Free. Weekly. See Fri. I Immersed In Music at Pivo. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. 13 May sees Stuart Duncan (Atomic Baby) behind the decks, with Ben McCabe and Neil Macdonald on 20 May.
I Latino Loco at Baracoa. 9pm—lam. Free. llot-to-trot Latin and salsa tunes from DJ llcctor.
I Made In Iguana at Iguana. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Colin Cook presents a night ofAfro beats and Latin fusion blended with the best of New York house. I NASA at The Black Bull. 8.30—11pm. Free. Indie tunes at this warm-up for the NASA event tonight.
I NYC at Bliss. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Stephen Allan is your resident, playing the sounds of the New York underground, joined on Sat 13 by Colours regular Jon Mancini.
I 02 at Oxygen. lllpm—lam. Free. Weekly. The fresh air might not be free but the DJs are. Murray Richardson and Craig Smith play for your pleasure.
I Yush! at the City Cafe. ()pm—Iam. Free. 13 May. Fortnightly. A.J., of Blacka’nized does the upbeat ragga, hip hop and funk thing.
I Acetate at The Liquid Room. 10.30pm—3am. £8. Monthly. Next date 27 May.
I Adam’s Dream present Phosphoressence at The Venue. llpm—3am. £9 (£7). 20 May only. A one- off celebration of the Flying Rhino label, featuring the guest talents of Slinky Wizard, a psychedelic trance crew in the original mould, alongside Pagan and Yoghurt Weaver. Look out for all sorts of atmosphere enhancing extras as well, like drummers and fire-swingers.
I Atomic Baby has moved to La Belle Angele. Next date 3 Jun.
I Barry Cabanas at The Liquid Room. 10.30pm—3am. £8 (£7); £6 for anyone dressed to the theme. 13 May. Monthly. A change of venue for Edinburgh’s resident iiber-nutters, featuring the same kra-zee (read depraved) cabaret and musical nonsense brought to you on a bigger scale. They’ll be offering you a window into their world they say — god
help anyone who’s prepared to go there we say. Tonight’s antics are brought to you by the letter L, so they’ll be praying for lots of leggy lovelies through the door, and there will be a live set from Edinburgh ska-merchants Bombskare. I Boogie Mo Dynamo at The Bongo Club. Monthly. Next date 27 May with Gavin Hardkiss and The Baroness (Sunburn).
I CC. Blooms at CC. Blooms. 11pm—3am. Free. Weekly. See Thu.
I Change at The Liquid Room. 10.30pm-3am. £7. 20 May. Monthly. After Breeder at last month’s gig, Neil McKay and Jay Storic welcome Quivver for tonight’s epic progressive house journey. Already a favourite with the big boys like Sasha and Oakenfold, he’s still to become a household name among clubbers — those who haven’t heard of him should think Stoneproof, Skanna, or Tilt as some of his many recording aliases.
I Digital at The Venue (top floor). 10.30pm—3am. £5 (£4). 13 May. Fortnightly. Underground techno and tech-house night making big waves, with residents Mitchell and J. Cammera.
I Diva at The Liquid Room has now finished.
I Launch Night at EZK. Times and prices to be confirmed. 20 May only. 3- Piece Sweet, George T (Tribal Funktion) and Gail Sellars (Shebang) provide the house and trance tunes at this one-off event to launch E2K under its new name. I The Egg at The Wee Red Bar. 11pm—3am. £4 (£3.50). Weekly. A mix of indie, 605 garage, northern soul, ska, soundtracks and all things groovy at this ever-popular Art College student union. I Eurovison Night at EZK. 7pm—3am. £10 (£8). 13 May only. For all you lovers of Europop, an eight hour extravaganza featuring big screen broadcasts of the event, all sorts of musical nonsense from Radio Forth‘s Tom Wilson and a live PA
from Britain’s 1998 Euro-hopeful lmaani, who will be performing new material as well as her Euro-hit ‘Where Are You’.
I Eye Candy at Club Mercado. 11pm—3am. £10 (£8); £6 for the outrageously dressed. 13 May. Fortnightly. Great big glam house numbers at this suitably glam venue. Lots of fun.
I Fake at Potterrow. 9pm—3am. £5 (£3): free with flyer before 11pm. 20 May. Fortnightly. Uplifting house and trance. I Fiesta Latina at Teviot Row Union. 9.30pm—2am. £4.51) (£2.50—£3.50). 20 May. Monthly. Long-running and oh so successful Latin night with free dance classes from the Salsa Angels at 9.30pm. I Fire Island at Wilkie House. 10.30pm—3am. £6. Monthly. 20 May. Your monthly dose of funky house and garage featuring a resident crew of Daz Davies, James, Steven Graham and Chris Bourne. Through the back, James and Kia-Aura’s Marco supply the dance classics. Leave your inhibitions at the door is their advice.
I Futuristica at La Belle Angele. 10.30pm-3am. £7; £5 before midnight. 13 May. Fortnightly. A double dose of jazzy, breaky, funky beats as Futuristica meets Nu Spirit tonight, featuring the talents of Bob Cairns, Mikey Stirton and Scott Rapson of Nu Spirit, beside Futuristica’s Joseph Malik and special guest Salman Monterio from sunny Me- hi-co. Watch out for the next date on 27 May, which sees a guest slot from Nuphonic’s David Hill.
I Headspin at The Bongo Club. 10.30pm—3am. £6 (£5). 13 May. Monthly. Colin Millar and Steve Austin have a new addition to the l-leadspin family in the form of party girl about town Trendy Wendy. Step up for a hip hop, trip hop, funk and soul selection.
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