I Yang at Yang. 11pm—3am. Free before midnight; £3 after. Weekly. Now you can experience the Northern soul and funk grooves of Gerry Love (Teenage

Fanclub) and Chris Geddes (Belle And Sebastian) every week. Live bands appear on an ad hoe basis upstairs.



I Algo Differente at Havana Bar. 8.30pm—late. £4 (£3). Weekly. Arrive early for salsa tuition, then revel in the Salsa Sabrosa crew’s high octane Latin


I Club Santiago at Brel. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Latino grooves with Marcelo and Manuelo Cifucntes.

I Jengaheads at The Living Room. ()pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. Martyn Jengahead is at the helm of this night, which showcases new releases, acetates and the like.

I Russell’s at Russell’s. 9—11pm. Free. Weekly. DJ Yaw brings his world music extravaganza to the yuppie masses.

I Shu Hirata at The Cul De Sac. Rpm—midnight. Weekly. Jazzy breaks, hip hop, electro. drum & bass: whatever gets played out, it’s bound to be the best available.

I Yang at Yang. Rpm—lam. Free. Weekly. Michael Peck mixes, cuts and breaks those beats.


I Bennet's at Bennet’s. 1 1.30pm—3am. £2.50 (£1.50), Weekly. Sara with an upfront dance mix. Gay.

I Deathlehem at The 13th Note Club. 11pm—3am. £2. Weekly. Residents Dumptruck, Demonic and Craig look set to scare the punters silly with mean old rock and metal think Korn and Slipknot having a scrap with Black Sabbath and AC/DC.

I F.A.B. at Babaza. Ilpm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. DJ Skud blends garage, R&B and funky house, playing to a dressed-up crowd who help to make this one of the busiest midweek nights in Glasgow.

I Hotdog at Reds. 11pm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. A new Anne Summers sponsored night that’s about to spice up your life. Music comes in the form of dance classics from Keith Pyper, but it’s the PVC underwear, joy juice and willie-shaped ice-cube makers that we're after.

I Joints And Jams at Planet Peach. 11pm—3.15am. £3 (£2). Weekly. lligh calibre night of hip hop, swing and R&B from a rotating roster of DJ talent including Martin llesketh, Puppa Shango, John Lyons, DMG and James FuHenon.

I Overground at The Velvet Rooms. 11pm-3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Indie sounds and chart classics from Joe

McKay. I Shag Tag at Archaos. 11pm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Insanely successful

night based on a complex numerical flirting system: everyone gets a number upon entry, then, if someone catches your eye, you write their number on the board next to your own, with the idea being that they then rush up to you and get biz-ay. Music-wise, it’s banging house and trance in the main room and across the board ‘madness’ from C.J. downstairs.

Chart & party

I C.J.D. at The Apartment 11pm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Student frolics with Marcelo, Alan Belshaw and Ryan Mathie.

I Klass at Destiny. 10pm—3am. £2 before 11pm; £3 after. Weekly. For those who fancy a party night out, but can’t stand those pesky kids cluttering up the joint. Over 28s only.

I Pop 8: Tarts at The Cathouse. 11pm—3am. Weekly. Free before 11.30pm; £2 (£1.50) after. Weekly. Party- up disco and funk.

I Souped Up at The Garage. 10.30pm-3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Daft pop and student antics.


Edinburgh clubs

Regular weekly clubs plus one off events are listed by city, then by day, then alphabetically by title. Clu s will be listed provided u -to-date details reach our offices at east seven days before publication. Lack of information may result in clubs being omitted. Edinburgh club listings compiled by Abi Bremner.



I 4P|ay at Bannermans. ()pm—lam. Free. Weekly (not 13 Jul). Classic indie and rock from Simo and Spock.

I Bass Invaders at The Pond Bar. ()pm—lam. Free. Weekly. The emphasis is on funk, hip hop and breaks.

I Cool Runnings at Bannermans. 10pm—lam. Free. 13 Jul only. A hip hop, ragga and R&B selection from DJ Dirtsman.

I Cuba Norte at Cuba Norte. 10pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Salsa and Latin DJs on rotation.

I Gilded Saloon at The Gilded Saloon. ()pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Niall Young plays deepest Detroit techno and funky house grooves.

I La Fromagerie at The Meadows Bar, downstairs. 9pm—3am. Free. 13 Jul. Fortnightly. The tastiest cheese selection from Edinburgh’s original E-Z sleazies, Al. Pete and Kam The Beard.

I Loose at 0 Bar. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly from 20 Jul. This brand new bar aims to pack ‘em in with a cutting edge range of residencies, and first up in the Thursday slot is Grand Unified (Manga‘s Unify), who promises a ‘loose fit of all things swingin". Expect drum & bass through to funk in a jazzy, breaksy vein.

I Made In Iguana at Iguana. ()pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Gary Mac (Sublime) brings down a few boxes of his favourite funky tunes, mellowed out with some soulful house.

I PopRokit at PopRokit. ()pm-lam. Free. Weekly. Wind-up to your weekend with PopRokit‘s changing selection of DJs. Local funky house meister Aqua Bassino does decks on 6 Jul, with Gav Sutherland on 13 Jul and international breaks man Jo Malik on 20 Jul.

I Prefix at The City Cafe. 8pm—lam. Free. 6 Jul. Fortnightly. The X- Residents are the men in charge of the music tonight, mixing up their own creations with the latest house and garage.

I Salsa Con Sabor at Baracoa. 10.30pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Popular salsa night with hot music and friendly people. Call 225 5846 or

salsaclubar hotmail.com for more info. I ULTrainthATE at Pivo. 9pm—lam. Stuart Duncan (Atomic Baby) plays out the deep house.


I CC. Blooms at (1C. Blooms. 10.30pm—3am (bar from 6pm). Free. Weekly. lli-NRG dance action downstairs at this always hoaching gay bar.

I Gadges At Work at The Cocteau Lounge. 11pm—3am. Free. 13 Jun. Fortnightly. Garage tunes from Harvey and Neil Ferris, who are regulars down at The ()uthouse‘s garden parties.

I Cool Runnings at The Attic. 10.30pm—3am. 20 Jul only. DJ Dirtsman, who gets our award for man about town this issue, brings his hip hop, ragga and R&B selection to The Attic.

I Da Break at La Belle Angele has finished for this academic year.

I Dust at Studio 24. 10pm—3am. £2. Weekly. A cross-section of alternative sounds from the infamous DJ Dave, taking in punk, hardcore, goth and their ilk.

I Dysfunction at The Venue (top floor). 10pm—3am. £3. 6 Jul. Fortnightly. A range of alternative sounds from heavy rock, indie rock,

hardcore, skate punk, industrial . . . you get the picture. Check out www.dysfunction.eo.uk.

I El Segundo at The Bongo Club. Monthly. Next date 20 Jul.

I Future Primitive at The Venue (Cooler). 11pm—3am. £2. 6 Jul. Monthly. Got a craving for that old skool rave vibe? Satisfy it here with the best of old and new underground dance tunes from house to techno and jungle.

I Impulse at Wilkie House. Monthly. Next date 27 Jul.

I Jazz Joint at Jazz Joint. 9pm-3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Band on stage 9.30pm. 6 Jul sees renowned pianist Brian Kellock return with his trio, while on 13 Jul contemporary jazzters the Rob Hall New Quartet pay a visit. On 20 Jul, experience the melodic tunes of the Dave Milligan Trio. DJ Demus supports.

I Laid_Back_Lounge @ Noa 10pm-3am. Free. Weekly. Funky beats with a touch of soul.

I Love Breaks at Po Na Na. llpm—3am. £2. Weekly. DJs Simone and Dr Jon play new and old classics from the realms of Latin, soul, R&B and disco.

I The Moneyshot at The Bongo Club. Monthly. Next date Thu 27 Jun.

I Perception at La Belle Angele. 10.30pm—2am. £3—£5. 6 Jul. Monthly. Deep and progressive house sounds from the resident team of Gav Grant, Derek Martin and Grant Paterson.

I Rotary Funk at The Venue (top floor). 10.30pm—3am. £4 (£3). 13 Jul. Monthly. A funk-flavoured musical journey, moving through the years from the jazz-funk of the 70s to disco, house, hip hop and beyond, brought to you by Chuck, Lorne and Sateha.

I Snatch Club at The Liquid Room. 10.30pm—3am. £3.50 (£2.50). Weekly. From the crew behind Barry Cabanas comes the holiday camp from hell. Join Kernal Snatch (Garth Cruickshank), Uncle Harold (Michael Keats) and their team of Redcoats at Boroughballs, home of sick jokes, sleazy tunes and vomit-inducing drink promotions.

I 3 Piece Sweet at The Cocteau Lounge. 11pm—3am. £2. 6 Jul. Fortnightly. Party girls Sally F, Trendy Wendy and Nicci get together for a bit of a soiree, covering everything from cutting edge choons to kitsch classics. I Thursday Night Heaven at Ego. 10pm—3am. £4 (£3); £3 (£2) before midnight; £2 with discount flyer. Weekly. A fun-filled night featuring dance anthems through the years as well as the heats for gay ‘Stars In Your Eyes’, which has been moved from Fri due to the number of people entering.

I Vamp at La Belle Angele. Monthly. Next date 20 Jul.

Chart &. party

I Back To Basics at Why Not? 11pm—3am. £5. Weekly. Favourites from the chart crypt.

I Blasted at Gaia. 10pm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Student soiree featuring intergalactic dance from across the solar system and lo-ft/indie from Planet Earth. I Funky Underground at Revolution. 10pm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. The student night at this giant venue with Daddy Cool laying on the fromage.

I Ignition at Eros/Elite. 9.30pm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Big student night.

I The Kangaroo Klub at The Citrus Club. 1 1pm—3am. £2; free with flyer. Weekly. Dance and chart with a few twists, and we assume Marilyn Manson is one of them.

I The Subway at The Subway. 7pm—3am. Free for students with matriculation card; £1 otherwise. Weekly. A mix of party tunes from across the decades.

I The Subway West End at The Subway West End. 7pm—3am. Free for students with matriculation card; £1 otherwise. Weekly. DJs playing chart and party music for a drinking crowd.

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listings CLUBS

Edinburgh's top clubbing choices this fortnight.

Al's All Night Joke Shop Is it a club? Is it a gig? Is it a TV show? Read all about it on the main clubs page. In the meantime, this month's event features Mystery Juice, tribute band Ian Durex And The Sockheads, dancing, visuals and a host of comedy characters created by Garth Cruickshank and Bronagh Keegan. The Bongo Club, Fri 7 Jul.

Luver Lite Luver goes all soft on us, spawning a new, lighter, fluffier little sister. Relegating their hard house DJs to the back room, Luvely Lite wull fill up the main floor with funky house sounds. Tonight's launch sees Mark Bambach (Home, Heaven) guesting. Wilkie House, Sat 75 Jul.

Ultragroove Edinburgh's proper house night welcomes Ashley Beedle for a return visit. Apparently he was so impressed when he visited the club in March that he can't wait to come back - well, neither can we Mr Beec.e. La Belle Ange/e, Sat 8 Jul.

Manga Drum & bass trio Kosheen (pictured) play live at this month's breakbeat extravaganza. A collaboration between DJs Decoder and Substance, their single ’Hide U’ has been doing very well thank you. La Belle Ange/e, Fri 74 Jul.

Rio A new night for all you lovers of Latin grooves, brought to you by the Vegas posse. Senior Love Daddy, Milton Bananas, Tony D’Amore and Sam Miguel will get those hips sha' ig with a sexy mixture of tropical tune disco and funk. Free Rio cocktails should help too. Ego, Sat 8Jul. Saturday Night Live A seamless hip hop-funk fusion brought to you by Scratch and Motherfunk. Tonight’s guest is Rahzel, who wows all who have seen him with an incredible ability to vocalise rapping, scratching and drum beats all at the same time. Confused? Well, cieck it out for yourselves. The Venue, Sat 75 Jul. Disco Dock MC Otis, a regular feature down at nights like Disco Inferno and Vegas, will be working the dancefloors of Club Java. His new night will feature all the soul, funk and disco classics you dancefloor divas love as well as the occasional modern dance hit. Club Java, Sat 8 Jul.

Pure They're at it again another dose of top techno talent as Pure make sure they go out with a bang. Tonight's guest is Dave 'Red 2' Clarke, with Ritchie Hawtin following him in a fortnight. Catch it while you still can. The Venue, Fri 7 Jul.

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