CLUBS listings


I Rio at Ego. 10.30pm—3am. £7 (£5 for the fabulously dressed). 8 Jul. Monthly. A brand new night from the people who bring you Vegas. As you may have guessed. the emphasis is squarely on the Latin rhythms, with a hot ‘n’ sexy mix of salsa, mcrengue, disco and funk. Alternatively, relaxez-vous in the lpanema Lounge to a more mellow, jazzy mix. As always, there’ll be all sorts of extra Latin-themed goings-on, including complimentary Rio cocktails and gorgeous glamour hostesses.

I Saturday Night Live at The Venue. 11pm-3am. £6/£5 (possibly). 15 Jul. Monthly. A three-floored hip hop and funk fest as Scratch and Motherfunk combine their talents to bring you the best of both worlds. And a damn fine world it is too, with sexy funk to shake your booty to on the top floor and the best in hip hop beats downstairs. Tonight’s guest is Rahzel (who by all accounts deserves the title human beatbox those who’ve seen him live are still wondering how he can produce so may layers of sound with only one voice box), formerly of live hip hop crew The Roots, and he’ll be bringing rappers and DJs with him for a serious floorshow.

I Scratch at The Venue (top floor). Next date 29 Jul, but see separate listing for Saturday Night Live.

I Shebang at Wilkie House. Monthly. Next date 29 Jul.

I Spectrum at Club Java. 10pm—2am. £5 (£4). 15 Jul. Fortnightly. Joseph Malik (Lizzard Lounge) is the man behind the decks at this gorgeous venue in sunny Leith, and we’re promised music across the spectrum (appropriately enough) from funk to reggae to Afro to drum & bass.

I Substantial at La Belle Angele. Monthly. Next date 22 Jul.

I Teaseage at The Citrus Club. llpm—3am. £4. Weekly. Indie, with a touch of dance and funk, played to a

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packed and sweaty crowd.

I Tribal Funktion at The Venue has now finished new monthly event Boombox starts on 29 Jul.

I Ultragroove at La Belle Angele. 10.30pm—2am. £10; £8 before midnight. 8 Jul. Monthly. Ultragroove goes from strength to strength, proving that proper house music hasn’t gone out of fashion. Tonight’s event sees Ashley Beedle return to dish out another helping of soulful garage grooves, alongside residents Colin Cook and stalwart face on the scene Gareth Sommerville.

I Vegas at Ego. Monthly. Next date 29 Jul

I zealous at Studio 24. Next date 29 Jul.

Chart & party

I Weekender at The Ark. 10pm—3am. £6 (£5). Weekly. Party and dance music at this capacity night.

I The Attic at The Attic. 1 1pm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. A bit of everything for

eve body from the last four decades.

I T e Big Night Out at The Cavendish. 10pm—3am. £6. Weekly. 70s, 80s and 90s tunes. Over 255.

I Desire at Eros/Elite. 9.30pm—3am. £5 (£4) before 11pm; £6 (£5) before midnight; £7 (£6) after. Weekly. Mainstream chart and party grooves for over 215 at this heaving venue. To organise a bus. call the venue.

I Hanky Panky at Loca. 10pm—3am. £5 (£4 with flyer). Weekly. A shameless mix of 70s, 80s and 905 chart and dance tunes.

I Lovegroove at Gaia. 10pm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. A smooth groove dance party on the main floor and easy listening 45s upstairs.

I The Party at Revolution. l()pm—3am. £5—£7. Weekly. Mainstream and dance anthems.

I The Subway at The Subway. 7pm—3am. £2 (£1). Weekl . See Thu.

I The Subway West En at The Subway West End. 7pm—3am. Free


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before 9pm; £l—£3 after. Weekly. See Thu.

I Why Not? at Why Not? l()pm—3am. £7.50. Weekly. Chart, dance, mainstream and all your favourite club anthems at this popular city centre venue.


I East Coast Project Sunday Service at The City Cafe. 8pm—Iam. Free. Weekly. Joseph Malik plays his favourite tunes.

I Latino Loco at Baracoa. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Salsa and Latino action following on from Tango El Domingo (see below).

I Latino Sundays at Loca. 9pm—1am. £2. Weekly. Head down for salsa, mcrengue and Latin pop with DJs, live music and percussion.

I Made In Iguana at Iguana. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Bob Cairns does the laid- back Sun session thing, taking in soul, funk, Latin grooves and future jazz.

I The Outhouse Garden Party at The Outhouse. 2—5pm. Free. Weekly. Now that summer is upon us, take advantage of The Outhouse’s generous offer of free barbecue food and chill to the alternating tunes of Harvey and Neil Ferris or Gail Sellars and Simone Black.

I PopRokit at PopRokit. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Mellow Sun vibes from Yogi IIaughton. who does both Sun slots this issue.

I The Sunday Session at Cuba Norte. 8pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Old meets nu, on a jazz-funk-soul tip, with Ben and Gav.

I Tango El Domingo at Baracoa. 5.30—9pm. Free. Weekly. A new, early evening hang-out for fans of tango, with beginners and non-dancers welcome. The Latin action continues with Latino Loco (see above).


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8pm). Free. Weekly. The best tunes from across the genres to shake your booty to at this ay club.

I Douilezero at The Bongo Club. 10pm—3am. £5 (£4). 9 Jul. Fortnightly. Senses plays out the drum & bass in the main room, with additional hip hop, funk and big beat goings-on from Speshul K, Andy H and Paz.

I Jamboree at Club Mercado. Monthly(ish). Next date 6 Aug.

I Jazz Joint at The Jazz Joint. 10pm—3am. £2. Weekly. A DJ-only night covering the whole spectrum ofjazz- influenced vinyl, featuring Demus (Paralax).

I Kinky Indie at The Citrus Club. Monthly. Next date 6 Aug.

I Kute at P0 Na Na. 11pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Murray Richardson and Flash man a night of sweet house music at this bar-cum-club.

I Mi Salsa at Studio 24. 7pm—midnight. £5. 16 Jul only. Another Latin mini- festival from Mi Salsa, with salsa, cumbia, mcrengue and Cuban son all represented (and probably a lot more besides). Families are welcome, and for more info call 552 7624.

I Mode Organic at The Citrus Club. Monthly. Next date 30 Jul.

I None Of The Above at The Bongo Club. Monthly. Next date 6 Aug, and all you lovers of genre-bending musical sessions will be delighted to hear that it will be weekly during the festival.

I Parliament at The Venue. Next date 6 Aug with

I Queer Sunday at Ego. l()pm—3am. £6 (£5) before midnight; £7 after. Weekly. A huge serving of glam goings-on and camped-up cabaret, with regular PAS, drag dancers and top cheesy choons to shake your stuff to. Three’s company on decks we’re told, with DJ Michelle (Poptastic), Fifi Trixabelle and Granty Pants doing what they do.

I Tackno at Club Mercado. Monthly. Next date 30 Jul for the fifth birthday party.