I Seduction at l)estiny. lllpm 3am. £(i before i lpm: £7 alter. Weekly. Tonight the iiber club would like yoti to ‘dress to impress’ while enjoying the Usual commercial house ‘n' trance pap.

I Strawberry Fields at Strawberry Fields. 9pm—3am. £6 before i lpm; £7 alter. Weekly. (’lassic party nonsense from the ()(l\ to last \yeek.



I Bonafide Love at The (loss Bar. Spm midnight. liree. Weekly. l)J l)irtsman \\ ith reggae. roots and ragga. I Budda at Bar Budda. Spin midnight. Free. Weekly. ('olin Walker (New York Alliance) playing deep liotise.

I Come Down at Slaye. Monthly. .\'e\t date (i Aug.

I Descargarana at llayana. Spin late. liree. Weekly. The Latin-jaw action as l)J (ieorge .Martin isjoined by resident band ('he (iueyara liiye.

I Divine Intervention at Brel.

9pm midnight. l’ree. 3() Jul. Monthly. Andre“ l)i\ ine \y ith soundtracks. sotil and funk.

I Fresh at Mojo. 9pm late. liree. Weekly. Let the l’resh creyy chill you otit before the stress of the week ahead. Resident (iary l.a\\son is joined by regular guests l’aul Hughes (Matt Sound System) and Barry Johnstonc.

I G-Man 8: Traxx at The l.l\ ing Room. 4pm midnight. i‘ree. Weekly". It is noys possible to \y rite oil the Sabbath in its entirety \yhile enjoying some top-notch tunes. thanks to the l.i\'ing Room's double bill. The afternoon shill is taken care ol‘ by (i-Man. \\ ith his beats and hip hop. From 9pm. things get a bit liyelier thanks to underground house from Simon and Derek.

I Harri at (iroucho St Judes.

9pm midnight. l’ree. 23 Jul. l-‘ortnightly. The Sub ('Iub stalyy art brings his high calibre house to the most stylish ol' (ilasgoys 's style bars.

I Hi-T at Tchai-()\ na. 4pm lllpm. l-‘ree. Weekly. The latest in the flurry of Sun relasation sessions. This one is aitned squarely at those alter a spot oi detosilication. since the \enue is a non- smoking tea shop that looks like an opium den. The tunes. courtesy iii a huge number of local l)Js. are drayy n from eyery genre under the sun as long as

they 're laid-back. Drink obscure teas. play chess. giye your body a rest.

I Low Down Tunes at liour (’al‘e Bar (('('.'\). 9pm midnight. liree. Weekly. Melodic breaks and beats.

I Nick Peacock at The Variety Bar. Spin midnight. Free. Weekly. local hero .\'ick Peacock selects the best jaH

grooy es. With the occasional foray into house.

I Nico's at .\'ico‘s. 9pm midnight. liree. Weekly. Dribbler and Steye \\ ith reggae and dub selections.

I Paul Cawley at (it'otlclto St Judes. 0pm midnight. lirce. 3() Jul. l‘ortnightly. The man behind the l'cnetik imprint and l’sy l’hi brings his breaks and beats to the syyankiest style bar in lo\\tt.

I R8iB at Bar ll). 7pm 3am. Weekly. Relas w ith rhythm and blues cuts and take adyantage ol' the generous drinks promos at this city centre style bar.

I The Sunday Social at The Arches. .\'e\t date () Aug.

I Yang at Yang. 0pm lam. I‘rec. Weekly. Hip hop and house \s ith Dribbler and .\ Burd ('alled (ier.


I Bennet’s at Bcnnct‘s. 1 1.30pm 3am. £3. Weekly. Tom play s tunes l()\ cd by tyy'clyc-ycar-old girls. plus some bangin' handbag. to equally appreciatiye gay men. l-unny old ysorld.

I Bite at The (’athouse. ll).3()pm 3am. Free entry before l 1.30pm; £2 (£l.5()) al'ter. Weekly. .-\ milder mix of indie and rock than you'll lind at the city 's premier rock name on l'i‘i or Sat.

I Club Tropicana at The (iaragc (Attic ). llpm 3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Indie. both classic and contemporary. \\ ith a healthy dose ol Britpop.

I Cocoyan at The Apat'tliient.

l lpm 3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. .'\ hen night of dancehall. R&B and soul- Latino lllsinn from Puppa Shango (Joints & Jams) and newcomer DJ Yaw. I Funk Sundays at Slave. 8pm-3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Home with (’hicago tendencies from Andy (iuest. plus liyc percussion courtesy olflkndreys liorn. I Hostage at Media. lllpm—late. £5 (£4). Weekly. Residents Derek Taylor and Steyen Mc(‘reery ol~ The Tunnel play across-the-board credible house sotllttls.

I Liquid Cool at Baba/a. 9pm 3am. £5. Weekly. :\.J.. Kris Keegan and Ian Thompson playing top—notch \ocal garage and house to a club packed \s ith hy per-hedonistic tyyenty something rcyellers. all ol‘ \yhom seem to June forgotten that they hay e \york in the morning. ll. quality tunes and glamorous antics are your bag. Suns at Baba/a are unmissable.

I Li/Lo at Reds. l()pm 3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. ()scar (Misli Mash) and llarri (Subculture). sparring partners of old. join liot'ces l'or some l'unky deep house. I Liquid Gold at Q. lllpm 3am. l’ree before I lpm; £5 alter. Weekly. Q inoye their pre—club up a gear to create an alternatiye to Liquid (’ool \\ ith a similarly hedonistic \ibe. Harry it. Scott McMillan and Paul Tray nor keep the soul-lunk sounds lloys ing.

I Optimo at Planet l’each. l lpm 3am. £5 (£4). Surging l‘ag-l'unk tampering

\\ ith cold-hearted death disco round at acid house's. crm. house. You knost it makes sense.

I Sin at Trash. l lpm 3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. House. garage and student classics l‘rom Jim 1);) Best. with drinks for U all night.

I Sunday at Strays berry l-‘ields.

t)pm late. £l5. Weekly. liil'teen nicker might seem a bit steep tor a night dots n Strays berry l-‘ields. but in addition to banging house anthems and saucy dancing girls. the bar is totally and utterly l'ree. Mtich like a stomach pump on llte NllS.

I Sunday Worship at ('lth Budda. llpm 3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Michael Kilkie and Simon l-‘oy do their uplil‘ting house thing.

I Technique at The l3th Note (’Ith (both l‘loors). llpm 3am. £3. Weekly. A neyy name. but the sounds stay the same: a quality selection of indie. ancient and modern. l‘rom I)J (lay in ol (‘amera ()bscura.

I Taboo at The Velyet Rooms.

llpm 3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. [).\l(i proy ides the elttssic sottl. lillllls' ttlttl R&B.

I Voyeurism at Archaos. I lpm 3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. :\ peer paradise. \\ ith peep-hole perlt)rmances. non-specilic lake shagging and a general atmosphere of muckiness. ()h. and there's music too. With Mark Sherry and Paul Mendel spinning upl'ront. uplil‘ting house in the main room. .\'aeem rocking tloyy nstairs \\ ith his hip hop selections and Paul Tray nor and \aeem proy iding Rtkli cuts in the Skybar.

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I Atmosphere at l)estiny. ll)pm 3am. £3 before I lpm; £4 al‘tcr. Weekly. Full- on party action accompanied by generous drinks promos.

I Disco at l’ury Murry 's. l lpm 3am. £4 (£3 ). \Veekl). ('lteese-laslic disco l'tlit Tor students. \\ ith l)a\e and Phil spinning the discs.



I Loose at The Variety Bar.

()pm midnight. liree. Weekly. :\|t.country'. classic 7()s rock and blues lrom l’aul Shields.

I Phat Dave at The I.i\ ing Room. ()pm I lpm. l’ree. Weekly. Starting the \\ eek \\ ith ‘hedmu/ik 4 beatl‘reak/i. \yhich translates into linglish as hip hop. breaks. beats and the like.

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listings CLUBS





La Belle Angel, Hasties Close (Off Guthrie St), Edinburgh

City Café, my '

1‘) Blair St, Edinburgh 1: Worlds End, 4 High St, Edinburgh


Indigo Yard, Charlotte St, Edinburgh

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