CLUBS listings


I Liquid Gold at O. 5pm—3am. Free before 11pm; £5 after. Weekly. Funky tunes and club classics from Harry B., Scott McMillan and Paul Traynor at this bar-club in association with Babaza’s hedonistic extravaganza, Liquid Cool. Not to be confused with the popular ‘room deodoriser' of tlte same name.

I LilLo at Reds. 10pm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Oscar (Mish Mash) and Harri (Subculture), sparrirtg partners of old, join forces for some funky deep house. I Optimo at Substitute Venue (Planet Peach). llpm—3am. £6 (£5). Weekly. If Optimo were Grange Hill in the currently fashionable 1950s, 'l‘witch would be Zammo, hiding packets of cheap street funk in the back of his calculator when he didn't even ltave maths that day. Wilkes would be Mr. Bronson, ruling the urtruly lads of electro with an iron hand. Roland, without doubt, would take tlte role of Danny Kendal, the ill-fated graffiti artiste found dead in a car made of techno. On Sunday 1‘) Nov, Peaches (Mrs. MacClusky) will be getting strict with Gonzalez (Pogo Patterson) for their legendery sleaze funk and dirty hip hop floorshow. And, arguably best of all, there's a chance to see Upper Sixth bullies, (.‘nut on 26 Nov, featuring lnrtes Smith, known to the Optimo 'lhird Formers as The Artgry German. Just Say Yes! See llitlist.

I Sin at Trash. 1 1pm—3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. llouse, garage and student classics from Jim Da Best, with drinks for £1 all night.

I Sunday Worship at Club Budda. llpm-3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Michael Kilkie and Simon Foy do their uplifting house thing.

I Technique at The 13th Note Club (both floors). llpm—3am. £2. Weekly. A quality selection of indie, ancient and modern, from DJ Gavirt of Camera Obscura.

I Taboo at The Velvet Rooms. llpm—3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. DMG provides the classic soul, funk and R&B. I Voyeurism at Archaos. l 1pm—3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. A perv‘s paradise, with peep- ltole performances, non-specific fake shagging and a general atmosphere of muckiness. ()h, and there‘s music too, with Mark Sherry and Paul Mendez spinning upfront, uplifting house in the main room, Naeern rocking downstairs with his hip hop selections and Paul 'I‘raynor providing R&B cuts in the Skybar.

Chart & Party

I Atmosphere at Destiny. l0pm—3am. £3 before 11pm; £4 after. Weekly. Full-on party action accompanied by generous drinks promos.

I Disco at Fury Murry’s. 11pm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Cheese-tastic disco fun for students. with Dave and Phil spinning the discs.



I Loose at The Variety Bar. ()pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. classic 70s rock and blues from Paul Shields.

I Phat Dave at The Living Room. ‘)pm—l 1pm. Free. Weekly. Starting the week with ‘hedmuzik 4 beatfreakz‘, which translates into [English as hip hop, breaks, beats and the like.

I Playstation League at Bar Jedi. ()pnt—rnidnight. Free. Weekly. For kids sore of thumb and pallid of complexion. A case of lager is up for grabs for the top gun gamer. assuming you cart drag yourselves away front the ‘station at ltome.


I Burn at Mas. llpm—3am. Free for staff of any pub or club: £3 to everyone else. Weekly. A top party atmosphere guaranteed thanks to the thumping dance classics unleashed by Norm and Richard. I The Monday Club at The Velvet Rooms. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. (‘hris llesketh mixes up Rck B, garage and house at this night. lintry is free to all shop. bar. restaurant and club staff. generously enough.

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I Organic Audio at Mas. llpm—3am. £tbc. Organic Audio with a live set, and a

stint in the booth at the delayed new super-

I Passionality at Planet Peach.

11.30pm—3am. £3 (£2 with flyer). Weekly. Gay night that invites you to ‘come get passionate’. The music, courtesy of DJ Andy (Bennet’s, Sadie’s), promises to be cheesy chart, upfront house and handbag. I Speedracer at The Garage. 10.30pm-3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Indie classics with the odd daft party tune thrown in for the usual crazy crowd.


3 Pro-club I Colin Davie at Spy Bar. 9pm-midnight.

Free weekly. Mr Davie goes on a tongue- in-cheek journey through the history of house music.

I Dub Night at The Variety Bar. Spni—midnight. Free. Weekly. Stevie Donaldson (Bar 10) playing, oddly enough,dub.

I Club Salsa Sabrosa at Havana Bar.

8pm—midnight. £4 (£3.50). Weekly. DJs Keith and Alexis provide you with a cool night of Latin tunes, with merengue and salsa classes from 8pm.

I Bar 10 at Bar 10. 7pm—late. Free. Weekly. A chance for aspiring DJ talent to

get noticed: every week three bedroom

turntablists spin their discs, the best being selected by the crowd, who then progress to the final. where DJs and promoters from various clubs grant the cream of the crop a chance to play at their venue or club.

I Passion Pour La Vida at October. Spm—midnight. Free. Weekly. The award- winning DJ Jazz drives up the temperature in Princes Square with a Latino/Spanish extravaganza.


I Eden at Alaska. 11pm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. One for the students, with the usual classics of academe downstairs thanks to Alan Ronald, plus some charging party tunes and a smattering of house upstairs from Scott Mackay ofThe Tunnel. Further proof that Tuesday is the new Thursday.

I F.U.N. at Planet Peach. 11pm—3am. £3. Weekly. Gay night featuring the traditional hodge podge of cheesy chart action and camp handbaggage courtesy of DJ Georgie Boy and regular live PAs.

I Media at Media. llpm—3am. £tbc. Weekly. A full-on flavoured mix from lain Thomson.

I Whadsup? at Reds. £3 (£2). Weekly. House and garage anthems from Fraiser Latta.

Chart & Party

I Laid at Shack (formerly The Temple). 10.30pm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Student night with the cheesiest of cheese, regular tribute bands and the odd foam party.

I Goo Goo at The Velvet Rooms. llpm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Paul Melon claims to be ‘The King of Cheese’, while Dave Mulholland whacks out the commercial house and garage.

I Shooting Stars at The Garage. llpm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Gerry and Iain keep the drunk kids happy with charty house and pop hits.

j I The Shimmy Club at Bennet‘s.

11.30pm—3am. £3 (£1.50). Weekly. A straiglttish and studenty night at the gay venue, with Raymond Davren maintaining the arty atmosphere.

I S ave Boy Tuesday at Slave. 10pm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Hostess Ms Mi-Mi-Martini and resident Jon Fraser with handbag and hardbag albums at the club’s gay night.

I T.|.T. at Trash. 10.30pm-3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Grahame Ferguson and Robert arid Scott Free spin upfront house in the main room, pop for the studes in room two and relaxed grooves. The kids love it, despite the name.

I Yang at Yang. llpm—3am. Free before midnight; £3 after. Weekly. Northern soul and funk grooves from Gerry Love (Teenage Fanclub) and Chris Geddes (Belle And Sebastian). Live bands appear on an ad hoc 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 set.

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

I The Jengaheads at The Living Room. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Martyn Jengahead is at the helm of this night, which showcases new releases, acetates and the like.

I Fluid at The Polo Lounge. 10pm-1am. Free. Weekly. DJ Wayne Dixon mixes up classic funk. soul and disco with a dash of contemporary business, and there are half price cocktails to make sure things go with a swing.

I Russell's at Russell's. 9—1 1pm. Free. Weekly. DJ Yaw brings his world music extravaganza to the yuppie masses.

I Shu Hirata at The Cul De Sac. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Jazzy breaks, hip hop, electro, drum & bass: whatever gets played out, it‘s bound to be the best available.

I Yang at Yang. 8pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Michael Peck mixes, cuts and breaks those beats.


I Bennet’s at Bennet’s. 11.30pm—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. llpm—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 Glas row.

I Hot 09 at Reds. 11pm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. An 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 willy-shaped ice-cube makers that we’re after.

I Joints And Jams at Planet Peach. llpm—3am. £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 Fullerton.

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

I Shag Tag at Archaos. llpm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Insaner 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 Cheese On Toast at Shack (formerly

The Temple). 10.30pm—3am. £3 (£2).

Cheesy tunes with booze sauce to help

wash it down.

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 I Pop 8r Tarts at The Cathouse. llpm—3am. 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 b day, then alphabetically by title. Clubs will be listed provided u -to-date details reach our offices at east eight days before publication. Lack of information may result in clubs being omitted. Edinburgh club listings compiled by Catherine Bromley.



I Bass Invaders at The Pond Bar. ‘Jpnt—lam. Free. Weekly. A delectable selection of funk, hip hop and breaks iii the comfortable surroundings of Leith's premiere watering hole.

I Fuel at Ruslt. ‘me—lam. Free. Weekly. DJ Raymi B generates a high-voltage supply of hip hop, furtk and house.

I Immersed In Music at Pivo. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Tim Makon and (‘olin Chapman play delectable house grooves for the laid-back drinking crowd.

I La Fromagerie at The Meadows Bar (downstairs). t)pm—lam. Free. 16 Nov. Fortnightly. Wake up and smell the cheese from [Edinburgh's original li-Y. sleazies Al and Kant the Mullet.

I Made In Iguana at Iguana. ‘me-Iam. Free. Weekly. Gary Mac (Sublime) brings down a few boxes of his favourite funky tunes and slips in some soulful house at leisure.

I Mellow Mellow Right On al The Canvash. ()pnt—lam. Free. Weekly. DJ Sofa Boy gets comfortable with an eclectic mix of chilled funk and nu jazz sounds.

I Oxygen at Oxygen. ()prn—lam. Free. Weekly. Mark [idmondson and Mr Todd rotate on a fortnightly basis with sonte damn funky grooves.

I Perception at Bar Union (formerly Bliss). 9pm-lam. Free. 23 Nov. Fortnightly. Deep to progressive house from Derek Martin and Gav Grant.

I Prefix at Bar Union (formerly Bliss). 9pm—1am. Free. 16 Nov. Fortnightly. The X-Residents and guests supply house and garage grooves, plus original turtes.

I Rookie Night at PopRokit. 10pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Unknown DJs get the opportunity to leave their bedrooms behind and play out to a crowd. Send tapes to Duncan Alexander (tr PopRokit, 2 Picardy Place, Edinburgh, Elli 3JT.

I Salsa Experience at Baracoa. 8pm—1am. Free. Weekly. DJ Jorge plays the Latino grooves to make you salsa, with dance classes from the expert, Sam Gannon (£3.50).

I Salsa Viva at Cuba Norte. l0pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Salsa and Latin DJs on rotation.

I Strange Beats at The Watershed. 8pm—lam. Free. Weekly. A solid funk and soul selection.

I Tango El PortenOat Club Java. S—l2pm. Free. Weekly. Informal tango night with free taster class at 7.45pm. For more info. contact Steve on 0131 557 5217.

I Tropico Utopico! at El Barrio. Spm-lam. Free. Weekly. DJs from the Bongo Club in Manchester and DJ Jaffar and Zuppa Inglese from Arakataca spin a spicy selection ofAfrican, Afro Latin and Afro Caribbean dance music. More info from eventer

I Undercover Brothers at The City Cafe. Spm—lam. Free. Weekly. A live take on the pre-club scenario with saxophone and

: percussion accompanying the decks

selection from Adrian, with lyrical enhancement from A.J. (Yush Recordings).


I C.C. Blooms at C.C. Blooms. 10.30pm—3am (bar from (rpm). Free. Weekly. Work that body to IIi-NRG dance action at this ever-ready gay bar.

I 03 Break at La Belle Angele. 10.30pm—3am. £4 (£3). 16 Nov. Monthly.

Foul-mouthed MC Bane fronts seven-piece

hip hop and funk band, Style Of Soul, plus guest DJ Unkle Fawaz spinning rare groove. Residents Demon and Bertie manage the hip hop and the free raffle.