EDINBURGH: PRE-CLUB, SAT continued
I Bela Lugosi's Shed at The Spiders Weh. Monthly. Returns in [eh
I Cuba Norte at (‘uha Norte.
lllpm lain. l'ree. Weekly. Hot salsa? ll's Saturday and that means. er. hot salsa at this epicentre of all things l.atiri.
I Frisco Disco at l’opRokit. ()pm larii. l’i'ee. 3 Dec. l-ortnightly. .Marlirt Valentine and Sley en Wanless ptiiiip tip the deep arid sotillttl house.
I Funk And Disorderly at The (‘iiy (’ale. ()pm larii. 3 Dec. l‘ortnightly. Yogi llaughlon supplies the may hest iii dancel'looria/l. R&B and \ocal garage. I Human Be-ln at The Human Be-ln. 9pm lain. l‘i'ee. Weekly. Beariy plays underground house and altet'iiatiye hreaks at this sw eel new hat:
I Immersed In Music at l)l\().
.‘lpin larii. l‘r‘ee. Weekly. Key Wright lets tis crash his Suhlime party (3 Dec). while Mark Price and Brian liisher giy e its a Taste or some garage and hard house pleasure (9 Dec).
I Latino Loco at lil Barrio. ltlpm lam. Free. Weekly. The original Latino chart party continues with the t'reshest heats l'rom the harrio.
I Made In Iguana at Iguana. ()pm ~lam. liree. Weekly. Top tunes from deep house man ('olin ('ook (t'ltragi'ooye).
I Party On at Rush. ()pm lam. Free. Weekly. 1)] l‘orkhoy lays down the hip hop. soul. Milk and indie.
I Oxygen at ()sygen. ‘lpin- larii. liree. Weekly. Mikey Stirton (Suhstantiali and Steye Austin (lleadspin) entertain the weekend crowds at this airy bar.
I Squalor Show at l’opRoktt.
‘lpin Iarii. l'i'ee. ‘) l)ec. l-'ortnight|y. Old school heats arid hreaks li'om Well Stirred and DJ l'rosty.
I Sub-Atomic at Bar l'nion (l'oi'merly Bliss). llpm lain. l‘ree. Weekly. .-\ selection ot' the :\tornic Bahy hackroom hoy s (Scott Brown. Bruce Nicholson. Stey ie Wilson and Scott Macls'eri/ie) play a l‘risky range (it t 'S house and garage. ('heck otit the nest Atomic Bahy at La Belle .>\ngele (ill 3 Dec.
I Underworld Vibes at Banner'man's. ‘lpm lam. l'ree. Weekly. Sean Pearson and Neil l'ei'guson go all garage and house on yo asses.
I Yush! at the (‘ity ('al'e. ‘lpm lam. Free. 0 Dec. l‘ortnightly. :\.J. (head honcho hehind lidinhurgh's leading hip hop lahel. Vtish Recordings) selects the upheat hip hop. funk and ragga. He's joined by the l'resh prince ol‘ R&B. the Mad .-\inhassador.
I Acetate at The Liquid Room.
ll).3(lpm 3am. £8 (£7). ‘) t)ec. Fortnightly. Plastic l’atttastic night Mr those who like to grooye in a l'unky house style.
I Ascension Goth Club at Holy l‘ood t’nion. lt)..‘~(lpm 3am. £3 (£3). 3 Dec. l-‘ortnightly. (ioth hash in celehr'ation ol' the club's seyenth hii'thday. always geared towards a ‘pansesual audience' which is nice because l'reaks need to get otit more. I Atomic Baby at l.tt Belle .-\ngele. ltl..‘~(lprn 3am. £8 hel'or‘e midnight; £ ll) alter. 3 Dec. Fortnightly. Alter the stupendous stleeess ()l- the last date with Anthony l’appa. resident Stuart Duncan makes room at the decks l'or ’l‘aste's Mark l'itshet‘.
I Blast at (‘luh Mercado. llpm --.‘~arn. £ltl (£8). 2 Dec. Fortnightly. Huggy Burger Queen and his trusty sidekick Mar'kell host a residents' showcase of only the liltest house music.
I Blue Strawberry at The Liquid Room. 10.30pm ~ 3am. £(i (£5 with lilyeri. 2 Dec. Monthly. The cream ol' lhi/a anthems. l'unk‘y house and smooth l'ls' garage lit'tittl the residents Key it) Jones and l’unky Vihe.
I Boogie Mo' Dynamo at the Bongo ('luh. Monthly. Ne\t date to Dec.
I Boombox at The Venue. Monthly. Nest date In l)ec w ith the Boomhos ('hristmas Party.
I CC. Blooms at (‘.(‘. Blooms.
10.30pm 3am that from (ipm). l-‘ree. Weekly. DJ Ally is hack again with more other trademark high-camp—to-house deckriical espei‘lise.
I Cool Runnings at the Venue (top floor). lll.3()pm 3am. £5. 3 Dec. Monthly. 1)] I)irstman and his trusty sidekick. (ihetto l-‘ahulous. dish the duh. hip hop and reggae to a tired-tip crowd. I Digital at The Venue (top floor). Monthly. Next date 23 Dec.
I Rotation at The Venue (all l'loor's). 10.30pm 3am. £8 (£7). ‘) l)ec. Monthly. The delectahle showcase of all manner of musical styles tonight welcomes NY("s 'l‘yt'ee (‘ooper for some damn hot tech- house ori the top floor with resident Sean Pearson. The middle lloor sees not one hut two big name l‘ellas in .-\uhrey (Solid (irooy e) and Mark Amhrose ((‘rayon Records) and by iingo it. that jackin' house terrier (ieorge 'l‘ isn't cookin' tip a storm in the cooler.
I District at Noa. lt).3(lpm 3am. £5. 3 Dec. Monthly. You'ye heard the rumours. now get down to this sweet little yenue to check otit l‘or‘ )oui'sell' the hlockrockin‘ house party cooked tip hy lidinhurgh’s linest. (‘i‘aig Smith and Adrian Milarski. I The Egg at The Wee Red Bar.
llpm-- 3am. £4 (£3.50). Weekly. The best mix of indie. (ills garage. Northern sotil. ska. and soundtracks you're likely to stagger Ltet'tiss.
I Eye Candy at (‘luh Mercado.
llpin- 3am. £l(l. () l)ec. Fortnightly. Beat lilo party night l'eatut‘ing residents (iraenie l’opstar‘. Neviat Barton and Neil (‘rookston plus special guest (‘raig Burger Queen. Remember to 'l)ress glam
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Hands up who wants to see Mr. Scruff this fortnight
or scr'ain’ and ptit it in the diary that the chart—topping Spiller are here on the 33 Dec.
I Fiesta Latina at 'l‘ey iot Row t'nion. l),,‘s()pm 2am. £4.50 (£3.50). ‘) l)ec. .Moiitlily. Salsa. mamho. rtimha. riierengue. \allenalo. cumhia and son all under one sweaty root at this l'iesty liesta ot a l.atin dance party.
I Headspin at The Bongo ('ltih. lllﬁtlpin 3am. £7. 3 Dec. Monthly. Willi much happiness the Headspin residents ol' ('olin Millar. Dam and Stey e .-\ustin welcome hack their lurry l'riends 'l'he l’sy chonauts. 'l'his will he the Mo Mas tearaway s' l‘otii‘th appearance here and
judging by the success ol prey ious
outings. their l’risky mi.\ ol‘ dancet‘loor breaks and cut—ups w ill tear the place wide open.
I Joy at Wilkie llouse. lll.3llpm 3am. £ltl ( £8). ‘) l)ec. Monthly. Maggie tk Alan‘s all-time lay'otirite guest. Queen Masine. makes her dramatic return tonight and yoti can bet the crowd is going to go wild. Whether you're a riiemher or not early arriyal at this \ery special (’hristmas date more than makes settse. See llttllst.
I Jungle Magic at the Liquid Room. Monthly. Nest date lo l)ee with premiere drum & hass outlit Kosheen.
I Kuru at ligo. llpm 3am. £7. 3 Dec. Monthly. Work your t'tinky hooty to some sweet house music at this new residency l‘rom Marco Smith and Dam.
I Last Night A DJ Stole My Wife at l’o Na Na. llpm 3am. £3. Weekly. I).l-1tli Varmint. keeping it real with the old skool to iiti skool heats thing.
I Latin Explosion at The Mamho (‘luh ltlpm 3am. £5. Weekly. Your weekly dose of hiin octane l.atin rhythms (run L‘\L‘lll\i\el_\ by women). with dance classes starting at 0pm l'or beginners and for more experienced salsa aficionados at Itlpm (priced £4 which includes entry to the eltlhl.
I LUVEIy at Wilkie llotlse. Nltiltthly. Nest datc 25 Dec.
I Luvely Lite at ligo, Monthly. Nest date l() l)ec.
I The Mambo Club at The (Ktyeiitlisli lllpin 3am. £4 hel’oi'e midnight; £5 alter. Weekly The highly respected mi\ ol reggae. ragga. lsth. rap and hip hop continues to he one ot the strongest nights loi' music ol hlack origin in town. I Messenger Sound System at the Bongo ('luh. llpm 3am £lll. ‘) |)ec. l’oi‘tnighlly. It's the humpei Winter Roots .lamhoi'ce so pop your woolly t‘asta hat or) and high tail it down to catch the t‘l-s's leading t‘tiots artists.
I Mingin' at Sttidio 24 (upstairs) ltl..‘\llpm 3am. £5. 3 Dec. l~ortnightly. Altogether more pleasurahle than the name would suggest. this is a gay li‘iendly house. trance and techno lest hosted by Brian l)etltpstet' and Alan .loy lot' a loyal crowd.
I The Mission at Sttidio 2-1. llprii 3am. £5 (£4). 9 Dec. l-‘ortnightly. .’\st()tllltllltf_'l_\ popular haunt tor the allernateens ol the capital. leatut'ing three rooms ol tip-to» date darkness: head upstairs tor goth and industrial goings—on. to the main ﬂoor lor rock. nu metal and guitar hased sounds. and tip to the wee lront roorii l'oi' general weirdness. sometimes on a skate. punk or" indie slant.
I Nameless at The .'\llle. It)..‘~llpiii 3am. £(i. Weekly. Alle\el'-elt;ttt}1ltlg selection or seasoned protessionals. leaturing 'l'witch. Brainstorm. The Bill. Sandy Paris and Roh Dylan. 'l'hese days. they play techno. deep house and w hates et' else they damn well please.
I Noa at Noa. lllpm 3am. l‘ree entry hel'ore midnight; £(i alter. ‘) l)ec. l-‘or‘tnightly. .lori Howers. Martin Valentine ('l'aste) and (‘i'aig l’hilhps create a mised tip melange or [S house and garage.
I Oxygen at Sttidio 24. Illpin 3am. Memhers £8 hetore midnight. £|ll alter; non-memhers £lll helor'e midnight. £l3 alter. 2 Dec. l-tntnrghtly. Walking in a Winter Wonder ('luhland this lortiiight. ()sygen delights in hringing the loyely and talented Rachel :\uhurn to entertain w ith her' tiinky hrand ol' progressiye to hard house. l’lus support trom sparkly snow l'lak'es l)ow /er and John.
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