I Algo Differente at llavatia 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. ‘)pm midnight. Free. Weekly. Latino grooves with Marcelo and Manuelo ('ifuentes.
I Heartbreak at Spy Bar. Rpm-midnight. Free. l4 Feb only. .\ Valentine's special featuring break beats and )hat moves.
I T e .lengaheads at The Living Room. ‘)pm--midnight. Free. Weekly. Martyn Jcngahcad is at the helm of this night. which showcases new releases. acetates and the like. With occasional bongo action.
I Fluid at The l’olo Lounge. l0pm lam. Free. Weekly. DJ Wayne Dixon mixes tip classic ftiiik. sotil 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 Rtissell's. ‘) l lpm. Free. Weekly. DJ Yaw brings his world music extravaganza to the yuppie masses.
I Shu Hirata at The (‘ul Dc Sac.
8pm midnight. Free. Weekly. Ja/ly breaks. hip hop. electro. drum ch bass: whatever gets played out. it's hound to he the best available.
I Yang at Yang. 8pm lam. Free. Weekly. Michael l’eck mixes. cuts and breaks those beats.
I Bennet's at Bennet's. l l.30pm 3am. £2.50 (£l.50). Weekly. Sara with an tipfroiit dance mix. (Jay.
I Deathlehem at The l3th .\'ote ('luh. l lpm 3am. £2. Weekly. Residents Dumptrtick. Demonic and (‘raig look set to scare the punters silly with mean old rock and metal — think Korn and Slipknot having a scrap with Black Sabbath and A(‘/l)(‘.
I F.A.B. at Barbara. I lpmr3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. DJ Sktid blends garage. R&B and funky house. playing to a dressed—tip crowd who help to make this one of the busiest midweek nights in (ilasgow.
I Hotdog at Reds. l lpm 3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. An Ann Stiminers-sptinsored night that's about to spice tip your life. Mtisic comes in the form of dance classics from Keith l’yper. httt it's the l’V(‘ underwear. joy juice and willy - shaped ice-cube makers that we're after. I Joints And Jams at Planet l’cacli. llpm 73am. £3 (£2). Weekly. lligh calibre night of hip hop. swing and R&B from a rotating roster of DJ talent including Martin llesketh. l’tippa Shango. John Lyons. DMG and James Fullerton.
I Overground at The Velvet Rooms.
1 lpm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. lndie sounds and chart classics from Joe McKay.
I Shag Tag at Archaos. l lpm -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 tip to you and get biz-ay. Music-wise. it's hanging house and trance in the main room and across-the-hoard ‘madness’ froin (‘.J. downstairs.
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I Cheese 0n Toast at Shack (formerly The Temple). l().30pm--3ain. £3 (£2). Cheesy tunes with boo/e sauce to help wash it down.
I Klass at Destiny. l0pm—3am. £2 before 1 lpm: £3 after. Weekly. For those who fancy a party night otit. btit can't stand those pesky kids cluttering tip the joint. Over 28s only.
I Pop 8r Tarts at The (‘athotise
l lpm—3am. Free before l l.30pin'. £2 (£1.50) after. Weekly. Party-tip disco and funk.
I Souped Up at The Garage. l0.30pm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Daft pop and student antics.
Regular weekly clubs plus one off events are listed by city, then b day, then alphabetically by title. Clubs will be listed provided up-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 al The Pond Bar. 0pm lam. Free. Weekly. A superior selection of ftmk. hip hop and breaks in the comfortable surroundings of Leith's premiere watering hole.
I Focus at ('ity ('afe. ()pm lain. Free. l5 Feb only. ()li and Dan get it together in a lcftlicld dance. hip hop. fttnk and jtt/I sly lcc.
I Fuel at Rush. 0pm lam. Free. Weekly. DJ Raymi B generates a high- voltagc supply of hip hop. ftmk and hollse.
I Immersed In Music at l’iyo.
9pm lam. Free. Weekly. Tim Makon and ('olin ('hapman play delectable house grooves for the laid-back drinking crowd.
I La Fromagerie at The Meadows Bar (downstairs). 0pm lain. l‘ree. S Feb. l-‘ortnightly. Wake tip and smell the cheese from litlinhurgh‘s original li—Z slea/ics .'\l and Ram the Mullet.
I Made In Iguana at lgtiana.
()pm lam. Free. Weekly. (iary .‘ylac (Sublime) manages a mclange of tough breaks. frisky heats and classic house tunes.
I Mellow Mellow Right On at The ('arwash. t)pm lam. Free. Weekly. DJ Sofa Boy gets comfortable with an eclectic mix of chilled funk and nu jazz. sotllltls.
I Oxygen at ()xygen. ()pin lam. Free. Weekly. Toby Shippey' of Salsa (‘eltica fame hosls the ‘lilecli'onte Music ('lub’ on two floors. \\ here the likes of Dolphin Boy and Aqua Bassino are prone to drop by for some live action.
I Perception at Bar l'nion (formerly Bliss). 9pm lam. Free. l5 Feh. l'iot‘llllghlly. l)eep to progressive hotlse from Derek Martin and (iav (irant.
I Prefix at Bar l'nion. 0pm lam. Free. S l-‘eh. Fortnightly. ('hris Bryant and Derek Selines sort the deep and ftmky wheat from the house chaff.
I Rookie Night at l’opRokil.
l0pm lam. Free. Weekly. The tension mounts as the city's unknown l)Js get closer to that all important competition linal that could win them a set at the new Honeycomb. Send your tapes to Honeycomb lints.. PO Box 23377. lidinburgli lillS ‘)\\'l'.
I Salsa at lil Barrio. 7pm late. Free. Weekly. Learn Salsa and Merengue with some top Latino experts. See (‘lassilied for more info.
I Salsa Experience at Baracoa.
8pm lain. Free. Weekly. DJ Jorge plays the Latino grooves to make you salsa. with dance classes (£3.50) from the professionals.
I Salsa Viva at (‘uha .‘s'orte.
l0pm lam. Free. Weekly. Salsa and Latin l)Js on rotation.
I Strange Beats at The Watershed. Spin lam. Free. Weekly. A solid funk and sottl selection at this Stockhridge style bar.
I Tango el Porteno at (‘Iub Java. Spttt midnight. Free. Weekly. Informal tango night with free beginners class froin 8pm.
I Undercover Brothers at The (‘ity (‘afe. Spin lam. Free. Weekly. Sly sax and percussion accompany the decks selection from Adrian. Lyrical enhancement comes from hip hop ragga brother .»\.J. (Ytish Recordings).
I C.C. Blooms at ('.(‘. Blooms. l().3()pin 3am (bar from ()pllll. Free.
Weekly. Trip the light fantastic to Hi- .\'R(i dance action at this ever-popular gay bar.
I Da Break at La Belle Angele. Monthly. Next date 1 Mar.
I Dust at Studio 2-1. Monthly. Dust will return in Mar.
I Dysfunction at The Attic. 9pm—3iml. £2 (£l ). Weekly. Formerly at The Venue. l)Js [Ewan and Jane have now moved the latest mix of nu metal. hardcore. skate punk and industrial here for a weekly session that includes live action every other Thu. This fortnight (8 Feb) it‘s Assert. Freebase and Unique Freak.
I Ethos at Sttidio 2-1 has now finished. I Fawaz at ligo. l lpm-3am. £tbc. 8 Feb. l-‘ortnightly'. Start the weekend early in the company of those astoundingly talented types l'nkle Fawa/ and Dolphin Boy. Hip hop. funk. sotil and breaks are just some of the musical genres they tlislot‘l to delight.
I Floorplay at The l'nion. l lpm~2am. £3 (£2). Weekly“. Varying styles of house played by numerous guest l)Js at this lleriot-Watt club night.
I Future Primitive at The Venue ((‘ooleri l0.30pm~-3ain. £2. I Feb. Monthly. Informal bargain night of mixed underground music. covering all bases from ambient electronica to deep house and hreakheat.
I Genetic at The (‘itrus Club.
I lpin- 3am. £2. Weekly. Still a mighty popular soiree that showcases alternative. indie and lo-li. No smoking in the bar area. mind.
I Juve-Nation at The Bongo Club. See ReJtivenation below.
I Love Breaks at Po Na Na. l lpm—3am.
£2. Weekly. l)Js Simone and Dr Jon play new and old classics from the realms of Latin. sotil. R&B and disco.
I The Moneyshot at The Bongo Club. l().3()pm—3am. £4. l5 Feb. Monthly. A heavyweight contender in hip hop circles now that Paisley's very talented S.T.S now holds down a residency here. He‘s joined by the regular DJs Foly and Hood and graffiti geezer lnsa.
I Naked at Wilkie House.
l().30pm 3am. £7 (£6). 8 Feb. Monthly. While there may he more hard house nights in town than strictly necessary. odds are that this new night will attract big numbers. llaving hard house heroine Lisa Lashes on board for the launch will certainly" help and plans are afoot to get l‘ergie for a future date. And if big name guests don‘t work. the promise of drinks promos all night and free mix CDs and goodie bags to the early birds might just do the trick. See llitlist.
I Rejuvenation (formerly Juve-Nation) at The Bongo Club. I lpm—3am. £6 (£5). 8 Feb. Monthly. Joining forces with Slammin' Vinyl. the newly-named drum & bass night welcomes special guest DJ Tango. Residents Relentless and Twist help him take it back to the old-skool. See llitlist.
I Snatch Club at The Liquid Room. l().3()pm—3am. £3.50 (£2.50). Weekly. Your man Harry Ainsworth. fresh from success in New Yoik. keeps on pushing his unique brand of musical and comedic entertainment on these shores along with Bar. Peters and Spanky Alexander. It‘s a funky disco cum cabaret. by the way.
I 3 Piece Sweet at The Cocteau Lounge. l lpm—3am. £2. 15 Feb. Fortnightly. Still skint after the festive season'.’ No matter because party girls Trendy Wendy. Sally F and Nicci allow entry at a cheap rate. have a ‘no music policy" that pleases. some ultra-cheap drinks promos and free makeovers from Ms. B. Smart. What tnore could you ask'.’ I Urban Rhythm at [igo has now finished.
I Vortex at La Belle Angele. Monthly. Next date the.
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I Back To Basics at Why Not?
I lpm—3am. £5. Weekly. Wonderfully predictable favourites from the chart crypt.
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The best clubs in Edinburgh this fortnight
Big Beat Usually holed up at the Jazz Rooms in Brighton, Russ Dewbury makes a rare excursion north of the border to showcase his highly impresswe record collection. Recommended that you have your dancing feet on for this one. La Be/le Ange/e, Fri 2 Feb.
Boogie Mo Dynamo Relaunching at this more spacious venue to the delectation and delight of their breakbeat following, the Boogie Mo posse welcome the masterful Lee Coombs (Finger Lickin') to mark the occasion. Wilkie House, Sat 3 Feb.
The Moneyshot Up-and-coming hip hop night, boosted by the addition of Paisley's STS to its already strong roster of residents, including Foly and Hood. Shoot the pump, get the funk and all
that junk. The Bongo Club, Thu 75 Feb.
Naked The crowned queen of hard house, Lisa Lashes, graces our humble city to attend the opening of this new hedonistic house night. Gawd bless ’er. Wilkie House, Thu 8 Feb.
Radio Babylon Electro pioneer, one- half of that band called Orbital and all- round nice bloke Paul Hartnoll (pictured) returns to Radio Babylon to give the loyal crowd a sneaky prewew of the new album. All very exciting and advisable to arrive early to avoid disappointment. La Belle Ange/e, Fri 9 Feb.
Rejuvenation Taking us way back to the halcyon days of early drum & bass, the night formerly known as Juve- Nation but now renamed Rejuvenation because it makes a whole lot more sense welcomes old-school producer DJ Tango. The Bongo C/ub, Thu 8 Feb.
Renaissance The Nottingham superclub returns for another progressive house marathon featuring special guest Danny Howells. As one of the UK's most prolific talents, Howells dabbles in all manner of styles but should plumb for some sexy, futuristic house grooves at this event. Ego, Sat
7 0 Feb.
Rotation Following the release of their acclaimed debut album Junkyard Funk, Low Pressing's heroes Peace DiVision have cemented their status as the UK's leading underground producers and their appearance here with Urban Resistance's Suburban Knight should be one to remember. The Venue, Sat 3 Feb.
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