ass tecltno in the main arena with special guest Alan Joy while the Yoghurt Weaver and Kam The Beard showcase strange sounds and dub reggae it) the chill suite. I The Mambo Club at The ('avendish. l()pm 3am. £4 before midnight; £5 after. Weekly. Still going strong after so many years. Sir ()ssie provides the reggae. ragga. soul. funk. rap. hip hop and R&B delights.

I Manga at La Belle Angele. Monthly. Next date 23 Feb with DJ 'l‘race.

I Mondo at W'ilkie House.

l().3()pm 3am. £7 (£5). 2 Feb. Monthly. Yet another crowd-pleasing line-up from the Mondo crew features l.uca Antolini and DJ (iitts. With the former being a trattce master of much repute and the latter being responsible for a line remix of Kernkraft 4()()'s ‘Zombie Nation'. this should be quite a night.

I Nature at The Attic. | lpm~3am. £6. Weekly. Voted the second best club night in Edinburgh. Nature is a deep house dreatn in the cosy confines of this intimate venue. This fortnight you'll find a DIY Party courtesy of those infatnous Nottingham types (2 Feb) and Silicone Soul managing the whole shebang the following week (9 Feb).

I Noa at Noa. l()pmv 3am. Free. Weekly. Jon Flowers in the tnain rootn with garage: l’aul Dixon through the back with old-skool. soul and funk.

I Nomad at La Belle Angele. Monthly. Next date 16 Feb.

I Pillbox at Studio 24. Monthly. Next date 23 Feb.

I Planet Earth at The (‘itrus (‘lub. l().3()pm-—3am. £4. Weekly. The varied musical delights of the 70s and 80s. with a particular stress laid on that madcap magic known as disco. No smoking at the bar please.

I Progression at Wilkie House. Monthly. Next date l6 Feb with ()uivver (tbc). For tnore info. peruse— pt'ogt‘essiott.c‘t).ttk.

I Radio Babylon at La Belle Angele. l().3()pm 3am. £5. ‘) Feb. Monthly. To coincide with the imminent release of their new material. ()rbital's Paul llartnoll returns to the clth that boldly goes where no club has been before. All sorts of danceable soul. fttnk and ska precedes harder breaks and beats and as was the case the last time llartnoll played. business will build to tops off techno that scares the horses. See Hitlist. I Rampage at The Wee Red Bar. l().3()pin 3am. £5. 9 Feb. Monthly. Full- on hard house. trance. acid and techno with those fun-loving types from Apex. Yes. l’hil '/.ero and l’earsall are back in business and after several months of making a right racket in their bedrooms. you can bet they're chomping at the bit for this one. DJ Skelp from Aberdeen joins in the frenzy. See l’hactlile.

I Redspin at The Wee Red Bar has now finished.

I Resistance at The Venue (two lloors). Monthly. Next date 23 Feb with DJ Dano attd Scott Brown.

I Roadblock at Ft) Na Na. l lpm- -3am. £3. Weekly. Nicci F stops the traffic in bad music when she digs tip the best in funk. disco. ltotise and block rockin' beats.

I Ruff Kuts at The Venue (top floor). |().3()pm~3am. £5. 9 Feb. Monthly. Drum & bass night care of Phos4ous. Dalai and Spy that makes a marked departure from the norm with live M(‘s plus the opportunity to surf the net and have your bizarro findings projected onto big

I Salsa Mambo at (iaia. Spin-3am. £6 (£4). 2 Feb only. Latino dance classes froin 8pm with non-stop salsa tttltes until the early hours.

I Salsa Viva at The Venue (top floor). l().3()pm»-3am. Free before midnight: £5 after. 2 Feb. Monthly. Scorching hot Latin rhythms from the masterful DJ Jorge. Apparently the urge to dance is irresistible so mind you wear sensible shoes. '

I Sublime at Wilkie House. I().3()pm—3am (doors close at lam). Free to members; £8 non-members. 9 Feb. Fortnightly. Steve Ronan and Purple. the

stars of Atomic Records in Brighton. travel up north to show case their trance and techno trickery. Support comes in the form of ldge in the main room and those breaks monkeys Flix and (iary Mac in the Blue Room.

I TL at The Venue (downstairs).

l().3()pm 3am. £5 before midnight; £7 after. 2 Feb. Fortnightly. 'l‘ender lov ing trance and driving techno from residents Pete Anderson and Steve l.iddel.

I Underground Overground at Studio 24. |().3()pm -3am. ‘) Feb. Monthly. No details available at time of going to press. I Up! at Studio 24 (uplstairs).

l().3()pm 3am. £7 non-members: £6 members. 2 Feb. Monthly. Residents Alan James and Nic ('avendish deliver the sweetest selection of progressive house and trance. while the bouncy castle and numerous other themed props combine to keep the clubbers ‘up' as it

I UTI presents 'Synergy’ at Studio 24 (upstairs). l().3()pm--3am. £5. 0 Feb. Monthly. Tormod Mor. Jonny ()h! and Semaj are joined in their underground techno crusade by special guest Mark Williams.

I Vain at llolyrood Union. See Sat.

I Zealous at Studio 24 (downstairs). l().3()pm~3am. £5. 2 Feb. Monthly. Hardcore skatepunk and industrial sounds courtesy of some live protagonists and DJs. This month live action comes from Tung (the). The Bardo. Throat. Ridgeback and Zerotonin with Dunk. lqy and Claire providing the DJ delight.

Chart & Party

I Canned Heat at (iaia. l()ptn 3am. £2 before midnight: £3 after. Weekly. DJ Harry Let‘s (io (Boombox) lays on the pop and partied-up funk. disco and house tunes. Plus Double Zero upstairs in the lounge with a sure-shot selection of funk. big beat and drum & bass.

I Fridays at (‘lub Java. 5pm 3am. Free before I lpm; £3 after. Weekly. The sumptuous surroundings of l.eith's luxurious club venue allow for wild abandon on the downstairs dancefloor or ntore sedate goings on in the comfortable upstairs lounge. Drinks promos ensure affordable pleasure either way.

I Fusion at liros/lilite. 9.30pm 3am. £4 (£3) before I lpm; £5 (£4) before midnight: £6 (£5) after. Weekly. House and garage hits at this behemoth of a venue with occasional live l’As an added bonus.

I Gorgeous at Loca. l()pm 3am. Free before midnight; £3 (£2 with llyer) after. Weekly. (iet ready to pump that party at this mainstream chart affair.

I Jam at The lTnion. l lptn 2am. £2. Weekly. The biggest party tunes from recent decades in the tnain room plus some big beat. funk and indie through the back.

I Night To Remember at The Cavendish. l()ptn 3am. £6. Weekly. ()r not. given the prices they're shifting their bottle at. Over 25s.

I Shock! at liros/lilite. Monthly. Next date the.

I The Subway at The Subway.

9pm —3am. Free before I lpm; £3 (£l ) after. Weekly. See Thu.

I Club Tropicana at The Subway West tind. 4pm—3am. Free before I lpm: £3 (£l ) after. Weekly. Post-work party with a Hawaiian theme.

I T.F.l. Friday at The Ark. 4pm 3am. Free before l()pm; £4 (£2) after. Weekly. You've worked hard. now reward yourself with a massive drinking and dancing session at the ultimate after work panv.

I The Time Tunnel at (‘lub Mercado. l()pm~3am. £5. Weekly. Trendy Wendy and Vince Stilton the (‘heesemaster disrupt the space-time continuum with tunes from the 60s. 70s and 80s. Or maybe it's just the alcohol.

I Why Not? at Why Not'.’ l()pm—3am. £5. Weekly. Mainstream chart and disco at this popular city centre venue.

I Yum Yum at Revolution. l()pm—3am. £5—£7. Weekly. (‘hart and dance night at this heaving mess of humanity.



I Baracoa at Baracoa. ‘lpm lam. Free. Weekly. Big Beat's Simon Hodge dons his sombrero and gaucho moustache for a scorcho selection ()l‘ l.;tlilt favourites.

I Bela Lugosi’s Shed at The Spiders Web. Monthly Returns later in Feb.

I Cuba Norte at ('uba Norte.

l()pm lam. Free. Weekly. llot salsa? it‘s Saturday attd that means. er. hot salsa at this epicentre of all things l.atin.

I EH1 at till]. 9pm lam. Free. Weekly. Drum ck bass with (‘lare ('onlon (3 Feb) followed by Murray Richardson's deep house selection l lll Feb).

I Frisco Disco at l’opRokit. 0pm lam. Free ll) Feb. Fortnightly. Martin Valentine (Taste) and Steven Wanless (Sky scraper) pump tip the deep and funky house.

I Funk And Disorderly at The City Cafe.

()ptn—lam. to Feb. Fortnightly. Yogi ‘The Beat" Haughton supplies the very best in dancelloorja/l. Rth and vocal garage.

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I Human Be-ln at The Human Be-ln. 0pm lam. Free. Weekly. Beany plays underground house and alternative breaks at this sweet new bar.

I Immersed In Music at l’ivo.

‘lpm lam. Free. Weekly. Stuart Duncan (.-\totttic Baby ) makes its shudder at the sheer power of his progressive house (3 Feb) w hile Sttblittte's Key Wright takes us on an aural journey through trance attd techno territory ( Ill Feb).

I Latino Loco at Fl Barrio. l(lpm lam. Free. Weekly. The original latitto chart party continues w itlt the freshest beats front tltc barrio.

I Made In Iguana at Iguana. ‘lpttt lam. Free. Weekly. (‘olttt (iook (l'ltragroovc) play s some real house music. from the experimental to the tough and tribal with random l.atin influences thrown in for good ttteasure.

I Party On at Rush. ‘lptnu lam. Free. Weekly. DJ Forkboy lays down the hip hop. soul. funk and indie.

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