hanging. hard malarkey gets too much. I Nigenic at The Ark. ()pm—3am. £4 before midnight; £5 after; concessions £3 all night. l Mar only. Live trance and hard house combo Nigenic schedule a club night featuring their talented selves and a delectable decks selection from D] Lovejoy. Andy and Mike.

I Rephlex Records at The Wee Red Bar. 9.30pm—3am. £6 (£5). 8 Mar only. The famed stable for quirky noise merchants brings its funny circus to town and while (ilasgow are fortunate enough to get the King of funny noise Mr Aphex Twin. we get his cuddly cohort (‘yclob Oh well.

I ReJuvenation (formerly J uve- Nation) at The Bongo Club. I lpin—3am. £6 (£5). 8 Mar. Monthly. Joining forces with acclaimed London-based drum & bass label Slammin‘ Vinyl. residents Relentless and Twist take early jungle and er. rejuvinate it at this old-school to new school night.

I Snatch Club at The Liquid Room. l().3()pm--3ain. £3.50 (£2.50). Weekly. Your man Harry Ainsworth keeps on pushing his unique brand of musical and comedic entertainment along with Baz Peters. Spanky Alexander. Bronagh Keegan and The Redcoats at this funky disco cum cabaret.

I Fresh Air presents: Ten at The Honeycomb. l()pm-—3am. £5. l5 Mar only. Tenth anniversary celebrations of the student radio station featuring all manner of talented local and not so local Dls. These include hip hop scratch meisters Richie Rufftone and Dee .l A La Fu. drum & bass fan 1)] Tez and Glasgow‘s omnipresent breaks and beats heros The Jengaheads.

I 3 Piece Sweet at The (‘ocieau Lounge. llpm—3am. £2. 1 Mar. Fortnightly. Keen to please party girls Trendy Wendy. Sally F and Nicci allow entry at a cheap rate. have a ‘no music policy‘ that never fails to astound and amaze. some ultra-cheap drinks promos and free makeovers froin Ms. B. Smart. And. as the club approaches cult status. it's the first birthday on l5 Mar so booking the Friday off work makes sense. See Music for the 3 Piece Suite singles reviews.


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I Trueno Latino at (‘lub Mercado. 8.3()pm—2am. £10 (£8). 8 Mar only. Massive charity bash for ('apability Scotland that goes live in a big Latin way.

Chart & Party

I Back To Basics at Why Noi‘.’

l lpm—-3am. £5. Weekly. Wonderfully predictable favourites from the chart crypt.

I Blasted at (iaia. l()pm---3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Dubbed 'the best student night in town‘ by some Radio 1 sage. this sweaty soiree features cheesy mainstream dance in the main room and indie from Planet Iiarth upstairs in the lounge.

I Funky Underground at Revolution. l()pm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. A monster soundsystem. good odds at copping off and some handy dance podiums for attracting attention to your funky strutting are just three of the reasons why Revolution seems like a good idea when you‘re drunk.

I Gold at The Ark. l()pm—3am. 80p. Weekly. If the very thought of Tony Hadley makes you moist. you'll be positively dripping at this luxurious night of 80s indulgence.

I Ignition at Tiros/Iilite. 9.3(lpin—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Last year's ‘Scottish [)iscoteque ()f The Year' still draws the numbers at this big ‘ole student night.

I The Subway at The Subway. 9pm-3am. Free for students with matriculation card; £l otherwise. Weekly. A mainstream soundtrack plus the odd spot of indie.

I The Subway West End at The Subway West find. 7pm—3am. Free for students with matriculation card; £l otherwise. Weekly. DJs playing chart and party.

Edinburgh Fridays


I Bar Union at Bar Union. ()pin— lam. Free. Weekly. Radio Forth‘s Kevin Jones plays some house and garage.

I Bass:Ti'ap Sessions at Bani Bou. t)pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Edinburgh‘s spanky new ()riental style bar gets the

drum ck bass treatment from w ise Manga master (i-.\lac.

I Blok at PopRokit. ()pnr-lani. Free. Weekly. .-\ regular \enture courtesy of Robin Sty ler (Solefusion). Bootsy tSubstance/(iroove Theory ) and (iregor (Douche .\la Touche). where rare gi'ooy e. funk. disco and hip hop will be the order of the day.

I Chaos Cubano at Baracoa.

l()pm r lam. Free. Weekly. DJ Mikayel hosts a night of funk. hip hop and salsa. I Cuba Norte at (‘uba Norte.

l()pm»- lam. Free. Weekly. Still supplying the broadest musical spectrum for Latin lovers and still pivotal to the whole Latin

I Cuts & Strings at The ()iitliouse. Xpm~ lam. Free. Monthly. Next date 27 Apr.

I Disco Cubism at The ('arwash. ()pmv lam. Free. Weekly. Ali (‘anipbell shows he ain't no square when he goes disco house crazy for the night.

I EH1 at till I. 9pm» lam. Free. Weekly. Talented local DJs take a break from propping up the bar to stand behind some l2 l()‘s instead.

I 4-Play at (‘lub Mercado. 4 l()pm. Free. Weekly. Serving you hard working. hard partying types with a mind-melting mix of mosic (courtesy of kitsch queen Trendy Wendy) and drinks pl'OlliOS.

I Human Be-In at The Human Be-ln. ()pin- lam. Free. Weekly. ()li entertains with jazz. funk and hip hop.

I Immersed In Music at l’ivo. 9piii~~lam. Free. Weekly. Jamie Buchanan (Absolute) lets loose in a house sty-lee (2 Mar) while Neil Ferris (Deep Sensation) unleashes his jiggy L'S house and garage selection (9 Mar).

I Made In Iguana at Iguana.

9pm lam. Free. Weekly. Local hero Joseph Malik ((‘ompost Records) dazzles

the crowds with his blindin‘ range of funky

tunes. from hip hop to house to Latin and

jazz. This month (9 Mar) Jo's joined by

local talent Adam Famos.

I Modern Lovers at W]. Christies. l()pmv- lam. Free. 2 Mar. Fortnightly. Increasingly popular pre-club sporting some swinging (i()s garage grooves and some slippy Northern soul numbers.

I Progression ai Bar Union. Monthly. Next date 16 Mar.

I Oxygen at ()xygen. opin—lam. Free. Weekly. This popular pre-club has now secured a fantasy DJ dream team. featuring (‘olin (‘ook (Ultragroove). Stuart Duncan (Atomic Baby). (ieorge T (Boombox). Kris Keegan (Archaos) and Martin Valentine (Taste) on rotation.

I Rebel Waltz at (‘ity Cafe 2. 9pm--lam. Free. 9 Mar. Fortnightly. Murray ‘Globetrotting' Richardson brings his deep house pigeons home to roost. Marco Smith lends a hand.

I Salsa at El Barrio. Spin—lam. Free. Weekly. See Wed.

I UrbannHangSuite at Bann‘s.

l lpm—3am. Free. Weekly. Light vegetarian snacks served to a hip hop and breaks soundtrack from Dolphin Boy. plus guest DJs from (irand Central. Fat (‘ity and Pork Recordings.

I What It Is at City (‘afe 2. 9pm-lam. Free. 2 Mar. Fortnightly. Bob (‘airns and [Erik da Viking big up garage greats. street soul and rare groove.

I Word Up at Rush. 9pm~midnight. Free. Weekly. Yogi Haughton and (ihetto Fabuloz host a spanky new pre-club that's got the goods for all you R&B freaks out there.

Big Beat Rightly called ‘Littie .JB' due to his uncanny physical and muSical resemblance to .James Brown, Lee Fields lpictiii'edl can take it to the bridge With the best of "em. L0 Be/le Ange/e. Fri 2 Mar.

El Segundo Human beatbox Killa Kela drops by the El Segundo lounge for some serious hip hop shenanigans. Go beatbox. go! The Bongo Club. Hi 9 Mar;

IT While IT may have been a long time coming. it's gonna be well worth the wait because Danny Rampling, Steve Lawler. CJ Macmtosh are set to get the new Honeycomb off to a flying start. The Honeycomb. Sat 10 Mar. Jungle Magic Sophisticated drum & bass champion L'lJ Bukem makes his momentous return to Edinburgh. Wilkie House. Sat 70 Mar.

Keb Darge’s Legendary Deep Funk So deep it smarts in fact. Still. if the funk does go too deep for your liking, there's modern stuff and NOrthern soul in t'other roomsThe Venue, Sat IO Mar.

Keep It Unreal look here Mr Scruff I don't care if it's real or unreal. just as long as there's room to dance and I can hear the feckin' music. Alright? Ego, Fri 9 Mar. Motherfunk Gino and Fryer, free from the shackles of their former work house. live it up at their new home with special guest Bob Jones. The Honeycomb, Tue 73 Mar.

Nature Last Nature for a while (if not forever) so mind you take advantage of Harri and Domenic's sweet house selection. The Attic, Fri 2 Mar. Rawhide Both types of music ~ country AND western —- get played at this one-off spectacular that plans to thoroughly indulge the simple pleasures of the lonesome cowboy. See Preview. page 65. Club Java, Sat 70 Mar.

Up! Get down to get up at the first birthday celebrations of this leading progressive house ‘n' trance night featuring all manner of freebies and kinky. themed props. Studio 24, Fri 2 Mar.

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