hoys (Scott Brown. Bruce Nicholson. Stevie Wilson and Scott MacKen/ie) play a frisky range of LS house and garage. I Urbannl-langSuite at Bann's.

1 1pm -3am. Free. Weekly. Light vegetarian snacks served to a swinging soundtrack from Saf? Sap. pIUs guest DJs from (irand Central. Fat City. Tummy Touch and Pork Recordings.

I Yush! at the City Cafe. t)pm— lam. Free. 5 May. Fortnightly. A]. (head honcho behind lidinburgh's leading hip hop label. Yush Recordings) selects the upbeat hip hop. funk and ragga. lle’s joined by the fresh prince of R&B. the Mad Ambassador.


I @ at Noa. Monthly. Next date 12 May.

I Acetate at The Liquid Room. 10.30pm 3am. £8 (£7). 5 May. l‘ortnightly. Plastic fantastic night for those who like to groove in a funky home style. hosted by the very talented .Murray Richardson. (iail Sellars and Marco Smith.

I Ascension at llolyrood l'nion. Monthly. Next date 1‘) .May.

I Atomic Baby at La Belle Angele. 10pm 3am. £10 (£8). 28 Apr. Monthly. After doing us proud with liuropean progressive house star Yogi Van Bellen last month. the residents take their turn at whipping the crowd into a frenzy.

I Blast at Club Mercado. 1 1pm- 3am. £10 (£8). 5 May. Fortnightly. The infamous lluggy Burger Queen and his trusty sidekick Markell throw caution to the wind once again at their roof- raising. funky glainfest. If you fancy starting early. check the pre—club at Acanthus.

I Boogie Mo’ Dynamo at The Venue (top floor). Monthly. Next date 5 May. No details available at time of going to press.

I 6.0. Blooms at (‘.(‘. Blooms. 10.30pm 3am (bar from 6pm). Free. Weekly. DJ Ally is back again with more of her trademark high-camp-to- house decknical expertise at this always hoaching gay venue.

I Cream at The Venue (all floors). 10.30pm- A3am. £15. 28 Apr. Monthly. Liverpool‘s commercial clubbing enterprise lands in the capital once again. depositing a surprise special guest (thc). Herman Cattaneo. Les Ryder and Gail. Long.

I Deep Sensation at Noa. 10pm—3am. £8 (£6). 28 Apr. Monthly. Swinging soul. frisky ftrnk and rambunctious R&B in the main room with a special guest (the) and Yogi Haughton. plus some deep and funky house in the secondary lounge with Martin ’alentine. Neil Ferris and (iavin Anderson. If you fancy starting early (and on the other side of town). check the pre-club at The ()uthotise from 8pm. I Digital at The Place. Monthly. Next date 12 May.

I Disco Inferno at ligo. l0.30pm-—3am. £7 (£5 in fancy dress). 5 May. Monthly. If you lament the loss of nights spent tottering down to The Venue in platform boots and hideous 70s nylon then you'll rejoice at the news that Disco Inferno is back to ftmk your disco. Regular DJs Nick Silver. MC ()tis and DJ Love have been coaxed out of retirement to stoke the hot disco furnace in the main room. while Punkmaster l-‘ryer and Lenny Love play more relaxed grooves in the Cocteau Lounge. I District at Noa. 10.30pm—3am. £6. 5 May. Monthly. Cutting-edge clubbing pleasure with resident Craig Smith. who's like the cat who got the cream after his debut release ’The Harden Soul Project’ on his own label HushHush Recordings got high praise in all the major music mags. No doubt he‘ll be playing his record amongst many other tunes of quality in the main room. with support from Adrian Milarski. Through in the cool room. lih'.’ Wun! gets jiggy with some hip hop. funk and soul.

I Divine Divas at The Venue (top floor). Monthly. Next date 12 May with the 4th birthday party featuring guest DJ Trendy Wendy.

I The Egg at The Wee Red Bar. llpm~3am. £4 (£3.50). Weekly. Still the best mix of indie. 60s garage. Northern soul. ska and soundtracks you're likely to stagger across.

I Essential at The Liquid Room. Monthly. Next date 1‘) May.

I Eye Candy at Club Mercado.

l Ipin—3am. £10 (£8): £6 in fancy dress. 28 Apr. Fortnightly. Residents (iraeme Popstar. Nejat Barton and Neil Crookston host their infamous. glam home party. Remember to ‘Dress glam or scram‘.

I Fiesta Latina at Teyiot Row l'nion. 9.30pm—2am. £4.50 (£3.50). 5 May. Monthly. Salsa. mambo. rumba. merengue. vallenato. cumbia and son all under one sweaty roof at this liesty fiesta of a Latin dance party.

I Freefall Edinburgh at The l-loneycomb. l 1pm—3am. £12. 5 May. Monthly. Inside Out join forces with Atomic Baby to form this tidy little package. this month featuring special guest lady jock Lisa Loud. This particular Lisa favours a fusion of tech and progressive house and support comes from those cheeky residents Michael Kilkie and Stuart Duncan. liarly arrival for this one makes plain sense.

I Headspin at The Bongo Cltib. Monthly. Next date 1‘) May. See Sunday listings for details on the Keep lt t'nreal Bank Holiday Special.

I Hell On Earth at The Venue (top floor). Monthly. Next date 1‘) May.

0 Inside Out at The Liquid Room. l0.30pm—-3am. £15 on the door: £14 in advance from l'bcr Disko Records. 28 Apr. Monthly. Launch night of the lidinburgh branch of (ilasgow‘s highly respected residency. ltalian progressive house god Mauro Picotto will be laying one of his thunderous sets down

( l lpm~-1am) before scooting back to Glasgow for more of the same. That leaves tough. rhythmic house star John Kelly working the party with residents Michael Kilkie and Simon Foy. Buy your tickets in advance and see Hitlist.

0 IT at The Honeycomb. 9pm—3am. £20. 28 Apr. Fortnightly. As part of the much-talked of tripTych music festival. L‘il Louie Vega of Masters at Work infamy comes to town to play an exclu- sive 5-hour set. Residents Craig Smith. Jon Mancini. and Yogi Haughton look on with theirjaws on the floor. Please note the early doors and arrive early to avoid tears. See Hitlist.

I Joy at ligo. 10.30pm—3am. £10 (£8). 28 Apr. Monthly. Maggie and Alan serve tip some good solid. meaty house in the main room while Trendy Wendy and Sally Finlay stir tip a saucy mix ofchart. pop and garage in the downstairs suite. (iay. friendly and fun.

I Last Night A DJ Stole My Wife at Po Na Na. 1 1pm—3am. £3. Weekly. DJ 4th Varmint. keeping it real with the old skool to nu skool beats thing.

I Latin Explosion at The Mambo Club. l()pm—-3am. £5. Weekly. Your weekly dose of high octane Latin rhythms (run exclusively by women). with dance classes starting at 9pm for beginners and for more experienced salsa aficionados at 10pm (priced £4 which includes entry to the club).

I Latino Loco at [£1 Barrio. 10pm-3am. Free. Weekly. The original Latino chart party continues with the freshest beats from the barrio courtesy of DJ Hector and his Latin posse.

I Luscious at Club Java. Launch date 12 May.

I Luvely at The Honeycomb. Monthly. Next date 1‘) May.

I The Mambo Club at The Cavendish. 10pm—3am. £4 before midnight; £5 after. Weekly. The highly respected mix of reggae. ragga. R&B. rap and hip hop continues to he one of the strongest nights for music of black origin in town.

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