Edinburgh Saturdays continued
I Greazed Up at The Spider's Web. Monthly. Next date 2‘) Sep.
I Illgotronik at Meadows Bar. ()ptn-rlam. Free. 22 Sep. Monthly. Another fearless foray ittto musical mayhem featuring ftttttristic techno. deep house and dttb w ith your kooky host. (‘yrix.
I Immersed In Music at l’iyo. ()pm lam. Free. Weekly. In the salubrious surrounds of this aw ard- winning ('lech thettte bar. Michelle and Alan James (l'l’?) play uplifting. progressive house (8 Sep). while Derek Martin attd (lav (irant promote the forthcoming re-latmch of the progressive house party conveniently called Progression ( l5 Sep).
I Made In Iguana at lgttatta.
()pm lattt. Free. Weekly. (‘olin ('ook (t‘ltragroovet plays sottte real house music. frotn the experimental to the totigh and tribal with random Latin influences thrown in for good measure. This fortnight ( l5 Sept. (’olin's joined by Mikey Stirton vs ho recently moved to London to work for acclainted nu-ia/l collective Btth lit The Attic. lixclusiv e nu-ja/x and soul-heavy house cuts are therefore a certainty.
I Mission Jnr at Studio 24. 7 ll)ptn. £5. l5 Sep. fortnightly. Baby metallers go heserkley at this all—new pre-cluh. if you're old enough you can go the distance and stay pttt for Mission proper which kicks off at l lpnt.
I NY Mambo at The Ark. 7.30 l()pm. £5. Weekly. NY ntamho dance classes for beginners attd intermediate enthusiasts. with a feisty cltth night to follow should you so choose.
I Oxygen at ()xygen. 9pm lam. Free. Weekly. Life’s a gas at this swanky style bar. with deep house delights from Lisa Thompson (8 Sept and some uplifting. progressive liouse horn-blowers from Stuart Duncan ( l5 Sept.
I UrbannHangSuite at Bann‘s.
l lpnt 3am. Free. Weekly. Light vegetarian snacks served to a strangely swinging soundtrack from Son of l'gly. I Waxworks presents at PopRokit. 9pm lam. Free. Weekly. Rotational residents The Squalor Show attd Mr Todd dish the funky house. hip hop and sotil for your pic—clubbing delight.
I Yush! at The (‘ity (‘afe. ()pm lam. Free. 15 Sep. Fortnightly. AJ. (head honcho behind Iidinhurgh's leading ltip hop label. Yttsh Recordings) selects the upbeat hip hop. ftittk and ragga. lle's joined by the fresh prince of R&B. the Mad .»\mhassador.
I Acetate at The Liquid Room. l().3()pm 3am. £7 (£5). S Sep. Fortnightly. Plastic fantastic house night hosted by the flexible residents Murray Richardson. (iail Sellars arid Marco Smith. The recent addition of the intimate back room means that up-and-coming local l)is (iavin .-\nderson and Nic ('avendish get in on the action too, playing deep house and uplifting. funky techno respectively. As for guest action. Bob Sinclair and [)1 Yello will he ltere on () ()ct.
I Airborne at The Venue (all floors). Monthly. Next date 2‘) Sep.
I Ascension at Teviot Row t'nion. Monthly. Next date 2t) ()ct.
I Atomic Baby at La Belle Angele. Monthly. Next date 2‘) Sep.
I B.A.N.G at Noa. ltlpm 3am. £(i (£5). 8 Sep. Monthly. l'iollovving tlte success of Murray Richardson's deep house antics last month. B.:\.N.(i explodes on the scene once again to welcome a residents night of upfront. tmderground house.
I Blast at ('luh Mercado. l lpm late.
1; l()/£X (£ts’/£o in fancy dress). 8 Sep. l-‘ortnightly. The infamous llttggy Burger Queen and his trusty sidekick Markell raise the roof yet again with their sassy selection of house and garage grooves. This month the dress code is ‘:\ccident (K
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I C.C. Blooms at (‘.(‘. Blooms. lil..i(lptll 3am (bar from (rpm t. Free.
Weekly. l).l .'\lly is back again with ntore of
her trademark high-camp—to-hottse decknical c\pet‘tisc at this always hoaching gay white.
I A Deep Sensation at Noa. Monthly. Next date 2‘) Sep.
I Disco Inferno at tigo.
l()..‘~()pm 3am. £7 (£5 in fancy dresst. 22 Sep. Monthly. Throw caution to the w ind and hurl yourself headlong into a fiery furnace of red ltot disco. Regular l).ls Nick Silver. M(‘ (his and DJ Love will he stoking it tip iii the tnain roont. while I)J ('asanova play s more relaxed grooves iii the ('octeau Lounge.
I District at Noa. Monthly. Next date (t ()ct with tlte ﬁrst birthday celebrations featuring guest 1)] Deep.
I Divine Divas at The Venue (top tloort. £(t (Ht: 2 for l between It) and llpttt. 8 Sep. Monthly. l)l Micheic (l’optastict rocks the party once again with her trademark mix of chart and indie tracks. Please note that all prolits frotn this women—only night go to Lothian (iay tk Leshian Switchboard.
I The Egg at The Wee Red Bar.
llpttt 3am. £4 (£3.50). Weekly. Still the best this of ittdic. (ttls garage. Northern soul. ska and soundtracks you're likely to stagger across.
I Essential at The Liquid Room. l()_.§()pm 3am. £(t(£5t. [5 Sep. Fortnightly. Radio l‘ttt‘th's Key in Jones join forces with Martin Valentine (‘l‘aste/Frisko l)iscot for some ‘csscntial‘ dirty house and LS garage action. If local talent aint for yttlt. .N Press 2 are ltere (tn l5 ()ct.
I Eye Candy at (’luh Mercado.
llptit late. £lttt£St1£(tifoutrageotisly attired. l5 Sep. Fortnightly. Residents (iraeme l’opstar. Neiat Barton and Neil ('rookston host their inlamous. glam house party. Remember to ‘l)t‘ess glam or scram‘.
Jim ‘Shaft’ Ryan (Miss Moneypenny’s) plays the Groove Village Ball
I Fiesta Latina at Teviot Row t'nion. Monthly. Next date in ()ct.
I Freefall Edinburgh at The Honey comb. Monthly. Next date () Oct. 0 Groove Village Fashion Ball at Mac Robert l’avilliott. Royal Highland Showground. lngliston.
9pm .‘sam. £2t) itt advance (available at Virgin. l'her l)isko & Ripping). 8 Sep only. Fashion attd mttsic collide at this positively huge event featuring 3 rooms of music. S top class l)Js. ftill Miss Money pettny‘s production. performers. dancers and drag queens galore. (‘lub promoters (‘olours. Miss Moneypenny" and lidinhurgh's own liy‘e ('andy have mustered a line—up including Farley “Jackmaster' Funk. I)ave Seaman. Jim ‘Shaft' Ryan. Mark Luvdup and Jon Mancini and there's also a surprise live l’.r\ front a very special guest performer to round off the hill. See llitlist.
I Headspin at The Bongo (‘luh.
l lptn 3am. £7. 8 Sep. Monthly. The four-deck mix of hip hop. fttnk. house and bass—heavy heats takes hold of lidinburglt's club scene once again and this time it's personal. Not only are seasoned lleadspinners (‘olin Millar. Steve Attstin and Dam fronting tip to treak out bttt part-time resident 'l'rendy Wendy 's celebrating her last lleadspin. She‘ll be playing a selection of her personal favourites from the past l8 months and rewarding her loyal devotees with a free mix (I). (iawd ltless ‘er.
I It at The Honeycomb. 10.30pm 3am. £ l 2. l5 Sep. l-‘ortnightly. (‘olours aitd lloneycomh lintertainments cltih together once again to fuse the tinest imports with the best in local [)1 talent. This fortnight the guest action comes care of up-and-coming t'ls’. production duo MYN(' l’roiect (comprised of Mark Younghead aitd Nick ('orelli ). who‘ll he
iackin‘ it w ildsty le iii the main roont.
Support comes front those resident types Yogi llattghtoit. .lon Mancini and (‘raig Smith attd early arrival to guarantee entry goes without saying.
I Joy at ligo. l lpm—3am. £l() (£8). 15 Sep. Fortnightly. Maggie and Alan's meaty house institution. including Trendy Wendy and Sally Finlay‘s saucy tnix of chart. pop and garage in the downstairs suite. Arrive early to guarantee entry as Joy‘s hitting capacity tnost dates of late. I Last Night A DJ Stole My Wife at Ft) Na Na. 1 lpm—3am. £3. Weekly. 1)] 4th Varmint. keeping it real with the old skool to nu skool beats thing.
I Latin Explosion at The Mambo (‘lub. 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 tnore experienced salsa aticionados at 10pm (priced £4 which includes entry to the club).
I Latino Loco at El Barrio. l()pm—3am. Free before 1 1pm; £2 after. Weekly. The original Latino chart party continues with the freshest beats frotn the barrio from D] Hector and his Latin posse.
I Luvely at the Honeycomb. l()pm—<3am. £l2 (£l()). 22 Sep. Monthly. llard house heaven at this ever glam extravaganza featuring Jared and (1P in the tnain roont. plus some slick. vocal house through the back courtesy of Newton 8; Stone. Please note the change of date as Luvely was scheduled to go ahead on 15 Sep. Things return to the normal schedule next month however. with Luvely hack on 2() ()ct with Drag DJ Tasty Tim.
I The Mambo Club at The (‘avendislt l()pm- 3am. £4 before midnight; £5 after. Weekly. The highly respected mix of reggae. ragga. R&B. rap and hip hop continues to be one of the strongest nights for music of black origin in town.
I Messenger Sound System at The Bongo (‘lub. l().3()pmv 3am. £7. l5 Sep. l-‘ortnightly. Brace yourselves as the mightiest sound system known to man gears tip once again to massage your inner organs with dubwise roots attd