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Edinburgh Sundays


I The Crash Club at The Tron. ()pm ~lam. Free. 9 Sep. Monthly. All new pre-club encompassing the many myriad moods of music. From reggae to rockabilly. from trance to techno. from punk to classical it really is all here in glorious and dynamic stereo sound.

I EH1 at [ill I. ‘)pin»~3am. Free. Weekly. l-‘unk. soul and hip hop to help you wind-down your weekend from local DJ daddies Jonny Lyle (9 Sep) and lih'.’ Wun! ( to Sep).

I Let’s Tango at Baracoa.

5pm lam. Free. Weekly. Tango and salsa with DJ Joel and free dance classes to show you how.

I SL Records at W]. ('hristies. 9pm— 1 am. Free. Weekly. The S1. records all-stars play accessible indie. which they argue is better than all that crap you get in other clubs.

I Sunday Sessions at (‘uba Norte. Spin—lam. Free. Weekly. ()ld encounters new. on a jazz-funk-soul tip with Ben. (lav and guests.

I 2 Urban at Q Bar. 9pm--lam. Free. Weekly. DJ Fabulol. drops the latest pressings and jams from the hot and jiggy world of R& B.

I UrbannHangSuite at Bann's.

l lprnv-3am. Free. Weekly. Light vegetarian snacks served to a hip hop and breaks soundtrack from Dolphin Boy (Tummy Touch).

I Yo Below at Yo Below. 8pm~-midnight. Free. Weekly. The sushi style bar gets the funked-up drum 8.; bass treatment from D] Queen B (Behave? ).


I C.C. Blooms at ('.(‘. Blooms. l().3()pm—3am (bar from 8pm). Free. Weekly. The best tunes from across the genres to shake your booty to at this gay club.

I Club DKY at Studio 2-1.

I lpm -3am. £l.5() before midnight: £2 alter. Weekly. Jordie. (iarath and Ally encourage a ‘You bring it. we'll play it' music policy in the general realms of rock. metal. industrial and goth.

I Disco Kandi at l’o Na Na.

1 lpm—3am. Free. Weekly. DJ Innovator supplies a spangly selection of sexy. disco house and uplifting L'S garage. I Fiesta Diablo at The Venue (top floor). Next date tbc.

I Long Weekend at The Venue. 3“)pm. £2. 9 Sep. Monthly. Iixtend your weekend with the Long Weekend where you can dance away the afternoon to up-front and uplifting house and garage grooves from [Ms Andy Chalmers. Derek Aire and Mista B.

I Mode Organic at The (‘itrus (‘lub. l lpm ~3am. £2. Weekly. A sweet

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82 THE LIST (5 Sup-Q") Stat; 7001.

mix of ska. soul. funk. mod and freakbeat at this long-running (and now weekly) ()(lS soiree.

I Pimp at The Cavendish.

l lpm-«3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. All-new night of hip hop and R& B. served tip a treat by Big [fl and a supporting cast of thousands.

I Seen Presents: Roots Manuva at La Belle Angele. 9pm—«3am. £8 (in advance from Ripping & Virgin). to Sep only. Rodney Hylton Smith aka Roots Manuva arrives on the east coast to promote his new album ‘Run (‘ome Save Me'. Hailed as the l'K's most exciting artist working in the field of hip hop. Manuva will be performing microphone murder at its most criminally insane. DJ support comes from Nasty P and Ambassador. with Roots Manuva on stage at l lpm. See Mtisic section for full preview.

I Soundbank at The Wee Red Bar. Monthly. Next date 3() Sep.

I Spellbound at The Liquid Room. Monthly. Next date 14 ()ct.

I Tackno at (‘lub Mercado. Monthly. Next date 3() Sep.

I Taste at The Honeycomb.

l lpm- 3am. £8 (£6). Weekly. l‘isher & Price live it up in the main room with garage and uplifting to hard house. while back room support in a [S house style comes as always from Marco Smith and Martin Valentine at this wildly hedonistic and gay-friendly Sunday institution. Please note that Taste has now rctttrned to its regular times and prices. The [J's-I would like to apologise for any inconvenience caused to customers as a result of mistakes made during Aug.

I United at (‘lub Mercado. Monthly. Next date 7 ()ct.

I The Wendy House at (‘lub Mercado. l().3()pm -3am. £6 (£5). 9 Sep. Monthly. Trendy Wendy gives us the guided tour round her humble abode. proudly displaying her basement beats. loft classics and garage grooves at the third session of this brand new showcase. As house-warmings go. this one's likely to muster quite a blaze. especially seeing as special guest DJ. Spanky Alexander (Snatch)joining the party.

Chart & Party

I Lush at Iigo. l().3()pm—3am. £3. 16 Sep. Fortnightly. (‘ommercial dance and pop courtesy of (‘raig [)empster and Dale Wilkinson at this gay-friendly soiree. Drinks promos all night long should effectively loosen tip the joints and the inhibitions.

I Replay/Meltdown at liros/lilite. 9.3()pm~-3am. £2 (£1 ) before I lpm: £3 (£2) before midnight: £4 (£3) after. Weekly. Replay sees the hits of the 70s and 80s. er. replayed while the old folks in Meltdown relax to chart hotise and garage.

I Sin at The Ark. l()pm—3am. £2 (£1). Weekly. (‘hart and party tunes from D] John. plus boo/e at sweet shop prices.

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I Sunday Session at Subway West lind. t)pm--3am. ('heap drinks promos and chart tunes provide a debauched climax to the weekend.

Edinburgh Mondays


I Salsa & Rueda at Baracoa. Spin—lam. Free. Weekly. Authentic Latin beats with rueda and salsa dance classes (£3.50) from Sam.

I UrbannHangSuite at Bann's.

l lpm—3am. Free. Weekly. Light vegetarian snacks served to a mellow hip hop and breaks soundtrack from assorted guest DJs.


I 6.6. Blooms at (‘.(‘. Blooms. l().3()pm—3am (bar from 6pm). Free. Weekly. Things mellow out (or so they claim) at this gay club. with an upbeat disco selection.

I The Proteuionals at Po Na Na.

1 lpm—3am. Free. Weekly. 1)] Roddy and Jason mix tip 80s. lilthy disco and house. I Spanish Pub Night at [it Barrio. l()pm—3am. Free. Weekly. A right old knees-up for the Spanish and Spanish- loving community hosted by DJs Felix and lidu and featuring llamenquito straight through to Hispanic chart hits.

Chart & Party

I Monkey Business at The Subway West lind. 7pm—3am. £2 (£1). Weekly. l’it your wits against DJ Shaggy in ther Bananas game show!

I The Subway at The Subway. Ohm—3am. Free for students with matriculation card; £l otherwise. Weekly. See Thu.

Edinburgh Tuesdays


I Immersed in Music at l’ivo. 9pm lam. Free. Weekly. ‘Monkey Boy" Mark lidmondson plays funky phatback grooves for all the playa/ out there.

I Salsa Experience at Baracoa. l()pm- lam. l-‘ree. Weekly. Latino grooves to make you salsa. with dance classes for beginners and intermediate from £3.50.

I Tango at lil Barrio. 7 9pm. l-‘ree. Weekly. l-‘ree. informal tango tuition with seasoned professional Steve McKay. For more info call Steve on 478 22lb’.

I UrbannHangSuite at Bann‘s.

l lpm ~3am. I‘ree. Weekly. Light vegetarian snacks served to a mellow hip hop and breaks soundtrack from assorted guest DJs.


I 6.0. Blooms at (‘.(‘. Blooms. l().3()pm 3am (bar from opm ). l-‘ree. Weekly. Take a step back in time to OHS. 7()s. Slls and early 90s tunes at this gay club.

I Flava (formerly Motherfunk) at The Venue. l lpm late. Free. Weekly. Now re-named funk and soul night. hosted by ()li. Beany and l’elix. with home promos a plenty.

I Motherfunk at The Honeycomb. l().3()pm 4am. Free. Weekly. ()nc of the capital's most popular haunts (cold. hard evidence that we party like animals even on week nights). this is. as the name suggests. the mother of all funk clubs and the resident DJs (iino and Fry er wouldn't stand for it any other way. See l-‘ourplay. I Oaxaca at l’o Na Na. l lpm 3am. Lice. Weekly. Latino funk night with a name that makes you sound like you're choking on your own vomit. (ieared towards pleasing the student market.

Chart & Party

I Shagtag at (iaia. l()pm 3am. £4 (£2 ). Weekly. Alcohol-fuelled llirting (aided and abetted by drinks promos) via the infamous number-based introductions system. Please note there's free tequila and champagne for the floo/ie with the most I‘L‘tltlc'sls.

I Smarty Pants at The Subway West lind. 7pm 3am. £2 (U with student ID or flyer). Weekly. Shameless chart and party mix-up with DJ Aka.