that Oxygen will be holding a one-off special featuring guest DJs Lisa Lashes. Lisa Pin Up and Rachel Auburn at Studio 24 on Thu 1 1 Oct. A11 profits from this event will go to the Waverly Trust.

I Phosphoresence at The Venue (lower two floors). Monthly. Next date 13 Oct.

I Posh at Club Java. 9pm—late. £7 (£5). 29 Sep. Monthly. DJs Kye and Plum craft a masterful melange of familiar classics and superior modern compositions. generally sourced front the fields of nu- jazz. R&B. soul and feisty funk. Arrive early to capitalise on the complimentary bubbly and olives served in the upstairs

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Progression at The Liquid Room. 10pm—3am. £10 in advance from Uber Disko. Fopp and lmputout. 22 Sep. Monthly. The kick-ass progressive house night re-launches to maximum effect with special guest DJ. Danny Howells. Support comes from the resident DJs Alan Dobson. Derek Martin and Gav Grant. See preview and Hitlist.

I The Project at The Bongo Club.

1 lpm—3am. £6. 22 Sep. Monthly. Riotous return of the consistently rammed mixed bag of house. hip hop and funk featuring the resident DJs Adam Bray. A1 Bee and Fawaz. As with all Project sessions. early arrival is recommended to guarantee entry.

I Raw at La Belle Angele has now fnished.

Rotters Golf Club Tour at La Belle Angele. 10.30pm—3am. £10 (£8). 22 Sep only. Pure present this one-off aural extravaganza featuring dastardly duo Keith Tenniswood and Andrew Weatherall aka the Rotters Golf Club. Mr Tenniswood will be assuming the guise of Radioactive Man to unleash some of the rawest. bass-heavy live electro you're ever likely to hear. while his partner in crime Andrew Weatherall does what he does best namely turning the levels to headfuck for three hours of dancefloor distress. See Hitlist.

I Rotation at The Venue (lower two floors) has now finished. See Fri listings for details on a new night called Chromatic from the promoters of Rotation. Those anticipating the Rotation date featuring Holy Ghost (Tresor) can rest assured that the event has been rescheduled to take place at the launch of Chromatic on Fri 12 ()ct.

I Scratch at The Venue. 1 lpm—3am. £10 (available in advance from Ripping & Underground Solu‘shn). 6 Oct. Monthly. Scratch returns with ajam- packed and star studded show featuring old-school hero Master Ace. Punch & Words. J-Live. Asheru and El Da Sensi. The line-up combines to create a six MC showdown so this is one Scratch date you won‘t want to miss.

I Tease Age at The Citrus Club.

1 lpm—3am. £4. Weekly. Now going into its ninth year. this indie stalwart flavoured with hints of soul and funk continues to draw a packed and sweaty crowd week in. week out.

I “frank at Noa. Monthly. Next date 20 Oct.

I Ultragroove at La Belle Angele. 10.30pm—3am. £10. 6 Oct. Fortnightly. Following a steady slew of respected guest DJs (Joey Negro. Jon Cutler and Terry Farley). the real deal house night returns to concentrate on the enviable talents of the residents namely Colin Cook and Gareth Sommerville. Combining deep grooves. warm techno. roots garage and disco classics. these boys are seasoned veterans in the art of dancefloor delight.

I Up! at The Venue (top floor). 10pm—3am. £8 (£6). 6 Oct. Monthly. The uplifting. progressive house night hosts the first of its monthly sessions in an all— new Sat slot. Dancetloor decadence is spurred on by funky US house from Nic Cavendish followed by harder fare from Alan James. See next issue for full preview.


I Vegas at Ego. 10.30pm~3am. £8 (£6 in fancy dress). 6 Oct. Monthly. Put some alcohol in the radiator and cut some rug to some righteous jive and real gone showtune swingouts from those dapper gents Frankie Sumatra. Bugsy Seagull. Dino Martini and Sam Jose. To learn more about the Vegas experience surf your way to and please note that Vegas will be celebrating its fourth birthday with a special one-off date at the Liquid Room on Sat 13 Oct.

Chart & Party

I Atomic at The Subway West End. 7pm—3am. Free before 1 1pm; £3 (£1) after. Weekly. DJ Gus Bain joins the residents for some chart and indie action. I Desire at Eros/Elite. 9.30pm-—3am. £5 (£4) before I 1pm: £6 (£5) before midnight: £7 (£6) after. Weekly. Mainstream chart and party grooves for over-21s at this garish and faintly terrifying commercial clubbing complex. To organise a bus. call the venue.

I Luscious at The Ark. 10pm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Smooth and juicy as a peach. this pulsating night of mainstream pleasure will more than service simple needs.

I The Party at Revolution. 10pm—3am. £5 (£7). Weekly. Blast yourself wacky at this mainstream chart and commercial dance party.

I Saturday Sensation at The Cavendish. 10pm—3am. £6 (free membership and discounted tickets available). Weekly. 70s. 80s and 90s tunes for the sensible adults who refuse to have their evenings spoilt by irritating teenage beer monsters. Over 25s only.

I Saturday Social at Club Java. 9pm—late. Free before 10pm; £6 (£4) after. 22 Sep. Fortnightly. A big ‘ole get together at this stunning venue. featuring a mix of party hits and mainstream house from resident DJ Dale (Lush) and a mystery yuest DJ.

I The ubway at The Subway. 9pm—3am. Free before 1 1pm: £3 (£1) after. Weekly. See Thu.

I Weekender at The Ark. l()pm-—3am. £6 (£5). Weekly. Dance and party pap at this capacity night.

I Why Not? at Why Not‘.’ 10pm—3am. £3 before 1 1pm; £7.50 after. Weekly. Old-school house and upfront disco with Neil Donald and Steve Allan at this popular city centre venue. No trainers.

Edinburgh Sundays


I The Crash Club at The Tron. Monthly. Next date 14 Oct.

I EH1 at EH1. 9pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Funk. soul and hip hop to help you wind down your weekend from local DJ daddies Chris Flexon (23 Sep) and Xee (30 Sep).

I Let’s Tango at Baracoa. Spin—lam. Free. Weekly. Tango and salsa with DJ Joel and free dance classes to show you how.

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I Sunday Sessions at Cuba Norte. 8pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Old encounters new. on a jazz-funk-soul tip with Ben. Gav and guests.

I 2 Urban at Q Bar. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. DJ Fabuloz drops the latest

pressings and jams from the hot and jiggy

world of R&B.

I UrbannHangSuite at Bann‘s.

1 lpm—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. W ‘ekly. The sushi style bar gets the funked-up drum & bass treatment from DJ Queen B (Behave?)


I (2.0. Blooms at CC. Blooms. 10.30pm-3am. (Bar from 8pm). Free. Weekly. The best tunes from across the genres to shake your booty to at this gay club.

I Deebo at Po Na Na. 1 lpm»—3am. Free. Weekly. DJ Wazzo supplies a sparieg selection of sexy. disco house and uplifting L’S garage.

I DKY at Studio 24. 1 lpm—3am. £1.50 before midnight; £2 after. Weekly. Jordie. Garath and Ally encourage a ‘You bring it. we'll play it' music policy in the general realms of rock. metal. industrial and goth.

I Kayos at Opium. 10pm-—3am. Free. Weekly. Another example of wilful mis- spelling (no doubt the nu-metal kids love it) at this righteous rock night spanning early works to modern masterpieces.

I Long Weekend at The Venue. Monthly. Next date 14 Oct.

I Mode Organic at The Citrus Club. 1 lpm--3am. £2. Weekly. A sweet mix of ska. soul. funk. mod and freakbeat at this long-running (and now weekly) 60s soiréc.

I Pimp at The Cavendish.

l lpm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. All-new night of hip hop and R&B. served up a treat by Big [51 and a supporting cast of thousands.

I Soundbank at The Wee Red Bar. 10.30pm—3am. £4 (£3). 30 Sep. Monthly. Second session of this brand

new electro night that spans the sqttonky

style all the way from Kraftwerk via 808 State to Two Lone Swordsmen.

I Spellbound at The Liquid Room. Monthly. Next date 14 Oct.

I Tackno at Club Mercado. l().3()pm—3am. £6 (£5/£-l). 30 Sep. Monthly. Trendy Wendy and her cast of cheeky monkeys pay tribute to the fly- by-night stars responsible for many treasured ‘One Hit Wonders‘.

I Taste at The Honeycomb.

l lpm—3am. £8 (£6). Weekly. Fisher & Price live it up in the main room with garage and uplifting to hard house along with their very special guest. Mark Moore of S-lixpress infamy (23 Sep). Support in a [.'S house style comes as always from Marco Smith and Martin Valentine at this wildly hedonistic and

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

I The Wendy House at (‘lub Mercado. Monthly. Next date 14 ()ct.

Chart & Party

I Lush at ligo. 10.30pm~ 3am. £3. 7 Oct. Fortnightly. Commercial dance and pop courtesy of Craig Dempster 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 Iiros/lilite. 9.30pm- 3am. £2 (£1 ) before 1 1pm: £3 (£2) before midnight; £4 (£3) after.

W ‘ekly. Replay sees the hits of the 70s and 80s. er. replayed while the old folks in Meltdown relax to chart house and garage.

I Sin at The Ark. 10pm—3am. £2 (£1). Weekly. Chart and party tunes from DJ John. plus booze at sweet shop prices. I Sunday Session at Subway West lind. 9pm-<3am. Cheap drinks promos and chart tunes provide a debauched climax to the weekend.

Edinburgh Mondays


I Salsa & Rueda at Baracoa. 8pm—Iam. Free. Weekly. Authentic Latin beats with rueda and salsa dance classes (£3.50) from Sam.

I Urbannl-langSuite 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 C.C. Blooms at CC. 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 Metro at Po Na Na. 1 1pm—3am. Free. Weekly. DJ Roddy Mac mixes up 80s classics. filthy disco and soulful house.

I Spanish Pub Night at lil Barrio. 10pm—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 Iind. 7pmv—3am. £2 (£1 ). Weekly. Pit your wits against DJ Shaggy in the Go Bananas game show!

I The Subway at The Subway.

9pm ~3am. Free for students with matriculation card; £1 otherwise. Weekly. See Thu.

I Tentastic at (iaia. 10pm 3am. £10. Weekly. Pay ten pounds on the door and get unlimited drinking at the bar. This frankly insane facility (bearing in mind it's the beginning of the week) will be complemented by a suitable crass chart & party selection.

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