plastic fantastic house grooves. DJ sttpport comes from the ever-flexible residents Murray Richardson. (iail Sellars arid Marco Smith and Bob's own guest. DJ Yello. See llitlist.
I Airborne at The Venue (all floors). Monthly. Next date 27 ()ct.
I Ascension at Teviot Row tfnion. l().3()pm--3am. £3 (£2). 2() ()ct. Monthly. Fish out your fetish wear for this traditional night of goth. industrial and electro.
I Atomic Baby at La Belle Angele. Monthly. Next date 27 ()ct with Yogi van Bellen.
I B.A.N.G at Noa has now finished. I Blast at Cltib Mercado. l lpm late. £ l()/£8. 6 ()ct. Fortnightly. The infamous Huggy Burger Queen and his trusty sidekick Markell raise the roof yet agaiti with their sassy selection of house and garage grooves. If you're starting early. check the official pre- club at Acanthus.
I Blitz at The Venue (top floor). l().3()am—3am. £7. 20 ()et. Monthly. A fresh new take on clubbing classics frorn the resident DJs - Doc. Strax. Rossi. Andy T and Kamikaze.
I (3.0. Blooms at CC. Blooms. l().3()pm-3atii (bar from 6pm). Free. Weekly. DJ Ally is back again with more of her trademark high-camp-to- house decknical expertise at this always hoaehing gay venue.
I Chromatic at The Venue (lower two floors). l1).3()pltl-31Ull. £l() (£8). l2 ()ct. Monthly. An all-new underground house and techtio night from the folk who brought you Rotation. The launch packs a pttricli thanks to guest DJ 11on (iliost (Tresor). who'll be joining residents Mitchell and JC for some dark and twisted techno fare.
I A Deep Sensation at No.1. Monthly. Next date 27 ()ct.
I Disco Inferno at ligo. l().3()pm—3am. £7 (£5 in fancy dress). 2() ()ct. Monthly. Throw caution to the wind and hurl yourself headlong itito a fiery furnace of red hot disco. Regular DJs Nick Silver. MC ()tis arid DJ Love will be stoking it up in the main room. while DJ Casanova plays more relaxed nrooves iii the Cocteau Lounge.
:9 District at Noa. l().3()pm--4am. £5 before midnight; £7 after. 6 ()ct. Monthly. First birthday hash of this quality house and garage night. featuring tricks and treats galore plus a guest spot frotii acclaimed Parisian ‘roots house' enthusiast. Cyril litienne aka DJ Deep. See preview panel and Hitlist.
I Divine Divas at The Venue (top floor). £6 (£4): two for one between 10 and l lprii. l3 ()ct. Monthly. Women only club night featuring DJs Norma and Tina. with all profits going to Lothiati (lay & Lesbian Switchboard. I The Egg at The Wee Red Bar. llptii--3am. £4 (£3.50). Weekly. Still the best mix of indie. 6()s garage. Northern soul. ska and soundtracks you're likely to stagger across.
I Essential at The Liquid Room. Fortnightly. Next date 27 ()ct.
I Eye Candy at Cltib Mercado.
llpm—late. £l() (£8); £6 if outrageously
attired. 13 ()ct. Fortnightly. Residents (iraeme Popstar. Nejat Barton and Neil Crookston host their infamous. glam house party. Remember to ‘Dress glam or scram'.
I Fiesta Latina at Teviot Row L'nion. Monthly. Next date 2() ()ct.
I Freefall Edinburgh at The Honeycomb. l().3()pm—-3am. £12 (£l()). 6 ()ct. Monthly. Progressive house daddy Anthony Pappa makes yet another guest appearance iii liditiburgh. joining local jocks Michael Kilkie. Siriiori Foy. Stuart Duncan and Craig (ice for sortie uplifting. atmospheric shenanigans.
I Headspin at The Bongo Club.
I lptii ~3am. £7. 6 ()ct. Monthly. A four-deck mix of hip hop. house and
funk frorii main room protagonists Allati Dunbar and ‘The Resonance' (Coliti Millar and Dava). plus support from solo back room boy. Steve Austin. Rae & Christian‘s Mark Rae was scheduled to be here for this date but due to overseas commitments. he's now been re-booked to appear on Sat 3 .\'ov. liarly arrival at this particular residents night goes without saying as Headspin sells out on a regular basis.
I It at The Honeycomb. l()pmA-3am. £l(). 13 ()ct. l-‘ortnightly. Tribal drums fill the air as King of Space Steve Lawler jets iii to Scotland to unleash his distinctive take on the progressive house model. Support comes from those resident types Jon Mancini and Craig Smith arid early arrival to guarantee entry goes without saying.
I Joy at Ego. llpm—3am. £l() (£8). 13 ()ct. Fortnightly. Maggie and Alan's meaty house institution. including Trendy Wendy and Sally Finlay's saucy mix of chart. pop and garage in the downstairs suite. Arrive early to guarantee entry as Joy's hitting capacity most dates of late. I Last Night A DJ Stole My Wife at Po Na .\'a. l lpm—3am. £3. Weekly. DJ 4th Varmint. keeping it real with the old skool to nu skool beats thing.
I Latin Explosion at The Mambo Cltib. 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 151 Barrio. l()pm—3am. Free before I lpm; £2 after. Weekly. The original Latino chart party continues with the freshest beats from the barrio from DJ Hector and his Latin posse.
I Luvely at The Honeycomb. l().3()pm—late. £l() (£8). 2() ()ct. Monthly. The highly hedonistic. gay-friendly house party gets suitably saucy this month as Drag DJ Tasty Tim joitis the main roorii residents Tommy Kay and Jared. Funky 17S house takes control iii the back room with Newton & Stone and this month's dress code is ‘Adam Ant Vs Deviant‘.
I The Mambo Club at The Cavendish. 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 iii town.
I Messenger Sound System at The Bongo Club. I lpm-13am. £7. 13 ()ct. Fortnightly. Brace yourselves as the mightiest sound system known to man gears tip once again to massage your inner organs with dubwise roots and reggae. This fortnight. guest pleasure comes care of MC Stix Dan and Daniel Ray.
I Mingin’ at Studio 24 (upstairs). l().3()pm-3atii. £5. 6 ()ct. Fortnightly. No-nonsense. gay-friendly clubbing where it’s the filthy house and twisted trance from the residents Brian Dempster and Alan Joy that matters and not the décor. dress code or attitude.
I The Mission at Studio 24.
I lpni--3am. £5 (£4). l3 ()ct. l-‘ortnightly. Astoundingly popular haunt for the alternateens of the capital featuring three rooms of tip-to-date darkness.
I Opium at ()pitiiii. l()piii~3ani. Free. Weekly. The all-new rock bar cum club complex takes hold of lidinburgh's after- liotirs scene like a Rottweiler to a small. defeticeless child. lri terms of music policy - yep. you guessed it! — it's rock. nu~metal and alternative/indie from resident gal DJ. Marsha.
I Oxygen at Studio 24 (downstairs). l()pm--3am. Members £8 before midnight. £l() after; non—members £l() before midnight. £l3 after. 6 ()ct. Fortnightly. Another chance to work it like there's no tomorrow at this pumping house party. this month featuring residents Alpha and Dow/er and their guest DJ. Mark Sherry (Public Domain).
See Thu listings for details on the one- off hard house special with Lisa Lashes. Lisa Pin L'p and Rachel Auburn.
I Phosphoresence at The Venue (lower two floors). l()Dni 3am. Free. 13 ()ct. Monthly. Following the success of last months free session. this psychedelic trance night will now remain free for the foreseeable future. Fxpect the best iti acid trance on the riiaiti floor. plus leftficld house iii the Cooler from Hobbes. DJ Cameron and Jotitiy.
I Posh at Cltib Java. Monthly. Next date 27 ()ct.
I Progression at The Liquid Room. Next date 15 Dec.
I The Project at The Bongo Clttb.
l lpm-3am. £6. 2() ()ct. Monthly. Riototis return of the consistently rammed mixed bag of house. hip hop arid funk featuring the resident DJs -— Adatn Bray. Al Bee and Fawal. As with all Project sessions. early arrival is recommended to guarantee entry.
I Raw at La Belle Angele. l().3()pm-—3am. £6. l3 ()ct. Monthly. Contrary to information supplied last issue Raw is alive and well and fit for some more gritty tech house magic. OScratch at The Venue. l lpm- 3am. £l() (available iii advance from Ripping 8; l'nderground Solu'shn). 6 ()ct. Monthly. Scratch returns with a jam- packed and star studded show featuring old-school hero Masta Ace. Punch & Words. J-Live. Asheru and lil Da Sensi. The line-up combines to create a six MC showdown so this is one Scratch date you won't want to miss. See llitlist.
I Soundfactory at The Venue. l().3()pm 3am. £l() (£8). 2() ()ct. Monthly. All-new trance and techno night featuring guest DJ Joti The Dentist. I Tease Age at The (‘itrus (‘luh
l lpm 3am. £4. Weekly. .\'ow going itito its ninth year. this indie stalwart flavoured with hints of sottl arid funk continues to draw a packed and sweaty crowd week in. week otit.
I Trafik at Noa. Monthly. .\'ext date 2() ()ct.
I Ultragroove at La Belle Angele. l().3()pm--3ani. £l(). 6 ()ct. 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. Please note that next fortnight (ll) ()ct ). l'ltragroove celebrates its second birthday.
I Up! at The Venue (top floor). l()pm—-3atii. £8 (£6). 6 ()ct. Monthly. The uplifting. progressive house tiiglit hosts the first of its monthly sessiotis iii ati all-new Sat slot. Dancefloor decadence is spurred on by funky l'S house from .\'ic Cavendish followed by harder fare frotn Alan James. See preview.
I Vegas at ligo. 10.30pm 3am. £8 (to iii fancy dress). 6 ()ct. Monthly. Put some alcohol in the radiator and ctit sortie rug to some righteous jive and real gone showtune swingouts from those dapper gents 7 Frankie Sumatra. Bugsy Seagull. Ditio Martini and Saiii Jose. To learn more about the Vegas experience surf your way to www.vegasscotland.co.tik.
OVegas at The Liquid Roorii. 9.3(lpni~2atii. £9 plus booking fee (tickets available from Ripping and Virgin). l3 ()ct only. Vegas celebrates four years of swinging showtunes with this one-off extravaganza at the recently refurbished Liquid Room. DJs Bugsy Seagull. Dino Martini and Frankie Sumatra are joined by Lola l.as Vegas and all the showgirls. plus live tribute act lilvis Paisley and the Ryanaires. See Hitlist.
Chart & Party
I Atomic at The Subway West lind. 7pm. 3am. Free before I lpm; £3 (£l ) after. Weekly. DJ (ius Baiii joins the residents for some chart and indie action.
I Desire at liros/lilite. ‘).3()pm—3am. £5 (£4) before I lpm; £6 (£5) before midnight: £7 (£6) after. Weekly. .‘vlainstream chart and party grooves for over-2ls at this gariin and faintly terrifying commercial clubbing complex. To organise a bus. call the venue.
I Luscious at The Ark. l()pm—3am. £4 (£2 ). Weekly. Smooth and juicy as a peach. this pulsating night of mainstream pleasure will more than service simple needs.
I Where Else? at Revolution. l().3()pm 3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. Mainstream chart and commercial dance titties frotn DJ Johnny Richardson plus a personal appearance from hunky Craig Fairbrass aka Dan iti liastenders (6 ()ct) and a live show frorii the L'K Centrefolds ( 13 Oct).
I Saturday Sensation at The Cavendish. l()pm~ 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. 6 ()ct. Fortnightly. A big ‘ole get together at this stunning venue. featuring a mix of party hits arid mainstream house frotii resident DJ Dale (Lush) and Maggie Joy. During the month of ()ct. there will be a random free bar at irregular intervals.
I The Subway at The Subway.
9pm 3am. Free before I lpm: £3 (£1 ) after. Weekly. Sec 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 .\'ot'.’ l()pm—3am. £3 before I lpm; £7.50 after. Weekly. ()ld-scliool house and upfront disco with .\'eil Donald arid Steve Allan at this popular city centre venue. .\'o trainers.
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