Edinburgh Saturdays continued

I Oxygen at Sttidio 24 (downstairs). 10pni—3am. Members £8 before riiidriiglit. £10 after; non-members £10 before riiidnight. £13 after. 3 Nov. Fortnightly. Another chance to work it like there‘s no tomorrow at this pumping house party. this month featuring residents Alpha and Dowzer and their guests. Disco Bothers (Sundissential).

I Phosphoresence at The Venue (lower two floors). 10pm—3am. Free. 1() Nov. Monthly. An entirely free psychedelic trance featuring DJ Barnaby (Aswang) on the main floor. plus leftfield house support in the Cooler from DJ Cameron and Jonny. I Posh at Club Java. Monthly. Next date 24 Nov.

I Progression at The Liquid Roorii. Next date 15 Dec.

I The Project at The Bongo Cltib. Monthly. Next date 17 Nov.

I RAW at La Belle Angele. 10.30pm—3am. £8. 10 Nov. Monthly. Neil McDonald and Ben McCabe aka Remote Control (Alola Records) take us on a magical mystery tour through leftlield and underground house territory.

33eratch at The Venue. l 1piii-3aiii. £10 (tbc). 3 Nov. Monthly. California's

Ugly Duckling bring their sun-kissed funky

beats and playful rhymes to the Edinburgh stage. Expect a tight show from DJ Einstein. Dizzy and Andy Cat and quality support from the residents at this major

lea ue hip hop night. See Hitlist.

I nses at Noa. 10.30pm—3am. £5 before 1 1.30pm; £7 after. 10 Nov. Monthly. Smokey 8: The Bandit run riot in their all- new Sat slot. showcasing progressive house and freestyle beats and breaks in the ‘Freeway‘ with their guest. Stuart Duncan. Meanwhile over on the ‘Highway’ tic. room two). there's dirty house hedonism to be had with guest DJ. Marc King and resident Dave Petrie.

I Soundfactory at The Venue. Monthly.

Next date 17 Nov with guest DJs. The Knuckleheadz (Tripoli Trax ).

I Tease Age at The Citrus Cltib. 11pm—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 Traflk at Noa. Monthly. Next date 17 Nov with the first birthday bash. *3UItragroove at La Belle Angele. 10.30pm—3am. £10. 3 Nov. Fortnightly. Following the phenomenal success of the second birthday bash. L'ltragroove resi- dents Colin Cook and Gareth Sommervillc welcome guest DJ Kenny Carpenter (Studio 54. M(0 W Records) for some smooth and sophisticated. real deal house action. See preview and llitlist.

I Up! at The Venue (top floor).

10.30pm—3am. £9 (£7/£(i). 3 Nov. Monthly.

Resident DJs Nic Cavendish. Michelle McCrarrity and Adrian Davenport host their ‘uplitting' progressive house and trance


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party. Free passes for the night available at the ['p! pre-club party at Pivo.

I Vegas at Ego. 10.30pm—3am. £8 (£6 in fancy dress). 3 Nov. Monthly. Ctit a 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 www.vegasscotland.co.tik.

Chart & Party

I Atomic at The Subway West End. 7pm-3am. Free before 1 1pm; £3 (£1) after. Weekly. DJ (itis Bain joins the residents for some chart and indie action. I Big Cheese at Potterrow. 10pm—3am. £5 (£3). 10 Nov. Fortnightly. Shameless cheesey anthems from the 70s right tip to the sad and sorry present day. Please note that only students and their guests can gain entry to this night.

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 Saturday Sensation at The Cavendish. lt)pm-- 3am. £(i (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 has now finished.

I Skool Disco at Potterrow. 9piii--3arn. £5 (£3/free in uniform). 3 Nov. Monthly. You'd have thought that after all those years looking like a right potato in your school uniform. you‘d be glad to go to a grown-up cltib in grown-up clothing. Oh well. Please note that only students and their guests can gain entry to this night.

I The Subway at The Subway.

9pm ~3am. Free before 1 1pm: £3 (£1) after. Weekly. See Thu.

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

I Where Else? at Revolution. l().3()pin—3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. Mainstream chart and commercial dance tunes from 1)] Johnny Richardson. This fortnight ( It) Nov). there's a special guest appearance from Michael (ireco aka Beppe from Ifuslr’lir/rrs.

Edinburgh Sundays


I Anthropology at Bani Boti.

9pm 1am. Free. Weekly. A scientific study of human beings and their way of life pltis a relaxed selection from DJRedo’s jau. collection at this opulent ()riental style bar. All drinks £2.

I Beluga at Beluga. Spin—lam. Free. Weekly. Sotil jazz from the past four decades with Yogi llaiighton.

I The Crash Club at The Tron.

0pm lam. Free. 1 1 Nov. Monthly. From reggae to rockabilly. from trance to techno,

to clubbing

from punk to classical - it really is all here in 'lorious and dynamic stereo sound.

I okey a The Bandit at City Café. 9pm-lam. Free. Weekly. All-new pre-club session featuring dirty house and cheeky breaks and beats with Smokey and his trusty Bandit.

I Sunday Sessions at PopRokit. ()pin—lam. A less than original name for this new pre-club night featuring solid soul and frisky funk frorn Gino. Fryer and Spectrum.

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.

I lpm—3am. Free. Weekly. Light vegetarian snacks served to a hip hop and breaks soundtrack from Dolphin Boy (Tumriiy Touch).

I Yo! Below at Yo Below. Spin—midnight. Free. Weekly. The sushi style bar gets the funked-up drum & bass treatment from DJ Queen B (Behave?)


I 6.6. 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 Decibel at Liquid Room. Monthly. Next date 25 Nov (tbc).

I Deebo at Po Na Na. 1 lpm—3am. Free. Weekly. DJ Wa'IJo supplies a spangly selection of sexy. disco house and uplifting L'S garage.

I DKY at Studio 24. l lpm—3am. £1.50 before midnight; £2 after. Weekly. Jordie. (iarath and Ally welcome you to their weird world of rock. goth. metal. industrial and punk.

I Kayos at ()pium. 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. 3—9pm. £2. 1 1 Nov. Monthly. Extend your weekend with the Long Weekend where you can dance away the afternoon to house. techno and trance from local DJs Phil Dickson (Spectral). Andy Chalmers. Derek Aire and Mista B.

I Lube at Ego. 10.30pm—3am. £10. 1 1 Nov. Fortnightly. The club name might make you feel a bit queasy but the mix of progressive to hard house at this all-new gay night should go down a treat. Scott Pearce (Cerotonin). Brian Dempster (Mingin' ) and Dave Begg (Area 51) are your hosts in the main room and there's garage grooves with Yogi Haughton in the Cocteau Lounge.

I Mode Organic at The Citrus Club.

1 lpm—3am. £2. Weekly. A sweet mix of ska. soul. funk. riiod and freakbeat at this lon '-running (and now weekly) 60s soirée. I lmp at The Mambo Club. l lpm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. All-new night of hip hop and R&B. served tip a treat by Big E1 and a supporting cast of thousands.

I Soundbank at The Wee Red Bar. Monthly. Next date 25 Nov.

I Spellbound at The Liquid Room. 10.30pm—3am. £5 in advance; £7 on the door. I 1 Nov. Monthly. Second session of this very welcome addition to the city‘s drum & bass scene. The last one was quite the cracker and this month Nicky Blackrnarket joins resident DJs E.N.() and Deval and MCs Tonn Piper. Bandit and Tyga for some serious action on the Sabbath.

I Tackno at Club Mercado. Monthly. Next date 25 Nov with Ab Fab Tackno.

I Taste at The Honeycomb. 1 lpm-3am. £10 (£8/£b). Weekly. Fisher & Price are joined in their uplifting to hard house antics by New Jersey king Carl Dupris. bringing sortie upfront garage grooves to the mix on I | Nov. Support in a [’S house style comes as always from Marco Smith and Martin Valentine at this wildly hedonistic and gay- friendly Sun institution.

I United at (‘1th Mercado. l()pm~3aiii. 4

Nov. Monthly. The Club Mercado residents (including Trendy Windy. Markell. and Graeme McC lean) join forces to form this united front of uplifting and vocal house. Geared towards a glam crowd so make sure you dress nice.

I Urban Jams at La Belle Angele.

1 lpm—3am. £4 (£3). 4 Nov. Monthly. Paul N'Jie and Bobby Singh invite us to sample the three distinct flavas of their urban jam party namely street soul. R&B and hip ho . Hmmm . . . tasty.

I he Wendy House at Club Mercado. 10.30pm-3am. £6 (£5). 1 I Nov. Monthly. What need has Trendy Wendy for house guests when she can ably manage the basement beats. loft classics and garage grooves all on her own.

Chart & Party

I Lush at Ego. 10.30pm—3am. £3. 4 Nov. Fortnightly. Commercial dance and pop courtesy ofCraig Dempster and Dale Wilkinson at this gay-friendly soirée. Drinks promos all night long should effectiver loosen tip the joints and the inhibitions.

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 End. 9pm—3am. Cheap drinks promos and chart tunes provide a debauched climax to the weekend.

Edinburgh Mondays


I Beluga at Beluga. Spin—1am. Free. Weekly. Soul jazz to lounge to with Erik Da Viking (5 Nov) and Dom Flanagan ( 12 Nov).

I Salsa 8t 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 0.0. Blooms at CC. Blooms. 10.30pm-3am (bar from (1pm). 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 tip 80s classics. filthy disco and soulful house.

I Refuge at Bongo Cltih. 10pm—3am. £3. 5 Nov only. A frisky fusion of African. Persian. funk and hip hop beats.

I Spanish Pub nght at El Barrio. 10pm—3am. Free. Weekly. A right old knees-up for the Spanish and Spanish- loving community hosted by DJs Felix and Edti and featuring flamenquito straight through to Hispanic chart hits.

I Vod: Bull at The Liquid Room. 10pm~3am. £4. Weekly. Students love this all-new hip hop hootenanny hosted by Lyley (Scratch). It‘s only been tip and running for four weeks and it‘s hitting capacity each and every time.

Chart & Party

I Decadence at Revolution. 10.30pm—3am. £3 (£2). Depraved dancetloor decadence at this capacity student night.

I Monkey Business at The Subway West End. 7pm—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 Ciaia. ll)piii--3ain. £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) wili be complemented by a suitable crass chart and party selection.


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