Glasgow Wednesdays


I Easy Tiger at MAS. l lpm-—3am. £4. (£2 ). Weekly. A party atmosphere and plenty of shenanigans guaranteed. thanks to the amazing free drink offers on at this increasingly popttlar Wed night soircc.

I L Is For Latin at Havana Bar. 8pm“ l()pm. £4. Weekly. Latin dance classes with .Michel. and all the Latin sounds yott could ask for.

I Fluid at the Polo Lounge. l()pm~lam. Free. Weekly. DJ Wayne Dixon mixes up classic funk. soul and disco with a dash of contemporary business. and there are half-price cocktails to make sure things go with a swing.

I Moda at Moda. Spin—lam. Free. Weekly. Smooth and soulful R&B with DJ Niall.

I Russell’s at Russell‘s. ‘)-l lpm. Free. Weekly. DJ Yaw brings his world music extravaganza to the yuppie tnasses. I Take A Stand at the Stand. Spin-l lpm. £2. Weekly. ()pen-stage night where poetry performers. musicians. comedians and DJs are encouraged to get tip and do their stuff. I Jengaheads at Mc('huill‘s Way ()ut West. ‘)pm I lpm. Free. Weekly. Martyn Jengahead test drives his new tracks. promos and purchases. lixpect mellow beats. house and whatever tickles his fancy.


I Back To Life at .MAS. l lpm 3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. If your bag happens to be R&B and hip-hop and you’re partial to a bit of bongo action. then this is right up your street. DJ (‘hidi is at the helm doing his thing and throwing in a bit of live percussion for good tncasurc.

I Bennet’s at Bennet's.

ll.3()pm 3am. £2.50 (£1.50). Weekly. Sara with an tip-front dance tnix. (iay. I Elastik at the l3th Note (‘lub.

l lpm 3am. £2. Weekly. liclectic is such an ugly word. so we’ll just say they play good music at lilastik. without bothering themselves with boring old genre constraints. This means you’re liable to hear Led Zep. The thnan League and Tortoise all in the same night.

I F.A.B. at Babaza. l lpm-3am. Free before I lpm; £4 (£3) after. Weekly. DJ Skttd blends garage. R&B and funky house. playing to a dressed-up crowd who help to make this one of the busiest midweek nights in (ilasgow.

I Joints & Jams at ('ube.

l lpm ~3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. In the back room Harry B and Brian T present Loungin’. a selection of funky tracks and laid-back tunes. while in the main room. a rotating roster of DJs supply R&B. hip hop and sottl.

Chart & Party

I Fit at Archaos. l lpm 3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Absolutely colossal student night with John Richardson and (itts Michacls supplying cheesy pop. party anthems and commercial house.

I Media at Media. 1 lpm-3am. £3. Weekly. A full-on flavoured mix from rotational residents plus karaoke in room two. Drinks promos a bonus (all drinks £l before lam).

I Toast at Shack. l().3()pm -3am. £3 (£2). (‘heesy tunes courtesy of DJ Toast. with lashings of boom to help wash it down.

I Klass at Destiny. l()pm~3am. £2 before I lpm; £3 after. Weekly. A night aimed at those who fancy a party night ollt but can’t stand those pesky kids cluttering tip the dance floor. ()ver 28s only.

I Souped Up at the (iarage. l().3()pm 3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Daft pop and student antics at the most popular student venue in town.

Regular weekly clubs plus one off events are listed by city, then by day, then alphabetical by title. Clubs will be listed, provided that up to date details reach our offices at least eight days before publication. Lack of information may result in clubs being omitted. Edinburgh club listings compiled by Catherine Bromley.

Edinburgh Thursdays


I Beluga at Beluga. Spin—lam. Free. Weekly. Soulful house and broken beats with DJ (‘raig Smith (2‘) .\'ov), followed by Leo's funked-up disco grooves (6 Dec).

I Cool Blue at The Wash (formerly The (‘arwashl ‘)pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Relax and unwind to a smooth hip hop and soul selection. served up by DJ Ali Campbell. I Eccentric at Bam Bou. ‘)pm—lam. Free. 6 Dec. l-‘ortnightly. .\'ew residents Stuart Sandetnan (Naked) and Lee Murray join liuan James and Phil York as they play quality l'S house and liuropean trance for the discerning pre-clubber at this ()riental style bar.

I Flashback at Flashback. 8.30pm lam. Free. Weekly. DJ Venus steps back in time to play disco tunes from the 7(ls and 80s.

I Immersed In Music at l’ivo.

‘)pm lam. Free. Weekly. With the Sputnik kids taking a short hiatus. it falls to Smokey ck The Bandit (Senses) to tear tip the funky house highway on a weekly basis.

I La Fromagerie at The Meadows Bar (downstairs). ‘)pm lam. Free. 2‘) Nov (2 13 Dec. l-‘ortnightly. Sample the treats on the cheese board served tip by lidinburgh's original li-'/'. slea/ies Al and Kant the Mullet.

I Made In Iguana at Iguana. ‘)pm~lam. Free. Weekly. (iareth

Sommerv ille breaks the mould of his l'ltragroove guise. playing warm .\'ew York house. disco and all things soulful at this pre-weekend pre-club.

I Oxygen at ()xygen. ‘)pm lam. Free. Weekly. Progressive house and trance from rotational residents Stuart Duncan (Atomic Baby) and Dave Begg (Skank. Area 5| ). This fortnight (6 Dec). the boys host a rather premature ‘(‘hristmas Party .\'ite'. lixpect mistletoe and tnore.

I Prefix at Bar l'nion. ‘)pm lam. Free. 2‘) .\'ov & 13 Dec. Fortnightly. (‘hris Bryant and Derek Selmes sort the deep and funky wheat from the house chaff.

I Shadowskill at Barn Bou. ‘)pm lam. £2. 2‘) Nov (k 13 Dec. Fortnightly. (‘onfucius say this new ()riental sty le bar got plenty good drtnn & bass and hip hop with DJ Sam and Red6.

I Soft Rock at The Pond Bar. ‘)pm lam. Free. Weekly. Air guitar the night away to some ‘orrible soft rock in the cotnfortable surroundings of Leith's premiere watering hole.

I UrbannHangSuite at Bann’s.

| lpm~3am. Free. Weekly. Light vegetarian snacks served to a kooky and eclectic soundtrack from Son of t'gly'.

I Yo! Below at Yo! Below.

Spm— l2.3()am. Free. Weekly. The Sushi style bar gets a solid soul injection from Lel Pafrey. playing percussive house through to bossa Brazilia beats.


OBehave? at The Honeycomb.

l()pm 3am. £4 in advance (tickets from Fopp. Ripping. l'ndeground Solu'shn); £6 (£5) on the door. 2‘) Nov. Monthly. This month. the funky drum & bass night hosts a homecoming hootenanny‘ for local lad Neall Dailly aka DJ Plus ()ne. He's the reigning World DM(' ('hampion and deservedly so and this will be his first high profile lidinburgh performance since win-

ning the title in September. \i'ocal stylings come care of M(‘ (‘oppa. support in the main room's taken care of by Queen B and (‘hewie and Reed Richards will be busting breaks boundaries through the back. See llitlist.

I C.C. Blooms at ('.(‘. Blooms. l().3()pm»-3am (bar from 6pm). Free. Weekly. Trip the light fantastic to lli- .\'R(i dance action at this ever-popular gay bar.

I Da Break at La Belle Angele. l().3()pm 3am. £5 (£4). 6 Dec. Monthly. Hip hop hooray? It's the second birthday?! Residents Demon and Bertie are joined by L'nkle Fawal. P. Styl/ and a multitude of live M(‘s to tnuster a block party that's likely to shake the foundations. There's live graffiti all night long from Fume and Zomby and if you bring along your own graffiti sketches. there's a chance to win a masterclass on the night.

I Dust at Studio 24. l l.3()pm—3am. £2. 6 Dec. Monthly. Get ready to rock at this goth. tnetal and industrial showcase hosted by the residents lan. Tony and Dave.

I FAT at The Honeycomb. l()pm- 3am. £5. 13 Dec. Monthly. The student radio show may have finished (back in March. mind) but the monthly club night carries on regardless to raise the profile of Fresh Air FM. This month. it's a residents‘ showcase featuring hip hop decknician Dee J A La Ftt. funk manipulator lirik Da Viking. chunky house enthusiast (irant Macdonald and drum & bass DJ Tel.

I Fusion at Po .\'a .\'a. l lpm 3am. £2. Weekly. DJs Mark B (Studio (irand) plays vinyl gems sourced from the realms of house. hip hop. fttnk and sotll.

I Genetic at The ('itrus (‘lub

l lpm 3am. Free before I 1.30pm; £2 after. Weekly. Still a mighty popular soiree that showcases alternativc. indie and lo-fi. .\'o smoking in the bar area. mind.

I Kinetic at La Belle Angele. Monthly. Next date tbc.

I Lick Shot at The (‘octeau Lounge.

l lpm- 3am. £5. 13 Dec. Monthly. (let your funky freak on at this all-new ragga/reggae/hip hop shakedown. Skit/ is the guest DJ of distinction and the resident boys .\'asty P. Stu Lee. lixtra. Profisee and Scotland Yard are all well versed in the etiquette of urban beats and rhymes.

I The Moneyshot at The Bongo (‘lub Monthly. .\'ext date 2() Dec with the last ever session.

GMotherfunk Fifth Birthday at The Honeycomb. l().3()pm 3am. £‘) plus booking fee (available from Virgin. l'nderground Solu'shn & Ripping). 6 Dec only. (ilohal jazz daddy (iilles Peterson gttests at the fifth birthday celebrations of this nigh on legendary funk night. It's the third time young (iilles has appeared at Motherfunk. so dear to his heart are the residents (iino. Fryer and Spectrum and how worthy are they of his inspiring influence. See llitlist.

I Muzikisum at The Honeycomb. Next date tbc.

I Naked at ligo. l().3()pm 3am. Non- members £8 before I l.3()pm. £l() after: members £6 before I l.3()pm. £8 after. l3 Dec (tbc). Monthly. Hard house night featuring the resident DJs. Phil York. Chris I). Sandeman and litian James.

I Opium at ()pium. l()pm 3am. Free. Weekly. Rock. nu-metal and alternative/indie at this late-night drinking den ctttn club complex.

I Rejuvenation at The Bongo (‘luh l().3()pm-~3am. £6 in advance from Ripping. Fopp & l'nderground Solu'sh: £8 on the door. () l)cc. Monthly. Breakbeat pioneer Mega (‘ity 2 joins tnain rootn resident ('huck in a tantalising trip back to the old-school. There's free ('l)s for the early birds and sonic support from Herbacious. playing classic hip hop tracks in the back rootn.

Behave? Edinburgh audiences know him as the local hip hop DJ who went on to conquer the globe. becoming this year‘s World DMC Champion. but Neall Dailly aka DJ Plus One (pictured) also has a closet 1' passion for drum & bass. It's this particular pa83ion which he'll be ably indulging at this highly anticipated event. The Honeycomb. Thu 29 Nov. Manga Goldie graciously takes time out from writing. directing and scoring the music to his mysterious film project. Sine Tempus. to guest at the City's leading jungle soiree. See preview. page 72. La Be//e Ange/e. Fri 30 Nov.

:~ Sublime The prolific and ubiquitous Timo Maas makes his mighty return to the night that made his name in Scotland. A progressive trance. breakbeat and techno mash- up will no doubt ensue. The Honeycomb. Fri 30 Nov.

:21? Mingin’s Big Band Night To commemorate World AIDS Day. Alan Joy has employed the services of a twenty-piece big band to lend a touch of class to his twisted house night. Studio 24. Sat 7 Dec.

':'.f District It's the last ever District Dance Party at Noa. already! Help it go out in style. make the most of a rare guest appearance from acclaimed London jock. Jeremy Newall. and don't cry 'cause the night will return in the new year With an all-new sessmn at an as yet undisclosed venue. Noa. Sat 7 Dec.

Indigo A buxom beauty of a live jazz and funk night. featuring four bands and a gaggle of DJs plus dare-devil fire iugglers to greet you at the door. The Bongo Club. Tue 4 Dec.

Motherfunk Fifth Birthday To celebrate five years funking. the residents welcome back influential jazz daddy Gilles 'Worldwide' Peterson. Early arrival's a priority to guarantee entry. The Honeycomb. Thu 6 Dec.

Scratch Hip hop hooray! Scratch is here to stay. launching an all-new residency with a rather speCIal guest in the form of De La Soul‘s Maceo. La Belle Ange/e. Sat 8 Dec.