listings Clubs

I Spectral at Wee Red Bar. 1 lpm—3am. £6 (£5). 18 Jan. Monthly. Resident DJ Phil Dickson unleashes a four hour set of deep and dark European house and techno.

I Subculture meets FrIscodlsco at the Honeycomb. 10.30pm—3am. £8 (£7). 4 Jan. Monthly. Quality house with the Sub Club residents and the Friscodisco boys. I Sublime at the Honeycomb. 10.30pm—3am. £10 (£8). 18 Jan. Fortnightly. A Scottish exclusive at the city's premier tech-trance night this fortnight. as resident Kev Wright makes room at the decks for a guest set frotn Sweden's Atmos(F1yiny Rhino Records). I Underground So u’shn at La Belle Angele. 10.30pm—3am. £7 (£5). 18 Jan. Monthly. The best in underground house from the knowledgeable types who staff the city's leading independent record shack: namely George T. Simone and Gav Sutherland.

I UTI at the Wee Red Bar. Monthly. Next date 1 Feb with a live PA from Cymbol.

I Work at Ego. 10.30pm—3am. £8 (£6). 4 Jan. Monthly. Hard-working hoUse night for those still hungry for more after Hogmanay shenanigans. hosted by Pete Owen and Craig Walker.

Chart & Party

I The Bristo Square Experience at Potterrow and Teviot Row House. 9pm—3am. Free. Weekly. The city's students run wild. soaking tip mainstream house. crazv karaoke and plenty of alcohol. I Cross own Traffic at Club Java. 9.30pm—3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Cheesy chart and dance with DJ Ames.

I Friday Funkln’ at the Ark. 10pm-3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. You've worked hard. now strut your funky stuff like there's no tomorrow to Big Dave‘s partv mix.

I Kick at Loca. 10pm—3am. £2 before midnight; £4 after. Weekly. Kick start the weekend with current commercial chart and o pap from across the decades.

I Lrgiits, Camera, Action at Revolution. 10.30pm—3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Fire eaters. snake charmers. exotic dancers. live PAs and a juiced-up cast of thousands at this big ol' showbiz bash.

I Lush at Ego. Monthly. Next date 25


I Night To Remember at the Cavendish. 10pm—3am. £6. Weekly. Or not. given the all too reasonable drinks promos on offer. Over 25s.

Vegas presents live swing from Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Tue 15 Jan

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

I Tease at the Subway West End. 4pm—3am. Free before 1 1pm; £3 (£1 ) after. Weekly. DJ Hammy' plays chart tunes for the pissed-up workies.

I The Time Tunnel at Club Mercado. 10pm—3am. £5 (£4 with llyer). Weekly. Trendy Wendy. Showbiz Jase and Betty Ford disrupt the space-time continuum with tunes from the 60s right up to right now. Or maybe it's jttst the alcohol.

Edinburgh Saturdays


I Beluga at Beluga. 8pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Erik Da Viking and Dom Flanagan span a spectrum of house. garage and Latin tunes.

I Black Sauce at Bam Bou. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Confucius say this new Oriental style bar got plenty good underground house music with Martin Valentine and Steven Wanless (Friscodisco).

I Cuba Norte at Cuba Norte. l()pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Hot salsa? It's Saturday and that means. er. hot salsa at this epicentre of all things Latin.

I Extra Width at Gilded Saloon. 8pm—lam. Free. Weekly. New wave disco (ie all your favourite indie hits) with rotational DJs Grainne. Keiron and Stuart Braithwaite (Mogwai). Seeing as these folk play a somewhat significant role in Scotland‘s independent music scene. guest DJs from bands like Belle 8; Sebastian and Snow Patrol are a regular feature at Extra Width.

I Flashback at Flashback. 8.30pm—lam. Free. Weekly. DJ Venus serves tip an even mix of chart pap from the ast four decades. Over 21s only .

I our To The Floor at Rush. ()pin—lam. Free. Weekly. El Segundo‘s DJRed6 playing funk. soul. jazz and all that inspired hip hop.

I Immersed In Music at Pivo. ()pin—lam. Free. Weekly. Nic Cavendish hosts the progressive pre-club party to the L'p! club at the Venue (5 Jan). with limited two-for-one passes available for the main event. The following week i 12 Jan). Dave Begg play s progressive house formerly known as trance.

I Made In Iguana at Iguana. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Colin Cook

(L'ltragroove) plays some real house music. from the experimental to the tough and tribal with random Latin influences thrown in for good measure. I Mission Jnr at Studio 24. 7—10pm. £5. Weekly. Baby metallers go beserkley at this all-new pre-club.

I Oxygen at Oxygen. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Life's a gas at this swanky style bar. with funky breaks and hip hop to house grooves froin Headspin's Allan Dunbar (5 Jan) and Higher Ground’s Lindsey Todd ( 12 Jan).

I Soul Resistance at the Wash (formerly the Carwash). 9pm—lani. Free. Weekly. Northern soul. rare groove. hammond jazz and freakbeats galore with your host Craig Jamieson (Modern Lovers). I Space Face at PopRokit. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Andy Williams and Scott Ferguson the boys that used to run Carbolic Frolic ‘back in the day" ~ join forces with the Squalor Show. Dava and Spider to host this seminal Saturday pre-club featuring a fusion ofjazz. soul. funk. house and hip hop.

I UrbannHangSuIte at Bann's.

l lpm—3am. Free. Weekly. Light vegetarian snacks served to a strangely swinging soundtrack from Son of L'gly'. I Yush! at City Cafe. ()ptn—lam. Free. 5 Jan. Fortnightly. A.J. (Yush Recordings) selects the upbeat hip hop. funk and ragga. He'sjoined by the fresh prince of R&B. the Mad Ambassador.


I Acetate at the Liquid Room has now finished.

I Airborne at the Venue (all tloors). Monthly. Next date 26 Jan with Andrew Weatherall.

I Angel Delight at the Venue (top floor). 10pm—3am. £6 (£4). 12 Jan. Monthly. All-new superclub for women featuring house and chart from resident DJ Michelle.

I Ascension at Teviot Row L'nion. Monthly. Next date 26 Jan.

I Atomic Baby at La Belle Angele. Monthly. Next date 26 Jan.

I Audio Deluxe at the Honeycomb. l0pnt—3am. £8. Weekly (from 12 Jan). Launch of an in-house house night featuring the talented resident DJs from District. Craig Smith plays a live hour set of soulful to funky house and garage grooves in the main room. while Eli'.’ Wunf and Yogi Haughton get bling with the R&B and hip hop swing through the back. Future guests include Frankie Feliciano (2 Feb) and Bobby & Steve (2 Mar).

I Blast at Club Mercado. 1 1pm—1ate. £10/£8. 12 Jan. Fortnightly. Residents Huggy and Markell kick start 2002 with another roof-raising. funky house party.

I Blitz at the Venue (top floor). Monthly. Next date the.

I Chromatic at the Venue. 10.30pm—3am. £4. 4 Jan. Monthly. L'nderground house and techno with Semaj. Dave S. JC and Mitchell.

I Colours at the Liquid Room. Monthly. Next date 26 Jan with X-Press 2.

I Conception at Park Room. Teviot Row House. 10.30pm—3am. £2 (£1). 12 Jan. Monthly. Edinburgh L'niversity‘s Goth & Rock Society hosts this fetish-friendly club night.

I A Deep Sensation at Noa has now finished.

I Disco Inferno at Ego. Monthly. Next date 26 Jan.

I District at Noa has now finished. See listing for ‘Audio Deluxe'.

I Divine Divas at the Venue (top floor) has now finished.

I The Egg at the Wee Red Bar.

1 lpm—3am. £4 (£3.50). Weekly. Still the best mix of indie. 60s garage. northern soul. ska and soundtracks you're likely to sta yger across.

I ssentlal at the Liquid Room. 10.30pm—3am. £6 (£5). 5 Jan. Fortnightly. Radio Forth's Kevin Jones join forces with Martin Valentine

(Taste/Friskodisco) for some ‘essential' dirty house and L'S garage action in the

I Eye Candy at C1th Mercado.

l lprn—late. £10 (£8): £6 if outrageously attired. 5 Jan. Fortnightly. Residents Graeme 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. 9.30pm—2am. £4.50 (£3.50/£2.50). 12 Jan. Monthly. Edinburgh‘s longest running Latino night (ten years old this year). showcasing hot rhythms to keep the winter blues at bay.

I Greased Up at the Spider‘s Web. Monthly. Next date 26 Jan with live combo. The Cobras.

I Headspln at the Bongo Club. Monthly. Next date 26 Jan with the fourth birthday pany.

I Joy at Ego. 10.30pm—3am. £5 (£4 members). 5 Jan. Fortnightly. Aware that money's too tight to mention at the beginning of the year. Maggie 8; Alan make the more than generous gesture of hosting a cut-price ‘January Sale' at their legendary gay night. Expect tip-front. dirty house grooves on the main floor. pIUs Trendy Wendy and Sally Finlay 's cheeky mix of soul. funk and chart in the downstairs suite. I Last Night A DJ Stole My Wife at Po Na Na. 1 1pm—3am. £3. Weekly. DJ 4th Varmint. keeping it real with the old school to new school beats 'n' breaks formula.

I Latin Explosion at the Mambo Club has now finished.

I Latino Loco at Iil Barrio. 10pm—3am. Free before 1 1pm: £2 after. Weekly. The original Latino chart party continues with the freshest beats from the barrio from DJ Hector and his Latin posse.

I Luscious at Club Java. 9.30pm—1ate. £6. 4 Jan. Fortnightly. Funky L'S house night hosted by Stuart Perdie (R@ TT) and Marco Smith.

0 Luvely at the Liquid Room. l()pm—3am. £5 non-members (free to members) before 1 1pm; £8 (£5) after. 12 Jan. Monthly. All aboard the good ship Luv ely' as the infamotis glam. gay house night re-launches its monthly residency at an all-new venue with a ‘January Sail'. Members go free before 1 1pm. all sea-far- ing luvelies are encouraged to dress ‘nauti- cal/ naughty' and. to further the theatrics. there's a fun and funky fashion show. To audition for the show. call the Luvely line on 664 7934. See Hitlist.

I The Mambo Club at the Mambo Club. 10pm—-3ani. £4 (£3 with llyer) before midnight: £5 after. Weekly. Sir ()ssie takes his ragga. hip hop and reggae showcase on an African tip. mixing it tip with socca and other indigenous llavas.

Messenger Sound System at the Bongo Club. 1 lpni—3am. £7. 5 Jan. Fortnightly. l'pfront roots and dubw ise reg- gae via the mighty Messenger soill‘ltisys- tent. See Hitlist.

I MIngIn’ at Studio 24 (upstairs). 10.30pm—3am. £6. 12 Jan. Fortnightly. Residents Brian Dempster and Alan Joy partake of the usual Mingin' madness. playing filthy hotise and twisted trance for a frisky and predominantly gay crowd.

I The Mission at Studio 24.

1 1pm—3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. The astottndingly popular haunt for the alternateens is now a weekly affair. occupying the whole building with three rooms of up-to-date darkness on 5 Jan and hosting a rock and industrial night in the downstairs room on 12 Jan.

I Opium at ()pium. 10pm-—3am. Free. Weekly. Rock. nu-metal and alternative/ indie frotn resident gal DJ. Marsha.

I Oxygen at Studio 24 has now finished.

I Phosphoresence at the Venue (lower two lloors). 10.30pm-3am. £4 (£3). 12 Jan. Monthly. Psychedelic trance night featuring a live-hour set from Pagan on the main floor. pltts leftlicltl house support in the Cooler from Hobbes. DJ Dextor and Jonny.

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