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the main event. The following week (9 Feb). Mr Todd lays down tlte hip hop and house hot wax.

I Made In Iguana at Iguana. 9pni»-lani. Free. Weekly. (‘redible pre- cltibbitig house tunes from the knowledgeable and ever-affable types who .s'taff independent record shack. Underground Solu’shn.

I Mission Jnr at Studio 24. 7 ltipni. £5. Weekly. Baby metallei‘s go besei'kley at this all-new pre-club. If you look old enough you can go the distance and stay put for Mission proper which kicks off at l lpm.

I Oxygen Music at ()xygeii Bar. 9pm~ laiti. Free. Weekly. life‘s a gas at this swanky style bar. with funky breaks and hip hop to house gt'ooy es from Headspin‘s~ Allan Dunbar (2 Feb) and Higher (iround‘s Lindsey Todd t‘) Feb). I Progression at (‘ity ('afe.

9pm» lam. Free. 2 Feb. Fortnightly. l’re- club session featuring funky to progressiy‘e house from [)erek Martin and Gay (irant.

I Soul Resistance at the Wash. 9pm lam. Free. Weekly. Northern soul. rare grooy'e. Hammond tau and freakbeats galore w ith your host (’raig Jamieson (Modern l.o\ersi.

I Space Face at l’opRokit.

()pin- lam. Free. Weekly. .-\ndy Williams and Scott FergiIson the boy s who used to run ('arbolie Frolic back in the day join forces with the Squalor Show. Dam and Spider to host this seminal Saturday pre—club featuring a l'usion ofia/x. soul. funk. house and hip hop.

I UrbannI-langSuite at Banii‘s.

l lpm 5am. Free. Weekly. l.ight vegetarian snacks sery ed to a strangely swinging soundtrack from Son of t’gly. I Yush! at (‘ity (Kile. 0pm lam. Free. ‘) Feb. l-‘ortnightly'. .r\..l. (Vush Recordings) selects the upbeat hip hop. funk and ragga. lle'sjoined by the fresh prince of R&B. the Mad .-\mbassador.


I Airborne at the Venue tall floors ). Monthly. Next date 23 Feb.

I Angel Delight at the Venue.

10pm 3am. £0 (£4). ‘) Feb. Monthly. Pop-tastic ftm and frolics with DJ Michelle and guests at this all-new club night for women only. This month it‘s a Valentine's special w here music be the food of love.

I Ascension at in iot Row t‘nion. Monthly. Next date ‘) Mar.

I Atomic Baby at La Belle Angele. Monthly. Next date 23 Feb

I AUdiO Deluxe ill the Honey cotnb. l()pm 3am. £8. Weekly. This fortnight (2 Feb). NY(".s Frankie Felicianojoiiis resident (‘raig Smith for some soulful to funky hotise and garage grooyes. The following week. it's Lt residents‘ special featuring a fiye hour set from Smith in the main room pltis iiti-—j;i//. Rth and garage through the back w ith Bob (aims and Yogi llaughton.

I Bivouac at ('ltib Jaya. Monthly. Next date 23 Feb.

QBlast at ('Iub Mercado. l lpni late. £l()/£8. 9 Feb. Fortnightly. (iangsters and molls a-go-go at the floor—shaking. funky house party this month as Blast residents lluggy and Markell host a 'Valentiiie‘s Massacre'. lixpect killer times all night long aitd those that indulge the fancy dress will be rewarded by reduced entry on the door. See llitlist.

I Blitz ut the Venue (top floor). Monthly. Next date to Feb.

I 6.0. Blooms ill (‘.(‘. liltititlls. 10.30pm 3am tbai' from (ipni l. Free. Weekly. D] All} does the dccknical dtities iii her trademark highcaiiip style at this busy gay yenue.

I Chromatic at the Vetitte tlow er two floors). lt).3()pin 3am. £7 (£5). 3 Feb. Monthly. Fast and furious tech funk to techno with Nattrax tliyei and His Patrick ('anny. Mitchell and .l(‘ on the

main floor plus underground house in the (‘hrotnazone ('ooler with Biscuit l) and Mark H.

I Colours at the Liquid Room. Monthly. Next date 33 Feb with Way Out West (the) and Nick Warren (1)] set).

I Conception at Park Room. 'l‘ey‘iot Row llouse. Monthly. Next date 33 Feb. I Disco Inferno at tigo. Monthly. Next date 23 Feb.

I The Egg at the Wee Red Bar.

llpm 3am. £4 (£3.50). Weekly. Still the best mix of indie. ()(lS garage. northern soul. ska and soundtracks you’re likely to stagger across. .-\ w ell-loy‘ed institution that staunchly defies change.

I Essential at the liquid Room. lt).3t)pm 3am. £(i (£5). 3 Feb. Monthly. Radio Forth‘s Key‘in Jones join forces with Martin Valentine tTaste/l"riskodiscol for some 'essential' dirty house and [S garage action in the main room. lit the cosy confines of the back booth. Smokey & the Bandit play ja/Iy breaks and broken house beats.

I Eye Candy at (‘lub .‘ytercado.

llpiii late. £l() (£8): £(i ifoutrageously attired. 2 Feb. Fortnightly. Residents (iraenie l’opstar. Nejat Barton and Neil (‘rookston host their infamous. glam house party where mainstream house reigns supreme. Remember to ‘dress glam or scram'.

I Fiesta Latina at 't‘eyioi Row t‘nioii. Monthly. Next date lo Feb.

I Greazed Up at the Spider’s Web. Monthly. Next date 23 Feb.

I Headspin at the Bongo ('lub. Monthly. Next date 35 Feb with a (’atskills Records Special.

I Joy at ligo. lt)..‘~()pni 3am. £ltlt£8 members). 3 Feb. Fortnightly. t'p-front. dirty house grooy'es on the main floor with Maggie is Alan. plus 'I‘rendy Wendy and Sally Finlay 's cheeky mix of soul. funk and chart iii the downstairs suite.

Please note that only gay people and their

friends can gain entry to this night.

I Last Night A DJ Stole My Wife at l’o Na Na. llpiti 3am. £3. Weekly. l).l 4th Varmint. keeping it real with the old school to new school heats 'ii' breaks formula.

I Latin Explosion at the .\l;iiiiho ('lub has now finished.

I Lick Shot at the Venue. l lpm 3am. £5. to Feb. Monthly. .\ nascent night of hip hop. ragga and R&B hosted by the resident b-boys l’rottesse. :\iiibassador. Dangernian and Nasty l’ and featuring open mic sessions from the hell-talented Scotland Yard.

I Luscious at ('Ith Jaya. ltlpm late. £7. 2 Feb. Fortnightly. Funky t'S house night featuring guest 1)] Stephen Sutherland and resident Stuart l’tirdie tl{((1'l"l'). If you catch a cab from the city centre straight to this simply stunning y‘entie. you can reclaim your taxi fare

tw ith receipt) from the l.ttsciolls door staff. Maximum claims are £7. so don't take the piss.

I Luvely at the liquid Room.

l() 3am. £ l 3 Ill). ‘) Feb. Monthly. The fabulously flamboyant house party celebrates six years sw iiigiiig with art Ifniergi'iirr lliin/ Sit night. The dress code is ‘medical'. free (‘l)s littye been prescribed for all and six ‘ultimate presents‘ hay e been diagnosed for the first six\'elies through the door.

I The Mambo Club at the Mambo ('lub. ltlpin 3am. £4 t£3 with flyer) 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 flayas. I Messenger Sound System at the Bongo ('ltib. llpiii 3am. £7. 2 Feb. Fortnightly. Righteous diib roots and reggae showcase. this fortnight featuring hot Wailers all night long to commemorate Bob Marley 's birthday . I Mingin at Studio 24 (upstairs). 10.30pm 3am. £(i. ‘) Feb. Fortnightly. Residents Brian l)eiiipster and .-\Ian Joy

partake of the usual Mingin' madness. playing filthy house and twisted trance for a frisky and predominantly gay crowd.

I The Mission at Sttidio 24.

l lpm 3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. The astoundineg popular haunt for the alternateens is now a weekly affair. occupying the whole building with three rooms of up-to-date darkness on 2 Feb and hosting a rock and industrial night in the downstairs room on 9 Feb.

I Opium at ()pium. ltlpni 3am. Free. Weekly. Rock. ntl metal and alternatiye/indie from rotational resident l)Js.

I Oxygen at (‘ltib Jaya. Monthly.

0pm 2am. £10 t £8). ‘) Feb. Monthly. Break out the tear gas for another session of this riot—inducing hard house night featuring guest DJ. Rob 'l‘issera tSlinky). No. btit seriously. with a ‘no baseball caps/no sportswear' door policy there’s absolutely no chance of a repeat of the Studio 24 stand-off. No chance at all.

I Phosphoresence at the Venue ttop Floor). Monthly. Next date 35 Feb.

I Posh at ('ltib Jaya. Monthly. Next date the.

I Progression at the Liquid Room. Monthly. Next date to Feb with guest 1)]. John (‘reanieix making his Scottish debut. I The Project at the Bongo ('1th has now finished. See separate listing for Ntraliy'e below.

I Radio at the ('lareniont Hotel. Monthly. Next date to Feb with the combo. Drugstore ('owboy'.

I Scratch at La Belle Angele.

Ilpm 3am. £8 mm. 9 Feb. Monthly. In a change to the scheduled show, the city’s leading hip hop night welcomes a guest set from [S l)M(' Champion. D] I’-'l'rix. I Tease Age at the (’iirus ('lub.

llpiii 3am. £5. Weekly. Now going into

its tenth year. this indie stalwart featuring everything from swinging (ills hits to baggy Manchester tunes continues to draw a packed and sweaty crowd week iii. w eek otit.

I Trade at the Venue (all three floors). Monthly. Next date the.

I Ultragroove at La Belle :\ngele. 10.30pm 3am. £lt). 2 Feb. l-‘ortnightly. lidiiibtii‘gh‘s leading real deal house party welcomes t'S underground house don 'I’edd l’atterson to the fray. Renowned for merging deep. dark and soulful tare with tribal interludes. afrobeat and tech house. Patterson's style should fit the l'ltragrooy‘e y'ibe like a tight- fitting gloy e. . Up! (It the Ventie ltop floor).

lllpm 3am. £8 (£(i). 3 Feb. Monthly. l’rogressiy'e house and tribal trance from His Michelle. Adrian I)a\enport and Nic (’ay'endish. If you're starting early. check the pi'e—cltib at l’iy‘o.

I Vain at 'l'eyiot t'iiion il’ark Room). 0pm 3am. £4 t£.‘~). 2 Feb only. l).l ('hristopher guests at this wild and wanton night ofgoth. industrial. techno. IBM and 8()s new romantic.

I Vegas at ligo. ltlfitlpm 3am. £0 it” in fancy dress). ‘) Feb. Monthly. llep daddy swing. country classics and slea/y listening with your high-kicking hosts. Frankie Sumatra. Btigsy Seagull. l)ino Martini and the stunning Vegas sltow‘git'ls. See separate listing below for ftill details on the Vegas swing special.

I Vegas Swings at the (‘lareinoni llotel. 8.30pm lam. £(i t£5 plus booking fee in ady‘ance from Ripping and Virgin l. 3 Feb only. .\ one-off special featuring sW itigy classics old and new \\ itll tltc Vegas \lltyl Villains. Frankie Sumatra and l)ino Martini. Don't distress if you can't swing to save ,Voui' life because there‘s an hour’s free tuition from 8.30pm.

THE CITRUS CLUB. 4042 GRINDLAY ST. EDt NBURGH EH3 9AP. Tel: 0131 622 7086, www.citrusduboouk