Edinburgh Fridays continued
I UrbannNangSulte at Bann‘s.
1 1 m—3am. Free. Weekly. See Thu.
I oi Below at Yo! Below. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. The sushi style bar gets the dancefloor soul treatment from the Posh DJs.
I Angel Delight at the Venue (top ﬂoor). Monthly. Next date 19 Apr.
I Arakataca! at the Bongo Club.
1 1pm—3am. £5. 29 Mar. Monthly. DJs Jaffer (Senegal) and Zuppa lnglese (Bogota) host a fiery mix of salsa. African. Latin and Caribbean dance.
I Beats N Pieces at the Venue. 10.30pm—3am. £5. 5 Apr. Monthly. A new soiree showcasing everything from classic funk to hard-edged tech-house. This broad spectrum will be spanned initially by residents Allan Headspin and Richie Vallenz although future guest DJs include Chicken Lips (Kingsize Records) on 3 May.
I Behave? Vs Spellbound at the Honeycomb. 10pm—3am. £8 (£5). 5 Apr. Monthly. A night of funky drum & bass and nu skool breaks from the collected crews of Behave? and Spellbound.
I Big Beat at La Belle Angele. 10.30pm—3am. £6 (£5); £3 before
1 1.30pm. 29 Mar. Monthly. Resident DJs Simon Hodge. Stuart Bennett and Tinku dig deep in the vinyl vaults to unearth the best in dancefloor soul. funk. jazz and rare groove. Note that next month‘s date (26 Apr) features the rescheduled live show from Hammond organ legend. Brian Auger and his Oblivion Express. I Canned Heat at Gaia. 10pm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Harri ‘Let‘s Go' with a reliable mix of danceﬂoor greats including pop. punk. funk and hip hop. Please note that entry to this event includes entry to R&B showcase Fiesta Fiesta.
I 0.0. Blooms at CC. Blooms. 10.30pm-3am (bar from 6pm). Free. Weekly. High camp and chart classics with DJ Ally at this popular gay venue. I Concept (formerly Cerotonln) at the Venue (lower two floors). 10.30pm-3am. £10 (£8). 5 Apr. Fortnightly. Having just celebrated its second birthday. the re-launched tech- trance night goes from strength to strength. inviting German producer/DJ Jan Driver to Edinburgh for his Scottish debut.
I Dischord at Studio 24. l 1pm—3am. £3.50 (£2.50). 12 Apr. Monthly. Heavy metal. nu metal. death metal. extreme metal and some token goth with DJs Leaf. Wally. qu and Liz.
I Dogma (formerly Lost) at Studio 24. 10.30pm—3am. £10 (£8). 5 Apr. Monthly. The funky to hard techno night. now re-launched under a different name to avoid a costly law suit. hosts the official launch party of the new Ben Sims album Escapism. A DJ set of tight techno from Sims will be preceded by a live PA from local beat freaks The Falkland Hill Yaks. plus DJ support from Dogma residents Neil Templar. A1 Space and Nomad. For this date only. ‘A-I.ist'card holders get £2 oﬂdoor price all night long.
I Dr No’s at the Bongo Club. Monthly. Next date 19 Apr.
I Electrocute at the Venue (top floor). 10.30pm—3am. £7 (£5). 29 Mar. Monthly. From the boys that brought you Rotation. comes the second session of this entirely new night showcasing underground techno. electro. tech-house and machine funk. This time around. resident live wires Chris L'.N and Laurie are joined by guest DJ. Craig Walsh (Primate Records. London).
I El Segundo at the Bongo Club. 10.30pm—3am. £6 (£5). 5 Apr. Monthly. Feisty funk and hip hop night. now featuring impromptu sets from an ‘in-
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house’ band comprising DJ Red6 on decknical duties. Psylent V on beatbox. Benofficial on keys and B Burgh on guitar.
I Eruptor at Studio 24 (top ﬂoor).
1 lpm—3am. £5. 29 Mar. Monthly. Uncompromising. toxic techno night featuring DJ distress from Primal T and Paul C. This month. it‘s an ‘acid tea party' blessed with a live set from hard nut D.D.R.
I Evol at the Liquid Room. 10.30pm—3am. £4. Weekly. Edinburgh's longest running indie night (ten consecutive years. with no holidays and no sickies). providing a likely mix of the best current and classic altemative. crossover tunes. It‘s an institution already.
I The Fun at Cocteau Lounge. Monthl . Next date 19 Apr.
I Funltey Magic at the Cocteau Lounge (downstairs at Ego). l lpm—3am. £5. 29 Mar. Monthly. Soul-fuelled deep house for pilgrims from the Hoff Project featuring live percussion from Tagg.
I Future Noodle at the Venue (lower two floors). 10.30pm—3am. £5 (£3). 12 Apr. Monthly. Hard-edged. schizoid breaks and beats with Wreckage (Wall Of Sound). Euan James and Believe.
I The 00-00 at Ego. l 1pm—4am. £6. 12 Apr. Monthly. The wild and wanton mix of 60s garage punk. surf. swinging soundtracks and sweet. sweet soul celebrates its second birthday. To commemorate this milestone. The Thanes get wheeled out of retirement to perform in the guise of The Wrong Elevators. plus there‘s sleazy garage from The Cobra- Matics and guest DJ delight from Slim Jim Spectre.
I Inertia at Studio 24. 10.30pm—3am. £12 (£8 members). 12 Apr. Tribal tech- house and techno with Nick Fury and special guest DJ Misjah. here all the way from the Netherlands to play an exclusive three hour set.
I Journey Jamaica at the Mambo Club (upstairs). 10pm—3am. £5; £4 before midnight. 15 Mar. Monthly. A night of original Jamaican ska. rocksteady and reggae hosted by Dr Soul and Robbie Cormack.
I Keep It Unreal at Ego. Bi-monthly. Next date 10 May.
I Let’s Go Back, Way Back at La Belle Angele. 10.30pm—3am. £10(£8). 5 Apr. Monthly. Another trip down memory lane care of the Glasgow-based retro house night. This time around. Shades Of Rhythm supply an old skool set while resident DJ Bosco lends support. For this date only, ‘A-List'card holders get £2 off door price all night long.
I Lube at the Venue (lower two ﬂoors). llpm—3am. £8 (£6). 12 Apr. Monthly. The heated session of hard. uplifting house and filthy trance relocates to the Venue to host its regular monthly residency. Resident Brian Dempster (Mingin‘) will be oiling the decks along with guest DJs Gail Sellars (Acetate) and Brett King (Joy) in a night of lurid lubrication for body and mind.
I Lush at Ego. 10.30pm—3am. £6 (£5). 29 Mar. Monthly. Resident DJs Dale and Craig play pop hits and commercial house classics for a gay/mixed crowd. To become a Lush member. sign on at www.clublush.co.uk.
Q Majestica at the Venue. 10pm—3am. £10 (£8). 29 Mar. Monthly. First birthday celebrations of the down and dirty house night that previously resided at Noa. The main ﬂoor journeys into dark. tribal terri- tory with an exclusive DJ set from Trisco aka Jim Browski and Harvey Dawson plus sets from Brian Fisher (Taste). Martin Spence and Amos. Down in the Cooler. lush vocal house does the rounds with Bruno F-K and Trevor G. Dress sexy for this one and heed that there‘s a £50 prize for the best outfit on the night. See Hitlist.
I The Mambo Club at the Mambo Club. l()pm—3am. £4 (£3 with flyer) before midnight; £5 after. Weekly. Sir Ossie‘s 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 in town.
I Manga at La Belle Angele. Monthly. Next date 19 Apr with guest DJs Addiction & Calibre.
I Modern Lovers at Ego.
l lpm—3am. £4. 5 Apr. Monthly. Resident DJ Craig indulges guest action from Mikey Collins (Afterglow. Glasgow) and Yogi Haughton (any time. any place) at this swinging mix of rare soul. Hammond jazz and freakbeats galore.
I Moody at Wee Red Bar. Monthly. Next date 19 Apr.
I Naked at Ego. Monthly. Next date the.
I Nameless presents Farley Jack Master Funk at La Belle Angele. 10.30pm—3am. £10 (£9 plus booking fee in advance from Ripping & Virgin). 12 Apr only. Chicago legend Farley Jack Master Funk demonstrates the house that jack built.
I A Night For Cuba at the Bongo Club. 10.30pm—3am. £6 (£5). 12 Apr. Monthly. Edinburgh's leading Latin nights — Club Latino. Salsa Viva. Arakataca and Latin Explosion — club together once again to form this mighty hootenanny. All profits from the night go directly to Medicare Cuba.
I Nuklear Puppy at Ego. Monthly. Next date 19 Apr.
I Opium at Opium. 10pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Rock. nu-metal and alternative/ indie.
I Plllbox at Studio 24. Monthly. Next date 19 Apr.
I Planet Earth at the Citrus Club. 10.30pm—3am. £5. Weekly. Music from the years 1976 to 1989. which — for those born after 89 who haven't indulged the retro revival programmes plaguing our TV screens — means punk. new wave. new romantic and 80s electro pop.
I Roadblock at Po Na Na. 10pm—3am. £3. Weekly. Nicci F (3 Piece Suite) stops the traffic in bad music when
Tribal house from Steve Lawler at The Progression Easter Session
she digs up the best in funk. disco. house and block rockin‘ beats.
I Salsa Con Sabor at El Barrio. 10pm—3am. Free before 1 1pm: £2 after. Weekly. Beats from the barrio at this swinging party hosted by DJ Hector. Nano and the Latin posse. Free beginners‘ salsa class starts at 9pm.
I Space Face at Cocteau Lounge. llpm—3am. £3. 12 Apr only. The ex- Carbolic Frolic boys —- Andy Williams and Scott Ferguson — are back to entertain us with their inimitable mix of hip hop. house. funk and disco.
I Spectral at Wee Red Bar.
1 lpm—3am. £6 (£5). 12 Apr. Monthly. In keeping with their no-attitude/music first policy. Spectral celebrate a year of the deepest. toughest. funky house and techno grooves with residents Dave Anderson and Phil Dickson. Surfers can snoop www.spectral.org.uk for more info.
I Subculture meets Friscodlsco at the Honeycomb. Monthly. Next date 19 Apr.
0 Sublime at the Honeycomb. 10.30pm—3am. £8 (£6). 29 Mar. Fortnightly. Following a steady slew of guest DJs. one that culminated with a set from tech-trance overlord Timo Maas last fortnight. Sublime resident Kev Wright steps up to the decks to unleash a three hour set. Support comes care of ldge in the main room while Gary Mac and Flix tease the breaks in the Nomadic Beat Suite. For this date only. ‘A-Ust ' card holders get £2 off door price all night long. See Hitlist.
I Trouble At The Blue Note at the Beat Jazz Basement. 10.30pm—3am. £1 before 10pm; £2 before midnight; £3 after. Weekly. All- new improvised jazz jam sponsored by the legendary Blue Note Records. This fortnight. the boys from Five20East Records perform with the aid of live percussion. keys and a bass guitar (29 Mar) while Milton Jackson of Glasgow L'nderground/Bear Trax fame gets deep down and dirty in a house music stylee (5 Apr).