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Charlie Dark at Jack Yer Boots Up, Sat 13 Apr

GSnatch Club at the Liquid Room. l0.30pm 3am. £3.50 (£2.50). Weekly. A filth fixated funky disco-cum-cabaret. comically cotttpet'ed by Mr llarry Ainsworth and deck manipulated in a cod funk and hip hop stylee by Babes. Biggie & Spanky. This fortnight ( l8 Apr). it's glo-sticks at the ready as Snatch celebrates its second birthday with a live show from house has-beens Technotronic. Please note that prices for this date only w ill be £6 (£4 rayers) and see llitlist.

I 3 Piece Sweet at the (‘oeieau Lounge. 1 lpm 3am. £2. l 1 Apr. Monthly. Trendy Wendy. Sally l‘ and Nicki get the party started (and the weekend while they're at it) with their monthly mix of house. funk. soul. pop and kitsch classics.

I Traffic at Zero (llei'iot-Watt l'niyersity). 9pm 2am. Free. Weekly. l.iye indie bands followed by a heady mix of rock. pop and hip hop at this lleriot-Watl club night.

Chart & Party

I Clubstars 2 at Subway West Iind. 7pm 3am. £2 (£1 with student ll)/llyer). Weekly. Karaoke night featuring grand prize of a spin in a stretch limo with free champagne and complimentary whores.

I I Love 808 at Babylon. 10pm 3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Reliye the decade that good music bypassed at this brand new weekly shindig.

I Old Skool Disco at Reyoltttion. l0.30pm 3am. £4 non-students (£2 students): free entry in school uniform. Weekly. Retro house night hosted by 1)] Tom Wilson.

I The 6, 7, 8 Special at Why Not'.’ l lpm 3am. £5. Weekly. A magical musical journey that takes you through the (ills. 70s. Slls and ‘)()s.

I The Subway at the Subway.

()pm 3am. l‘ree for students with matriculation card: £l otherwise. Weekly. A mainstream soundtrack pltis the odd spot of indie at this iityat‘iably deprayed ('owgate institution.

I Thursday In The City at (‘lub Mercado. 8pm 3am. Free. Weekly. ('ommercial chart and dance from (irant Stott and Micky (iayin (Radio liorth). pltis drinks promos and surprise giye- away s a plenty for those w ho want to start the weekend fashionably early.

Edinburgh Fridays


I Ad-Lib at the Wash. ()pm lam. Free. Weekly. lmproyisational ftiiik. soul and l.atin \ ibes with 1)] Ali (‘ampbell

I Bar Union at Bar l'nion.

9pm 3am. l‘ree. Weekly. Nicola lloey fires up the Friday frisking with a pre- cltib session featuring pop house and dich classics.

I Bass Trap Sessions at Bath Bott. ()pm lam. Free. Weekly. Wily Manga master (i-Mac hosts his weekly fix of hand-picked narcotic breaks and beats. including all the latest hip hop. 2— step breaks. R&B and drum & bass. I Beluga at Beluga. 8pm lam. Free. Weekly. l)on l-‘lanagait undertakes an eight hour onslaught of ltotise and garage grooycs ( l2 Apr) while Yogi ‘Da Beat" llaughton spins his singular selection of urban sotil platters ( l‘) Apr).

I Centro at (’ity (‘afe 2. ()pm lam. Free. 1‘) Apr. Fortnightly; l'ltragrooy e resident (iareth Sonimeryille aui'ally entertains the drinking masses with a sweet nu-ja/x and sultry house selection.

I Cuba Norte at ('uba Norte.

l()pm lam. Free. Weekly. Still supplying the broadest musical spectrum for l.atin loyers and still piyotal to the w hole l.atin scene.

I Flashback at Flashback.

8pm lain. Free. Weekly. l).l Randy Andy spins a retro chart mix at this recently gay bar.

I Immersed In Music at l’iyt). ()pm lam. Free. Weekly. The award- winning ('/ech theme bar launches a new l).l schedule. this fortnight

featuring diyerse breaks and beats from the Jengaheads ( 12 Apr) and sassy house six/lers from Kris Keegan ( l‘) Apr).

I Intersection at (iilded Saloon. 8pm lam. l’ree. l2 Apr. Fortnightly. Dennis l’i‘obert and guests play modern sotil. nu-ja/I and IS garage at this 70s style bar-cum-festiyal yenue.

I Made In Iguana at iguana.

9pm lam. Free. Weekly. (‘olin (’ook (l'ltragrooy'e) plays some real deal house music. from the experimental to the tough and tribal with random l.atin influences thrown in for good measure. I Mixed Bag at l’opRokit.

()pmr lam. Free. Weekly. Styler (Solefusion) and Spanky (Snatch ('lub) select the funk. sottl and disco classics. I Oxygen Music at ()xygen Bar. ()pm lam. Free. Weekly. ()n a rotational basis. (‘raig Smith (Atidio Deluxe) supplies smooth and soulful hotise while (‘raig (iec (l'ii'eefall) takes the fired-up and funky approach.

I Soft Machine at (illtlctl Saloon. 8pm lam. l‘ree. l3 Apr. Fortnightly. A mixed bag of musical styles including hip hop, sixties garage. punk and Northern sotil.

I UrbannHangSuite at Bann's.

l lpm 3am. Free. Weekly. See Tim.

I Vol Below at Yo! Below.

8pm midnight. Free. Weekly. The sushi style but gets the tlattcellooi‘ .sottl treatment from the Post] l)Js.


I Angel Delight at the Venue (lop floor). l()pm 5am. £6 (£4). 1‘) Apr. Monthly. A sensational superclub for women only. featuring chart to house classics from 1)] Michelle and special guests.

I Arakataca! at the Bongo (‘liih

l lpm 3am. £5. 26 Apr. Monthly. I)Js Jaffer (Senegal) and '/.tippa Inglesc (Bogota) host a fiery mix of salsa. African. l.atin and (’aribbean dance. I Beats N Pieces at the Venue. Monthly. Next date 3 May with guest I)Js Dean and Andy aka ('hicken l.ips (Kittgsi/c Records).

I Behave? v Spellbound at the

Honeycomb. Monthly. Next date 5 May.

I Big Beat at l.a Belle Angele. Monthly. Next date 2b Apr will) Hammond organ legend. Brian Auger and his ()bliy ion lixpt‘ess.

I Canned Heat at (iaia. l0pm 3am.

£4 (£2). Weekly. llarri '‘s (io' with a reliable mix of dancelloor greats including pop. punk. ftink and hip hop. Please note that entry to this eyent includes entry to R&B show case l’iesta liiesta. See separate listing below.

I 0.0. Blooms at (‘.(‘. Blooms. l0.30pm 3am (bar from opni). Free. Weekly. lligh camp and chart classics with [)1 Ally at this popular gay yenue. I Concept (formerly Cerotonin) at the Venue (lower two floors). l().5()pttt 3am. £3 (£6). l‘) Apt". Fortnightly. Re-branded tech-trance showcase. this month featuring a guest set from Aberdeen deckwrecka l)aye Begg. Scott l’earce w ill also be working some off the wrist in the main room. while Richie Meldrtim and chums play progressiye house in the ('ooler.

I Dischord at Studio 24. l lpm 3am. £3.50 (£2.50). l2 Apr. Monthly. lleayy metal. nu metal. death metal. extreme metal and some token goth with l).ls Leaf. Wally. lqy and Lil.

I Dogma (formerly Lost) at Studio 24. Monthly. Next date 5 May. Please note that Dogma w ill be hosting a one-off special on Tue 30 Apr featuring Holy (iltosl ('l'i'esor).

I Dr No’s at the Bongo (‘ltih

llpiii 3am. £7 (£5). l‘) Apr. Monthly. ()riginal Jamaican ska. classic rocksteady. skinhead reggae and bluebeat with your hosts Mel. lain and Mary.

The 60-60 Freakbeat triigging. hip shaking boogaloo grooves and wildstyle watusi wig outs will all be like happening. baby. as the City's leading sixties fix celebrates its second birthday. Ego. Fri 12 Apr.

" Nameless presents Farley Jackmaster Funk In the early 80s a guy called Jack built. a house in Chicago. Or something. Anyway. Farley Jackinaster Funk used to play there and some of his records ~ ‘l—louse Nation' and 'l ove Can't Turn Around' were really guite good. File under ‘another one checked off the list‘. l.a Bet/e Ange/e. Fri 72 Apr.

Spectral The Spectral spooks celebrate a year of rid-nonsense clubbing. vr/here st iio'. funky house and techno grooves come before poncey posing and all that arsey lZ)Cfl8VlOUr that sometimes goes on in discos these days. Wee Red Bar. Fri 72 Apr.

Jack Yer Boots Up Edinburgh looks a bit like tendon in a Jazz Cafe stylee as Charlie Dark (Attica Blues) brings his sweet llllX of hu- iazz. hip hop. funk. and house to our fair Scottish shores. Beat Jazz Basement. Sat 13 Apr:

Scratch The City's leading hip hop soiree celebrates five years of moody. cligiiey. 'l was blood Signed into the Zulu Nation before you were even. born' behaviour with highly special guest. Srandmaster Flash. See previez'x. page 80. t a Be//e Allgtfltj. Sat .’.>’ Apr:

Vegas presents: Ocean Terminal 1 1 Fine dining. dancing and casino gambling in the SOlllC\A/ll£ll ‘.l.'l‘.iSll£tl Stil’l'Otil‘itlS ()l it nascent shopping centre (l()‘.'./l‘. l._eith. See lotir Play. page 88. Ocean fer/iii/iat te/tti, 8.1? It} .finr;

Snatch leciiriotro'iic l‘1ltllt,‘ ..ii the Jam at the second bzr'tiitiay bonan/a of this shameiess club cunt cabaret affair. / igi/io' [too/ii. [ii/7U 78 Apr:

Audio Deluxe lbe club that plays ‘inusic for people who listen' (oh dear; enjoys a guest set from. llll‘i()\.'{lll\.'(} Chicago house yeteran Hon l'rent. Honeycomb, Sat ROAM.

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