to collaborate in future. Are you an ttntliscoyet‘etl genius of the decks (or anything else. for that matter)? Then get in to Post.

I Russell’s at Russell’s. ‘) l lpm. Free. Weekly. DJ Yaw brings his world music extravaganza to the yuppie masses. I Salsa Fuente at llay'ana. 8piii~inidnight £4. Weekly. Salsa class followed by salsa DJ Jorjito through till closing time.

I Samba with Thaissa! at ('uba .\'orte. 7pm<~midnight. £5. Weekly. Another good alternative to the house. techno and cheesy nights that dominate (ilasgow‘s nightlife. Learn samba carnival style as well as chilling ottt to samba reggae beats. ()r. moy'e upstairs to the tapas bar and get a hit ambient.


I Bennet’s at Bennet‘s.

11.30pm 3am. £2.50 (£l.50). Weekly. Sara takes control once more in the club famous for madness and an. em. liberal chat tip policy.

I Easy Tiger at MAS. l lpm 3am. £4. (£2). Weekly. The weekend just keeps getting longer. A party atmosphere and plenty of shenanigans guaranteed. thanks to the ama/ing free drink offers on at this increasingly popular Wed night soiree.

I Elastik at 13th Note ('lub.

l lpm 3am. £2. Weekly. DJ ()na (aka Amanda from Bis) and DJ Mingo-go. take over the musical selection for the foreseeable future while S03 takes a break to concentrate on other things. Injecting sortie much needed oestrogen into the world of DJing and playing some damn fine electro mixed into a randomly selected soundscape.

I F.A.B. at Baba/a. l lpm 3am. l’ree before I lpm. £4 (£3) after. Weekly. DJ Skud blends garage. R&B and funky house. playing to a dressed-up crow d who help to make this one of the busiest midweek nights in (ilasgow.

I Joints 8: Jams at (‘ube.

l lpm 3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. 1n the back room Harry B and Brian 'I' 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 soul.

I Metalheadz MD202 Tour at (ilasgow School of Art. I lpm 3am. £l0r-£l2. May X only. In support of their new album MDZ02 Metalhead/ are wheeling out the big guns. and (llasgow is especially lucky as they get head honcho and [K drum & bass godfather (ioldie with .\l(‘ Rage and local lads DJ Kid and (izMac. Makes having a large one on a Wed suddenly seem very attractive. Thu ain't that great any way.

Chart & Party

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

I Media at Media. 1 lpm 3am. £3. Weekly. (‘hartistry. karaoke. what more could you possibly ask for'.’ Drinks promos are another bonus (all drinks £l before lam).

I Toast at Shack. l0.30pm 3am. £3 (£2). ('heesy tttttes courtesy of DJ Toast. with lashings of boo/e to help wash it down.

I Klass at l)estiny. l()pm 3am. £2 before I lpm; £3 after. Weekly. A night aimed at those who fancy a party night out btit can't stand those pesky kids cluttering up the dance floor. ()y‘er 2Ss only.

I Souped Up at the (iarage. l0.30pm 3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. You know the score. or if you don‘t then you must have been residing in a case for the last ten years. Daft pop and studenty madness at the busiest cheesefest in town.

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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 Henry Northmore.

Edinburgh Thursdays


I Bar Union at Bar l'iiion. 9pmw3am. l-‘ree. Weekly. l’arty people in tha house say ‘fair' as Scratch DJ l.y ley mixes up the hip hop madness.

I Bass Camp at ('ity (‘ate

Spm lam. liree. Weekly. A weekly expedition led by [Ms Mark and Dopamean. taking in the di/Iy heights of hip hop. funk and reggae.

I Beluga at Beluga Bar & (‘anteen Restaurant. Spm lam. l-‘ree. Weekly. Yogi llaughton lets loose with some house. garage and funked tip disco grooyes (25 Apr (& ‘) May) while the omnipresent ('raig Smith gets bi-/ay

\\ ith the soulful house. batlttss boogie and broken beats malarkey (2 May).

I Cool Blue at the Wash (formerly The (’arw ash). ()pin lam. liree. Weekly. Relax and unwind to a smooth hip hop and sotil selection. sery ed tip by DJ Ali ('ampbell.

I Drop Out at the l.i\ ing Room. 9pm lam. l’ree. l‘ortnightly. Tune in to dropout to the best in house. techno and electro from rotational residents Body funk. Blend arid 'l‘antrum. lliis fortnight ('laire lil. guests (25 Apr) with lest fayourites and all round mentalists the Tokyo Bitches it) May. tbc).

I Eccentric at Bait) Boti. 9pm lain. l‘ree. 25 Apr. liuan James. Stuart Sandeman and Ice Murray play l’S house at this oriental style bar session. I Hit! at Q Bar. 7pm lam. l-iee. Weekly. lil Segundo's DJ Redo plays fttnk. soul. lit/l and all that inspired hip hop.

I Immersed In Music at l’iyo (‘affe. 9pm lam. l-‘ree. Weekly. A new DJ schedule in which rotational residents Smokey & 'l‘he Bandit. Silyer Storik. ('raig (ice and Beany warm tip for the weekend with diyerse takes on the funky house model.

I Made In Iguana at lguana.

()pm lam. liree. Weekly. (iareth Sommery ille breaks the mould of his l'ltragrooy e guise. playing warm New York house. disco and old—school hip hop.

I Oxygen at ()sygen Bar & (irill. 0pm lam. Free. Weekly. l’rogressiye house and trance froiii rotational residents Stuart Duncan (Atomic Baby) and Daye Begg (Skank. Area 5| ).

I Pivo Caffe 3 at l’iyo ('affe 3.

9pm midnight. l‘ree. Weekly. ()pen session. featuring a selection of the best local DJs and liye acts.

I Reggae Got Soul at ()sygen Bar & (irill. Spin lam. lirce. Weekly. l.o\'et's rock. roots and rey’iy'al reggae from rotational resident DJs.

I UrbannHangSuite at Bani) t'K. l lpm 3am. l‘rec. Weekly. Light vegetarian snacks scry'ed to a kooky and eclectic soundtrack from a selection of local beat freaks including DJ Dolphin Boy ('l‘umniy 'I‘ouch)

I Yo! Below at Yol Below. 0pm lam. l’ree. \Veekly. 'l‘he sttsltt style but gets the funked-up drutn & bass treatment from DJ Queen B (Beliaye'.’). Please note that Behaye'.’ members get l0‘i off their bill for food illltl tlt'ittlss.


I Beat Root Juice at the Beat Ja/l Basement. 8pm. £2 £3 (free before £l0pm). ‘) May. live set from Live Sciences and their brand ofja/ly. soulful hip hop featuring Rowena on \ocals. the lncoupereal M(‘s and DJ Redo.

I 6.6. Blooms at (‘.(‘. Blooms. l0.30pm 3am. l-‘ree. Weekly. 'l‘rip the light fantastic to lli-NRU dance action at this ey er-popular gay bar.

I Diversion at the lloneycontb.

l()pm 3am. l‘ree on 25 Apr; normally £3 (£2). l‘ortnightly. .\'ew night of bouncing breaks from Jay Manson and Daw son Michie in the front room. with funked up house in the back room courtesy of Simon K. And to celebrate. the opening night (Apr 25) is free.

I Dysfunction at Studio 34.

l lpm 3am. £2 (free before I l.30pm). 25 Apr. l-‘ortnightly. Rock and metal get together for angry. misunderstood loners. I Genetic at ('itrus ('lub. llpm 3am. £2. Weekly. Still a mighty popular night that showcases alternatiye. indie and lo- ti. .\'o smoking in the bar area. mind.

I Hedflux at l’o Na .\'a. l lpm 3am. £tbc. l-‘ortnightly. Bentley Rhythm Ace are first tip (25 Apr). ditching the guitars that they couldn’t play yery well in the first place (as seminal indie types l’op Will liat Itself) to spit) some funk and tllsct) l‘cL‘Ul‘tls iltslctltl. \Villi Scratch l’eryerts doing their peryerted scratching breakbeat four deck kinda thing on ‘) May. .S'i'i' [iri'i'tr’ii'

I Incognito at La Belle Angele. l0.30pm 3am. £4 (£2). 25 Apr. Monthly. It's the launch of a 70s theme club already ll While the name of the night seems to suggest subtlety. there'll be absolutely none of that when DJs l-‘orkboy and Special K unleash a mi.\ of funk. soul and disco that's as lottd as a tasteless ('rimplene shirt with large as heck lapels. Dress code for the launch is ‘l’imps & l’ornstars'.

I Opal Lounge at ()pal Lounge. 10pm 3am. £3. Weekly. .le/ llill playing \ocal house. disco and party tunes.

I Opium at ()pium. l0.30pm 3am. l’ree. Weekly. Rock. nu-metal and alternatiye/indie.

I Snatch til the]ttitl Room. l0.30pm 3am. £3.50 (£2.50). Weekly. A filth fixated funky disco-cum-cabaret. comically compered by Mr llarry Ainsworth and deck manipulated in a cod ftiiik and hip hop sty lee by Babes. Biggie is Spanky. Special guests the Jengaheads and Peter l’erke drop in to

join the madness on May l). entry £5

(£4) for this night only.

Chart & Party

I Clubstars 2 at Subway West lind. 7pm 3am. £2 (£l ). Weekly. Your chance to w it) a ride in the Subway limo (bubbly included) at this kitsch karaoke challenge.

I I Love 805 at Babylon. l()pm 3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Reliye the decade lltttt good music by passed at this brand new weekly shindig.

I J&B Night at lil Barrio. 0pm 3am. l‘ree. Weekly. Spanish tttttl l.l\' chart showcase sponsored by .lth whisky.

I Old Skool Disco at Resolution. l0.30pm 3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Retro liotise night hosted by DJ l()tll Wilson. I The 6, 7, 8 Special at Why .\'oi'.’ llpm 3am. £5. Weekly. A magical musical journey that takes you through the (i0s, 70s. S0s and 00s with plucky sllt'\ iyot‘ Disco Billy and his new friend Disco Diya Dale. (‘agc dancers a definite bonus.

I Thursday In The City at ('lth Mercado. Spin 3am. liree. Weekly. ('ommercial chart and dance courtesy of Radio l‘ortli DJs (irant Scott and Micky (lay in. plus drinks promos a plenty for those who want to start the weekend fashionably early.


trip'lych Hmmm . . . too many choices. too many great nights. Jumping Jack Frost or Derrick May? Madlib or Luke Slater? Sod it go to I, them all (check listings for details). Various venues. Fri 26 Apr—Sun 28 Apr. Trouble At The Blue Note This fortnight sees a live set of chilled out grooves from Sidewinder (26 Apr). and Tru Thoughts record's Quantic (3 May) and his freestyle ethic of live Jams with added brass. Nice. The Beat. Fri” 26 Apr & 3 May ii

Dogma Beltane Special At Beltane its traditional to act a bit foolishly. worshipping earth g oddesses and such like. So why i ot carry on the madness at this aftershow party from Dogma formerly l est) with a live floorshow rom lresor signings and techno mentalists Holy Ghost (pictured). Come on. its traditional. Studio 24. lire 30 Apr.

Radio Babylon More mind fiying freakeny from the Merry Pranksters vvith yet another tip top guest the totally (,lt-zi'anged Si l-‘utures. He should feel at home then. I a [Be/lo Ange/e. Fri 3 May

Beats N Pieces Hands up who likes Headspiii . . . well your gonna love this new club from some of the lleadspiii bods. And this month its their first ever guests: Chicken Lips iKingsi/e Records) a delicacy in Korea but over here fine purveyors of funky house and electro beats. tasty. f/ie Venue, Fri 3 May.

Phosphorescence Time to wave goodbye. at this final night for this psychedelic trance shindig.

Vent/e. Sat :1 Mat:

Bud House Party Budweiser bring Junior Sanchez. David Holmes and Howie B to the Capital and set tip one of the most impressive club interiors your liker to see this side of Changing Rooms. See Word Up for a chance to claim tickets. Corn [.«change. Sat 4 May.

Metalheadz MD202 Metalhead/ know a thing or two about Richter-Scale drum 8. bass.

1 tickin for us they've got an album to promote. so we get Doc Scott and MC Rage in exchange. Lthl/(l Noon). Sun 5) /‘.//(t)