listings Clubs

stylee. With rotating DJ duties filled by Derek Martin (Progression). Stuart Duncan (Atomic Baby). Nic Cavendish (Up!) and Kev Wright (Sublime).

I Made In Iguana at Iguana. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Credible pre- clubbing house tunes frotn the knowledgeable and ever-affable types who staff independent record shack. Underground Solu‘shn.

I Opal Lounge at Opal Lounge. noon—10pm. Weekly. All day session with Bertie‘s mix of soul and funk till 5pm then Raw Movement and Graeme McLean take over on ajazzy soul tip. I Salubrious at the Bush. 7pm—midnight. Free. 25 May. The self- styled ‘bringers of fun‘ supply the Latino beats and progressive sounds.

I Soul Resistance at the Wash (formerly The Carwash). 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Northem Soul. rare groove. Hammond jazz and freakbeats galore with your host Craig Jarnieson (Modem 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 of jazz. soul. funk. house and hip hop.

I Three Sisters at the Three Sisters. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. See Fri.


I Ascension Goth Club at Teviot Row l'nion. l().3()pm-—3am. £3 (£2). 1 Jun. Monthly. In association with Edinburgh University's Goth and Rock Society comes this cheery mix of up-to- date darkness featuring all the latest goth. rock and industrial greats.

I Atomic Baby at La Belle Angele. 1().3()pm—3am. £l() (£8). 25 May. Monthly. Progressive house grooves from Michael Kilkie and Stuart Duncan. For this date only ‘'eurd holders get [3 off door price all night long.

0 Audio Deluxe at the Honeycomb. l()pm—3am. £8. Weekly. Fortnightly. Smooth. soulful house with just a sug- gestion ofjazz and soul at this shindig hosted by resident Craig Smith and Jeremy Newall.

I Blast at Club Mercado. l lpm—3am. £l() (£8). 1 Jun. Fortnightly. Vocal house and garage grooves frotn Huggy and Markell.

I Blue at Peppermint Lounge. 10pm—3am. £4»--£5. Weekly. Dance and house. soul and funk across two rooms. I C.C. Blooms Sat at C.C. Blooms. l().3()pm—3am. Free. Weekly. DJ Ally is back again with more of her trademark high-camp-to-house decknical expertise at this always hoaching gay venue.

I Club Work at the Venue. l().3()pm—3am. £l() (£5). 8 Jun. Funky American house front Fisher & Price (Taste). Brett King (Joy) and Pete ()wen (Lube).

I Colours at the Liquid Room. l()pm—t3am. £l(). 25 May. Monthly. Seriously big name housey action with a five-hour set from Steve Lawler.

I Diggity at the Establishment.

l lpm—3am. £6 (£1 off with llyer). Weekly from 1 Jun. DJ Fabuloz and Harry LG get down with their bad selves. playing wildstyle R&B. hip hop and street soul.

I Digital at the Venue. l().3()pm»-3am. £6 (£5). 1 Jun. Live techno from Kuku Zegg plus on the decks Hwatsong (Pillbox). Crunchy.

I Disco Inferno at ligo. |().3()pm-3am. £8 (£6 in fancy dress). 15 Jun. Monthly. Burn baby burn at this long-standing disco inferno. stoked in the main room by the masterful MC ()tis and DJ Nick Silver and fired-up with funk by Fryer (Motherfunk) and DJ Casanova in the Cocteau Lounge.

0 Do This Do That at Honeycomb. 10pm—3am. £1(). 1 Jun. Fortnightly. The Dundee superclub (if such a thing really exists in Dundee) proves its mettle with an opening night of epic proportions. Not only have they got Harry ‘Choo Choo' Romero (Subliminal) and resident Neil Anthony. but the back arch features full on salsa action from Alma Latina and Big Hippy Daddio (a twenty-piece live per- cussion outfit). Seriously tasty tribal grooves. with Mr C next time around (15 Jun).

I Fly at the Beat Jazz Basement. l().3()pm--3am. £5. 1 Jun. Monthly. The boys behind Big Beat and Headspin club together along with AK (Yush Recordings) to host this new monthly showcase dedicated to all things funky. I Gigantor at Teviot Row Union.

1 lpm—3am. £2 (£1 ). 25 May. Rock. goth. metal and electro.

I inFLIGHT at the Beat Jazz Basement. l().3()pm—3am. £7 (£5). 25 May. Monthly. Jazzy dancefloor grooves front Herbie Hancock to Carl Craig at this all-new session hosted by Colin Cook. Gav Sutherland and Gareth Sommerville. This fortnight we have a Afroart records night with Paul Murphy. complimentary CDs and good vibes.

I Joy at Ego. l().3()pm—3am. £l() (£8). 25 May. Fortnightly. L'p-front. dirty house grooves on the main floor with Maggie & Alan and special guest Simmone Black. Plus Trendy Wendy and Sally Finlay's cheeky mix of soul. funk and chart in the downstairs suite. Note that Joy is a club for gay people and their friends.

I Last Night A DJ Stole My Wife at Po Na Na. 1 lpm—3am. £3. Weekly. DJ 4th Varmint. keeping it real with the old skool to nu skool beats thing.

I Luvely at the Liquid Room. l().3()pm-—3am. £12 (£l()). 1 Jun. Monthly. A saucy soiree. geared towards a gay/mixed crowd and featuring a music policy of full-on. driving house. Skin Flick special. bare as much as you dare! I The Mambo Club at Mambo Club. l()pm-—3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. See Fri.

I Messenger Sound System at Bongo Club. 1 lpmv—3am. £7. 25 May. Fortnightly. Bass of bowel-shifting proportions as the mighty Messenger Sound System blasts out the best in righteous roots and dub reggae.

I Mingin’ at the Venue. l().3()pm-—3am. £6 (free in evening dress and black tie). 1 Jun. Fortnightly. Residents Brian Dempster and Alan Joy partake of the usual Mingin‘ madness. playing filthy house and twisted trance for a frisky and predominantly gay crowd. And get glammed up for this Mingin‘ Rouge special in honour of the Queen and some sort of Jubilee thingy she‘s got goin‘ on. And you get in for free if suitably attired. I Mischief at the Venue. l().3()pm--~3am. £l() plus booking fee. 25 May. Monthly. Massive three-storey drum & bass and hip hop session with special guests Bryan G and Task Force taking care of the beats and breaks.

I Opal Lounge at ()pal Lounge. l()pm—3am. £5. Weekly. Dave Shedden with his mix ofdisco and funky house tracks.

I Opium at ()piurn. l()pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Rock. nu-metal and alternative/indie.

I Oxygen at Club Java. 9pm-«2am. £10 (£8). 25 May. Monthly. Hard house night with Alpha and Dowzer also offering a free taxi service. whereby four paying customers can claim back up to £4 at the door with a valid taxi receipt.

I Saturday Club at F.l Barrio. 8pm. £4 (free before 1 lpm). Weekly. Latino chart and party tunes from DJ Hector.

I Scratch at La Belle Angele.

l lpm—Sam. The. 8 Jun. Monthly. The Jungle Brothers drop in with a live show. do we really need to say more'.’ Edinburgh's hippest hip hop happening goes from strength to strength.

I Tease Age at Citrus Club.

1 lpm—3am. £5. Weekly. Now going into its tenth year. this indie stalwart featuring swinging 60s hits to baggy Manchester tunes continues to draw a packed and sweaty crowd week in. week out.

I The Egg at Wee Red Bar.

1 1pm—3am. £4 (£3.50). Weekly. Still the best mix of indie. 60s garage. Northern soul. ska. soundtracks you're likely to stagger across.

I Ultragroove at La Belle Angele. l().3()pm—3am. £l(). l Jun. Fortnightly. Ultragroove lounge residents special little real deal house action from Gareth Somerville. Colin Cook and Mikey Stirton. Check out their Jazzanova special on Thu 6 Jun. For this date only ( 1 Jim) ‘A-List ' card holders get £2 off door price until midnight.

I Vegas at Ego. 10.30pm—3am. £9 (£7 in fancy dress). 1 Jun. Monthly. Hep daddy swing. country classics and sleazy listening with your high-kicking hosts Frankie Sumatra. Bugsy Seagull. Dino Martini and the stunning Vegas showgirls. And do try to make an effort with the fancy dress code. eh? This is Vegas. not Eros/Elite.

I Vortex at the Venue. l().3()pm—3am. £7—£8. 1 Jun. One-off trance spectacular with a live set frotn The Bumbling Loons featuring trance legends James Monro (head honcho at Flying Rhino) and Dick Trevor (Green Nuns ()f The Revolution). With support from DJ Charlie Monro and Jaspar in the cooler.

I X Live (XL) at Bongo Club. l().3()pm—3am. £8. 1 Jun. Monthly. Urban beats ‘n‘ breaks night that continues to ‘XL' in clubland thanks to a cracking line-up of local and international talent with special guests Fingathing a live mix of double bass and mixing magic.


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Chart & Party

I Escape To Time at Time. 10.30pm—3am. £6 (£5). Weekly. A vertically challenged man plays commercial chart and dance. Over 21s only.

I Fire Saturdays at Babylon. 10.30pm—3am. Tbc. Weekly. Hot chart action at this all-new venue.

I Fusion at Majestic. 5—9pm. £2-£4. Weekly. Dance music and R&B at this under 18s night.

I Kick at Loca. l()pm—3am. £2 before midnight; (£4 after). Weekly. See Fri.

I Saturday Sensation at Cavendish. l()pm—3am. £6. Weekly. 70s. 8()s and 90s tunes for the sensible adults who refuse to have their evenings spoilt by irritating teenage beer monsters. Over 25s only.

I Subway Lottery at Subway West End. 7pm—3am. £3 (£1). Weekly. Clubbing‘s often like a lottery. in that you're never quite sure ifyou‘ll get a winner or a shit night out. This club features a lottery numbers game with big. big prizes up for grabs.

Edinburgh Sundays


I Anthropology at Bam Bou. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. A scientific study of human beings and their way of life plus a relaxed selection front DJRed6‘s jazz collection at this opulent Oriental style bar. Selected drinks promos. I Beluga at Beluga Bar & Canteen Restaurant. 8pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Soul jazz from the past four decades with Yogi Haughton and guests.

I Immersed In Music at Pivo Caffe. 9pm—3am. Free. Weekly. From chilled-out to whacked-out. Skywalker and Solo span the musical spectrum at this all-new Sunday social.


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