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Edinburgh Sundays continued

I Freequal and United Creations at Bongo ('lub.

9.30pm 2am. £5 (£3). to Jan. A night of conscious clubbing w ith live music from \"alcntina and the Den ('ollcctivc and Bra/ilian nu hcat/ from [M Matchu l’itchu.

I I Love Music at ()pal Lounge. noon 3am. £3 (l'rcc before 10pm). \Vcckly. (‘olin ('ools‘ (l'ltl'agt‘oovc) hosts an all-day session that crosses the middle ground hctuccn clubbing and chilling. featuring gucst l)J.s and a plethora of mtisical sty lcs inclttding housc. Latin. ja/ly grom cs. disco and Rtkli.

I Mode Organic at (‘in-us (‘luh

I 1pm 3am. £2. Weekly. :\ swcct mix of ska. soul. funk. mod and l‘rcakbcat at this long-running (and now weekly ) (ills \Ull'L‘L‘.

I Tackno at ('luh Mercado.

10.30pm 3am. to (£4). Monthly next date 30 Jun.

I Taste at the liquid Room.

llptn 3am. £8 (£6). Weekly. The capital's infamous Sunday night session continucs apacc. liishcr ck l’ricc supply a progressh c mix of house and garage in the tnain room w hilc Martin \‘alcntinc \\o\\ s the mixed/gay crowd with his funky l'S liotisc gcms through the back.

Chart & Patty

I HRT at (‘a\cndisli. 10pm 3am. £3 (£1 ). .\1ainstrcam chart and party classics at a night is hosc acrony mic monikcr stands for ‘.r\lcohol chlaccmctll 'l‘hcrapy ‘. Which would work it" ‘alcohol' started with an ‘h'. I Sundazed at Subway \Vcst littd. 0pm 3am. £2 (£1 1. Weekly. (‘hcap drinks promos and chart tuncs provide a dchauchcd climax to the weekend.

Edinburgh Mondays


I Beluga at Beluga Bar ck (‘antccn Restaurant. Spin lam. 1"t'c‘c.\\'cckl_\'. Soul ja// loungin' with l)om l‘lanagan (ll) .lttn l. followed by chilled ottt dcep liousc and soulful garage \\ ith Anthony Small ( 17 Jun).

I Hang the VJ at thc Three Sisters. 9pm lam. Free Weekly. lntcractivc qui/ that traw ls thc depths of pop. hosted by Harry :\llls\\()l‘lll and Dame Strong.

I Opal Lounge at ()pal Lounge. noon 10pm. \Vcckly. Jul/y gt'oo\ es and soul starts carly. w ith Bob ('ait'ns (noon 5pm) and Raw Movement

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I Quality Control at .\1cadows har. 9pm 1am. lace. ()l'f-kiltcr hip hop. breaks and beats with thc inventiy c lot that run thc Quality (’ontrol radio show on l‘rcsh Air l-‘.\l.

I Yo! Below at Yo? Bclow

Spin midnight. lit'cc. \Vcckly. Scc Stilt.


I CC Blooms 111 ((i Blooms. 10.30pm 3am. l‘rcc. \Vcckly. 'l‘hings tttcllow out (or so they claim) at this gay club. \\ ith an uphcat disco selection.

I Metro at l’o Na Na. llpm 3am. l‘rcc. \Vcclsl}. l).l Rodd} .\1ac mixes up 30s classics. filthy disco and house.

I Opal Lounge at ()pal Lounge. 10pm 3am. £3. \Vcckly. Scratch‘s l.ylc_\' drops thc cool urban grom cs and R&B. I Spanish Pub Night at lil Barrio. 10pm 3am. Free Weekly. A right old knccs-up tor (hc Spanish and Spanish— lo\ ing community hosted by l)Js liclix and lidu and featuring l'lamcnquito straight through to Hispanic chart hits. I Vod: Bull at the Liquid Room. lllpm 3am. £4. \Vcckly. Studcnts l()\L‘ this all-ncu hip hop hootcnanny. hosted by Lyle} (Scratch) and boasting absurdly chcap drinks promos all night long.


Chart & Party

I Decadence at Rmolulion.

10.30pm» 3am. £4 (£2 1. Weekly. Depraved dancelloor decadence at this capacity student night.

I Funny Farm at Subway West (End. 7pm 3am. £1 (Free with llyer). Weekly. Dr Shock Jock administers his music therapy to the freaks. Funny features also include electric shock chairs and a giant ()peration

Edinburgh Tuesdays


I Beluga at Beluga Bar & ('antcen Restaurant. 8pm lam. Free. Weekly. Big Beat 1)Js Simon Hodge and Stuart Bennet spin ja// l'unk classics from across the decades.

I Immersed in Music at Pivo (‘at‘te ()plll lam. Free. Weekly. ()1i and cheeky '.\1onkcy Boy" .\lark lidinondson play .-\l'ro-(‘aribhcan. funky phathack grooves. I Lenny Love at the Bridge Jill] Bar. ()pm midnight. Free. Weekly. A night of eclectic and exotic ja/z sounds spun by \cgas' 1)] (akal)ino31artini).

I Opal Lounge at ()pal Lounge.

noon 10pm. Weekly. ('hilled tunes until 5pm from l’ctc (ioddard. then soul. garage and house from l)om Flanagan.

I UZuesday at the Three Sisters.

Spin lam. lircc. Weekly. Night o1'1'2 based madness (ic l‘rce drinkic-poos ()1 the Irish \aricty every time a 12 track is played).

Louis enedetti guests at Audio Deluxe, Sat 8 Jun

I Yo! Below at Yo? Below. Spin—midnight. Free. Weekly. See Sun.


I leln it Up at El Barrio. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Smooth urban grooves (for this. read hip hop. R&B and street soul) at this all-new session hosted by DJ Bayo and guests.

I Motherfunk at the Honeycomb. 10.30pm—3am. Free. W‘ekly. Messrs Gino. Fryer and Spectrum freak the funk fantastic at their consistently rammed night of classics old and new. It's what Tuesdays were made for.

I Opal Lounge at Opal Lounge. 10pm—3am. £3. Weekly. Funked up vocal house and classic disco from Stevie Godden and Paul Funkstar.

I Strictly Rythmn at Po Na Na. 10pm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. DJs Henriques and Innovator supply the R&B. hip hop and live percussion. Free mix tapes and prizes all night throughout

Your pass to great club nights in (as?) & Edinburgh

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the night.

I UFO at Bongo Club. 9pm—1am. £4. 25 Jun. Slinky. jazz funk from the Sempitemal Hoon and a plethora of DJs. I Vibe at Ego. l lpm—3am. £2. Weekly. New gay night with James Longworth on the decks. the Dancing Stud Muffins. the Singing Hairy Bloke and the Miming Nun. Don‘t say we didn't wam ya.

I Wax Factor at the Liquid Room. 10.30pm—3am. Free. Weekly. All new weekly session showcasing breaks. hip hop and funk with residents Smokey & the Bandit. the Squalor Show and Gav Anderson.

Chart & Party

I Jackass at Subway West End. 7pm—3am. £2 (£1). Weekly. A night of shameless fun and games. including ‘find the prize in a bowl of maggots'.

I Shagtag at Gaia. 10pm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Alcohol-fuelled flirting (aided and abetted by drinks promos) via the infamous number-based introductions system.

Edinburgh Wednesdays


I Beluga at Beluga Bar & Canteen Restaurant. 8pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Bob Cairns and Dom Flanagan select the best in global jazz grooves for the local drinking hordes.

I Immersed in Music at Pivo Caffe. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. With deep house masters Lena and Jamie Buchanan.

I Kara-YOI-ke at Yo! Below. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. New karaoke night hosted by Edinburgh‘s dra queen extrordinaire. Purdy.

I Opal Lounge at Opal Lounge. noon—10pm. Weekly. A mix of soul. funk and garage from Bertie (noon—5pm) and Yo i Haughton.

I Search for a tar at the Three Sisters. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Karaoke competition with drinks on offer and £1000 for the final winner ( 19 Jun).

I Together at Bam Bou. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Bass buggin‘. dirty discoid funk with your hosts Grant Macdonald and Alan Paul (Muzikizum).


I Food for Thought at the Beat Jazz Basement. 10pm—3am. £2—£3. Weekly. New night of live jazz meets dance meets beats. Opening night (12 Jun) sees The Ruffness and their blues. reggae. drum & bass mash up with support from DJ Scotty Boy. Next up we have a mix of ambient. ska. drum & bass from Moph with back up from DJ Euan Fergusson (19 Jun).

I Kerosene (K2) at Studio 24. 11pm—3am. £1.50. Weekly. Increasingly popular alternative night which sees Leaf. Wally. qu and Doug playing death. doom. heavy metal and extreme tunes.

I Low Gravity at the Liquid Room. 10.30pm—3am. £3 (£2; free to Sublime members). Weekly. All new night geared towards turning the mid-week messy with nu-skool breaks and cheap booze. It's a heady combo and it comes courtesy of Felix and Beany. the back room boys from Sublime.

I M2K at Gaia. 10pm—3am £4 (£2). Weekly. Enjoy the Mudd Club. an all- new alternative indie night on the main floor and Disco 2000. a self-explanatory night of dancefloor disco in the upstairs lounge.

I Opal Lounge at Opal Lounge. 10pm—3am. £3. W'ekly. Midweek session from Jez Hill and his mixed bag ofdisco. R&B. funk and house.

I Paul Maslin at Po Na Na. 10pm-3am. Free. Weekly. DJ Paul Maslin may not have the imagination to give his weekly session a name but he