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Clubs listings

Edinburgh Fridays: Club

I Lush at ligo. 1().3()pm—3am. £6 (£5). 28 Jun. .‘vlonthly. Resident l)Js l)ale and (‘raig play pop hits and commercial house classics fora gay/mixed crowd. To become a Lush member. sign on at www.clublush.co.uk.

0 Majestlca at the Venue. l()pm-3am. £12. 21 Jun. Monthly. Down and dirty house night featuring residents and guest DJs Lucien Foort (Melody Paradise). Barry Jamieson (Fluid Recordings). Sean ('usick (Twilo) and Three (Hallucination) across three floors. (iay friendly. straight friendly » generally just friendly.

I The Mambo Club at Mambo (‘lub. l()pm—3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. The 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. l().3()pm—3am. £9 (£7). Monthly. Next date 12 July with Cause 4 (’oncern. GManga: International! at La Belle Angele. 10.30pm 3am. £l() (£8). 28 Jun only. Manga launch the first in a series of one off specials with that mon- ster drum & bass sound coming from a host of globe trotting l)Js. First tip we have DJ Marky (on stage at l lpiii so get "'1 there early). Patlife and M(‘ Stamina joining the residents. See preview.

I Modern Lovers at ligo.

1 1pm—3am. £5. 5 Jtil. Monthly. A swinging mix of rare sotil. Hammond jazz and frcakbeats galore as ('raig Jamieson is joined by Andrew Divine (Glasgow School of Art).

I Nuklear Puppy at ligo.

l().3()pm— 3am. £8 (£7). Monthly. Next date 1‘) Jtil.

I Opal Lounge at ()pal Lounge. l()pm3am. £5. Weekly. litinked tip vocal home and dance classics from Stevie (i. I Opium at ()pium. 10.30pm 3am. liree. Weekly. See Thu.

I Planet Earth at (‘itrtis ('lub. l().3()pm— 3am. £5. Weekly. The varied visual and musical delights of the 70s and 80s. with some stress laid on the exploits of early 80s electro artists. No smoking at the bar please.

I Rawhide at ('afe Royal Bistro Bar. 8.3()pni~ lam. £6 (£5 for cowboys). 12 Jul. (iood ol‘ country broguht to you by the Vegas crew in alternate gttises Bronco Billy. Bucky (ioldstein arid the Barmitzvah Kid. Plus Annie ()akley. (‘at Balloti 8: The Rawhide (‘owgirls and a bucking bronco. bonus.

I Roadblock at Po Na Na. llpni—3am. £3. Weekly. Nicci 1‘ stops the traffic in bad music when she digs tip the best in ftiiik. disco. house and block rockin' beats.

I Salsa Con Sabor at lil Barrio. 9pm 73am. £4 (free before 1 lpm).

DJ ENO: Muzik Bedroom bedlam winner, resident at drum 8 bass/hip hop showdown Mischief and regular feature at Behave? leads us through his bass heavy cuts of the moment.

Fresh 8 Fierce: ‘Innocence’ (Quarantine)

A new label from DJ Fierce and a momentous first release. Combining a haunting twisted vocal. frenetic beats and a dirty bass drone. this is epic. The other side ‘Rehab' by Ed Rush 8 Optical is also wicked.

Ram Trilogy Chapter 5: ‘Brainwash/Milky Way’ (Ram)

Two tunes rolling out in a typical Ram style. Which means the slickest productions marrying bouncy b-iines. ~ buzzing synths and Ioadsa cool little 30unds. Pure class! “'

Kryptic Minds: ‘The Truth?’ (Frequency) This one kills it every time. A tense drawn out intro is interrupted by nasty bass stabs bursting through, the main “350mg “113 bums belQre “‘9 Deals Weekly. Hot. hot. hot salsa and Latin drop and The deVaSlal'On beglns- sounds from DJ Hector and Naiio. " I Space Face at ('octeau l.ounge

(downstairs at ligo). l lpm-3am. £3. Monthly. Next date 12 Jul. OSublime at Honeycomb. l().3()pm-«3am. £l() (£8). 21 Jun only. Dry those eyes now and lets help this tech-trance night go otit with a bang.

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I rolled into one. with special gttest DJ Atmos joining Kev Wright. ldge. Mix and (iary Mac. See preview. I The Time Tunnel at Club Mercado. l()pm 3am. £5. Weekly. Trendy Wendy. Showbiz. Jase and Betty Ford disrupt the space-time continuum with tttiies from the (i()s, 7()s and 80s. Or maybe it‘sjust the alcohol. QTrouble at the Blue Note at the Beat Jazz Basement. 8pm 3am. £2 £4 (free before l()pm). Weekly. Improvised jazz, jam sponsored by the legendary Bltte Note Records. This fortnight we

DJ Marky 8 XRS Land: ‘LK’ (V Recordings)

Anyone who's been to a D88 night in the last six months will know this slice of Brazilian magic. Pure summer vibes (apparently now the World Ctip theme for Brazil). If there‘s any justice it'll go top ten.

I Mischief at the Venue. Sat 22 Jun; Behave? at the Honeycomb, Fri 28 Jun

(both Edinbur h. . - g / have a residents special on 21 Jun. btit the big one‘s 28 Jun when 'l‘rouble wel— . e .c c-a‘ come the considerable talents of one of

82 THE LIST 20 Jun 4 Jlll 1200.?

France’s greatest exports. hip hop sensa- tions 'l”1'(‘ (Big l)ada). with Richie Rufftone filling the support slot. Please note entrance will be £4 before l lptn. £(i after (btit still free before l()pm) for 28 Jun only.

I Up! at Sttidio 24. 10.30pm 3am. £8 (£7). 28 Jun. Monthly. Progressive house and tribal trance from resident l)Js Adrian Davenport and Nic Cavendish. Why not come down and welcome them back to their old stomping ground. you know you want to play on their bouncy castle.

I UTI presents: RED-DER at Wee Red Bar. 1 lptii 3am. £8 (£5). 2| Jun. Monthly. l'nderground techno night featuring resident l)Js Semaj. Johnny ()h! and Tormod Mor.

I Zealous at Studio 24. l().3()pm 3am. £4 £5. 2| Jtiii. Serious nit-metal and rock action with live acts liar lirom ()ttt and No liscape etilivetiitig proceedings.

Chart 8 Party

I Canned Heat at (iaia. l()pm 3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. DJ Harry Let's (io (Boombox) lays on the pop and partied- ttp funk. disco and house ttiiies. Plus DJ l-‘abulol, upstairs in the lounge with the latest R&B. hip hop and ragga.

I Cyber Subway at Subway West lind. 7pm 3am. £4 (£1). Weekly. An interactive club experience for those sad puppies who txt rather than talk to people. Vote in advance for the drinks promotions and the music policy oiilinc or by SMS or ttse the ‘digital cyber subway polling stations’ iii the venue on the tiight. Surf to www.subwaywestend.co.ttk for more iitfo.

I Friday Funkin’ at the Ark.

l()pm 3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. You‘ve worked hard. now strut your funky stttff like there's no tomorrow to Big Dave‘s party mix.

I Frozen in Time at Time.

1 lpiii 3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. A short. grumpy man plays commercial chart and dance. Over 21s only.

I Ibiza Foam Party at Revoltttion. l()pm! 3am. tbc. Weekly. (‘ommercial dance. foam. holiday giveaways ((‘lub 18-30 no less) all night long.

I Kick at l.oca. l()pm 3am. £2 before midnight (£4 after). Weekly. Kick start the weekend with current comtncrcial chart and pop pap from across the decades.

I Office Affair at Sttbvvay West [find 4 9pm. £1 £4. Weekly. ('hart tunes. htiffet and cheap drinks what else do you need to make a fool of yourself iii front of you colleagues?

I Promise at Babylon. l()pm 3am. Weekly. ('heesy tunes and party action with plenty of drinks promos to wash it down with.

I Push! at Peppermint l.ounge.

l()pm 3am. £3 £4 (free before midnight). Weekly. (‘hart. dance and R&B ttiiies. with ftiiik and hip hop in the back room.

Edinburgh Saturdays


I Beluga at Belttga Bar & (’antccn Restaurant. 8pm! lam. 1‘rce. Weekly. llottse. garage and ja/Iy beats from liric l)a Viking and friends.

I Black Sauce at Bani Boti.

()pni lam. liree. Weekly. (‘onfucius say this ()riental style bar got plenty good underground house music with Martin Valentine and Steven Wanless.

I Extra Width at (iildcd Saloon.

8pm 1am. l-ice. Weekly. New wave disco (ie all your favourite indie hits) with rotational l)Js (irainne. Kciroii and Stuart Braithvvaitc (Mogwai ). Seeing as these folk play a somewhat significant role in Scotland's independent music scene. guest l)Js from bands like Belle & Sebastian and Snow Patrol are a regular

feature at lixtra Width.

I Fabuloz at Biblios. 8pm lam. Weekly. A contemporary mix of urban sounds from DJ liabulol.

I Guaranteed Pure at .‘vlatlogs. Midnight 3am. 1-‘ree. Weekly. See l-‘ri.

I Immersed in Music at Pivo (‘at‘le ()pm 1am. liree. Weekly. The (‘zech style bar launches a new 1)] schedule to get the party started in a progressive house and tech-trance stylec. With rotating DJ dttties filled by Derek Martin (Progression). Stuart Duncan (Atomic Baby). Nic (‘avcndish (1p?) and Kev Wright (Sublime).

I Made in Iguana at lguana.

9pm lam. l‘rce. Weekly. ('redible pre- cltibbiiig house tunes from the knowledgeable atid ever-affable types who staff independent record shack. Lnderground Solu’shn. Housey sounds from Ally Hill (22 Jttii) and his mix of everything deep. dark. melodic and sotilftil.

I Opal Lounge at ()pal Lounge. Noon l()pm. Weekly. All day session with Bertie's mix of soul and ftiiik till 5pm then Raw Movement and (iraeme McLean take over on a jazzy soul tip.

I Oxygen at ()xygen Bar 8; (irill.

9pm lam. l"rce. Weekly. Life's a gas at this swanky style bar. with funky breaks and hip hop to hottse grooves front Headspin's Allan Dunbar (22 Jun) and Higher (iround’s Lindsey Todd (2‘) Jun ). I Quality at Madogs. 7pm midnight. 1’ree. Weekly. See Hi.

I Salubrious at the Bush.

7pm midnight. l-‘ree. 22 Jttii. Monthly. The self-styled ‘bringers of fun' Nick Brannon and Andy (iordon. sttpply the Latino beats. electro. hip hop and progressive sounds.

I Soul Resistance at the Wash (formerly The (‘ai'vv-asli). ()pm lam. l‘ree. Weekly. northern Ssoul. rare groove. Hammond jaw. and frcakbeats galore with your host ('raig Jamieson (Modern Lovers ).

I Space Face at PUPRUl'v'll.

()pm lam. lirec. Weekly. Andy Williams and Scott lierguson the boys that used to run (‘arbolic 1-‘rolic ‘back in the day' join forces with The Stptalor Show. l)ava and Spider to host this seminal Sat pre- club featuring a fusion ofja/z. soul. funk. house and hip hop.

I Three Sisters at the Three Sisters. ()pm lam. l‘ree. Weekly. See liri.


I Airborne at the Venue.

l().3()pm 3am. Taking a break fora wee while btit will be back 7 Sep with techno legend l)ave ('larkc (tbc ).

I Ascension Goth Club at 'l‘eviot Row l'nioii. 10.30pm 3am. £3 (£2). 1‘) ()ct. Monthly. ln association with lidinhurgh l'niversity's (ioth and Rock Society comes this cheery mix of tip-to- date darkness featuring all the latest goth. rock and industrial greats.

I Atomic Baby at La Belle Angele. l().3()pm 3am. £10 (£8). 2‘) Jttii. Monthly. Progressive house grooves from Michael Kilkie and Stuart Duncan and a special guest to be continued.

I Audio Deluxe at the Honeycomb. l()pm 3am. £l(). Weekly. l-‘oi'tnightly. Smooth. sotilftil house with just a suggestion ol'jau atid soul at this shindig hosted by resident (‘raig Smith. Super special guest time: DJ Deep resident at the legendary Rex clttb iii Paris.

I Blast at ('1th Mercado. l lpiii 3am. £ 10 (£8). 2‘) Jtiii. l-‘ortnightly. \‘ocal house and garage grooves as Httggy and Markell prov idc proper tunes for proper clubbers. Summer special vv ith a special guest to be confirmed. but you can be sure they won’t tlisapoint.

I Blue at Peppermint l.ottngc.

l()pm 3am. £4 £5. Weekly. Dance and house. soul and funk across two rooms. I CC Blooms at ('(‘ Blooms. l().3()pm 3am. lirce. Weekly. 1)] Ally is