I Mothergroove 2 at Berlin (formerly Noa). 11pm—5am. E5. 24 Aug only. Edinburgh institutions Motherfunk and Ultragroove team up for a night of deep fried funk and housey goodness. Can they match the heights of their Chrimbo collaboration as Gino. Fryer. Colin Cook and Gareth Sommerville take over Berlin's two rooms.

I Opal Lounge at Opal Lounge. 10pm—5am. 25. Weekly. Dave Shedden with his mix of disco and funky house tracks.

I Opium at Opium. 10pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Rock. nu-metal and alternative/indie.

I Oxygen at Commplex (formerly Club Java). 9pm—3am. E10 (928). 24 Aug. Monthly. Hard house and progressive trance night with Ross Jackson and Dowzer. with special guest Sarah G. 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 Progression at the Liquid Room. Monthly. Next date 21 Sep.

I The Rhythm Room at O-Bar. 9pm-3am. £4 (£3). 24 Aug. See Thu.

I Tease Age at Citrus Club. 11pm—3am. $25. Weekly. Now going into its tenth year. this indie stalwart featuring swinging 603 hits to baggy Manchester tunes continues to draw a packed and sweaty crowd week in, week Out.

I Vegas at Ego. 9pm—5am. £9 (C7 in fancy dress). 24 Aug. Monthly. Hep daddy swing, c0untry 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?

I Vegas Birthday Special at Ocean Terminal. 10.30pm~3am. $212. 31 Aug only. The coolest swingers club in town celebrate its sixth birthday in style as they once again take over the Ocean Terminal with a heady mix of cheeSy listening and jumpin' jive. from yOur hosts Frankie Sumatra, BugSy Seagull, Dino Martini and Sam Jose.

Chart & Party

I Escape to Time at Time. 10.30pm—3am. $6 ($25). Weekly. A vertically challenged man plays commercial chart and dance. Over 21s only.

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

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

I The Subway at Subway. 9pm—3am. Free before 11pm; £3 (£1). Weekly. See Thu.

Edinburgh Sundays


I Anthropology at Bam Bou. 9pm-1am. Free. Weekly. A scientific study of human beings and their way of life plus a relaxed selection from DJRed6's jazz collection at this opulent Oriental style bar. Selected drinks promos.

I Film Festival Wind Down Party at Indigo Yard. 9pm-1am. Free. 25 Aug only. A chilled Out jazzy session from Dom Flanagan and Erik da Viking.

I Fringe G iguana at Iguana. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Scratch's Lyley. with a little help from his friends. plays out the best in urban funk, hip hop and R&B. I Immersed in Music at Pivo Caffe. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. From chilled-out to whacked-out. Skywalker and Solo span the musical spectrum at this all-new Sunday social.

I Libre at Madogs. 10pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Tony D'Amore provides the Latin jazz. funk and soul.

I FRESH at PopRokit. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Warm-up seSSion of soulful house.

I Yo! Below at Yo! Below. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. The Sushi style bar plays host to a selection of Fresh FM's finest.


I Bacardi Festival Club at the Venue. 11pm—5am. $24 (free with festival staff ID). Weekly. See Thu.

I Chocolate Sundae at Peppermint L0unge. 10pm—3am. £4 (23 before midnight). Weekly. Commercial R&B and hip hop with DJ Paul ‘Foxy' Fox. Dress stylish.

I Deebo at P0 Na Na. 10pm—3am. Free. Weekly. DJ Wazzo supplies a spangly selection of sexy. disco house and uplifting US garage.

I DKY at Studio 24. 11pm—3am. 53150-22. Weekly. DKY strides confidently into its third year With resident DJs Jordi. Gareth and Dave playing rock. goth, metal. industrial and punk. Theme nights and free gifts combine to keep things interesting. week in, week out.

I FRESH Bank Holiday Weekender at the Honeycomb. 11pm—5am. £12 (£20 for both nights). 25 Aug. See Sat.

I FRESH at Honeycomb. 10pm—3am. 26. Weekly (except Bank Holiday speCial see Sat for details). FRESH (Free. Raw. Euphoric. SOulful House) is a new night with a huge residents roster (Yogi Haughton, Neil Crookston. DJ Flav, DJ Harvey. Stuart Purdie and the Pink Ladies - R02 and Loz) that promises to change yOur Sun night forever.

I I Love Music at Opal Lounge. noon—3am. 23 (free before 10pm). Weekly. Colin Cook (Ultragroove) hosts an all-day ses3ion that crosses the middle ground between clubbing and chilling. featuring guest DJs and a plethora of musical styles including house. Latin, jaZZy grooves. disco and R&B.

I Joy Bank Holiday Special at Ego. 11pm—5am. £5 (£3 members). 25 Aug only. There is an extra treat in store this month as we get an extra JOy for free! Well. at a super cheapie price anyway. Expect the usual up-front mix of house. drums. beats and more from the lovely Maggie and Alan JOy.

I Late Lounge at Bongo Club. midnight-5am. £4 (£2 for fringe performers/workers). Weekly. The Bongo Club bring Sun nights to life with this mix of DJs, live music and performers. Focusing on the world of funk. SOul. jazz and ambient. with plenty of surprises and guests.

I Long Weekend at Magoo‘s Basement. 6pm—3am. Free. Weekly. The Long Weekend returns after a short hiatus to the super intimate Magoos. Expect the u3ual mix of quality deep'n‘funky house courtesy of Grant McDonald. Alan Paul. Mista B and guests tbc. For those who just can't accept the weekend is nearly over.

I Radio Babylon at La Belle Angele.

1 1pm—3am. E10 (528). 25 Aug only. Radio

92 THE LIST FESTIVAL GUIDE 22 Aug—5 Sep 2002

Gino, Gareth, Colin and Fryer man the decks at Mothergroove 2, Sat 24 Aug

Babylon returns with their usual mix of the cool and the crazy. And they bring top DJ action with them as king of the dubbed-Out techno goover Andrew Weatherall guests at this bank holiday special. Alongside residents the Merry Pranksters. Brainstorm and hostess with the mostest: the spectaCular Miss Penny Pornslar. Also acting as the closing party for the Bio-Rhythm festival of clubbing. I Rehab at Ego. 10pm—3am. £4. 1 Sep. Brand new night offering you the chance to get rehabilitated from yOur weekend's activities in the company of DJ Halfcut. B-Boy and Stuart Munro. Lounge to the s0unds of hip hop. breaks and tech-house. with tea and coffee available to give it that Sun feeling.

I The Rhythm Room at O-Bar. 9pm—3am. £4 (£3). 25 Aug. See Thu.

I Tackno at Club Mercado. 10.30pm—3am. $6 ($24). 25 Aug. Monthly. Have you recovered from last month's seventh birthday yet? Well its back to the floor for Trendy Wendy and her inimitable party mix of kitsch classics. ‘Sunglasses

at Night Shady Tackno' theme this

month, so get your specs on.

I Taste at the Liquid Room. 10.30pm—3am. $38 (536 members). Weekly (see below for Bank Holiday special with Luvely). The capital's infamous Sun night session continues apace. Fisher and Price supply a progressive mix of house and garage in the main room while Martin Valentine and Steve Waneless wows the mixed/gay crowd with his funky US house gems through the back.

I Taste/Luvely Bank Holiday Special at the Liquid Room.

1 1 .30pm—5am. $10—$12 (£8 members). 25 Aug only. Two of Edinburgh's biggest

gay friendly nights team up for some

bank holiday mayhem of the highest order. Expect residents from both nights laying down the best in house and harder beats. Thank God Mon is a holiday. eh?

. Chart & Party

I HRT at Cavendish. 10pm—3am. £3 (21). Weekly. Mainstream chart and party classics at a night whose acronymic moniker stands for ‘Alcohol Replacement Therapy“. Which w0uld work if ‘alcohol' started with an ‘h'.

I Sundazed at Subway West End. 9pm—3am. £2 (21). Weekly. Cheap drinks promos and chart tunes provide a debauched climax to the weekend.

Edinburgh Mondays


I Quality Control at the Meadows Bar. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Off-kilter hip hop. breaks and beats with the inventive lot that run the Quality Control radio show on Fresh Air FM.

I Yo! Below at Yo! Below. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. See Sun.


I Bacardi Festival Club at the Venue. 11pm-5am. 24 (free with festival staff ID). Weekly. See Thu.

I CC Blooms at CC Blooms. 10.30pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Things mellow out (or so they claim) at this gay club. with an upbeat disco selection.

I Metro at Po Na Na. 1 1pm—3am. Free. Weekly. DJ Roddy Mac mixes up 80s classics. filthy disco and h0use.

I Opal Lounge at Opal Lounge. 10pm—4am. $23. Weekly. Scratch's Lyley drops the cool urban grooves and R&B. I The Rhythm Room at O-Bar. 9pm—3am. £4 (£3). 26 Aug. See Thu. I Secret at the Establishment. 10pm—3am. £3. Weekly. A new night for those Tokyoblu fellas (John Hutchinson and Iain Gibson) offering a fresh house mix from across the globe.

I Spanish Pub Night at El Barrio. 10pm—Sam. Free. Weekly. A right old knees-up for the Spanish and Spanish- loving community hosted by DJs Felix and Edu and featuring flamenquito straight through to Hispanic chart hits. I Vod: Bull at the Liquid Room. 10pm—3am. $24. Weekly. Students love this all-new hip hop hootenanny. hosted by Lyley (Scratch) and boasting ab8urdly cheap drinks promos all night long.

Chart & Party

I Decadence at Revolution. 10.30pm—3am. E4 (922). Weekly. Depraved dancefloor decadence at this capacity student night.

I Funny Farm at Subway West End. 7pm—3am. $31 (free with flyer). Weekly. Dr Shock Jock administers his music therapy to the freaks. Funny features also include electric shock chairs and a giant Operation game.

I The Professionals at Espionage. 9pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Mon night session on three floors with the usual mix of chart dance and party stuff, it'll help you forget it's the start of the week.

I Tentastic at Gaia. 10pm—3am. $210. Weekly. Pay ten pounds on the door and get unlimited drinking at the bar. This frankly insane facility (bearing in mind it's the beginning of the week) will be complimented by a suitably crass chart & party selection.

Edinburgh Tbesdays


I Guaranteed Pure at Madogs. 10.30pm—2am. Free. Weekly. See Fri. I Immersed in Music at Pivo Caffe. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Oli and cheeky ‘Monkey BOy' Mark Edmondson play Afro-Caribbean, funky phatback grooves.

I Lenny Love at the Bridge Jazz. Bar. 9pm. Free. Weekly. A night of eclectic and exotic jazz s0unds spun by Vegas' DJ (aka Dino Martini).

I Opal Lounge at Opal Lounge. Noon-10pm. Weekly. Global jazz until 5pm from Bob Cairns. then s0ul. garage and house from Dom Flanagan. I Yo! Below at Yo! Below. 8pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. See Sun.


I Bacardi Festival Club at the Venue. 1 1pm—5am. $24 (free with festival staff ID). Weekly. See Thu.

I Latin Lingo at Po Na Na. 10pm—3am. Free. Weekly. An eclectic mix of global Latin house and funk. breaks and beats. rare grooves and hot salsa.

I Livin’ it Up at El Barrio. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Smooth urban grooves (for this. read hip hop, R88 and street soul) at this all-new session hosted by DJ Bayo and guests.

I Motherfunk at the Honeycomb. 10.30pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Messrs Gino, Fryer and Spectrum freak the funk fantastic at their consistently rammed night of classics old and new.