Clubs listings

Edinburgh, Fridays, Club

I Dogma (formerly Lost) at Studio 24. l().3()pm 3am. £7 (£5 members). 20 Sep. Monthly. Hard as nails and as underground as moles. techno of the highest order with special gtiest ('oncussion (Avionix) laying down the beats in a live stylee. With Surgeon (18 ()ct) and DJ Rttsh (live A l5 .\’ov) on the way it don't come much better than this. I'in‘ [his (late (HI/y Ill—[.13]. (‘rln/ hull/mix get £2 ()[l‘(l()()l‘])1'it'(’ (ll/ trig/ll long.

I Dr No’s at Studio 24. l().3()pm 3am. £tbc. 4 ()ct. Monthly. The original Jamaican ska and classic rocksteady night migrates to Sttidio 24‘s intimate upstairs space.

I El Segundo at Bongo ('lub.

l().3()pm 3am. £6 (£5). 30 Sep. Monthly.

Hip hop with a live edge from l)J Redo and human beatbox l’sylent \' and special gtiests Live Sciences. Smirc provides the ftmk in the back rootn.

I Evol at the Liquid Room. l().3()pm>~3am. £5. Weekly. lidinburgh's longest rttnning indie night celebrated its eleventh birthday on 30 .Atig. With the ttstial mix of the best current and classic alternative. crossover tunes for those who’ve recovered from the big bash. It's an institution already and with the recent addition of the back room. playing host to Mr and Mrs Mogwai. the future looks like a happy place for all things livol. Ci FLAP at Wee Red Bar. l().3()pm—3am. £7 before midnight: £9 alter. 20 Sep. This new techno/house night run by music enthusiasts features ‘the greatest male house vocalist in Iidinburgh' . (itiesting tonight will be Percy X (Sonia) and Stephen Brown (Transmat) playing live. with resident vocalist/l)Js Necromancer and Boabyalltalk. With a cheap bar all night It) lit)t)l.

I Funkey Magic at (‘octeau Lounge

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(downstairs at ligo). Next date 8 Nov. I Funkeymagic + 1 at the Venue. l().3()pm—3am. £7 (£6). 27 Sep. The l’unkey Magic guys and lloflbeat ptit on a new night with more of that deep house you love so much. I Go-Go at (‘oeteau Lounge (downstairs at ligo). l lpm-3am. £5 (£4). 30 Sep. Swinging ()(ls garage (of the rock variety sorry to disappoint any So Solid wannabes), sotil. mod. sotil. R&B and sleazy listening from the righteous 'l‘all Paul Robinson. Angus A (it)-( lo and Kaiser (ieot‘ge. With special guest Jimmie Mac of lidinbttrgli‘s Boss l)addie ()f Spotil faine. I JAM Fridays at lleriot-Watt l'niversity l'nion. l()pm 3am. l"ree. Weekly. Massive student night with the best in party tunes. big beats. trance and ftmk. I Keep it Unreal at ligo. l()pm 3am. Next date I l ()ct. I Ladies Night at l’o .\’a .\'a. 9pm 3am. l‘ree before midnight. £3.50 after for ladies: £4 before midnight. £5 after for guys. 27 Sep. Monthly. Sally l5 and Nicki host this special ladies night of disco. house and party favourites (though top tip fellas dress as a lady for free entry. free drinks and general ridicule). I Last Minute at Bongo ('lub. l lpm 3am. £5. 27 Sep. Monthly. A mixed bag of all your favourite Bongo (‘lub l)Js so you could have anything from African roots to hip hop jams. I The Mambo Club at Mambo ('lub. l()pm 3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. The highly respected mix of reggae. ragga. Rth. 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. 10.30pm 3am. £ll) £l2 (£8 £l() members). 4 ()ct. Monthly. Manga don't follow the crowd they lead ‘em with their irresistible monster drum 8; bass sounds. Special guests 'l'otal Science (Metalhead/ do you really need any more recommendation than that?) join the residents Son of l'gly. l)J Kid and (i- Mac. I Modern Lovers at ligo. l lpru 3am. £3.50 before midnight: £5 after. 4 ()ct. Monthly. A swinging mix of funked-up northern soul. electronic exotica and freakbeats from (‘raiii Jamieson and Andrew I)iv ine (l)iv ine) joined by very special guest (ierry Love of 'l'eenage l‘anclub fame . C3 Nameless at La Belle Angele. l(l.3()|)tii 3am. £10 (£8). ll) Sep. Nameless pops tip again for another irregular appearance on the lidinburgli scene. and you know they only turn tip when they have guest worth shouting about. This time around its the house and techno action from lat) l’ooley as he joins Brainstorm and Rob Dylan on the dex. .Sr'i' l’l'l'l'f(’ll'. I Nuklear Puppy at ligo. l()pm 3am. £8 (£7). 27 Sep. Monthly. llard house night featuring residents Jason (‘orte/ and Phil York atid special guest. and one of the biggest producers in the world of hard house .lustin Bourne (.\'uklcu/. Honey Pot. ls;ilkai. lilasticman). I Opal Lounge at ()pal Lounge. 0pm 3am. £5. Weekly. l-‘unked tip vocal house and dance classics from Slev ie (i. w ith Je/ llill starting things off with his ja/l. R&B and garage mix. I Opium at ()pium. l().3(lpm 3am. liree. Weekly. See 'l'liu. I Planet Earth at (‘itrus (‘lub l()..‘~()pm 3am. £5. Weekly. The varied

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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 Pogo Vogue at Bongo (’lub.

l()pm 3am. £9. 4 ()ct. .\’o music policy allowed at this new night of experimental electronica. btit with special guests David ('arretta (International Deejay (iigolos) and ('ylob (Rephlex) I think you get the picture of what the night will involve. Quality. no messing.

I Promised Land til lloney etitlll). l(l..i()ptii 3am. l’ree before midnight; £5 after. Monthly next date ll ()ct.

I Roadblock at l’o .\'a .\'a.

l()pm 3am. l-"ree before I lpm: £5 (£4) itllc‘l'. Weekly. .\'icci l" SlUpS the traffic in bad music when she digs tip the best in funk. disco. house and block rockin' beats.

I Spectral at Wee Red Bar.

llpm 3am. £(i (£5). 27 Sep. Monthly. RL‘SlLlL‘lllS Dave Anderson and Phil Dickson spin the best in jazz-tech and the deepest tough. funky house grooves. Surfers can snoop vvvv for more info. And its special guest time this month as Kult's .\'ic Larson supplies the deep dubby tech-house.

0 Switch-Up! at La Belle Angele. l()..i()pm 3am. £l() (£8 in advance). 27 Sep. A new breakstep (funked tip breaks. garage. drum a bass and tech-house to the uninitiated) experience with residents (iigi and the B-Keeper. Launching things good and proper is special guest Rennie l’ilgrem ('l‘hursday (‘lub Recordings). nu-skool breaks master. Presented by the Manga family so yott know you're iii safe hands.

I Tokyoblu at ligo. l lpm 3am. £5. .‘s‘ext date l8 ()ct. Monthly.

I Trouble at the Blue Note at the Beat Ja/./ Basement. 8pm 3am. l-‘ree before l()pm: £4 (£2) after. Weekly. Improvised ja/l jam sponsored by the legendary Blue .\'ote Records. 'l'his fortnight we have special guest Kovac (l’ohm l’ohm Records) tech-house producer extrordinaire (30 Sep) and a i'esdents special from the ever reliable llobbes and lirik (la Viking with a touch of live Afro-Latin percussion (37 Sep). l'in' I/Ir'.\'t' (lures only ‘xl-IJy/R‘ttn/ llH/(l(‘l'.\ gel [I (l(li/(HH’IU‘I‘FU (l/l lug/II long.

I UTI presents: Camou-Flage at Studio 34. l()..i()pm 3am. £9 (£6 members). 27 Sep. Monthly. l'nderground techno night featuring resident l)Js Semaj. Johnny ()h? and 'l'orntod Morioincd by special guest DJ/produccr Rob Stow ((iravitation. llydraulix. l)ark House Music and (iroove Asy lum) for his Scottiin debut. I The Vault at the Venue.

lllfillpm 3am. £tbc. 2() Sep. Monthly. .\'evv metal. rock and alternative club from the Venue.

Chart & Party

I Cyber Subway at Subway West lind. 7pm 3am. £4 (£l ). Weekly. An interactive club experience for those sad puppies who txt rather that) talk to people. Vote in advance for the drinks promotions and the music policy onlinc or by SMS or use the ‘digital cyber subway polling stations‘ in the venue oi) the night. Surf to

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I Frozen in Time at time.

llpiti 3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. A short. grumpy man plays commercial chart and dance. ()v er le only.

I Ibiza Foam Party at Revolution. l()pm 3am. £tbc. Weekly. (’ommercial dance. foam. holiday giveaways ((‘lub l8- ll) no less) all night long.

I Office Affair at Subway West lind. 4 llpm. £l £4. Weekly. ('hart tunes. buffet and cheap drinks what else do you need to make a fool of yourself in front of you colleagues'.’

I Office Party at ('avendish/l)iva. 4pm 3am. liree. Weekly. New night of after work silliness and cheesy ftiti.

Bucking broncos. games and more to keep the suited masses entertained. Buffet for pre-booked parties (as well as a bus pick tip service).

I Push! at Peppermint Lounge.

l()pm 3am. liree before midnight; £4 (£3) after. Weekly. ('hart. dance and R&B tunes. with ftmk and hip hop iii the back room.

I The Subway at Subway. 0pm 3am. liree before I lpm; £3 (£1 l after. Weekly. See 'l'liti.

Edinburgh Saturdays


I City Got Soul at lgttana.

l()pm 3am. l’ree. Weekly. ‘l‘rinity Sound's Andy Baker (pltis guests) supplies the sotilftil house and garage.

I Extra Width at (iilded Saloon. ()pm lam. l-‘ree. Weekly. Noisy guitars. lo ft and even a touch of ghetto-tech. and seeing that it's run by Mr and Mrs Mogwai it w ill cotiie as no surprise that guest bands and indie types drop in to spill the \\ heels (ll. steel.

I Guaranteed Pure at \lmlogs. Alltllllglll .5itlll. liree. Zl Sep. See l'l'l.

I Immersed in Music at l’ivo ('affe. 0pm 3am. l‘rec. Weekly. The (’/cch style bar launches a new 1)] schedule to get the party started in a progressive house and tech-trance sty lee. Willi rotating l)J duties filled by Derek Martin (l’rogression). Stuart Duncan (Atomic Baby). .\'ic ('av'endish (l'pl) and Kev Wright (Sublime).

I Opal Lounge at ()pal Lotmgc. .\'oon ()pm. l‘ree. Weekly. :\ll day session with Bertie's mix of sottl and ftmk till 5pm then Raw Movement and (iraeme McLean take over on a lax/y sottl tip.

I Quality at Madogs. (v I l..i()pm. l'i'cc. \Veelsly. Sec l'il'l.

I Radio Oxygen at ()xygcn Bar and (irill. ()pm lam. Free. Weekly. l"ire()ne present Stuart Duncan and (‘raig (iee for a hot house mix (3| Sep) while Bob ('airns drops the nu ja/I fusion (28 Sep). I Tokyoblu at (‘)-li;ll'. 8pm lam. l-‘ree. Weekly. l’re-club sessions for this up and-coming house double act.

I The Whiteout Weekend at Midlothian Ski (‘entre Noon llpm. 5 ()ct only. lhis year’s biggest downhill jam with a host of [Us to compliment the on slope action. Scott MacKen/ie. Stukid and Springfello and Jules provide the house. the Sublime boy s (iary Mac and Beany bring the breaks and Alex (Bristol Bounce) prov ides the drum (k bass (vv ith more to be announced).

I Yo! Below at Yo? Below.

8pm midnight. lirec. Weekly. (‘hris lilexen llexes his funky house grooves at the sushi style bar.


I 21st Century Disco at ('ommplex (formerly ('lub Java).

(lpm 2am. £5. 3| Sep. Monthly. The

xx iltlesl selection of (ills 80s funk. ‘ltll/ and hot disco action. liach night l).ls will be spinning tunes from the likes of (iloria (iaynor. 'I‘om Molten and the Bee (ices. (l’ree taxi offer an‘ all w ith receipt. max £5. one receipt per person). For I/u'v t/tilt’ (Ht/v '.'l-I.rvl't‘(11'(/ lm/r/ers gel in [or hull/nice.

I Ascension Goth Club at (in is! Row l'nion. l().3(lpm 3am. £3 (£2). \t‘\l tltlle l‘) ()ct.

I Audio Deluxe at the Honeycomb. ll..illptn 3am. U”. 38 Sep. fortnightly. Smooth. sotilftil house at this shindig hosted by resident (‘raig Smith (llttsli llushlyioined by special guest liM.\\ (Bang the Party ) who loves things deep.

ia/lv and soulful with a varied world

influence. and you never know he might add some sweet soul vocals live.

I Blue at l’eppermint lounge.

l()pm 3am. £4 £5. Weekly. Dance and house. soul and ftttik across two rooms. I CC Blooms at (‘(‘ lllooins. 10.30pm 3am. l'ree. Weekly. l).l Ally is back again w ill) more of her trademark