Clubs listings

Edinburgh Thursdays continued

I Hedflux at Po Na .\'a. 10pm 3am. £5. .3 ()ct. lledfiux is back with a vengeance in its new monthly form. eclectic beats with a touch of style from special guest ('utmaster Swift.

0 Mr Goober presents: DJ Krush at ligo. ltlpm 3am. £l(). 17 ()ct only. Japan’s premiere hip hop DJ drops to lidinburgh as part of his liuropean tour promoting his latest albutn T/tr' .llesvugr' u! the Dept/r. The first Japanese artist to ever sign to .‘vlo Wax with considerable support from A Guy ('alled (ierald (K7). Brian (l'Sou/a. DJ Krux and DJ Muk.

I Nexus at Studio 24. llpm 3am. £l.5(). It) ()ct. Fortnightly. A new night that mixes the best of rock. metal. industrial and goth with a touch of cheese. From your hosts Smelly. Ky'non. Ba] and Ross. I Opal Lounge at ()pal Lounge.

9pm 3am. £3. Weekly. lirik Da Viking with his blues and soul followed by Stevie (i with timeless vocal home. disco and party tunes.

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

I Outta Sight! at the Honeycomb. l().3()pm 3am. Free before midnight: £3 after. ll) ()ct. l-‘ortnightly. Brand new Thu nighter from those kind folks at Motherfunk (Spectrum). Snatch (Spanky‘) and Flow in' ((‘unnie) playing a mixed bag of R&B. hip hop. soul. disco and righteous funk.

I Snatch at the Liquid Room.

10.30pm 3am. £3.50 (£2.50). Weekly. A filth fixated funky disci)-cum-cabaret. comically compered by .Mr llarry Ainsworth and deck manipulated in a cod funk and hip hop sty lee by Babes. Biggie and Spanky.

I Thrust at La Belle Angele.

llpm 3am. £4 £5. 3 ()ct. Monthly. New night featuring the best in Scottish talent

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both in the live iiiusic arena (nu-wave (‘eltic beats from Mystery Juice and ('roft No 5) with 'l'ummy 'I‘ouch‘s DJ Dolphin Boy handling the DJ side.

I Traffic at lleriot-Watt l‘niversity Union. ll.3()pm 2am. Free. Weekly. l)Js bring you the best in indie and alternative tunes at this student shindig.

I Ultragroove Presents: Metro Area at the Beat Ja// Basement.

llpm 3am. £9 (£8). l7 ()ct only. l'ltragroove's birthday weekend kicks off with a live set front Metro Area (aka New Jersey duo Morgan (ieist and |)arshan Jesrani) making their l'K debut with a solid mix of disco. techno and soul influences. this is the meeting ground for deep house and electro. Don't miss out.

Chart & Party

I Clubstars 2 at Subway West lind. 7pm 3am. £2 (£l ). Weekly. Your chance to win a ride in the Subway limo (bubbly included) at this kitsch karaoke challenge. I Flipside at Why Not'.’ I lpn) 3am. Free. Weekly. A night of harmless gambeling fun. gamble of drinks. music even cloakroom space. You could make it a free night out if you play your cards right. I Old Skool Disco at Revolution. l().3()pm 3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Retro house night hosted by DJ Tom Wilson.

I Relax at Peppermint Lounge.

llptn 3am. £2. Weekly. All the hits from the 80s and plenty of drinks promos to wash it down with.

I The Subway at Subway. 9pm 3am. Free before I lpm; £3 (£1 ) after. Weekly. Neigh on a ('owgate institution of commercial dance and chart hits with the odd indie classic.

Vinyl at Massa (formerly ('lub Mercado). 8pm 3am. Free. Weekly. ('ommercial chart and dance courtesy of Radio Forth l)Js (irant Scott and Micky (iavin. plus drinks promos aplenty for those w ho want to start the weekend fashionably early.

Edinburgh Fridays


I Ad Lib at the Wash. ()pm lam. Free. Weekly. The best in Latin. soul. funk and nu-ja/L from the ever reliable Ali (‘ampbell Smoking.

I Bass:Trap Sessions at Ban) Bou. ()pm lam. Free. Weekly. Wise Manga master (i—Mac hosts his weekly fix of hand—picked narcotic breaks and beats. including all the latest hip hop, 2-step breaks. R&B and drum & bass.

I Beluga at Beluga Bar and ('anteen Restaurant. Xpn) lam. Free. Weekly. l)on) Flanagan spinning soul. ia// and house joins forces will) Yogi ‘l)a Beat" llaughton and his selection of urban soul platters.

Danny Howells guests at Progression’s second birthday, Sat 12 Oct

I DJ Kid at ('ity ('afe. ‘lpttt lam. Free. Weekly. (iet in the mood with the drum .v bass sty lings of DJ Kid (one of Manga's main men). Quality.

I Guaranteed Pure at Madogs. Midnight 3am. Free. Weekly. Amanda Lyon and Steve Wilson perform live renditions of classic tunes.

I Immersed in Music at l’ivo (‘at'te 9pm 3am. Free. Weekly. The aw ard- winning ('Iech theme bar launches a new DJ schedule. featuring the cram of local talent (and a few (ilasgow lads) such as (ieorgc 'l‘. Kris Keegan. the Jengaheads and lluggy.

I Kalimba at Iguana. lflpm 3am. Free. Weekly. (‘olin ('ook (l'ltragroove) hosts this night of soulful dance. deep holise and nu jal/ fusion.

I Opal Lounge at ()pal Lounge. Noon ()pm. Free. Weekly. liuan Ferguson gets things started nice and early with a

jal/ mix. followed by soul and funk from

Bertie (5 0pm).

I Quality at Madogs. Fri () l l.3(lpn); Sat 7pm midnight. Free. Weekly. A selection of local l)Js ltelp kick-start your night with a paty-up selection.

I Radio Oxygen at ()vygen Bar and (irill. ()pn) lam. Free. Weekly. 4 ()ct sees the the Frisco Disco boy s supplying atheir brand of trakkie house at (iimmie Back .My l'nderground. 'l‘hen on I l ()ct the lleadspin crew take over at this pic-club warm up session for .Mr Scruff down at ligo.

I Spoilt It Island at Magoo's Basement. Spin lam. Free. 4 ()ct. l)Js 'l’he Jerk and Miss Bent Youth present their eccentric music for recovering ascetics. A tnix of mock rock. electronica. filthy pop. rude hip hop and some tunes even Wire maga/ine hasn't heard of yet. With help from Slimboy Fat.

I Soo Delicious at Bar Sit‘ius.

7pm lam. Free. 35 ()ct. Soo Delicious residents DJ Si and Pete ()vv en get you in the mood for the club night proper with a fttnky. soulful blend of liouse.

I Vol Below at Yo! Below.

()pm midnigltt. Free. Weekly. The sushi style bar gets the house and dancefloor soul treatment from l.eon lidwards.

I Yush at (‘ity ('afe. 9pm lam. Free. 4 ()ct. Fortnightly. Ytisl) Records' AJ lay s down thre cool hip hop and urban RAB tracks with skill and class.


I 21st Century Disco at ('ommplex (formerly ('lub Java). 9pm 3am. £5. l I ()ct. The wildest selection of (ills Sfls funk. jail/ and hot disco action. Fach night l)Js will be spinning tunes from the likes of (iloria (iaynor. 'l'on) Moulton and the Bee (ices. (Free taxi ollel‘ an' all w ill) receipt. max £5. one receipt per person).

I Addiction at (‘ommplex (formerly ('lub Java). 0pm 2am. U). 4 ()ct. The best from the dark side of house. as residents Vertical Drop and (iraeme Keir turn it tip a notch with guest spinners (iordon 'l’ennant (Suburban Delay). Jay M (Active) and Andy King (l’l.M ).

I Angel Delight at the Venue.

lllpm 3am. to (£5). 4 ()ct. Monthly. Pop- tastic fun and frolics with DJ Michelle and guests at this clttb night for women only (though men are allowed only if invited and accompanied by a woman). Back to School special. uniforms highly recommettded. For this «late (in/v ‘xl-Iivl' ('rlltl ltn/r/r’H L’r’l {I Ulla/our [’l'li‘t’ (t/l Hie/II. I Arakataca! at Bongo ('lub.

l().3(lpm 3am. £5. ll ()ct. Monthly. DJs Jaffer (Senegal) and /.uppa lnglese (Bogota) host a fiery mix of Salsa. African. Latin and (‘aribbean dance. As they've both been DJing for over 30 years. this is the best selection of past. present and future tropical dance you‘re likely to find. I Behave? at the Honeycomb.

ltlpm 3am. £ltl. l8 ()ct. Behave'.’ is back. and its good to see then) and their drum and bass action back in the capital. And as an extra special treat DJ Fabio (appearing solo without his trusty partner in crime (irooverider) w ill be gracing the

Honey comb with his presence. Plus the usual quality residents in the form of Queen B. DJ li.\'() and the lyrical skills of M(’ Bandit and M(' (‘oppa

I Big Beat at La Belle Angele. l().3()pm 3am. £3.5(l before ll.3()pm; £7 after (£(i). ll ()ct. Monthly. Serious dancefloor funk. soul and jal/ as residents Simon llodge. Stuart Bennett and DJ 'linku welcome D.l Snow boy as they return from their summer break with a bang.

I CC Blooms at (‘(‘ Blooms.

lt).3()pm 3am. Free. Weekly. DJ Ally does the decks duty at this guy night with her inimitable selection of high camp and disco classics. mov iug on to pumped-up house and dance as the evening progresses.

0 Digital at the Venue. l().3()pm 3am. £5. 4 ()ct. Fortnightly. .lacking techno and electro funk goodness. he may be a late booking bttt Detroit's DJ Assault is on guest duties scratched tip. torn apart ghetto-tech hero that lie is (ll you liked last month's DJ (iodfather extravagan/a this is where it‘s at).

I Djinniditto at ligo. lflpm 3am. £5 (£4). 4 ()ct. Monthly. A new showcase for artists working in every medium with a nuisical policy to match. but focusing on the electro. nu wave side of things. Join your hosts DJ (how. the Dame Ditto. DJ Mingo-go and Infact and a raft of guests. Talking of which this session sees the Magnificents doing their twisted. industrial electronica live.

I Dogma (formerly Lost) at Stttdio 24. lll.3()pm 3am. £tbc. IS ()ct. Monthly. Hard as nails and as underground as moles. techno of the highest order with special guest Surgeon (master of the scalpel sharp techno cut) on three dex and Final Scratch. He enjoyed himself so much at the last Dogma he played he actually requested the next available date he could come back.

I Dr No’s at Studio 24. 10.30pm 3am. £tbc. 4 ()ct. Monthly. Monthly. The original Jamaican ska and classic rocksleady night migrates to Studio 34‘s intimate upstairs space.

I El Segundo at Bongo (‘lub

lll.3l)pn) 3am. £S. IS ()ct. Monthly. Hip hop w ill) a live edge from DJ Redo and human beatbov l’sy lent V and special gtle\l\ .'\\pekl\ to help celebrate their fourth birthday. Smrrc prov ides the funk in the back room.

I ESF Mobilisation Fundraiser at St Andrews Sealife (‘entre 7.30pm 2am. £() £.\'. ll ()ct only. lidinburgh and l.ondon techno and electro l)Js provide tlte [lines for a good cause.

I Evol at the liquid Room.

lll.3llpm iam. £5. Weekly. lidinburgh's longest running indie night celebrated its eleventh birthday in Aug. Will) the (isual mix of the best current and classic alternative. crossover times. It‘s at) institution already and with the recent