being. but you should also drop in for this night. Dance instructors are from the Acadetnia de Salsa. so you’re in safe. sexy hands.


I Fool’s Gold at .MAS. l lpm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Mod and funk in the light room is complemented by indie classics in the back. Classic formula in nice surroundings.

I FUN at Cube. 1 l.30pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Funky unique and very naughty packed with pleasing pop music. from Shawn and Georgey Boy.

I Juicy Tuesdays at the Velvet Rooms.l lpm—3am. £4 (free). Weekly. Billy Milligan spins student classics in the upstairs suite while Scott McMillan plays R&B and hip hop in the downstairs lounge.



I Fluid at the Polo Lounge. l()pm-lam. Free. Weekly. DJ Wayne Dixon mixes up classic funk. soul and disco with a dash of contemporary tuneage. and there are half- price cocktails to make sure things go with a swing.

I Salsa Fuente at Havana. 8pm—midnight. £4. Weekly. Salsa class followed by salsa DJ Jorjito through ‘til closing time.

I Samba with Thaissa! at Cuba Norte. 7pm-midnight. £5. Weekly. Another good alternative to the house. techno and cheesy nights that dominate Glasgow‘s nightlife. Learn samba carnival style as well as chilling otit to samba reggae beats. ()r move upstairs to the tapas bar and get a bit ambient.

I Tango Bar at Blackfriars.

7.30pm—l 1.30pm. Free. Weekly. Argentinian music and dance. in the most eclectic basement in town. This will be a sublime session.

I TMA at Bacchus. 8pm—lam. Free. Basement beats and electro frotn DJ real (Mad Dog). .Matt (Keep on Keeping On) and Tycho (live).


I Bennet’s at Bennet‘s. l 1.30pm—3am. £2.50 (£1.50). Weekly. Sara takes control once more in the club famous for madness and an. ahem. liberal chat-up policy. Biva at the Mercury Lounge. 8pm—3am. £4 before I lpm; £5 after. Weekly. DJ Michelle provides the soundtrack to this women‘s night featuring drag king performances.

I Cubata at Bamboo. 5pm—3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Scotti B and Junior Catnpos join the dots between jazz. funk. soul. hip hop. R&B and Latin to deliver a worldly mUsical tnix.

I Elastik at Barfly (formerly the 13th Note Club). I lpm—3am. £2. Weekly. DJ ()na (aka Atnanda from Bis) and DJ Mingo-go. take over the musical selection for the foreseeable future while 803 takes a break to concentrate on other things. Injecting sotne much needed oestrogen into the world of DJing and playing sotne damn fine electro mixed into a randomly selected soundscape.

I FAB at Babaza. l lpm—3am. Free before 1 lpm; £4 (£3) after. Weekly. DJ Skud blends garage. R&B and funky house. playing to a dressed-up crowd who help to make this one of the busiest midweek nights in Glasgow.

I Joints and Jams at Cube.

1 lpm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. The award- winning club brings you the best R&B. hip hop and soul DJ's in the city. Residents Martin Hesketh. John Lyons. Puppa Shango and DMG on rotation every Wed. With regular guest DJ‘s s and Pa‘s. its no wonder that Joints and Jams is the longest running R&B night in Glasgow.

I People Music at MAS. l lpm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. New night of hip hop and house froin two of the better underground Glasgow boys. Michael Peck and Tom Reeve rack them tip and knock them down. Great for at Wed.


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Edinburgh Thursdays


I Ballistic at City Cafe. ()ptn—lam. Free. 5 Dec. Fortnightly. Dangerously bass heavy funk and solid tunes brought to you by the Kit Kat Brothers: Mikey Magic. Belive and Wreckage (Boogie Mo' Dynamo). plus the occasional guest.

I Beluga at Beluga Bar and Canteen Restaurant. 8pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Deep grooves of the house and garage variety from Anthony Small and old skool jazz frotn the inimitable Big Beat DJs Les. Stuart Bennet and Simon Hodge.

I Changes at Bam Bou. 9pm. Free. 28 Nov 8; l2 Dec. Fortnightly. Craig Smith and guests host a freestyle session of soulful sounds as the Hush Hush crew join the dots between old skool nuggets and future classics.

I Eccentric at Barn Bou. 9pm—lam. Free. 5 Dec. Fortnightly. liuan James. Alex Avery and Lee Murray play L'S house at this oriental style bar session.

I Human Be-In at Human Be-ln. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Bertie mixes up hip hop along with his own smooth grooves (28 Nov 8; l2 Dec) while lNasty P drops his unique fusion of hip hop. funk and alternative beats (5 Dec).

I Immersed in Music at Pivo Caffe. 9pm—3am. Free. Weekly. The award- winning Czech theme bar launches a new DJ schedule. featuring the cream of local talent (and a few Glasgow lads) including Smokey and the Bandit (28 Nov) with other guests to be confirmed.

I In House at City Cafe. ()plii—lziii’l. Free. 28 Nov 8.; 12 Dec. l-‘ortnightly. New quality house shindig frotn Lee Murray. Stuart Sandeman and Titian James.

I Juicy at Iguana. l()pm—3am. Free. Weekly. The freshest R&B. hip hop and urban soul from DJ Lyley (Scratch) and his pals.

I Opal Lounge at ()pal Lounge. noon—9pm. Free. Weekly. Global jazz grooves and soul with Bob Cairn with Dava (Headspin) taking over the wheels of steel at 5pm.

I Quality Control at the Meadows Bar. 9pm—lam. Free. 5 Dec. Fortnightly. ()ff- kilter hip hop. breaks and beats with the inventive lot that run the Quality Control radio show on Fresh Air FM.


I Change at Cabaret Voltaire.

l lpm—3am. £4. Weekly. Residents Berts. Bob Cairns and Jim Combe (on rotation) help christen this new venue with their weekly dose of Afro-beat. funk. Latin. ska and world music. with a smattering of live acts just for good measure. Studio 2 falls into the control of some of Scotland‘s best drutn & bass DJs: Queen B. END and Vader (on rotation).

I Fluff at Ego. 10.30pm—3am. £2—£3. 28 Nov. Monthly. A light and fluffy night of grooves. US garage and funk from Pete Owen and Brett King.

I Genetic at Citrus Club. I |pm~3am. Free before 1 1.30pm; £2 after. Weekly. Still a mighty popular soiree that showcases alternative. indie and lo-ft. No smoking at the bar. mind.

I Graceland at Faith (formerly Wilkie House). l()pm—3am. £4 (£3 with flyer before lam). Weekly. Cabaret night with live music from ‘lilvis‘. alongside a DJ playing funky big-band tunes and crowd- pleasing classics.

I Hedflux at Po Na Na. l()pm—3am. £5. 5 Dec. Monthly. lledflux is back with a vengeance in its new monthly form.

eclectic beats with a touch of style this month with DJ Woody one of the L'K's most respected scratch DJs who developed the Woodpecker scratch technique.

I Intergalactic at Teviot Row L'nion.

l lpm—3am. Free. Weekly. A night of indie goodness in the company of Barichello. watch otlt for exclusive album play backs and various freebies.

I NACO at ligo. l().3()pm—3am. £5. 5 Dec. ()laf Furniss plays out an eclectic choice of music of Latin American and Spanish origin. including rock. hip hop. punk and lounge but strictly no salsa. flamenco or cheese.

I Nexus at Studio 24. llpm—3am. £1.

Weekly. A new night that mixes the best of

rock. metal. industrial and goth with a touch of cheese. From your hosts Smelly. Kynon. Baz and Ross.

I Opal Lounge at ()pal Lounge. 9pm—3am. £3. Weekly. Erik Da Viking with his blues and soul followed by Stevie G with timeless vocal house. disco and party tunes.

I Opium at ()pium. 10.30pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Rock. nu-tnetal and alternative/indie.

I Opportun@e at La Belle Angele. l()pm—3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Funky and uplifting house night for a student crowd. Residents Sden and Fence Windu provide the tunes with live percussion front Jonny Wilmanski (and the odd theme night to keep things interesting). The night is also about giving students a chance to showcase their talents with a national ()pptirttttt(a‘e student DJ comp on the way. I Outta Sight! at the iloneycomb. 10.30pm—3am. Free before midnight; £3 after. 5 Dec. Fortnightly. Brand new Thu nighter from those kind folks at Motherfunk (Spectrum). Snatch (Spanky) and Flowin’ (Cunnie) playing a mixed bag of R&B. hip hop. soul. disco and righteous funk.

I Snatch and Chemistry at the Liquid Room. 10.30pm—3am. £3.50 (£2.50). Weekly. A filth fixated funky disco-cum-cabaret. comically compered by Mr Hairy Ainsworth and deck manipulated in a cod funk and hip hop stylee by Babes. Biggie and Spanky. With Chemistry now taking care of the back room action a new test tube experiment for visual artists and DJs. Hosted by Phase4. Chow and lnfact (Djinniditto) and the Pree-cha making the most of visual images. mixed up broken beats of the electro. nu wave. techno and anything goes variety.

0 Sonica presents: Technicality Tour 2002 featuring Blame at La Belle Angele. l().3()pm—3am. £6 before midnight; £7 after. 12 Dec only. A new phase of futuristic beats has commenced as intelligent drum & bass pioneer Blame returns with the 'I‘echnicality crew (Chris lnperspective. Equinox. Senses and MC Stirlin) plus local navigator Scope.

I Thrust at La Belle Angele.

l lpm—3am. £5. 28 Nov. Monthly. New night featuring the best itt Scottish talent both in the live music arena (nu-wave Celtic beats frotn Mystery Juice and Croft No 5) with Ttttnmy 'l‘ouch's DJ Dolphin Boy handling the DJ side.

Edinburgh Fridays


I Ad Lib at the Wash. 9pm~lam. Free. Weekly. The best in Latin. soul. funk and nu-jazz. from the ever reliable Ali Campbell. Smoking.

I Bass:Trap Sessions at Bani Bou. ()pin—lam. Free. Weekly. Wise Manga master G-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 8; bass.

I Beluga at Beluga Bar and Canteen Restaurant. 8pm-lam. Free. Weekly. fiuan Robertson spinning soul. jazz. fttnk and hip hop. Good tintes music to fit those Fri vibes.

I DJ Kid at City Cafe. ()pm—Jam. Free. Weekly. Get in the mood with the drum & bass stylings of DJ Kid resident at Manga for the last seven years and one

listings Clubs

Trouble at the Blue Note They keep getting all the best live guests in town. This fortnight is no exception as the Bays (29 Nov) and Ouantic (6 Dec) drop by to ply their funky trade. The Beat Jazz Basement, week/y Fri.

Audio Deluxe More super smooth soulful house from the Audio Deluxe crew joined by Terry Hunter (pictured). all the way from the US of A. The Honeycomb, Sat 30 Nov.

Colours Live! Big names 2 big fun. as Seb Fontaine. Savers and Junkie XL (live) join the Colours massive. The Liquid Rooms, Sat 30 Nov.

Taste, Luvely, Majestica and S00 Delicious Some of the best clubs in town join forces for this charity fundraiser. So get wrecked in the knowledge you're bringing joy to the world. SOrted. The Venue, Sat 30 Nov.

Rehab presents: DJ Dexter The Avalanches main mixmaster shows us why the Aussies should never be overlooked in this DJing game. Ego. Sun 7 Dec.

Mischief The three story hip hop and drum & bass party hosts another blinder. LTJ Bukem. MC Conrad. Lewis Parker . . . just how do they keep getting guests of this quality month in. month out? The Venue, Fri 6 Dec.

Rewind Exclusive disco set from one of the best in the world: Bob Sinclar a true French super suave disco house master. The Liquid Room. Sat 7 Dec.

Digital and Raw Productions present: DJ CaSh Money Another super-late booking from the Digital crew as they secure one of the world's greatest hip hop Dds. The Venue. Wed 77 Dec.

Sonica presents: Technicality Tour 2002 featuring Blame It‘s a bumper fortnight for drum 8 bass heads as some of the best in the world hit Edinburgh. And intelligent D&B pioneer Blame is no exception. La Be/ie Ange/e, Thu 72 Dec.

of Scotland's leading resident DJs. ()ne of the best places in town to warm tip before your clubbing proper (pool table and everything).

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