Clubs listings

Edinburgh Fridays continued

I Human Be-ln at lluman Be-ln. ‘)pm lant. Free. Weekly. Big Beat DJs playing their classic ltisioit ol ltiiiky jazz. Bra/.ilian grooves and Alro heats (2‘) Nov) with Scott Rapson playing luture sotil aitd jazzy heats to Dec).

I Immersed in Music at Pivo ('alle. ‘)pm 3am. liree. Weekly. The award-winning ('lech theme hai' launches a new DJ schedule. leaturing the cream ot' local talent tatid a lew (ilasgow lads) stieli as the Mark (iow die. (1 Dec still the.

I Kalimba at lguana. lllpm 3am. Free. Weekly. ('olin (‘oolx‘ tl'ltt‘agroove) hosts this itigltt ol sotilltil dance. deep house aitd nu ja/x ltisioit.

I Opal Lounge at ()pal Lounge. tiooii ‘)pm. Free. Weekly. liuaii Ferguson gets things started nice aitd early with a jau mix. lollow ed hy sotil and ltiiik lrom Bertie t5 ‘)pm).

I 800 Delicious at Bar Sirius.

7pm lam. l‘rcc. 2‘) Nov. Soo Delicious residents DJ Si atid Kev B get yoti in the mood lor the cluh night proper with a ltmky. soullul hleiid ol house.


I Big Beat at La Belle Angele. lt).3()pm 3am. £3.50 helore l l.3()pni; £7 alter (£6). (i l)ec. Monthly. Sei‘iotls daticetloor ltiiik. sotil and jaw as residents Simon llodge. Stuart Bennett and DJ 'l'inku.

I Christmas Trance Party at the Venue. l()..‘~()pm 3am. £(i. l3 Dec only. One oll ('hristmas party lrom the iitaiit man at Suhliiiie Kev Wright and Pagan ol Phttsphorescence lame hring yoti a night ol lull on trance insanity.

I Djinniditto at ligo. l lpm 3am. £(i t£5). Weekly. A showcase lor artists working it) every medium with a musical policy to match. htit locusing on the electro. nu wave side ol tliiitgs. Join your hosts DJ ('how. lnlact. the Dame Ditto. DJ Mingo-go at this residents night (and li('A Sculpture dept. lundraiser).

I Dogma (formerly Lost) at Studio 24. l().3()ptii 3am. £thc. 13 Dec. Monthly. Hard as nails atid as underground as moles. techno ol the highest order with the residents iti ltill ellect lor tltis second hirthday hash. They're keeping details tight to their chest hut promise a whole host ol surprises. So check it.

I Dr No’s at Studio 24. l lpiit 3am. £5 (£4). 2‘) Nov. Motitlily. The original Jaiiiaicatt ska atid classic rocksteady night migrates to Studio 24's intimate upstairs space.

I El Segundo at Bongo ('luh. 10.30pm 3am. £7. l3 Dec. Monthly. Hip hop with a live edge lrom DJ Redo atid human heathox Psylent \t' and special guests community hip hop pioneers ()ut Da \'i|le making a hasty return.

I Evol at the Liquid Rooiit.

10.30pm 3am. £5. Weekly. lidinhurgh's longest running indie night celehrated its eleventh hirtltday in Aug. With the usual mix ol the hest current and classic alternative. crossover tunes.

I Faith at Faith tlortiierly Wilkic llotise). ltlpm 3am. Free entry helore midnight: £4 alter. Weekly. The liaitli all- stars tempt in the weekend revellers: Stevie (i. 'l'ohy Saltonstall and Jc/ llill drop RtK'B and classics alongside an uplront mix ol chart hits.

I Finisternis at the Pleasance ('aharet Bar. ‘)pm lam. £2 t£l ). (i Dec. The lighter side ol goth til such a thing truer exists) with a mix ol dark atiihictit. neo- classical and ethereal tracks lroni Petit Scarahee. Deception Boy and (ihost Dancer.

I For Those About to Rock at the lion. 8.30pm lam. £3. 2‘) Nov. A night ol old school metal aitd rock with the odd live hand throw n in lor good

I Friscodisco at Berlin Biei'liaus. l()pm 3am. l'ree helore l lpm; £5 alter. 6 Dec. Monthly. Residents Martin

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Valentine and Steve Wanless return to their old stomping ground with the Usual mix ol hot house selections. And seeing that the nights are drawing in it iiitist he time lor an Xmas special. very lestive. I Funkey Magic at Berlin Biet‘hatts. l2.l5 3am. £thc. 2‘) Nov. (ilasgovv lavotirite DJ Q drops by lor this special two part l‘tiiikey Magic party. Starting oil at Air I’M at ()xygcn then trucking across town to Berlin. all in all six hours ol deep house lroni llollheats and lt‘iends.

I House Technique at tigo.

ltlpm 3am. £(i t£5). 2‘) Nov. The House 'I'echnique crew present a night ol driving house pleasure lroiit residents Marco Smith and Neil ('t‘ookston.

I JAM Fridays at llet'iot-Watt l'niversity l'nioii. ltlpm 3am. l‘rec. Weekly. Massive student night with the hest in party ttiiies. hig heats. trance and ltittk.

I Keep it Unreal at tigo.

lllpm 3am. £7 £8. l3 Dec. Mr Scrtill's irregular residency olja/I. ltmk and way more iii the world ol heats. hreaks ol lunny little noises. All hacked up hy the ever reliahle Steve Atistiit in the downstairs arena.

I Manga at La Belle Aitgcle.

10.30pm 3am. £10 (£8 iitemhers). 2‘) Nov. Monthly. Mattga don't lollow the crowd they lead 'em with their irresistihle monster druiit & hass sotiitds. Bad news l'olks as Bad ('oiiipany have a douhle hooking aitd cannae make it. hut hey every cloud has a silver lining as Matrix and 'l'ee-Bee return. All hacked up by residents DJ Kid. (3 Mac and Senses and AJ.

0 Mischief at the Venue.

ll).3t)pm 3am. £l(l. (i Dec. Monthly. The three story hip hop and drum & hass hlock party returns with another mighty line line—up lor their ‘('hristiiias Bashmeiit'. Reload arena lor you dckh heads with none other than l.'l'J Bukciii. M(' Conrad. Future liiigitiecrs and liN(). Bodyrock arena lor all the hest itt hip hop lrom Levy is Parker. Richochet Klashnekoll. DJ MK. Ricltie Rulltone and Nasty P. Whilst iii the cooler AJ and Atiihassador take care ol the R&B and ragga.

I Modern Lovers at t-Lgo.

llpiii 3am. £5.50 helore midnight; £5. (1 Dec. Monthly. A swinging titix ol' lunked-up northern soul. electronic exotica and lreakheats lroiii ('i‘aig Jatiiieson atid Andrew Divine. Still reeling lrom their second hit'thday celehrations hut they ain't letting tip as they invite ('hris (ieddcs thlIe aitd Sehastian) to man the decks.

I Moody at Wee Red Bar. l lpiti 3am. £5 £6 (£4). 2‘) Nov. Monthly. ('luh night showcasing ‘all styles and no smiles‘. Don't even think ahout having a good time then when residents Stephen Brown t'l'ratisntat) and Vinnie take to the decks. playing Detroit techno, ('hicago house, hreaks. disco and whatever else they leel like. With added live goodness courtesy ol lilcctronicat tl)isko B) and (il) l.tixxe aka (ici'hai'd Potu/nik t('heap. lii'sta/ Audio).

I Nuklear Puppy at ligo.

l()piii 3am. £8 t£7 itieiiihers). o l)ec. Monthly. llai'd house night leaturing residents Jason ('orte/ and Phil York w lto are pleased to welcome (iRll tBasc/(ioodgricl) and Spencer l‘rcclatid tlloiieypttt/l'i';iiitic‘).

I Opal Lounge at ()pal Lounge. ‘)piii 3am. £5. Weekly. l‘unked up vocal house attd dance classics lront Stevie (i. with Je/ llill starting things oll with his ja/I. R&B and garage mix.

I Open to Torture at Studio 24. lt).3()pm 3am. £l() t£‘)). D Dec. Monthly. New night ol techno and electro pleasure iii association with Billy Nasty's uher-cool 'l'ortured Records. This session sees the main man himsell Mr Billy tiasty swinging iii to take care ol DJ duties and Holy (iltost taking it live. I Opium at ()pium. lt).3t)ptii .‘saiit. l‘ree. Weekly. Sec Jim.

I Planet Earth at (‘iirus ('luh. 10.30pm 3am. £5. Weekly. Music lrom l‘)7o through to l‘)S‘) or iii otherwords a healthy dose ol punk. new wave. new romantic and electro pop.

I Promised Land at lloney‘cotith. lt)..‘\()pm 3am. l"ree helore midnight: £5 alter. o Dec. 'l'rue house ol the deepest variety. lrom residents Jamie Matthew atid Patil Maslin.

I Roadblock at l’o Na Na.

l()pm 3am. l-i'ee helore l lpiii: £4 £5 alter. Weekly. Nicci l‘ stops the trallic in had music when she digs tip the hest in ltiiik. disco. house and hlock rockiii' heats.

- Shifty Disco at Wee Red Bar. 10.30pm 3am. £o (£4 £5). 13 Dec. New lorward tltiiikiiig music experience with an eclectic mix oljaclsin' grooves. micro house and luiiky elec-tech. Residents Brian d'Sou/a aitd Dirty present this lind ol term ('hristmas party.

I 500 Delicious at ('omtiiplex tlortiierly ('luh Java). ‘)pm 2am. £7 (£5 iiicitihet's). 2‘) Nov. Deep. dirty. sexy house shindig. Birthday Bash so Pete ()wen is joined by Brett King (Joy) to take you on a journey through the history ol house. Pltis all the tisual sweeties. chill out and head massages will he on oller lrom ('rew 2()()(). Birthday goodic hag lor the first 30 punters. l-in' I/ll.\ (lute nit/v '.-l-l.i.v!'t‘unl halt/cits gel [2 (Mfr/()nl‘ price (1// High]. I The Time Tunnel at .\la.ssa tlot'iiierly ('luh Mercado). l()pm 3am. £5. Weekly. 'l'rciidy Wendy. Showhi/ Jase and Betty l‘ord disrupt the space- time continuum with tunes lt'om the (ills. 7()s attd S()s. ()r mayhe it's just the alcoltol.

I Tokyoblu at ligo. l lpm 3am. £3. 2‘) Nov. l'p-and-coiiting douhle act plying their trademark hlend ol lunky house and classic grooves.

0 Trouble at the Blue Note at the Beat Ja// Basement. ltlpm 3am. £2 helore midnight: £4 alter. Weekly. lmprov iscd jal/ jam sponsored hy the legendary Blue Note Records. This lortttigltt we have some rather special live sets. l‘it‘sl tip on 2‘) Nov we have the Bay s. 'l'otii Middleton's hand ol psychedelic warriors know loi' their (ilastonhury aitd Big ('liill sets thut have never committed a single tune to vinyl). liiitry for this night runs at £5 helore midnight; £7 alter. Then on 6 Dec. Brighton hascd ()uantic t'l'ru Thoughts) returns. I'or l/It’M’ (lures nit/v 'xl-IJxI't'un/ Ito/tiers gr! [I Milt/our /)I'l('(’ (Ill lug/II. St't' preview“.

I Underground [Gimme Back My] at Berlin Bierliaus. ltipni 3am. l-tee helore l lpm: £5 alter. 13 Dec. New night lt'Ultl the lii’iscodisco crew and they've dralted iii the help ol Stih ('ltih legend llart‘i to help their ('hristmas Party go with deep housey sw iiig.

I Upside Down at lloneycomh. 10.30pm 3am. liree helore midnight: £4 alter. 2‘) Nov. New luiiky house night with ('ht'ister. Da/ Davies and Alan ('argill.

I UTI presents: a Blue Moon at the Venue. lt).3()pm 3am. £‘) £l() t£(i memhers. reserved until lam). 2‘) Nov. Monthly. l'nderground techno night leaturing resident DJs Semaj. Johnny ()h! and 'l'ormod Mor. Seeing that it's third birthday time they've dralted iii James Rtiskiii ol'l'resor. Dynamic lensith atid Blueprint laittc as well as local hods Kashah aitd Dave Brown to help proceedings go with a hang across two floors.

I Velvet at ligo. l lpiit 3am. £6 (£5). 2‘) Nov. A new women's night lor gay girlics atid their specially invited hoy lricnds tmeii can only gain admission il accoiitpaiiied by a lady ). hosted by Michelle (Joy. Wiggle) and to mark launch night live act the Angel ('onversatioii. For [his i/uli' nit/v '.-l- [le1 ' t‘tll't/ IIu/ilt'l'x gr'! [I U/Ii/UHI‘ [H'lt'l' (1/, night.

Edinburgh Saturdays


I Beluga at Beluga Bar and ('anteen Restaurant. Spin laiit. l’ree. Weekly. llotise. garage and ja/ly heats with a touch ol northern soul iron) the inlamous Yogi llaughton and Jay lieeitey with live sax lrom Kenny 'l'.

I Colours at ('ity ('ale. ‘)pm laiii. liree. 30 Nov. Pre-cluh session for the massive house night. helore moving on to the Liquid Rooms.

I Decks in the City at ('ity ('ale. ts’pm laiit. l-ree. l4 Dec. liresh Air PM launch this new open decks night. so catch all the latest spinners helore they hit the hig time. Just bring along your records or hook a slot online at


I Extra Width at (iilded Saloon.

‘)pni laiii. l‘ree. Weekly. Noisy guitars. lo-li and even a touch ol ghetto-tech. and seeing that it's run by Mr and Mrs Mogw'ai it will come as no surprise that guest hands and indie types drop in to spitt the wheels ol steel.

I Human Be-ln at lluman Be-ln.

‘)piit lam. l’ree. Weekly. Beany drops new atid old skool breaks and heats.

I Immersed in Music at Pivo (‘ai‘te ‘)pm 3am. Free. Weekly. The ('zech ster har launches a new DJ schedule to get the party started in a progressive house and tech-trance stylee. With rotating DJ duties details still to he continued.

I Opal Lounge at ()pal Lounge.

noon ‘)pm. Free. Weekly. All day session with Bertie's mix ol soul and liiiik till 5pm then Raw Movement and (iraeme McLean take over on a ja/ly soul tip.

I The Scratch Family at Batit Bou. ‘)pin laiit. Free. Weekly. Scratch needs no introduction to any hip hop head in town. the hest iii soul. R&B atid hip hop every week lrom l.y'ley. Richie Rulltone and memhers ol the Scratch extended lamily. I SoHo at lgtiatia. lllpiii 3am. liree. Weekly. 'l'rinity' Soul's Andy Bakert tatid a levv guests) drop the hest and lreshest sotilltil house and 1S garage.

I Yo! Below at Yo! Below.

8pm midnight. Free. Weekly. ('hris l-'lexeii llexes his lunky house grooves at the stislii style har.


I Arakataca! at Bongo ('luh. 10.30pm 3am. £6. 7 Dec. DJs .laller tSeiiegal) and Xtippa lnglese tBogota) host a liery mix ol Salsa. Alrican. l.atin aitd ('arihhean dance. As they've hoth heen DJing lor over 30 years. this is the hest selection ol past. present and luture tropical dance you're likely to find.

I Ascension Goth Club at 'I‘eviot Row l'nion. 10.30pm 3am. £3 t£2). 30 Nov. Monthly. Monthly. ln association with lidinhurgh l'niversity's (iollt and Rock Society comes this cheery mix ol tip-to-date darkness leaturing all the latest goth. rock aitd industrial greats.

I Atomic Baby at La Belle Atigele. 10.30pm ~ 3am. £lt) t£S). St) Nov. Monthly. Progressive house night w ith added grooves lt'om Michael Kilkic atid Stuart Duncan.

0 Audio Deluxe at the lloneycomh. l lpm 3am. £l(). 3() Nov. l-tutnightly. Stitootli. sotill'ul liotise at this sltiiidig hosted by resident (‘raig Smith tllush lltish) with special guest DJ. producer and remixer par excellence 'l'erry lltinter tNY(').

0 Colours Live! at the Liquid Rooiii. l()pm 4am. £lo. 30 Nov. Monthly. Scotland's very own super cluh seems to he stepping tip a gear at their lidinhurgh residency as they have some hliiidiiig litie- tips on the way. And this is no exception with Sch l-'ontaine. Savers aitd a live set lt'oiii Junkie Xl. the man heliind the massive No.l lilvis remix. all to he hroadcast on the BB(' Radio l l.ive lissential Mix.

I Conception at 't‘evioi Row t'nion. lllpm .‘yam. £2 t£l iitemhers). Weekly. (ioth night specialising iii rock. industrial and metal evilness.