Clubs listings

Edinburgh Saturdays continued

I Scratch at La Belle Angele.

l lpm 3am. £tbc. l-l Dec. Monthly. Scratch and the residents with da hip hoppin' skills (Richie Rufftone. l.y|ey and lixtra) details to be confirtned but with residents of this quality who's complaining.

I Tackno’s White Christmas Masked Ball at Ocean 'l‘erminal.

0pm 2am. £lt) £l2 (£32 inc dinner). 14 Dec. Wahey a big scale 'l'ackno bash with no work tomorrow. Sojoin DJ Trendy in her Winter Wendy I.and as Xmas comes early in the land of the kitsch. camp classics. lixpect festive jingles. Karaoke and more all in the spacious environs of Ocean 'l‘erminal.

I Tangible at (‘ommplex (formerly (‘lub Java). 9pm 2am. £6 (£5 members). 3() .\'ov. .\'ew night of ftmky. uplifting house and live percussion with residents Sden (l’erversityfl'rade). l’ence Windu (Nu (ieneration). Alan Ramsey and live percussion from Jonny Wilmanski.

0 Taste, Luvely, Majestica and $00 Delicious at the Venue. l()pm 3am. £l5. 3t) .\'ov only. Sotne of lidinburgh's biggest nights team tip for this fundraiser. promising all the best in house beats and all for a good cause an' all. There'll be funky garage in the cooler. deep progressive liouse on the main floor and hard and funky action on the top. Three floors of pleasure from sortie of the best DJs in town.

I Tease Age at (‘itrus (‘lub. llpm 3am. £5. Weekly. This indie stalwart dishes tip everything from swinging ()(lS hits to baggy Manchester faves as well as a host of current .\'.lll:' chart botherers.

I Ultragroove t'ltragroove will be back

I Vain at 'l‘ev iot Row l'nion. 9pm 3am. £4 (£3). 22 Feb. 'I’echno. goth. industrial. 80s and new romantic times. So that” be cheery then?‘.’

I Vegas at ligo. l().3()pm 3am. £9 (£7 in fancy dress). 14 Dec. Monthly. llep daddy swing. country classics and slea/y listening with your high-kicking hosts l‘rankie Sumatra. Bugsy Seagull. Dino Martini and the stunning Vegas showgirls. And do try to make an effort with the fancy dress code. eh'.’

I Wiggle at ligo. l().3(lpm ~3am. £9. 7 Dec. Monthly. Maggie and Alan Joy need no introduction and this is their brand new night of gay ftm and frolics. Joining them in the main room w ill be 'l’rendy Wendy. Jon Pleased and special guest Big Sophie playing tracks that are a little bit camp. a little bit cutting-edge btit a whole lot of fun. Downstairs Sally I" and Michelle will be deploying Rt‘tB. hip hop. indie and chart tunes so it's something a bit different to what the capital‘s other gay nights have on offer.

Edinburgh Sundays


I B-Boy Warm Up at (‘ity (‘ate

7 l()pm. l-‘ree. 15 Dec. Limber up with a selection of beats at the (‘ity (‘afe before the comp takes place at l-‘lippin' (at La Belle).

I Immersed in Music at l’ivo ('affe. 9pm 3am. l‘ree. Weekly. l-‘rom chilled-out to whacked-out. Sky walker and Solo span the musical spectrum at this all-new Sunday social.

I In the Spirit at Bam Bot). t)pm lam. l’rec. 8 Dec. Fortnightly. Dennis Probert. Rick '1‘. (iary Yotmg and (ieorge Reid explore an alternative side to club cttlture. fusing nu skool. R&B. rare groove. soulful house and sotll classics

I Racked Up at Iguana. l()pm lam. l‘ree. Weekly. l’ure funk. l()(l‘i uncut from ('hristophe Docherty.

I Radio Oxygen at ()xygen Bar and (hill. 3 9pm. l‘ree. Weekly. Sunday brunch sessions with a chilled vibe and the best in house. ftmk. ja/I and hip hop.

I Salsa Romantica at l-Lgo. S l lptn. £8 (£(i). 2‘) Dec. You'll never guess what kind of music they play here eh'.’ Yep hot l.atin rhythms. with an intermediate class

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at 5pm: beginners at (rpm (under the tutelage of Orlando and Paola) then DJs James (‘omb and DJ Salsa spinning the best in Latino sounds from b.3(lpm (not forgetting the light buffet on offer).

I Sundae Social at Bam Bou.

8pm lam. l-iee. l Dec. Fortnightly. llouse. Rt\";B and hip hop from your hosts DJ Matt and lluggy. playing quality sounds to soothe those end of weekend blues.

I YO! Below at Yo? Below.

8pm midnight. Free. Weekly. The sushi style bar plays host to a selection of liresh l-M's finest.


I Chocolate Sundae at l’aith (formerly Wilkie House). l()pm 3am. 3 before midnight: £4 after. Weekly. (‘ommercial Rth and hip hop with DJ Paul ‘lioxy' l‘ox. Dress stylish. 'l'he l'ls‘s hip hop spokesman. 'l'iii) \Vestwood joins him ( l Dec) for some fat cigar smokin' action (entry for this date £l()).

I DKY at Studio 2-1. llpm 3am.

£1.50 £2. Weekly. DKY strides confidently into its third year with resident DJs Jordi. (iareth and Dave playing rock. goth. metal. industrial and punk. 'l‘heme nights and free gifts combine to keep things interesting. week in. week ottt.

I Flippin’ B-Boy Championship at La Belle Angele. l().3(lpm 3am. £5. l5 Dec only. The Merry l’t'anksters. Nasty l’. lixtra and lncorporeal (live) provide the breaks and beats for this breakdance comp. ('ash pri/e for first place. product for second and third. ;\lso art work from ('ert X. video premiere and liMB Dope Zine launch (arrive early for freebies).


Your pass to great club nights in Glasgow 8. Edinburin

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James Ruskin joins UTI, Fri 29 Nov I I Love Music at ()pal Lounge.

noon 3am. l-‘ree before l()pm; £3 after. Weekly. (‘olin ('ook (l'ltragroove) hosts an all-day session that crosses the middle ground between clubbing and chilling. featuring guest DJs and a plethora of musical styles including house. l.atin. ja/Iy grooves. disco and R&B.

C9 Rehab presents DJ Dexter at ligo. l()pm 3am. £8 (£7). l Dec only. One of the world's greatest DJs and Avalanches mix maestro DJ Dexter hits ligo. Described by (irandmaster l‘lash himself as ‘the most creative and original DJ in the world'. now if that ain't a rectunmendation what is'.’

I Taste at the liquid Room.

l().3()pm 3am. £8 (£0 members). Weekly. The capital's infamous Stm night session continues apace. l-‘isher 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 l'S house gems through the back. World AIDS Day (‘olleclions will be taking place on I Dec. and l.ovelifc Records lattnch party on S Dec (early doors at 9pm as well).

Edinburgh Mondays


I Opal Lounge at ()pal Lounge. noon llpm. l‘ree. Weekly. Jal/y grooves and soul starts early. with Bob ('airns (noon 5pm) and Raw Movement

(5pm l()pm).

I Yo! Below at Yo? Below.

Spin midnight. l’ree. Weekly. See Sun.


I Groove Bonanza at l’o .\'a .\'a. l()pm 3am. l’rec. Weekly. DJ Roddy Mac mixes up Sits classics. filthy disco and house.

I Opal Lounge at ()pal lounge.

0pm 3am. £3. Weekly. Scratch's l.y|ey drops the cool urban grooves and Rth. I Our Planet at Bongo ('ltib.

l(lpm 3am. £3. ‘) Dec only. The Bongo hosts another fundraiser. this time for the People and Planet ('ampaign. Istanbul star in a night of inspirational music and dance.

I Scroll at Bongo (‘|ub. l()ptn 3am. £4. 2 Dec only. fundraiser to send volunters to summer camps in Romania. packed with drtun & bass. hip hop. henna tattoos and juggling.

I Secret at the listablishment. l()ptn3am. £3. Weekly. .-\ new night for those 'l‘okyoblu fellas (John Hutchinson and lain (ilhsonl offering a fresh house mix from across the globe.

I Vod: Bull at the Liquid Room.

l()pm 3am. £4. Weekly. Students love this all-new hip hop hootenanny. hosted by l.y|ey (Scratch) and boasting absurdly cheap drinks promos all night long.

Edinburgh Tuesdays


I Flowin’ at Barn Bou. 8pm lam. Free. Weekly. l’re-club session for the mighty Motherftmk with residents 1’- Styll. Jay-P and ('unnie serving tip the finest hip hop and R&B.

I Lenny Love at the Bridge Jan. Bar. ()pm. l-tee. Weekly. A night of eclectic and exotic ja/x sounds spun by Vegas' DJ (aka Dino Martini).

I Opal Lounge at ()pal Lounge. noon-- l()pm. l-‘ree. Weekly. (ilohal jazz until 5pm from Bob (‘airns. then soul. garage and liotise frotn Dom l‘lanagan. I Yo! Below at Yo! Below.

8pm imidnight. liree. Weekly. See Sun.


I Ladytron and Proforma at La Belle Angele. Spin late. £7.50. 3 Dec only. A live set from one of the leaders of the current electro clash movement that is so achingly cool at the moment.

I Motherfunk at the lloneycomb. l().3()pm 3am. liree. Weekly. Messrs (iino. l-‘ryer and Spectrum freak the funk fantastic at their consistently rammed night of classics old and new.

I Opal Lounge at ()pal Lounge. l()pm 3am. £3. Weekly. l'tlllk'Ctl tip vocal house and classic disco from Paul l"unkstar.

I Punk Ass at ()pium. l lptn 3am. Free. Weekly. New 'l‘ue nighter as Laura Bliss dishes otit the best in hardcore. skate and punk.

I Vibe at ligo. llpm 3am. £2. Weekly. New gay night with James Longworth on the decks. the Dancing Stud Muffins. the Singing llairy Bloke and the Mitning .\'un. Don't say we didn‘t warn ya.

I Yerba Buena at Po Na Na.

l()pm 3am. l’ree. Weekly. An eclectic mix of global l.atin house and funk. breaks and beats. rare grooves and hot salsa in association with Bacardi. froin residents Martin Valentine. Steve Waneless and James ('ombe.

Edinburgh Wednesdays


I Beluga at Beluga Bar and (‘anteen Restaurant. Spm lam. Free. Weekly. Bob ('airns selects the best in global ja/J. grooves for the local drinking hordes.

I Immersed in Music at Pivo (‘at‘te t)pm 3am. l-‘ree. Weekly. With deep house masters Lena and Jamie Buchanan. I L’Adventure at Iguana. l()pm 3am. liree. Weekly. Mash-up session featuring lost disco classics. soul. R&B and house all courtesy of that kind Mr (iareth Sommerville.

I Opal Lounge at ()pal Lounge.

noon l()pm. l-‘ree. Weekly. l‘utureja/l from liuan l-'erguson (noon 5pm) and Dav id McGowan and (iary M with a touch of soul thereafter.

I Together at Bam Bou. 7pm 3am. Free. Weekly. Bass buggin‘. dirty (llSL‘Ultl funk with your hosts (irant Macdonald and .-\Ian l’aul (Mti/iki/um).


I Adulation at (‘itrus (‘lub.

l lpm 3am. £tbc. Weekly. lime to worship as l).ls (no live bands for the next few weeks I'm afraid) lay down the best in indie. rock. Sils and alternative tracks.