Clubs listings

Edinburgh Saturdays continued

I Tease Age at (‘in-us ('lub.

I lpm--3am. £5. Weekly. This indie stalwart dishes up everything from swinging (i()s hits to baggy Manchester faves as well as a host of current All/Ii chart botherers. I'm 14. 2/ A" 28 Her only ‘xl-Ijs'l'rurrl holders gel [2 of]. door price Ire/ore midnight.

0 Ultragroove at (‘abaret Voltaire. l().3()pm--3am. £10 (£8). 14 Dec. I-‘ortriightly. l'ltragroove lounge residents specialise in real deal lionse action from (iareth Somerville. (‘olin (‘ook and Mikey Stirton. Back and firiri' on all cylinders as they present their House Warming Party to make their mark on their new stomping ground (with Bob (‘airris and Fudge Finas taking care of the jazz. funk and soul in rootii two).

I Vegas at ligo. l().3()pm 3am. £9 (£7 in fancy dress). l-l l)ec. Monthly. Hep daddy swing. country classics and sleazy listening with your high-kicking hosts Frankie Sumatra. Btrgsy Seagull. Dino Martini and the stunning \"egas showgirls. And do try to make an effort with the fancy dress code. eh'.’

Edinburgh Sundays


I B-Boy Warm Up at ('ity Cate. 7~l()pm. Free. 15 Dec. Limber' tip with a selection of hearts at the (‘ity ('afe before the comp takes place at Flippin' (at La Belle).

I Immersed in Music at Piv-o (‘affe. 9pm» 3am. Free. Weekly. From chilled-out to whacked-out. Sky-walker and Solo span the musical spectrum at this all-new Sunday social.

I In the Spirit at Bu (formerly Bani Bou). ‘)prn--larri. Free. 22 Dec. I)enriis l’robert. Rick T. (iary Young and (ieorge Reid explore an alternative side to club culture. fusing nu skool. R&B. rare groove. soulful house and soul classics I Racked Up at Iguana. l()pm lam. Free. Weekly. l’ure funk. l()()‘é uncut from (‘hristophe I)ocherty.

I Salsa Romantica at tigo.

5—-l Iprn. £8 (£6). 2‘) Dec. You'll never guess what kind of music they play here eh'.’ Yep hot Latin rhythms. with an intermediate class at 5pm; beginners at (rpm (under the tutelage of ()rlarido and I’aola) then l)Js James (‘omb and 1)] Salsa spinning the best in Latino sounds from (i.3()pm (not forgetting the light buffet on offer).

I Sundae Social at Bu (formerly Bani Bou). 8pm larri. Free. l5 I)ec. House. R&B and hip hop front your hosts [)1 Matt and lluggy. playing quality sounds to soothe those end of weekend blues.

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I Chocolate Sundae at Faith (formerly Wilkie House). l()prii Barn. 3 before midnight; £4 after. Weekly. (‘omniercial R&B and hip hop with 1)] Paul ‘Foxy‘ Fox. I)ress stylish.

I DKY at Studio 24. I lprn 3am.

£l.5() £2. Weekly. l)KY strides confidently into its third year with resident l)Js Jordi. (iareth and Dave playing rock. goth. metal. industrial and punk. Theme nights and free gifts combine to keep things interesting. week in. week out.

I Flippin’ B-Boy Championship at La Belle Angele. l().3()pm 3am. £5. l5 l)ec only. The Merry Pranksters. .\'asty P. lixtra arid lncorporeal (live) provide the breaks and beats for this breakdance comp. (‘ash prize for first place. product for second and third. Also art work from ('ert X. video premiere and liMB I)ope '/.ine launch (arrive early for freebies).

I I Love Music at ()paI Lounge.

.\'oon 3am. £3 (free before l()prri). Weekly. ('olin ('ook (I'ltragroove) hosts an all-day session that crosses the middle ground between clubbing and chilling. featuring guest l)Js and a plethora of musical styles including house. Latin. jazzy grooves. disco and R&B.

I Tackno at Massa (formerly (‘Iub .Mercado). l().3()pm~3am. £10 (£8). 2‘) Dec. Monthly. Its back to the floor for Trendy Wendy and her inimitable party mix of kitsch classics. In true Scottish style 'I‘ackno brings in Ilogmanay early. with a free 'I'ackno 2003 ('l) for everyone. I Taste at the Liquid Room.

10.30pm 3am. £8 (£6 riiembers). Weekly. The capital’s infamous Sun night session continues apace. Fisher 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 I'S house gems through the back.

Edinburgh Mondays


I Hobbes at l’ivo (‘affe. 9pm 3am. Free. Weekly. 'I'rouble at the Blue .\'ote's resident takes it to the masses in a pre club sty lee. with a mix of jau. funk. sottl. dub. hip hop. house. drum 8; bass and more.

I Opal Lounge at ()pal Lounge. .\'oon~‘)pm. Free. Weekly. Ja/ly grooves and soul starts early. with Bob (‘airns (noon 5pm) and Raw Movement

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I Groove Bonanza at l’o .\'a .\'a. l()pm 3am. Free. Weekly. [)1 Roddy .Mac mixes tip 80s classics. filthy disco and house.

I Opal Lounge at ()pat Lounge.

9pm 3am. £3. Weekly. Scratch's Lyley drops the cool urban grooves and R&B.


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I Secret at the listablishriient.

l()pm 3am. £3. Weekly. A new night for those 'I’okyoblu fellas (John Hutchinson and Iain (iihsolt) offering a fresh house mix from across the globe.

I Vod: Bull at the Liquid Room.

l()prii 3am. £4. Weekly. Students love this all-new hip hop liootenanny. hosted by Lyley (Scratch) and boasting absurdly cheap drinks promos all night long.

Edinburgh Tuesdays


I Christmas Eve Party at Igtiaria. l()pm 3am. Free. ('hristmas live only. (iareth Sorriiiierville (l'ltragroov e) hosts the pre-('hrimbo action with the best in soul. R&B. classic disco and hottse.

I Free Gift Wrap Service at l’opRokit. -l l()prii. Free. (‘hristnias live. After a heavy days shopping cool your feet and enjoy the free gift wrapping service (while the paper lasts!) all accorripanied by music from Spider. the Blonde Flash and Allan l)undas.

I Ilogmanay at Iguana at Iguana. l()pm 3am. Free. Ilogmanay. 1)] Lyley (Scratch) and friends deliver the finest block party grooves for this .\'Yli special. Free tickets available at the bar. with limited free door entry on the night.

I Human Be-In Hogmanay at lluriiari Be-In. 8pm 3am. Free but ticketed. Ilogriiariay. ()li playing funk. soul. rare groove and more. 'I‘icket only event. so make sure you pick one up before .\'evv Year's live from behind the bar.

I Lenny Love at the Bridge Jal/ Bar. 9pm. Free. Weekly (not Hogrnanay ). A night of eclectic and exotic _ia// sounds spun by Vegas‘ 1)] (aka I)ino Martini).

I The Obscene and Vibe PM Bar at ('in (are. 9pm lam. Free. (’hristmas live. Start your Xmas off the right way. The ()bscene crew w ill be taking charge of the downstairs with their dark and rolliri' drum ck bass. ()r chill out upstairs where the Vibe I’M masters w ill be laying down the best in LS house and hip hop.

I Opal Lounge at ()pal Lounge.

.\'oon l()pm. Free. Weekly. (ilobal jal/ until 5pm from Bob ('airns. then soul. garage and house frorii I)oni Flanagan.


I Absolution at .Massa (formerly ('Iulv Mercado). 9pm 4am. £I5. Ilogmanay. Bring in the New Year at Absolution and their Heaven vs Hell. a night of debauchery hosted by the funky house heads and disco dons that are .\'ewton and Stone and Tommy (iallo (Lovelife Records).

I Atomic Baby NYE 2002 at Cavendish/Diva. l().3()pm 5am. £23 (£2() before 2() Dec). Ilogmanay. The final Atomic Baby ever. so why not help tlierii go out with a bang as they choose the best party night of the year to call it quits. Residents Michael Kilkie and Sttrart Duncan will be ably assisted by Atomic favourite (‘olin 'I'ev'endale as well as Stuart Him and Derek Martin for the best in house to mark the end of a ten year reign on Iidinburgh’s clubland.

0 Audio Deluxe: Bang the Ilogmanay Party at Honeycomb. l()pm-5am. £l5. llogriiariay. lirnan brings his box of tricks and live vocals for the smoothest house party in town this New Year's live. live and direct from his legendary .\'Y(' underground house night Bang the Party. Willi the Motherfunk fellas taking care of back room duties this should be a party to end ‘em all.

I The BassTrap NYE Session 2002 at Bu (formerly Bam Bou).

l()pm 3am. £6 (£4 .Mariga member's). Ilogmanay. The Manga and va itch-l'p? crews will be bringing in the .\'evv Year with all the best tunes of 2002 and a taste of future drum a bass. breaks and beats. I Beat Ilogmanay at the Beat Ja// Basement. l()pm 5am. £4 before midnight: £8 after. Ilogmanay. .\'YI{ special as Bob ('airns warms it tip soul-jun style. after the bells Bertie takes it up a notch with fiery sotil and ftrrik nuggests.

I The Big Splash at Ocean 'I‘erininal. 9pm 3am. £25. Hogiiianay. Join Boy (icorge hot from his gig in the gardens with ('ulture ('Iub as he thorw s off his singer hat and dolls his new-found 1)] cap for some serious action. Supporting him on the decks are local house acts Jon l’leased and Funkey Magic l).ls. And no Ilogmanay night would be coriiplete without a bit of fun from the fabulous 'I'rendy Wendy. Sec Iii/inburg/i Ilogmanay Supp/mien!y/m' more into.

I Blast Hogmanay at Berlin Bier'liairs. 10.30pm 5am. £l5 £2(). Ilogrriariay. The final ever Blast and they promise to go out with a bang. Add to this that it’s their third birthday (the first ever Blast was New Year's Day 2()()()) and it should be massive. Mar'kell is off to New Zealand. so they just couldn‘t see the club continuing with out him. so come down and bid farewell with the best in up front house. from lluggy. Markell. Scott McKen/ie. Bruce Nicholson. (‘t'ttig (ice and perhaps a few surprises.

I Christmas Eve at Massa at Massa (formerly ('lub Mercado).

8pm 3am. £5 £l(). (‘Iii'istnias live. A nice warm tip session for your festive break. join your Massa Muppets Steven ‘(ion/o' 'I'ully and Paul ‘Beaker' Funkstar' for the best in ('hristmas tunes and up beat party tracks. Free bubbly if you turn up in fancy dress.

Citrus Club Hogmanay at (‘in-us ('hib. l().3()pm 5am. £l8.5(). Ilogmanay. 'l‘he manic ska sounds of Bad Mariners (live) headline this night of indie. 8()s and electro fun. Band on stage at I l..‘~()pm approx. so get there early I

I Colours Subliminal Sessions NYE 2002 at the Liquid Room.

()pm 5am. £25 (£2() before 2() Dec). Hogmanay. ()ur very own superclub teams up with Subliminal records for a massive night of house. Live and direct from .\'ew York we have Who 1);) Funk and Jose Nune/ as w ell as from (‘olours‘ own stable of talent Jon Mancini. Iain ‘Boney' (‘Iark. (iav Houston and of course Smokey and the Bandit.

I Do This Do That and Bio- Rhythm present Ilogmanay 2002 at La Belle Angele. l().3()pm 5am. £lo. Ilogmanay. La Belle bring (is some of the best Scottish based l)Js around as Do This Do That and Bio-Rythm Join forces for NYli. “ith the Jengaheads. .\'ei| Anthony and (ieorge 'l‘ supplying the beats.

I Faith at Faith (forriierly Wilkic House). 9pm 5am. £l() (£(i). Hogriianay. The Faith all-stars tempt in the weekend revellers: Stevie (B. 'l‘oby Saltonstall and Jc/ Hill drop R&B and classics alongside an tipfrorit mix of chart hits.

I Fever at l-‘aitli (formerly Wilkie House). l()prii 3am. £3 (£2 with llyer). l7 l)ec. .\l()tilhl_\. .-\ hlztsl back In the sounds of the 70‘s. The real deal gutsy sounds of funk and the glamour of disco take centre stage. 1)] 'I‘rendy Wendy (’I‘ackno) takes the helm

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I Headspin Hogmanay at Bongo (‘lub. l()..‘~()pm 5am. £l5 (available frorii Fopp or the Bongo). Ilogmanay. 'I'he Headspin crew take over the Bongo with their four deck mash-up of funk. hip hop. home and beats as only they know how. The perfect way to see in 2003.

I Hello . . . Ilogmanay! at I’opRokit. 0pm 3am. Free but ticketed. Ilogmanay. Spider. the Blonde Flash. Allan I)tindas and .\'eil Squalor (all Spaceface folk) are all stepping up to the launch pad at l’op Rockit ready to send you into orbit as we reach 2()()3. Io obtain FRIili tickets. ask at the bar from l2 l)ec. one per person only.

I Joy Hogmanay Party at ligo.

llpiii 5am. £2() (£l8 members). Ilogmanay. Alan and Maggie .on and Brett King man the decks on the good ship Joy sailing straight into 2003. The Usual iiiiv of tip front beats from the crew with Sally I" plus a few guests in the ('octeau Lounge. Iidinburgh's largest gay Ilogmanay party (tickets available from Habana).