lvente are Ileted by clty, day, type, then alphabetically by name. Submlt Iletlnge at leaet ten daye betore publlcatlon to clubecllet.oo.uk, by poet or by tax on 0131 587 8500. ldlnburgh lletlnge are oornplled by Henry Northmore.

3 Edinburgh Thursdays


I Ballletlc at City Café. 9pm—lam. Free. 16 & 30 Jan. Fortnightly. Believe/Gigi (Switch Up. Big Bad Jive Device). Wreckage (Wall Of Sound Records) and Mikey Magic (Big Bad Jive Device). Breakin' in the new year with the finest selection of nu-skool. breaksteppin'. funk. soul. hip hop and R&B.

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 from the inimitable Big Beat DJs Les. Stuart Bennet and Simon Hodge.

I Iccentrlc at Bu (formerly Bam Bou). 9pm—lam. Free. 16 Jan. Fortnightly. Euan James. Alex Avery and Lee Murray play US house at this oriental style bar session. I Human Be-In at Human Be-ln. 9pm-1am. Free. Weekly. Nasty P drops his unique fusion of hip hop. funk and altemative beats (16 & 30 Jan) while Bertie mixes up hip hop along with his own smooth grooves (23 Jan).

I Immersed In Muelc 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).

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

I Radlo Oxygen at Oxygen Bar and Grill. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Funked up selection of in-house DJs supply the eclectic beats.

I Vol Below at Yo! Below. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. The sushi style bar gets funked-up Latin jazz and world music from DJ Lel.


I Bllongo at Prive Council. lOpm—3am. £3. Weekly. A new Thu nighter at the new venue. mixing up the best in World beats on an African. Arabic. Brazilian.

1 Caribbean. reggae and ragga tip.

I Blow at Bongo Club. Next date 27 Feb. I Bombequad at the Venue. 9pm—2am. Free before 10pm: £4 after. 23 Jan. Fortnightly. A night of across the board electronica focusing on the house. tech-house all mixed up with hip hop beats from Big E. MMP and Manic. Drinks promos also on offer.

I CC Bloome at CC Blooms. 10.30pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Trip the light fantastic to Hi-NRG dance action at this ever-popular gay bar.

I Chango at Cabaret Voltaire.

l lpm—3am. £4. Weekly. Residents Berts. Bob Cairns and Jim Combe (on rotation) with their weekly dose of afrobeat. 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 drum & bass DJs: Queen B. ENO and Vader (on rotation). Special guests this fortnight include the drum & bass meets bluegrass sounds of Apache (16 Jan). live Latin jazz from Rhumba Caliente (23 Jan) and ska from Big Hand (30 Jan).

I Oenetlc at Citrus Club. llpm—3am. Free before 11.30pm; £2 after. Weekly. Still a mighty popular soiree that showcases alternative, indie and lo-fi. .\'0 smoking at the bar. mind.

I Groove Colleotlve at Berlin Bierhaus. lOpm—3am. Free. Weekly. House and other grooves from the DJ tag team behind nights such as Frisco Disco and Blast: Martin Valentine. Steve Wanless. Gav Anderson. Harry. Huggy and Markell.

I Intergalactlc at Teviot Row L'nion. llpm—3am. Free. Weekly. A night of indie goodness in the company of Barichello. watch out for exclusive album lay backs and various freebies. I MI 2 at Eros and Elite. 10pm—3am. Weekly. The best in US hip hop and R&B from Tee-TNT. Jay Cee and Mr H. Returning after a brief hiatus but back with the same music you all loved so much when MIB was based at Massa (Club Mercado). with plenty of drinks promos to back up the music.

I Nexua at Studio 24. lOpm—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 Opal Lounge. 10pm—3am. £3. Weekly. Jez Hill and Stevie G with timeless vocal house. disco and party tunes.

I Opportun@e at Ego. 10pm-3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Funky and uplifting house night for a student crowd. Residents Sden and Fence Windu provide the tunes with live percussion from 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 Opportun@e student DJ comp on the way.

I Snatch and Chemletry at the Liquid Room. 10.30pm—3am. £3.50

(£3). Weekly. A filth fixated funky

disco-cum-cabaret. comically compered by Mr Harry Ainsworth and deck manipulated in a cod funk and hip hop stylee by Babes. Biggie and Spanky. And good news for the Snatch faithful

Tokyo Blu reeldente at Secret, weekly Mon

Trendy Wendy is joining as a new

monthly resident. Upstairs in the test

tube Chemistry provide the action with residents Phase4. Tom AD and guests

' spinning hip hop. breaks. electro techno

and house. Also featuring regular contributions from local visual artists. I Sub-Maohlne at Bongo Club. 10.30pm—3am. £5 (£4). 16 Jan. Deep and twisted breaks from the worlds of hip ho and drum & bass.

I TL at Po Na Na. lOpm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. New night for the Arabian theme bar with a selection of hot house. commercial dance. cheese and charty action.

I fiafllc at Heriot-Watt University Union. 11.30pm-2am. Free. Weekly. DJs bring you the best in indie and altemative tunes at this student shindig.

' Chart & Party ' I Clubetara 2 at Subway West End. T 7pm—3am. £2 (£1). Weekly. Your

chance to win a ride in the Subway limo (bubbly included) at this kitsch karaoke chaHenge.

; I l'llpelde at Why Not?. llpm—3am.

Free. Weekly. A night of harmless gambling fun. gamble for drinks. music. even cloakroom space. You could make it a free night out if you play your cards right.

1 I The Subway at Subway.

9pm-3am. Free before 11pm; 3 (£1). Weekly. Nigh on a Cowgate institution of commercial dance and chart hits with

the odd indie classic.

I Vlnyl at Massa (formerly Club Mercado). 8pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Commercial chart and dance courtesy of Paul Funkster. plus drinks promos

aplenty for those who want to start the

weekend fashionably early.

' Edinburgh Fridays


I Baee:'l‘rap 8eee|one at Bu (formerly Bam Bou). 9pm—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 & bass.

I Beluga at Beluga Bar and Canteen Restaurant. 8pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Euan Robertson spinning soul. jazz. funk

i and hip hop. Good times music to fit

those Fri vibes. I DJ Kld at City Café. 9pm—lam.

: Free. Weekly. Get in the mood with the

drum & bass stylings of DJ Kid. resident

at Manga for the last seven years and one ' of Scotland‘s leading resident DJs. One

1 of the best places in town to warm up

I before your clubbing proper (pool table

, and everything).

; I Flowdown at Prive Council.

4-lOpm. Free. Weekly. Start the

; weekend nice and early with chilled

tunes at this new venue.

I Human Be-ln at Human Be-ln. 9pm-lam. Free. Weekly. Scott Rapson

i playing future soul and jazzy beats (17

Jan) and the Big Beat DJs playing their classic fusion of funky jazz. Brazilian rooves and afrobeat (24 Jan). lmmereed In Muelc 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).

I Kallrnba at Iguana. lOpm-3am. Free. Weekly. Colin Cook (Ultragroove) hosts this night of soulful dance. deep house and nu jazz fusion.

I Opal Lounge at Opal Lounge. noon-10pm. Free. Weekly. Euan Ferguson gets things started nice and early with a jazz mix. followed by

commercial but cool chart tunes with a

soulful twist from David McGowan (5—10pm).

I Radlo Oxygen at Oxygen Bar and Grill. 9pm-lam. Free. Weekly. Blak Magic. a mixed bag of soul from Ms

Simmone Black.

listings Clubs


Get-Together A new residency for Joseph Malik (pictured). a man who needs no introduction round these here parts. The best in nu jazz and drum & bass rhythms. no messing. There's the added bonus of Benji B on guest duties for this opening night. Cabaret Vo/taire, Fri 7 7 Jan.

Horde I’Amour The Djinniditto crew do it again: uncompromising technology based slut-chic and all on a Monday night? Decadence never sounded so good. Prive Councii, week/y Mon.

Pogo Vogue Fast becoming Edinburgh’s new home for the best in no-boundaries eclectica. and with guests as fuckin' cool as Freddy Fresh you can see why. The Bongo C/ub. Fri 24 Jan.

Sonlca presents: Pete Rann Fast rising star in the world of intelligent drum 8. bass. Hey. if LTJ Bukem thinks he's worth signing you can‘t really get a better recommendation than that. Ego, Fri 24 Jan.

Soul Bleculte Hip hop. SOul, funk. breaks and even a touch of comedy from Garth Cruikshank and the resident DJ roster of Nasty P, Extra. Gino. Kimo and MC Profissee. Cabaret Voltaire, Fri 24 Jan.

Bumpln’ and Stompln’ The best of four decades of black music from northern soul stompers to hot garage licks as the Soul Boys swing back into town for another of their irregular super classy showcases. Cafe Roya/ Bistro Bar. Sat 25 Jan.

Headepln Celebrating five years of bringing you the best four- deck mix of hip hop. house soul and funked up breaks in town. Expect all the residents and a few surprises well it sure beats jelly and ice cream. The Bongo Club. Sat 25 Jan.

Arakatacal Now these guys know a thing or two about the world dance music scene: salsa. African. Latin and Caribbean. Peerless in their field. The Bongo C/ub, Fri 37 Jan.

16-30 Jan 2003 THI LIBT 71