Edinburgh Fridays continued
I Beyond Polarities at Cabaret Voltaire. l().3()ptii--3am. £7 (£5). 3| ()ct only. A Beltane l'ire Society fundraiser. ()n the dance floor tribal drums from the winter court drummers. live African dance rhythtns from Waa Sylla. deep and progressive ritual trance from ('harlie Monro (Flying Rhino) atid Pagan. lit the chillout area I)ubxoticethnofunkadelic DJs include Yogart Weaver and Sanskrit. Also featuring from beyond the veil: psychedelic and sacred art and sculpture. live UV performers and mysterious mischief.
I Big Beat at Cabaret Voltaire. Next date 2| Nov for the final ever Big Beat. I Blaze at ligo. l lpm- 3am. £3 £4. Weekly. James Longworth ignites the gay weekend. with plenty of £l drinks promos to fuel the frivolities.
I Bogdan Raczynski and Astrobotnia at the Bongo (‘lub.
l lpm—3am. £5. 7 Nov only. ’l‘ransmission continue in their mission to expand your consciousness with more complex electronica at this Rephlex records showcase. with guest DJs the.
I Bubble Breaks at Nichol lidwards. l().3()pni~3am. £2. W ‘ekly. Body Movin' Productions presents Bubble Breaks. droppin' bombs of R&B. breaks atid hip hop with lidinburgh‘s newest DJ sensations Partners ‘n‘ (‘rime and their trademark boilersttits.
I Cab Fridays at (‘abaret Voltaire. l().3()ptn -3am. £4 before midnight; £7 (£5) after. Weekly. New weekly cltib rummages about in the worlds of funk. sotil. ska. reggae. classic hip hop. R&B and disco. Atidio Deluxe‘s Stevie Willison and Ryan Payne join Bertie bringing a touch of house to proceedings. I CC Blooms at (‘(‘ Blooms. l().3()piii--3am. Free. Weekly. DJ Ally does the decks duty at this gay night with her inimitable selection of hiin catnp and disco classics. moving on to pumped-up house and dance as the evening progresses.
I Club Hed at the Honeycomb.
llptii 3am. £l(). 14 Nov. New night of progressive house and breaks with Jonathan Lisle (Bedrock) making his Scottish debut.
GColours at ('ity: lidinburgh.
l()pm ~3am. £l8. 7 Nov only. M'l‘V special as (‘olours take over ('ity with l-‘elix da llousecat. lirol Alkali. the Glimmer 'l‘wins and Joti Mancini. QCurios? Hallowe’en: the Carnival of the Dead at the Bongo Club. l()pm—3am. £6 (£5 in costume). 3| ()ct only. The distinctly weird collective ptit on another of their odd shindigs atid this night in particular suits them down to the ground. With fairground games. zombies and graves all in abundance. Hip hop. Afro. ftiiik. disco atid house will be the soundtrack to shuffle your undead feet to.
I Dirt-Houz at ligo. Next date 28 Nov. I DJ Lynsey Todd at Berlin Bierhaus. llptii—3am. l-‘ree. l4 Nov. Spinning disco and ftitik all night long. I Dogma at Studio 24. l().3()pni 3am. £l() (£8 members). l4 Nov. Hard as nails and as underground as moles. techno of the highest order as (iayle Sari joins the ranks making her first Scottish appearance for five years.
I Dr No’s at Studio 24. Next date 28 Nov.
I El Barrio at lil Barrio. l()pm 3am. Free-£5. Weekly. See 'l'hu.
I El Segundo at the Bongo ('ltib. 10.30pm 3am. £4 before midnight: £6 after. l4 Nov. llip hopjam from Blag l (Mischief) and Jez 8; Sonny plus a touch ofjazz from DJRed6 iii the lotuige (where else‘.’).
I Evol at the Liquid Room.
10.30pm 3am. £5 (Freshers free until end of Oct). Weekly. lidinburgh's longest running indie night. having just turned l2 this Aug. With the usual mix of the best current arid classic alternative.
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atid with the recent addition of the back room. playing host to Mr 3; Mrs Mogvvai. the future looks like a happy place for all things livol. 3| ()ct sees a Halloween special strangely enough pltis hosts a Relaxed Muscle release party as well as RIiM and l'nderworld giveaways.
I Finsternis at the Pleasance ('abaret Bar. ()pm lam. £3. l4 Nov. The lighter side of goth (if such a thing truly exists) with a mix of dark ambient. neo- classical and ethereal tracks from Pctit Scarabee. Deception Boy atid (iliosl Dancer pltis special live guests Naevus. a Welsh neo-folk band with a modernist sensibility. ('heck vvww.finsternis.org.tik for more info.
I FreakLab at Studio 2-1.
l().3()pm 3am. £7 (£5 Dogma members). 3| ()ct. Monthly. A new night front the folk at Dogma on a tiiissioti to explore new territories arid experimental sounds. With no constraints on musical style. each night will flow differently yet smoothly through every genre front freaked otit house. tech-funk and disco to drum & bass. fticked up breaks. twisted dtib and dirty clectro. For this
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I Free Range at Wee Red Bar. l().3()pni 3am. £l before tiiidtiiglit: £2 after. Weekly. As loiig as it‘s good they'll play it: ftiiik. D&B. hip hop. (ills, 7()s. disco. metal. country. punk. blues. 80s. 90s. dance. old skool. you name it. I The 60-60 at ('octeau Lounge (downstairs at ligo). Next date 3| Nov. I Henry’s Late Nights at lleiiry's Jazz (‘ellatz midnight 3am. £5 £6. Weekly. Top quality jam and DJs from Henry's Jazz ('ellar. Deep sotil vocals from Stibie (‘olenian and Sotmdbone (3| ()ct). DJ beats atid solid jal/ grooves from (ireen Juice (7 Nov) and funky soul from the Tony King ('ollective ( 14 Nov).
I Incognito at City at ('ity: lidinburgh. l lpm 3am. £5. Weekly (not 7 Nov). Rob 'l' spins the best it] RtszB grooves for your pleasure.
Manga at Honeycomb. l lpm 3am. £l| (£9 members). 3| ()ct. Monthly. Manga don't follow the crowd they lead ‘em with their irresistible drum & bass sotitids. 'l'here's no letting tip as DJ Marky. XRS and Stamina M(‘ provide a dex atid PX showcase of tip-beat Brazilian drum ts; bass. Manga‘s pre- cltib session the Bass'l‘rap is at Baiiibu every Hi from 9pm with DJ (i-Mac atid guests. For more info check 0788-767- 6061 or vvww.basstrap.com.
I Mocha Rocka! at Berlin Bierhaus. l lptii 3am. £5. 3| ()ct. Monthly. Two of lidinburgh's best collectives join forces. Space l‘ace residents Spider arid the Blondc l’lash bring the RozB. hip hop. ftiiik. disco and more while Tokyo Blti take care of the house.
0Modern Lovers at tigo.
l lptii 3am. £5 £6. 7 Nov. Monthly. l'p- beat mix of Northern Sottl. deep ftiiik. hammond jam and retro sotmdtraxs served tip by your hosts (‘raig Jaiiiiesoti atid Andrew Divine (Divine. l‘utik Room). Joined by Tim (iane of the almighty Stereolab for a DJ set of oddball grooves from Polish lit/l to Kt‘atitrock.
I Nu:0rder at ()pitiiii. 5 9.30pm. £5 (£1 off with flyer). Weekly. New night for l4 l7 year olds. focusing on what the ()pium does best metal. rock. punk. ska. emo. alternative and grunge. No alcopops btit free drink refills.
Your pass to great club nights in Glasgow 8. Edinburgh
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I Nuklear Puppy at ligo.
l lpm 5am. £8 (£7 members). l4 Nov. Residents Jason (‘orte/ and Phil York keep the hard dance flag flying in the capital.
I Opal Lounge at ()pal Lounge. l()ptii 3am. £5. Weekly. l5unked tip vocal house atid dance classics from Stevie (i and (’allum Murray.
I Planet Earth at (‘itrus (’lub. l().3()pm 3am. £5. Weekly. Music from l()76 through to l()X‘) or. iii other words. a healthy dose of punk. new wave. new romantic and electro pop.
I Pogo Vogue at the Bongo ('lub. Next date 2| Nov.
I Radio Babylon at ligo. Next date 3S Nov.
I Roadblock at l’o Na Na.
l()pm 3am. l‘ree before I lpm; £4 £5 after. Weekly. Nicci l’ stops the traffic iii bad music when she digs tip the best in funk. disco. house and block rockin‘ beats.
I Boots at Berlin Bierliatts. Next date 3| Nov.
I Shakedown at the Vetitie. 6 l()ptii. £5 (£4 members). Weekly. l'tider ll'ts night as Nick (i atid J spiti ottt the hardest hip hop and R&B with lashings of ragga and commercial cuts. plus limcee ('ha/el provides the shout outs on the mic.
I 30 at the Venue. l lpm 3am. £5. Weekly. A new concept at the Venue as each week three big name clubs are gathered together under one roof for one tiny entrance fee. This fortnight's session sees Pogo Vogtte. Mov in" 'l‘hrotigh and Soul Biscuits (3| ()ct) follow ed by lil Segundo. the (io-(io and ()bscetie (7 Nov) providitig the mixed tip sotttids.
I The Time Tunnel at .‘vtassgt.
l()pm 3am. £5 (£4 with flyer). Weekly. ’l'rendy Wendy. Show bi/ Jase atid Betty l"ord disrupt the space-time continuum with tunes from the 6().s. 7()s and 80s. Or maybe it's just the alcohol.
I Tokyoblu at ligo. l lpm 3am. £3. l4 Nov. l'p-and-coming double act plying their trademark blend of funky house atid classic grooves reaching.
I Trick or Treat at ligo. l lpm 3am. £4. 3| ()ct only. A gay fancy dress night with two floors of spookiness front Jillllcs l.ongworth. Mr Alati (’ross. Devilish Dancers. 'l'arot. paltiiists and other spirits (both drinking atid haunting).
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I The BIG One! at Mood. 9pm 3am. l‘ree before I lpm; £3 after (free to members). Weekly. A fantastic start to the weekend as you cavort to all those pop classics from the last live decades.
I Boogie Juice at l.‘ Attache. |().3(lpm 3am. £3 before I lpm: £5 after. Weekly. Playing otit the best it] R&B. chart and funky favourites.
I The Dog’s Balearics at Revolution. l().3()pm 3am. £5 before midnight: £6 after (£3 £4). Weekly. The best lbi/a and chart dance numbers from throughout the summer.
I FAB Fridays! at ('ity: lidinburgh.
l lptii 3am. £5. Weekly. Resident DJ Steve spititiitig a mix of chart. party and commercial ttities.
I Office Affair at Subway West lind. 4pm 3am. l-‘ree before 9pm; £5 after (£4). Weekly. ('hart tunes. buffet and cheap (lt‘lnlx‘s. What else do you need to make a fool of yourself it] front of you c‘ollc‘itgtlc‘s'.’
I Office Party at ('avendish/Diva. 4pm 3am. liree. Weekly. Night of after work silliness and cheesy ftm. Bucking broncos. games and more to keep the suited masses entertained. Buffet for pre booked parties (as well as a btis pick tip service).
I Relight my Fire at Abbar.
(lpm 3am. l’ree. Weekly. More 7()s atid Stls favourites w illi a smattering of Karaoke numbers from the itiebriated punters.
I The Subway at Subway. 7pm 3am. £l. Weekly. Nigli on a ('ow gate institution of cotiiiiiercial dance atid chart hits with the odd indie classic.
I Why Not? at Why Not‘.’. l()ptii 3am. £3 before I lpm: £5 £7.5() after. Weekly". ('hart. dance and house for the weekend
I After Dark at ('abaret Voltaire. llpiii 3am. £6 £l(). l Nov. Yogi llaugliton fronts aii extra special residents party to celebrate the success of last months launch. Joining Yogi in sttidio I will be the latest addition to the team. Roy .‘vlclaren. His unique. ttpfront sty le and flawless mixing ability will ensure he becomes aii instant crowd favourite.
I Ascension Goth Club at 'l‘ev-iot Row l'nion. Next date 2‘) Nov.
I Asylum at Sttidio 24. l lpm 3am. £5. l Nov. l-‘ortnightly. The Mission's down and dirty brother specialising in rock. nu metal and other hardcore sottiids.
I Audio Tourism at Pivo Bar ('lub. ()pni 3am. Free. Weekly. A serious alternative to conventional night clubbing.
I CC Blooms at ('(‘ Blooms. l().3(lpm 3am. l‘ree. Weekly. DJ Ally is back again with more of her trademark high-catiip-to-house decknical expertise at this always hoaching gay venue. 0Colours Live! at the Liquid Room. l()pm 3am. £lX. 8 Nov. Monthly. ('olours invite their pals for another session of the best lll house. The mighty Sasha returns to the capital for the first tinte iii eight years for this M'l'V party. This is gonna go off big style.
I Connexions at the Venue.
l()pm 3am. £l(). l5 Nov only. 'l'wo heavy weight drum & bass clubs. .‘vlanga and Mischief join forces to bring Protypes Recordings and Dogs on Acid to tovvti. Weighing in with (irooverider and DJ l'l'c‘sll.
I Diggin’ Deeper at Nit-hot lidwat‘ds. Next date 32 Nov.
I Diggity at the l-Lstabtishtnent.
l()pm 3am. £3 before I lpm: £7 (£5 members) after. Weekly. 1).! l‘abulo/ and Harry l.(i get down with their bad selves. playitig wildstyle Rth. hip hop and street soul.
I Do This Do That at Honeycomb. l().3()pm 3am. £l(). l Nov. l-‘orttiightly. Plougliing a deliberately underground vibe while still attracting the best guests in town (and award nominations) along the way. Welcoming 'l‘im Deluxe. See lirr'i'lt'it'.
I The Egg at Wee Red Bar.
llptii 3am. £4.5(l (£4). Weekly. Still the best mix of indie. 6(ls garage. northern sotil. ska. 7()s ptttik arid new wave you're likely to stagger across. A well loved institution that refuses to change.
I El Barrio at lil Barrio. l()pm 3am. l-‘ree £5. Weekly. l-iesta Latina with DJ lil Patron atid his six/ling selection of the hottest Latin hits of past and present.
I Eye Candy at Massa. l lpm 3am.
£ ll) (£23 or £6 if ‘outrageously dressed' ). l Nov. l‘ortniglitly. Residents the liye (‘andy' 'l‘w ins atid Nejat Barton host their infamous glam arid tiiainstreaiii house party. Remember to ’dress glam or scraiii’.
I Fiesta Latina at ’l‘ev iot Row l'nion. 9.30pm 3am. £4.50 (£3.50). l5 Nov. l-‘ortnightly. Still going strong after teti years of supply ing the best in salsa. titercngue. mambo and other Latin rhythms courtesy of DJ Pancho with a free dance class from the Salsa Angels at 0.30pm.
I Flaunt at Massa. l lpm 3am.
£6 £l(). S Nov. l-‘ortnightly. Back to Basics present this night of timeless club cliisslcs tlliil made house ltiltslc what it is today. With Neil Navarra and ()liv er Lang.
I Funkysensual at l’o Na Na.
9pm 3am. l’ree before I lpm: £4—£5 after. Weekly. llot mix of sexy. funky house music from DJ Benchy and Roddy .\lac.