Clubs listings

Edinburgh Fridays continued

I Planet Earth at (‘itrus Club. 10.30pm~ 3am. £5. Weekly. Music frorn 1976 through to 198‘) or. in other words. a healthy dose of punk. new wave. new romantic and electro pop.

I Page Vogue at the Bongo Club. l()pm-3am. £8 (£7). 21 Nov. Monthly. Experimental electronica skirting all the various forms of music machines make. Matrrice Fulton ptrts in a three decks set of true eclectica. starting off as a hip hop DJ. moving through house innovation now he can be seen learning up with his wife in electro-punkers Mu. Also a live showcase of Benbecula artists in the form of Operator and (ireenbank. For this date only ‘xl-Its‘t't'unl Ito/(let's get [2 off-door price lie/ore midnight.

I Radio Babylon at Ego.

10.30pm 3am. £5. 28 Nov. Monthly. Radio Babylon strikes back. The Merry Pranksters. Brainstorm and your hostess the divine Miss Penny Pornstar guide you through an eclectic mix of groovy dance music. electroid-disco-breaks and post- skool lttnk.

I Roadblock at Po Na Na.

10pm 3am. Free before 1 1pm; £4—£5 after. Weekly. Nicci F stops the traffic in bad rntrsic when she digs up the best in funk. disco. house and block rockin' beans.

I Boots at Berlin Bierhatrs.

l lpm 3am. Free. 21 Nov. New night for sottlful house master (‘raig Smith (Audio Deluxe. Htish Hush) and his pals.

I Shakedown at the Venue. 6—10pm. £5 (£4 members). Weekly. Under 18s night as Nick (3 and J spin otrt the hardest hip hop and R&B with lashings of ragga and commercial cuts. plus Emcee (‘hazel 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 secs Motherlunk. Modern Lovers and Funkeyrnagic ( 14 Nov) followed by ()ptimo. Rogue State and Jump (21 Nov). I The Time Thnnel at Massa.

10pm 3am. £5 (£4 with llyer). Weekly. Trendy Wendy. Showbiz Jase and Betty Ford disrupt the space-time continuum with tunes from the 60s. 70s and 80s. Or maybe it‘s jUst the alcohol.

I Tokyoblu at Ego. l lpm—3am. £3. 14 .\'ov. Monthly. l7p-and-coming double act plying their trademark blend of funky house and classic grooves reaching.

0 UTI presents: A Neon Tongue at Studio 24. l().30pm~3am. £8 (£5 members; half price before midnight). 21 Nov. Monthly. Underground techno night featuring resident DJs Semaj. Johnny ()h! and 'l‘ormod Mor. Fourth birthday time so they have Terry Mitchel and Rob Stow in the house. Expect 17T1's second (‘1) any time soon with tracks from Stow. Acid Junkies and (‘ymbol

I Yagga-Yo at Honeycomb.

l lpm 3am. £5. 21 Nov. Edinburgh's newest dancehall night from the crew that brought you Lickshot and Scotland Yard Recordings. Prolisee. Rufftone and ('utthroat bring you the dancehall. ragga. hip hop and R&B on rotation.

Chart & Party

I The BIG One! at Mood. 9p") ~3am. Free before 1 lpm; £3 after (free to members). Weekly. A fantastic start to the weekend as you cavort to all those pop classics from the last five decades.

I Boogie Juice at l.‘ Attache. l().30pm~3am. 3 before 1 1pm; £5 after. Weekly. Playing out the best in R&B. chart and funky favourites.

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84 THE LIST 13—27 Nov 2003

TECHNO GAYLE SAN Dogma at Studio 24, Fri 14 Nov

When you think of women in techno one name instantly springs to mind: Gayle San. The high priestess of ‘Detroit, Chicago, hard/pumping but groovy techno’, as she puts it. ‘When I started in 1988 it was really hard, I was just one of

a handful of female 0.13. A few years later after I did my club circuits, only then did people start showing interest and respect.’

She was an instant convert from the safer

realms of house when she heard Jeff Mills. ‘I remember getting hold of some of the early Detroit tunes and couldn’t get enough of them,’ she says. ‘I remember friends telling me at the time “nothing much ppening in that record, is there?” But to me it’s the simplicity of the music - driving and mesmerising - that got me hooked.’ Moving from Singapore in the late 803 she became a mainstay ' at the now legendary Universe nights in London. A night i where you could catch the likes of Carl Cox, Paul Oakenfold, LTJ Bukem and more on the same bill week in week out. In fact. San put in an all

night 45-minute back-to-back set with

Laurent Gamier on one occasion. ‘People

are still talking about those parties

organised by the Universe team,’ says San.

‘It was a time when music spoke one

language, it was 3 Ne’ gathering like no

other.’ She’s been busy ever since setting

up her own label (Equator) and now she’s

I The Dog’s Balearics at Revolution. 10.30pm—3am. £5 before midnight; £6 after (£3—£4). Weekly. The best Ibiza and chart dance numbers front throughout the summer.

I FAB Fridays! at (‘ityz Edinburgh.

1 1pm-3am. £5. Weekly. Resident DJ Steve spinning a mix of chart. party and commercial tunes.

I Office Affair at Subway West End. 4pm—-3am. Free before 9pm; £5 after (£4). Weekly. (‘hart tttnes. buffet and cheap drinks. What else do you need to make a fool of yourself in front of you colleagues"

I Office Party at Cavendish/Diva. 4pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Night of after work silliness and cheesy ftrn. Bucking broncos. games and more to keep the suited masses entertained. Buffet for pre- booked parties (as well as a bus pick up service).

I Relight my Fire at Abbar. 9pm—3am. Free. Weekly. More 70s and 80s favourites with a smattering of Karaoke numbers from the inebriated punters.

I The Subway at Subway. 7pm—3am. £1. Weekly. Nigh on a (‘owgate institution of commercial dance and chart hits with the odd indie classic.

I Why Not? at Why Not‘.’ |()pm—3am. 3 before 1 lpm: £5—7.50 after. Weekly. Chart. dance and house for the weekend masses.

Edinburgh Saturdays


I After Dark at (‘abaret Voltaire.

l lpm—3am. £6—£10. 29 Nov. Monthly. Yogi Haughton fronts an extra special residents party to celebrate the success of last months launch. Joining Yogi in studio 1 will be the latest addition to the team. Roy Mclaren. His unique. upfront style and flawless mixing ability will ensure he becomes an instant crowd favourite.

I Ascension Goth Club at Teviot Row Union. 10.30pm—3am. £5 (£3 ED(i&R members). 2‘) Nov. Monthly. In association with Edinburgh University‘s (ioth and Rock Society comes this cheery mix of up-to-date darkness featuring all the latest goth. rock and industrial greats. I Asylum at Studio 24. l lpm—3am. £5. 15 Nov. Fortnightly. The Mission's down and dirty brother specialising in rock. nu metal and other hardcore sounds.

I Audio Deluxe at the Honeycomb. Monthly next date 13 Dec.

I Audio Tourism at Pivo Bar Club. 9pm—3am. Free. Weekly. A serious alternative to conventional night clubbing.

I Bio-Rhythm at the Honeycomb. 10.30pm—3am. £tbc. 22 Nov. Bio- Rhythm continue to mix things up with their love of all things beatcentric. Another one off special as they welcome the Freestylers for a DJ set. For this date only 'A-List ' card holders get [7 entry all night.

I CC Blooms at CC Blooms. 10.30pm—3am. Free. Weekly. DJ Ally is back again with more of her trademark high-camp-to-house decknical expertise at this always hoaching gay venue.

I Colours Live! at the Liquid Room. 10pm—3am. £tbc. 29 Nov. Monthly. (‘olours invite their pals for another session of the best in house. Still reeling after the set from Sasha there‘s no letting up as Parks & Wilson and their Tilt Soundsystem (live with vocalist Martha Naylor) join Smokey & the Bandit.

0 Connexions at the Venue. 10pm—3am. £10. 15 Nov only. Two heavyweight drum & bass clubs. Manga and Mischiefjoin forces to bring Prototype Recordings and Dogs on Acid to town. Weighing in with Grooverider and DJ Fresh alongside the residents with a Manga v Mischief back-to-back session.

0 Defected in the House at Berlin Bierhaus. l lpm—3am. £5 before midnight; £6 after. 15 Nov. Monthly. This label that redefined the funky house compilation throughout the 90s. is back with special guests Liquid People taking their soulful house in jazz. hip hop and rock directions. As always resident Huggy will also be on hand.

I Diggin’ Deeper at Nichol Edwards. 10pm~3am. £4 (£3). 22 Nov. Monthly. The Diggin‘ Deep Allstars rock the party with their eclectic brew of funk. hip hop. reggae. beats and I more. Residents Euan Robertson. Gavin j Fort. Donald Macarthur and Mark Balneaves kick start the club with vinyl gems to keep you happy and grooving all night long. See for more info.

back for her first set in Scotland for five years. Let’s hope she doesn’t stay away so long next time. (Henry Northmore)

I Diggity at the Establishment. 10pm—3am. £3 before 1 lpm; £7 (£5 members) after. W 'ekly. DJ Fabuloz and Harry LG get down with their bad selves.

playing wildstyle R&B. hip hop and street


I Do This Do That at Honeycomb. Monthly next date 6 Dec.

I The Egg at Wee Red Bar. 1 lpm—3am. £4.50 (£4). Weekly. Still the best mix of indie. 60s garage. northern soul. ska. 70s punk and new wave you‘re likely to

stagger across. A well loved institution that refuses to change.

I El Barrio at El Barrio. 10pm—3am. Free—£5. Weekly. Fiesta Latina with DJ El Patron and his sizzling selection of the ; hottest Latin hits of past and present. I Eye Candy at Massa. l lpm—3am. £10 (£8 or £6 if ‘outrageously dressed' ). 15

Nov. Fortnightly. Residents the Eye Candy Twins and Nejat Barton host their

infamous glam and mainstream house

party. Remember to ‘dress glam or scram'.

I Fat Mess at Bu (formerly Barn Bou). 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Fat Mess provide

a chilled yet funky vibe with a touch of

house and a little bit extra from

Salubrious. Klee. Abraham and


I Fiesta Latina at Teviot Row Union.

9.30pm—2am. £4.50 (£3.50). 15 Nov.

Fortnightly. Still going strong after ten years of supplying the best in salsa. merengue. mambo and other Latin rhythms courtesy of DJ Pancho with a free dance class from the Salsa Angels at 9.30pm.

I Flaunt at Massa. l lpm—3am. £6—£l(). 22 Nov. Fortnightly. Back to Basics present this night of timeless club classics that made house music what it is today. With Neil Navarra and ()liver Lang.

I Funkysensual at Po Na Na. 9pm—3am. Free before 1 lpm: £4--£5 after.

Weekly. Hot mix of sexy. funky house music from DJ Benchy and Roddy Mac.

I Glnuwlne at Ego. 10pm--3am. £5

before midnight; £7 after. Monthly. 22 Nov. New R&P and Hip hop night frorn mainlloor residents Ritchie Rufftone. S1. and M(‘ Profrsee and (iino mans the basement.

I Give it Some! at the Bongo Club.

1 lpm~3am. £3 before midnight; 5 after. 22 Nov. Monthly. Featuring the best in funk.

; soul. jazz and all that inspired hip hop from the El Segundo mob.