Clubs listings

Edinburgh Fridays continued

I The 60-60 at Cocteau Lounge (downstairs at Ego). l lpm—3am. £5 (£4). 16 Apr. Monthly. Swinging 60s garage. soul. mod. soul. R&B and sleazy listening. The righteous Tall Paul Robinson and Angus A Go-Go remain resident joined by Slim Jim Spectre and Paul Clarke.

0 Manga at Honeycomb. 1 lpm—3am. £9 (£7 members). 16 Apr. Monthly. Scotland's premier drum & bass session having just celebrated their eighth birthday. They keep up the quality with Formation‘s DJ Manga‘s pre-club session the BassTrap is at Batnbu every Fri froin 8pm with DJ (i-Mac and guests. For more info check ()788-767-6061 or wwwbasstrapcom.

I Mocha Rocka! at Berlin Bierhaus.

l 1pm—3am. £5. 30 Apr. Two of Edinburgh‘s best collectives join forces. Space Face residents Spider and the Blonde Flash bring the R&B. hip hop. funk. disco and more while Tokyo Blti take care of the house.

I Modern Lovers at Ego. Next date 7 May.

I Nuklear Puppy at Ego. Next date 14

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I Opal Lounge at ()pal Lounge. 10pm—3am. £5. Weekly. Funked tip vocal house and dance classics froin Stevie (i and Callum Murray.

I Planet Earth at Citrus Club. 10.30pm—3am. £5. Weekly. MUsic from 1976 through to 1989 or. in other words. a healthy dose of punk. new wave. new romantic and electro pop.

Pogo Vogue and Sativae Records present DJ Hell at the Venue. l()pm—3am. £14. 16 Apr only. ()ne of clubbing‘s seminal figures. head of lntemational Deejay Gigolo records and a true master of his art. expect a rip through the worlds of punk. electro and techno in a four hour set as part of his ‘Let's Fucking Rock Tour‘. The Pogo and Sativae DJ squad (Brain d‘Souza and Steve Glencross) provide similarly twisted support.

I Pop Fiction (formerly Time Tunnel) at Massa. l()pm—3am. £5. Weekly. Trendy Wendy and regular guests (inc Betty Ford) lay down a the coolest blend of pop. funk. soul. disco. R&B. hip hop and house with a real sense of fun. Plenty of drinks promos on offer an' all. I Radio Babylon at Iigo. 10.30pm—3am. £5. 23 Apr. 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 funk.

I React at Ego. 10.30pm—3am. £6 (£4 members). 23 Apr. Monthly. The raw techno night is back with special guest Paul Langley (Jackstar Records) big tnates with DJ Rush who brings his hip hop skills to the raw world of techno.

I Roadblock at Po Na Na. l()pm—3am. Free before 1 1pm; £5 alter. Weekly. Nicci F stops the traffic in bad music when she digs up the best in funk. disco. house and block rockin‘ beats.

0 Transmission presents Richard Fearless and Kitbuilders at the Bongo Club. I lpm—3am. £l(). 23 Apr only. Richard Fearless‘ latest project a live electro outfit with ‘sci-li punk rock energy and a grebo edge‘. So coming from the same school as Fearless' Death in Vegas then. also expect a DJ set from the man himself.

I Trouble at the Cellar Bar. 9pm—3am. £2.99—£4.99. Weekly. The Beat Jazz Basement is reborn in a slightly different format as the Trouble guys bring theirjazz inflected dance selection back home. Bertie and Euan F (Food for Thought) step up tot the plate with their free range selection of disco. house. ftmk and breaks (16 Apr) while Tummy Touch favourite Dolphin Boy promotes his debut album Gawaux Ynuth (23 Apr). For [6 Apr only 'A-Lis! ' card holders get [I ({fft/Ur)!‘ price all night.

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I The BIG One! at Mood. 9pm 3am. Free before 1 1pm: £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 Blend @ City at City: lidinburgh. 1 1pm 3am. £5. Weekly. DJ Babes entertains the masses with the best in current and classic chart action from Blondie to Beyonce.

I Office Party at Cavendish/Diva. 4pm--3am. Free. Weekly. Night of after work silliness and cheesy fun. Bttcking broncos. games and more to keep the suited tnasses entertained. Buffet for pre-booked parties (as well as a btts pick tip service).

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.

Edinburgh Saturdays


I After Dark at (‘abaret Voltaire.

l lpm~3am. £tbc. 17 Apr. Resident Yogi llaughton mixes tip a Saturday night selection of soulful house. fttnked up garage and diva driven vocal tracks.

I Ascension Goth Club at Teviot Row L'nion. Next date l5 May.

I Asylum at Studio 24. 1 1pm 3am. £5. 17 Apr. The Mission's down and dirty brother specialising in rock. nu metal and other hardcore sounds.

I Audio Tourism at l’ivo Bar Club. 9pm—3am. Free. Weekly. A serious alternative to conventional night clubbing with chunky. fttnky hottse tracks from Stuart Duncan ( 17 Apr) and Progression’s Alan Dobson (24 Apr).

I Berlin presents Craig Smith at Berlin Bierhaus. 10.30pm 3am. Free before I 1pm; £5 after. 17 Apr. Monthly. Smooth. soulful house from Audio Deluxe‘s mainman and special guests. I Big School at the Venue. Next date 15 May.

I breakitdown at Honeycomb. l()ptn 3am. £8 (£6). 24 Apr. Monthly. This new night continues apace with special guests FC Kahuna the men behind the futuristic acid house monster Mac/tine Says Yes.

I cc Blooms at (‘(‘ Blooms. 10.30pm 3am. Free. Weekly. DJ Ally is back again with more of her trademark high-camp-to-hottse dccknical expertise at this always hoaching gay venue.

I Colours Live! at the Liquid Room. 10.30pm 3am. £1(). 17 Apr. Monthly. The best in local talent get the highlight treatment at this instalment of (‘olours

Alter staging several low~key events over the last six months, up and coming Edinburgh-based collective A Different Kind are about to throw

their most ambitious party to date. ‘We try to put on something once a month, but this is the biggest thing we've put together yet,‘ says Bone Del, ADK founder-member and an MC with the Discipline. He’s not kidding. More than 25 DJs, artists and MCs will be ripping it up at the three-lloor extravaganza at the Venue, in a night that spans hip hop, drum & bass and funk. Included in the line-up are local figures like ENO, the Treasury and Ulysses, plus bigger names like

1Xtra's Sappo and Skitz.

ADK isn't just a gathering of musicians it's far more . ambitious that that. Graphic designers and filmmakers are involved and they'll all play a role in the collective‘s long-term aim. 'We want to promote local talent from Edinburgh and Glasgow,’ says Bone Del. “Eventually we want to be in a position where we can record and distribute our own music from Within the one unit. We’ll establish a label, design the artwork, put music videos together, everything.‘ With around half a dozen releases already in the pipeline, it looks as if ADK are serious about success. (Andrew Midgley)

as Smokey 62; the Bandit. Jon Mancini and lluggy mix tip the house.

I DEFinition at the (‘ellar Bar.

l()pm 3am. £5. 17 Apr. Fortnightly. Nasty 1’. JP and P-Styl/ host a night of tttrntablism hip hop as DliFinition makes its retttrn. Focusing on Scottish talent opening tip with (ilasgow's Surface limp hosted by Suttiwon.

I Diggity at the listablishment.

l()pm ~3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. DJ Fabuloz and Harry I.(i get down with their bad selves. playing wildstyle R&B. hip hop and street sottl.

I The Egg at Wee Red Bar.

11pm 3am. £4.50 (£3.50). Weekly. Still the best mix of indie. 60s garage. northern sotil. ska. 70s punk and new wave you're likely to stagger across. A well loved institution that refuses to change.

I El Barrio at Fl Barrio. l()pm 3am. Free. Weekly. See Thu.

I Fiesta Latina at Teviot Row l'nion. 9.30pm 2am. £4.50 (£3.50). 24 Apr. Monthly. 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. 1 lptn 3am. £6~£10. 24 Apr. Fortnightly. Money penny's present this night of timeless club classics that made hotise music what it is today. Willi 'l'ommy (iallo. Marco Smith and Jon lidwards.

I Funkysensual at Po Na Na.

9pm 3am. Free before 1 1pm: £5 after. Weekly. llot mix of sexy. funky house music from Mark B.

I Headspin at the Bongo Club. 10.30pm 3am. £7. 24 Apr. Monthly. The best in hip hop. funk. sottl. house and breakbeat as we say welcome back to the resident DJ display team featttring Allan. the Resonance (Dava and Colin Millar) and Steve Spin.

I Jungle Magik at Honeycotitb.

llptn 4am. £10 before midnight: £13 after. 1 May. Jungle Magik promise four memorable events through 2004. and we're pleased to report they are failing to disappoint. This time around they have the king of liquid breaks Radio 1's Fabio for an exclusive two hottr set.

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I Kiss Kiss Bang Bang at Massa. 10.30pm 3am. £5 before midnight: £8 after. 17 Apr. Fresh. new fortnightly Sat party for bold and beautifttl girls and boys hitting the target with a blend of glorious vocal house and fttnky disco beats.

I Messenger Sound System at the Bongo Club. 1 lptn 3am. £7. 17 Apr. Fortnightly. Bass of bowel-shifting proportions as the tnighty .\lessenger Sound System blasts out the best in righteous roots and dttb reggae.

I Mingin’ at the Venue. l lpm-3am. £5 before midnight: £6 after. 17 Apr. Monthly. Residents Brian Dempster and Alan Joy host the usual Mingin' madness. filthy house and twisted trance for a frisky and predominantly gay crowd. Plenty of drinks promos from 1 1pm so well worth turning up early as they tnove tip the road to their

I Mission Jnr at Studio 24. 7 l()pm. £5. Weekly. (ioth. rock. punk and of course all that nu metal stttff that the kids crave so much. So if you ever wondered where all those black clad youths from the top of (‘ockburn Street went after dark look no further. The best and original under 18s metal gathering itt town.

I Mission at Studio 24. 1 1pm 3am. £5 (£4 members). 24 Apr. Fortnightly. Night of metal mayhem. goth rock and more from the darksidc - a real lidinburgh institution.

I Opal Lounge at ()pal Lounge. l()pm-3attt. £5. Weekly. Dave Shedden with his mix of disco and funky hottse tracks.

I Out of Sight at Nichol lidwards. l()pm 3am. £4. 17 Apr. A mix of musical styles from sotne of the best tip-arid- coming talent the capital has to offer. Residents 'l'okyoblu. Niall McKervey. Stuart Johnston and Jamie Bohancy lead you through the realms of old school to funky house. hard house and Naked ster Ioungecore.

I Progression at the Liquid Room. Next date 8 May.

I Rewind at the Liquid Room.

10.30pm 3am. £5. 24 Apr. Monthly. The Fire Island DJs will be on hand for some camp lli-NR(} action in the backroom (joined by new boy iNR(i-70) while old skool discojocks Mick (‘ool aitd Shttggy Bear dish ottt the best in 70s and 80s poptastic tunes in the mainroom.

I Soma at ligo. 10.30pm 3am. £10(£S). 17 Apr. Not to be confused with the (ilasgow record label of the same name club Soma hits its tenth anniversary and the start of summit new from the techno/house night. Regulars Maxx. Rob Dylan. (iary llttman. Dot Allison and Bill Dewar are joined fora live set from Kenny l’fatttasia and special guest DJ Zuni (l'TI).