I Sophistifunk at (‘ityz lidinburgh.

I lpm—3am. £7. Weekly. Resident DJ John Hutchison plays funked tip R&B remixes and house tunes to a beautiful crowd.

I Stereotype at Berlirt Bierhaus. l().3()pm—3am. £5. 24 Apr. Montltly. Huggy Burger Queen retttrns in his new guise at Stereotype. bringing home the best house around. This month it's time to celebrate the new bread as Paul l-‘inlayson (uplifting ftrrtky house specialist). Master (‘aird (soulful house. rare grooves arid retro funk) and Danny Tertnant (soulful L'S grooves) join Huggy for the evening. I Tease Age at (‘itrus (‘lub

l lpm—3am. liree before 1 1.30pm: £5. Weekly. This indie stalwart dishes up everything from swinging 6()s hits to baggy Manchester faves as well as a host of current NMIi chart botherers.

I Thee Jailhouse at Teviot Row Union. 1 lpm—-3am. £4. 24 Apr. Monthly. Righteous rock and old school metal in a classic :\(‘/D(‘. Motorltead and Saxon vein. plus a few of the new contenders that meet the grade: Audioslave that kirtda thing.

I 2Hot at ligo. 6.45»—‘).45pm. £5. Weekly. New under l8s night of hip hop artd urban R&B flavas with Richie Ruftone. DJ Dizzlc. Jay. Sonny. J0]. and limcee Profisee (strict age restriction of l3—l7).

I Ultragroove at (‘abaret Voltaire. l().3()pm—3am. £9 before midnight; £l() after (£9 with them. 24 Apr. lidinburgh‘s peerless real house party serves tip tracky‘ grooves. soulful vocals and tribal tunes with another of their semi-regular Tronicsole Records parties. (iareth Somrnerville is joined by (iaelic house hero DJ (iregory. See preview:

I Vain at Teviot Row L'nion. ()prn- 3am. £4 (£3). I May. Monthly. Techno. goth. industrial. 80s and new romantic tunes. So that’ll be cheery thenl'.’.

I VEGAS! at ligo. Next date 8 May.

I Velvet at (‘ommplex l()pm-«2am. £6 (£5). 1 May. Monthly. Women's night for gay girlies arid their specially invited boy friends (men can only gain admission if accompanied by a lady). hosted by Michelle (Joy. Wiggle).

I Wiggle at ligo. l lpm~3am. £9. 24 Apr. Monthly. Maggie 8; Alan Joy need no introduction and this is their new night of gay fun and frolics. Trendy Wendy and Jon Pleased playing tracks that are a little bit camp. at little bit cutting-edge bttt a whole lotta fun. Downstairs DJ Dale and Michelle will be deploying R&B. hip hop. indie and chart tunes and how could we forget the lovely Penny Pornstar on hartd to meet and greet the punters.

Chart & Party

I Cavendish/Diva at (‘avendish/Diva. l()pm«-3am. Free before I 1pm; £6 after. Weekly. The fully refurbished space hosts a night of all the grooviest hits from the 6()s—90s. with current chart faves on the top floor. Over 25s only.

I Edinburgh’s Biggest Party at Mood. 9pm 3am. liree before I lpm; £3 after (free to members). Weekly. Chart. party and soul hits from DJ Martin.

I Subway West End at Subway West lind. 6pm— 3am. l‘ree before 9pm; £5 after (£4). Weekly. (hart. dance and cheesy tunes all night long baby.

I The Subway at Subway. 7pm- 3am. £l. Weekly. See l‘ri.

I Supernova at Revolution. l().3()pm—-3am. £6 before midnight; £7 after (£4 —£5). Weekly. ('hart arid party hits all night long.

Edinburgh Sundays


I <any excuse> at Prive (‘ouneil l()pm 3am. Free. Weekly. Back 2 Mine style sets frorn a selection of [Edinburgh favourites. liunky. chilled. uplifting vibes. Plus the <any excuse> promoters are also offering a free ‘phone in sick to work service‘ on Mon (just ask the DJ). not surprising when all drinks are £l.

I Audio Tourism at Pivo Bar (‘lub ‘Jprn—3am. l-‘ree. Weekly. (‘olours resident (iav lloustort plays out a selection of chilled artd groovy beats.

I BootyLUSHous at Medina.

l(lpm 73am. £2 before midnight; £3 after. 25 Apr. More of a Sunday Social than a fttll on glam affair with DJ Dale Lush. Sirnrnorte Black and occasional gtiest supasta‘s mixing tip R&B. sotil and funk. I Chocolate Sundae at Faith.

1 lpm-3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. The R&B and hip hop Stirt session returns with DJ Patil ‘l-‘my' liox back in cltarge.

I Cosmic! at the (‘ellar Bar.

l()pm 3am. £2. Weekly. DJ Tom ()ke plays funky l’rench house with a touch of 80s kitsch. Though it does come with a warning ‘strictly for dancers.'.

I DKY at Studio 24. l lprtt 3am.

£l.5() £2. Weekly. DKY strides confidently into its third year with resident DJs Jor'di. (iareth and Dave playing rock. goth. metal. industrial and punk. Theme nights and free gifts combine to keep things interesting. week irt. week ottt.

I El Barrio at lil Barrio. 10pm 3am. l’ree. Weekly. See Thu.

I Flava at ('ity: lidinburgh. l lpm 3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. The hugely successful R&B night takes tip its new residency at (‘ityz

I Kayos at ()pium. l lprn 3am. l‘ree. Weekly. Metal and rock DJs (‘lair‘e Moffat and John front llogshead keep the crowds a rnoslting.

I Missing at (‘abar'et Voltaire.

l().3()pm 3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. New club night following the same format as Trouble . . . (formerly at the Bluenote). With a teatn made tip of DJs arid promoters front (iet-Together'. Departure Lounge. Say Sambal. Sonica. l)frnt Drum arid Big Beat. you cart be sure every genre of electronic. ja/I influenced music will be represented. Playing host to the launch of Fresh Air 87.7l’M ( 18 Apr) featuring the lltistlers (live eight-piece funksters). Samuel P arid the Slea/e (dirty house with live sax). the Velcro DJs attd llobbes.

I Salsa Romantica at ligo. o I 1pm. £8 (£6). 18 Apr. You'll never guess what kind of music they play here eh‘.’ Yep hot Latin rhythms. with a beginners class at 6pm (under the tutelage of some of Scotland‘s best dance coaches) then DJs James (‘omb. Nano l‘ernandez. Dr Salsa and guests spinning the best in Latino sounds frorn 7pm (not forgetting the light buffet. surprises. cabaret arid demos on offer).

I Sugar Groove at Massa.

ltlpm 3am. £3. Weekly (rtot 25 Apr see below). New Sunday nighter for the Massa crew as we get a sultry ntix of sexy smooth grooves. urban cuts arid R&B.

O Tackno at Massa. lf).3()pm 3am. £7 (£5 members). 25 Apr. Monthly. It's back to the floor for 'l'r'endy Wendy and her inimitable party mix of kitsch classics. This tirtte around time to dig otit those marigolds arid firtd all those lost classics iii the hidden nooks arid crannies with the 'l‘ackno Spring ('lean. Wendy invites her pals to help the clean out process as Harry :\insvvorth. Jon Pleased. Alan S Maggie Joy. DJ Michelle arid Nick Silver join the party.

I Taste at the Liquid Roorrt.

l lpm~3am. £5 before I l.3()pm: £8 after (£6 members). Weekly. The capital's infamous Stnt night session continues to sew tip Strn night's iii the capital. l'ishc‘l' 8; Price supply a progressive mix of house arid garage in the main roorrt. While Martin Valentine and Steve Waneless wow the mixed/gay crowd with funky l'S house gems through the back. Renaissance's Simon James guests come l8 Apr.

Chart & Party

I Devils ‘n’ Angels at ('avendish/Diva. Iflpm 3am. £tbc. Weekly. Saucy fttrt at this newly refitted club. with a heavert and ltell theme. Feel free to dress to suit arid boogie to chart dartce all night long.


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I Mood Live at Mood. 9pm 3am. l‘r'ee before I 1pm: £2 after (free to members). Weekly. Mood opens its doors to a selection of the country's top covers bartds. while DJs spin hits from across the years.

I Subway West End at Subway West lind. 7pm 3am. l-‘ree before 9pm: £3 after (£2 ). Weekly. See Thu.

I The Subway at Subway. 7pm 3am. £l. Weekly. See l't‘l.

Edinburgh Mondays


I Audio B:Iow at llenry’s (‘ellar Bar. 9pm 3am. l‘ree before ltl.3()pm: £2 after. l‘) .-\pr. New night to highlight Scottish producers whatever their genre from electro to dub to hip hop to ftrrtk. Live residents are Mangornad and Toad with DJ skills from Be-Sides artd a few others popping irt from time to titne.

I Audio Tourism at Pivo Bar ('lub. 9pm 3am. l-‘ree. Weekly. .\ selection of up-front jaI/ artd other funky choons from Hobbes ('li‘ouble . . .).

I CC Blooms at (‘(‘ Blooms. l().3()pm 3am. Free. Weekly. Things mellow otrt (or so they claim) at this gay club. with an upbeat disco selection.

I Cuban Crisis at Faith. 1 lpm 3am. £2 (£1). Weekly. l-‘aith gives Tokyoblu the chance to pull a few funky house tunes otit of the bag. mixed with a sprinkling of hip hop and R&B cuts.

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

I G2 at (‘itrus (Tub. l().3() 3am. l‘ree before I l.3()pm: £3 after. Weekly. Light alternative of indie. erno. electronica and Io-li.

I Latin Quarter at Medina.

9pm 3am. l’r‘ee. Weekly. Release your Latin party spirit every Mon. With free salsa lessons from Peter Rogers at 9pm then salsa and world beats from James (‘ombe until closing.

I The Muppet Show at ()pittrn.

l lpm 3am. 26 Apr. Monthly. Techno arid related music from DJ Ali and friends to a mainly rock crowd.

Chart & Party

I Matric at Revolution. lflpm 3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Scotland's biggest capacity student night with a mix of cheese. chart. rock. pop and commercial dance. £l drinks promos should help wash away those Mon blttes.

I Subway West End at Subway West lind. 7pm 3am. l-‘r'ee before 9pm; £3 after (£2). Weekly. SL‘L‘ Thtl.

I The Subway at Subway. 7pm 3am. £l. Weekly. See Hi.

I Tasty! at Mood. 0pm 3am. I-‘ree before I lpm: £2 after (free to members). Weekly. Resident DJ David S plays the best irt hits from 6()s to the present day with a healthy dose of cheesy classics thrown in for good measure.

Edinburgh Tuesdays


I Audio Tourism at Pivo Bar (Tub. 9pm 3am. l’r'ee. Weekly. .-\r'gy drops chilled out house artd alternative beats. I The Club Foot at Henry 's (‘ellar Bar. l().3()pm 3am. £3. 27 Apr. l‘ortnightly; Twisted arid misshapen funk hosted by house band the .'\bdominal Show men w itlt regular guests alottg the lines of Live Sciences. Surface limpire and [lie llex (‘ottlillolL l’ltts l)J skills from .'\-('hi. ('armen. Denii. lnfirtity. Shellstlil and 3 Sticks.

listings Clubs

I El Barrio at lil Barrio. lllpm 3am. lirce. Weekly. See Thu.

I I Luv R&B at l‘aith. l().3()pnt 3am. £3. Weekly. Does exactly what you'd expect. mixing tip the hottest selection of R&B. plus plenty of drinks promos. Dress code is ‘student sexy' (w ell that what it says here).

I Motherfunk at lloney comb. l().3()pm 3am. Free. Weekly. Messrs (iino. l‘ry er and Spectrum freak the funk fantastic at their consistently rammed night of classics old arid new. Always roasting week in week otit btrt this fortnight we have a special guest iii the shape of Rob Life (2() .-\pr) a founding member of the Breakin' Bread ('revv. London‘s freshest fttttk arid hip hop collective.

I Namaste at the Bongo ('lub. l().3()pm 3am. £5 (£4). 27 .-\pr only. The :\hdotttinal Snow men bring their sense of humour. hip hop beats and live back line to the Bongo in support of Ii(iP Nepal. I Opal Lounge at ()pal Lounge. l()prn 3am. £3. Weekly. .\ mixed bag of fttrtked tip vocal house. Rtle and classic disco from D] ()li.

I Punk Ass at ()pium. llprn 3am. Free. Weekly. New Tue nighter as DJ Pwauly dishes otrt the best in hardcore. skate and punk.

I Re-Dipt at Medirta. lflpm 3am. £1. 27 .\pr. Fortnightly. Dipt return to tnedina w ith a healthy soundtrack of hip hop. ftiitk and soul frorn Nasty P and ('unnie plus a few special guests all brought to you by (‘hile tk Lime arid Miller.

I See Si at the Bongo ('lub. lflpm 3am. £5. 2() Apr. .v\n li(iP Mexico fundraiser vv ith mixed beats from the Ruffncss. Weird .'\ttr'actors. lidinburgh Samba School and the Blueberry Sound System. I Soul Searching at Medina.

|()pm 3am. £1. 2() Apr. Miller and (‘hile tv Lime present this night of Latin and African house. drtnn & bass. hip hop. reggae. art and film all under the stewardship of Howard Bridges with live music frorn reggae/soul act lrtna Sottl.

I Split at ('abar‘et Voltaire. l lptn 3am. l‘ree. Weekly. Drum tk bass with

Shadow skill. the Dropout DJs and a smattering of very talented local guests. Dub. electro. house and funk are all irt studio 2. Now weekly.

I Vibe at Iigo. llprn 3am. £2. Weekly. (iay night with James Longworth on the decks. the Dancing Stud Muffins. the Singing llair'y Bloke arid the Mirning Nun. Don‘t say we didn't warn ya.

Chart & Party

I Nursery at (‘avendish/Diva.

ltlpm 3am. £3 (£2: free with Snapfax before rnidrtight). Weekly. .\ play area for adults (vv ith climbing frames etc) and the mainstream chart arid R&B action.

I Subway West End at Subway West lind. 7pm 3am. l’ree before 9pm: £3 after (£2 l. “t‘c‘kly. See Thu.

I The Subway at Subway. 7pm 3am. £l. \VL‘L‘k‘l}. See l'hi't.

Edinburgh Wednesdays


I Audio Tourism at Pivo Bar ('ltib. 0pm 3am. Free. Weekly. .r\|e\ Avery with edgy house arid breaks.

I Devil on Horseback at ligo. l().3(lpm 3am. £4. 28 .>\pr. .r\n evening of eclectic tilllstc‘ from it var'iety of fine l)JsZ Badger Hopkins. Dom Rafferty. John Maclcan (Beta Band) arid Big Toe. Mixing up a rnigltty firte stew of dancehall. hip hop. dub. disco. fttrtk and good ol' rock 'n' roll.

I El Barrio at lil Barrio. lflpm 3am. l'TL‘L'. \VL‘Ckly. See Thu.

0 Fleamarket Funk at (‘abarei Voltaire. llprn 3am. £2. Weekly. local outfit playing their own kind of big band ftrnk in this new weekly residency with a smattering of DJ supports arid other live acts. N/fs l‘at l'i'eddy ‘s Drop. “hit count (iilles Peterson amongst their fans. drop by t2S .-\pr) to ply the crowds vv ith their trade mark reggae. soul and dtib.