Clubs listings

Edinburgh Fridays continued

I Radio Babylon at ligo. [0.30pm 3am. £5. 25 Jun. Monthly. Radio Babylon strikes back. The Merry Pranksters. Brainstorm and your hostess the divine Miss Penny l’ot'nstar guide you through an eclectic mix of groovy dance music. electroid-disco-breaks and post-skool funk. I Roadblock at Po Na Na. l()pm—3am. Free before I lpm: £5 after. Weekly. Nicci F stops the traffic in bad music when she digs up the best in funk. disco. hottse and block t'ockin' heats. I Roots at Berlin Bierhaus. l lpm 3am. Free. 2 .lul. New night for soulful house master ('raig Smith (Audio Deluxe. lltish lltish) and his pals. I Solescience at the Venue. l().3()pm 3am. £5. 35 .lun. Dedicated to bringing the best of underground house with residents Nick Yuill and Rob Mathic joined by Nick Maut‘ct' l(il'L‘L‘llskL‘L‘pCl‘s l. I Tokyoblu at the Venue. l().3()pm 3am. £5 £0. 3 Jul. llol house at this major relaunch of'l‘okyoblu with live music. hip hop. electro and garage. Trouble at the ('ellar Bar. 9pm 3am. £2.00 £5.00. Weekly. The Beat Ja// Basement is reborn in a slightly different format as the 'lrouble gtiys bring their ia/x inflected dance selection back home. Warp signing Mark l’ritchard (aka ’l‘t‘oublcman) drops by on 35 Jun follow ed by a residents show case on 3 Jlll. [hr 25 ./llII A’- 3.111! (III/y '.'\-l.f\/.('(ll'(/ lln/r/H‘y g’t'l [I (if/3 t/(IUI' [H‘ft't' (Ill Hit/II. .St’t’ [)I't’t'ft'tt‘ (lm/ lli't/i'sr. I UTI presents: HIDDEN at Studio 24. l().3()pm 3am. £8 (£5 members). 2 Jul. Monthly. l'ndet‘ground techno night with a residents special from I).ls Semaj. Johnny ()h? and Nimrod 33 playing the best of electro through to hard techno. A night where camouflage is the theme and decor w ith special guest Brainstorm (l’urc). :\ls() members who bring a guest get iii free before midnight.

Chart & Party

I The BIG One! All Mood. 9pm 3am. l'il'CL‘ before 1 lPIIlL £5 (tllc‘t' (free It) members). Weekly. .\ fantastic start to the weekend as you cavort to all those pop classics from the last live decades. I Blend @ City at (’ity: lidinburgh. 1 1pm 3am. £5. Weekly. I)J 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 arid cheesy fun. Bucking broncos. games and more to keep the suited masses entertained. Buffet for pre-booked parties (as well as a btis pick up service).

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

Edinburgh Saturdays


I Ascension Goth Club at in to! Row l'nion. l().3()pm 3am. £5 (£3 lil)(i&R members). 2o Jun. Monthly. In association with lidinburgh l'niversity's (ioth and Rock Society comes this




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cheery mix of up-to-datc darkness featuring all the latest goth. rock and industrial greats. I Audio Tourism at l’ivo Bar ('lub. ()pm 3am. Free. Weekly. A serious alternative to conventional night clubbing with chtntky. funky house tracks. I Audio at Berlin Bierhaus. l().3()pm 3am. Free before I lpm; £5 after. 24 Jul. Smooth. soulful house from Audio l)elu\e‘s mainman and special guests mixing up ‘free style body music'. breakitdown at Honeycomb. l()ptti 4am. £(t £10. In Jun. Scotland's true underground house and techno overlords Slam make it across to the capital for a rare east side appearance. Spinning a four hour set with a little help from Steve Fotilds. Broken('hannel and Handed Bastard. Sec Hit/is]. I Colours Live! at the Liquid Rootn. Next date l() Jul. 0 Diggity at the Establishment. l()pm—3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. DJ Fab. Harry 31). Rico and MC Flow get down with their bad selves. playing wildstyle R&B. hip hop and street soul. Second birthday on 26 Jun and as a thank you to the faithful it will be free entry for members with an exclusive VIP bar. See Hit/Isl. I The Egg at Wee Red Bar. llpm—3am. £4.50 (£3.50). Weekly. Still the best mix of indie. (10s garage. northern soul. ska. 7()s punk and new way e you're likely to stagger across. :\ well loved institution that i‘efuses to change. I El Barrio at lil Barrio. l()pm 3am. l'il'L‘C. \VL‘L‘kly. Sec Thu. I Fever at ligo. l lptn 3am. £l() (Free to Taste members before I l.l5pm; £8 for members after). Io Jttn. The folk at 'l'astc (lidinburgh's original and longest running weekly gay-friendly night) launch a new monthly venture. Taking over a Saturday night for those who really do have to work on Monday. Taste mainstays Fisher x Price and Martin Valentine take care of the tnaittfloor while the Visitor and Kaupnss take an anything goes attitude in thc ('octcau lounge. l’re-‘club party at Planet ()ttt from ()pm. I Flaunt at Massa. l lpm 3am. £(i £l(). 3 Jul. Fortnightly.

Tokyoblu relaunch at the Venue, Fri 2 Jul

Moneypenny's present this night of timeless club classics that made house music what it is today. With Tommy (iallo. Marco Smith and Jott lidwards. I Funkysensual at Po Na Na. 9pm 3am. Free before I Ipm; £5 after. Weekly. Hot tnix of sexy. funky house music from Mark B. I Glitterball at Berlin Bierhaus. Next date ll) Jul. I Headspin at the Bongo ('lub. Next date [7 Jul. I Hoffbeat at Berlin Bierhaus. llptn 3am. £5. 3 Jul. I)eep funkin' house from the mighty Funkey Magic I Jak-N at the Venue. l lpitt 3am. £5 (£4 members). 3 Jul. The Diverse Frequencies collective are back for more techno and hard beats with residents Fuk Nut and Sekonz. Joined by special guest Ian Brown (not that Ian Brown) aka (‘lonel of Sativae fame. I Joy at the Venue. l lpm—3am. £6 before midnight: £8 after. 3 Jul. Up- front. dirty house grooves on the tnain floor from Alan 8; Maggie Joy and Brett King to work you up into a lather on the main floor. Plus Trendy Wendy and Sally F‘s cheeky mix of soul. funk and chart in the downstairs suite. Note that Joy is a club for gay people and their friends. I Kiss Kiss Bang Bang at Massa. 10.30pm 3am. £5 before midnight: £8 after. Bo Jtm. Fortnightly. Fresh. new fortnightly Saturday party for bold and beautiful girls and boys hitting the target with a blcttd of glorious vocal house and funky disco beats.

Luvely at the Liquid Room. l()pm 3am. £l() (£8 members). 26 Jun. Monthly. .-\ saucy soiree. geared towards a gay/mixed crowd and featuring a music policy of full-on. driving house from residents Tommy K. (W. Newton & Stone and Jared. Yet another cra/y month for the I.uvers as the invite you to their Lieutenant l.uvely party. military hardware is positively encouraged. .S'i't' lliI/isl. I Messenger Sound System at the Bongo (‘lub. llptn 3am. £7. lo Jun. Fortnightly. Bass of bowel-shifting

primortions as the mighty Messenger Sound System blasts out the best in t‘ightcous roots and dub reggae.

I Mingin’ at the Venue. Next date ll) Jul.

I Mission Jnr at Studio 34. 7 l()pm. £5. Weekly. (ioth. rock. punk and of course all that nu metal sttiff that the kids crave so much. So if you ever wondered where all those black clad youths from the top of (‘oekburn Street went after dark look no further. The best and original under 18s metal gathering in town.

I Mission at Studio 24. l lpm 3am. £5 (£4 members). Weekly. Night of metal mayhem. goth rock and tnore from the darkside a real lidinburgh institution. Still with a loyal fanbase and art open door policy for anyone with a love of rock and metal. Things are certainly afoot down Mission way as their new top floor policy kicks into gear with the Goth Floor (26 Jun) followed by Void who specialise in the more extreme ends of metal. Will Haven. Brutal Truth. Carcass. God Flesh. that kinda thing (3 Jul).

I Opal Lounge at Opal Lounge. l()pm—3am. £5. Weekly. Dave Shedden with his mix of disco and funky house tracks.

I Progression at the Liquid Room. l().3()pm—3am. £5. 3 Jul. Monthly. Derek Martin. Gav Grant and Alan Dobson host a residents special of tribal tunes. With pre-club session at (‘ity ('afe from 8pm. I Rewind at the Liquid Room. Next date 17 Jul.

I Sophistifunk at (‘ityz lidinburgh. 10.30pm 3am. £8. Weekly. Resident 1)] John Hutchison plays ftmked up R& B remixes and house tunes to a beautiful crowd.

I Stereotype at Berlin Bierhaus. l()._‘s()pm 3am. £(i before midnight; £8 after. 2b Jun. Huggy Burger Queen returns in his new guise at Stereotype. bringing home the best house around. This month Subliminal rising star Jason Herd takes charge of the house. See preview.

I Sumo at Berlin Bierhaus. Next date 17 Jul.

I Super Saturday at the Venue. l().3()pm 3am. £5 before midnight: £7 after. 20 Jun. Another new ie for the