Clubs listings

Edinburgh Saturdays continued

ODD This DO That at Home} comb Ilpm 5am. LIZ. 27 .Atig. Monthly. Nice to see this club back again. ploughing a deliberately underground vihe while still attracting the best guests in town (and award nominations) along the way. And this is no exception as acid king Josh Wink drops by for this l'estival special. See prev/en.

I Dr No’s at Sttidio 2—1. llpm 3am. Lb (L5). 3 Sep. Monthly. The original Jamaican ska and classic rocksteady night migrates to Studio 34's intimate upstairs space. now featuring the Dr .\'o‘s house hand.

I El Barrio at lil Barrio ltipm 3am. Free. Weekly. See Thu.

I Evol at the Liquid Roorii.

lt).3()pm 5am. L5. Weekly. lidinhurgh‘s longest rtmning indie night. With the Usual mix of the best current and classic alternative. crossover ttiiies. it‘s ati institution already and with the recent addition of the back room (now manned by the venerable (how and llori/ontal on dey and laptops with an ‘aiiything htrt indie' remit). the future looks like a happy place for all things livol. Their l3th birthday has heeri riiov ed hack a few weeks so it's a Libertines special on 27 Atig.

I Flaunt Presents . . . Strictly Funky at (‘ityz lidinburgh. llpiii 5am. Lo. 3 Sep. New monthly night from the funky house promoters returning with superstar guest (iraemc l’ark. Residents Tommy (iallo and Jon lidwards kick the night off with a pic-club in Sportsters at 9pm.

I House of Vice at \‘ice Bar.

0pm 3am. Free. 27 Atig. Miser X (AKA Stuart (‘rossi mixes up the house.

I Kaleidoscope at the Vaults (enter via Nicol lidvvards). lt).3()pin 5am. L4. 27 Aug. l)r Awkward's vapour trail of psychedelic rock and pop.

I Mocha Rocka! at Berlin Bierhatis. l lpm 3am. L5. 27 Atig. Two of lidinburgh‘s best collectives join forces. Space Face residents Spider and the Blonde Flash bring the R&B. hip hop. ftiiik. disco and more while Tokyo Blti take care of the house.

0 No Strings Attached at the Venue. 10.30pm 3am. L‘). 27 Aitg. .\'o Strings Attached are back once again with another super hot relaunch guest. yes it's the first lady of electro the super sexy Miss Kittin ((iigolo).

I Opal Lounge at ()pal Lounge. Itlpm- 3am. L5. Weekly. thked up vocal house and dance classics from Stevie (i and (‘allum Murray.

0 Pogo Vogue at the Bongo ('lub. llpm- 5am. L'ltle'lZ. 37 Atig only. lisperimental electronica skirting all the various forms of music machines make. Back for a massive festival one off party with a live laptop set from Luke Vibert (AKA Wagon (‘hristi and a DJ set from Mike Paradinas (AKA it-ziq). now this is gonna be something special. See preview; I Pop Fiction (formerly Time Tunnel) at Massa. l()pm~3am. L'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.

0 Pure at Studio 24. l().3()pm—5am. £14. 27 Aug only. The truly legendary Pure returns for a one—off 14th birthday special with Speedy J (live). Dave Tarrida (Sativat. Mylo and of course the resident team of Twitch. Brainstorm and the Bill for a serious techno work ottt. St’t' preview.

I Radio Babylon at tigo. Nest date 2-1 Sep.

I React at the Venue. Next date It) Sep.

I Roadblock at l’o .\’a Na. lt)pm—3am. Free before I lpm: L5 after. Weekly. DJ Nikki and friends dig up the very best in funk. disco. R& B. house. kitsch classics and party jams.

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I Spank! at the Smirnoff l'nderbelly. midnight 4am. L") (L8). 37 Aug. See Tim.

I Stet at l.ismore Rugby ('lub.

Spin lam. 27 Atig. A scaled down version throttglt the Fest and. we’ll be honest. it's a hard one to sum tip so we'll have to let them do the talking. ‘With a purposefully erratic aim. a night at Stet ventures objectively through some fields of surging bass. forests of iiiicro-sampled clicks arid whirrs. even driving through the marshland of eski-dtib and grime.‘

I Trouble at the (‘ellar Bar. 0pm 3am. Free before I lpm; £2.99 £4.00 after. Weekly. The Beat Ja// Basement is reborn in a slightly different format as the Trouble guy s bring their ia/l inflected dance selection back home. l)yad go live with their future jun (27 Augt followed by a DJ set from Yogi llaughton (3 Sept who’ll be dropping an underground soul set.

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I The BIG One! at Mood. 9pm 3am. Free before I lpm: £3 after (free to membersf. Weekly. A fantastic start to the weekend as you cavort to all those pop classics from the last five decades. I Blend @ City at City: Edinburgh.

1 lpm—3am. £5. Weekly. DJ Babes entertains the masses with the best in current and classic chart action from Blondie to Beyonee.

I Espionage at lispionage. 7priis-3atii. Free. Weekly. See Thu.

I Office Party at Cavendish/Diva. 4pm 3am. Free. Weekly. Night of after work silliness and cheesy ftiri. Bucking brottcos. games and more to keep the suited masses entertained. Buffet for pre- hooked parties (as well as a hits pick tip sCt’ViCCl.

I The Subway at Subway. 7pm 3am. L‘ l. Weekly. .\'igh on a (‘ow gate institution of commercial dance and chart hits with the odd indie classic.

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Edinburgh Saturdays


I Audio Tourism at l’rvo Bar (Tub. ‘me .‘yam. Free. Weekly. A serious alternative to conventional night clubbing with chunky. ftmky house tracks.

0 breakitdown at Honeycomb. It)..‘~(lpm 5am. L") LIZ (L7 in advance/memhersi. ZS Aug. Monthly. l'NKlli mainman James l.avelle travels tip from Fabric for this festie date and iiiticlt like his l'NKlli arid Mo Way work he tliitiks genre classifications are for losers. pushing at the boundaries with his eclectic hip hop/break beat style. ('heck bi' for ticket deals. info and

I La Clique at the Spiegeltent.

I lpm 5am, LIU (LSL ZS Aug. See Thu.

0 Colours Live! at the Liquid Room.

I lprii 5am. tht. J Sep. Monthly. Rounding off the festival in an appropriately ftill on (‘olotirs style we have Jltslltt Robertson itlltl .\il' (' two of daitce music's most enduring figures.

I DEFinition at the ('ellar Bar. l()pm—3am. L5. 4 Sep. .\'ast_v l’ and P-Styl/ host a night of turntablisni hip hop from (‘hile & Lime as DEFinition makes its return. Joined fora bit of live hip hop action from Mammal.

I Diggity at the Establishment. l()prii—3am. L7 tL'5i. Weekly. DJ Fab. Harry 3|). Rico and MC Flow get down with their bad selves. playing wildstyle

Riv B. hip hop and street soul.

I The Egg at Wee Red Bar. l lpm 3am. LJ,5() tL.‘~.5()i. Weekly. Still the best miv of indie. (itls garage. northern soul. ska. 7th punk and new wave you‘re likely to stagger across. A well loved institution that refuses to change.

I El Barrio at lil Barrio. lttpm 3am. Free. Weekly. See Thu.

I Flaunt at Massa. llprii 3am. L'b Llff. ZS Aug. l-‘ortnightly. Money penny ‘s present this night of timeless club classics (fiat

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‘tpni iam l'iee before llpm. L5 after \\eekly Mark B plays sweet tttnky house music to the rhythmically adventurous I Give it Some! .tt tlte bongo t'tuh llpm 5am Li before midnight. Lo alter 3S \ug Monthly l urik. soul. ia//. rare groove and rtiaybe a (my bit of reggae and offs beat thrown in for good measure all courtesy of lthedb tl (\esciencest

I Glitterball at l'go Ilpm iain L I” (L'M J Sep. (ilitteiball returns .iiid takes over a new venue with residents lltiggy arid Jon Mancini iomed by various guests. btit we're not talking ills here more the live side of things with s.t\. percussion and vocalists dropping by. And they ‘r‘e dressing tip the venue with all the frills as the name suggests. so L'\[‘L‘c‘l .1 real slttivv (tl (illllt‘l'l‘dll.

I House of Vice .u \‘ice Bar

‘tpm .‘yam. l‘ree _‘.\ Aug More house action from the smooth and soulful (‘iaig Smithr \tidto l)elu\ei

I Jailhouse Rock at l \ttaclte llptii iam L5 tL-l memberst IS \ug ’l'vveak. Steve and cl\’\ l’tinctstcr spin old skool rock and metal along the lines of :\("l)(i. \lttlttl'llt'dtl. lildck Sabbath. Scorpions. Alice (‘oopet. Judas l’riest (you get the picture ’t.

I Kiss Kiss Bang Bang at \l.t\s.l lft. iftpm iam. L5 before midnight. Lb after, J Sep. l'oi‘tmghtly. l'lt‘Sll. nevv foitmglitly Sat party for bold and beautiful girls and boys hitting the target with a blend of glorious vocal house and ltlltky tllSL'U beats

I Mission Jnr at Sttidio 3-1 lftpm L5. Weekly (ioth. rock. punk and. of course. all that iiti metal stuff that the kids crave so much. So ll you ever wondered where all those black clad youths from the top of ('ockburu Street went after dark look no further 'l be best and original under lSs metal gathering in town.

I Mission at Studio 2-1. llpm iam. L5 (H members). Weekly, Night of riietal mayhem. goth rock and more from the dark side a real ladiiiburgh institution Still with a loyal laiibasc and an open door policy for anyone vv ith a love of rock and metal. Things are certainly a foot down Mission way as their new top floor policy kicks into gear w ith the heavier than thou Void (IS Atrgi and the (hub Hour (4 Sept.

I Opal Lounge at ()pal lounge. |()pm 3am. L5. Weekly. l)ave Sheddeu with his mis of disco arid funky house tracks.

0 Progression at the|lll(l Room. ltUtlpm 5am. Ll3.5(f. 2S Aug. Monthly. l’i'ogi‘cssiott host another ladmburgli l'estival (‘losing Party with a massive progressive house line tip including .lori (‘ar'tctfi Mark Knight and Wally l.ope/. With preclub session at (My ('afe from Spin. See [tl't't'lt'iL

I Sophistifunk at (My: lidmburgh. lfl.,‘~()piii 5am, LS. Weekly. Resident [M John llutchisou plays funked up R&B relatives and house tunes to a beautiful crowd.

I Spank! at the Smirnoff t'nderhelly. midnight «1am. L") (L8). 28 Aug. See Thu.

I Special Blend at the Vaults (enter via Nicol [idw'ardsi ltJ.5(thtt~Sitltt. L4. 28 Aug. liarwas and the Don brew tip a festival serving of funky breaks. beats and beyond.

0 Stereotype at Berlin Bierhaus.

l lprii 5am. Lo before midnight; L'X alter, Ztv’ Aug. Monthly. lluggy Burger Queen returns in his new guise at Stereotype. bringing home the best house around. This month joined by Ministry and l’acha resident Seamus llaii (AKA Big Bang Theory J li()r tltis festie special.

I The Streets After Show Party at ligo. llprn 5am. tht. ZS Aug only. The official after party for the big gig out at the ('orii livehange. with guest slots from the Streets l)J Mr Meeks and Beta