underground techno of the highest order as Dogma host a two hour live battle as French techno scarnps the Youngsters go head—to-head with Sean X.
I Gig at Gig (formerly Revolution). 9.30pm—3am. £6. Weekly. Revolution is relaunched as Gig. A fusion of rock. electro. folk. glam and pop from the Flying Matchstick Men plus Industrial electronica from the Magnificents all alongside resident DJ Jim Gellatly (Beat 106) on the opening night (7 Oct). The Libertines' Gary Powell steps up to the decks alongside live sets from Imperial Vipers. the Cellers and Tinrockit the following week ( l4 ()ct).
I Graveheart at the Exchange. 8pm—2am. £7. 14 ()ct. Rock and goth tracks frorn Zomina & the Skeletones. Devilish Presley and Karloff with a full on horror night featuring special guest DJ Cavey Ink (Dead & Buried). Punters are encouraged to don ghoulish fancy dress. I Manga at Honeycomb. l Ipm-3am. £10 (£8 members). 7 ()ct. Scotland‘s premier drum & bass session hosting the mighty Soulzution crew from Manchester (Marcus Intalex. Calibre and MC DRS). They play alongside regular G-Mac. For more info check ww.club-manga.co.uk. I Modern Lovers at Ego. l Ipm—3am. £5 before midnight; £6 after. 7 ()ct. lleavy dancelloor soul and funk from your hosts Craig Jarnieson and Mr Divine! For more details check ()tll www.modernloversco.uk.
I Nuklear Puppy at Iigo. I0pm—3am. £5. I4 ()ct. Residents Jason Cortex and Phil York keep the hard dance flag flying in the capital and have picked up nominations for Best Scottish Club 2003 frorn Mixmug and Best Small Club from the Hard-Dance Awards.
I 100% Dynamite at the Bongo Club. I Ipm-3am. £5 before midnight: £8 after. 7 ()ct. Following the storming success of their last trip. the Soul Jan. Sound System rolls back into town to begin a residency at the Bongo.
I Pangea Nation at Rtil) Vodka Club. 9pm-3am. Free before midnight; £2 after. I4 ()ct. Drum & bass. hip hop and street art showdown from residents Special lid and Professor Fresh. ()n site graff art for sale from Jekt. Jzy and Mary Contrary. I Pins 8. Needles at Wee Red Bar. 10.30pm-3am. £4 (£3). I4 ()ct. Monthly feast of itchy-glitchy tech-house from Matthew Hart-Wilson. KMG and Pattl Bendoris.
I Planet Earth at Citrtts Club. I0.30pm—3am. £5. Weekly. Music from I976 through to I989 or. in other words. a healthy dose of punk. new wave. new romantic and electro pop.
I Radio 1Xtra at Massa. 9pm-3am. £10 (£8). 7 Oct. Badaboom launch party with the UK urban master Trevor Nelson and David Craig.
I Shake Your Rumpa at Rtil) Vodka Club. 9pm—3am. Free before midnight; £3 after (£2). 7 Oct. The Trouble DJs take over the intimate venue with guest action Karen P who just happens to be Gilles Peterson‘s producer for his Worldwide show on Radio I so. as you'd expect. she has access to some of the best tttnes on the planet.
I Solescience at Cabaret Voltaire. l0.30pm—3am. £5 before midnight; £7 after (£5). 14 ()ct. Dedicated to bringing the best of underground house. digital disco and trackhead soul. residents Nick Yuil and Rob Mathie are joined by Gav Sutherland (AKA Fudge Fingas).
3i: Solid Steel at the Bongo Club. l0pm—3am. £6 before 23.23; £9 after. DK is resident but as with their London nights the guest won‘t be announced until the night but will be culled from Ninja Tune‘s mighty line roster so you know it‘s gonna be quality. This usually sells out so get there early to avoid disappointment.
I Soul Biscuits at Cabaret Voltaire. I0.30pm» 3am. £5 before midnight: £7 after (£5). 7 ()ct. The hip hop night is back keeping things fired up with Nasty P dishing out the beats and breaks as they host an MC competition in conjuncture with Budweiser. Profisee hosts this show
down for all the best rhymers in town with a selection of cool prizes on offer. I Tokyo Blu at the Venue.
l0.30pm 3am. £5 before midnight; £7 after (£5). 7 ()ct. Monthly. The Live House Sessions continue as the Tokyo Bltr DJs return with their eight-piece band for some funky. disco. Latin. Chicago and electro tinged house.
I Ascension Goth Club at 'I‘ev-ioi Row L'nion. 10.30pm 3am. £5. l5 ()ct. In association with Iidinburgh l'nivcrsity’s Goth and Rock Society comes this cheery mix of up-to-date darkness featuring all the latest goth. rock and industrial greats. I The Egg at Wee Red Bar. l Iprn 3am. £4.50 (£3.50). 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 Fever at Iigo. I Ipm 3am. £l0 (£5 to Taste members before I l.l5pm: £8 for members after). I5 ()ct. Taste mainstays Fisher & Price and Martin Valentine are on the main floor while the Visitor and Katrpuss take an anything goes attitttde in the Cocteau lounge. l’r'e-club party at the Street from lllptit.
I Fiesta Latina at 'I‘eviot Row l'nion. 9.30pm 2am. £4.50 (£3.50). I5 ()ct. Still going strong after ten years of supplying the best in salsa. mcrenguc. mambo and other Latin rhythms courtesy of DJ Pancho with a free dance class from the Salsa Angels at 9.30pm.
I Fish Fry at the Jan. Bar. 1 lprn 5am. Free before I l.30pm; £5 after. Weekly. Scottish jazz. funk. soul and Latin bands join Trouble DJ Iirik Da Viking and Departure Lounge's DJ Astroboy. This fortnight sees Soundbonc and the Fttnk ()utlit (8 ()ct). making a ftrll scale assault on the jazz-funk genre. Followed by Grand Pianoramax ( l5 ()ct) lead by pianist Leo Tardin. winner of the Montreux Jazz Festival International Piano Solo Competition.
I Gig at Gig (formerly Revolution). 9.30pm~3am. £6. Weekly. More indie action at the rebrandcd and totally new direction for the old Revolution nightclub. Diesel Bone. Five Day Ilemingway and Alfonzo provide the live music.
I Give it Some! at the Bongo Club. l0.30pm-—3am. £3 before midnight: £6 after. 22 ()ct. Give It Some is all about good quality dancing music. In Room I: fttnk. soul. jazz and rare groove with a smattering of reggae. 60s beat and disco from DJRed6 (Livesciences). In Room 2: roots. reggae. ska and dub from Decoy Roy (l’enpushers).
I Go-Go at the Venue. l Ipm 3am. £5 (£4) before midnight; £6 (£5) after. 8 Get. There may have been a wee break btit they're back rechristened as ‘Mondo a Go- Go‘ and a new venue. Swinging 60s garage. soul. mod. soul. new wave. ska. surf and sleazy listening as residents Tall Paul Robinson and Angus A Go-Go expand their playlist plus a guest slot form Vic Galloway (Radio I ) to mark their relaunch.
I Headspin at the Bongo Club.
I lpm—-3am. £7. 8 Oct. The best in hip hop. ftrnk. soul. house and breakbeat as we say welcome back to the resident DJ display team featuring Allan. the Resonance (Dava and Colin Millar) and Steve Spin.
I Liquid Soul at Po Na Na. I0pm-3am. £3 before I Ipm; £6 after. Weekly. Get down early for this consistently capacity retro disco and funky house night. featuring Po‘s own Mark B on the decks fusing classic and bang up-to-date fttnky house for those in the know.
I Mambo at RIiD Vodka Club. 9pm—3am. Free before midnight; £3 after. Weekly. IIip hop. R&B and dancehall from DJ Tony TNT and MC.
I Messenger Sound System at the Bongo Club. I lpm— 3am. £6.50. I5 ()ct. Fortnightly. Bass of bowel-shifting proportions as the mighty Messenger
Sound System blasts otrt the best in righteous roots and dth reggae.
I Mingin’ at the Venue. I lprn 3am. £5 before midnight; £6 after. I5 ()ct. Fortnightly. A dark. sexy. dirty house club. Alan Joy and Brian Dempster are the DJs behind this small. intimate. friendly and predominantly gay club on the top floor of the Venue.
I Mission at Studio 24. I lprn 3am. £5 (£4 members). Weekly. Night of metal mayhem. goth rock and more from the dark side - a real Iidinburgh institution that still has 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 holicy kicks into gear with the heavier titan thou Void (l5 ()ct). Sainted (electro and darkwave) arid Iiarth Inferno (goth. 8 ()ct ). I Hotel at Cabaret Voltaire.
l0.30pm 3am. £8 (£6). I5 ()ct. After the huge success of Stereotype Iluggy is gonna build on the momentum and brings tts Motel. Another hot house happening as local lads DJ Beefy. Kris Lindsay and KippS join the party.
I Progression at the Liquid Room. l0pm- 3am. £I2. 8 ()ct. Fifth birthday celebrations with guests Layo & Bttshwackal and Steve Angello & Sebastian Ingrosso (Subliminal) with their first ever Scottish appearance. See preview page 3 I.
I Ralph Lawson: 20/20 Soundsystem at the Liquid Roottt. I0pm 3am. £l0. 15 ()ct. The titan who played the first ever record at Back to Basics showcases his new live experience incorporating I)Js. producers and musicians (inc Dubble I) and Silver City) for a half band/half DJ set of deep grooves. Kev Wright and Silver Storic provide DJ support.
I Rock’n’Roll Prom: at Gig (formerly Revolution). 9.30pm 3am. £6. 8 ()ct. Alan McGee's night of classic indie and singalong anthems helps keep the ball rolling at Gig's launch weekend. Also featuring live sets form Trap 6. the Common Redstarts and William Douglas & the Wheel. See preview page 30.
I Tease Age at Citrus Club. I Ipm 3am. Free before I I.30pm; £3 after. Weekly. This indie stalwart dishes up everything from swinging 60s hits to baggy Manchester faves as well as a host of current NMI'.’ chart bothercrs with DJ Monkee Mickee. Iidinburgh's longest continually rttrming indie night.
334’ UFreak at the Venue. 10pm 3am. £I2. 8 ()ct. If you crave those techno beats and underground vibes. l'Freak is the place to be. Welcoming yet another master of the genre and one of the medium's true innovators. it's the masterful Derrick May. I Ultragroove at Cabaret Voltaire. I0.30prn-3ant. £7 before midnight; £8 after (£7). 8 ()ct. Iidinburgh‘s peerless real house party serves up tracky grooves. soulful vocals and tribal ttrnes from resident Gareth Sommerville joined by some local regulars in the form of Ants Small. Mr Todd. Fudge Fingas and the Linkwood family.
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The king of ‘trouser jazz’ and tea lover extraordinaire Mr Scruff (pictured) is heading out on tour, putting into the ABC in Glasgow on 17 December. So that’s a nice early Chrimbo pressie for us all.
A few more details on the Red Vodka Club (Edinburgh) DJ comp have reached us. The beats are Mothertunk (16 October). Manga (17 October), UFreak (18 October), Ultragroove (19 October), We Are . . . Electric (20 October). Taste (21 October with the final on 22 October). There's still just about time to get your mixes to Red. 73 Cowgate. EH1 1JW by no later than 10 October. including your name. email and phone number.
A couple of new club-friendly bars to look out for. In Glasgow check out the Pig & Butterfly. See Food 8: Drink page 96 for more info. Over in Edinburgh the Ablo Basement Bar (163 Queen Street) has sets from the likes of Stephen Brown, Gareth Somerville, Yogi and Kipp$ on Fridays and Saturdays.
I Wiggle at Iigo. l Ipm 3am. £8 before midnight; £|0 after. 8 ()ct. It seems like only yesterday that Maggie cit Alan Joy 's launched this night of gay fun and frolics. but this marks their third birthday.
I BootyLUSl-lous at Medina. l()pm~3am. £2 before midnight; £3 after. Weekly. More of a Sunday Social than a full-on glam affair with DJ Dale Lush. Sirnrnone Black and occasional guest strpastas mixing tip R&B. hip hop. sottl and funk.
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