I The Doghouse at Subway Cowgate. 1 [pm—3am. Free. 16 ()ct. Fortnightly. For lovers of trad rock and metal from l).ls Tweek and his all new. all girl support team 1)] Lycra and 1)] Venus.

I Hobo at the Bongo Club. 1()pm~-3am. Free before 1 1pm; £3 after. Weekly. ‘Live music and alternative disco for justified sinners’. Live guests (iilded lil. William Douglas 8; the Wheel and In Dog \Ve Trilsl 1‘) Oct) still the for 16 ()ct.

I Neon at Subway Cowgate.

l 1pm—3am. Free. 9 ()ct. Fortnightly. The Subway‘s fortnightly gothic experience. £1 a drink all night.

I Red Sunday at Rlil) Vodka ('lub. 1()pm--3am. Free. Weekly. (‘lassic soul and disco through to soulful house from Stuart Johnston and Charlie.

I Rise Up at ('abaret Voltaire.

1 1pm -3am. £4 before midnight; £5 after. 16 ()ct. .\'o 1)Js just live music all night long through clubbing hours. Their second night features Jesleppi. the Atom Bombs. Seneka. 01315 and the Winkle lixperience.

I Taste at the Liquid Room.

1 lpm—3am. £5 before 1 1.3()pm; £8 after (£6 members). Weekly. The infamous session continues to sew up Sunday nights in the capital. Fisher & Price supply a progressive mix of house and garage in the main room. Martin Valentine wows the mixed/gay crowd with funky L'S house gems through the back. And it's a hard dance special as the Sharp Boys guest on In ()ct.

Edinburgh Mondays


I The Afro Club at Subway Cowgate. 1 lpm--3ain. Free. 17 ()ct. Timeless disco. funk and soul.

I Happy Mondays at Po .\'a .\'a.

1 1pm --3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. New club night fusing new and classic indie. rock. funk. hip hop and .‘ylotown.

I Trade Union at (‘abaret Voltaire. 1()pm--3am. £2. Weekly. New weekly to give something back to the bar and club workers. so they don‘t miss out on the clubbing experience while trapped behind the bar. House and techno all the way in the main room from (irant Paterson. while room two is all hip hop and R&B from 1)] Beef. 1)] Kunal and 1)] Fresh.

A unique take on electro-house from Ralph Lawson’s live 20/20 Soundsystem. An Edinburgh favourite, best known for his residency at Back to Basics and 20/20 Vision label, the soundsystem features Dubble D (drums) and Silver City (bass and keys), samples, FX and DJ skills to create a true live/electronic interface. Sat 75 Oct. the Liquid Room. Edinburgh.

I Tzar at ligo. llpm 3am. £tbc. 11) ()ct. Student night for those who like to indulge.

Edinburgh Tuesdays


I Misfits at Subway ('owgatc.

11pm 3am. Free. 18 ()ct. A new night of alternative clubbing.

I Motherlunk at the Honeycomb. 1(1.3(lpin 3am. Free. Weekly. 1n the front

room 1)Js (iino and Fry er spin rare and c‘lztsslc funky ttsscd. llt)tit'-slt;lklltg (ills and 7(1s grom cs. deep funk. Latin. soul and so much more. In the back room 1)] Spectrum and friends rock real hip hop and block party anthems.

I The Otherside al Subway Cowgate. l lpiii 3am. Free. ‘) ()ct. Punk! Punk? Punk! .-\\ \llllplL‘ as that.

I Split at ('abaret Voltaire.

l 1.3()pni 3am. Free. Weekly. Drum & bass. electro and breakbeat with

Shadowskill. the Dropout l).|s. Dogma and a smattering of very talented local guests. l)rum & bass and breaks collective lidinburgh Bassed take care over the main room every other week

( 18 ()ct).

I Swingbeats at the Bongo Club.

1 1pm. Free. Weekly. Lenny Love and Monkey-boy keep you dancing until you drop with a mix of jazz. soul. swing and breaks (follows on from tutored swing classes 7pm 9pm).

Edinburgh Wednesdays


I Destination at Po .\'a .\'a.

1 1pm- 3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Return of this weekly night down l’o‘s and its house. hip hop. funk. dub and anything goes attitude. The Trouble l)Js are in firm control so you know it's going to be quality.

I Engage at Subway Cowgate. llpm-73am. Free. 12 ()ct. A new club spinning hardcore. stoner. doom rock and punk.

I Jukebox at Studio 24.

1().3()pm» 3am. £3. 12 ()ct. Monthly. liveryone cart bring two tracks (vinyl or (1)) and get them played. There are no genre restrictions as long as it's danceable so expect everything from techno to hip hop to rock. anything goes. I Low Gravity at the Liquid Room. 10.30pm «3am. Free. Weekly. Residents Silver Storic. Wreckage. Jacek Zamojski. Kev Wright and Arg dropping chunky house and funky breaks at lidinburgh's longest running 8; most respected Wednesday nighter. Special guest I)Js start with Lee (‘ombes (l-‘ingerlickin'l on 1‘) October (please note £1 entry for this date. yes just £1 for guests like this).

I Socialism at Rlil) Vodka (’lub. lllpni 3am. Free. 12 ()ct. Hip hop to jazzy drum 3; bass with the odd bit of live stuff thrown in for good measure. I Tease Age at (‘itrus Club.

1 1pm 3am. Free before 1 1.30pm; £3 after. Weekly. See Sat.

I We are . . . Electric at Cabaret Voltaire. l 1.3()pm- 3am. Free. Weekly. lilectro-punk funkster (iary Mac and Flix dish out the best in cutting edge electronica week in week out. FC' Kahuna are the guests of choice 12 ()ct. See preview page 31.

EDINBURGH pre-club venues

Assembly 41 Lothian Street. 220 4288 Bam Bou 66/67 South Bridge. 556 0200

Beluga 30a Chambers Street, 624 4545 The City Cafe Blair Street. 220 0125 Cuba Norte 192 Morrison Street. 221 0499 The Human Be-ln 2/8 West Crosscauseway, 662 8860 The Meadow Bar (Moo Bar) Buccleuch Street, 667 6907 .. The Outhouse Broughton Street Lane, 557 6668 L Oxygen 3—5 Infirmary Street. 557 9997 U The Pond 22-24 Bath Road. 467 3825 7'.) 0 Bar 5/11 Leith Street. 557 5830 :' .‘ The Street 2 Picardy Place. 556 4272

The Mound. 225 6193

The Wash

club venues

Berlin 3 Oueensferry Street Lane. 467 7215. Selection of cool house nights. See listings for details.

The Bongo Club Moray House. 37 Holyrood Road. 558 7604. One of the coolest and most eclectic clubs in town. See listings for details.

" Cabaret Voltaire 36—38 Blair Street. 220 6176. Mixed bag from house to drum 8 bass. See listings for details.

.. CC Blooms 23—24 Greenside Place. 556 9331. One of the city's most enduring gay clubs. with hi-NRG tracks every night of the week. The Cellar Bar 1 Chambers Street. 467 2539. Cool beats from global sounds to Trouble's unique take on jazz. See listings for details.

The Citrus

Grindlay Street. 622 7086.

Mainly studenty venue

that goes for an indie vibe as well as a dash of punk. new wave and 805 classics. See listings for selected highlights.

City: Edinburgh 1a Market Street. 226 9560. From student nights to big house and guest 0.15. See listings for selected highlights.

Club Pivo 2-6 Calton Road, 557 2925. A selection of the best Edinburgh DJs play every night, for free.

The Commplex Commercial Street. Leith, 555 5622. Semi regular nights in this old church from lesbian club Velvet to techno and house. See listings for details.

Ego Picardy Place. 478 7434. Home to some of the capital's best loved nights as well as a selection of big gay clubs. See listings for details.

El Barrio 104 West Port. 229 8805. Spanish fiesta every night of the week.

The Establishment 3 Semple Street. 229 7733. Chart and party

night with plenty of drink on offer to wash it all down with.


4 India Buildings. Victoria Street. 477 7007. Five floors of varied chart and dancey action.


31 Lothian Road. 229 7670. Huge indie club

The Honeycomb 15—1 7 Niddry Street. 530 5540. Big nights and big guests from Manga to Audio Deluxe. See listings for details.

The Liquid Room 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564. One of the top venues in town for guest DJs and live music. See listings for details.

Massa 36—39 Market Street. 226 4224. Glam house. party nights and hip hop on a Sunday with Chocolate Sundae. l1 Medina 45-47 Lothian Street. 225 6313. Laid back vibes with cool hip hop and other sounds. See listings for details. ..1 Mood

Omni, Greenside Place. 550 1640. Chart and party tunes, not forgetting gay night Poly Super on Mondays. See listings for selected highlights. 1 Opal Lounge 51 George Street. 226 2275. House and funky beats for a dressed up crowd. Opium 71 Cowgate. 225 8382. Rock, punk and metal. no messing.

Po Na Na 43b Frederick Street, 226 2224. Student nights. funky beats and more. See listings for selected highlights.

Potteer Bristo Square. 650 9195. Student heaven.

RED Vodka Club 73 Cowgate. 225 1757. From house to reggae. See listings for details.


King Stables Road. 229 7986. More big party tunes and drunken dancing.

.- Studio 24 Calton Road. 558 3758. Down and dirty club

nights. specialising in techno and goth. See listings for details.

The Subway Cowgate. 225 6766. Now more of a rock and cool indie night as well as some cheesier club nights. See listings for selected highlights.

The Subway West End

Lothian Road. 229 9197. Another one for the after office crowd.

The Venue

Calton Road. 557 3073. Varied mash up club nights ranging from Optimo to techno heaven. See listings for details.

The Wee Red Bar Edinburgh College of Art. Lauriston Place. 229 1442. Student nights for the arty set. See listings for details.

1”? Time

24a Frederick Street, 220 1226. Chart songs and plenty of booze all night long.

iii Why Not?

14 George Street, 624 8311. Hits from the 805 to last week.

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