I Mingln’ at the ORV. 10.30pm—3am. Free before midnight; £5 after. l4 Mar. The dark. sexy. dirty house and techno club returns for a Mingin' rey'iyal.

I Mumbo Jumbo at the Bongo Club. llpm—3am. £5 before midnight; £7 (£6) after. 7 Mar. Headspin's Steve Austin and Colin Millerjoin forces with Tackno‘s Trendy Wendy mixing up funk. soul. electro. house and good titne party tunes. I Muslka at Faith. “lpm—3am. £5 before llpm; £l() (£8) after. l4 Mar. The house and electro party continues at Faith with Dave Begg. [)erek Martin. Jamie McKenzie and KippS.

I Opal Lounge at ()pal Lounge. 9pm—3am. £4 before I lpm; £8 after. Weekly. Late night soiree featuring DJ Dave Shedan and a fusion of glamorous vocal house and accessible electro with a hint of R&B.

I Proper Old Skool at (’abaret Voltaire. l lpm—3am. £5. 7 .Mar. Reaching back to the golden age of dance with classic raw and club anthems (in the Speakeasy).

I Retribution at Studio 24. l lpm 3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. Retribution takes the place of the Mission but still plays the best iii rock. metal. alternative and tracks frotn the dark side all night long.

I Soul Spectrum at the Voodoo Rooms. 9pm—lam. £4. l4 Mar. Night of funk. hard-edged soul. (i()s and 70s gems and even a dash of disco from Fryer (Motherfunk and JanmanRecords).

I Tease Age at (‘itrus (‘lub l lpm»3am. Free before I lpm; £6 after. W 'ekly. This indie stalwart dishes up everything from swinging 60s hits to baggy Manchester faves as well as a host of current NilII-j chart botherers with DJ Monkee Mickee. Edinburgh‘s longest continually running indie night.

I Ultragroove at (‘abaret Voltaire.

l lpm-3am. £l() (£8). 7 Mar. (iareth Sommery'ille‘s real house party is joined by Dixon (lnnery'isions) for a night of deep. funky German house. disco arid techno.

Chart & Party

I Musicology at Shanghai. l()pm—3am. £l() (£8). Weekly. Funk. dance. chart hits and classics accompanied by their appropriate videos from VJ Scott Granger. I Why Not? at Why Not'.’. l()pm—3am. £7.50. Weekly. See Fri.

Idinbu - h Sunda Club

i a Cllla Slack at GHQ. it).3tip.ii—3aiii.

Free before I lpm; £4 (£3) after. Weekly.

A lorra lorra old gold. pop and chart troin Miss (‘illa Slack.

FREE Coalition at Sneaky Pete's

l lpm~3am. Weekly. Drum is bass. breaks. dubstep. techno and electro from residents Treason. Drummel and Paranoise.

FREE More at (‘abaret \‘ollaire.

l lpm-3am. Weekly. Kaupuss .iiid Miss ('hris deliyer the best in funky \ocal house. club classics and electro.

I Playgirl Mansion at l.ulii.

lllpm— 3am. l'ree before I lpm; £3 betore midnight; £5 after. Weekly. .-\ night ot laid-back lounge music and guilty pleasures. Cutting edge electronic disco and classic house brings a touch of Studio 54 to lidinburgli eyery Sunday with [)J Trendy Wendy and guests.

I Rise at ()pal Lounge. l()pm 3am. £4. Weekly. [)1 John llutchison presents a fun and original mash up of funky house. ClCL‘lrtl disco. club Clusslc‘s and R(&ii meals. The music you lose remixed and re-inyented as you'ye ney er heard it before.

FREE Sections at the Misc. | lpm 3am. Weekly. A rock'n'roll journey with all the best cuts from classic metal and hard rock through to Xlls glam and goth.

I Shake at Shanghai. lllpm-3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Soulful Vocals. sexy disco and funk-laced house party anthems from Leon liaster.

I Superbad at Tequila Joe’s.

l lpm 3am. £2. Weekly. The best in bulk. sotil. rhythm atid blues.

Chart 8 Party

FREE Siglo at Siglo. (ipin 3am. Weekly. Everything from 80s and chart lloor tillers to chilled otit alternatiyes.


I Call the Shots at (illQ. l().3()pm—~3am. liree before I lpm: £4 (£3) after. Weekly. Take total artistic control at this requests only night. limail the tunes your heart desires to

picardyplace (0‘ g lgroup.eo.uk.

I Dirty Step Out at ()pal Lounge. l()pm--3am. £4 before midnight; £5 after. Weekly. Mashed tip mix of the latest funky house. twisted with old school and R&B.

I Forbidden at Shanghai. l(lpltlr 3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. R&B. hip hop. urban electro and chart tracks.

FREE Mixed Up Mondays at the ”he. I lpm—3am. Weekly. R&B. hip hop. pop and floor tillers.

FREE Nu Fire at Sneaky l’ete‘s llpm 3am Weekly Showcase ot underground hip hop. dubstep. drum .\ hd\\. electro dlltl \i(\

Trade Union .it (‘abaiet Voltaire

l lpm 3am liree belore midnight. £3 i£l i alter Weekly Night to giye something back to the bar and club workers with eyerything eycept cheese lrom l)J lleety and “Ullld/l with special guests (‘ome on (iang' lll\L'l lot .i SXSW w arm-up i‘l Mari

Chart & Party

I Flare/Toss the Boss at Why .\'ot lllpm 3am. £5. Weekly ('lieesy music old and new.

I Sigio .il Siglo (rpm 3am l'iee Weekly. See Still.

Edinburgh Tuesdays


FREE Antics at the line. llpiii 3am Weekly. Rock. emo. punk and metal dispatches lrom lidinbut'gh‘s altscene FREE Motherfunk at ()pal Lounge. lllpin 3am. Weekly. (lino and l'i'yer are back with their 'luesday iiistittitioii as they spiii rare and classic lunky assed. llooi'- shaking (ills and 7(ls grooyes. deep lunk. Latin. soul and so much more.

I Passion at l’o .\'a .\'a. ll).3llpm 3am. £5. l7 Mar. Napier l‘niyersity student night with DJ Stretch.

I Project Water at Resolution.

9pm lam. £3 before lltpm; £4 after. 1" Mar. ‘Nautical’ fancy dress themed night with l)Js Barrie Wilkins and l)arren-(' to raise funds for Water.-\id.

FREE Red Tape at Sneaky l’ete's.

l lpm 3am. Weekly. lilectro. acid house. indie. crunk and w hatey er else comes to hand from the Black Tape aiid This is Mtlslc‘ Dis.

I Shoot at (illQ. ll).3()pm 3am. l‘ree before I lpm; £4 (£3) alter. Weekly. (hart. R&B. classics and kitsch from Dale lush and friends.

FREE Split at ('abaret Voltaire.

l lpm 3am. Weekly. l)rum & bass. electro. techno and breakbeat with Shadow skill. the Dropout l)Js. Dogma and a smattering of yery talented local guests. I Strange Brew at the Bongo (lab.

I lpm 3am. £3 (£2 in fancy dress). ll) Mar. A mix of upbeat rockabilly. rock. mod. ska. reggae and sotil from .-\rgentina's l)J ('hiru-(‘hick and Italy ‘s (‘L‘L'ChllltL

Chart 8 Party I ShagTag at Stereo. lilpm 3am. £5

(£3) Weekly Insanely successlul night based on .i nuitiet'ical llirting system It someone catches youi eye. you write their number on the board nest to youi own. the idea being that they then itish tip to you .iiid get .1 bit iiggy l’y iama patty special i 111 .\lai 1. lice entiy lll

py iamas oi nighties

FREE Siglo .it Siglo (ipni 3am Weekly See Still


I Chairmen Meow .it Shanghai

lllpin 3am £4 it 3) Weekly l'clecti. chart. dance .itid indie ltoiii (‘alyeito .iiid gtlesls

I Chambles at ()pal I oiiiige

lllpm 3am £5 Weekly \iglit ot sesy music. lanlastic cocktails and labulous people Dress to impiess

I Hijack Wednesdays .it Hase

llpiii 3am £3 (£2) Weekly | lectio house atid indie niasli tips. pltis eyciyone will teceiye a ‘paity pack' with

glow slicks. (Us and other iandoni gtliltllt‘s.

FREE Jerk Alert at Sneaky l’ete‘s llpin 3am Weekly ‘.-\cliingly iiiicool dancellooi lun' at this indie iiieels yotitliclub night ol old iaye and ‘llls lllls.

FREE JungleDub at the lloiigo ('lub llpiii 3am. Weekly. Showcasing the Scottish dub. dubstcp and itingle scene FREE The Pit at the lliye. llpiii 3am Weekly. Rock arid metal night by iock and metal laiis. loi rock and metal laiis I We are . . . Electric at ('abaiet Voltaire. llpiii 3am. l'i‘ee beloie itiidniglit; £2 alter (lice loi iiieiiibcis) Weekly. lulectronic ptinkrlunk. electro and underground llt'ltl'lltlllu‘ classics will) (ial‘y Mac and Wollia/I i ll .\l.ii l I Wink at (illQ. ll). 30pm 3am. l‘i‘ee before I lpm; £4 (£3) alter. Weekly. Midweek clubbing li'om I)J Michelle with alternatiye sounds along the lines ol indie. electro. i‘ock'n’i'oll and pop.

Chart & Party

FREE The Big Cheese at l2spionagc. lllpiii 3am. Weekly. Student night with the best in cheddar llayotii‘ed chart tunes and anthems.

I I Love . . . at ('ity Nightclub.

ltlpni 3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. The infamous student night at (My w ith a selection of chart. cheese. indie and Rtkli.

FREE Siglo at Siglo. (ipiii 3am. Weekly. See Sill).


! Club venues

I Berlin

3 Oueensferry Street

Lane, 467 7215.

Selection of cool house

nights. See listings for


I The Bongo Club

i Moray House. 37

Holyrood Road. 558

7604. One of the coolest

and most eclectic clubs

in town. See listings for


I Cabaret Voltaire

36-38 Blair Street. 220

6176. Mixed bag from

house and techno to

drum 8 bass and indie.

See listings for details.

I The Caves

Niddry Street South. 557

8989. Great subterranean

venue (as the name

. suggests) getting more

and more popular due to

its unique atmosphere. See listings for details.

l I 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.

I The Citrus Club Grindlay Street. 622 7086. Mainly studenty venue that goes for an indie vibe as well as a dash of punk. new wave and 803 classics. See listings for selected highlights.

I City: Edinburgh

1a Market Street, 226 9560. From student nights to big house and guest 0.15. See listings for selected highlights. I Club Pivo

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

I Espionage

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


4 Picardy Place. 550 1780. New swish gay club. See listings for details.


7 Guthrie Street, 220 2987. Intimate club venue mixing art and beats. See listings for details.

I Henry’s Cellar Bar 8-16a Morrison Street. 228 9393. Eclectic and experimental night from surf rock to electro. See listings for details.

I Hive

15—17 Niddry Street. 556 0444. New home for most of the Subway Cowgate’s nights of rock, indie and electronica. See listings for details. I The Hudson Club Hope Street Lane. 247 7000. Quality eclectic nights from big house to student nights from some of Scotland's best DJs. I Jam House

5 Queen Street. 226 4380. Primarily a live music and jazz venue open until 3am. but home to the odd club special, including Club Noir. See listings for details.

I The Jazz Bar

1 Chambers Street. 467 2539. Cool beats from global sounds to straight ahead jazz. See listings for details.

I The Liquid Room 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564. Currently closed due to fire damage. More news when we get it.

I Lulu (under Tiger Lily) 125b George Street. 561 2245. Cool funk. house and other grooves from the people who brought you the Opal Lounge.

I Massa

36-39 Market Street. 226 4224. Glam house. party nights and hip hop and R88 on a Sunday with Tipsy.

I Medina

45-47 Lothian Street. 225 6313. Laid back vibes with cool hip hop and other sounds. See listings for details.

I Le Monde

16 George Street. 270 3900. Slick and stylish

venue in the heart of Edinburgh.

I Mood

Omni, Greenside Place. 550 1640. Chart and party tunes.

I Opal Lounge

51 George Street. 226 2275. House and funky beats for a dressed up crowd.

I Opium

71 Cowgate, 225 8382. Rock. punk and metal. no messing.

I Po Na Na

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

I Potterrow

Teviot. Bristo Square. 650 9195. Student heaven.

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

184 Cowgate, 240 2850.

Charty. party, indie nights until 33m.

I Stereo

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

I Studio 24

Calton Road. 558 3758. Down and dirty club nights. speCIalismg in techno and rock. See listings for details.

I The Subway West End

Lothian Road. 229 9197. Another one for the after office crowd. I The Voodoo Rooms 19a West Register Street. 556 7060. New venue promising sophisticated clubbing and entertainment. See listings for details.

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

I Why Not?

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

40 THE LIST 5-19 Mar 2009