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wave at this Edinburgh institution for those in the know after a quick fix of decent music and attitude-free clubbing. I Fish Fry at the Jazz Bar.

l |.3(lpm—3ani. £5 (£3). Weekly. Scottish ja/z. funk. soul and Latin bands join |)J Astroboy'. with quirky pop. Latin. ska and more from The Banana Sessions (30 May) and Afrobeat from [)iwan (6 Jun). I Grand Theft Audio at (‘abaret Voltaire. llpm—3am. £3. 6 Jun. Saturday nighter in the Speakeasy playing out hip hop and funk.

I Put a Mess at Henry‘s (‘ellar Bar.

| lpm—3am. £4. 30 May. (iarage and rock'n'roll with live mUsic from slea/e rockers Big Ned (Optimo) and Sellotape. I Jackhammer at the (iRV. llpmw3am. £8. 30 May. Mighty fine techno night is joined by Trevor Rockliffe for a minimal. techno and electro mix with back tip frorii Stephen Brown and (ice Dubs.

I Jam the Box at the (RV.

l lpm—3am. £4. 6 Jun. Disco. deep house. old school electro, dubstep and Detroit influenced beats. Firecracker Records special with a back-to-back three hour set from Fudge Fiiigas and House of Traps.

I Liquid Soul at Ft) Na Na. “lpm—3am. £4 before I lpni; £7 after. Weekly. Classic and bang tip-to-date funky house for those in the know.

I Love2Funlt at (‘ity Nightclub.

l lpni~3am. £6 (£4). Weekly. Saturday nighter at City. DJ Dan mixes up the best in funky house. R&B. disco. indie and hip hop on four decks.

I Lulu at Lulu. 9pni—3ani. Free before lllpni; £4 before I lpm; £8 after. Weekly. (iareth Sonierville. Danny T and Jon Hutchison playing club hits and chart favourites.

I Luvely at Faith. l().3()pni~3am. £|2 (£l()). 6 Jun. A saucy soiree of full-on. driving house music with residents Tommy Kay. Dean Newton. (irum Stone and Jon Edwards.

I Moovn at the Caves. l().3()pm~3ani. £7 before midnight; £9 (£7) after. 6 Jun. Night of house and freestyle jams as Moovn returns after a brief hiatus with very special guest Phil Asher (Soul Heaven) with added vocals front Shea Soul for a ‘Phlash' set.

I Mumbo Jumbo at the Bongo Club. I lpm—3am. £5 before midnight; £7 (£6) after. 3|) May. Headspin‘s Steve Austin and Colin Millerjoin forces with Tackno‘s Trendy Wendy mixing up funk. soul. electro, house and good time party tunes.

I Opal Lounge at ()pal l.ouiige. 9pm—3am. £4 before I lpm; £8 alter. Weekly. Late night soiree featuring |)J [)aye Shedan and a ltisioii ol glamorous vocal home and accessible electro w itli a hint of RdiB.

FREE Playdate at Sneaky i’ete's.

| lpm—Ram. 30 .May. Dark ray e. electro and hoUse.

I Retribution at Studio 24.

| lpmi 3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. The best iii rock. metal. alternative and tracks from the dark side all night long.

FREE Soul Spectrum ill the Voodoo Rooms. ()pm- lam. 6 Jun. Night of ltiiik. hard-edged soul. (ills and 7(ls gems arid even a dash of disco from Fry er.

I Stereotype at Berlin Bierhaus. |().3()pni—-3am. £8 before midnight; £|ll (£8) after. 30 May. Huggy 's night of deep house and techno is joined by Spencer Parker (Rekids/Bu/Iin' Fly l lor sortie tech-house. acid grooy es and tripped otit vocals.

I Tease Age at ('itrus (’lub.

| lpm—3am. Free before I lpm; £6 alter. Weekly. This indie stalwart dishes tip everything front swinging 6(ls hits to baggy Manchester faves.

I Ultragroove at ('abaret Voltaire. llpm ~3am. £5 before midnight; £7 (£5) after. 6 Jun. (iareth Soniiiier'y ille's house night is joined by Nick Watson and Gary Mac.

I VEGAS! at the Voodoo Rooms. X.3()plii~lillil. £5. .‘(l May. Hep daddy swing. country classics and slea/y listening at the multiple aw ard-w inning. nitilti-genre club night for movers, groovers. hipsters. flipsters. guys and


I The Bang Bang Sunday Social at (‘abaret Voltaire. 4pni~late. £5 before 7pm; £2 after. 3| May. The perfect Sunday coniedown with food. buffet. chilled tunes and a chance to detox with a bloody mary iii the (‘ab's Speakeasy. FREE Booty at (iHQ. l lpm 3am. 3| May. R&B. hip hop. sotil and ftirik from [Ms Dale Lush and Na Blige.

FREE Coalition at Sneaky i’ete's.

l lpni~3ani. Weekly. Drum 61; bass. breaks. dubstep. techno and electro front residents Treason. Drummel and Paranoise.

I Edinburgh Boat Party at the Outhouse. 6pni—l()pni. £|7.5(). 3| May. Harry. Leon Faster and (iary J host a series of boat parties through the summer. A free bus leaves the ()uthotise

at 5 15pm lot .i four-hour house party on the high seas with special guests Mount for a hot house llll\

FREE Killer Kitsch at (‘abaret Voltaire | 1pm :am 7 Jun Killer l'sitsch returns to liduibur'gh as i'llall \eilson and Hand Sinclair import their tiny of dance. electro. .Slls synth pop. riew way e and punk to the (‘ab

I New idOiS .ll (hil‘alc'l \tlllcills‘

llpm iam £5 (£3 students dressed .is your idol t. 7 Jun (‘lub classic s .itid iiew idols from The Dark .\ssassiri and The Hollywood Touch

I Rise at ()pal l otirige lllpiii 3am £4 Weekly. Hi John Hutchison presents .i fun and original mash tip of funky house. electro dlsct). cltll‘ classlcs and i\)\\ ii yocals.

FREE Sections at the Hive.

llpm 3am. Weekly. .'\ rock'n‘roll tourney with all the best ctits from classic metal and hard rock through to Sfls glatti arid goth.

I Shake at Shanghai. lllpiii 3am £4 (£3). Weekly. Soulful yocals. sesy disco and funk-laced liouse party anthems from |.eon Faster.

I Superbad at chtllla Joe's.

llpm 3am. £2. Weekly. The best iii funk. soul. rhythm and blues.

I Taste at the (iRV. I lprti ialii. £(i l £5 liieitibers). 7 .ltiii. i'lSTlL‘l' tk Price and Miss (This in the main room playing an eclectic mi\ of the \er'y best in underground dance music and classics. This month in the bar The Touch “is and friends.


I Decadence at |.u|ti. lllpm iam. Lllk‘. Weekly. UK so fall enough. It's Monday. btit that‘s no excuse.

I Dirty Stop Out at ()pal Lounge. lllpm 3am. £4 before midnight; £5 after. Weekly. Mashed tip mi\ of the latest funky house. twisted witli old school and Rth.

I Forbidden at Shanghai. lllpm 3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. Rth. hip hop. urban electro and chart tracks.

FREE Mixed Up Mondays at the Hive. llpm 3am. Weekly. Rth. hip hop, pop and floor fillers.

FREE Nu Fire ill Sneaky i’L'iL‘.\.

l lpm 3am. Weekly. Showcase ol underground hip hop. dubstep. drum tk bass. electro and M(‘s.

I Trade Union at ('abat'ct Voltaire.

I lpm 3am. Free before midnight; £2 (£| l after. Weekly. Night to give something back lo the bar and club

workers with cyerytliirig e\cepl cheese from I” Beefy and \\o|lia.'.' witli i‘y/ il .illlll and the Stepback Ills ~.\ Jun)

FREE Antics at the Hive llpm ‘yam \\eek|y Rock. eiiio. punk and metal dispatches from f dinbuigh's .ilt scene FREE Mothertunk at (lpal | ounge lllprii iaiii Weekly (into and l ryer are back w till then ltiesday institution as they split rare arid classic funky assed. floor shaking (ills .iiid ”lls grooves. deep ltirik. l alin. soul .itid so much more FREE Red Tape at Sneaky l’eie's llpm iaiii Weekly | lcclto. .i\ id house. indie. citriik .iitd whaleyei else comes to hand from the Black lape .iiid This is \ltisic [Us

FREE Split .ll (‘al‘alt'l \tillallt'

llpm iaiii \\eek|y llrtirii .\ bass. electro. tec liiio and lireakbeal w illi Shadowskill. the lliopotil llis. litigiiia and a siitatteiirig of very talented local


I Chairmen Meow .it Shanghai

lflpni iaiii £1 t£§i Weekly iclectit chart. dance and indie liom ('alyeito .ittd gllt'sls

I Chambles .il ()pal l otinge

lflpm iam £5 \\eek|y \ight ol sesy music. laiitastic cocktails and labtilous people. Dress to iiiipiess

FREE Jerk Alert .ll Nllt‘dky Pelvis llpm iaiii. \\eek|y '\chingly tincool dancellooi lun‘ at this indie meets youth chib night of old ray e and ”1 is hits

I Journey at |.u|u lflpm iam £i before midnight. £4 alter \\eek|y Modern and classit house llll\t'd with electronica and lt'cll llotlst'

FREE JungleOub at the lloiigo ('luh llpm iam. Weekly Showcasing the Scottish dtib. dubstep .iiid itingle scene FREE The Pit at the Hive llpm iam Weekly. Rock and metal night by rock and metal fans for rock .iiid metal fans. FREE Subtext .it the (iR\ llpm iam \\eek|y. ilit'cll'tllllt' showcase with DJ talent from clubs such as Split. Kapital. Touch. ('ompakt and ( 'oahtioii

I We are . . . Electric al (‘aharet Voltaire. llpm ‘\am free before midnight. £3 alter tliee loi iiienibersi Weekly. ladinburgh's busiest midweek electro-funk disco party with resident electro punk (iaiy Mac iomed by .lacek li‘ilck‘ltl-iiilckl and Tall l’aul ( i .Tlllll followed by Wolliax/ and Babes i Hi Jim).


Club venues

I Berlin

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

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

I Cabaret Voltaire 36—38 Blair Street. 220 6176. Mixed bag from house and techno to drum & 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. 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 805 classics. See listings for selected highlights.

I City: Edinburgh

1a Market Street. 226 9560. From student nights to big house and guest DJs. 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 action.


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 8-163 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 llouse

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.

l 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 90 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 soonds. 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 Sneaky Pete’s

73 Cowgate. 225 1757. From techno and dubstep to indie. See listings for details.

I Siglo

184 Cowgate. 240 2850.

Charty. party. indie

nights until 3am.

I Stereo

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

I Studio 24

Gallon 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. 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.

48 THE LIST 28 May—1 1 Jun 2009