I Fish Fry at the Jazz Bar.
1 l.3()pm—3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Featuring loops. samples. funk and jazz from Joe Acheson Quartet (13 Jun) and a mix of hip hop. blues. soul. samples and pop from Belleruche (20 Jun).
I Grand Theft Audio at Cabaret Voltaire. l lpm—3am. £3. Weekly. Saturday nighter in the Speakeasy playing out hip hop and funk.
I Headspin at the Bongo Club.
I lpm -3am. £5 before midnight; £7 after. 13 Jun. Mix of funk. hip hop. disco. house and beats. Headspin continues to push the boundaries and raises clubbing to an art form. With multiple turntables. live percussion and visual projections mixed. looped and mutilated live to compliment and enhance the aural experience. it‘s much more than just a feast for the ears.
I I’m a Mess at Henry‘s Cellar Bar.
1 lpm—3am. £4. 2() Jun. (iarage and rock'n‘roll with live music from Paul Vickers & The Leg.
I Karnival at Cabaret Voltaire.
l lpm-3am. £5 before midnight; £7 (£5) after. 13 Jun. llouse night which promises to indulge ‘every pleasure. every sin'. for a residents people with Ryan Ellis. Mike Pinkerton and Matt Edwards.
I Liquid Soul at Po Na Na. l()pm—3am. £4 before I lpm; £7 after. Weekly. Get down early for this consistently capacity retro-disco and funky house night. featuring l’o‘s own Mark B on the decks fusing classic and bang up-to-date funky house for those in the know.
I Love2Funk at City Nightclub.
l lpm--3am. £6 (£4). Weekly. Saturday nighter at City. 1)] Dan mixes up the best in funky house. R&B. disco. indie and hip hop on four decks.
I Lulu at Lulu. 9pm—3am. Free before l()pm: £4 before I lpm; £8 after. Weekly. (iareth Sornerville. Danny T and Jon llutchison playing club hits and chart favourites.
I Messenger Sound System at the Bongo Clttb. l lpm--3am. £5 before midnight: £6.50 after. 20 Jun. The mighty Messenger Sound System blasts out the best in righteous reggae. dub and roots with MC ths liclto.
I Opal Lounge at Opal Lounge. 9pm--3am. £4 before I lpm; £8 after. Weekly. Late night soiree featuring 1)] Dave Shedan and a fusion of glamorous vocal house and accessible electro with a hint of R&B.
I Retribution at Studio 24. l lpm—3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. Retribution takes the place of the Mission but still plays the
best in rock. metal. alternative and tracks from the dark side all night long.
I Substance at the GRV. l lpm—3am.
£5 before midnight; £7 (£5) after. 13 Jun.
Techno night with resident Gavin
Richardson joined by seminal electro. synth-pop and techno bofftn DMX Krew (Rephlex/Breakin‘/Gigolo) with dubstep
from the Volume! collective in room two. FREE Suds at CC Blooms. l lpm—3am.
13 Jun. Monthly. Monthly foam party with a chart. pop and dance soundtrack
courtesy of DJ Blondie. I Tease Age at Citrus Club.
l lpm—3am. Free before 1 lpm; £6 after. Weekly. This indie stalwart dishes up
everything from swinging 60s hits to
baggy Manchester faves as well as a host of current NMIi chart botherers with DJ Monkee Miekee. Edinburgh‘s longest continually running indie night.
I Ultragrtoove at Cabaret Voltaire.
l [pm—3am. £5 before midnight; £7 (£5)
after. 2() Jun. Gareth Somrnerville is
joined by another Edinburgh house hero. Craig Smith. for a back-to-back classics
set with support from Ricky Reid.
FREE Wasabi Disco at Sneaky Pete‘s. llprn—3am. 20 Jun. ‘Sleazy
disco and electro throbbers spun till late
in a trashy boozer' with a live set from funk punks XVectors showcasing their
Wildlife at Electric Circus. llpm—3am. £10 (£8). 13 Jun. Huggy
. and Dean Newton headline this new night
of house. tech and minimal at Edinburgh‘s newest club venue. And it‘s a double celebration as they put in a four hour
laptop. decks and FX set to mark the
launch of their single ‘747‘ on Erik
Morillo‘s Subliminal Records. See
preview. page 41.
I Wire at Electric Circus. l l lpm--3am. £6. 20 Jun. Launch night for this new discotronic pop. an punk and electronica party from Craig Jamison (Modern Lovers) with special guests Errors (for a DJ set).
Edinburgh Sundays f
I The Bang Bang Sunday Social at Cabaret Voltaire. 4—l()pm. £5. Weekly. The perfect Sunday cornedown with food. buffet. chilled tunes and a chance to detox
with a bloody rnary in the Cab's Speakeasy. ' FREE Coalition at Sneaky Pete's.
l lpm—3am. Weekly. Drum & bass. breaks. dubstep. techno and electro from residents Treason. Drurnmel and Paranoise.
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 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. I CC Blooms
23-24 Greenside Place, 556 9331. One of the city's most enduring gay
FREE More at Cabaret Voltaire.
l lpm—3am. Weekly. Kaupuss and Miss Chris deliver the best in funky vocal house. club classics and electro.
I Rise at Opal Lounge. l()pm—3am. £4. Weekly. DJ John Hutchison presents a fun and original mash up of funky house. electro disco. club classics and R&B vocals. The music you love remixed and re-invented as you‘ve never heard it before.
FREE Sections at the Hive.
l lpm—3am. Weekly. Classic metal and hard rock through to 80s glam and goth. I Shake at Shanghai. l()pm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Soulful vocals, sexy disco and funk-laced house party anthems frorn Leon Easter.
I We Heart Tapes at Electric Circus. 4—7pm. £6. Weekly. Strictly under 18s night hosted by the Puppytooth DJs with live guests Dead Boy Robotics (14 Jun) and Dirty Summer (2l Jun).
Edinburgh Mondays Club
I Decadence at Lulu. l()pm—3am. £tbc. Weekly. OK so fair enough. it‘s
Mon. but that‘s no excuse.
I Dirty Step Out at Opal Lounge. lOpm—3am. £4 before midnight; £5 after.
5 Weekly. Mashed up mix of the latest E funky house. twisted with old school and R&B.
I Forbidden at Shanghai. l()pm—3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. R&B. hip hop. urban electro and chart tracks.
FREE Mixed Up Mondays at the Hive. llpm—3am. Weekly. R&B. hip hop. pop and floor tillers.
FREE Hu Fire at Sneaky Pete‘s.
l lpm—3am. Weekly. Showcase of
i underground hip hop. dubstep. drum & bass. electro and MCs. I Trade Union at Cabaret Voltaire.
l lpm—3am. Free before midnight; £2 (£1) after. Weekly. Night to give something back to the bar and club workers with everything except cheese from DJ Beefy and Wolfjazz with Brothers Beard (15 Jun).
Edinburgh-[Tuesdays “ f “
FREE Antics at the Hive. l [pm—3am. Weekly. Rock. emo. punk and metal dispatches from Edinburgh‘s alt.scene. FREE Hybrid at the ORV. l lpm—3am. Weekly. Underground dance. techno. dubstep. bass. jungle and more featuring a mixed line-up of DJs from Noizteez.
Volumel. Big'n'Bashy. JakN. Riddim Tuffa and other Edinburgh institutions. FREE Mothertunk at Opal Lounge. l()pm—3am. Weekly. Classic funky assed. floor-shaking 60s and 70s grooves. deep funk. Latin. soul and so much more. FREE Red Tape at Sneaky Pete's.
l lpm—3am. Weekly. Electro. acid house. indie. crunk and whatever else comes to hand from the Black Tape and This is Music DJs.
FREE Split at Cabaret Voltaire.
l lpm—3am. Weekly. Drum & bass. electro. techno and breakbeat.
I White Noise at Electric Circus.
8pm—3am. £4 before 1 1pm; free after. 3 Weekly. The finest up-and-coming
Scottish acts perform live with rock from Le Reno Amps ( 16 Jun) followed by power punk from Come on Gang! and Vendor Defender (23 Jun).
2 Edinburgh Wednesdays l Club
I Chairmen Meow at Shanghai.
l()pm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Eclectic chart. dance and indie.
I Chambles at Opal Lounge. l()pm—3am. £5. Weekly. Night of sexy
music. fantastic cocktails and fabulous T people. Dress to impress. 1 I Delinquents at [Electric Circus. . l().3()pm—3am. £5. Weekly. Filthy mash- up of iconic anthems and cool beats. FREE Jerk Alert at Sneaky Pete‘s.
l lpm—3am. Weekly. ‘Achingly uncool dancefloor fun' at this indie-meets-youth-
, club night of old rave and 90s hits.
I Journey at Lulu. l()pm—3am. £3
before midnight; £4 after. Weekly.
Modern and classic house mixed with electronica and tech-house.
FREE JungleDub at the Bongo Club.
I lpm-3am. Weekly. Showcasing the Scottish dub. dubstep and jungle scene. FREE The Pit at the Hive. l [pm—3am. Weekly. Rock and metal night by rock and metal fans for rock and metal fans. FREE Subtext at the ORV. l lpm—3am.
. Weekly. Electronic showcase with DJ talent from clubs such as Split. Kapital. ‘ Touch. Compakt and Coalition.
I We are . . . Electric at Cabaret Voltaire. l lpm~3am. Free before midnight: £2 after (free to members). Weekly. Electronic punk-funk. electro and underground acid-house classics
' with Gary Mac joined by Kev Wright for
a back-to-back set ( l7 Jun) while WJ and Lucas Koba keep things ticking over whole Mr Mac goes on his hols (24
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 Electric Circus 36-39 Market Street. 226 4224. Eclectic dance beats and indie plus private rooms for a unique clubbling expenence.
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.
I The ORV
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
71 Cowgate. 225 8382. Rock, punk and metal, no messing.
I Po Ha Ha
43b Frederick Street. 226 2224. Student nights, funky beats. house and more. See listings for selected highlights.
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.
184 Cowgate. 240 2850.
Charty. party. indie nights until 3am.
King Stables Road. 229 7986. More big party tunes and drunken dancing.
I Studio 24
Calton Road. 558 3758. Down and dirty club nights, specialising 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. See listings for details.
I Why Not?
14 George Street. 624 8311. Hits from the 805 to last week.
46 THE LIST 1 1—25 Jun 2009