I Liquid Soul at l’o Na Na lllpm 3am. £4 bet‘ore llpm; £7 alter. Weekly. (let down early lor this consistently capacity retro-disco and l'unky house night. l'eaturing l’o‘s own Mark B on the decks lUsing classic and bang up-to-date funky house for those in the know: I Madchester at l'aith. l(),3()pm 3am. £5 £6. 28 Mar. ('elebrating the baggy era to the max. Messenger Sound System at the Bongo (‘lub l lpm 3am. £5 bel‘ore midnight; £6.50 alter. 28 Mar. The mighty Messenger Sound System blasts out the best in righteoUs reggae and roots playing with MC Ras licho with a Lee ‘Scratch' Perry special to celebrate the great man's serious dub selection and birthday. I Muslka Downtown at Ocean 'l‘erminal. 9pm 3am. £2(). 2| .‘slar. Huge night of house as Mtisika takeover ()cean Terminal with headliner liric l’ryd/ and Sebastian Leger it) the main room. Teaming up with l’tise tor a tnix ol electro. techno and lidget house in room two. l'eaturing Doorly and (ills Armstrong. while room three will be keeping things deep and minimal. See preview. page 34. I Opal Lounge at ()pal Lounge. 9pm 3am. £4 before I lpm; £8 alter. Weekly. Late night soiree featuring I)J l)ave Shedan and a l'usion ol' glamorous vocal house and accessible electro with a hint of R& B. I Optimo at ('aharet Voltaire. l lpm 3am. £10. 28 Mar. The most riotously inventive club night in Scotland makes its monthly trip to lidinburgh. I Retribution at Studio 24. l lpm 3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. The best in rock. tnetal. alternative and tracks l'rom the dark side all night long. FREE Soul Spectrum at the Voodoo Rooms. 9pm lain. 28 Mar. Night ol‘ l'unk. hard-edged soul. ()(lS and 70s gems and even a dash of disco l'roin l"ryer (Motherl‘unk and Ja/zmanRecortls). I Stereotype at Berlin BierhaUs. l().3()pin 3am. £l() (£8). 28 Mar. Huggy's night ol‘ house delights hosts a double hill of guests with Kris Menace and the live debut ol' (‘raig Smith & The Revenge. I Tease Age at (‘itrus (‘luh l lpm 3am. l‘ree hel‘ore l lpm; (i alter. Weekly. This indie stalwart dishes up everything from swinging ()(lS hits to baggy Manchester faves. I Ultragroove at (‘abaret Voltaire. l lpm 3am. £8 (£6). 2l Mar. (iareth Sommerville‘s house night hosts a Firecracker special with Linkwood and Mr Todd adding a sprinkling of disco and techno to the mix. I VEGAS! at the Voodoo Rooms. 9pm latn. £5. 28 Mar. llep daddy swing. country classics and slea/y listening at the multiple award-winning. multi-genre club night for movers. groovers. hipsters. liipsters. guys and dolls. Setting out to right any wrongs at their Valetine‘s bash with quickie divorces on offer. presided over by Judge (ieorge Jel‘t‘reys. I Wasabi Disco at Sneaky Pete's. l()pm~3am. Free. 2] Mar. ‘Slea/y disco and electro throbbers spun till late in trashy boo/er'. That‘s their sales pitch?

Edinburgh Sundays


FREE Coalition at Sneaky Pete’s.

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

FREE ELECTROsexuaI at CC Blooms. [lpm—3am. 29 Mar. Lucky Luciano mixes up dirty bootlegs and ‘cheeky' electro at this new night at gay club C("s with an ‘army' theme this month.

FREE More at Cabaret Voltaire.

l lpm—3am. Weekly. Kaupuss and Miss Chn's deliver the best in funky vocal house. club classics and electro.

I Mosh at the Bongo ('lub. l()pm 3am £5. 2‘) Mar. liarth shattering metal and ll\L‘ Ltets.

I Playgirl Mansion at Lulu.

lllpm 3am, liree belore l lpm. £3 belore midnight; £5 alter. Weekly, :\ night ol laid-back lounge music and guilty pleasures.

FREE Sections at the

libel lpm 3am. Weekly. ('lassic metal and hard rock through to 8()s glam and goth.

I Shake at Shanghai. l()pm 3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Soull'ul vocals. sexy disco and l'unk-laced hoiise party anthems l'rom Leon liaster.

I Superbad at Tequila Joe's.

l lpm 3am. £2. Weekly. The best in t'unk. soul. rhythm and blues.


I Call the Shots at (EHQ.

ll).3()pm 3am. l'ree hel‘ore l lpm; £4 (£5) alter. Weekly. Take total artistic control at this requests only night. liinail the tunes your heart desires to picardyplaceta g l group.co.uk.

I Dirty Stop Out at ()pal Lounge. l()pm 3am. £4 bel'ore midnight; £5 alter. Weekly. Mashed up mix of the latest l'unky liotise. 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.

I Freak at the Bongo (‘lub

l lpm 3am. £5 £6. 23 Mar. lilectro trom Bristol's Real Nice ttlitl Notot‘ilts Bear Inc.

I Trade Union at ('aharet Voltaire.

l lpm 3am. liree before midnight; £2 (£l ) alter. \Veekly. Night to give something back to the bar and club workers with everything except cheese from DJ Beet'y and Wollja/I with special guest Tallah Brash (This is Mtisic) on 30 Mar.

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I Bass Therapy at the Bongo (‘luh

l lpm 3am. £5. 24 Mar. l)rum & bass fundraiser for ('(‘LASl’ with sets from (i-Mac. l)a\e Lowe and lioul.

FREE Mothertunk at ()pal Lounge. l()prn 3am. Weekly. (lino and l-‘ryer are back with their ’l‘uesday institution as they spin rare and classic l‘unky assed. floor-shaking 00.8 and 70s grooves. deep l'unk. Latin. soul and so much more. FREE Red Tape at Sneaky l’ete's.

l Ipm— 3am. Weekly. lilectro. acid house. indie. crunk and whatever else comes to hand from the Black Tape and This is Mttsie l).l.s.

FREE Split at (’abaret Voltaire.

l lpm 3am. Weekly. Drum & bass. electro. techno and hreakbeat with Shadowskill. the Dropout l)J.s. Dogma and a smattering of very talented local guests.

Edinburgh Wednesdays Club

I Chairmen Meow at Shanghai. l()pm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. liclectic chart. dance and indie l‘rom (‘alverto and guests.

FREE Jerk Alert at Sneaky Pete's.

l lpmr3am. Weekly. ‘Achingly uncool dancelioor l'un' at this indie-meets- youth-club night ol‘ old rave and 90s hits.

FREE JungleDub at the Bongo ('lub. l lpm—3am. Weekly. Showcasing the Scottish dub. dubstep and jungle scene. FREE The Pit at the Hive. I lpm~3am. Weekly. Rock and metal night by rock and metal fans for rock and metal fans. I We are . . . Electric at (‘abarei Voltaire. l lpm«3am. Free before midnight; £2 alter (tree to members). Weekly. Electronic punk-funk. electro and underground acid-house classics with Gary Mac joined by Wolljazz (25 Mar) Jacek with a live drum jam (l Apr).

300me Rather appropriately to celebrate two years supplying upfront house and trance Boombox are celebrating with

two parties for their second birthday. On 20 Mar three man production

team Above & Beyond (pictured) supply the uplifting trance followed a

week and a day later, on 28 Mar, by Radio 1’s Judge Jules and

Gatecrasher’s Matt Hardwick for an infectious house selection.

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