DJ Alice hosts this New York inspired excursion into house and garage beats. He's joined by Phil Brill and up 'n' coming DJs. If you fancy a go send tapes to Sean at The Gardening Club.
Mink Bikini @ The Flamingo Bar W1 (0181 208 2559) 22.00 - 03.00 pounds 5/pounds 3 flyer
Absolutely fabulous darling! With DJs including Vodka Doll and Miss T, this evening was never going to appeal to the faint of heart. Whammy glammy house antics. Dress up and get down.
The New Recession @
Velvet Underground WC2 (0171 439 4655) 22.00 - 03.00 pounds 5/pounds 4 NUS
A recent revamp has allowed this long running session to remain fresh. Paul Harris and the Plastic Fantastic crew get behind the decks, pumping out house and garage. Major bonus of the night is that all standard drinks are only pounds 1.
Indigo @ Madame Jo Jo's W1 (0171 734 2473) 21.00 - 02.00 pounds 7/pounds 5 concs
The originator of the "easy listening" trend that retains its popularity among louche media darlings and savvy fashion students. Hosted by Felchley B Hawkes with "DJs" The Karminsky Experience you'll be treated to everything from Shirley Bassey to Burt Bacharach for a sublime aural meltdown.
Made In Japan @ The Clinic W1 (0958 399 150) 22.00 - 03.00 pounds 5/pounds 4 concs
Here's the deal - the Japanese love the UK club scene and here in Chinatown they now have their own night with residents Tetsuo and Tatsumi combining characteristics of both Eastern and Western music.
Rumba Pa'ti @ Bar Rumba W1 (0171 287 2715) 22.00 - 03.00 pounds 3
Some say this is the true future sound of London. DJs Dominique, Ramiro, Jose and Fernando take you on a salsa fuelled journey for dirty dancing exploits. For the uninitiated there's even an early dance class.
Deep Space Quest III @ Gossips W1 (0181 350 0214) 22.00 - 03.00 pounds 4/pounds 3 concs
Phunked up electronic rhythms from Colin Faver, Colin Dale and Brenda Russell veering towards a hard techno tip.
The Loft @ HQs NW1 (0171 485 6044) 21.30 - 02.00 pounds 5/pounds 4 NUS/MU
Paul 'Trouble' Anderson's night attracts a wide range of industry bods and good time clubbers intent on sampling funky moves and grooves. No specific policy just good grooves on a house tip.
Pretzel Logic @ The Junction SW9 (0171 738 4000) 19.00 - 01.00 Free
New night with resident nutter Toni Rossano mixing up a funky, jazztastic, disco, housed up, freestyle live jam. Tonight he's joined by Glen Gunner and Andy Williams and it's all free!
The Wig @ The Jazz Place, Brighton (01273 694 669) 22.00 - 02.00 pounds 3/pounds 2 concs
Robert Luis resides at this midweek free for all (music policy that is). Jazzy beatz, funky thingz, hip hop groovez and drum 'n' bass. Recommended.
Air @ 333 Club EC1 (0171 739 5949) 21.00 - 03.00 pounds 5/pounds 4 membs
Sophisticated beats, past, present and future from Ali B, Daniel James and DJ Orange. Tonight they are joined by Mukatsuku's Mikkel Togsverd and Mat Canter.
Back2Front @ Jerusalem W1 (0956 470 210) 20.00 - 01.00 pounds 3/free b4 23.00
Fairly new venue that has been known to host Tupperware parties in the past (I kid you not) now focuses on the laid back grooves of Mr Shrink2Fit himself, Stuart Patterson. He's joined by Patrick Forge and Leo Elstob.
Harderfasterlouder @ The Office W1 (0171 636 1598) 23.30 - 03.30 pounds 3
Matthew Glamorre, the ex host of Smashing, has now become General Hardern. This is a night of darkcore deathmetal, and is absolute lunacy. It's free if you come on wheels!
Stepper's Delite @ Sankeys Soap, Manchester (0161 950 4230) 22.00 - 02.00 pounds 6
Jayne Compton's platform for women DJs and singers, which is absolutely kicking. Tonight she is joined by Lady Miss Kier (now a drum 'n' bass DJ) and the silkily smooth songstress Nicolette. Recommended.
Blood Sugar @ Blue Note N1 (0171 729 8440) 22.00 - 05.00 pounds 8/pounds 6 concs
Now over a year old and still just as popular, Andrew Weatherall, Rick Hopkins and Alex Knight take you on an underground journey traversing musical genres with surprising ease.
Bullet Proof @ Clwb Ifor Bach, Wales (01222 463 959) 22.00 - 03.00 pounds 5
Solid drum 'n' bass excursion from Enzo, Kris (Bench) and Tommy tonight joined by J Majik. Well worth checking out.
DiY's Floppy Disco @ The Bomb, Nottingham (0115 950 6667) 21.30 - 03.30 pounds 8/pounds 6 membs
DiY, one of the originators of the free party scene, go legit with this all new fortnightly residency with DJs Digs & Whoosh, Richard Frost and Simon DK.
Skint @ The End WC1 (0171 419 9199) 23.00 - 05.00 pounds 10
Skint Records come to play in London town and boy do they make a mess with the beats! DJs include Midfield General, Fatboy Slim and Kelvin Andrews. Arrive early, the queue is fierce.
Soul Movement @ The Clinic W1 22.00 - 04.00 pounds 6
In the midst of the current hype surrounding "speed garage", people forget that many punters prefer the unadulterated original garage vibe. Not so Alan Russell and Seamus Haji, who reside at and promote this night where the vibe is kept on a deep soulful tip.
Voyager @ The Complex N1 (0181 961 0693) 22.00 - 07.00 pounds 12/pounds 10 NUS/membs
From the men behind Tribal Gathering, a weekly, four-floored affair, taking you on a trip from techno to cutting edge drum 'n' bass. The top floor has a cabaret lounge feel and is well worth checking out. DJs tonight include Daz Saund, Alan Chamberlain and DJ Rush. No entry after 03.00.
The Big Mama @ The Castle N4 (0171 357 7180) 22.00 - 04.00 Advance
Coldcut! Mamaloucos circus artists in the house! Much vinyl trickery and a line up that includes DJ Food and Herbaliser. They also promise surprise rooms and freak shows. Is it a club? Is it an event? A bit of both, actually. Miss at your peril...
Come Dancing @ Leisure Lounge EC1 (0181 870 5333) 22.30 - 05.30 pounds 13/pounds 11 advance
Tonight's theme is "The Oil Barons Ball", so expect Sue Ellen-style alcohol frolics. Come Dancing are the naughty boys of the house scene, with residents the appropriately named Des Doonican and Val O'Connor.. Very hot and very sticky...
HMS Scaramanga @ Central London Boat (0171 733 4506) 22.45 - 05.00 pounds 15 advance only - call info line for ticket outlets
Basement Jaxx, Crispin J Glover, Richard Welch and Rob Da Bank take you on a deep house trip up the Thames. Much nautical naughtiness is bound to ensue, but be warned the boat leaves at 23.00! Not for the sea sick...
Sub Terrain @ The End WC1 23.00 - 07.00 pounds `13/pounds 10 membs
Superior techno voyage into the outer reaches of beats and rhythms. Mr C and Darren Emerson reside, but watch yourself, this night makes full use of The End's amazing sound system. Prepare for aural assault!
Wobble @ The Venue, Birmingham (0121 233 0339) 23.00 - 06.30 pounds 15
Cheeky antics from Phil Gifford, Si Long, The Lovely Helen and Matt Skinner for another deep funk, tech, disco, house muzak session. Tonight Renaissance pay a visit with guests Justin Robertson, Ian Ossia and Space's Kenny Hawkes.
The Big Easy @ The Escape, Brighton (01273 606 906) 19.00 - 23.00 Free
E.A.S.E. and Aitch present a broad spectrum of nu skool moves and grooves from break beat to dub.
Good As Gold @ The Lounge, Kingston (0181 392 0242) 20.30 - 00.30 pounds 5
The Problem Kids, Dave Jarvis and Steve Dare reside at this solid Sunday session in a brand spanking new venue.Reuse content