wave at this Edinburgh institution for those in the know after a quick fix of decent music and attitude free clubbing. ■ Fish Fry at the Jazz Bar. 11.30pm–3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Scottish jazz, funk, soul and Latin bands join DJ Astroboy. Including the Paul Mills Band (24 Oct) and a mix of Balkan, gypsy and Middle Eastern flavours from The Baghdaddies (31 Oct). ■ Forth One Floorfillers LIVE at Ocean Terminal. 10pm–3am. £15. 24 Oct. Big chart dance hits from 97.3 Forth One with Guru Josh Project and K:Klass. ■ Fuel at Studio 24. 11pm–3am. Free before 11.30pm: £6 (£4) after. Weekly. Playing everything from rock to punk and indie to breakbeat, Fuel gives you just the kind of music you want to hear on a Saturday night. ■ Grafik at Studio 24. 11pm–3am. Free before 11.30pm; £6 (£4) after. Weekly. Another new night at Studio 24 with an energetic, cutting edge mix of rock, indie, punk and breaks. Superheroes and villains theme for Halloween (31 Oct). ■ Headspin at the Bongo Club. 11pm–3am. £5 before midnight; £7 after (£3 in ‘freaky’ dress). 31 Oct. Mixing 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 complement and enhance the aural experience, it’s much more than just a feast for the ears. Horrible Halloween Headspin special with cheap entry in fancy dress. ■ JakN at the GRV. 10.30pm–3am. £5. 31 Oct. They couldn’t keep away as the techno crew return with its joint sixth birthday/Halloween party night. So dig out your best costumes for the celebrations. ■ Liquid Soul at Po Na Na. 10pm–3am. £4 before 11pm; £7 after. Weekly. Get down early for this consistently capacity retro-disco and funky house night, featuring Po’s own Mark B on the decks fusing classic and bang up-to-date funky house for those in the know. ■ Lulu at Lulu. 9pm–3am. Free before 10pm; £4 before 11pm; £8 after. Weekly. Gareth Somerville, Danny T and Jon Hutchison playing club hits and chart favourites. ■ The Mission at Studio 24. 6–9.30pm. £5 (£4 members). Weekly. Under 18s night of rock, metal and alternative tunes. Halloween fancy dress special (31 Oct). ■ The Mission at Studio 24. 11pm–3am. Free before 11.30pm; £6 (£4) after. 31 Oct. Edinburgh’s most famous (or should that be infamous) night of metal, rock, industrial and goth. Superheroes and villains theme for Halloween (31 Oct). ■ Modern Lovers at the GRV. 11pm–3am. £6. 24 Oct. Modern Lovers presents a night of ‘heavy retro stereo’ as Mogwai’s Stuart Braithwaite takes to the decks. ■ Monster’s Ball at Studio 24. 11pm–3am. Free before 11.30pm; £6 (£4) after. 31 Oct. Big Halloween party of rock, indie, punk, breaks and metal. ■ Musika at Cabaret Voltaire. 11pm–4am. £15. 24 Oct. The house and electro party continues with a three hour guest slot from Steve Lawler (Space, Ibiza). See preview, page 40. ✽✽ Playdate at Sneaky Pete’s. 31 Oct. Dark rave, electro and house from residents Club Soad and Dandy Riots with twisted electro pop from live guests Cold Cave. ■ Rahzel and JS-1 at Cabaret Voltaire. 10.30pm–3am. £10. 31 Oct. Live club show of hip hop, beatbox and turntable skills from these two masters of the art. See preview, page 40. 11pm–3am. £3 (free to members).
✽✽ Soul Weekender at Northumberland Hotel. 7pm–1am.
£10 for weekend pass; £6 per night (hotel prices double room £50 per night;
triple room £70 per night; quadruple room £85 per night all include weekend pass and B&B). 24 Oct. See Fri. ■ Stereofunk at City Nightclub. 11pm–3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. Stereofunk present their own brand of glamorous 21st century house and electro funk from DJs Stevie Lennon and Craig Kelman. Please note dress code: ‘no effort, no entry’. ■ Stereotype at Berlin Bierhaus. 10.30pm–3am. £8 (£5 in fancy dress/student). 31 Oct. Huggy’s night of deep house, electro and techno hosts a spooky Halloween session is joined by Dean Newton, Blair, Ryan Harrower, Stu Todd, Master Caird and Beefy with free entry for ‘outstanding costume effort’. ■ Tease Age at Citrus Club. 11pm–3am. £2 before 11pm; £6 after. Weekly. This indie stalwart dishes up everything from swinging 60s hits to baggy Manchester faves as well as a host of current NME chart botherers with DJ Monkee Mickee. ■ Torture Garden Autumn Ball at the Caves. 9pm–3am. £14 (£12 members). 24 Oct. The world’s leading body art, fetish and twisted burlesque club. ■ Va Va-Voom!!!! at Electric Circus. 11pm–3am. £8. 31 Oct. Decadent night of sultry sounds with burlesque, dance and theatre performances to put a bit of glamour back in your life.
✽✽ VEGAS! at Ocean Terminal. 9.30pm–3am. £15. 31 Oct. Huge,
Ocean Terminal-sized 12th birthday party from the mighty Vegas! crew. Expect all the usual shenanigans plus The Kitsch Kats and Craig McMurdo with His Dance Orchestra for a glamorous night of swing, easy listening, big band and county classics. ■ Volume! at Faith. 11pm–3am. £7, more on the door (£6 members). 24 Oct. Grime, dubstep, jungle, hip hop and Bmore selection as Volume! returns with a one-off special of dark and brutal dubstep from Reso and industrial synths from Bar 9.
Club ■ Chicken Wire at Studio 24. 11pm–3am. £tbc. 25 Oct. Blues night with live bands followed by DJs. FREE Coalition at Sneaky Pete’s. 11pm–3am. Weekly. Drum & bass, breaks, dubstep, techno and electro from residents Treason, Drummel and Paranoise. FREE Killer Kitsch at Cabaret Voltaire. 11pm–3am. Weekly. Killer Kitsch returns to Edinburgh as Euan Neilson and David Sinclair import their mix of dance, electro, 80s synth pop, new wave and punk to the Cab. ■ Rise at Opal Lounge. 10pm–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. 11pm–3am. Weekly. A rock’n’roll journey with all the best cuts from classic metal and hard rock through to 80s glam and goth. ■ Shake at Shanghai. 10pm–3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Soulful vocals, sexy disco and funk-laced house party anthems from Leon Easter.
✽✽ Soul Weekender at Northumberland Hotel.
2pm–midnight. £10 for weekend pass; £6 per night (hotel prices double room £50 per night; triple room 70 per night; quadruple room £85 per night all include weekend pass and B&B). 25 Oct. See Fri. ■ Taste at the GRV. 11pm–3am. £6 (members £5). 1 Nov. Fisher & Price and Miss Chris in the main room playing an eclectic mix of the very best in underground dance music and classics. ■ Tipsy at Lulu. 10.30pm–3am. £3. Weekly. R&B and hip hop from residents Nick G, DJ Phaze and DJ Prospect at
Volume! Edinburgh’s premier dubstep specialists are back for another one off special. This time they highlight two rising
stars that go for the jugular with the dark and brutal beats of Reso (pictured) who adds hardcore breaks and techno to the pot with releases on Civil Music and Urban Graffiti. Guest number two, Bar 9, also keeps things gnarly with twisted synths and industrial beats as seen on his cuts for Audio Phreakz and Z Audio. ■ Faith, Edinburgh, Sat 24 Oct.
what they promise will be ‘the hottest Sunday night party in town.’ Edinburgh Mondays
Club ■ Dirty Stop Out at Opal Lounge. 10pm–3am. £tbc. Weekly. Mashed up mix of the latest funky house, twisted with old school and R&B. ■ Forbidden at Shanghai. 10pm–3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. R&B, hip hop, urban electro and chart tracks. FREE Mixed Up Mondays at the Hive. 11pm–3am. Weekly. R&B, hip hop, pop and floor fillers. FREE Nu Fire at Sneaky Pete’s. 11pm–3am. Weekly. Showcase of underground hip hop, dubstep, drum & bass, electro and MCs. ■ Trade Union at Cabaret Voltaire. 11pm–3am. £2 (£1). Weekly. Night to give something back to the bar and club workers.
Edinburgh Tuesdays Club FREE Antics at the Hive. 11pm–3am. Weekly. Rock, emo, punk and metal. FREE Hello Sailor! at the Street. 9.30pm–1am. 27 Oct. Monthly. Nautical cabaret and burlesque fun. FREE Hybrid at the GRV. 11pm–3am. Weekly. Underground dance, techno, dubstep, bass, jungle and more featuring a mixed line-up of DJs from Noizteez, Volume!, Big’n’Bashy, JakN, Riddim Tuffa and other Edinburgh institutions. ■ Kinky Indie at Citrus Club. 11pm–3am. £4. Weekly. Indie music with a touch of ska, 60s and 80s. ■ Lulu at Lulu. 10pm–3am. £tbc. Weekly. See Fri. FREE LV HZ at Sneaky Pete’s. 11pm–3am. Weekly. Night of electro and indie disco tracks from Nick AKA (Sick Note). ■ Missbehave at Opal Lounge. 10.30pm–3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. New Tuesday night for Opal with B-more,
80s, disco and electro beats from DJs Rennie Rich and 3 Pieces. FREE Split at Cabaret Voltaire. 11pm–3am. Weekly. Drum & bass, electro, techno and breakbeat with Shadowskill, the Dropout DJs, Dogma and local guests. ■ White Noise at Electric Circus. 10pm–3am. £4. Weekly. The finest up- and-coming Scottish acts perform live with Be a Familiar and I See Shapes (27 Oct) followed by Gliss and the Gothenburg Address (3 Nov).
Edinburgh Wednesdays Club ■ Cream Ibiza Tour at Mood. 10.30pm–3am. £tbc. 28 Oct. Monthly. The house superclub brings you the hits that rocked the White Island. ■ Delinquents at Electric Circus. 10.30pm–3am. £5. Weekly. Filthy mash- up of iconic anthems and cool beats. ■ Guilty at Lulu. 10pm–3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. An unashamed selection of classic pop nuggets from the last five decades. FREE Jerk Alert at Sneaky Pete’s. 11pm–3am. Weekly. ‘Achingly uncool dancefloor fun’ at this indie-meets-youth- club night of old rave and 90s hits. FREE JungleDub at the Bongo Club. midnight–3am. Weekly. Showcasing the Scottish dub, dubstep and jungle scene. FREE The Pit at the Hive. 11pm–3am. Weekly. Rock and metal night. FREE Subtext at the GRV. 11pm–3am. Weekly. Electronic showcase with DJ talent from clubs such as Split, Kapital, Touch, Compakt and Coalition. ■ We Are . . . Electric at Cabaret Voltaire. 11pm–3am. Free before midnight; £2 after (free to members). Weekly. Punk-funk, electro and acid- house with Gary Mac joined Ifidota (Institute for Intergalactic dissemination of the arts) Records and Family Affair with T-boy (live) and Mr Dickie & Sandeman for a night of underground electronica (28 Oct) followed by Mike Khoury (Listed, Chicago) (4 Nov).
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