every sin’, joined by the deep funky techno sounds of Slam (Soma) and Harvey McKay for a live set. ■ 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 play club hits and chart favourites. ■ Luvely at Faith. 10.30pm–3am. £12 (£10). 7 Nov. A saucy soirée of full-on, driving house music with residents Tommy Kay, Dean Newton, Grum Stone and Jon Edwards. ■ Messenger Sound System at the Bongo Club. 11pm–3am. £6 before midnight; £7 after. 7 Nov. The mighty Messenger Sound System blasts out the best in righteous reggae, dub and roots with MC Ras Echo. ■ Mixed Bizness at Sneaky Pete’s. 11pm–3am. £3 (members free). 7 Nov. Mixed Bizness continues to make itself comfortable in Edinburgh as the regular DJs are joined by Kazey (Dress2Sweat) for a night of electro hip hop. ■ Mumbo Jumbo at the Bongo Club. 11pm–3am. £5 before midnight; £7 (£6) after. 14 Nov. Headspin’s Steve Austin and Colin Miller join forces with Tackno’s Trendy Wendy mixing up funk, soul, electro, house and good time party tunes. ■ Musika Downtown at Ocean Terminal. 10.30pm–3am. £18. 7 Nov. Huge night of electro and house as Musika takes over Ocean Terminal with Felix da Housecat, making up for his cancelled date in Aug (half price tickets available to all ticket holders for the Aug event) plus Alex Metric and more to be announced. ■ Opal Lounge at Opal Lounge. 9pm–3am. Free before 10pm; £4 before 11pm; £8 after. Weekly. Late night soirée featuring DJ Dave Shedan and a fusion of glamorous vocal house and accessible electro with a hint of R&B. ■ 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’. ✽✽ Substance at the GRV. underground techno night is joined by very special guest, the legendary digital manipulator Mike Dred (Rephlex) and Rob Hall. ■ 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. Edinburgh’s longest continually running indie night. ■ Ten Tracks at Electric Circus. 11pm–3am. £6. 7 Nov. The founders of www.tentracks.co.uk present a night of eclectic musical delights with guests tbc. ■ Transmit: Volt at Henry’s Cellar Bar. 11pm–3am. £5 (£4). 14 Nov. Electronica and dance music. ■ Ultragroove at Cabaret Voltaire. 11pm–3am. £5 before midnight; £7 (£5) after. 7 Nov. Gareth Sommerville is joined by Richy Vallenz, Adam Amos, Mikey Inglis and Lorne Finnie for some disco, house and techno. 11pm–3am. £10. 14 Nov. The
Chart & Party ■ Embrace at Lava Ignite. 10pm–3am. £7 (£2 before 11pm). Weekly. Chart dance hits from Stuart Lewis plus R&B, 60s, 70s and 80s anthems across the other dancefloors. ■ Love Groove at Stereo. 10.30pm–3am. £5 (£2) before midnight; £6 (£3) after. Weekly. Mix of chart anthems, disco and classic dance tunes.
■ Musicology at Shanghai. 10pm–3am. £10 (£8). Weekly. Funk, dance, chart hits and classics accompanied by their appropriate videos from VJ Scott Granger. ■ Now That’s What I Call Saturday at Mood. 10pm–3am. £tbc. Weekly. Big party night. ■ Why Not? at Why Not? 10pm–3am. £7.50. Weekly. Chart, dance and house for the weekend masses.
Club 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. ■ Lulu at Lulu. 10pm–3am. £tbc. Weekly. See Fri. ■ 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. ■ Tipsy at Lulu. 10.30pm–3am. £3. Weekly. R&B and hip hop from residents Nick G, DJ Phaze and DJ Prospect at what they promise will be ‘the hottest Sunday night party in town’.
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. ■ Bassmagnet at the HMV Picture House. 10.30pm--3am. £10. 16 Nov. Night of heavy beats and hard drum & bass from Shy FX, Breakage, Trolley Snatcha and Cadenza & Dash. ■ Forbidden at Shanghai. 10pm–3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. R&B, hip hop, urban electro and chart tracks. ■ Lulu at Lulu. 10pm–3am. £tbc. Weekly. See Fri. 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. FREE This is the Industry at GHQ. 11pm–3am. Weekly. New Monday nighter for GHQ created especially for those in the business (bars, clubs, pubs, hotels and restaurants). ■ Trade Union at Cabaret Voltaire. 11pm–3am. £2 (£1). Weekly. Night to give something back to the bar and club workers with everything except cheese from DJ Beefy and Wolfjazz with a very special guest (tbc) on 16 Nov. ■ Uncovered at the Bongo Club. 11pm–3am. £4–£5. 9 Nov. Pop Up Panda play live before a mix of drum & bass, dubstep and funky African beats.
Edinburgh Tuesdays Club FREE Antics at the Hive. 11pm–3am. Weekly. Rock, emo, punk and metal dispatches from Edinburgh’s alt.scene. ■ Avoid at the Bongo Club. 11pm–3am. £3 before midnight; £4 after. 17 Nov. Laid-back house and deep dub night raising funds for Wateraid with live
Steve Aoki We Are . . . Electric and Sick Note join forces to bring you Steve Aoki, not so much a DJ as a one man
industry. In terms of musical output he runs Dim Mak Records home to the likes of Klaxons, Bloody Beetroots, Scanners, MSTRKRFT and other cutting edge electronic manipulators alongside his own production work and punk rock antics, then there’s the remix work (often with Blake Miller as Weird Science) of names like The Killers, Good Charlotte and Chris Cornell before we mention the Dim Mak clothing line (designed by Steve and his sister model/actress Devon Aoki) his own ‘Aoki Headphones’ by WESC or his Korean BBQ restaurant. ■ We Are . . . Electric vs Sick Note at Cabaret Voltaire, Edinburgh, Fri 13 Nov.
music, DJs, art and the ‘Avoid confession booth’. ■ Kinky Indie at Citrus Club. 11pm–3am. £4. Weekly. Indie music with a touch of ska, 60s and 80s. ■ Love Traffic at GHQ. 11pm–3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Pulling doesn’t get any easier than this. At a traffic light party everyone knows where they stand: red for no thanks, amber for maybe, green for definitely. With DJ Dale Lush. ■ 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 a smattering of very talented local guests. ■ White Noise at Electric Circus. 10pm–3am. £4. Weekly. The finest up- and-coming Scottish acts perform live with Edward & The McCalss and Haight Ashbury (17 Nov) followed by Vertis and Vendor Defender (24 Nov).
Chart & Party ■ ShagTag at Stereo. 10pm–3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Insanely successful night based on a complex numerical flirting system. Edinburgh Wednesdays
Club ■ Chairmen Meow at Shanghai. 10pm–3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Eclectic chart, dance and indie from Calverto and guests. ■ Chambles at Opal Lounge. 10pm–3am. £5. Weekly. Night of sexy
music, fantastic cocktails and fabulous people. Dress to impress. ■ Guilty at Lulu. 10pm–3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. An unashamed selection of classic pop nuggets from the last five decades from ELO to Duran Duran to Snow Patrol, all under the watchful gaze of DJ Johnny Frenetic. ■ Hi-Jinx at Electric Circus. 10.30pm–3am. £5. Weekly. Electro, beats and a smattering of indie from DJs i- Tallah Disco and Andy Chadwick. 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. ■ Ministry of Sound at Mood. 10.30pm–3am. £tbc. 11 Nov. The legendary club night on its Clubbers Guide Summer 2009 tour, with glam club hits from DJ Nilesh Parmar. FREE The Pit at the Hive. 11pm–3am. Weekly. Rock and metal night by rock and metal fans for rock and metal fans. 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 for members). Weekly. Edinburgh’s busiest midweek electro-funk disco party with Gary Mac joined by Jacek and Babes (11 Nov) followed by Wolfjazz and Funklantis (18 Nov). Chart & Party ■ Get Lost at Lava Ignite. 10pm–3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. Student night of dance, chart and anthems on the mainfloor and R&B in the lounge. Don’t be surprised by UV parties, bucking broncos or themed nights. ■ Shark at City Nightclub. 11pm–3am. £tbc. Weekly. Big cheesy, fun student night.
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