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. An energetic, cutting edge mix of rock, indie, punk and breaks.
✽✽ Headspin at the Bongo Club. 11pm–3am. £8. 23 Jan. Mixing
funk, hip hop, disco, house and beats, Headspin continues to push the boundaries and raises clubbing to an art form. Expect a big blow out for this twelfth birthday special. ■ Here Come the Girls! at City Nightclub. 10.30pm–3am. £5 before midnight; £7 (£5) after. Weekly. One of Scotland’s top female DJs Casey Cooper mixing up the finest floor-fillers and anthems. ■ Karnival at Cabaret Voltaire. 11pm–3am. £5 before midnight; £7 (£5) after. 30 Jan. The house night is joined by Fisher & Price (Taste) while the back room rocks to the techno cuts of Compakt. ■ 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. ■ Magic Nostalgia at Electric Circus. 10.30pm–3am. £6. 23 Jan. Disco, 80s, rock gods, 90s rave, soft rock, one hit wonders and more at this multi-genre nostalgia fest. ■ The Mission at Studio 24. 11pm–3am. Free before 11.30pm; £6 (£4) after. 30 Jan. Edinburgh’s most famous (or should that be infamous) night of metal, rock, industrial and goth. ■ Musika at Cabaret Voltaire. 11pm–3am. Free before midnight; £5 after. 23 Jan. Cut price January special with a residents party at the electro and house night. ■ Opal Lounge at Opal Lounge. 9pm–3am. Free before 10pm; £4 before 11pm; £8 after. Weekly. Late night soiree featuring DJ Dave Shedan and a fusion of glamorous vocal house and accessible electro with a hint of R&B. ✽✽ Stereotype at Berlin Bierhaus. 10pm–3am. £8. 30 Jan. The house night waves a farewell with this Grand Finale and seventh birthday party. Final chance to hear their house, electro and techno selection from residents Huggy, Ryan Ellis, Stu Todd, Kris Lindsay, Ewan Smith, Blair Harrower, Chris Graham, Master Caird, Beefy and WolfJazz. See preview, page 37. ■ Tease Age at Citrus Club. 10.30pm–3am. Free 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. ■ Va Va-Voom!!!! at Electric Circus. 11pm–3am. £6. 30 Jan. Decadent night of sultry sounds with burlesque, dance and theatre performances to put a bit of glamour back in your life. ■ VEGAS! at the Voodoo Rooms. 8.30pm–1am. £5. 30 Jan. Hep daddy swing, country classics and sleazy listening at the multiple award-winning, multi-genre club night for movers, groovers, hipsters, flipsters, guys and dolls as Vegas! host their annual January Sale with cheap entry. 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. ■ Guru at Karma Nights. 10.30pm–3am. £7. Weekly. Floorfillers and dancefloor party tunes.
Riton Sugarbeat is joined by the bass heavy electro madness of Riton (pictured), as showcased on the infuriatingly catchy ‘Computer Juice’ collaboration with Seiji, for a riotous mix of hip hop beats and acid squelches. Support comes form Ibiza Rocks in house DJ Doorly known for his rocked up remixes of The Prodigy, Dizzee Rascal, Calvin Harris, Basement Jaxx and even Riton himself. ■ Sugarbeat at Cabaret Voltaire, Edinburgh, Fri 29 Jan.
■ 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. ■ Why Not? at Why Not?. 10pm–3am. £7.50. Weekly. Chart, dance and house for the weekend masses.
Edinburgh Sundays Club ■ Chicken Wire Blues Bar at Studio 24. 11pm–3am. £tbc. 31 Jan. Blues night with live bands (including house band Jed Potts & The Hillman Hunters) followed by DJs, Big Guss (The Go-Go) and Muddy Garters. FREE Coalition at Sneaky Pete’s. 11pm–3am. Weekly. Drum & bass, breaks, dubstep, techno and electro from residents Treason, Drummel and Paranoise. ■ Heat at Shanghai. 10.30pm–3am. £5. Weekly. Classic party jams, combining custom visuals and music videos. 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. ■ Sick Kids Sunday 2 at the GRV. 1–11pm. £8–£10. 31 Jan. All day event of alternative indie, Americana and acoustica with James Yorkston & Adrian Crowley (playing the songs of Daniel Johnston), Alasdair Roberts, Zoey Van Goey, Men Diamler, Martin John Henry, The Stormy Seas, Eagleowl, Woodenbox with A Fist Full of Fivers,
Sparrow & The Workshop and Meursault plus DJ sets from Come on Gang! and Chutes. All money raised goes to the Sick Kids Foundation. ■ TAART at the Bongo Club. 11pm–3am. £3 before midnight; £5 after. 24 Jan. Providing a platform for DJs and producers by co-ordinating a national series of events comprising of 50 artists selected from the five cities that have hosted TAA (Temporary Autonomous Art) exhibitions. ■ Tipsy at Lulu. 10pm–3am. £5. Weekly. R&B, urban and hip hop from residents Nick G and DJ Prospect at 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 at this Monday night student special. ■ 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. ■ 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.
Edinburgh Tuesdays Club FREE Antics at the Hive. 11pm–3am. Weekly. Rock, emo, punk and metal dispatches from Edinburgh’s alt.scene. ■ Couture at Opal Lounge. 10.30pm–3am. £5. Weekly. New Tuesday night for Opal which aims to provide a space for ‘Edinburgh’s it- crowd to network’ with a cool soundtrack of hip hop, funk, R&B and party jams from Cunnie and Gino.
■ Girls & Boys at Karma Nights. 11.30pm–3am. £tbc. Weekly. Chart and party soundtrack to this new ‘shag tag’ night as you all get a numbered badge on entry then try match up and get saucy with your chosen number. ■ 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). 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. Edinburgh Wednesdays
Club ■ Chambles at Opal Lounge. 10pm–3am. £5. Weekly. Night of sexy music, fantastic cocktails and fabulous people. Dress to impress. ■ Dirty Disco at Karma Nights. 10.30pm–3am. £tbc. Weekly. Student night of indie, electro, rock, pop, disco and hip hop. ■ 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. FREE Jerk Alert at Sneaky Pete’s. 11pm–3am. Weekly. ‘The KFC of the club world’ at this indie-meets-pop night. FREE JungleDub at the Bongo Club. 11pm–3am. Weekly. Showcasing the Scottish dub, dubstep and jungle scene. ■ Mischief at Shanghai. 10pm–3am. £5. Weekly. DJs Tiny Tim, Kunal and Beef play a cut-up mix of the latest house, R&B and student anthems. FREE The Pit at the Hive. 11pm–3am. Weekly. Rock and metal night by rock and metal fans for rock and metal fans. ■ 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.
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