playing top-notch vocal garage and house to a club packed with hyper- hedonistic twenty-something revellers, all of whom seem to have forgotten that they have work in the morning. ■ Rock’n’Rolla at Kushion. 9pm–3am. Free with Social Animal keyring before midnight; £5 (£3) after. Weekly. DJ Chris McManus provides a smooth groove to top off the weekend. Selected drinks £1. ■ Shedkandi at the Shed. 11pm–3am. £2. Weekly. Sisters Lisa Mafia and Li’l Gem present a house and R&B playlist. ■ Snakebite Sundays at the Viper Bar & Club. 10pm–3am. Free before 10.30pm; £5 (£3) after. Weekly. DJ James D takes you on a trip from disco to pop to dance. ■ Sunday Sesh at Boho. 11pm–3am. £5 (£3 students before midnight). Weekly. Resident DJs play party anthems to wind you down or pick you up. ■ We Started Everything at the Garage. 11pm–3am. Free before 11.30pm; £5 (£3) after. Weekly. A night of ‘unadulterated musical magnificence’ (we’re quoting) with Brian McMaster.
Club ■ Burn at the Buff Club. 11pm–3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Burn provides all the disco songs you’ve forgotten about and the ones you can’t forget. Presented by Normski, Zeus and Mash. ■ Passionality at Byblos. 11.30pm–3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. DJ Shawn Roberts plays chart hits for the gay/mixed crowd. FREE Raid at La Cheetah. 9pm–3am. Weekly. A new trade/student night featuring live indie bands plus DJs playing ‘anything and everything to get you dancing your ass off’. Live guests are Skinny Villains and Foxgang. Chart & Party ■ Alibi Mondays at the Garage. 11pm–3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Andy R plays requests from all genres. ■ Hangout Mondays at O’Couture. 4pm–3am. £tbc. Weekly. Indie, dance, pop and cheap drinks. ■ Heat at the Viper Bar & Club. 9pm–2am. £5. Weekly. Urban, house and indie. Free with trade wage slip.
Club ■ Killer Kitsch at the Buff Club. 11pm–3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Euan and David play electro, house and rock upstairs, while Duncan has the bootlegs and classics covered downstairs. Chart & Party FREE Eureka at Bamboo. 11pm–3am. Weekly. Robin B spins dance, R&B, hip hop and house. ■ Juicy Tuesday at Kushion. 11pm–3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. A night to entertain the masses across two rooms. Room one sees DJ Harri rocking out indie pop and electro, while Li’l L and Ray Woods get the party started with hip hop beats and R&B grooves in room two. ■ Sneakers Tuesday at O’Couture. 4pm–3am. £tbc. Weekly. Indie, dance, pop and cheap drinks at this new student night. ■ Tetris Tuesdays at Bamboo. 10.30pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £5 (£3) after. Weekly. Gavin Sommerville and Miguel mash up hip hop, R&B, pop and electro. ■ Tuesday at Viper at the Viper Bar & Club. 9pm–3am. £tbc (free for students). Weekly. Free entry to all students, as DJ Callum Lawson plays all the anthems you’ll hear down the union. ■ Tuesdays at Byblos at Byblos. 10.30pm–3am. Free before midnight; £3 after. Weekly. Stuart McCorrisken will keep you on the dancefloor all night long with chart, dance and R&B. ■ Y’Uptae Tuesday at the Garage. 11pm–3am. Free before 11.30pm; £5
(£3) after. Weekly. DJ Andy Wilson plays club anthems, party hits and requests, plus karaoke in the Snapshotz bar.
Club ■ Home at the Tunnel. 11pm–3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. The Tunnel’s massive midweek gay party night continues. Breeders, so they tell us, are also welcome. ■ Menergy at the Flying Duck. 11pm–3am. £4. 17 Feb. Club diva Lady Munter pulls another one out the bag: a gay dance party with DJs Kid Zipper & Gerard Black Leather spinning the disco, Italo and NRG. ■ Octopussy at O2 ABC. 11pm–3am. £5. Weekly. Jacuzzis, bouncy castles and a Chapel of Love at this weekly student night, temporarily relocated to the ABC while the Arches are being renovated. Chart & Party ■ Clubhouse at the Viper Bar & Club. 11pm–3am. £tbc. Weekly. DJ Nelson plays ‘Rhianna to Bananarama’. ■ Gaga Wednesdays at the Garage. 11pm–3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Chart, classic and current hits, and drink promos too. Free entry for UWS and Glasgow University students.
■ Haribo Wednesdays at Common. 10pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £5 (£3) after. Weekly. DJ Harri(bo) and Gordon Miller presents a sweet selection of party sounds. ■ Lollapalooza Wednesday at O’Couture. 4pm–3am. £tbc. Weekly. Indie, dance, pop and cheap drinks at this new student night, where Uni society and sports team members go free. ■ Spank at Milan. 11pm–3am. £tbc. Weekly. DJs Kris Keegan and Ian Stirling spin disco, house and classic anthems. ■ Tongue in Cheek at Bamboo. 10pm–4am. £5 (£4). Weekly. DJ Miguel plays R&B in the main room, DJ Toast plays chart in the lounge and Andy Wilson plays rock in the red room. ■ Watchamacallit at the Buff Club. 11pm–3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Punk, funk and pop with DJ Bobby Bluebell. ■ West-End Wednesdays at Boho. 11pm–3am. £5 (£3 students before midnight). Weekly. A student night for the West End, with cheap drinks and dancing. ■ WWW at Kushion. 8pm–3am. Free before midnight with Social Animal keyring; £5 (£3) after. Weekly. DJ Big Al takes control of the music, spinning everything from 80s to pop to hip hop - whatever it takes to get the party started. All drinks £1.
Pin Up Nights Indie heaven at Pin Up Nights this fortnight as they host the NME Awards tour afterparty, with DJ sets
from two of the stars of the show: The Big Pink and Bombay Bicycle Club. Plus there are live sets from new wave electro rockers Fangs (pictured) and indie popsters French Wives just to prove Glasgow has plenty of homegrown indie talent all of it’s own. ■ Stereo, Glasgow, Fri 5 Feb.
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Club ■ Born to Be Wide at the Voodoo Rooms. 7.30pm–1am. £5. 4 Feb. Music industry social club that aims to bring musos, journalists, promoters, record shop workers and musicians together. ‘German Night’ with a German Music seminar (from 7.30pm, spaces limited please request a place when booking) followed by a live set from Jeans Team, quiz and German music from the DJs. ■ Bounce at Po Na Na. 10.30pm–3am. £5. Weekly. Thursday night mix of classic R&B, funky house and dance beats from Johnny Frenetic. FREE Dapper Dan’s at Sneaky Pete’s. 11pm–3am. 4 Feb. Default and Picassio promise ‘a wonky cocktail of beats’. ■ Dolly Mixtures at Electric Circus. 5pm–3am. £6. Weekly. Clubbing aimed at the ladies with teapot cocktails, vintage clothes, crafts and regular tribute acts (including ABBA, 4 Feb and Kylie, 11 Feb). ■ Dub Kaoss at Citrus Club. 11pm–3am. Free before midnight; £3 after. Weekly. Drum & bass and dubstep. ■ Go Ape at the Hive. 11pm–3am. £4. Weekly. 2 Many DJs style musical mash- up in the mainroom, with drum & bass and dubstep in room two from the Split DJs. ■ Illusion at Shanghai. 10pm–3am. £5. Weekly. Funky tunes at this student night featuring games and cash prizes. ■ Octopussy at the HMV Picture House. 11pm–3am. £4. Weekly. Student night of chart, R&B, electro and indie classics. ■ Rude at Po Na Na. 10.30pm–3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. A mix of funky house, electro, urban licks and dirty mash-ups form John Hutchison. FREE Sick Note at Cabaret Voltaire. 11pm–3am. Weekly. Indie/electro night from the Cab, with residents from Clash and Spies in the Wires. Featuring a live set from indie tykes Hot Club de Paris (18 Feb). FREE Sneaky Beats at Sneaky Pete’s. 11pm–3am. Weekly. Hip hop, funk, soul and a dash of electro. FREE Speaker Bite Me at Espionage. 10.30pm–3am. Weekly. The Evol DJs take charge at this alternative disco night of indie, hip hop and a dash of electro, which features everything from Chic and Dizzee Rascal to The Cribs and Crystal Castles, and the DJs are always happy to take requests. ■ Stiletto at Lulu. 10pm–3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. Electro-pop, glam house classics and disco. ■ Thursdays at Bacaro. 10.30pm–3am. £3–£6. Weekly. New hip hop, R&B and urban party. ■ Vanity at Opal Lounge. 10pm–3am. £5. Weekly. Cutting edge soul, R&B, electro and funky house. Chart & Party ■ Let’s Go Retro at Stereo. 10pm–3am. Free before midnight; £4 (£2) after. Weekly. Lets Go Retro is Stereo’s all new Thursday bash, and Edinburgh’s only weekly UV Party. Join resident DJ Bryan Kerr, who plays tunes from the 90s and early 00s.
Edinburgh Fridays Club ■ Adventures in Sound at the HMV Picture House. 11pm–3am. Free before midnight; £3 (£2) after. Weekly. Andy Wilson takes charge with a mixed soundtrack of indie, electro and alternative classics as the Picture House club nights go weekly once again.
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