■ 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. ■ Raid at La Cheetah. 9pm–3am. £3–£2 (£1 with a trade payslip). 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 on 8 Mar are Mickey 9s and All the Queen’s Bovine, with others tbc.
Glasgow Tuesdays 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. ■ Numbers at the Sub Club. 9pm–3am.
£10. 16 Mar. A huge midweek show for lovers of electronic music, as Warp duo Autechre tour in support of their new album Oversteps. With support from Rob Hall, Russell Haswell and Didjit. See preview, page 37.
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. ■ Octopussy at the Arches. 11pm–3am. £7 (£5 student). Weekly. Jacuzzis, bouncy castles and a Chapel of Love at this weekly student night, now back at the Arches. Chart & Party ■ 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. ■ 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.
Ultragoove By Gareth Sommervile’s calculations this is the 250th Ultragroove party. Pretty impressive stuff and the deep house and disco night celebrates with a guest set from good friend Todd Terje. So expect Latin funk, crafty re-edits, acid house, dubby techno and good times from the Oslo DJ. ■ Cabaret Voltaire, Edinburgh, Sat 6 Mar.
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Club FREE Animal Hospital at Sneaky Pete’s. 11pm–3am. 11 Mar. Techno night. ■ 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 Mar. Default and Picassio promise ‘a wonky cocktail of beats’. ■ Dolly Mixtures at Electric Circus. 5pm–3am. Free before 8.30pm; £3 after. 18 Mar. Clubbing aimed at the ladies with teapot cocktails, vintage clothes, crafts and regular tribute acts (including Glasgow Beatles tribute The Blackbirds). ■ 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. ■ Maz & Kaz’s Rockin’ Blues at the Bongo Club. 11pm–3am. £5. 4 Mar. Reggae, dancehall, rocksteady, ska and soul from Bristol legend (68-year-old) DJ Derek and London’s King Toby. ■ Octopussy at the HMV Picture House. 11pm–3am. £4. Weekly. Student night of chart, R&B, electro and indie classics. FREE Psychosis at the Banshee Labyrinth. 11pm–3am. Weekly. Four DJs across four rooms playing punk, ska, psychobilly, rock, bluebeat and other close relations. FREE Sick Note at Cabaret Voltaire. 11pm–3am. Weekly. Indie/electro night from the Cab, with residents from Clash and Spies in the Wires. ■ Stiletto at Lulu. 10pm–3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. Electro-pop, glam house classics and disco. ■ Terror at the Bongo Club. 11pm–3am. £1.99. 11 Mar. Multi-media night of jungle, hip hop, hardcore, techno, live graffiti and b-boy action form The Fez (Bangface) and artist Andy Council. ■ 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 ■ Balkanarama at Studio 24. 9.30pm–3am. £7 before 10.30pm; £9 after. 5 Mar. A blend of klezmer, Balkan, gypsy punk and electronic beats featuring live music from guests Yurodny and Celter Schmelter and DJ Miss Electric Gypsyland. ■ Broke at City Nightclub. 10.30pm–3am. £2 before 11.30pm; £5 after. Weekly. Huge student night of
11pm–3am. £5. 12 Mar. New house
chart indie, hip hop, dance anthems and drinks promos. FREE Carry On! at Electric Circus. 10pm–3am. Weekly. Danny Chutes and JP Mason (Leith FM) host a musical party of classic hits and dancefloor favourites. ■ Cosmic at Studio 24. 11pm–3am. £6 (£4). 12 Mar. A spaced-out night of psychedelic trance, with live percussion and visuals by VisualGnosis. ■ Dirt at the GRV. 10pm–3am. £2 before midnight; £4 after. 5 Mar. Techno, electro, breaks, dubstep and ghetto from special guests The Setup and Ingen. ■ Disobedience at Cabaret Voltaire. 10.30pm–3am. £7.50. 5 Mar. Minimal techno and house as Disobedience takes over the Speakeasy with special guest Coyu making his Scottish debut. ■ Flava at Shanghai. 11pm–3am. £6. Weekly. Hugely successful R&B, hip hop, UK funky and urban night with resident DJ Prospect. ■ Four Corners at the Bongo Club. 11pm–3am. £3 before midnight; £5 after. 12 Mar. Your local one-stop hop for funk/soul/jazz/Latin/Afro/reggae dancefloor action and sizzling live percussion. ■ Furburger at GHQ. 11pm–3am. £5. 12 Mar. Monthly. DJs Dejaybird, Funki Diva and Boy Toy provide aural stimulation for gay women and their closest friends. ■ Fuse at Berlin Bierhaus. 10pm–3am. £6 before midnight; £8 after. 5 Mar. Underground dance night joined rising star Lee Mortimer (who has already collaborated with Laidback Luke and Foamo) for his Edinburgh debut. FREE Gumbo Funk at the Voodoo Rooms. 9pm–1am. 5 Mar. ‘Afro-Latin- infused funk’ from the brains of Astroboy and Jiminez (Departure Lounge and Four Corners). ✽✽ Heavy Gossip at Medina. night for Edinburgh featuring fresh house cuts, disco funk and reworked edits from Craig Smith (6th Borough Project/Audio Deluxe) and Nick Yuill (Solescience/Shoot the Pump). ■ Ikon at Opal Lounge. 10.30pm–3am. £tbc. Weekly. Glamorous, luxurious and exclusive party night of sexy house. ✽✽ Innuendub at Cabaret Voltaire. the door. 12 Mar. A brand new night of dubstep, techno and reggae spread across three rooms. Headlined by Bar9, Emalkay and Taz Buckfaster playing out through the huge Funktion-One Sound System for some seriously heavy bass. ■ KandiFlip at Po Na Na. 10.30pm–3am. £3 before midnight; £6 after. Weekly. R&B, house and dance classics from Johnny Frenetic. ✽✽ Kapital at the Caves. 11pm–3am. £10 (£7 in advance). 5 Mar. Affin label boss Joachim Spieth guests for a melodic mixture of deep minimal house and stripped down techno. ■ Misfits at the Hive. 11pm–3am. Free before 11.30pm; £4 after. Weekly. DIY indie, electro, punk, rock and retro with bargain drinks. ■ Planet Earth at Citrus Club. 9.30pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £6 after. Weekly. Music from 1976 through to 1989. In other words, a healthy dose of punk, new wave, new romantic and electro-pop (now with added 90s). ✽✽ Pulse & Karnival at the GRV. 11pm–3am. £tbc. 12 Mar. The techno and house nights join forces to welcome the French techno master Agoria on his Balance Release tour. ■ RSVP at Lulu. 10.30pm–3am. £8. Weekly. Glamorous club hits. ■ Skunk Funk at the Jazz Bar. 11.30pm–3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Night of top funk from DJ Aki and live guests, including Motown sounds from The Soul Foundation (5 Mar) and soul/funk/pop from The Dirty Martinis (12 Mar). ■ Socially Acceptable at GHQ. 10.30pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £5 11pm–3am. £9 in advance; more on
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