■ Sunset at Byblos. 8pm–2am. £5. Weekly. New Polish night with Fox McLeod playing house, funk and Polish hits. Chart & Party ■ Big in Japan at O’Couture. 11pm–3am. £tbc. Weekly. Dance if you want to, or take advantage of the cheap drinks instead. ■ Discobadger at Bamboo. 11pm–3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Dominic Martin, DJ Kash and Mash do the business every week. ■ Liquid Cool at Common. 9pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £5 (£3) after. Weekly. AJ, Kris Keegan and Ian Thompson playing top-notch vocal garage and house to a club packed with hyper- hedonistic twentysomething 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. ■ 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 each week, all tbc at the moment. 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.
Chart & Party ■ 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.
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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.
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Club ■ Audacious at the GRV. 11pm–3am. £4. 20 May. Breakcore, hardcore and jungle. ■ Blitz at Electric Circus. 9pm–3am. £3 before 11pm; £5 before midnight; £6 after. 27 May. Night of vintage glamour and big band swing (discount entry for those in vintage dress). ■ 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. ■ Dub Kaoss at Citrus Club. 11pm–3am. Free before midnight; £3 after. Weekly. Drum & bass and dubstep. ■ 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. FREE Psychosis at the Banshee Labyrinth. 11pm–3am. Weekly. Four DJs across four rooms playing punk, ska, psychobilly, rock, bluebeat and other close relations. ✽✽ Soulsville at the Bongo Club. 11pm–3am. Free before midnight; £3 after. 20 May. Tsatsu and Argonaut spin the best in soul, doo-wop, punk and rock’n’roll. ■ 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 ■ GaGa at Why Not?. 10pm–3am. £5. Weekly. Five hours of party anthems as you’ve never heard them before courtesy of mash-up DJ Kontempt. ■ 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 ■ AKA at the Lane. 10.30pm–3am. £tbc. 21 May. Three rooms of house, electro, hip hop, dubstep and indie, featuring DJs from Tokyoblu, Madchester, Sick Note, Taste and more. ■ Broke at City Nightclub. 10.30pm–3am. £2 before 11.30pm; £5 after. Weekly. Huge student night of chart indie, hip hop, dance anthems and drinks promos. ■ Carry On! at Electric Circus. 10pm–3am. £5. Weekly. Danny Chutes and JP Mason (Leith FM) host a musical party of classic hits and dancefloor favourites. ■ Compakt at Cabaret Voltaire. 11pm–3am. £10 (£8 in advance). 21 May. Techno from the New York Master Joey Beltram who gave us the classic ‘Energy Flash’ and ‘Forklift’. See preview, page 36. ■ Confusion is Sex at the Bongo Club. 11pm–3am. £8. 14 May. More glam techno, electro, indie punk and rock’n’roll at this avant garde arty gathering with the Freaky Brides and live rock/electronica/post apocalyptic music from Randy Twigg.
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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 of indie, pop and electro. 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.
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Mr Scruff Hands up who likes a bit of ‘trouser jazz’. Mr Scruff continues his seemingly unending ‘Keep it Unreal’ tour, keeping things funky and just a little bit surreal as he plunders his Ninja Tune back catalogue and throws in multiple multi-genre surprises. Get the teas in, mate. ■ Sub Club, Glasgow, Thu 13 May; Potterrow, Edinburgh, Fri 14 May.