11pm–3am. £tbc. Weekly. A new ■ Cathouse Sundays at the Cathouse. 11pm–3am. £2 (£1). Weekly. DJ Mythic finishes off your weekend with anything rock. Requests accepted throughout the whole night, and there’s free Wii in the back bar. ■ Colours at the Arches. 11pm–3am. £10. 30 May. Bank holiday special from the house night with Graeme Park and Jon Mancini. ■ Fiasco Secret Location Party 3 at a Secret Location/Bacchus. 4pm–3am. £20. 30 May. Joining resident Ed Marco this year are Inland Knights, Kinky Movement, Eddie Leader, DJ Soydan, Monoman, Craig Hamilton, Chris Harris, Dominic Martin, Chris Mac, Esteban Carracas, Pedromatic, The Steph and more. Pick up is from Bacchus at 5pm after a short pre-party, then guests will be returned to the club at 11pm to carry on the party. See preview, page 43. ■ Girls Love . . . Mud Wrestling at FHQ. 9pm–3am. £tbc. 30 May. Muddy fun as DJ Shazza provides the tunes. ■ Guilty at Classic Grand. 10.30pm–3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. DJ Dec cracks out wild rock tunes in an attempt to make you late for work on Monday. ✽✽ Hung Up! at the Sub Club. weekly event curated by Optimo DJs JD Twitch and JG Wilkes, taking up where their old night left off but with added input from some of Glasgow’s finest DJs. Upcoming line-ups include JD Twitch and Chrome Hoof (30 May). See Music preview. ■ Million Dollar Disco at Big Joint. 11pm–3am. £10. 30 May. Disco, edits, rarities and remixes from Al Kent and special guest Sadar Bahar, all the way from Chicago. ■ On/Off at Basura Blanca at the Brunswick Hotel. 10.30pm–2am. £3 before midnight; £4 after. 30 May. On/Off returns to the Brunswick Hotel for a bank holiday special of house, electro, and everything in between. www.myspace.com/onoff.glasgow. ■ Ruby Fruit at the Flying Duck. 9pm–3am. £5 before 11pm; £6 after (£4 in advance). 30 May. New women only night with an alternative soundtrack of funky soul, disco, pop, retro, indie, handbag and dance music from the 60s to the present. ■ Sin City at the Buff Club. 11pm–3am. £3 (free for students). Weekly. Marky Mark and Mash brings you disco, funk, soul and house. ■ Sunday Circus at the Ark. 1–10pm. £12 (£10 advance). 30 May. Deep house
and techno in a another new venue from guest Spencer Parker (Rekids, Tsuba), with residents Ronnie and Affi Koman. ■ Sunset at Byblos. 8pm–2am. £5. Weekly. New Polish night with Fox McLeod playing house, funk and Polish hits. ■ Trash & Burn at Classic Grand. 11pm–3am. £3. 30 May. DJ Barry and Daiquiri Dusk present a night of glam, sleaze, girls and tease. Soundtracked by hair metal classics from the 80s to the present day and featuring live dancing by The Trash & Burn Go-Go Girls.
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 FHQ. 11pm–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.
Glasgow Tuesdays Club ■ Killer Kitsch at the Buff Club. 11pm–3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Euan Neilson and David Sinclair play electro, house and rock upstairs, while Duncan Harvey and David Brown have the bootlegs and classics covered downstairs. 1 Jun is the fifth birthday street party, with Euan and David playing on an outdoor stage on Bath Lane. And it’s only £1! See preview, page 44.
Glasgow Wednesdays Club ■ In About It! at Nice’n’Sleazy. 11pm–3am. £5. 9 Jun. A brand new Wednesday nighter, with residents Level Thirtytwo and more. ■ The Mumble Club at Nice’n’Sleazy. 11.30pm–3am. £2. 2 Jun. Alternative hip hop. ■ 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.
Edinburgh Events are listed by city, day, type then alphabetically by name. Submit listings at least 14 days before publication to firstname.lastname@example.org. Edinburgh listings are compiled by Henry Northmore. ✽✽ Indicates Hitlist entry
Edinburgh Thursdays Club FREE Animal Hospital at Sneaky Pete’s. 11pm–3am. 10 Jun. Techno and minimal night with live visuals. ■ 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). FREE Blue Roots at Roxy Art House. 5pm–1am. Weekly. Dub reggae DJs and MCs. ■ 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. 3 Jun. Default and Picassio promise ‘a wonky cocktail of beats’. ■ Dub Kaoss at Citrus Club. 11pm–3am. Free before midnight; £3 after. Weekly. Drum & bass and dubstep. ■ 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 Ride at Sneaky Pete’s. 11pm–3am. 27 May. Electro, indie and hip hop from Lauren and Chekkie. FREE Sick Note at Cabaret Voltaire. 11pm–3am. Weekly. Indie/electro night from the Cab, with residents from Clash and Spies in the Wires. ■ Soiree Senegalese at the Bongo Club. 11pm–3am. £8 before midnight; £10 after. 27 May. Night of African music with live performances from Senegal’s Arame Thioye and Samba Sene & Diwan. ■ Terror at the Bongo Club. 11pm–3am. £1.99. 10 Jun. Multi-media night of jungle, hip hop, hardcore, techno, live graffiti and b-boy action.
Club FREE Akimbo Divine at Roxy Art House. 5pm–1am. Weekly. Meet beat, wonky soul and mutant disco. ■ 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. ■ Diva at the Lane. 10.30pm–3am. £6 (£5). 28 May. Big house sounds, club classics and party anthems. ■ Four Corners at the Bongo Club. 11pm–3am. £3 before midnight; £5 after. 4 Jun. Your local one-stop hop for funk/soul/jazz/Latin/Afro/reggae dancefloor action and live percussion. ■ Get Funk’d at Medina. 10pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £5 after. 28 May. R&B, funk and soul from Isla Blige Master Caird and P-Stylz. ■ Ikon at Opal Lounge. 10.30pm–3am. £tbc. Weekly. Glamorous, luxurious and exclusive party night of sexy house. FREE Inkling at Cabaret Voltaire. 11pm–3am. 4 Jun. The Speakeasy rocks to funk fuelled beats and breaks plus resident MC Silver Tongue. ✽✽ Jackhammer at Wee Red Bar. Jackhammer host a one-off party at the Wee Red as they bring you the leftfield techno and wonky electro genius that is Radioactive Man. ■ KandiFlip at Po Na Na. 10.30pm–3am. £3 before midnight; £6 after. Weekly. R&B, house and dance classics from Johnny Frenetic. ■ Misfits at the Hive. 10pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £4 after. Weekly. DIY indie, electro, punk, rock and retro with bargain drinks. ■ Modern Lovers at the GRV. 11pm–3am. £6. 28 May. Soul, funk, garage, freak beat, psyche and more from Craig Jamieson joined by special guest Pete Wiggs (Saint Etienee). ■ Planet Earth at Citrus Club. 9.30pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £6 after. Weekly. A healthy dose of punk, new wave, new romantic and electro-pop (now with added 90s). ■ Random at Wee Red Bar. 11pm–3am. £5 (£4). 28 May. Psy-trance with Janko, Ain-Soph and Babylon 7. ■ Roll Deep at Mood. 10pm–3am. 11pm–3am. £8 (£6). 4 Jun.
EDINBURGH Club venues ■ Bacaro 7–11 Hope Street Lane, 247 7004. Stylish bijou clubbbing and cocktails. ■ Berlin 3 Queensferry Street Lane, 467 7215. Selection of cool house nights. See listings for details. ■ The Bongo Club Moray House, 37 Holyrood Road, 558 7604. One of the coolest and most eclectic clubs in town. See listings for details. ■ Cabaret Voltaire 36-38 Blair Street, 220 6176. Mixed bag from house and techno to drum & bass and indie. See listings for details. ■ The Caves Niddry Street South, 557 8989. Great subterranean venue (as the name suggests) getting more and more popular due to its unique atmosphere. See listings for details.
■ CC Blooms 23-24 Greenside Place, 556 9331. One of the city’s most enduring gay clubs, with hi-NRG tracks every night of the week. ■ The Citrus Club Grindlay Street, 622 7086. Mainly studenty venue that goes for an indie vibe as well as a dash of punk, new wave and 80s classics. See listings for selected highlights. ■ City: Edinburgh 1a Market Street, 226 9560. From student nights and pop to big guest DJs. See listings for selected highlights. ■ Electric Circus 36-39 Market Street, 226 4224. Eclectic dance beats and indie plus private rooms for a unique clubbling experience. ■ Espionage 4 India Buildings, Victoria Street, 477 7007. Five floors of varied chart and dancey
action. ■ Faith Wilkie House, Cowgate, 225 9764. Commercial dance sounds, pop hits and R&B. ■ GHQ 4 Picardy Place, 550 1780. Swish gay club. See listings for details. ■ The GRV 7 Guthrie Street, 220 2987. Intimate club venue mixing art, techno, dub, live acts and beats. See listings for details. ■ Henry’s Cellar Bar 8-16a Morrison Street, 228 9393. Eclectic and experimental nights from surf rock to electro. See listings for details. ■ Hive 15–17 Niddry Street, 556 0444. Rock, indie, student nights and electronica. See listings for details. ■ HMV Picture House 31 Lothian Road, 0844 847 1740. Home to indie clubbing and big name one-off special events. See listings for details.
■ The Jazz Bar 1 Chambers Street, 467 2539. Cool beats from global sounds to straight ahead jazz. See listings for details. ■ Karma Nights 23 Lothian Road, 229 9197. Club classics, chart nuggets and party tunes. ■ Lava Ignite 3 West Toll Cross, 228 3252. Chart favourites, pop hits and R&B. ■ The Liquid Room 9c Victoria Street, 225 2564. Currently closed due to fire damage. More news when we get it. ■ Lulu (under Tiger Lily) 125b George Street, 561 2245. Cool funk, house and other grooves from the people who brought you the Opal Lounge. ■ Medina 45-47 Lothian Street, 225 6313. Laid back vibes with cool hip hop and other sounds. See listings for details. ■ Mood Omni, Greenside Place, 550 1640. Chart, dance and party tunes. ■ Opal Lounge 51 George Street, 226 2275. House and funky beats for a dressed up crowd. ■ Opium 71 Cowgate, 225 8382. Rock, punk and metal, no messing. ■ Po Na Na 43b Frederick Street, 226 2224. Student nights, funky beats, house and more. See listings for selected highlights. ■ Potterrow Teviot, Bristo Square, 650 9195. Student heaven and home to soem big one off parties. ■ Sneaky Pete’s 73 Cowgate, 225 1757. Underground clubbing at its best, from techno and dubstep to indie. See listings for details. ■ Shanghai Le Monde, 16 George
Street, 270 3900. Slick and stylish venue in the heart of Edinburgh. ■ Siglo 184 Cowgate, 240 2850. Charty, party, indie nights until 3am. ■ Stereo King Stables Road, 229 7986. More big party tunes and drunken dancing. ■ Studio 24 Calton Road, 558 3758. Down and dirty club nights, specialising in techno and rock. See listings for details. ■ The Voodoo Rooms 19a West Register Street, 556 7060. Sophisticated clubbing and entertainment. See listings for details. ■ The Wee Red Bar Edinburgh College of Art, Lauriston Place, 229 1442. Student nights for the arty set. See listings for details. ■ Why Not? 14 George Street, 624 8311. Hits from the 80s to last week.
48 THE LIST 27 May–10 June 2010