Edinburgh Fridays Club Adventures in Sound at the HMV Picture House. 11pm–3am. £1 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. Broke at City Nightclub. 10pm–3am. £2. Weekly. DJ Gentleman Johnny mashes-up chart indie, hip hop, dance anthems and drinks promos. Cosmic at Studio 24. 11pm–3am. £6 (£4). 15 Oct. A spaced-out night of psychedelic trance, with live percussion and visuals by VisualGnosis. Departure Lounge at the Caves. 10pm–3am. £10 (£9). 8 Oct. Heavyweight global sounds as Departure Lounge host another night of cosmic beats and futuristic funk from pharmacologist-cum-DJ Floating Points (live PA featuring Fatima) and Edinburgh eight-piece funksters Digital Jones. Elements at the Lane. 10.30pm–3am. £6 (£5). 15 Oct. Trance and progressive house night. Everybody at Electric Circus. 10pm–3am. £5. Weekly. The night starts with live band karaoke (until midnight) followed by a mix of pop, rock, indie, electro, disco and party tracks from 1960-2010. Evol at the Liquid Room. 10.30pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £6 after. Weekly. Edinburgh’s longest running indie night. With the usual mix of the best current and classic alternative and crossover tunes, Evol’s an institution. Frisky Fridays at Bacaro. 10.30pm–3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. Urban night featuring resident DJ Prospect, with regular guests from Radio 1 and 1Xtra. Furburger at GHQ. 11pm–3am. £4 (£3). 8 Oct. DJs Dejaybird, Funki Diva and Boy Toy provide aural stimulation for gay women and their closest friends. Get Funk’d at Medina. 10pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £5 after. 15 Oct. R&B, funk and soul from resident Isla Blige. Heavy Gossip at Medina. 11pm–3am. £7 (£5). 8 Oct. Fresh house cuts, disco funk and reworked edits as Craig Smith and Nick Yuill are joined by

the deep disco sounds of Retro/Grade (aka Tom Neville and Serge Santiago). Hot Mess at Wee Red Bar. 11pm–3am. £5 (£3). 8 Oct. Brand new gay club night for Edinburgh, where the focus is on the music, which is a heady mix of disco, hi-NRG, acid house, italo and electro from the safe hands of DJ Simonotron (Club for Heroes/Devil Disco Club). See LGTB preview, page 49. Ikon at Opal Lounge. 10.30pm–3am. £tbc. Weekly. Glamorous, luxurious and exclusive party night of sexy house. Lab Project at Cabaret Voltaire. 11pm–3am. £tbc. 8 Oct. Intriguing new club/music/art collective. FREE Memorabilia at the Village. 9pm–1am. 8 Oct. Fortnightly. Fortnightly date from Jon Pleased Wimmin, playing house blasts from the past, present and future. Misfits at the Hive. 10pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £4 after. Weekly. DIY indie, electro, punk, rock and retro with bargain drinks. The Noize Factory at the Lane. 10.30pm–3am. £5 (£4). 8 Oct. Tech- house, trance, indie electro and house playing out the likes of Daft Punk, Vitalic, Fake Blood and Soulwax. Numbers a at Sneaky Pete's. 11pm–3am. Free before midnight; £3 after. 15 Oct. One of Glasgow's most eclectic clubbing successes launches in Edinburgh with a residents special of Jackmaster and Nelson. 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). RSVP at Lulu. 10.30pm–3am. £8. Weekly. Glamorous club hits. Sahara Sessions at Po Na Na. 10.30pm–3am. £4 before 11pm; £7 after. Weekly. Funky and disco tinged house and huge club classics at this new glam and sexy night for Po Na Na. Skunk Funk at the Jazz Bar. 11.30pm–3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Night of top funk from DJ Aki and live guests including Leeds-based vocalist Terri Shaltiel and her funk band (8 Oct) and the high energy DC Ellis Band (15 Oct). Souloco at Cabaret Voltaire. 11pm–3am. Free before midnight; £4 (£2) after. 15 Oct. Deep techy house as Souloco take over Cab’s Speakeasy.

11pm–3am. £5. 8 Oct. Tsatsu and ✽✽ Soulsville at the Bongo Club. Argonaut spin the best in soul, doo-wop, funk and rock’n’roll now with an added kick of live dancers and a ‘new musical direction’. ✽✽ Telefunken at Cabaret Voltaire. 11pm–3am. £12. 15 Oct. Expansive Chicago house as Telefunken secure the considerable talents of Derrick Carter to help them celebrate their sixth birthday. This is Music at Sneaky Pete’s. 11pm–3am. £3 (members free). Weekly. Indie-electro night hosted by the Sick Note DJs. This is SICK! at Cabaret Voltaire. 11pm–3am. £6–£9. 8 Oct. Expect a whirlwind of house, electro, dub and ghetto techno with big bass-fuelled house from special guests Lee Mortimer and Last Japan. TrusT Label Launch at the GRV. 11pm–3am. £tbc. 8 Oct. Hemlock Nights and MAPt present this night of electro and techno with Inigo Kennedy, Ben Wollard, Casual Violence, Siege and Mr Pyz. Vintage Violence at Wee Red Bar. 11pm–3am. £4. 15 Oct. A night of ‘anti- anthems’ with a mix of raw garage rock, girl groups, dirty soul, junk shop glam, new wave and rockabilly. Wolf Party at the GRV. 11pm–3am. £5 (£3). 15 Oct. Indie rock from the last 30 years, so expect to hear the likes of Pavement, Yeasayer, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Animal Collective, The Maccabees and ‘their ilk’. Wu Hui at Shanghai. 10pm–3am. £8 (£6). Weekly. Feel good party night and uplifting house. Xplicit at the Bongo Club. 11pm–3am. £4. 15 Oct. Residents special at Edinburgh’s drum & bass HQ.

Chart & Party Hot & Gold at Stereo. 10pm–3am. Free before midnight; £4 (£2) after. Weekly. Disco, dance and raunchy R&B on the mainfloor while upstairs you get 80s classics. Iconic Fridays at Mood. 10.30pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £3 after. Weekly. Essential dance, R&B, 90s hits and anthems. Kinky Disco at GHQ. 9pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £5 after. Weekly. Pop, camp classics and dance hits from Cilla Slack and funky house and electro from DJ Michelle.

The Reunion at Lava Ignite. 10pm–3am. £5 before midnight; £7 after. Weekly. Ibiza party every Friday all through summer with chart dance hits and Lava’s notorious hot tubs.

Edinburgh Saturdays

Voltaire. 11pm–3am. £5. 9 Oct. The Club Annie Mac Presents at Ocean Terminal. 9.30pm–3am. £18–£20. 16 Oct. Radio 1’s doyen of dance music hits Edinburgh with a suitably tremendous line-up featuring Miss Mac herself, Felix da Housecat, Caspa and MC Rod Azlan. See preview, page 40. ✽✽ Bare Saturday at Cabaret Cab’s new Monday night special branches out with a one-off Saturday nighter featuring the drum & bass/dubstep fusion of Nero, who recently signed to Chase & Status’ MTA label. Bass Syndicate at Sneaky Pete’s. 11pm–3am. Free before midnight; £3 after. 9 Oct. Bass Syndicate returns with a mix of bass heavy breaks, beats, electro and house from G-Mac, Believe and Silver Storic. Beat Control at the HMV Picture House. 11pm–3am. £1 before midnight; £5 (£3) after. Weekly. The Evol DJs dish out the best in twisted pop, indie and alternative beats as clubbing returns to the Picture House. Bubblegum at the Hive. 10pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £4 after. Weekly. A student friendly chewed up, spat out mix of electro, pop, dance, disco, soul and indie. Circus at GHQ. 9pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £5 after. Weekly. Pop and dance tunes across two rooms from DJ Darren and Dowzer. Definition at Sneaky Pete’s. 11pm–3am. Free before midnight; £3 after. 23 Oct. Dancefloor friendly underground house, electro, minimal and techno cuts from residents Mark Balneaves and Martin Lightbody. Disco Inferno at Sportsters Bar. 10pm–3am. £5. Weekly. Disco all night long as Edinburgh’s clubbing institution struts its stuff once more all under the watchful gaze of DJ Johnny Starr (strictly over 25s). The Egg at Wee Red Bar. 11pm–3am. £1 before 11.30pm; £3 after (ECA students free before 11.30pm; £2


Bacaro 7–11 Hope Street Lane, 247 7004. Stylish bijou clubbbing and cocktails.

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.

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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.

for details. The GRV 7 Guthrie Street, 220 2987. Intimate club venue mixing art, techno, dub, live acts and beats. See listings for details.

City: Edinburgh 1a Market Street, 226 9560. From student nights and pop to big guest DJs. See listings for selected highlights. Henry’s Cellar Bar 8-16a Morrison Street, 228 9393. Eclectic and experimental nights from surf rock to electro. See listings for details.

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

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.

The Lane 3 Queensferry Street Lane, 467 7215. Selection of cool house nights. See listings for details. Lava Ignite 3 West Toll Cross, 228 3252. Chart favourites, pop hits and R&B.

The Liquid Room 9c Victoria Street, 225 2564. Home to indie, electro, dubstep, house and visiting big name DJs. 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. stylish venue in the heart of Edinburgh.

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 some 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

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.