www.list.co.uk/clubs after). Weekly. Indie, 60s garage, electro, northern soul, ska, 70s punk and new wave at this Edinburgh institution for those in the know after a quick fix of decent music and attitude free clubbing. ■ Fish Fry at the Jazz Bar. 11.30pm–3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Scottish jazz, funk, soul and Latin bands join DJ Astroboy, including Paul Mills’ Mind Excursion and DJ Ally A (9 Oct) followed by The Soul Foundation (16 Oct). ■ Forth One Floorfillers LIVE at the Liquid Room. 10pm–3am. £10. 16 Oct. Big chart dance hits and old skool classics as 97.3 Forth One take over the Liquid Rooms with QFX, a live PA from Shena, Bobby Blanco, Krystle and the DiscoKitten DJs. ■ The Green Door at Studio 24. 10.30pm–3am. £5 (£2). 16 Oct. A night of rock’n’roll from classics to their mutant offspring. ‘For hepcats and squares alike’. ■ It’s All Good at Cabaret Voltaire. 11pm–3am. £5. 9 Oct. Floorfilling funky house, electro and hard house. ■ Land of 1000 Dances at Studio 24. 11pm–3am. £5 (£4). 9 Oct. New night dedicated to northern soul and rhythm’n’blues. ■ Liquid Soul at Po Na Na. 10pm–3am. £4 before 11pm; £7 after. Weekly. Get down early for this consistently capacity retro-disco and funky house night, featuring Po’s own Mark B on the decks fusing classic and bang up-to-date funky house for those in the know. ■ Lulu at Lulu. 9pm–3am. Free before 10pm; £4 before 11pm; £8 after. Weekly. Gareth Somerville, Danny T and Jon Hutchison playing club hits and chart favourites. ■ Messenger Sound System at the Bongo Club. 11pm–3am. £6 before midnight; £7 after. 9 Oct. The mighty Messenger Sound System blasts out the best in righteous reggae, dub and roots with MC Ras Echo. ■ Miami Baby at the One Below. 10pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £6 after. Weekly. Big sexy house, nu disco and feel good classics at this house night from DJ Finesse. ■ The Mission at Studio 24. 11pm–3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. Edinburgh’s most famous night of metal, rock, industrial and goth. ■ Much More at Medina. 10pm–3am. £5. Weekly. Hip hop from Nasty P and Cunnie. ■ Mumbo Jumbo at the Bongo Club. 11pm–3am. £7 (£5). 16 Oct. Headspin’s Steve Austin and Colin Miller join forces with Tackno’s Trendy Wendy mixing up funk, soul, electro, house and good time party tunes. ■ Musika at the Liquid Room. 10.30pm–3am. £15. 9 Oct. The house and electro night brings another big name DJ to Edinburgh as they are joined by The King of Space himself: Steve Lawler. ■ Opal Lounge at Opal Lounge. 9pm–3am. Free before 10pm; £4 before 11pm; £8 after. Weekly. Late night soiree featuring DJ Dave Shedan and a fusion of glamorous vocal house and accessible electro with a hint of R&B. ■ PTV & Much More present Akil the MC at the Lane. 10pm–3am. £10. 9 Oct. A night of lyrical hip hop from the Jurassic 5 MC and Louis Logic (Demigodz/The Odd Couple). ■ Rythmic at the Lane. 10.30pm–3am. £tbc. 9 Oct. Bouncy club tunes, Scouse house and electro. FREE Saturday Showdown at CC Blooms. 11pm–3am. Weekly. DJ Shazza wants your dancing feet upstairs with her chart tunes, while DJ Blondie is standing up for herself downstairs with harder versions of pop and dance classics. Bar open from 6pm. FREE Soul Spectrum at the Voodoo Rooms. 9pm–1am. 9 Oct. Night of funk, hard-edged soul, 60s and 70s gems and even a dash of disco from Fryer (Motherfunk and JazzmanRecords).
Sixth birthday for the Telefunken crew and they’ve pulled out all the stops as Derrick Carter (pictured) guests. One of the second wave of Chicago house jocks, Carter’s exemplary mixes are rooted in house but he’ll happily mix in disco, soul, jazz and other deep grooves, securing his position as one of the world’s most respected underground house DJs. ■ Cabaret Voltaire, Edinburgh, Fri 15 Oct.
10.30pm–3am. £10–£12. 9 Oct. ✽✽ Substance at the GRV. Celebrating their fourth birthday with a guest set from Paul Daley, one half of dubby techno mavericks Leftfield and fine producer/remixer in his own right. ■ Tease Age at Citrus Club. 10.30pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £6 after. Weekly. This indie stalwart dishes up everything from swinging 60s hits to baggy Manchester faves as well as a host of current NME chart botherers with DJ Monkee Mickee. ■ Ultragroove at Cabaret Voltaire. 11pm–3am. £5 before midnight; £8 after (students £5 all night). 16 Oct. Gareth Sommerville and his house party reach their 11th birthday, impressive stuff especially as their party features Frank Tope (Wild Geese), Andrew Pirie (Melting Pot), Lel Palfrey and Carina Ramos. See preview, page 39. ■ Urban at the Lane. 10.30pm–3am. £tbc. 16 Oct. Urban party’ of R&B, soul and hip hop. ■ Velvet Women’s Club Night at Cabaret Voltaire. 10.30pm–3am. £3 before 11pm; £5 (£4) after. 16 Oct. Women’s club night with an inclusive LGBTI policy and some kickin’ tunes is back on track in its new home – The Speakeasy. ■ Wire at Electric Circus. 11pm–3am. £6 (£5). 16 Oct. Discotronic pop, art punk and electronica party from Craig Jamieson (Modern Lovers) plus a DJ set from The Phantom Band.
Chart & Party ■ Embrace at Lava Ignite. 10pm–3am. £7 (£2 before 11pm). Weekly. Chart dance hits from Stuart Lewis plus R&B, 60s, 70s and 80s anthems across the other dancefloors. ■ I Love . . . at City Nightclub. 11pm–3am. £8. Weekly. DJ Garry Spence (Galaxy FM) plays all the best mainstream chart and dance. ■ Lets Party at Mood. 10.30pm–3am. £tbc. Weekly. Big party night of club, chart and pop hits. ■ Love Groove at Stereo. 10.30pm–3am. £5 (£2) before midnight; £6 (£3) after. Weekly. Mix of chart anthems, disco and classic dance tunes.
■ Musicology at Shanghai. 10pm–3am. £10 (£8). Weekly. Funk, dance, chart hits and classics accompanied by their appropriate videos from VJ Scott Granger.
Edinburgh Sundays Club FREE Coalition at Sneaky Pete’s. 11pm–3am. Weekly. Drum & bass, breaks, dubstep, techno and electro from the resident team every week. ■ Jelly Baby at the Liquid Room. 10.30pm–3am. £5. Weekly. New student night from the Octopussy team with jelly shots, cocktail buckets and ‘jello fun’. FREE Killer Kitsch at Cabaret Voltaire. 11pm–3am. Weekly. Killer Kitsch returns to Edinburgh as Euan Neilson and David Sinclair import their mix of dance, electro, 80s synth pop, new wave and punk to the Cab. FREE Mile High Club at GHQ. 11pm–3am. Weekly. Take off with Head Stewardess Cilla Slack for a night of mid-air frolics in the cockpit. ■ Rise at Opal Lounge. 10pm–3am. £5. Weekly. Johnny Frenetic mashes up a unique and energetic three deck mix of funky house, sexy urban and indie infused electro, club classics and remixes. FREE The Sunday Rock Show at the Hive. 10pm–3am. Weekly. Modern and classic rock anthems. ■ Tipsy at Lulu. 10pm–3am. £5. Weekly. R&B, urban and hip hop from residents Nick G and DJ Prospect at what they promise will be ‘the hottest Sunday night party in town’.
Edinburgh Mondays Club ■ Bare at Cabaret Voltaire. 11pm–3am. £1. Weekly (not 11 Oct). Cab’s brand- new regular Monday night club, featuring dubstep, drum & bass, techno, and minimal house, spun by the Bare DJs plus Beefy and Wolfjazz of the late Trade Union. ■ Decadence at Lulu. 10pm–3am. £tbc. Weekly. OK so fair enough, it’s Mon, but that’s no excuse.
■ DJ Zinc at Cabaret Voltaire. 11pm–3am. £7. 11 Oct. Monday special presented by Bedbug and Innuendub featuring the drum & bass don turned ‘crack house’ master, DJ Zinc. ■ Latin Quarter at Medina. 10pm–3am. £2. Weekly. Real deal mix of salsa, merengue and world music. FREE Mixed Up Mondays at the Hive. 10pm–3am. Weekly. R&B, hip hop, pop and floor fillers. FREE Nu Fire at Sneaky Pete’s. 11pm–3am. Weekly. Showcase of underground hip hop, dubstep, drum & bass, electro and MCs. ■ Subzero at Opal Lounge. 10.30pm–3am. £tbc. Weekly. Cool and classy trendy get-together.
Club FREE Antics at the Hive. 10pm–3am. Weekly. Rock, emo, punk and metal dispatches from Edinburgh’s alt.scene. ■ Couture at Opal Lounge. 10.30pm–3am. £5. Weekly. A space for ‘Edinburgh’s it-crowd to network’ with a cool soundtrack of hip hop, funk, R&B and party jams from Cunnie and Gino. ■ Dirty Sex at Lulu. 10pm–3am. £tbc. Weekly. Raunchy dance beats. ■ Drama at Hawke and Hunter. 10.30pm–3am. £4. Weekly. Dirty pop remixes, electro and dance beats from this popular nationwide gay night. ■ HeadLock at the Bongo Club. 11pm–3am. £5–£7. 19 Oct. Dubstep as HeadLock Records present DJ Mensah and Om Unit. FREE Love Traffic at GHQ. 11pm–3am. Weekly. Pulling doesn’t get any easier than this. At a traffic light party everyone knows where they stand: red for no thanks, amber for maybe, green for definitely. With DJ Dale Lush. FREE Soul Jam Hot at Sneaky Pete’s. 11pm–3am. Weekly. Old school, real deal soul, garage and R&B. FREE Split at Cabaret Voltaire. 11pm–3am. Weekly. Drum & bass, electro, techno and breakbeat with Shadowskill, the Dropout DJs, Dogma and a smattering of very talented local guests.
Edinburgh Wednesdays Club FREE Axis at Sneaky Pete’s. 11pm–3am. Weekly. Electro, techno, dubstep and bassline. ■ Bangers & Mash at the Hive. 10pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £3 (£2) after. Weekly. Student night of chart R&B and dance. ■ Candyboxx at the Lane. 10.30pm–3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. Student night of electro and dubstep. ■ Chambles at Opal Lounge. 10pm–3am. £5. Weekly. Sexy music, fantastic cocktails and fabulous people. ■ Indigo at the Liquid Room. 10.30pm–3am. £3 (£1). Weekly. Midweek indie and alternative night from DJ Keiron (Evol). ■ Judgement Wednesdays at Shanghai. 11pm–3am. £tbc. Weekly. A night of Ibiza house, lazers, smoke machines and dancers with DJ Scott Granger and Steven Tobin. FREE JungleDub at the Bongo Club. 11pm–3am. Weekly. Showcasing the Scottish dub, dubstep and jungle scene. FREE Mala Vida at the GRV. 11pm–3am. Weekly. Latin special with a selection of Spanish DJs. ■ Promiscuous at Lulu. 10pm–3am. £5. Weekly. Each night starts with a ‘ladies only hour’ with cocktails, pitchers, chocolate strawberries and male butlers, followed by a chart/electro mix. FREE We are . . . Electric at Cabaret Voltaire. 11pm–3am. Weekly. Edinburgh’s busiest midweek electro- funk disco party, hosted by Gary Mac. FREE Wire Wednesday Social at Electric Circus. 9pm–3am. Weekly. Unwind with Craig Jamieson playing new Scottish sounds.
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