www.list.co.uk/clubs 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. ■ Beep Beep, Yeah! at Cabaret Voltaire. 11pm–3am. £3. 6 Nov. Taking over the Speakeasy with a staunchly retro soundtrack of 50s rock, 60s grooves and 70s psychedelia. ■ 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. FREE Disco Inferno at Sportsters Bar. 9pm–3am. 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 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. ■ Fake at Sneaky Pete’s. 11pm–3am. £3 (members free). 6 Nov. Electro and breaks. ■ Fish Fry at the Jazz Bar. 11.30pm–3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Scottish jazz, funk, soul and Latin bands join DJ Astroboy, including Brazilian rhythms from Das Contras (6 Nov) and cinematic soundscapes from Hidden Orchestra (13 Nov). ■ The Go-Go at Studio 24. 11pm–3am. £5 (£4). 6 Nov. Swinging 60s garage, soul, mod, soul, new wave, surf and sleazy listening from residents Tall Paul and Big Gus. ■ His & Hers at Electric Circus. 10.30pm–3am. £5 before midnight; £6 after. 13 Nov. The Baron and The Regent serve up the best in indie, punk and alternative. ■ It’s All Good at Cabaret Voltaire. 11pm–3am. £5. 13 Nov. Floorfilling funky house, electro and hard house. ■ Land of 1000 Dances at Studio 24. 11pm–3am. £5 (£4). 13 Nov. Dedicated to northern soul and Chicago 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. Electro, club hits, sexy disco and chart favourites. ■ Luvely at the Liquid Room. 10.30pm–3am. £tbc. 6 Nov. The saucy soirée of full-on, driving house music returns with a slightly belated Hallowe’en special – dress code is sexy vampires, wicked werewolves and horny devils. ■ Messenger Sound System at the Bongo Club. 11pm–3am. £6 before midnight; £7 after. 6 Nov. The mighty Messenger Sound System blasts out the best in righteous reggae, dub and roots with MC Ras Echo, joined by special guest Brother Culture. See preview, page 32. ■ 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. ■ Mumbo Jumbo at the Bongo Club. 11pm–3am. £5 before midnight; £7 (£6) after. 13 Nov. Headspin’s Steve Austin and Colin Miller join forces with
11pm–3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. The Tackno’s Trendy Wendy mixing up funk, soul, electro, house and good time party tunes. ✽✽ Musika at the Liquid Room. 10.30pm–3am. £12–£15. 13 Nov. The house and electro night welcomes the techy sounds of Radio Slave and Radio 1’s Heidi. ■ Opal Lounge at Opal Lounge. 9pm–3am. Free before 10pm; £4 before 11pm; £8 after. Weekly. Fusion of glamorous vocal house and accessible electro with a hint of R&B. ■ Pulse at Cabaret Voltaire. 11pm–3am. £13. 13 Nov. The techno night celebrates its first birthday with a very special guest set from insane genius Green Velvet. ✽✽ Redeemer at Studio 24. UK’s biggest alt.rock and metal club comes to Edinburgh. 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. ■ 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. ■ Telefunken at Electric Circus. 10.30pm–3am. £tbc. 6 Nov. The underground house night with a special at the Electric Circus. DJs, guests and details tbc. ■ Ultragroove at Cabaret Voltaire. 11pm–3am. £5 before midnight; £8 after (£5 students all night). 6 Nov. Deep soulful house with a dash of disco from Gareth Sommerville who is joined by Nick Watson, Adam le Chic, Scott Rapson and Frazer McGlinchy.
✽✽ FREE Wired for Sound at the Village. 9pm–1am. 6 Nov. Monthly.
Funky mix spanning the decades as Allan Dunbar (Headspin) and Steven Wanless (Taste/Frisco Disco) dig deep into the vaults. 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. ■ Lulu at Lulu. 9pm–3am. Free before 10pm; £4 before 11pm; £8 after. Weekly. See Sat. 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. FREE Sunday Skool at CC Blooms. 11pm–3am. Weekly. Weekly 90s nostalgia-fest with DJ Shelle La Belle. Bar open from 9pm
Edinburgh Mondays Club ■ Bare at Cabaret Voltaire. 11pm–3am. £1. 8 Nov. Cab’s brand-new regular Monday night club, featuring dubstep, drum & bass, techno, and minimal house, spun by the Bare DJs plus Beefy
Clubs Green Velvet
If there’s one man who has reached out and touched the outer reaches of techno it has to be Green Velvet. A master of weird electronica and Chicago beats, he’s famed for his uncompromising and inventive DJ sets and productions (such as the massive dancefloor hits ‘La La Land’ and ‘Flash’) making him the perfect guest for Pulse’s first birthday celebrations. ■ Cabaret Voltaire, Edinburgh, Sat 13 Nov.
and Wolfjazz of the late Trade Union. ✽✽ Bedbug at Cabaret Voltaire. 11pm–3am. £8. 15 Nov. More big Monday beats as Bedbug are joined by the controversial king of big room, hard hitting dubstep Rusko. ■ Decadence at Lulu. 10pm–3am. £tbc. Weekly. OK so fair enough, it’s Mon, but that’s no excuse. ■ Full Moon Monday at Shanghai. 10pm–3am. £5. Weekly. Thai beach party and UV rave. 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. 10pm–3am. £5. Weekly. Cool and classy trendy get-together.
Edinburgh Tuesdays Club FREE Antics at the Hive. 10pm–3am. Weekly. Rock, emo, punk and metal dispatches from Edinburgh’s alt.scene. ■ Breakin’ Convention at the Bongo Club. 11pm–3am. £5. 9 Nov. Hip hop flavoured afterparty for the massive breakdance show at the Festival Theatre. ■ 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 – now with a new weekly residency at Edinburgh’s most stylish club. 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, featuring
analogue house from Teengirl Fantasy (live) on 26 Oct. FREE Split at Cabaret Voltaire. 11pm–3am. Weekly. Drum & bass, electro, techno and breakbeat with Shadowskill, the Dropout DJs, Dogma and a smattering of 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. £1 before 11pm; £3 (£2) after. Weekly. Student night of chart R&B and dance from the Big Cheese DJs. ■ Candyboxx at the Lane. 10.30pm–3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. Student night of electro and dubstep. ■ Facefook at GHQ. 11pm–3am. £6 (students £5). Weekly. Midweek clubbing from DJ Michelle. ■ Indigo at the Liquid Room. 10.30pm–3am. £3 (£1). Weekly. Midweek indie and alternative night from DJ Keiron (Evol). ■ Judgement at Shanghai. 10pm–3am. £tbc. Weekly. A night of Ibiza house, lasers, smoke machines and dancers. FREE JungleDub at the Bongo Club. 11pm–3am. Weekly. Showcasing the Scottish dub, dubstep and jungle scene. ■ Monaco at Opal Lounge. 10pm–3am. £tbc. Weekly. Glamorous night of house and beats from Jez Hill. ■ 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 Shake at the GRV. 9pm–3am. Weekly. ‘House party’ promising beer pong and twister with drinks deals and Aaron Main (Vanity), Daoija (Innuendub) and Jacou (Nu-Fire) playing an electic mix of dubstep, electro, funk and hip hop. FREE Slap Bang at Cabaret Voltaire. 11pm–3am. Weekly. Musical mish mash of disco, funk, house and electro from DFault and Picassio.
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