Thursday, 30 September 2010

October (Week 1) Clubbing Listings: Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen, and Dundee

Featured Club of the Week: Monox
Venue: Sub Club
Date: Friday 1st October

Monox go out with a bang on their 10th birthday, the last ever Monox party to rumble Glasgow. Ghetto-tech connoisseur and Chicago House legend DJ Funk conducts your booties for the Monox send-off; a fitting goodbye would be all punters rhythmically squeezing their behinds and punching their arms like an efficient engine, pulsing in time to Funk rhythms as they pulse down your veins!

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11pm-3am, £10+bf


Club: Volume!
Venue: Sneaky Pete's
Date: Saturday 2nd October

Volume! returns for another free night of dubstep, UK funky, Baile, grime and more from residents Termite G-Mac, Paranoise and Brian D’Souza with a special appearance from Kidill. Ratio of tunes to £s couldn’t be better!

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11pm-3am, £0

Club: Fuse
Venue: Lane Nightclub
Date: Friday 1st October

Energy-infused electro-house bod Kissy Sell Out headlines Fuse with hip-hop / rave mix-up crew The Squatters, and support from Decibel and Eats Everything.

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9pm-3am, £12

Club: Xplicit
Venue: Potterrow
Date: Friday 1st October

In an ever-so-slight dnb departure, Xplicit present a dubstep special with Emalkay and fresh dubs courtesy of DJ Marky, with Stamina MC delivering the vocals. Potterrow nights are always big for Xplicit - kick off your month in super-sized fashion.

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10pm-3am, £10

Club: Ultragroove
Venue: Cabaret Voltaire
Date: Saturday 2nd October

The Cab Vol Alternative Freshers Week drwas to a close with a special appearance from Joey Negro and Ultragroove resident Gareth Sommerville. House and disco legend Negro (and Top 100 DJ) was producing while Lo-Quality was browsing for their first primary school uniform, and he’s in town to spin circles round the new crews in town. LuckyMe Collective’s The Blessings host the back room.

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11pm-3am, £10 / £7 before midnight / £5 student


Club: Pressure
Venue: The Arches
Date: Friday 1st October

There’s a special Drumcode Party with Adam Beyer, Alan Fitzpatrick and Slam - on the same night as DJ Funk - so make your decisions carefully. It’s Swedish techno at its best, brought to you by the label master and a rising star from the 4/4 stables.

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11pm-3am, £14+bf

Club: Slabs of Tabernacle
Venue: La Cheetah
Date: Saturday 2nd October

Slabs host an Abstract Forms label night, with founder Deixis, and label mates Morphology and Arne Weinberg for electro-bending techno and a touch of ambient to stimulate the neurons and knees.

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10pm-3am, £8


Club: Mothership
Venue: Snafu
Date: Saturday 2nd October

The Italoboyz continue their journey around Scotland, hitting Aberdeen’s Mothership for more tech-house beat-downs.

11pm-3am, £7 adv / £5 members


Club: Optimo
Venue: Reading Rooms
Date: Saturday 2nd October

Optimo return with their sleazy electronic spin-off in Dundee, their first time back since a degree show in May, to experience the mash-up greatness of Glasgow’s finest.

10.30pm-2.30am, £10

More info: Optimo continue their newest club, Hung Up, at the Sub Club in Glasgow on Sunday 3rd October with special guest Jackmaster (11pm-3am, £7 / £5 before midnight).

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