Thursday, 2 September 2010

September 2010 (Week 1) Clubbing Listings: Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Dundee

 Featured Club of the Week: Numbers
Venue: Sub Club
Date: 3rd September

Actress joins Numbers’ Redinho and Spencer for a present-day flashback: the Thriller Boss appeared at the first ever Numbers event and returns with his latest album Splazsh, a cocktail of dubstep, techno, house and the undefined. Redinho celebrates success of his own, after his debut EP Bare Blips rapidly sold out - he returns to Glasgow for blistering, blippy live set.

11pm-3am, £8 / £6. Click here to register for £6 entry.


Club: Fuse
Venue: Lane Nightclub
Date: 3rd September

Fuse celebrate their 2nd birthday down the lane with electro-house king Herve (checks over shoulder for Sinden - nope, he’s solo!). Check out the List’s recent interview ahead of the event. Hip Hip Herve!

11pm-5am, £10

Club: Dirt
Venue: The GRV
Date: 3rd September

Techno, breaks, house from the Dirt Crew, featuring sets from Ingen (Carbon Logic), The Setup (Nerve Breaks) and Andrew Neale. Residents Cobi, Maestro and DD back up the vinyl with their ‘friendly boooze and cheap banter’.

11pm-3am, £4 / £3 before midnight

Tokyoblu band
Club: Tokyoblu
Venue: Cabaret Voltaire
Date: 3rd September

Hard to believe it’s that time already - Tokyoblu’s 8th birthday has swung round fast and to celebrate the Tokyoblu live band will play a special reunion gig. The Tokyoblu DJs will warm up the crowds with live percussion from David McGeorge, and room 2 features Niall & Denis McKervey, the We Play House DJs (simultaneously broadcast on We Play House radio)and DJ No Bad for sexy disco funk. Room 3 features the Tokyoblu DJ Academy competition winners with their very own slot of 4 sets. Slam the birthday bumps with influences from Chicago, Latin, Africa, and plenty powerful vocals!

11pm-5am, £8 / £5 guestlist

More info: The Tokyoblu band have just released 3 new singles on the Tokyoblu digital label for the 8th birthday gig; check out Call Me, Groove Tonight 2010 and Running For the Money.

Club: Ultragroove
Venue: Cabaret Voltaire
Date: 4th September

It’s the last instalment of Ultragroove’s 2010 Festival Parties, featuring Stuart Patterson (East Village / Faith), Kirk Douglas (Souloco) and Gareth Sommerville rock the house, disco and techno for a 5am party.

11pm-5am, £8 / £5 before midnight

Epic 26
Club: Devil Disco Club
Venue: Bongo Club
Date: 4th September

Following a new move to monthly Saturdays, Devil Disco Club kick off the new rotation with a live set from new wave artists Epic 26. Locate your boogie shows for off-kilter electro, italo, disco and house courtesy of Hobbes & Erik d’Viking, Kris Wasabi and Simononononotron (I never know where to end it).

11pm-3am, £5 / £4 before midnight

More info: Devil Disco Club launch a spin-off in Dundee later this month, keep checking the blog for details.


Club: Feel My Bicep
Venue: Flat 0/1
Date: 2nd September

I want to mention this for just the club name! They promise 80s sleaze, house and disco and I can think of nothing better to accompany a greased muscle.

11pm-3am, free

Club: Symbiosis
Venue: The Soundhaus
Date: 3rd September

The lesser-spotted dnb genre will appear in Glasgow this weekend, where Symbiosis hold the fort on tumbling bass-lines and hyper synths. DJ Tez (Jungle Nation), DJ Hex, Alcane, Calaco Jack and Yellow Benzene squeeze the goodness out the bass, all in support of the Anthony Nolan Trust.

10.30pm-3am, £5

Soul Clap
Club: Subculture
Venue: Sub Club
Date: 4th September

Put your hands together for Soul Clap who jettison into Subculture on Sun-Ra Airlines for worldly-wise music, re-edits and ‘E-Funk’ sounds!

11pm-3am, £tbc

Club: Highlife
Venue: La Cheetah
Date: 4th September

Slabs of the Tabernacle join forces with Huntleys and Palmer for a tres grande mish-mash of electronic styles to raise the roof, all under the alter-ego of Highlife. Bamboo Palace guests live with a Matias Aguayo-inspired sound, and is currently working on an acidic, electro afro and tropical beast of a set! Brian d’Souza and Andy T crank the future afro-beat.

11pm-3am, £5

Todd Terje
Club: Melting Pot
Venue: The Admiral
Date: 4th September

After a brief summer hiatus the Melting Pot crew return with Todd Terje in tow - they’ve been eyeing up the disco and remix duke for years and have finally snared his Belgian Balearic prowess!

11pm–3am, £10 on the door

More info: As always, get down to the free pre-club at The Admiral from 9pm, where a limited number of £5 passes are available from the bar.


Club: Headway
Venue: Reading Rooms
Date: 3rd September

Silicone Soul headlines the only decent night out in Dundee this weekend; Headway deliver the house and techno for taste-driven punters.

10.30pm-2.30am, £tbc

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