Thursday, 17 March 2011

March March (Week 3) Clubbing Listings: Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Dundee

 Featured Club of the Week: Bigfoot's
Venue: Sub club
Date: Friday 18th March

He was there when minimal tech-house started picking up speed, and added his own cultural influences of European meets Middle Eastern flavours for interesting textures; now Cocoon’s Onur Özer hits Bigfoot’s with support from Christopher Kelly and visuals by Redux.

Sounds like 

11pm–3am, £10


Club: Axis
Venue: Cabaret Voltaire
Date: Friday 18th March

Axis host a Jack Knife Records special with Hostage vs Calvertron, Attic Kings and Hot Knives for a battle of techno, dubstep and electro, to be crowned the king of bass.

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11pm-3am, £9 / £8 before midnight or students

Extra: Upstairs in the Speakeasy, Solefusion’s backroom, The Cricket Club presents The Crease takes over the top floor with Illtch Joe, Sugar Ray and St’Ax’ playing soul, hip hop and funk. 11pm–3am, £6 / £5 before midnight.

Club: Xplicit
Venue: The Liquid Room
Date: Saturday 19th March

I’m actually beginning to get exhausted doing listings for Xplicit – award winning DJ after award winning DJ on their line-ups; I’m running out of positive adjectives! This week sees drum & bass and dubstep explain their connecting rhythms when Nero and Jakwob headline.

Sounds like:

10.30pm–3am, £14

Club: Ultragroove
Venue: Cabaret Voltaire
Date: Saturday 19th March

Keeping their dedication to deep house going, Ultragroove welcomes Hyperdub hot property Cooly G for her tribal influenced house dubs. Gareth Sommerville supports.

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11pm–3am, £8 / £5 before midnight or students

Round up
Friday 18th March sees psychedelic trance and progressive house club Cosmic return with special guest Morph at Studio 24 11pm-3am, £5 / £4). Saturday is all about the disco and electro funk, beginning with Devil Disco Club at The Bongo with special live guests HRH and support form the Trouble DJs and Giles Walker (11pm–3am, £7 / £6 (conc.) / £5 before midnight / £4 before midnight (conc.), and rounded off with Wasabi Disco at Sneaky Pete’s, with special guest Billy Woods of Der Supermaxx Love Machine and accompanied by his vintage Bozak mixer (11pm-3am, £3 / £0 members)

Extra: Live recordings of previous Devil Disco Club sets are available to download here


Club: Innuendo
Venue: The Arches
Date: Friday 18th March

Innuendo takes over the Arches for a wobbly dubstep thunderstorm courtesy of Caspa, with MC Rod Azlan spittin’ the consonants.

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11pm–3am, £12
Club: Men & Machines 
Venue: La Cheetah
Date: Friday 18th March

Just to keep the nationalities mixed up here, a DJ from Munich, called San Quentin is playing in Glasgow for a collusion of electronica, disco and deep house at this now infrequent club.

11pm–3am, £5

Club: Kollektiv
Venue: The Art School
Date: Saturday 19th March

Fancy Italians doing Detroit techno? Then your wish comes true at Kollektiv as they invite minimal M_nus star Fabrizio Maurizi to see the moon out.

Sounds like: Premonitions by Fabrizio Maurizi - @burnstudios EXCLUSIVE by Burn Studios

11pm–3am, £8 / £6

Club: Mungo's Hi Fi
Venue: Stereo
Date: Saturday 19th March

O.B.F. Sound System and Diegojah up the ante on dub reggae and dancehall when they join Mungo’s Hi Fi for roots carnage and dubplate heaven.

Sounds like:

11pm–3am, £8 / £6 advance

Extra: Diegojah also appears at Dancehall at The Caves in Edinburgh on Friday 18th March with Riddim Tuffa and Big Toe’s Hi Fi in a digital dancehall evening (11pm-3am, £8 / £5 before midnight).

Round up
Special guests Hercules & Love Affair appear live for neo-disco at The Arches’ Death Disco with residents Hush Puppy, Mingo-go and more on Saturday 19th March (11pm-3am, £14 / £7 on DD email mailing list) while Radio Slave’s rescheduled appearance from NYE falls on the same evening at Sub Club’s Subculture for glorious techno grooves (11pm–3am, £12 / £10 before midnight).

Aberdeen and Dundee

Club: All Neon Like
Venue: Snafu, Aberdeen
Date: Friday 18th March

A La Fu takes over Snafu for more electronica, techno, disco, house and everything in between.

11pm–3am, £6 / £3 before midnight

Club: Spaceball
Venue: The Reading Rooms, Dundee
Date: Friday 18th March

Spaceball go head to head with Disuko to spin breaks, electro, house, techno, fidget and more

10.30pm–2.30am, £5 / £3.50 before midnight

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