free. Indie-electro night hosted by the Sick Note DJs. ■ Tiki Beats at Lola Lo. Weekly 8pm–3am. Free before 10pm; £6 before midnight; £8 after. Commercial dance and club anthems with remixed chart tunes, dubstep, electro and even old style crooners.
Saturday One-Offs ✽✽ Annie Mac Presents at the Liquid Room. 1 Oct, 10.30pm–3am. £15. Radio 1’s doyen of dance music hits Edinburgh with a suitably tremendous line-up. Featuring Fake Blood, Jigsaw and Annie herself. ■ Ascension at the Banshee Labyrinth. 8 Oct, 10.30pm–3am. £4. Mix of up-to- date and classic darkness, electro, industrial, EBM, with goth, rock and alternative 80s in room 2. ■ Bass Syndicate at Sneaky Pete’s. 8 Oct, 11pm–3am. £3 (members free). Bass Syndicate returns with a mix of bass heavy breaks, beats, electro and house from G-Mac, Believe and Silver Storic. ■ Beep Beep, Yeah! at Cabaret Voltaire. 1 Oct, 11pm–3am. £3. Taking over the Speakeasy with a staunchly retro soundtrack of 50s rock, 60s grooves and 70s psychedelia. ■ Dare! at Cabaret Voltaire. 24 Sep, 11pm–3am. £5 (students £4). Taking over the Speakeasy with a celebration of dance music from through the ages (from Giorgio Moroder to Mylo) all from the masterful Jon Pleased Wimmin and Adam le Chic. ■ The Den at Electric Circus. 8 Oct, 10pm–3am. £5 before midnight; £6 after. Jive, rock, blues, funk and soul. ■ Devil Disco Club at the Bongo Club. 1 Oct, 11pm–3am. £6 (£5). No wave, vintage disco, electro funk, proto house and New York classics from the Trouble DJs and Giles Walker. With live guest Redinho. ■ Eden at Cabaret Voltaire. 8 Oct, 11pm–3am. £tbc. A mix of funky house and electro in the Cab’s Speakeasy.
■ Gasoline Dance Machine at Cabaret Voltaire. 1 Oct & 15 Oct, 11pm–3am. £6. A brand new night with residents Cheap Picasso, Kris Wasabi and Nick Stewart. ■ Ghost Groove at the Store. 24 Sep, 10pm–3am. £3. Hip hop, electronica, breaks and drum & bass. ■ The Go-Go at Studio 24. 1 Oct, 10.30pm–3am. £2 before 11pm; £5/4 after. Swinging 60s garage, soul, mod, new wave, surf and sleazy listening from residents Tall Paul and Big Gus. ■ The Green Door at Studio 24. 15 Oct, 11pm–3am. £tbc. A night of rock’n’roll from classics to their mutant offspring.
✽✽ Heavy Gossip & Ultragroove at the Green Room. 24 Sep,
10.30pm–3am. £8 before midnight; £10 after (students £8). Two of Edinburgh’s best house nights merge into one almighty celebration of disco beats. Launching with guests Tonny Lionni and Rahaan alongside regulars Gareth Sommerville and Nick Yuill. See preview, page 48. ■ His & Hers at Electric Circus. 1 Oct, 10.30pm–3am. £5 before midnight; £6 after. The Baron and The Regent serve up the best in indie, punk and alternative. ■ Karnival at Cabaret Voltaire. 24 Sep, 11pm–3am. £6 before midnight; £8 (£6 students) after. Forward thinking house night. ‘End of summer’ residents party. ■ Land of 1000 Dances at Studio 24. 8 Oct, 11pm–3am. Free before 11.30pm; £5 (£4) after. Dedicated to northern soul, Stax records, Detroit soul and Chicago blues. ■ Lucky 7 at Studio 24. 24 Sep, 10pm–3am. £2 before 11pm; £5 (£4) after. Ska, reggae, bluebeat and 2-Tone with DJs Tall Paul and Tony 2-Eyes. ■ Madchester at the Liquid Room. 24 Sep, 10.30pm–3am. £6. Back where it belongs at the Liquid Room, Madchester plays the best the baggy era had to offer (think Happy Mondays, Stone Roses and The Charlatans) ■ Magic Nostalgic at Electric Circus. 24 Sep, 10.30pm–3am. £5 before midnight; £6 after. ‘The Wheel’ decides
VEGAS! 14th Birthday Party
Edinburgh’s premier party for swingin’ groovers and hip femme fatales is throwing a special party to celebrate reaching a year shy of a decade and a half in the business. Over three floors of this buzzing venue, entertainment will be presented over ‘Club Tropicana’, ‘The Stardust Casino Lounge’ and ‘The Copacabana Cabaret Room’, where usual VEGAS! suspects Frankie Sumatra, Bugsy Seagull, Dino Martini and Sam Jose – plus Missy Malone and The VEGAS! Revue – will welcome Austrian swing band 5 in Love (pictured), Danish duo Swing Republic and the Rat Pack-style of The Twilight Players for your groovin’ delight. ■ Adam House, Edinburgh, Sat 1 Oct. 22 Sep–20 Oct 2011 THE LIST 53