Clubs, Issue 638

7 articles

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Two Tribes: Xplicit and Musika

20 Aug 2009

The two big club events bringing the festival to a suitable climax

The closing weekend of the Festival Fringe has become a traditional highlight in Edinburgh’s clubbing calendar. And this year doesn’t disappoint, with dates from Vegas!, Optimo, Tackno, Taste and more across the bank holiday weekend, but it’s two…

Twisted and Brainfire: Ten Years

20 Aug 2009

Despite not being the most critically-acclaimed genre, hardcore has a long history of popularity in Scotland, and a still-strong fanbase. Possibly the style’s biggest monthly parties in the country are run by Glasgow-based promoters Alan Robertson and…

Alter Ego

20 Aug 2009

Profile of the German dance duo

Name: Alter Ego Also known as: German duo Roman Flugel and Jorn Elling Wuttke. Occupation: ‘The Pet Shop Boys of techno’, asserts their MySpace. It’s hard to argue. Where did they come from? Longstanding legends of the German techno scene in all its…

Hitlist: Clubs

20 Aug 2009

Where to go and what to dance to this week

David Holmes, Modern Lovers, Elextric Frog Street Carnival, Million Dollar Disco, Club For Heroes, Eyes Wide Open, Tokyoblu, Melting Pot, Second CIty

Electric Frog Street Carnival

20 Aug 2009

The Notting HIll spirit comes to Glasgow

‘The Street Carnival came about from us deciding that we’re the north’s version of the Nottinghill Carnival in London,’ explains Jack Revell, aka Numbers DJ Jackmaster and one of the people behind The Electric Frog Street Carnival, a new all day event…

Tokyoblu

20 Aug 2009

The Tokyoblu live band say goodbye in style

After four years the Tokyoblu live band will be saying a final goodbye. Their funked up house, electro grooves and disco rhythms have been heard from T in the Park to V Festival alongside their residency at the Cab. ‘To mark this last gig we will be…

Richie Hawtin

20 Aug 2009

The Detroit techno man plays Glasgow

Despite hailing from Oxfordshire via Canada, Richie Hawtin was part of the second wave of Detroit techno innovators, his Plus 8 label and Plastikman alter-ego helped set the ground work for the minimal scene. He’s slayed the Slam Tent at T in the Park…