Hitlist: Clubs

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  • 20 August 2009
Hitlist: Clubs

David Holmes

Where to go and what to dance to this week

David Holmes Chance to check out why Holmes is still considered one of the best and most diverse DJs in the UK. Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh, Fri 28 Aug.

Modern Lovers A new guest for the cross-country soul and psych night, with John Maclean of The Aliens and ex-The Beta Band taking to the decks. The GRV, Edinburgh, Fri 28 Aug; Flying Duck, Glasgow, Sat 29 Aug.

Electric Frog Street Carnival Glasgow gets its own Notting Hill experience but with an even better soundtrack featuring Stacey Pullen, Theo Parish, Tim Sweeney, Tim Goldsworthy and more. Eastvale Place, Glasgow, Sun 30 Aug.

Million Dollar Disco A bank holiday special from DJ Al Kent, featuring the Detroit-bound might of guest star Theo Parrish. Big Joint, Glasgow, Sun 30 Aug.

Club For Heroes
The underground disco night goers weekly and moves to a new venue. Perfect excuse to celebrate with a guest set from Twitch. The GRV, Edinburgh, Thu 3 Sep.

Eyes Wide Open
Now in a new venue following Twisted Wheel’s closure, Glasgow’s leading freakbeat and garage night serves up live guests The Junipers and DJ Dishie. Blackfriars, Glasgow, Fri 4 Sep.

Tokyoblu Come join the celebrations as we say a fond farewell to Tokyoblu at the Cab as the house band play their last ever set. Cabaret Voltaire, Edinburgh, Fri 4 Sep.

Melting Pot
It’s a meeting of disco minds, as guest DJs from London’s Horse Meat Disco and Warm make an appearance. Admiral Bar Basement, Glasgow, Sat 5 Sep.

Second City A brand new night from members of the Seinan Music team brings us Berlin producer and Alter Ego collaborator Heiko MSO. Stereo, Glasgow, Sat 5 Sep.

Melting Pot

All things disco-house from residents Andrew Pirie and Simon Cordiner.

Hillhead Bookclub, Glasgow

Sun 7 Oct

£10–£15 / 0141 576 1700

Joined by Little Louie Vega (one half of Masters at Work).

  • 16:00 – 01:00

Modern Lovers

Soul, funk, garage, freak beat, psyche and more from Craig Jamieson and Axel.


John Hutchison and Iain Gibson dish out the best in Chicago house, funky electro and disco. Fri 23 Sep: A massive 9th birthday party with the Tokyoblu DJs, Gabriel Kemp (Animal Hospital), Niall & Dennis McKervey, Little Grooves (We Play House), Sounds of Soul (Ladies on Rotation), Soul Jam Hot, Brian & Lee…

Melting Pot

Newly formed sketches are performed by a group of actors, while the audience get to vote for the writing which made them chuckle the most.

David Holmes

Famous for his funk-fuelled techno, hip hop, jazz and far more beyond, David Holmes heads this end of Festival special. Support from Mr Please Please.

Eyes Wide Open

Garage, psych and freakbeat brought to you by EWO DJs Holly and Sarah, plus live and DJ guests.

Million Dollar Disco

Disco, edits, rarities and remixes from Al Kent.

Club For Heroes

Underground disco for freaks and lovers with your hosts Jetlad and Honey Sweetcheeks as CfH return with a whole host of guests: The Niallist, Default, Picassio and Jamie Spectrum.

Modern Lovers

Blues, garage punk, 60s pop, Motown, funk and beyond, with resident DJ Craig Jamieson. Sat 30 Jul: With Camera Obscura DJs.

Electric Frog Street Carnival

Liquid Events, Optimo and SWG3 present the second annual edition of this sublime party, with Liquid Liquid, Simian Mobile Disco, Alter Ego, Optimo, Factory Floor, Luke Slater presents Planetary Assault System, Cottam, Sensu, Trus' Me, Simon Cordiner, Billy Woods, Teamy and Dirty Larry (Wrong Island), Dema and Nice…

Second City

JD Twitch (Optimo) makes an appearance at this youthful techno night, with support from resident Leeon.

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