The best dancefloor action
Modern Lovers Nice work from Modern Lovers securing DJ Whitey for a January date, so expect a guitar driven mix of soul, ska and funk. Ego, Edinburgh, Fri 5 Jan.
Split meets Access meets Dogma Kick off 2007 as these three top clubs combine forces for an almighty techno assault. Cabaret Voltaire, Edinburgh, Fri 5 Jan.
Hanoi Rocks The later opening times have made this a popular hang out for late night drinkers and indie fans alike. Firewater, Glasgow, weekly Fri.
XXL A nice addition to Friday nights in the city. Urban flavas with some old skool thrown in for good measure. Crib, Glasgow, weekly Fri.
Fever If you love Taste and just can’t get enough or have a meeting on Monday morning, check the Saturday alternative for an extra does of Fisher and Price. Ego, Edinburgh, Sat 6 Jan.
Notekno There may be no techno, but you get a bit of almost everything else from the likes of CSS, Klaxons and vintage Bowie. It’s only a buck entry, so you can’t beat it for value for money. Underworld, Glasgow, weekly Sat.
Retribution The Mission may be gone, but Studio 24 is still the best place for serious rock and metal action as Retribution steps up to the plate to dish out those heavy guitar riffs. Studio 24, Edinburgh, weekly Sat.
Burn It’s still as fresh and exciting as ever plus it’s hee haw to get in if you work in the pub, club or licensing trade. The Buff Club, Glasgow, weekly Mon. Read preview
Basement New Year Party This night started off in just that, the basement of a house before it became necessary to move it to a proper venue. These guys know how to party. The Soundhaus, Glasgow, Fri 12 Jan.