Scottish Clubbing Highlights: November 2017
The nights are getting colder but these November club picks will keep the dancefloor red hot
Numbers present Avalon Emerson, Lord Of The Isles (Live) and Bleaker @ Sub Club, Glasgow, 3 Nov
Avalon Emerson’s performance was one of the highlights of the Optimo 20 festival back in August. The American talent known for her colourful sets returns to Glasgow this month to headline Sub Club, with locals Lord Of The Isles and Bleaker providing a solid warm up crew.
Sonica Club Night @ The Art School, Glasgow, 3 Nov
As part of Sonica 2017, this one-off club event brings together some exciting genre-pushing artists for a night of DJ sets, video projections, and sound and light spectacles. Dublin duo Lakker will perform their acclaimed album Tundra for a special live show, while Robbie Thomson will perform his XFRMR project by harnessing the power of that famous 19th century invention, the Tesla coil. LAPS and VAJ Power also feature on this electrifying line-up.
Sub Club XXX Tour: Harri & Domenic @ The Ice Factory, Perth, 4 Nov
Sub Club's year long 30th birthday celebrations continue with the Sub Club XXX Tour, featuring original residents Harri & Domenic at the helm. Making sure almost every square corner of Scotland joins in this epic milestone, the duo play this date in Perth as well as dates in Stirling, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Inverness this month.
Mind Yer Self presents Damiano Von Erckert @ The Berkeley Suite, Glasgow, 5 Nov
The Mind Yer Self bi-monthly nights at The Berkeley Suite bring exciting up-and-coming DJs and producers to Glasgow while also raising awareness about mental health issues among young people. All profits from the club nights are donated to Penumbra, one of Scotland's largest mental health charities. For their fourth event, the MYS crew have brought in Cologne DJ and AVA Records label boss Damiano Von Erckert for a night of soulful house music with touches of disco, funk and hip-hop.
Midland & Prosumer All Night at Wasabi Disco @ Sneaky Pete’s, Edinburgh, 18 Nov
Midland's star just keeps on rising, thanks in no small part to his latest project, his FabricLive 94 mix, which was released in September. He's joined in the capital by another DJ who knows his way around a mix: fellow FabricLive alumnus Achim Brandenburg, aka Prosumer.
Sensu presents Tale of Us @ Sub Club, Glasgow, 24 Nov
It's time for Sensu's self proclaimed yearly tradition of bringing Tale of Us to Sub Club. This time around, they appear on the back of their recently released Monument EP, which featured a collaboration with Vaal. This is a golden opportunity to witness Italian duo Carmine Conte and Matteo Milleri at work in such an intimate space.
Electric Frog & H+Px10: Talaboman @ Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow, 24 Nov
Following on from the Vitalic show within the incredible setting of the Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Electric Frog have teamed up with Huntleys + Palmers to continue the latter's 10th anniversary celebrations. Talaboman is the portmanteau of Sweden's Axel Boman and Spain's John Talabot, the fun-loving duo who released their excellent debut album The Night Land earlier this year.
Pulse 8th Birthday @ The Mash House, Edinburgh, 25 Nov
Pulse are celebrating their eighth birthday by bringing in esteemed techno producer Blawan for a special three hour set. Your pre-party playlist should be his Nutrition EP, released last month on Blawan's own Ternesc label.
Bicep (Live) @ Barras Art & Design Centre, Glasgow, 30 Nov
Following on from the release of their hotly anticipated debut LP, beloved Irish duo Bicep are back in town to perform their renowned live show. The event will take place in the unique surrounds of the Barras Art & Design Centre (BAaD).