Scottish Clubbing Highlights: 12-18 July
A Grenfell Tower fundraiser at Glasgow's Stereo makes a worthy clubbing outing this week, plus nights from Amotik, DJ Tree and Dense & Pika are also on the cards
Clubs in Glasgow
Hawkchild DIY & Hyperfunk present: A Grenfell Tower Benefit @ Stereo, Fri 14 Jul
As the harrowing details of the Grenfell Tower tragedy continue to emerge, here's a way you can support those affected. For a suggested £5 donation, you can help raise funds for the people and families affected by the Grenfell Tower fire, with a soundtrack of forward thinking club tracks, R'n'B, hip-hop, trap and pop, headed up by Glasgow’s Hawkchild DIY.
Return To Mono Soma Party @ Sub Club, Fri 14 Jul
Slam's Soma label mates descend on Sub Club for this Friday's Return to Mono outing, as part of the ongoing Soma 25 celebrations. Edit Select (aka Percy X) and Silicone Soul’s Graeme Reedie will be your selectors for the evening. Plus, there will be a live performance from Petrichor, whose Cloud Chamber EP will be released on the day of the party (£8+bf)
CODE presents Amotik @ La Cheetah Club, Sat 15 Jul
Berlin’s Amotik features alongside Italian producer Fabrizio Lapiana on Figure Jams 001, the new split EP on Len Faki’s label. Known for his moody, hypnotic dance floor sounds, Amotik’s La Cheetah performance will be a must-see for techno fans (£5+bf).
Clubs in Edinburgh
Fractal Club with DJ Tree @ Sneaky Pete’s, Fri 14 Jul
Francesco Ferrara, aka DJ Tree, is part of Berlin’s Slow Life collective, known for their popular label parties at the likes of Berlin’s Club Der Visionäre. The Spanish/Italian group of DJs and producers are masters of both dance floor grooves and obscure sounds, so expect plenty of both from Ferrara at this latest Fractal Club party, which also features support from fellow Berlin-based artist Dirty Lemon (£8+bf)
After bringing Dimitri from Paris, Late Nite Tuff Guy, Joey Negro and Pete Herbert to the capital in 2016, Queens are back with a night of underground house and disco from German DJ, producer and remixer Tino Piontek, aka Purple Disco Machine. Piontek recently held down a residency in Space Ibiza, so there will be plenty of good time summer vibes in store (£15+bf)
Clubs in Dundee
Dense & Pika @ The Reading Rooms, Sat 15 Jul
Pummelling techno duo Dense & Pika, aka London natives Alex Jones and Glimpse, head up this stomper at The Reading Rooms, which is down to final release ticket sales. The warm up will be provided by Book Club's Is Kill and All Good's Van D (£18+bf).
After the success of the first Nautilus Rising & Sub Club Planetarium sound experience, The Planetarium Part 2 featuring Telford will take place on Sat 22 Jul. The unique event in The Planetarium at Glasgow Science Centre will feature a full-length score to accompany a live journey through space (plus you can enjoy a drink at the same time, as the event is licensed). The second showing has sold out, but tickets are available for the 9pm showing; the ticket also gets you entry to Telford's after-party show at Subbie (£15+bf).