Scottish Clubbing Highlights: April 2024

Put a spring in your step with April’s clubbing highlights. Top picks include live sets from Marie Davidson and Underground Resistance plus Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, Mia Koden, and Oblig

Article by Cammy Gallagher | 04 Apr 2024
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On Friday 5 April, Marie Davidson lands with a rare live set at The Berkeley Suite, celebrating ten years of Shoot Your Shot in style. In Renfield Lane, Stereo presents Pineapple recs with Sam Binga b2b Addison Groove (5 Apr). Saturday 6 April showcases forward-thinking dance-pop icon Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs behind the decks at The Berkeley Suite. For a tasteful dose of techno purism check EXIT with Stefan Goldmann & Maria Chavez. In Dundee, anything goes for the medieval sell-out: Szentek's Moving Castle 2024. On Sunday 7 April, expect Grime, Drill and all things 140 in Edinburgh for Postal: Oblig at Sneaky Pete’s.

Glasgow’s Thursday holds low-end in abundance, as FLIPSIDE host Henzo & Xivro at La Cheetah, while Midnight Bass are joined by SOUND (James Hometown, T-O-D, Izit, Wends) at Broadcast (11 Apr). That Friday, Return To Mono presents uncompromising techno from Berlin to Glasgow with Rødhåd & Slam. At Stereo, traversing the intersections of popular music and performance art, it’s CL!CK: softchaos (12 Apr). Meanwhile, Edinburgh’s Miss World bring the UK techno of Eich with miira + Feena to Sneaky Pete’s. On Saturday, dance the night away at Portobello’s beachside town hall with Messenger Sound System for the Grand Reggae Ball. Later in Glasgow, Loose Joints boasts Al Wootton (live), together with 140 merchant, Mia Koden, at The Berkeley Suite (13 Apr). Don’t sleep on Sunday’s album launch of Lost Map Records’ Kinbote – alongside support from Isa Gordon and Slide Cancel – at The Glad Café  (14 Apr).

Continuing their fourth Birthday celebrations, Talkless return to La Cheetah on Wednesday with Bristol’s Fonzo (17 Apr). On Thursday, nil00 and Spent take the stage in Room 2 for dream-pop princess Pearling’s Lovelocket Release Party (18 Apr). Ease yourself into the weekend with performances by Hyperdawn, bunny hoova and Lupini for Pop Mutations at The Flying Duck on Friday, followed by an INDEX:Records Label Showcase at EXIT. Alternatively, Ezup with Jorg Kuning (Live) at La Cheetah’s basement. Further afield, techno royalty, Underground Resistance PRESENTS: DEPTH CHARGE (LIVE) at Paisley’s Club 69 – Rubadub DJs on support. For roots and reggae, Dubdee stack all six scoops of Edinburgh’s Mighty Oak Sound System at Kings (19 Apr). Slow things down on Sunday at The Old Hairdresser's with Teresa Winter x NEY x Slowfoam (21 Apr).

Midweek, Proc Fiskal is joined by KAVARI and more for Shleekit Doss Wednesdays at Sneaky Pete’s (24 Apr). In Glasgow, celebrate South African Independence on Saturday with I$$A Lifestyle – We Rule Amapiano at 142b Lounge (27 Apr).