Scottish Clubbing Highlights: October 2022

October's clubs round-up includes Pop Mutations festival in Glasgow, Sneaky Pete's Fruitmarket residency, and big nights with Jamz Supernova, Juliana Huxtable and more

Preview by Heléna Stanton | 28 Sep 2022
  • Giant Swan

Kicking off the month, Woodland Dance Project take over Vogrie Country Park (1-2 Oct). Their genre focus is accurately touted as ‘Rum and Bass’, with a lineup boasting bass veterans Flowdan, Spooky, Sully and Coco Bryce. Healthy and OH141’s final H.O.T party of the year takes place at an undisclosed location, also on 2 October.

In Edinburgh, Shelflife storm The Mash House (5 Oct) with Dr Dubplate, and Miss World bring Radio 1Xtra DJ Jamz Supernova to Sneaky Pete’s on the 7th.

In Glasgow, The Berkeley Suite welcomes Rhythm Section boss Bradley Zero with support from Shakara (7 Oct) and bimonthly party, Loose Joints (8 Oct) with NTS selector Lupini, joined by Parris. Bloodsport celebrate their second event there (13 Oct) with a gabber-inspired lineup including New York grind core artist Kilbourne. On 15 October, Shoot Your Shot host Dekmantel legend Job Jobse.

Pop Mutations’ inaugural in-person festival (13-16 Oct) celebrates Scottish talent, bringing electric vocals, pop, and dance mania to multiple venues in Glasgow. powerpot host their second party at La Cheetah (19 Oct), with Fast Muzik royalty Joey Mousepads and DJ Fluffie making this paradise for those who like fast hardcore edits.

At Stereo on 24 Oct, Plant Bass’d celebrate the Scottish debut of Berlin’s DJ MELL G, of Juicy Gang Records. Things heat up there on 28 October with New York’s Shock Value cofounder Juliana Huxtable bringing hard pop edits, break, jungle and techno.

A big night for any electro fans, Sneaky Pete's bring Australian producer and DJ Roza Terenzi on 20 Oct. Sneaky Pete’s also boast a huge lineup with the launch of their Installation series in the Fruitmarket Gallery (14-16, 28-30 Oct), featuring Batu, Giant Swan, AYA, TSHA, and a roster of over 20 acts. A rarity in past years, the legendary LuckyMe party closes the first weekend with Jacques Greene, Eclair Fifi, Cid Rim, and The Blessings.

Closing the month, NEED 4 SPEED present Parisian artist Lessss at Sub Club (28 Oct). [Heléna Stanton]