Our beloved Zzzap crew are bringing it in hard for freshers tonight with ever brilliant lancaster duo Bondax. Keep reading for deets.
Quintessential Parisian culture label Kitsuné are putting on their first ever Scottish party, marking the close of Cabaret Voltaire’s highly successful festival run.
London’s Punks Jump Up and Parisian homeboy and disco afficionado Jerry Bouthier will be providing the ones and twos - so expect some serious party vibes, and a proper bang to end your festival.
Doors 11pm (5am licence)
£5 / £7
£5 presales just released on Ticket Web
If you live in Edinburgh and you haven’t been to Witness yet, there could be something wrong with you. Staple Wednesday night parties at Sneaky Pete’s, for free. Not only do they have stellar residents Ross and Andy Witness behind the buttons - they also regularly showcase local talent and provide a impressive and varied line-up of guests, often folk who would rarely grace the decks of a venue as intimate as Sneaky’s.
Previous guests include Claude Von Stroke, Sinden, Lunice, Oneman, Jackmaster, Jacques Greene, Mele and Starkey. Ahead our Buff Basslines showcase set this Wednesday, here’s a run down of the exciting parties these guys have lined up for the next few months.
Hopefully last week you kicked off your fringe festival by irreparably damaging sleep patterns and waking up to some quality comedy. Thankfully, you can continue in style - as we have plenty more on offer. Remember, we’re back on the radio every thursday from 9pm to get you in the mood for the weekend, so jump over to fresh air radio to get involved (more information on our guests to come soon) - but for now, read on for your weekly dose of bassful music to get down and boogie to.
photo: teddy fitzhugh
Edinburgh’s favourite Glaswegian crew LuckyMe are throwing a very special party for the festival this year. With the highly anticipated Hudson Mohawke X Lunice collaboration dropped a couple of weeks ago - the two are headlining with a very exclusive live set following their successful London Launch (photos here)
If there’s one party you have to go to this August, we really couldn’t recommend this one more.
If you need a brief reminder of the epic release, have a wee listen to this..
Very limited advance tickets can be purchased from their website here.
So Seth Troxler cancelled on us for tonight, but not to worry - everything is certainly not lost. In fact, Thunder Disco Club, another one of Sub Club’s staunch nights to take over Edinburgh’s recently revamped Cabaret Voltaire, was probably always the better option. Read on for deets.
So the time has come, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe is officially kicking off this week. 5am licences are up, the city is full of a variety of performers, tourists, arts afficionados and party goers. By day, the fringe has an abundance of quality theatre and comedy to feast upon - and by night, the city boasts an impressive month-long lineup of parties to dine out on. Read on for more information about what we’re going to do for you - and most importantly how you should kick off in the right party spirit this week.
photo: jakub sleczka
Our favourite party starters LuckyMe are bringing Claude Speeed along to Sneaky’sthis week. Sadly not the mercenary protagonist of GTA(as interesting as that would be) although this one is undoubtedly better at the musical side of things.
Part of the LuckyMe family through his involvement with Scottish electronic four-piece American Men - expect obscure forward thinking party vibes, melodic music which is as relevant for the ear as it is for the floor. And of course with Eclair Fifi and Blessings to hold down the fort, you can’t miss this party as a warm-up for the festival.
edit: following a tweet from Mr Speeed - we’ve got some ambience in store. dancing comes after. (nb. don’t knock ambience until you’ve heard it on a system like sneakys)
Friday 27th July (tonight) - Sneaky Pete’s, Edinburgh
words: belch | label: nixwax
Nixwax have been pumping out extremely limited wax-only pressings of immaculate quality for barely 6 months - and while the music remains true to their mission statement, they continue tastefully to avoid falling into the hype trap. Their fourth and latest addition, a beautiful red vinyl from forward thinking geordie bass aficionado, Joonipah (a.k.a. Johnny Phethean), exceeds the high bar set by its predecessors. Continue reading for our thoughts, and a sneaky suggestion to go cop this before the last few disappear.