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[Nightnewsletter February 2008] Goth, post-goth, post post-punk, nu-wave and other dark stuff..

[Nightnewsletter February 2008] Goth, post-goth, post post-punk, nu-wave and other dark post unvalentines nonsense! :: Scotland, UK

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.:: Contents
Nightnews Supports, ORGAN DONATION by ALL of our readers and subscribers!!
Latest Dark Clubs, Gigs and Events
Other Events of Note
Local Club News
Goth Links, Deserving Cause Link!
[Magazine Features :: Vid Links :: Special Features :: FREE MUSIC :: Nightnews lists ONLY :: Subscribe! Its FREE!]
Winter Calendars :: Indie & Burlesque Calendar :: Dark Calendar
Free Gigs & DJ's
Cheap Drinks & Latest Promos
Further Information and Credits ::.

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.:: Nightnews Supports ORGAN DONATION
If valentines day was a disappointment for you last week, you can still give your heart away and more to someone! Its a shame to waste it. I expect all Nightnews recipients to register at once! Its the 'thoughtful-goth' thang to do!

:: Have you ever been in love? ...Weird isn't it!
Just to prove that we are not entirely heartless over here at hehe...

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.:: Latest Dark Clubs, Gigs, Events of note

Qudos, Main Floor, Queen Margaret Union, Hillhead Glasgow
Sat .. Feb 23, Mar 29, Apr 23 - Doors 9pm - 3am £4.00
Comment :: Nightnews unequivocally endorses Bedlam as Scotlands largest, best, longstanding and most successful regular gothic event.

:: SIN SOUNDHAUS - Glasgow's ONLY Heavy Metal Club Night!
+ PHP Events [SIN Promoter]
Feb 29 2008 SIN feat. SPEEDTHEORY

:: Elizium - Aberdeen
- special little radio show in Friday the 29th of February
- Club Mar 29 Sat., flyer below

:: CHRISTIAN DEATH @ Ivory Blacks May 17
Ivory Blacks 56 Oswald Street Glasgow G1 4PL

:: Ministry + Guests Carling Academy, CPL Glasgow
Friday 30th May £16.50 + b.f. Doors: 7pm

Electro filth, Barfly on Saturday 1st March

:: Masked Beltane Ceilidh Saturday 19 April 2008 Rudolf Steiner School
Spylaw Road, All events open 7pm with music and dance until 1am, with the truly wicked Cosmic Ceilidh Band (tbc) raising funds for Beltane Fire Society Tickets for all ceilidhs are £10 full, £6.50 concession (£9/£5 if bought in advance). They will be available from Susie's Diner (West Nicholson Street) from one month in advance or from Organised for BFS by the amazing Ceilidh Collective,

:: RELAUNCH/RETURN, Digital Harlot - Glw
Back at the Barfly, over two floors on April the 19th from 11pm-3am. The theme is CarnEvil.

:: New Glw regular alt club by board of the same name - Glw

:: New All Tore Up - Rockabilly club - Glw
Nxt Mar 01 2008 - 'is a rockin' record hop the first Saturday of every month downstairs in Blackfriars on Bell Street in the Merchant City, Glasgow. Neil and Aaron play mostly 1950s rock'n'roll, rhythm & blues and rockabilly with the occasional guest DJ or live band.'

:: CRYOTEC - Industrial / Electronica / Electro - Glasgow
Feb 28, Mar 27 - Every last Thursday of the month 23:00 Level 1

:: Obedience School - Aberdeen
On May 4th! opening time will be 9pm tickets are now onsale for the event at Moshulu, Aberdeen

:: Carnival of Souls - Derby
Next event – Sunday 9 March 2008 Full info, ticketing, prices, venue location etc etc from

:: Fimbulvetr :: Friday 22nd February, 9pm-1am - Edi
Pleasance Cabaret Bar, Edinburgh
£3 (£2 before 10pm, or for EdG&R members)

:: Conpulsion 2008 - This is Edinburgh's annual Roleplaying convention, held at the Teviot on March 22/23 (thats Easter this year)

.:: Nu wave, Art-school and Indie-licious

:: New Citrus Club Thursday Night - Kinky Indie - Free for 2 with flyer
DJ's from Tease Age and Original Graffiti combine with the original Kinky Indie team to bring you a night of varied music, very much indie-orientated but with, well, kinks Doors 11pm. Admission £5 / £2 students or FREE during Jan' / Feb' '08 if you pick up a flyer. All drinks £1.50

:: 99 Hanover Street REFURBISHED
Ruby Tuesday is now relaunched as DOCTOR RUBYS after the refurb
GAVIN DUVET - at the helm..

:: Fresh Air Live presents - Edi
Found, Down the Tiny Steps and Roy's Iron DNA.
- buy your ticket in advance from the general meeting (Tuesdays, 7.30pm) for the reduced price of a £5.00
Sign up for the new Fresh Air newsletter. You get free music too. Ace!

.:: Watch out for more nights from these folk

:: Announcing a new event for The Glasgow Goth Meetup Group!
What: Megadeth - Tuesday 19 February 2008 at Carling Academy Glasgow
Want to go to more nights like that? Join the Glasgow Goth Meetup Group!

:: Glasgow Roller Girls Fundraisers
Great fun

:: Soundhaus :: MONOX :: Glasgow
Monox - features The Monoxians of course! And Guests
47 Hydepark St Anderston, Glasgow G3 8BW

:: Cosmic :: S24

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.:: Other Events of Note

:: Future Shorts Film Edinburgh (Edinburgh)
Thursday, February 21st, 7:00pm at The GRV. Multimedia arts venue extraordinaire!

:: RockNess 2008 - Sat 7th & Sun 8th June

:: London Burlesque Fest April 2-6th 2008
Booking link

:: Glasgow Film Festival! 14 - 24 Feb 2008
You can now purchase tickets online for Glasgow Film Festival!

:: Magners Glasgow International Comedy Festival 2008
06 - 23 March @ The Garage - Glw

:: Edinburgh Film Festival, 18 - 29 June 2008

:: Forest events week by week - Edinburgh

:: Torture Garden Easter Ball 2008
Friday, March 21, 2008 at 10:00pm Saturday, March 22, 2008 at 6:00am
Location: Mass, Brixton Hill, London, United Kingdom

.:: Forthcoming Dark Gigs and Bands to watch

:: MacBeth the band :: 2008
April, 24 2008 at The Liquid Rooms, Edinburgh
+ KatBGini Doors tbn Cost : £10.00

:: Dead on the Livewire - your local and very industrious post-goth band - Edi

:: St Judes Infirmary - Edinburgh
The new indie black! Arty with it too!

:: SELLOTAPE Gigs in the key of ex-goth girl - Edi
She will stick to you like glue, she bit my face on saturday!

:: Emilie Autumn, Studio 24 - Edi
14+ gig for the S24 emo kiddies...
Derivative, alternative, melodic rock in the style of 70's overkill mixed with post-mod violin classical and burlesque apparel! But she's fab!

.:: Dressed up nights of Burlesque and Showgirl nonsense and mayhem..

::Nemesis: "The Night That Shouldn’t Exist" - Edi
Feb 29 2008 9:00PM

:: Voodoo Rooms - Edi
- 'Lucky Seven Club'
- Other Burlesque 'stuff and nonsense' lots at this link

:: Neu Liebe is back - Edi

:: Vegas - Edi
Seems to be in several venues now so check the website!

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.:: The Other Best Goth Nights & Events

:: Info, links for Bedlam/Cryotec (Glw); Elizium (Aberdeen); Sin (Dundee); Flux (Glw); S24 residencies (Edin); and all the other local Scots Goth nights, also at the Nightnews website, listings, newsletters etc. I will be updating the website again soon, delays are due to factors outside my control

:: News in advance of the website updates is available from nightnews-media at yahoogroups and the newsletter at yahoogroups, lj, bebo, myspace and facebook.

:: SIN ~ Industrial / Goth - Dundee
Monthly @ the Club Cage, The Fantasy Bar, St. Andrews Lane, Dundee

:: Supernaut Aberdeen

:: TODDESFREQUENZ - Sonic Mayhem Night - Paisley
I am told Paisley in April - tbc
Power noise :: rhythmic industrial :: ritual electronics
- launch photos at their myspace, keep an eye on..

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.:: CLUB NEWS :: New Stuff ::.

:: EDINBURGH Pubs and Clubbing
Extra police hailed for drop in city crime rate
Great if you have to live in the city centre.

:: is purportedly DEAD
An unmoderated board set up to suck up to some very nasty promoters that have long been sacked from their venues :: Slowly being replaced by a forum at..

:: New Citrus Club Myspace
Link to Brian and Gordon. Brian was an original Victoria Street Mission DJ and has loved and supported the alternative scene for years...

Fetish Night, Aberdeen Saturday 15th March, 9:30 pm - 3:00 am
We don't know if its safe, so google it and go at your own risk

:: The Last Days of Jesus / Lumous Gothic Festival - FINLAND
June, 27 2008 at Lumous Gothic Festival, Tampere

:: BFS - IMBOLC, Beltane
IMBOLC took place on 1st Feb, the next quarter year pagan festival is the major one, Beltane!

:: Support Kev's INGEN Project :: often at CABVOL Tuesdays

:: Kontrol
Techno, electro, minimal, maximal, glitch.

:: Coming soon LADYFEST EDINBURGH for Edinburgh Ladies - Edi

:: OCCASIONAL Clubnervenkrieg - Edi
Usual local DJ's, need I say more...


:: GRV [ex Left Bank and Octopus Diamond] is back - Edi
" urban sanctuary for multi-media arts, creative culture and music in Edinburgh's city-centre," they say. With a full program see their website +

:: The Three Tuns - CLOSED
7 Hanover Street, Edinburgh EH2 2DL

:: Black Rose Tavern
The Black Rose Tavern, 49 Rose Street Edinburgh, Lothian, EH2 2NH
Replacement hang out for the ex Three Tuns er, 'customers..'

:: MORE on the LATEST new venues etc will be listed at
this file can be updated regularly so keep going back.

.:: Forthcoming FRINGE 2008

:: PBH Free Fringe venues - Edi
The venues they have for 2008 etc.
The Canon's Gait, The White Horse, both Royal Mile, The Phoenix, Broughton Street, The Standing Order, Madogs, both George Street, The Beehive, Grassmarket, The Dragonfly, West Port, The Mercat, Haymarket, Nicol Edwards, Niddrie Street (2 performance spaces) Applications are invited from decent-quality shows who subscribe to the Free Fringe ethos, as described in the performers' section of
Email with applications or questions.

:: Nightnews at the Edinburgh Fringe 2007
Nightnews Fringe Recommendations & Bat Ratings 2007
Yes its delayed :: more from EdFringe 2007 coming soon, plus new stuff for Edfringe 2008, I promise!


:: The Official Nightnews Bat-Blogosphere is here ...
Who reads this Bat-Crap?? Haha! Over 2,457 people have!

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.:: Goth Links

:: Lady of the Manners on the recent Goth Bus Story

:: The recent goth bus story.

:: More Temporary UK wide Goth Events and Club Trackers

:: Camden Burns

:: South African Goth ~ farthest enclaves on the dark continent

:: Dark Heads of State - HRH Queen Elizabeth II is obviously very dark!,,2241385,00.html
"There are powers at work in this country which we have no knowledge about. Be careful..."

.:: Deserving Cause Link

:: Save the Children Scotland UK
"More than a third of all children and young people in Scotland live in poverty. Nearly half of these are aged under five. Scotlands child mortality levels are the highest in the UK." ..and you can all thank our great Politicians and Statesmen, like Tony and Margaret, for maintaining these unbelieveable statistics.

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.:: Magazine Features :: This section is only carried at the Nightnews Myspace, LJ, Bebo, Facebook, Yahoogroups etc

:: Special Feature in this Issue - 'The Edinburgh Alternative Club Scene!'
:: Burlesque Blogs
:: Links
- Gift Advice
- Internet security news
- Music and other Vids
- Obituaries

.:: Subscribe, add to friends, to read this section at any of these links

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.:: Winter [Its still effing cld brrr..] Calendars

.:: Select Calendar of Indie, Post-Punk, Electro, New Wave, Artschool, Burlesque and PSItrance Clubs. Most of the INDIE clubs always feature a band or two and are good value. Plenty of regular weekly nights below the calender..

Feb 21 Future Shorts GRV - Edi
Feb 21 Cosmic S24
Feb 23 FAST + Navvy
Feb 24 Dykeenies Jamhouse Sunday sessions 8 - 1am - Edi
Feb 28 Correcto + Sellotape, Limbo at Voodoo Rooms - Edi
Feb 29 Nemesis burlesque, "The Night That Shouldn’t Exist" - Edi

Mar 06 Indie Bands at Limbo at Voodoo Rooms
Mar 06 Jools Holland + 22 piece Free Jamhouse Sunday sessions 8 - 1am - Edi
Mar 08 Vegas The Ferry, Broomielaw, Glasgow
Mar 09 Hobo relaunch Bongo
Mar 16 Hobo Bongo
Mar 21 Fast + Dirty Summer
Mar 22 Vegas Cabaret Voltaire, 36 Blair St, Edinburgh
Mar 23 Hobo Bongo
Mar 30 Neu Liebe Voodoo Rooms
Mar 30 Hobo Bongo

Apr 2-6 London Burlesque Fest
Apr 12 Vegas The Ferry, Broomielaw, Glasgow
Apr 19 Vegas The Voodoo Rooms, West Register St, Edinburgh

:; Every Tuesday Doctor Ruby's
99 Hanover st 8PM - 1AM

:: Every Thursday Night New - Kinky Indie - Free for 2 with flyer
Citrus Club Admission £5 / £2 students or FREE during Jan' / Feb' '08 if you pick up a flyer. All drinks £1.50

:: Every 4 Weeks on a Fri :: FAST
Post post-punk and flagship of the nu-wave!

:: Every Sat :: The Egg :: GOTH SAFE and friendly
Girls from Vogue, boys from bands, the rest from trainspotting, dancing like the Yoshiwara in metropolis :: music policy starts in the 60's and is at the links. Goth friendly, (in fact at least 4 are there!) If you like 'Planet Earth' or GOGO, you will love, 'The Egg'

:: Every Sat Teviot Underground and the Library Bar 8pm - 3am.
Student or members i.d. required to get in. Very affordable booze - ahem!

:: Every Sun :: HOBO Bongo Club Relaunch Mar 09..

:: Every fortnight Friday :: Dogtooth
A furious mix of disco indie, electro and ravin' new wave.

:: Other of note
Upcoming burlesque / indie venue with a full program

:: Weekly Pre-clubs :: Southern Pub

.:: The Nightnews Endorsed, Select Calendar of Goth, Post-Goth, Metal & Alternative. (Endorsed for quality, friendliness, value for money and clubbing safety.)

Feb 23 Bedlam [The biggest and best goth club..] Glw
Feb 23 Velvet ladies glbt The Ark - Edi
Feb 29 SIN feat. SPEEDTHEORY Glw
Feb 29 SiN Dundee
Feb 28 CRYOTEC - Industrial / Electronica / Electro - Glasgow

Mar 01 GLITTER BITCH Barfly - Glw
Mar 01 All Tore Up - Rockabilly club - Glw
Mar 03 The Cult Academy Glasgow CPL £27.50 Glw
Mar 09 Carnival of Souls - Derby
Mar 15 Hells Belles Fetish Aberdeen
Mar 21 Torture Garden Easter Ball 2008 - Lon
Mar 22 Velvet ladies glbt The Ark - Edi
Mar 22/23 Conpulsion Teviot U - Edi
Mar 27 CRYOTEC - Industrial / Electronica / Electro - Glw
Mar 28 Bedlam [The biggest and best goth club..] Glw
Mar 31 Nightwish ABC Glasgow PCL £16.50 Glw

Apr 08 Bedlam [The biggest and best goth club..] Glw
Apr 19 Digital Harlot - Glw
Apr 19 Masked Beltane Ceilidh - Edi

May 04 Obedience School - Aberdeen
May 17 CHRISTIAN DEATH @ Ivory Blacks Glw
May 30 Ministry + Guests Carling Academy, CPL Glasgow

:: Intercity travel links
Edin-Glw :: Citylink 900 £6.30 return
Other Cities :: Megabus

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.:: Free Gigs, DJ's and Clubs

:: the Southern has many free indie gigs + pre-club dj new wave nights - Edi

:: CAB VOL - Edi
- Features some Free gigs
- Free entry Tue, Wed, Th - to Split, We Are Electric and Sick Note
- varying quality drinks promos at all of these

.:: Cheap Drinks :: Latest Promos ...
TEVIOT UNION etc :: Modest prices 24/7
Wee Red Bar ECA Union :: Modest prices 24/7
CAB :: Tue, Wed, Th. from £1.50
TRON :: Weds
Bongo Club :: Hobo Sundays bottled lager & Vodka mixer £1.50 all night
Opium :: Some drinks promos through the week and Sundays
Hive :: Also some drinks promos

[nb. Drinks promos fluctuate faster than we can report them, note that we are
against abuse of alcohol and binge drinking, See our health and rehab links on the nightnews clubs page before you get wasted again!. Check our back issues for even more drinks promo info..]

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.:: Further Information and Credits...

:: Gothy Etiquette and Manners
Just to get you off to a good start and remedial classes for a few embra folk!

:: Networking + Nightnews Newsletter see LJ, Bebo, , Facebook apply to be a friend join 'friend of' list subscribe to the Myspace Blog
Facebook look for 'Nightnews Webmaster'

:: Nightnews newsletter subscription reminders to your inbox or rss anyone may join

:: Like free dark music? Always more new band profiles here...
add Nightnews to your public myspace favourites

:: Full Regular Scots Listings Public Media Archive
Pro-active media support to some great nights

:: Advance Tickets and early warning of on-topic gigs

:: Nightnews at the Edinburgh Fringe
Nightnews Fringe Recommendations & Bat Ratings 2007

:: Most FAQ'd at, 'Can you help our band get a gig?'
Download file of the contacts at
and at our Myspace pag, with approx 150 contacts

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.:: Footnote :: Nearly 10 years of

:: Nightnews commemorates IT magazine from the 60's and 70's; its time for something like that to come back..

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