The weekends are coming thick and fast. As does our Club watch series. This week half the UK’s promoter will up sticks and head for Barcelona, however, there is a hardcore crew holding down the fort and providing some serious heat this weekend.

All Good Presents: Big Miz at Coast Nightclub, Arbroath

A first for The RRP as we put the town of Arbroath, population 23,903 into our essential pick for the first time ever. Why? Big Miz is in town to join local promoters All Good.

Big Miz is one of the many Glaswegian currently stealing the limelight in the world of underground music. His rough and ready approach to DJing combined with an all expansive repertoire has seen his stock rise significantly in the last year.

After a brief hiatus from promoting parties, All Good return with a bang taking over the Coast Nightclub. Support comes from All Good residents Van D and Ethan Bell.

Animal Farm with Cleric at Room 2, Glasgow

The last 14 years have seen techno grow unimaginably popular in Scotland’s second city. This is in part down to the work of Animal Farm. The Glasgow born label & club night have been at the forefront of the cities techno scene since its formation.

This week they return with Clergy label boss Cleric. The young Mancunian has been destroying dancefloors all across Europe, this weekend he will look to do the same as he showcases his signature industrial warehouse techno sound.

Joining Cleric on the night is AF boss Quail who will meticulously warm the baying crowd at Room 2. The venue that was opened by the team behind La Cheetah Club was designed to accommodate the cities ever-growing love of quality live music.

TFTD: Butch (extended set) at Night Tales, London

Tales From The Dancefloor is the in house night of London venue, Night Tales. No man has more tales to tell than Butch. Techno heads love Butch, house heads love Butch. Few artists flow through genres and emotional landscapes with such ease and fluidity as Bulent. His ability to challenge preconceptions from the dance-floor is complemented by the individuality of the expected outcome in the process.

The venue that occupies two railway arches and a sun-drenched garden in Hackney is one of London’s hidden gems. Knowledgeable, hedonistic crowds are usually found dancing effortlessly around the venue. This week support comes from emerging techno artists Eksish and Emile who complete the lineup.

Ape-X & Me Me Me; The Summer Foodbank Fundraiser at Cobalt Studios, Newcastle

Two of Newcastle’s biggest promotion teams Ape-X & Me Me Me join forces to raise donations for Foodbanks in the city of Newcastle. Using the power of dance they hope to raise enough money to stock the shelves at both the East & West stores.

All who want to attend must buy a £5 ticket which guarantees entry and bring a food donation. All ticket money will also be donated to the charity. Me Me Me founder Man Power will headline, while Ape-X residents Luke Scott plays b2b with Nord.

Monoloc, Ø[Phase] & Luther Vine at Egg London, London

Egg is the former victorian warehouse at the heart of London’s club scene. Their notoriety in the city is down to their ability to book world-class acts week in week out. this week is no different with 3 headliners filling the bill.

Flying in from Frankfurt is Monoloc who will merge his leftfield roots with a variety of techno. Next up is London based Ø[Phase] bringing undiluted techno that plunges freely into the minimal scope. Finally, we have Egg resident Luther Vine, who will dig deep into his deep crate of records.

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