KING KINGFri.: The city’s hardest-working DJs gather for Basic, a biweekly electro-mash; residents including John Do and Justin Gourley, plus guest, waxing wonders from around the globe. See www.basicpromotions.com for more info. Sat.: Electronic music DJs get the Balance right each week. DJ Kemal and guest spin. 10 p.m.-4 a.m.; over 21; $10 before 11 p.m., $15 after. 6555 Hollywood Blvd. (213) 427-3982.
LARCHMONT Sun.: “Feel the beat” has a double meaning at Fetish Bar, from the dominants and submissives behind the Bondage Ball. 10 p.m.-2 a.m.; over 18; $10. Thurs.: If you’re looking for drum & bass, Respect is the place. DJ Machete and guests spin. 10 p.m.-2 a.m.; over 21; $10. 5657 Melrose Ave. (323) 467-4068.
LITTLE TEMPLESun.: Sonido Herra has DJs Sloe Poke and Morris, plus guest Dusk on the decks; $5. Tues.: Sketchbookdraws from Dublab groovers Kutmah’s, Reneau’s and Eric Coleman’s impressive wax collections; free. Wed.: Together — A Soul ChildrenExperience brings together Al Jackson, Sacred, Rome and MCDJ One, spinning unifying dance jams; $8-$5.Thurs.: Get down at The Rootdown, with DJs Dusk and Wyatt Case spinning rare funk, hip-hop, Latin soul and dub; $4 before 10:30 p.m., $8 after. (818) 759-6374. 10 p.m.-2 a.m.; over 21; full bar. 4515 Santa Monica Blvd., Silver Lake. (323) 660-4540. Seewww.littletemple.com for complete lineups.
THE MORFri.-Sat.: Funk, hip-hop and R&B. Sun.: Ongoing DJ recording sessions. Mon.: Salsa sounds, and lessons, from DJ Picoso. Tues.: $2 Tuesdays.Wed.:Honey Wednesdays is ’80s-’90s classics. Thurs.: Megatonblasts funky electro breaks. Full bar; tapas menu until 11 p.m.; over 21; cover varies ($5-free). 2941 Main St., Santa Monica. (310) 455-6720.
NACIONALSat.: BoJesse Christopher hosts Infamous, a night of schmoozing and moving to DJs spinning dance hits. Mon.: The Bud Bros.’ Monday’s Social presents mega-DJ guests each week. 10 p.m.-2 a.m.; over 21. 1645 Wilcox Ave., Hlywd. (323) 962-7712.
RAGEFri.: Game Boiis a hip-hop/pop video vamp. Sat.: A pumpin’-’n’-bumpin’ eve for 20-something boy toys; DJ Salvador spins. Mon.: Alternative night with DJ Steve Cunningham; no cover. Tues.: Dancing and a show from the Dreamgirls Revue. Wed.: Fuego features hot Latin sounds from DJ Salvador. Thurs.: Celebrity has DVD DJs and Boy U dancers. Dancing till 2 a.m. nightly; full bar; over 21 (except where noted); cover varies. 8911 Santa Monica Blvd., W. Hlywd. (310) 652-7055.
RED BUDDHA LOUNGEFri.-Sat.: DJ A-Ski spins hip-hop, ’80s, soul and mo’ all weekend long. 9 p.m.-2 a.m.; over 21; full bar. 6423 Yucca St., Hlywd. (323) 309-2166.
THE RUBYFri.: Clockwork Orange has a multi-decade mix of dance action in three rooms. Sat.: The day ends with a Bang!for young indie heads at this night full of new rock dance grinds. Sun.: The decade of decadence is on the decks all night long at Club 80’s/Beat It. (Also see This Week Only.) Thurs.: Perversion is a sexed-up industrial-dance night; $10. All clubs 10 p.m.-3 a.m.; over 18; three full bars. 7070 Hollywood Blvd. (323) 467-7070.
THE SPACEFri.: Fast Times has ’80s cover bands and DJs spinning totally rad retro hits. Sat.: DJ H20 spins dance hits from the ’70s to the ’00s. Food in the cantina; 9 p.m.-2 a.m.; over 21; cover $10-$5. 2020 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica. (310) 829-1933.
THE STOCK EXCHANGEFri.-Sat.: Salsa, merengue, Top 40, techno, hip-hop and more for an upscale crowd. 9 p.m.-6 a.m.; seven full bars; over 21; valet parking; dress code; $15. 618 S. Spring St., dwntwn. (213) 489-3877.
VANGUARD Sat.: Btoll Entertainment offers a big-beat party with DJ StoneRokk spinning hip-hop and rock. Sun.: Marques Wyatt’s house-music happening Deep still offers house heavies on the decks. Club nights, 9 p.m.-2 a.m.; over 21; $10. 6021 Hollywood Blvd. (323) 463-3331.
ZANZIBARFri.: Bossa: Nova is Jason Bentley and Jun’s night of future soul and left-field breaks; $10. (310) 281-7950. Sat.: Quality grooves from DJs Haul and Mason. Sun.: Garth Trinidad and Mr. French spin funky sounds their way at Oneway. Tues.: Groove Factory produces funky sounds from rotating turntablists. Wed.:Dance revues and guest DJs each week. Thurs.: Afro Funké’s Jeremy Sole’s Musaics and DJ guests spin reggae, dub and Afro beats, along with live instrumentation. 10 p.m.-2 a.m.; over 21; cover varies. 1301 Fifth St., Santa Monica. (310) 451-2221.