Melodic Techno

Melodic Techno

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Rehab Hazgui

Little Italy

Rehab Hazgui is a Tunisian composer and sound ecologist. Her artworks explore ways to learn new forms of languages through conscious listening and the relationship that beings have with their culture, heritage, society and landscape as involved and living participants. Her research examines the ways in which sound emerges through dynamic landscapes, including those that are biological, geophysical, and of human consequences. Rehab Hazgui’s primary focus is the act of listening to oneself, as it relates to our perception of space, our relationship to it, and the profound level of engagement that our ears provide with the world.
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Mystic Path

Notre Dame de Grace

Mystic Path is DJ & Producer based in Montreal. He is known for his unique Minimal and Techno style. He attracts an audience of enthusiasts and connoisseurs alike. Recently, he shared the decks with a lot of International underground DJs. For Mystic Path, it is all about mood and a melodic, hypnotic techno sound. He likes to play tracks that get you tapping your feet and nodding your head without you realizing it, regardless of genre, tempo, style, or release date.
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Julie/Anne, a passionate music lover and a very talented emerging artist from the Montreal underground music scene. She was inspired by her encounter with underground progressive house and techno. Her experience with this music brought her in 2015 to get into DJing, which she pursued through self-education and by following her strong intuitions and musical senses. As 2020 turned into a nightmare for many of us, Julie/Anne rose to the occasion, leaving an indelible mark in music lovers’ hearts.
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Nais Flavia

Plateau Mont-Royal

Nais Flavia is an underground DJ and Producer who has been in the music industry for 17 years. She is well known in the Montreal scene for her special and sought after Deep, Techno, minimal, and progressive sound. Her goal in her music is to give a new dimension to electronic music and to offer a unique musical experience. She started her career in 2005 with production and decided to expand her horizons.
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Ville St-Laurent

Producer, musician, and songwriter Raff can be seen around town playing drums, keyboards, guitar and bass, and under various names with live electronic performance setups that have him occasionally dubbed the “Mad Scientist.” As a veteran of the studio and stage, he has performed with Tony Ezzy, Lost City, Chanda M and many other acts over the years, including performances at the Osheaga festival, the Fringe festival, Pop Montreal and as an opening act for Blowfly.
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Little Italy

Musician, producer, DJ, and sound engineer George Zeitoun, GIO-z started his career as a commercial pop music DJ in 2003. He spent a few years as a resident DJ in many nightclubs in Syria, Lebanon, and Qatar. He performed many big and small gigs as a main or opening DJ in those countries. After moving to Montreal in 2019, he has brought the same to Montreal. Gio-Z developed his style by harmonizing several music cultures and combining them into cohesive tracks.
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Saint Henri

A French artist of Martinique and Guadeloupean origin, Airon has been immersed in music from a very young age thanks to his musician father. With a rather hip-hop dancehall background, Airon met electronic music in 2015 in a Parisian club. Quickly thereafter, he began to promote and organize parties in the city, which led to the desire to be behind the decks. Influenced by Afro House, Tech House, Afro Tech, Melodic Techno, and Organic House, Airon mixes and produces with the support of friends and the artists he works with.
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Pio Bandgi

Ville Marie

Pio Bandgi started mixing in 2012 and joined the French collective Poto Feu as soon as it was launched in 2014. Thereafter, many gigs followed one another in major cities in France alongside influential artists. He is the co-founder and resident DJ of the @Polyson-mtl collective. Pio Bandgi loves melodic and captivating sounds and enjoys playing in a variety of musical styles. Whether he is mixing House, Progressive House, Indie Dance, Organic, or even Techno, he will surely surprise you!
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Lost Bird


Pier-Alex Ducharme has been in the electronic music scene for nearly 15 years. He started his career with the house music duo Nic & Peter. They quickly recieved support from major artists of the likes of Steve Angello (BBC RADIO1 ESSENTIAL MIX), Kryder, Sultan+Shepard and My Digital Enemy to name a few. The duo gained worldwide attention by releasing songs on labels like Cube Recordings, Housesession, and Hotfingers, which led them to tour the world and DJ in the best clubs in the world.
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Bryan Wolf Ear

Plateau Mont-Royal

As the driving force behind Strange Town Recordings, Bryan Wolf Ear is a champion of the underground. Under his guidance, the label is responsible for introducing some of the brightest up and coming names in progressive house music. It is a well-established imprint and leading the charts for Canada’s Progressive House scene. For over 20 years, Bryan has honed his craft as a DJ where he has performed alongside artists Booka Shade, Miss Melera, Pole Folder and Isolée, and Jody Wisternoff.
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Blake Walker

Old Port

Blake’s productions are a balanced blend of progressive rhythms, techno basslines, and melodic breakdowns. He has released on Labels such as Superordinate, Mistique, and Clinique. From short to extended sets, he understands what needs to be done and performs accordingly with his own personal touch. His love for atmospheric, hypnotic, and driving elements are well reflected in his musical storytelling.
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Opposite DireKtion

Le Sud-Ouest

Opposite Direktion’s mission is to be messengers of deep instrumental house music with groovy baselines. Both born in Lebanon, Elie & Roland have spent the last 5 years perfecting their sound and distinctive style from their studio in the heart of Montreal. With each having a unique personality, different schools of thought and musical backgrounds, they’ve created a dynamic melodic sound layered with elements of deep, tech, progressive, and house music.
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LAPS, a Canadian and Swedish artist living in Montreal, has been spinning for more than 12 years as a DJ in the world of electronic music. Beginning in high school in private parties, after-proms, small events (etc.), his love and passion for electronic music has evolved over the years to finally come to two genres that shape him: Techno and Progressive. Having performed at many festivals such as Bal en Blanc, AIM, International des Montgolfières (etc.
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Ville Marie

oxymOre is a Montreal based DJ with a vibrant brand built on the concept of mixing music with a story telling approach. His passion to electronic music engenders a style that is best described as a journey, one that brings the audience along a special voyage specific to the time and venue. Music mixed by oxymOre ranges from Deep House to Dark Techno, which depends on the venue, time and crowd.
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Montreal based DJ and Producer, Jares’ inspiration comes from a firm belief that deep progressive sonorities, combined with a detailing beat, can produce an inner state of euphoria and mindfulness. His style blends ethereal, orchestral and progressive sounds that explore the deeper shades of the musical spectrum.

Jares is also part of the arts collective Bonimenteurs and the A&R team of Space Tale Records.

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Rebel of Sleep

Notre Dame de Grace

Rebel of Sleep (Loris Pondérant) is a DJ/producer from France who began his journey with electronic music production during lockdown at the start of COVID-19. When the world started to slow down, he felt the urge to learn the fundamentals of musical production to express himself through electronic music.

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Plateau Mont-Royal

Korina, better known as DJ Kanatonik, made her debut behind the decks over two years ago alongside her collective “la Pingouinerie” with whom she organizes multiple cultural events in Montreal. Having always had a love for music, she has found her way as a DJ artist in the Quebec scene. Distinguishing herself by her versatility and her exploration of genres, she makes you live a brand new musical experience at each performance.
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Alcky (Matthew Alquisada-Mansoori) discovered his love for electronic music at the age of 17 when he saw Duke Dumont at Osheaga. His journey skyrocketed in Hong Kong in 2021 as he toured throughout the region, which allowed him to gain experience and confidence. His goal is to allow individuals to enjoy his musical style—a mix of melodic techno and afro house—in a way that allows them to interpret and feel it in their own ways.
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Plateau Mont-Royal

SYZ is a passionate French-Canadian DJ who has been interested in music since she was very young. With a classical background, the young artist has always had the ambition of pursuing a career in music. She began by composing music for films, before turning to producing electronic music and becoming a DJ. Specializing in various styles such as Afro Tech, Afro Latin, Ethnic Tech, and Progressive House, SYZ draws inspiration from artists like Worakls and Thylacine, known for their ability to mix techno with classical music.
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Ian Kaizen

Plateau Mont-Royal

Ian Kaizen is an electronic music DJ & Producer from Montreal who consistently reinvents his sets for specific locations by dynamically changing the style of tracks he plays. He recorded one of the most beautiful live-set in Quebec on top a 40m wooden tower and just finished his south-east Asia tour. He plays a unique style often described as “Liquid” that blends dreamy and melodic sounds with deep and dark melodies.
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Mile End

Kolophane (Eve Vaisberg) is a student by day and DJ and producer by night. She dreams of becoming a recognized artist that defends women in the music industry. Her style elevates progressive house and melodic techno by unifying the sparkling energy of electronically synthesized and sampled sounds with harmonious and emotional symphonic instruments. Kolophane has been passionate about music for over 10 years. She has experience playing the piano, cello, and regularly sings.
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Shaughnessy Village

HUMMER started his journey in the world of music since 2018 with enthusiasm and he will serve as much as he can, although he knows it never ends. He performs and produces Techno in raw, hypnotic, and peak-driving styles. He is also the founder of Montreal based “Technocidmtl” since 2021. He learned the routine, he learned the beats like rules, then he got to know how to break them to rule the dance floor.
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Ville Marie

Born in Montréal but raised in Lebanon & Dubai, K.eem is an artist who’s sound is like no other. His deep interest in Techno and Cinematic music naturally steered him to his novel sound. Combining power with sentiment through forceful percussion and alluring melodies, he never fails to deliver masterpieces that will guide you on a dynamic journey.

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Ville Marie

Raised in the multicultural haven of Toronto, 6RAJ began collecting, curating and mixing diverse dance music at the young age of thirteen. After taking up scholarship in the Netherlands and South Africa, 6RAJ returned to North America with deep dancefloor sets inspired by the sounds of global deep house, melodic techno and afrotech.

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Filthy Kids


Filthy Kids is a duo consisting of Dirty Dave & Mattemüs. These two sound selectors incorporate all the whips and grooves in their sets. They bring a diverse sound ranging from tech, progressive house, deep house, & minimal. Enjoy their performance: your feet and hips will surely move on the dancefloor!
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D Lyfe


D.Lyfe is a Montreal-based DJ that has been curating high energy and emotional sets for the past few years. With a main style centering around techno, he blends melodies with peak-driving styles to create a unique voyage for his listeners. He started his journey by mixing in private parties and is now booked in various events and bars throughout Montreal.


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The Village

Stereo is a nightclub and afterhours club that primarily books melodic & progressive house and techno artists. It is known for its incredible sound system, which is both precise and thunderous. It has one of the best, if not the best sound systems in Montreal. Stereo is a sound temple for many. Some go to Stereo after a night out elsewhere, while others show up at midnight. Some even go to sleep, then wake up in the dusk of the night to show up to dance in Stereo until the sun rises and beyond.
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The Village

NEWSPEAK is an electronic music club with a dark and intimate environment. During the pandemic, the venue upgraded its already good sound system to a set of 4 rebuilt Turbosound TFL 760H’s with 6 large subwoofers. Put simply, the sound hits HARD in this venue. Along with the sound, the venue is known for its impressive light system and most importantly, the quality of the artists it books.

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Club Pelicano

Ville Marie

Club Pelicano is an intimate elevated neighborhood bar with wine, cocktails, Peruvian-Japanese bites, and a dancefloor that is great for groups. Earlier in the night, Club Pelicano feels like a chic cocktail and wine club with appetizers that are drawn from their restaurant Tiradito. As the evening progresses and the drinks begin flowing, the space slowly transforms into an intimate and classy dancefloor. The décor of this venue is extremely unique: it resembles an abandoned, upscale pool that pays tribute to the Molitor swimming pool in Paris and the abandoned public bath houses of Montreal!
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Old Port

After you walk through a long, catacomb cobblestone tunnel, you’ll walk into an intimate and stylish club with an impressive sound and light system. Velvet prides itself for creating a close, sweaty vibe with a mixture of techno, house, electro, and pop music. The building that houses Velvet, the historic Auberge Saint-Gabriel, has been around since 1754. It is one of the oldest buildings in Montreal, and you’ll definitely feel the history as you descend into the catacomb-inspired club.
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La Salon Daomé

Plateau Mont-Royal

La Salon Daomé is loungelike nightclub with a roster of international and local DJs, producers, and live electronic music performers. You can expect to hear new and underground music from well-established and emerging artists alike. Be sure to check the website for events as some nights require advance ticket purchases.