Progressive House

Progressive House

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Vie Sauvage

North Shore

The French term “Vie Sauvage" (Véronique Roy) corresponds to all free and undomesticated forms of life. Each of these forms has its own way of communicating, meeting its needs, and its own survival instincts. This applies well to each human soul on this planet. Music is one of its many forms of communication, both simple and complex. The artist takes root in her love and profound respect for the fauna and flora.
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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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Nicola Torriero

Ahuntsic - Cartierville

Nicola Torriero is a Montreal based DJ that has been active for over 30 years. He is best known as the founder of the Bal En Blanc event which he conceived in 1994. He subsequently went on to produce original material for the famous Black & Blue main event, and also for DiverCité Grande Danse. He has productions released on labels such as Stereo Productions, Lapsus Music and Magna Recordings.

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COACH (Ryan Kennedy) is an artist, producer, DJ, and drummer hailing from Montreal, Canada. He has held a deep love for music his entire life. He began DJing at age 15 in the confines of his bedroom and social events. In 2012, COACH found his calling within the underground rave scene in Montreal. His natural skills with rhythm and beat matching after years of reading crowds and combining tracks led to him becoming quickly well known as a DJ among ravers in Montreal.
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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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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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Tony De Frenza is a DJ and music producer from Montreal, Canada who began his musical journey in 2019. His curated mixes cross old school 90s techno and house with modern artists. His style blends many genres and themes with long form transitions to create diverse musical sets with storied focuses. The music he produces blends tech, minimal, and other indie sounds. With his origins in raves he has also had the pleasure of mixing at venues such as Circus After Hours, Cabaret Berlin, and Club Pelicano.
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Active in 2001-2011 and now back in force in 2022! Passionate about music, X-Cube creates a musical map that from Deep House to House, Organic house, Tech House, Afro House, Funky House, Latin House, Progressive House, and Techno. Since 2001, he has made a name for himself in the electronic music scene as well as in Montreal’s nightlife sharing crazy parties with various local and international artists such as Josh Wink, Miss Kittin, Misstress Barbara, Thomas Krome, Alex Bau, Preach, Chris Liberator and Anton X.
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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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Plateau Mont-Royal

Born and raised in the multicultural city of Montreal, DJ & Producer Horla aims to evoke emotions and share his infectious energy through his performances. Blending deep, organic, and textural frequencies to old school grooves, Horla’s versatility will bring you all around the globe in the same evening. Having played overseas while mastering his craft during countless sets in his hometown, Horla aspires to build an inclusive and open-minded community. His favorite quote, “Great DJs play music you didn’t know you wanted to hear,” pushes him to curate a unique catalog of tracks.
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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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South Shore

Vertefeuille used to produce hip-hop beats two decades ago, then he returned to produce electronic music after the Covid pandemic hit. What started as an experimental future bass/chillstep project ended up as a melodic/progressive house sound. Emotional & chill vibes are on the menu. Check out his latest release at this link!
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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

Markuss is a French DJ based in Montreal. Passionate about electronic music since the age of 13 and inspired by his father, he projects his emotions through his music and constantly tries to tell you a story—his story. Based on his cultural journeys and visits through different countries and encounters that inspired him, he strives to tease the dancefloor. en Francais Markuss est un DJ Français installé à Montréal. Passionné de musique électronique depuis l’âge de 13 ans et inspiré par son père, il retranscrit ses émotions à travers sa musique et s’emploie à, constamment, vous raconter une histoire, son histoire.
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Oli Vez


Oli Vez (Olivier Vézina) is a DJ who has been influenced by jazz, hip-hop, and worldbeat since his childhood, where this music occupied a precious part of the time at home. Passionated by electronic music for more than 16 years, Oli Vez is often among the first on the dancefloor and among the last few remaining at the end. His rich history enables him to curate the right music for any kind of moment during the day or the night.
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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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Plateau Mont-Royal

Now based in Montreal, Deneb is a DJ from France who draws inspiration from diverse cultures and musical styles. During his extensive travels around the world, he discovered a passion for music, which inspired him to unite people through his unique perspective and distinct sound. Deneb blends the atmospheres of Deep House, the emotions and grooves of Organic House, and the energy of Progressive House to craft a mix that is both intense and colored.
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Dark Lightz


Dark Lightz is a duo consisting of Ben Mancini and Highlanderz. They started working together in 2019 and created the “House Nation” group to host events and festivals, including the Burning Moon festival, which is now in its fourth year in Quebec. Ben Mancini started Mancini records and has been consistantly DJing and playing with international djs like DJ Gaga, Danny Tenaglia, Terry Kelly, and Todd Terry to name a few.
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Radikon J

Ville Marie

Radikon J (Jamal Atassi) has been using his passion for music to deliver incredible organic sets since 2016. Having started his music career early in his life, Radikon J has built a reputation locally and internationally by performing alongside well-known artists & DJs in the industry. His collection of sets “Progressive Avenue” features a blend of organic, progressive, & melodic house music that keeps the beat going and your legs moving from beginning to end.
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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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JP Sikias

Plateau Mont-Royal

JP Sikias was immersed in music since his early childhood: his grandmother plays piano, and his father, who also plays piano, produces film and organizes events, concerts, and shows. JP’s passion for music was initially expressed through piano beginning at 5 years old, playing mostly by ear. This passion lead him to perform 21 piano pieces by memory in a restaurant/bar in 2019 in front of a sold out crowd.
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ASTAM is a DJ and Producer of house music. He has been producing music and performing in various North American clubs and venues since 2014. Whether he is headlining a small downtown club or supporting a top tier act in a concert venue, ASTAM works relentlessly to bring shivers to music lovers!

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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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SimWou (Simon Wouters) started DJing a couple of years ago. He is now focusing on finding his sound and color through music production. He experiments without boundaries and between genres.


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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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Plateau Mont-Royal

Datcha is a hip, low-lit cocktail bar and electronic music club with a Russian theme, a menu of innovative drinks, dancing, and a beautiful patio in the summer. Come for the exquisite drinks and food (at Kabinet inside) and stay to dance late into the night. If you arrive after 11pm, expect a line—this venue is a popular spot for locals and tourists alike. Located in the Plateau, this venue is a must visit for fans of electronic music.
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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.