State-side ravers often overlook Canada, but a number of talented DJs and producers come out of Montreal. Supported by a diverse and supportive electronic music scene, here are the six best clubs in the city.
Located on Rue Saint-Gabriel of Old Montreal, Velvet Speakeasy is an underground club that more strongly resembles the catacombs of Paris, giving it the perfect atmosphere for techno and underground dance.
New City Gas
Despite converting a 40,000-square-foot power plant into a club, the owners of New City Gas eschew the gritty sounds of house and techno typical for a place like this and instead play host to the biggest names of dance music, earning them a spot on DJ Mag’s Top 100 Clubs of 2016.
Tokyo Bar strikes the right balance between amenities and music with its summer patio, tasty drink menu and dance-centric crowd.
A favorite of Montreal, Stereo regularly plays host to international DJs and performers, playing over an old school, bass-heavy sound system. The place is also an after-hours club, so it’s the perfect last stop on a night out.
Beach Club MTL
Beach Club is another new entry for DJ Mag, kicking off the summer with trance giants Andrew Rayel and Marlo.
Along Guyana’s Rupununi River, Karanambu Lodge is an oasis of comfort and compassion in a largely wild region undisturbed by commercial tourism. Guyana is a land rich in biodiversity and Karanambu is dedicated to its conservation, operating as both an eco-tourist lodge and a charitable trust devoted to the preservation of the Rupununi, savannah and waters.
We can see it now and remember when it happened to us: Watching as the black car icon loops around and around, seemingly endlessly, and our wait time on the rideshare app continually changes. Long wait times and confused drivers are just a few bothersome issues that can nag at rideshare users. Need a solution? Ditch rideshares altogether in favor of renting a car on your next trip.
While your first inclination might be panic when you map out the various appointments and meetings on your upcoming business trip, relax. Trust us, a rental car has you covered.