Mont-Tremblant has long been one of the most beautiful destinations to visit in North America for tourists and natives alike. Celebrating 75 years, they’re hosting ‘Tremblant Electrofest’- 4 days of the best up & coming DJ’s in the world. Montreal is repping this festival pretty hard with a ton of artists performing that come right from our wonderful city.

The fest is coming up in just a couple days now, starting on January 6th and ending on the 9th. We thought it was high time we shared our top 15 must-see DJ’s for those of you heading out there next week. Grab yourself some ski tickets, a beaver tail, and make sure you take the time to discover some of the best emerging artists on the EDM scene.

Tiga

Genre: Tech House/Electro House/Acid House/Electro Tech

Hometown: Montreal, Canada

Date of Performance: January 7th @ 10pm w/ Isaac Tichauer + Iron Galaxy + Francis Oak

Why you don’t want to miss it: Tiga is one of Montreal’s most renowned DJ’s in electronic dance music, and has an ear for some of the city’s best rising talent. His record label ‘Turbo Recordings’ has released music from acts like Boys Noize and Chromeo, to name a few. This guy knows what’s up and his set is bound to be killer.

Learn more: www.facebook.com/officialtiga

12th Planet

Genre: Dubstep/Electro/Jungle

Hometown: Los Angeles, California

Date of Performance: January 9th @ 10m w/ A Tribe Called Red + Vilify + Henward

Why you don’t want to miss it: Rolling Stone named 12th Planet “Los Angeles’ Dubstep God”, but that’s not the only reason you won’t wanna miss him. He’s also leading one of the biggest underground movements in electronic music and produces some of the best quality events in LA. He’s collaborated with the likes of Skrillex, Kill The Noise & Datsik, and now he’s coming to take over Tremblant!

Learn more: www.facebook.com/12thplanet2012

Lunice

Genre: Instrumental Hip-Hop/Trap/Electro

Hometown: Montreal, Canada

Date of Performance: January 6th @ 10pm w/ Tommy Kruise + Dream Koala + Compton Chic

Why you don’t want to miss it: Lunice has stood out since the beginning of his career as a DJ with lots of energy and pretty sweet dance moves. He's always worked to take his sound to the next level, from viral videos, to his time at the Red Bull Music Academy 2010 in London. Even producers like Diplo wanted to find out more about him.

Learn more: www.facebook.com/lunicefp/

Alex Metric

Genre: Synthpop/Progressive House/Electro House

Hometown: London, England

Date of Performance: January 8th @ 10pm w/ Clockwork + Keys N Krates + Beat Market

Why you don’t want to miss it: The British musician is known for remixing all the best artists from across the pond; La Roux, Phoenix, and Ellie Goulding to name a few. He’s also worked as a producer for Charli XCX, The Infadels and Adam Freeland. We’re pretty stoked to see what he brings to Electrofest!

Learn more: www.facebook.com/alexmetricmusic/

Vilify

Genre: Hip-Hop/DNB/Dubstep/Dance Hall/Trap/Reggae

Hometown: Montreal, Canada

Date of Performance: January 9th @ 4pm: DJ Battle VS Henward ++ January 9th @ 10pm w/ 12th Planet + A Tribe Called Red + Henward

Why you don’t want to miss it: Vilify has been managing her time between her weekly event, Bass Drive Wednesdays, and a constant schedule of gigs in Montreal, across Canada, and (more recently) Europe. Bass Drive Wednesdays has not only hosted local & international artists over the years, but it has been named #1 club in Montreal 3 years in a row and propelled Vilify herself to #1 club DJ in 2012 and 2013. It’s gonna be a pretty sweet party on January 9th.

Learn more: www.facebook.com/DJ.VILIFY

Shaydakiss

Genre: House/Club/Disco/Hip-Hop

Hometown: Montreal, Canada

Date of Performance: January 6th @ 10pm w/ A-Rock + Hatchmatik

Why you don’t want to miss it: One of Montreal’s recent emerging artists, Shaydakiss has already managed to play the likes of Igloofest, Osheaga & Montreal Fashion Week. In 2012, she was featured in Fashion magazine as one of the top 12 most influential Canadian women grabbing people’s attention across the country. You can often catch her playing shows throughout Montreal, Ottawa, Quebec City, Toronto and Vancouver, with the occasional set in LA and NYC. She’s also becoming a resident DJ of the Turks and Caicos Islands. Bring some of that sunshine to Tremblant, girl!

Learn more: www.facebook.com/djshaydakiss

High Klassified

Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap/Trap/Experimental Hip-Hop

Hometown: Montreal, Canada

Date of Performance: January 8th @ 10pm w/ Paolo Rocco + Jay London + Pomo + Ryan Playground

Why you don’t want to miss it: Read just one interview on High Klassified, and you’ll immediately be struck by his extremely humble attitude. As a self-taught producer, you won’t find a more genuine set than this up & coming DJ.

Learn more: www.facebook.com/HighKlassi

Isaac Tichauer

Genre: Classic/Contemporary House

Hometown: Sydney, Australia

Date of Performance: January 7th @ 10pm w/ Tiga + Iron Galaxy + Francis Oak

Why you don’t want to miss it: Isaac was born deaf, and now has only one functioning ear. He’s a classically trained pianist and continues to explore classic sounds through his music, and he now works full-time as a producer in Berlin. I mean, isn’t that the most unique background you’ve ever read? You won’t want to miss his set alongside Montreal’s Tiga.

Learn more: www.facebook.com/IsaacTichauer

Iron Galaxy

Genre: Techno/House

Hometown: Montreal, Canada

Date of Performance: January 7th @ 10pm w/ Tiga + Isaac Tichauer + Francis Oak

Why you don’t want to miss it: Well, he caught Tiga’s attention enough to be signed to his label ‘Turbo Recordings’, and has since been turning heads everywhere he performs. January 7th is definitely going to be an un-missable night at Electrofest.

Learn more: www.facebook.com/Iron.Galaxy.Music

Henward

Genre: Dubstep

Hometown: Montreal, Canada

Date of Performance: January 9th @ 10m w/ 12th Planet + A Tribe Called Red + Vilify

Why you don’t want to miss it: Henward's sound has been compared to taking hip-hop and reggae through a blender. He’s the resident DJ in Montreal at the Belmont and SJU, and has had notable performances alongside Tokimonsta, DJ Craze, Lil Jon, Gramatik, and Bonobo.  Sure to be a solid set.

Learn more: www.facebook.com/henwardmusic

Paolo Rocco

Genre: House/Deep/Techno

Hometown: Montreal, Canada

Date of Performance: January 8th @ 10pm w/ High Klassified + Jay London + Pomo + Ryan Playground

Why you don’t want to miss it: Paolo Rocco has definitely been leaving an impression with some big names in the industry, and has released music on Real Tone, Klasse, Defected, and Noir Records. 2013 saw the DJ release even more remixes and singles, as well as perform some huge gigs, getting him noticed internationally.

Learn more: www.facebook.com/paoloroccomusic

Compton Chic

Genre: RnB/Pop/House

Hometown: Montreal, Canada

Date of Performance: January 6th @ 10pm w/ Lunice + Tommy Kruise + Dream Koala

Why you don’t want to miss it: Another one of Montreal’s emerging DJ’s, Compton Chic blends classic sounds together and applies them to multiple subgenres. Her style is beautiful, and leaves you wanting more on the dance floor.

Learn more: www.soundcloud.com/compton-chic

Jay London

Genre: Deep House/Hip-Hop

Hometown: Montreal, Canada

Date of Performance: January 8th @ 10pm w/ High Klassified + Paolo Rocco + Pomo + Ryan Playground

Why you don’t want to miss it: Graduated from Digital Recording Arts, Jay London has repped Montreal at the 2013 Igloofest Festival as well as Piknik Electronik. Make sure you take the time to check out another one of our city’s natives when you’re in Tremblant!

Learn more: www.facebook.com/jaylondonmusic

Beat Market

Genre: Retro-Futuristic/Electro

Hometown: Montreal, Canada

Date of Performance: January 8th @ 10pm w/ Clockwork + Alex Metric + Keys N Krates

Why you don’t want to miss it: These guys started their career off in 2010 by playing Piknik Elektronik, and have since played alongside DJ Champion, Misteur Valaire, and DJ Lexis, to name a few. Their inspirations range from Daft Punk, to Justice, to Flying Lotus, so you know you won’t be bored in the slightest when you stop by to watch them perform.

Learn more: www.facebook.com/beatmarketmusic

Ryan Playground

Genre: Pop/Electronic/Hip-Hop

Hometown: Montreal, Canada

Date of Performance: January 8th @ 10pm w/ High Klassified + Paolo Rocco + Pomo + Jay London

Why you don’t want to miss it: Producer, singer, rapper, DJ, international model… is there anything this girl can’t do? The answer is… probably not. All of her experiences have led to Ryan Playground creating a style that is entirely her own. She’s definitely taking Montreal by storm, make sure you check her out alongside many other fantastic DJ’s from our city.

Learn more: www.facebook.com/RyanPlayground

Who are you most excited to see at Electrofest Tremblant? Shout out your hype in the comments below!

Tickets

Regular 4 Day Pass 115$

*Passes included completely 4 day access to the 4 venues, 4 drinks, and the party at the top of the mountain

Single Day Tickets

Jan 6-8- 25$

Jan 9- 75$

*Includes 4 drinks + gondola lift to top of mountain

 *Electrofest Tremblant  is for 18 and over only.

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