January 2020 in Paris: the best electronic music parties

Are you ready to start the year with some of the best names of the scene? January is ready to make Paris dance 0

Can you imagine the beauty of Paris during the Christmas season? And the partying at New Year’s Eve? We’re sure you have your share here, and you’re probably still hungover, but there’s no time to lose. Let’s go through Paris’ vast programming so we can organize our weekends at best.




Ancient Methods @ Dehors Brut

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If you really love techno music, then you must know Ancient Methods. If you do, then you also know that things are very promising for this artist at the moment, as he’s releasing his first album, in collaboration with Regis and Orphx. Hopefully, he will make the Dehors Brut’s crowd enjoy some of his fresh work. Alongside ABSL and DJ Varsovie; surely, it’s going to be a great techno night.

When: Friday, January 10th
Where: Dehors Brut
Line up: Ancient Methods / ABSL / Dj Varsovie




Medina w/ Mr ID @ The Key Paris

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If you have been in a souk at least once in your life, it’s enough to remember the colours, the sounds, the lights, the smell. Imagine you can live it once again, but staying in Paris, enjoying the music of one of the Moroccan icons, Mr ID, with shows and in the setting of a proper souk. In occasion of Trash Souk Edition, The Key Paris and Medina are joining forces once again to bring you in a journey through the oriental sounds.

When: Friday, January 10th
Where: The Key Paris
Line up: Mr ID




Housecall w/ Mara Lakour @ Djoon

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For the first time, the Deux Mesures crew is going to take over Djoon for a 6 hour night. In occasion of the Housecall night, they are going to host Mara Lakour, the micro house reference duo. Alongside the Deux Mesures DJs: Ben Holz, Marolo and Flavio Palacin.

When: Thursday, January 16th
Where: Djoon
Line up: Mara Lakour / Deux Mesures




Aphrodizia w/ Nic Fanciulli @ Yoyo

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The new party Aphrodizia has already confirmed itself as one of the must parties of Paris. The atmosphere in Yoyo during the event is esoterical, mystical and totally outstanding. To open 2020, they are bringing one of the techno references, Nic Fanciulli. Together with the prodctions master Super Flu, the trendsetter Marcelo Burlon and Sasson.

When: Friday, January 17th
Where: Yoyo – Palais de Tokyo
Line up: Nic Fanciulli / Super Flu / Marcelo Burlon / Sasson




Beweird #1 w/ The Drifter and more @ à la folies paris

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It’s a quality night the one of à la folies paris. The first appointment with Beiweird #1: Orgie Cosmique. A new concept, something different and particular is what you should expect for this new adventure. A journey into the elegance of Ivory, Aera, The Drifter and Mystery Affair. Something big is arriving, at this line up is the perfect example.

When: Friday, January 17th
Where: à la folies paris
Line up: The Drifter / Ivory / Aera / Mystery Affair




Steven Julien aka FunkinEven @ La Java

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The Apron label founder is coming to La Java, bringing his futuristic music. Known to be a unique and impressive producer, Steven Julien aka FunkinEven will be on the decks for a 3-hour set, framed by the Belleville Boogie DJs. To complete the night in fact there are going to be Jan Decent, Lemon Mcwright and Martin Fusee.

When: Saturday, January 18th
Where: La Java
Line up: Steven Julien aka FunkinEven / Jan Decent / Lemon Mcwright / Martin Fusee




Kamaal Williams @ La Machine du Moulin Rouge

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In occasion of the first 10 years of La Machine du Moulin Rouge, the party is going to be eclectic, fun and with lots of big smiles. What better representative of all this than the jazz man Kamaal Williams? Together with the young Belgian rapper Blu Samu and the Monkeytown kid Catnapp, they’re going to make the party go wild.

When: Thursday, January 23rd
Where: La Machine du Moulin Rouge
Line up: Kamaal Williams / Blu Samu / Catnapp




I Hate Models @ T7

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If this is the moment of rave techno, then it’s also the moment of I Hate Models. This last year in fact has been for him the turning point, as he stepped the stages of some of the biggest festivals, and released some real bangers. Could you imagine a better location than T7 to enjoy his never stopping BPMs? And if you add the other big talent of Perc, Cera Khin and Draugr, the night is going to be the perfect techno night.

When: Saturday, January 25th
Where: T7
Line up: I Hate Models / Perc / Cera Khin / Draugr




Mind Against @ Dehors Brut

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Dehors Brut has started the year in the best of ways. And to end the first month of 2020 even better, they are hosting the beloved Italian duo Mind Against. After an amazing season around the world, and in many Afterlife events, they are bringing their melodic and captivating techno to the Paris underground club. Keep also in mind that there will be guests, yet to be announced.

When: Friday, January 31st
Where: Dehors Brut
Line up: Mind Against




Glowal @ Nouveau Casino

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In occasion of the Nacre III night, for the first time in town, another Italian duo: Glowal. One of the promises of the past year, with their Innervisions releases, they have demonstrated a big and interesting talent. First time in Paris also for Dyzen, who, along Esoterica circle, is going to make the Nouveau Casino public dance until dawn.

When: Friday, January 31st
Where: Nouveau Casino
Line up: Glowal / Dyzen / Esoteric circle




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