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Multi-disciplinary music and arts venues

8248_2 Not so long ago The Guardian asked us to recommend some music and club venues and we'd like to share our thoughts with you.

To be frank, the clubs in Paris tend to be quite ringard compared to the scene in neighboring cities such as London and Berlin.

We recommend you head to what Paris offers best, ''centres dynamiques'' with forward programming – art-rock, experimental music, performance art and their latest composites – a place where you would most likely encounter up and coming artists, and newer forms of expression.

Our pick of the pops:

Beton Salon – in 13th arrond – an area that is regenerating, very industrial and unlike other ornamented Parisian areas.

Point Ephemere on Canal St Martin in the 10th.

La Traversée is going to be fantastic in the hinterland of the 19th.

Outside central Paris...

Mains d’Oeuvres - in St Ouen - is a space for creative production and diffusion, research and experimentation, dedicated to welcoming associations, citizens, and artists from all disciplines.

La Generale en manufacture – squat turned art/music centre, another multi-disciplinary space.

And last but not least the Laboratoires d'Aubervilliers.