ultimate indie dance playlist

Because a friend requested I help her with reception music choices and I put a lot of research effort into this list —  here, for posterity, I present my Ultimate Indie Dance Party Mix.   go. dance. enjoy.

Here’s a link to all the tracks as a Youtube Playlist.  Links below lead to individual Youtube music videos.


Sleepyhead — Passion Pit

Kids — MGMT

Music is My Hot Hot Sex — CSS

Someone Great — LCD Soundsystem

Little Secrets — Passion Pit

Chicago (Hanzel Dance Remix) – Sufjan Stevens

Banquet — Bloc Party

Je Ne Te Connais Pas — Prototypes

Animal Arithmetic –– Jonsi

Let the Cool Goddess Rust Away — Clap Your Hands Say Yeah

Should Have Taken Acid With You – Neon Indian

Starlight — Muse

Take a Walk — Passion Pit

Heartbreaker — MSTRKRFT

Am I missing any particularly awesome songs?  Leave a comment and let me know.


edit, October 2012:  Wow, most popular blog post ever.  Really, let me know if you guys discover any absolutely essential additions.


2 thoughts on “ultimate indie dance playlist

  1. Here is a selection of some of the music I’ll be spinning at my reception next year (and I hope you don’t mind I may be stealing a few of yours.)

    Animal Collective – The Purple Bottle
    Avalanches – Frontier Psychiatrist
    Bell & Sebastian – Step into my office, baby
    Bloc Party – This Modern Love (Making Time Remix)
    Daft Punk – Digital Love
    Death From Above 1979 -Romantic Rights (Dahlback Remix)
    Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes – Home
    The Futureheads – hounds of love
    interpol – length of love
    jonsi – animal arithmetic
    junior senior – move your feet
    LCD Soundsystem – Daft punk is playing at my house
    neon indian – should have taken acid with you
    passion pit – sleepyhead
    peter bjorn & john – young folks
    pixies – la la love you
    saturday looks good to me – since you stole my heart
    sufjan stevens – the dress looks nice on you
    the very best – cape cod kwassa kwassa
    wilco – jesus etc

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