Mix Tape Dance Party

Wednesdays at 9 p.m.

A weekly radio show decades in the making - featuring eclectic music from the past, present, and future.

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A Royal Show

Feb 25, 2021

On this week's majestic MTDP, we'll hear from Du Blonde, Sleeper, Supergroove, Outkast as well as the immortal King Gzzard and the Lizard Wizard!

Join us for our second annual MTDP Valentine's Day for Nerds, featuring music from Good Pash, Custard, Prefab Sprout, Lime Cordiale and Zoe Fox and the Rocket Clocks!

Alright, does this week's MTDP really have anything to do with the Super Bowl, football or anythibng associated with professional sports. Eh ... no! But we'll provide you with nonstop entertainment and no commercials or annoying talking heads getting in the way of the fun. Join us as we welcome the music of The Cure, Grace Jones, Glass Animals, NewDad and Luscious Jackson onto our dance floor!

Fit to be tied!

Jan 28, 2021

When it comes to perfect names for bands, you can't get better than Straitjacket Fit! They will be on this week's Mix Tape Dance Party. So will Spoon, Northwest House, Throwing Muses, DMAs and the incredible Stevie Wonder. 

So lit, it's on fire!

Jan 21, 2021

This week's MTDP will be sssmokin' with a playlist that includes David Bowie, the Cars, Goat Girl, The Mutton Birds and the exotic San Mei.

Happy New Year from your friends at MTDP! Um ... what is nearly the middle of January? Well, we'll make our delay worth your while with music from The Bureau, The Auteurs, Nadine Shah, The Courettes and the phenomenal PP Arnold!

Ho-ho-holiday show!

Dec 24, 2020

Guess what? We made it! 2020 is coming to a close and Mix Tape Dance Party is ready for a festive -- but socially-distant -- shindig! Who's on our end-of-the-year playlist? Arctic Monkeys, Tash Sultana, Prince, Divinyls and the always explosive Ms. Dynamite!

Welcome to MTDP's Jam Session week, now with more ooze that ever! Join us as we welcome up-and-coming artist Carla Geneve, along with such old faves as New Order, Siouxsie and the Banshees and The Fratellis. Who knows? The Scissor Sisters may also be making a return appearance!

Rave on, MTDP-style!

Dec 10, 2020

Join us for MTDP's Pandemic-friendly Rave Party, featuring Fickle Friends, Primal Scream, Nothing But Thieves, Jessie Ware and the legendary O.V. Wright!

Super-stuffed MTDP!

Dec 3, 2020

Sick of post-Thaksgiving leftovers? MTDP has a cornucopia of musical treats than can beat dried-out turkey parts any day of the week. This week, we have music from Franz Ferdinand, the Triffids, Holiday Party and a new one from Bleachers.

Autumnal awesomeness!

Nov 19, 2020

What do you call a playlist that included Prince, Maximo Park, Eliza and the Delusionals, the Swingers and Hockey Dad? A typical night at Mix Tape Dance Party, of course! Get yo' groove on to this lively mix!

Gettin' freaky!

Nov 12, 2020

Taking a page from self-help guru Missy Elliott, we'll be getting our freak on, with a super freaky playlist that includes everybody from Prince, Beck, Peking Duk, Lime Cordiale and King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard!

The temps may be cooling off but this week's MTDP will leave you sweating! Certainly a playlist that includes Birds of Tokyo, The Japanese House, Wafia, The Rentals and Amy Shark is gonna keep your heartbeat racing!

Space disco a-go-go

Oct 15, 2020

Are there discos in outer space? If not, your MTDP buddies will make it happen. On this week's show, we'll have the space cases from Art vs. Science, Tones & I and Weezer to raise the nerd factor. Plus we'll bring in P.J. Harvey to give the show some class! 

This week's Mix Tape Dance Party is all about looking great on the dance floor. With a fashion-forward playlist that includes everybody from MGMT, The Lemon Twigs and Florence and the Machine, expect plenty of spectacle!

This week's Mix Tape Dance Party is outta this world ... literally! That happens whenever we hear R.E.M.'s "Man on the Moon." Actually, the entire playlist -- which includes everybody from The Panics, The Killers and the beautiful Montaigne -- may be too much for this stratosphere! Well, buckle your seat belts and prepare for a bumpy flight because The Clash will also make an appearance with a classic Toots Hibbert and The Maytals cover!

Yeah, we know good riddance to the Summer of 2020! But we'll say buh-bye on a musical note. Your MTDP buddies have created an awesome playlist that includes songs from Circa Waves, Stereophonics, Death by Denim and Cold War Kids, while introducing you to new music from high school punkers Teenage Joans

This week's MTDP has something for everybody! With a playlist that includes tunes from The Replacements, Kira Puru, Last Shadow Puppets, Style Council and the legendary Jeff Buckley, we'll have all the bases covered!

Join all of us "Wild Ones" wannabes on a very special "Back to School" edition of Mix Tape Dance Party. Along with student teachers The Ramones, we'll have an educated playlist that has a sampling from The Academic, The Middle Kids and Elemeno P!

Your MTDP friends have the perfect playlist for your Dog Day Blues! Tap your toes to tunes from Ali Barter, Eeels, Circa Waves, Bloc Party as well as new music from Great Emu War Casualties!

What's your vice?

Aug 20, 2020

Vice and popular music go hand in hand! Find out what we mean when Mix Tape Dance Party creates a playlist with tunes from Warren Zevon, Talking Heads and the incredible Tom Waits! 

COVID-19 may be canceling most summer music fest but MTDP has uncovered a loop hole. Let's stage our own aural music festival of the mind! With the killer line-up that includes Florence + The Machine, R.E.M, The Killers, Suede and The Jezabels, featuring the incredible Hayley Mary, we'll be producing a pandemic-proof soundtrack!

How can we solve all of the world's problems? Two words: dance-off! Hey, it worked in all of those "Step Up!" movies, didn't it? Join future Nobel Peace Prize winner Earl Horlyk as he unveils some boogie-worthy tunes from DMAs, the perpetually nerdy dudes from Art vs. Science, as well as a classic from Divinyls, featuring the always sassy Chrissie Amphlett

Are you a 'bobblehead?'

Jul 10, 2020

Hope you've seen your chiropractors becuase Mix Tape Dance Party has curated an entire hour of tunes that make your head bob. Join us as we welcome Pixies, Eurythmics, The Stranglers, Glass Animals and 
Everybody But the Girl!

Pumping up the volume!

Jul 2, 2020

We'll be blowing the roof off of this joint on the next Mix Tape Dance Party. Joining us in making a racket will be Pavement, Circa Waves, Pizza Girl, Birds of Tokyo and the incredible Mamphis LK! 

Summer in the city

Jun 24, 2020

This week, Mix Tape Dance Party will be taking it to the street ... literally! Join us for our "Summer in the City" dance-off with such explosive talents as Grammatics, The Black Keys, Angel Olsen, Temper Trap and the amazing Vika Bull! Are you sweating yet?

This week,  join Mix Tape Dance Party's "Virtual Vacation" show with a hotter-than-hot guest list that includes Ocean Alley,  Sea Girls, Alex Lahey, the Cat Empire as well as sexy songstres Izzy Bizu!  Hope you don't blister easily!

Hittin' the road

Jun 11, 2020

Cue the traveling music! Where is Mix Tape Dance Party heading off to this week? The Road to Nowhere, of course! Well, at least we'll be taking the scenic route with Talking Heads, The Wombats, The Hives, Jack's Mannequin and Boy Pablo!

Raising the temp!

Jun 3, 2020

Your friends at MTDP will be raising the mercury with hotblooded music from The Strokes, The Panics, Car Seat Headrest and The Moving Stills.

Songs with style

May 22, 2020

Join us for the "Killer Looks" edition of Mix Tape Dance Party!  We'll be featuring such well-dressed A-Listers as Weezer, The Smiths, Vampire Weekend, Blur as well as futuristic new wavers Zoe Fox and the Rocket Clocks!