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Alternative Dance


Alternative dance is a term used for the genre of music combining elements of dance-pop (or other forms of electronic house or techno) and alternative rock genres such as indie rock. Alternative dance music is typically predominantly electronic, with programmed beats from drum machines or sampled drum loops and sequenced synthesizer melodies, and thus musically very similar to commercial dance-pop. The indie element is most prevalent in the songwriting; unlike much dance music, alternative dance typically contains lyrics, and, as in indie rock.

Alternative dance gained in popularity after the Second Summer of Love, when the sounds of Acid House music had filtered through to and in ...
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SLAMMIN DRUMMER - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2009
Music Candy Ultra Contemporary, Funky Pop R&B Track. In the style of Pussycat dolls, Driving breakbeat, autotune female vocals, live strings. Has a hint of the middle east to it. Great for girlie commercials, teen TV Drama & Promos. Anthony James, Yiorgos Bellapaisiotis, Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Dance
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Variation (Slammin Drummer) - Indie Rock, Alt Dance  
408216 0:38 Med Fast 142   


RUNNING WILD IN GLORIOSITY - (by Alex Morch)  Year: 2011
Alex Morch Energetic, atmospeheric piece of music, combining female soprano, synthesizers, violin and electronic beat. The fast epic progression with a laid back touch, makes it great for urban transport scenes - Rain, dust and neon. Produced to fit well with movie and animation. Excellent for trailers. Female Vocals, Dramatic, Electronic Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Dramatic, Electronic Music  
503412 2:13 Med Fast 135   
Loop - Electronic, Big Beat  
503411 0:15 Med Fast 135   
60sec - Electronic, Progressive Electronic  
503407 1:01 Med Fast 135   
Loop A - Indie Rock, Alt Dance  
503410 0:15 Med Fast 135   
Loop B - Action, Moderate Electronic  
503409 0:15 Med Fast 135   
60sec - Dramatic, Dramatic Operatic  
503408 1:01 Med Fast 135   
Stinger - Dramatic, Dramatic Operatic  
503413 0:06 Med Fast 135   


DANCE SO HARD - (by Gus Caveda)  Year: 2011
Gus Caveda A tough, eclectic dance song featuring distorted guitars and synth. Very energetic with a mysterious hypnotic mid-section. Perfect for fast chase or drug induced scenes. Also works great for clubs or high fashion. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Dance
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Hot Fast Fun) - Indie Rock, Alt Dance
484597 3:11 Med Fast 133   
Stinger - Indie Rock, Alt Dance
484615 0:11 Med Fast 133   
15sec - Indie Rock, Alt Dance
484616 0:16 Med Fast 133   
30sec - Indie Rock, Alt Dance
484617 0:31 Med Fast 133   
60sec - Indie Rock, Alt Dance
484619 1:01 Med Fast 133   


SOMETHING STRANGE - (by Gene Pool Zombie)  Year: 2008
Gene Pool Zombie This song is Something Strange and an unusual departure. It features a hypnotic beat with a quirky, sometime off key vocal. This song would be great for a dance house or similar TV commercial or corporate setting. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Dance
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Dance  
483148 4:40 Medium 115   


LIFE IS A GAME - (by Michael Onofrio)  Year: 2015
Michael Onofrio A cross breed song mixing dance and rock elements. Upbeat, great for working out at the gym while doing cardio or anaerobic exercise. Driving drum beat with fist pumping bass and intense electric guitars keeping the listener engaged and motivated. Piano lead complements guitars backings. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Dance
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
12 Mixes Available
741026 3:16 Medium 120   


DEFROST THE PEOPLE - (by Will Graettinger)  Year: 2012
Will Graettinger An indie dance pop tune produced in the style of FOSTER THE PEOPLE. Relentless percussion and a hard dance beat drives funky guitars and saturated keyboards into a rock chorus with a pulsing bass line and a catchy Synth melody. Reminiscent of GROUP LOVE, YOUNG THE GIANT, BLOC PARTY, MGMT, FUN. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Dance
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Dance  
552171 2:07 Medium 116   
Variation A (No Drums) - Indie Rock, Alt Dance  
552172 2:07 Medium 116   
Variation B (Drums and Bass) - Indie Rock, Alt Dance  
552173 2:05 Medium 116   
Variation C (No Guitar) - Indie Rock, Alt Dance  
552175 2:07 Medium 116   
Variation D (No Lead) - Indie Rock, Alt Dance  
552174 2:05 Medium 116   


TELLING ME LIES (NO WAY BACK) - (by Justin Crosby)  Year: 2013
Justin Crosby An exciting electro reminiscent of artists such as Justice, Skrillex, Deadmau5 & Wolfgang Gartner. It has a funky & infectious main section & an uplifting & memeroable chorus featuring an auotuned female vocal hook that is very hard to forget. Excellent in tv, film, video games, & corporate DVDs. Male Vocals, Electronic, Electro
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
9 Mixes Available
589994 3:36 Medium 115   


THE GALAXY EXPRESS - (by Soren Lemmike)  Year: 2011
Soren Lemmike Bouncy electro house track with haunting vocals, a heavy bassline and a fat driving beat. The song is about traveling through the universe with the girl of your dreams. Great for styles like action, sci-fi, science, cartoons, entertainment, sports, film/TV and video games. Male Vocals, Indie Rock, Alt Dance
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Dance  
506637 3:41 Med Fast 143   


SWAMP WATER - (by Fab Claxton)  Year: 2013
Fab Claxton Groovy mid-tempo electroclash song full of guitar hooks. Starts off minimal and gradually adds layers as the song progresses. Includes deep synth bass, crunchy guitars, and soaring strings - just the way New Order used to do it. Perfect for commercials, documentary, sports, par, Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Dance
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Dance
614439 2:33 Med Slow 104   


SUGAR HIGH - (by Fab Claxton)  Year: 2015
Fab Claxton This happy, upbeat song combines the sounds of big beat, mod, pop, and soul. Groovy drums, a funky bassline, jangly guitars, and a sunshine pop vibe. Perfect for all lively, playful, positive scenes. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Dance
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
11 Mixes Available
764109 2:18 Medium 115   


EMOTIONAL INDIE - (by CitySound)  Year: 2015
CitySound This optimistic indie track begins with delicate clean guitar arpeggios. A sparse piano/glockenspiel melody plays while soft kick drum, handclaps, and acoustic guitar provide a subtle driving groove. Great for commercials, corporate uses, and emotional underscore. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Dance
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Dance
724117 1:51 Medium 120   


UP AT MIDNIGHT - (by Pierre Mineault)  Year: 2014
Pierre Mineault Fast moving track that keeps your foot tapping till the fade. featuring layered synths and drums, perfect for action and fast moving advertising. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Dance
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Bed - Indie Rock, Alt Dance  
646086 0:44 Medium 125   


HEALING POWER (V) - (by CMDess)  Year: 2014
CMDess This track is loaded with styles, sounds and character. World instruments, techie drums, drone pads and other instruments create a world unto itself. Very motivating and progressive piece of modern soul music. Overcoming the death of a loved one, a true friend in the world, kinda setting. Male Vocals, Indie Rock, Alt Dance
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Vox Version) - Indie Rock, Alt Dance
695737 4:13 Med Fast 132   


SLEEP - (by Arrow Casino)  Year: 2008
Arrow Casino Revenge Song! Modern retro track with passionate vocals swearing revenge! Loaded with emotions and trippy vocals that chirp out "Just Don't Sleep". As the beat builds into a jamming chorus, the lyrics confront their perpetrator with a dramatic display of brewing vengeance! Male Vocals, Indie Rock, Alt Dance  Caution: Mature Lyrics
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Vocal Version) - Indie Rock, Alt Dance  
485517 3:45 Medium 126   
60sec (Vocal Version) - Dance, Dance-Pop  
485516 1:06 Medium 126   
30sec (Vocal Version) - Dance, Dance-Pop  
485515 0:42 Medium 126   


URBAN HOPES (LOOP) - (by D. Silverstone)  Year: 2012
D. Silverstone Emotional and poignant midtempo hip hop loop. Instrumental with dominant bass line and vocal harmony. Determined, hopeful and heartwarming in a rhythmic melancholic break beat soundtrack. Pulsating modern urban sadness, love in the night and breakup longing. Romantic dance in a dramatic painful sty, Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Dance
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Loop - Indie Rock, Alt Dance
546459 0:43 Med Slow 90   


DREAM - (by Western Horizon Productions)  Year: 2012
Western Horizon Productions An alternative dance/synth pop track that features minimal female vocals, layers of synth and BPM 138... can work for promotional video and/or commercial spots, Female Vocals, Pop, Synthpop
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Pop, Synthpop
517631 2:33 Med Fast 138   
30sec - Indie Rock, Alt Dance
527550 0:32 Med Fast 138   
15sec - Indie Rock, Alt Dance
640845 0:19 Med Fast 141   
Stinger - Indie Rock, Alt Dance
607018 0:08 Med Fast 139   
60sec - Corporate, Corporate Dance House
517691 1:06 Med Fast 138   
Variation (no vocal) - Pop, Synthpop
705775 2:33 Med Fast 138   
Stinger - Pop, Synthpop
617794 0:08 Med Fast 138   


THE BEST AND WORST OF TIMES - (by Secret Babies)  Year: 2008
Secret Babies Moody alt-folk song about regrets, loneliness and staying positive. Mellow female vocal with acoustic guitar and glowing synth lines lead to an uplifting chorus. Great for romantic comedy scenes, 20 something dramas, female protagonist coming through dark times, triumphing on her own, Sliding Doors. Female Vocals, Indie Rock, Alt Dance
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Dance
502034 3:50 Med Slow 90   


THE LAST STAND - (by Neil Dawson)  Year: 2010
Neil Dawson Fighting robots, choirs, twisted synths, slide guitars, breakbeats, vocoded drums, glockenspiels and a big vocal chorus (optional). Fantastic for car adverts, technology ads, video games and Sci-Fi action. Packed with noises and sound effects. Slightly mad, epic and utterly chaotic in places. Male Vocals, Indie Rock, Alt Dance
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Dance
542241 4:00 Medium 112   
Variation (50sec) - Indie Rock, Alt Dance
542236 0:56 Medium 112   
15sec - Indie Rock, Alt Dance
542235 0:22 Medium 112   
Loop A (Main Hook + Robots) - Indie Rock, Alt Dance
542238 0:18 Medium 112   
Loop B (Main Hook) - Indie Rock, Alt Dance
542239 0:18 Medium 112   
Stinger - Indie Rock, Alt Dance
542240 0:13 Medium 112   
Variation (Instrumental) - Indie Rock, Alt Dance
542237 2:09 Medium 112   


BOUNCE - (by George and Marguerite)  Year: 2012
George and Marguerite Upbeat, high energy dance tune with hot lead guitar, bass, percussion, sampled vocals and synths. Ideal for night clubs, aerobics workout, commercials, video games or wherever else high-energy dance music is needed. Vocal Samples, Indie Rock, Alt Dance  Caution: Mature Lyrics
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Dance
525574 3:06 Medium 120   


THE REBOOT OF A REMAKE OF A SEQUEL - (by Fab Claxton)  Year: 2014
Fab Claxton Get those bell-bottom polyester suits out of storage - it's disco time! Here's a slice of groovy 70's disco crossed with early 80's synthpop. Funky slap bass, electric piano, heavy drums, and plenty of hooky synths. Also nails the late 80's Madchester sound. Disco days are here again..... Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Dance
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Dance
680500 2:22 Medium 113   


YOU CAN KEEP THAT SWEATER - (by Fab Claxton)  Year: 2015
Fab Claxton An upbeat dance-rock track with a sunny vibe. A solid beat, thumping bassline, jangly guitars, and retro synths. Perfect for high-energy scenes and happy-go-lucky commercials. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Dance
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Dance
717568 2:22 Med Fast 125   
Variation A (Drums & Bass Only) - Indie Rock, Alt Dance
717561 2:22 Med Fast 125   
Variation B (Drums Only) - Indie Rock, Alt Dance
717562 2:22 Med Fast 125   
Variation C (Minus Bass) - Indie Rock, Alt Dance
717563 2:22 Med Fast 125   
Variation D (Minus Drums & Bass) - Indie Rock, Alt Dance
717564 2:22 Med Fast 125   
Variation E (Minus Drums) - Indie Rock, Alt Dance
717565 2:22 Med Fast 125   
Variation F (Minus Lead) - Indie Rock, Alt Dance
717566 2:22 Med Fast 125   
Variation G (Underscore) - Indie Rock, Alt Dance
717567 2:22 Med Fast 125   


HATS - (by Neil Dawson)  Year: 2010
Neil Dawson "Boy I loved that hat" proclaims the rather calm gentleman as he he recounts the end of the world. This is a truly gripping, gritty, dirty dance track, packed with synths, vocoders and sound effects. Great club track with elements of pop, punk and electro funk, particularly in the latter third. Male Vocals, Indie Rock, Alt Dance
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Dance
541802 4:40 Med Fast 132   


SPEEDWAY RACER - (by Robert Neary)  Year: 2015
Robert Neary Paced and droning club rave anthem (think Blade, NEW ORDER). Ideal for sport computer games, sports, TV shows, TV spots, reality show, adverts, commercials, corporate, travel hotel and fashion. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Dance
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Dance
750352 2:45 Medium 128   


I'LL NEVER WALK AWAY - (by Misfits and Thieves)  Year: 2009
Misfits and Thieves A building, powerful ballad about loyalty and commitment, Male Vocals, Rock, Pop Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Rock, Pop Rock
350150 5:21 Med Slow 100   
Full Track A (Pop Mix Vocals) - Pop, Pop Groove
351578 5:21 Med Slow 100   
Full Track B - Indie Rock, Alt Dance
351577 4:24 Med Slow 100   


WITHOUT YOU - (by Pierre Mineault)  Year: 2013
Pierre Mineault Rock tune that is pop inspired. The repeated chorus sums up the emotion and purpose of the song. Features great vocal melodies and catchy dance beats. Male Vocals, Indie Rock, Alt Dance
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Dance  
628998 2:25 Medium 120   


CHOISIS MOI (APPETIZER MIX) - (by Soroca and Allocca)  Year: 2007
Soroca and Allocca This saucy and tecnho-dominated, loop-based dance/electronica piece features the sexy spoken word of artist Giannetta Marconi presented over a throbbing beat. A vampire or werewolf killing scene in a Buffy the Vampire Slayer tongue in cheek style would be a cool fit. Female Vocals, Indie Rock, Alt Dance
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Dance
544246 4:32 Med Fast 133   
Variation (Track only) - Dance, Hardcore Techno
544247 4:32 Med Fast 133   


WATER'S EDGE - (by jDeVan)  Year: 2015
jDeVan Upbeat and very much a foot tapper, vibrant and lively sounds. This is the perfect sound for a happy ending scene. Claps, toms, light synths and heavy kick keeps the energy going. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Dance
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Dance  
709363 3:20 Medium 120   


WHEN THE MUSIC'S LOUD - (by Jonathan Morning)  Year: 2006
Jonathan Morning Melodic dance pop anthem with vocoder vocals and a hybrid dance electro rock feel... Very up and very catchy, this radio ready dance/electronica track is perfect for videos commercials radio spots dance compilations fashion flash multi media and everything youthful. Male Vocals, Electronic, Electro
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Vocal/Pop Mix) - Electronic, Electro
327700 2:52 Med Fast 132   
Variation A (Rave Mix) - Indie Rock, Alt Dance
379344 5:20 Med Fast 132   
Variation B (Inst Rave) - Indie Rock, Alt Dance
481879 5:16 Med Fast 132   


GO BEYOND - (by Wesley Devine)  Year: 2011
Wesley Devine A different and unique, mid-tempo electro track. Has a strong sense of technology, information flow, cutting edge developments. Somewhat mechanical feel, but with lush, warm, organic sounding pads and patterns. Futuristic and Flowing. Instrumental, Corporate, Corporate Dance House
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
9 Mixes Available
575717 3:27 Medium 115   


RELEASE - (by Ken Locarnini)  Year: 2013
Ken Locarnini A feel good, pop dance track bursting with positive vibes. Silky smooth, analog lead lines on top of a melodic analog bass combine with breathy pads and propulsive rhythms. Center drop section adds variety and contrast. Lends itself to road trips, falling in love, good moods and carefree times. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Dance
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Dance
587690 3:08 Medium 110   


TOP SHELF - (by Fab Claxton)  Year: 2016
Fab Claxton This groovy song combines the sound of nu-disco, progressive house, and pop. A thumping beat lays the foundation for robotic synth bass, funky electric guitar, soaring synths, and a very catchy flute riff. Perfect for fashion, retail, commercial, and film uses. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Dance
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
16 Mixes Available
779516 2:43 Medium 110   


NIGHT CRUISING - (by Danny Poit)  Year: 2014
Danny Poit This cool, dark groove sets the perfect tone for nightlife, driving, or suspicious activity. Begins with drums, bass, and guitar harmonics, then gradually builds with synth pads, percussion, and vibraphone. Great for film or TV underscore, video games, high-tech, espionage, security, commercials. Instrumental, Action, Moderate Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
9 Mixes Available
677346 1:29 Medium 120   


GROOVE CITY - (by Erwin Steijlen)  Year: 2010
Erwin Steijlen Great, groovy instrumental in the style of Jamiroquai & Justin Timberlake with 70s kinda drums & guitars. All live instruments and very danceable. Works well for tv tunes, commercials with it's very positive vibe and hip up-tempo beats. Hot sexy fun chic, 20-something, Euro Boyz, cool urban clubs, Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Dance
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Dance
427518 2:06 Med Slow 102   


I CAN'T LET IT MATTER - (by Paige 23)  Year: 2010
Paige 23 Female Vocals with beautiful, melodic Pianos. Sounds like Sarah McLaughlan, Kelly Clarkson, Melissa Etheridge. Female Vocals, Indie Rock, Alt Dance
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Dance
389042 3:06 Med Slow 80   
60sec - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
389052 1:00 Med Slow 80   
Full Track - Pop, Alt Pop
386035 3:06 Slow 79   


HISPANIC - (by Serge Ozeryan)  Year: 2012
Serge Ozeryan An instrumental track filled with guitar and synths. Dance, pop elements, energetic, mid-tempo. Energising and uplifting, ideal for commercials, corporate videos and TV themes, film, voice-overs. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Dance
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Dance
759190 2:52 Medium 125   


ENOUGH WITH THE VAMPIRES ALREADY - (by Fab Claxton)  Year: 2014
Fab Claxton Relive the Second Summer Of Love with this ode to the Acid House glory days of old. All the essentials are here..... deep bass, piano, bongos & congas, a catchy synth lead, disco guitars, and plenty of rhythmic elements to keep you dancing. Dust off your glowsticks and smiley face t-shirts.... Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Dance
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Dance
659997 2:30 Med Fast 121   
15sec - Indie Rock, Alt Dance
659989 0:21 Med Fast 121   
30sec - Indie Rock, Alt Dance
659991 0:37 Med Fast 121   
60sec - Indie Rock, Alt Dance
659992 1:08 Med Fast 121   
Variation A (Drums & Bass Only) - Indie Rock, Alt Dance
659993 2:30 Med Fast 121   
Variation B (No Percussion) - Indie Rock, Alt Dance
659994 2:30 Med Fast 121   
Variation C (Percussion Only) - Indie Rock, Alt Dance
659995 2:30 Med Fast 121   
Stinger - Indie Rock, Alt Dance
659996 0:09 Med Fast 121   


MIDNIGHT IN THE CITY - (by Justin Crosby)  Year: 2013
Justin Crosby An emotionally powerful and memorable indietronica track reminiscent of artists like Arcade Fire M83 & Vampire Weekend. Its uplifting main section featuring dreamy piano, guitars, synthesizer, bass & electronic drums. An uplifting chorus that's excellent for tv, in-store music, games & phone on hold, Male Vocals, Indie Rock, Alt Dance
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Dance
589985 4:52 Medium 115   
60sec - Indie Rock, New Wave
589984 1:01 Medium 115   
30sec - Electronic, Electro
589983 0:31 Medium 115   
15sec - Indie Rock, Indietronica
589982 0:16 Medium 115   


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