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quipsilon
06-06-2013, 11:58 PM
Title says it all, mobile DJ's in particular should always stock up on as many tracks that just seem to fill the dance floor almost every time, tracks so eclectic that almost any crowd will always be feelin it. Sooo share some and help everyone out !!

Manu
06-07-2013, 02:10 PM
http://reducethepanic.com/files/2011/12/Jesus-YMCA-Funny-Blasphemy-Photo.jpg

quipsilon
06-07-2013, 04:46 PM
http://reducethepanic.com/files/2011/12/Jesus-YMCA-Funny-Blasphemy-Photo.jpg

?????

Manu
06-07-2013, 08:23 PM
?????

!!!!!



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CS9OO0S5w2k

DJWhiteChoco
06-08-2013, 12:54 AM
Something about this thread makes me wanna scream

allensmusic
06-08-2013, 01:10 AM
the Hokey Pokey
The Macarena
Gangham style

quipsilon
06-08-2013, 04:39 AM
Something about this thread makes me wanna scream
This comment made me realize.. the point of this thread wasn't to share the obvious songs everyone knows, but rather more rare tracks that not everyone knows that you have played many times in your venues and seen positive reactions from. There, less screaming now?

allensmusic
06-08-2013, 10:28 AM
http://youtu.be/OxZp4VEopcE.

alazydj
06-14-2013, 02:43 PM
I'd say Another One Bites the Dust would be an 'obscure' track that could start to get people in the mood.

Not an absolute dancer song, but will make people comfy for that awesome hip-hop track that you'd drop after ;)



Technotronic's "Pump the Jam" is always a sweet track too :D

djromanj
06-16-2013, 06:34 AM
Junior Senior - Move Your Feet

A classic track for everybody

danny_bee86
06-28-2013, 09:09 AM
Michael Jackson - Wanna' Be Starting Something! Yes, a dance off!

Mahatma Coat
06-28-2013, 09:19 AM
Womak & Womak - Teardrops.

Kills it every time, its pretty fast too, so you can mix it into house/techno/bass, all sorts of shizzle.

mr.mrs
07-11-2013, 10:27 PM
So it seems like classic tracks and/or dance craze tracks ftw. Interesting thread so far.

b.ill
07-12-2013, 04:15 PM
So it seems like classic tracks and/or dance craze tracks ftw. Interesting thread so far.

It's kind of a weird thread since this was started in the Top 40 forum. "I Love It" is just about the only pure unaltered current track I've got that I can just drop into the mix and count on it packing the floor without help from a remix or edit. But I've got remixes of lots of things that reliably work too - an edit I did of Blurred Line's Rave remix pops immediately to mind because it's been asked for so much lately.

Li(f)eR
07-16-2013, 10:47 PM
I suppose this really depends on the audience, but "don't stop til you get enough" -Michael Jackson comes to mind. Ice ice baby, might be another. I definitely agree with "another one bites the dust." It's just got that sound and beat in the opening that makes you unsure the genre at first.

AnnySweety
07-31-2013, 04:49 AM
One way Ticket
D.I.S.C.O.

MRINCREDIBLE912
08-24-2013, 10:26 PM
Great form guys

Shumdog
09-15-2013, 06:14 PM
For the younger crowd 90's crowd

-Juvenile - Back that Azz Up
-Nelly - Ride wit Me

Eggy
10-01-2013, 02:25 PM
Thriller?!

peteymix
10-18-2013, 04:35 PM
Its raining men!!!

jgonc
10-18-2013, 06:31 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=etviGf1uWlg

Djmavstar
10-18-2013, 07:19 PM
YmCA lol it works

ampnation
10-18-2013, 10:51 PM
I think the type of song you want is the one that is of course, danceable, but beyond that, is one people forgot they loved. The song that will do that varies on the crowd.

Doing a web search for one hit wonders by decades is a great way to find these. Listen to the previews of the songs whose names don't ring a bell. If you're like me there were numerous good songs back in the day you never knew the name to.

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thelostart
11-18-2013, 12:42 PM
I think the type of song you want is the one that is of course, danceable, but beyond that, is one people forgot they loved. The song that will do that varies on the crowd.

Doing a web search for one hit wonders by decades is a great way to find these. Listen to the previews of the songs whose names don't ring a bell. If you're like me there were numerous good songs back in the day you never knew the name to.

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Great advice. Something too obvious isn't as effective as something you forgot you loved.

wmitch
12-19-2013, 08:52 AM
Def Leppard - Pour Some Sugar On Me always, always gets the stripper wannabe chicks on the floor. ...lol

DJ Nada
01-28-2014, 11:55 PM
Def Leppard - Pour Some Sugar On Me always, always gets the stripper wannabe chicks on the floor. ...lol

Adding this to Friday's playlist now...

How about: Whitney Houston - I wanna dance with somebody

Moleman
02-04-2014, 06:54 PM
The Killers-Mr Brightside

Jamie D Music
02-04-2014, 07:12 PM
The worlds best slow dance track. I have fond memories of arse grabbing and heavy petting galore to this at school discos.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w2jp42eCqew&feature=kp

newbie
02-25-2014, 01:26 AM
YMCA works most of the time if you are talking about casual private/ Company party, birthday party, weddings etc.

Blackdevil77
04-04-2014, 03:55 PM
A lot of the 90's songs work quite well. They've been coming back for a while! I've seen the crowd go nuts multiple times when the Backstreet Boys come on!

ampnation
04-09-2014, 12:59 AM
A lot of the 90's songs work quite well. They've been coming back for a while! I've seen the crowd go nuts multiple times when the Backstreet Boys come on!

Makes sense. The girls who learned how to dance at 12 yrs old to them and NSYNC are in their 20s now. The 90s are perfect nostalgia music for them.

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navydiver
01-01-2015, 02:50 PM
Xtendamix Video Remix of Journey - Don't Stop Believing (House Mix) (Clean) (Extended) there is always a short pregnant pause until they figure out the song but I love seeing the audience eyes light up when they get it....
It has never failed me yet!
Something more recent is Xtendamix unaltered Pitbul ft Ke$ha - Timber (Clean)(Single)(HD) or Maroon 5 - Moves Like Jagger - both no fails

If it ain't broke, don't fix it!

NathanDJ
01-19-2015, 05:23 AM
I find Moves Like Jagger fails a lot more than it works these days.

electricsmooth
01-21-2015, 12:58 AM
I'm finding that lately Danza Kuduro is a big hit.

You also have your must plays like Mony Mony, Livin on a Player, Baby got back, California Love, This is how we do it

DJ5150
02-25-2015, 02:25 PM
Agreed
www.5150entertainment.weebly.com

fueledbymusic
03-18-2015, 06:03 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=deB_u-to-IE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jMiY_ekrPSk

setback
06-17-2016, 01:31 PM
And when you want to get rid of everybody play some Aphex Twin. Clears the Dancefloor in 99 percent of venues!

wapples
07-19-2016, 06:18 AM
Im sorry like Coca-Cola & The Colonel the receipie of my 100 MUST NEVER FAIL GO to tracks when the dance floor goes dead is a closley guarded secret.
YES there are a bunch of usual suspects as mentioned
and if its concellation in the past 2 years only five songs made the cut to the list and 2 of them are Australian tracks others might not know about.
I must admit mobile DJ mostly wedidngs there are the same suckers we always here nutbush, blame it on the boogie, BUT there are also some that still trancend generations that blow mind away everytime they come up even though for the LIFE of me it has no dancable beat but people need the song played.

AUSSIES-Trousers down you know the song. Daddy Cool Eagle Rock. Why how, I have no idea. Im just here to play the music they want to hear but nothing BEATS playing something you love and the crowd simply ERRRUPPT!
OPOAT

DJ_Ade_76
07-19-2016, 07:33 AM
Wilson Pickett - Land of 1000 Dances.
Trust me. Filler.

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DJDVD
07-23-2016, 12:15 AM
Cool those little tracks that you have in the back pocket to save the days are gems. I find for club work I do a lot of hip-hop so AV8/Crooklyn Clan mashups always go down. Can't go past whatever is the biggest track at the moment is to. Sometimes it's good to save this ones.

For weddings/mobile I actually wrote a blog post on top ten get tracks that always work. Mods delete if not allowed to post link but easier than listing them all here.

http://www.herodjs.com.au/wedding-dance-songs/

shinfish
06-20-2018, 01:51 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U9BwWKXjVaI

These days... every crowd seems to love this!