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Fitness Minutes: (190) Posts: 3 3/14/12 11:00 A
I don't think I saw them anywhere listed yet....
Just about anything by them is nice and funky enough to work out to. Along with
Spoon Violent Femmes Mumford and Sons The Unicorns Tegan and Sarah Ida Maria the Delays Weezer the Shins the Flaming Lips Noah and the Whale
If you need more, I can give you more. ;D
current weight: 305.0
Fitness Minutes: (195) Posts: 3 1/23/12 12:59 P
I hate having a standard playlist of only a few songs... the music gets old too quickly. So I just have a huge one on shuffle. one for mellower activities, one to get me motivated, and one to just entertain me through the middle. Right now I have a lot of:
Scissor Sisters MGMT Kenna AWOLnation David Bowie LCD Soundsystem Talking Heads Al Green Billy Squier Blur Jarvis Cocker The Cure Eels Donovan
... and of course lots of one offs that I just keep hitting repeat on. :)
Posts: 2 1/22/12 11:22 A
Blur- song # 2 Le Tigre- decepticon Prince- lets go crazy Prince- u got the look Pulp-common people Pulp -mile end Tom Tom club- genius of love Blondie- rip her to shreds Ram jam- black Betty Iggy pop- lust for life David Bowie- rebel rebel Public image ltd- rise Erasure- a little respect Elvis Costello- pump it up Elvis costello- Veronica LCD soundsystem -north American scum Rancid- time bomb Fugazi- waiting room Old 97s- tomb bomb Astronautilis- the river the woods Astronautilius- contrails Astronautilius- wordsmith Gap band- you dropped a bomb on me Fratellis- flat head Romeo void- never say never Grand buffet- total control Jet- are you going to be my girl Franz Ferdinand- take me out Mia- Bucky Don gun Radical face- winter is coming Rickolus- kid
And the entire girltalk "feed the animals album"
Posts: 21 9/3/09 12:24 P
These bands are on my workout mix:
The Go! Team MGMT LCD Soundsystem Phoenix Architecture in Helsinki Matt & Kim Mates of State Animal Collective Clap Your Hands Say Yeah De Novo Dahl Beach House (for the cooldown & meditation)
Edited by: MARGARITARETA at: 9/3/2009 (12:28)
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Fitness Minutes: (1,535) Posts: 23 8/31/09 12:19 P
What a great list! I'm really into Metric and Stars right now. Tegan And Sara's got some great ones too. I'm a huge fan of The Flaming Lips. Some of the songs I like to work out to by the Lips are:
Race For the Prize It Overtakes Me The W.A.N.D. Fight Test Yeah Yeah Yeah Song Ego Tripping at the Gates of Hell
Only a small sample!
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Fitness Minutes: (9,860) Posts: 528 8/23/09 3:47 P
Not indie, but fun to add to your eclectic mix, if you have one like me. Jump in the Line by Harry Belafonte. If you don't know the song, you might remember it as the song at the end of Beatlejuice that the ghosts put on and let Lydia float around to after she gets a good grade. Plus the lyrics are motivating! "Shake, shake, shake, Senora, shake your body line; Shake, shake, shake, Senora, shake it all the time; Work, work, work, Senora, work your body line; Work, work, work, Senora, work it all the time" Hope I helped!
"Discipline is just choosing between what you want now and what you want most." - (Author Unknown)
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Posts: 776 8/16/09 1:18 A
Yeah, some good songs/bands have been posted! I LOOOOOOOOOvvvvvvvvve Camera Obscura's Lloyd, I'm Ready to Be Heartbroken. One of my favourite songs. I saw them in concert a couple months ago -- they were awesome live!
Some new faves for working out to:
Shut Up and Let Me Go - The Ting Tings Sweet Disposition - The Temper Trap Countdown (Sick for the Big Sun) - Phoenix
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Posts: 20 8/14/09 5:15 P
I'm getting a lot of good ideas here:)
Here's what I like:
Sugarbaby & Jetsetter- Morningwood Le Pastie de la Bourgeoisie- Belle & Sebastian In the Aeroplane over the Sea- Neutral Milk Hotel The Infanta- The Decemberists Thursday- Asobi Seksu Hanging Around- The Cardigans Face the Music- Conjure One Runaway- Go Betty Go Satin Chic- Goldfrapp TKO- Le Tigre Panic Switch- Silversun Pickups Bright Yellow Gun- Throwing Muses Knights of Cydonia- Muse Maybe Tonight- Nicole Adkins Lloyd, I'm Ready to Be Heartbroken- Camera Obscura And pretty much anything by Delerium or the Postal Service:)
I tend to go for electro tracks on my ipod for working out, so I like a lot of the remixes of indie songs.
The Rapture - Whoo! Alright ... Chromeo - Bonafied Loving Chromeo - Fancy Footwork CSS - Let's Make Love... Calvin Harris - Disco Heat Digitalism - Pogo Feist - My Moon, My Man (Boyz Noise Remix) Bonde do Role - Solta o Frango Buraka Som Sistema - Wawaba Klaxons - Golden Skans Klaxons - Gravity's Rainbow MGMT - Kids Justice - Genesis Daft Punk -Aerodynamic Daft Punk - Around the World Yelle - ACDG (Tepr Remix) Sebastien Tellier - Roche (Breakbot Remix) A-Track - Quitte La Piste
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Posts: 1 8/11/09 2:55 P
I'm about to start workout today. I f**** with my knee and I am too fat, so i have to get some tips about workout indie songs, and so voi la. enjoy it too much and have to make my profile too. a little noob yet, but soon i get back i'll make my considerations about it and blog too. util now i'll take some of yout advices such as MGMT, tv on the radio, ting tings, vampire weekend, etc.
and give some others, like klaxons, batles, beck, trail of dead, animal collective, hot chip. see you
Posts: 16 8/5/09 10:49 P
I downloaded Sweet Disposition by The Temper Trap today and added to my workout playlist. It was a lot of fun on the treadmill.
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Fitness Minutes: (3,535) Posts: 33 8/5/09 10:19 P
Hey everyone! New member here. I'm not big on introductions so I thought I'd just start here. This has been my playlist for the last couple months.
MGMT - Electric Feel (any version), TTP, Kids Kuroma - In New York, Everything Is Tropical The Features – Wooden Heart Kings Of Leon - McFearless, Woo Hoo Nikka Costa - Can't Please Everybody of Montreal - Gronlandic Edit The Black Keys - 10 A.M. Automatic Interpol - The Heinrich Maneuver The Strokes - Reptilia LEVY - Fall For You Band of Horses – Detlef Schrempf Ryan Adams & The Cardinals - This Is It Led Zeppelin - Communication Breakdown The Avett Brothers - Kick Drum Heart M.I.A. – Paper Planes Parliament – Give Up the Funk (Tear the Roof Off the Sucker) Joan Jett and the Blackhearts – Bad Reputation Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Soft Shock Jeff Buckley - When the Levee Breaks
Kudos to everyone listing MGMT! They're my favorite to work out to. I also listen to TV on the Radio, The Ting Tings, The Faint, The Knife, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, and Vampire Weekend to name a few.
But I must admit, when working out, I sometimes stray from indie and go for some electro-pop like Calvin Harris, (good) hip hop like N.E.R.D or even some Massive Attack.
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Posts: 1 6/27/09 3:17 A
I found Spark People by googling Indie Workout Music which landed me at this discussion board here... (so of course I had to sign-up, didn't I)! I was inspried to make myself a workout mixtape on iTunes today, w/ tracks including: Mushaboom - Feist Love is Hell - Ryan Adams Wandering Star - Portishead Huddle Formation - The Go! Team Lisztomania - Phoenix (possibly THE best workout song ever) Janine3 - Camille Bouncing Of Clouds & Cornflake Girl - Tori Amos Feel Good Inc. - Gorillaz Horse and I - Bat for Lashes Come on! Feel the Illinoise! - Sufjan Stevens Steady as she Goes - The Saboteurs/Raconteurs The Whores Hustle and the Hustlers Whore - PJ Harvey Seven Nation Army - The White Stripes Big Time Sensuality - Bjork Gobbledigook - Sigur Ros Rec & Play - I'm from Barcelona
A luvverly workout today.
Posts: 776 6/19/09 5:47 P
'That Beep' by Architecture in Helsinki is SUCH a fun song!
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Posts: 337 6/12/09 9:47 A
i didn't read the whole thread so i'm not sure if someone already mentioned them or not but i'm totally loving natalie portman's shaved head. i love them at the gym and sometimes when i don't feel like going to the gym and it's raining outside, i'll put on their cd and just dance to the whole thing...it gets you about 45 minutes of a workout...seriously, so much fun!
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Posts: 301 6/4/09 3:13 P
So... I think this group is the best thing since sliced bread. Lucky me I was parousing the music area in hopes of maybe finding something good!
Lately I've been listening to alot of..... (I chose to add ones that I have seen in previous posts as well, because if you see it listed here more than once... you know you gotta download it!)
Passion Pit... The Reeling Sleephead Better Things Little Secrets
Phoenix... Lisztomania 1901
Bat for Lashes... Daniel(I prefer this song for strength training... deep, focused breathing)
The Racounteurs... Steady as she goes
Ryan Adams! So Alive Magick
Coconut Records... Nighttiming
TV on the Radio... Golden Age
My Morning Jacket... Touch me I'm going to scream part 2
Metric... Help, I'm Alive
Friendly Fires... Skeleton Boy
Grand National... Drink to Moving on Talk Amongst Yourselves
Matt & Kim... Daylight
MGMT... Time to pretend Electric Feel
Ra Ra Riot... Too Too Fast Ghost Under Rocks
The Ting Tings... That's not my name
The Asteroids Galaxy Tour... Around the bend
Cut Copy... Feel the Love
that's alot.. but holy moly.. there are so much more!
those are the EXACT three shins songs I would have chosen :) nicceeeee taste
current weight: 140.0
Posts: 2 5/31/09 5:16 P
I did a cleanse in epsom salt while listening to roy orbison today, and i've never felt more ready to begin!!! oh, and speaking of epsom salt, does anyone think new conor oberst stuff fits into a run?
if I were to add the to my list, I would think: spoiled big black nothing middleman (bright eyes)
more to keep you going during a workout:
the felice brothers: love me tenderly penn station
Elvis Perkins in Dearland: hey doomsday
Fleet Foxes: your protector
Chubby Checkers: wooly booly
Devotchka: such a lovely thing queen of the surface streets
The Decemberists: the crane wife
John Butler Trio: zebra
Modest Mouse: dashboard the view
Muse: map of the problematique
Sigur Ros: gobbledigook
Andrew Bird: fake palindromes
Dispatch: elias open up
Coheed and Cambria: a favor house atlantic
Saves the Day: at your funeral
Guster: careful two points for honesty
Matt and Kim: daylight
My Chemical Romance: i'm not okay helena
The 88: all 'cause of you coming home
Keane: everybody's changing
The Matches: chain me free
I'm From Barcelona: we're from barcelona
Motion City Soundtrack: when you're around
keep em comin!!!
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Posts: 87 3/29/09 2:50 P
Hey Jules, I love working out to Justice too:) Have you seen their video for Genesis? It is crazaayyy!
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Posts: 23 3/28/09 4:05 P
Totally seconding Junior Senior & Stellastarr*! The Chalets are great to work out too, very much in that line.
I have to say I like my French electrofunk duos when it comes to being up on the treadmill - I have taken to making Daft Punk/Justice playlists on Spotify and they get me through my 3 km like that.
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Posts: 3 3/10/09 5:58 P
Tressala, I am glad to see another Gravy Train fan. Excellent.
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Posts: 87 2/19/09 11:39 A
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Posts: 87 2/19/09 11:39 A
Ok here is some I've been banging:
"Gold Lion" - Yeah Yeah Yeahs "Je Veux Te Voir" - Yelle "That's not my name" - The Ting Tings "Sugar on my Tongue" - Talking Heads "Crambodia" - Plastic Little (explicit) "Sippin' 40oz" - Gravy Train!!!! (explicit) "Music is my Boyfriend" - CSS "You'll find a way"(remix) - Santogold
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Posts: 1 2/16/09 7:22 P
A few songs to add to the list:
I'm The Man Who Loves You - Wilco Tearing Up The Oxygen - Maritime Mercy Me - Alkaline Trio I Don't Want to Die (in a hospital) - Conor Oberst We Will Fall Together - Streetlight Manifesto Black Cadillacs - Modest Mouse Hot Soft Light - The Hold Steady You Are A Runner And I Am My Father's Son - Wolf Parade The Mending of the Gown - Sunset Rubdown Fighter Girl - Mason Jennings Yucatan Gold - Throw Me The Statue 5 Years Time - Noah And The Whale Oversleeping - I'm from Barcelona
Posts: 87 1/19/09 9:52 P
Your mix looks good!
I'm into the idea of music sharing (duh I joined this group), I tried to do a mix tape/cd trading thing in one of my other spark groups...didn't pan out so well, I sent out two cds and never heard a word of response about it and now neither of those people respond to my spark mail...I don't even care that they didn't reciprocate I just want to know what they thought of my mix, lol!
Putting the playlist up in the thread is cool too, but I just get a kick out of the idea of getting a mixtape in the mail, its like a little present. There are more people in this group so maybe it would work? Anybody interested or should we just keep it to the internets?
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Posts: 5 1/19/09 8:38 P
We should get some sort of workout song exchange going, I'm always looking for new stuff... I just did a quick run through of some of my favorite indie songs on itunes:
Apples in Stereo-Tidal Wave
Artic Monkeys-I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor
Belle & Sebastian- Seeing Other People
Bloc party- Banquet
Blur- Coffee and TV
Bright Eyes- Four Winds
Bright Eyes- Arc of Time (Time Code) (Yes! Listening to Bright Eyes while working out IS possible)
Clap Your Hands and Say Yeah!-The Skin of My Yellow Country Teeth
CSS- Music Is My Hot Sex
The Dandy Warhols- We Used To Be Friends
Desaparecidos-The Happiest Place On Earth Desaparecidos- Mall of America
Kate Nash- Skeleton Song (Her whole album is actually amazing and great for working out...or getting over a dumb boy or whatever)
Kimya Dawson- Loose Lips Kimya Dawson and Antsy Pants- Tree Hugger
The Moldy Peaches-Steak For Chicken
Desaparecidos-Mall of America
Park Ave.- It's a Life
She & Him- this is not a test She & Him- why do you let me stay here (Okay, so she & him is more for speedwalking than doing intense cardio but m.ward and zooey's new project is so good that I felt obligated to include it)
Shiny toy guns- le disko
The smiths- heaven knows i'm miserable now (LOVE the smiths for working out)
The Ting Tings- That's Not My Name (Listening to this song may cause you to behave at least 20% sassier)
Violent Femmes- Kiss Off
The Yeah Yeah Yeahs- Date With The Night The Yeah Yeah Yeahs- Y Control
The Zombies- Early in the Morning (Not so much indie as it is super awesome classic rock, but it gets me going and I bet you would like it too.)
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Posts: 87 1/3/09 9:30 P
Thanks smarie12! I have a majority of the songs you listed on my ipod so I just downloaded the few I'm missing and now I'm taking your playlist and hitting the gym! Loves it:)
Pounds lost: 2.0
Posts: 17 1/1/09 8:06 P
MGMT - Electric Feel Bloc Party - Banquet Radiohead - Idiotechque Klaxons - Not Over Yet TV On The Radio - DLZ
Posts: 9 12/29/08 5:12 A
I might repeat some that were already posted but here are my favorites...
Rebellion (Lies) - Arcade Fire One Month Off - Bloc Party Portions For Foxes - Rilo Kiley Gold Lion - Yeah Yeah Yeahs Y Control (The Faint Remix) - Yeah Yeah Yeahs Young Folks - Peter Bjorn and John What's New For Fall - Desaparecidos Worked Up So Sexual - The Faint Let Go - Frou Frou Heartbroke - The Good Life Talk To Me, Dance With Me - Hot Hot Heat Andy, You're A Star - The Killers Sam's Town - The Killers Apply Some Pressure - Maximo Park Monster Hospital (mstrkrft rmx) - Metric Kids - MGMT This Is Our Emergency - Pretty Girls Make Graves Paper Tiger - Spoon Be Good - Tokyo Police Club
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Posts: 4 12/28/08 10:33 A
I love Stellastarr* to work out-- some of their stuff is really slow, but the upbeat ones are fantastic. I love that band:)
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Posts: 36 12/27/08 1:04 P
All things Modest Mouse...get on the treadmill and just go.
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Fitness Minutes: (2,833) Posts: 21 12/23/08 9:47 P
I like to throw in a little Goldfrapp into my workout mix. Mostly anything from "Black Cherry" or "Supernature" would work.
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Posts: 8 11/18/08 2:07 P
I'll second that. The Rapture + Junior Senior are totally upbeat and great for any workout play-list.
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Posts: 8 11/3/08 3:49 P
Hi there! I'm new to SparkPeople and thought I would join some teams and maybe find a thread I liked!
As for indie music, I listen to a lot of podcasts while I am working out. After trying out Podrunner and some others and finding them very lame, I started listening to a non-workout podcast for my jogs. It is called GaragePunk.com and it is seriously amazing and fun, especially the episodes called "Get Drunk and Play Records."
I also really love the Dallas Does Indie podcast, although it isn't as fun for workouts as GaragePunk.
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Posts: 87 10/7/08 9:07 A
Lot's of great suggestions on here! I also love woking out to Muse, Interpol, and MGMT. Right now I have been working out to CSS and the Kooks. They give me energy when I want to quit:)
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Posts: 67 9/18/08 11:29 A
I don't know if MUSE is considered Indie...there should be a new category...EPIC alternative rock. Coz that is them. Anyway. I love working out to anything by MUSE. I also love Interpol, White Stripes, Shins, Raconteurs, Radiohead, Killers, Franz Ferdinand, Gorillaz, Blur, Stereophonics, Ting Tings, old stuff too Smiths, New Order, Cure etc... Oh, and I dare they these would be more alt rock but I love Foo Fighters and Nirvana. Great for running. Rachel
Edited by: RACHEL429 at: 9/18/2008 (11:31)
"Never say trapped. Just...incoveniently circumstanced." ~The Doctor~
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Fitness Minutes: (1,253) Posts: 385 9/8/08 12:45 A
I'm not sure if they're actually indie (but they're definatley indie in spirit) anything by the Rapture or Jr. Sr.
Just a fun fact- I lost my first 40 lbs by grooving to a Mindless Self Indulgence album. Too much fun
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Posts: 70 8/19/08 5:07 P
"Here we go again" -Ok Go
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Fitness Minutes: (858) Posts: 60 8/17/08 3:01 A
I've been working out to "Young Folks" by Peter Bjorn and John lately.
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Posts: 3 7/23/08 1:19 A
mgmt - kids mgmt - electric feel anything by girl talk mstrkrft remixes mia - bamboo bavga santogold - you'll find a way the ting tings - great dj gnarls barkley - run rilo kiley - breakin' up (the loving hand remix) broken social scene - almost crimes broken social scene - major label debut (fast) a lot of stuff by the hood internet is good too.
i'll add more when i think of them. : )
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Posts: 28 7/18/08 3:22 A
Here are a few- Minus The Bear - Spritz!!! Spritz!!! Minus The Bear - Thanks For The Killer Game Of Crisco Twister Minus The Bear - Women We Haven't Met Yet More Amor - Same Damn Song Phoenix - Everything Is Everything Rilo Kiley - Breakin' Up Rilo Kiley - Dejalo Rilo Kiley - Smoke Detector The Shins - Phantom Limbs The Shins - Kissing the Lipless The Shins - Australia Steel Train - Firecracker
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