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The Best Dance-Punk Bands/Artists  

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Dance-punk artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good dance-punk bands includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top dance-punk bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Dance-punk groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all dance-punk bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest dance-punk bands of all time, since the most famous dance-punk artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best dance-punk music.

You can click on the dance-punk band names to see more information about that particular notable dance-punk group. If they're near the top of the best dance-punk artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top dance-punk bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the dance-punk band names themselves.

List is made up of many different artists, including Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Pink. You get to decide which artists make it to the top with your votes. What makes the most sense to vote on, is it between MGMT and LCD Soundsystem?

All important, significant and iconic names in dance-punk music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new dance-punk bands, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. Just make sure they aren't already on the list and check your spelling, because this is already an accurate compilation of the best examples of dance-punk, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into dance-punk music. Especially since the bands at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good dance-punk bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent dance-punk bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best dance-punk bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest dance-punk musician ever?"

If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular dance-punk bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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LCD Soundsystem is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Dance-Punk Bands/Artists
Synthpop, Dance-punk, Electronic music
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!!! is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Dance-Punk Bands/Artists
Dance-punk, Alternative rock, Indie rock
3
Franz Ferdinand is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Dance-Punk Bands/Artists
New Wave, Rock music, Dance-punk
4
Rapture is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Dance-Punk Bands/Artists
Acid house, Dance-punk, Rock music
5
Death from Above 1979 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Dance-Punk Bands/Artists
Synthpunk, Noise rock, Dance-punk
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Two Door Cinema Club is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Dance-Punk Bands/Artists
Indie pop, Synthpop, New Wave
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Yeah Yeah Yeahs is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Dance-Punk Bands/Artists
Dance-punk, Rock music, Garage punk
8
Gang of Four is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Dance-Punk Bands/Artists
New Wave, Dance-punk, Punk rock
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Les Savy Fav is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Dance-Punk Bands/Artists
Noise rock, Dance-punk, Art rock
10
Moving Units is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Dance-Punk Bands/Artists
Dance-punk, Indie rock, Post-punk revival
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MSTRKRFT is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Dance-Punk Bands/Artists
Dance-punk, Electronic music, Electro house
12
Klaxons is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Dance-Punk Bands/Artists
Synthpop, Dance-punk, New rave
13
Radio 4 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Dance-Punk Bands/Artists
Dance-punk, Rock music, Punk rock
14
The Prodigy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Dance-Punk Bands/Artists
Synthpunk, Alternative hip hop, Electronic dance music
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MGMT is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Dance-Punk Bands/Artists
Synthpop, New Wave, Dance-punk
16
Peaches is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Dance-Punk Bands/Artists
Synthpunk, Riot grrrl, Dance-punk
17
The Juan MacLean is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Dance-Punk Bands/Artists
Dance-punk, Electronic music, Electronic dance music
18
Does It Offend You, Yeah? is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Dance-Punk Bands/Artists
Dubstep, Synthpop, New Wave
19
Out Hud is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Dance-Punk Bands/Artists
Dance-punk, Electronic music, Experimental rock
20
Ratatat is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Dance-Punk Bands/Artists
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Dance-punk
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The Faint is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Dance-Punk Bands/Artists
New Wave, Dance-punk, Synth rock
22
Generation X is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Dance-Punk Bands/Artists
Pop punk, New Wave, Dance-punk
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Liars is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Dance-Punk Bands/Artists
Noise rock, Dance-punk, Experimental rock
24
The Bravery is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Dance-Punk Bands/Artists
New Wave, Dance-punk, Alternative dance
25
Q and Not U is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Dance-Punk Bands/Artists
Dance-punk, Math rock, Post-hardcore