Transmission's 15 songs for 15 years


Jake Rudh
Jake Rudh, host of Transmission (MPR / Leah Garaas)

Friday night, we celebrate Transmission's 15th anniversary at First Avenue. Here is a playlist of songs — from each year the club night has been in existence — in the order they were released.

These aren't just any ol' songs, though; these are all songs that keep a Transmission dance floor packed!

2001 - The Strokes "Last Night"

2002 - Interpol "PDA"

2003 - Yeah Yeah Yeahs "Maps"

2004 - Franz Ferdinand "Take Me Out"

2005 - Ladytron "Destroy Everything You Touch"

2006 - Hot Chip "Over and Over"

2007 - Spoon "You Got Yr. Cherry Bomb"

2008 - Cut Copy "Lights & Music"

2009 - Phoenix "1901"

2010 - LCD Soundsystem "I Can Change"

2011 - M83 "Midnight City"

2012 - Beach House "Myth"

2013 - Daft Punk "Lose Yourself to Dance"

2014 - St. Vincent "Digital Witness"

2015 - Tame Impala "Let It Happen"

2016 - Chairlift "Romeo"

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  • Sound + Vision: Transmission's 15th Anniversary Celebration feat. DJ Jake Rudh Transmission (at the club) is a long-running night for people who like good music, showcasing the best in new wave, no wave, indie rock, British pop, garage, mod, punk, post-punk, synth-pop, electro and everything in between every Wednesday night at Clubhouse Jäger. TRANSMISSION (on the radio) is a weekly program on Minnesota Public Radio's 89.3 The Current, bringing you a different theme each Thursday at 10 p.m. CT.