“Jersey Club has become the most deliriously entertaining dance-floor movement of the moment. The sound is evolving and the scene's top producers are now speed-dial faves of pop's elite.”
“There’s something going down in Newark, New Jersey. Jersey Club is finally making it big outside state lines… It’s something approaching a movement and the rest of the world is finally catching on.”
At some point in the last century, Newark earned the nickname Brick City, a name symbolic of the fortitude and scrappiness of New Jersey’s largest city. Appropriate then for the Brick Bandits – a tight-knit, Newark-based DJ / producer collective that’s churning out the wildest music in a genre named Jersey Club. A style that originally grew out of Baltimore club, Jersey Club is a little faster, played at around 135-140 bpm. Full of bouncy, heavy kick drum triplets and beat switch-ups, it repurposes a lot of vocal cuts, generally stripped from current and classic rap and R&B hits, which all comes together to make high energy, addictive, yet widely accessible dance music.
As the rest of the world has finally begun to latch on to Jersey club and barrel forward at the speed of ligh...