DJ Donnasummer (AKA Jason Forrest) just brought this Belgian/Dutch style of music to my attention via his sick Jump Set DJ mix. Apparently Jumpstyle has been around for a while, but it’s now beginning to spread across Europe.
There are plenty of videos of the jumpstyle dance on YouTube. For example:
Here’s what Jason had to say about the mix:
Hahah, yes, it’s the “new” kids dance from Belgium that’s invaded the Netherlands, and yes, I actually really like this music! It’s by no means a purist version of the commercial Jumpstyle you see on Dutch MTV, but mixed with Baltimore club, and a few bits of non “-style” music…
Download: DJ Donnasummer; Jump Set
Update: This post sparked a great post and discussion over at Wayne’s blog.