Following Spotify's list of emerging genres for this past year, Jumpstyle braced the charts alongside Chillhop, Future Funk, and Cinematic Dubstep. While many of our readers may be familiar with jumpstyle already, jumpstyle is a type of dance style as well as a popular electronic music genre in Western and Eastern Europe.
Jumpstyle, also known as jump, was created in Belgium in 1997, but really started to take its shape back 2003 in Germany.
Jumpstyle is often referred to as an offspring of tech-trance, gabber, hardstyle, and mákina. With a BPM of 140 to 150, jumpstyle is often characterized by its 909 kick drum used in a four on the floor type beat.
Below are some of the top jumpstyle songs from around the world.
Best Jumpstyle Songs
The Highstreet Allstars – Rock That Beat
K-391 – Fantastic
Rebel feat. Sidney Housen – Black Pearl (He's A Pirate)
DJ Gollum – The Passenger
Starsplash – Cold As Ice
Nick Skitz & Technoposse – Call From Babylon
Jumpstyle Artists List
The Highstreet Allstars
Jeckyll & Hyde
Best Russian Jumpstyle Video
One of the most popular jumpstyle (hardjump) videos online comes from Jumpstyle Russia. Watch as they dance to Noisecontroller's “Confusions” in this incredible video demonstrating their talent below.
Jumpstyle Playlist on Spotify