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As the rest of the world has finally begun to latch on to Jersey Club and barrel forward at the speed of light, original Brick Bandits crew member R3LL has long been running things in his native Newark, helping to build awareness of his homegrown sound that The Fader lauded “the most deliriously entertaining dancefloor movement of the moment” and Thump, in a recent review of R3ll’s debut EP Directions, called Jersey Club “one of the most exciting happenings in all of dance music.” As one of the pioneers and breakout stars of Jersey Club, R3LL initially gained recognition for his sophisticated, official remixes across Disclosure’s Latch (PMR), Cashmere Cat’s Rice Rain (LuckyMe), Lido’s Money (Pelican Fly), Hannah Wants & Chris Lorenzo’s Signs (Ultra) and Keys N Krates’ Your Love (Dim Mak), His debut EP Directions, the inaugural release on the Brick Bandits label, showcased solid Jersey Club tracks such as Ponanay, which was chosen by Vice to soundtrack their documentary series on Jersey Club, alongside exciting collaborations with Sinden and Riddim Commission, where Jersey Club came face to face with Bass and House for the very first time, in-keeping with R3LL’s bold experimental style. 2016 has been a landmark year for R3LL. Alongside releases with Big Dope P on Nest, and on Sweat It Out with Sinden, he had official remixes on Iggy Azalea (Virgin), Watch The Duck (Epic) and Drake (Cash Money), all ultimately leading to him signing with the Dim Mak, where he released his sophomore EP Visions in June, featuring standout singles Down and Visions. A SXSW showcase and headline tours across the US, Europe and Japan have further proved the rest of the world has begun to latch on to R3LL’s unique take on Jersey Club. Equally in demand are his DJ mixes, where he expertly blends Jersey Club into Deep House, Bass, Electro and Trap for Nest, Thump, Insomniac, Triple J and Rinse FM. In addition, R3ll’s set for Boiler Room’s Jersey Special saw record-breaking live viewers and his recent mix for BBC Radio 1Xtra even made the front page of The Fader. With everyone now hammering at the door to work with R3ll, he has some very exciting release plans for 2017. As Thump said “This dude is going places, good luck keeping up.”