Posts tagged "Jon FX"

HEAR THIS: Carly Rae Jepsen “Call Me Maybe” Reggae Remix

Jon FX Flips A Thirsty Pop Tune Into a Ska Scorcher

As many millions of times as we’ve all heard “Call Me Maybe” by now, it’s amazing that the song doesn’t make us run screaming from the room whenever it comes on. But we don’t because Carly Rae Jepsen has given us one of the most irresistibly thirsty pop songs in recent memory. There’s something sexy and poignant about a cute and slightly insecure girl handing a random guy her number on impulse. Simple as it is, somehow the song’s premise never gets old. In fact, Carly Rae Jepsen may be the most promising third-place-winner on Canadian Idol ever. What makes “Call Me Maybe” grate on people’s nerves isn’t the song itself, it’s the backing track—especially those annoyingly cheesy synth chords. Which is why we all owe Jon FX a debt of gratitude. Like the BK-based beatsmith’s “Birthday Sex” remix before it, this ska reworking of “Call Me Maybe” is guaranteed 100% less annoying than the original. And that makes life a little bit better. Actually a lot. Audio After The Jump…

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DUNGLOAD: “Birthday Sex” Rub-A-Dub Remix

Guaranteed 100% Less Annoying than the Original!

Jeremih’s inescapable R&B bump-n-grinder gets a much-needed upgrade courtesy of rising reggae producer Jon FX. Read more »