♫♪  DJ 809 - “SpongeBob SquarePants Anthem”

Jersey club producer DJ 809 continues the tradition of taking children’s TV show theme songs and turning them into something trying to invoke nostalgia, and while it’s easy for that to succeed, it takes a certain skill to make the track more than just that. 809 turns the iconic flute sample grimy and combines the pirate’s voice with traditional Jersey vocal samples, and it’s not until the very end that we hear the main lyric “Spongebob Squarepants”. While the flute becomes unregonizable with the original, the voices clearly references the TV show for the entire track; we never leave the world of Spongebob, but it’s never a carbon copy. 809 never tries to impress or mystify. Like all good Jersey club remixes of well known tracks, the focus is always reimagining the experience of the original, respecting the formula of Jersey club, and still creating something that is not only totally new but always a banger. Very few producers in any genre could get away with remixing a Spongebob Squarepants song and do it legitimately. Congrats to DJ 809.

• DJ 809: https://soundcloud.com/dj-809-2

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