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The odd distortion sound on the guitar intro of this production sounds to me like aliasing, so if you like the sound of it then some kind of ‘lo–fi’ or ‘bit–crusher’ kind of plug–in would be the way to go. In this case I think it’s very effective at indicating from the outset that we’re hearing some kind of electro style, despite the distinctly Red Hot Chili Peppers guitar line/tone.

The quirky little rhythmic hook in the chorus backing also caught my ear: notice how the eighth–note off–beats are absent from the first half of the second bar of each four–bar unit (you can hear this for the first time at 1:02). It does seem a bit of a shame, though, that the electric guitar part seems to push the beat there, as this unsettles the groove and weakens the musical effect of those moments for me.