We start Episode #19 with a CHI-EDM Drunk Dial, one of those funny calls when someone on the line has had too much to drink. Then we interview Jax Jones. Jax is a London-based DJ and producer whose sunny, uplifting house tracks incorporate a wide range of musical influences. Born Timucin Fabian Kwong Wah Aluo in 1987, he grew up listening to rap, gospel, Afrobeat, and numerous other genres, and began making beats as a teenager, initially as a hip-hop producer. He got into house music after meeting Duke Dumont, and the two collaborated on the song “I Got U,” which became an immediate hit when it was released in early 2014, topping the U.K. singles chart. Jones released his debut single “Yeah Yeah Yeah” in 2015, and co-wrote Dumont’s summer hit “Ocean Drive.” In 2016, Jones released the single “House Work,” featuring British vocalist MNEK and Chicago house veteran Mike Dunn.