In an interview with MTV, Joe Jonas mentions his upcoming solo debut, which will be sonically inspired by Daft Punk and the recent remake of Tron. He also mentions British electro-popster Frankmusik and French house producers Justice as influences. Danja, who produced three songs on Diddy's futuristic pop experiment Last Train To Paris (including the single "Hello Good Morning"), sat next to Jonas during the interview; he's working on the album, too.
While this should make for an album that's more interesting than the next Jonas Brothers or Camp Rock-related release, it isn't exactly daring or all that out-of-the-box. Pretty much everything coming out right now sounds like Daft Punk a little bit; Parisian house producer David Guetta's been making hits for The Black Eyed Peas and himself for awhile now. Swizz Beatz has used French house for forward-thinking sample fodder more than a few times: he reworked Daft Punk's "Technologic" for Busta Rhymes' "Touch It," sampled Justice's "D.A.N.C.E" on Jay-Z's "On To The Next One," and reworked Justice's "Phantom Pt. II" for Gucci Mane's "Gucci Time."
A single from Joe Jonas that sounds like "Derezzed" is an exciting prospect, although his referencing FrankMusik, the U.K.'s slightly more fun answer to Owl City, seems to suggest the end product will be... an electro-tinged pop record from Joe Jonas. Which sounds less like an experiment, and more like a necessary step to remain relevant.