Cartoonist, pencil sharpener, and Going Deep With David Rees host David Rees has raised taking things seriously to an art form. The natural reaction to his straight-faced devotion to whatever he’s doing follows a predictable arc: Bemusement, followed by confusion about where exactly the joke is, followed by delight at how great the results of taking seemingly trivial things completely seriously can be.

Case in point: This mash-up by Rees of Aphex Twin’s “Girl/Boy Song” and Taylor Swift’s triumphantly popular break-up song “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together.” At first, it seems like an obvious joke: spacey electronic music, fighting for dominance with boy-dissing bubblegum pop. But the longer you listen, the more it works, with the Aphex Twin song’s driving percussion track and ethereal melodies providing the perfect background for Swift’s vocals.

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Rees has several more Aphex Swift tracks available, including a lovely mash-up of Swift’s “Why You Gotta Be So Mean” with Aphex Twin’s dreamy “Film,” on his Soundcloud account.