Since the iPhone first made it into the hands of the public nearly six years ago (June 29, 2007), one of the almost iconic sounds from the device has been the Marimba ringtone. Whether it’s playing in the background during a church service or used as a wakeup alarm (to quote Dave Caolo, “I use that tone as my alarm in the morning so I’ve grown to despise it.”), the Marimba has become part of our modern culture. Now indy band Mars Ago has recorded a new tune called “Don’t Call Me” that uses the Marimba ringtone as a backing track.

A video of the song is included below (recorded all in one take!):

iPhone’s Marimba ringtone becomes the catchy backing track for indy pop song originally appeared on TUAW – The Unofficial Apple Weblog on Mon, 24 Jun 2013 16:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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