This EP from the previously little known Habischman is jam-packed, so we'll leave the niceties and crack straight on. The title track is a curious concoction, all space pop synths, folksy vocals and vintage synth-pop chug. It might not grab you on the first listen, but give it a few spins and you'll soon be hooked (even if the vocal sounds like it's not been produced properly). Bonus cut "Closer" offers a more straight-up nu-disco flex with deep house nous, guaranteeing floor-filling capabilities. There's a bulging remix package, too, with Martin Dawson's bleep-heavy atmospheric deep house rub and Douglas Greed's bleep techno-goes-pop excursion most impressing.
It's a trans-continental collaboration as Finland's Kiki and Israel's Chaim question the effects of love. Ably assisted by vocalist Cari Golden, the duo return to the early 90s for influence with a pumping house groove, replete with old school keys and hardcore-evocative bells underpinning Golden's observation that 'love don't pay the rent'. Such existential considerations are put aside on "Clap II Thizz", a rolling groove littered with urgent, squealing saxophones and stuttering vocal snippets. But the remixes do revisit the theme: Chaim's version offers an esoteric feeling with the vocals sounding ghostly and detached, while Kiki's take is more ominous as building chords support Golden's contention that "we ain't got no flame".