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New Hirihiri: “Pennycandy”

Producer Hirihiri does cuddly with a welcome bump. The creator’s Hirahira album from earlier this year is one of the year’s best out of Japan thanks to their own personal touches put on familiar high-energy electronic songs. New single “Pennycandy,” put out through Deskpop, further underlines how potentially cutesy dance tracks can take on new life with a little bit of swagger in their step. “Pennycandy” features jazzy interludes and woodwind breakdowns that could be too twee in the wrong hands, but Hirihiri always keeps the energy up so that it always has some muscle coming through. Get it here, or listen below.