‘s path crossed with by chance — the two shared a mutual industry connection, which led to them becoming colleagues as the French techno wizard was signed onto for his debut EP on the label. Confusion thus results in three distinctively-flavored tracks, each building expertly upon the last.

Its eponymous opener makes for an excellent introduction to POPOF’s tenure on MOOD, hailing back to the sounds old with heavy touches acid and punchy drum patterns. While “Confusion” is a more mellow fering than the proceeding tracks on the EP, it’s also the most adaptable in that it works just as well in an open-air set as it does deep in the afterhours.