Monthly Archives: February 2013

Stream: The 1975 – Music For Cars EP

Artwork by Samuel Johnson One of the fast rising groups of the year, The 1975 have just made their new EP available to stream in full. Music For Cars, their third EP and the last before their debut album, it features the Radio 1 playlisted single Chocolate, alongside recently CitR covered Heads.Cars.Bending. Currently supporting Two […]


By Josh
on 28th Feb 2013
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New: Ryan Vail – Fade

With James Blake seemingly on a creative walkabout, leaving a moody-singer/songwriter sized hole to fill, Irish duo Ryan Vail have stepped up to the plate with their new track Fade. Slotting in effortlessly between The XX and the aforementioned Blake, it’s a gorgeous composition, perfectly matching the melancholic vocals with the swirling, majestic yet minimal […]


By Josh
on 27th Feb 2013
in Music

News: Field Day adds more acts to its lineup

London’s Field Day Festival today announced the latest additions to its 2013 lineup, including future brainchild-act King Krule, Koreless and Charanjit Singh. Now in its sixth year, Field Day will bring these and many more acts together on May 25th, showcasing how far the festival has come to now stand as a firmly established part of the annual festival calendar. […]

New: Beaty Heart – Seafood

Beaty Heart have laid low for a little while now, last appearing back in 2011 on the Slush Puppy/Cola EP, and it appears to have done them the world of good. Seafood, out April 8th on Heart Throb Records, sees them venturing out with the first cut from their debut LP, as well as a […]

Video: Cocovan – Roosevelt Hotel

Stretching the CitR definition of ‘New’, this track from French producer and songwriter Cocovan was initially released mid-way through last year, however took a while to be picked up on. Six months down the line, and she’s unveiled the video for Roosevelt Hotel, giving a little more insight into the world of Cocovan. Without wanting […]

New: FTSE & Bipolar Sunshine – A Little Sumthin

I’ve been listening to this one for the last week or so. 2 artists (from Leicester and Manchester respectively), that are gaining steam at the moment, FTSE and Bipolar Sunshine, combining via this buoyant and mellow little jam. It’s by no means flashy, its main successes come from its structure, composure and pleading hook, but […]


By Joel Chima
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Video: Sega Bodega – Konerak

Sega Bodega has interestingly decided to take what could have easily, and simply, been a fun and colourful visual interpretation of the track, Konerak, taken for his EP 34, due out in April. The Jonny Kight directed video is instead a seedy and brooding narrative driven film, focusing on a chase, and ultimately a stand […]


By Joel Chima
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New: OUTFIT- Nothing Big (DEMO)

Outfit drop another cut from their forthcoming LP release “Performance“. As the demo will only be live for a few hours, we’ll spare you our detailed reaction to the track. Get some repeated listens in however, it’s pretty special.


By Joel Chima
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New: Ajimal – This Human Joy

Alongside M O N E Y and Jamie Isaac, the North East’s very own Ajimal does disconsolate melancholy as well as anyone in the UK. Having impressed on the pages of CitR before, it’s fantastic to have him back, with new track This Human Joy, a swirling, intoxicating number, that showcases the majestic, pensive side […]

News: Ghostpoet announces UK tour & new album

Following news of Ghostpoet’s new album on BBC 6Music this Saturday, the lo-fi poet turned singer has announced a string of UK tour dates. The new album ‘Some Say I So I Say Light’ is slated for release on the 6th of May on the Play It Again Sam label. Get a glimpse of what […]


By Sam Golden
on 26th Feb 2013
in Music