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New: The Weeknd’s Maida Vale session for BBC Radio 1

It’s been a big old week for The Weeknd. He got to meet Jools Holland, play a secret Londonn gig that almost no one got to see and between all that he played this rather marvelous Maida Vale session for Zane Lowe. Like I said, a big week…for the Weeknd. Listen below. Via Consequence of […]

News: The Weeknd to play secret London show this Sunday

The Weeknd has announced a surprise London show this coming Sunday (25 November). Abel Tesfaye, will host a special gig at a secret West London location this weekend. Tickets for the event are free, to enter click here or here and fill in the form. Lucky winners will be notified by 9pm today (23 November). Good Luck.


By Joel Chima
on 23rd Nov 2012
in Music

New: The Weeknd – Enemy

With The Weeknd’s compilation trilogy imminent, it seems we’re due a few more cuts from the experimental Rn’B artist prior to its release. Music from The Weeknd is always welcome, but as it sometimes goes with his music, it can often feel like you’ve heard it all before. His last LP, Echoes of Silence, often […]


By Joel Chima
on 26th Oct 2012
in Music

Feature: The Music From Skins (S6, E4)

So with the introduction of a new character last week, Skins served up possibly the most interesting episode so far, focusing on Franky and her constant yearning to be ‘relevant’, whilst having lots of sex but not being seen as a whore. It’s what we all want bb. Franky dances in her bedroom – Owl […]

Albums of the Year 2011 (#50-41)

With only a week left in 2011, we’ve left it rather late in releasing our end of year lists. Having announced the last of CitR’s Tool List earlier this week, it’s with great pleasure that I present to you a rather more serious list – CitR’s Albums of the Year 2011. So, unravel your best […]

New: The Weeknd – Initiation

On Saturday The Weeknd dropped a new cut from what’s likely to be included in his ‘latest body of work’. Disappointingly it’s the usual affair; leering, seductive and in this case disarmingly primitive and lustful, it leaves a well-worn taste in the mouth and little else.


By Joel Chima
on 10th Oct 2011
in Music

Introducing: DropXLife

Those that follow the Toronto collective XO closely will no doubt have heard of DropXLife, a member of the mysterious group who’s been receiving a notable level of hype recently. The first dose of his work was originally presented as an unofficial Mixtape named ‘Pawncho’. Since then the jams have been repackaged, 3 tracks have […]

New: The Weeknd – Thursday

So yeah, a new Weeknd Mixtape dropped. Fuck writing, I’m listening. Expect a review in the coming days. For those outside of Canada/USA who waited up, i salute you. Thursday track list: 01. Lonely Star 02. Life Of The Party 03. Thursday 04. The Zone 05. The Birds (Part One) 06. The Birds (Part Two) […]


By Joel Chima
on 19th Aug 2011
in Music