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Friday, May 15 2015 | 03:29
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Citzennn imparts his eagerly anticipated debut album, ‘Human Interface’, on Crosstown Rebels on 15th June, manifested through technology and exploring it’s relationship with human condition.

Awarded the title of DJ Mag’s ‘Breakthrough DJ’ in 2013, Citizenn has won favour across multiple disciplines for his retro-futurist style. A film director in a former life, his affinity with working with technology led him to this first album, inspired by the direction it was taking humanity. The title track cracks the album into a dystopian tone reminiscent of artists such as Burial, Floating Points and Flying Lotus. Tracks like ‘Infatuation’, ‘Control’ and ‘Gone’ welcome in warmth with R&B-tinted smooth vocals, layered over textured beats that sit safe with artists such as Scuba and James Blake. As the record progresses, Citizenn’s recognisable sci-fi house synths, garage vibes and techno elements effortlessly combine in engaging classic beats surfacing in first single, ‘Tied’, and tracks including ‘Lacefront’ and ‘Shutters’ take a bow to the ground-breaking sounds of the late eighties and early nineties.

This is an impeccable debut album that is strong contender for one of the best electronic albums of the year.

Extensive PR campaign by Maouris is in the UK, HIM Media in France, Braun PR in Germany and Friends of Friends in the US. Press features expected and covers expected on in key dance & music magazines and websites.
Album co-produced by Matthew Styles (Dinky, Hercules & Love Affair, Running Back, Crosstown, Hot Creations, Classic),
Extensive social media campaign by industry heavyweights K7 & NGE Digital
Worldwide Radio. UK Radio Campaign by Leo Greenslade.
Viral short film to promote the album currently being filmed, seeding campaign beginning shortly.
All gig and flyers tagged. Crosstown based shows planned in support of the album
E-Flyers and mailouts to Damian Lazarus, Crosstown Rebels, Citizenn, Love Fever databases
‘Tied’ single is released in May 2015 accompanied with Murk, Denney & Adesse Versions remixes. Radio / Press / Online / Video Campaign around the single.
Strategically focused on line and banner ads with Resident Advisor, FACT, Pitchfork, RA, etc . Sponsored press ads in all high impact areas.
Citizenn movie / video to promote the album
Competitions and giveaways around the release of the album.


01 Human Interface
02 Infatuation
03 Control
04 Shutters
05 Tied feat. Aisha
06 Lacefront
07 Oh Bondage
08 Gone feat. Py
09 Down 4 Whatever
10 You Are
11 Lady feat. Aisha /

Available from 26.06.2015
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