Posts tagged "crystal castles"

Crystal Castles Singer Alice Glass Quits Group, Plans Solo Career

In a flurry of tweets this morning, Alice Glass — the lead singer of electronic experimentalists Crystal Castles — announced her plans to leave…
By: Brennan Carley / October 8, 2014

HARD Summer 2013: Review and Photos from L.A’s Sweaty EDM Rave-Up

Rave is the new "rave" and HARD Summer proves it. Back when the Los Angeles electronic music fest shared turf with Electric Daisy…
By: Chris Martins / August 5, 2013

Shards of Glass: Photos of Crystal Castles Live in Oakland

Crystal Castles are as fiercely foreboding as modern electronic music gets. Live, though, frontwoman Alice Glass and producer Ethan Kath turn their darkness into galvanizing…
By: SPIN Staff / April 29, 2013

Crystal Castles Tease Depeche Mode Tour With VHS-y ‘Affection’ Video

Crystal Castles' new video, a document of their South American tour, arrives as the Canadian duo extend their North American jaunt with Depeche Mode.
By: Marc Hogan / April 26, 2013

Crystal Castles’ Alice Glass Conquers the Movie Business, Too

The top movie at the box office this weekend stars an actress who drew inspiration from Crystal Castles' Alice Glass. The second best-selling movie star…
By: Marc Hogan / January 22, 2013

Crystal Castles Host Creepy Makeout Party in ‘Sad Eyes’ Video

Crystal Castles have an uneasy relationship with coherence. On latest album III, that's to the shrill electronic duo's detriment, as their former euphoric gloom at…
By: Marc Hogan / January 21, 2013

Ultra Music Festival 2013: David Guetta, Swedish House Mafia, Avicii Confirmed

EDM superstars David Guetta, Avicii, Bassnectar, Calvin Harris, and more have joined the lineup for Miami's newly ultra-sized Ultra Music Festival, according to a…
By: Kyle McGovern / January 4, 2013

Crystal Castles, ‘(III)’ (Casablanca/Republic/Fiction)

Soon after posting their first soundcheck in 2005, rapturous press, chart hits, and an international rep as a fearsome live act all swiftly snowballed for…
By: Barry Walters / November 29, 2012

Through a Glass, Darkly: A Curious Conversation With Crystal Castles

Take a look at the cover art for all three of Crystal Castles' self-titled albums and the Toronto duo's progression is clear. 2008's I feature…
By: Brandon Soderberg / November 28, 2012

10 Albums You Can Hear Now: Soundgarden, Green Day, Lana Del Rey, Deftones, and More

Another bounty of full-album streams is upon us. Clear your day and hit play.1) Soundgarden, King Animal. "A vicious, canny brute hopped up o…
By: Chris Martins / November 8, 2012

Crystal Castles Stream Delightfully Dark Album ‘(III)’

Crystal Castles' creatively titled third album (III) was originally due out yesterday, but was delayed a week, leaving (flesh?) hungry grave-wave fans unsated a…
By: Chris Martins / November 7, 2012

Hear Crystal Castles’ Ghostly ‘Affection’

Crystal Castles' new album III comes out on November 12, but it's available for preorder now, including via iTunes. Today the shadowy Canadian electro-punk…
By: Marc Hogan / October 31, 2012

Crystal Castles Preview Ecstatic New Song ‘Telepath’ Live, Off Delayed ‘(III)’ Album

Crystal Castles' songs, even when they were of the chirpy 8-bit variety, have always been dark and implicitly violent. Consequence of Sound point…
By: Marc Hogan / October 19, 2012

Art of Glass: Photos From Crystal Castles’ Grand Return to NYC

Close-up shots of the duo's electric show at Roseland Ballroom.
By: Ken Bachor / October 4, 2012

Crystal Castles Leak Charred, Chilling Single ‘Wrath of God’

Ever-buzzy grave-wavers Crystal Castles are coming back on November 5 with their third album, (III). Though producer half Ethan Kath insisted the duo adhere to…
By: SPIN Staff / September 26, 2012

Crystal Castles Explore Possession in Creepy ‘Plague’ Video

If there's a band that understands the confluence of beauty and terror, it's Crystal Castles. Their July-leaked grave-rave freakout "Plague" has met its visual…
By: Chris Martins / September 25, 2012

Crystal Castles Say No Surprises on Third LP: ‘We Like How We Sound’

Fresh off unleashing the thrillingly grave-ravey first cut from their latest album, Crystal Castles have confirmed their third studio LP will arrive in September.
By: Devon Maloney / July 26, 2012

Crystal Castles Spread Graveyard-Rave ‘Plague’ on First Track From New LP

Crystal Castles are back, and it's beautifully terrifying. The time since the Canadian duo's second self-titled album a couple of years ago has only…
By: Marc Hogan / July 25, 2012

Crystal Castles Unleash Gothy ‘Suffocation’ Video

Alice Glass' demon-possessed stage presence has long helped set Crystal Castles apart from other fuzzy electronic pop duos. In the new "fashion video" for…
By: Marc Hogan / February 22, 2012
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