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Why Are Crystal Castles Booked For A SXSW Showcase Celebrating Feminism?

SXSW lineup announcements have been rolling in over the course of the past few weeks, and yesterday Tumblr revealed the details of its themed showcase,…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 3, 2016 - 5:01 pm
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The 10 Best Things At Lollapalooza 2013

It's hard to remember a time when Lollapalooza, the festival, was not part of American pop culture, and since the last time it landed stateside,…
Julianne Escobedo Shepherd | August 5, 2013 - 3:41 pm
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Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: Crystal Castles (III)

Crystal Castles' great historical distinction, as I see it, is this: They're the only group, as far as I can tell, that's ascended to dance-music…
Tom Breihan | November 8, 2012 - 4:20 pm
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More Crystal Castles stories

Crystal Castles – “Char”

Last week, Crystal Castles put out "Concrete," a song from their much-teased new fourth album, the first with new singer Edith Frances in place of…
James Rettig | July 11, 2016 - 2:42 pm
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Crystal Castles – “Concrete” Video

Crystal Castles have released a few songs and played some shows since replacing former frontwoman Alice Glass with new singer Edith Frances, and this new…
Peter Helman | July 5, 2016 - 8:07 pm
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Crystal Castles Tease New Album Release In August

The Alice Glass-less iteration of Crystal Castles have been dropping tracks and playing shows with new member Edith Frances over the past year, and it…
James Rettig | June 30, 2016 - 1:22 pm
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Crystal Castles Promise New Album This Spring

Fearsome frontwoman Alice Glass left the Toronto electro-punk duo Crystal Castles back in 2014, but her ex-bandmate Ethan Kath is continuing on without her. He's…
Tom Breihan | February 29, 2016 - 12:29 pm
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Crystal Castles Announce First European Shows With Edith

Crystal Castles broke up back in 2014 and soon after, Ethan Kath announced that he would continue the project without Alice Glass and that Crystal…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | January 15, 2016 - 10:34 am
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Crystal Castles Reveal New Singer Edith Frances

Crystal Castles played their first show following Alice Glass's departure today at Johannesburg's SoundsWild fest. Prior to the show, the band posted the above picture…
Peter Helman | November 27, 2015 - 9:22 pm
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Crystal Castles Announce First Shows With “Edith”

About a year ago, Alice Glass announced her departure from Crystal Castles, and both she and Ethan Kath shared seemingly antagonistic statements about each other.
Peter Helman | November 10, 2015 - 8:43 pm
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Alice Glass – “Stillbirth”

Alice Glass has shared her first solo song following her departure from Crystal Castles last year. It's called "Stillbirth," and will be self-released as a…
James Rettig | July 17, 2015 - 10:18 am
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Crystal Castles – “Deicide”

Ethan Kath has shared the second song from the Alice Glass-less iteration of Crystal Castles. The first was "Frail" back in April, which kicked off…
James Rettig | July 2, 2015 - 12:08 pm
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Ethan Kath Clarifies Statements About Alice Glass, Says Crystal Castles Are In The Studio

After Crystal Castles' Ethan Kath posted what appeared to be an antagonistic statement about ex-bandmate Alice Glass upon the release of "Frail," Glass responded with…
Chris DeVille | April 24, 2015 - 9:52 pm
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Alice Glass Responds To Ethan Kath’s “Manipulative” Statements About Crystal Castles

Looks like the Crystal Castles beef is officially ON. Yesterday, the band's producer/instrumentalist Ethan Kath released a new song called "Frail" under the Crystal Castles…
Michael Nelson | April 17, 2015 - 4:59 pm
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Is This Crystal Castles’ New Singer?

Yesterday, Crystal Castles released a new song, "Frail" -- which came as something of a shock, as the band's vocalist, Alice Glass, announced her departure
Michael Nelson | April 17, 2015 - 11:13 am
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Crystal Castles – “Frail”

A new Crystal Castles song called "Frail" surfaced today, which was a surprise considering the duo of Alice Glass and Ethan Kath broke up last
Patrick Hosken | April 16, 2015 - 1:02 pm
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In Memoriam: Bands We Lost In 2014

Since 2008 I've put together a holiday-time video tribute to the year's band breakups. It's a sad endeavor really, but there is a bright side.
Scott Lapatine | December 29, 2014 - 12:41 pm
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Crystal Castles Break Up

Well, it was a good run. After 10 years, three very good albums, and a whole lot of feverishly intense live shows, the Toronto duo…
Tom Breihan | October 8, 2014 - 9:04 am
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Watch A Children’s Choir Cover Crystal Castles

In recent years, Staten Island's PS22 Chorus has been running shit in the incredibly limited realm of "kids' choirs covering unlikely songs on YouTube." But…
Tom Breihan | July 29, 2013 - 3:51 pm
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Crystal Castles – “Affection” Video

The new video for "Affection," one of the prettier songs from Crystal Castles' 2012 album (III), is made up entirely of distorted digital footage that…
Tom Breihan | April 26, 2013 - 12:19 pm
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Crystal Castles – “Sad Eyes” Video

Crystal Castles' new video for "Sad Eyes," a song from their recent album (III), intersperses footage of the group's frantic, strobe-lit live shows with scenes…
Tom Breihan | January 21, 2013 - 9:01 am
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