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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 Crystal Castles have broken up. This morning, singer Alice Glass…   Read Story »
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, it's expanded to include stops in Santiago, Chile and…   Read Story »
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 London's Capital Children's Choir is…   Read Story »
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 band members and friends shot during their…   Read Story »
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 of people with pantyhose masks making…   Read Story »
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 festival-headliner status by relying on distance,…   Read Story »
Man, the second I hit publish on a new Crystal Castles' song stream, I get hit with the news that the whole new album, (III), is up on Spotify now. Gah! Also? Sweet! I've loved every track I've heard…   Read Story »
Crystal Castles' III is one of the most anticipated releases of the fourth quarter, and after much buildup, it's set to drop next week. We've already heard three songs from the album -- "Plague,"…   Read Story »
We've already heard "Wrath Of God" and "Plague," now here's another new dreamy banger from Crystal Castles called "Affection." Ring in All Hallow's Eve with the jam below. III is out 11/12…   Read Story »
Crystal Castles have been out on the road giving folks a glimpse of their forthcoming III, a release from which we've already heard "Plague" and "Wrath Of God." A decent live video taken during the…   Read Story »