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Crystal Castles/Rusko @ Congress Theater, Chicago 8/13/10

The HARD summer tour stopped in Chicago last week. Photographer Tyler Trykowski was there to document the show, which began with five DJs, all there…
jessica | August 17, 2010 - 3:22 pm

Crystal Castles – “Celestica” Video

We've heard a couple remixes of "Celestica," none as effective as the original. Especially when the original's accompanied by a somber Alice walking through a…
Brandon Stosuy | June 22, 2010 - 12:56 pm

Crystal Castles – “Celestica (Bear In Heaven Remix)”

Thurston Moore shoved guitars and grime into "Celestica." Bear In Heaven transform it into something suppler and more percussive. The new take maintains the original's…
Brandon Stosuy | June 10, 2010 - 5:01 pm

Crystal Castles – “Suffocation (Memory Tapes Remix)”

Last week Thurston Moore's remix for Crystal Castles made "Celestica" skuzzier. Memory Tapes' hazy remix of "Suffocation" does a lot more. Dayve Hawk emphasizes the…
jessica | June 8, 2010 - 10:08 am

Crystal Castles – “Celestica (Thurston Moore Remix)”

I like the new Crystal Castles -- dark, catchy, noisy, snotty, tastefully goth. When Alice Glass screeches over white noise it can be like black…
Brandon Stosuy | June 2, 2010 - 5:14 pm

Crystal Castles – “Doe Deer”

Toronto duo Crystal Castles are following up their self-titled debut with a self-titled sophomore album. Just like elder NYC synth duo Suicide. The first song…
Brandon Stosuy | April 15, 2010 - 10:06 am

ATP NY 2009: Wayne’s World

Our second year at Kutsher's was rainier than the first, but that didn't matter so much to us or, seemingly, the other attendees: If anything,…
Brandon Stosuy | September 14, 2009 - 10:42 am

Lollapalooza 2009 Wrap-Up

If you weren't talking about the weather in Grant Park this weekend, you weren't in Grant Park this weekend. And really that would've been a…
Amrit Singh | August 9, 2009 - 3:11 pm

All Points West Wet 2009 In Photos

When APW presented its inaugural festival last year, we weren't alone in taking issue with the experience: lack of food options, a fair but generally…
Amrit Singh | August 3, 2009 - 9:47 am

Alice Glass Fights With Sonar Security

It's another Crystal Castles freakout! And again, it stems from sound issues. Alice thought their Sonar set sounded shitty, so she started manhandling a drumset.
Amrit Singh | June 22, 2009 - 1:24 pm

Coachella 2009: Moz, Macca, Cohen Lead Friday’s Nostalgia Parade

By Amrit Singh & Brandon Stosuy Our trek into Indio went so smoothly this year that we've both become paranoid about something going incredibly wrong…
Brandon Stosuy | April 18, 2009 - 1:33 pm

Controversy Surrounds Cancelled Crystal Castles Dallas Gig

There's a lot of he said/she said surrounding Crystal Castle's canceled show at the Granada in Dallas last night. Why did CC kick VEGA off…
Brandon Stosuy | April 15, 2009 - 5:01 pm

Stereogum & team9 Present… MySplice III: 2008 Mashed Up

For the third year in a row, we've turned to master bootlegger team9 to take some of our favorite songs of the year and mash…
Scott Lapatine | December 16, 2008 - 6:17 pm

Crystal Castles Get Technological For Toshiba

Alice Glass topping the NME Cool List isn't so surprising when you consider how she and (to a lesser degree) Ethan Kath have tapped the…
Brandon Stosuy | November 12, 2008 - 5:05 pm


NME Cool List 2008

Before talking about NME's seventh annual cool list, it's kind of cool to look quickly at the 2007 Top 10 to see who's still ...
Brandon Stosuy | November 4, 2008 - 8:44 am

Iceland Airwaves ’08 Report

Before we kick off the bulk of this week's CMJ coverage, we're gonna look all the way back to last week's Iceland Airwaves Festival. Stereogum…
Scott Lapatine | October 22, 2008 - 9:22 pm

New Crystal Castles Video – “Knights”

The second Crystal Castles video in as many weeks isn't trying to be cute like the HEALTH mashup's Shaun Of The Deady clip. This one's…
Amrit Singh | September 12, 2008 - 9:51 am

New Crystal Castles Video – “Crimewave (Crystal Castles VS. Health)”

Most remix type things should never be downloaded, let alone get a video. But Crystal Castles' slinky, Nintendo bleepy makeover of HEALTH's "Crimewave" -- a…
Amrit Singh | August 29, 2008 - 2:58 pm

New Crystal Castles Video – “Courtship Dating”

This video for 8-bit crew Crystal Castles' "Courtship Dating" is basically deeply shadowed footage of Alice Glass singing and being angsty (biting her hoodie string,…
Brandon Stosuy | April 29, 2008 - 5:59 pm

Crystal Castles Brought Their Strobe Light To NYC This Week

On the walk home from Pianos (to see Port O'Brien and Delta Spirit, should have some pics later), we passed a very sold out Mercury…
Amrit Singh | March 26, 2008 - 5:20 pm