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Credit: Crystal Castles - (III)

Earlier today, Crystal Castles announced that their new record (III) — from which we’ve already heard “Plague” — will be out this November. If that’s not enough, they also cast… More »


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Credit: Crystal Castles - Plague Video

We first head Crystal Castles’ goth-y, bombastic “Plague” back in July, and now, only two months later, we’ve got a clip to go with it. Directed by Ivan Grbin, the… More »


Credit: Stereogum Monthly Mix: August 2012

Summer is ending! And you have some work to do. Did you experience that season-defining moment? That rooftop conversation, that carefree weekend of intense interpersonal bonding? Did you find the… More »


Credit: Crystal Castles Announce Album, Tour

Yesterday, Crystal Castles let loose their “Plague,” and today the band revealed to NME that, indeed, a new, as-of-yet-untitled album is on the way (I think we can make a… More »


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Credit: Crystal Castles - "Plague"

Crystal Castles don’t like us to know what they’re doing. They play live in disorienting strobe-lit darkness, and they release MP3s on the internet without giving us any idea what… More »


Credit: Crystal Castles

Last weekend, Crystal Castles brought their blood-garglingly awesome live show to Manchester’s Parklife Festival, debuting an as-yet-untitled new track that sounds like it belongs at a zombie cathedral rave in… More »


Credit: Crystal Castles - "Suffocation" Video

Alice Glass vogues hard in the new clip for “Suffocation,” in which the Crystal Castles frontwoman holds down an abandoned NYC mansion. The video is directed by bandmate Ethan Kath. More »


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Credit: Reading & Leeds Lineup 2011

If you’re a Muse or My Chemical Romance fan, I feel sorta bad for you, but today’s your lucky day: The bands are headlining this summer’s Reading & Leeds Festivals. More »


The Belle & Sebastian-curated ATP Bowlie 2 took place earlier this week (December 10-12) at Butlins Holiday Centre, Minehead. (In 1999 B&S curated The Bowlie Weekender, which ultimately became All… More »


Credit: Crystal Castles Do Baptism On Jimmy Kimmel

Alice Glass brought a red lollipop and the rag-doll energy of the “Baptism” video for a performance of the track last night on Jimmy Kimmel. (Unfortunately Ethan left his Japanese… More »


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Credit: Stereogum November Mix 2010

Back again with another monthly mix which, per its title, you should continue to expect monthly. We’re glad you guys enjoyed the last installment, and thoroughly appreciate the feedback. In… More »


Credit: Crystal Castles & Robert Smith - "I'm Not In Love"

I surprise myself (repeatedly) by how much I like Crystal Castles’s second album. (It’ll be on that endless year-end list of mine, surrounded by metal, sludge, noise, various bleak, icy… More »


Credit: Crystal Castles Baptism Video

Last month I posted No Age’s remix of “Baptism.” This Rob Hawkins and Marc Pannozzo-directed video’s for the album version of the track. Like the “Celestica” clip, it’s heavy on… More »


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Credit: Crystal Castles 2010 PR

This No Age remix of “Baptism” from Crystal Castles’ second self-titled album sounds like the version of “Baptism” you’d find on Dean and Randy’s forthcoming Everything In Between. If you’ve… More »


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 to warm the audience for… More »


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