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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 sex mask at home.)…   Read Story »
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 case you…   Read Story »
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 things.) But…   Read Story »
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 the Alice Glass,…   Read Story »
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 heard…   Read Story »
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 Crystal Castles and…   Read Story »
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 woodsy cemetery populated by kids with…   Read Story »
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 angelic vibe, but it feels…   Read Story »
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 track's translucent keyboards and…   Read Story »
I like the new Crystal Castles -- dark, catchy, noisy, snotty, tastefully goth. When Alice Glass screeches over white noise it can be like black metal of the WOLD or Team Prurient/Ash Pool sort ...…   Read Story »