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The 70 Best Albums of 2010
23 Dec 2010 // 4:00 PM
The year's best albums are highlighted by the emergence of a future superstar, two veteran and virtuoso rappers, and a Dream Team of indie bands releasing career peaks.
The Best Albums of 2008
18 Dec 2008 // 4:00 PM
PopMatters presents our 60 best albums of 2008, highlighted by the return of British trip-hop legends and some infectious American indie rock by way of the Cascade Mountains.
Party Machine: The Rise of Canadian Electronic Music
2 May 2012 // 5:00 PM
If Toronto is having a Seattle moment, as The New York Times called it, it's fair to say that Canadian electronic music is having a Chicago/Detroit moment.
Crystal Castles: Amnesty (I)
30 Aug 2016 // 2:08 AM
After a less-than-cordial breakup, the new iteration of Crystal Castles shows that the vocalist plays a major role in the sound of the band.
Crystal Castles: (III)
26 Nov 2012 // 4:06 PM
The sound of a boy and a girl jumping off the edge of the world.
Crystal Castles - "Concrete" (Singles Going Steady)
27 Jul 2016 // 6:00 AM
"Concrete" is more of a reckless, pedal-to-the-floor drive down a tunnel than a conventional composition.
Crystal Castles - "Affection" (video) + Tour Dates
26 Apr 2013 // 2:02 AM
Today Canada's Crystal Castles release what they term "an abstract tour documentary" for their new single "Affection", which will be released in the US on May 28th. In the meantime, the group is out on a lengthy North American tour (dates below).