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Features

Thursday, December 23 2010

The 70 Best Albums of 2010

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.


Thursday, December 18 2008

The Best Albums of 2008

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.


Columns

Wednesday, May 2 2012

Party Machine: The Rise of Canadian Electronic Music

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.


Reviews

Monday, November 26 2012

Crystal Castles: (III)

The sound of a boy and a girl jumping off the edge of the world.


Thursday, June 3 2010

Crystal Castles: Crystal Castles

Focused, sophisticated and accessible, Crystal Castles is in nearly every way a more accomplished album than its predecessor.


Sunday, July 20 2008

Crystal Castles: Crystal Castles

A battery-powered fortress of disorienting electro-punk, Crystal Castles serves as the perfect introduction to the twisted world of Ethan Kath and Alice Glass.


Thursday, January 10 2008

Crystal Castles

It has been terribly fashionable for the better part of the last decade to dismiss rave culture as an ecstasy-induced fluoro nightmare that died a sad and lonely death.


Blogs

Friday, April 26 2013

Crystal Castles - "Affection" (video) + Tour Dates

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).


Wednesday, December 12 2012

Crystal Castles - "Pale Flesh" (hugsnotdrugs rmx)

This is the first official remix of Crystal Castles' "Pale Flesh". Their new single, "Sad Eyes", will release on February 12, 2013.


Thursday, September 27 2012

Crystal Castles - "Wrath of God" (MP3)

Crystal Castles are back with a new album on November 5/6 called '(III)' and "Wrath of God" is the dreamy and ethereal electro-groove preview track. Great stuff.


Friday, April 8 2011

Crystal Castles: 2 April 2011 - Toronto

Whoever said that electronic artists could never be rock stars hasn’t seen Alice Glass.


Monday, August 30 2010

HARD Tour: 21 August 2010 - New York

After the incredibly successful and somewhat controversial HARD NYC that took New York City by storm on July 24th, it was only fair that the summer would come to a close with one final HARD concert.


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