Thursday, December 23 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
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.
Wednesday, May 2 2012
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.
Monday, November 26 2012
The sound of a boy and a girl jumping off the edge of the world.
Thursday, June 3 2010
Focused, sophisticated and accessible, Crystal Castles is in nearly every way a more accomplished album than its predecessor.
Sunday, July 20 2008
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
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.
Friday, April 26 2013
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).
Tuesday, December 11 2012
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 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
Whoever said that electronic artists could never be rock stars hasn’t seen Alice Glass.
Sunday, August 29 2010
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.