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The 70 Best Albums of 2010

2010'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.

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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).

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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.

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Crystal Castles: (III)

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

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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.

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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.

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Crystal Castles: 2 April 2011 - Toronto

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

Dave MacIntyre
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Various Artists: F*>k Dance Let’s Art; Sounds from a New American Underground

!K7 Records tries to make sense of chillwave, witch house, Animal Collective, and other neo-electronic non-dance artists.

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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.

Brian C Reilly
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HEALTH: DISCO2

Noise-rock foursome gets the remix treatment for a second time, featuring work by Pictureplane, Small Black, and Tobacco. Oh, and there's this one new HEALTH original, too.

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Crystal Castles: Crystal Castles

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

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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.

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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.

Mehan Jayasuriya
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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.

Nick Gunn

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