Tag Archives: Crystal Castles

Concert Review: M.I.A. Plagued With Issues at Pittsburgh, PA Live Show, Comes Out On Top! – Stage AE 4/28/2014

Recently, I went to a Cults show where guitarist Brian Oblivion was visibly aggravated. Throughout the set, his mic was inaudible, Madeline Follin’s vocals were lost in the layers of guitar effects, and before their set a freezing crowd stood … Continue reading

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Concert Review: 5/09/2013 Crystal Castles – Mr. Smalls Pittsburgh, PA

Ethan Kath of Crystal Castles walked past me at Mr. Smalls venue before their Pittsburgh, PA show. It’s true. Pictureplane had just finished his opening set and it happened. No one noticed. No one flinched or bothered to take a second glance. It … Continue reading

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Crystal Castles Release “Affection” Music Video & “Sad Eyes” Remixes

On Friday, Crystal Castles unveiled a music video for “Affection” from their third record, appropriately titled (III).  Inside the two and a half minute track, we see backward fireworks, live looking shots, experimental VHS play, and a whole lot of Ethan and Alice. … Continue reading

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2020k’s Top 40 Songs of 2012: Part One – Songs 40-21

With doomsday approaching in just a few days, I decided to start compiling a definitive list of songs released during the last twelve months of humanity as we know it. Last year, 2020k easily released the Top 20 songs of … Continue reading

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Album Review: Crystal Castles – (III)

The cover of Crystal Castles‘ third record (III) features an emotional portrait captured by photojournalist Samuel Aranda, of a woman named Fatima Al-Qaws holding her son Zayed, in Yemen, after he was exposed by tear gas during a street demonstration in the latter quarter of … Continue reading

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Sine Wave: Crystal Castles are Releasing Their Third Album in November

Obviously from Facebook. That’s all… How excited are you? More importantly, how much money are you placing on it being called Crystal Castles? Check out “Plague” below & our tidbit on it, which was released on the band’s Soundcloud back … Continue reading

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Crystal Castles Offers “Plague” As Free Download

Crystal Castles uploaded a new track to their Soundcloud for free download called “Plague”. Unknowing to what this belongs to, though they’ve performed it live several times, it sounds as if “Plague” was recorded during the Crystal Castles II recording sessions and … Continue reading

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