Crystal Castles

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Crystal Castles
Crystal Castles at the Popped! Music Festival, June 2008
Crystal Castles at the Popped! Music Festival, June 2008
Background information
OriginToronto, Ontario, Canada[1][2][3][4][5]
GenresExperimental, electronic, noise, Chiptune
Years active2004–present
LabelsLies Records, Merok, Trouble Records, Lovepump, Fiction
MembersEthan Kath
Alice Glass

Crystal Castles is an experimental electronic music duo from Toronto, Canada. It is made up of producer Ethan Kath and vocalist Alice Glass. The band has released three albums, all named Crystal Castles, in 2008, 2010, and 2012. Their first album made the NME list of the 50 greatest albums of the decade, placing at #39.

Members[change | change source]

Current members[change | change source]

Additional live members:

  • Christopher Chartrand – drums (2008–present)

Former live members[change | change source]

Past spare live members:

  • Cameron Findlay – drums (2007–2008, currently playing in Parallels)
  • Mike Bell – drums (2008–2009, currently playing in Lymbyc Systym)
  • "Yes" Tom Cullen – drums (February 2008, currently dj-ing as Yes!Tom)

Discography[change | change source]

Videography[change | change source]

  • "Magic Spells" (2008) (directed by Video Marsh)
  • "Courtship Dating" (2008) (directed by Marc Pannozzo)
  • "Celestica" (2010) (directed by Rob Hawkins)
  • "Baptism" (2010) link (directed by Rob Hawkins)

References[change | change source]

  1. "Crystal Castles plot North American tour". NME. Retrieved 2008-01-29.
  2. Peterson, Dave. "Health at the Biko Co-Op". Santa Barbara Independent. Retrieved 2008-01-29.
  3. Bimm, Jordan. "The top ten 2007 singles you haven't heard". The Varsity. Archived from the original on 2008-03-04. Retrieved 2008-01-29.
  4. "Music Listings". The Vancouver Sun. Retrieved 2008-01-29.
  5. Sperounes, Sandra. "Expect an Epic performance at Rexall". The Edmonton Journal. Retrieved 2008-01-29.