Crystal Castles at the Popped! Music Festival, June 2008
|Origin||Toronto, Ontario, Canada|
|Genres||Experimental, electronic, noise, Chiptune|
|Labels||Lies Records, Merok, Trouble Records, Lovepump, Fiction|
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 | edit source]
Current members[change | edit source]
Additional live members:
- Christopher Chartrand – drums (2008–present)
Former live members[change | edit 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 | edit source]
Videography[change | edit 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 | edit source]
- "Crystal Castles plot North American tour". NME. http://www.nme.com/news/nme/33553. Retrieved 2008-01-29.
- Peterson, Dave. "Health at the Biko Co-Op". Santa Barbara Independent. http://www.independent.com/news/2008/jan/24/health-biko-co-op/. Retrieved 2008-01-29.
- Bimm, Jordan. "The top ten 2007 singles you haven't heard". The Varsity. http://www.thevarsity.ca/blog/93/entry/1492-the-top-ten-2007-singles. Retrieved 2008-01-29.[dead link]
- "Music Listings". The Vancouver Sun. http://www.canada.com/vancouversun/news/westcoastlife/story.html?id=6c82dc0a-04d6-4a19-9571-75d873061719. Retrieved 2008-01-29.
- Sperounes, Sandra. "Expect an Epic performance at Rexall". The Edmonton Journal. http://www.canada.com/edmontonjournal/news/story.html?id=2c365b7e-f1fd-423f-8617-c5f13ff2528e&k=69274. Retrieved 2008-01-29.