Tag Archives: Crystal Castles

Out This Week 11/13

Hardly a season goes by without some sort of release from Robert Pollard or his reunited band Guided by Voices, and among the highlights of this week’s list of new releases is the third GBV album of 2012. So what makes this so special? Our Music Director, Don Yates, thinks it might be “the strongestRead more...

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Photos: Crystal Castles @ Showbox SoDo 10/25/12

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Though opening act HEALTH dropped off the bill the previous day, the show had to go on for Crystal Castles on October 25th. Well, maybe “show” isn’t the right word to describe what went on at Showbox SoDo that night. It seemed more like a rave, between the pulsing music and hordes of costumed concert-goers.Read more...

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Thursday Music News

photo by Dave Lichterman

First things first: South by Southwest has announced its initial line-up for 2013! The list, available at SXSW’s website, includes Thurston Moore, Alt-J, Akron/Family, Klaxons, and more. The festival will take place from March 8-17, and we’ll keep you updated as more acts are added to the roster. As we reported yesterday, Cat Power hasRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

If you didn’t get too worn out from City Arts, we’ve got some fun choices ahead this week. We’ve got the 2012 Earshot Jazz Festival with Bobby Previte’s Silent Way Project and Royal Room Collective Music Ensemble at Triple Door on Monday, and then Flying Lotus, Teebs, and Jeremiah Jae at Neptune Theatre on Tuesday.Read more...

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Thursday Music News

After eleven incredibly unique entries in the “Valtari Mystery Film Experiment”, Sigur Ros have picked a winner. The twelfth entry, a visual take on “Fjögur píanó” directed by Anafella Liu, Dio Lau, and Ken Ngan, is a dark and surreal clip where a man fruitlessly tries to tear off some sort of black layer ofRead more...

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Thursday Music News

Hot off the release of their newest album Shields, Grizzly Bear have released a video for the album track “Yet Again”. The Black Swan-reminiscent video follows the endeavors of a tense figure skater who caves into her pressure, falls through an ice rink, and then proceeds to wander through a carnival. Watch the Emily KaiRead more...

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Thursday Music News

Chicago indie rock band The Sea and Cake have announced a new record and released its first single. Runner is out September 18 on Thrill Jockey Records, and the band will tour shortly after that. Their tour will include a stop in Seattle on November 3 at the Crocodile. The new single “Harps” is anRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

In an interview with NME published earlier this year, Crystal Castles member and producer Ethan Kath guaranteed that despite a potential summer release date, the duo’s next album would without a doubt maintain their signature dark electro-goth style. “Every song we write is bleak,” sad Kath. “We don’t want anything else.” Although there are stillRead more...

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Thursday News Roundup

Metric have announced that they’ll be releasing their fifth full-length album, Synthetica, on June 12 via their own Metric Music International Label. The album will mark the Toronto band’s first release since 2009′s Fantasies. To reinvigorate your love for Emily Haines and company, check out this video of their 2009 acoustic performance of “Gold GunsRead more...

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Monday News Roundup

This week begins with a veritable hurricane of news or non-news for fans of the long-defunct dance-rock group The Stone Roses. Rumors of a band reunion began circulating Friday, when a mass of press invitations were sent out for a “special announcement” at a London hotel later in the week. When contacted, a PR representativeRead more...

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