Substantial support from Pitchfork and the rest of the blogsphere with over 10,000 MySpace plays a day. It also charted in Australia, France, Ireland, Scotland and the United Kingdom. Product Details 2008 debut album from the Toronto-based duo, who have amassed a cult following through their uncompromising and intense delivery, a slew of limited edition singles, and shows packed solely by word of mouth. Pressing qualtiy on my copy was great. In 2010, the song got a high-profile —a slow-burning take on a gorgeous, harmonious classic. Charting a course of abstract alienation, their staggering kinesis of bratty screaming and agile synth struck a binary between blissfulness and aggression, dystopia and catharsis, rebelliousness and vulnerability. Title Writer s Producer s Length 1.
They were both into and formed Crystal Castles to produce a new style of noise that didn't involve using guitars but rather dance music elements and electronic keyboards. Depending on the track, Glass will either coo or bark; Kath will either smooth or disrupt. Air War David Wolf Remix 5. Child I Will Hurt You12. . Packaging All items are shipped brand-new and unopened in original packaging. Their debut is uneven, but not only has hints of their later works; it has also a good electronica album.
Archived from on October 5, 2014. Very unlike my copy and numerous replacement copies of their 2nd album, rife with non-fill, scratches, etc. In order to prevent online leaking of the record, Last Gang did not issue any previews of it. So a decent master, considering whatever the source material probably is. Their songs have an amazing escapist quality: they do as well in stadiums as in headphones, but the effects are always as unpredictable as they are intriguing, a genre-defying mix of dark ideas drawn in breathtaking relief. The two met each other in 2004 and both had an interest in noise music acts like. Archived from the on May 5, 2008.
Some professional highlighted its random and unpredictable nature as well as its unique style and sound. We were just breaking apart electronics and toys to get annoying sounds. Regarding mastering, this one sounds really good. Their goosebumps-inducing cover highlights the lush, singular dimension that made the original so enjoyable. Don't let the hipsters fool you about his. The songs try to blend electropop with punk attitude, with harsh keyboards and a voice from Alice that is sometimes gentle and sometimes shouty.
Archived from on July 27, 2014. Look at the cover: hipster paradise. Crystal Castles are making everyone's 'Band to Watch' list for 2008. Every record is shipped in original factory-applied shrink wrap and has never been touched by human hands. I've actually read some very positive reviews for the 2004 demos. The 8-bit sounds are played over harsh, -style drums.
And then there are my favourites. Crystal Castles was released on March 18, 2008, by Lies Records and , and sold well enough in the United States to make its way onto such as , , and. Air War - David Wolf Remix6. The distinctive production, here and elsewhere, comes from a keyboard modified with an Atari 5200 sound chip, which makes the mix sound aqueous and interstellar at the same time. The Montreal-based issued Crystal Castle's self-titled first studio album in North America and the United Kingdom in March 2008.
Archived from the on December 7, 2011. Crystal Castles includes some of these demo recordings that were previously unreleased. Ethan Kath and Alice Glass leave behind a discography with more dimension than that of bands who have been around for twice as long, from brash gothic electro-pop to symphonic Nintendo reverie. It's fun to go back to this duo's debut when they have matured so well in the third album. This is maybe the most comercially successful chiptune album, with Zomby at its toes and some parts in the Postal Service album , and of course it is one of those electronica album embraced by hipsters, loved, and then quickly discarded.
However, there were also reviewers that highlighted Crystal Castles's style and sound as unique in comparison to most other electronic dance acts. The ever-excellent is also worth listening to, as Glass channels and 's Karin Dreijer-Andersson in equal measure. RecklessCrystal Castles Lyrics provided by SongLyrics. When you hear a bunch of crazy sounds you're gonna feel something. I saw your picture Hanging on the back of my door Won't give you my heart No one lives there anymore And we were lovers Now we can't be friends Fascination ends Here we go again Cause it's cold outside When you coming home Cause it's hot inside Isn't that enough I'm not in love Could it be that Time has taken its toll Won't take you so far I am in control And we were lovers Now we can't be friends Fascination ends Here we go again Cause it's cold outside When you coming home Cause it's hot inside Isn't that enough I'm not in love I'm not in love I'm not in love We are not in love We are not in love We are not in love We are not in love Get the embed code Crystal Castles - Crystal Castles Album Lyrics1. But there is some good in these songs. This is just a preview! This inspired the two to start a project that made noise music, but instead of guitars, they would using electronic sounds made with a , which led multiple journalists to describe their genre of music as a style they did not intend it to be categorized as.