Crystal Castles

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Crystal Castles are an electronic band from Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The band was formed by the duo partnership of Ethan Kath and Alice Glass in 2004. The sound of Crystal Castles has been compared to Soft Cell, The Cure, Kraftwerk and MGMT. However, the sound of Crystal Castles takes on a more Lo-Fi and Experimental brand of Electronic and Pop music.

Between 2006 and 2007 the band had released a flux of limited edition vinyl extended players as well as singles. The production of their records is known for its markedly Lo-Fi and melancholic timbre. Their debut eponymous release came out in 2008.

4 singles from that first album were released to critical acclaim. Those singles were "Crimewave", "Air War", "Courtship Dating" and "Vanished". In fact, the album landed at the number 39 spot for NME's Top 100 Albums of The Decade list.

In 2010, Crystal Castles released their follow up sophomore album called II. The album was a landmark recording for Crystal Castles. It was the first album of their to chart on the US Billboard Music Chart. In addition, the group released their 3rd full-length album offering in 2012 called III.

In support of this album release, 3 singles were issued. Those singles were "Plague", "Wrath of God" and "Affection". The band continues to write original music and tour the world extensively. Crystal Castles are also slated to perform at many live music festivals around the world in 2013.

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Crystal Castles tour dates 2017 New Zealand

Crystal Castles does not currently have any concerts scheduled in New Zealand in 2017. The last time Crystal Castles played a show in New Zealand was 2013, in Auckland. Overall, Crystal Castles have played a total of one gig in the country. If you’re ready for a road trip, Crystal Castles, currently has 35 gigs booked in cities like Barcelona (Spain), Isle (France), Milano (Italy), Cambridge (United States), Köln (Germany), Toronto (Canada).

Other Crystal Castles concerts

Oct 13, 2017 Zilker Park Austin, US Tickets

Past Crystal Castles gigs

Aug 06, 2017 Grant Park Chicago
Aug 03, 2017 Grant Park Chicago
Jun 25, 2017 Shoreline Amphitheatre Mountain View
Jun 24, 2017 Shoreline Amphitheatre Mountain View
Jun 16, 2017 Royal Festival Hall London
Jun 08, 2017 Republic New Orleans New Orleans
Jun 08, 2017 El Plaza Condesa Mexico City
Jun 07, 2017 The Norva Norfolk
Jun 02, 2017 Metropolis Fremantle Fremantle
Jun 01, 2017 Forum Melbourne Melbourne
May 30, 2017 The Tivoli Brisbane Fortitude Valley
May 28, 2017 The Enmore Theatre Sydney
May 25, 2017 The Powerstation Auckland
Apr 19, 2017 Fremont Theater San Luis Obispo
Apr 12, 2017 Glass House Pomona
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Latest Crystal Castles news

Crystal Castles latest news, rumors and lineup confirmations.

  • Aug 02, 2013

    Lollapalooza 2013 Starts Today, Broadcasting on YouTube All Weekend Long! Full Schedule Below.

    Chicago's Lollapalooza 2013 is finally here and starts up this afternoon (August 2nd). The action lasts all weekend at Grant Park, until The Cure, Phoenix, and Knife Party play the final sets of the weekend on Sunday night (August 4th). The good news for those of you not going is that man...

  • Oct 10, 2012

    Crystal Castles Announce Tracklist for Upcoming Album. On Tour.

    Crystal Castles are known for their experimental electronic sound and for their wild live gigs, which fans around the U.S. and Canada can catch throughout the months of October and Novemenber as they tour with Health and Kontravoid.Ethan Kath and Alice Glass have two studio albums un...

  • Oct 03, 2012

    Crystal Castles' 2012/2013 World Tour Coming to a Town Near You.

    The Crystal Castles duo are notorious for their experimental electronic sound as for their wild live shows. Producer Ethan Kath met Alice Glass when she was 15 and was immediately impressed by her raw talent. After releasing a few tracks of her in soundcheck under the Crystal Castles title...

  • Aug 27, 2012

    ACL After Parties and Late Night Shows

    Each October, Austin City Limits brings the best artists from all genres of music (ranging from country, blues, folk, indie, pop, straight-up rock and all electronic styles) to perform before thousands of people in intimate settings throughout downtown Austin. This year’s headliners and ...


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