Crystal Castles

Crystal Castles

When Ethan Kath and Alice Glass first came together in 2004, like two strains of the same disease, it’s unlikely they ever imagined themselves being where they are now. The ascension of Crystal Castles from chiptune madheads to mainstream...

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Crystal Castles – ‘(III)’

Crystal Castles – ‘(III)’

In 2006, after toiling for some years in a dire rock’n’roll band called Kill Cheerleader, Ethan Kath swapped his guitar for some keyboards, recruited an 18-year-old named Alice Glass from a Toronto noise band called Fetus Fatale, and went...

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Crystal Castles - 'Plague'

Crystal Castles - 'Plague'

“There’s no departure. We like how we sound. We don’t wanna change.” So said Crystal Castles’ Ethan Kath in NME two weeks ago, about his as-yet-untitled new album – and typically, he didn’t really say much else. ‘Plague’ is the...

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10 Tracks You Have To Hear This Week - Crystal Castles, Girls, Fever Ray

10 Tracks You Have To Hear This Week - Crystal...

The sounds rattling round the skulls of the NME staff this week 1. Crystal Castles ft Robert Smith - 'Not In Love' When Crystal Castles’ Ethan Kath met John Lydon, he asked him to spit on his hand. When he met The Cure’s Robert Smith,...

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