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Gamers gather for retro glory in New Hampshire

A person prone to dumbass assumptions might have confused this past weekend's 13th annual International Classic Video Game Tournament with a four-day-long exercise in retro-fetishism.
Cathode-ray dreams
By BARRY THOMPSON  |  June 10, 2011
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Coachella 2011 Photos: Crystal Castles and Cut Copy

Concert photos of bands performing at the 12th Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival
Indio, CA | April 15, 2011
By JANICE CHECCHIO  |  April 29, 2011

[video] Crystal Castles "Baptism," live at Coachella 2011


A few pre-show technical difficulties didn't prevent CRYSTAL CASTLES from blowing up the Outdoor Theatre stage last night at Coachella in an LED explosion of...
By Michael Marotta  |  April 16, 2011
March 19 | Crystal Castles at House of Blues

March 19 | Crystal Castles at House of Blues


  Some of us are old enough to remember Crystal Castles, an arcade game that, scarily enough, is considerably older than the STUFF interns who...
By Scott Kearnan  |  March 07, 2011
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50 shows to see before finals week

This is a message fromBostonFunShit, the Phoenix's authority on having a good time: Get out of your dorm. Here are 50 ways to have an unforgettable evening this semester.
Pulling an all-nighter
By @BOSTONFUNSHIT  |  January 28, 2011

Guest lists 2010: Phoenix critics weigh in on the year in music

What consensus?
What consensus?
By PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  December 24, 2010


The Nightly News Playlist [Monday – 11/22]


Beady Eye – Bring The Light Atomic Tom – Take Me Out Crystal Castles (w/ Robert Smith) – Not In Love Cage The Elephant –...
By Paul Driscoll  |  November 23, 2010

[phlipcam video] Rusko + Crystal Castles @ the House of Blues


Shit show is really the only way to sum up the scene for last night's HARD Tour stop at the House of Blues. In the...
By Michael C. Walsh  |  August 18, 2010
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Danse macabre

"With our songs, with our band, we're always really selfish."
Crystal Castles toughen up synth-pop
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  August 13, 2010
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Crystal Castles | Crystal Castles (2010)

The battlefield of ’00s electro-tantrum spazz-ravers is littered with the corpses of those who burned too brightly at the outset and, in the process, burned out any interest in a sustained career of noisemaking.
Fiction (2010)
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  May 21, 2010
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Tapes N' Tapes

Last time we heard from this young Minneapolis quartet — and if you spend any time on the Internet, you heard a lot — the story had little to do with music.

Walk It Off | XL


By MIKAEL WOOD  |  April 15, 2008


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New rave

The newest act to come buzzing from the UK is a trio of educated lads whose intelligently obtuse pop is warming hearts, minds, and dance floors.
Klaxons bring their new brand of Britpop to Boston
By DAVID DAY  |  April 09, 2007