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SZA takeover: magic spells


Found this gem while cleaning my room loved it so much I recorded a song to it but got too afraid to put it out lol. not too many words about this one just a tight ass song -- SZA

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video premiere: Crystal Castles –

“Not in Love” (feat. Robert Smith)


Official video for Crystal Castles + Robert Smith's "Not in Love" by Video Marsh. Cinematography + editing by Nic Brown.

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mp3: Crystal Castles – “Not in Love” (feat. Robert Smith)


This new version of Crystal Castles' Platinum Blonde cover has been floating around for a few days, and now the band has made the song available for free download. I didn't expect to love it so much, but this is way better than it has any right to be in 2010:


The Not In Love single will be officially released on iTunes on December 6, with "acoustic demos of 'Celestica' and 'Suffocation' as b-sides...

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video: Crystal Castles | “Celestica”


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mp3 premiere: Crystal Castles | “Suffocation (Memory Tapes remix)”

mp3 premiere: Crystal Castles | "Suffocation (Memory Tapes remix)"

Memory Tapes works his magic on this extended version of Crystal Castles' "Suffocation," transforming the original into a darker, narcotic (but still danceable) dreamscape, with tinges of the kind of faded melancholic nostalgia that Memory Tapes seems to conjure at will:



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crystal castles vs. dallas

crystal castles vs. dallas

Interesting evening in Dallas last night, as VEGA was kicked off the Crystal Castles bill by CC's management for something that Alan Palomo of Vega vehemently denies. CC proceeded to cancel the sold-out show altogether at around 10 PM due to what they claim was an "ill-equipped" soundsystem (a soundsystem which has accomodated the likes of Animal Collective, Holy Fuck, Ratatat, and countless other acts with extensive sound needs in the recent past). Chances are you don't care about this either way unless you're a fan of the band or were one of the thousand or so kids waiting outside for 2+ hours for the show to start, but here goes, and you can make up your own mind:

My hasty tweets last night about the evening's events prompted the following response from a representative of the Crystal Castles, which, of course, the Granada Theater categorically denies in their reply, after the jump...


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tonight in Dallas :: crystal castles + VEGA

tonight in Dallas :: crystal castles + VEGA

alice glass in austin

Reminder: Crystal Castles + VEGA are in Dallas tonight, and I've just been informed by the Granada Theater that this show is getting close to selling out, so show up early. If you need convincing either way, check out some of Pooneh Ghana's shots from the group's show last night at La Zona Rosa in Austin here...

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