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Crystal Castles
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Crystal Castles at the Popped! Music Festival, June 2008
Background information
Origin Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Genres Experimental, electronic, noise, Chiptune
Years active 2004–present
Labels Lies Records, Merok, Trouble Records, Lovepump, Fiction
Members Ethan Kath
Alice Glass

Crystal Castles is an experimental electronic music duo from Toronto, Canada. It is made up of producer Ethan Kath and vocalist Alice Glass. The band has released three albums, all named Crystal Castles, in 2008, 2010, and 2012. Their first album made the NME list of the 50 greatest albums of the decade, placing at #39.


Current members

Additional live members:

  • Christopher Chartrand – drums (2008–present)

Former live members

Past spare live members:

  • Cameron Findlay – drums (2007–2008, currently playing in Parallels)
  • Mike Bell – drums (2008–2009, currently playing in Lymbyc Systym)
  • "Yes" Tom Cullen – drums (February 2008, currently dj-ing as Yes!Tom)


  • Crystal Castles (2008)
  • Crystal Castles II (2010)
  • Crystal Castles III (2012)


  • "Magic Spells" (2008) (directed by Video Marsh)
  • "Courtship Dating" (2008) (directed by Marc Pannozzo)
  • "Celestica" (2010) (directed by Rob Hawkins)
  • "Baptism" (2010) link (directed by Rob Hawkins)

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