Crystal Castles is the debut studio album by Canadian electronic music duo Crystal Castles ; at the time of its release, the group consisted of producer Ethan Kath and singer Alice Glass. This inspired the two to start a project that made noise music, but instead of guitars, they would use electronic sounds made with a circuit-bent Atari , which led multiple journalists to describe their genre of music as a chiptune style they did not intend it to be categorized as. Crystal Castles is a compilation of sold-out singles that made the duo famous internationally, as well as unreleased demos recorded in and three new cuts produced for the album: "Untrust Us, "Courtship Dating," and "Tell Me What to Swallow. Some professional music journalists highlighted its random and unpredictable nature as well as its unique style and sound. Many professional critics had complimentary opinions towards the album, one writer for Delusions of Adequacy calling it "one of the best electronic albums of the year.
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So, I was under the impression that Timbaland had totally lost his mind. Fist he started turning up more and more in other peoples videos and then finally 'BLAP! It upset me to see Timba losing it so publicly, I thought he would never redeem himself. But then a song came along, AYO Technology was its name. It's a 50 Cent song that features both Timbo and JT. The song isn't that special, but, in a stroke of Timbaland genius, it samples Courtship Dating by Crystal Castles. Now, to think of Timbaland listening to Crystal Catles makes me very happy indeed, there is life in the old dog yet.
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Crystal Castles were an experimental electronic band which formed in in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and consists of producer Ethan Kath and vocalist Alice Glass. They are named after the lyrics "The fate of the world is safe in Crystal Castles" and "Crystal Castles, the source of all power" both from the theme song for She-Ra's fortress. They are known for their melancholic lo-fi sound and their explosive live shows.
Over a crisp Afro beat with a touch of calypso, Ezra Koenig namechecks Peter Gabriel then subverts their apparent lack of cool by yelling, "Do you wanna fuck? Like I know I do". The Verve — Love Is Noise. By penning a song to love itself, the band stumbled upon a high point in their on-off career.