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Crystal Castles: Astoria 2, London ***

Ian Gittins, Guardian, The, 18 February 2008

TORONTO DUO Crystal Castles appear intent on being the most cryptic band imaginable. Eschewing interviews and declining to divulge their ages, producer/keyboardist Ethan Kath and singer Alice Glass are poised to release an eponymous debut album that is a riot of early synth-pop bleeps and squiggles.

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