June 14, 2009

Crystal Castle - Crimewave

Crystal Castles' music is easily recognized by their heavy use of samples and distorted female vocals. Crystal Castles does not in fact use a modified keyboard with an Atari 5200 sound chip as an oscillator, as it is frequently claimed. Their musical style has been described as having "ferocious, asphyxiating sheets of warped two-dimensional Gameboy glitches and bruising drum bombast pierce [the] skull with sheer shrill force, burrowing deep into the brain like a fever". Indie music review website, Pitchfork, gave a positive review of Crystal Castles' remix of "Leni" by GoodBooks, and described the style as "pitch-shifted vocal snippets [that] ricochet like pinballs around Crystal Castles' patented 8-bit synths".

1 comment:

  1. ça demonte ce truc !!! lu12 fo vraiment qu'on essai de fair des choses avec des veilles consoles ça me tropt ans la téte depuis un moment en plus j'ai un vieil attary ST qui peut d'aprés mes recherches te sortir des sons vraiment interessants olus ma super ness et ma vieilles game boy il y a moyen de fair qqch et de trouver des tutos pour les bidouiller