Trent Reznor's eagerly awaited return glass the Naked stage dominated the first day of the Chicago music festival. The experimental duo's brain-splitting volume disguises the fact that Crystal Castles do little more than lace Prodigy rave with cheerleader chants, writes Mark Beaumont.
Sorry bass-players, Crystal Castles and Black Keys have given the music business some money-saving food for thought. Rosie Swash: Robyn's Dancing On My Own was our track of the year. But you thought Crystal Castles and Scissor Sisters made alice songs.
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The 8-bit electro-punk hipsters may no longer tour in a converted riot van with stab-proof wheels, but they're still on the defensive. Crystal Castles.
Alice Glass on leaving Crystal Castles: The singer found fame with the electro band before leaving and accusing her ex-bandmate of nonconsensual sex and controlling behaviour. Here, she talks about her decision to go public.
Dark Mofo lineup: Laurie Anderson, St Vincent and a festival of 'dangerous thoughts'. After bringing death redboxyouporn to its curators last year, the Hobart festival returns in June with an expanded program.