Crystal castles palladium hollwood review

Live Review: Crystal Castles @ Hollywood Palladium 4/27

Crystal castles palladium hollwood review

Ten minutes past 11 PM… anticipation feels the historic Hollywood Palladium.  Fans are anxiously awaiting Crystal Castles’ sold out return to the 3,700 person capacity venue.  Less than six months ago the Canadian electronic duo played to another packed crowd, and that show only helped to build the hype around tonight’s engagement.  With the artwork to their latest album (III) covering the back of the stage, the lights slowly pulsated and dimmed over the crowd.  Smoke enveloped the audience, obscuring the presence of front woman Alice Glass on stage.  The other half of Crystal Castles, Ethan Kath, stepped out of the shadows to his standing keyboard.  The bass kicked in, the huge colored spotlights poured over the crowd, and the outstanding track “Plague” from their new album screamed through the Palladium. (more…)