Crystal Castles

"Air Wars”

BY Cam LindsayPublished Aug 1, 2006

Somehow this Toronto-based duo completely flew under our home and native radars and crossed the pond for some attention. Smart move. Their marriage of 8-bit Nintendo noises and kindergarten electro has found them participating in every cool-kid party in the UK. This track is the sound of two sugar-rushed gamers messing with their parents’ Casio while holding R2-D2 hostage in a closet until he finally tells them some Jedi secrets, which he does in the breakdown. I think.

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