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Some reviewers, including Naylor and Paul Nolan from Hot Press, felt that the more noise-induced, less pop-music-orientated cuts of the LP were its weakest tracks.Crystal Castles are a Canadian electronic music group formed in 2006 in Toronto, Ontario by founding members songwriter/producer Ethan Kath and songwriter/vocalist Alice Glass.In 2013, Crystal Castles was number 477 on NME's list of "The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time." As Kath explained, “I originally gave Alice [Glass] a CD of 24 songs to choose from back when we first started, and some kid took 16 of them and put them up on the Internet as the album, and people have been reviewing it.I’ve actually read some very positive reviews for the 2004 demos.”"We both hate video games.We were just breaking apart electronics and toys to get annoying sounds.AIDS Wolf is going to annoy you with guitars; we’re going to annoy you with the insides of old electronics." In making their music, the duo mainly focused on how "abrasive" noise music was; as Glass explained, "annoying people still evokes an emotion in them.
The single was released digitally as an EP, featuring the three B-sides on the Doe Deer 12" EP.
It also charted in Australia, France, Ireland, Scotland and the United Kingdom.
Many professional critics had complimentary opinions towards the album, one writer for Delusions of Adequacy calling it "one of the best electronic albums of the year." The record ranked in the top 20 on numerous year-end lists by publications such as Pitchfork, NME, and Pop Matters and landed on lists of the best albums of the 2000s by NME and Complex.
Glass announced her departure from the band in October 2014, citing personal and professional reasons.
This resulted in the track "Alice Practice", which was initially shelved for six months but garnered much attention when finally posted online.