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Live Review: Crystal Castles - The Studio, Auckland

Live Review: Crystal Castles - The Studio, Auckland

Wednesday 16th January, 2013 10:50AM

We’re an unfortunate bunch here in old New Zealand. We have become accustomed to being ignored by world-class artists time and time again, tour after tour. So when one of our staples of musical history, the Big Day Out, was tragically disbanded, the vast majority of us exhaled a much warranted sigh of bleakness. One of the most inviting gates of musical voyages into this country had closed, and with it, put on hold the BDO’s shimmering history of classic acts, shows, and experiences. However, as they say, as one door closes… another door opens. And that door happened to open a phrase that NZ is somewhat unfamiliar to, and that is “side shows”. Band of Horses, Animal Collective, Alabama Shakes, and Crystal Castles were all given their own intimate and personal shows throughout Auckland this week as a ‘substitutes’ for the BDO where they are scheduled to play in Australia....

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