MUSIC NEWS: THE CRYSTAL METHOD Debut at #1 on iTunes Electronic Album chart // SiriusXM “Electric Aquarium” Set Confirmed For January 23 // Sundance Show Tonight

Enduring 20 years in the music business is not an easy feat, yet electronic music trailblazers THE CRYSTAL METHOD continue to keep their momentum building.  This week the duo of Ken Jordan and Scott Kirkland released their fifth studio album--the self-titled THE CRYSTAL METHOD--which made its debut at #1 on the iTunes Electronic Album chart.

THE CRYSTAL METHOD marked the occasion with a sold-out live show at the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles last night (January 16), performing  a selection of their greatest hits and material from the new album.  Joining them were players Danny Lohner on bass, Brain on drums and Richard Fortus on guitar along with rapper Ryu of Styles of Beyond/Fort Minor who guested on "Name Of the Game";   Franky Perez on "Born Too Slow," "Play For Real" and "Difference";  Filter's Richard Patrick on "Trip Like I Do"; and Dia Frampton on their current single "Over It."

Next, THE CRYSTAL METHOD will perform a special DJ set as part of SiriusXM's "Electric Aquarium" series at the SiriusXM studios in New York City on Thursday, January 23. The "Electric Aquarium" will also feature an interview with the duo and SiriusXM host Ben Harvey.  The "Electric Aquarium" will air at 9:00 pm ET on SiriusXM's Electric Area, channel 52, and through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App on smartphones and other connected devices, as well as online at  SiriusXM's "Electric Aquarium" series offers in-studio interviews and DJ sets performed by today's biggest DJs in front of an audience of SiriusXM listeners in SiriusXM's state of the art, glass enclosed "fish bowl" studio. Previous "Electric Aquariums" have included performances by Afrojack, Pretty Lights, Sander van Doorn, Morgan Page, Kaskade, Krewella and Armin van BuurenSiriusXM Electric Area features electronic dance music, house, trance, electro and progressive, along with the biggest DJs in the world and is the destination for THE CRYSTAL METHOD's weekly radio show Community Service.  For more information on SiriusXM's "Electric Aquarium," please visit:

The duo is also confirmed for a club date at Cielo in New York City on that night. Prior to that, THE CRYSTAL METHOD will head to Sundance in Park City, UT tonight for a show at Epic Nightclub followed by a stop at Beta in Denver tomorrow, January 18.  Look for an announcement regarding their tour plans for 2014 soon.

On The Crystal Method, THE CRYSTAL METHOD's KEN JORDAN and SCOTT KIRKLAND explore various directions of electronic music.  Guests include LeAnn Rimes, Franky Perez, Nick Thayer and mau5trap artist Le Castle Vania. "The Voice"'s season #2 contestant Dia Frampton (also known as one half of indie duo Meg & Dia) is the featured vocalist on the album's first single "Over It" impacting radio now.

View the video for "Over It" featuring Dia Frampton here:

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