Related Information for Crystal Stilts Crystal Stilts is a Brooklyn, N.Y., quartet. Its sound – equally droll, moody and buoyant – has roots in early '80s Manchester pop as well as in minimalist garage-rock acts. The band has drawn comparisons to Interpol, Joy Division and early The Jesus and Mary Chain – with whom it also shares a penchant for stand-up drumming in the manner of The Velvet Underground's Maureen "Moe" Tucker. Formed in 2003 by Brad Hargett and JB Townsend, they released one.. read more