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METRIC @ TERMINAL 5

by ledoux & pelly (pictures by marc evan) An effervescent Emily Haines neutralized the architecturally inefficient Terminal 5 last night. Touring for their album Fantasies, Metric kicked off their short but satisfying set with “Twilight Galaxy” and would settle in as the concert wore on. The band’s connections to NYC were evident in their performance [...]

PERFECT PROBLEM: REGINA VS METRIC ON 6/17

alex p. This week I realized the horrible coincidence of Regina Spektor and Metric playing on the very same evening in Manhattan. It’s yet to be confirmed if Regina will play any added NYC dates which has led me into one of the world’s greatest quandaries: Regina Spektor or Emily Haines. I figure the only [...]

QC ALBUM REVIEW: FANTASIES

by jon ledoux “Is it ever gonna be enough?” Emily Haines asks halfway through Fantasies, Metric’s new album dropped today via the band’s self distribtuion operation and Last Gang Records in Canada. The answer resoundingly is yes. Metric’s prominence on the outskirts of the music scene this decade has been building around their reputation as [...]

HYPE FILTER VOL. 4: MAINSTREAM EDITION

by kevin diamond (pics by nick zinner, ilovemetric.com, kirstiecat, & lure design) I guess calling these bands mainstream isn’t quite right, but since SXSW is picking up the slack this week showcasing the up and coming talents (that is SXSW’s job, right?) I thought I’d highlight some albums about to drop by some proven favorites. [...]

METRIC’S FANTASIES OUT ON APRIL 14TH

by j.j. (pics by norman wong & shervin lainez) The music gods must of heard me complaining last week because the new Metric album finally has a release date. Titled Fantasies, the record is completely self-financed and hits stores on April 14th. Following a recurring theme amongst top indie artists, Metric spurned the major labels [...]