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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. [...]

QC MIXTAPE VOL. 35 (MAR 1 – 7)

by bmac Well looky here… a mixtape that’s actually published on time!  I woke up bright and early this morning, inspired by the warm weather in the northeast, and decided to get some shit done.  Thanks to a badass Hype Filter post we’re rollin’ out another fatty 20+ mixtape this week.  Throw this badboy in [...]

QC POLL: PICK YOUR COVER

by jamrock Who’s got the best cover?  Metric Chris Garneau Madeleine Peyroux View Results … Have you ever wondered why there are a million covers of “Between the Bars” by Elliot Smith? This is probably overkill but here are three of them by Metric, Chris Garneau, and Madeleine Peyroux respectively. And since we felt like [...]

QC MIXTAPE VOL. 32 (FEB 8 – 14)

by herby Another week in the life of QC. We posted a boat load of tracks this week so sit back with some of these when you get a minute. For you corporate folks, enjoy the day off tomorrow as I leave you with some advice from the Sage Vasishtha… Infinite Worlds come and go [...]

10 TRACKS FOR NO REASON AT ALL

by that damn deer Our friends spoil us.  We got an email from our homeboy Christos a couple days ago, and this is all it said: no particular reason… no reason at all.. a random 10 tracks I want to share with you all. Sick right?  We felt obligated to share the wealth, so grab [...]

QC MIXTAPE VOL. 30 (FEB 25 – 31)

by bmac THREE of us afloat in the meadow by the swing, Three of us aboard in the basket on the lea. Winds are in the air, they are blowing in the spring, And waves are on the meadow like the waves there are at sea. Where shall we adventure, to-day that we’re afloat, Wary [...]

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 [...]

QC MIXTAPE VOL. 29 (JAN 18 – 24)

by bmac No matter how corrupt, greedy, and heartless our government, our corporations, our media, and our religious and charitable institutions may become, the music will still be wonderful. If I should ever die, God forbid, let this by my epitaph: THE ONLY PROOF HE NEEDED FOR THE EXISTENCE OF GOD WAS MUSIC Kurt Vonnegut [...]

IMPATIENTLY WAITING FOR THE METRIC DISC

by shell b. (pics by alex poulin & marc evan) Metric is in my top 3 favorite bands based on my relative perception of music combined with my life experiences, but the wait for the new record is becoming unbearable. Its been three years of waiting for the new album, pacified throughout the duration with [...]

RING IN THE NEW YEAR WITH BSS & METRIC

by rock s. So it sucks for most of us that this party is in Canada but it’s a fun party prospect regardless.. Brendan Canning and Kevin Drew of Broken Social Scene along with Jimmy Shaw of Metric are hosting a dance party on New Years Eve at the Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto. No [...]