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Metric's Fantasies came out a little over a year ago, but the band's still releasing new videos for the album. "Help, I'm Alive" and "Sick Muse" got videos last year, and they released the official…   Read Story »
After Thom Yorke, Bon Iver & St. Vincent, and Grizzly Bear & Beach House made soundtracks to multi-million dollar hormonal-teenage-vampires-in-love franchises a safe place for indie artists…   Read Story »
We saw a bunch of bands this past week. Not every set was memorable, but there were more than enough highlights to make the stiff necks and barking feet worth it. Here's Wednesday, Thursday,…   Read Story »
On some nights you can fool yourself into forgetting that industry weeks like SXSW have shifted from being about discovery to being full-on music festivals. Yesterday was not one of those days. Aside…   Read Story »
Just when you thought we were putting a cap on our ongoing coverage of how it's been a Very Phoenix Summer, with the logical extension of the band's brand expansion (stumping for fun-loving luxury…   Read Story »
At Seattle's biggest music festival, rain is not unexpected; still, the downpours at Bumbershoot '09 were scary even for this neck of the Pacific Northwest. No bands got electrocuted, but the sound…   Read Story »
Interpol frontman Paul Banks' Julian Plenti Is... Skyscraper came out a couple of days ago. In the official Javier Aguilera-directed video for his post-punk "Games For Days," Banks plays two…   Read Story »
We got the word on this one from a reader named Kate, who informs us of the following: Broken Social Scene were going to have a show on the island in Toronto but because of the city strike they had…   Read Story »
Metric's tour on the back of Fantasies and its many videos brought them to L.A. last night, where the band played their biggest, most sold-out show yet. Props were paid onstage to the various Los…   Read Story »
The newest Fantasies track gets a simple treatment: "Sick Muse" features a lower-tech sound stage than "Gimme Sympathy" and none of the layered animations of "Help, I'm Alive," and it feels more…   Read Story »