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Progress Report: Emily Haines talks about the making of Synthetica.

Since releasing their first album back in 2003, Metric has proven itself to be the little band that could. Even though the band might have suffered a slight identity crisis with U.S. audiences early on (due, perhaps, to the fact… More »

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Metric @ The Wiltern, Los Angeles 6/8/09

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…
Amrit Singh | June 9, 2009 - 9:32 am

New Metric Video – “Sick Muse”

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…
brandon | May 22, 2009 - 11:46 am

New Metric Video – “Help, I’m Alive”

We first heard Metric's excellent single in acoustic form, soundtracking a montage of confessional interviews with singer/songwriter Emily Haines. In the video, posted on the…
Scott Lapatine | April 17, 2009 - 7:31 pm

New Metric Video – “Gimme Sympathy”

If you're a fan, you've already streamed Metric's Fantasies. Now you can stop imaging and see one in living color. If we take the perso…
brandon | March 24, 2009 - 9:43 am

Stream Metric’s Fantasies

A few months ago we posted Metric's Breeders-esque "Help I'm Alive" (see "Divine Hammer") and mentioned that it appeared to be the lead single from…
brandon | March 12, 2009 - 12:02 pm

New Metric – “Help, I’m Alive”

There's been a sporadic stream of material coming from Camp Metric since 2005's Live It Out -- like new Emily Haines,…
Amrit Singh | November 5, 2008 - 11:12 am

All Points West: Saturday & Sunday In Photos

This is it, the final photo blowout from the inaugural All Points West fest. If you didn't spend your weekend on the internet/i…
Amrit Singh | August 11, 2008 - 1:43 pm

Photos From Pemberton Festival

The first annual Pemberton Festival, in the city of the same name in British Columbia, Canada, definitely did its work attracting the right names to…
Amrit Singh | July 29, 2008 - 11:09 am

New Metric – “Stadium Love” / “Standing In Line” / “Gimme Sympathy” / “Freddy” / “Twilight” (Live At MySpace Secret Show)

After spending some time satisfying the solo act impulse, Emily's back to BSS affiliates Metric, and it seems like the Canadians are closer to a…
Stereogum | October 8, 2007 - 3:12 pm

New Emily Haines & The Soft Skeleton – “The Bank”

Social Scene siren Emily Haines gave her impressive CV some extra padding with last year’s Knives Don’t Have Your Back, essentially her solo debut, fronting…
Stereogum | July 2, 2007 - 3:10 pm

Old Metric – “Hardwire”

Emily Haines and Jimmy Shaw’s first official release came with 2003’s Old World Underground, Where Are You Now?, though that wasn’t their first full-length studio…
Stereogum | May 23, 2007 - 5:40 pm

New Metric Video – “Empty”

This is a second stab at a clip for Live It Out’s “Empty,” the first being a pilfering-puppets-and-live-footage cop out. Promo offers up the new…
Stereogum | April 6, 2007 - 10:21 am
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