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Counting Down

Metric Albums From Worst To Best

Metric occupy a curious place in the modern rock landscape. If they had come up ten years earlier, they certainly would have had a different…
James Rettig | September 19, 2018 - 1:03 pm


Q&A: Metric’s Emily Haines Talks Redefining Rock ‘N’ Roll, Overcoming Insecurity, And Her New Solo Album

Emily Haines has been releasing music for 21 years, stretching her ineffably gorgeous songwriting across a variety of genres from synth-pop to raw acoustic instrumentation.
Margaret Farrell | September 14, 2017 - 11:21 am

Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: Broken Social Scene Hug Of Thunder

After seven years away, Broken Social Scene have returned with Hug Of Thunder, an album that's a galvanizing reminder of the strength of the Toronto…
James Rettig | July 5, 2017 - 1:06 pm

More Metric stories

Stream Metric’s New Album Art Of Doubt

Three years ago, the Toronto band Metric, one of our finest purveyors of gleaming and festival-ready indie, released their album Pagans In Vegas. Since then,…
Tom Breihan | September 13, 2018 - 9:42 am

Metric – “Now Or Never Now”

It's been three years since Pagans In Vegas, the last album from the ageless Canadian synth-rock crew Metric. But right now, the band is gearing…
Tom Breihan | September 4, 2018 - 9:54 am

Metric – “Dressed To Suppress” Video

Earlier this month, Metric released a new single called "Dark Saturday," their first official release since 2015's Pagans In Vegas. The track followed a year…
Julia Gray | July 26, 2018 - 9:39 am

Metric’s Emily Haines Announces New Fragrance

Metric frontwoman Emily Haines released her second solo record, Choir Of The Mind, back in September. Since then, Haines has teamed up with Seattle-based perfumery…
Sophie Israelsohn | November 20, 2017 - 12:57 pm

Emily Haines And The Soft Skeleton – “American Dream” (LCD Soundsystem Cover)

Last month, Metric frontwoman Emily Haines and her other band the Soft Skeleton released Choir Of The Mind, Haines' first solo album in more than…
Tom Breihan | October 20, 2017 - 10:00 am

Stream Emily Haines & The Soft Skeleton Choir Of The Mind

Emily Haines' great pair of mid-'00s solo releases -- the Knives Don't Have Your Back LP and the What Is Free To A Good Home?
James Rettig | September 7, 2017 - 9:38 am

Emily Haines & The Soft Skeleton – “Fatal Gift” Video

A decade ago, Metric's Emily Haines released a fantastic solo album, Knives Don't Have Your Back, and an equally great EP, What Is Free To
James Rettig | June 9, 2017 - 12:47 pm

Watch A Full-Strength Broken Social Scene Play A Gorgeous “Halfway Home” On Colbert

Yesterday, reactivated Canadian guitar army Broken Social Scene shared "Halfway Home," their first new song in seven years. And last night, they showed up, at…
Tom Breihan | March 31, 2017 - 9:03 am

Metric – “Come On, Angel”

Canadian alt-pop stars Metric debuted a new song on The Strombo Show's International Women's Day special earlier this month. "Come On, Angel" is a swaying…
Peter Helman | March 18, 2017 - 12:44 pm

Phantogram – “Take Me Home” (Phil Collins Cover)

Phantogram's new album Three is finally out in the world today, though given the number of advance singles -- one, two, three, four, five, six
Chris DeVille | October 7, 2016 - 9:36 am

Drake, The Weeknd, Majical Cloudz, Tobias Jesso Up For Juno Awards

The Juno Awards, Canada's answer to the Grammys, announced their 2016 nominations today. And like this year's Grammy nods, the field of contenders is actually
Chris DeVille | February 2, 2016 - 4:19 pm

Metric – “The Governess” Video

Canadian alt-pop stars Metric released their Pagans In Vegas album a couple of months ago, and now they've followed up their video for "The Shade"
Tom Breihan | November 17, 2015 - 9:08 am
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