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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

Progress Report

Progress Report: Metric

Name: Metric Progress Report: Emily Haines talks about the making of Synthetica. Since releasing their first album back in 2003, Metric has…
T. Cole Rachel | May 11, 2012 - 12:53 pm

More Metric stories

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

Photos: Voodoo 2015

The Voodoo Music + Arts Experience went down this Halloween weekend in New Orleans' City Park. Stereogum was there, taking in headlining sets by Florence
Stereogum | November 1, 2015 - 9:29 pm

Life Is Beautiful 2015 Brought Weezer, Duran Duran, Stevie Wonder & More To Downtown Vegas

Life Is Beautiful has the makings of a unique festival, the kind that would be tempting to choose over some of the usual suspects (e.g.,…
Ryan Leas | September 28, 2015 - 3:01 pm

Artist Portraits From Life Is Beautiful 2015

Life Is Beautiful took over Downtown Las Vegas this past weekend, with headlining sets from Stevie Wonder, Kendrick Lamar, and Imagine Dragons. Snoop Dogg, Duran…
Stereogum | September 28, 2015 - 12:37 pm
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