Articles tagged metric

21 Aug 2015 // 11:00 AM

Metric - “The Shade” (video) (Singles Going Steady)

"The Shade" feels like the work of a CHVRCHES cover band, which is sad given that CHVRCHES wouldn't be around were it not for Metric.

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23 Sep 2013 // 11:10 AM

Watch the 2013 Polaris Prize Gala Event Right Here

The 2013 Polaris Prize honors Canada's very best music and the pre-show and Gala Show will begin streaming/broadcasting at 7.00pm Eastern this very day.

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Metric Unleash “Black Sheep” Video from ‘Scott Pilgrim’ Soundtrack

If you haven’t seen Scott Pilgrim vs. the World by now, you should be slapped into oblivion. Criminally ignored at the box office, this

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From Old World Underground to Hollywood (and Back): Metric’s New Wave Adventure

Emily Haines' journey with her band Metric has taken her everywhere from on stage with Lou Reed in Sydney, Australia to writing songs for teenage vampires in Hollywood. But all roads continue to lead back to her Toronto home.

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Scott Pilgrim vs. the World: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

In the context of the movie almost all of these songs are great. But as a soundtrack album, Scott Pilgrim doesn't quite reach the same level of greatness.

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25 May 2010 // 5:30 AM

Metric: 20 May 2010 - Chicago

Upon a stage bathed in soft blue light, the members of Metric electrified the crowd with their signature stadium rocking anthems.

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Broken Social Scene: Forgiveness Rock Record

Broken Social Scene is back and they've stumbled upon their second straight-up masterpiece. Plain and simple.

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Erosion Nearly Complete, Music Industry Begins Reconstruction at SXSW 2010

SXSW conference attendees took a workmanlike “how-to” approach to discussing new revenue streams, replacing the “what do we do now?” tone of recent years.

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Metric: 16 November 2009 - Buffalo, NY

A purple halo of fog swirled over the heads of Metric, continuously making the crowd forget they were in a beat-up, time-worn theater.

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80kidz, Japanese DJs who’ve created remixes for acts like Simian Mobile Disco, Phenomenal Handclap Band, and Dan Black, now have bestowed their mash-up genius

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20 Jul 2009 // 7:30 AM

Metric played the Letterman show on Friday, offering up a take on “Help I’m Alive” from their recent release Fantasies. PopMatters’ Daniel Rivera says, “

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23 Jun 2009 // 8:00 AM

Fantasies finds Metric and their illustrious front woman at a pivotal moment in their career. “If I stumble/Their gonna eat me alive,” Haines confesses

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13 Apr 2009 // 10:00 PM

Metric: Fantasies

Fantasies finds Metric displaying a progression and maturity that comes as easy to them as swagger and general smarminess comes to most groups in their position.

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19 Jul 2007 // 11:00 PM

Metric: Grow Up and Blow Away

Emily Haines is still singing with a disarming confidence, her lingering, ultra-feminine voice carrying just the right edge, making her sweetness that much sexier.

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18 Feb 2007 // 5:53 AM

Metric - Empty Check out the band in concert at Be The RIOTTT (click on screen) You can see the rest of the set here

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26 Apr 2006 // 1:00 AM

Metric

's opening days are done.

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23 Oct 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Metric: Live It Out

On their second album Metric sounds a bit ticked off at the world. Can you blame them?"

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17 Oct 2005 // 1:00 AM

Metric

are no longer 'just-sorta' political popskotchers; they've become full-fledged activist musicians. And they ain't bad...

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18 Dec 2003 // 1:00 AM

The only thing that tops hearing “Succexy”—the shit-kicking superpop social commentary that is an instant calling card for Metric’s debut Old World Underground,

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Double Take: The African Queen (1951)

// Short Ends and Leader

"What a time they had, Charlie and Rosie. They'll never lack for stories to tell their grandchildren. And what a time we had at Double Take discussing the spiritual and romantic journey of the African Queen.

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