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Lincoln Center’s Out of Doors concert series hosted a day-long tribute to late Velvet Underground frontman and quintessential New York rock star Lou Reed yesterday. Musician and filmmaker Laurie Anderson, who… More »


Toronto’s “emotionally primitive” (their description, not ours) synth-rock group Metric are still learning new things about themselves. “It feels like we’re growing, thank God, because otherwise we’d have to quit,” frontwoman Emily… More »

While Twihards nationwide squeal about today’s release of The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, the third film in the blockbuster vampire series, a new video featuring music from the movie’s star-studded soundtrackMore »

Review: k-os, ‘Yes!’

“I don’t really care ’cause I’m burning some bridges / We don’t need no water, let it burn to the ground,” harmonizes k-os on his fourth album. As if to… More »


Julian Plenti is actually Interpol frontman Paul Banks (who released his solid first solo album, Julian Plenti Is… Skyscraper, on Tuesday), but in this new video for Skyscraper track “Games… More »

Metric Kick Off U.S. Tour

Metric’s new album is called Fantasies, and as frontwoman Emily Haines strutted and spun across the stage at Seattle’s Showbox last night, wearing a tight, gold-sequined dress, heads swivelled like… More »

Metric will release their first record in four years, Fantasies, on April 14.Anxious to hear the new tunes?Why wait: has video of the band playing acoustic renditions of two… More »


Metric Debut New Songs Live!

Though the weather outside Sound Academy was frightful Saturday night, a packed crowd seemed delighted by the Canadian indie flair of Toronto’s annual Jingle Bell Rock concert. Beyond appearances by… More »