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March 21, 2010 When you're spending four days in Austin, Texas, seeing loads of ear-pounding rock'n'roll, it's always a pleasure to turn down the volume and see some truly remarkable artists play in quieter, stripped-down settings. That's what happened at the SPIN/MySpace Music Loft on 6th Street when Emily Haines and Jimmy Shaw from Metric stopped by to perform two songs for a lucky audience. …
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February 1, 2010 After a five-year wait, Toronto's indie rock supa-dupa-group Broken Social Scene will return May 4 with a new yet-to-be-titled album.
The release features the six core members behind the past two BSS records, including founders Kevin Drew and Brendan Canning, plus regular contributors like Leslie Feist, Metric's Emily Haines and Jimmy Shaw, Jason Collett, Stars' Amy Millan and Evan Cranley, and experimental eight-piece orchestral group …
December 10, 2009 After a decade-long absence, Lilith Fair -- the traveling, female-forward festival -- will return in 2010! The initial lineup was just announced, and while it features not-so-surprising vets like Indigo Girls and Lilith Fair co-founder Sarah McLachlan, there's also plenty to be excited about!
Metric, Tegan and Sara, Erykah Badu, Mary J. …
December 4, 2009 Six weeks before the release of their seventh record Transference, Spoon opened a brief 2009 U.S. tour at the Midland Theater Thursday night in Kansas City. …
September 22, 2009 If there's one band SPIN.com never seems to grow tired of it's Metric. The Canuck indie-pop quartet's latest record, Fantasies, is tastier than a plate of Poutine, and now the band has skedded the second leg of their U.S. tour, beginning November 16 in Buffalo, NY. See the full itinerary below.
If Metric's maiden voyage behind Fantasies is any indication, the new 14-date fall/winter jaunt shouldn't be missed. …
August 6, 2009 Julian Plenti is actually Interpol frontman Paul Banks (who released his solid first solo album, Julian Plenti Is... …
June 5, 2009 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 a sprinkler, tracking her across the stage -- no doubt engrossed in fantasies of their own.
Opening night of Metric's 14-date U.S. …
June 5, 2009 Two of hip-hop's biggest stars, Eminem and Jay-Z, took the stage earlier this week for a rare joint performance in L.A. …
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