emily haines

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

Emily Haines, of indie outfit Metric and sprawling super-group Broken Social Scene, released Choir of the Mind last month with her solo project Emily Haines & The Soft…
Liz Cantrell / October 20, 2017

Stream Emily Haines & the Soft Skeleton’s New Album Choir of the Mind

Metric frontwoman and Broken Social Scene member Emily Haines last released music with her Emily Haines & the Soft Skeleton solo project ten years ago, with the What Is…
Anna Gaca / September 7, 2017

A Guide to the Most Anticipated 2017 Fall Releases

This fall, Foo Fighters, Miley Cyrus, Destroyer, and Protomartyr are just a few of the acts with hotly anticipated new releases. Find a preview of the season's most talked-about forthcoming…
SPIN Staff / August 30, 2017

Laurie Anderson, ANOHNI, Mark Kozelek, Lucinda Williams, and More Sing ‘Love Songs of Lou Reed’

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…
Anna Gaca / July 31, 2016

Metric Already Have Their Next Album Mapped Out

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…
Margaret Farrell / August 26, 2015

WATCH: Metric’s ‘Twilight: Eclipse’ Video!

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…
Peter Gaston / June 30, 2010

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…
Mosi Reeves / February 14, 2010

Watch: Interpol’s Paul Banks, Metric’s Emily Haines Go Crazy!

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…
Anna Hyclak / August 6, 2009

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,…
Erika Hobart / June 5, 2009

Exclusive Video: Metric, Unplugged in NYC

Metric will release their first record in four years, Fantasies, on April 14.Anxious to hear the new tunes?Why wait: SPIN.com has video of the band…
Larry Fitzmaurice / February 27, 2009

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…
Chandler Levack / December 15, 2008