Metric – “Dark Saturday”

Three years since their last album Pagans in Vegas in 2015, Metric have released a new single. Titled "Dark Saturday," the track emphasizes heavy, distortion-drenched…
Rob Arcand / July 13, 2018

Mark Kozelek, Emily Haines, Bill Murray and More Recreate a 1963 Bob Dylan Performance: Watch

Bob Dylan's 77th birthday was on Thursday and to mark the occasion, producer Hal Willner organized Tomorrow Is A Long Time, a tribute event to…
Rob Arcand / May 26, 2018

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

Metric Bring Shimmering ‘Gold Guns Girls’ to ‘Guitar Center Sessions’

Canadian quartet Metric released their sixth studio album Pagans in Vegas in September, and this weekend they'll continue their glittering evocations of the American West…
Nathan Diller / November 18, 2015

Metric Are Streaming ‘Pagans in Vegas’ in Full

Canadian synth-rock stylists Metric will release their sixth studio album, Pagans in Vegas, on September 18, but the New York Times is currently streaming the…
Rachel Brodsky / September 10, 2015

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

Metric Share Their Restless New Single, ‘Fortunes’

A few weeks out from releasing their new album, Pagans in Vegas, Canadian synth-rock outfit Metric have unveiled an anxious-sounding new single called "Fortunes."
Rachel Brodsky / August 20, 2015

Metric Share Scattershot New Music Video For ‘The Shade’

Metric's upcoming album drops next month, but today the Toronto synth pop outfit shared the music video for their slick single, "The Shade." It's an interesting collection…
James Grebey / August 14, 2015

Metric Voyage Through ‘Tron’-Like History of Boomboxes in ‘Too Bad, So Sad’

Metric might be gunning for the second most famous "Woo hoo!" in the alternative music canon after Blur's "Song 2" with the new single off their forthcoming album, Pagans…
Harley Brown / July 23, 2015

Metric Tease New Album ‘Pagans in Vegas’ With Slickly Synthesized ‘Cascades’

A few weeks ago, Metric teased their upcoming tour with Imagine Dragons by releasing "The Shade," a heart-pounding synthesized track that signaled a return three…
Brennan Carley / June 2, 2015

Metric Stay in ‘The Shade’ on Fiery New Single

Metric have returned with a brand-new single, "The Shade," which arrives after last year's demo, "The Fatal Gift," and three years after 2012's Synthetica LP. Led…
Rachel Brodsky / May 11, 2015

Hayley Williams Talks Upcoming Arena Tour, Paramore Cruise

Paramore may not have the official title of Hardest Working Band in the World, but a glance at their schedule proves they're a solid contender…
Luis Paez-Pumar / October 2, 2013

Polaris Prize 2013 Live-Stream: METZ, Purity Ring, Metric, Colin Stetson, and More

The winner of this year's Polaris Music Prize will be announced tonight (September 23) and fans can watch the crowning happen in real-time via the above…
Kyle McGovern / September 23, 2013

Polaris Prize 2013 Nominees: Tegan and Sara, Metric, and More

And then there were 10. The Polaris Music Prize has whittled down its 40-album "Long List" of nominees for the 2013 award to a "Short…
Kyle McGovern / July 16, 2013
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