Tag Archives: Metric

Monday News Mash-Up

Good advertising for Pepsi, but a significant reward for one worthwhile community organization: Two great Canadian bands, Metric and Broken Social Scene, have been asked to choose and promote an organization that helps “refresh communities.” After giving a pitch for each cause -- Metric is supporting the Women’s Funding Network, whose efforts are directed towardRead more...

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More Bumbershoot photos

Another view of the Bumbershoot 2009 Music and Arts Festival by photographer by Dan Muller, who braved the rowdy fans of Modest Mouse on Monday night: more photos here

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Live Video: Metric at Bumbershoot Music Lounge

The most anticipated session of the Music Lounge series at Bumbershoot this year had to Metric. Fans were lined up an hour before the event, waiting to find space in the intimate theater. Metric’s Emily Haines and James Shaw took the stage for a stripped down set featuring songs mostly from their recent album, Fantasies,Read more...

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Bumbershoot Music Lounge: Metric

photos by Dave Lichterman intro by Christy Thacker Since dancing into the hearts of many at Bumbershoot four years ago, Metric has undergone some radical releases and revelations. After hopping between Toronto, Montreal, London, New York and Los Angeles, lead vocalist Emily Haines of the Canadian-based indie pop band finally settled down in Buenos AiresRead more...

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Bumbershoot Preview: The Music Lounge presented by KEXP

by Chris Estey Maybe it’s how the bands bond intimately with who they know are big fans. (Last year, Two Gallants put on one of the best performances of the festival there.) Maybe it’s the excellent sound (hey, Kevin Suggs!) in the tucked-away special venue. Perhaps it’s the posh, comfortable seats in a cool settingRead more...

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Song of the Day: Metric - Gold Guns Girls

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Today’s featured selection, chosen by Midday Show host Cheryl Waters, is “Gold Guns Girls” by Metric fromRead more...

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Thursday News Threads

The Polaris Music Prize Shortlist has just been announced, with KEXP favorites Fucked Up, Elliott Brood, Metric leading the way. You can check out the full list of candidates for the Canadian insider-voted contest here. Sub Pop has a new addition to their roster: the fuzzy and poppy Dum Dum Girls. The LA band isRead more...

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Live Review: Metric at Showbox at the Market 6/4

photos and words by Chona Kasinger Though regretfully absent at the last Broken Social Scene show at the Showbox Sodo in February, jack-of-all-trades front woman Emily Haines and friends took center stage at the Showbox at the Market last night around 10:20 PM. The heat inside this sold out venue swelled to a calescent broilRead more...

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Thursday News Threads

Want to get in Alison Goldfrapp‘s pants? Maybe Nick Cave‘s? Or Sacha Baron Cohen‘s? Guardian writer Simon Hattenstone requested signed skivvies from many celebs for an Ebay fueled fundraiser for New North London Synagogue. You can view all the available undies here. No comment on where these have been. Neil Young‘s long awaited Archives Vol.Read more...

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