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Watch Metric 'Breathing Underwater'

Watch Metric ‘Breathing Underwater’

While on tour in support of newest LP, Synthetica, Metric unveil a new (appropriately live) video for Breathing Underwater. Featuring on-stage and backstage footage from recent performances, the new video is also released with the special  3-song Soundcloud set that is posted below. For a complete list of  Metric’s upcoming tour dates — including dates...
Push your luck: Enter to win an 'Indie Rock Button Factory'

Push your luck: Enter to win an ‘Indie Rock Button Factory’

Talk Rock To Me and Yellow Bird Project have joined forces to dress you up in indie rock button love! Recently, we gushed about the all-around, utter coolness that is the brand new Indie Rock Button Factory from the philanthropically-inclined folks at Yellow Bird Project. In fact, we were so jazzed about it, we hooked...
Newest 'Yo Gabba Gabba' LP to feature Belle and Sebastian, Metric, Cut Copy

Newest ‘Yo Gabba Gabba’ LP to feature Belle and Sebastian, Metric, Cut Copy

Discerning parents of cool kids, rejoice! The way-popular children’s TV series, Yo Gabba Gabba! is set to release another installment in their Yo Gabba Gabba! Music Is Awesome series on October 9th. Keeping true to form of Volumes 1 through 3, Volume 4 will include such non-embarrassing acts as Peter, Bjorn & John, CSS, Cut...
Metric mark release of 'Synthetica' with live footage

Metric mark release of ‘Synthetica’ with live footage

To mark the North American release of their fifth studio album, Sythentica, Metric unveil a live rendition of Youth Without Youth, shot at Montreal venue, Le National. The official video for the track also premieres today on MTV.com and is directed by Justin Broadbent.
Advance listen: 'Synthetica' by Metric

Advance listen: ‘Synthetica’ by Metric

Days prior to the North American release of Synthetica (June 12th on MMI/MOM+POP), Metric shares the new LP in its entirety via Soundcloud. The band has confirmed three fans-only shows to celebrate Synthetica’s debut: June 13 at the Music Hall of Williamsburg in New York, June 19 at the Great American Music Hall in San...
Metric go acoustic again

Metric go acoustic again

Having a history of ditching power chords when the opportunity strikes, one half of Metric – singer Emily Haines and guitarist Jimmy Shaw – recently performed a stripped-down, acoustic rendition of Youth Without Youth for Rolling Stone Live. The otherwise synth-filled, electro-pop single – the first from their forthcoming, June 12th LP Synthetica – was...
Metric announce 'Synthetica' tracklisting, art

Metric announce ‘Synthetica’ tracklisting, art

Montreal-based rockers Metric have announced that they will release their new LP Synthetica on June 12 via their own label, MMI. The 11-song tracklisting is as follows: 01. Artificial Nocturne 02. Youth Without Youth 03. Speed The Collapse 04. Breathing Underwater 05. Drums So Real 06. Lost Kitten 07. The Void 08. Synthetica 09. Clone...