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Read previous coverage of my healthy crush on Emily Haines going back to 2005 in the now-defunct Ascot Room here (complete with garbled import text and broken photo links! BONUS!).
Metric are sharing the single of their fifth album, Synthetica. It’s called “Youth Without Youth” I’ve been following metric since 2005, seeing them play both the Ascot Room and First Ave. Exciting stuff. Synthetica will be released in North America … Continue reading
Review by Stevelknievel; Photos by Kyle Dreher There was love, laughter, perhaps a few tears, and in the end Metric ruled First Avenue last night. The band’s talent may come from both Canada and America, but the four-piece band was … Continue reading
I first saw chic chick rock punk band Metric back in October 2005 touring on Live It Out. At the time I wrote, “Ranging from coy teasing winks and full on headbanging, singer Emily Haines guided the crowd on a … Continue reading
Emily Haines, of Broken Social Scene and Metric, released her solo album in late September, Knives Don’t Have Your Back. A meandering journey into love, loss, failed relationships and strife set to piano, organ and strings, Knives is the complete … Continue reading
Emily Haines & Soft Skeleton Knives Don’t Have Your Back Label: Last Gang Records Release date: September 26, 2006 It’s been rainy in cold in Minnesota the past few weeks. Luckily, there’s nothing that goes better with dreariness than melancholy … Continue reading
Metric Ascot Room, Quest Club October 22, 2005 Saturdayâ€™s Metric show in the curious Ascot Room turned out the crowd I complained about staying home exactly a week ago.