Emily Haines

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    October 11, 2012

    Metric, Marquee Theatre, 10/10/12

    Metric @ Marquee Theatre| 10/10/12The moment the word "escape" crossed Emily Haines' lips, it's hard to go back. In concert Wednesday, as it is on the band's latest release Synthetica, "escape" comes in the first verse of the first song. If there's a time to think about what that means, it comes l ... More >>

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    June 5, 2012

    I Know You're Here Because I Can Smell Your Brains: Eight Songs About Zombies

    Some guy eats another guy's face while sitting at a bus stop. A student killed his roommate and ate his heart and brain. A New Jerseyan stabbed himself 50 times and threw his guts at the police. If you haven't noticed, we're clearly living at the dawn of the zombie dead. When exactly is Bruce Camp ... More >>

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    December 13, 2009

    Metric at Martini Ranch

    Luke HolwerdaMetric at Martini Ranch​Scarf-and-sweatered, I took my place at the very end of a very long line that wrapped around Martini Ranch and down Stetson Drive. For amusement, confused attendees waltzed up and down the line, asking with perplexity, "Is this the will call line?" I gathered t ... More >>

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    December 10, 2009
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    March 29, 2007


    Serial poposity

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    November 3, 2005


    Buy it, drive it, work it

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    April 22, 2004

    Whole Lotta Love

    Metric got depressed, but everyone else dug the Showcase

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    January 1, 2004

    Original Soul

    This time, it's personal: Our look back at an intimate year in music.