VIDEO: Julian Plenti “Games for Days”

August 6th, 2009 · Comments Off on VIDEO: Julian Plenti “Games for Days”

When he’s not playing ping-pong in leisure attire with bulbous women adorning his side, Julian Plenti has time to cavort around with Metric’s Emily Haines in this cinematic video for “Games for Days” off Julian Plenti Is…Skyscraper, which hit stores this past Tuesday via Matador.

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Metric vs. Big Audio Dynamite

July 26th, 2009 · 3 Comments

Anyone else noticed the similarity between Metric’s “Help I’m Alive” and Big Audio Dynamite II’s “Rush?” No? Just me? Every time I hear that Metric song I can’t help but start singing “Rush”- a song I’ve always found beyond annoying, which, needless to say, precludes any ability for me to appreciate “Help I’m Alive.” BAD […]

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New Metric Video for Sick Muse

June 3rd, 2009 · 2 Comments

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Gimme Sympathy: New Video from Metric

March 26th, 2009 · Comments Off on Gimme Sympathy: New Video from Metric

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Stream the new Metric, Fantasies

March 13th, 2009 · 1 Comment

I unabashedly fell in love with Metric before they even had a record out. Back in 2001, I found myself humming a jingle from a Polaroid commercial and my girlfriend asked who it was and I didn’t know and despite searching the web like crazy I simply couldn’t find out. So she called Polaroid.

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New Metric Fantasies, forthcoming

January 29th, 2009 · Comments Off on New Metric Fantasies, forthcoming

“On April 14, 2009 METRIC will release their fourth full length studio album, Fantasies.” (hat tip, QLP) Came across this acoustic cover of Elliot Smith’s “Between the Bars.” Just for you.

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