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The measured success of Metric

Two years ago, Metric dropped their fourth effort, Fantasies , with catchy-as-fuck compositions "Sick Muse," "Help I'm Alive," and "Gold Guns Girls."

By MICHAEL CHRISTOPHER  |  September 21, 2012
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Metric | Synthetica

Of all the Canadian acts that stumbled onto the scene in the early aughts, Metric have been the most consistent in putting out quality material.
MMI/Mom+Pop (2012)
By MICHAEL CHRISTOPHER  |  June 08, 2012

Imagine getting punched in the balls during hockey game while Metric is playing, on live TV


What's the only thing worse than sitting through a METRIC concert outside in freezing temperatures? Getting punched in the ballbag during the intermission performance. As...
By Michael Marotta  |  February 22, 2011
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WFNX's top 101 songs in 2010

WFNX listeners voted online at  wfnx.com  for six weeks to create this list of 2010's best songs.
WFNX's most popular songs in 2010
By WFNX AND PHOENIX STAFF  |  January 07, 2011
Metric's iTunes Session

Metric's iTunes Session


Click here to check it out.  
By FNXAdmin  |  January 05, 2011
Metric-"Help, I'm Alive" (Twelves Remix)

Metric-"Help, I'm Alive" (Twelves Remix)


No, not "Twelves Remix" as in "Adam 12 remixed it."  I'm not that talented.  Click here to hear it.  
By Adam12  |  August 11, 2010


Metric-"Eclipse (All Yours)" [VIDEO]


 
By Adam12  |  July 12, 2010

VIDEO: Metric, Matt and Kim, and Gogol Bordello at the WFNX Clambake


Matt and Kim, "It's a Fact"Gogol Bordello, "Illumination"Gogol Bordello, "Avenue B"By webteam  |  July 02, 2010
CLAMBAKE: Metric (photos, video, podcast)

CLAMBAKE: Metric (photos, video, podcast)


VIDEO: Metric, "Twilight Galaxy" live at the WFNX ClambakeMETRIC headlined the indoor portion of the WFNX CLAMBAKE, meaning they didn't go on until somewhere in...
By webteam  |  July 02, 2010
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Photos: Metric live at the WFNX Clambake

Metric live at the first annual WFNX Clambake, House of Blues Boston, June 25, 2010
Metric live at the WFNX Clambake, House of Blues Boston, June 25, 2010
By SCOTT M. LACEY, MELISSA OSTROW, AND DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  July 02, 2010
Podcast: Metric at Clam Bake

Podcast: Metric at Clam Bake


Adam 12 asks Emily & Jimmy from Metric who THEY'D rather be: The Beatles or The Rolling Stones.DOWNLOAD: Emily & Jimmy of Metric (06_10).mp3To Save Podcast:...
By Adam12  |  June 28, 2010


WFNX Clambake at the House of Blues

WFNX Clambake at the House of Blues


WFNX returns to its old Fenway stomping ground on Lansdowne Street this weekend with the first annual Clambake, which will offer eight great alternative bands...
By webteam  |  June 22, 2010
Stream 'Twilight: Eclipse'

Stream 'Twilight: Eclipse'


NME has the soundtrack in full.  Just click here. 
By Adam12  |  June 02, 2010
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Photos: Metric at House of Blues

Metric live at House of Blues Boston, November 20, 2009
Metric, live at House of Blues Boston, November 20, 2009
By KELLY DAVIDSON  |  November 27, 2009
Metric live at The Hard Rock Cafe

Metric live at The Hard Rock Cafe


Metric performed live at the Hard Rock Cafe, Boston, Friday, 11/20/09. Make sure you check out their cover of The Strokes "The End Has No...
By Charlie  |  November 24, 2009

Exclusive video: Metric covers the Strokes' "The End Has No End"


VIDEO: Metric, "The End Has No End" (Strokes cover, live at Hard Rock Cafe)Just before taking the stage at the House of Blues on Friday,...
By Carly Carioli  |  November 23, 2009


Anthems For a Terrific Singer

Anthems For a Terrific Singer


I first fell for Emily Haines’s artistry while watching a performance of Broken Social Scene doing their riveting “Anthems For a 17-Year-Old Girl.” The Canadian...
By webteam  |  November 11, 2009
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Tegan and Sara | Sainthood

Tegan and Sara have always been background music for staring wistfully out a coffeeshop window, in a strange city, alone, hung over and/or going on no sleep, wondering what the fuck went wrong.
Sire (2009)
By BARRY THOMPSON  |  October 30, 2009
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Photos: Best of BMP Concert 2009

The best shots from the Best Music Poll concert 2009, August 1, 2009.
Photos of Ra Ra Riot, Passion Pit, Gaslight Anthem, Metric, The Airborne Toxic Event, and The Bravery
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  August 07, 2009
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Best Music Poll 2009 concert

Stream audio of all the bands' performances, watch video highlights, download interview podcasts, browse concert and behind-the-scenes photos, and share your own photos and videos at the  Boston Phoenix Web site  or  WFNX's site.  
A 40,000-person group hug
By CARLY CARIOLI  |  August 07, 2009
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Photos: Metric at Best Music Poll 2009

Metric performed a rare acoustic set at the Boston Phoenix/WFNX 2009 Best Music Poll Concert, August 1, 2009 on Boston's City Hall Plaza. For video of the performance, behind-the-scenes photos, and interview audio,  visit the online Best Music Poll Conce
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By CARINA MASTROCOLA AND LUCY SHERMAN  |  August 07, 2009


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Photos: Backstage with Metric

In which Emily Hanes keeps her legs very, very crossed. Metric performed a rare acoustic set, as a duo, at WFNX and the Boston Phoenix's Best Music Poll Concert at City Hall Plaza in Boston on August 1, 2009.  
Backstage with Metric at Boston's Best Music Poll Concert 2009
By MORGAN LAFORGE  |  August 07, 2009
Photos and interview: Metric at Best Music Poll 2009

Photos and interview: Metric at Best Music Poll 2009


24 MORE PHOTOS: Metric performs at Best Music Poll 2009With their bassplayer off playing babydaddy, METRIC showed up to Best Music Poll as a guitar-and-piano...
By Carly Carioli  |  August 03, 2009
BMP 2009: James Shaw of Metric on Canada's music scene and self-releasing Fantasies

BMP 2009: James Shaw of Metric on Canada's music scene and self-releasing Fantasies


After realizing they probably knew just as much - if not more - about our changing musical landscape as anyone, Metric released their latest album,...
By Ryan Stewart  |  July 29, 2009

VIDEO: Emily Haines of BMP performers Metric does "Anthems" with Broken Social Scene (and Feist) in Toronto


Hey, did you hear? We're putting on a free show with our friends at WFNX (that's 101.7 on your radio dial in Boston; 92.1 in...
By Ryan Stewart  |  July 13, 2009
Boston Phoenix/WFNX Best Music Poll Concert will be a FREE SHOW at City Hall Plaza with Passion Pit, Metric, Gaslight Anthem, Ra Ra Riot, The Bravery, and TATE

Boston Phoenix/WFNX Best Music Poll Concert will be a FREE SHOW at City Hall Plaza with Passion Pit, Metric, Gaslight Anthem, Ra Ra Riot, The Bravery, and TATE


Re: Best Music Poll 2009 Concert

BOSTON PHOENIX/WFNX BEST MUSIC POLL 2009
August 1st | 4:30
City Hall Plaza in Boston
FREE

Ra Ra Riot
Passion Pit
Metric
Gaslight Anthem
The Airborne Toxic Event
The Bravery

Did we mention it was FREE.

Videos after the jump to get you pumped.


By Ryan Stewart  |  June 29, 2009