Metric – Grow Up And Blow Away (2001)

This album seemed lost in that endless cycle of large music labels buying small labels, with bands, musicians, and entire albums forgotten during that turnover. Here is happy news for music fans as one of these casualties is finally seeing the light of day. Metric’s first full-length album Grow Up And Blow Away is finally being released after an eight year delay by its current label, Last Gang Records. … Continue reading…Metric – Grow Up And Blow Away (2001)

Metric – Live It Out (2006)

Metric — made up of Emily Haines (vocals, keyboard), James Shaw (guitar), Josh Winstead (bass), and Joules Scott-Key (drums) — is a Canadian-based band hailing from Toronto, Ontario. I only mention this because Canada doesn’t get much respect in the United States, but the music world must recognize the U.S.’s northern neighbor for exporting some really good indie bands like Metric, in addition to Broken Social Scene — toward which Haines and Shaw also contribute — and The New Pornographers. … Continue reading…Metric – Live It Out (2006)