Posts Tagged ‘ Metric ’
This week the editors and writers of Reverb are looking back on the music of 2012 — a year of “Gangnam Style” and that Gotye song. Today we are listing our favorite songs of the year, and don’t worry, neither “Gangnam Style” or that Gotye song made the cut. Wednesday we ranked our favorite Colorado artists and Friday we unveil the best albums of the year.
Reverb contributors at our holiday party earlier this month. From left-right, front row: Joshua Elioseff, Jackie Lomibao, Denise Chambers, Jeremy Simon. Middle: Eryc Eyl, Tina Hagerling, Jennifer Cohen. Middle-back: Jason Blevins, Erica Grossman, Joe McCabe. Back: Ricardo Baca, John Wenzel, Candace Horgan. Yes, 2008 was an underwhelming year in music. But 2009 more than made up for it, giving us music from brilliant new artists and established bands alike. Not only were we presented with many great singles, but many artists succeeded in making whole [...]
Yeah, we’re in love with Emily Haines. Is that so wrong? Photos by Robert Castro. Is there any other way to describe Emily Haines than a goddess? Granted, it’s clichéd (and more than a little insulting) to praise attractive female musicians simply for their appearance, but there’s also a lot of cute dudes out there stinking up stages and airwaves with their craptastic songs. And anyway, Metric frontwoman Emily Haines isn’t one of them. In fact, she’ the whole package: a talented, kinetic performer, stellar [...]
Emily Haines, second from right, calls her band Metric “a family with no parents.” The group brings its indie electro-rock to the Ogden Theatre on Thursday. Emily Haines has a novel way of looking at her band’s myriad side projects. “Metric is a family with no parents,” said the lanky singer-songwriter, who also works solo and contributes to Canadian indie-rock supergroup Broken Social Scene, among others. “We come back energized and we come back looking for trouble.”
Leonard Cohen performs at New York City’s Beacon Theatre in February. (Michael Loccisano, Getty Images) Leonard Cohen, “Live in London” (Columbia) When it was announced that Leonard Cohen would play a very rare date at Red Rocks Amphitheatre on June 2, fans celebrated. When fans found out that tickets would cost $74.50-$250 (before fees), many reconsidered the purchase.