Post Profile

Metric: Synthetica

Emily Haines announced the arrival of Metric's fifth studio album Synthetica with a letter to fans that deliberately spelled out the record's lyrical themes. "Synthetica is about staying home and wanting to crawl out of your skin from the lack of external stimulation," she wrote. "It's about what is real versus what is artificial." This binary is common in contemporary art, to the point that it can seem a little trite, but Haines is too clever to settle into a simplistic "technology is bad" argument.
read more


Related Posts

Trace Adkins Headlines the Capitol Records Pub Crawl 2

Music / Country : CMT's Country Music Blog (7 years ago)

Last night I went to the second annual Capitol Records Pub Crawl. It was a free mini-festival featuring Emily West, Luke Bryan, Darius Rucker and Trace Adkins that took over Demonbreun Street in Nashville with a full size stage and ...

Jay-Z – Versus (Lyrics)

Music / Hip Hop & Rap : Nah Right (2 years ago)

Hov continues to roll-out lyrics from his upcoming album and today fans unlocked the lyrics for “Versus” from the #MagnaCartaHolyGrail Android App. The LP arrives on July 4. Previously: Jay-Z ft. Nas, Justin Timberlake, Beyoncé, Swi...

Cold War Kids announce new album, Hold My Home, stream “First”

Entertainment / Music : Consequence of Sound (7 months ago)

Indie rockers' fifth studio album arrives in October.

Letters To Fiesta – Stay Young

Entertainment / Music : Indie Shuffle (last year)

Visit Indie Shuffle to download. Sounds like: Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Kate Bush, Karen O, Metric Song: Letters To Fiesta - Stay Young [download here] What's so good? Any Yeah Yeah Yeahs fans in the house? If so, you’ll likely enjoy the Kar...

Album review: Metric's 'Synthetica'

Music / Rock & Pop : LA Times: Pop and Hiss (3 years ago)

Emily Haines calmly declares at the end of “Synthetica” that she once “wanted to be part of something,” but it isn’t a regret so much as a revelation. Now on album No. 5, “Synthetica” closer “Nothing but Time” is sweetly opulent ele...


Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC