Most art is silent. Even during Basel week.
That's why we here at Crossfade -- an admittedly hopeless gaggle of noise junkies -- just can't get through the week without offsetting our 12-hour days at the art fairs with 12-hour nights at Miami's hipster bars, rock dives, and downtown concert hall ... More >>
Remember Art Basel Miami Beach week in 2010? Our favorite memory: Metric at Art Loves Music.
Of course, though, the punky Canadian pop band has been a dear favorite of indie kids for about a decade, ever since releasing show-stopping debut Old World Underground, Where Are You Now?.
In fact, subt ... More >>
With Half Moon Run
Fillmore Miami Beach
Friday, September 28, 2012
Better Than: Ugly people playing boring music badly.
The last time Metric played in Miami, it was at an outdoor show on the beach during Art Basel. Paired with the band's outsized sound were exceptionally large easy chairs a ... More >>
After a week of dropping hints in the form of "mysterious video footage," behind-the-scenes interviews, and "fan interpretations" of its then-unreleased single, "Youth Without Youth," Canadian indie quartet Metric officially unveiled the track on ilovemetric.com and iTunes this week.
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Photo by Marta Xochilt PerezMetric's Emily Haines in a beachy haze.As we wrap up 2010, Crossfade looks back at the best live performances of the year. View the full list of Miami's Best Concerts of 2010.
December 1, 2010
Oceanfront Pavilion at Collins Park
It's not often that you get to h ... More >>
Photo by Marta Xochilt PerezMetric's Emily Haines.See the full Metric at Art Loves Music slideshow.Oceanfront Pavilion at Collins Park
Wednesday, December 1, 2010
Better than: A trip to the beach during daylight.
The sun is severely overrated. Sure, we all need our Vitamin D. But the after-dark ... More >>
via ilovemetric.comYou know, world-famous art is kinda cool. But free beach parties are even cooler. And this year's Art Basel Miami Beach is again throwing a big, weeklong bash at Collins Park's Oceanfront pavilion, all masterminded by arty nonprofit Creative Time.
There will be booze, food, an ... More >>
via Flickr user JalapenoThe first couple times I heard Metric, I couldn't stand the singer's voice. Bands with female lead singers who have airy, over processed voices are becoming grating to me, a guy who grew up using Riot Grrl bands as my measuring stick for female vocal performances. Then I h ... More >>