Metric's new album, its second on the band's own label, is titled Synthetica. Left to right: Joshua Winstead, Emily Haines, James Shaw, Joules Scott-Key. Brantley Gutierrez hide caption

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Metric: A Rock Band Declares Independence

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Jukebox the Ghost performs at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia. Melody Chiang/WXPN hide caption

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Jukebox The Ghost In Concert

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Known for brevity's sake as The Idler Wheel..., Fiona Apple's new album is her first in seven years. Lionel Deluy hide caption

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Fiona Apple's 'Wheel' Of Extravagant Emotions

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Top row (left to right): The Antlers, Cat Power; Middle row: Bill Fay, Sean Rowe, Nas; Bottom row: Christian Scott, JEFF The Brotherhood Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Summer Music Preview: Premieres From Cat Power, Avett Brothers, The Antlers And More

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Springsteen's American Dream, Beautiful And Bleak

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