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Tiny Desk

Exitmusic

The band plays a beautifully buzzing, nuanced set, marked by gorgeous grace and stirring melodies.

Metric performs for a Field Recording backstage at Sasquatch! Music Festival at the Gorge Amphitheater in George, WA on May 26, 2012. KEXP/NPR hide caption

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Field Recordings

Metric In A Non-Synthetic Situation

KEXP

Metric performs a version of "Synthetica" pretty enough to challenge the setting sun behind it.

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Tiny Desk

Yann Tiersen

Tiersen's rich, liltingly eccentric pop music is constructed from lots of sweet, intricate pieces.