In 1866, the United States adopted the use of the metric system as lawful and valid for all purposes. More than a century later, most Americans still measure things in feet and wait for water to boil at 212 degrees Fahrenheit. If the old French measuring system is ever to become the standard in this country, it's going to need someone to boost its profile -- and Canadian-bred Metric is just the neu-wave pop darling to do it. Fronted by singer/synth gal Emily Haines, Metric coasts along the same lines as Azure Ray with a Yeah... More >>>