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Scion Split 7" Series Is Here!
AUGUST 02 2012 • By Aaron Brophy

Polaris 7" series.
Get Free Vinyl And A Chance To Go To The Polaris Gala

TORONTO, ON – Thursday, August 2, 2012

The Polaris Music Prize is pleased to announce the return of the surprise split 7” series, sponsored by Scion. Purchase any one of the ten 2012 Polaris Music Prize Short List artists' albums (cd or vinyl) at any of the participating retailers (listed below) and you will be given a surprise split 7”. The instantly collectible unmarked limited edition 7” will feature one Short List artist on each side.

The releases will come in the following splits:

Grimes / Handsome Furs
Kathleen Edwards / Cold Specks
Japandroids / Cadence Weapon

In addition, 5 golden tickets for two to this year’s Polaris Music Prize Gala happening in Toronto on September 24 will be randomly distributed inside the split 7” packages. Transportation and accommodation to Toronto are not included with the winning tickets.

The 2012 Polaris Music Prize Short List Nominees, as announced on July 17, are: Cadence Weapon, Cold Specks, Drake, Kathleen Edwards, Feist, Fucked Up, Grimes, Handsome Furs, Japandroids, YAMANTAKA // SONIC TITAN.

The participating retailers are:

Fred's (St John's)

Nova Scotia
Obsolete Records (Halifax)
Taz Records (Halifax)

New Brunswick
Backstreet (St John)
Backstreet (Fredericton)

Phonopolis (Montreal)
Frequences (Ste-Hyacinthe)
Aux 33 Tours (Montreal)

CDWarehouse (Kanata)
CDWarehouse (Ottawa East)
CDWarehouse (Nepean)
Compact Music (Ottawa - Glebe)
Compact Music (Ottawa - Centretown)
Cheapies (Hamilton)
Dr Disc (Hamilton)
Ground Floor Music (Guelph)
Kops Records (Toronto)
Sonic Boom (Toronto - Bloor)
Sonic Boom (Toronto - Kensington)
Soundscapes (Toronto)

Music Trader (Winnipeg)

Vinyl Diner (Saskatoon)

Blackbyrd Myoozik (Edmonton)
Listen Records (Edmonton)
Permanent Records (Edmonton)
Sloth Records (Calgary)
Blueprint Records (Lethbridge)

British Columbia
Zulu (Vancouver)
Neptoon (Vancouver)
Ditch Records (Victoria)
Red Cat Records (Vancouver)
Milkcrate (Kelowna)