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Tag archive: Polaris Cover Sessions (11)

 

Hannah Georgas Does Arcade Fire’s “Crown Of Love” For Latest SiriusXM Polaris Cover Session

The Polaris Music Prize, presented by CBC Music and produced by Blue Ant Media, has revealed the second SiriusXM Polaris Cover Session for 2017 featuring Hannah Georgas reinterpreting “Crown Of Love” from Arcade Fire’s 2004 album Funeral. An in-studio performance video of the song is now available via the Polaris Music Prize’s YouTube and Facebook […]

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Les soeurs Boulay Do Kate & Anna McGarrigle To Launch 2017 SiriusXM Polaris Cover Sessions

The Polaris Music Prize, presented by CBC Music and produced by Blue Ant Media, has revealed its newest SiriusXM Polaris Cover Session featuring Les soeurs Boulay reinterpreting “Complainte pour Ste-Catherine” from Kate & Anna McGarrigle’s 1976 self-titled album. Originally written by Anna McGarrigle and poet/songwriter Philippe Tatartcheff, Stéphanie and Mélanie Boulay recorded the song at […]

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Arkells, Joel Plaskett, Zaki Ibrahim On Free Polaris Cover Sessions 10-Inch Available At Select Retailers

Starting today, buying one of the ten albums nominated for the 2016 Polaris Music Prize Short List from select record stores across the national will earn savvy shoppers a bonus free vinyl copy of the Polaris Cover Sessions No. 2. The three songs on the ten-inch were culled from the Polaris Cover Sessions, an ongoing […]

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Zaki Ibrahim Covers Leonard Cohen’s ‘Show Me The Place’ For Polaris Cover Sessions #6

Zaki Ibrahim has covered Leonard Cohen’s “Show Me The Place” for the latest edition of the Polaris Cover Sessions. Ibrahim’s take on the song from Cohen’s 2012 Polaris Music Prize Long Listed album Old Ideas is the sixth in the ongoing series of Polaris Cover Sessions. These sessions feature past Polaris nominees reimagining the songs […]

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Joel Plaskett Covers Feist’s ‘Bittersweet Melodies’ For Polaris Cover Sessions #5

Joel Plaskett has covered Feist’s “Bittersweet Melodies” for the latest edition of the Polaris Cover Sessions. Performed and filmed at Plaskett’s own New Scotland Yard Studio (Old Man Luedecke, Mo Kenney, Colleen Brown) in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Plaskett’s take on the song from Feist’s 2014 Polaris Music Prize-winning album Metals is the fifth in the […]

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Arkells Cover Owen Pallett’s ‘I Am Not Afraid’ For Polaris Cover Sessions #4

Arkells have covered Owen Pallett’s “I Am Not Afraid” for the latest edition of the Polaris Cover Sessions. Performed and filmed at Toronto’s Revolution Recording (Rush, Lights, Ghostface Killah w/ BadBadNotGood and more) the Arkells’ take on the song from Pallett’s 2014 Polaris Short-Listed album In Conflict is the fourth in the ongoing series of […]

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Free Polaris Cover Sessions 10-Inch Vinyl At Select Retailers

Savvy record buyers who are looking to purchase albums that were nominated for the 2015 Polaris Music Prize Short List should know they have an opportunity to score a free bonus 10″ vinyl if they buy them from the following stores: Compact Music in Ottawa Fred’s Records in St. John’s Listen Records in Edmonton Milk Crate […]

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WATCH: Whitehorse Covers New Pornographers’ ‘Bones Of An Idol’

The third installment of AUX TV‘s Polaris Cover Sessions has officially been unveiled with 2013 Short-Listed act Whitehorse covering the New Pornographers’ “Bones Of An Idol.” The song from the Pornos’ 2006 Short-Listed album Twin Cinema was recorded by Great Lake Swimmers at Toronto’s Revolution Recording Studios. A version of the song will be made […]

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WATCH: Great Lake Swimmers Cover Sarah Harmer’s ‘I’m A Mountain’

The second of AUX TV‘s Polaris Cover Sessions has officially been unveiled with 2009 Short-Listed act Great Lake Swimmers covering Sarah Harmer’s “I’m A Mountain.” The title-track from Harmer’s 2006 Short-Listed album was recorded by Great Lake Swimmers at Toronto’s Revolution Recording Studios. A version of the song will be made available for purchase as […]

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WATCH: Sarah Harmer Cover Caribou’s ‘Odessa’

The first of AUX TV‘s Polaris Cover Sessions has officially been unveiled with Sarah Harmer covering Caribou’s “Odessa.” The track from Caribou’s 2010 Polaris Short-Listed album Swim was recorded by Harmer at Toronto’s Revolution Recording Studios. A version of the song will be made available for purchase as a seven-inch single for Record Store Day […]

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