Posts by Polaris Music Prize (209)
The Meteor Choice Music Prize, Ireland's Polaris brother, <a href = 'http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/breaking/2012/0308/breaking48.html'>recently named</a> Jape its 2011 winner for the "Oceans Of Frequency" album. Likewise, down under The Jezabels have <a href = 'http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/music/jezabels-win-top-australian-music-prize-20120308-1umhs.html'>just won</a> the Australian Music Prize for their record "Prisoner. If that doesn't get you in the mood to start thinking about what's going to make the 2012 Polaris lists nothing will.
And whoever does make the 2012 Polaris lists will be in good company. They'll get to say they're peers with the likes of Dan Mangan, Caribou and Arcade Fire, who all made interesting news this week.
We can now say we've officially gone nationwide with our recent four-city "Half Year In Review" Polaris Salon tour. And there's more coming. Stay tuned for announcements of upcoming Salons in various cities and set your calendars for the next artist-centric Salon when <a href = 'http://www.exclaim.ca'>Exclaim's</a> David Dacks <a href = 'http://polarismusicprize.ca/article/354/the-other-side-of-tomorrow-by-the-slakadeliqs-happening-march-6-2012-in-toronto/'>discusses </a>the merits of "The Other Side Of Tomorrow" By <strong>The Slakadeliqs</strong> in Toronto on March 6.
Meanwhile, Polaris People like The Dears, Kathleen Edwards, K'naan and a bunch more have been making news. Click through to find out what.
That tingle youâ€™re feeling right now isnâ€™t allergies or spring fever, itâ€™s your sub-conscious reminding you that weâ€™re this close to announcing the official Polaris Long List, Short List and Awards Gala dates. Stay tuned for those coming soon.
Meanwhile, Polaris People like Fucked Up, Patrick Watson, Shad, Black Mountain and Metric are all in the news.
Friend to Polaris and spiritual brother The Nordic Music Prize recently announced its 2011 winner and it wasn't the popular acts Bjork or Lykke Li.
Meanwhile, back here in Polarisland Arcade Fire, Fucked Up and John K. Samson were amongst those making the news.
Polaris Music Prize Short- and Long-List nominees from 2011 also picked up a number of nods at the 2012 Juno Awards nominations. We list 'em off.
Also, folks like Tegan And Sara, Cadence Weapon, Feist, K'naan, Radio Radio, The Besnard Lakes and Two Hours Traffic are making things happen. Find out what.
Polaris Music Prize alumni are everywhere.
This week Tegan And Sara, Caribou, Feist, Great Lake Swimmers, Patrick Watson, K'naan, Sarah Harmer and Joel Plaskett were amongst those doing interesting things.
Congratulations to Montreal's Arcade Fire and all the Short List artists!
Behind the scenes at last night's 2011 Polaris gala at the Masonic Temple â€“ the sights, the sounds, and all the quotable quotes in between!
As the clock ticks down to tonight's gala, Polaris 2011 hosts Grant Lawrence and Damian Abraham get ready for the big show!
Get a free split 7-inch vinyl single with the purchase of any Short List album!
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