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Posts by Polaris Music Prize (209)

 

Polaris on Walls.

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Our new friends at the Canteen Art Shop and Gallery in Ottawa approached us back in the Spring with the idea of doing an art show with our Polaris prints.

"Great idea" we said. So they've gone ahead and done it.

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Polaris at the TIFF Bell Lightbox opening! This Sunday (Sept 12)! Toronto!

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We were approached by TIFF to help them come up with some music for the opening of the TIFF Bell Lightbox building on King Street In Toronto. This is a great way for you to check out a few of this year's Short List artists.

The Sadies are always amazing, and this is a rare chance for you to catch the two Francophone artists Short Listed this year on the same stage, Radio Radio and Karkwa.

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The 2010 posters! Feast your eyes.

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Back in '06 we were trying to figure out what to give our Short List nominees to commemorate the occasion. We looked at a bunch of trophy-type awards but really, most of them look kind of silly. It would have to be better than the Oscar, or the Conn Smythe Trophy. How do you top those?

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Gala details!

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We announced some gala details! Here they are.

DATE: September 20, 2010 at 8pm ET
LISTEN: In North America on SIRIUS Satellite Radio channel 152 and in the world on CBC Radio 3.
WATCH: Live on MuchMusic.com and MuchMusic Saturday September 25 at 9pm and midnight ET.
WHERE: CTV’s Concert Hall studios at Toronto’s Masonic Temple.

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Win (not Arcade Fire Win) and you're in with Sirius.

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Once again this year our über-supportive presenting sponsors Sirius Satellite Radio Canada are giving away a trip to the Polaris gala September 20 in Toronto at the legendary Masonic Temple's Concert Hall. The gala is invite only, with the exception of the winner of this contest. Or tuning into Sirius 152 or Radio 3 …

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Your 2010 Short List

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HERE, NOW, OUR 2010 POLARIS MUSIC PRIZE SHORT LIST.

THE BESNARD LAKES, The Besnard Lakes Are The Roaring Night
(Montréal, QC)

OWEN PALLETT, Heartland
(Toronto, ON)

BROKEN SOCIAL SCENE, Forgiveness Rock Record
(Toronto, ON)

RADIO RADIO,
Belmundo Regal
(Grosse Coque, NS, Moncton, NB, Pointe-à-l’église, NS)

CARIBOU, Swim
(Dundas, ON)

THE SADIES,
Darker Circles
(Toronto, ON)

KARKWA,
Les Chemins De Verre
(Montréal, QC)

SHAD,
TSOL
(London, ON)

DAN MANGAN,
Nice, Nice, Very Nice
(Vancouver, BC)

TEGAN AND SARA,
Sainthood
(Vancouver, BC & Montréal, QC)

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Ladies and Gentlemen your 2010 Polaris Long List

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Here are the big 40, revealed lovingly today at 1:30 via @polarisprize on the Twitter. And at The Drake Sky Yard by Grant Lawrence, with assists to Jill Barber, D-Sisive, Elliott BROOD and Damian from 2009 winners Fucked Up. They will be narrowed to 10 and announced July 6, time TBA.

Now listen!

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This is how we do it.

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By now most people who follow Polaris know that there is no submission process for Polaris. So how the heck does anyone ever get nominated if artists or their representatives can't actually submit their recording for consideration?

Good question.

Allow us to explain.

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