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Polaris Music Prize 2013 Long List Is Here

The 2013 Polaris Music Prize Long List has been announced. Hosted by SiriusXM‘s Andréanne Sasseville the 40 Long List albums were unveiled earlier today at the Phi Centre in Old Montreal. 2006 Polaris Music Prize winner Owen Pallett (Final Fantasy), 2009 Short Listers Radio Radio, Laurel Spengelmeyer of 2011 Long Listers Little Scream and […]

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Polaris People For The Week Of May 31: Broken Book Scene And New Music Everywhere

· by Aaron Brophy

The 2013 Polaris Music Prize Long List is almost here. On Saturday, June 1 (tomorrow), over 200 foam-mouthed, bloodshot-eyed, Cujo-lumbering music journalists from across Canada will begin submitting their top five album ballots to the Great Polaris Tabulatron. From there Polaris operatives will reveal said results with great pomp and ceremony on Thursday, June 13 […]

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2013 Osheaga Lineup Features Lots Of Polaris People

· by Aaron Brophy

The full lineup for the 2013 Osheaga Arts & Music Festival has been revealed and, showing some impeccable taste from the bookers, there’ll be a number of Polaris People performing in Montreal. The host of past Polaris Short and Long Listers trekking out to Montreal’s Parc Jean-Drapeau to perform on August 2-4, 2013 includes: A […]

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Polaris Salons Get New Sponsor, Events Announced For Banff, Montreal, Toronto

· by Aaron Brophy

Let the arguments begin. Steve Jordan, Founder and Executive Director of the Polaris Music Prize, today announced details for the initial round of 2013 Polaris Music Prize Salons, including events in Banff, Montreal and Toronto. The Salons, which feature Polaris jury members in often-passionate debates about the merits of various albums vying for the Polaris […]

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