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Godspeed You! Black Emperor Win The 2013 Polaris Music Prize

· by Aaron Brophy

Godspeed You! Black Emperor have won the 2013 Polaris Music Prize for their album ‘Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend!, besting the nine other albums on the Polaris Short List. The band were not in attendance at the awards, though representatives from their label Constellation Records said Godspeed would be using the $30,000 prize money to fund […]

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Polaris Poster Artists Unveiled, 2013 Posters Now On Sale

· by Aaron Brophy

For no other reason than “because it’s awesome,” each year the Polaris powers commission the best and brightest in art and graphic design to create mind-freezing poster art inspired by the albums on the Short List. This year is no exception and Polaris is proud to announce the following designers will be creating works for […]

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Sam The Record Man Sign-Inspired Polaris Tees Have Arrived

· by Aaron Brophy

It used to happen the week before Christmas. Music fans across the country would flip through the paper and see that magical full page ad listing hundreds of cassettes, CDs, VHS tapes and whathaveyou all wildly discounted for that big Boxing Day sale. Then, when the day came you'd trudge down bright and early to […]

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Scion/Polaris Split 7" Singles In Stores Sept 14th, Some Include Golden Tickets To Polaris Gala

· by Aaron Brophy

Collectors of rare and precious vinyl, today is your day. Steve Jordan, Founder and Executive Director of the Polaris Music Prize, announced details about this year's Scion/Polaris surprise split 7†series. Starting September 14, limited vinyl singles will be given out for free with the purchase of a Short Listed album from the participating retailers […]

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Polaris People For The Week Of August 30: Grimes Gets Covered And Shad Has A Fam Jam

· by Aaron Brophy

By the time you read this we will have successfully invaded London, UK for our first overseas Polaris Salon. We always thought it went Manhattan, then Berlin, but Whitechapel works, too. Closer to home we’ve just announced Salons for Toronto, Ottawa, Vancouver, Montreal and Halifax. Not that you should need incentive, but there’ll be prizes […]

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