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Little Scream Does Mary Margaret O’Hara’s “Anew Day” For SiriusXM Polaris Cover Session

The Polaris Music Prize, presented by CBC Music and produced by Blue Ant Media, has revealed its third SiriusXM Polaris Cover Session for 2017 featuring Little Scream reinterpreting “Anew Day” from Mary Margaret O’Hara’s 1988 album Miss America. An in-studio performance video of the song is now available via the Polaris Music Prize’s YouTube channel. […]

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Polaris Podcast EP7: Inside The Long List Live From Ottawa

We traveled to Ottawa, Ontario for this special live taping of the Polaris Podcast focused on the just-released 2017 Polaris Music Prize Long List. Taking place at the National Arts Centre, the episode, which was sponsored by Lixar IT, brought together Polaris jurors Ryan Bresee (CKCU), Erin Flynn (CHUO 89.1 FM), Valerie Lessard (Le Droit) […]

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The 2017 Polaris Music Prize Long List Is Here

The Polaris Music Prize, presented by CBC Music and produced by Blue Ant Media, unveiled the 40 albums on this year’s Long List earlier today at the National Arts Centre (NAC) in Ottawa, Ontario with the support of Lixar. The 2017 Polaris Music Prize Long List: A Tribe Called Red – We Are The Halluci […]

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Polaris And Lixar Partner For Long List And Live Podcast Event In Ottawa

The Polaris Music Prize, presented by CBC Music and produced by Blue Ant Media, have partnered with Lixar to present the Long List and the first-ever live Polaris Podcast episode. Taking place on June 13 at the National Arts Centre (NAC) in Ottawa at 7 p.m., this special edition of the Polaris Podcast will feature a […]

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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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Polaris Podcast EP2: Kaytranada Wins Is Now Live

The second episode of the Polaris Podcast is now live. Listen to it in the following ways: iTunes Soundcloud Google Play Music Subscribe!!! In this episode we’re going to take an in-depth look at Kaytranada’s 99.9%, the album that won the 2016 Polaris Music Prize this past September. The first thing we’ll do is talk […]

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2016 Short List Posters Revealed, Artists Announced

The Polaris Music Prize today announced the 10 posters artists for the 2016 Short List. Each poster is a limited edition silk-screen produced specifically for all nominated Short List albums by a chosen artist (see complete list below). The artists were selected by Polaris and the Office of Gilbert Li and printed by Kid Icarus […]

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Kaytranada’s ‘99.9%’ Has Won The 2016 Polaris Music Prize

Kaytranada has won the 2016 Polaris Music Prize for the album 99.9%, besting the nine other albums on the Polaris Short List. “For me, it’s crazy to get this award,” said Kaytranada. “It’s really, truly, a big honour. It’s amazing. Ceci est pour Montréal, tous mes Montréalais. Shout outs to all of y’all.  I want to thank the […]

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Everything You Need To Know About The 2016 Polaris Music Prize Gala

  The 2016 Polaris Gala takes place Monday, September 19 at The Carlu in Toronto. For those of you who can’t attend in person to watch nominees Andy Shauf, Basia Bulat, Black Mountain, Carly Rae Jepsen, Jessy Lanza, U.S. Girls and White Lung perform live (extremely limited tickets still available), there’s still an easy way […]

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