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Polaris Has A Podcast Now And Our First Episode Exists

The Polaris Music Prize has launched a new podcast titled… wait for it… the Polaris Podcast. The Polaris Podcast will explore the rich and intriguing stories behind the Canadian music albums of distinction that have been nominated for the Polaris Music Prize and its related Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize. In the first Polaris Podcast […]

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Beau’s Brewery Launching Polaris Pale Ale On Sept. 19

The Polaris Music Prize is getting its own beer thanks to Beau’s Brewery. Beau’s Brewery has partnered with Polaris to create a custom, limited-edition beer for 2016 Polaris events leading up to, and including, the Polaris Gala being held Monday, September 19 at The Carlu in Toronto. The beer, called Polaris Pale Ale, was brewed […]

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Zaki Ibrahim Covers Leonard Cohen’s ‘Show Me The Place’ For Polaris Cover Sessions #6

Zaki Ibrahim has covered Leonard Cohen’s “Show Me The Place” for the latest edition of the Polaris Cover Sessions. Ibrahim’s take on the song from Cohen’s 2012 Polaris Music Prize Long Listed album Old Ideas is the sixth in the ongoing series of Polaris Cover Sessions. These sessions feature past Polaris nominees reimagining the songs […]

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2016 Polaris Music Prize Long List Is Here

The 2016 Polaris Music Prize Long List has been announced. Presented by CBC Music and produced by Blue Ant Media, the 40 Long List albums were unveiled earlier today at the Yukon Transportation Museum in Whitehorse, Yukon in association with the Yukon Film & Sound Commission and the assistance of Music Yukon. The 2016 Polaris […]

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Arkells Cover Owen Pallett’s ‘I Am Not Afraid’ For Polaris Cover Sessions #4

Arkells have covered Owen Pallett’s “I Am Not Afraid” for the latest edition of the Polaris Cover Sessions. Performed and filmed at Toronto’s Revolution Recording (Rush, Lights, Ghostface Killah w/ BadBadNotGood and more) the Arkells’ take on the song from Pallett’s 2014 Polaris Short-Listed album In Conflict is the fourth in the ongoing series of […]

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Free Polaris Cover Sessions 10-Inch Vinyl At Select Retailers

Savvy record buyers who are looking to purchase albums that were nominated for the 2015 Polaris Music Prize Short List should know they have an opportunity to score a free bonus 10″ vinyl if they buy them from the following stores: Compact Music in Ottawa Fred’s Records in St. John’s Listen Records in Edmonton Milk Crate […]

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Buffy Sainte-Marie’s Power In The Blood Wins 2015 Polaris Music Prize

Buffy Sainte-Marie has won the 2015 Polaris Music Prize for the album Power In The Blood, besting the nine other albums on the Polaris Short List. Sainte-Marie performed the songs “Power In The Blood” and “Carry It On” during her Polaris Gala set. The Prize, which goes to the best Canadian album of the year […]

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Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize Short List Revealed, Public Voting Begins

Let the voting begin! The Polaris Music Prize today announced the Short Lists for the 2015 Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize. The jury for the Heritage Prize consisted of 25 people from current and past Polaris juries as well as former members of the Canadian music media and Canadian music historians. The jury selected a […]

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