Polaris Music Prize: The Short List

Polaris Music Prize: The Short List

The much-anticipated Polaris Music Prize Short List has just been announced. From a long list of 40 to a short list of 10, the nominees (in alphabetical order) demonstrate repeat nominations and a music career that flourishes from growing, evolving, and building on past albums. Elliott Brood - M

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Polaris Music Prize: The Long List

The Polaris Music Prize has announced their 2009 Long List nominations! This year’s Long List consists of records from Handsome Furs, K-OS, Metric, Joel Plaskett, Rae Spoon, The Stills, Chad VanGaalen, Martha Wainwright, Patrick Watson and Woodpigeon, among many others. Awarded to a Canadian

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HAWKSLEY WORKMAN with CHAD VANGAALEN at the Commodore Ballroom

HAWKSLEY WORKMAN with CHAD VANGAALEN at the Commodore Ballroom

I attended this concert purely on faith. Having only heard one song by each artist, I knew I could be excited about hearing new music or apprehensive about paying for tickets that could lead to a poor performance. It was no surprise that Chad VanGaalen would be enjoyable, as his acoustic style and e

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