Polaris Prize Announces Short List

Always an interesting time in Canadian music when the highly-debated Polaris Prize whittles down it’s nominees. This morning at the Drake Hotel, the short list was revealed. Here are the top ten “artistic merit”-based albums vying for top spot:

Godspeed You! […]

By | July 16th, 2013|General|0 Comments

Congrats to Feist on Her Polaris Prize Win

Last night Leslie Feist deservedly took home the 2012 Polaris Prize for her album ‘Metals’. While Polaris always results in some hot debate over personal preferences and the formulas for determining “artistic merit”, I think it’s fair to say that […]

By | September 25th, 2012|General|0 Comments

Music Roundup: Headlines From This Week in Canadian Music 7/20

A big week on the awards front with Polaris and the Canadian Country Music Awards announcing their nominations. Check out some of the news making headlines this week in the Canadian Music Industry.

 

Polaris Reveals Short […]

By | July 20th, 2012|Weekly Roundup|0 Comments

Best of the Fest: Highlights from NXNE 2012

The North By Northeast Music, Film and Interactive Festival lit up Toronto this past week with great music, beer, packed venues, acoustic park concerts, more beer, rooftop parties… All-in-all a highly entertaining festival!

More importantly though, the week made it strikingly clear […]

By | June 18th, 2012|Festivals|0 Comments

Music Roundup: Headlines From This Week in Canadian Music

North By Northeast kicked off in Toronto this week with a musical train rolling into town. The Polaris Prize announced it’s long list, and a Canadian legend was honored in the American Songwriter Hall of Fame. Here are some headlines […]

By | June 15th, 2012|Weekly Roundup|0 Comments