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  • The Polaris Music Prize gets a monetary raise
    The Polaris Music Prize gets a monetary raise
    For your average Canadian recording artist, $20,000 is a nice wad of cash to take home. Every September for the last five years, one lucky recipient has had a massive, oversized cheque written in their name for that sum of money, thanks to the Polaris Music Prize. Recognizing the best homegrown talent, the Prize is […] (read more)
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    Posted: Tue, Jun 07, 2011
  • Broken Social Scene, D-Sisive, Hollerado talk Juno nods
    Broken Social Scene, D-Sisive, Hollerado talk Juno nods
    The nominations for the 2011 Juno Awards were announced Tuesday morning and MuchMusic’s Liz attended the press conference to get reactions from some of the nominees. Amongst the scrum, Liz managed to grab Brendan Canning (Broken Social Scene), D-Sisive, Dean Baxter (Hollerado), Care Failure and Anthony Bleed (Die Mannequin), Keshia Chante, Deadmau5 and Karkwa. Watch […] (read more)
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    Posted: Thu, Feb 03, 2011
  • Who are the Hottest Bands in Canada?
    Who are the Hottest Bands in Canada?
    Every year the i (heart) music blog does its research, polls insiders and compiles what the Hottest Bands in Canada are. It’s always pretty accurate, encapsulating our nation’s finest musical acts into one compact list complete with a short blurb justifying their inclusion. While it sounds like something that would almost always result in either […] (read more)
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    Posted: Fri, Nov 05, 2010
  • Check out pics from the 2010 Polaris Awards and bid on Polaris artwork!
    Check out pics from the 2010 Polaris Awards and bid on Polaris artwork!
    Last night’s Polaris Music Awards were a huge success! All ten shortlisted nominees performed tracks off their Polaris nominated albums. Montreal rockers Karkwa took home the nights honours and $20,000 in prize money. Check out pics from last nights show below! If you missed the live stream you can watch the awards show on demand […] (read more)
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    Posted: Tue, Sep 21, 2010
  • Polaris Music Prize Spotlight:  Karkwa
    Polaris Music Prize Spotlight: Karkwa
    With only eight days until one of the coolest award ceremony’s graces our channel with its awesomeness, Polaris is giving you fine people a sampler of the ten amazingly-rad musicians on the Polaris 2010 Short List! Today we shine the spotlight on Karkwa! Who: A five-piece indie-rock group formed in Montreal, Karkwa has released three […] (read more)
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    Posted: Sun, Sep 12, 2010
  • 2010 Polaris Prize Shortlisters Make 2011 Predictions
    2010 Polaris Prize Shortlisters Make 2011 Predictions
    An impressive 2010 Polaris Music Prize shortlist was announced Tuesday under the sweltering summer sun in Toronto. Nominees included Owen Pallett for Heartland, Karkwa for Les Chemins De Verre and Shad for TSOL. We figured these elite musicians have their ear to the ground for what we should be listening to this year. So, MuchMusic.com […] (read more)
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    Posted: Wed, Jul 07, 2010
  • Polaris Shortlisters Chat About Their Chances
    Polaris Shortlisters Chat About Their Chances
    The Polaris Music Prize shortlist was announced today and it included an impressive selection of diverse Canadian talent. Some of the notable nominees include 2008 Polaris Prize winner Caribou for Swim, Shad for TSOL and Broken Social Scene for Forgiveness Rock Record. The winner will receive a $20,000 cash prize. MuchMusic caught up with nominees […] (read more)
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    Posted: Tue, Jul 06, 2010
  • Polaris Prize shortlist announced!
    Polaris Prize shortlist announced!
    The Polaris Prize short list was just announced and without dilly-dallying here are the ten nominees for the $20,000 prize! - Tegan And Sara – Sainthood - Shad – TSOL - The Sadies – Darker Circles - Radio Radio – Belmundo Regal - Owen Pallet – Heartland - Dan Mangan – Nice, Nice, Very Nice […] (read more)
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    Posted: Tue, Jul 06, 2010
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