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Cadence Weapon On The Polaris Podcast

Cadence Weapon at the 2006 Polaris Gala. Photo by Dustin Rabin.

Cadence Weapon at the 2006 Polaris Gala. Photo by Dustin Rabin.

Awhile back the Polaris Podcast got ace rapper and Edmonton for-lifer Cadence Weapon to reflect on his classic 2005 album Breaking Kayfabe.

To listen to the man known as Rollie Pemberton talk about this record as well as his love of Dan Bejar’s Destroyer, hit the Soundcloud player below.

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Polaris People For The Week Of May 17 (Cadence Weapon! Shad! The Dears!)

Cadence Weapon

Cadence Weapon

The latest edition of my Polaris People column is online over at the Polaris Music Prize website.

Cadence Weapon is talking about something called “super rap,” new Shad music has appeared, and The Dears‘ Murray Lightburn is putting out a solo album.

To read the column, go here.

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Polaris People For The Week Of February 15 (The Weeknd! Cadence Weapon! Grimes!)

Cadence Weapon

Cadence Weapon

The latest edition of my Polaris People column is online over at the Polaris Music Prize website.

For this one we pondered The Weeknd‘s lurid new music video, then took our minds out of the gutter with Cadence Weapon‘s new video, then we contemplated some of the awards Grimes is currently nominated for.

To read this week’s column, go here.

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Polaris People For The Week Of October 26 (Arcade Fire! Owen Pallett! Cadence Weapon!)

Owen Pallett

Owen Pallett

The latest edition of my Polaris People column is online over at the Polaris Music Prize website.

In case you haven’t heard, Arcade Fire are working on a new album. Cadence Weapon? He’s working hard doing interviews. And Owen Pallett? He’s having fun on twitter.

To read it, go here.

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Polaris People For The Week Of July 20 (Cadence Weapon! Grimes! Links To Stuff!)

2012 Polaris Short List announcement

2012 Polaris Short List announcement

The latest edition of my Polaris People column is online over at the Polaris Music Prize website.

It’s the first in a post-2012 Short List world, so there’s lots of news about nominees like Grimes and Cadence Weapon and some of the more interesting coverage of the announcement.

To read about it, and to check the recently redesigned Polaris home page, go here.

 

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2012 Polaris Music Prize Short List Gets Announced + Fast Facts

Polaris Robots

Polaris Robots

Earlier this week the 2012 Polaris Music Prize Short List got announced.

Said list included the following albums:

Cadence Weapon — Hope In Dirt City
Cold Specks — I Predict A Graceful Expulsion
Drake — Take Care
Kathleen Edwards — Voyageur
Feist — Metals
Fucked Up — David Comes To Life
Grimes — Visions
Handsome Furs — Sound Kapital
Japandroids — Celebration Rock
YAMANTAKA // SONIC TITAN — YT//ST

Over at the Polaris website I did a bit of digging and came up with some fast facts about the 10 nominated acts for this year. You can read said facts — like the complete list of acts who’ve been on the Short List twice in their careers — by clicking here.

 

 

 

 

 

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Polaris People For The Week Of June 1 (Joel Plaskett! The Weeknd! Karkwa!)

Cadence Weapon

Cadence Weapon

The latest edition of the Polaris Music Prize weekly news roundup is now online.

Cadence Weapon is fully media deployed, Joel Plaskett could end up in your backyard, The Weeknd may become Week.Piddy and Karkwa have an album.

Go read the story over at Polaris Music Prize by clicking here.

 

 

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