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Kathleen Edwards: Cool Kids Party Crasher

Kathleen Edwards

Kathleen Edwards

Awhile back I spoke to a bunch of the 2012 Polaris Music Prize short list nominees and considering the Polaris Gala to determine the winner is happening on September 24, now’s a good time to launch these things upon the world.

The first, which I did for Spinner, is about singer Kathleen Edwards. She figures she’s crashing the cool kids party by being a Polaris nominee. We hope she pranks some people while she’s there.

To read the story click here.

 

 

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Polaris People For The Week Of September 14 (Grimes! Feist! YAMANTAKA // SONIC TITAN)

YAMANTAKA // SONIC TITAN

YAMANTAKA // SONIC TITAN

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

There’s lotsa stuff about the current Short Listers in this edition: Grimes has Catholic guilt, YAMANTAKA // SONIC TITAN became cover stars, and Kathleen Edwards almost died.

To learn more, go here.

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Polaris People For The Week Of August 17 (Metric! Radio Radio! Kathleen Edwards!)

Kathleen Edwards

Kathleen Edwards

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

Metric go vogue, Radio Radio feel the need to pee and Kathleen Edwards confesses to being a maniac about something.

To find out what this all means, 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 March 30 (Plaskett! Mangan! Edwards!)

 

Tegan And Sara photo courtesy Polaris Music Prize.

Tegan And Sara photo courtesy Polaris Music Prize.

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

There’s news about Dan Mangan not being an underdog, Kathleen Edwards eating the alphabet, Joel Plaskett getting high and a bunch more.

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

 

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