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Polaris People For The Week Of September 13 (Dan Mangan! Arcade Fire! Tegan And Sara!)

Dan Mangan

Dan Mangan

The Sept. 13 edition of my Polaris People column is online over at the Polaris Music Prize website.

In this edition we learned about Dan Mangan, Arcade Fire and Tegan And Sara news.

To read the column go here.

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Polaris People For The Week Of Sept. 6 (Broken Social Scene! Arcade Fire! Colin Stetson!)

Broken Social Scene

Broken Social Scene

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

This week  we investigate some of the many evolving new Broken Social Scene connections, track the excitement for Arcade Fire and find a use for Colin Stetson‘s music.

To read the column go here.

 

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Polaris People For August 23 (Tegan And Sara! Murray Lightburn! Metric!)

Tegan And Sara

Tegan And Sara

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

This week we saw Tegan And Sara make a new friend, Murray Lightburn release an album and Metric appear in a video.

To read the column go here.

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Polaris People For The Week Of August 9 (Young Galaxy! A Tribe Called Red! Braids!)

Young Galaxy

Young Galaxy

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

In this one we learn about the origins of Young Galaxy‘s name, examine A Tribe Called Red‘s connection to Idle No More and contemplate Braids‘ new song.

To read the column go here.

 

 

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Polaris People For The Week Of July 26 (Feist! Drake! Broken Social Scene!)

Feist

Feist

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

This week we found out about the solid Feist is doing in Alberta, watched Drake start at the bottom and checked out a new Broken Social Scene song.

To read the column go here.

P.S. In other Polaris news we’re trying to start a Kathleen Edwards drinking game and Q Magazine is now on it.

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Polaris People For The Week Of July 19 (Reaction To The Short List)

Metz

Metz

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

The 2013 Polaris Music Prize Short List got announced this week and amongst a narrow band of music writers and music fans this was a really big deal. As such, we tracked some of the reactions to the names that made it on the list and the ones that didn’t.

To read the column go here.

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Polaris People For The Week Of July 12 (Last Look At The Long List)

Polaris Music Prize 2013 Long List

Polaris Music Prize 2013 Long List

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

Because the 2013 Short List is being announced on July 16 I used this week’s write-up as one last opportunity to highlight some fact or quirk about all of the albums on the 2013 Polaris Long List.

To read the column go here.

 

 

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