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Polaris Music Prize 2013 - Is the Polaris music Prize doing its job

Is the Polaris Music Prize doing its job?

Sep 23, 2013

The Polaris Prize is designed to reward the best Canadian album of the year, but every year it meets the same criticisms: too indie, too mainstream, too white. We brought these concerns to nominees and execs to pull back the curtain and stop the whining, maybe.

uncharted - phedre - toronto band interview feature

UNCHARTED: Phèdre

Sep 19, 2013

We speak to April Aliermo, one half of Phédre (and member of Hooded Fang), about her relationship with Phédre counterpart and regular collaborator Daniel Lee.

[feature] Essential Albums: Trentemoller

Sep 17, 2013

The acclaimed Danish electronic producer shares his love for five great records, all connected by their often dark, spacious sounds.

UNCHARTED: Chicano Batman

Sep 10, 2013

The Latin soul group gives a crash course in South American soul, talks avoiding politics, and their growing Japanese fanbase.

[list] 5 Albums That Nearly Killed The Artists That Made Them

Sep 9, 2013

These records took the musician to the edge, and very nearly off of it.

[feature] Essential Albums: Braids

Sep 5, 2013

BRAIDS percussionist Austin Tufts reveals five albums he holds dear, both musically and personally.

[list] 6 Back To School Noise Songs

Aug 30, 2013

Grab your thermos, binders, and blood-caked microphones.

Guest Mix: Logan Kroeber from The Dodos

Aug 27, 2013

"It's a pretty loose theme, but I'm going with: "From Day To Night". Put this on before the sun goes down and you should have yourself a nice evening."

UNCHARTED: White Poppy

Aug 27, 2013

This week, Jordan speaks to “ambient pop” artist White Poppy about writing songs for three years, being inspired by her awful 20s, and heard an actually horrifying story from her tour with Mac DeMarco.