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Polaris Prize 2010

Today’s a two for one day, you get two posts in one day. For those who didn’t notice1, last night was Polaris night, an evening in which 10 bands gather to perform, while judges sit in a room and decide who’s album was the best. The prize seemed to instantly be seen as the greatest measure of good music in Canada. The policy is that genre and sales don’t matter, all that matter is the music. Past winners include (and are limited to) Final Fantasy2, Patrick Watson, Caribou, and Fucked Up. There’s lots of criticism over who has been picked in the past, but I don’t think anyone in Canada can… Read More »Polaris Prize 2010