LOOK: Polaris Music Prize Announces 2013 Short List Nominees
By Staff on July 16, 2013
We can't deny that Canada has brought us some great music and once again it's that time of the year when the Polaris Music Prize showcases some amazing albums from our northern neighbors.
The non-profit has revealed its 2013 short list that includes ten of Canada's best albums this year.
This year, the list includes quite an eclectic array of sounds, some of which have been playing in our offices throughout the year. The albums nominated this year are:
Godspeed You! Black Emperor – 'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!
Zaki Ibrahim – Every Opposite
Metric – Synthetica
METZ – METZ
Purity Ring – Shrines
Colin Stetson – New History Warfare Vol. 3: To See More Light
Tegan And Sara – Heartthrob
A Tribe Called Red – Nation II Nation
Whitehorse – The Fate Of The World Depends On This Kiss
Young Galaxy – Ultramarine
With Metric making the list for the third time in Polaris history and Tegan and Sara and Colin Stetson making it twice, this is quite the collection of artists and an event worth seeing! The gala will take place on September 23 at The Carlu in Toronto and a limited number of public tickets will go on sale on Monday July 22!
You can find out more about the gala and the nominees on the Polaris Music Prize site!