Wednesday, June 17, 2020

CONGRATS! Local Artists on Polaris Prize Long List


Dundas Electronic music artist CaribouBurlington's Sarah Harmer and WHOOP-Szo from Guelph were among the many talented musicians announced as part of the 2020 Polaris Prize Long List.  Hopefully they will make the Short List (announced July 15) and then move on to win the big prize (gala is September 21 at The Carlu in Toronto)



Links: CaribouMore Caribou StoriesVideo above courtesy of CaribouVideos



Links: Sarah HarmerMore Sarah Harmer StoriesVideo above courtesy of Sarah Harmer


Links: WHOOP-Szo, Video above courtesy of youvechangedrecords

Here's a complete list of winners:
  • Caribou – Suddenly
  • Sarah Harmer – Are You Gone
  • WHOOP-Szo – Warrior Down
  • Allie X – Cape God
  • Anachnid – Dreamweaver
  • Aquakultre – Legacy
  • Marie-Pierre Arthur – Des feux pour voir
  • Backxwash – God Has Nothing To Do With This Leave Him Out Of It
  • Badge Époque Ensemble – Badge Époque Ensemble
  • Begonia – Fear
  • P’tit Belliveau – Greatest Hits Vol. 1
  • Daniel Caesar – CASE STUDY 01
  • Chocolat – Jazz engagé
  • Louis-Jean Cormier – Quand la nuit tombe
  • Corridor – Junior
  • dvsn – A Muse In Her Feelings
  • Jacques Greene – Dawn Chorus
  • Ice Cream – FED UP
  • Junia-T – Studio Monk
  • Kaytranada – Bubba
  • Flore Laurentienne – Volume 1
  • Cindy Lee – What’s Tonight To Eternity?
  • Men I Trust – Oncle Jazz
  • nêhiyawak – nipiy
  • OBUXUM – Re-birth
  • Owen Pallett – Island
  • Pantayo – Pantayo
  • Lido Pimienta – Miss Colombia
  • Joel Plaskett – 44
  • William Prince – Reliever
  • Jessie Reyez – Before Love Came To Kill Us
  • Andy Shauf – The Neon Skyline
  • Riit – ataataga
  • Super Duty Tough Work – Studies in Grey
  • U.S. Girls – Heavy Light
  • Leif Vollebekk – New Ways
  • Wares – Survival
  • The Weeknd – After Hours
  • Witch Prophet – DNA Activation
  • Zen Bamboo – GLU
Blast from the Past: Last Year's Short List

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