Monday, September 19, 2011

Polaris Music Prize 2011 Short List

The annual Polaris Gala kicks off tonight.  A grand jury of 11 critics will deliberate on who will take home the $30,000.00 prize at the historic Masonic Temple.

The 2011 short list includes:

Arcade Fire's "The Suburbs"
Austra's "Feel it Break"
Braids "Native Speaker"
Detroyer's "Kaputt"
Galaxie's "Tigre et Diesel"
Hey Rossetta "Seeds"
Ron Sexmith "Long Player Late Bloomer"
Colin Stetson "New History Warfare Vol.2 Judges"
Timber Timbre "Creep on Creepin' On"
The Weekend "House of Balloons"

You can listen live on Sirius XM (channel 152) and on CBC's Radio 3.  Much Music will also be broadcasting a live webcast as of 8pm this evening. Tune in to see who will take home the prize!

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