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Polaris Podcast

Oct 31, 2018

With the 2018 Polaris season winding down, we used this episode to highlight some of our producers' favourite albums which didn't make the Long List. We'll be exploring Woolworm's 'Deserve To Die,' Laura Sauvage's 'The Beautiful,' Souljazz Orchestra's 'Under Burning Skies' and L CON's 'Insecurities in Being.'

Oct 19, 2018

The Weather Station and Jennifer Castle have recorded a pair of songs together for the third edition of the Polaris Cover Sessions, sponsored by Stingray Music.

Included here is The Weather Station’s “I Tried to Wear the World (feat. Jennifer Castle)."

Stingray Music host and Polaris juror Zachary Monson spoke...

Sep 22, 2018

Jeremy Dutcher has won the 2018 Polaris Music Prize for the album Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa. In this episode we speak with Dutcher about how he felt when he won, who the album was made for and what his name means. We also check in with Matt Carter, the Polaris Grand Juror who was tasked with speaking on behalf...

Aug 3, 2018

The 10-album 2018 Polaris Music Prize Short List has arrived. To document this important occasion we gathered three jurors — Ian Steaman, Laura Stanley and Marc-André Mongrain — to weigh in on each album.

Jul 4, 2018

On June 14 we released the 40 album 2018 Polaris Long List based on ballots submitted by 203 Polaris jurors. For this episode we got three of those jurors — Michael Rancic, Erin Lowers and Christine McAvoy — to analyze what trends they saw in this year's list, what albums they voted for, and what album they...