Caribou

  1. Drake, Grimes, Japandroids, Feist Among 2012 Polaris Music Prize Short List

    July 17, 2012 3:58 PM EDT Drake, Grimes, Japandroids, Feist, Handsome Furs and Kathleen Edwards were among the ten artists short-listed for the 2012 Polaris Music Prize, which recognizes "the best" Canadian album of the year as determined by more 200 members of t ...

  2. Drake, Grimes, Feist Among Polaris Music Prize Best Album Nominees

    June 14, 2012 3:22 PM EDT As Toronto has been buzzing with performances by 780 bands throughout the city for North By Northeast (NXNE), on the quieter west coast, for the first time in the Polaris Music Award's seven-year history, the 2012 Long List was announced live ...

  3. Backbeat: Richard "Handsome Dick" Manitoba Launches Line of Bobbleheads

    March 23, 2012 12:58 PM EDT Here Richard "Handsome Dick" Manitoba, center, listens to the marketing plans for his bobblehead from Aggronautix owner Clint Weiler and Ed Seaman, GM at Oaks, Pa.-based Music Video Distributors, which distributes Aggronautix. (Photo: Ed ...

  4. Polaris Music Prize Long List Nominees to be Announced in Vancouver

    March 13, 2012 12:04 PM EDT The Polaris Music Prize 2012 Long List will be announced on the other side of the country, for the first time, in Vancouver on June 14. Previously held in Toronto, the 40 titles up for the best album honor, will be revealed in front of the local m ...

  5. Polaris Music Prize Short List Announced; .Biz Interviews Award Founder Steve Jordan

    July 06, 2011 4:54 PM EDT Canada's juried Polaris Music Prize Short List nominees were announced today in Toronto. 213 members of the Canadian music media vote on the ten albums, up for the $30,000 (CAD) grand prize. On September 19th in Toronto, a small sequestered j ...

  6. Karkwa Wins Polaris Music Prize

    September 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Montreal indie rock act Karkwa took home the Polaris Music Prize for its fourth album, "Les Chemins de Verre" or "The Glass Paths" (Audiogram). The ceremony was held last night (Sept. 20) at CTV's Concert Hall at the Mason ...

  7. Caribou, Broken Social Scene Make Polaris Prize Shortlist

    July 06, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The 10 Canadian albums that made the shortlist for the annual Polaris Music Prize have been unveiled. Five previous nominees make the shortlist - the Besnard Lakes, Broken Social Scene, Caribou, Owen Pallett and Shad. Pallett won in 2006 as Final ...

  8. Polaris Prize Nominations Unveiled

    July 07, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The shortlist for Canada's Polaris Music Prize was announced today, with a broad selection of artists represented, including Newfoundland epic rockers Hey Rosetta! and Somalian-Canadian rapper K'Naan. Other acts making the list include a ...

  9. Polaris Long List Revealed

    June 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The $20,000 Polaris Music Prize has announced its so-called "long list," with a diverse set of acts including Joel Plaskett, Leonard Cohen and rapper k-os making the cut. The prize, which is awarded to a specific album based on artistic ...

  10. Sirius Sponsors Polaris Music Prize

    May 26, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Satellite radio company Sirius has stepped up today as the new presenting sponsor for the Polaris Music Prize, an award recognizing the best Canadian album. Rogers Communications had been the previous presenting sponsor from the award's incep ...

  11. Polaris Music Prize Hits The Small Screen

    November 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST Canada's album of the year award, the Polaris Music Prize, is to be screened on TV. The Sept. 29 award ceremony will hit Canadian television tomorrow (Nov. 8) courtesy of the Citytv channels. The show, a condensed version of the awards event ...

  12. Caribou's 'Bedroom' Set Wins Polaris Prize

    September 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Caribou's "Andorra," an album creator Dan Snaith said he made "at home in a bedroom," has won the third Canadian Polaris Music Prize. The gala, which was held in Toronto at the Phoenix Concert Theatre last night (Sept. 29) ...

  13. Canada's Polaris Prize Shortlist Revealed

    July 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The shortlist for the third annual Polaris Music Prize has been unveiled. The prestigious award, designed to recognize the best Canadian albums each year, will be contested by 10 albums, with the winner taking home a $20,000 check. The nominations ...

  14. Outside To Distribute Domino In Canada

    January 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Toronto-based Outside Music has become the exclusive distributor in Canada for London-based label Domino Records. Toronto-based Outside Music has become the exclusive distributor in Canada for London-based label Domino Records. The first release u ...