Polaris 2019, The images

As has become the tradition on this site over the last few years, Lenny Wu (aka Wildworks) has been kind enough to share some of the photos he took at the Polaris Music Prize Gala. [...]

By | September 18th, 2019|Categories: Polaris Music Prize|16 Comments

Playlist Friday: Polaris Music Prize Short List 2019

It's time to revisit the Polaris Music Prize Short List before the Polaris Gala. Taking place September 16 at The Carlu in Toronto, Polaris Short List-nominated acts FET.NAT, Les Louanges, Haviah Mighty and Snotty Nose [...]

Playlist Friday: DarBar’s Polaris Long List

We are in the middle of Polaris Music Prize season and I am anxiously waiting to hear who makes it on to the Long List. The jurors votes are in and the official long list [...]

2018 Polaris Music Prize

Jeremy Dutcher has won the 2018 Polaris Music Prize with his album Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa on Monday night. The album is so deserving of the award. In my mind when I heard the album and read [...]

Playlist Friday: Polaris Music Prize Short List and Festivals

There are a few playlists for you to listen to this week. Polaris and music festivals are the topics of the day. The first playlist has a couple tracks from each album that made it [...]

Polaris Music Prize Short List Announcement

Today is the day we find out which of the forty longlisted albums will make up the final ten to go forward to the prize gala on September 17th, where the winner of the $50,000 [...]

By | July 17th, 2018|Categories: Polaris Music Prize|32 Comments

Playlist Friday: Happy Canada Day!

It is double playlist week again. Canada Day is on this Sunday so I had to bring out the Canada playlist again with a couple new tracks added. It has over five hours of very [...]

Playlist Friday: 2018 Polaris Music Prize Long List

The Polaris Music Prize Long List has been unveiled live at The Drake Hotel in Toronto, Canada!  Well over 200 Canadian albums have been narrowed down to 40. You can find the Long List here. [...]

Playlist Friday: DarBar’s Polaris Long List Playlist

It's Polaris Music Prize time again. I will be bringing it up for the next few months so get used to it. The Polaris Music Prize is a not-for-profit organization that annually honours and rewards [...]

Polaris Music Prize 2017

By Darlene Barss Today is the day we discover which artist will win the $50,000 Polaris Music Prize for 2017. I have enjoyed being a part of the  Polaris Music Prize process as a juror this year [...]

By | September 18th, 2017|Categories: Playlist, Playlists, Polaris Music Prize|Tags: , , |106 Comments