The Winehouse Mag

The Polaris Music Prize announced its exciting long list today. The list of nominees were unveiled at the Phi Centre in Old Montreal, and hosted by SiriusXM’s, Andréanne Sasseville.

Polaris founder and executive director, Steve Jordan, called this years selection process of wildly diverse artists one of the most  “difficult Polaris ballot they’ve ever submitted.” Check out who’s up for the prize!



The 2013 Polaris Music Prize Long List:

A Tribe Called Red Nation II Nation

ANCIIENTS Heart of Oak

The Besnard Lakes Until In Excess, Imperceptible UFO

Louis-Jean Cormier Le Treizième Étage


Mac DeMarco 2

Evening Hymns Spectral Dusk

Hannah Georgas Hannah Georgas

Godspeed You! Black Emperor ‘Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend!

Chilly Gonzales Solo Piano II

Jim Guthrie Takes Time

Hayden Us Alone

Zaki Ibrahim Every Opposite

KEN mode Entrench

Kid Koala 12 bit Blues

Kobo Town Jumbie in the Jukebox

Pierre Lapointe Punkt

Lee Harvey Osmond The Folk Sinner

Les soeurs Boulay Le poids des confettis

Alaclair Ensemble Les maigres blancs d’Amérique du Noir

Corb Lund Cabin Fever

Majical Cloudz Impersonator

Metric Synthetica


Danny Michel with the Garifuna Collective Black Birds Are Dancing Over Me

AC Newman Shut Down The Streets

Old Man Luedecke Tender is The Night

Lindi Ortega Cigarettes & Truckstops

Peter Peter Une version améliorée de la tristesse

Purity Ring Shrines

Rah Rah The Poet’s Dead

Rhye Woman

Daniel Romano Come Cry With Me

Colin Stetson New History Warfare Vol. 3: To See More Light

Suuns Images du futur

Tegan and Sara Heartthrob

Al Tuck Stranger at the Wake

Whitehorse The Fate of the World Depends On This Kiss

Young Galaxy Ultramarine

The Luyas Animator


For more info on Polaris and this year’s nominees click here.


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