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Sprawl

September 20, 2011

I was expecting something of an upset win at last night’s Polaris Music Prize gala, and I suppose in a way that’s exactly what happened. Arcade Fire taking the prize is certainly a well-deserved win, one...

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Lemonade

September 19, 2011

The 2011 Polaris Muisc Prize gala is upon us. This being Soft Signal’s first year meant it was my first go-around with the prize, and the first time people actually asked me how I thought...

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Cover Your Tracks

June 16, 2011

Polaris season is upon us once again. A good number of albums have been making lasting impressions since last June, and today the Polaris Music Prize revealed the long list of nominees for this year’s...

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The Great Elsewhere

December 21, 2010

Owen Pallett has had one heck of a 2010. His first post-Final Fantasy album earned a nod from the Polaris Prize, making that the second in his career. He toured the hell out of it,...

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Eureka

December 8, 2010

Add this one to the list of awesome Monday announcements. Vancouver harmonic pop-quintet Mother Mother took the day to break the news on their upcoming third LP, Eureka, due out March 15, 2011, via Last...

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Departing

December 7, 2010

I’ve been waiting for this one for a while. 2008’s Hometowns has been one of the most-played records in my collections in recent years. So much so that I actually managed to wear out the...

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