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"You are the total expression of what I have loved or still love in fragments." Owen Pallet's video for "In Conflict" opens with a quote, taken from Ned Rorem's The Paris Diary, written by his…   Read Story »
Over the weekend CBC announced that they'd ended their relationship with longtime broadcaster Jian Ghomeshi, former Moxy Früvous member and longtime pillar of the Canadian indie music scene. The…   Read Story »
Inuk throat singer Tanya Tagaq won this year's Polaris Music Prize for her album, Animism, beating out Arcade Fire, Drake, and Mac DeMarco. In her acceptance speech, she encouraged people to wear and…   Read Story »
For the past eight years, the Polaris Music Prize has honored the best Canadian album of the year. It's accompanied by a gala to announce the winner, and this year the whole event is being…   Read Story »
Orchid Tapes label head Warren Hildebrand, who records as Foxes In Fiction, is getting set to release a death-haunted new album called Ontario Gothic, and we've already posted the early track…   Read Story »
The Polaris Music Prize is one of the only music awards that tends to get it right. The award is given out annually to what is deemed by a large voting pool to be the best Canadian album. We already…   Read Story »
Foxes In Fiction, aka Orchid Tapes label head Warren Hildebrand, is about to release a new album called Ontario Gothic. The record is about Hildebrand putting his life back together after his…   Read Story »
One of the things Owen Pallett mentioned when we spoke with him about his great new In Conflict is that he doesn't want to make a habit of breaking down the music theory behind pop hits as he did for…   Read Story »
In the months since Oscar-nominated composer and Arcade Fire utility man Owen Pallett announced the impending release of his latest opus In Conflict, we've heard "The Riverbed," "On A Path," and…   Read Story »
When Owen Pallett met me poolside at Arcade Fire's Palm Springs hotel during Coachella's first weekend, he politely offered me some of his organic sunblock. (Incidentally, the stuff was all over my…   Read Story »