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Tanya Tagaq Wins 2014 Polaris Prize, Says “Fuck PETA”

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 eat seal and said, “fuck PETA.” This year’s award gala was held in Toronto earlier tonight and featured performances from Mac DeMarco,… More »

By: James Rettig / September 22, 2014 - 10:48 pm

Livestream The 2014 Polaris Prize Ceremony

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 livestreamed. Tonight’s performances include short list nominees Mac DeMarco, Owen Pallett, Jessy Lanza, Basia Bulat, Shad, and Tanya Tagaq. The… More »

By: James Rettig / September 22, 2014 - 7:54 pm

Polaris Shortlist 2014: Arcade Fire, Mac DeMarco, Drake

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 posted the longlist which had a ton of good stuff, but now they’ve narrowed it… More »

By: Miles Bowe / July 15, 2014 - 11:52 am

Stereogum Monthly Mix: August 2012

Summer is ending! And you have some work to do. Did you experience that season-defining moment? That rooftop conversation, that carefree weekend of intense interpersonal bonding? Did you find the person who’ll keep you warm all winter? If you’ve answered negatively to even one of these, you have some work to do. And so we… More »

By: Amrit Singh / August 29, 2012 - 10:31 am

Yamantaka // Sonic Titan – “Lamia”

The latest single from Adult Swim’s Singles Program is a skyscraping track from psych-metal duo Yamantaka // Sonic Titan called “Lamia.” Download it below. More »

By: Corban Goble / August 20, 2012 - 12:48 pm

Yamantaka // Sonic Titan – “Hoshi Neko” Video

Yamantaka // Sonic Titan is formed around the duo of drummer Alaska B and singer Ruby Kato Attwood, and the music they create is a compelling blend of psych-rock, metal and thundering atmosphere. Though Yamantaka // Sonic Titan, the excellent self-titled debut, came out last year, the video for first single “Hoshi Neko” has just… More »

By: Corban Goble / February 14, 2012 - 2:36 pm