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Tuesday Tracks! Polaris Prize Aftermath Edition: Karkwa, Tegan & Sara, Owen Pallett

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Last night was the gala for the fifth annual Polaris Prize, Canada’s “increasingly distinguished” music award that shuns commercial success in favour artistic merit. This year’s winner is — surprise! — Karkwa, a band that few predicted in advance. But really, no one should be surprised. The Polaris Grand Jury likes to pull their choices out […] More »

Tuesday Tracks! Rae Spoon, Karkwa, The Beauties

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This week’s installment of Tuesday Tracks comes care of a little bit of serendipity. Tuesdays tend to sneak up pretty quick sometimes and it can be quite distressing and a little embarrassing when Monday night rolls around there are no new tracks to be found. Most weeks it’s pretty easy—there’s so much to listen to, and […] More »