The short list for the Polaris Music Prize has been announced! The prize of $20000 is awarded based on the artistic merit of a full-length Canadian album. As the site indicates genre and record sales are not part of the criteria.
Here are the bands who have made the cut:
I don’t envy the judges on this task! I must admit that I was disappointed that The Acorn did not make it through to the top 10. Maybe next time!