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Polaris Music Prize | Long List

Lixar is Proud to Present: The Polaris Music Prize Podcast Live: Inside the Long List. June 13th at the National Arts Centre, at 7:30 PM

On June 13th the Polaris Music Prize announced its Long List for 2017. Sponsored by Lixar, the Long List is representative of 40 the best albums released by Canadian artists in the last year.

As a company of music lovers, Lixar is proud to be the official sponsor of the 2017 Long List and a supporter of Canadian music. Lixar was also the official sponsor of the Inside the Long List podcast, which featured a panel of five Polaris jurors and a performance by Long List nominee Philippe B.

In honour of the Long List, Steve Jordan from Polaris made a quick stop in our Ottawa office for a Lunch & Learn to talk about the intricacies of the prize, how the selection process works, why it’s important to musicians, and music culture in Canada.

We’re honoured to celebrate and discover the artists on this year’s Long List, and we encourage you to discover what the Canadian music community has to offer.

The Polaris Music Prize Short List will be announced July 13th, with the Prize being awarded at a Gala this September.

Philippe B performs during the Inside the Long List Podcast  Looking at the Long List during lunch  The Inside the Long List Podcast panel

 


 


A Tribe Called Red
We Are The Halluci Nation



Alaclair Ensemble
Les Frères Cueilleurs



Anciients
Voice of the Void



Arkells
Morning Report



Philippe B
La grande nuit vidéo



Louise Burns
Young Mopes



Chocolat
Renontrer Looloo



Clairmont The Second
Quest for Milk and Honey



Lenoard Cohen
You Want It Darker



Antoine Corriveau
Cette chose qui cognait au creux de sa poitrine sans vouloir s’arrêter



Le Couleur
P.O.P.



Marie Davidson
Adieux Au Dancefloor



Mac Demarco
This Old Dog



Gord Downie
Secret Path



Drake
More Life



Feist
Pleasure



Figure Walking
The Big Other



Fiver
Audible Songs from Rockwood



Geoffroy
Coastline



Hannah Georgas
For Evelyn



Japandroids
Near To The Wild Heart of Life



Carly Rae Jepsen
E.MO.TION Side B



B.A. Johnston
Gremlins III



Lisa LeBlanc
Why You Wanna Leave, Runaway Queen?



The New Pornographers
Whiteout Conditions



Klô Pelgag
L’Étoile thoracique



Peter Peter
Noir Éden



Lido Pimienta
La Papessa



Jessie Reyez
Kiddo



Daniel Romano
Modern Pressure



The Sadies
Northern Passages



John K. Samson
Winter Wheat



Tanya Tagaq
Retribution



The Tragically Hip
Man Machine Poem



TUNS
TUNS



Leif Vollebekk
Twin Solitude



Weaves
Weaves



The Weeknd
Starboy