Polaris Music Prize

Lido Pimienta at Venus Fest.


From winning the Polaris Prize to becoming a target for online harassment, the Colombian-Canadian artist tells us about her highs and lows of 2017 more

Dec 28, 2017 11:12 AM Features

Lido Pimienta at 2017 Polaris Music Prize Gala

Dustin Rabin

The Colombian-Canadian artist won the 2017 award for her album La Papessa. Here's what else went down at the gala more

Sep 19, 2017 11:47 AM Features

Plus: Toronto contenders include Weaves' self-titled album, BADBADNOTGOOD'S IV and Lido Pimienta's La Papessa more

Jul 13, 2017 3:11 PM Features

"I don’t ever want to be a Kraft cheese slice of music. Overly processed, preconceived to placate the masses, bland and as chemical as possible just so it can be bought." more

Nov 21, 2016 5:08 PM Features

Andy Shauf

Remi Theriault

Ahead of his two Mod Club shows, the singer/songwriter talks Polaris Prize, Christian pop-punk and why he doesn't leave his new neighbourhood more

Nov 15, 2016 11:48 AM Features

While there's nothing quite like seeing the Inuk avant-garde musician perform live, Retribution comes closest to capturing the experience more

Oct 23, 2016 10:00 AM Album reviews

Celebrating challenging artists never gets old more

Sep 20, 2016 2:23 PM Features

Women dominate the prize for best Canadian album more

Jul 14, 2016 4:18 PM Music

Using words to describe a Tanya Tagaq performance feels futile more

Dec 2, 2015 1:04 PM Concert reviews

Buffy Sainte-Marie

Matt Williams

Women rule at this year's $50,000 prize gala more

Sep 22, 2015 12:12 PM Music

Listen to the Arkells covering Tobias Jesso Jr. – and hear their praise of his curly locks more

Jul 7, 2015 6:06 PM Music

Slaight Music ups the winnings to $50,000 more

May 14, 2015 12:00 AM Music