Lido Pimienta wins 2017 Polaris Prize

The annual Polaris Prize Gala gives an award to one Canadian album as the best of the year, chosen from a shortlist created by a jury of 196 journalists, academics, radio hosts, and business insiders.

Arkells set to headline uO Show

“I remember being in first year and going to see Sam Roberts Band or Bedouin Soundclash, and those are bands that mean a lot to me still.”—Max Kerman, lead singer of Arkells.

ALBUM REVIEW: City and Colour • If I Should Go Before You | Dine Alone Records

Although Green is best recognized for progressions in acoustic power chords, especially on his 2008 album Bring Me Your Love. However his newest work shows a distinct change of pace in sound. Where there was once a soft linear flow of songs, there is now a forte that speaks to the audience in a transformed, sharp, bluesy thundering of songs, but is still directed by lofty introspection from beginning to end.