The 2013 Polaris Music Prize Goes To…


… the enigmatic post-rock instrumental of Montreal’s Godspeed You! Black Emperor for their 2012 masterpiece ( and my twentieth favourite album of 2012) Alleluia! Don’t Bend! Ascend! I have championed it since it was shortlisted.  They’re not an easy band- twenty-minute noisy instrumentals that mix freestyle jazz and Can (the band) wonk is a tough sell … More The 2013 Polaris Music Prize Goes To…