Today, the shortlist of nominees for this year’s award were announced. They include: Godspeed You! Black Emperor (Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend!), METZ (METZ), Purity Ring (Shrines), Metric (Synthetica), and Colin Stetson (New History Warfare Vol. 3: To See More Light). The full list of nominees is posted below.
A winner will announced during a gala to be held on September 23rd at The Carlu in Toronto.
Polaris Prize 2013 shortlist:
Godspeed You! Black Emperor – Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend!
Zaki Ibrahim – Every Opposite
Metric – Synthetica
METZ – METZ
Purity Ring – Shrines
Colin Stetson – New History Warfare Vol. 3: To See More Light
Tegan and Sara – Heartthrob
A Tribe Called Red – Nation II Nation
Whitehorse – The Fate of the World Depends on This Kiss
Young Galaxy – Ultramarine