Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Tanya Tagaq wins 2014 Polaris Prize

The Polaris Music Prize judges pulled out another surprise winner when last night they awarded the 2014 edition of the prize to Tanya Tagaq for her album Animism.  The Inuit throat singer triumphed over more widely known acts such as Arcade Fire, Drake, and Owen Pallett.
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I haven't heard Tagaq's album (and I'm not likely to) so I'll refrain from opining on the Jury's decision.

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