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Terrible short list revealed for Canada's Polaris Music Prize

Terrible short list revealed for Canada's Polaris Music Prize

Canada's Polaris Music Prize is putting the "white" in the Great White North. Nominees for this year's award -- which seeks to recognize "creativity and diversity in Canadian recorded music," according to a statement -- were announced early Tuesday, and Pop & Hiss is here to tell you that it's a truly horrifying collection, with more indie rock than you can shake an ice-encrusted maple leaf at. Assembled by an "independent jury of over 200 music journalists, broadcasters and music bloggers from across Canada," the short list includes albums by -- deep breath here -- Metric, METZ, Purity Ring, Colin Stetson, Godspeed You! Black Emperor,...

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