Polaris Music Prize 2013: Purity Ring

Polaris Music Prize 2013: Purity Ring

October 19, 2013Poster Prints, Print Department

Purity Ring are a Canadian electronic music duo originally from Edmonton, formed in 2010. The band consists of Megan James and Corin Roddick. Shrines is the debut album for Purity Ring, released in July of 2012, the album reached number 100 on the UK Albums Chart. Poster design by Andrew Kolb, an illustrator/ designer currently … Read More

Polaris Music Prize 2013:  Whitehorse

Polaris Music Prize 2013: Whitehorse

October 17, 2013Poster Prints, Print Department

Whitehorse is a Canadian folk rock band, whose core members are Luke Doucet and Melissa McClelland. The duo have released two albums and an EP on Six Shooter Records. They are currently based in Hamilton, Ontario. Poster design by Fish Bone Prints, the studio alias of Alex MacAskill, born and raised in Halifax, Nova Scotia. … Read More

Polaris Music Prize 2013: A Tribe Called Red

Polaris Music Prize 2013: A Tribe Called Red

October 15, 2013Poster Prints, Print Department

A Tribe Called Red are a Canadian electronic music group, who blend instrumental hip hop, reggae Moombahton,and dubstep-influenced dance music with elements of First Nations music, particularly vocal chanting and drumming. Based in Ottawa, Ontario, the group consists of three DJs, Ian “DJ NDN” Campeau, Dan “DJ Shub” General and Bear Witness. Nation II Nation … Read More

Polaris Music Prize 2013: Tegan and Sara

Polaris Music Prize 2013: Tegan and Sara

October 11, 2013Poster Prints, Print Department

Tegan and Sara are a Canadian indie rock duo formed in 1995 in Calgary, composed of identical twin sisters Tegan Rain Quin and Sara Keirsten Quin. Heartthrob is the seventh studio album, released in January 2013. Poster design by Jud Haynes, a graphic designer / illustrator currently based out of St. Johns NFLD. 5 colour, … Read More

Polaris Music Prize 2013: Young Galaxy

Polaris Music Prize 2013: Young Galaxy

October 9, 2013Event Posters, Print Department

Young Galaxy is a Canadian indie pop/dream pop band formed in 2005 in Vancouver, BC. Ultramarine is the fourth studio album by Young Galaxy, released in April 2013. As with their previous album, it was produced by Dan Lissvik and was released on Paper Bag Records. Poster design by Benjamin Nelson, a Kingston Ontario based … Read More

Polaris Music Prize 2013: METZ

Polaris Music Prize 2013: METZ

October 7, 2013Poster Prints, Print Department

METZ is a noise rock/hardcore punk band from Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The band consists of guitarist and vocalist Alex Edkins, bassist Chris Slorach and drummer Hayden Menzies. Poster design by Dave Murray, a Toronto based designer, illustrator, and screenprinter. 5 colour, 18″ x 24″ on cougar cover. Posters are available through the Polaris Music Prize … Read More

Polaris Music Prize 2013: Colin Stetson

Polaris Music Prize 2013: Colin Stetson

October 5, 2013Poster Prints, Print Department

Colin Stetson, born in Michigan and currently based in Montreal, Quebec, is a bass saxophone player and touring member of Arcade Fire, Bell Orchestre and Bon Iver. Stetson’s solo album, New History Warfare Vol. 3: To See More Light was released in April 2013 by Constellation Records. Poster design by Alexei Vella, a Toronto based … Read More

Polaris Music Prize 2013: Metric

Polaris Music Prize 2013: Metric

October 3, 2013Poster Prints, Print Department

Metric is a Canadian New Wave band founded in 1998 in Toronto. The band consists of Emily Haines, James Shaw, Joshua Winstead and Joules Scott-Key. Synthetica is the fifth studio album by Canadian indie rock band Metric, released in June 2012. Poster design by Ron Guyatt, a Toronto based designer / illustrator. 3 colour, 18″ … Read More

Polaris Music Prize 2013: Godspeed You! Black Emperor

Polaris Music Prize 2013: Godspeed You! Black Emperor

October 1, 2013Print Department

Godspeed You! Black Emperor have won the 2013 Polaris Music Prize for their album ‘Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend! Godspeed You! Black Emperor is a Canadian post-rock band which originated in Montreal, Quebec in 1994. They release their recordings through Constellation, an influential independent record label also located in Montreal. Poster design by Yashar Asheri an … Read More

Freshly Printed: 2013 Polaris Prize Posters

Freshly Printed: 2013 Polaris Prize Posters

September 29, 2013Poster Prints, Print Department

We once again had the privilege of printing this year’s Polaris Music Prize Posters for the 10 short-listed nominees. Posters can be purchased via the Polaris Music Prize website. We’ll be blogging about each individual poster soon, so stayed tuned for more details!