Polaris Music Prize 2011: Long List

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Arcade Fire – “The Suburbs”
Austra – “Feel It Break”
Black Mountain – “Wilderness Heart”
Braids – “Native Speaker”
Buck 65 – “20 Odd Years”
Louise Burns – “Mellow Drama”
D-Sisive – “Jonestown 2: Jimmy Go Bye Bye”
The Dears – “Degeneration Street”
Destroyer – “Kaputt”
Diamond Rings – “Special Affections”
Dirty Beaches – “Badlands”
Luke Doucet and The White Falcon – “Steel City Trawler”
Eternia & MoSS – “At Last”
Galaxie – “Tigre et Diesel”
Jenn Grant – “Honeymoon Punch”
Tim Hecker – “Ravedeath, 1972″
Hey Rosetta! – “Seeds”
Hooded Fang – “Album”
Imaginary Cities – “Temporary Resident”
Land Of Talk – “Cloak and Cipher”
Little Scream – “The Golden Record”
The Luyas – “Too Beautiful to Work”
Malajube – “La Caverne”
Miracle Fortress – “Was I The Wave?”
One Hundred Dollars – “Songs of Man”
Doug Paisley – “Constant Companion”
PS I Love You – “Meet Me at the Muster Station”
Daniel Romano – “Sleep Beneath the Willow”
The Rural Alberta Advantage – “Departing”
Ron Sexsmith – “Long Player Late Bloomer”
Shotgun Jimmie – “Transistor Sister”
Sloan – “The Double Cross”
Frederick Squire – “March 12″
Stars – “The Five Ghosts”
Colin Stetson – “New History Warfare Vol. 2: Judges”
Timber Timbre – “Creep On Creepin’ On”
The Weeknd – “House of Balloons”
Women – “Public Strain”
Neil Young – “Le Noise”
Young Galaxy – “Shapeshifting”

On July 6th this list goes to a shortlist, Sept. 19th will be the date for this years’ awards.