Blog Cadence Weapon Shortlisted for Polaris Music Prize! July 18, 2012March 2, 2017 admin THE 2012 POLARIS MUSIC PRIZE SHORT LIST! The 2012 Polaris Short List was announced July 17 at The Drake Hotel in Toronto, ON. The 200+ writers, editors, producers and media figures who make up the Polaris Music Prize jury pool chose the Short List by submitting ballots listing their Top 5 albums. Amongst the other short listed artists alongside Cadence Weapon is Feist, Drake, Fucked Up, Grimes, Handsome Furs and more! Polaris Founder and Executive Director Steve Jordan was pretty excited about the List. “Our jury is showing an ever growing passion and dedication to reviewing, discussing and advocating their selections. This has resulted in a Short List of records that are musically focused, intense and in some cases highly personal. The process of selecting a winner should prove to be an invigorating challenge for our Grand Jury.” Help support Cadence Weapon / Spread the good word about the fire hot emcee!