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September 12th, 2010
With only eight days until one of the coolest award ceremony’s graces our channel with its awesomeness, Polaris is giving you fine people a sampler of the ten amazingly-rad musicians on the Polaris 2010 Short List! Today we shine the spotlight on Karkwa!
Who: A five-piece indie-rock group formed in Montreal, Karkwa has released three albums since forming in 1998.
Sounds Like: Coldplay, Arcade Fire and The Stills
Didjya Know: Karkwa is a phonetic interpretation of the French word carquois, meaning quiver of arrows.
Hear now: Check out Karkwa’s Les Chemins De Verre and don’t forget to download the amazing Polaris Music Prize Short List sampler from iTunes. Watch the 2010 Polaris Awards live online on Monday September 20 at 8pm ET and on broadcast on Saturday September 25 at 9pm ET.Tweet