A lil’ bit of Canadian rock history was written last Monday at Toronto’s Masonic Temple when indie rock band Karkwa won the 2010 Polaris prize. The Montreal based five piece is, of course, the first French act to win this honour. Amidst the screams and cheers of music fans, both present at the temple and online, questions arose: “Who?”, “Why?” And “WTF?!”. Let’s try to answer the first two. (...)
Extract from the big article posted on 22nd September 2010 by André Péloquin
read more : " Quoi? Karkwa?”: An introduction for the rest of Canada"
André Péloquin was a member of the 2010 Polaris Music Prize Grand Jury.