Destroyer's Kaputt and Arcade Fire's The Suburbs have both been included on the Polaris Music Prize's Short List of Canada's 10 best albums. The Polaris Music Prize gala will be held Monday, September 19, at Toronto's Masonic Temple and will feature live performances by this year's Short List nominees.
It will be webcast live on MuchMusic.com and broadcast on MuchMusic on Saturday, September 24, at 10 p.m. and midnight EST. The gala will also air on MusiquePlus at a date and time to be announced.
Previous Polaris winners have been Final Fantasy, Patrick Watson, Caribou, Fucked Up, and Karkwa.
The Suburbs Deluxe Edition CD+DVD is in stores on August 2 and available for pre-order from Merge now. Destroyer will play the Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago, IL on Saturday, July 16.