Celebrating the best of Canadian music from 2018. The Polaris Prize awards the best full-length Canadian album based on artistic merit, regardless of genre, sales, or record label. Hear this year's short-list nominees Weaves, Daniel Ceasar, Jeremy Dutcher, Snotty Nose Rez Kids, Alvvays and more.
Explore the jazzy, funk, juju and highlife fusion of music that is the world of Afrobeat-- the foot-stomping style that swept throughout West Africa in the 60s and 70s.
Hear Fela Kuti, Orlando Julius, The Funkees, Antibalas and more!
The tracks you want to hear driving to the cottage, hanging out on a patio or just feeling good during the warmer months. Hear: Halsey, Swae Lee, Sia, Calvin Harris, Jamiroquai, Post Malone, Gorillaz and more!
Reclaimed explores the many worlds of Indigenous Music. Traditional songs. Acoustic Sounds. Hip hop, R&B, electric powwow and everything in between.
Hear A Tribe Called Red, Lido Pimienta, Tanya Tagaq, Wolf Saga and more.
A relaxing classical mix to provide a beautiful backdrop for your day. Hear: Vaughan Williams "The Lark Ascending", Gluck "Dance of the Blessed Spirits, Barber "Adagio for Strings", Beethoven: "Fur Elise", Saint-Saens: "The Swan", Albinoni: "Adagio" and more
The place to come when you need to unwind, soothe your mind, and enjoy some exceptionally fine jazz music. Hear: Dave Koz, Esperanza Spalding, Incognito, Carol Welsman, Chris Botti and more
From Johnny Cash to Patsy Cline and Waylon Jennings to George Jones. It's the pure legends of country. Hear: Hank Snow, Anne Murray, Charley Pride, Hank Williams, Ian Tyson and more
From the fringes of mainstream pop to progressive artists around the world, Adult Alternative is home to the contemporary, groundbreaking, and occasionally idiosyncratic music of today. Hear: Broken Bells, Death Cab For Cutie, Ray Lamontagne, Jayhawks, Frazey Ford, Bruce Springsteen, Blue Rodeo, Hozier, Glen Hansard and more
Celebrating the art of joining powerful lyric with joyous melody. From folk icons Bob Dylan and Joni Mitchell through today's best young singer-songwriters, this is a musical journey through more than 50 years of songwriting craft. Hear: Leonard Cohen, Bob Dylan, Blue Rodeo, Bruce Cockburn, Glen Hansard, Laura Marling and more
Motown to Muscle Shoals, gospel to girl groups, the best of classic soul. Timeless classics from Marvin Gaye & Aretha Franklin; newer soul sounds of Sharon Jones & Mayer Hawthorne. Hear: Aretha Franklin, Etta James, Ray Charles, Wilson Pickett, Sam Cooke, Charles Bradley, Sharon Jones and more
The Toronto band's new album operates in a pop realm of its own.