Tanya Tagaq has released her newest video Sivulivinivut from her last album Retribution. Tanya Tagaq’s album has received major international coverage thus far, including coverage from such publications as 'Pitchfork,' 'The NY Times,' 'Rolling Stone,' 'NPR,' 'CBC,' 'Globe and Mail,' and 'The Guardian.'

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Tanya Tagaq has released her newest video 'Sivulivinivut' from her last album 'Retribution.' Tanya Tagaq’s album has received major international coverage thus far, including coverage from such publications as 'Pitchfork,' 'The NY Times,' 'Rolling Stone,' 'NPR,' 'CBC,' 'Globe and Mail,' and 'The Guardian.'

VIDEO: Tanya Tagaq Sings in Inuktitut on ‘Sivulivinivut’ From Retribution Album

Tanya Tagaq on short list for Polaris Music Prize to be announced September 18, 2017 in Toronto

Inuk vocalist Tanya Tagaq has released her newest video Sivulivinivut from her last album Retribution, released in October 2016 by Six Shooter Records. Tanya Tagaq’s album is now short-listed for the Polaris Music Prize.

Tanya Tagaq’s Retribution has received major international exposure thus far, including coverage from such publications as Pitchfork, The NY Times, Rolling Stone, NPR, CBC, Globe and Mail, and The Guardian.

Edited by Light Echo Productions, Tanya Tagaq’s video Sivulivinivut which translates as ‘ancestors,’ is a rare occasion of Tagaq singing in Inuktitut.

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Listen to Tanya Tagaq discuss the song with critic Carl Wilson here – https://open.spotify.com/track/1KgP4qYniL9EkgSxhmURvn

Other tracks on Retribution include the song Centre, a hip-hop number featuring Canadian rapper Shad. The title track Retribution is an 8-minute statement on climate change and violence. The album also contains a delicate cover of Nirvana’s Rape Me.

In addition to her Retribution album, Tanya Tagaq recently released a new song called Frostbite. Listen here – http://www.adultswim.com/music/singles-2017/5.

On Feb 21, 2017  Polaris prize winners Buffy Sainte-Marie and Tanya Tagaq co-released a new music video titled You Got To Run (Spirit Of The Wind.)Both Buffy Sainte-Marie and Tanya Tagaq are recipients of the coveted Polaris Music prize, a non-profit organization that annually honors and rewards artists who produce Canadian music albums of distinction.

Buffy Sainte-Marie was the recipient of the Polaris Prize in 2015 award for Power in the Blood, and traditional throat singer Tanya Tagaq won the award in 2014 for her album Animism.

In 2017, Tanya Tagaq has added composer to her list of accomplishments with contributions to the Kronos Quartet’s Fifty for the Future project, and work entitled Qiksaatuq at the New Creations Festival with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra.

Tanya Tagaq also spoke at this year’s EMP PopCon in Seattle, where she participated in the Music & Politics keynote alongside Mike Hadreas from Perfume Genius and Meredith Graves from Perfect Pussy.

For more information visit Tanya Tagaq’s website. You can also purchase Tanya Tagaq’s Retribution album on iTunes.

Upcoming shows:

HAMILTON, ON: Supercrawl, September 10
PORTLAND, OR: PICA – Lincoln Hall, September 15
PORTLAND, OR: PICA – Lincoln Hall, September 16
IQALUIT, NU: Inuksuk High School, September 30
MADISON, WI: UW Memorial Union-Shannon Hall, October 7
NANAIMO, BC: The Port Theatre, October 18
VICTORIA, BC: Alix Goolden Hall, October 21
SASKTATOON, SK: TCU Place, Sid Buckwold Theatre, November 18
REGINA, SK: Dvorak New World Symphony, Conexus Arts Centre, w/ Regina Symphony Orchestra, November 25
VANCOUVER, BC: Chan Centre For The Performing Arts, March 16
VANCOUVER, BC: Chan Centre For The Performing Arts, March 17

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