The Overcast’s Big Townie Tunes series is a sampler of all albums longlisted each year for the Borealis Music Prize. By featuring one song off all the longlisted albums, Big Townie Tunes acts as an archive for every year in local (Newfoundland) music.

The 5-album shortlist for the 2016 Borealis Music Prize will be revealed tomorrow, in December’s print issue, and online here tomorrow night.

For now, sample 25 local favourite releases from Nov. 2015- Nov. 2016. (Note: Only albums with 6 songs or more are eligible for the award, and compilation)