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By: LucilleTue, 03/19/2019
JUNOS 2019 | Stingray PausePlay Episodes on the Red Carpet!

On March 15th, the Stingray squad headed to London, Ontario, for the JUNO Awards, a weekend of music celebrations. It is always with great pleasure and excitement that Stingray partners with the JUNOS to honour Canada’s music, and the people who make it shine all around the world.

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By: StingrayTue, 03/19/2019
Interview with Jesse Cook | Jazz

We asked 10 questions to Canadian guitarist, composer, and producer:  Jesse Cook!

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By: Eva and SophieWed, 03/06/2019
Artists to Watch | March 2019

"From viral sensations to promising up-and-comers, 2019 is producing an incredible crop of new artists that remind us why we listen to music at all. Here are some of our favorites so far. 

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By: Rebecca O.Tue, 03/05/2019
Power Women: The Rise of Female Rappers

With her painfully public feuds, love for explicit language, and controversial past, Afro-Latina rapper Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar, better known as Cardi B, may not be considered as an ideal role model for young women by the general public. Nevertheless, the 26-year old New Yorker just made history; at the 61st annual Grammy Awards earlier this year, Cardi B won the category “Best Rap Album” for her 2018 release “Invasion of Privacy,” making her the first female solo artist to ever achieve this. Role model or not, Cardi B’s win marks an important milestone in the history and continuous rise of female rap.

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By: William D.Tue, 03/05/2019
You Know The Score: Oscars Roundup

The dust has settled following the 91st Academy Awards, and as always, the ceremony has provoked heated debate amongst critics and movie fans alike. In this first installment of ‘You Know the Score,’ I look at the nominees for Best Original Score and discuss whether the Academy made the right choice in awarding the Oscar to Ludwig Göransson for Black Panther.

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By: CharlesMon, 02/25/2019
32e édition de la Bourse RIDEAU | Prix Étoiles Stingray

Depuis plus de 30 ans, la RIDEAU rend hommage aux créateurs, diffuseurs et artisans du spectacle lors de la Soirée des prix RIDEAU. Cette année, cette soirée avait lieu le 21 février au Capitole à Québec. Stingray Musique était présent afin de remettre le Prix Étoiles Stingray.

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By: LucilleFri, 02/22/2019
JUNOS 2019 | Video of the Year Nominees | Stingray Rising Stars

March is an important month for the music industry with the JUNOs celebrating today’s finest musical talent.

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By: CharlesFri, 02/22/2019
Alexandre Désilets | Programmateur invité | Février 2019

Alexandre Désilets est certainement l’une des voix les plus imposantes par son infini tendresse. Il est un mélodiste sensible qui sait créer une poésie moderne avec des mots savamment choisis. L’auteur-compositeur-interprète a fait vibrer le public plus d’une fois avec ses albums qu’Escalader l’ivresse (2008), La Garde (2010), Fancy Ghetto (2014) et Windigo (2016). Ce dernier lui a valu deux Félix au gala de l’ADISQ 2017. Son inspiration s’enracine dans toutes les possibilités qu’offre le corps, le cœur et l’esprit.

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By: SydneyFri, 07/14/2017
Arkells | Celebrity Channel

We have been huge fans of the Arkells since their appearance on Stingray PausePlay. We were thrilled to have them guest program a channel this month! They are one of Canada’s most exciting bands right now. The group’s genuine and intimate songs walk the line between humour and melancholy. Listen to their rock ‘n soul tracks and a selection of their personal favourites.

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By: HitskeThu, 07/13/2017
North Sea Jazz Festival | Recap Day One : The Crowd Goes Wild!

The 2017 edition of the North Sea Jazz Festival started with long lines at the Ahoy Rotterdam. But the beautiful weather had everyone was in a good mood and no one complained about the extra security.

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By: WouterWed, 07/12/2017
Dutchie at the Festival international de jazz de Montréal

The combination of free and non-free concerts draws an enormously varied audience: men and women of all ages flock to enjoy the diversity that contemporary jazz has to offer.

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By: StingrayMon, 07/10/2017
Africa Oyé, Liverpool, England | Concert Review

Over 80,000 people descended upon Sefton Park in Liverpool over the two days that Africa Oyé. Some drummed. Some drank. All of them danced.

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By: WouterMon, 07/10/2017
Festival International de Jazz de Montréal: The Pictures

Stingray selected their best pictures to show a few Festival International de Jazz de Montréal highlights!  

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By: Ben Fong-TorresMon, 07/03/2017
Remembering the Summer of Love, 50 Years After

In 1987, the San Francisco Chronicle noted the 20th anniversary with several articles, including this one, which I’ve edited for space. I have not updated it but should note that since then, we’ve lost three of the people I spoke with: Bill Graham, Jerry Garcia, and Paul Kantner.

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By: WouterMon, 07/03/2017
Summer is in Montreal, and so is jazz!

While Europe's Montreux Jazz Festival has already kicked off and the North Sea Jazz Festival is about to begin, their Canadian counterpart has started its 38th edition: the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal!

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By: WouterSat, 07/01/2017
Festival international de Jazz de Montréal - Deel 1 (Dutch)

Terwijl we in Nederland met spanning uitkijken naar het North Sea Jazz weekend, is afgelopen week de 38e editie van de Canadese equivalent van start gegaan: Festival International de Jazz de Montréal!

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By: KarenFri, 06/30/2017
Becoming a Stradivari 101

Ever since a visit to violin maker Johan Jacobs in Middelburg, I’ve become interested in violin construction. I had always wanted to build my own violin.

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By: Ben Fong-TorresSat, 06/17/2017
Happy Birthday, Sir Paul

It doesn’t sound right, but on June 18, Paul McCartney turns 64. Will you still need me? Will you still feed me? When I’m 64? Plus ten. That’s right. The perpetually youthful Macca was born in 1942 in Liverpool, England. And, as you well know, he’s still rocking.

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