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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: SydneyMon, 10/31/2016
Passenger | Interview & Performance

We sat down with the incredibly funny and talented Passenger at Osheaga 2016. He chatted with us about his musical beginnings AND brand new material. He filled us in on the process of writing his new album and honing his skills. We also got the scoop on his love of fast food! 

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By: SydneyMon, 09/19/2016
Gabriella | Interview & Performance

We sat down with The Voice France finalist, Canada's own Gabriella, to talk about her album Story of Oak, how a broken finger can be a good thing, and how she's gearing up to release new music soon.

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By: Ben Fong-TorresWed, 07/20/2016
Happy Birthday and Hats Off to Carlos Santana

On his 69th birthday, which took place on July 20, he should embrace his age. Now doing a residency at the House of Blues in Las Vegas, he recently issued a reunion album, Santana IV, with most of the original band members playing together for the first time in some 45 years.

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By: Ben Fong-TorresFri, 07/15/2016
The Doors at the Bowl: Mick, LSD and a Moth

To play the Hollywood Bowl. For any musician, that has to be a career highlight. The Doors performed in that revered venue in 1968, and Ray Manzarek, in his interview for Qello Concerts, articulated the import of such an occasion.

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By: Ben Fong-TorresFri, 07/08/2016
The Dead at the End of ‘So Many Roads’

It’s not a sexy, round-number anniversary, but I bet Deadheads know that July 9 was the date of the last Grateful Dead concert with Jerry Garcia. That was in 1995, at Soldier Field in Chicago.

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By: Ben Fong-TorresFri, 06/10/2016
Hank Williams, Tom Hiddleston & Me

This week in rock history, Hank Williams made his debut on the live radio show, Grand Ole Opry in Nashville. That was on June 11, 1949, and it says somewhere that he got an unprecedented six encore calls from the audience at the Ryman Auditorium. Must’ve thrown the radio show clear off its schedule.

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By: Ben Fong-TorresTue, 05/24/2016
Happy Birthday Bob Dylan!

It’s a big week for rock star birthdays. Bob Dylan on the 24th (making him 75), Stevie Nicks on the 26th (she’s, cough, cough), and John Fogerty on the 28th (he was born in ’45).

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By: Ben Fong-TorresFri, 05/20/2016
Brian Wilson: ‘Singing with My Brothers’

On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Pet Sounds, I’m thinking about the all-time lead Beach Boy, Brian Wilson.

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By: ZacWed, 04/29/2015
The Seasons | Stingray Pauseplay

The Seasons formed in Beauport, Quebec in the winter of 2011. The Chiasson brothers Hubert & Julien (vocals & guitars) had a desire to share the collection of hooks and melodies turning in their minds with the world, and so, Julien called up Rémi (drums & percussion) who brought along Sam (bass) and the band was formed.  The chemistry was instantaneous. After a few weeks in their parents' basement, a fully grown batch of original songs was brewed and they realized immediately that they were part of something bigger than themselves. 

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By: ZacMon, 01/27/2014
Serena Ryder | Stingray PausePlay

Females are strong as hell, and Serena Ryder is living proof. When the world seems to be going backward, the Canadian singer-songwriter always keeps us marching forward.

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