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By: RebeccaWed, 05/22/2019
Timber Timbre | Interview

Timber Timbre (pronounced tim-ber tamber) will showcase their debut performance at SCAPE on May 23rd, 2019. They are excited to present their original songs to Singapore fans for the first time ever.

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By: George LukeTue, 05/07/2019
LIVE REVIEW: Eric Bibb, Ronnie Scott’s London

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By: MikelMon, 05/06/2019
Billboard Music Awards 2019 | Watch our PausePlay Episodes featuring Ella Mai, Florida Georgia Line, and more!

For the second year in a row, Kelly Clarkson was the host of this year’s Billboard Music Awards ceremony held in Las Vegas on May 1, 2019.

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By: Eva and SophieFri, 05/03/2019
Artists to Watch | May 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: ArianeWed, 05/01/2019
25e édition de Ma Première Place des Arts | Prix Étoiles Stingray

Depuis plus de vingt-cinq ans, Ma première Place des Arts soutient le talent émergent de la chanson francophone actuelle. Cette année, la finale du concours avait lieu à la Cinquième Salle de la Place des Arts et était animé avec brio par Olivier Robillard-Laveaux, sous la direction musicale de Jean-Francois Beaudet. Ma première Place des Arts a été le tremplin de plusieurs artistes qui bénéficient aujourd’hui de carrières actives et exaltantes tant à l’échelle locale qu’internationale. Certains anciens participants et anciens gagnants ont d’ailleurs été appelé à agir à titre de mentors auprès des finalistes du cru 2019.

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By: JustineMon, 01/09/2017
A Bold New Look and Feel for Stingray Djazz

Following the July 2015 acquisition of DJAZZ.tv, Stingray has rolled out refreshed and contemporary new looks for the channel, which have been rebranded as Stingray DJAZZ.

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By: SydneyThu, 12/01/2016
Ours – Robert Chafe & John Estacio | Interview

We were joined by Robert & John, the composer and librettist of Ours. This opera was a part of the Opera America World Opera Conference. They tell us about the Battle of Beaumont-Hamel, how it changed Newfoundland forever and how they tried not to glorify the art of war while still showcasing beautiful music.

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By: SydneyThu, 12/01/2016
As One – Laura Kaminsky, Mark Campbell & Kimberly Reed | Interview

We got to sit down with Laura Kaminsky, Mark Campbell and Kimberly Reed, the composer and librettists of As One, an operatic work presented during the OPERA America annual conference. We discuss how real life translates into their work, the transgender conversation, and how a good wine can bring out the best in your writing.

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By: SydneyTue, 11/29/2016
M’dea Undone – John Harris | Interview

We sat down with John Harris, composer of the opera M'Dea Undone that was showcased during the OPERA America annual conference. John tells us about his electronic influences and writing dark, dissonant music. He also delves into how his work covers taboo topics that people often shy away from.

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By: SydneyTue, 11/29/2016
Morning Star – Ricky Gordon & William Hoffman | Interview

We sat down with Ricky Gordon and William Hoffman at the OPERA America annual conference. These two remarkable men, librettist and composer respectively, created the opera Morning Star, which was featured at the conference. We discovered where they draw inspiration from, their thoughts on different music styles, and what it's like seeing your life on stage. 

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By: Ben Fong-TorresTue, 11/22/2016
No Direction Home: Bob Dylan

In the way he’s accepted his Nobel Prize for literature, by seemingly not acknowledging it for so long that one of the awards committees called him “rude” and “arrogant,” Bob Dylan was being himself.

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By: SydneyTue, 11/22/2016
6 Revolutions – Tim Brady | Interview

We had the honor of sitting down with Tim Brady at the 2016 OPERA American annual conference, the premier gathering of opera professionals in North America. Brady is the composer of 6 Revolutions, a bilingual opera that was showcased during the event and is inspired by the events of the October Crisis that occurred in 1970 in Montreal, Canada. Brady talks about the mystical way he fell in love with opera in Mantua, Italy, and how he loves to get songs stuck in people's heads. 

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By: Ben Fong-TorresMon, 11/14/2016
‘Hallelujah’ and farewell to Leonard Cohen

Only a few weeks before the news broke about his death, Leonard Cohen was the subject of a piece in The New Yorker, which detailed the ailments that had kept him off the road the past couple of years.

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By: SydneyWed, 11/02/2016
Busty & The Bass | Interview & Performance

The boys from nine-piece collective, Busty & The Bass, stopped by Stingray to have a little fun and tell us about their music, Google search history, fender benders, and how to talk your way out of traffic tickets!

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By: SydneyWed, 11/02/2016
Tor Miller | Interview & Performance

The dashing and talented Tor Miller visited us in the Stingray PausePlay lounge at Canadian Music Week 2016 and opened up about his love for Bowie and Ray Charles and how that influenced his new album American English. He let us in on how dropping out of school affected his relationship with his parents and what is spirit animal is. 

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