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By: LucilleFri, 11/15/2019
Stingray PausePlay: music initiative of the year! | Rencontres de l'ADISQ 2019

Our Stingray PausePlay show was nominated in the Music Initiative of the Year category for the 3rd year in a row. It is with great pride and joy that we won the award this year!

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By: LucilleFri, 11/15/2019
Stingray PausePlay: initiative musicale de l'année! | Rencontres de l'ADISQ 2019

Notre émission Stingray PausePlay était nommée dans la catégorie Initiative musicale de l’année pour la 3e année consécutive. C’est avec énormément de fierté et de joie que nous avons remporté ce prix cette année!

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By: LucilleThu, 11/14/2019
Holiday Movie Themes | TOP 5 FUN FACTS

In the spirit of the season, we asked our colleagues what are their favorite holiday movie themes or songs. Here is our TOP 5. Let the jingles bell!

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By: LucilleThu, 11/14/2019
The Ultimate Gift Guide for Music Lovers

Here is our ultimate gift guide for music lovers!

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By: LucilleThu, 11/14/2019
Idées cadeaux pour les passionnés de musique

Voici notre guide de cadeaux qui plairont certainement aux passionnés de musique de votre entourage!

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By: SashaFri, 11/08/2019
BELLFLOWER | Interview

BELLFLOWER, the nine-piece indie-folk, jazz act from Montreal recently released their second full-length album, Upside Down.

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By: ArianeThu, 10/24/2019
Alaclair Ensemble | ADISQ 2019 | Prix Étoiles Stingray

C’est dans la salle comble du MTelus (anciennement le Métropolis) qu’a eu lieu le 15e Premier Gala de l’ADISQ. Pour l’occasion, Pierre Lapointe anima avec brio pour la première fois cette soirée si attendue.

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By: LucilleTue, 10/22/2019
Best Halloween Costumes | Rockstars and Popstars Selection!

If you want to make a good impression at this year’s Halloween party or office costume contest but don’t know what to wear, we’ve got your back! Dress up as your favorite rockstar or popstar and belt out some of their most memorable songs.

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By: SydneyWed, 11/02/2016
Tommy Emmanuel | Interview & Performance

Legendary guitarist and two-time GRAMMY nominee, Tommy Emmanuel, visited Stingray PausePlay and wowed our in-house music experts with his talent. He chatted with us about being in a family band and his love for classic singer-songwriters, Ed Sheeran, and even Lady Gaga.

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By: SydneyMon, 10/31/2016
Royal Wood | Interview & Performance

Royal Wood joined Stingray PausePlay at Canadian Music Week 2016 and opened up about his musical journey and his affinity for fine wine. We also got an inside look at his new album "Ghostlight", from concept to release.

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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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