By: SashaFri, 04/06/2018
NEW MUSIC FRI-YAY | Week of April 2nd

Craving fresh sounds? Stingray’s got everything you need. For you. For your friends. For your mom. For your neighbor. And even for that friend who says ''I hate music''.

By: NoémiFri, 04/06/2018
Top 10 | Coachella Must-See Artists

Times they are a-changin’ and music is constantly evolving. Coachella began as one of the best festivals for rock, indie, underground hip-hop, electronic, and avant-garde artists outside the realm of commercialized music monarchy. For the first time in history, Coachella is running without a single rock headliner (this year's headliners: The Weeknd, Beyonce, and Eminem) and not everyone is stoked about it. Musical tastes aside, one can experience the production value and scale that comes with huge artists paired with the authenticity and accessibility of smaller acts. Keep reading for our top 10 must-see artists worthy of all the attention.

By: CharlesThu, 04/05/2018
Dead Obies | Stingray PausePlay

Rencontre avec les rappeurs de l’heure, c’est-à-dire Dead Obies. C’est avec des fous rires et sous forme de jeu que nous découvrons qui est le plus baveux, le plus drôle, le plus torturé ou même le plus « Diva »! On découvre les artistes qu’ils respectent, on en apprend sur leur dynamique de groupe et ils nous révèlent leurs habitudes avant de monter sur scène. Bref, un bel entretien « Straight up »!

By: NoémiThu, 04/05/2018
Q&A | Estelle

We sat down with Estelle and talk about her music and her evolution throughout the years. This interview is part of our exclusive coverage leading up the 2018 Sing Jazz festival.

By: AmandaWed, 04/04/2018
#SocialStatus | March 2018

It’s that time of the month where we round up a handful of our fave artists that caught our eye on the gram (Instagram, that is)!  From Australia to Toronto, folk rock to indie pop, we’ve got an eclectic mix coming at you in March's #SocialStatus:

By: BrianTue, 04/03/2018
No News Is Good News by Phonte

I was maybe 25 when I met Phonte. I was late to one of his shows at B.B. King’s near Time Square in NYC (which sounds easy to get to but with all the tourists, just walking a block sometimes feels like an hour). I walked, and Phonte was standing right there, talking with someone. Since I had no shame, I walked over and full on interrupted to ask for a pic.

By: NoémiTue, 04/03/2018
By: NoémiTue, 04/03/2018
ACM Awards | Special Programming

Get ready for the biggest names in country, on the 2018 Academy of Country Music Awards channel. From the rising-stars to legendary chart dominators, this star-studded selection features all the nominated artists from this year’s awards. The special programming channel will be available April 3 to April 30, 2018. 

By: NoémiTue, 04/03/2018
Dead Obies | Chaîne Vedette

Jonché par leurs textes, qui prennent la forme de fresques entrecroisées, le sextuor montréalais Dead Obies secoue curieusement la scène hip-hop québécoise. Voici leurs chansons éclatées et diversifiées, ainsi que leurs incontournables. La chaîne vedette Dead Obies est offerte du 3 avril au 30 avril, 2018.

By: NoémiMon, 04/02/2018
Stingray Classica Shatters Canadian Subscriber Expectations

Last October, Videotron was the first operator to broadcast the premium digital channel Stingray Classica in North America. With over 50 premieres a year, the channel - dedicated to classical music, ballet, and opera - is priced at CAN $5.99 per month.


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By: Catherine BoisvertFri, 05/25/2018
Entrevue | Annie Blanchard | De retour avec Welcome Soleil

En collaboration avec Ariane D.

By: Digital DrumThu, 05/24/2018
And the 2018 Indigenous Music Awards Winners Are … | Digital Drum

Earlier this year, Canada’s thriving Indigenous music scene made some serious noise at the 2018 Juno Awards. Last weekend, it cranked things to 11.

By: NoémiThu, 05/24/2018
Les musts des Francos Montréal 2018 | Programmation extérieure

Les Francos de Mtl nous proposent encore cette année une programmation riche et diversifiée. Il y a beaucoup trop d’artistes à ne pas manquer, mais voici les 10 spectacles extérieurs gratuits à ne pas manquer dans le cadre des Francos de Montréal (7-16 juin 2018)!

By: StingrayWed, 05/23/2018
Summer Vibes Festival | Santa Teresa x Pouzza Fest 8

Montreal’s 8th annual city punk festival Pouzza Fest took place last weekend (May 18-20) in downtown Montreal including six indoor venues (Foufs 2.0, Foufounes Électriques, Midway Speakeasy, Katacombes, Club Soda, Théâtre Sainte-Catherine, Café Cléopâtre) and an outdoor stage at the Beer Garden. The festival attendees were spoiled with an amazing weather most of the weekend.

By: GregTue, 05/22/2018
Events | 2018 Americana Music Awards nominations

While participating in the Music Biz 2018 conference in Nashville this past week, we also had a chance to attend the Americana Music Association press conference announcing this year’s nominations for the AMA Awards which took place at the Country Music Hall of Fame Ford Theatre on May 15.

By: ZacMon, 05/21/2018
Stingray PausePlay | Billboard Music Awards 2018

Check out artists like Luis Fonsi, Bhad Bhabie, and Jessie McCartney as they chat with our host Zac Monson for the 2018 Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

By: TeresaFri, 05/18/2018
Karaoke Etiquette 101 | 7 Foolproof Tips

There is nothing like singing karaoke to get the adrenaline pumping! Things can easily get out of hand. Follow these tips to ensure that everyone has a good karaoke time.

By: MathieuFri, 05/18/2018
Top 10 | Rock Covers Music Videos

If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, the artists whose songs have been reimagined into ear-bursting rock anthems must be blushing from head to toe! This countdown of surprising rock takes has it all, from angrily reinvented ‘80s electro-pop track to rowdy remakes of funk classics.