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By: CharlesSun, 02/23/2020
Nicolas Gémus gagnant du Prix étoile Stingray ! | Gala RIDEAU

Belle soirée au Gala Rideau, alors que le Prix étoile Stingray a été remis à Nicolas Gémus!

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By: MikelWed, 02/12/2020
JUNOs 2020 | Video of the Year Nominees | Stingray Rising Stars

Each year, Stingray is proud to sponsor the Video of the Year category at the JUNOs.

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By: StingrayTue, 02/04/2020
Carly Pearce | Interview | Stingray Rising Stars

Meet our latest Stingray Rising Star, Carly Pearce!

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By: LucilleTue, 01/28/2020
We were there | Hi, How Are You Day 2020

"True love will find you in the end." – Daniel Johnston

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By: Rebecca O.Tue, 01/14/2020
ESNS 2020: Highlights | Stingray

Stay on the pulse of the most recent news in music. Follow us on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter

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By: Eva and SophieFri, 01/10/2020
Artists to Watch | January 2020

From viral sensations to promising up-and-comers, here are the artists to watch of the month!

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By: AmyTue, 01/07/2020
Bryce Vine | Interview | Stingray Rising Stars

Meet Bryce Vine, Stingray's Rising Star for January.

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By: RokasTue, 01/07/2020
5 Albums You Missed in 2019 | Stingray DJAZZ

We choose five albums that we consider 2019's top hidden gems.

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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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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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