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By: FrédériqueMon, 01/18/2021
The Yokee Project – Lean On Me

Yokee, the hugely popular karaoke mobile app, has released a heartwarming video you have to see! It features singers from the Yokee community coming together for an incredible performance of Bill Withers’ “Lean On Me.”

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By: StingrayTue, 12/22/2020
Devon Gilfillian | Interview | Stingray Rising Stars

Discover Devon Gilfillian, our new Rising Star!

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By: GregThu, 12/17/2020
Best of 2020 | Country Music Videos

Discover Greg's top country music videos of 2020!

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By: RokasWed, 12/16/2020
TOP 10 | Best Jazz Albums of 2020

Here are the 10 jazz albums that left the biggest impression among all the releases of 2020.

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By: HenryWed, 12/16/2020
Best of 2020 | Pop

Discover Henry’s Top 5 pop tracks of 2020!

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By: BrianWed, 12/16/2020
Best of 2020 | RnB & Hip-Hop

The best R'n'B and Hip-Hop songs of this year!

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By: RokasWed, 12/16/2020
5 Jazz Albums You Missed in 2020

Five albums that we consider 2020's top hidden gems.

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By: FrédériqueMon, 12/14/2020
Arin Sarkissian | OSM 2020 | Prix Étoiles Stingray

Dédiée aux bois et aux cuivres, la 81e édition du Concours OSM s’est entièrement déroulée en ligne entre le 21 octobre et le 12 décembre 2020. Fidèle à sa mission de soutenir la relève musicale canadienne, le Concours a remis plus de 45 000$ en prix en argent et a offert des opportunités de prestation et de formation aux lauréats.

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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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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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