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By: FrédériqueFri, 09/04/2020
Étienne Coppée | FICG 2020 | Prix Étoiles Stingray

Etienne Coppée s’est vu décerner le Prix Étoiles Stingray d’une valeur de 3000$ lors Festival international de la chanson de Granby.

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By: CharlesTue, 09/01/2020
Gala Country 2020 | PalmarèsADISQ par Stingray

Stingray est fier et honoré de diffuser la 8e édition du Gala Country sur sa chaîne télé PalmarèsADISQ par Stingray.

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By: AxelleMon, 08/24/2020
Summer Bummer: Beat Boredom with Music!

Beat the summertime blues with these activities for music lovers!

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By: ZacWed, 08/12/2020
Entrevista con J. Balvin

Mientras seleccionaba sus canciones favoritas, conversamos con J. Balvin sobre la música, la cuarentena y la vida como un personaje animado.

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By: ZacWed, 08/12/2020
Interview with J. Balvin

J. Balvin is Stingray Music's guest curator! Learn more about the Latin superstar.

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By: CharlesFri, 07/31/2020
Entrevue avec Corneille

Rencontre avec Corneille, notre programmateur invité pendant tout le mois d'aout.

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By: AxelleTue, 07/28/2020
Polaris Music Prize | 2020 Shortlisted Albums & Artists

The 2020 Polaris Music Prize shortlist is out!

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By: StingrayFri, 07/24/2020
Sarah Legault | Stingray Rising Stars Winner | 2020 JUNOS

Meet Sarah Legault, this year's JUNOS' "Video of the Year" winner, and Stingray Rising Stars prize recipient! She directed and animated the video for iskwē's song "Little Star." This award-winning video is both beautiful and impactful, conveying the theme of missing and murdered Indigenous women and youth. Sarah Legault sat down with us, so you can get to know the artist behind the work, her inspirations, and more! 

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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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