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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: JustineMon, 01/09/2017
A Bold New Look and Feel for Stingray Djazz

Following the July 2015 acquisition of DJAZZ.tv, Stingray has rolled out refreshed and contemporary new looks for the channel, which have been rebranded as Stingray DJAZZ.

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By: SydneyThu, 12/01/2016
Ours – Robert Chafe & John Estacio | Interview

We were joined by Robert & John, the composer and librettist of Ours. This opera was a part of the Opera America World Opera Conference. They tell us about the Battle of Beaumont-Hamel, how it changed Newfoundland forever and how they tried not to glorify the art of war while still showcasing beautiful music.

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By: SydneyThu, 12/01/2016
As One – Laura Kaminsky, Mark Campbell & Kimberly Reed | Interview

We got to sit down with Laura Kaminsky, Mark Campbell and Kimberly Reed, the composer and librettists of As One, an operatic work presented during the OPERA America annual conference. We discuss how real life translates into their work, the transgender conversation, and how a good wine can bring out the best in your writing.

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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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