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-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-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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By: Ben Fong-TorresFri, 05/20/2016
Brian Wilson: ‘Singing with My Brothers’

On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Pet Sounds, I’m thinking about the all-time lead Beach Boy, Brian Wilson.

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By: ZacWed, 04/29/2015
The Seasons | Stingray Pauseplay

The Seasons formed in Beauport, Quebec in the winter of 2011. The Chiasson brothers Hubert & Julien (vocals & guitars) had a desire to share the collection of hooks and melodies turning in their minds with the world, and so, Julien called up Rémi (drums & percussion) who brought along Sam (bass) and the band was formed.  The chemistry was instantaneous. After a few weeks in their parents' basement, a fully grown batch of original songs was brewed and they realized immediately that they were part of something bigger than themselves. 

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By: ZacMon, 01/27/2014
Serena Ryder | Stingray PausePlay

Females are strong as hell, and Serena Ryder is living proof. When the world seems to be going backward, the Canadian singer-songwriter always keeps us marching forward.

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