Touched by the '80s

The influence of the ‘80s didn't die out with members-only jackets and hair crimpers. Discover artists who have taken the decade's unforgettable sound and given it a modern twist.
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Curated by

Zachary Monson

Zac Monson has been with the Music Dept at Stingray Music since 2009. He was first brought on to the Karaoke team, where he spent his days matching the bouncing ball to the words. Yes that’s a job. For over a decade however, he has overseen the growth and evolution of the Dance & Electronic music programming (Dance Clubbin’, Eclectic Electronic, The Chill Lounge, among others). Zac is also the award-winning host of Stingray PausePlay, where he has had the pleasure to talk about life and music with artists like Billie Eilish, Cypress Hill, Dua Lipa, Red Hot Chili Peppers, twenty øne piløts, Lil Nas X, and more. Outside his 9-5, he passionately works with many rising artists. Lending an ear, and a hand, anywhere he can to help in the creation of great music. Zac is the chairman of the Dance Recording of the Year at the JUNO Awards, and sits on the board of Canada’s Music Incubator.

Artists

Gab Manette
Chromeo
Betty Who
Electric Youth
Donkeyboy
Twin Shadow
Shura
Blood Orange
Mitch Murder
Groove Armada

Chart

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Nevermore
Michael Cassette
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The Truth
PNAU
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Signals
Eva & The Heartmaker
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People
Kye Kye
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THE MOVE
Reva DeVito
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The Running Man
Casio Social Club
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Erdbeer Mund
Franz Ferdinand
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So Over It
Inkswel feat. Reggie B
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On the Beach
Matteo Veroni
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Star Platinium
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