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LU KALA: Professional songwriter takes the stage

500,000 streams for one song, and she’s only just begun

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Back to School: Tips on songwriting, touring, and your career

From Serena Ryder, Laurence Nerbonne, Kardinal Offishall, and more

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Haviah Mighty wins 2019 edition of $50,000 Polaris Prize

Accented by her explosive live performance

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Seven SOCAN #ComposersWhoScore win awards at 2019 Gémeaux

Handed out during Technical and Documentary Gala

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Bruce Cockburn Interview, Part Two: Guitar

On studying at Berklee, his tone, and “playing ignorant”

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James Gelfand & Louise Tremblay: Home Movies

Screen Composers of the Year at 2019 Montréal SOCAN Awards

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Rae Spoon: Preserving Mental Health

Singer-songwriter finds relief in creativity, connection

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Bruce Cockburn Interview, Part One: Songwriting

Bruce Cockburn Interview, Part One: Songwriting

On creating songs without lyrics, and leaving no footprints

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Four Harmonium members to be inducted into Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame

Four Harmonium members to be inducted into Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame

Serge Fiori, Michel Normandeau, Serge Locat, Louis Valois

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Banx & Ranx Unbound

Banx & Ranx Unbound

Producer duo to receive International Award at 30th SOCAN Aw...

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Andréanne A. Malette : Doing Good

Andréanne A. Malette : Doing Good

“Ici et ailleurs” to receive a Popular Music Award at 30...

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Four SOCAN members win First-Place Prizes in 2019 Unsigned Only song competition

Four SOCAN members win First-Place Prizes in 2019 Unsigned Only song competition

Genre category winners are Madison Olds, Layla Zoe, Adrian C...

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Tenille Townes wins four major prizes at 2019 Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA) Awards

Tenille Townes wins four major prizes at 2019 Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA) Awards

SOCAN presents CCMA Gala Dinner & Awards, awards No. 1 Song ...

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Ian MacKay to leave RE:SOUND by the end of 2019

Ian MacKay to leave RE:SOUND by the end of 2019

Organization’s president was instrumental in creating Enta...

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SOCAN members nominated at 2019 Gémeaux Awards

SOCAN members nominated at 2019 Gémeaux Awards

Martin Roy & Luc Sicard nominated three times each

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Video Interview: Indigenous Songwriter of the Year 2019 winner Anachnid

Video Interview: Indigenous Songwriter of the Year 2019 winner Anachnid

Confronting the ruthless, hungry spirit of “Windigo”

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Dubmatique: Making History

Dubmatique: Making History

“Soul pleureur” to become 1st hip-hop Classic at 30th SO...

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Unkwn wins SOCAN-sponsored 2019 Battle of the Beatmakers

Unkwn wins SOCAN-sponsored 2019 Battle of the Beatmakers

SOCAN hosts VIP Lounge during Main Event finals

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The story behind Ludovick Bourgeois & Fred St-Gelais’ “Desert Song”

The story behind Ludovick Bourgeois & Fred St-Gelais’ “Desert Song”

The song will receive one of the Popular Music Awards at the...

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The Boulay Sisters’ message from above

The Boulay Sisters’ message from above

The duo gives us its third album, La mort des étoiles

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Afrotronix: Here, There, Everywhere

Afrotronix: Here, There, Everywhere

Winner of Hagood Hardy Award (World Music) at the 30th SOCAN...

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Obey The Brave flips the bird at adversity

Obey The Brave flips the bird at adversity

The metalcore band launches its fourth album

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SOCAN Announces Achievement Award Winners for 30th annual Gala in Montréal

SOCAN Announces Achievement Award Winners for 30th annual Gala in Montréal

Leloup receives three SOCAN Classics, Plamondon tops 40, Dia...

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David Marin’s Radio for The People

David Marin’s Radio for The People

In his latest show, he invites us to tune in to Radio Compos...

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Gordie Sampson Songcamp celebrates 10th Anniversary

Gordie Sampson Songcamp celebrates 10th Anniversary

SOCAN-supported camp fosters songwriting in Nova Scotia

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Labours of Love: Some qualities that enhance the work of creating music

Labours of Love: Some qualities that enhance the work of creating music

A few Labour Day stories of persistence, patience, vulnerabi...

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The Northern Touch of FxckMr

The Northern Touch of FxckMr

Friendly young Iqaluit rapper exposes sometimes dark reality

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