Month: August 2018

SOCAN Foundation awards almost $100,000 to young, emerging music creators

Juries evaluated more than 500 submissions

Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame to induct Marcel Martel’s “Un coin du ciel”

Renée Martel will honour her father's song at 2018 Festival...

MaMA’s Ma Cabane à Paname — Call For Applications

Promote your work in Paris

Upstarts: The Discarded

Family band’s teen sons garage-rock the house

Apply now for 2019 Soundstreams Emerging Composer Workshop

SOCAN composers of all kinds invited to submit by Sept. 20, ...

Yes Mccan unpacks his album Oui (Tout, Tout, Tout, Toutttte)

“I’ve done enough stuff for exposure”

Entrepreneurs: Synching made easy with Apollo Music Store

The Goal: Simplifying musical discovery, rights management f...

SOCAN member Eric Ethridge wins Grand Prize in 2018 Unsigned Only song competition

First-place category-winning members include Reign, Royal Fo...

Laura Lefebvre wins Paroles & Musique Award at Granby Song Fest

Lord Byrun wins Grand Prize

Video: Jasmine Netsena wins inaugural Indigenous Songwriter Award

Sponsored by SOCAN Foundation and TD Bank

T. Thomason documents his unique journey, with music

Singer-songwriter’s work aims for universal truths

Video: What’s Jim Cuddy’s No. 1 Rule of Songwriting?

And what Blue Rodeo songs does he think best hit the mark?

In The Spotlight: Kallitechnis

Soul searching

Robert Paquette’s “Bleu et blanc” to be inducted into Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame

During 50th Edition of Festival international de la chanson...

Sound Advice: Writing Funding Grants (or Hiring Someone to Write Them)

How to increase your chances of applying successfully

Come From Away co-creator on the process of creating a musical

Part three of three from our video interview/seminar with Da...

Decision-Makers: Ben Rayner of The Toronto Star

From Rave Kid to Esteemed Critic in 20 Years

SOCAN mourns passing of JUNO-winning Love Inc. member Brad Daymond

Also co-wrote for ‘N Sync at height of their popularity

Afrikana Soul Sister: Forging Links

“We hope to demonstrate that musical boundaries aren’t s...

U.S. Girls’ unique vision finds unlikely indie-rock breakthrough

Meg Remy leads listeners to difficult subjects with alluring...