Month: December 2019


The Decade in Canadian Hip-Hop, 2010-2020

From Drake to Haviah Mighty, and what’s next

New Mandate Letters: SOCAN Expresses Optimism

Seeking legislation on discoverability

Monique Leyrac: An exceptional signer has passed away

She received SOCAN’s Special Achievement Award (video)

Pop stars rule streaming; Indigenous/global artists find their own inroads

Live gigs, perseverance, community/college radio are key

SOCAN stands shoulder to shoulder with screen composers

“The right of composers to be compensated fairly must be p...

Video: Elijah Woods x Jamie Fine

Dynamic duo talk songwriting, “Sellout,” and keepin’ i...

Submit songs, at discount entry fee, for 2020 International Songwriting Competition

More than $150,000 USD in cash and prizes to be won

Liz Rodrigues: Co-writing songs for Céline Dion

And Eminem, P!nk, Pitbull...

In Concert Photo Gallery: Donovan Woods

December 7, 2019

Better Together: Diane Tell & Fred Fortin

Surprising partnership produced “Haïku”

SOCAN attends Our Night: The First Annual Tegan and Sara Foundation Celebration

Supporting health, economic justice, representation for LGBT...

In Concert Photo Gallery: RALPH

December 5, 2019

SOCAN Urges Federal Government to Extend Copyright to Life Plus 70 years

Change will help grow Canada’s music industry

Laurent Bourque drops the guitar, picks up the piano

Switching instruments creates a songwriting metamorphosis

SOCAN Foundation and SOCAN hold first-ever Scoring Retreat at Banff Centre

Stimulating creativity in actual work conditions

Series Composers Martin Roy and Luc Sicard

#ComposersWhoScore get together as “Hooded Ones”

In the Spotlight: Callie McCullough

“I’ll do it forever, even if nobody cares."

In Concert Photo Gallery: bülow

November 27, 2019

Liza: “Congratulations” to an ex, “Complexities” with Daniel Caesar

And authentic Ethiopian influences

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