Month: November 2020


2020 Gala SOCAN in Montréal: A Popular Music Award for Eli Rose

Winners to be announced online Dec. 7!

Michael McCarty’s seven-year transformation of SOCAN’s Membership Strategy

Building an A&R team, re-patriating members, fostering bette...

Fondation SPACQ distributes $160,000 in grants

Sixteen songwriters, artists rewarded

Michael Asante joins SOCAN as first A&R Representative, Rap and R&B

New position to address rapidly growing part of membership b...

Fredy V and The Foundation are out to make you move

“Knowing these musicians are going to collect royalties, t...

PittThaKid: Fast-rising producer blends old and new schools

Cooking beats for Young Thug, 2 Chainz, the late Pop Smoke

Drake, Kaytranada, each earn three 2021 Grammy Award nominations

Lido Pimienta, deadmau5, Leonard Cohen, Jayda G also honoure...

SOCAN Leadership Updates: Catharine Saxberg

How does SOCAN’s International Relations Team work?

Pierre Kwenders: Proud of his history

“I tread slowly”

Video: The Breakdown – How to best approach connections for screen composing?

Reaching out to cinematographers, directors, making a demo r...

In the Spotlight: Crown Lands

Psych, prog, folk, and blues, all with the right chemistry

Imposs : Retrospection

“As a marginalized person, it’s my right, even my duty, ...

The SOCAN Advantage

Member benefits that can help you

Mélodie Spear

After vying in every competition, she gifts herself a bold d...

Pivoting to perform in pandemic

Playing Drive-Ins, Micro-Concerts, Unique Tour Spaces

BEYRIES: Encounters of a New Kind

“I’ve come to love this trade, thanks to the exchange I ...

Video: The Breakdown – What are some entry points for music creators to transition into screen composing?

Who to approach when trying to score or synch for film, TV, ...

Decision-Makers: Matt Maw of Red Music Rising

Director of new Indigenous record label / management compan...

Zach Zoya: When the Journey is the Goal

Versatility is his “primary musical value”

Record 2019 results highlight SOCAN 2020 Annual General Meeting

Gathering draws SOCAN members online-only – for the first ...

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