Features


Brandon Mig: Jet-propelled takeoff

Very first single becomes 2018’s most played song on Québ...

How does Simon Ward of The Strumbellas write songs?

“Melody, melody, melody”

Making It in Nashville

Four SOCAN members newly emerging in Music City

Jennifer Wilson: choosing creative process over technology

Her children’s book similarly fosters a love of compositio...

EIGHT PICKS FOR 2019

Keep an eye on these SOCAN members, poised to emerge this ye...

Working on scores for Justice League, Fifty Shades Darker, The Grinch

Mikel Hurwitz: Inspired by Welsman, learning from Elfman, sh...

Caracol: Constantly Re-defining Her Music

Treading new musical path with Symbolism album

Dave Pelman: The Scoring King of Clash-A-Rama

Also runs music library, composes for others

Kenekt-written songs released

Nine co-writes created at SOCAN Song Camps launched as singl...

Publishing: Ad Litteram

By the songwriter’s side, for the last 20 years

Upstarts: Hex update riot grrrl sound

Young band also challenges dismissive sound people

Ouri, Alone on the Frontline

Transmitting her art, from her mind to ours

Hill Kourkoutis: From The Launch to her own orbit

Professional musician focuses on songwriting, producing

Thus Owls : Tearing Down The Wall

“Sweet and chill moments, with weirder times… That’s l...

Nomadic Massive: A Reflection of The World

Montréal’s “transmusical” rap combo launches Miwa

AHI: Nice guy finishing first

Soulful singer-songwriter on an incredible winning streak

Erin Costelo on an upward trajectory

On record, on screen, on tour, it’s all moving higher

Matiu: Close to His Tribe

Innu artist offers his raw, uninhibited writing style

Renée Martel: Choosing a New Season to Start Over

SOCAN Lifetime Achievement winner launches L’arrière-sais...

Publishing: Handling all the rights, all the time

Jodie Ferneyhough of CCS Rights Management