Music Creators

The SOCAN Foundation TD Incubator for Creative Entrepreneurship

Where songwriters develop tools, learn skills, make connecti...

Kinkead: Not the end of the world… yet

“The more models there are, the better people who don’t ...

In the Spotlight: Turbo

“I want to be the face of country hip-hop”

Luca Fogale sits at the piano every day

And finds that slow and steady wins the race

Five “Queb’” rap rookies to watch In 2021

Jeune Loup, Calamine, Misa, Rosalvo, Aswell

SOCAN Picks of the Month: January 2021

Diamond Café, Souldia & Tizzo, FRVRFRIDAY, Kalisway

In the Spotlight: JACELYN

From country to jazz/soul, via Canada’s Music Incubator

Huguette Langlois retiring, after serving music publishers for 40 years at SOCAN

Well done, Huguette!

Seasonal Songwriting: Competing with the classics

And especially challenging for the holidays in 2020

La Fièvre: Re-connecting with your clan

“We’re trying to re-connect with a sense of community th...

Hip-hop producer FrancisGotHeat grows his audience, and his confidence

By sharing his techniques in open, online beat-making sessio...

The true stories of Virginia to Vegas’ Derik Baker

Writing with a team, for more than 260 million streams

Once A Tree reach for the sky

With early help from Gord Downie, The Remix Project

In the Spotlight: Tynomi Banks

“After I recorded my first song, I was on fire”

The increasing mindfulness of Larnell Lewis

To stay focused, he’s got to crack a few... coconuts

Sophia Bel: Sweet Revenge of the Princess of the Dead

“Seeing your vision through is lifelong work”

Savannah Ré captures the back and forth of desire

And remains unlimited by stereotypes of marriage

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

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

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