Features


The Decade in Canadian Hip-Hop, 2010-2020

From Drake to Haviah Mighty, and what’s next

Alex Burger doesn’t want to be just a singer from Montréal

“I want to reach people everywhere in Québec”

Adam K and Drew North of Hotbox Digital Music

Songwriting is the key for production duo

TEKE::TEKE: Positive Destruction

Montréal combo attracts attention of famed labels Kill Rock...

Connaisseur Ticaso: the whole truth and nothing but the truth

“It feels like today’s rappers have all watched the same...

#ComposersWhoScore: Maxime Fortin

“The web is the new commodity”

In the Spotlight: Nostalgix

Making the transitions from DJ to singer to musician

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

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