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The Breakdown: Song Rights versus Master Rights

What are the differences?

Video: Dumas presents Cosmologie

Find out the creative process that led to his 12th album

SOCAN addresses music publishers’ concerns at two Town Halls

Nos éxquipe de direction leur a présenté des mises à jou...

SOCAN honours Shaun Frank, AJ Healey with No. 1 Song Award

For co-writing on “Paper Walls”

SOCAN Foundation announces winners of 2022 Black Canadian Music Awards

Adria Kain, AHI, Desarae Dee, Nonso Amadi, Zach Zoya

Cristobal Tapia de Veer to speak at Les grandes rencontres SPACQ 2023

Award-winning screen composer for White Lotus will share his...

The Breakdown: Playing and recording other peoples’ music

How it works, from a copyright perspective

SOCAN grieves the passing of Shirley Eikhard

“Something to Talk About” songwriter made hits behind th...

Yannick Nézet-Séguin earns five 2023 Grammy Award nominations, Boi-1da, Drake earn four each

Tobias Jesso Jr. earns three; Kaytranada, Allison Russell, M...

SOCAN mourns the loss of Ian Tyson

“Four Strong Winds” creator leaves legacy of timeless fo...

Ten SOCAN members named to Order of Canada

Including Bob Ezrin, Lorraine Segato, Michel Cusson, Jim Cor...

Photo Gallery: First Connexions cocktail: success!

Membres SOCAN, acteurs de l’industrie et employés de la S...

Attention SOCAN members! We’re implementing a new cue sheet

Part of global standardization for music used in screen prod...

#ComposersWhoScore: Samuel Laflamme: the Empathetic Outlook of Music

« Peu importe le projet qui m’est offert, j’évalue l...

SOCAN transfers visual arts & crafts collective management business to COVA-DAAV

"Visual arts and crafts members will be in great hands," say...

Video – Keep creating, no matter what

Pierre Lapointe, Souldia, Lisa LeBlanc, Jean-Michel Blais et...

The Best of 2022

Our Contributors’ Top 10 Songs by SOCAN members

SOCAN mourns the loss of award-winning composer, sound designer, producer Phil Strong

Worked in film, dance, theatre, musical performance, art ins...

Canada extends term of copyright to life of author plus 70 years

Up from 50 years, as of Dec. 30, 2022

SOCAN holds its first screen composing camp

Focused on members who score for TV, film, videogames, multi...

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