Feature Stories – Artists


Mélodie Spear

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

BEYRIES: Encounters of a New Kind

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

Zach Zoya: When the Journey is the Goal

Versatility is his “primary musical value”

TOBi: Writing songs that are both timely and timeless

While exploring Black joy as a form of resistance

Adamo: Giving it time

“People only see talent when it hits them in the face”

Comment Debord: All seven of them at once

“Our songs resonate both with 20-year-olds and old Parti Q...

How the song happened: Cory Marks’s “Outlaws & Outsiders”

Co-writer Kevin Churko brought in some heavy-hitter guests

Joey Moi: Big Loud Records producer, songwriter, entrepreneur is on a roll

“We get to sign the artists we fall in love with, then mak...

Le Couleur – French as a passport

Their music travels for them

Adrian Sutherland: The man from Attawapiskat seizes the day

“As a solo artist, I have the freedom to express whatever ...

CRi: Controlled Chaos

“I’d love it if Monique from Baie-Comeau listened to my ...

Songwriter / producer WondaGurl crushing it at 23

Cooking beats for Drake, Rihanna, Travi$ Scott, Killy – an...

Antoine Corriveau: Letting weeds grow

“It makes no sense that, in a pandemic, our reaction shoul...

Bantü Salsa, winner of Nuits d’Afrique fest Best New Artist Award

“I wanted to show the similarities between African and Lat...

For Bahamas, boredom provides motivation

As he writes songs that honour the moment and find forgivene...

New Series! “SOCAN Picks of the Month”

October 2020: Moneyphone, Sael, Hunnah, Jarrel The Young, km...

Shreez: Changing His Life

“I do as I please, but I’m not an idiot either”

As Heard On….Queer Eye for the Straight Guy

“All Things (Just Keep Getting Better)” by Ian Nieman an...

Noah Reid: Not just paddling up Schitt’s Creek

Singer-songwriter pens honest, heartfelt songs

How the Song Happened: Powfu’s “death bed (coffee for your head)”

Streaming services foster a massive global hit

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