Feature Stories – Themes


Cape Breton’s fertile music scene

What makes it such a hothouse for music?

SOCAN #ComposersWhoScore cash in on Vancouver’s cachet

Through networking, hustling, hard work

Asif Illyas’ Flight Deck

Talking music on a homemade aircraft simulator

Kenekt Québec 2018: A High-Calibre Year

Seventeen SOCAN members leave their comfort zones, reveal th...

Journey in Blue

A portrait of Québec’s powerhouse blues exports

The role of Artificial Intelligence in Music

It can disrupt creation, but improve royalty tracking

FME 15: Recipe for Success

Festival de musique émergente in Abitibi-Témiscamingue pul...

Home for Summer with Stage Shows in P.E.I.

Catherine MacLellan, Tara MacLean didn’t have to tour fest...

Making Sense of the 2017 Polaris Long List

Selections underscore musical diversity

Louve: Girl Power

100% female show will rock the FrancoFolies

West Coast Bhangra on the Brink

Festival, new film shine a light on hidden Vancouver sub-cul...

Canadian Rap Outside The Six

Different locations, different strategies

SOCAN Houses: An Inspirational Home Away from Home

In Paris, L.A., Nashville, SOCAN helps its members move forw...

Top 10 for 2017

Artists to watch for this year

SOCAN Members Raising Mental-Health Awareness

Starting Conversation, Advocating For Change

How Music Publishers Nurture songwriters

Setting up song placements, co-writes, contacts

2016: The Year of Hip-Hop in Québec

Growth of the scene, challenges still ahead

Musicians and Stage Directors

A Marriage of Convenience?

Four “Lifers” in Canadian Music

David Leask, Kyp Harness, Lee Aaron, Ron Hawkins

Words and Pictures: Songwriters Who Paint

Channeling artistic expression in different ways