Music Industry


Decision-Makers: Isabelle Ouimet

She’s booked more than 100 shows at Montréal Jazz Fest an...

Rosaire Archambault receives 2024 Christopher-J.-Reed Award

“Québec’s Francophone music industry is in danger, and ...

SOCAN writers’ market share of distributions on media platforms declines

Lowest numbers in eight years make our advocacy at the CRTC ...

P’tit Belliveau: Become an artist-entrepreneur, or build a house?

“If you just want to do music, don’t be an independent, ...

Keziah Myers shares insights with SOCAN staff at Black History Month 2024 event

Educational gathering explores Black perspectives in the mus...

Decision-Makers: Curtis ClearSky

Executive Director of new Indigenous Music Office

Kizaba: Carte Blanche for Black History Month

‘It is still hard to admit that Black people experience in...

Decision-Makers: Magali Ould, General Manager, Secret City Records

“An artist’s commercial potential is never the first con...

Video: “If I Was Minister of Culture”

SOCAN members share their solutions to help Québec music

Music for Good: The Lullaby Project

Songwriters team with new or expectant mothers to create lul...

SOCAN Urges Government to Adopt Principles that Respect Music Creators when Regulating AI

“AI must not replace human creativity and culture. Creator...

For Aphrose, motherhood clarified her purpose

Neo-soul singer moves from background to forefront

SOCAN at MaMA Festival in Paris

We interview Fredz, Mimi O’Bonsawin, Mayfly, Ariane Roy

Welcome to the era of fast-rising star LU KALA

Hardworking, ambitious singer-songwriter goes pop against st...

Musicaction serves both music-makers and their ecosystem

Listening to communities in order to better serve them

The continuing, crucial importance of FACTOR

Supporting Canadian music with new flexibility

Andrea England serves her community with Four Chords and The Truth

Series for songwriters, built by a songwriter

How the song happened (in 14 years): “Catchin’ Grasshoppers”

New Kenny Rogers LP includes song written by Laura McCall To...

How the Song Happened: TALK’s “Run Away to Mars”

How it was created, how it went viral

Star producer Stephen “Koz” Kozmeniuk

“I feel like an outsider in the pop-industrial complex”

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