Short Artist Profiles


Lil Berete: Straight Outta Regent Park, with 50 million streams

Rapper stays in the moment when he creates songs

Kae Sun has found his home port

“I wanted to express this desire for a place of your own...

Emma Beko: The Melody Beyond the Beat

“I wanted to find out who I am when I’m on my own”

Barry Paquin Roberge: Like an Anti-depressant

“I think everyone loves Donna Summer”

Olivia Penalva: BC’s latest young pop talent

Choosing co-writes to fast-track her songwriting journey

Sound Advice from multi-Platinum songwriter / producer Rob Wells

On co-writing, paced growth, and avoiding over-production

Vanille : Never-ending Seasons and Eras

“I’ve always thought I wasn’t born at the right time...

#ComposersWhoScore: Todor Kobakov supports the story

Using a variety of sounds to transmit atmosphere and mood

Pro songwriter and artist Lowell discusses her craft

And offers some tips for yours

Kellie Loder: Making “spiritual” music for all ears

And defying the pigeonholes

Rapper E.GG recognizes “Good Fortune” when he sees it

And praises Winnipeg’s strong sense of musical community

Claire Ridgely: Music Mode = Always On

“It took a really long time to find my voice”

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...

The true stories of Virginia to Vegas’ Derik Baker

Writing with a team, for more than 260 million streams

Jessy Lanza: Daring to be vulnerable

While adapting to the new reality of the pandemic

Jonathan Personne: Not Just Anybody

Disparitions album revives a time-period he hasn’t even li...

Krief: The Homebody Rocker

“Nowadays, I never look for what’s trending or hot”

Julian Taylor, on his breakthrough album The Ridge

An outsider looks back, with a sonic departure

Anachnid: She sings with wolves

“I increasingly understand what I do and why I’m here”

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