Songwriting/Composing


How does Simon Ward of The Strumbellas write songs?

“Melody, melody, melody”

Drake, Shawn Mendes, Daniel Caesar, Diana Krall, Boi-1da earn 2019 Grammy Award noms

Producers Noah “40” Shebib, Frank Dukes, Murda Beatz con...

Canadian Country Music Association, SOCAN announce 2019 song camp

Sixteen music creators going to Dominican Republic for first...

Making It in Nashville

Four SOCAN members newly emerging in Music City

Video Interview: How does Serena Ryder write her songs?

And how was she was drawn to music in her childhood?

Jennifer Wilson: choosing creative process over technology

Her children’s book similarly fosters a love of compositio...

Caracol: Constantly Re-defining Her Music

Treading new musical path with Symbolism album

Galt MacDermott, composer of Broadway musical Hair, passes away at 89

Won Grammy, Tony Awards; music often sampled in hip-hop

SOCAN video interview: Serena Ryder

On her new album and single, “Christmas Kisses”

Marie-Mai earns two SOCAN No. 1 Song Awards

Both “Empire” and “Je décolle” hit the top spot on ...

Dave Pelman: The Scoring King of Clash-A-Rama

Also runs music library, composes for others

Kenekt-written songs released

Nine co-writes created at SOCAN Song Camps launched as singl...

Publishing: Ad Litteram

By the songwriter’s side, for the last 20 years

Major update for L’Édition musicale book

Daniel Lafrance, Serge Provençal pen second edition of refe...

Upstarts: Hex update riot grrrl sound

Young band also challenges dismissive sound people

Ouri, Alone on the Frontline

Transmitting her art, from her mind to ours

Hill Kourkoutis: From The Launch to her own orbit

Professional musician focuses on songwriting, producing

The LYNNeS win SOCAN songwriting honour at 2018 Canadian Folk Music Awards

Other winners include Pharis & Jason Romero, Ancolie, Shauit

SOCAN Foundation announces participants for new development program

Inaugural TD Creative Entrepreneurial Incubator to foster mu...

Thus Owls : Tearing Down The Wall

“Sweet and chill moments, with weirder times… That’s l...