Western Canada


New Series! “SOCAN Picks of the Month”

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

William Prince wins three honours at 2020 Western Canadian Music Awards

Including Songweriter of the Year, sponsored by SOCAN

Winnipeg live hip-hop band Super Duty Tough Work

Polaris Prize 2020 long-listers expand their creative approa...

A Practical Guide to developing shows in Western Canada

Created by franconnexion.info and La musique francophone de ...

Video Interview: Staying Home with Snotty Nose Rez Kids

We chat with celebrated Indigenous trap duo on release of ...

Cross-Canada collaboration bears fruit in Song Camp Mondays

Co-writers from Victoria, Montréal create “Hostage,” SO...

In the Spotlight: Teddi Jones

Early credits with Summer Walker, Shay Lia

Mathew V: Co-writing, singing “outside the box”

Former soul/pop crooner re-invents himself

JUNOs 2020 Nominee Interview: Nuela Charles

On writing songs freely for her nominated album

JUNOs 2020 Nominee Interview: The Reklaws

On being nominated, and participating in SOCAN/CCMA Song Cam...

SOCAN mourns the loss of John Mann

Spirit of the West singer-songwriter passes away at 57

How’d It Happen? Craig Northey, Chin Injeti score CBC-TV’s TallBoyz

Dynamic duo co-writes songs, cues, for diverse sketch comedy...

“Good Ol’ Days” wins SOCAN Songwriter honour at 2019 BC Country Music Awards

courtesy/courtoisie, of/de Chris Buck

SOCAN presents launch party at VIFF AMP Summit 2019

CEO Eric Baptiste also participates in “Where is the money...

At BreakOut West 2019, SOCAN Song House inspires songwriters

Participants testify to great experience

Dan Mangan wins songwriter honour at 2019 Western Canadian Music Awards

Also Rock Artist of the Year at WCMAs, held during BreakOut ...

In the Spotlight: Prado

Enjoying “some caterpillar-to-butterfly” stuff

Rae Spoon: Preserving Mental Health

Singer-songwriter finds relief in creativity, connection

Decision-makers: Shauna de Cartier

Six Shooter Records founder leads with her heart

Register now for The Art of Managing Your Career – Indigenous Perspectives

Eight-week course to run in October-November 2019

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