In these interviews with Paroles & Musique Editor Eric Parazelli just before their respective performances, Samito and La Bronze tell us, among other things, about entering new markets and the importance of a solid team with the right contacts to achieve that goal.

In a video interview from the 2016 SOCAN Awards red carpet, National Achievement Award winner Johnny Reid discusses the honour, bringing his family to the gala, his hugely successful 2016 tour, working with JJ Shiplett, and his own wine brand, Red Tartan.

In a backstage video interview from the 2016 JUNO Awards, winners Luke Doucet and Melissa McClelland – the husband-and-wife duo of Whitehorse – talk about how they write songs both separately and together; how they’ll often respond to song critiques and suggestions from their producers, or their label head Shauna de Cartier, of Six Shooter Records; and what SOCAN does for them.