Dynamic duo talk songwriting, “Sellout,” and keepin’ it real
“The right of composers to be compensated fairly must be protected”
More than $150,000 USD in cash and prizes to be won
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And Eminem, P!nk, Pitbull...
Surprising partnership produced “Haïku”
With solo violin project of contemporary classical music
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Tips from Front Row Insurance
From Serena Ryder, Laurence Nerbonne, Kardinal Offishall, and more
How you get paid when someone mechanically reproduces your music
All Sound Advice »
Currently lobbying government on several key issues
Adapting to constant, disruptive technological shifts
De nombreux changements et innovations
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Words + Music is the online magazine of SOCAN, the Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada. Just as SOCAN was formed in 1990 by the merger of its predecessor Canadian performing rights organizations PROCAN and CAPAC, their separate magazines merged in 1994 to form Words + Music. Our mission is to provide interesting, high-quality content about the increasingly exciting and
Supporting health, economic justice, representation for LGBTQ+ girls, women
December 7, 2019
December 5, 2019
Change will help grow Canada’s music industry
Switching instruments creates a songwriting metamorphosis
Stimulating creativity in actual work conditions
#ComposersWhoScore get together as “Hooded Ones”
“I’ll do it forever, even if nobody cares.”
November 27, 2019
And authentic Ethiopian influences
During Downchild Blues Band’s 50th Anniversary Party at Na...
Developed in partnership with RBC, Ableton, Signal Community...
Two Montréal songwriters journey to the top
November 24, 2019, in Toronto
The Awesome Music Project will benefit mental health initiat...
Support for local industry, a break for recording artists
Senior Vice-President of Publishing for Anthem Entertainment
Entandem research finds shoppers enjoy holiday music
"It’s always going to be different"
Nov. 22, 2019, in Toronto
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