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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
Authentic, personal songs lead to co-writes with Adele, Sia
Metadata definitions have important consequences
Ace guitarist/producer stays humble about songwriting
With his new album Puamuna, he’s not about to stop enchant...
A unique, charismatic character from Québec’s musical pan...
Written by Terry Jacks, published by Gone Fishin’ Music Lt...
“I've been focused heavily on my production skills.”
Career songwriter co-authors biggest smash hit, signs major ...
These Montrealers’ well is far from dry
Quebec producer hopes to become the Arcade Fire of hip-hop
Songwriting makes for strange bedfellows
Olivier Langevin’s musical creativity is peaking
Applying previously learned skills to current movie scores
Diverse musical lineup a key pillar to success
To young composers
Ironically, Jean-Pierre Ferland never thought this song woul...
Now learns from writing with others
Long-standing collaboration with Ricardo Trogi continues wit...
Aboriginal singer making waves this year
Embodying the essence of the do-it-yourself (DIY) ethic
“This job may be unsung, but it is fundamental in our indu...
“We want to let artists know how much we value them”
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