Screen Composers of the Year at 2019 Montréal SOCAN Awards
On studying at Berklee, his tone, and “playing ignorant”
Handed out during Technical and Documentary Gala
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Singer-songwriter finds relief in creativity, connection
500,000 streams for one song, and she’s only just begun
The duo gives us its third album, La mort des étoiles
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From Serena Ryder, Laurence Nerbonne, Kardinal Offishall, and more
How you get paid when someone mechanically reproduces your music
How to prevent your instruments from being stolen
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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
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Organization’s president was instrumental in creating Enta...
Martin Roy & Luc Sicard nominated three times each
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SOCAN hosts VIP Lounge during Main Event finals
The song will receive one of the Popular Music Awards at the...
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In his latest show, he invites us to tune in to Radio Compos...
SOCAN-supported camp fosters songwriting in Nova Scotia
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Friendly young Iqaluit rapper exposes sometimes dark reality
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