SOCAN Songwriting Prize 2019 winners discusses their process
In 2019 editions of Canadian songwriter, composer, screen composer awards
Launched by the Coalition for the Diversity of Cultural Expressions
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Finding beauty in nonsense
Beatchild tune soundtracks iconic brand’s 2018-2019 core campaign
MC Tronel explains himself
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How you get paid when someone mechanically reproduces your music
How to prevent your instruments from being stolen
What you need to do, and how to do it
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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
“The time will come when we can no longer be ignored”
Montréal College becomes advocate for music rights
Connecting six aspiring screen composers with music-industry...
Combining synth-pop with Inuktitut
Sponsored by TD, program aims to foster high-potential music...
Celebrating diversity by allowing everyone to shine
Six Shooter Records founder leads with her heart
SOCAN Songwriting Prize 2019 winners visit our Toronto offic...
Submission Deadline: October 25, 2019
Feeding her passion for screen music
Experimental band lands on Polaris Music Prize Short List
To continue her contributions to Canada’s cultural heritag...
Remixing Lady Gaga, Selena Gomez, Post Malone, Khalid
Glass Tiger frontman is the ultimate survivor
Reconstructing his universe by deconstructing nursery rhymes
Writing for artists in Asia "has changed and developed my sk...
Eight-week course to run in October-November 2019
SOCAN members Rik Emmett, Gil Moore, Mike Levine will be hon...
Screen Composer co-creates ideal horror-music instrument
For co-writing, co-publishing Loud Luxury's “Body” (fea...
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