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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
During an onstage interview, they finish each other’s sentences
Indie band would rather die than quit before they make it
Renowned event supports music, community
More like a “cultural development agency” than a label
Collaboration, ambition, and a curious mind
A winning combination of good music, good food, good vibes
Someone to watch on the electronic scene
With his new album Puamuna, he’s not about to stop enchant...
Written by Terry Jacks, published by Gone Fishin’ Music Lt...
“I've been focused heavily on my production skills.”
Songwriting makes for strange bedfellows
Diverse musical lineup a key pillar to success
To young composers
Now learns from writing with others
Long-standing collaboration with Ricardo Trogi continues wit...
Aboriginal singer making waves this year
“This job may be unsung, but it is fundamental in our indu...
Creating opportunities, challenges for audiovisual composers
SOCAN Songwriting Prize winner sees award as confirmation he...
From small indie company to international powerhouse
By listeners, for listeners
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