Co-writers Chester Krupa Carbone, Kevin Hissink, Jordan Benjamin deliver fan favourite among 10 nominated songs
Gathering draws 200-plus SOCAN members in Vancouver
Many 2018 financial results outperform, but CEO calls for more equitable share from streaming
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Splits app captures songwriting shares in real time
The miracle of life, and the art of aging gracefully
Co-written and performed with partner Caroline Mill
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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
Celebrating our members' chart success
Tim Hicks, Reklaws, win two each
At SOCAN’s 2019 Annual General Meeting in Vancouver
“I’ll never be a party girl like Shania Twain”
Also Top Producers, spotlighting creators on the Hot 100
More than $100,000 in cash and prizes to be won
Seventeen SOCAN members leave their comfort zones, reveal th...
"It’s important that you don’t corner yourself too early...
SOCAN co-sponsors 21st BC screen industry celebration
New EP Blacklist sees him toning down without selling out
How you get paid when someone mechanically reproduces your m...
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On the current state of Indigenous music in Canada
His album, Pays, is a search for cultural identity
Why it took six years to make his JUNO-nominated album
For his work on the soundtrack to Xavier Dolan’s Matthias ...
Winner gets full SOCAN support: Song Camp, Nashville House, ...
How she wrote deeply resonant hit, “Like a Flower”
SOCAN mourns the loss of one of our greatest friends, allies
Everyone in Québec singing “Coton ouaté” this spring
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