Canadian Music Week will honour our Chief Membership Officer
Plus two others; Fortunate Ones also win three awards
Also Pop Artist of the Year at WCMAs, held during BreakOut West
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A day in the crazy-busy life of longtime broadcaster
“I dig up what we don’t see in people”
Montréal producer offers a peek at her diary
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How to increase your chances of applying successfully
Peak experiences at 2018 SOCAN Song Camp
Securing Your Band Name
All Sound Advice »
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
A ‘90s rock vibe album, then more focus on songwriting
At 20, the multi-instrumentalist knows exactly what he wants
Inspired by what The Clash did in 1982
John Alexander’s work with Alanis highlights brilliant car...
Kaia Kater pushes forward while fractured
Standing apart on the Québec music scene
Trio Klaus is fuelled by mutual admiration
What makes it such a hothouse for music?
She tells her story of running away
Co-writing with everyone from Monster Truck to Delhi 2 Dubli...
Jordan Benjamin is angry, and he wants you to hear it
Through networking, hustling, hard work
Her Inscape is enjoying unexpected visibility via Jean-Marc ...
Family band’s teen sons garage-rock the house
“I’ve done enough stuff for exposure”
The Goal: Simplifying musical discovery, rights management f...
Singer-songwriter’s work aims for universal truths
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