Legendary artist, song, both celebrated at 2019 East Coast Music Awards
His year, current work, creative process
Pop Music Winner previews next single
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…and syncing the sound of Québec pop to the rest of the world
“Speaking French is a choice we make on a daily basis”
SOCAN Songwriting Prize 2017 winners come storming back
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How to prevent your instruments from being stolen
What you need to do, and how to do it
How to get paid when your music’s played onscreen
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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
Duo on the verge of reaping what they’ve sown
At 21, she offers timeless sounds, states of mind
Conquering movies, TV, videogames
Making music to connect people
Stage antics, studio experimentation
“Petite plage really is just that. It’s me giving myself...
Maky Lavender, Naya Ali, Kirouac, Tizzo, White-B
Very first single becomes 2018’s most played song on Québ...
“Melody, melody, melody”
Four SOCAN members newly emerging in Music City
Her children’s book similarly fosters a love of compositio...
Keep an eye on these SOCAN members, poised to emerge this ye...
Mikel Hurwitz: Inspired by Welsman, learning from Elfman, sh...
Treading new musical path with Symbolism album
Also runs music library, composes for others
Nine co-writes created at SOCAN Song Camps launched as singl...
By the songwriter’s side, for the last 20 years
Young band also challenges dismissive sound people
Transmitting her art, from her mind to ours
Professional musician focuses on songwriting, producing
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