Pre-awards conference addresses Indigenous musicians’ career development
Latter event includes participation of members from all SOCAN offices
Member of the Order of Canada passes away at 88
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King of Québec rap shows no sign of slowing down
"Music has always been in my blood"
Still on the rise with ZayZay
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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
Singing from the heart, he releases his 12th album
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Francophone songs are hits outside Québec
An interview with Louis Carrière, professional booking agen...
How she co-chooses music for the popular Québec TV talk sho...
“Music is the most empathetic way to change minds”
How to diversify without becoming scattered
How a small-town girl’s Nashville dreams came true
“It's the song that launched my career!”
Actor and singer is a songwriter at heart
Degree of self-possession belies their age
Spontaneously creating her second album, Outro
Former young women’s counsellor writes about serious issue...
“Often, getting to the bottom of things means remembering ...
Search becomes a song, a film theme, a CBC documentary
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
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