Sponsored by TD, program aims to foster high-potential music creators
SOCAN Songwriting Prize 2019 winners visit our Toronto office
Submission Deadline: October 25, 2019
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“The time will come when we can no longer be ignored”
Combining synth-pop with Inuktitut
Celebrating diversity by allowing everyone to shine
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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
“I am more than my image”
ESPN remix of “The Anthem” sparks his creative renewal
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
“I’ll never be a party girl like Shania Twain”
Seventeen SOCAN members leave their comfort zones, reveal th...
"It’s important that you don’t corner yourself too early...
New EP Blacklist sees him toning down without selling out
His album, Pays, is a search for cultural identity
Everyone in Québec singing “Coton ouaté” this spring
"I'm really trying to make bangers"
King of Québec rap shows no sign of slowing down
"Music has always been in my blood"
Still on the rise with ZayZay
Their work, in three questions
From landscaper to music shaper
Renaissance music man champions electronic songwriters
Behind-the-scenes pro songwriter now shines in the spotlight
Beat-maker, rapper, singer, producer on the rise
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