Upcoming concert honours songs that went from the streets of Toronto to the world
It couldn’t have come at a better time
Including a stay at SOCAN House in Nashville, and $1,000 cash prize
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“It’s the first of my albums that I listen to for my own enjoyment”
“I want to be guided by simplicity and pleasure”
This jigsaw puzzle is constantly re-inventing its pieces
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From Serena Ryder, Laurence Nerbonne, Kardinal Offishall, and more
How you get paid when someone mechanically reproduces your music
How to prevent your instruments from being stolen
All Sound Advice »
Currently lobbying government on several key issues
Adapting to constant, disruptive technological shifts
De nombreux changements et innovations
All From the Top »
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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
Watch exclusive interviews and behind-the-scenes footage with SOCAN members!
“Ici et ailleurs” to receive a Popular Music Award at 30...
Confronting the ruthless, hungry spirit of “Windigo”
“Soul pleureur” to become 1st hip-hop Classic at 30th SO...
The song will receive one of the Popular Music Awards at the...
Winner of Hagood Hardy Award (World Music) at the 30th SOCAN...
SOCAN Songwriting Prize 2019 winners discusses their process
On the current state of Indigenous music in Canada
Why it took six years to make his JUNO-nominated album
How she wrote deeply resonant hit, “Like a Flower”
Best Inuit Album winner at 2019 Indigenous Music Awards
Best Pop Album winner at 2019 Indigenous Music Awards
At Live Music Industry Awards during Canadian Music Week 201...
Jazz-Rap combo walks away with a $10,000 cash prize
YAO walks away with three trophies
His year, current work, creative process
Pop Music Winner previews next single
From the garage to Nashville, writing and choosing songs
How did he come to co-write “Body” with Loud Luxury?
Winner of our Publisher of the Year honour
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