Beat-making workshop a hit at SOCAN-sponsored conference
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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!
The most peformed screen composer in SOCAN’s history
How did he write the Cutural Impact Award-winning Big Bang T...
Inducted into Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame
On co-writing with bülow, SOCAN Kenekt song camp
Up close and personal
On his Country Music Award-winning song, co-writing, new lab...
How does the Country Music Award winner write her songs?
Hugely successful beat-maker for Drake, Cardi B, Migos, Nick...
How does she write her songs?
How did Carly Rae Jepsen, Josh Ramsay, and Tavish Crowe writ...
On her upcoming new album, recent song, video
Nickelback frontman talks songwriting
Celebrating Indigenous life, re-branding insults for their o...
On the red carpet
On songwriting, radio, plans for 2019
In Yellow on the Red Carpet
On writing songs, connecting with audiences
Vocal Jazz Album winner’s inspiration, creative process
A songwriter’s songwriter discusses his process
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