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
From Serena Ryder, Laurence Nerbonne, Kardinal Offishall, an...
How you get paid when someone mechanically reproduces your m...
What you need to do, and how to do it
How to get paid when your music’s played onscreen
What is it? What do you need to know about it?
How to increase your chances of applying successfully
Peak experiences at 2018 SOCAN Song Camp
Securing Your Band Name
Fleshing out your song with SoundBetter, Tunedly
Financial aid to help you travel, develop professionally
Co-publisher explains their path to synchronization success
A practical guide to various funding options available to mu...
A submission guide for a sampling of available music grants
Improving your chances to play live
A dozen ways to help you move forward
Developing skills, collaborating, networking, making the lea...
Building your career from the ground up in 2017
Seven steps that can help on the road to professional songwr...
The Arts & Entertainment Plan® of the Actra Fraternal Benef...
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