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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...
"Pay your fellow musicians and crew more than you yourself a...
"Always be honest with yourself about your feelings."
"What you do has to mesh with the director's story."
"Always serve the song."
"Always strive for originality."
Rody Walker: “Progressive music doesn’t have to be diffi...
[Producer] Rick Hutt told me, ‘You’re going to get to wh...
Over-thinking will kill any song in half a second. Under-thi...
Try not to rhyme love with love more than once a song.
Number One, never tour Canada in the winter. Don’t do it.
if it were easy, everybody would be doing it
Quelques années plus tard, peut-être aurez-vous à ce mome...
When a song isn’t working, leave it alone.
never leave a song until it's done.
write from the heart and bring some soul.
Be accommodating and collaborative
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