Josée Caron and Lucy Niles win over voters with their creativity
Burton Cummings, Sarah McLachlan, Daniel Caesar, Frank Dukes, Our Lady Peace to be honoured
Bonnie Dobson will perform it at 2018 Mariposa Folk Festival
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Melody is still king, says Tebey
Transcending trauma with music
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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 musicians
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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
According to Microsoft’s Nancy Baym
All about the game
You need more than a few showcases to launch your internatio...
Creating safety net for independent Canadian music community
And why it’s so important
Don't talk down to them
"Pay your fellow musicians and crew more than you yourself a...
"Always be honest with yourself about your feelings."
A secret weapon for success on the world stage
"What you do has to mesh with the director's story."
"Always serve the song."
"Always strive for originality."
Royalties are considered self-employed business income
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.
“Many musicians have unrealistic notions about how their c...
Number One, never tour Canada in the winter. Don’t do it.
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