Sound Advice


Sound Advice: The CMPA Looks Ahead in 2017

Working for publishers through advocacy, communication, educ...

Sound Advice: A Screen Composer’s Guide to TIFF

Or, What to see, where to go, and how to mingle

Sound Advice: The Songwriters Association of Canada (S.A.C.)

What we do for songwriters across Canada, around the world

Sound Advice: Do something remarkable

It’ll make people take notice

Sound Advice: How not to get a song cramp

DOs and DON’Ts at a professional song camp

Sound Advice: Tips for beginners in Nashville

“Lyric is King” and other key lessons

Sound Advice: Writing Songs with a Corporate Audience

Surprisingly, it re-kindles inspiration for musical mentors

Sound Advice: How to use social media in 2016

According to Microsoft’s Nancy Baym

Sound Advice: Kardinal Offishall

All about the game

Exporting Yourself: Making a dream come true

You need more than a few showcases to launch your internatio...

Unison Benevolent Fund springs into action

Creating safety net for independent Canadian music community

Sound Advice: Publishing Agreements

For performances

Sound Advice: How to tag your tunes

And why it’s so important

How to write songs for the children’s market

Don't talk down to them

Lessons Learned: Owen Pallett

"Pay your fellow musicians and crew more than you yourself a...

Lessons Learned: Alyssa Reid

"Always be honest with yourself about your feelings."

The Canadian Independent Music Association (CIMA)

A secret weapon for success on the world stage

Lessons Learned: Clinton Shorter

"What you do has to mesh with the director's story."

Lessons Learned: Deric Ruttan

"Always serve the song."

Lessons Learned: Stephan Moccio

"Always strive for originality."