Honour to be presented at 2019 SOCAN Awards in Toronto
Daniel Lafrance, Serge Provençal pen second edition of reference text
Diana Krall, Shawn Mendes, Daniel Caesar also honoured; Boi-1da, Noah “40” Shebib connected to 10 noms total
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Nine co-writes created at SOCAN Song Camps launched as singles
By the songwriter’s side, for the last 20 years
Young band also challenges dismissive sound people
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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
All Sound Advice »
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
Working for publishers through advocacy, communication, educ...
Or, What to see, where to go, and how to mingle
What we do for songwriters across Canada, around the world
It’ll make people take notice
DOs and DON’Ts at a professional song camp
“Lyric is King” and other key lessons
Surprisingly, it re-kindles inspiration for musical mentors
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."
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