Both “Empire” and “Je décolle” hit the top spot on the charts
High School promises to be a unique coming-of-age story
Honour to be presented at 2019 SOCAN Awards in Toronto
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Also runs music library, composes for others
Nine co-writes created at SOCAN Song Camps launched as singles
By the songwriter’s side, for the last 20 years
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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
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“What we hear says more than what’s said”
Exploring tension, unifying disparate recordings
Band launches ninth album, just shy of 30th anniversary
She sings about love and death with stunning poetry
Artist faces his demons on Plaza
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Tamara Lindeman gets more assertive, earning rave reviews
“I will no longer try to justify the style I choose”
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