For co-writing, co-publishing Loud Luxury's “Body” (featuring Brando)
During 2019 Country Music Week in Calgary
SOCAN stands at 44% of Board, 50% of Executive Team, 64% of Management
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Newfoundland Pop/Americana duo on the way up
His first album is the result of a long process
Becoming more confident in her songwriting
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How you get paid when someone mechanically reproduces your music
How to prevent your instruments from being stolen
What you need to do, and how to do it
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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
Heartbreak at the heart of the cult band’s reunion
A dozen ways to help you move forward
Jan V. Matejcek Award winner fascinated by obsolete technolo...
Tamara Lindeman gets more assertive, earning rave reviews
“I will no longer try to justify the style I choose”
In the Spotlight: Tommy Genesis
Hardworking singer-songwriter challenges, surprises herself
These Hay Babies had to fly solo to release their creative o...
His school of music? Touring, the road and the stage
In search of the perfect song
Cristobal Cortes deploys synthwave grooves in increasingly u...
But she’s still confused about exactly who she is
With its “farmer punk” music, Carotté reaps what it sow...
In the Spotlight: Del Bel
Emerging acts in folk, pop-punk, and R&B
SOCAN Houses, Song Camps, Sound Lounge Writing Room
Vast majority of Twin Solitude recorded live, with his band
Pakistani-Canadian blends punk, rap, rock, world music
“I want my music to defy trends and be timeless”
Self-questioning is a central theme for No Culture
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