Co-writers Chester Krupa Carbone, Kevin Hissink, Jordan Benjamin deliver fan favourite among 10 nominated songs
Gathering draws 200-plus SOCAN members in Vancouver
Many 2018 financial results outperform, but CEO calls for more equitable share from streaming
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Splits app captures songwriting shares in real time
The miracle of life, and the art of aging gracefully
Co-written and performed with partner Caroline Mill
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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
YAO walks away with three trophies
Legendary artist, song, both celebrated at 2019 East Coast M...
Workshop targets Atlantic Canadian songwriters
Vishtèn, East Pointers take home three trophies each
On record, on screen, on tour, it’s all moving higher
Mo Kenney, David Myles, Maxim Cormier win two awards each
Winning song in 2018 SOCAN Songwriting Prize
Plus two others; Fortunate Ones also win three awards
A ‘90s rock vibe album, then more focus on songwriting
SOCAN Songwriting Prize 2018 winners collect $10,000, prizes...
What makes it such a hothouse for music?
Singer-songwriter’s work aims for universal truths
Talking music on a homemade aircraft simulator
SOCAN hosts two-day Song House workshop, presents Songwriter...
How she created a Nova Scotia hip-hop licensing platform
Heather Rankin will perform it at 2018 East Coast Music Awar...
Gordie Sampson Songcamp leads to working with Classified
Catherine MacLellan, Tara MacLean didn’t have to tour fest...
From band member, to session violinist, to reluctant recordi...
Selections underscore musical diversity
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