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Honour to be presented at 2018 Montréal SOCAN Awards Gala
Reception greets those aiming to become #ComposersWhoScore
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Meg Remy leads listeners to difficult subjects with alluring pop
Cuban music an antidote to moping
Allowing emerging urban artists to “get money, make change”
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Peak experiences at 2018 SOCAN Song Camp
Securing Your Band Name
Fleshing out your song with SoundBetter, Tunedly
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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
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
Helping musicians in the province to further their careers
Emerging acts in folk, pop-punk, and R&B
Solo singer-songwriters combine forces in new trio
Husband and father returns to music, full-time
Late-blooming pro songwriter has co-written for Madonna, Bri...
Co-writing in Nashville, releasing a songbook, advocating fo...
Different locations, different strategies
Co-writing provides opportunity to change pace
Frontman and chief songwriter recalls crucial decision
Starting Conversation, Advocating For Change
Three SOCAN members on the way up
Customers come for the aroma, stay for the music
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