Canadian Music Week will honour our Chief Membership Officer
Plus two others; Fortunate Ones also win three awards
Also Pop Artist of the Year at WCMAs, held during BreakOut West
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A day in the crazy-busy life of longtime broadcaster
“I dig up what we don’t see in people”
Montréal producer offers a peek at her diary
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How to increase your chances of applying successfully
Peak experiences at 2018 SOCAN Song Camp
Securing Your Band Name
All Sound Advice »
Currently lobbying government on several key issues
Adapting to constant, disruptive technological shifts
De nombreux changements et innovations
All From the Top »
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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
Participating tunesmiths testify to great experience
“Cooking Beats” highlights SOCAN-sponsored conference
Spirit of the West song honoured at BreakOut West 2018
During post-meeting reception honouring their success in 201...
Thriving at SOCAN Kenekt Song Camp on Pender Island, BC
SOCAN Songwriting Prize Winners discusses their process
Montréal duo shares music production secrets
Inspired by what The Clash did in 1982
Including Michel Rivard, Loud, Renée Martel, Hubert Lenoir,...
Learn a little about our new senior A&R Executive
John Alexander’s work with Alanis highlights brilliant car...
Trio Klaus is fuelled by mutual admiration
What makes it such a hothouse for music?
Co-writing with everyone from Monster Truck to Delhi 2 Dubli...
Through networking, hustling, hard work
Her Inscape is enjoying unexpected visibility via Jean-Marc ...
Family band’s teen sons garage-rock the house
“I’ve done enough stuff for exposure”
The Goal: Simplifying musical discovery, rights management f...
Singer-songwriter’s work aims for universal truths
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