Equity X Production empowers women and gender minority music producers
For members visiting to further their career, craft, or trade
Iconic, influential rock drummer passes away at 67
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Taking stock before moving on
Successful screen composer releases third solo album
EDM songwriter, artist, DJ, screen composer… and future pop star?
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Tips from Front Row Insurance
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How you get paid when someone mechanically reproduces your music
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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
Equity X Production empowers women and gender minority music...
EDM songwriter, artist, DJ, screen composer… and future po...
Shreez, Franky Fade, Backxwash, DawaMafia, David Campana
Rap producer hits the mic for “experimental” debut EP
Sister duo brings something new to hip-hop
Cultivating a firmly rooted sound
She received SOCAN’s Special Achievement Award in 2017 (vi...
Dynamic duo talk songwriting, “Sellout,” and keepin’ i...
And Eminem, P!nk, Pitbull...
Surprising partnership produced “Haïku”
With solo violin project of contemporary classical music
Change will help grow Canada’s music industry
Switching instruments creates a songwriting metamorphosis
Stimulating creativity in actual work conditions
#ComposersWhoScore get together as “Hooded Ones”
“I’ll do it forever, even if nobody cares.”
And authentic Ethiopian influences
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