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
On the current state of Indigenous music in Canada
How she wrote deeply resonant hit, “Like a Flower”
SOCAN mourns the loss of one of our greatest friends, allies
Everyone in Québec singing “Coton ouaté” this spring
Pre-awards conference addresses Indigenous musicians’ care...
King of Québec rap shows no sign of slowing down
The currency of music-creating careers, starring our members
Still on the rise with ZayZay
Their work, in three questions
Renaissance music man champions electronic songwriters
Joint venture simplifies recorded and live music licensing
Behind-the-scenes pro songwriter now shines in the spotlight
He’s finally releasing his debut album “Now”
Fostering purpose, pride, unity
Honour presented during 2019 SOCAN Awards Gala in Montréal
For Billboard, MuchMusic chart-toppers “Get You,” “Bes...
Individualism, scrappy DIY sensibility, make her a hip-hop f...
Après le crash is his luminous third album
For “Just Here with My Friends” topping CBC Music Top 20
Unsurprisingly, since he’s been writing songs for half his...
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