Hymn to love co-written with Jacques Perron
Beat-making workshop a hit at SOCAN-sponsored conference
Fanny Bloom writing contestants’ song for 2019 edition
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This jigsaw puzzle is constantly re-inventing its pieces
In a warm, personal, DIY project
From Newfoundland to Nashville
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From Serena Ryder, Laurence Nerbonne, Kardinal Offishall, and more
How you get paid when someone mechanically reproduces your music
How to prevent your instruments from being stolen
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
To co-writers of “Keep It Simple,” “What A Song Should...
Winners of Country, Hip-Hop/Rap Awards at 30th SOCAN Awards ...
SOCAN presents CCMA Gala Dinner & Awards, awards No. 1 Song ...
Brett Kissel, James Barker Band lead with five nominations e...
With Beverly Mahood, Jamie Warren, Patricia Conroy
Tim Hicks, Reklaws, win two each
“I’ll never be a party girl like Shania Twain”
Why it took six years to make his JUNO-nominated album
Winner gets full SOCAN support: Song Camp, Nashville House, ...
How she wrote deeply resonant hit, “Like a Flower”
We present 11 SOCAN No.1 Song Awards during Music City visit
Behind-the-scenes pro songwriter now shines in the spotlight
From the garage to Nashville, writing and choosing songs
How does the professional songwriter co-write in Nashville?
On his Country Music Award-winning song, co-writing, new lab...
How does the Country Music Award winner write her songs?
On songwriting, and women in country music
How a small-town girl’s Nashville dreams came true
Actor and singer is a songwriter at heart
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