Supporting health, economic justice, representation for LGBTQ+ girls, women
December 5, 2019
Change will help grow Canada’s music industry
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Surprising partnership produced “Haïku”
With solo violin project of contemporary classical music
Switching instruments creates a songwriting metamorphosis
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Tips from Front Row Insurance
From Serena Ryder, Laurence Nerbonne, Kardinal Offishall, and more
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
#ComposersWhoScore get together as “Hooded Ones”
And authentic Ethiopian influences
Two Montréal songwriters journey to the top
“This album exists in large part thanks to SOCAN”
Dynamic duo co-writes songs, cues, for diverse sketch comedy...
He explores new paths on “Chemin sauvage”
Co-writing with Motown’s Lamont Dozier, The Rascals’ Fe...
A rare conversation with main songwriter Jean-François Pauz...
“Folk’s pretty metaphors are dead”
“It’s the first of my albums that I listen to for my own...
This jigsaw puzzle is constantly re-inventing its pieces
In a warm, personal, DIY project
Prolific award-winner creates witty works
Serving the artist, where “less is more”
Stepping out of his comfort zone on Maison ouverte
500,000 streams for one song, and she’s only just begun
The duo gives us its third album, La mort des étoiles
The metalcore band launches its fourth album
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