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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
“Music is the most empathetic way to change minds”
How a small-town girl’s Nashville dreams came true
Actor and singer is a songwriter at heart
Conquering movies, TV, videogames
Four SOCAN members newly emerging in Music City
Mikel Hurwitz: Inspired by Welsman, learning from Elfman, sh...
“Sweet and chill moments, with weirder times… That’s l...
Soulful singer-songwriter on an incredible winning streak
Introduces her first solo album, Ce que je te donne ne dispa...
Bryan Adams & Jim Vallance climb a new learning curve
Montréal producer offers a peek at her diary
Co-writing with everyone from Monster Truck to Delhi 2 Dubli...
Singer-songwriter’s work aims for universal truths
Montréal electro trio conquering the world
“Answerphone" changed everything
Melody is still king, says Tebey
Band pokes fun at fragile egos of music world
“What we hear says more than what’s said”
Duo is both hopeful and pessimistic on L’Amour et le chaos
Collaboration with Future, The Weeknd changes everything
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