Pre-awards conference addresses Indigenous musicians’ career development
Latter event includes participation of members from all SOCAN offices
Member of the Order of Canada passes away at 88
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King of Québec rap shows no sign of slowing down
"Music has always been in my blood"
Still on the rise with ZayZay
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How to prevent your instruments from being stolen
What you need to do, and how to do it
How to get paid when your music’s played onscreen
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
From landscaper to music shaper
Production/library music publisher and label sign global dea...
Providing expert, major-label guidance to independent artist...
His passion for music is strong as ever
Working an organically created catalogue
Ian Chai’s noisy music label breaks out globally
Robert Ott, Chris Taylor discuss new deal
SOCAN licensee helps build their careers internationally
Their music is both meticulous and stripped-down
Channeling artistic expression in different ways
Harmonica player alternates stage and screen
“Love what you do and love who you do it with.”
Julien Bidar and Yann Beauregard-Lemay’s vision bears frui...
Making a different kind of “party” album
Though his biggest hits started from scratch, alone
Digital age post-rap
Twenty years of Francophone music discovery
Renaissance man of Canadian blues still on an unstoppable ro...
Rouge Pompier member does things his way
Electronic producers also a band
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