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Former CEO Robert Ott continues to serve as advisor
SOCAN launches redesigned app
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Soulful singer-songwriter on an incredible winning streak
On record, on screen, on tour, it’s all moving higher
Innu artist offers his raw, uninhibited writing style
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How to get paid when your music’s played onscreen
What is it? What do you need to know about it?
How to increase your chances of applying successfully
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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
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
Earning while learning a skilled music-biz trade
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