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
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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
Legendary artist, song, both celebrated at 2019 East Coast M...
Inducted into Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame
At SOCAN Awards in Toronto, April 1, 2019
One more accomplishment for fast-rising roots star
“Melody, melody, melody”
Other winners include Pharis & Jason Romero, Ancolie, Shauit
Soulful singer-songwriter on an incredible winning streak
Innu artist offers his raw, uninhibited writing style
Effect of fatherhood, value of vulnerability
With acoustic twin of “broken-hearted party-rock” album
“To me, it’s like painting with words”
With their self-described “folk 'n’ roll and country sou...
A ‘90s rock vibe album, then more focus on songwriting
Kaia Kater pushes forward while fractured
Bonnie Dobson will perform it at 2018 Mariposa Folk Festival
Nashville-based pro songwriter co-wrote chart-topper with Th...
Heather Rankin will perform it at 2018 East Coast Music Awar...
A woman who personifies herself through music
Explosion of high-profile activity for captivating singer-so...
Montréaler touches hearts, turns heads at SXSW 2018
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