Unique songwriter celebrated at 2020 Canadian Music Week
On scoring hugely successful animated series Daniel Tiger's Neighbourhood and Paw Patrol
The 2020 edition is full of surprises
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“2” sees him stand on his own two feet… but well ensconced
Film editing choices often dictated by his music
Via Calypso Rose, and negotiation with Roaring Lion’s son
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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
Helping emerging musicians get exposed, networked, educated,...
From Serena Ryder, Laurence Nerbonne, Kardinal Offishall, an...
How you get paid when someone mechanically reproduces your m...
How to prevent your instruments from being stolen
Mikel Hurwitz: Inspired by Welsman, learning from Elfman, sh...
What you need to do, and how to do it
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
Securing Your Band Name
Fleshing out your song with SoundBetter, Tunedly
Financial aid to help you travel, develop professionally
A practical guide to various funding options available to mu...
A submission guide for a sampling of available music grants
Jenson Vaughan’s co-write earns more than 250 million stre...
Improving your chances to play live
A dozen ways to help you move forward
Developing skills, collaborating, networking, making the lea...
Building your career from the ground up in 2017
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