First Canadian female singer to receive the designation
Current head of legal services Gilles Daigle to retire at year-end
To co-writers Hill Kourkoutis, Jules, Krista Gonzales
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“This album exists in large part thanks to SOCAN”
Making music without any fear
“Rock ’n’ roll is all about feeling and emotion”
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From Serena Ryder, Laurence Nerbonne, Kardinal Offishall, and more
How you get paid when someone mechanically reproduces your music
How to prevent your instruments from being stolen
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 Newfoundland to Nashville
Serving the artist, where “less is more”
Enjoying “some caterpillar-to-butterfly” stuff
Combining synth-pop with Inuktitut
Remixing Lady Gaga, Selena Gomez, Post Malone, Khalid
Writing for artists in Asia "has changed and developed my sk...
Becoming more confident in her songwriting
"It’s important that you don’t corner yourself too early...
"I'm really trying to make bangers"
"Music has always been in my blood"
Making music to connect people
Gorgeous, Sparkling R&B Vignettes
Jordan Benjamin is angry, and he wants you to hear it
Honed her writing skills at SOCAN Kenekt Song Camp
"Body" has been streamed more than 40 million times
Transcending trauma with music
From Rouyn-Noranda to the world
Exploring tension, unifying disparate recordings
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