Co-writers Chester Krupa Carbone, Kevin Hissink, Jordan Benjamin deliver fan favourite among 10 nominated songs
Gathering draws 200-plus SOCAN members in Vancouver
Many 2018 financial results outperform, but CEO calls for more equitable share from streaming
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Splits app captures songwriting shares in real time
The miracle of life, and the art of aging gracefully
Co-written and performed with partner Caroline Mill
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How you get paid when someone mechanically reproduces your music
How to prevent your instruments from being stolen
What you need to do, and how to do it
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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
For “Just Here with My Friends” topping CBC Music Top 20
SOCAN Songwriting Prize 2017 winners come storming back
Degree of self-possession belies their age
Spontaneously creating her second album, Outro
“Sweet and chill moments, with weirder times… That’s l...
At the 13th annual Gala alternatif de la musique indépendan...
Soulful singer-songwriter on an incredible winning streak
Songwriter burns all his masks on Feu de forêt
Winning song in 2018 SOCAN Songwriting Prize
Effect of fatherhood, value of vulnerability
SOCAN members get one free song submission
SOCAN Songwriting Prize Winners discusses their process
Inspired by what The Clash did in 1982
Standing apart on the Québec music scene
Jordan Benjamin is angry, and he wants you to hear it
Family band’s teen sons garage-rock the house
Meg Remy leads listeners to difficult subjects with alluring...
“Gonzo” is a smart, funny, ambitious music creator
Ten years on, trio finds its way by covering its tracks
Award-winning duo of 15-year-olds already growing from folk ...
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