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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
Supporting health, economic justice, representation for LGBT...
Switching instruments creates a songwriting metamorphosis
Nov. 22, 2019, in Toronto
Working on his craft through the ups and downs
Han Han, Casey Mecija, Kimmortal
SOCAN Songwriting Prize 2019 winners visit our Toronto offic...
Experimental band lands on Polaris Music Prize Short List
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
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