Legendary artist, song, both celebrated at 2019 East Coast Music Awards
His year, current work, creative process
Pop Music Winner previews next single
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…and syncing the sound of Québec pop to the rest of the world
“Speaking French is a choice we make on a daily basis”
SOCAN Songwriting Prize 2017 winners come storming back
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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
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 ...
Keep an eye on these SOCAN members, poised to emerge this ye...
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