Equity X Production empowers women and gender minority music producers
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Iconic, influential rock drummer passes away at 67
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Taking stock before moving on
Successful screen composer releases third solo album
EDM songwriter, artist, DJ, screen composer… and future pop star?
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Tips from Front Row Insurance
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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
Shawn Mendes, Daniel Caesar, Michael Bublé, Jessie Reyez al...
Pierre Lapointe, SOCAN members, express their opinions
Cœur de pirate, Banx & Ranx, FouKi among the honoured
Co-writers Chester Krupa Carbone, Kevin Hissink, Jordan Benj...
SOCAN mourns the loss of one of our greatest friends, allies
Their work, in three questions
SOCAN was everywhere, all the time, at CMW this year
Joint venture simplifies recorded and live music licensing
Expansion reinforces our commitment to timely, accurate roya...
Honour presented during 2019 SOCAN Awards Gala in Montréal
Turning current debate into concrete action
Words & Music contributor Errol Nazareth also appointed
Conquering movies, TV, videogames
Very first single becomes 2018’s most played song on Québ...
Daniel Lafrance, Serge Provençal pen second edition of refe...
She no longer lets others dictate the rules
Recognized for international success, Loud thanks SOCAN
“I see us as an organic, GMO-free farm”
Also co-wrote for ‘N Sync at height of their popularity
Testing has begun for valuable expansion of service
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