January 23, 2020
Equity X Production empowers women and gender minority music producers
For members visiting to further their career, craft, or trade
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hether in a band or as a solo artist, he seeks communion
January 7, 2020
How their unexpected critical success came to be
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Tips from Front Row Insurance
From Serena Ryder, Laurence Nerbonne, Kardinal Offishall, and more
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
Taking stock before moving on
Equity X Production empowers women and gender minority music...
Live gigs, perseverance, community/college radio are key
Developed in partnership with RBC, Ableton, Signal Community...
Two Montréal songwriters journey to the top
Senior Vice-President of Publishing for Anthem Entertainment
During post-meeting reception celebrating success in 2019
Helping emerging musicians get exposed, networked, educated,...
Shawn Mendes, Daniel Caesar, Michael Bublé, Jessie Reyez al...
Updates, dialogue, networking reception
First Canadian female singer to receive the designation
Young indie-pop singer-songwriter tops 1,600 hopefuls
Erin Costelo wins big with four trophies
Bringing full-service, data-driven music copyright managemen...
Music creators' royalty collections grow to $12.4 billion
Québécoise singer-songwriter, producer
Screen music, web series, licences, reproduction rights
Write, Record and Produce from Anywhere
Honour to be presented at 2020 SOCAN Awards in Toronto
Licensing lyrics for T-shirts, mugs, even shower curtains
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