Hymn to love co-written with Jacques Perron
Beat-making workshop a hit at SOCAN-sponsored conference
Fanny Bloom writing contestants’ song for 2019 edition
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This jigsaw puzzle is constantly re-inventing its pieces
In a warm, personal, DIY project
From Newfoundland to Nashville
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From Serena Ryder, Laurence Nerbonne, Kardinal Offishall, and more
How you get paid when someone mechanically reproduces your music
How to prevent your instruments from being stolen
All Sound Advice »
Currently lobbying government on several key issues
Adapting to constant, disruptive technological shifts
De nombreux changements et innovations
All From the Top »
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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
Licensing lyrics for T-shirts, mugs, even shower curtains
Cœur de pirate, Banx & Ranx, FouKi among the honoured
Screen Composers of the Year at 2019 Montréal SOCAN Awards
Accented by her explosive live performance
500,000 streams for one song, and she’s only just begun
From Serena Ryder, Laurence Nerbonne, Kardinal Offishall, an...
Genre category winners are Madison Olds, Layla Zoe, Adrian C...
SOCAN presents CCMA Gala Dinner & Awards, awards No. 1 Song ...
Organization’s president was instrumental in creating Enta...
SOCAN hosts VIP Lounge during Main Event finals
Connecting six aspiring screen composers with music-industry...
Sponsored by TD, program aims to foster high-potential music...
Six Shooter Records founder leads with her heart
To continue her contributions to Canada’s cultural heritag...
SOCAN members Rik Emmett, Gil Moore, Mike Levine will be hon...
Congratulations to the nominees!
Becoming more confident in her songwriting
How some upcoming horn players compose themselves
Brett Kissel, James Barker Band lead with five nominations e...
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