Equity X Production empowers women and gender minority music producers
For members visiting to further their career, craft, or trade
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
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
Change will help grow Canada’s music industry
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,...
Updates, dialogue, networking reception
For “Pour commencer” and “Pourquoi t'es restée”
They’re responding positively to new SOCAN/RE:SOUND joint ...
Bringing full-service, data-driven music copyright managemen...
Music creators' royalty collections grow to $12.4 billion
For chart-toppers “Somebody’s Daughter,” “Do No Wron...
Honour to be presented at 2020 SOCAN Awards in Toronto
Licensing lyrics for T-shirts, mugs, even shower curtains
Cœur de pirate, Banx & Ranx, FouKi among the honoured
Winner of Publisher Award at 30th SOCAN Awards in Montréal
With Beverly Mahood, Jamie Warren, Patricia Conroy
Celebrating SOCAN members at sixth annual event
Splits app captures songwriting shares in real time
Gathering draws 200-plus SOCAN members in Vancouver
Many 2018 financial results outperform, but CEO calls for mo...
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