News about financial relief, resources, reaction, performances
Lido Pimienta, deadmau5, Leonard Cohen, Jayda G also honoured
How does SOCAN’s International Relations Team work?
All News »
“Knowing these musicians are going to collect royalties, that’s what gets me going”
Cooking beats for Young Thug, 2 Chainz, the late Pop Smoke
“I tread slowly”
All Features »
Member benefits that can help you
From Patreon, live-streams, teaching, co-writes, synch licensing
Celebrated duo offers Sound Advice in video chat
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 »
Read more »
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
After vying in every competition, she gifts herself a bold d...
Playing Drive-Ins, Micro-Concerts, Unique Tour Spaces
“I’ve come to love this trade, thanks to the exchange I ...
From the Academy Awards to Taylor Swift to hosting the JUNOs
An honour, and a bump in publicity
“Our songs resonate both with 20-year-olds and old Parti Q...
“This time, the responsibility for the project was my own....
While adapting to the new reality of the pandemic
On songwriting, and re-recording high school demos
Their music travels for them
How he writes, and some advice for novices
Co-written by Debbie Tebbs, Sara-Danielle, Meggie Lennon
“It makes no sense that, in a pandemic, our reaction shoul...
As he writes songs that honour the moment and find forgivene...
October 2020: Moneyphone, Sael, Hunnah, Jarrel The Young, km...
Bonnie Raitt honours Shirley Eikhard on Global TV for pennin...
Disparitions album revives a time-period he hasn’t even li...
Singer-songwriter pens honest, heartfelt songs
Official 2020 showcase live from Toronto’s El Mocambo on O...
“Safety Dance,” “Pop Goes the World,” “Fare Thee W...
A password will be e-mailed to you.
We won't share your data, and you can unsubscribe at any time.
By checking this box, I consent to the use of my information provided for e-mail marketing purposes.
We won’t share your data, and you can unsubscribe at any time.