Pre-awards conference addresses Indigenous musicians’ career development
Latter event includes participation of members from all SOCAN offices
Member of the Order of Canada passes away at 88
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King of Québec rap shows no sign of slowing down
"Music has always been in my blood"
Still on the rise with ZayZay
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How to prevent your instruments from being stolen
What you need to do, and how to do it
How to get paid when your music’s played onscreen
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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
Beat-maker, rapper, singer, producer on the rise
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While her Bimbo Radio gives world beats a hip new platform
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How to diversify without becoming scattered
Degree of self-possession belies their age
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Former young women’s counsellor writes about serious issue...
Search becomes a song, a film theme, a CBC documentary
Stage antics, studio experimentation
“Petite plage really is just that. It’s me giving myself...
Her children’s book similarly fosters a love of compositio...
Treading new musical path with Symbolism album
Young band also challenges dismissive sound people
Transmitting her art, from her mind to ours
Professional musician focuses on songwriting, producing
On record, on screen, on tour, it’s all moving higher
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