Honourees include Drake, Murda Beatz, Ed Robertson, Frank Dukes, Jack Lenz, Jessie Reyez, Ralph Murphy
On philanthropy and songwriting
SOCAN at the centre of action-packed JUNO weekend
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How she co-chooses music for the popular Québec TV talk show
“Music is the most empathetic way to change minds”
How to diversify without becoming scattered
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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
Degree of self-possession belies their age
Spontaneously creating her second album, Outro
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
Literally, it’s the art of conversation
Mid-30s songwriting mom makes solo comeback
With acoustic twin of “broken-hearted party-rock” album
“To me, it’s like painting with words”
With their self-described “folk 'n’ roll and country sou...
“I dig up what we don’t see in people”
Inspired by what The Clash did in 1982
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