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Former CEO Robert Ott continues to serve as advisor
SOCAN launches redesigned app
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On record, on screen, on tour, it’s all moving higher
Innu artist offers his raw, uninhibited writing style
SOCAN Lifetime Achievement winner launches L’arrière-saison
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How to get paid when your music’s played onscreen
What is it? What do you need to know about it?
How to increase your chances of applying successfully
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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
“I’ll have succeeded when I’m the one people think of,...
Montréaler touches hearts, turns heads at SXSW 2018
Fueled by first-person songs of experience
Award-winning duo of 15-year-olds already growing from folk ...
Gaming music wizard also co-writes with acts from Korea, Pol...
Making a career out of made-to-order music
Suburban band has big dreams
FouKi, Marie-Gold, Rowjay sure to draw attention on the scen...
Québec traditional band rescues songs from oblivion, irresi...
Jan V. Matejcek Award winner fascinated by obsolete technolo...
Tamara Lindeman gets more assertive, earning rave reviews
Still co-wrote songs, but produced with ‘80s/’90s pop fe...
“I threw away what broke me”
But reveals a dark side on wise, gentle sophomore album
Her Ariane Moffatt-produced Comme une odeur de déclin album...
With sixth solo album, he goes in a new direction
Her first album is touching, like a caress
Lauded concert pianist performs, records many works by Canad...
One of SOCAN’s versatile #ComposersWhoScore, who splits hi...
In the Spotlight: Johnson Crook
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