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Combining synth-pop with Inuktitut
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How you get paid when someone mechanically reproduces your music
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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
In the Spotlight: Tommy Genesis
In the Spotlight: Johnson Crook
Seven steps that can help on the road to professional songwr...
In search of the perfect song
At The 2017 SOCAN Awards
In The Spotlight: The Middle Coast
Selections underscore musical diversity
Festival, new film shine a light on hidden Vancouver sub-cul...
Saskatchewan Francophone Shawn Jobin addresses anxiety on de...
Audrey Ochoa advises: say yes to everything
Different locations, different strategies
Triple-threat digs deep into roots of emotion
Self-questioning is a central theme for No Culture
And learns to have “no limits” during the process
From Leonard Cohen to kd lang to Bryan Adams
Country duo grows from isolation to topping charts
Three SOCAN members on the way up
Apprenticeship with Oscar-winning Mychael Danna a key step
There’s “A Whole Village” behind the Fransaskoise sing...
As he gets a career boost from Johnny Reid
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