Equity X Production empowers women and gender minority music producers
For members visiting to further their career, craft, or trade
Iconic, influential rock drummer passes away at 67
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Taking stock before moving on
Successful screen composer releases third solo album
EDM songwriter, artist, DJ, screen composer… and future pop star?
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Tips from Front Row Insurance
From Serena Ryder, Laurence Nerbonne, Kardinal Offishall, and more
How you get paid when someone mechanically reproduces your music
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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
Support for local industry, a break for recording artists
Québécoise singer-songwriter, producer
In a warm, personal, DIY project
Writing for artists in Asia "has changed and developed my sk...
While her Bimbo Radio gives world beats a hip new platform
Chad-born Montrealer crowned Best African DJ at Afrima Gala
World Music Album of the Year winner
“Music is the most empathetic way to change minds”
Australian-based contest offering $50,000 AUD cash first pri...
Nominated for World Music Album of the Year
SOCAN members get one free song submission
Signs Indian Performing Rights Society (IPRS) as latest new ...
As part of CISAC delegation, to discuss creators' global cha...
“We hope to demonstrate that musical boundaries aren’t s...
Cuban music an antidote to moping
Trio integrates different cultures with indie-pop and electr...
For songs by PARTYNEXTDOOR, Ria Mae, Olly Murs
Dutch Caribbean Ducapro benefits from comprehensive back-off...
A dozen Canadian immigrants from around the world united by ...
“All I want is to place Haitian music on a podium”
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