Canadian Music Week will honour our Chief Membership Officer
Plus two others; Fortunate Ones also win three awards
Also Pop Artist of the Year at WCMAs, held during BreakOut West
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A day in the crazy-busy life of longtime broadcaster
“I dig up what we don’t see in people”
Montréal producer offers a peek at her diary
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How to increase your chances of applying successfully
Peak experiences at 2018 SOCAN Song Camp
Securing Your Band Name
All Sound Advice »
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
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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”
Ten years on, trio finds its way by covering its tracks
Wildly successful with Disney, J-Pop and K-Pop
Humble, hardworking reggae artist rides the riddim
“I want women to stand up and impose their puissance”
“I believe in the saying, ‘Alone we run faster, but toge...
“If I’ve done one good thing in my life, it’s coming h...
Festival, new film shine a light on hidden Vancouver sub-cul...
Pakistani-Canadian blends punk, rap, rock, world music
From Haiti to Montréal, he follows his passion for music an...
In Paris, L.A., Nashville, SOCAN helps its members move forw...
Fresh music from a lifelong songwriter
From the Middle Empire to the Quebec Countryside
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