Screen Composers of the Year at 2019 Montréal SOCAN Awards
On studying at Berklee, his tone, and “playing ignorant”
Handed out during Technical and Documentary Gala
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Singer-songwriter finds relief in creativity, connection
500,000 streams for one song, and she’s only just begun
The duo gives us its third album, La mort des étoiles
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From Serena Ryder, Laurence Nerbonne, Kardinal Offishall, and more
How you get paid when someone mechanically reproduces your music
How to prevent your instruments from being stolen
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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
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Pakistani-Canadian blends punk, rap, rock, world music
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Fresh music from a lifelong songwriter
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Robert Ott, Chris Taylor discuss new deal
Montréal screen composer takes on the world
Adoptive Québécois presents hard-hitting debut album
From Toronto’s Danforth neighbourhood to the world
Dancehall, electro, politics, film scores, no boundaries
Artists to watch for this year
A meeting of two free musical spirits
How music united two musicians who were worlds apart
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With his new album Puamuna, he’s not about to stop enchant...
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