How to Develop Your Social Media Presence as an Artist in 2020

Social Media

Social media has never been more popular with an estimated 2.96billion people using online sites to communicate at the turn of the new decade. As an artist, it is vital to capitalise on social media as it is a great way to grow and engage with your fanbase. So what are the best ways to … Read more

What are Neighbouring Rights?

Royalties

You may have heard of the term Neighbouring Rights before but what exactly does it mean? As a songwriter, it is vital to be aware of all possible revenue streams to make the most out of your music. That’s why Neighbouring Rights are so important. Firstly, it’s important to be aware that there are two … Read more

Why is it important to professionally mix and master your tracks?

Mastering

Signing a record deal was once an artist’s best, if not only, hope of getting their music out to fans. Nowadays, it is much easier for independent musicians to deliver their music to major platforms thanks to distributors such as our sister company, Horus Music. Independent musicians are currently making more money from their music … Read more

Why Get a Music Publishing Deal?

Why Get a Music Publishing Deal?

Signing contracts in the music industry is often perceived as a frightening prospect, whether it be a record, publishing or management deal, to name a few. People often avoid the conversation through fear of being ripped off or losing the rights to their music. The best thing that you can do as an artist is … Read more

When are you ready for a manager?

When are you ready for a manager?

What does a manager do? A manager, not to be confused with an agent, is someone who deals with the day to day organisation of your career. A manager provides you with a clear direction for your career in the music industry and overall artist branding. An agent books your gigs.  In a time where … Read more

An Interview With… Tom James Parmiter

An Interview With... Tom James Parmiter

Tom James Parmiter joined the Anara Publishing roster in July 2018. Here we chat with him about his creative process and get his thoughts on the importance of music publishing.  1.) Tell us about how you started making music or what initially got you into music? I started, like a lot of teenagers do with … Read more

A First Timers Perspective of The Great Escape

A First Timers Perspective of The Great Escape

This May, I attended The Great Escape in Brighton for the first time and it was an unforgettable experience. As Publishing and Sync Assistant at Anara Publishing and as an independent singer/songwriter myself, I saw the conference from two unique perspectives. If you’re thinking about attending The Great Escape next year, in this blog I … Read more