The Do’s and Don’ts of Sampling and Arranging

Sampling

Drake, Ed Sheeran and Rihanna, what is one thing they all have in common? They have all used samples in their music. Sampling as we know it today has been around since the late 70’s and early 80’s. Hip-Hop artists would use breakbeats which would be taken from funk music because the rhythm was good … Read more

The Best Film Soundtracks of 2017

Soundtrack

With 2017 heralding great film releases, it has also given us great soundtracks and scores. Here we look back at some of the best film soundtracks released in 2017. Fifty Shades Darker The sequel to “Fifty Shades of Grey” provided a one of the most contemporary offerings when we were looking into the film soundtracks … Read more

Music Trends of Australia in Film and TV

Australia

Unlike Europe, Australia has never been as notable for its early cinema era or even its post-modern cinema era. One thing is for sure; Australian artists are becoming the most popular go-to artists for contemporary TV shows in the US and UK. A majority of these artists come from Sydney and Melbourne. 1910 was a … Read more

Anara Publishing On the Road – Midem 2017

MIDEM

Midem conference is held in Cannes’ renowned Palais des Festivals and it is most definitely a highlight in a packed calendar of summer events in the music industry. This year taking place from 6th – 9th June, it is attended by the likes of record labels, publishers, managers, booking agents and artists and is a … Read more

What is Sync and Why is it Important?

Sync

Remember the last time you saw a movie and got excited at a scene with an appropriate soundtrack? Ever wondered if your music could be part of the soundtrack in that blockbuster summer film, or that new Netflix series? Yes? Right, let’s talk sync. What is Sync? Sync (or synchronisation) is a process where songs are … Read more

Ed Geater Signs With Anara Publishing

Ed Geater signs with Anara Publishing

Anara Publishing are pleased to announce the latest addition to their roster, Birmingham born singer-songwriter Ed Geater. The company will be representing his work for publishing and synchronisation worldwide. Anara Publishing’s Director, Deborah Smith, said of the signing “We are very excited to have Ed on board. His unique style of fusing beautiful acoustic melodies … Read more

Anara Publishing Launches

After months of endless hard work, we are proud to announce that Anara Publishing is now open. Focusing completely on music publishing, Anara Publishing looks after a diverse roster that includes independent artists, composers and songwriters. We work with clients from our sister company Horus Music but we don’t do this exclusively; we work with clients … Read more