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

The Importance of YouTube and How to Build Your Audience

We’ve all been there, binge watching hours worth of carefully suggested YouTube content and not realising how much time has passed – until it’s too late. Now, just imagine the number of YouTubers waiting to discover your music and become a dedicated fan. There is no denying that a professional looking Youtube channel with engaging … Read more

Bridging the Gap Between India and the Major Sync Markets

Bridging the gap between India and the major sync market

The independent music scene in India is growing at an increasing rate and is home to many new exciting artists. However, it remains relatively untapped and underrepresented across the international music industry. Anara Publishing aims to bridge the gap between Indian artists and the UK and US sync markets. So independent Indian artists gain the … Read more

Playlisting – All You Need to Know (Part 2)

Playlisting - All You Need to Know (Part 2)

In part one of our feature on playlisting, we explained what playlisting is and why it is important. In part two, we will give advice on how to increase your chances of being featured in a popular playlist. How to increase the chances of getting your music on a playlist Here are a few tips … Read more

All You Need to Know About Playlisting – Part 1 

Playlisting - All You Need to Know (Part 2)

What is playlisting?  Playlisting is when a store, streaming platform or independent curator creates their own list of songs specified to a certain genre or mood. Why is it important?  In the 21st Century, our lives are very technology orientated. Streaming and downloading has stolen the musical limelight as the main way in … Read more

How to Craft the Perfect EPK – Part 1

How to Craft the Perfect EPK - Part 2

This is the first instalment of our two part blog on “How to craft the perfect EPK.” What is an EPK? EPK is an acronym for “electronic press kit”. It is effectively a CV/resume for you as an artist. It’s a resource that contains all the information needed to fully understand what you represent. Presented … Read more

Get Heard Above the Streaming Noise

Get Heard Above the Streaming Noise

Streaming services are now one of the most popular formats for music consumption. Having your music available on streaming platforms is a vital tool for any artist and a great way to connect with a new audience. Below, we will outline a variety of ways to get your music heard above the streaming noise and … Read more