An Interview with Eljuri

Eljuri is an artist that navigates through musical landscapes ranging from rock and pop-punk, bolero, reggae, and Afro-Cuban rhythms, all presented with an elegant and empowered female voice. Cecilia Villar Eljuri was born in Guayaquil, Ecuador to Lebanese and Spanish parents, and so far, her songwriting career has enabled her to tour all over North … Read more

An Interview with Georgia Black

Georgia Black is a contemporary Jazz and Blues singer from North London who is influenced by the female greats, such as Shirley Bassey, Etta James and Peggy Lee. Over the last few years, Georgia has been busy honing her craft, taking influence from the old jazz, blues and soul influences she grew up with. Anara … Read more

An Interview with Brandon

Brandon is the producer moniker of UK-based composer, producer and recording engineer, Luke Jackson. Heavily influenced by synthwave and retrowave music, Brandon aims to capture the iconic sounds of 1980s pop and electronic, while throwing in a few modern production techniques to create a sound that is nostalgic, yet somewhat fresh at the same time. … Read more

An Interview with Swarathma

Swarathma are one of India’s top folk rock bands. The band comprises of songwriters Jishnu Dasgupta, Joel Milan Baptist, Pavan Kumar KJ, Sanjeeva Nayak Sooda, Varun Murali and Vasu Dixit. Their sound fuses together Indian folk with rock, reggae and blues; and they stand out from the crowd with their visually electric, high energy live act … Read more

An Interview with Tejas

Whether it’s a 4-piece horn section, synthesizers, heavy guitars or just a single acoustic guitar, Tejas’ musical adventures have taken him to places that have allowed him to push well past his creative limits, all while keeping one foot firmly in pop-rock. Tejas’ lyrics speak about his own life and stories inspired by his own … Read more

An Interview with Shadow and Light

Shadow and Light are made up of experienced musicians, Anindo and Pavithra. With accomplishments between them spanning from being featured on MTV Unplugged, to gaining the Shri Netar Kapur Scholarship, this duo are a musical force to be reckoned with. Together the duo’s style of music encapsulates Hindustani classical, pop, jazz, and electronic. Shadow and Light released … Read more

An Interview with The Penniless Wild

The Penniless Wild are an indie/folk/rock band based out of Hartford, CT. Originally comprised as a folk duo, they have since transformed into a five-piece electric unit, while holding true to their folk style of writing. The band released their first studio project in late 2017 entitled “Cardboard Sheets” and have been performing regionally in support of … Read more

An Interview with Nivid

Nivid is Aditya Virmani, a composer, multi-instrumentalist, and producer. His recorded work is a one-man project, and his live performances are curated with a specially assembled band – Devasheesh Sharma (guitars), Sudeep Saxena (drums), and Nihar Apte (bass). Inspired by the gnarled, intoxicating music of Nine Inch Nails, Nivid is the ferocious industrial rock soundtrack to an environment bristling with Hellish energy, and is a … Read more

The Cheerful join the Anara Publishing Roster

We are pleased to announce that Indie artist The Cheerful are the latest addition to the Anara Publishing roster. By mixing various genres together, The Cheerful manage to create a nostalgic sound with easy-listening capabilities. Despite being influenced by the guitar heavy genres of punk and alternative rock, The Cheerful choose to force these influences though the … Read more