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

An Interview with re:tract

re:tract (multi-instrumentalist and producer Matt Gill) crafts dense, honest and often heart wrenching musical worlds to lose yourself in. His debut album charted in the iTunes electronic Top 10, and his sonic soundscapes continued to captivate the listener with the release of Waiting feat. IORA back in March. We caught up with him to discuss … Read more

An interview with…Loren Noyman

Israeli singer-songwriter Loren Noyman joined the Anara Publishing roster in May 2020. Here we have a chat with her about her creative process and her thoughts on the importance of music publishing. Tell us about how you started making music or what initially got you into music. Art is what I’m living for, my little bird … Read more

UK collecting societies explained. An Interview with Stuart Belsham of PRS for Music

PROs

Collecting societies, also known as PROs (Performing Rights Organisations), are extremely important for all songwriters careers. Such organisations help songwriters get paid for their music by collecting royalties every time their music is broadcast, played in public or performed live. Unfortunately, many artists don’t realise that if they don’t register with a PRO they are … Read more