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

Why Play at a Music Festival and How Can You Stand Out? Part 2

Why play at a music festival and how do you stand out? - Part 2

In part one, we explained how an artist can benefit from playing at a music festival. Throughout this blog, we will discuss the ways in which an artist can stand out when submitting an application form to music festivals. The music festival scene is highly competitive. The larger the profile of the festival, the more … Read more

Why Play at a Music Festival and How Can You Stand Out?

Why play at a music festival and how do you stand out? - Part 2

Making an appearance at a major music festival is often one of the biggest goals for an artist. Performing at a festival can quickly boost their career to the next level. However, it is important to know how to accomplish this goal.  A festival performance is not the same as a normal show or concert. … 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

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