Anara Publishing Submission Guidelines

As an independent publisher we are always open to listening to new music from aspiring artists. We are currently accepting submissions, so if you are interested in joining the Anara Publishing Roster please complete this form for consideration. Before you do that, we would like you to read our guidelines of the perfect music submission! … Read more

Content ID and Your Music Rights Explained

It’s now possible for your music to be available across hundreds of different platforms around the world thanks to digital distribution services. We are also seeing a big increase in the number of platforms that use “Content ID” systems to track the usage of music by their users such as YouTube, Facebook and Instagram. There … Read more

Music Production at Home: A Guide To Setting Up A Simple Home Recording Studio

We asked Luke Jackson a UK-based composer and producer creating synthwave music under the moniker of Brandon, to share with us a few home music production tips. As of the time of writing this blog, much of the world has been stuck indoors due to the current Coronavirus pandemic. However, there has arguably been no … 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

Why is it important to professionally mix and master your tracks?

Mastering

Signing a record deal was once an artist’s best, if not only, hope of getting their music out to fans. Nowadays, it is much easier for independent musicians to deliver their music to major platforms thanks to distributors such as our sister company, Horus Music. Independent musicians are currently making more money from their music … Read more