Budgeting for Emerging Artists (and Songwriters): 101

Planning projects can feel like a daunting task, especially if you’re an unsigned artist without a dedicated team to guide you in the right direction. This blog will take a basic look into things to consider when planning your next music project, and possibly some things that you might not have thought about yet.   … Read more

In Conversation with DORRR

Earlier this year, Anara Publishing started a new series of Instagram Live sessions called “In Conversation With”, where once a month we have an in-depth chat with one of our artists about their plans for 2022. For our April 2022 session, we were joined by singer-songwriter DORRR who is originally from Poland but is now … Read more

Making the Most of Your Music Publisher Relationship

Music publishing is a complex part of the music industry which can sometimes be hard to navigate for songwriters. As a music publisher, Anara Publishing deals with the copyright of the composition of your songs, not to be confused with the ‘sound recording’ or ‘master’. In short, this refers to the musical elements of the song such as the melody and lyrics, therefore protecting you as a songwriter … Read more

An Interview with Simön

“Simön” is the alter-ego of composer and musician Diego Herrera. Through music, he expresses his own voice and South American heritage. He has toured extensively around the USA, Panama, and Uruguay; as well as performing on celebrated stages in Brazil, such as Festival de Inverno de Campos do Jordão and Sala São Paulo. Simön’s music … Read more

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

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