Simple Tips on How to Survive the Modern Day Music Industry as a Songwriter

Surviving the Modern Day Music Industry

Get to Know Your Copyright As a songwriter, swatting up on copyright can be really advantageous when attending business meetings with publishers, labels or sync agents. It’s a part of the music industry which can be quite tricky to master. So, showing you have a great understanding to professionals really does set you apart from … Read more

A Beginners Guide to Music Copyright, Part Three

Copyright

Welcome to the third and final instalment of our Beginners Guide to Music Copyright. These tips were originally shared in a Q&A with Jataneel Banerjee on our Facebook page, who is an independent label owner as well as being an Asian territory specialist for PRS for Music. Before we begin, make sure you take a read … Read more

A Beginners Guide to Music Copyright, Part Two

Copyright

If you missed the Q&A over on our Facebook page with music copyright expert Jataneel Banerjee, don’t worry. We have put together a series of handy blogs with Jataneel’s top tips regarding copyright. Before delving into part two below, recap part one. Is copyright different in lyrics and melody? Technically yes. Copyright can be classified broadly … Read more

The Do’s and Don’ts of Sampling and Arranging

Sampling

Drake, Ed Sheeran and Rihanna, what is one thing they all have in common? They have all used samples in their music. Sampling as we know it today has been around since the late 70’s and early 80’s. Hip-Hop artists would use breakbeats which would be taken from funk music because the rhythm was good … Read more

A Beginners Guide to Music Copyright, Part One

Guide

A few months ago, we hosted a Q&A over on our Facebook page with music copyright expert Jataneel Banerjee. Along with being a specialist on the Asian territory for PRS for Music, Jataneel runs an independent label, Music Mandi, and is an artist and performer. For those of you who missed it, or would like a … Read more

Demystifying Copyright and Music Publishing

Demystifying copyright

Anara Publishing and Horus Music India are delighted to present the first of our Facebook Live events on Monday 26th May 2017 entitled “Demystifying Copyright and Music Publishing”. Anara Publishing Director, Deborah Smith, will be in conversation with PRS for Music’s Jataneel Banerjee during the event and viewers will have the opportunity to join the … Read more