An Interview with Swarathma

Swarathma are one of India’s top folk rock bands. The band comprises of songwriters Jishnu Dasgupta, Joel Milan Baptist, Pavan Kumar KJ, Sanjeeva Nayak Sooda, Varun Murali and Vasu Dixit. Their sound fuses together Indian folk with rock, reggae and blues; and they stand out from the crowd with their visually electric, high energy live act … Read more

An Interview with Tejas

Whether it’s a 4-piece horn section, synthesizers, heavy guitars or just a single acoustic guitar, Tejas’ musical adventures have taken him to places that have allowed him to push well past his creative limits, all while keeping one foot firmly in pop-rock. Tejas’ lyrics speak about his own life and stories inspired by his own … Read more

An Interview with Shadow and Light

Shadow and Light are made up of experienced musicians, Anindo and Pavithra. With accomplishments between them spanning from being featured on MTV Unplugged, to gaining the Shri Netar Kapur Scholarship, this duo are a musical force to be reckoned with. Together the duo’s style of music encapsulates Hindustani classical, pop, jazz, and electronic. Shadow and Light released … Read more

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

The Cheerful join the Anara Publishing Roster

We are pleased to announce that Indie artist The Cheerful are the latest addition to the Anara Publishing roster. By mixing various genres together, The Cheerful manage to create a nostalgic sound with easy-listening capabilities. Despite being influenced by the guitar heavy genres of punk and alternative rock, The Cheerful choose to force these influences though the … Read more

Anara Publishing make first Nigerian signing, AJIMOVOIX

Anara Publishing is delighted to announce a landmark new signing as they expand into the Nigerian market for the first time. In collaboration with the Nigerian office of sister company Horus Music, Anara Publishing have signed Oguntade Adewale Damola, professionally known as AJIMOVOIX. Horus Music Nigeria opened its doors to a rapidly expanding independent African … Read more

Simön joins the Anara Publishing roster

Anara Publishing is pleased to announce Simön as their latest signing. Simön’s music encapsulates emotive and reflective moods, whilst staying based around the genres of latin, rock, indie and world music. As a composer and musician, Herrera was part of Mushi Mushi Orquestra, Orquestra Jovem do Estado and Orquestra Jovem Nacional do SODRE. He has also performed on tours around … Read more

Essential 2021 Trends in the Indian Music Market

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Music is an integral part of Indian culture. The Indian music industry can largely be categorised into Classical, Folk, Independent, Devotional and Bollywood, where Bollywood makes up for 80% of consumption. With more than 800 million internet users, it is a market that is ripe with potential that many international companies have set their eyes … Read more