An Interview With… Christoffer Høyer

Christoffer Hoyer

Danish composer and songwriter Christoffer Høyer joined the Anara Publishing roster in September 2017. Here he tells us about his songwriting journey, how he gets inspiration even when he’s asleep and gives valuable advice to likeminded creatives looking to get into the industry. Tell us about how you started making music I started playing the … Read more

Anara Publishing On the Road – EGX 2017

EGX

We’re always looking for new events to attend to make new contacts and spread the word of our talented roster. As well as focussing on licensing our catalogue within film and television, we are also building up our network of video games developers. The global video game industry is valued at over $100 billion so … Read more

Avoiding the Dreaded Writer’s Block

Writers Block

It happens to all of us, you’re in the middle of writing your best song yet and boom the dreaded writer’s block strikes. You can’t figure out the right chord to end the chorus or the next line of the lyrics. Despite trying every combination, nothing seems to work and you can’t get back into … Read more

The Ins and Outs of Library Music

Production Music

This is a guest blog from John Meredith, owner of our library music partner Arms Production Music. Ever noticed the music on Masterchef whilst they’re finishing off their mouth-watering posh beans on toast? Or on documentaries about clock building? And who can’t fail to be moved by that ‘reveal’ music when Kevin McCloud shows us … Read more

Anara Publishing On the Road – LA Sync Mission 2017

Los Angeles

Following on from the hectic week at Midem, it was a quick turnaround for me to head off to Los Angeles two days later for the annual Sync Mission. Now in its 13th year, the LA Sync Mission is hosted jointly by the BPI, Music Publishers Association and Department for International Trade (DIT) and they … Read more

Anara Publishing On the Road – Midem 2017

MIDEM

Midem conference is held in Cannes’ renowned Palais des Festivals and it is most definitely a highlight in a packed calendar of summer events in the music industry. This year taking place from 6th – 9th June, it is attended by the likes of record labels, publishers, managers, booking agents and artists and is a … Read more

An Interview With… Country Duo Reed Maxfield

Reed Maxfield

Philippa Reed and Chris Maxfield joined forces to create country duo Reed Maxfield. Here, they talk to us about their songwriting journey over the last 14 years. 1. Tell us about how you started making music as a country duo. We started songwriting together 14 years ago, following a chance meeting in a London bar … Read more

An Interview With… Singer/Songwriter Ed Geater

Ed Geater

In this third edition of ‘An Interview With..’ we speak to one of Anara Publishing’s most recent signings, singer/songwriter Ed Geater. He shares his favourite sync moments in film and his typical songwriting process. 1. Tell us about how you started making music. I started playing violin at age 9, but didn’t start making my … Read more