Anara Publishing Sign Siddharth Basrur

Siddharth Basrur

Anara Publishing are pleased to announce the signing of Siddharth Basrur to their roster. The deal sees Siddharth’s work represented for publishing and sync worldwide. Siddharth is at the forefront of the independent music scene in Mumbai. He is part of alternative rock outfit Last Remaining Light and progressive band Goddess Gagged, who have both … Read more

Issa Murad Joins the Anara Publishing Roster

Issa Murad

Anara Publishing is thrilled to announce that Issa Murad is the latest artist to join their eclectic roster from their successful trip to WOMEX in 2017. The worldwide deal sees Issa’s project “Joussour” being represented for publishing and sync licensing as well as his bespoke work as a composer. Born in Bethlehem, Issa was introduced … Read more

The Importance of Music in Video Games

When you think of music in video games, you think of the iconic soundtracks of Super Mario Bros, Tetris and Street Fighter II just to name a few. These games have tracks that are often regarded as the greatest in video games’ short but impressive history. However with the rapid advancements in technology accompanying video … 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

An Interview With… Los Importantes de la Noche

Guitar

We sat down with Gustavo Jacob, Zulu González and Ricardo Jacob who together make Los Importantes de la Noche. They signed with Anara Publishing at the beginning of 2018, bringing a Latin feel to our roster. They go through their collaborative songwriting approach as well as giving advice to all aspiring songwriters out there. Tell us about … 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