Sync in Numbers

Numbers

Now you know all about what sync is and why it is important to songwriters, you’re probably wondering how it exactly works when your music gets chosen to be used by a music supervisor. We’re going to take you through what this means for you as a copyright owner. Let’s talk sync in numbers. The synchronisation license … Read more

An Interview With… Shadow and Light

Shadow and Light

Pavithra Chari and Anindo Bose together form Shadow and Light, blending together Hindustani classical, pop, jazz, and electronic. We sat down with the duo from New Delhi to speak about their approach to songwriting and their thoughts on the music publishing industry. Tell us about how you started making music as Shadow and Light. We started writing … Read more

Christoffer Høyer Signs With Anara Publishing

Christoffer Høyer

Anara Publishing are delighted to announce the latest addition to their roster, Danish composer and songwriter Christoffer Høyer. The versatile composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist has in the past scored work for Comedy Central, LEGO and DR (Denmark’s largest national broadcaster) as well as for a number of independent films.   On joining the Anara Publishing … 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

Show Me the Money! – Different Revenue Streams For You, the Songwriter

Money

As a songwriter, there are multiple ways in which you can earn money for the songs that you write. If you want to seriously make a living out of being a writer, it’s important that you not only understand what these revenue streams are but know how to make the most out of them. So, … Read more

An Interview With… Synthwave Artist Brandon

Synth

In the next in our ‘An Interview With…’ series, we speak to Luke Jackson who releases music under the moniker of Brandon. He talks about how he began his journey in writing synthwave music and shares some tips for like-minded songwriters. 1. Tell us about how you started making music / how the band formed. … Read more