10.09.14

AIM members secure six grants awarded in the seventh round of megs funding

From the seventh round six artists signed to AIM member labels secured funding, out of a total of 14 successful applicants.

The six acts and their AIM member labels are:

  • Crystal Fighters (formed in London) – Different Recordings
  • Denai Moore (from Spanish Town, Jamaica) – Because Music
  • Ephemerals (from London) – Jalapeno Records
  • Petite Noir (from London and Cape Town) – Double Six Records
  • The Bohicas (Essex) – Domino Recording Co
  • The Twilight Sad (Glasgow) – FatCat Records

Alison Wenham, Chairman of AIM said “Artists signed to AIM members continue to take full advantage of the MEGS funding and have accounted for over 50% of the successful acts securing funding since the launch of the scheme.”

Full details of MEGs and how to apply can be found at: http://www.musicindie.com/MEGS

The Music Export Growth Scheme is overseen by UK Trade & Investment (UKTI), the Government organisation that supports UK business overseas, and the BPI with input from AIM and other industry organisations, MEGS offers small and medium-sized music companies with the potential to achieve increased international success, the opportunity to apply for grants.