As the voice of UK independent music companies, AIM represents your issues to Government, the EU and throughout the global industry, to ensure a fair market in which indies can compete and thrive. Our job is to help our individual members; businesses and to support the needs of the independent sector. Join AIM and get access to a wide range of member benefits designed to help your music business succeed. AIM higher and become part of our community of over 800 independent companies of all sizes and shapes.

Labels & DIY artists

£130 P/A + VAT + 10% of PPL income

Distributor member

£750 P/A + VAT
  • The independent world can be a wonderful place but it was often left behind when it came to important developments due to a lack of centrally coordinated lobbying and negotiation. AIM instantly corrected this and now it’s hard to imagine an independent community without AIM and all the other organisations that have sprung up around […]Peter Thompson, PIAS Recordings
  • AIM is an organisation with the interests of the indies at its core.  It is essential it prospers and continues to be a thorn in the side of those who wish to ignore it.Geoff Travis, Rough Trade Records
  • AIM are an incredibly useful combination of informed, helpful and thorough. I couldn’t have got our PPL in order without them.Merida Sussex, Stolen Recordings
  • Bella Union has always found AIM to be an invaluable resource. As indies we like to think we need to stand on our own two feet all the time and spurn assistance out of fool’s pride. AIM is always there and for me, its like the label’s Samaritan.Simon Raymonde, Bella Union
  • AIM membership allows us access to an amazing resource of expertise on neighbouring rights. Through the many conferences, events and socials they’ve helped us to form great bonds with other independent labels. The collective strength provided by AIM is something every member benefits from greatly and the support this provides has been of great vaRob Butterworth, Fabric Records / Houndstooth
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Still need help deciding what plan suits you best? Speak to one of our team

Jude McArdle
Membership Manager

Jude McArdle oversees each of the AIM membership schemes. If you would like to find out more how the benefits and services on offer can help your business specifically she will be happy to have a chat.

Tel: 020 8994 5599