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
  • There is more need than ever for strong companies whose primary concern is music and creativity.  In helping independent labels, AIM helps great music to flourish.Richard Russell, XL Recordings
  • AIM is 100% dedicated to supporting the independent sector, and helps labels large and small in dealing with some of the trickier issues we are faced with. We have been members for many years, and really appreciate the work they do.Peter Quicke, Ninja Tune
  • Having run my own record label for 16 years I like to think I know what I’m talking about most of the time, but every once in a while I realise I’m completely out of my depth. It usually happens when people start talking in acronyms (PPL, PRS, MCPS…etc). In those moments its great to […]Michael McClatchley, Moshi Moshi
  • AIM has been an incredibly valuable source of assistance for us since its inception. Whether it be getting us off the launchpad and into deals in the early days of digital, guiding us through the often murky waters of neighbouring rights, or opening a very significant door to extra content via the BBC licensing agreement, […]Matt Bristow, Cherry Red Records
  • 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
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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