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
  • 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
  • It’s amazing to feel that there’s an organisation that fights for our interests in such an intelligent and articulate way. It feels like if you’re in a plane and you fall out, you’ve got AIM as a kind of parachute to protect you. That’s a very very serious thing, thank you AIM.Geoff Travis, Rough Trade
  • 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
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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