Resources

AIM E-Guide to Survival and Success

This downloadable guide is intended as a reference point for anyone interested in setting up an independent label, as well as for anyone already running their own label, or working in the independent music sector. A download will be made available following payment, or if you’re an AIM member you can log in to download […]

AIM Guide to Synchronisation licensing

If you’re a record label looking to maximise revenue from licensing your music to adverts, films, TV and computer games, you need AIM’s E-Guide to Synchronisation Licensing.

Anti Piracy Special Offers for Members

AudioLock If you use Believe Digital, FUGA, Ci, PromoPush, SynchTank or AMPSuite you can now benefit from one-click anti-piracy protection of your music thanks to AudioLock’s integration with these DSP’s. Contact your DSP to discover how this simple, free integration can save you time and money. AIM members can benefit from an exclusive one month […]

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Added: 20.10.16
Digital, Special Offers

BBC Agreement – 1. Overview

The AIM/BBC Agreement(s) These are two agreements which exclusively allow AIM members to relicense BBC-recorded performances of their signed artists from the BBC for subsequent release and exploitation, without paying an advance and at a very low royalty rate. While each AIM member is in a direct contractual relationship with the BBC on a case-by-case […]

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Added: 20.10.16
Legal, Music Licensing, Special Offers
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Added: 20.10.16
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BBC Agreement – 3. AIM Member Letter of Engagement

This letter is to confirm your companies intention to make use of the AIM/BBC Artist Performances – Framework Agreement and side agreement to cover “Archive Performances”

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Added: 20.10.16
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Legal, Music Licensing, Special Offers

BBC Agreement – 4. Artist Performances

This is the AIM-BBC Framework Agreement covering new and forthcoming artist performances for the BBC, which contains the full terms and conditions that members agree to on signing the Letter of Engagement.

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Added: 15.02.17
3.96 MB [pdf]
Legal, Music Licensing, Special Offers
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Added: 20.10.16
1.77 MB [pdf]
Legal, Special Offers

D2F Which Platform Report

London based direct-to-fan agency, Wicksteed Works, has launched an updated version of their industry-first report comparing seventeen leading direct-to-fan marketing platforms. The report is a tool to help music industry professionals including labels, musicians, and management to decide which direct-to-fan platform is best suited to their needs. The digital report, which is now available to […]

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Added: 20.10.16
Digital, Special Offers

Event Discount – Futuresource

Exclusive coupon code for AIM Members

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Added: 02.11.16
Special Offers

Event Discount – Music Cork

Use the code AIM1234 for 25% off here: https://eventgen.ie/music-cork

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Added: 20.02.17
Special Offers

Event Discount – Music Publishing Programme 2017

Use the code 17TRADE30 for £30 off here: http://bit.ly/MPAMMFPublishingProgramme

Members only
Added: 19.01.17
Special Offers

Event Discount – Sonar+D

Ask for your Promotional Pass by writing to promotions@sonar.es stating AIM Member in the subject of the mail Delegate Passes will be assigned on a first -come -first -serve basis. This special deal is valid until March 31st 2017.

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Added: 20.02.17
Special Offers

Event Discount – Strictly Go Networking

Use the code ‘AIM’ for 10% off here: http://creativeindustryhub.co.uk/strictly-go-networking-for-music-professionals-feat-geoff-meall-and-professor-jonathan-shalit-obe/

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Added: 13.03.17
Special Offers

Event Discount – SXSW

Members of AIM can redeem a superb discount on SXSW tickets.

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Added: 27.10.16
Special Offers

Event Discount – The Great Escape

Members of AIM can redeem a discount on The Great Escape tickets.

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Added: 27.10.16
Special Offers

Free contracts for AIM Members

Have you heard about the Widget? It’s a unique web-based contract preparation system that enables record labels and music publishers to draft their own music contracts, safe in the knowledge that they are completely up-to-date and reflect the latest legal developments that impact the industry. It’s developed by Wiggin, one of the UK’s leading firms […]

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Added: 20.10.16
Legal, Special Offers, Starting a Label

Insurance Special Offers for AIM Members

Music Insurance Brokers Music Insurance Brokers offer exclusive insurance discounts and cover for AIM Members.  Bespoke insurance packages available for record labels, publishers, artists/bands, studios and freelancers.  Whatever you do in the music industry make sure you speak to MIB about your insurance. To checkout the offers for AIM members visit

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Added: 20.10.16
Legal, Special Offers

Key Production Special Offer for AIM Members

Key Production Offers all AIM Members First Order Discount  Key Production has been a friend of AIM from the very beginning and we’re offering all AIM Members the chance to take-up the following offer:  5% off all CD, DVD and Vinyl packages on runs over 500 for CDs and DVDs and runs of 500 for vinyl […]

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Added: 20.10.16
Manufacturing, Special Offers

Merlin admin fee discount for AIM Members

All AIM members should join Merlin.  If you are not a member, you should contact Merlin (info@merlinnetwork.org) requesting a membership application  – but you should first check if your distributor is a member.  If they are, you do not need to join directly as you are a member indirectly via your distributor. AIM members that […]

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Added: 20.10.16
Digital, Special Offers