Resources

Anti Piracy

Protecting your releases from illegal downloading AIM Members have access to the industry anti-piracy unit, Friends of AIM offers and a range of further paid for services that will protect your content on the internet. Anti-piracy best practice guidelines Audiolock have created a best practise guideline for protecting your music against piracy, which looks at […]

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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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Audiolock – Anti Piracy Best Practice

This guide was produced by AudioLock, who are proud to be a “Friend of the Association of Independent Music” and an official partner of the Association For Electronic Music.

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Barcodes

A UPC barcode is needed to sell your music in shops and in the major online music stores. A UPC barcode (or Universal Product Code) is used to represent and track your music as an entire physical or digital product. Whether you are selling your CD in a shop or on iTunes and other digital stores, […]

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Manufacturing
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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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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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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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Synchronisation Licensing

British Music: Export and Inward Investment Guide

The recovery in the global economy has broadly strengthened during 2013, with the International Monetary Fund estimating growth of 3 percent in the world’s output…

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International

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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Digital

Digital is a vital part of any label business and many only release music digitally.  For most independent labels, digital accounts for more than 50% of revenue, a large chunk of which now comes from streaming. It’s important to make sure you are maximising your digital business, and that you are equipped with up-to-date information […]

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