Resources

Merlin

Merlin is a not-for-profit organisation charged with representing independent music companies in enhancing the commercial exploitation of their copyrights on a global basis. Below you will find more information about Merlin’s activities and the discount available to AIM member. About Merlin Merlin ensures that independents have a vehicle which can protect and enhance the strength, […]

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Added: 20.10.16
Digital

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
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Added: 19.10.16
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Music Ally Subscription Worth £399 Now Free For AIM Members

AIM are delighted to announce that the Worldwide Independent Network (WIN) has entered a partnership with Music Ally, one of the most respected sources of information on the modern-day music industry bringing a fantastic new benefit to AIM members and members of all the National Trade Associations belonging to the WIN network.

Music Ally’s full subscription business information service is now being brought free of charge to independent labels worldwide courtesy of sponsorship from Spotify and FUGA.

Added: 02.10.17
International, Special Offers, WIN

Music Connected 2013

Music Connected 2013 took place in April, and was another sell out event featuring panels and presentations from some of the digital music industry’s most informed and innovative figures. Videos from the event are available to view below, including a Digital Marketing Q&A with panellists including Lucy Blair (Ministry of Sound), David Emery (Beggars), Jessica […]

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Added: 24.10.16
Digital, Music Connected

Music Connected 2014

Music Connected 2014 returned to London on 30th April. This year’s sell out digital music conference hosted a selection of panels and presentations from a wide range of leading digital music experts. Videos from the event are available to watch below, including panel discussions on Brands and Music in The Digital Age, Direct to Fan and […]

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Added: 24.10.16
Digital, Music Connected

Music Connected 2015

Now in its thirteenth year, the UK’s leading digital music conference returned on Thursday 9th April 2015 in association with CI, as leading music companies descend on the historic Glaziers Hall to meet the key players in digital music. Videos from Music Connected 2015 are now available to watch below. Footage includes panel discussions on protecting […]

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Added: 24.10.16
Digital, Music Connected

Music Connected 2016

Now in its fourteenth year, the UK’s leading digital music conference returned on Thursday 27th April 2016 in association with CI, as leading music companies descend on the historic Glaziers Hall to meet the key players in digital music. Videos from Music Connected 2016 are now available to watch below. Footage includes panel discussions on the […]

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Added: 24.10.16
Digital, Music Connected

Music Connected 2017

Now in its fifteenth year, Music Connected 2017 took place on Wednesday 26th April, with leading labels and music companies descending on Glaziers Hall to meet the key players in UK digital music. Music Connected 2017 (in association with Merlin and CI) focuses on independent music companies operating in the digital market, offering a tightly […]

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Added: 15.05.17
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Music Connected

Music Export Growth Scheme

Round 12 The deadline for applications is midnight on Monday 5th February 2018. Please complete your application here. About the Scheme The Music Export Growth Scheme is designed to make available grants ranging from £5,000 – £50,000 to UK-registered independent music companies to assist them with marketing campaigns when looking to introduce successful UK music […]

Added: 20.10.16
Finance & Funding
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Added: 19.10.16
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Finance & Funding
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Finance & Funding

Music Royalty Company – Royalties Survival Guide

Royalty runs can be extremely stressful and time consuming. Delivering bad and late royalties sends a really poor message to artists & clients. As music has evolved, accountancy has to keep up with the pace…

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Added: 19.10.16
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Accounting

Music Video Classification

Submitting music videos for online classification The BBFC’s aim is to make submitting your content to them for classification as simple and painless as possible. Please contact the BBFC helpline on 020 7440 0299 or at helpline@bbfc.co.uk if you have any questions or encounter any problems. The helpline is open Monday-Friday from 9am to 6pm. […]

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Added: 20.10.16
Music Video Classification

Offer extended – Big discounts on inventory and storage services for AIM members

Bonded Services have provided archive and ingest services to the music industry for over 25 years. We would like to extend our offer to all AIM members the opportunityto take advantage of the following discounts across our entire suite of services: Physical Media Storage ◦                     40% discount on our standard storage rates for the duration of […]

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Added: 19.10.16
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Marketing & Promotion
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Added: 19.10.16
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Marketing & Promotion

PPL

PPL represents record companies and performers and licenses sound recordings and music videos for use in broadcast, public performance and new media. Membership The compulsory element of the PPL membership application process requires that you: email the database team at repertoire@ppluk.com confirming your company name and contact details once you get your login details register […]

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Added: 21.10.16
Legal, Music Licensing
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Added: 19.10.16
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Legal