AIM has received a number of queries on what ISRC codes are, how they are used, and what companies need to know about them. We’ve listed some of the key questions and…
Bucks Music Group – Creative Sync & Licensing Exec (London) Bucks Music Group is looking for an exceptional candidate to join its award-winning sync team in a Sync and Licensing role based within its London team. Main responsibilities: • Proactively pitching the catalogue and bespoke writers in all areas of sync • Creatively pitch Bucks’ […]
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 […]
The School of Law at Queen Mary, University of London, successfully established a legal advice centre in 2006 which is open to the general public. ‘Through its Law for the Arts Scheme, the Centre offers free advice to people who are involved in the creative industries and have a legal concern relating to their work […]
AIM offers a range of services and resources to help with the legal and business affairs matters faced by your company. These include… General legal and business affairs advice: AIM’s Legal & Business Affairs Manager, Gee Davy, is happy to answer members’ general queries relating to all legal and business affairs matters. Note that AIM does […]
Bar Codes Single Number Bar Codes for £25 As a member of AIM you are eligible to licence single company prefix (bar codes) numbers annually from GS1 UK. You can now apply for a maximum of three company prefix (bar codes) numbers for use on your singles or albums if your turnover is under £10,000 […]
The independent sector is known for its creative and innovative marketing, and we have gathered a wealth of information, contacts and advice to help members succeed in this area. From perfecting your marketing plan, to getting your music played on the radio – we can help. AIM’s Marketing Committee meets monthly, and works on developing […]
If you’ve got an album or single release coming up, getting together a good marketing plan could be the key to its success. However, when you’re a small independent label, juggling all the work alone or amongst a small team, there is often not the time (or expertise) to put together a really strong marketing plan.
Standard rate: £75 AIM member rate: £60 AIM members can buy discounted tickets here using discount code is Reson8Dis.
From Music Business School: More artists and indie labels than ever before are taking control of multiple aspects of their careers, often out of necessity. Each decision you make could be key to the advancing (or halting!) of your career, so it’s crucial to understand how and why each element of the industry works and […]
£60 off the Industry Conference at We Are Robots for Alpha Sessions. AIM members pay £15: dice.fm/event/we-are-robots-conference-alpha-sessions-2nd-nov-old-truman-brewery-tickets £5 off the Student day at We Are Robots for Alpha Sessions. AIM members pay ££10: dice.fm/event/we-are-robots-student-session-alpha-sessions-3rd-nov-old-truman-brewery-tickets
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, […]
All AIM members should join Merlin. If you are not a member, you should contact Merlin (firstname.lastname@example.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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]