Resources

Event Discount – Slush Music

Use the code SLSHMSC<3AIM to purchase your ticket here: http://music.slush.org/  

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Added: 21.11.16

Event Discount – Sound City+

Conference + Festival pass (£99.75+bf) http://www.ticketweb.co.uk/event/liverpool-sound-city-conference-pass-weekend-ticket-tickets/265681?CL_ORIGIN=pxp571 Conference only (£38+bf) – http://www.ticketweb.co.uk/event/liverpool-sound-city-conference-2017-tickets/267613?CL_ORIGIN=pxp571

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Added: 21.02.17

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

Exclusive special offer: Metropolis Studios iMastering Service 15% off

We’re excited to announce that Friend of AIM Metropolis Studios are offering AIM members a 15% discount on their iMastering Service between now and the end of February 2018. If you don’t require an attended session, iMastering is a convenient, secure and cost-effective way to get your music mastered by their world-class engineers. AIM Members, please click here (you […]

Added: 05.12.17
Mastering & Post, Special Offers

Exclusive special offer: Metropolis Studios iMixing Service 15% off

We’re excited to announce that Friend of AIM Metropolis Studios are offering AIM members a 15% discount on their iMixing Service between now and the end of February 2018. iMixing is a low-cost professional online mixing service from Metropolis Studios London, Europe’s #1 independent recording facility. An iMix from one of our award winning engineers allows you to […]

Added: 12.12.17
Mastering & Post, Special Offers

Finance & Funding

Below you will find links to a range of finance and funding organisations – click the titles to find out more.   Indie-Con Video – Accessing Funding for Your Artists and Label Looking for funding? Phil Patterson (UK Trade & Investment) outlines the Music Export Growth Fund, Chris Bye (Arts Council England) explains Grants for the Arts, Laura […]

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Added: 20.10.16
Finance & Funding

First Class Export Advice

UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) works with UK-based businesses of all sizes, providing advice, expertise and support to ensure their success within international markets.

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Added: 19.10.16
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International

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

Free eBook: Unlocking The Sync (via MusicTank)

Unlocking The Sync: …a band’s guide to brands, and a brand’s guide to bands   MusicTank have recently published a free guide, penned by Kier Wiater Carnihan of award-winning music consultancy Record-Play and renowned music industry journalist Eamonn Forde. Written from two perspectives – musicians and marketers – it aims to be a defining text on the subject of sync […]

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Added: 17.01.18
Synchronisation Licensing

Funding Opportunities

    PRS Foundation – A number of schemes for different needs with fixed and rolling deadlines, including the Momentum Music Fund, The International Showcase Fund & The Open Fund (for Organisations & Music Creators). Momentum Music Fund – Apply by: 5 November 2018   Women In Creative Scotland (Open Project Funding) – Offering grants of £1,000 – £100,000 to both individuals and organisations, […]

Added: 18.10.18
Finance & Funding
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Added: 19.10.16
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Radio

Handy Guide To US Visas (Traffic Control Group)

Except in very specific circumstances1 all performance in the U.S. requires a visa, regardless of whether you are being paid or not…

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Added: 19.10.16
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International

How to get an artist verified on Spotify

Artists no longer need 250+ followers to be verified on Spotify. Verification is now available for all artists. To get a blue check mark on their profile fill out a separate form and get access to Spotify for Artists. They get a lot of applications – as you can imagine – so make sure you link your […]

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Added: 05.08.17
Digital

Impala Awards

Are you eligible for an Impala Award for sales across Europe? Has your band or artist shipped more than 30,000 units of a single or album in total across Europe? If yes, you are eligible for an IMPALA Sales Award. The IMPALA Awards are a tool for independent music companies and artists to promote themselves domestically […]

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Added: 20.10.16
Marketing & Promotion

Independent Labels Guide to Performance Rights

This guide is intended to provide an overview of performance rights that are granted to record companies. It explains the nature of these rights and provides practical advice to help labels keep on top of this increasingly important source of revenues.

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Added: 21.11.16
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Legal, Music Licensing

Indie-Con 2016

10 Top Tips For Successful Funding Applications PRS For Music Foundation’s Bhavesh Patel gives some top tips for successfully applying for their various funding schemes, including the Momentum Music Fund.   Hey You! Why Aren’t You Listening To Our Records? Music Business Worldwide Founder Tim Ingham Presents What The Music Industry Can Learn From Video Games, Movies […]

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Added: 09.02.17
Indie-Con