Resources

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

Primavera Pro – AIM Discount

This is member only information.

Added: 12.04.17
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Added: 19.10.16
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Marketing & Promotion, Radio

Professional Training

Professional Development Coaching for AIM Members In competitive environments creative professionals need to be effective business-people too. Business leaders and organisations are increasingly recognising the benefit of using coaching to help themselves or their staff to meet those challenges by developing effective leadership and to improve performance, motivation and well-being. Coaching is a 1-2-1 approach […]

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Added: 20.10.16
Special Offers

PRS and MCPS

Historically, there were two distinct collecting societies that represented publishers, songwriters and composers, the Performing Right Society (PRS) who administered and distributed public performance and broadcast income and the Mechanical Copyright Protection Society (MCPS) who administered and distributed mechanical copyright income. The two societies also worked collectively as the MCPS-PRS Alliance to licence certain activities […]

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Added: 21.10.16
Legal, Music Licensing

Publishing

Many of AIM’s member labels have a related publishing company, or are publishing companies with an in-house record label. There are benefits of having a linked label and publishing company, for example you can provide a one-stop-shop for synchronisation licensing, but you must ensure you have a sound understanding of the publishing business and the […]

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Added: 20.10.16
Publishing

Radar Special Offers for AIM Members

Post your next music video brief on Radar and if it’s a Premium Brief (ie £2,000 budget or over) we give you a free spot in ‘Promoted Briefs’.
’Promoted Briefs’ display on the briefs pages and the daily & weekly brief preview emails which go to directors. It flags up that we think your brief is […]

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Added: 20.10.16
Marketing & Promotion, Special Offers

Radio

In this digital age, getting your music on the radio can still be a major factor in the success of a release. Here you will find a number of resources to help you get your music on the airwaves, including footage from previous AIM panels and contact information for various key stations and decision makers […]

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Added: 20.10.16
Marketing & Promotion, Radio
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Added: 01.11.16
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Marketing & Promotion, Radio

Record of the Day offer

Record of The Day – Trial Offer for AIM Members AIM members can now subscribe to Record of The Day (a great music industry daily newsletter) for a discounted price of £30+vat for the first 4 months (saving around £20.00).  This offer is only open to new subscribers only. Email paul@recordoftheday.com for more information.

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Added: 20.10.16
Special Offers

Record of the Day subscription offer

Record of the Day (RotD) are offering AIM members and Friends of AIM a special six month subscription at discounted rate (less than half price).

Record of the Day is an independent company publishing a weekly PDF magazine and a daily email newsletter featuring the most relevant and up-to-date music and media news imaginable. The service also features soundclips of exciting forthcoming hits chosen by our expert editors as well as a meticulous archive of past issues. 

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Added: 31.08.17
Special Offers

Special Offer: ISM Membership

This is an AIM Member benefit. Please log in to view details.

Members only
Added: 08.05.18
Special Offers

Special offer: Metropolis Studios offer exclusive 35% studio bookings discount

Our friends at legendary Metropolis Studios are offering AIM members an exclusive 35% discount on studio bookings during December and January. AIM Members, please click here (you must be signed in to view) for your discount code.

Added: 29.11.17
Special Offers

Starting a label

If you are starting a label, we can help!  You can join AIM at any stage, and we can help you through those early days when there is a lot to learn. Here you will find some free resources to help you set up your label.  There are many many more resources and guides available […]

Added: 20.10.16
Starting a Label