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AIM Future Independents digital music conference


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AIM Future Independents digital music conference

Future Independents’ is a brand new digital conference empowering the next generation of DIY artists, labels, managers and entrepreneurs to level up in the modern music industry. This free-to-access event will be broadcast online on Thursday 3 June 2021.

Whether you’re just starting out on your journey in the music business, or you’ve established yourself and are now looking to progress onto the next steps in your career, this is the event for you.

Future Independent’s expert speakers have all forged successful careers and businesses in independent music. This is your chance to hear from the managers of renowned artists AJ Tracey, Lethal Bizzle and LIFE, plus leading record labels and platforms like Absolute Label Services, Amazon Music, Beggars Group, Black Acre, HQ Recording, Patreon, PPL, Spotify, Stones Throw, Supernature, Tru Tribe, Women in CTRL and YouTube Music.

Topics to level up your knowledge and career include:

  • Setting Up Your Music Business For Success

  • Funding

  • Breaking An Artist in 2021

  • Livestreaming

  • Routes to Release


Some of music’s most key platforms will be hosting optimisation workshops helping you to optimise your presence on their services. Tune in to hear from AIM’s Annual Platinum Partners: Amazon Music, Facebook, Merlin, PPL, Spotify and YouTube Music.


Networking sessions for AIM Members are split into two parts - ‘Meet the Release Partners’ and ‘Meet The Tastemakers’. ‘Meet the Release Partners’ gives you the chance to meet the companies that can help you sell and promote your music like Bandcamp, Believe, CD Baby, Ditto Music, SoundCloud and TuneCore. ‘Meet the Tastemakers’ offers you the opportunity to meet music champions and editorial staff from key platforms such as Deezer, TikTok and YouTube Music, plus broadcasters Amazing Radio, BBC Music Introducing and Netil Radio. A chat function is also available throughout the event for all attendees to network with each other.

Every attendee will receive a free copy of AIM’s ‘Start-Up Guide to Music Business’ - an essential ‘how to’ on starting and growing a business working with and releasing music.


All Day (Thursday)

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