Official music industry organisations and official bodies
Help pages from the compiler of the UK music charts, the Official Charts Company. How the charts are compiled, releasing your music the right way, registering a release, meeting the chart rules and information on the chart retailers.
AFEM: Association for Electronic Music is the global voice for the electronic music industry, representing its community, culture and commerce. AFEM’s membership spans industry sectors from labels to live, managers to media, retail to rights holders, technology to talent agencies, with over 200 company members across 25 countries.
UK music industry jobs board. For music freelancers, view and apply for jobs, view courses directory, create a professional profile online. Tailored job alerts right to your inbox and appear in our members directory. Companies post your jobs and courses for free, browse over 60,000 music professional profiles. Job alerts just to right candidates.
PPL is the appointed sole agency for ISRCs in the UK. The International Standard Recording Code (ISRC) system is the international system for the identification of recorded music and music videos. Each ISRC is a unique identifier that can be permanently encoded into a recording or music video. Encoded ISRCs automatically identify recordings for PPL […]
Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, Music Minds Matter is Help Musicians‘ dedicated mental health support line and service for the whole UK music community. If you work in music and are struggling to cope, or know someone who is, talk to us. It doesn’t have to be a crisis, or about music. […]
A grassroots database available as a Google Doc of music industry organizations with women and non-binary people at the helm, growing to contain over 400 music industry organizations across most sectors of the industry. Put together by René Kladzyk, who performs as ZIEMBA. More background on the project here and here.
This guide is a free resource geared towards helping you move through the bizarre, surreal and anxiety-provoking circumstances we find ourselves in due to covid-19. It’s been put together by Tamsin Embleton, an ex-venue/festival booker turned psychotherapist who specialises in working with musicians and music industry professionals.
We will be using this document as a focal point for Association of Independent Music’s Covid-19 business guidance for small to medium businesses within the music industry so check back regularly for updates. This is a working document and will be updated as things unfold. Updated March 1st 2021.
IAFAR was founded to tackle worldwide issues affecting the collection of artists neighbouring rights. Our aim is to collaborate with CMO’s (which stands for Collective Management Organization) and other interested parties to ensure the collection of these rights are as efficient and streamlined as they can be.
This website was created following a discussion between Help Musicians, the Incorporated Society of Musicians, the Ivors Academy, the Musicians’ Union, the Music Managers Forum, the Music Producers Guild and UK Music. Our aim is to create one easy-to-use place where musicians can find all the help, advice and signposting they need to support them […]
AFEM is focused on helping and supporting the electronic music industry in response to the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. This webpage lists the most credible and helpful resources relating to well-being, financial aid, alternative income opportunities, donating and lobbying. This will be updated regularly.
Representing and developing the Scottish music industry the Scottish Music Industry Association represents its members and runs projects and programmes to develop music business in Scotland.
Music X Green is a directory to create more visibility for organisations and initiatives that make the music industry greener, less impactful on the climate and ecology, and more sustainable overall. By making it easier to find and share best practices, organisations, products, and research, I hope we can accelerate the progress towards our sustainability […]
The MITC is a collective of therapists with an abundance of experience of working within and around the music industry in various roles across all sectors. Each therapist in MITC has their own unique music industry experience and psychotherapy specialisms to help provide the best care possible for our clients.
The Young Freelancer’s Guide to Mental Health and the Music Industry looks at common challenges facing freelance musicians, strategies for meeting them, and how to access support. The guide was produced by the Music Industry Therapist Collective’s Tamsin Embleton together with the Musicians Union’s Young Members’ Network. Written by mental health experts, it covers, self […]