!K7 label group
The !K7 label group is home to some of the most diverse and internationally acclaimed artists worldwide. It is currently running four independent labels that cross the musical spectrum; !K7 (electronic/ avant-garde pop), Strut (funk/soul/disco), Gold Dust (hip hop), Ever (Folk, Pop, Rock) and Rapster (urban) and operates within a global network of office and distribution units.
ACS Custom are world leading providers in soft silicon In-ear Monitors and hearing protection. The PRO range from ACS sets a new standard in musicians hearing protection offering a number of features that create a great experience for the wearer allowing you to listen and perform in comfort and with impeccable clarity.
The PRO series are comfortable, discreet and also have a vented design that allows sound to escape from the ear canal which reduces the occlusion.
ACS Custom are proud to be partnering with Audiolock on our 'From Studio to Stage'campaign, with a focus on protecting your music as well as your ears!
Association of Independent Music (AIM)
Though not actually integrated AudioLock are proud to be working closely with AIM helping to support the UK's independant record labels. This not only includes special promotions but also free events for members where tips and advice are given on the best ways to help secure their business.
The Association of Independent Music is a non-profit making trade organisation for independent music companies in the UK. AIM represents 25% of the UK market, with over 850 members from start-ups to the largest and most respected independents in the world.
AMPsuite offers record labels a quick and easy to use integrated solution to handling their accounts. AMPsuite is a complete record label management system giving you all the tools you need to run a digital music label. Send out promo emails getting your tracks in to the hands of DJs and gaining valuable feedback from your contacts.
AudioSalad is a simpler and smarter way to work with music content. AudioSalad provides a tool that fundamentally improves metadata and asset management for everyone. With AudioSalad, content sharing, delivery and e-commerce is made easy and secure - users can be sure that only the right people on their team, or wider network can access their assets.
Founded in 2004 as the principal source of music for DJs, Beatport today is the worldwide home of electronic music for DJs, producers and their fans. The Beatport Store offers music in premium digital formats and provides unique music discovery tools created for and by DJs. Each week, Beatport's music collection is refreshed with hundreds of exclusive tracks by the world's top electronic music artists.
Created in 2005, Believe Digital are the largest fully independent digital distributor. They have worldwide presence with offices in all key markets. Believe work with leading independent labels and artists around the world offering dedicated label managers and channel managers that understand their clients' needs.
Black Hole Distribution
Back in 2009, Black Hole Recordings took its first careful steps into the world of distribution, by signing so-called production and distribution deals with befriended labels. These befriended labels were offered services such as production of CDs, merchandise, but also distribution of music.
With over 20 years experience in music distribution, Cargo know what it takes to deliver music to fans. Their dedicated account management means clients only ever deal with one person, an expert in their market.
CI is a leading provider of digital supply chain services to the world's premier independent music companies. Ci delivers a powerful, flexible and extremely cost-effective solution available today for managing your digital business.
Digital 1 Media Services
Digital 1 Media Services, Inc. (D1MS) is a proudly successful, independent home entertainment/music company. Based in Florida, D1MS distribution arm reaches throughout North America. D1MS are constantly keeping an eye out for compelling acquisitions and their finger on the pulse of the consumer marketplace. Digital 1 Media Services provides the largest online music distribution channel in the world reaching hundreds of online stores, streaming companies and mobile partners in 200+ countries.
Association For Electronic Music
The Association's mission is to represent the common interests of all individuals and companies whose business is electronic dance music and to advocate on behalf of electronic dance music as a musical genre. \\\\"It is vital that we deliver tangible benefits to our membership. By partnering with AudioLock we immediately help our members businesses, and their artist's livelihoods, by tackling piracy head on and improving the flow of sales revenue and royalties within our ecosystem. I am looking forward to building a long lasting and innovative relationship with AudioLock, for the good of all involved in Electronic Music.\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\" - Mark Lawrence, Chief Executive, AFEM.
FACTION is transforming the talent management ecosystem through a combination of creative services, innovative technology and collaborative culture unseen in traditional management business models. FACTION provides its talent management partners with plug-n-play infrastructure, services and resources that allow them to scale their business much more rapidly than current solutions.
FUGA is a web application that allows artists, record labels, distributors and aggregators to manage their music catalogues from a central location and distribute it amongst many online destinations like iTunes, Spotify, Amazon etc.
IFPI is the voice of the recording industry worldwide. It represents the interests of 1,300 record companies from across the globe. IFPI is a not-for-profit international organisation registered in Switzerland. It has offices in London, Brussels, Hong Kong and Miami plus a representative office in Beijing.
Kobalt Label Services
Kobalt Label Services (KLS) was established in 2012 for independent artists as an alternative to the traditional Major Label regime. They provide the team and expertise, the global network and infrastructure, and the funding that enables artists to achieve the full potential of their releases around the globe. Their new model contracts ensure that artists retain ownership of their master rights and the majority of revenue after recoupment.
Kontor New Media
Kontor New Media is a leading digital distributor for all kind of media, no matter if it is music, music videos, movies, TV shows, e-books or audio books. Kontor can ensure that a labels catalogue is available and marketed in key shops and services such as iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, Google Play, Deezer, Napster, Beatport, YouTube, Netflix, Amazon Instant Video, Watchever, Maxdome and many more.
Label Worx offers services designed specifically for independent record companies such as Distribution, Promo Services, Mastering & Website Design.
Last Night A DJ Saved My Life
Last Night A DJ Saved My Life is a charitable foundation providing a platform for the dance music industry to make a positive impact to communities across the world changing lives, saving lives. LNADJ harnesses the creativity and energy found on and off the dance floors of clubs around the world to create positive change. As well as running it's own initiatives, LNADJ creates partnerships with organisations and people within the dance music industry, and beyond, to raise funds and awareness for a variety of humanitarian, social and environmental causes. AudioLock are proud to support this most worthy of charities.
Metable gives rights holder's tools to manage their catalogue, and to store and send securely. It's web based application makes storing and managing rights holder's catalogue from anyway easy. Use Metable as a central asset store, and share your assets with everyone in the team. Deliver catalogue to Distributors, D2C Platforms, Accounting Packages, or anywhere data is needed.
Music Insurance Brokers (MIB)
Music Insurance Brokers (MIB) are an experienced music and entertainment insurance broker, providing advice, service and polices for all parts of the music sector.
They are passionate about music, love seeing and hearing new talent and try to make the subject of insurance a little bit interesting and easier to understand.
For bands and artists MIB provide liability, equipment, travel and tour cancellation cover. They also provide polices for festivals, studios, labels, management, agents and free lancers. Whatever you do in the music industry, talk to Music Insurance Brokers about your insurance.
Music Gateway is an innovative new business platform for music professionals offering free project work opportunities globally. The site already has 12,000+ registered users comprising of musicians, singers, producers, record labels, publishers, studios and more. Music Gateway aims to level the playing field for everyone in the industry by providing a simple and easy to use platform that generates a wealth of opportunities for professionals.
Music Producers Guild
The Music Producers Guild was conceived, and is supported, by producers and engineers who are passionate about all aspects of making and recording music. They aim to stimulate development and evolution through the discussions at their events, user groups and via their website.
They are a creative community, for members to share their collective experience and collaborate with other like-minded people. The achievements of this community are celebrated through the annual MPG Awards ceremony.
Through their participation in UK Music, they ensure that the voice of the producers and engineers is represented and heard by Government.
Music Puplishers Association
The MPA has around 260 members representing over 4000 catalogues covering every genre of music. They exist to safeguard and promote the interests of music publishers and writers signed to them as well as represent these interests to government, the music industry, the media and the public. They provide a wide range of benefits for their members including services and training courses.
With over 20 years of experience in the constantly changing music industry, N.E.W.S. aims to offer the best services driven by their prime characteristics; passion and dedication. It offers wholesale distribution and shop sales for both vinyl and CD formats of it's labels. In addition to physical distribution N.E.W.S. offers digital services. It's network consists of the most established digital shops and streaming platforms available.
Paradise Entertainment & Distribution
Paradise is an independent music and video distribution network with offices in Berlin and San Francisco. With over a decade of fostering established relationships in the music industry, a worldwide network, and a proven track record of staying ahead of market trends, Paradise stands as one of the premier hybrid aggregators in the digital media landscape offering Label-Distribution, Self/Direct-Distribution with Paradise's in-house solution PRDS Direct as well as a Music-MCN.
[PIAS] champions and supports the best independent music in the world across our unrivalled international network. It operates from 16 global offices all leveraging local relationships to influence local gatekeepers. In addition, PIAS provides a menu of international services to labels, from sales and distribution to promo, marketing and digital analytics.
The DJ backed digi promo platform is making waves especially targeting individual labels looking for an easy to use digi distribution system. Now over a year old the system has integrated with AudioLock making use of the watemarking service to give the labels using it the best protection available.
Proton SoundSystem powers 850 independent electronic music labels. More than just distribution, SoundSystem makes running a label easy and sustainable thanks to automated contracts, statements, and payments to artists along with a vast suite of features including daily analytics not only for label managers but all their artists, too.
Radar Music Videos
Radar is the world's leading music video commissioning platform. They connect you to the best up & coming directors worldwide, so you can commission affordable, creative and engaging music videos. The service is used by major and independent record labels, managers and artists. They specialise in budgets for official videos from £500 upwards with budgets for secondary content starting at £100.
Radar is an award-winning network and they actively headhunt new director talent. Their directors go on to sign to world-leading production companies. It is completely free to use and there are no hidden fees or percentages.
Red Essential was launched in 2016 as a strategic alliance between leading independent company Essential Music and Marketing and Sony RED. Headquartered in West London Red Essential offers independent labels the gold standard for worldwide access to market. Overseen by an experienced, professional and highly motivated team who share a passion for music, the company combines a formidable independent network with the scale of a truly global infrastructure offering labels and artists market expertise, a strong heritage in distribution and a ground-breaking record of tech innovations.
Over the last 20 years, Redeye has steadily grown to become one of the largest independent music services companies in the world providing a variety of marketing and distribution services to more than 100 diverse labels and artists in both the digital and physical music marketplace. Headquartered in Haw River, NC, Redeye has offices in New York, Philadelphia, Chicago, Nashville, Sacramento, Seattle, Toronto, Berlin, London, and Sydney.
Republic of Music
Republic of Music was founded in January 2007 and offers an exciting alternative to the existing music sales and distribution companies. It offers a global distribution service for both digital and physical releases working with equally dynamic partners.
Soundmouse is a web-based service for Broadcasters, Producers and Distributors to manage, store and distribute music cue sheets worldwide. Soundmouse now has over 250 Broadcast Channels and 500 Production Companies worldwide.
Southern Record Distributors
SRD was born in 1987 and grew from its roots as a punk / anarcho distributor for artists such as Crass and Conflict. Quickly forging relationships with US labels, the company went on to represent underground music across the board. Not content with the guitar-led charge, SRD became a watchword for up-and-coming underground music of all varieties. Instrumental in breaking not only Drum & Bass, but Grime and Dubstep, the company has always had a hand in most scenes that have burst from the underground over the last two decades.
Sweet N Low
Sweet N Low is a music distribution company working with labels such as Bunny Tiger, Overall Music, Patent Skillz, Sexy Trash Digital, Smokin Beats, Sugarland Records, Tapas Recordings, Techtone and many more. They specialise in house, electro, techno and minimal genres of music. Sweet N Low operates from offices in Germany (Cologne) and the UK (London), comprising a team of experts in the field of content aggregation, music distribution and related music download marketing.
SynchTank's intuitive software automates the entire licensing process, making rights holder's digital music and video assets faster to find, easier to manage and more profitable.
Trackstack is a new platform that connects DJs and artists with fans to monetise their content more easily.
One of the original pioneers of the digital download revolution, Traxsource is the ultimate underground music store. Created by DJs for those who desire to discover what lies beyond the mainstream. Traxsource provides the finest blend of upfront underground music downloads on the planet in high def AIFF, WAV and MP3 formats. Traxsource is a music store with the attitude of an indie record label, 'We are underground music'
The Vistex Counterpoint Suite is the industry’s leading rights and royalty software solution and serves more than 450 customers spanning film, television, music publishing, record labels and brand/IP licensing. Paramount Home Entertainment, Fox Networks, NBC Universal, BMG Rights Management, Domino Recordings, Codemasters and Unilever all utilize the advanced capabilities of Counterpoint Suite, and trust Vistex’s expertise in rights management to better serve their business needs.
VUT was founded in 1993 as a non-profit organisation serving the needs of German independent music companies. Our 1.300 members encompass labels, publishers, producers and artists. They run the gamut from tiny artist-run labels to large music publishers. Most VUT companies are small, but there is strength in unity: small firms make up over 30% of the German music market! Our aim is to help all our members enter the music market and to ensure fair competition for everyone, big or small.