Friends Of AIR

In a global business environment where multi-national companies manouvre to control an overwhelming percentage of the market, the independent sector needs all the support it can get.

Our  Friends of AIR  program allows you to get behind and provide support to the Australian independent sector. It also puts you and your company in front of and in contact with AIR’s many members.

All of our valued Friends Of AIR below are already providing great support and services for AIR and the Australian independent music sector as a whole.

If you’re keen to get involved or know more, please contact our Membership & Charts Coordinator, Jane Levingston at

Friends Of AIR:

AKA Music
AKA Music owns and operates recording studios and associated production facilities that allow Freelance Producers/Engineers to concentrate more on the music and just make great sounding records.

Banks Group
Banks Group has been providing specialist accounting and taxation advice to the Music, Arts,Television, Film and Entertainment Industries for the last 20 years.

Believe Distribution Services 
Believe Distribution Services are the leading fully independent digital distributor and services provider for artists & labels worldwide.

Fast, lightweight music management for labels, publishers, management, studios, artists and music supervisors.

Entertainment Accounting & Taxation Services
Entertainment Accounting is a full service accounting, taxation and business advisory firm specialising in the music industry.

GI & Sanicki Lawyers
GI & Sanicki Lawyers is a boutique legal practice specialising in the fields of music, intellectual property and the creative arts.

The Gild Group
The Gild Group is an accounting, taxation and business advisory firm with a passion for wealth creation servicing the music industry.

Google Play
Google Play gives you one place to find, enjoy and share your favorite entertainment, from apps to movies, music, books and more, on the web or any device. And with more than 1 billion active users in 190+ countries around the world, Play is an important distribution platform for developers to build a global audience.

INgrooves is a leading provider of digital distribution, marketing and promotion services to the global music and video communities via its proprietary ONE Digital platform.

Telling the story behind the music by recognising the people involved, Jaxsta is the first of its kind Australian built online database resource for the global music industry. Allowing its subscribers to access information relating to any genre of music, Jaxsta can tell you the who/what/where/why/how and when of any song.

JB Hi-Fi Group
JB Hi-Fi is an Australian and New Zealand retailer of consumer goods, specialising in video games, Blu-rays, DVDs, CDs, electronics/hardware and home appliances. It is one of the fastest growing and most successful businesses of its kind 

Kobalt Label Services
Launched as part of Kobalt Music Group at the beginning of 2012, Kobalt Label Services (KLS) offers artists and other recording rights owners the same level of creative and professional service, transparency and international representation as Kobalt offers via its Publishing services.

Media Arts Lawyers
Media Arts Lawyers act for some of Australia’s highest profile musicians, events, recording and publishing companies. They also represent  many emerging artists, and aim to be the first point of legal contact for all creative and commercial projects irrespective of budget.

From 3-6 June 2016, Midem celebrates its 50th edition at the Palais des Festivals in Cannes. 5,500 participants from 75 countries, including majors, independent labels, publishers, aggregators, distributors, artists, agencies, policy makers, tech superstars or startups will gather during four days of conferences, competitions, networking events and concerts. 

OpenLIVE enables Artists to capture high-quality audio recordings of gigs in any OpenLIVE-enabled venue. 

The Orchard
The Orchard is a pioneering music, film and video distribution company operating in more than 25 global markets. With a holistic approach to sales and marketing combined with industry-leading technology and operations.

Q.SIC is Australia's first commercially licensed music streaming service. Designed specifically for businesses, Q.SIC makes managing your music easier and more flexible than ever before. It doesn't matter if your company has one venue or thousands, Q.SIC gives you complete control and visibility across your network.

Radiomonitor is the global industry standard airplay monitoring service used by all major record labels as well as artists, managers, label services, performing rights organisations.

Redeye is one of the largest independent music services companies in the world providing a variety of marketing and distribution services to more than 100 diverse independent labels and artists in both the digital and physical music marketplace.

Replicat offer a complete range of disc replication and packaging solutions.

TuneCore brings more music to more people, while helping musicians and songwriters increase money-earning opportunities and take charge of their own careers.

Valley Arm Digital
As Asia biggest digital distributor Valley Arm Digital provides global distribution plus YouTube channel rights management.

White Sky
White Sky assists artists in the Australian Music Industry handle their finances and manage their tax obligations with a focus on reliability, attention to detail and an ongoing commitment to always go that extra yard. They are the largest Music Business Management & Bookkeeping Company in Australia.