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 & Operations Manager, Jesse Lubitz at

Friends Of AIR:

Acme Music
CD and DVD manufacturing for artists and labels since 1994.

Australian Barcodes
Australian Barcodes supply barcode numbers, barcode images and barcode labels that are guaranteed to be unique worldwide.

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 Digital
Believe Digital is the leading fully independent digital distributor and services provider for artists & labels worldwide.

Consolidated Independent
Consolidated Independent empowers labels, distributors and aggregators to handle their own digital asset management and delivery with confidence, CI users therefore retain 100% of sales revenue and all rights.

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.

Goodsell Lawyers
Goodsell Lawyers is a boutique law firm based in Sydney, with strong links to the US entertainment industry. The firm acts for record companies, music publishers, artists, composers, managers, producers, digital media companies and merchandisers.

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 NOW is Australia’s home-grown music streaming service building on the long and successful history as Australia’s number 1 music retailer.

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 aims to provide its members with a new way to experience the music they love via lossless, high definition audio.

The Orchard
The Orchard is a global music, video and film distribution company and top-ranked Multi Channel Network, which combines a holistic approach to sales and marketing with industry leading technology and operations to empower businesses and creators in the entertainment industry.

Play MPE / Music Send
Play MPE is the industry standard in pre-release promotional music delivery, used by majors (including Sony, Universal and Warner) and indies to reach the desks of radio and other media easily and securely.

Pandora is free, personalized radio that plays music you'll love. Discover new music and enjoy old favorites. Start with your favorite artist, song or composer and create your own personalised radio station.

PledgeMusic is a full-service music company providing artists with the tools and services to creatively build their fanbases and long-term careers.

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.

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.

Studios 301
301 is a network of recording, mixing and mastering studios, producers, engineers and technicians, based in Sydney and Byron Bay, Australia. Since the studios were established, 301 has hosted the best international talent and helped launch the careers of thousands of Australian artists.

Synchtank is the leading online platform for music publishers, labels, and other creative agencies to manage, market, license and sell their catalogue. With over 150 clients worldwide including Disney Music, 20th Century Fox, The Orchard, and Imagem, Synchtank is rapidly expanding to help organisations of all sizes take control of and monetise their copyrights. 

Twitter lets you connect with people, express yourself, and discover more about all the things you love. It enables you to get closer to your favourite artists and stay informed with the local and global news that matters to you most.

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.