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 General Manager email@example.com
Friends Of AIR:
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.
Australian musicians, record labels and artist representatives can apply here to get music distributed through Amrap's AirIt.
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.
Embassy Music Publishing
Embassy Music Publishing Pty Ltd is an all-round local indie music publishing company that is actively building its roster of contemporary songwriters.
Entertainment Accounting & Taxation Services
Entertainment Accounting is a full service accounting, taxation and business advisory firm specialising in the music industry
FUGA is an industry-leading technology and services company for international rightsholders.
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 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.
Worldclass music services should not be complicated or costly. GYROstream is the only Australian owned music aggregation service to cater specifically for Aussie independent artists, to distribute their music to all major online platforms. GYROstream also offers a suite of specialised services including PR, vinyl/CD manufacture, sync, and insurance. GET YOUR RECORD OUT.
We are lovers of music who collaborate with some of the finest independent artists and labels within Australia and around the world.
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.
Merlin is the global digital rights agency for the world’s independent label sector. The organisation’s members command in excess of 12% of the digital recorded music market and embody more than 20,000 independent record labels and distributors from 53 countries and all continents. These include Beggars Group, Secretly Group, Domino, Sub Pop, Epitaph, Anti Records, Entertainment One, Redeye Worldwide, !K7, Kobalt Music Recordings, [PIAS], Merge, Warp, INgrooves, Hopeless Records, Armada Music, Mad Decent, Ninja Tune, Eleven Seven Music, Naxos and Curb Records, representing some of the world’s most important and successful artists. Merlin acts to ensure these companies have effective access to new and emerging revenue streams and that their rights are appropriately valued and protected. Since commencing operations in May 2008, Merlin has licensed key digital services including SoundCloud, YouTube Red, Spotify, Pandora, Google Play, Deezer, Vevo and KKBOX. Merlin has reached a number of high value copyright infringement settlements on behalf of its members with, among others, Limewire, XM Satellite Radio and Grooveshark. Merlin was selected as the ‘Independent Champion’ at the A2IM Libera Awards for two years running in 2015/16. Merlin has offices in London, New York and Tokyo, with a head office in Amsterdam.
Four days of music conferences, competitions and networking events, Midem is the leading business event for the international music industry. Midem provides the opportunity to make significant business connections, learn how to promote music internationally, source talent and get inspired by upcoming trends in music.
OpenLIVE enables Artists to capture high-quality audio recordings of gigs in any OpenLIVE-enabled venue.
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.
Sanicki Lawyers is a boutique legal practice specialising in the creative industries, commerce and the arts. We act for many of the biggest names in entertainment and have expertise in all matters concerning creative businesses particularly those in hospitality, retail, fashion and design. A dynamic and vibrant firm in the heart of Chapel St Prahran, and Fortitude Valley Brisbane, we offer cost effective legal advice across a range of practice areas in which our lawyers have professional, practical and personal experience.
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.
Replicat offer a complete range of disc replication and packaging solutions.
Sticky Tickets is an Australian owned online ticketing site where you can create your event and securely take payments for ticket sales, donations, or even manage registration for free events.
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 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.