AFEM Membership Benefits
- A global voice for the industry of electronic music
- Lobbying power to address key issues affecting the electronic industry
- Engagement with government bodies, award shows, brands and industry institutions
- A forum to set the agenda for the industry of electronic music
- Networking and ‘business to business’ connection service for AFEM members across sectors and territories.
- Opportunity to engage in shaping AFEM initiatives.
- Exclusive entry to AFEM organised seminar and networking events.
- Access to international markets through AFEM global partners and members.
- Competitive discounts for industry services provided by members and Friends of AFEM (third party companies) **
Associated Partners & Discounts
AFEM members have access to the following discounts offered through our associated partners as part of AFEM’s annual membership:
// Hotel Storm
AFEM members can now access an exclusive Hotel Storm booking portal with discounts on thousands of hotels worldwide.
A 15% discount for registration is available to AFEM members.
// Amsterdam Dance Event
AFEM members have access to ‘early bird’ registration prices until September 1st. Please get in contact to add your attendees to the AFEM list.
// Brighton Music Conference
A 50% discount is available to AFEM Members
// Brazil Music Conference
AFEM members will receive 50% discount on Brazil Music Conference passes
A 15% discount for registration is available to AFEM members.
An exclusive ticket rate is available for AFEM members.
// AVA Conference
AFEM Member to Member Discounts
Full list of discounts available on request. Examples of current discounts offered:
// ACS Custom by Ibiza Loves Ears
By celebrating life and producing loud sounds while doing so, we create a growing problem that affects many of us: music-induced hearing loss (MIHL) & tinnitus. We believe in the importance of education about hearing conservation that will create a global shift in awareness around these problems, caused by music.
To provide a solution for professionals and our fellow music lovers, we offer Music Industry standard hearing protection from ACS Custom with a discount of 15% for AFEM members.
For any questions or inquiries contact – email@example.com
AMPsuite offers record labels & distributors a cloud based software solution for complete label management, incorporating… Content Management & Automated Multi-Point Product Delivery, Royalty Accounting & Digital Contracting, Promo Module, Newsletter Module, Social Media Builder tool, Compilation Builder, Sales Analytics, Automated Youtube Video creator & Soundcloud uploader, Live sales reports, Publishing Module, Direct to fan powered store & powered Website. AMPsuite is available on a non-contract basis monthly lease basis, or comes free as part of a digital distribution agreement with us.
Our clients, such as Drumcode, Erased Tapes, MN2S Distribution, Hotflush, Flashmob, Sudbeat, Vision, Stereo Productions, Laspsus Music, Pacha Recordings, Glasgow Underground, Pornostar, Iboga, Jalapeno, Prime Distribution all trust AMPsuite to run their business…
We are happy to provide 20% off the first 12 months lease to new AFEM members, and exclusive AFEM distribution rates ( based on label turnover ) + IN ADDITION we will provide all new AFEM clients with free use of our direct to fan Digital Download store for the first 12 months ( worth at least £250 )
Please contact us for a demo of the AMPSuite platform or to talk further – firstname.lastname@example.org
AFEM are proud to be in partnership with AudioLock as part of it’s initiative to combat music piracy. Audiolock are the leading music specific anti-piracy company ranked independently by Google and recommended by AFEM.
AFEM members will receive 20% discount off AudioLock high priority protection (for promo’s and new releases). A significant fee reduction not available online.
$550 worth of further complimentary AudioLock services comprising:
- anti-piracy protection of new releases
- anti-piracy protection for back catalogue
- secure watermarked promo delivery service to 600 recipients
// Centtrip Music
Centtrip Music is rapidly becoming the go-to foreign exchange provider for the Music Industry. We are proud to support record labels, agents, promoters and nearly 200 of the world’s biggest artists and their representatives with our unique Global Currency Account. The account is free to open and there are no hidden costs.
Centtrip Music is offering exclusive preferential rates for AFEM members and a free, no obligation FX audit.
Through historical rate comparisons against the live market we can tell you exactly what converting your foreign income and paying foreign suppliers is costing you, our preferential rates for AFEM members will greatly reduce these costs and the money we save goes straight back onto your bottom line.
Please contact email@example.com to see what you could save.
ClearTracks enables labels and publishers to generate more licensing revenue from derivative works including games, apps, VR, compilations, remixes, and sync. ClearTracks makes it easy to clear and negotiate licenses with minimal effort.
AFEM members will have access to 6 months unlimited monetization of songs, stems, mixes and videos; with up to 100% revenue paid out daily.
AFEM members can sign up at https://www.cleartracks.com/register with promo code ‘AFEM’.
For on-boarding larger catalogs, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Gigwell takes the pain out of booking professional talent. We are the first cloud-based booking platform to provide a simple solution to negotiate contracts, manage artist logistics, collect payments online & monitor real-time revenue goals.
AFEM members can benefit from a discount of 30% off annual plans (annual pre-payment) or 10% off our month to month plans.
Please contact email@example.com for more details
// Hoare Associates
Founded in early 2015, Hoare Associates are a modern legal and business affairs consultancy who provide bespoke, specialised advice and representation to exceptional artists and companies working in the music industry, with a strong focus on independent and electronic music. Richard Hoare is a member of the AFEM Executive Board.
AFEM members can take advantage of a free initial consultation, and 10% off our hourly rates.
For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
To see examples of the companies and people we work with, visit hoareassociates.com
Inflyte, which launched in October 2014, has quickly established itself as the promo platform of choice for hundreds of the world’s leading imprints with the likes of Defected, Get Physical and Cocoon among the early adopters of it’s innovative technology solution which takes digital promo into the mobile space, with secure audio-watermarked digital promos served direct to mobile with offline sync and Dropbox integration among its many unique features.
AFEM member record labels will be able to take advantage of a 25% discount across all Inflyte plans, which could save up to £600 per year.
Please contact email@example.com for more details
// Label Worx
Label Worx is a leading provider of services to independent record labels worldwide.
AFEM are pleased to offer members the below discounts on Label Worx’s core services .
Promo Worx – Promo Worx is a purpose built platform designed for record labels, artists and promo companies to promote their music to their promo lists.
Discount: First 2 weeks for free for new labels followed by a 30% discount after that. 30% discount for existing labels who are AFEM members.
Royalty Worx – Royalty Worx was built from the ground up working alongside leading labels to give them a cloud based solution, allowing multiple user logins and the flexibility to handle a variation of deal structures.
Discount: 25% discount for the unlimited package when paid annually.
Mix & Master – Discount: 50% off first order.
Demo Worx – Demo Worx gives you the ability to quickly review and respond to hundreds of music demos like never before.
Discount: 3 month free trial, then 50% discount for 6months, 25% after that.
Mixcloud is a fully licensed platform for long form audio meaning mixes, radio shows and podcasts. We have over 1 million people uploading globally and we have over 17 million unique monthly users.
An exclusive promo plan is being offered for AFEM members who plan to start uploading regularly to Mixcloud:
• Free Pro Account
• Profile placement in Mixcloud’s ‘suggested profile to follow’ slot – helps build initial follower numbers.
• For consistently high quality mix/show uploaders, placement in ‘featured’ (staff picks) sections – an ongoing bit of promo that has a good impact on play counts.
• Potential bespoke plan to place key mixes/shows in ‘up next’ promo slot. This is short term promo where we suggest people listen to their shows when they’re listening to other shows tagged with those genres – has a big impact on play counts.
• Potential for bespoke promo for your content on Mixcloud’s social platforms (Facebook 731k, Twitter 363k, Instagram 26.2k) for users who push their Mixcloud links on socials
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
// Moon Jelly Agency
Moon Jelly Agency is an online hub for DJs and producers, focused on marketing tips, tricks, tools, and services for musicians.
A proper marketing strategy is super important in today’s digital world, and that’s why Moon Jelly has created an article library where you can find everything you need to rock your own marketing.
All AFEM members get 3 months of full free access to the Moon Jelly library. If you’d like to get access, please contact email@example.com.
// Paradise Entertainment and Distribution
Paradise Entertainment & Distribution GmbH has a new tool for digital distribution called PRDS Direct. It enables artists to release their music in all relevant stores worldwide, as well as send their data to Music Recognition Technology (MRT) companies for monitoring + to collect their Neighboring Rights. With PRDS Direct the artists keep 100% of their rights and get 95% of the revenue with no subscription fees.
All AFEM members get the first release for free @ the PRDS Direct
// Petit Legal
Petit Legal is an Amsterdam based law firm for creatives and entrepreneurs, which has a strong focus on the dance music industry. The company is recently founded by Sander Petit LL.M, who is admitted to The Netherlands Bar. Petit Legal helps out dj’s, producers, record labels, publishers, promotors, artwork designers and for example booking agency’s among others with legal advice regarding intellectual property, contracts, negotiations and litigation.
Exclusive discount for AFEM members: €50 per hour discount on first assignment and then a subsequent 5% discount on hourly rate.
If a fixed fee applies (for example for reviewing a contract to Dutch law) a discount of €50 on the total fixed fee for the first assignment and 5% for all following fixed fee assignments.
For more details contact – firstname.lastname@example.org
Rotor offers a tool for creating promotional videos and music videos very quickly and inexpensively. Through the Rotor web app it’s simple to create short-form promo videos with text overlays and full music videos – and you need nothing more than a track.
You can add your own images and video clips to your videos or you can make use of Rotor’s free footage library of over 3000 clips. Rotor is used by hundreds of independent labels and also Sony and Universal UK.
AFEM members can receive 20% off all videos with Rotor – contact email@example.com for the discount code. Sign up is free.
// This Is Distorted
Distorted is a multi award-winning production and content company, connecting artists and brands direct to fans and broadcasting across multiple platforms from traditional radio to on-demand and digital services. The UK-based team makes radio shows, mixes, podcasts and international syndication for artists such a Don Diablo, Claptone, Defected, Paul Van Dyk, Todd Terry, Chicane, Felguk, Sister Bliss, Nora En Pure, Kryder, EDX and many more. They create content for networks like Sirius XM, iHeart, Kiss FM, Capital FM, Slam, British Airways, iTunes and Spotify.
A 25% discount on all programme production, scripting, recording, distribution and syndication services is available for all AFEM members wishing to launch their own international radio show.