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:

AFEM Travel 

// Hotel Storm  

AFEM members can access an exclusive Hotel Storm booking portal with discounts on thousands of hotels worldwide.  

Portal website: https://www.hotelstorm.com/association-for-electronic-music

Password: MUSIC1234

Conferences – 2020

// Brighton Music Conference: 1st – 2nd October, 2020 – Brighton

A 50% discount is available to AFEM Members for the BMC Professional Pass.

As the first physical electronic music conference in many months, BMC will be following all relevant guidelines and social distancing measures will be in place to ensure a safe conference. Consequently, tickets are limited due to a reduced capacity in the i360 – early purchase is advised.

Go to the ticketing page here, scroll to the bottom of the ticket type list and add in the ‘promotion code’. A new ticket type will appear; ‘Professional Pass – 50% partner discount’ with total cost discounted. Instructions can be viewed here.

Promotion code: bmc20_pro_afem

Click here for more information on the conference program. All previously bought tickets will be valid for the rescheduled dates.
Instructions: https://www.brightonmusicconference.co.uk/partnerdiscountcode/

// Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE): 21st – 25th October, 2020, Amsterdam
– Online Conference –

AFEM members will benefit from a €15 discount on the the ADE Digital Pro Pass which gives access to the complete ADE Pro 2020 digital conference and platform.

ADE Digital Pro Pass
AFEM Member rate €60  |  Standard rate €75

This year’s ADE Digital Pro Pass provides access to the complete digital conference program in October, as well as a full year subscription to ADE Pro’s brand new social networking platform. Access the online conference program and connect with the industry using the ADE delegates database throughout the entire year.

ADE Digital Pro Pass includes:

  • Access to all ADE 2020 digital conference tracks, incl. ADE Beats, ADE Green & ADE Tech
  • 1 year subscription to ADE’s social networking platform utilising the full ADE delegates database
  • 1 year access to additional ADE Conference items with on demand program access, new content and virtual sessions
  • Receive virtual ADE goodie bag and other perks year-through €50 discount on your ADE 2021 Pro Pass

Please contact mel@afemorg.net before October 1st 2020 to receive a promotional code for purchasing an ADE Digital Pro Pass. More information on the website here.

// Most Wanted: Music (MW:M Berlin): 3rd – 5th November
– Online and physical event in Berlin –

MW:M20 are extending a 25% discount to AFEM Members for this year’s three-day hybrid music conference.

Follow this link to the ticketing page, where the discount has been deducted. The ticket sale date for the on-site program in Berlin is TBC. Please email mel@afemorg.net if you are interested in more information.

Current program and updates here.

// London Music Conference: 30th January – 1st February at Fabric, London

AFEM members have access to a 3-day conference pass for £88 (10% off the current early-bird price).

Enter the code AFEM2020 in the ‘promotion code/password’ option at the ticketing page from the LMC ticketing page.

These discount passes are limited to 75. 

// MIXCON: 28th – 29th February at BMW Museum, Munich.

50% discount can be redeemed here for 1-day or 2-day passes.

There is a field to ‘redeem’ the promotional code AFEM. After adding this in, the page will reload and 2 x additional discounted ticket categories will appear: 

  • 50% AFEM Full Ticket 2-Days including Club Pass
  • 50% AFEM 1-Day Mixcon Full

// WMC Miami: Postponed to 2021

10% discount on  “Access” and “Plus” badges (not Pro badges). Discount code: AFEM10%WMC2020

To register for WMC, use this link.

// IMS Ibiza, 2020: Postponed to 2021

30% discount on IMS Delegate Badges. Valid for the first 30 days of sale, 15% thereafter. Discount code: imsibizaafem15

Go to the ticketing page, scroll to the bottom, enter the code where prompted and click apply, this will then unlock the discounted option, which will be the second ticket in the list. This link will take you to the IMS page with more information on the badge tiers.

// SEMCON 2020: 17th – 18th July, The Corn Exchange, Edinburgh.

25% discount on PRO and Academy passes for the Scottish Electronic Music Conference (SEMCON).

Go to the ticketing page and before you select a ticket type, add the discount code underneath the list of tickets then click ´apply´ for the 2 x AFEM tickets to appear, with the discount already added. Discount code: SEMCONAFEM

// Brazil Music Conference (BRMC)

Information and dates TBC. More information on the website here

// Paris Electronic Week (PEW)
Information and dates TBC. More information on the website here

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 – joost@ibizalovesears.com http://acscustom.es/en | http://ibizalovesears.com  

// A Greener Festival (AGF)

Want to find out how to make your next event disability and environmentally-friendly? Falmouth Flexible’s online short courses will give you the knowledge and skills you need. Apply now for an exclusive 15% discount from A Greener Festival for AFEM members only.

For more information please email mel@afemorg.net

// ALBA PATERA Law Office

ALBA PATERA Law Office” with free initial consultation and 20% discount on all consultancy services (except billing occurs according to German Lawyers’ Compensation Act). ALBA PATERA provides premium legal services in digital transformation. Our core business is media, entertainment, sports, arts, IT and telecommunications where we support our clients in copyright, licensing, labor, business or competition law as well as in commercial negotiations, international transactions, market entry, compliance and litigation.

Please contact mr@albapatera.com for any advice – http://www.albapatera.com 

// Ampsuite

Ampsuite offers record labels 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 & services, 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. 

We are happy to provide 10% off the first 12 months lease to AFEM members, and exclusive AFEM distribution rates ( based on label turnover ) + IN ADDITION we will provide all AFEM clients with free use of our direct to fan Digital Download store for the first 12 months

Please contact us for a demo of the AMPSuite platform or to talk further – keith@ampsuite.com

// BANG Productions

Bang Productions is a leading production company supplying high-quality audio and visual content for artists, DJs, labels and venues. Clients: David Guetta, Tiësto, Robin Schulz, Paul Van Dyk, Timmy Trumpet, Astrix, Ace Ventura and many more.

Visual services: Delivering cutting-edge animations Bang Productions creates 2D/3D motion graphics, hand-drawn and cartoon style videos, logo animations, lyric videos, tour visuals and concert intros. Beside custom made projects Bang also offers a wide range of pre-designed visual loops, music visualisers and lyric videos with a super fast 5 business day delivery time.

Audio services: Delivering an extraordinary sound design, Bang Productions helps you to captivate your fans and listeners worldwide. Services include: radio imaging (intros, jingles, sweepers), professional voice-overs, radio show and podcast episode production, concert intros and many more. Bang Productions also offers worldwide radio show syndication, podcast hosting and distribution in partnership with Syndicast.

Find out more on https://bangproductions.co.uk/

AFEM members can apply for 15% off on all Bang Productions’ fees.

// Brasbeat

Brasbeat is the first digital electronic music store based in Brazil. Specific to DJs, Producers and Fans, the store offers their music in high quality digital format.

AFEM members can benefit from a discount of 30% off on their first purchase using the coupon code: AFEM2018

Please contact wp@brasbeat.com for more details https://www.brasbeat.com

// 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 simon.liddell@centtrip.com to see what you could save. The results are sometimes shocking!  http://www.centtripmusic.com

// ClearTracks

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 support@cleartracks.com

// Dance Music Production

Dance Music Production is the longest running Electronic Music E-learning website. Learn from experienced and qualified professionals.

Founded in 2003, we produce the highest quality, informative video tutorials on the production of electronic dance music available anywhere. Not only do we have an extensive history in electronic dance music but our textbook, the Dance Music Manual, has earned a place on the required and recommended reading list for many colleges and universities.

AFEM members get an exclusive 15% discount across the site, except on non DMP products (for example Flare/Isolate products) or sale products. Just enter your code at checkout.

The code is: 7ZJX80C2MP-AFEM – www.dancemusicproduction.com

// e•SOUNDS

e•SOUNDS is an Independent Artist Discovery Agency which brings the future electronic music to the ears of music lovers globally, via its unique intuition in predicting new genres and visualizing our forthcoming market.

In order to empower e•SOUNDS, e•PULSE has been created. An e-commerce where new artists are reviewed who are believed to be the artists of tomorrow and an online space that hosts the reviews of the new artist profiles and fresh sounds that e•SOUNDS predict will be the next big thing. It’s the place you come to widen your musical mind and to view the future of electronic music.

AFEM members can start with 90 days free of charge in exchange of a testimonial to be written within 15 days (directly to Francesco – francesco@esoundsdiscovery.com) which will be posted on e•PULSE, as stated when you sign up.

Sign up now to e•PULSE here and learn more about e•SOUNDS here.

// 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 hello@hoareassociates.com

To see examples of the companies and people we work with, visit hoareassociates.com

// Inflyte

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 afem@inflyteapp.com for more details http://www.inflyteapp.com

// Label Worx

Label Worx is a leading provider of services to independent record labels worldwide and are pleased to offer AFEM members the following discounts on core services:

Promo WorxPromo 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 – www.label-worx.com/promo

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 – www.label-worx.com/royalty

Mix & Master – Discount: 50% off first order – https://www.label-worx.com/mastering

Demo WorxDemo 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 – www.label-worx.com/demo

// Mixcloud

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 xanthe@mixcloud.com for more details.

// MOAI DJ

MOAI DJ is the only platform for electronic music artists and clubs with 10 offices around the globe. Covering seven fields – research, marketing agency, management booking agency, showcase, event promoter, streaming and music label designing.

MOAI DJ is an all-in-one solution for the complex needs of the electronic music industry. MOAI also has their own Media Services: TV, Radio and Magazine.

AFEM members can benefit from a discount of 20% off on all their purchases (Marketing and Media) using the coupon code: TXDM682S

For downloading Marketing and Media Catalogue please click here.
Please contact info@moaiclub.com 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 hello@moonjelly.agency. / https://moonjelly.agency/

// 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 at the PRDS Direct prds-direct.com

// 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 booking agencies 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 – sander@petitlegal.nldanceadvocaat.nl

// rightsHUB

rightsHUB is the easiest way to manage music assets, rights & data.

Developed by people working in the music business and designed for artists, labels, managers, producers and anyone working with music content, rightsHUB is an online rights and file management platform for the music industry.

rightsHUB centralises your contractual, release rights data and assets in a secure cloud based location. rightsHUB gives you one place to store everything – and one point of data entry.

Once your content is in rightsHUB you can send data and assets to multiple partners, eliminating the need for double data entry.

rightsHUB includes a suite of tools to ensure you are being paid on time, and to the terms of your contracts – including the ability to track and chase statements and payments with a single click.

rightsHUB are offering AFEM members to trial the platform entirely free of charge for three (3) months.

To claim your free trial and get started with the rightsHUB’s complete back office solution click here https://rightshub.net/AFEM-OFFER/?ref=afemmailer

Your Music. Your Data. Your Rights.

// ROTOR

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 receive 20% off all videos with Rotor by applying the code RotorAFEM at the checkout. Sign up is free.

// RSH AUDIO

RSH Audio provide audio equipment rental and sound engineering services, from our base in London.

With a rental stock that includes d&b audiotechnik and Funktion-One PA Systems, a huge range of DJ Equipment, and a background in London’s Dance Music scene – they are proud to serve the UK’s Electronic Music community!

They do of course work on all manner of other events & projects too.

RSH Audio are happy to provide fellow AFEM members with an additional discount on equipment hire and services.

Please do contact them on; mail@rshaudio.co.uk – +44(0)20 8419 8109

www.rshaudio.co.uk

// SONGSTATS by 1001Tracklists

Songstats is the new music data analytics app from the team behind 1001Tracklists, that compiles essential playlist, chart and stream data for artists, labels and industry professionals, to give you real-time insights on the performance of each release.

Songstats is offering all AFEM members an exclusive discount of 20% with the promo code AFEM20. This offer comes on top of a 30 day free trial, so all members have an extended opportunity to check out the platform and see how to make most of their music data.

Use this link for the code to automatically be applied at checkout.

// SONGTRUST

SongtrustⓇ is the world’s largest technology solution for global music publishing royalty collection and administration. It was founded to simplify music rights management and remove the complexity of the publishing landscape. Songtrust administers more than 2,000,000 songs and represents more than 300,000 songwriters, with a core mission to help songwriters, music creators, and rights holders.

Songtrust maintains the most extensive, accessible publishing network in the music industry by having direct relationships across more than 50 rights societies around the world covering more than 150 countries and territories. Songtrust® is a registered service mark of ST Music LLC, which is owned and operated by Downtown Music Holdings.

AFEM members receive a 100% discount on the one-time registration fee using the code: AFEM MEMBER DISCOUNT MA

For more information, please visit: http://songtrust.com/ or contact Mandy Aubry directly via e-mail mandy@songtrust.com

// Soundcharts

We are pleased to share an offer from AFEM member Soundcharts, giving fellow members 2 months of Soundcharts for free.

Soundcharts is the only platform to monitor digital platforms and airplay globally in real-time to provide 360° insights on any artist. It tracks 1,600+ radios, 9,000+ charts, 2M playlists and 2M+ artists with more than three years of history.

To enjoy this offer, create your account https://bit.ly/2ZZeLXe before July 5th. Once the account is created, your trial period will be automatically extended to 2 months (within 24h).

// The Ministry, Members Club – 79 Borough Road, SE1 1DN

The Ministry are offering AFEM members discounted prices on hot and fixed desks to join their ever-growing community of creatives. Offer as follows:

* 4 x Hot Desk memberships @ £100 inc VAT (normally £200) per month for one year.
* 4 x Fixed Desks @ £300 inc VAT per month rolling at Ministry of Sound.

Designed by creatives for creatives, The Ministry is now home to over 1,000 start-ups and entrepreneurs with the six floors of shared workspace boasting a café, gym, cinema, terrace, event space and bar plus a host of events from health and wellness to business networking.

There is limited availability on these memberships. For more information, and to arrange a tour, please contact Pareen Patel and be sure to check out the webpage here.

// 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 – www.thisisdistorted.com

// WARM

WARM monitor +25.000 radio stations in more than 130 countries so you can improve your radio promotion and your music career. Real-time radio tracking.

To get started, go to warmmusic.net. Here, you can start a free trial or use the coupon code to get a 15% discount on all subscriptions. To activate your song, either do a search or upload an mp3 and then proceed to checkout. The airplay on your song will show in your WARM dashboard.Coupon code: “afem15” www.warmmusic.net

Please contact mel@afemorg.net or tristan@afemorg.net for further info.

WARM | World Airplay Radio Monitor