WIN ANNOUNCE 2021 WINTEL REPORT Feb 17th, 2021

WIN ANNOUNCE 2021 WINTEL REPORT

The Worldwide Independent Network (WIN) has announced the launch of the survey phase of its market research project WINTEL. This new edition, produced with research partners House of Research, will focus on analysing the impact of COVID-19 on the independent recorded music sector and providing essential information and resources to the network of associations. ... WINTEL is WIN’s...

WIN ANNOUNCES NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS Feb 2nd, 2021

WIN ANNOUNCES NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The Worldwide Independent Network (WIN) has announced its newly elected board of directors. Three new directors join the WIN Board: Maria Amato (AIR, Australia), Takuya Yamazaki (IMCJ, Japan), and Gord Dimitrieff (Aporia Records, Canada). ... AIR is proud to announce that our CEO, Maria Amato, is one of three members to join the WIN Worldwide Independent...

AIR ARTIST D.I.Y WEBINAR Nov 30th, 2020

AIR ARTIST D.I.Y WEBINAR

...   ...   ... AIR’s Artist D.I.Y Webinar is taking place on Tuesday 8th December at 12 noon (AEDT). ... Join us for a 1-hour panel discussion to gain insights from artists and labels on how to connect with audiences, manage your own releases and navigate a path towards expansion and growth.  ... We are delighted to welcome...

AIR FINANCIAL LITERACY & SUPERANNUATION 101 WEBINAR Nov 25th, 2020

AIR FINANCIAL LITERACY & SUPERANNUATION 101 WEBINAR

  ...   ... AIR’s financial literacy and superannuation Webinar is taking place on Tuesday 24th November at 12 noon (Melbourne time). ... Join us and learn how to read and understand financial statements, quickly and easily, to better aid your decision making and business management. Hear from Yasmin Naghavi, Senior lawyer at Media Arts Lawyers, who...

AIR'S NEIGHBOURING RIGHTS WEBINAR Oct 29th, 2020

AIR'S NEIGHBOURING RIGHTS WEBINAR

With thanks to support from Creative Victoria, AIR presents our Neighbouring Rights webinar featuring Gerry McKenna, Jake Mason, Jon Payne, Lee Barlow, Sohail Hassan, and Susan Cotchin, you can watch our esteemed panel discuss the ways artists and labels can get on top of their international revenue streams, in this unmissable webinar. ...   ...   ... On Wednesday 28th...

2020 AIR AWARDS LIVE STREAM ANNOUNCED - INDEPENDENT LABEL OF THE YEAR NOMINEES ANNOUNCED Sep 1st, 2020

2020 AIR AWARDS LIVE STREAM ANNOUNCED - INDEPENDENT LABEL OF THE YEAR NOMINEES ANNOUNCED

...   ... INDEPENDENT LABEL OF THE YEAR NOMINEES ANNOUNCED FOR THE 2020 AIR AWARDS  ... The 2020 AIR Awards will celebrate the success of the Australian Independent recorded music sector on Thursday 1st October, thanks to the continued support of the South Australian Government. The event has traditionally been a closed-door industry invite-only event, this year, it...

WOMEN IN MUSIC MENTOR PROGRAM - 2020 MENTEES ANNOUNCED Aug 31st, 2020

WOMEN IN MUSIC MENTOR PROGRAM - 2020 MENTEES ANNOUNCED

...   ...   ... MENTEES ANNOUNCED FOR FlRST ROUND OF INAUGURAL WOMEN IN MUSIC MENTOR PROGRAM ...   ... AIR (Australian Independent Record Labels Association) is thrilled to announce that it will place 100 mentees for the first round of the 4-year women in music mentor program funded by the Australian Government. ... SEE THE FULL LIST HERE.  ... This...

2020 AIR AWARDS NOMINEES ANNOUNCED Jul 7th, 2020

2020 AIR AWARDS NOMINEES ANNOUNCED

Thanks to the continued support from the South Australian Government, AIR is thrilled to return to the UNESCO City of Music this October for its annual AIR Awards and Indie-Con Australia Conference. ... Innovation and Skills Minister David Pisoni said the South Australian Government is proud to be a major partner for both Indie-Con and the AIR Awards. ... “The Indie-Con Australia...

AIR PRESENTS INAUGURAL WOMEN IN MUSIC PROGRAM Jun 24th, 2020

AIR PRESENTS INAUGURAL WOMEN IN MUSIC PROGRAM

The Australian Independent Labels Association (AIR) is thrilled to present the inaugural Women in Music Mentor program thanks to support from the Australian Government.The Women in Music Mentor program is a four-year nation-wide mentoring and training program aimed at empowering women in the Australian music industry. The program is open to all female, female-identifying and non-binary...

AIR ANNOUNCES NATIONAL MARKET SHARE ANALYSIS OF THE AUSTRALIAN INDEPENDENT MUSIC SECTOR Jun 17th, 2020

AIR ANNOUNCES NATIONAL MARKET SHARE ANALYSIS OF THE AUSTRALIAN INDEPENDENT MUSIC SECTOR

...   ... The Australian Independent recorded music sector generated $183 million of revenue in the 2018/19 year up from $153 million in the 2014/15 year. Market share also increased to 31% ... AIR engaged Deloitte Access Economics to collect data from independent record labels and distributors in Australia, asking them about their operations in 2018-19 and comparing data to...

AUSTRALIA’S MUSIC INDUSTRY PUTS OUT AN SOS IN OPEN LETTER TO GOVERNMENT Jun 10th, 2020

AUSTRALIA’S MUSIC INDUSTRY PUTS OUT AN SOS IN OPEN LETTER TO GOVERNMENT

“Australian music is a proud national asset that entertains, comforts, and uplifts our communities. It helps to define who we are as a nation, is a central pillar of our health and wellbeing and is a key driver of learning in schools. Our artists and industry are always there to come to the aid of our nation during a crisis. Now it is time for the nation to come to our...

AIR INDIE D.I.Y MAY 2020 May 28th, 2020

AIR INDIE D.I.Y MAY 2020

Australian Independent Record Labels Association (AIR) were joined by PPCA as they presented insights into being independent. ... During this 1 hour webinar we heard updates from both AIR and PPCA which was followed by a panel discussion between independent artist and label guests who have had great success doing it on their own terms in the independent sector. ... Panelists...