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Associate Member Spotlight: ILS

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ILSILS offers a domestic and international solution for independent labels, studios, and artists seeking professional yet personal physical / digital distribution solutions and marketing services. We specialize in championing new and established content directly through our partnerships with the world’s largest and leading music distributors and marketers including the Universal Music Group, Unidisc, and Cinedigm (formerly Vivendi Visual Entertainment).

ILS can help labels and artists bridge the gap between deserving broad distribution and taking advantage of it once achieved through the following methods.

  • Direct Distribution through our world-wide network of partners; Universal Music Group, Caroline, Unidisc, and Cinedigm.
  • Sales and Marketing Advice and Support
  • Access to our network of press agents and radio promoters
  • CD and Vinyl Design and Manufacturing

ILS’ current partners include multimillion selling artist and performer Randy Bachman (BTO and The Guess Who), DPTV/PBS, Culvert Music, Rare Beef, Frostbyte Media, Kultur Visual Entertainment, Dismanic, Sonorous Entertainment, Armacost Records, Pyramid Global Entertainment, Capella Music, Max Recordings, Angel Thorne Music, and Total Heaviosity Records (Prophet Omega). Join us!

For more information contact Mike Cusanelli: mike@theilsgroup.com , 203-895-3924


Associate Member Spotlight: Lyynks Music

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LyynksMusicLyynks Music is a FREE comprehensive music application for both industry and fans.

Lyynks Music gives artists control over their music, merchandise, branding, marketing and pricing, while also allowing them to financially benefit from multiple revenue streams. The advanced content management and distribution application is designed to empower musicians and their business teams to create the ultimate experience for fans. Fans can discover new content, get the latest updates on artist news, purchase merchandise and tickets and socially connect with their favorite bands in one central application.

Whether your label sells to only mom and pop stores or tries to dominate existing digital distribution based platforms – joining Lyynks Music as a label has a multitude of benefits including:

  • Seamless integration and one stop management of multiple artists’ content on one centralized label channel
  • • Intuitive tools for easily building and customizing label pages and artist pages
  • • Access to a multiple payee system for easy distribution of sales revenue
  • • Email management system and social sharing integrated into a comprehensive virtual e-commerce store
  • • Automatic creation of SEO pages
  • • Price flexibility, including “rent to own” feature
  • • Unique promotional opportunities through Lyynks blogging and PR resources

Want to find out more on how Lyynks can help your label and label artists? Contact brandon@lyynks.com.

Contacting #LyynksMusic is easy.
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Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LyynksMusic
Twitter: https://twitter.com/LyynksMusic
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Associate Member Spotlight: Counterpoint Systems

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Counterpoint_Systems_2014Servicing 150 labels and distributors across 27 countries worldwide, Counterpoint Systems commitment to industry innovation moves to the cloud.

Our new Repertoire Manager allows labels to store their entire catalogues along with all metadata online—providing seamless integration into the Royalty engine for all physical and digital revenue processing.

As income from Synchronization assumes more significance, you won’t need to worry about expired links or deleted pitch emails— MSO provides a complete service for creating, sharing and promoting playlists and samplers as well as archiving all pitch activity.

These features are extensions of the pioneering Record Maestro solution, which has firmly established itself as the leading rights and royalties software for the music industry over the last 25 years.

“Who knows what the next format for music will be in in 5 to 10 years, technology changes so rapidly. But I do know that whichever direction it goes, Counterpoint’s Record Maestro will be with us to meet the challenges.” – Paul Morse, Royalty Manager, Cleopatra Records

For more information:
Email – info@counterp.com OR
Visit www.counterp.com


Independent Ally Nominee

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Independent Ally of the Year - Platinum Rye Independent Music Reel on MUZU.TV


Billboard’s 2012 “Women In Music” Nominations are Now Open

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Billboard’s Annual Women in Music issue is coming soon and they’re accepting nominations for consideration NOW.  All nominations must be submitted by Tuesday, August 28th.

To nominate yourself or one of our community’s woman leaders click HERE.

To read FAQ’s click HERE.

The A2IM community has a number of leaders that are women and we do hope to see them nominated and included in the Women in Music issue.


A2IM Discount: Eurosonic 2012 (Netherlands, Jan 11-14)

Posted in Events, Member Services, Members Only, Special Offers, Uncategorized by A2IM

With over 3,000 delegates, showcases by 290 artists and a conference program with 150 panels, keynote speakers, interviews and meetings, Eurosonic Noorderslag (Groningen, the Netherlands) is the key exchange and networking platform for European music, European artists, international music industry professionals and organizations.

Eurosonic Noorderslag presents a conference,the festivals Eurosonic and Noorderslag, and award shows such as the European Border Breakers Awards and the European Festival Awards.

Discounted registration rate for A2IM members
To attend Eurosonic Noorderslag as a conference delegate, you need to register

This is members only content.

The 4-day registration (valid for both the conference and festival program) includes access to the online delegates database, the Eurosonic Noorderslag delegates directory and the conference bag.