NEWS

ACTION: NY Is Music / New York State Music Production Tax Credit

Posted on March 26, 2015 by

The Empire State Music Production Tax Credit is currently being deliberated as part of the budget negotiations well under way in Albany. If enacted, the legislation would create a 25% recording tax credit for work done downstate and a 35% credit for up-state music production work with a 10% bonus for an artist’s very first recordings. Let your voice be ...

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A2IM Mourns the Passing of A2IM Founding Member Al Bunetta

Posted on March 23, 2015 by

We were saddened to hear about yesterday’s untimely passing of music industry legend, our music industry brother Al Bunetta. Al was the founder of Oh Boy Records as well as an A2IM founding member who was instrumental in the creation of the A2IM Nashville Chapter ten years ago. We offer our condolences to his wife Dawn and Al’s other family ...

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PHOTOS: A2IM 10th Annual SXSW Breakfast

Posted on March 23, 2015 by

A2IM held our 10th annual SXSW Breakfast on March 19th. We had our largest turnout ever – over 350 people came for one-on-one business meetings and general A2IM member networking opportunities. We’d like thank our sponsors SoundExchange and Sound Performance for a great event! View photos from the event here....

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UPDATE: Friday Global Release Day

Posted on March 23, 2015 by

The IFPI is currently discussing early summer as the starting point for the Friday Global Release Day. We will keep everyone informed as information becomes available and the date is solidified, however, we recommend that our members start to plan their release schedules with the anticipation of the change from Tuesday to Friday potentially happening as early as July 10th. ...

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ACTION: Radio Broadcasters Petition to Change Pay-for-Play Disclosure Requirements

Posted on March 17, 2015 by

A2IM has been involved in many issues related to AM/FM radio including radio station ownership rules and radio access, including payola. In 2007 the FCC, working with A2IM, levied fines on four station groups and set Rules of Engagement as to how radio should operate. Last week, nine radio groups petitioned the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), to change the Sponsorship Identification ...

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