AIM announces first networking evening for 2013

News: 3rd January 2013 by Louise Dodgson under

16th January 2013, East Village, London
AIM is excited to announce details of the next ‘AIM Social’, the monthly gathering for the independent music community.
The first AIM Social of 2013, ‘Cooking Vinyl Meets Jagjaguwar’ is set to take place on 16th January 2013, again at Shoreditch’s East Village venue. 
Cooking Vinyl, one of the UK’s leading independent labels will be taking to the decks, going head to head with the UK arm of US indie Jagjaguwar, guaranteeing a unique mix of music from two top independent labels. 
Cooking Vinyl Meets Jagjaguwar will see DJ sets from Jagjaguwar’s Hannah Overten plus artist Wolf People, and Cooking Vinyl’s Allie Bailey (Last Resort) and Ali Valium (Leeds Festival), plus artist The Orb. 
AIM Socials are open to AIM member labels and the wider music industry. Places are free, but highly limited. Register quick before they’re all gone! Sign up to the guestlist via the link below.
A strict guestlist will be in operation on the night, so everyone wishing to attend should be sure to register in advance.
About AIM 
AIM is a not-for-profit trade body established in 1999 to represent the UK independent music industry. Now in its 13th year, AIM acts for over 90% of the independent market, with over 800 members from small start-ups to the largest and most respected independents in the world.   AIM promotes this exciting and diverse sector globally, leveraging the sector’s power as a fifth major to enable its members to grow, grasp new opportunities and break into new markets.  
In addition to the crucial role AIM plays in advocacy and lobbying for the independent sector, AIM makes a daily difference to the businesses of members by providing advice, training and business support to ensure members have the knowledge, skills and contacts needed to succeed.
AIM oversees an independent sector whose artists have delivered six Mercury Prize winners in the last 10 years, a figure which underlines once again the sector's continuing role and importance in launching Britain’s most ground-breaking artists.     
Artists signed to AIM member labels include: Adele, Alabama Shakes, Arctic Monkeys, Basement Jaxx, Beach House, Big Pink, Billy Bragg, Bjork, Bloc Party, Bon Iver, British Sea Power, Cancer Bats, Coldcut, The Cribs, Darwin Deez, David Lynch, Does It Offend You Yeah?, Fleet Foxes, Frank Turner, Franz Ferdinand, Friendly Fires, The Futureheads, Grimes, Grizzly Bear, Hot Chip, The Horrors, Jack White, James Vincent McMorrow, Jarvis Cocker, Jose Gonzalez, Justice, Katie Melua, M.I.A., Madness, Marilyn Manson, Maximo Park, Mr. Scruff, The National, Nitin Sawnhey, The Prodigy, The Raconteurs, Radiohead, Reverend And The Makers, Rodrigo Y Gabriela, Roots Manuva, Royksopp, Seasick Steve, The Strokes, Sufjan Stevens, Super Furry Animals, Underworld, Vampire Weekend, Villagers, Warpaint, The White Stripes, Wild Beasts, The XX, Young Guns and thousands of others. 

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