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USEFUL RESOURCES IN THE MUSIC BUSINESS

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USEFUL RESOURCES IN THE MUSIC BUSINESS

    NARIP’s

    Useful Record Industry Resources

    Compiled by the National Association of Record Industry Professionals

    Last updated: February 2006

    ? 2006 by NARIP. All rights reserved.

    No part of this resource list may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying,

    recording, or by any information storage and retrieval system, without permission in advance in writing from NARIP.

    Table of Contents

    Books ............................................................................................................................................................ 6 Conferences ............................................................................................................................................... 16 Directories .................................................................................................................................................. 18 Educational Institutions .............................................................................................................................. 19 E-Zines ....................................................................................................................................................... 22 Independent U.S. Distributors: The Players* (As of July 2005) ................................................................. 24 Indie Music Sites ........................................................................................................................................ 25 Key Non-Commercial Radio Station Music Directors ................................................................................ 26 Miscellaneous ............................................................................................................................................. 26 Music Conventions with Showcasing Opportunities .................................................................................. 28 Music Licensing .......................................................................................................................................... 28 News, Magazines, etc. ............................................................................................................................... 28 Online Radio ............................................................................................................................................... 31 Pitch / Tip Sheets ....................................................................................................................................... 31 Radio .......................................................................................................................................................... 32 Reference ................................................................................................................................................... 33 Resources for Unsigned Bands ................................................................................................................. 34 Reviews ...................................................................................................................................................... 36 Trade Publications ...................................................................................................................................... 37

    NOTE: Many of the resources listed herein are available to NARIP members at significant discounts such as

    Billboard subscriptions and directories, Billboard conference registrations and much more.

    For more information, please inquire info@narip.com.

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    Associations

    Name Contact Location Academy of Country Music (ACM) +1-213-462-2351 LA Alliance of Artists and Recording Companies (AARC) www.riaa.com/aarc.htm Washington D.C. American Bar Association / Forum on Entertainment & Sports www.abanet.org/forums/entsports/home.html Chicago / Industries Washington D.C. American Federation of Musicians www.afm.org LA American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) www.aftra.com/home/html; +1-212-532-2800 LA / NY American Guild of Music Artists (AGMA) www.musicalartists.org; +1-212-265-3687 NY American Mechanical Rights Agency (AMRA) www.amermechrights.com; 310-440-8778 LA American Music Conference (AMC) www.amc-music.com; +1-800-767-6266 LA American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) www.ascap.com; +1-212-621-6000 LA / NY /

    Nashville /

    London Association for Independent Music www.afim.org Association of Independent Music Publishers (AIMP) www.aimp.org; +1-818-771-7301 or +1-212-391-2532 LA / NY Association of Performing Arts Presenters www.artspresenters.org; +1-202-833-2787 Washington D.C. Beverly Hills Bar Association www.bhba.org +1-310-601-BHBA LA Black Entertainment Sports Lawyers Association www.besla.org; +1-301-248-1818 Maryland British Phonographic Institute www.bpi.co.uk; +44 (0)20 7803 1300 London Broadcast Music Incorporated (BMI) www.bmi.com; +1-212-586-2000 LA / NY /

    Nashville etc. Business Committee for the Arts (BCA) www.bcainc.org; +1-718-482-9900 NY California Copyright Conference (CCC) http://www.theccc.org/index.php; +1-818-379-3312 LA Chamber Music America www.chamber-