BMYD is the only member of IMPALA (Independent Music Companies Association) and WIN (Worldwide Independent Network) in Turkey and is a part of MERLIN Network.



What are we working on?

  • Finding solutions to the current problems of the music industry in the age of digitalization
  • Sustainability
  • Protecting the rights of music producers
  • Creating an atmosphere where all sector stakeholders can compete on equal terms
  • Increasing the production and entrepreneurship of independent music.


BMYD (Turkish Association of Independent Labels) was established in 2021 in İstanbul by the gathering of 7 independent record companies with the aim of becoming an organization that brings independent record labels in Turkey under the same roof. 

Primary objectives of the association are:

Ensuring access to equal, competitive and fairer opportunities for independents in the music industry; 

Being in contact with all local, national and international institutions and organizations operating in thein the music and entertainment field and conveying current sectoral developments to its members; 

Enabling different music genres to meet their listeners more easily and effectively; Assuring independents, who are members of the association, can access information transparently through real-time data flow;

Working to maximize revenues, creating new sources of income, contributing to the growth of the music market;

Paving the way for independent productions and producers; Preventing the monopolization of the sector.