Alt-J, FKA Twigs, Epitaph Nominated For AIM Independent Music Awards 2015

(Hypebot) – Young Fathers, Courtney Barnett, FKA Twigs (pictured left) and Alt-J each received three nominations for the AIM Independent Music Awards. This 5h annual edition of the UK awards will name its winners at an event on September 8th.


Nominees For AIM Independent Music Awards 2015


Best Small Label


Basick Records
Erased Tapes Records
High Focus Records
Planet Mu Records
Rocket Girl


Best Difficult Second Album


Alabama Shakes – Sound & Color
Holly Herndon – Platform
Nadine Shah – Fast Food
The 2 Bears – The Night is Young
Young Fathers – White Men Are Black Men Too


Special Catalogue Release of the Year


Cities of Darkscorch Boardgame
Frankie Goes To Hollywood – Inside the Pleasuredome
Bjork – Coloured Vinyl Catalogue Reissue
The Pretty Things – Bouquets From a Cloudy Sky
Imogen Heap – Sparks (Deluxe Boxset)
Oasis (What’s The Story) Morning Glory? Reissue


Hardest Working Band or Artist


Courtney Barnett
Jme
Little Comets
Swans
Young Fathers


Best Independent Festival


ArcTanGent
Barn On The Farm
Brainchild Festival
Pete The Monkey
Truck Festival


Independent Breakthrough of the Year


Courtney Barnett
FKA twigs
Run The Jewels
Songhoy Blues
Wolf Alice


Indie Champion
Camilla Pia, BBC 6Music
Marc Riley, BBC 6Music
Peter Guy, Getintothis
Rupert Morrison, The Drift Record Shop
Tim Burgess, Songwriter & O Genesis Music Ltd


Independent Video of the Year


Alt-J – Hunger Of The Pine
Flying Lotus – Never Catch Me
Ghostpoet – Sorry My Love, It’s You Not Me
Ibeyi – River

Son Lux – Change Is Everything


Best Live Act


All Time Low

Alt-J
Erasure
Thunder
To Kill a King
Twin Atlantic


Independent Track of the Year


Alt-J – Every Other Freckle
Courtney Barnett – Pedestrian at Best
FKA twigs – Two Weeks
Jamie XX – Loud Places
LA Priest – Oino
Major Lazer – Lean On
Mogwai – Teenage Exorcists
Neck Deep – Can’t Kick Up The Roots
Unknown Mortal Orchestra – Multi-Love
Wiley – On A Level


PPL Award for Most Played New Independent Act


FKA twigs
Ghetts
Jungle
Ward Thomas


Independent Album of the Year


Bjork – Vulnicura
Enter Shikari – The Mindsweep
Father John Misty – I Love You, Honeybear
Ghostpoet – Shedding Skin
Jme – Integrity
The Bug – Angels & Devils
The Charlatans – Modern Nature
The Xcerts – There Is Only You
Wolf Alice – My Love Is Cool
Young Fathers – White Men Are Black Men Too


Independent Label of the Year


Epitaph Records
Erased Tapes Records
Heavenly Recordings
Planet Mu Records
Transgressive Records


Pioneer Award


Digby Pearson, Earache Records


Innovator Award


Peter Quicke, Matt Black and Jonathan More of Ninja Tune

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