London Grammar, Hyperdub, Domino pick up awards...
Kode9

A celebration of independent music, the AIM Awards returned last night (September 2nd) to The Brewery venue in Camberwell.

It was an evening to remember, with long term Clash favourites such as Hyperdub's Kode9 (pictured) receiving prestigious awards.

Domino won Independent Label of The Year, while London Grammar picked up two awards: Independent Breakthrough of The Year and PPL Award For Most Played New Independent Act.

Elsewhere, the Indie Champion Award went to John Doran of theQuietus - a man capable of shifting from Egyptian underground dance music to Scandinavian metal in mere seconds.

Full list of winners:

Best Live Act (in association with Songkick): Sophie Ellis-Bextor
Independent Breakthrough of The Year (sponsored by 7digital): London Grammar
Hardest Working Band or Artist (in association with Jack Daniel’s): Ghetts
Best ‘Difficult’ Second Album (in association with Xfm): Ben Watt - Hendra
Independent Album of The Year (sponsored by MixRadio): Arctic Monkeys - AM
Best Small Label (sponsored by Disc Manufacturing Services): Hyperdub
PPL Award For Most Played New Independent Act: London Grammar
Special Catalogue Release of The Year (in association with Amazon Music): Various - Purple Snow: Forecasting The Minneapolis Sound
Independent Label of The Year (sponsored by Believe Digital): Domino
Independent Track of The Year (sponsored by Spotify): Twin Atlantic - Heart & Soul
Independent Video of The Year (sponsored by VEVO): Dan Le Sac vs Scroobius Pip - You Will See Me
Indie Champion Award (sponsored by CI): John Doran, The Quietus
Golden Welly Award for Best Independent Festival (in association with AIF and DIY): Barn on the Farm
Special Recognition Award: Alison Wenham, AIM Chairman and CEO
Outstanding Contribution to Music (sponsored by eMusic): Richie Hawtin
Pioneer Award: Martin Mills, Beggars Group Innovator Award (sponsored by The Orchard): Steve Goodman aka Kode9 of Hyperdub Records

Photo Credit: Pani Paul

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