Manon Simon – Independent Label Market

LONDON SUMMER MARKET

16th July, 2022

The sun is returning and so is our London annual summer bash at Coal Drops Yard!
As usual the finest indie labels in the land will be selling limited editions and vinyl rarities as well as exclusive label and band merchandise. This summer event will be impeccably soundtracked by DJ sets curated by the music lovers from Spiritland.
And it wouldn’t be a proper party without our pals from London Brewers’ Market, pouring you pints of locally brewed beers!

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INFINITE CATALOG IS NOW OUR SPONSOR

We are excited to welcome a new sponsor, Infinite Catalog to the community. Infinite Catalog is a royalty accounting software and service company who help labels, publishers, and catalogues. They make royalties easier for catalogue and more transparent for creators, so everyone can be kept in the loop and get paid. Clients include Kill Rock Stars, Polyvinyl, Lucky Number Music, Velocity Press, Don Giovanni, DFA, Father/Daughter, Captured Tracks, and 100+ others.

 

NEW! ARTISTS AND MAKERS!

We are welcoming independent artists and makers Colourbox Studio, Hand Jazz, Kam Creates, Reforme, Beautiful Freak, Fashion Lab, East London Printmakers & Dan Jamieson in a new Craft Makers corner!

 

FUNDRAISE

We are raising funds for Disasters Emergency Committee!
Donate what you can to get your hands on a super limited ‘VINYL NOT VIOLENCE’ merch drop, designed by Dan Wilson and made in partnership with Awesome Merch for our Leeds event. All profits will go to the charity’s Ukraine Appeal.

 

MUSIC DECLARES EMERGENCY & AIM CLIMATE ACTION GROUP

The AIM Climate Action Group will also be at the market to let Independent labels know about how to measure and reduce carbon emissions, how to support artists to speak up on climate issues and how to use their own platform to raise awareness.
+ head to MDE stall, who will be hosting a prize draw for a unique and extremely limited release – the 1st example of a new, bioplastic vinyl alternative developed by Evolution Music! With tracks from Angl Olson Bicep Porridge Radio and Black Country New Road donated by long-time MDE partners and supporters Secretly Group and Ninja Tune

 

DJ SETS With Spiritland

11am – Tru Thoughts
12pm – Be With
1pm – First Word
2pm – BBE
3pm – Fire
4pm – Hospital
5pm – Pye Corner Audio
6pm – Spiritland DJs
6.30pm close

 

KIDS ACTIVITY

Following the success of the last market, there will be an additional Kids Activity at the event – badge, keyring and magnet-making workshops for kids!

 

ILM CURATED TIM’S TWITTER LISTENING PARTY

Following on from the ILM Twitter Takeover from winter 2020, ILM is thrilled to be invited back by Tim to do a two-evening ILM Takeover of his Tim’s Twitter Listening Party!
14th July
8pm – NoSo – Stay Proud Of Me (Partisan Records)
10pm – Warmduscher – At The Hotspot (Bella Union)
15th July
8pm – Working Men’s Club – Fear Fear (Heavenly)
9pm – Orlando Weeks – Hop Up ([PIAS])

 

ILM GUEST DJS at VOICES RADIO

Coal Drops Yard residents Voices Radio will be broadcasting guest mixes and interviews from Partisan, Mute,  Music Declares Emergency, First Word and Neolithic at the market throughout the day.

 

ACOUSTIC LIVE STAGE

Independent Label Market is delighted to announce some very special acoustic performances from the following artists, including a special stripped-back set from Kristin Hersh playing songs from her 30-year playbook including Throwing Muses and 50 Foot Wave as well as her unique solo work. Also on the bill will be Lande Hekt; Broken Bear and artist, author and founder of TheCAMPUS Tot Taylor.

1pm – Broken Bear
1:30pm – Tot Taylor
2pm – Lande Hekt
2:30pm – Kristin Hersh

 

AFTERPARTY AT THE DOUBLE STANDARD

At The Double Standard, The Standard London’s bar and terrace in King’s Cross, DJs Dom Servini from Wah Wah 45s and Pete from BBE Music will be playing some of their favourite selections from the world of independent black music, as well as underground hits and forthcoming releases from their respective labels.
From 8pm to 1am – Free! email doublestandard@standardhotels.com with your names for the free guest list

Past Events

 Coal Drops Yard

 27th November, 2021

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 Coal Drops Yard

 10th July, 2021

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 Coal Drops Yard

 30th November, 2019

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LONDON WINTER MARKET

27th November, 2021

We are coming back to Coal Drops Yard in Kings Cross on the 27th of November for a festive celebration!

Join us from 11am until 6.30pm for some amazing Christmas deals from the best indie labels, including limited editions, vinyl rarities and test pressings as well as exclusive label and band merchandise.

Get yourself a pint of local craft beers from our London Brewers’ Market pals, and let Spiritland soundtrack this winter event with DJ sets and afterparties to celebrate the cream of independent music into the night!

Join the event!
A preview of exclusives you’ll find on the day here!

 

SPIRITLAND SOUNDSYSTEM

DJ sets through the day!
11am – 12pm / Spiritland Selectors
12pm – 1pm / Danny Goffe
1pm – 2pm / Dynamite Cuts
2pm – 3pm / None More Records
3pm – 4pm / Miche & Cosmo Sofi
4pm – 5pm / Brownswood
5pm – 6pm / Be With Record
6pm – 6.30pm / Spiritland Selectors

 

KIDS ACTIVITY!

For the Winter edition, we’re delighted to introduce a new Kids Activity to the day’s event. For the first time, there will be badge, keyring and magnet making workshops for kids from 12 to 3pm.

 

THE BOAT POD LIVESTREAM!

Usually located in Little Venice, West London, The Boat Pod is sailing to Coal Drops Yard on 27th November for an All-day livestream of DJ sets from labels curated by Independent Label Markets!

11am – 12pm – Dynamite Cuts
DJ Malachi trout, Playing 7” Funk and soul delights breaks and samples 

12pm – 1pm – None More
Their DJ sets follow the same eclectic ethos, taking a journey through cosmic psychedelia, dusty funk 45s and dancefloor grooves from across the globe

1pm – 2pm – Brownswood
Covering old classics to forthcoming exclusives, Josef Clark, Label & Sync Coordinator at Brownswood Recordings, presents an hour of jazz-inflected music from the label’s universe

2pm – 3pm – Far Out
Testing the water ahead of playing the ILM afterparty at Spiritland later in the evening, Far Out’s Josh Tautz & Koralek will be bringing a selection of deep and/or funky Brazilian & non-Brazilian delights to the Boat Pod. Maybe even one or two label exclusives!

3pm – 4pm – Hospital Records
MODULA will play some his favourite tunes from the Hospital catalogue, old and new

4pm – 5pm – Clap Trap
Claptrap co-founder Vanity Project will be playing some of the Claptrap back catalogue, some upcoming releases and some new favourite tracks. Expect off kilter house & electronic music

5pm – 6pm – [PIAS]
[PIAS]’ London based in-house labels; [PIAS] Rec, Play It Again Sam and Different have sent their finest selectas to represent on the decks at this year’s winter ILM. 5TATIC (Stan Sorrell) and DJ YOUNGBLACKMALE (Rutaré Savage) will be playing an eclectic mix of floor-fillers, rump-shakers and ankle snappers for what promises to feel like the shortest hour long set of all our lives.

Join the Livestream!

 

10% DISCOUNT ON YOUR BEER

Get a 10% off your beer at London Brewers’ Market stalls with your DICE ticket!

 


Past Events

 Coal Drops Yard

 16th July, 2022

More Info

 Coal Drops Yard

 10th July, 2021

More Info

 Coal Drops Yard

 30th November, 2019

More Info

LONDON SUMMER MARKET

10th July, 2021

YOU ARE INVITED TO OUR 10th BIRTHDAY BASH!

After 68 events supporting 600+ independent record labels from all over the globe, ILM is celebrating its 10 Years Anniversary, and 30th #ILMLONDON edition, at Coal Drops Yard on 10th July!

As usual, the finest indie labels in the land will be selling limited editions, vinyl rarities and test pressings as well as exclusive label and band merchandise. This summer event will be impeccably soundtracked by curated DJ sets from artists and labels taking part on the day.
And it wouldn’t be a proper summer bash without our pals from London Brewers’ Market, pouring you pints of locally brewed beers!

JOIN THE EVENT TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE PROGRAMME AND LABELS’ MARKET SPECIALS!

Get 10% off your beer at Brewers’ stalls with your Dice ticket!

 

ILM 10th Anniversary DJ Line Up

11:00am – DJ Wayward (Sunday Best)
11:45am – Lazenbleep (Spiritland picks)
12:30pm – WAH WAH 45s
13:15pm – Special Guest to be confirmed
14:00pm – Spiritland Soundsystem
15:00pm – Spiritland Soundsystem
16:00pm – A Guy Called Gerald (Velocity Press)
16.45pm – Will Page (Ex-Chief Economist of Spotify and Author of Tarzan Economics)
17:30pm – Andy Bell (Ride) (Sonic Cathedral)

 

This event will be COVID-secure, protecting the safety of shoppers and stall-holders alike 

In association with AIM (Association Of Independent Music)

Past Events

 Coal Drops Yard

 16th July, 2022

More Info

 Coal Drops Yard

 27th November, 2021

More Info

 Coal Drops Yard

 30th November, 2019

More Info

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LONDON WINTER MARKET

30th November, 2019

We are back at our new London venue Coal Drops Yard on 30th November with London Brewers’ Market for our annual Christmas market ?

Join us from 11am until 6.30 pm for some amazing Christmas deals from the best indie labels, local Craft beers, DJ sets and afterparties to celebrate the cream of independent music into the night!

 

WAR CHILD AUCTION

For this special winter market, we are partnering with War Child UK, the international charity that protects and supports children affected by war. The Winter Appeal charity auction will see the auctioning of rare vinyl donations from independent labels, including:

> from XL Recordings  Thom Yorke ‘Anima’ Limited Edition Preview 12″. Made especially to be given away at Paul Thomas Anderson’s advanced IMAX screenings of the ANIMA one-reeler.

> from Heavenly An impossibly rare test pressing of the ‘Drop Out’ album by cult indie icons East Village.

> from Because Music – signed Metronomy ‘Metronomy Forever’ LP and CD and ‘Metronomy Forever’ jigsaw puzzle, only ever sold at their shows. Plus a white label test pressing of their ‘Summer 08’ LP.

> from Mute – signed gold vinyl box set of The Pop Group’s highly influential and innovative debut album ‘Y’ released in 1979, remastered (from the original tapes) and cut half-speed at Abbey Road, limited to 500 copies.

> from Partisan Records – a test pressing of Bristol punks IDLES first album ‘Brutalism’

DJ SETS

11.00 – 11.45 – Warm up by Desbies
11.45 – 12.30 –  DJ Kobayashi (Batov Records)
12.30 – 13.30 – Jonny Trunk & Blaxploitation ED (Trunk records)
13.30 – 14.30 – Fire Records
14.30 – 15.30 – Be With Records
15.30 – 16.30 – Lucky Number
16.30 – 17.30 – Transgressive soundsystem
17.30 – 18.30 – Partisan Records

10% OFF BEER

Via an exclusive partnership with DICE, the fantastic brewers of London Brewers’ Market are offering 10% off selected draught beers! Sign up for tickets here!

AFTERPARTIES

Spiritland will be hosting ILM DJ Sets of Late Night Tales and Brownswood during the day, followed by a BBE Music after-party from 8.00pm until 01.00am – FREE!

Be With Label Party / ILM After Party – 7.30pm to 1.00am
Join us for an afterparty over the road at the The Standard to enjoy the Be With Records soundsystem, brought specially down to London from Manchester by label head Rob Butler. Rob’s fluid, all-vinyl sets take in sweet soul, tough funk, rare groove, modern R&B, perfect pop, library nuggets, deep disco, dilapidated boogie, classic hip-hop and any combination of the above so expect an “anything goes” approach and expect the best.

 

Independent Label Market is supported by Association of Independent Musicwww.aim.org.uk

Past Events

 Coal Drops Yard

 16th July, 2022

More Info

 Coal Drops Yard

 27th November, 2021

More Info

 Coal Drops Yard

 10th July, 2021

More Info