Warp & 6 Music Among AIM Awards Winners
, September 4th, 2013 11:57
Winners for this year's awards announced in London last night
Warp and BBC 6 Music's Gilles Peterson and Steve Lamacq, were among the winners at last night's AIM Independent Music Awards.
Warp, whose output this year has included releases from Boards Of Canada, Broadcast and Autechre, took home the Independent Label of the Year award, while Peterson and Lamacq were given the Indie Champion Award and Special Recognition Awards respectively. Kent two-dayer In The Woods took the Golden Welly Award for best independent festival, while Oxford imprint Alcopop! Records were awarded Best Small Label. All joined the previously announced Billy Bragg, given the Outstanding Contribution to Music honour, and Rough Trade's Geoff Travis, who was given the Pioneer Award, from a judging panel including tQ's Luke Turner.
Have a look at the list of winners in full below:
Best Live Act: Enter Shikari
Independent Breakthrough of the Year: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Hardest Working Band or Artist: Frankie & The Heartstrings
Best 'Difficult' Second Album: The xx - Coexist
Independent Album of the Year: Daughter - If You Leave
Best Small Label: Alcopop! Records
PPL Award For Most Played Independent Act: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Special Catalogue Release of the Year: Various Artists - Scared To Get Happy: A Story Of Indie Pop 1980-89
Independent Label of the Year: Warp
Independent Track of the Year: Vampire Weekend - 'Diane Young'
Independent Video of the Year: Django Django - 'WOR'
Indie Champion Award: Gilles Peterson - BBC 6 Music
Golden Welly Award: In The Woods
Special Recognition Award: Steve Lamacq - BBC 6 Music
Outstanding Contribution to Music: Billy Bragg
Pioneer Award: Geoff Travis, Rough Trade