Independent Label Market London will move to Coal Drops Yard at King’s Cross this year. On Saturday, July 13th, labels such as !K7, BBC, Bella Union, Big Dada, Brainfeeder, Dirty Hit, Domino, Erased Tapes and Fire will mix with more than 50 established and emerging brands in the shopping and dining district.
Coal Drops Yard, once the home to club Bagley’s, now counts independent record store Honest Jon’s Record Shop and Spiritland, a café, bar, studio and home of the living voice soundsystem amongst its residents alongside fashion, music, culture and the arts.
Plaza Pastor will host a stage at the London Label Market, bringi live performances to the day for the first time. Meanwhile, further labels revealed include Heavenly, Infectious, Marathon, Matador, Ninja Tune, Play It Again Sam and Strut.
In the week before ILM, each day a different label will take over Soho Radio as part of AIM’s ‘Jäger Soho Label Lodge’ 12 week residency. Expect artists and label radio shows, live performances and a day of ’straight to vinyl’ performances. ILM afterparties will be hosted at Spiritland and SUPERMAX.
ILM’s longstanding UK partner AIM will host ‘Regional Champion’ stalls, featuring labels from Leeds, Northern Ireland and other music hubs around the UK. Other partnerships will be with new men’s mental health community Love Brother and Extinction Rebellion supporters, Music Declares Emergency.
For details head to the Independent Label Market: London Facebook event page.