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AIM Awards 2018 shortlist announced

The shortlist for 2018’s AIM Independent Music Awards have been revealed. Among the names were Idles, Goat Girl, Let's Eat Grandma, Jorja Smith and more!

Interview: Beans on Toast

'People are never gonna stop congregating, drinking, dancing and listening to music': Beans on Toast on the future of independent music and picking up an AIM Award for his pal, Frank Turner...

Interview: ShaoDow

'I eat, sleep it'. Razor-sharp rapper and entrepreneur ShaoDow on his Hardest Working Artist win at the AIM Awards, carving his own distinct path and remaining fiercely independent...

Interview: Little Simz

The UK's hardest working emcee/producer lets us in on the health of independent music in 2017 and how album number three is shaping up...

Interview: Jarvis Cocker

'Ronan Keating was right, life is a roller coaster': Jarvis Cocker on life after Pulp, his compulsion to make up rude ditties and the current state of British independent music...