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London’s Independent Label Market returns this summer

Ninja Tune, Big Dada, and Late Night Tales will be among the labels in attendance


London’s Independent Label Market is set to make its return this summer.

Taking place at Coal Drops Yard in King’s Cross on Saturday 16th July from 11am – 6.30pm, the one-day event will host 80 labels selling rarities and exclusives, including Big Dada, Ninja Tune, Numero Group, Erased Tapes, Brownswood, Café Oto's OTOROKU, Late Night Tales, and 4AD. See the full list below.

The event will also be "impeccably soundtracked" by various DJ sets from artists and labels throughout the day, with an afterparty at the nearby Spiritland venue.

Awesome Merch will be selling exclusive merchandise with proceeds donated to Disaster Emergency Committee’s Ukraine Appeal. Check out the ILM site for more info.

The UK capital's 2020 edition was cancelled as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, but a winter event took place in 2021 to mark the organisation's 10th anniversary.

Founded in 2011 out of Soho's Berwick Street market, ILM has grown over the years to encompass events across the world, forging close ties to more than 600 imprints in the process. 

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Independent Label Market poster