Independent Label Market will be returning to Old Spitalfields Market on Saturday 12th July, and once again the event will be supported by AIM - the Association of Independent Music. Following the huge success of the Christmas market where over 26,000 music and beer fans were in attendance, they'll be partnering up once again with London Brewers’ Market, which will include live DJs in the beer garden all day long!
The Independent Label Market are excited to announce the DJ line-up for the day, which will include Bullion, Full Nelson (Greco-Roman), Cloud Boat, Jimpster and many more. Martin Mills, the founder and chairman of Beggars Group, Europe’s largest Independent Label network comprising of 4AD, Rough Trade, Matador and XL Recordings will be showcasing Beggars new ‘Arkive’ label. This ‘Arkive’ stall will feature gems, rarities and classic cuts from the trailblazing set of Beggars labels who’ve been at the forefront of independent music for the last 30 years.
The organisers of the Independent Label Market have picked out their exclusives and rarities available at the annual Summer event, which are listed below in this playlist! So sit back and enjoy, before heading down to Old Spitalfields on Saturday to maybe pick up a few presses for keeps....
ARKIVE | Pixies – Debaser
Independent Label Market are delighted to be showcasing a brand new label project from the Beggars group, titled 'Arkive'. Martin Mills, the founder and chairman of Beggars Group, will be hosting the ‘Arkive’ stall which will feature gems and rarities from the Beggars vaults of the labels new and old. Look out for a German release of Pixies “Bossanova” vinyl and a white sleeve “Debaser” single on 12" vinyl.
4AD | Future Islands – Seasons (Waiting On You)
We’re delighted to have 4AD return to the market again this Summer. Last time they had a very limited edition of an Ariel Pink tee, which had sold out by midday! Expect pre-releases, white labels and proper rarities from this incredible label.
ACID JAZZ | Matt Berry – Music For Insomniacs part IV
Matt Berry will be on the Acid Jazz stand for a few hours signing copies of his ‘Music For Insomniacs’ – keep an eye on his twitter page on the day @porksmith
BECAUSE | Sébastien Tellier – Aller vers le soleil
Look out for pre-release copies of Sebastien Tellier’s forthcoming ‘L'Aventura’ album on vinyl and CD with bonus disc. Other exclusives include; METRONOMY - signed CDs, exclusive all over print tees, super deluxe gatefold vinyl. LITTLE DRAGON - Limited edition 180G vinyl including CD and bonus disc. RODRIGO Y GABRIELA - new limited edition album on CD & DVD with exclusive tutorials and live tracks. Plus there will be FREE 12” VINYL SAMPLER and TOTE BAG with every purchase of £15 (whilst socks last)
CITY SLANG | Junip – Line Of Fire
Junip’s band members are José González, Elias Araya and Tobias Winterkorn. Just FIVE copies of their debut release ‘Junip’ will be available at the City Slang stall as a Deluxe Acrylic Panel Art CD Album (limited to only 400 worldwide). Probably one of the most elaborately packaged CDs we have seen at the market! http://cityslang.frocksteady.com/shop/music/junip-limited-arcryl-cd.html. Also look out for vinyl copies of the new To Rococo Rot album, 'Instrument' (out July 21st), and long sold out 7"s by Health, EMA, Calexico, Hole, Nada Surf. Watch out for DJ Supermarket taking to the decks from 1pm.
FIVE EASY PIECES | Reginald Omas Mamode IV - Do You?
Reginald Omas Mamode IV has been referred to as ‘Peckham’s answer to Madlib’ – quite a statement! Look out for his sold out EP titled ‘Do You’, available exclusively at the market. Reginald Omas Mamode IV will be around to sign copies after he’s opened up the DJ proceedings for the day (11am – 12pm).
EGLO | Floating Points - King Bromeliad
Floating Points will be manning his Eglo label for the day. Look out for releases from this label co-founder, along with the new Fatima “Yellow Memories” LP, and other classic 12”s from this great label.
ELECTRIC MINDS | Last Magpie - Pledge (Trevino Remix)
Electric Minds make their ILM debut this weekend – look out for test pressings, “Trevino and Last Magpie” vinyl, Hydra Supremebeing T-shirts.
GRECO-ROMAN | Tirzah – No Romance
Look out for label co-founder Alex “Full Nelson” take to the decks at 2pm for a recommended Greco-Roman DJ set! Fellow label co-founder Joe Goddard (Hot Chip / The Two Bears) will also be helping out on the label stand. Look out for limited edition EPs fram various artists in the label, alongside half time oranges and Greco-Roman rum punch!
HYPERDUB | Kode9 – Xingfu Lu (Helix Remix)
Hyperdub are celebrating their 10th Anniversary this year! Label founder Kode 9 will be manning the stall for the day – look out for some exclusive tees, including Black on Black colour Burial and Ltd edition White Hyperdub T-shirts, alongside some early Hyperdub test pressings.
NINJA TUNE | Dorian Concept - Draft Culture
The Ninja Tune and Big Dada stalls are always mobbed! Look out for all new and classic LP stock including Bonobo - Ten Tigers 12", Dorian Concept - Draft Culture, Fink - Hard Believer LP, Test Pressings (old and new), original exclusive Machinedrum Eyesdontlie TP (extra tracks), signed stock, footballs, new tote bags, lighters + much more! The Invisible will be around to sign vinyl – in fact, if you pick up a copy of The Invisible’s “Wings” EP which includes a Floating Points remix, you could get this signed by both The Invisible and Floating Points, who will be over on the Eglo stall!
PEACEFROG | Moodymann - I'm Doing Fine
Peacefrog released some incredible limited edition vinyl albums for their 20th anniversary, including Jose Gonzalez 'Veneer', Moodymann 'Black Mahogani', Theo Parrish 'First Floor Pt. 1 & Pt. 2' and Ron Trent 'Primitive Art's' among others. Look out for the last few copies of these along with other rarities on vinyl from the extensive Peacefrog back catalogue. They do some great baby shoes too!
R&S / APOLLO | LONE -Restless City
R&S and Apollo are offering some fantastic releases on coloured vinyl; Lone “Reality Testing” LP's on yellow vinyl, Cloud Boat “Model of You” on red vinyl and Leyland Kirby Apollo 12" on clear vinyl. For Tessela fans, you can get hold of is new “Rough 2”EP ahead of its official release.
Look out for Cloud Boat DJing from 12pm in the beer garden.
SECRETLY CANADIAN | Women's Hour - Conversations
Women’s Hour will be around to sign just FIVE vinyl copies of the debt album “Conversations” not out in UK until 21st July.
STRUT RECORDS | The Souljazz Orchestra – Kingdom Come
Try and have a chat with label founder, Quinton Scott. Quinton is dedicated to unearthing lost gems underground disco, Italo, hard funk, Nigerian Afrobeat, old skool hip hop and much more via his Strut Records label. All the album releases are mastered from original tapes wherever possible and feature extensive sleevenotes, researched and written by respected journalists, rare photographs and memorabilia.