Wolf Alice, Flying Lotus, Swans and Jungle all went home winners at the AIM awards last night (Tuesday 8 September). See the full list of winners below.
The Association of Independent Music awards celebrated another triumphant year of alternative music as it unveiled it's winners of 2015.
The ceremony was hosted by XFM's John Kennedy and Radio 1's Alice Levine and featured live performances from Alvvays and rising grime star, Stormzy.
Among the highlights were Michael Eavis presenting Enter Shikari with Independent Album of The Year for their The Mindsweep record, Wolf Alice being recognised with the Independent Breakthrough of the Year award, Swans rightfully awarded the Hardest Working Band Award and Flying Lotus recognised for the sensational visuals of 'Never Catch Me' receiving the Independent Video of the Year Award.
Watch the award winning video for 'Never Catch Me' below
The Independent Music Award winners:
Best Small Label: Erased Tape Records
Best Difficult Second Album: Young Fathers - ‘White Men Are Black Men Too’
Special Catalogue Release of the Year: Cities of Darkscorch Boardgame
Hardest Working Band or Artist: Swans
Golden Welly Award for Best Independent Festival: Brainchild Festival Independent
Breakthrough of the Year: Wolf Alice
Indie Champion: Marc Riley, BBC 6 Music
Independent Video of the Year: Flying Lotus - ‘Never Catch Me’
Best Live Act: All Time Low
Independent Track of the Year: FKA Twigs - ‘Two Weeks’
PPL Award for Most Played New Independent Act: Jungle
Independent Album of the Year: Enter Shikari - ‘The Mindsweep’
Independent Label of the Year: Transgressive Records
Pioneer Award: Digby Pearson, Earache Records
Innovator Award: Peter Quicke, Matt Black and Jonathan More of Ninja Tune
Outstanding Contribution to Music: Skepta