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13 August 2014, 09:35
The nominations for the 2014 AIM Awards was announced last night in London (12 August).
At an event at Red Bull Studios London, the Association of Independent Music revealed the nominees for the 4th annual AIM Independent Music Awards.
The nominations were revealed by Radio X's Danielle Perry and Radio 1’s DJ Target and celebrates the diversity and creative talent of independent music in 2014.
London Grammar had four nominations including "Best Live Act" and "Independent Breakthrough of The Year", while Arctic Monkeys, Bonobo, Dan Le Sac VS Scroobius Pip, FKA Twigs, Future Islands and tUnE-yArDs all receive two nods each.
Radio X is sponsoring the "Best Difficult Second Album" category, which featured Anna Calvi, Ben Watt, Blood Orange, The Pretty Reckless and Withered Hand all in the running.
The winners will be revealed at the ceremony hosted by Radio X legend John Kennedy and Alice Levine at The Brewery in London on 2 September.
A limited number of afterparty tickets are now available from www.musicindie.com/awards.
The full list of nominees is:
Marshall Teller Records
Dan Le Sac vs Scroobius Pip
Five Finger Death Punch
Anna Calvi – One Breath
Ben Watt – Hendra
Blood Orange – Cupid Deluxe
The Pretty Reckless – Going to Hell
Withered Hand – New Gods
Barn on the Farm
In The Woods
Gabby Young & Other Animals
Arctic Monkeys – Do I Wanna Know?
FKA Twigs – Water Me
Future Islands – Seasons (Waiting On You)
London Grammar – Strong
Sampha – Too Much
Twin Atlantic – Heart and Soul
Dan Le Sac vs Scroobius Pip – You Will See Me
FKA Twigs – Water Me
James – Moving On
Liars – Mess On A Mission
Royal Canoe – Birthday
Alex Baker, Kerrang! Radio
Camilla Pia, BBC 6Music
Charles Caldas, Merlin
John Doran, The Quietus
Tim Palmer & Clemence Godard, Bird on the Wire
Cabaret Voltaire – Collected Works 1983 – 1985
Nightmares on Wax - N.O.W.Is The Time
Small Faces – Here Comes The Nice – Immediate Years Box Set 1967 – 1969
The Twilight Sad: Fourteen Autumns & Fifteen Winters (Expanded Edition)
Various – Purple Snow – Forecasting The Minneapolis Sound
Actress – Ghettoville
Arctic Monkeys – AM
East India Youth – Total Strife Forever
Fred V & Grafix – Recognise
Gruff Rhys – American Interior
Kate Tempest – Everybody Down
London Grammar – If You Wait
Mogwai – Rave Tapes
Tune-Yards – Nikki Nack
Within Temptation – Hydra
Steve Goodman, Hyperdub Records.
Martin Mills, Beggars Group
To be announced
To be revealed on the night.