Independent Label Market
The Easter 2016 Independent Label Market takes place this Saturday at Spitalfields alongside the London Brewers’ Market, which will feature a selection of local breweries from the London area.
Since launching in London on May 2011, Independent Label Market has brought together the founders of some the World’s greatest Independent Record Labels on both sides of the Atlantic to sell their fresh vinyl produce directly to the public at that traditional goods exchange – a market stall. This year is no different and features one of the largest lineups of labels to date with Proper distributed labels including Cherry Red, Marathon Artists, Soundway and Mais Um Discos appearing. Vinyl enthusiasts can expect a number of market exclusives, rarities and test pressings from many of the participating traders.
As the music industry embraces mp3s and a more digital strategy, Independent Label Market is proving to be a valuable reminder of how music retail can be a social affair; people hanging out together as a community and buying records.