ICM Awards 2021: Best Music Video nominees

There was a strong list of contenders which we have narrowed down to a top five to share with you. Find out the results of our 5th annual awards ceremony on Saturday, December 18th from 7pm. Returning for its third year we have just announced our Best Music video Nominees for 2021. Orla Gartland – ‘Zombie’ 2. 1. Spinn – ‘People Should Know Better’ Lorde – ‘Solar Power’ 3. Connie Constance – ‘Kids Like Us’ 5. Michael Aldag – ‘Ghosted’ 4. Alex Pearson

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ICM Awards 2021: Best Live Performance nominees

Here at ICM, we’re all about giving the spotlight to the artists that we think you should be listening too and in the past five years, we’ve given the likes of Tom Grennan, Tom Walker, Sundara Karma and Lauran Hibberd the chance to shine on our platform and they’ve gone on to be some of the most successful artists the UK has to offer. Bang Bang Romeo at Golden Touch Festival 4. Deco at Radio 1’s Big Weekend 5. The ICM Awards have returned for their 5th year after another game-changing year of incredible Indie music. Little Comets at The Met Lounge 3. The Snuts at 110 Above Festival 2.… Read More

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ICM Awards 2021: Best International Act nominees

1. Moving our spotlight away from homegrown talent, we focus our attention on the Best International Act Nominees for 2021. Share Check them out below. COIN 3. Find out the results of our 5th annual awards ceremony on Saturday, December 18th from 7pm. Kenny Elrod 4. Somebody’s Child 5. Inhaler 2. Banji Find out the results of our 5th annual awards ceremony on Saturday, December 18th from 7pm. There has been so many great artists appearing over the past 12 months but there can only be five! Alex Pearson

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ICM Awards 2021: Greatest Discovery nominees

This year is our 5th year hosting the ICM Awards which has seen so many indie and alternative acts breakthrough the ranks and catch our eye; most of which you can read in our discover section on the website. Remember, every day in January you can discover someone new. Yard Act 2. Kynsy Find out the results of our 5th annual awards ceremony on Saturday, December 18th from 7pm. Share Seb Lowe 3. Wet Leg 4. English Teacher 5. As we could only pick five, some artists that might have missed our list could be seen in our Ones To Watch 2021. So without further ado here are our ICM… Read More

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abridged. issue 1 is out now!

Don’t worry, the website won’t be going anywhere, plus you’ll still receive the same high-quality music journalism all for free. Over the past two months, we have been busy working away to give you abridged. To enjoy the full experience even more, why not listen along to our playlist designed especially for this issue. Plus there is lots more from other cool creatives, so check them out too! Ever since I started ICM, more than seven years ago, I always dreamed of turning my concept into a magazine, and although it may have been a slog, I couldn’t be prouder of what we’ve achieved.  Click here to read for free.… Read More

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Friday’s Finest with It’s All Indie, Nexus Music Blog and Dead Good Music

Alex Pearson Producing their most enchanting sound yet. To have it written about the strength of friendships too – it just makes perfect sense. ICM: The Lutras – ‘Waiting All Night’ Returning with blistering new single ‘Waiting All Night’, The Lutras are back on top form.  From the pub circuit to sold-out music venues, the Scottish four-piece have grown from strength to strength who are now gearing up for their debut album.  ‘Waiting All Night’ is an anthemic and melodic track about encompassing the feeling of wanting to make someone happy although being in the position that you can’t necessarily do that.  Written by frontman, Ben Clements, his raspy and… Read More

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Lauran Hibberd announces Virgin Music deal with new single ‘Charlie’s Car’

Alex Pearson Lauran Hibberd and her sensational rise to fame continue as she announces signing to Virgin Music with new single ‘Charlie’s Car’. Featured image by James Kellegher Share This track is definitely just a down spiralling array of unhealthy events that I find myself (as always) coating in infamous comedy.” All pleasing signs ahead as rumblings of her debut LP earmarked for release next year. The bombastic new slice of slacker rock follows on from the satire-fuelled Goober EP in the summer, attracting rave reviews, including a 9.2 from ourselves. It’s ironic that this totally unreasonable behaviour is something I find myself thirsty for. “WHAT’S WRONG WITH ME? Lauran… Read More

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The Sherlocks announce 2022 UK headline tour

Alex Pearson 04/02/22 – Blackpool – Bootleg Social05/02/22 – Leeds – O2 Academy 12/02/22 – Glasgow – St Lukes 18/02/22 – Liverpool – O2 Academy 19/02/22 – Hull – Asylum 25/02/22 – Sheffield – O2 Academy 26/02/22 – Newcastle – University 03/03/22 – Bristol – Marble Factory 04/03/22 – Southampton – Engine Room 10/03/22 – Brighton – Chalk 12/03/22 – London – O2 Academy Islington Share The four-piece are currently touring the UK as part of their ‘Keep Our Independent Venues Alive’ tour – a run of shows across the UK’s most cherished independent venues to help support these spaces during their most challenging times. “We can’t wait to get… Read More

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