Independent Music

In partnership with AIM Independent Music is the monthly magazine that focuses on the best new music from the independent sector. Supported by all 900 Independent labels it profiles the most exciting new music direct from the industry with their hottest tips. Edited by The Independent chief arts editor David Lister it includes monthly reviews by chief music critic Andy Gill, features by Mercury Music Prize Judge Alexia Loundras and James McNair.

New Independent Music Radio just launched, scroll down to find out more.

Independent Music cover

Partnership with Sony Ericsson
Sony Ericsson has secured exclusive sponsorship of The Independent’s acclaimed monthly music magazine, Independent Music, for the issue on 24 January 2008. Sony Ericsson is using this opportunity to launch the W960i phone. In addition to appearing within the main newspaper, 24,000 additional copies of Independent Music are distributed throughout 120 UK Independent record stores free of charge. Sony Ericsson is the exclusive advertiser in this issue with front cover accreditation as well as outside and inside front ads.

If you are interested in discussing sponsorship of Independent Music, please contact Sarah Divan on 020 7005 2071 or [email protected]

Brand New Independent Music Radio Show

We bring you the latest new tunes in the first ever radio version of our popular Independent Music Magazine. As well as some of the best new music across the board you’ll be able to hear our tips for 2008, exclusive interviews and album reviews and commentary from some of Britain’s finest music writers. The show is ready to download online now, go to

Listen to the hottest independent music before it’s released. Sony Ericsson is offering you the chance to download 10 free Ninja Tune tracks from their forthcoming album You Don’t Know: Ninja Cuts. Go to to download.