Flying Lotus, FKA Twigs, Vince Clarke & More Win at 2020 AIM Awards

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The indie community assembled Wednesday night (Aug. 12) for the 10th annual AIM Independent Music Awards, held virtually for the first time.
Electronic artist Flying Lotus, singer and songwriter FKA twigs, Anglo-Indian jazz drummer Sarathy Korwar and synth-pop master Vince Clarke were among the big winners as the indie community assembled Wednesday night (Aug. 12) for the 10th annual AIM Independent Music Awards, held virtually for the first time.

Flying Lotus snagged best independent track (for "More" featuring Anderson .Paak) and Korwar's More Arriving took out best independent album.

"It feels like a true blessing to be able to receive an award and to be acknowledged in these times, when they make us feel like our work isn't essential and what we do is just, whatever," enthused Flying Lotus (real name Steven Ellison). "So, thank you for the reminder that what we do is very important."

Also on the night, FKA twigs bagged best [difficult] second album for her critically-lauded Magdalene, which peaked at No. 21 on the…
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