Up-and-coming and independent operations from across the industry showed the alternative spirit is still a force to be reckoned with by taking many of the top honours at last week's Music Week Awards.
A string of fiercely independent companies including Sanctuary, Fopp and XL Recordings were recognised for their work in 2002 at last Thursday's event, held at London's Grosvenor House Hotel. Other awards saw alternative players Xfm and IE Music honoured.
A stream of industry heavyweights paid tribute to ...
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