Independent Print Market Showcasing Electronic Music Books, Records, and More Comes to East London

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Independent Print Market Showcasing Electronic Music Books, Records, and More Comes to East London

A unique market dedicated to independent publishers in the realm of electronic music is set to debut in East London this August.

The inaugural Independent Print Market, organized by Velocity Press, will take place at The Cause’s All My Friends venue in Hackney Wick on Saturday, August 5th. The event will bring together a variety of independent publishers, including Repeater Books, Four Corners Books, Disco Pogo, My First Book of Drum & Bass, the Museum of Youth Culture, Dance Policy, Music Mondays, and more. Attendees can expect an array of offerings, including books, zines, prints, artwork, records, and merchandise. The day will also feature a lineup of DJs, with specifics to be announced.

Colin Steven, the owner of Velocity Press, expressed excitement about the market, stating, “I love attending fairs and markets, and running a stall at them even more… The event celebrates the spirit of independence, highlighting the incredible range of talent within the industry.”

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The Independent Print Market will open its doors at midday and continue until 7 PM, allowing visitors ample time to explore the diverse offerings. Admission to the market is free, making it accessible to all.

Velocity Press, known for its publication of The Icon Catalogue series focusing on dubstep, UKG, and jungle, recently released three new entries in the series. They are also preparing to publish a book of illustrations titled Egostrip Book 1, featuring iconic hip-hop artists, by Dan Lish in October. Disco Pogo, another participating publisher, offers a Daft Punk tribute book titled We Were The Robots, while Repeater Books will release The Must Be The Place in September, exploring the political and cultural impact of music on cities.

The Independent Print Market promises to be a vibrant celebration of independent publishing, bringing together music enthusiasts, publishers, and artists to showcase the diverse and captivating world of electronic music culture.


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