Author Archives: Ben

AWAL

Proper to become AWAL’s Physical Supply Chain Partner

We’re pleased to have agreed a groundbreaking new agreement with Kobalt’s recording company, AWAL, to coordinate AWAL’s physical supply chain processes. The deal, an industry first, covers warehousing of stock, inventory management and coordination of deliveries to AWAL’s network of independent physical distribution partners outside North America. The arrangement will simplify and streamline the accounting […]

Music's Not Dead

Featured Store: Music’s Not Dead

Music’s Not Dead is not just a record shop. It is a mission statement that owner Del Querns lives by. Del was a long-time employee of Powerplay, a chain of record shops on the south coast. The owners had decided to close the business down, saying that record retailing was dead. Del was not convinced […]

AmericanaFest 2019

AmericanaFest 2019 Honours and Awards nominees

The nominees for the 18th annual Americana Honours & Awards were announced last night from the rehearsals ‘Mavis & Friends: Celebrating 80 Years of Mavis Staples’. The nominees were announced live on Facebook by the presenters of last years awards, The Milk Carton Kids, who were joined by Mavis Stables for the Artist of the […]

Sound Knowledge

Featured Store: Sound Knowledge

Roger Mortimer, owner of Sound Knowledge, is a Wiltshire lad, born in Melksham in 1959. He tuned into music at a young age, having an older brother and sister, and spent his early years listening to their musical purchases, including the Beatles, the Stones and Otis Redding. The listening habit developed during summer holidays spent […]