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BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2018

BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2018 – The Winners

The winners of the 2018 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, which celebrates the best of folk, acoustic and roots music, were announced last night in Belfast. Presented once again by Mark Radcliffe and Julie Fowlis, the awards show included performances from Eliza Carthy & The Wayward Band, Cara Dillon, Lankum, Paul Brady, Olivia Chaney and […]

Gender Pay Gap

Proper Music Distribution Ltd gender pay gap reporting

Figures accurate as of 1st of April 2017 In March 2018, Proper Music Distribution Ltd voluntarily took part in Gender Pay Gap Reporting. We at Proper are committed to providing a progressive and diverse workplace for our employees and chose to volunteer this information in the hope that we could highlight areas for potential improvement […]

RSD Unsigned Competition

Record Store Day Unsigned Competition

We’re pleased to be involved with the official Record Store Day Unsigned competition this year which invites artists/bands to submit a video showcasing their work for a chance to get their music pressed on to vinyl along with a 1 year distribution deal through Proper. The competition closes on the 19th March so there’s still […]

South Record Shop

Featured Store: South Record Shop

Canvey born Richard Onslow could not believe that a town such as Southend did not have an independent record shop. After working with the biggest names in music, such as the White Stripes and Katy Perry, during stints acting as s PR for major record labels EMI and XL Records he decided to rectify the […]