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BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2018

BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2018 – The Nominees

The nominees for this years BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards which celebrates the best of folk, acoustic and roots music, were announced last night on The Folk Show with Mark Radcliffe. We’re delighted to see Proper distributed artists included among the nominees in all but one category. Congratulations to everyone whose been nominated this year […]

AmericanaFestUK

UK Americana Awards 2018 – The Winners

The third annual UK Americana Awards took place in London last Thursday and were hosted by Bob Harris OBE. Proper were once again proud to sponsor the Conference and Awards which celebrate the achievements of British and International members of the Americana music community. The awards show included performances from Robert Plant, Aaron Lee Tasjan, […]

Featured Store: Piccadilly Records

Piccadilly Records opened in 1978 and prospered in the post-punk 80s, selling a mixture of rock, pop, indie and alternative music. In 1990 the current management took over Piccadilly Records and continued to build upon its reputation as one of the world’s best independent record shops. In 1997 the shop moved to its current location […]

The Wombats

The Wombats – February UK Instores

The Wombats will be heading out on a short tour of record shops next month in support of their new album, ‘Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life’, which is released on the 9th February. ‘Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life’ sees The Wombats continuing to assert themselves as one of the biggest and best guitar […]