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Tru Thoughts

Proper sign distribution deal with Brighton’s Tru Thoughts

Proper Music Group has signed up independent record label, Tru Thoughts, for sales and physical distribution in the UK, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. Expanding on an existing relationship, Proper will now work directly with Tru Thoughts’ acclaimed catalogue, fulfilling orders and holding finished goods at our new 100,000ft² warehouse in Dartford, which more than […]

SRD - Southern Record Distributors

Proper signs SRD for Fulfullment

We’re pleased to announce we’ve signed a new fulfilment deal for Southern Record Distributors’ (SRD) roster of indie labels. Proper will now manage SRD’s pick, pack and ship and warehousing for its vast exclusive label base, currently numbering around 200 and spanning all genres, including Light In The Attic (Rodriguez, Lee Hazlewood), Kompakt (The Field, […]

Action Records

Featured Store: Action Records

So many long-established record shops opened during the punk and post punk periods. One of these was Action Records owned by Gordon Gibson who originally started selling second-hand vinyl in a Blackpool market. At first it was tough going and he pondered about if he had made the right decision. One day he only took […]

AmericanaFest

AmericanaFest 2017 in Pictures

We had a great time in Nashville at AmericanaFest this year meeting with various labels and artists and attending a whole host of events and showcases. Here’s a selection of pictures from just a few of the events we attended. Thanks again to the American Music Association and AMA-UK for once again putting on the […]