Author Archives: Ben

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 […]

Let It Roll Records

Featured Store: Let It Roll Records

When successful TV and film editor Kieran Smyth realized he no longer wanted to be a successful TV and film editor, he turned to the thing he’d always loved: music, and especially vinyl records. “I’ve lived in Kentish Town since 2005 and had always thought it would be great to have a really good record […]

Resident Music

Featured Store: Resident Music

Owned by Derry Watkins and Natasha Youngs, Resident Music is one of the world’s best record shops. It was winner of England’s Favourite Independent Record Shop in a poll organised for Record Store Day. It’s a far cry from the day before they opened, when Natasha, perched halfway up a ladder painting the shop, heard […]

Music Week Awards 2019

Proper nominated for Sales Team at the Music Week Awards 2019

The nominees for the 2019 Music Week Awards, which recognise the achievements of the entire music business – including record labels, publishing, live, PR, retail, radio and marketing, have been announced today. We’re thrilled to be in the running for the Sales Team award which we last won in 2017, alongside other nominees including The […]