Author Archives: Ben

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 […]

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, […]