Category Archives: News

AmericanaFest

UK Americana Awards 2018 nominees announced

The nominees for the 2018 UK Americana Awards were announced last night at a press launch held at London’s Gibson Studio. Performances from Danni Nicholls and The Secret Sisters proceeded the announcement of the nominees which were presented by Baylen Leonard and The Secret Sisters. The winners will be announced at the award ceremony on […]

Glitterbeat

Glitterbeat win WOMEX 2017 Label Award

Congratulations to Glitterbeat, who for the forth time in a row have won the WOMEX Label Award. The WOMEX Label Award is based on combined monthly chart results and the expertise of 100 experts, broadcasters and journalists with a worldwide background, reflecting the diversity of the whole WOMEX family. Glitterbeat specializes in vibrant global sounds […]

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 Fulfilment

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 […]