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Record Store Day

Record Store Day 2021 releases revealed

The official list of this year’s Record Store Day releases was revealed on Wednesday and here at Proper we’ve got a great lineup of releases across the two RSD Drop dates with artists including Fleet Foxes, Mansun, Everything Everything, Japanese Television, Incredible Bongo Band, Sly5thAve and many many more, all releasing exclusive products. Hundreds of […]


Architects score #1 with new album For Those That Wish To Exist

The new album is the bands sixth no. 1 on the Rock & Metal Album chart, and is also this week’s best-selling vinyl album and top seller in independent record shops. Their previous highest chart entry was for the album, All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us, which reached no. 15 back in 2016.

Blues Music Awards 2021

42nd Blues Music Awards nominees

The nominees for the 42nd Blues Music Awards were announced recently and include many Proper distributed artists. These include Shemekia Copeland, who is nominated in five categories including BB King Entertainer of the Year and Album of The Year, Rick Estrin, Sugaray Rayford, Southern Avenue, Rory Block, Savoy Brown, Tinsley Ellis, Kat Riggins, Dom Flemons, […]

AmericanaFest 2021

UK Americana Awards 2021 – The Winners

Congratulations to all of the winners at last night’s UK Americana Awards which were presented by Bob Harris and took place as part of AmericanaFest UK. This year was the first time the UK festival has been held virtually and saw two nights of wonderful showcase events across two stages with the awards held on […]

D2C Fulfilment

Proper launches new D2C Fulfilment services

Proper has now launched D2C fulfilment services in addition to our global distribution and we are already handling fulfilment for labels including Cherry Red, Pure Records, Full Time Hobby, Blue Nile, and Marshall Records. Integrating with services and platforms such as Transistor, Music Glue, Ochre, Bandcamp, Shopify and more, we are able to process all […]

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  1. Fade & Fall (Love Not) Eliza Carthy & The Wayward Band 0:30

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  1. Blues Run The Game Martin Simpson 0:30

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