Dr John - Ske-Dat-De-Dat The Spirit of SatchRock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and six-time Grammy winner Dr. John is New Orleans’ most prominent living musical icon, so it’s fitting that his new album on Proper Records, Ske-Dat-De-Dat The Spirit of Satch, pays heartfelt tribute to another larger-than-life New Orleans legend: the seminal trumpeter and vocalist Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong, whose musical innovations created the template for 20th-century jazz, and whose playful attitude and life-embracing spirit made him a beloved figure whose worldwide appeal transcended music.    FIND OUT MORE


Loudon Wainwright III - Haven't Got The Blues (Yet)Loudon Wainwright III – Haven’t Got The Blue (Yet)
Released: 28th July 2014
Formats: CD / Download

Haven’t Got the Blues (Yet) or HGTB(Y), for short, is the 26th album in the long and illustrious career of Loudon Wainwright III. It follows his acclaimed Older Than My Old Man Now album from 2012—“my death n’ decay opus,” as Wainwright calls it. The new album sees Loudon broadening his scope with a 14-song, genre-bounding set (“eclectricity,” he calls it) dealing with varied subject matter including depression, drinking, senior citizenship, gun control, heartbreak, pet ownership and New York City’s arcane practice of alternate side-of-the-street parking.
Mary Gauthier - Trouble & LoveMary Gauthier – Trouble & Love
Released: 9th June 2014
Formats: CD / Download

Trouble & Love is Mary Gauthier’s first studio album since 2010 and was co-produced by Mary with Patrick Granado and recorded in Ricky Skaggs studio outside Nashville. The new album features the support of Darrell Scott, Beth Nielsen Chapman and Ashley Cleveland and includes the song “How You Learn To Live Alone”, co-written with Gretchen Peters, which was chosen for Season II of the hit TV show Nashville.
Georgie Fame | Madeline Bell - SingerGeorgie Fame | Madeline Bell – Singer
Released: 7th April 2014
Formats: CD / Download

Singer, the new album written by Georgie Fame and Steve Gray, and performed by Madeline Bell, tells the life story of a female vocalist. The live concert performance, recorded in Tilburg, Holland in 2004 is available for the first time on CD and Download.
Henry Priestman - The Last Mad Surge of YouthHenry Priestman – The Last Mad Surge of Youth
Released: 17th February 2014
Formats: CD / Download

After three years in the making, Henry Priestman’s ‘The Last Mad Surge of Youth’ will be unleashed on UK listeners. Eclectic, introspective and compelling, it was worth every second of the wait. More than 35 years in the music industry have helped bring some seasoned guests to the new album. ‘The Last Mad Surge of Youth’ features the talents of Radio 2 Folk Award nominee Katriona Gilmore (Gilmore & Roberts), Graham Gouldman of 10cc, Paul Simpson (The Wild Swans) & Probyn Gregory (Brian Wilson/Beach Boys).
Suzy Bogguss – Lucky
Released: 17th February 2014
Formats: CD / Download

Grammy Award winning Suzy Bogguss didn’t set out to craft a Merle Haggard tribute record. Some might call that serendipity; she just calls it ‘Lucky’. Bogguss dove deeper into Haggard’s catalog, taking care to hold on to that original vision of finding songs that resonated with her not just pulling out and recycling the hits. The result is an acoustic record with vibe.