Music

In Profile: William Onyeabor

"He always made sure he got the outcome he wanted, whether it was by asking something outright, or by playing these invisible chess moves. It was…

Rough Trade Podcasts

Rough Trade Edit Podcast 29 with Squid

"It was a long time after playing music together that we ever considered ourselves a band, so having this kind of momentum feels pretty special and…

News

ROUGH TRADE NYC, Manhattan, June 1st

Following seven successful years in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, Rough Trade NYC is excited to make its much anticipated move over the East River...Our new Rough Trade…

Album of the Month

Album of the Month - May 2021

Squid Bright Green Field Warp Buy now Green vinyl or CD or tapeAs much as they wipe the slate clean ahead of every new project they…

News

Music Making Music: The TMA-2 Ninja Tune Edition

"For Ninja Tune as a label, we are keen to not only celebrate the past but also mark our intentions going forward both sonically and ethically.…

Recounting

Recounting: Second Line by Dawn Richard

"We were in the middle of finishing the album when the pandemic hit. I remember feeling like maybe it was a sign for me to stop…

Music

A Rough Guide To: Slacker Rock

...just mere lazy lizards, sunning themselves in the Californian sun (no doubt the most slacker of all the suns out there).A genre which is very…

News

Rough Trade Transmissions

Born out of the sudden absence of Rough Trade in-stores (and live music in general) as a result of the global pandemic, Rough Trade Transmissions shares…

Music

In Profile: Prince

“Bring friends, bring Ur children, and bring foot spray, because … it’s gonna B funky.”A truly self made and independent genius of modern music with…

Rough Trade Podcasts

Rough Trade Edit Podcast 28 with Dry Cleaning

"We sat in Wimpy two years ago and had a conversation if we were gonna be a band…. we weren’t totally yes, it was a…