Goldsmith Vintage x Rough Trade

Express yourself.Rough Trade and Goldsmith Vintage team up to celebrate the enduring love for vinyl and vintage clothing with Limited Edition range.Vintage and vinyl…

On The Rise: JayWood

Hailing from Manitoba, Canadian songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Jeremy Haywood-Smith has found his niche. The indie pop of JayWood’s roots are warped with psychedelic dance rhythms.…

Albums of the Year So Far 2022

ICYMI the last six months has produced another goddamn goldmine of new albums.From big, beautiful returns, to runaway debuts, through maximum slaps, positive ear infections,…

Albums of The Year So Far 2022

Halfway through 2022 and there’s been an abundance of great music. Already we’ve seen indie rock breakthroughs, hip-hop masterpieces, and legacy-affirming statement records from…

Rough Trade x Hello Merch

We're thrilled to announce that we have teamed up with independent merchandisers Hello Merch to bring exclusive clothing and accessories to our New York store, and…

What Your Favorite Artist is Bringing to the 4th of July Picnic

The tradition of the Fourth of July picnic, there’s nothing like it. To gather your loved ones in a park, backyard, the beach, wherever you…

Recounting: Opal by Batu

"I could never write music which wasn’t connected to Bristol in some way, it’s the bedrock of what I do. Having said that, I’…

On The Rise: NNAMDÏ

Nnamdi Ogbonnaya, better known as NNAMDÏ, has carefully crafted a unique blend of mathy pop music. A free-flowing genre-hopper with a voracious appetite for guitar riffs…

In Profile: 10 Essential R.E.M. Songs

“God, they're the greatest. They've dealt with their success like saints, and they keep delivering great music.” - Kurt Cobain to Rolling Stone (1994) Words by…

On The Rise: Phoebe Green

Profound vulnerability coated in zesty, glitchy electro-pop. Take heed.Why can I never cry I must be so dried up inside Somebody please just hurt me…

Rough Trade Essential: Jazz

"Jazz is the big brother of Revolution. Revolution follows it around." - Miles Davis A bold counter-culture movement standing for freedom of expression. Originating in New…

Shoplifting with They Hate Change

"We feel like we come from the same place as Stereolab. No one where we are from is playing jungle, footwork, or any other genres that…

Shoplifting with Nova Twins

"As two young mixed girls looking at an industry that obviously wasn't that diverse, to see three, strong, powerful Black women on the stage, that's what…

On The Rise: Wu-Lu

The noises of Miles Romans-Hopcraft, better known as Wu-Lu, are calibrated to hit with maximum impact. His new album Loggerhead is filled with pummeling syncopated jazz…

On The Rise: Marina Allen

Ingenuity for the ages.Rough Trade loyalists might already be familiar with LA musician Marina Allen after her 2021 debut Candlepower graced our front pages, oozing…