In Profile: Culture's Two Sevens Clash

Forty-five years since its initial release, time has been nothing but kind to Culture’s groundbreaking debut. Two Sevens Clash is one of roots reggae’s…

Rough Trade Essential: Debut Albums

Let's take it back to the start.One of the most significant moments of any music career, a debut album is the first opportunity for an…

Wide Awake 2022: Yard Act return to the South London Indie Mecca

"It was the first time I’d stood in a tight crowd watching music since March 2020 and I cried."After debuting in 2021 following pandemic…

Rough Trade Staffers Moms Favorite Records

From the records we inherit from their collection, to the songs we play out of rebellion, our parents leave an indelible mark on how we interact…

Album of the Month - May 2022

Sharon Van Etten We've Been Going About This All Wrong Jagjaguwar A stunning meditation on life’s changes, SVE's intensely personal new work is both sonically…

On The Rise: DC Gore

Dance floor ready, synthesised to perfection. You may already be familiar with Dominic Gore, formerly one third of South London trio Little Cub. Since the trio…

Recounting: Nervous At Night by Charlie Hickey

"I think meeting Phoebe (Bridgers) made the idea of doing what I love feel a lot more tangible and she’s always supported me in that…

Record Store Day 2022

Thank you for a fantastic Record Store Day 2022! ALL REMAINING STOCK NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE! Giveaway winning numbers are 181, 5, 36, 83, 98, 29, 43,…

Welcome to the Warehouse

Go behind the scenes and discover the place where we fulfil (quite literally) your online record store wishes to the very best of our ability, aided…

On The Rise: Bartees Strange

Bartees Strange wasted no time asserting himself as one of indie rock’s most promising acts, and now he’s under the spotlight. The ambitions for…

On The Rise: Bartees Strange

Ever cognisant of his roots, meet the multi-talented Washington D.C. fascinator ripping up the indie rock rulebook. When he was 12, Bartees Leon Cox Jr.…

Record Store Day 2022

Everything you need to know about Record Store Day at Rough Trade...Following two disrupted, though brilliant years, Record Store Day is back proper in 2022…

30 TikTok Hits Ranked by Rough Trade

How we interact with music is always and always will be changing. Look at how our beloved vinyl came and went as the dominant audio format,…

Album Of The Month - April 2022

Jack White - Fear of the Dawn Third Man A hot boiling pot of industrial-flavoured guitars, bluesy rhythms, frenetic energy and hip hop beats, the iconoclastic…

Rough Trade Essential

The most influential, seminal and timeless releases, transforming the boundaries of genre, paving the way for artists to come.Rough Trade Essential. The title awarded to…