On The Rise UK

On The Rise: Wunderhorse

A thoroughly brilliant, raw modern rock band. Following success with debut album Cub in 2022, British band Wunderhorse cement their departure from a solo outfit with…

Shoplifting with Charlotte Day Wilson

"Hearing [Stereolab's] Dots and Loops in high school was totally transformative for me - I had never heard anything like it before and…

Album of the Month - May 2024

Camera Obscura - Look to the East, Look to the West Merge Records A mighty return from one of Glasgow's greatest. Camera Obscura'…

Rough Trade x Cambridge Audio

"Together, we aim to set the standard for excellence in retail audio." Rough Trade is excited to partner with British music and audio pioneer,…

Rough Trade Essential: Pop

Memorable melodies, accessible anthems, music consumed on mass appeal. Pop music has always been music of the moment. It's hard to pin down what…

Talking Heads' Best Songs

Ahead of their festival debut at Wide Awake, the team behind Byrne's Night curate a list of the American new wave band's…

Ranked: Talking Heads' Greatest Albums

"Nothing quite sounded like Remain in Light before, and nothing really has since. Same as it ever was." One of the most enigmatic bands…

On The Rise: Zsela

A contemporary visionary strengthened by artistic communion. New York City native Zsela Thompson's debut album Big For You is set to release this summer,…

Liverpool in 20 Songs

"Few songs give you the option to feel that deeply in the first instance, but The Killing Moon gives you that sized canvas to project…

Album of the Month - April 2024

English Teacher - This Could Be Texas Island Piercing lyricism and invigorating versatility, the left-field Leeds rockers step up to the plate as guitar music'…

In Conversation with Giles Martin and Iain Cooke (Back To Black)

"We worked on listening to¬†Amy, analysing her, but at the same time it was really important that Marisa wasn't just an Amy…

Ranked: Taylor Swift's Greatest Albums

"It makes me smile bittersweetly when considering that Taylor has been a superstar since day one but she would spend almost her entire career earning…

Rough Trade x Marshall Group

"...this newly forged alliance continues our commitment to nurturing and supporting emerging artists and enabling a new generation of musicians." Rough Trade announces brand…

Shoplifting with Lucy Boynton and Justin H. Min (The Greatest Hits)

"All of my playlists and all of my relationships with the songs within them are so nostalgia-based. I know exactly where I was and with…

In Profile: Amy Winehouse

"Music is the only thing that will give and give and give and not take." Amy Winehouse In 2011 the world lost one of…