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…

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,…

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: 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: 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…

On The Rise: High Vis

Rage and beauty. The UK punks take all the vigour of their hardcore past and channel it into a meticulous swell of sonic optimism. Former hardcore…

Preview: A Likely Lad

Peter Doherty with Simon Spence A Likely Lad The long-awaited, candid memoir from Peter Doherty, exploring his darkest moments with astonishing frankness, his trademark wit and…

Rough Trade x Dark Arts Coffee

It's a hit.If you've visited us at Rough Trade Bristol or Rough Trade East over the last few weeks, you might have noticed something a…

Album of the Month - June 2022

Horsegirl Versions Of Modern PerformanceMatador Driven garage rock with instrumentation that ebbs and flows, giving you warmth, keeping you hooked and eager for more.Horsegirl -…

Shoplifting with Home Counties

"In our own music, we start on the computer. But it's when we actually play the songs, that's when we make them more punky. And more…

Shoplifting with Hater

"I chose ABBA obviously. The 'Gold, Greatest Hits.' I like to party." Joining us for the latest Rough Trade racks rummage are Swedish indie-pop/rock…

On The Rise: CVC

A riffin' and a rollin' riotous rock revelation. Formed in 2019 as a 'jam band', Welsh six-piece Church Village Collective (or CVC for short) took their…