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Rough Trade Edit

Browse, Play, ListenIntroducing Rough Trade Edit, our choice of the best new and recent albums, updated every week, available in store and online, supported with dedicated…

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Album of the Month - January 2020

The Big Moon - Walking Like We DoAn all-round bigger, broader, bolder sound. A true tonic for the absurdity of our modern everyday life. Who The…

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Albums of the Year of the Decade

Fancied a trip down memory lane and thought it would only be fair to share. As we reach the end of the 'Teenies' (?!), we couldn't resist…

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Album of the Month - December 2019

Mix Master Mike - ConquestRough Trade World Exclusive! Box fresh jams so sick they're are practically deceased from the legendary Serial Wax Killer. Mike and Rough…

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US Compilations and Reissues of the Year 2019

Revealed! Our Compilations and Reissues of the Year for 2019!We've had our say on the best new music in our annual Albums of the Year…

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UK Compilations and Reissues of the Year 2019

Revealed! Our Compilations and Reissues of the Year for 2019!We've had our say on the best new music in our annual Albums of the Year…

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Albums of the Year 2019

Revealed! Our Albums of the Year for 2019! Discover our Top 10 below, alongside numerous special exclusive editions and releases. You can also browse the Top…

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Album of the Month - November 2019

Cigarettes After Sex - Cry Dark times and dark nights but it's okay - wrap yourself in this sumptuous blanket of comforting sounds and let it…

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UK Label Focus - Transgressive

If ever there's a label that knows how to bottle lightning, it's Transgressive.…

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Album of the Month - October 2019

A grunge-shoegaze pop dream built on woozy guitars, roaring choruses and powerful songs.…