On The Rise

What's best next. Putting a spotlight on the emerging music we are most excited for you to hear, to follow and become a fan of.
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On The Rise

On The Rise: Scruffpuppie

Sad songs and emotional optimism. Scruffpuppie is the lo-fi visionary we need to buoy up and burnish our darkest days. It was only a matter of…

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On The Rise: Silas Short

A vivid, raw and inspiriting indie-soul debut and the catalyst to your long-term love affair with Chicago's newest R&B luminary. Silas Short is an…

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On The Rise: Witch Fever

A riff-ridden ride of damn good doom-punk.Meet Witch Fever, the Manchester four-piece wielding their gratifying and glorious grunge poetry, arming their ever-growing fanbase with a…

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On The Rise: Yard Act

The Leeds quartet's debut album 'The Overload' retains and builds on all the brilliance of the early singles that flew out the racks at Rough Trade. Exclusive vinyl.…

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On The Rise: Lady Blackbird

A bold and fearless new artist, and one to watch ignite the global jazz scene.So why you wanna fly, Blackbird? You ain't ever gonna fly…

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On The Rise: Mildred Maude

Beautiful chaos. "There aren’t really any rules other than that our core is guitar, bass and drums” say Cornish trio Mildred Maude. It's a statement…

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On The Rise: Geese

Bidding wars, basements and sneaker mic stands... Some might call it chance, but we're siding with fate. Believe the hype. Little-known Brooklyn NYC five-piece Geese emerged…

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On The Rise: FUR

Don your best button downs and get ready to be charmed by a masterful ensemble. There ain't no faux in this FUR. It's easy to feel…

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Rough Trade On The Rise

What's best next.At Rough Trade, our passion has always been about seeking out and championing the very best in new music - the most exciting,…