Label Focus: Relapse Records

"Every single person at Relapse is a music fan first, which flows through to the work that we do. Beyond that, we’re lucky to…

Album of the Year So Far 2024 | Rough Trade US

Did your favorite make the cut? Below, (in no particular order) explore 31 albums that have been the most important, influential and adored by us at…

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…

Shoplifting with Habibi

Brooklyn based Garage girl group Habibi chats influences spanning the globe on our newest shoplifting session. Photos by Olivia Cummings Dreamachine, Habibi’s mesmerizing new record…

In Profile: The Marías

The Marías make a splash with their new album Submarine. Submarine represents themes of solitude and exploration for The Marías, delving into the complexities of human…

Ranked: Beastie Boys' Greatest Albums

"if you know me you'll know this is impossible. MCA, Adrock and Mike D aka the Beastie Boys have been, still are and…

Label Focus: Lex Records

"We have rappers, beat makers, left-field rock artists and techno producers. We’ve worked a lot on film and audio with Alan Moore and Mitch…

In Profile: Dehd

Dehd kicks off 2024 by releasing their fifth studio album, Poetry via Fat Possum Records. Following the whirlwind success of Dehd’s fourth album Blue Skies…

Shoplifting with The Lemon Twigs

Brothers Brian and Michael D'Addario are continuing the momentum of a whirlwind 2023, evolving vision and voice, distilling a history lesson of baroque and…

Shoplifting with Molly Lewis

Consider this your invitation to Café Molly, a lounge bar like they don’t make them anymore. The lights are low, the martinis are ice cold,…

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…

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,…

Guide to indieplaza: RSD 2024

We are so excited to have our 3rd free festival indieplaza, co-presented by Rockefeller Center, in New York City on April 20th for Record Store Day!…

In Profile: Phosphorescent

Phosphorescent’s Matthew Houck is back with Revelator, a new album of nine original songs that marks his debut for Verve Records. Grappling with the quiet…