Shoplifting with Mo Troper

Mo Troper's affinity for demos and bootlegs is obvious in our newest shoplifting session. Portland musician Mo Troper's latest album, Troper Sings…

Record Store Day 2024

Browse the list of titles below and make sure to review the guidelines ahead of the celebration. See you in April! BROWSE RECORD STORE DAY 2024…

Shoplifting with Dirt Buyer

Songwriter Joe Sutkowski of Dirt Buyer contemplates the beauty and disaster around him on sophomore album Dirt Buyer II. Dirt Buyer II (their first record on…

Shoplifting w/ They Hate Change

They Hate Change are sonic omnivores, obsessive deep-divers, lovers of rare and radical sounds. photos by Olivia Cummings The Tampa Bay production/rap duo have announced…

Shoplifting with SPRINTS

Dublin garage punk sweethearts, SPRINTS, are turning heads and ready to make their mark on the indie music scene. SPRINTS' debut album Letter to Self…

Rough Trade Essential: Greatest Guitar Albums

"Replace the generic cliches with genuinely raw lyrics, the pristine, over-the-top production, with grit and power, and the trite, self-indulgent guitar solos, with a style…

On The Rise: gglum

As she’s gotten older, Ella Smoker, AKA gglum, has found that her subconscious has been trying to tell her “some pretty wacky stuff” Thoughts will…

Rough Trade Essential: Shoegaze

One of indie-rock's finest subgenres. With warm waves of distortion, limitless guitar texture and the most ethereal vocals - shoegaze is music for dreamers.…

Most Anticipated Albums of 2024

SO many amazing new releases from our favorite bands including The Smile, Yard Act, Kali Uchis, MGMT, and more! From long-awaited returns to debut albums, 2024…

Shoplifting with Slow Pulp

Chicago based indie darlings Slow Pulp stopped by Rough Trade NYC ahead of their in-store performance to chat shoe-gaze and early Coldplay. On their ANTI- Records…

Top 10 In-Stores 2023

From mosh pits to intimate performances by some of the greats, 2023 was a great year for in-stores! Yet again, Rough Trade NYC brought out some…

Shoplifting with Philip Selway

"For me I felt what was important as a drummer was to find that voice and that's what excites me, finding that musical…

In Profile: Khraungbin

Khruangbin closes out their Live album collection with a recording at one of the most celebrated venues on earth, the Sydney Opera House. The Houston based…

Compilations and Reissues of the Year 2023 | Rough Trade US

The wildest, weirdest, most nostalgic, most beautiful, most party-starting reissues and compilations from 2023. Traverse hip hop’s prime cuts from The Daisy Age, revel in…

Vinyl Albums of the Year 2023 | Rough Trade US

As another year draws to a close we take a moment to think about all the good music that came out of it. From debut records…