Label Focus: Winspear

"Whether it’s intentional or not, we often gravitate towards consistently strong songwriters. Most artists can stumble upon a great song if they write enough of…

Shoplifting with Dayglow

Dayglow is the indie-pop project of Austin based artist Sloan StrublePhotos by Olivia Cummings Dayglow returns with his third album People In Motion. Fun and colorful,…

In Profile: Belle and Sebastian

Glasgow indie-pop sweethearts Belle and Sebastian have held a reputation for being an international sensation since their 1996 breakthrough.Accomplishing mountains of acclaim in their nearly…

Shoplifting with Nick Hakim

The prolific, genre-bending singer-songwriter, Nick Hakim stopped into Rough Trade NYC before his performance at Brooklyn Steel for a Shoplifting session.photos by Olivia Cummings While…

Shoplifting with Amanda Shires

Rough Trade invites Amanda Shires, the Grammy-winning songwriter, vocalist and fiddle player to join us on our most recent installment of Shoplifting!photos by Olivia Cummings…

Most Anticipated Albums of 2023

Paramore, Tennis, Shame, and Gorillaz are only a few of the artists set to release new albums in 2023.Our most anticipated albums of 2023 consist…

Winter Sale 2023

Our biggest sale ever! Great savings on thousands of titles.Featuring albums of the year, Rough Trade Exclusives, limited edition colored vinyl, merch and many more.…

Album Covers of the Year 2022

2022 came and went, with new releases popping up constantly it was tough to focus on the accompanying artwork but these titles stuck out amongst the…

Shoplifting with Randall Poster and Lee Ranaldo

In celebration of the release of the new 20 LP box set For the Birds: The Birdsong Project, we invited Randall Poster and Sonic Youth’s…

Top 10 In-Stores 2022

From a photo op with Megan Thee Stallion to an intimate performance with Tegan and Sara, 2022 was a groundbreaking year for events!Whether it be…

The Gift Shop: 2022 Holiday Gift Guide

It's that time of the year where everyone is scavenging for the perfect gift; look no further, Rough Trade has just what you need!Whether you're…

Staff Picks 2022

Our amazing staff tell us all about their favorite albums of 2022 featuring titles from our Vinyl Albums of the Year list and more!2022 was…

Shoplifting with POND

POND are known for their psych-pop grandiosity, but their newest album ‘9’ was created with more than just their psychedelic sound in mind.Photos by Olivia…

Shoplifting with Rayland Baxter

From Mac Miller to Leonard Cohen, Rayland Baxter walks us through the inspiration behind his fourth album 'If I Were a Butterfly'Photos by Olivia Cummings After…

US Vinyl Albums of the Year 2022

Our 2022 list is a reflection of the past 12 months in music, focusing on those releases available on the vinyl format, informed by the discerning…