Rough Trade


The Oral History of Mark E Smith

The Fall's founding member remembered by those who knew him best.


Rough Trade Books Brings Independent Music's Spirit to Publishing

Read an extract from 'The Faithful Look Away', Melissa Lee Houghton's fiction title for the iconic record label's new publishing arm here.


Lily Allen Fans Told Us The Most Shameless Thing They've Ever Done

'No Shame' is out now, so we used this opportunity to speak about sex and vomit and more sex.


Sleaford Mods and the Ballad of Britain’s Lost Rave Generation

How the Nottingham duo went from drug binges and railing at British austerity to living clean.


Watch Iggy Pop Tell Thurston Moore Stooges Stories and Jam Some Chuck Berry in New Short Film

Rough Trade's ‘I’ve Nothing But My Name’ was shot at Iggy's house in Miami.


An Interactive Soundboard Lets You Remix Pantha Du Prince

All it takes is a little button-mashing to bring Pantha Du Prince's 'The Triad' to life.


Rough Trade Will Donate January Profits from Bowie Sales to Cancer Research

The company made the announcement via Twitter.


Start Your Day with Morrissey Motivational Posters

Feel the feels Joan of Arc felt.


Should Venues Ban the Selfie Stick?

UK venues have already started banning The Stick. Should the US do the same?


These Are the British Record Labels That Killed It in 2014

We wanted to shine a light on some of the label’s that have chaperoned us through the year. You guys have been fucking great.


Here's Some Gear Porn from Moog's Rough Trade Residency

"A twisted, pummeling wall of sound"