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Rough Trade recommends: St. Paul & The Broken Bones – Half The City

Hot out of the deep south of the US come the latest soul band who are about to break big. Coming on like the Alabama Shakes – not that surprising… Read more

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Rough Trade recommends: Tom The Lion – Sleep

The remarkable return of a Rough Trade favourite and bestseller. Tom the Lion is an enigma. Unafraid to experiment, yet with a gift for classic songwriting, he might just prove… Read more

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Rough Trade recommends: Divided And United – Various Artists

Nearly 150 years after the Civil War ended, America is still both fascinated and haunted by the events that tore the country apart while  defining a vision of this nation… Read more

Rough Trade recommends London Grammar

Rough Trade recommends: London Grammar, If You Wait

I am not sure what the judges for the Mercury Prize were looking for so I cannot understand how this album didn’t make onto their short list. In fact I… Read more

Rough Trade recommends: Daughn Gibson's Me Moan

Rough Trade recommends: Daughn Gibson, Me Moan

It’s probably best to get the elephant out in the open right at the start. I know there are many marmite voices (some misguided people think Bob Dylan can’t sing?),… Read more

Rough Trade Recommends Matthew E White's The Big Inner

Rough Trade recommends: Matthew E White, Big Inner

Choirs, strings, tambourines, brass, woodwind – all present and correct on track one of Matthew E. White’s new album Big Inner, and it just gets more warm and lush as… Read more

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Listen and you’ll see: Richard King on M/A/R/R/S

In many ways ‘Pump Up The Volume’ is an archetypal one hit wonder. The creators of the track M/A/R/R/S were a one-off project that was convened in the studio as… Read more

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Listen and you’ll see – sonic breakthroughs in independent music

In a new series of articles curated by Richard King, a selection of highly regarded writers locate several moments when artist and labels, whether by accident or design (or both) achieved… Read more