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Rough Trade recommends: Manuel Gottsching

After the dissolution of Ash Ra Tempel in the mid-’70s, Gottsching began working solo as Ashra, moving away from his earlier band’s wooly psychedelic rock and toward structures based on… Read more

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Rough Trade recommends: Betty Davis – The Columbia
Years 1968 – 69

Everyone with an interest in music has heard of Prince, Erykah Badu and The Roots, and most have heard of Outkast and Rick James. But very few have heard of Betty Davis… Read more

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Sleeve notes: Bruce Usher on D’Angelo’s Black Messiah

Five music-lovers from the world of art and design share thealbum artwork that has stuck with them since they first laid eyeson it, and the effect the music itself had… Read more

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Rough Trade recommends: Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings

It is that Christmas time of year again, and there is nothing we like more than a great seasonal album, and it helps if has just the right amount of… Read more

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Sarah Cracknell – Red Kite

I guess Sarah is best known for being the singer in pop sophisticates Saint Etienne, but she has had a pretty active solo singing career too: one previous album, Lipslide… Read more

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Rough Trade recommends: Nadine Shah – Fast Food

In reality she is of Norwegian Pakistani parents from the deepest North East England, but in my dreams she is really the bastard offspring of Nick Cave and Polly Harvey.… Read more

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Rough Trade recommends: Smoke Fairies – Wild Winter

I love Christmas music – my collection grows every year – but this has real longevity. Asked by RT to record an album of Christmas songs the girls have come… Read more

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Rough Trade recommends: Wayne Cochran – Goin’ Back to Miami

After all the years that I have been selling records there are still things out there waiting to be discovered and I just love it when something new to me… Read more

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Rough Trade recommends: The Delines – Colfax

Will Vlautin is a busy man – his main band Richmond Fontaine have released 10 albums of dark modern country, and he has also written 4 novels. The latest, The… Read more