Rough Trade Records

#255 – Favourites of 2019 Part 3

The final podcast of 2019 sees us exploring more of our favourites from the year. We’ve been enjoying experimental South African jazz, hallucinatory music from … Read more

#231 – Girl Band, Cate le Bon, Plaid, CMPND, Mr Mitch

Sometimes we start the podcast with music to shake your body into action, other times we just assault your senses with experimental noise. This week … Read more

#215 – AK/DK, Chupame El Dedo, Bruxa Maria, Nihiloxica, Lower Slaughter

If you’re looking for unusual sounds, you don’t have to search far into this week’s podcast. The opening noise of Colombian noiseniks Chupame El Dedo … Read more

2015 retrospective

Our parting gift for 2015, an edited three hour version of our 2015 retrospectives. Featuring some of the best music from independent artists and record … Read more

#73 – 2015 retrospective (best of) part two

The second part of our 2015 retrospective takes us into newer territory, with a brand new release from an Israeli dub MC making the cut. … Read more

#60 – End of the Road Festival 2015 special

End of the Road festival 2015 kicks off this weekend. It’s our favourite UK festival and we’re delighted to investigate some of the amazing bill … Read more

#58 – Hey Colossus, Swindle, L’Orange, Ron Morelli

Everything we love about music this week. From piano hip-hop courtesy of the impeccable L’Orange, or obtuse Bollywood OSTs, or just a brand new track … Read more

#56 – Micachu & the Shapes, Madlib, Dead Fader, Onom Agemo & the Disco Jumpers

Recorded live from the sunshine at Milhoes de Festa in Barcelos, Portugal, this week’s podcast has the usual blend of the unusual. We’ve got Saharan … Read more

#31 – Gil Scott-Heron, Jamie XX, Woli Wols, Jim Noir

The first podcast of another year of inevitably wonderful independent music starts with a 1927 blues track. Take whatever political meaning out of ‘Pray While … Read more