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Concert Column: Sloan @ Rough Trade NYC 6.29.15

I’d been waiting quite some time to see Sloan, a Toronto-based rock/power pop band. They were here this past fall at the Bowery Ballroom in support of their most recent album,  283 more words


The Stars of Heaven '28'

The Stars of Heaven were formed in Dublin in 1983 and released two albums on Rough Trade before they split in 1990.

They wanted to be ‘Ireland’s answer to The Byrds, Gram Parsons and the Velvet Underground all in one package’ and for that dream alone I feel like posting this video of ’28’ from the second of those two albums, ‘Speak Slowly’.

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"Girl In A Band" - Kim Gordon's Memoirs & Sonic Youth (and a bit of Viv Albertine)

I’ve just finished reading Kim Gordon’s memoirs, “Girl In A Band”. Kim is primarily known as a member of Sonic Youth, probably one of the most influential American bands of the last 25 years. 1,236 more words


Fame, fame, fatal fame... Morrissey: Misery in Bitesize Chunks gets a bit of press

Since the brilliant Takeover event in London last month I’ve had some good news – Morrissey: Misery in Bitesize Chunks is now being stocked by… 74 more words

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Rough Trade - All Touch

Rough Trade was a New Wave and Rock band from Canada. They were active from 1968 to 1988. The two core members of the band were… 73 more words


Rock and photography

One of my favourite new shops in Nottingham is Rough Trade records in Hockley. Their timing has been pretty perfect in tapping into the rejuvenated vinyl record movement. 170 more words