Rough Trade

  1. Record Store Day New York: Rough Trade, Generation Records, Permanent Records

    April 20, 2014 8:57 PM EDT April 19's seventh annual Record Store Day was wildly successful in New York, so much so that music fans were still lining up outside stores past 4pm waiting for a chance to purchase coveted releases issued specially for the day. At least tha ...

  2. Rough Trade NYC Store Puts All Live Performances 'On-Hold'

    December 05, 2013 1:30 PM EST Rough Trade NYC’s brand-spanking-new Brooklyn retail and venue space is temporarily putting all its live performance "on hold" to "allow additional sound remediation," according to a release put out by the store. The retail po ...

  3. Rough Trade Will Open Flagship U.S. Store Nov. 25 in New York (Exclusive)

    September 17, 2013 7:00 AM EDT Rough Trade, the iconic London music retailer that spawned Rough Trade Records and served as a cradle for post-punk music in the late 1970s, will open its first flagship store in the U.S. in New York on Monday, November 25. The store, a 15,00 ...

  4. Indie Beat: A2IM Heads to Brazil, Rough Trade Posts 25% Growth, and NXNE Gets a New Director

    April 16, 2013 3:50 PM EDT A2IM Heads South A2IM and representatives from 11 indie labels are headed south of the border this week. VP Records, Dead Oceans, Naxos, Yep Roc and more will join American Association for Independent Music president Rich Bengloff on a mission ...

  5. Rough Trade NYC Opening in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

    April 11, 2012 8:04 AM EDT Rough Trade Retail Group (RTRG) today announced it will be opening a branch of the famed London music retailer Rough Trade in Williamsburg, New York. The store is due to open in the fall. The store will be larger than Rough Trade East, London stor ...

  6. Beggars Group Opens West Coast Office

    April 25, 2011 6:06 PM EDT Beggars Group , the label consortium that houses seminal indie houses Matador Records, XL Recordings, 4AD and Rough Trade, has opened up west coast offices in the Silver Lake area of Los Angeles. The move follows the west coast migration of Matado ...

  7. Rough Trade's Jeannette Lee Speaks Out On 'Sexist' Biz

    April 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Industry veteran Jeannette Lee, co-founder/joint director of the iconic U.K. independent music group Rough Trade, last night (April 21) attacked the music industry for still being sexist in the 21st century. Lee and her Rough Trade business partne ...

  8. U.K. Record Store Day Sales Up On 2009

    April 20, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Organizers of Record Store Day in the U.K. said that singles sales by volume were almost double that of last year's event. The April 17 international promotional event included numerous in-store gigs and more than 100 exclusive releases in th ...

  9. Rough Trade To Enter Fashion Trade

    July 14, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The U.K.'s Rough Trade Retail Group - operator of Rough Trade East and Rough Trade West in London - has joined with young menswear brand Topman to offer customers an in-store taste of the independent music retailer's product range. The v ...

  10. Management Acquires Rough Trade Distribution

    January 20, 2009 12:00 AM EST The management of Netherlands-based Rough Trade Distribution B.V., namely Kees van Weijen and Paul Davies, have fully acquired the company. The announcement was made today at music trade conference MIDEM. Formerly a subsidiary of German-based arva ...

  11. Beggars Group Buys Rough Trade

    July 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT U.K. independent music powerhouse Beggars Group has acquired indie Rough Trade Records for £800,000 ($1.6 million) in cash, with immediate effect. London-based Beggars said today it has reached an agreement with Sanctuary Group to buy the 49% stak ...

  12. U.K.'s Rough Trade Opens New Prototype Store

    July 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rough Trade, the iconic specialist London music store, is about to launch a new outlet which it claims is designed to revolutionize the music-retail landscape. The retailer, until now operating two small niche outlets in Central London's Cove ...

  13. Rough Trade Bolsters Caroline's Roster

    March 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST As expected, EMI-owned Caroline Distribution has confirmed that it will distribute releases from U.K.-based Rough Trade Records in the U.S. Rough Trade comes to Caroline through the indie's relationship with management firm/label group World& ...

  14. Rough Trade Links With World's Fair For U.S.

    January 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST Storied U.K. indie Rough Trade Records has linked with the World's Fair Label Group to license and market select titles for North American release, Billboard.biz has learned. World's Fair releases are handled by EMI's Caroline Distr ...

  15. Sanctuary Puts Rough Trade On The Block

    November 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST Sanctuary currently owns a 49% stake in Geoff Travis' Rough Trade, which is the label home to the Strokes, Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker, Sufjan Stevens and Arcade Fire, among others. Stock in Sanctuary Group sank 30% to 63.4p after the ailing ...

  16. Ryko Picks Up Rough Trade

    January 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST New York-based Ryko Distribution has reached a distribution agreement with London-based indie Rough Trade Records, sources say. Rough Trade, which operates as a joint venture with Sanctuary Records, w LOS ANGELES -- New York-based Ryko Distributio ...

  17. U.K. Marketing/Distribution Firm 3MV Shutters

    April 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Clients have included MoS, Rough Trade, V2. Clients have included MoS, Rough Trade, V2. News ...