Rough Trade shops celebrate 40th anniversary


One of our most beloved record shops Rough Trade is celebrating it’s 40th anniversary this year, and to mark the occasion their releasing a fantastic 40th anniversary celebratory journal.

“A celebration of 40 years of an iconic music company’s existence, told through the stories of over 100 contributors from the world of music, literature, art and film featuring exclusive content from Brian Eno, Viv Albertine, Josh T Pearson, Jarvis Cocker, Mark Ronson, Bill Drummond, John Grant, Kate Tempest,The Raincoats, David Shrigley, Green Gartside and many more.  With jacket illustration from London based art collective Le Gun and a foreword from Thurston Moore, whose Ecstatic Peace Library imprint are co-publishers. “

To launch the journal we’re delighted to announce that Heavenly’s own Jeff Barrett will be playing records on the night of Tuesday 8th March at Rough Trade East. He will be joined by host Thurston Moore as well as featuring an ‘In Conversation’ with The Raincoats and author/poet Lavinia Greenlaw.

There will also be a reading from author Richard Milward, and a live performance from 1965 Records’ Black Peaches, as well as DJ sets from James Endeacott (1965 Records), + Simon Raymonde (Bella Union).

Head over to the Rough Trade website for all the latest news & information on their anniversary event & journal.

Check their website here. 


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