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  • Moby announces spring 'tour' dates in Los Angeles and New York

    Moby announces spring 'tour' dates in Los Angeles and New York

    Just a few days following the announcement that Moby will be releasing his fourth album in two years, it was revealed on Wednesday afternoon that the popular DJ will now be performing a pair of shows at Rough Trade in Brooklyn, N.Y. and The Echo in Los Angeles this spring. The shows are scheduled...
  • Watch Chad VanGaalen's trippy, award-winning animated short 'TARBOZ'

    Watch Chad VanGaalen's trippy, award-winning animated short 'TARBOZ'

    Canadian indie rocker Chad VanGaalen is a multi-talented musician who defies expectations with each new album. But VanGaalen’s skill isn’t limited to the sonic sphere. He’s also an award-winning illustrator and animator who has done his own album artwork as well as a slew of animated videos for his...
  • Diarrhea Planet will wrap their fall tour with NYE shows at Rough Trade NYC

    Diarrhea Planet will wrap their fall tour with NYE shows at Rough Trade NYC

    Anyone who claims that there’s no spirit left in rock and roll, has clearly yet to attend a Diarrhea Planet show. The six-piece, guitar-armored rock outfit from Nashville have built a dedicated following across the country over the past few years thanks to their wildly fun on-stage antics and...
  • The Ghost of Paul Revere construct fall tour

    The Ghost of Paul Revere construct fall tour

    Portland, ME folk products The Ghost of Paul Revere are bringing their foot-stomping sound across the U.S. this fall. The quartet will tour in support of their upcoming release, Monarch, which hits store on Oct. 27. Check out the complete tour routing below. The trek is currently underway as the...
  • Groovy rockers Aqueous map out extensive fall tour

    Groovy rockers Aqueous map out extensive fall tour

    Buffalo-based groove rockers Aqueous have solidified their extensive 2017 fall tour. The four-piece kicks off their fall run in Steamboat Springs, Colorado on Sept. 7 ahead of a play at the inaugural Canyon Jam at the scenic Mishawaka Amphitheatre in Bellvue, CO on Sept 8. The tour will then take...
  • AXS Patio Sessions: Watch FLETCHER talk about being a songwriter, being real

    AXS Patio Sessions: Watch FLETCHER talk about being a songwriter, being real

    The AXS Patio Sessions kicked off its 2017 season last week and welcomed up-and-coming popstar, FLETCHER. At just 23 years old, her songs have been streamed more than 60 million times on Spotify and she just announced her first U.S. tour.  When FLETCHER visited the AXS Patio, she discussed what it...
  • Interview: Tangina Stone talks SoundCloud, Nelly Furtado and more ahead of Rough Trade show

    Interview: Tangina Stone talks SoundCloud, Nelly Furtado and more ahead of Rough Trade show

    Tangina Stone is not one to stay quiet about being boxed in by just one or two musical genres, especially when it comes to record store classification handed down by bloggers and journalists. In a market full of hip-hop, synth-pop and garage rock bands all competing for an audience, Stone’s blissful...
  • The Horrors to host two record release shows at Rough Trade in Brooklyn

    The Horrors to host two record release shows at Rough Trade in Brooklyn

    Why throw one concert to celebrate the release of a new album when you could throw two? That’s the idea that London-based rock band The Horrors had in mind when scheduling a pair of concerts at Brooklyn’s Rough Trade on Sept. 18 and 19. Two nights should be enough time to celebrate the release of...
  • Irish rockers The Coronas will tour North America this November

    Irish rockers The Coronas will tour North America this November

    The Irish rock band known as The Coronas (formerly Corona) will be making their way over to the U.S. and Canada for a quick North American tour starting Nov. 5 in Toronto, and ending less than three weeks later in Toronto on Nov. 18. Announced earlier this week, the four piece band will tour mostly...
  • Interview: French Horn Rebellion and Violet Sands talk bringing musical spirit of 2000s New York City to the present ahead of label launch c

    Interview: French Horn Rebellion and Violet Sands talk bringing musical spirit of 2000s New York City to the present ahead of label launch concert

    10 years ago, New York City was a booming indie rock haven. The Strokes were the kings of the city’s musical explosion, and the first decade of the new millennium was anything but the dance and electronic styles that run mainstream music today. French Horn Rebellion, an electro-pop group founded by...
  • XYLØ announce first headlining ‘Alive’ tour

    XYLØ announce first headlining ‘Alive’ tour

    Electro-pop duo XYLØ have announced their first ever national headlining tour, which starts on Sept. 6 in Santa Barbara, Calif., and wraps up just over a month later at Los Angeles’ Teragram Ballroom on Oct. 13. Announced earlier this week, the tour will continue to support their debut EP, America...
  • Astrid S maps out Party's Over tour

    Astrid S maps out Party's Over tour

    Astrid S has come a long way from being placed fifth in the Norwegian version of the popular Pop Idol. Ever since that apparent heartbreak, Astrid S (b. Astrid Smeplass) has gone on to take the Norwegian music world by storm. In 2013, her singles debut, “Shattered” shattered the Norway charts...
  • Electro-pop musician Max Frost will head out on his first national headlining tour this fall. 

    Max Frost to embark on first national headlining tour this fall

    Rising electronic pop artist Max Frost will set off on his first ever headlining tour this fall. The 24-year-old multi-instrumentalist announced his A.D.D. Tour earlier this week, which will include 30 total shows starting on Sept. 25 in Phoenix, AZ and coming to an end a few months later on Nov....
  • Big Thief add Brooklyn dates to US tour

    Big Thief add Brooklyn dates to US tour

    So far this week, indie rockers Big Thief have released a new single with “Mary,” and have added a few more shows to their already busy summer tour. The group was already planning to celebrate the release of their upcoming Capacity album on June 9 with a hometown show at Rough Trade. They’ve now...
  • Now, Now announce return with mysterious video and new tour dates

    Now, Now announce return with mysterious video and new tour dates

    Indie darlings Now, Now have returned after nearly 5 years in the dark, releasing a series of mysterious videos across their Twitter and announcing several tour dates across the U.S. this summer. The group, which has been expanded from the original duo of KC Dalager and Brad Hale, now includes a...
  • Oh Wonder to preview 'Ultralife' on spring US tour

    Oh Wonder to preview 'Ultralife' on spring US tour

    Dynamic London pop duo Oh Wonder have announced a small run of North American tour dates to preview their new album, Ultralife. The shows will take place across New York state including a special date at Brooklyn's Rough Trade, before heading to Higher Ground in Vermont and closing out the run in...
  • Tom Shackleford

    Photos: Mail The Horse continue to blossom at Brooklyn’s Rough Trade

    New York rock band Mail The Horse are a musical cocktail made up of half part 1990s alternative/grunge dirtiness, and half country melodic bliss. Perhaps that is why they were the perfect opening act to Delta Spirit’s Matthew Logan Vasquez at Rough Trade in Brooklyn over the weekend. The gig was a...
  • Twiddle’s Mihali Savoulidis maps out intimate solo trek

    Twiddle’s Mihali Savoulidis maps out intimate solo trek

    This summer, Twiddle lead singer Mihali Savoulidis will be embarking upon a short solo tour of the East coast. The jam band veteran will be performing shows in Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and multiple venues in New York include Brooklyn’s own Rough Trade. Tickets for this group of intimate...
  • Rasputina adds additional dates to Thanks for the Ether tour

    Rasputina adds additional dates to Thanks for the Ether tour

    This summer, cello-driven rock band Rasputina will be extending their current Thanks for the Ether tour with nine additional dates. At every one of the group’s upcoming tour dates, they will perform their 1996 debut album, Thanks for the Ether, in full. The band’s new dates will include stops in...
  • Gorillaz will celebrate the release of their new album with a show at Rough Trade in Brooklyn next Tuesday. 

    Gorillaz will play an intimate show at Rough Trade in Brooklyn ahead of album release

    The upcoming release of Gorillaz’ fifth studio LP in Humanz, might just be the most highly anticipated new album of 2017 thus far. The band made up of Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett have created excitement on all fronts throughout the past six months with subtle hints, a politically-heavy new single...
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