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Exhibitions

25 June - 3 August

Our Woodland Birds - an exhibition by Matt Sewell

Matt Sewell will be showcasing work from his latest book. ..  Our Woodland Birds . Signed copies will be available from Wednesday 25th June. We've also managed to secure a handful of copies of Matt's brand new children's book too entitled 'Tigers Teas Don't Come With Peas.'
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4 August - 31 August

Grunge Diary - An exhibition by Steve Gullick

The underground US rock scene of the late '80s was the crucible for a remarkable outpouring of raw, visceral spirit. Inspired by already legendary figureheads like Sonic Youth and Butthole Surfers, wave upon wave of bands threw down their inhibitions and quite literally amplified their generation's discontent. The purest fount of this energy was found in the flesh, at live gigs, and the man who..
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August

 
Forthcoming in-store performances, events and signings at Rough Trade East, Rough Trade West and Rough Trade New York.

East

BFI presents... WERNER HERZOG DAY

Friday
August 22, 6:30pm


NO WRISTBAND NEEDED, JUST COME DOWN ON THE EVENING

Pre-Order DVD  here  or Blu-Ray here
DJ Cherrystones set of Herzog-inspired German film music from 6pm
Celebrate a legend of German cinema at a free screening of The Great Ecstasy of Woodcarver Steiner (1975, 45 mins), Werner Herzog's rarely-shown documentary about a champion ski-jumper. The film will be introduced ..
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NYC

FROG EYES / PS I LOVE YOU

Saturday
August 23, 8:00pm


FROG EYES / PS I LOVE YOU

THIS IS A ROUGH TRADE NYC TICKETED EVENT

More info on how to purchase here...

$12

Doors 8pm / Show 9pm

This event is 21 and over

A Bowery Presents event
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EAST

THE PAINS OF BEING PURE AT HEART

Monday
August 25, 1:00pm


THIS IS A LUNCHTIME INSTORE

NO WRISTBAND NEEDED, JUST COME DOWN ON THE DAY

Order The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart album here...



Ostensibly a creative vehicle for singing guitarist Kip Berman (and musical friends) The Pains have been crafting supercool soundscapes since 2007 via a plethora of coloured vinyl 7" singles and a multitude of love letter from the blog community.



'Day..
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East

Gemma Ray

Monday
August 25, 5:00pm


BUY THE GEMMA RAY'S NEW ALBUM 'MILK FOR YOUR MOTORS' ON THE DAY OF THE EVENT AT ROUGH TRADE EAST AND COLLECT YOUR WRISTBAND AT THE SAME TIME OR PRE-ORDER THE GEMMA RAY BUNDLE ONLINE NOW

Milk For Your Motors sees Gemma continue with her pursuit of the dramatic, immersing herself in opposing themes of beginnings, endings, moving, standing still, and coming full circle - possibly better summ..
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NYC

COLD SPECKS

Monday
August 25, 6:30pm


THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED.

Like an off-label industrial process or cult ritual conducted in the dead of

night, an artery flowing open in spurts or a complex society on the verge of

collapse, Neuroplasticity is both terrifying and morbidly enthralling to witness.

Cold Specks has returned, two years and a world map of tours after 2012's I

Predict a Graceful Expulsion. Hailed as a..
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NYC

SOULS OF MISCHIEF SIGNING

Tuesday
August 26, 6:30pm


PURCHASE THE "THERE IS ONLY NOW" ALBUM STARTING AT 11AM ON 8/26 TO RECEIVE A WRISTBAND FOR ENTRY TO THE SIGNING AT 7PM THAT EVENING.


Souls of Mischief: There Is Only Now, the sixth album from legendary hip-hop group Souls of Mischief, is a cinematic crime tale of love, loss, and revenge. A conceptual collaboration with producer Adrian Younge and the first release on his freshly-launched ..
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East

Royal Blood

Tuesday
August 26, 7:00pm

PLEASE NOTE : THE ONLINE ALLOCATION OF WRISTBANDS HAS NOW SOLD OUT.


THERE WILL BE A LIMITED NUMBER OF WRISTBANDS AVAILABLE - FIRST COME
FIRST SERVED WITH PURCHASE OF ROYAL BLOOD'S DEBUT ALBUM 'ROYAL BLOOD' FROM MONDAY 25th AUGUST AT ROUGH TRADE EAST.
Royal Blood's remarkable breakthrough year commenced with a BBC Sound of
2014 and has continued with a succession of highlights includ..
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NYC

Rubblebucket

Wednesday
August 27, 7:00pm


RUBBLEBUCKET

THIS IS A ROUGH TRADE NYC TICKETED EVENT

More info on how to purchase here...

$20

Doors 7pm/Show 8pm

This event is 21 and over

A Bowery Presents event
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East

The Wytches

Wednesday
August 27, 7:00pm


BUY THE WYTCHES' ALBUM 'ANNABEL DREAM READER' FROM MONDAY 25th AUGUST AT ROUGH TRADE EAST AND COLLECT YOUR WRISTBAND AT THE SAME TIME OR PRE-ORDER THE WYTCHES BUNDLE ONLINE NOW



Formed in Brighton in 2011, The Wytches comprises Kristian Bell (vocals, guitar), Dan Rumsey (bass, vocals) and Gianni Honey (drums). Led by Bell's luminous lyricism, feral delivery and overdriven, undulating Ja..
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East

Dry The River

Thursday
August 28, 7:00pm


BUY DRY THE RIVER'S NEW ALBUM 'ALARMS IN THE HEART' FROM MONDAY 25th AUGUST AT ROUGH TRADE EAST AND COLLECT YOUR WRISTBAND AT THE SAME TIME OR PRE-ORDER THE DRY THE RIVER BUNDLE ONLINE NOW

Dry the River will release their second album, Alarms in the Heart, through Transgressive Records on Monday August 25th 2014.



Produced by Charlie Hugall (Florence and The Machine, Ed Sheeran), Paul..
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NYC

THUMPERS

Thursday
August 28, 8:00pm


THUMPERS

THIS IS A ROUGH TRADE NYC TICKETED EVENT

More info on how to purchase here...

$13 advance  / $15 day of show

Doors 8pm / Show 9pm

This show is 21 and over

A Bowery Presents event
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East

Cold Specks

Friday
August 29, 6:30pm


BUY COLD SPECKS' ALBUM 'NEUROPLASTICITY' FROM MONDAY 25th AUGUST AT ROUGH TRADE EAST AND COLLECT YOUR WRISTBAND AT THE SAME TIME OR PRE-ORDER THE COLD SPECKS BUNDLE ONLINE NOW

Cold Specks, aka Al Spx, has returned, two years and a world map of tours after 2012's I Predict a Graceful Expulsion. Hailed as a masterful and wholly original debut, the follow-up is radically expanded. The 26 year..
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NYC

The Handsome Family

Friday
August 29, 8:00pm


THE HANDSOME FAMILY

THIS IS A ROUGH TRADE NYC TICKETED EVENT

More info on how to purchase here...

$15 advance/$17 day of show

Doors 8pm / Show 9pm

This event is 21 and over

A Bowery Presents event
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