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Label Focus

Moshi Moshi

Rough Trade’s Label Focus for August 2017 is our old friends, Moshi Moshi. The company began as a label back in 1998 and literally defined an era by providing us with artists such as Bloc Party, Hot Chip, Kate Nash, Florence and the Machine, Tilly and the Wall, and a whole bunch of others. These days it’s a label and a management company representing an array of amazing artists such as Wesley Gonzalez, Girl Ray, Sweet Baboo, Alexis Taylor, Anna Meredith, Meilyr Jones, Slow Club and Teleman and next year they will be celebrating 20 years of doing what they do.

To celebrate Moshi Moshi being our Label Focus, they have repressed the following releases exclusively for Rough Trade:

Hot Chip
Coming On Strong
Rough Trade Exclusive - Limited to 500 Copies on Yellow Vinyl.

Girl Ray
Earl Grey
Rough Trade Exclusive White Coloured Vinyl (700 Copies) with Bonus 7"of Trouble / Where Am I Now?, Bonus CD and Download.

Florence and The Machine
Kiss with a Fist
Rough Trade Exclusive - 500 Copies repress.

The Wave Pictures
Instant Coffee Baby
Rough Trade Exclusive - 500 Copies on White Vinyl with Bonus 7".

Slow Club
Yeah So
Rough Trade Exclusive - 500 Copies with New Artwork.

Anna Meredith
Nautilus
Rough Trade Exclusive -Limited Edition one off pressing on Etched 12” Vinyl - 500 copies.

Podcast

Liv speaks to Stephen and Michael from Moshi Moshi about the history of the label - They also play a varied selection of the labels stand-out tracks.

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Label founders Michael & Stephen - Photo by Hollie Fernando.