Rough Trade celebrates 40 years with journal launch
Rough Trade celebrates 40 years with journal launch

Rough Trade celebrates 40 years with journal launch

This GIGsoup article was written by Adam Mallaby. Edited by Stephen Butchard.

To celebrate 40 years of their iconic music business, Rough Trade have launched a special journal, told through the stories of over 100 contributors from the world of music, literature, art and film.

The journal features 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.

London based art collective Le Gun provided the jacket illustration and a foreword has been written by Thurston Moore, whose Ecstatic Peace Library imprint are co-publishers. 

The journal includes a 7″ with an exclusive track featuring John Grant, Will Burns and John (Arthur) Webb, and is available now to pre-order. 

Rough Trade celebrates 40 years with journal launch