shame | Live Review & Photoset

On the day that their album 'Songs of Praise' was unleashed, someone released shame into the Live Room at Rough Trade. Here's what ensued.
New Year/New Noise

New Year/New Noise | Live Preview

This weekend, for one last glorious time, New Year/New Noise will show you that there's so much more out there than you think.

Shame | Live Preview

Shame play Rough Trade on the day that their debut album is released. Consider it as much a of celebration as an affirmation. 2018 starts here.

Gigs of the Week | 11th-17th Jan

Just before touring season goes off the scale in late January and early February, we bring you our second more homespun Gigs of the Week of 2018.
Why We Love

Why We Love | Live Review & Photoset

Why We Love provide a uniquely bright outlook on life, with a light-hearted commentary to boot. Who doesn't need that on a Friday night?
Gigs of the Week

Gigs of the Week | 4th-10th Jan

January’s first Gigs of the Week features some excellent local acts and smaller local venues, as well as established heavyweights from further afield.
Gigs of the Week

Why We Love | Live Preview

Make sure you brighten up the early days of January with the first performance of the year from this upbeat alt-pop four-piece.

Guest Picks – January With: Independent Venue Week

Chloe Ward, UK Director of Independent Venue Week (IVW) shares her favourites picks for January.
Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott

Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott | Live Review

Where Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott often lack critical acclaim, they make up for in the rabid nature of those that still take inspiration from their music.


How to christen the new live room at the recently-opened Rough Trade shop in Bristol? The answer is simple - Idles. See the images; smell the mayhem.