Rough Trade

2017 Staff Picks of the Year

One of the best parts of working at a store like Rough Trade is the constant exposure to a variety of music of different rhythms, textures, tones and melodies. Our staff and their eclectic tastes are constantly adding to this musical stew, and it wouldn't be Rough Trade without them. Below is a list of our staff's #1 picks - covering everything from Myrkur to Jlin to Haim to Gunn-Truscinski Duo. Click on their names to see their full Top 10 list:

Adrian - Mareridt - Myrkur

Dennis - Year of the Rabbit - Allison Pierce

Ed Zed - Black Origami - Jlin

Erin - Melodrama - Lorde

George - Horse Jumper of Love - Horse Jumper of Love

Hafi - Black Origami - Jlin

Ian - Playboi Carti - Playboi Carti

James - Async - Ryuichi Sakamoto

Jen - Async - Ryuichi Sakamoto

Jill - Big Bad Luv - John Moreland

Kris - From Québec, With Love - SLEAZY

Lio - Tenderness - Blue Hawaii

Mel - Bay Head - Gunn-Truscinski Due

Ryan - DAMN. - Kendrick Lamar

Sarah - Something to Tell You - Haim

Savannah - GT Ultra - Guerilla Toss

Ski - Slowdive - Slowdive

Solomon - DAMN. - Kendrick Lamar

Stewart - E - Enslaved

Syd - Ctrl - SZA

Tommy - Sousoume Tamachek - Mdou Moctar

Tyler - The Source - Ali Farka Touré