Rough Trade NYC

Staff Picks of the Year 2018

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 Dead Can Dance to Panopticon, Tirzah to The Other Years. Click on their names to see their full Top 10 list:

Adrian - Dead Can Dance - Dionysus

Craig - Caroline Rose - Loner

Dennis - Mick Harvey & Christopher Richard Barker - The Fall and Rise of Edgar Bourchier and the Horrors of War

Dima - Kikagaku Mayo - Masana Temples

Ed Zed - Lolina - The Smoke

George - Yo La Tengo - There's A Riot Going On

Hafi - Bunny Michael - Afterlyfe EP

Ian - Tirzah - Devotion

Jen - Ursula K. Le Guin and Todd Barton - Music and Poetry of the Kesh

Jill - Phosphorescent - C'est La Vie

Kris - Panopticon - The Scars of Man on the Once Nameless Wilderness - Part 2

Lio - Powell Peralta - The Search For Animal Chin Soundtrack

Mel - Beak> - >>>

Nathan - Khruangbin - Con Todo El Mundo

Sarah - Florence and The Machine - High As Hope

Ski - Chris Carter - Chemistry Lessons Volume 1

Stewart - Heilung - Lifa

Tiffany - Drinks - Hippo Lite

Tommy - The Other Years - The Other Years

Zach - Leon Vynehall - Nothing Is Still