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Rough Trade Records Complete Artist Roster

Updated June 8, 2017 5.8k views215 items

List of Rough Trade Records artists, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This Rough Trade Records roster includes both past and present artists. Popular Rough Trade Records bands and artists are all listed here with information such as what genre the bands fall under and what albums they're known for. If you're looking for any of these Rough Trade Records band's full discographies then click on their name and you can find them here on Ranker. The artists and bands on this list might be pop, rap, rock, electronic or any other genre, but what they all have in common is that they were signed by Rough Trade Records.

List features artists like Morrissey and Arcade Fire.

This page can help answer questions like, "Who are the best Rough Trade Records bands?" and "Which artists are signed by Rough Trade Records?"

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  • 1
    1990s is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Rough Trade Records Complete Artist Roster

    1990s

    Rock music, Garage rock

    AlbumsCookies, Kicks, See You at the Lights, You're Supposed to Be My Friend, You Made Me Like It

    1990s are an indie rock three-piece band from Glasgow, Scotland.
  • 2
    A.R. Kane is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Rough Trade Records Complete Artist Roster

    A.R. Kane

    Trip hop, Alternative dance

    Albums“i”, 69, rem‘i’xes, New Clear Child, Complete Singles Collection

    A.R. Kane were a British duo formed in 1986 by Alex Ayuli and Rudy Tambala. The duo released... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    Aberfeldy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Rough Trade Records Complete Artist Roster

    Aberfeldy

    Pop punk, Indie pop

    AlbumsLove Is an Arrow, Young Forever, Do Whatever Turns You On, Heliopolis by Night, Hypnotised

    Aberfeldy are a band formed by the singer-songwriter Riley Briggs in Edinburgh, Scotland in... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    Adam Green is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Rough Trade Records Complete Artist Roster

    Adam Green

    Anti-folk, Folk music

    AlbumsGemstones, Adam Green, Sixes & Sevens, Jacket Full of Danger, Friends of Mine

    Adam Green (born May 28, 1981) is an American singer-songwriter, artist and filmmaker. Green... more on Wikipedia

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    #108 of 180 The Best Indie Folk Bands & Artists#6 of 65 The Best Anti-folk Bands/Artists

  • 5
    Agitpop is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Rough Trade Records Complete Artist Roster

    Agitpop

    Experimental rock, Art rock

    AlbumsThe Comm3 Sessions

    Agitpop is an art punk band from Poughkeepsie, New York. The band was formed in 1981 and began... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Alabama Shakes is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Rough Trade Records Complete Artist Roster

    Alabama Shakes

    Americana, Blues-rock

    AlbumsBoys & Girls, iTunes Session, Alabama Shakes, Heavy Chevy, Hold On

    Alabama Shakes is an American rock band formed in Athens, Alabama, in 2009. The group consists... more on Wikipedia

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    #51 of 154 The Greatest Chick Rock Bands Ever#247 of 559 The Most Hipster Bands

  • 7
    Alasdair Roberts is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Rough Trade Records Complete Artist Roster

    Alasdair Roberts

    Folk music, Indie rock

    AlbumsFarewell Sorrow, The Amber Gatherers, The Crook of My Arm, No Earthly Man, The Night Is Advancing

    Alasdair Roberts (born 8 August 1977) is a Scottish folk musician. He released a number of... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Albert Hammond, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Rough Trade Records Complete Artist Roster

    Albert Hammond, Jr.

    Indie pop, Rock music

    AlbumsYours to Keep, ¿Cómo Te Llama?, 101, AHJ

    Albert Hammond Jr. (né Hammond III; born April 9, 1980) is an American guitarist, singer,... more on Wikipedia

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    #318 of 639 The Greatest Lead Guitarists Of All Time#20 of 51 50+ Famous Juniors

  • 9
    Alex Ebert is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Rough Trade Records Complete Artist Roster

    Alex Ebert

    New Wave, Neo-psychedelia

    AlbumsAll Is Lost, Alexander

    Alexander Michael Tahquitz Ebert (born May 12, 1978) is an American singer-songwriter and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 10
    Alex White is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Rough Trade Records Complete Artist Roster

    Alex White

    Alternative rock
    Alex White is a multi-instrumentalist who, along with brother Tom, forms the nucleus of... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Allen Ravenstine is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Rough Trade Records Complete Artist Roster

    Allen Ravenstine

    New Wave, Experimental rock
    Allen Ravenstine is an American keyboard player, most recognized for his work in the... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Andy Flett is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Rough Trade Records Complete Artist Roster

    Andy Flett

    Indie, Pop music
  • 13
    Antony and the Johnsons is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Rough Trade Records Complete Artist Roster

    Antony and the Johnsons

    Dark cabaret, Indie rock

    AlbumsI Am a Bird Now, The Crying Light, Antony and the Johnsons, Cut the World, Swanlights

    Antony and the Johnsons is an American music group presenting the work of Anohni (formerly... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Arcade Fire is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Rough Trade Records Complete Artist Roster

    Arcade Fire

    Indie Rock, Baroque Pop

    AlbumsFuneral, The Suburbs, Neon Bible, Reflektor, Christmas Album

    Arcade Fire is a Canadian indie rock band, consisting of husband and wife Win Butler and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 15
    Aztec Camera is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Rough Trade Records Complete Artist Roster

    Aztec Camera

    Indie pop, New Wave

    AlbumsHigh Land Hard Rain, Dreamland, Love, Stray, Frestonia

    Aztec Camera were a Scottish pop/new wave band formed by Roddy Frame, the group's singer,... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Babyshambles is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Rough Trade Records Complete Artist Roster

    Babyshambles

    Garage punk, Garage rock

    AlbumsShotter's Nation, Down in Albion, Sequel to the Prequel, Shaken and Withdrawn, Part 2

    Babyshambles is an English rock band established in London. The band was formed by Pete... more on Wikipedia

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    #403 of 543 The Best Indie Bands & Artists#54 of 81 The Best Post-punk Revival Bands

  • 17
    Basia Bulat is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Rough Trade Records Complete Artist Roster

    Basia Bulat

    Indie pop, Pop music

    AlbumsOh, My Darling, Heart of My Own, Tall Tall Shadow, Basia Bulat

    Barbara Josephine Bulat (born April 13, 1984), known as Basia Bulat , is a Canadian folk... more on Wikipedia

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    #65 of 131 The Best Pop Folk Artists of All Time#2 of 47 Famous Hammered Dulcimer Players

  • 18
    Baxter Dury is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Rough Trade Records Complete Artist Roster

    Baxter Dury

    Shoegazing, Pop music

    AlbumsLen Parrot's Memorial Lift, Happy Soup, Floorshow, Oscar Brown, Gingham Smalls 2 / Lucifer's Grain

    Baxter Dury (born 18 December 1971) is an English indie musician, originally signed to Rough... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Beachwood Sparks is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Rough Trade Records Complete Artist Roster

    Beachwood Sparks

    Psychedelic folk, Psychedelic pop

    AlbumsOnce We Were Trees, Beachwood Sparks, The Tarnished Gold, Desert Skies, Midsummer Daydream/Windows '65

    Beachwood Sparks are an American alternative country band from Los Angeles. A Daily Telegraph... more on Wikipedia

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    #227 of 329 The Best Americana Bands & Artists of All Time#163 of 217 The Best Musical Artists From California

  • 20
    Beangrowers is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Rough Trade Records Complete Artist Roster

    Beangrowers

    Rock music, Alternative rock

    Albums48k, Beangrowers, Dance Dance Baby, Not in a Million Lovers

    Beangrowers are a Maltese three-piece indie rock band consisting of Alison Galea, Mark Sansone... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Becky Stark is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Rough Trade Records Complete Artist Roster

    Becky Stark

    Folk music, Punk rock
    Becky Stark is an artist, singer, songwriter and entertainer from Los Angeles, California.... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Bell Orchestre is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Rough Trade Records Complete Artist Roster

    Bell Orchestre

    Instrumental, Post-rock

    AlbumsEP, Recording a Tape the Colour of the Light, As Seen Through Windows, Bell Orchestre, Who Designs Nature's How

    Bell Orchestre is a six-piece instrumental band from Montreal, Quebec, Canada. In late 2003,... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Belle & Sebastian is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Rough Trade Records Complete Artist Roster

    Belle & Sebastian

    Jangle pop, Indie pop

    AlbumsIf You’re Feeling Sinister, The Boy With the Arab Strap, Fold Your Hands Child, You Walk Like a Peasant, The Life Pursuit

    Belle may refer to: Belle (given name), a list of people and fictional characters Belle... more on Wikipedia

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    #323 of 383 The Greatest Musical Artists of the '90s#449 of 1,891 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time

  • 24
    Bill Whitten is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Rough Trade Records Complete Artist Roster

    Bill Whitten

    Alternative rock
    Bill Whitten is an American songwriter and musician. He was the founding member, principal... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    Blaine Harrison is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Rough Trade Records Complete Artist Roster

    Blaine Harrison

    Indie pop, Indie rock
    Blaine Harrison is an English musician and songwriter best known as the lead vocalist of the... more on Wikipedia
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