St. Vincent, Japanese Breakfast, L’Rain, Dry Cleaning, and More Releasing Rough Trade Exclusive Vinyl Records

Rough Trade has announced its top 100 albums of 2021, led by Dry Cleaning’s debut New Long Leg. To celebrate, the indie retailer is selling exclusive vinyl pressings tied to the top 20 albums on its list. Featured are new offerings from St. Vincent, Cassandra Jenkins, L’Rain, Madlib, Japanese Breakfast, and more. Find the list of exclusives below.

On Thursday, November 18, Dry Cleaning will play a special live show at the Rainbow Room in New York’s Rockefeller Center. The Muckers will open the show, which also features a DJ set by 4AD artist Spencer. Tickets are free with the in-store purchase of Dry Cleaning’s new Rough Trade–exclusive Tascam Tapes 12″ vinyl.

“Rough Trade record shops have played a huge role in our musical lives,” Dry Cleaning said in a statement. “It is an amazing feeling to have had their support and to be their album of 2021 amid such a great year for music.”

01 Dry Cleaning: New Long Leg

New Long Leg is getting pressed on clear black yolk vinyl. The band is also releasing the demo collection Tascam Tapes as a 12″ vinyl record.

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Dry Cleaning: New Long Leg

Dry Cleaning: Tascam Tapes 12″

02 Arlo Parks: Collapsed in Sunbeams

Collapsed in Sunbeams is getting pressed on red vinyl, and Arlo Parks is also releasing a covers album called Best of the Lo Fi Lounge.

Arlo Parks: Collapsed in Sunbeams

Arlo Parks: Best of the Lo Fi Lounge

03 Little Simz: Sometimes I Might Be Introvert

Sometimes I Might Be Introvert is getting pressed on black and translucent yellow vinyl, exclusive to Rough Trade.

Little Simz: Sometimes I Might Be Introvert

04 Bicep: Isles

Bicep’s sophomore record Isles will be released on pink vinyl.

05 Japanese Breakfast: Jubilee

Japanese Breakfast is making Jubilee available on clear green vinyl.

Japanese Breakfast: Jubilee

06 박혜진 Park Hye Jin: Before I Die

Rough Trade exclusively sells grey opaque vinyl editions of the producer’s Before I Die.

박혜진 Park Hye Jin: Before I Die

07 Mdou Moctar: Afrique Victime

Mdou Moctar’s Matador debut is being released in a packaging that’s signed by the band.

Mdou Moctar: Afrique Victime

08 Black Midi: Cavalcade

Along with a black vinyl edition of Cavalcade, Black Midi will release the Live-Cade 12″.

Black Midi: Live-Cade 12″

09 L’Rain: Fatigue

Fatigue is getting pressed on blue vinyl.

10 The Weather Station: Ignorance

The 2xLP deluxe edition of Ignorance is getting released on metallic silver vinyl.

11 Idles: Crawler

Rough Trade is exclusively offering a translucent blue vinyl edition of Idles’ Crawler.

12 Madlib: Sound Ancestors

Madlib’s Sound Ancestors, arranged, edited and mastered by Kieran Hebden, is being released on yellow egg splatter vinyl.

13 Black Country, New Road: For the First Time

For the First Time will be released on ecco wax vinyl, and Black Country, New Road are also sharing the Never Again covers EP.

Black Country, New Road: For the First Time

Black Country, New Road: Never Again EP

14 St. Vincent: Daddy’s Home

St. Vincent is offering a Rough Trade–exclusive bronze vinyl edition of Daddy’s Home.

St. Vincent: Daddy’s Home

15 Squid: Bright Green Field

Squid’s Bright Green Field is being pressed on apricot vinyl, while the band is also sharing the Cover Versions 12″.

Squid: Bright Green Field

Squid: Cover Versions 12″

16 The Muckers: Endeavor

The Muckers’ Endeavor has been signed and pressed on clear red vinyl.

17 Cassandra Jenkins: An Overview on Phenomenal Nature

Along with the teal vinyl version of An Overview on Phenomenal Nature, Cassandra Jenkins is releasing her The Ramble (Morning and Night) 12″.

Cassandra Jenkins: An Overview on Phenomenal Nature

18 Wolf Alice: Blue Weekend

Wolf Alice’s record is being pressed on green vinyl, and they’re also making available a 12″ called Blue Weekend Live.

19 Tirzah: Colourgrade

Tirzah’s second album is getting released on glow-in-the-dark vinyl.

20 Jane Weaver: Flock

Rough Trade is exclusively offering a violet vinyl version of Flock. Jane Weaver is also releasing her Sunset Dreams EP.

Jane Weaver: Sunset Dreams EP