The Pickup dials you in to the latest tunes, direct from the bands themselves. From the team behind Punktastic, it's our home for new music.

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Hold Still

by Ötzi

Ötzi pierces the heart with their dark and passionate style of post-punk. “Hold Still” is the second track from the upcoming album, ‘Storm.’ It's a love song, a song about the kind of supportive love that keeps us grounded in turbulent times, just like we’re in now.

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Altorius

by Crucial Features

Hey, we are Crucial Features, a grrrl punk band from Vilnius, Lithuania. Have you ever felt like procrastinating the whole day and watching stupid videos online? Or maybe encountered egoistic people? The track is digging into the subject of vanity and it's all there in the song!

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From Today

by From Today

Established in 2016, From Today consists of harcore enthusiasts. This is our self titled debut album released in January 2020.

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Throne Of Lies

by Head Honcho

The song will appear on their upcoming EP ‘Appetite for Distraction’ which will be released on May 1, 2020, through Snatchee Records (US) Gasterecords (Italy) and Lockjaw Distro (UK).

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The Latter

by High Regard

Hey! We are High Regard an explosive pop quintet who grew Hertfordshire. This is our debut single and we are set on releasing an EP by the end of the year. 'The Latter' was produced by Trash Boat's Ryan Hyslop. Super excited to be able to get it out for people to hear!

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Big Shovel

by Mouth Feel

Hey! We're Mouth Feel from Winnipeg, MB and we just released our debut album. We've been a band for a couple years now. Feel free to download the album as many times as you want! We're super proud of it

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Modern Rome

by Quietus

Hi, we are Quietus, a post-metal band from France. Modern Rome is the first track of our recently released album "Chaos is order yet undeciphered". If you like what you hear, please check out the rest of the album ! Enjoy !

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Lose Myself

by Red Light Acid Test

Red Light Acid Test are a new band on the London music scene. Merging the psych rock of 60’s garage, grunge’s spit & fury and the tight angular riffing of post punk they have created a noisy blast of brooding intensity

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Take Me Home

by Tight Lipped

Hey guys, this track, Take Me Home, is the 1st on our new EP So Tight! It's super heavy old school, people call us 70's inspired, so we hope you'll take a listen. It's a banger. Feel free to post or share. Thanks!

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Good Luv Gone South

by TOMMY RAY! & The CRY!

The CRY!'s frontman and songwriter TOMMY RAY! (Nelsen) has launched into a solo career with the release of his new record "First Hits Free" on SP records (Japan) and GadM (Germany)

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Young Offender

by Duke of Vandals

We are Duke of Vandals, a punk-metal band based in Brooklyn, New York. "Young Offender" is our newest single, if you miss being at a loud live show, in the mosh pit, you can sing along with us to this track while in quarantine and feel like you are at one of our shows.

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Vacant Hearts

by Hell's Ditch

Welcome to the world of HELL'S DITCH. Born and raised in the cities of Liverpool, Lincoln and Wolverhampton, we are a British rock ‘n’ roll group with total heart and determination compounded by DIY punk ethics and a hardy knack for storytelling. Check out our first single "Vacant Hearts" now!

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Rock 'n' Roll War

by Neon Animal

Hey rockers, this is Neon Animal, coming to you from London UK. Check out our new track "Rock 'n' Roll War" featured in our upcoming second album "Make No Mistake".

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Bled

by PLÅSTIC

Hi, we are PLÅSTIC. Our new single Bled draws on our shameless teenage love of 2000's indie and pop-punk, our adolescent love of 90's Britpop and grunge, and our adult love of 80's new wave and alternative.

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The Presidents

by Stone Breaker

Hi There, we are the Stone Breaker. The video is called "the Presidents" and is about our favorite rock club Marginália a Sweaty rock club, loud music and cold beer. It's our homage to our favorite rock club in Portimão in the south of Portugal

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Strawberry Lemonade

by The Hospital Flowers

The new single of The Hospital Flowers packs a punch and will make you jump around. Summery flavor with a pinch of Rock n' Roll tequila.

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The Girl Worth Getting Out Of Bed For

by The Magic Eye Pictures

This is our homemade video for our song 'The Girl Worth Getting Out Of Bed For' which is out this week. In the video, our drummer Jonny plays a lonely astronaut in deep space looking for love on a dating app. Will his love survive the soul-crushing emptiness of space?

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Therapy

by Years Later

We're Years Later from Grand Rapids, MI and this is our first release! The song was produced by Seth Henderson (Knuckle Puck, Real Friends, State Champs). Given the subject matter of the lyrics, we thought it made sense to release this song during these tough times. Hope you enjoy!

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Sedatives and Alcohol

by The Travis Waltons

Hello, we're The Travis Waltons from Bristol, UK, and we sure hope you like to kick it. We're putting out our third DIY album 'Death Throes' on 29th May and this is our new lockdown montage video, featuring the legendary Dave Benson Phillips, Joanna Angel and a bunch of our friends and peers. Pre-order the album here: https://thetraviswaltons.bigcartel.com/

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Finish It

by Align in Time

My name's John Boles and I release music under the alias Align in Time. "Finish It" is the first track revealed off of my second album, On a Spiral (out 6/19). My music is a mix of what I love about the dynamics and epic builds of post-rock with the more direct, raw energy of pop rock.

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