The Pickup

Bands and new music for fans of bad-brains

Progress and Change

by Bondbreakr

Process and Change, our first single coming from our Exile EP, happens to be one of the most powerful tracks on the album that resonates with today's political climate. It fuses a few genres while also being a little experimental.

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Fresh Idea

by Trash n Privilege

Introducing "Fresh Idea" – from the ferocious California punk rock band, Trash n’ Privilege. Fresh Idea is another TnP banger. Here to shake the foundations of the music scene. With caffeine laced, high-octane energy, and unapologetic attitude, "Fresh Idea is a track to be reckoned with.

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Blind

by AFO

AFO formed in 1990 among four friends who liked skateboarding and listening to fast and loud music. Originally, bands like Fugazi, Bad Brains, Youth of Today, and Sick of It All influenced their initial sound.

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Tick Tock, the Culture's Dead

by American Thought Criminal

We aim to "Make Punk Anti-Establishment Again". Like this track, a brutish and short takedown of modern TikTok culture, using classic art and infernal imagery to draw a comparison to the deadly sins.

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Weight

by Trash n Privelege

We are Trash n Privilege from California. "Weight" is the single off our newest EP Friends Who Won't Leave. It is about the first born child in a dysfunctional family. We hope you like it.

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Complex Wave

by Anxious Wave

We are a post-punk/noise rock band from Providence, RI. We have recently finished recording our first full length album, shared the stage with bands across many genres including ‘68, Today Is The Day, Pentagram, Torche, High Command, The Proletariat, indicative of our genre-bending sound. Check it!

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Positive Attitude

by Scum

Positive Attitude is inspired by the idea of straight edge culture, of having a positive mental attitude, which was amplified through all the bands in the hardcore scene with bands like Gorilla Biscuits and Minor Threat.

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No One's Home

by Felipe Pupo

Hey, This is off our new EP Dia De Los Muertos. If you want to hear the whole EP the link is below. We appreciate you, Stay safe! Erik

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White Fruit

by CRACKUPS

When it comes to garage rock and punk it’s easy to say you’ve heard it all before. CRACKUPS makes mincemeat of such preconceptions because this an entirely new animal: an orgy of riotous but superior garage punk. Enjoy!

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setting the break

by For My Truth

Hey Everyone! This is our first single setting the break. We look forward to getting back to the world shortly and releasing our new EP!!! thanks for listening.

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Revolution Traffic

by Nrvs

Dutifully confrontational with an air of swaggering nonchalance, Nrvs employ alt-rock inspired anthemia that compounds the irony of the miring lyrical narrative; one that reflects on the tech-ridden, self-obsessed, instantaneous world we’ve created.

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H(A)PPY

by SHIIVA

Hello this song, H(A)PPY, is the first single off of our debut EP GROOV(E). SHIIVA is an energetic, catchy punk rock band from Lancaster, California featuring current and ex members of: The Downsides, Life for a Life and Captain Smooth Talk.

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Bad Taste

by Nrvs

Creating unique sounds that are left of punk rock, their hardcore & gritty sound is far from ordinary. Pulling inspiration from ecological collapse, social dislocation, science fiction, one half of the duo is notably in Extinction Rebellion, with plenty to say.

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A Game Of Horseshoes

by The Great Lie

The third ep from The Great Lie, recorded with legend Martin Bisi (Sonic Youth, Unsane), embodies the band's raw intensity and aggressive precision. Defying Extinction is the sound of five Long Island hardcore/metal veterans who reject the premise that punk is strictly a youth culture.

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Riot (Breaking Windows and Bones)

by Trash n Privilege

Check out Trash n Privilege - punk jams that are a caffeine laced cocktail of driving beats and raw vocals with a dash heavy guitar.

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JUG! American Folk Punk!

JUG! American Folk Punk! We've been playing our version of punk rock for 18 years. Upright Bass, Fiddle, Guitar and Drums; loud and unrepentant. Its not any fun playing it safe and we've never been ones to keep our mouths shut. We're based out of Fryeburg Maine.

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The Muslims

Yo! We're The Muslims, a thrashy, hard-hitting punk band bringing political humor and tender rage to both halal and haram punks everywhere. We play a mix of classic, hardcore and afropunk influenced stuff. We're just a bunch of cuddly, angry ass, rabid raccoons okay.

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The Mellowdicks

We're the Mellowdicks, dirty punk band from border city Mexicali, Mexico. Check out the new single "Well intended,useless member" from our upcoming album "Irrelevant human problems"

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High Totals

A pile of guys from a bit north of Detroit, playing loud fuzzy punk, kinda like Bad Brains, Sabbath and Black Flag used to.

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Måke

My name is Tim and I'm Måke (translates to seagull in Norwegian). I make everything in my bedroom and I'm trying to grow as an artist and create what i like. I bring forth the millennial's message. Enjoy!

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