The Pickup

Bands and new music for fans of Hot Water Music

Making Plans

by Tired Radio

Hey y'all! This is Anthony from Tired Radio. Making Plans is the first single off our forthcoming debut album 'PATTERNS' out August 14th on Engineer Records. Making plans is an upbeat banger about letting go of past traumas, accepting who you currently are and working towards a brighter future <3

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A Way Out

by Young Pretorians

Hi readers. We're Young Pretorians from Portsmouth, UK. We recorded a quarantine music video like everyone else for our first single, recorded with Ben Whyntie at Old Blacksmiths Studio. Check out our homemade video for 'A Way Out' for a little bit of an insight into our exit strategy for 2020.

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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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Trusty Chorus

by Lee Resistant & The Lost

My name is Lee, and I used to front a band called Fletcher on Deck Cheese Records. I've been living in Canada for the last 13 years, raising my son, and this is my new band...Lee Resistant & The Lost. Check out our latest single Trusty Chorus

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Trusty Chorus

by Lee Resistant & The Lost

We're Lee Resistant & The Lost. This song is a love note to why we play music..give it a spin!

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1440

by OneMinuteRun

Hey, we're OneMinuteRun and this song '1440' is the first single off of our self-titled EP which is available online everywhere. We are a 100% DIY band and we hope you dig our music!

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Crooked Spies

Hailing from the heart of the new west, Calgary, AB, Crooked Spies are an emerging garage influenced four-piece drawing inspiration from all that the rock genre has to offer. Fronted by brothers Dylan and Steven Evanik there is a certain allure to the sibling’s enthralling live demeanour.

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SaltWounds

Hi, We are SaltWounds, a 4 piece melodic punk band hailing from the faithful city of Worcester in the UK. We are now gearing up to release our second EP later this year and we have two singles currently out in the run up to it. Give us a listen!

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Bar Tape

Hey Punktastic readers! We're Bar Tape, a gritty pop punk band from Ireland via America. We play fast and catchy pop punk with rough edges. We've been compared to the likes of Pinhead Circus, early Hot Water Music, Latterman and Dillinger Four. I think you get the idea!

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Burnt Tapes

We're Burnt Tapes from London, although we started off in Athens. We create our own brand of 'regret punk', with gruff vocals, layered melodies and lyrics that we hope you'll get inked on you. We're releasing our debut album 'Never Better' via Lockjaw Records and Wiretap Records on Feb 22nd.

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Bet Your Life

Hey folks, we're Bet Your Life, a 3-piece melodic punk band hailing from London, Ontario, Canada. When we're not busy having hot sauce eating contests, we try our hardest at writing catchy music with song titles that have nothing to do with anything. This is from our second EP - give it a listen!

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Love Forty Down

Hey there, we are Love Forty Down from Ulm, Germany. We have a passion for melodic punk rock with rough vocals. Almost every time we write a song it ends up being somewhere between “punk rock romance” and “fist-in-the-air-sing-alongs”.

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The Farewell Project

Hello fellow humans! The farewell project consists of four friends whos friendship has it’s roots back to the late 90’s early 2000’s emo/indie-scene. Our first ep is out now.

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The Run Up

We are The Run Up from Bristol. Our new EP 'Good Friends, Bad Luck' is set for release on September 28th through Real Ghost Records and Uncle M.

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Deadlines

Hey, we're a punk rock trio from Cardiff called Deadlines. We play aggro pop punk in the vein of Leatherface and Jawbreaker - our new album 'End Of History' is out May 11th via Circle House Records.

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Only Strangers

Only Strangers are a punk rock band from Stoke-on-Trent who formed in 2010, they still produce awesome music, reminiscent of Hot Water Music, Lawrence Arms, Hummer and Iron Chic.

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