The Pickup

Bands and new music for fans of IDLES

Slug

by Warpark

"Slug" and its video counterpart are brutish critiques of our psychological and cultural attachment to assault rifles. It speaks to the irony of our American desire for autonomous self-protection and self-preservation, even at the expense of human lives.

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I Am Result

by DEH-YEY

I AM RESULT focuses on a journey through numerous foster homes and a lack of belonging. The neglect turns into a life of Juvenile repeat offending, the 2minute 33-second mark Cash Burns (Singer) bellow’s out the lyrics “keep your back up! hold your knife up!”

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Rorschach Rorschach

by Erotic Secrets of Pompeii

Well, hello there! We are an apocalyptic art-punk band from Bristol, our latest single is a post-punk noise melee, featuring a pneumatic fuzz bass from Hell, skronking guitars and a preacherman-style vocal charged with a macabre madness. Weird yet catchy is what we aim for.

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Boris Johnson and the Big Red Bus of Bullshit

by Those Fucking Snowflakes

Our chaotic lefty noise band 'Those F**king Snowflakes' have created a new lyric video for our song 'Boris Johnson and the Big Red Bus of Bulls**t' that we are releasing on Fri 28th August. The song is taken from our current EP 'Straight Wealthy White Male Suffrage' out now.

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Gun Dogs

by TOVA

We played 2 London Headline shows as part of a UK tour Single Gun Dogs, produced by Steph Carter (ex-Gallows) massive for us to work with him as big Gallows fans! We’re on 15 Playlists on Spotify & bowled over to get airplay on Kerrang! Radio Featured Artist of the Week & championed by Alex Baker

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The Malthusian Trap

by NUTSHELL

Playing with the boundaries of both garage- and punkrock they bring a loud, energetic sound that will make you bang your head for the entire 4 minutes and even leaves you wanting more!

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The Birth of a Nation

by Enola Gay

Irish post-punk quartet formed late 2019. Ranting vocals and a bed of reverb-soaked, buzz-saw guitar layered on top of a driving rhythm that draws inspiration from electronica. The Birth of a Nation addresses systematic oppression and how racism still spreads in the streets of Belfast. CHECK YOUTUBE.

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Gun Dogs

by TOVA

Gun Dogs produced by Steph Carter ex-Gallows Songs dealing with singers depression, getting past toxic-masculine barriers with both aggressive social commentary, curious lyricism immerse fans in a frenzy of intensity & emotion.

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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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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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Whitstable

by PLAY DEAD

Hi guys, Whitstable is the debut single from PLAY DEAD - three teenagers from south London. It’s fast, hard-hitting, no holds barred punk music about a day at the beach with a can of beer. It's being released by new independent label, Blitzcat Records, based out of London.

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Bit Rude

by The Horse Heads

Clocking in at just 2 minutes and 20 seconds, ‘Bit Rude’ is, according to vocalist and guitarist Ronaldo Rodriguez, “the combination of our love for hip hop and dealing with pissed up customers working behind a bar.”

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Spineless

by Jools

Jools take shape in the formation of a sextet and proudly demonstrate their stance on socialism, public figures and the importance of well-being. Spineless illustrates the tale of Jools singer, Mitchell Gordon and his relationship with an oppressive hierarchy in his first place of employment.

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Bedbug

by Writhe

Hi, we are Writhe from Copenhagen in Denmark, and this is our track Bedbug. “Bedbug” attempts to present a story about our ‘human’ civilization - or lack hereof - as selfish, lust-driven and tragically unable to comprehend that the ground on which we stand is crumbling beneath our feet. We hope you enjoy.

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Little Robot

by Summer of Blood

An amalgamation of noise, horror, and death, they exist outside the parallels of normality in a heightened state of danger and energy. A true tour de force, bonded by years of familiar association.

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Holly

by Twin Dive

Twin Dive's "Holly" is a blend of classic 90s alt guitar rock, fuelled with their dark, pan-Scandinavian heritage, served with small doses of bravado and a confident stage presence. They're hard to forget - and the lovely elder ladies starring in the video are so worth 4 minutes of your time! :)

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I Am a Man

by The Battery Farm

We are The Battery Farm, a Gutter Punk band from Manchester. This is our second single 'I Am a Man', a song about being crushed under the weight of your own mental health and societal preconceptions. It's a personal and compassionate piece of work and we hope you like it.

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Groan Ups

by Sadface

YO. We're Sadface, four mates who've cut our teeth on the London DIY Punk circuit. 'Groan Ups' is taken from our debut EP, 'A Tree Grew Through Me', an exploration of spiritual vice. This track critiques celebrity culture and the toxicity it perpetuates. Abrasive, frenetic, satirical. Fuck 'em all!

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Stop Being Dickheads To Each Other

by Those Fucking Snowflakes

Those F***ing Snowflakes are a vibrant clash of political punk, hardcore rock and math rock. Formed merely as a vessel to shout out the feelings of anxiety and dread we all face in modern society everyday.

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Force You

by Gloo

GLOO are excited to share their new video ‘Force You’ and announce their signing to Hassle Records, reissuing their critically acclaimed album ‘A PATHETIC YOUTH’. The album will be available physically for the first time on a limited run of opaque red vinyl & CD on November 29th 2019.

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